Various locations Across Seattle
June 14–Aug 20
Every year, this iconic summer festival (started in 1950) puts on dozens of events throughout Seattle throughout the summer, including community parades and cultural celebrations across the city. The biggest highlight is the Seafair Weekend Festival (Aug 2-4), which features Blue Angels air shows, hydroplane racing, and tons more signature outdoor activities. Other major happenings include the Seafair Summer Fourth (July 4), Ballard SeafoodFest (July 12-14), Lucerne Seafair Milk Carton Derby (Sat July 13), and the Alaska Airlines Torchlight Parade and Capital One Torchlight Run (Sat July 27).