West Seattle Event Calendar

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How to use this calendar: Mouse over any entry to show the “plus” sign at right; click it to expand the item for more info without leaving this page; click “read more” for the FULL listing, usually including a map, plus a chance to post a comment/question.

Jul
8
Sat
2017
Seafair Pirates’ Landing on Alki 2017 @ Alki Beach
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

(INFO UPDATED 5/19/2017)

**Pirates land at 2 pm, per their website**

Seafair Hours of pirate festivities – and minutes of terror. OK, just kidding. But it’s always quite the sight, as the Seafair Pirates appear, arrive, conquer, and entertain. Please check for updates on the Seafair calendar link here.

Seafair Pirates Landing festivites
July 8, 2017 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Alki Beach

Nothing is more synonymous with summer in Seattle than Seafair. The non-profit festival was founded in 1950 to attract tourists to Seattle and promote marine events to enhance Seattle’s reputation as the Boating Capital of the World. Today, Seafair touches more than two million people through 75 sanctioned events throughout the summer. In addition to Seafair’s signature events, Seafair supports dozens of local community events throughout the region.

Seafair’s Signature Events include: (bold text: West Seattle access)

Seafair Kickoff

Alaska Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Seattle Marathon & 1/2 Marathon

Seafair Pirates Landing

Seafair Summer 4th

Safeway/Albertsons Seafair Milk Carton Derby

Swedish Seafair Triathlon & Kids Triathlon

Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade

Seafair Fleet Week & Boeing Maritime Celebration

Seafair Weekend featuring the Boeing Seafair Air Show and Albert
Lee Appliance Cup   

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Jul
14
Fri
2017
West Seattle Summer Fest 2017: Day 1 and 2
Jul 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Full details on bands, vendors, more, are being rolled out on the official website! WSB is proud to co-sponsor West Seattle Summer Fest again this year, and you can come say “hi” to us in the information booth at California/Alaska.

Jul
15
Sat
2017
West Seattle Summer Fest 2017: Day 1 and 2
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 pm

Full details on bands, vendors, more, are being rolled out on the official website! WSB is proud to co-sponsor West Seattle Summer Fest again this year, and you can come say “hi” to us in the information booth at California/Alaska.

The 2017 Mediterranean Fantasy Festival (final year) @ Hiawatha Community Center
Jul 15 @ 11:00 am – 7:00 pm

2017 will be the last year for The Mediterranean Fantasy Festival, the “longest running Belly Dance Festival in the Pacific NW”; co-produced by Saroya Poirier, and Saqra Raybuck.

Check out the Saturday Stage(s) Schedule here.
Check out the Sunday Stage(s) Schedule here.

The Mediterranean Fantasy Festival
Hiawatha Community Center
2700 California Ave SW
West Seattle, WA
Dancing 11:00am to 7:00pm Saturday
and 11:00am to 5:00pm Sunday
Shopping from 11:00am until end each day.

2 Stages! Great Vendors! The event features Belly Dancers (and classes), sword balancing, fire dancers, music and food.

This astounding event happens only once a year. Be ready your chance is coming:
Be amazed by the Sword Balancers. Even if the swords aren’t sharp, they’re really shiny.
Be French fried by the Fire Dancers. Armed only with candles, fiercely battling wind and wax.
Be mesmerized by the Dance of the Seven Veils, daringly done with only one or two.
Come sweat to the rhythms of the wild, tribal drums.
Listen to the exotic music of faraway, foreign lands or off your ipod. Come and see the Dancers from around the world they come by land, sea and air.

Click here to Download the 2017 MedFest Flyer and register by mail

Jul
16
Sun
2017
The 2017 Mediterranean Fantasy Festival: Day 2 (final year) @ Hiawatha Community Center
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

2017 will be the last year for The Mediterranean Fantasy Festival, the “longest running Belly Dance Festival in the Pacific NW”; co-produced by Saroya Poirier, and Saqra Raybuck.

