Summer Arts 2017

Seattle's Must-See, Must-Do Events This Summer

Fun in the sun (and occasionally inside too).

06/14/2017 By Seth Sommerfeld and Alison Klein

'Tis the Season

10 Quintessentially Summer Things to Do in Seattle

Between outdoor shows and weekend trips, make time for the city’s most elemental summer pursuits.

06/12/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Summer In The City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2017

Bust out the lawn chairs and curl up with a blanket for some cinema under the stars.

06/09/2017 By Liz Weber

Get Out

Washington's 21 Best Beaches

Sunbathing, swimming, hiking, kite-flying...we found the state's 21 best stretches of sand for all of it.

07/20/2016 By Allison Williams

Feature

Seattle Summer Arts Guide 2016

Make the most of the season with these tasty cultural pairings.

06/23/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2016

Because you can see music indoors the other three seasons.

06/07/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2016

Make the most of the cinematic season.

05/26/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

FIlm

Fremont Outdoor Cinema Loses Its Home

The family behind Seattle's oldest summer outdoor movie series tries to figure out a way to keep the neighborhood tradition alive.

04/26/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Weekend Pass

Summer City Getaways: Portland vs. Vancouver

North or south? Vancouver or Portland? If your idea of summer vacation is scorching sidewalks and urban energy, choose your own adventure.

07/06/2015 By Allison Williams

Feature

Summer Arts Guidebook 2015

No matter what your personality, there’s a slate of summer events to suit you.

07/01/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2015

Or how to rock out while getting a tan

06/10/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2015

Plan out a summer of open-air cinema.

06/09/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer Music Fest

Who to See at Sasquatch! Festival 2015

Our selections for the must-see acts at the Gorge's Memorial Day weekend music blowout

05/19/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

ZooTunes Lays Out Its 2015 Summer Concert Lineup

Woodland Park Zoo hosts Melissa Etheridge, the Doobie Brothers, Indigo Girls, Blondie, Mavis Staples, and more.

04/21/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Ticket Alert

Mumford and Sons' Stopover Festival Comes to Walla Walla

Foo Fighters, the Flaming Lips, and Jenny Lewis highlight this popup summer music fest.

03/02/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2014: Monday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest

08/28/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2014: Sunday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest

08/27/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

The Best of Bumbershoot 2014: Saturday

Our top picks in music, comedy, and culture for the Labor Day weekend fest

08/26/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Slide Show

A Weekend at Doe Bay Fest 2014

A visual recap of Orcas Island's quintessentially Northwest music festival

08/12/2014 By Allison Williams

Summer in the City

Capitol Hill Block Party 2014 Slide Show Recap

We chronologically capture three days of the hip summer music festival in 30 photos

07/28/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld and Jenni Moore