Who needs to travel when your home state was recently ranked the best state in the country? According to US News and World Report, Washington’s position as a “tech powerhouse,” the fact that it has the fastest growing economy, and its commitment to clean energy make this the best spot to call home.
As such, let’s celebrate the Puget Sound area’s excellence with a guide to outdoor events. This summer, the Pickett Street team encourages you to get outside, kick off your shoes, and enjoy the salty sunshine as much as possible.
Also—if you need a hand buying or selling a home in the Puget Sound area this summer, get in touch with the team by phone 425-502-5397 or by email at email@example.com.
Nerd that I am, every summer I try to find a discounted Shakespeare performance at an outdoor theater. There’s nothing quite like sitting in the still, cool summer dusk to watch the stars come out as a story unfolds on stage. Here’s the complete guide to outdoor theater in Seattle this summer. A few of highlights include:
When: July 11th-August 11th
Where: various parks around the Puget Sound
When: July 13th-14th
Where: Volunteer Park
Seattle as long been a mecca for music, and every summer the Puget Sound area hosts concerts featuring both big artists and up-and-coming artists. The Seattle Times offers this handy Seattle summer concert guide. Here are a few music events to watch out for:
Cost: $10 per person, $20 per family
When: May 24th-27th
Where: Seattle Center
When: July 11th-13th
Where: Carnation, WA
When: June 1st, 6pm
Where: Gorge Amphitheater
Food and Drink
Just thinking about the unreal flavors of Puget Sound summer produce makes my mouth water. In fact, Food & Wine ranks Seattle as one of the top ten cities for food in the U.S. Check out these foodie events around the area:
Cost: Free entry, plus cost of food from vendors
When: July 12th-14th
Where: Downtown Ballard
When: July 12th-14th, 12pm-10pm
When: July 19th-21st
When: June 14th-16th
Where: Marymoor Park
Additionally, don’t forget Seattle’s Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series June 8th-9th, the Fremont Fair on June 22nd and 23rd, and Seattle Pride on June 30th. And finally, if you’re interested in more real estate-themed events, Pickett Street’s upcoming free home buyer classes are Saturday May 18th, Saturday June 1st, and Saturday June 15th. If you’re interested in joining, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a wonderful weekend, readers!