Independent Action

Where to Protest on 4th of July in Seattle

Yes, the national holiday is different this year. Here's how to embrace change.

07/02/2020 By Stefan Milne

Shopping List

Seattle’s Best Butcher Shops and Meat Markets

Tucked away in Pike Place Market, or existing purely online, these local purveyors make buying a steak a personalized experience.

07/01/2020 By Annette Maxon

Red, White, and Barbecued

What to Do in Seattle This July Fourth

A party cruise on Lake Union, a canine 4k in Bellevue, and a vegan barbecue to boot.

07/01/2019 By Courtney Cummings

4x4

What to Do July Fourth

From the traditional to the fittingly progressive.

06/28/2018 By Seattle Met Staff

Star-Spangled Day Drinking

Where to Celebrate Independence Day Among the People

A street fair on Bainbridge, live music and sack races at Gas Works, and an evening booze cruise.

06/29/2017 By Kendall Candioglos

Food & Drink

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: June 28–July 4

The week in which: Mexican treats pop up at Olympic Sculpture Park, Mbar throws a rooftop barbecue, and Elysian Brewing hosts a beer-filled Search Party.

06/28/2017 By Rosin Saez

Quote Unquote

Heather Gobet Is Ready to Lower the Boom

The president of Western Display Fireworks preps for Seafair’s Fourth of July Celebration.

07/01/2015 By Matthew Halverson

Oeno Files

Celebrating the Fourth of July—With Wine

Red, white, and pink wines affordable enough to flow freely over the long weekend.

06/30/2015 By Sean P. Sullivan

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: 4th of July Weekend

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/03/2014 By Ezra Parter

PubliCalendar

PubliCalendar: Deep in the Sea, Late in the Night.

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/02/2014 By Ezra Parter

Weekly Planner

Nosh Pit Weekly Planner: July 2–8

This week: Seattle gears up for a seriously festive fourth (and recovers with a classic summer flick and some street food at Mamnoon).

07/01/2014 By Caroline Ferguson

Oeno Files

Red, White, and Rosé: Some Fourth of July Wine Picks

Summer is the season for value wines. Because there’s nothing sadder than bringing a spendy bottle to a barbecue and watching someone pour half of it into a red keg cup.

06/30/2014 By Sean P. Sullivan

Bang for Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: June 30–July 6

Elton John gets a reggae makeover and fireworks blast off around town: the best ways to spend your week without spending much

06/30/2014 By Conor Romack

Stars, Stripes, and Sales

Sway and Cake Fourth of July Celebration

The women's apparel boutique offers treats, drinks, and deals this Independence Day.

07/02/2013 By Julia Kernerman

Beer

Presidential Pils Could Have Been Ironic

Two Beers Brewery's foray into pilsner is a beer we can't wait to try

07/01/2013 With James Ross Gardner

Americana

10 Fourth of July Must-Haves

From beach blankets to barbecue basics, check out our picks for fun in the sun this Independence Day.

06/28/2013 By Amanda Zurita

Slideshow

10 Fourth of July Must-Haves

From beach blankets to barbecue basics, check out our picks for fun in the sun this Independence Day.

06/28/2013

No Money Mo Problems

No Blue Angels this Summer at Seafair

No Blue Angels, no 4th of July fireworks, no zombies. What kind of summer is this?

04/09/2013 By Laura Dannen

No Money Mo Problems

No Fireworks or Zombies This Fourth of July?

But what will we do with all that fake blood in our basement?

03/11/2013 By Laura Dannen