Thank you PhinneyWood for a wonderful Summer Streets block party!

Photo courtesy of PhinneyWood blog

Thanks to PhinneyWood businesses, neighbors, friends and everyone else who helped make Friday’s Summer Streets event a huge success.

An estimated 10,000 people enjoyed strolling the street, riding bikes, interacting with artists, watching acrobats, making art, listening to bands, creating music, chasing bubbles, meeting friends, shopping in local businesses, taking in the monthly art walk and just soaking up the positive atmosphere of Greenwood Ave N converted to a public plaza for a perfect summer evening.

Photo courtesy of PhinneyWood blog

Local businesses like Ken’s Market and area residents donated 2,800 pounds of food to create Seattle’s largest canned food pyramid–that’s almost a ton and a half of donations.  All food was donated to the Greenwood Food Bank. 

Here are some examples of the positive feedback we’ve received: 

  • “It felt like the best night of the summer.  Way to go!”
  • “Thank you for the neighborhood Summer Streets program. As a small business owner, I gain some potential new customers and I appreciate how it brings the residents and business owners together to celebrate our neighborhood and city. We had a wonderful turnout in our neighborhood.
  • “I wish we could do this every Friday!” 

Read more about the event on the Ballard News Tribune and PhinneyWood blog websites.

Photo courtesy of PhinneyWood blog

Special thanks to our sponsors:

  • City of Seattle
  • Xerox
  • Seattle Children’s
  • Hansen’s
  • Cascade Bicycle Club
  • Keeney’s
  • E-Moto
  • Phinney Neighborhood Center
  • Phinney Greenwood Chamber of Commerce
  • Do the Gumshoe
  • PhinneyWood blog

Don’t miss Rainier Valley’s Summer Streets this Saturday Aug 20, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. following the Heritage Parade.