For the weekend of August 18-20, we found a delectable conglomeration of free and cheap things to do in Seattle and around Puget Sound.
You may want to make plans now for next weekend, with Free entrance to National Parks in Washington State and Free entrance days at Washington State Parks (no Discover Pass needed).
Plus, it’s State Fair time! Evergreen runs Aug 24 – Sept 4 (Labor Day) and Washington runs Sept 1 – 24. We’ve got the lowdown on discount tickets to Evergreen State Fair in Monroe and discount tickets to the Washington State Fair in Puyallup.
For weekend festivals, Friday-Sunday there’s the Railroad & logging festival in Snoqualmie, Chief Seattle Days in Suquamish, and Hempfest in Seattle featuring all things hemp and cannabis. Saturday-Sunday, there is the family-friendly festival in Woodinville, Viking Days festival in Seattle, festival of artists on the waterfront in Everett, community festival in Tacoma, and chalk art showcase at Redmond Town Center. Sunday, throw in the Brazilian Festival at Seattle Center.
Some other interesting events include: Free tai chi instruction in Westlake Park and Free tai chi lesson in Bellevue, Free writer’s group in North Bend, Free heritage program explores 1880s farm life in Bellevue, and Free ‘Socrates cafe’ civil conversation in Monroe.
There’s plenty of the usual fun: outdoor concerts, outdoor movies, free meals for kids and teens, chess events, a couple of eclipse events (last ones before the BIG DAY August 21), garden events and guided walks, live glass blowing, planetarium and aquarium shows, dance lessons, comedy shows, meditation and prayer events, free Sunday boat rides, bicycle Sunday in south Seattle, bonsai tours, distillery tours, and much more in the weekend calendar below as well as our New Stuff page.
For still more things to do any day of the month, find the best always free things to do in Seattle, the best free and cheap live music venues in Seattle, and where and when to see movies in Seattle at a discount. And, check out the latest deals on discount entertainment tickets in Seattle and around Puget Sound.
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Friday, August 18, 2017
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Sunday, August 20, 2017
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