Check out the Sunday Stage(s) Schedule here.

The Mediterranean Fantasy Festival
Hiawatha Community Center
2700 California Ave SW
West Seattle, WA
Dancing 11:00am to 7:00pm Saturday
and 11:00am to 5:00pm Sunday
Shopping from 11:00am until end each day.

2 Stages! Great Vendors! The event features Belly Dancers (and classes), sword balancing, fire dancers, music and food.

This astounding event happens only once a year. Be ready your chance is coming:
Be amazed by the Sword Balancers. Even if the swords aren’t sharp, they’re really shiny.
Be French fried by the Fire Dancers. Armed only with candles, fiercely battling wind and wax.
Be mesmerized by the Dance of the Seven Veils, daringly done with only one or two.
Come sweat to the rhythms of the wild, tribal drums.
Listen to the exotic music of faraway, foreign lands or off your ipod. Come and see the Dancers from around the world they come by land, sea and air.

Click here to Download the 2017 MedFest Flyer and register by mail

West Seattle Summer Fest 2017: Day 3
Jul 16 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Full details on bands, vendors, more, are being rolled out on the official website! WSB is proud to co-sponsor West Seattle Summer Fest again this year, and you can come say “hi” to us in the information booth at California/Alaska.

Jul
22
Sat
2017
Alki Art Fair 2017 @ Alki Beach
Jul 22 all-day

Alki Art Fair 2017

The fair will be held on the promenade of Alki Beach on July 22nd & 23rd. The Alki Art Fair is looking for volunteers for the 2017 fair. All levels of participation are welcome! Please contact Gayle Pond at volunteers@alkiartfair.org.

More information about this event will be posted as it becomes available.

Jul
23
Sun
2017
Alki Art Fair 2017 @ Alki Beach
Jul 23 all-day

Alki Art Fair 2017

The fair will be held on the promenade of Alki Beach on July 22nd & 23rd. The Alki Art Fair is looking for volunteers for the 2017 fair. All levels of participation are welcome! Please contact Gayle Pond at volunteers@alkiartfair.org.

More information about this event will be posted as it becomes available.

Aug
26
Sat
2017
West Seattle Car Show @ South Seattle College
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The 10th annual West Seattle Car Show – sponsored by Swedish Automotive (WSB sponsor) and West Seattle Autoworks (WSB sponsor) – is set for August 26, 2017. More info at westseattlecarshow.com.

Arts in Nature Festival 2017 @ Camp Long
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 9:00 pm

Arts in Nature Festival 2017

Saturday, August 26: 11am-9pm
Sunday, August 27 :   11am-6pm

This two-day festival offers an eclectic experience of art installations and performances in the woods of Seattle’s only campground. You’ll find four intimate performance stages, a ‘Museum of Sound’ in eight rustic cabins, interactive hands-on art and nature activities, and winding hiking trails through the great outdoors.

Tickets:
Adults: $10/Day
Kids: $5/Day

Website: www.fest.naturec.org

Location: Camp Long in West Seattle
5200 35th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98126

Produced by: Nature Consortium, a program of DNDA

Contact:  Yeggy Michael  206.923.0853

Aug
27
Sun
2017
Arts in Nature Festival 2017: Day 2 @ Camp Long
Aug 27 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Arts in Nature Festival 2017

Saturday, August 26: 11am-9pm
Sunday, August 27 :   11am-6pm

This two-day festival offers an eclectic experience of art installations and performances in the woods of Seattle’s only campground. You’ll find four intimate performance stages, a ‘Museum of Sound’ in eight rustic cabins, interactive hands-on art and nature activities, and winding hiking trails through the great outdoors.

Tickets:
Adults: $10/Day
Kids: $5/Day

Website: www.fest.naturec.org

Location: Camp Long in West Seattle
5200 35th Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98126

Produced by: Nature Consortium, a program of DNDA

Contact:  Yeggy Michael  206.923.0853

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