Seattle Pridefest

Kaia D’Albora


Upcoming Events

Compiled by Katie Anastas


Starting Sept. 22
University of Washington

Dawg Daze Welcome Week features more than 250 events each year to help new students explore campus and get involved at the UW. Make new friends while participating in a variety of activities and events, ranging from the HUB Crawl and movie night in the Quad, to late-night shopping at Fred Meyer and “One Bus Away” trips to nearby neighborhoods.


Sept. 2-4
Seattle Center

With more than 100,000 people attending each year, Bumbershoot is one of North America’s largest annual urban arts festivals. Enjoy a weekend of performances from artists from all over the world.


June 26
Seattle Center

Since 1974, Seattle’s LGBTQIA+ community has been coming together at the end of June to celebrate pride. The 42nd annual Seattle Pride Parade will also take place the same day, meeting at Fourth Avenue and Union Street at 11 a.m.


June 15 through Aug. 21
Genesee Park and Lake Washington

An annual event since 1950, Seafair is a Seattle summer festival that includes a variety of celebrations and events, including a triathlon, the Torchlight Parade, vintage hydroplane racing, and the Boeing Air Show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels.


Nov. 25 through Dec. 31
Seattle Center

Seattle Center Winterfest runs annually from after Thanksgiving to the end of December. Enjoy several weeks of free entertainment, including student showcases, concerts, performances, and ice skating.