See what’s moving in Seattle this week: June 24 – 30

2019 Comic Con Headliners at CenturyLink Field

2019 Comic Con Headliners

 

We have a packed weekend ahead filled with culture and Pride! Here’s what’s happening around the city. Stay tuned for a detailed Pride post with travel and parade route details.

 

W E D. J U N 26

 

Enchanting China: Enchanting China showcases the diversity of Peking Opera, traditional folk music, and classical music through a traditional Chinese orchestra.  At McCaw Hall.  Event hours: 7:30 – 10 PM. Estimated attendance: 3k.

 

F  R  I.  J  U  N 28

 

Wildrose Pride: 3-day event will close E. Pike St. & 11th Ave. Estimated attendance: 3k.

 

Union Pride Celebration and Street Party: 3-day festival will close 14th Ave. between E. Union & E. Madison Streets.  Event hours:
Friday,  4 PM – 2 AM , Saturday and Sunday,  2 PM – 2 AM.  Estimated attendance: 1.5k.

 

Queer/Bar Pride Fest: 3-day Pride festival.  Event will close a portion of 11th Ave. between E. Pike & E. Pine St. from Friday, 8 AM to Sunday 11:59 PM.  Estimated attendance, 1.5k.

 

ACE Comic Con: At CenturyLink Field Event Center and WaMu Theater.  Show hours: Friday, 4 PM – 9, Saturday, 10 AM – 7 PM, and Sunday, 10 AM – 5 PM.  Estimated attendance: 2.5k.

 

Elysian Brewing’s Pride Beer Garden: At Elysian Brewing’s Capitol Hill location (1221 E. Pike St).  Event will close 13th Ave between E. Pike St. & E. Madison St. Friday, 7 AM  –  11:59 PM and  Saturday, 4 – 10 PM. Estimated attendance: 700.

 

Trans Pride Seattle 2019: March through the Capitol Hill neighborhood followed by festival at Cal Anderson Park.  Event hours:
6 – 10 PM.  Estimated attendance: 8K.

 

S A T. J U N 29

 

Wildrose Pride: 3-day event will close E. Pike St. & 11th Ave. Estimated attendance: 3K.

 

Union Pride Celebration and Street Party: 3-day festival will close 14th Ave. between E. Union & E. Madison Streets.  Event hours: Friday, 4 PM – 2 AM , Saturday and Sunday,  2 PM – 2 AM.  Estimated attendance, 1.5k.

 

Queer/Bar Pride Fest: 3-day Pride festival.  Event will close a portion of 11th Ave. between E. Pike & E. Pine St. Friday through Sunday,
8 AM –  11:59 PM.  Estimated attendance: 1.5k.

 

ACE Comic Con: At CenturyLink Field Event Center and WaMu Theater.  Show hours: Friday, 4 – 9 PM, Saturday,  10 AM – 7 PM,  and Sunday,  10 AM – 5 PM.  Estimated attendance: 5k.

 

Julia’s on Broadway Pride: Event will close E. Thomas St. between Broadway E. & 10th Ave. E.  Event hours: 10 AM – 9 PM.  Estimated attendance : 100.

 

The Cuff Pride Street Party: Annual Pride event will close 13th Ave. between E. Pine & E. Pike Streets.  Saturday and Sunday
6 AM –11:59 PM.  Estimated attendance: 2k.

 

Greenwood Car Show: Annual car show will close Greenwood Ave. N. between N. 65th St. & N. 90th St.  Event hours are 8 AM – 4 PM.  Estimated attendance: 40k.

 

South Lake Union Saturday Market: Weekly neighborhood market on 9th Ave. N. between Denny Way & John St.  Market hours:
11 AM – 4 PM.  Estimated attendance: 2k.

 

Dragon Fest 2019: At Hing Hay Park. The Dragon Fest event will feature cultural performances including Dragon and Lion dances, traditional Korean drumming, martial arts demonstrations, the Chinese Girls Drill Team, and more. Event will also close S. King St. (5th Ave. S. to Maynard Ave. S), & 6th Ave. S. (S. Jackson St. to S. Weller St).  Event hours: 11 AM – 7 PM.  Estimated attendance: 7.7k.

 

Elysian Brewing’s Pride Beer Garden: At Elysian Brewing’s Capitol Hill location (1221 E. Pike St).  Event will close 13th Ave. between E. Pike St. & E. Madison St. Friday and Saturday, 7 AM – 11:59 PM. Event hours: 12 – 10 PM.    Estimated attendance: 700.

 

PrideFest Capitol Hill: Festival will close Broadway E. from E. John St. to E. Roy St. on Capitol Hill.  Festival hours: 12 – 9 PM.  Estimated attendance: 20k.

 

Seattle Dyke March: Rally at Seattle Central Community College Plaza from 5 – 7 PM, followed by march on Capitol Hill streets.
Event hours: 5 – 9 PM.  Estimated attendance: 800.

 

Rally for SAM: Seattle Art Museum’s annual fundraising event.  At Olympic Sculpture Park.  Event hours: 7 – 11:59 PM.  Estimated attendance: 2k.

 

Seattle Sounders FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC: At CenturyLink Field.  Kickoff: 7 PM.  Estimated attendance: 40k.

 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 30:

 

Wildrose Pride: 3-day event will close E. Pike St. & 11th Ave. adjacent to The Wildrose (1021 E. Pike St.).  Estimated attendance: 3k.

 

Union Pride Celebration and Street Party: 3-day festival will close 14th Ave. between E. Union & E. Madison Streets.
Event hours: Friday 4 PM – 2 AM. Saturday and Sunday, 2 PM – 2 AM.  Estimated attendance: 1.5k.

 

Queer/Bar Pride Fest: 3-day Pride festival.  Event will close a portion of 11th Ave. between E. Pike & E. Pine St.
Friday and Sunday, 8 AM –  11:59 PM.  Estimated attendance: 1.5k.

 

ACE Comic Con: At CenturyLink Field Event Center and WaMu Theater.  Show hours: Friday, 4  – 9 PM. Saturday and Sunday 10 AM –
5 PM. Sunday   Estimated attendance: 2.5k.

 

The Cuff Pride Street Party: Annual Pride event will close 13th Ave. between E. Pine & E. Pike Streets, Saturday and Sunday,  6 AM – 11:59 PM. Estimated attendance: 2k.

 

Seattle Pride Parade: 45th annual Seattle Pride. Parade starts at 4th & Union, and ends at 2nd & Denny Way.  Parade participants will stage on 4th Ave. between S. Washington St & Union St.  Event hours: 11 AM – 3 PM.  Estimated attendance: 200k.

 

PrideFest Seattle Center: The official Pride Festival at Seattle Center! This year celebrates 50 years since the start of the modern LGBTQ rights movement, ignited by the Stonewall Riots in New York. Free celebration to honor the events where Pride began.  Festival hours:
12 – 8 PM.  Estimated attendance is 20k.

 

Pride: Woodlands T-Dance: Event at Redhook Brewlab will close E. Pike St. between Boylston Ave & Harvard Ave.  Event hours:
12 – 8 PM.  Estimated attendance: 900.

 

Somali Independence Heritage Festival: Community event will close S. Henderson St. between 52nd Ave. S. & Seward Park Ave. S.  Festival hours:
1 – 6 PM.  Estimated attendance: 1.5k.