Make a Splash

This Is What Happens When a Fashion Stylist Designs Inflatable Pools

Seattle-based Mylle makes pools you actually want to put on your front lawn—or rooftop, or square of grass.

07/23/2019 By Rosin Saez

World Traveler

A Guide to Seattle’s Summer Cultural Festivals

Snag a taste of the dance, music, food, and crafts that the world has to offer—without leaving the city.

07/10/2019 By Sam Jones

Lawn Songs

Seattle Summer Outdoor Concert Guide 2019

The Rolling Stones, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, and many, many more.

06/04/2019 By Sam Jones

Cannonball

Great Swimming Holes within 2 Hours of Seattle

You don’t even need a boat for water hijinks—just hit the road to the region’s best swimming holes.

05/29/2019 By Allison Williams

COVER STORY

78 Ways to Make the Most of a Seattle Summer

Our season is short, but it’s full of promise. Here’s how to maximize the sunny spell.

05/29/2019 Edited by Allison Williams

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 10–12

Volunteer Park ups its wattage, Seattle saves its history, and Sub Pop gives you< a present for its birthday.

08/10/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do August 3–5

KEXP outdoors, a well-done roasting, and beyond the Pavement.

08/03/2018 By Mac Hubbard

Culture Fix

Weekend What to Do July 13–15

Spend the whole weekend outside, don't recycle your milk cartons yet, and would ya look at all that free stuff.

07/13/2018 By Mac Hubbard

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

'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