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.

West Seattle 4th of July Kids’ Parade @ Sunset SW to Hamilton Viewpoint Park
Jul 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Start decorating your scooters, strollers, and trikes right now! The West Seattle Kids 4th of July Parade starts at 10:00 am on the corner of 44th and Sunset. Walk the parade route, then enjoy traditional games and treats at Hamilton Viewpoint Park. Concessions will be provided by the Admiral Neighborhood Association.

The parade starts at the intersection of 44th & Sunset (in front of 1137 Sunset Ave SW). The parade is about a ½ mile walk through the neighborhood, crossing California Ave SW, and ending at Hamilton Viewpoint Park. Kids are encouraged to dress up and decorate strollers, scooters, wagons, and bikes. There will be fun old-fashioned games at Hamilton Park (3-legged race, wheelbarrow races, and gunnysack races), weather permitting.

West Seattle Grand Parade 2019 @ Admiral to Alaska Junctions down California SW
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm

The West Seattle Grand Parade, occurring annually since 1935, is hosted by the West Seattle Rotary Service Foundation and is one of the oldest and most beloved community events in the Seattle area. It is a proud member of the Seafair family of events and includes all of the pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, pageantry and excitement that leads up to the Seafair Torchlight Parade the following weekend.

West Seattle Grand Parade is produced by the West Seattle Rotary Service Foundation and will be held on Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 am – with motorcycle drill teams starting first, around 10:30. The parade begins at California SW and SW Lander, and continues down California SW to finish at SW Edmunds.

For previews and past coverage, see this section of WSB.

ArtsWest’s Annual Gala and Auction @ Canvas Event Space
Jul 27 @ 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm

RED–The hue of life and love, desire and determination, passion and power.

Save the Date and join us on July 27 to support ArtsWest and experience an evening inspired by the color that flows through the heart of us all.

Staged throughout the Canvas event space, we invite you to embrace the energy, expression, and excitement and dive with us into RED.

Featuring performances, dinner, and an auction.