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July events you won’t want to miss in Seattle

The month of July signifies the true start of Seattle’s summer weather and dethawing of the Seattle Freeze. Kick start your summer with these July events including festivals, pop-ups, food, and more.

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July events like the Seattle Art Fair combine arts and local biz to suit everyone’s interests.

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This summer, FOMO is a no-go.

July truly signifies the start of Seattle’s summertime madness, bringing us Seattleites out of that solitary gremlin funk and back into the daylight. Grab your loved ones + that emotional support water bottle and hit the town — here are the hottest (trend-wise, stay cool out there) July events coming up near you.

Seafair (June 29-Aug. 4)

This array of summer festivities spans 10 weeks with over 40 events, including:

🦀 Ballard SeafoodFest (July 12-14)

Free live music, arts and crafts, food vendors, a beer showcase, and an enchanting after-party make up this celebration of the eclectic Ballard neighborhood and (of course) the area’s tasty seafood.

💜 Sequim Lavender Weekend (July 12-14)

Take the ferry over to the Olympic Peninsula’s Sequim Valley, where local businesses come together to celebrate lavender’s peak growing season. Shop gardening goods, gifts, and more as you bask in the sweet aromatics of the area’s fragrant beauty.

🎨 Seattle Art Fair (July 25-28)

This one-of-a-kind showcase displays works from the PNW’s vibrant arts community with galleries, artist talks, installations, and a curated selection of food and drinks available for visiting art enthusiasts.

Want more? Check out our guide to summer events you’ll definitely want on your radar.

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