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OUTDOOR MOVIE NIGHTS

Make some memories this summer while attending a movie in the park! Plan a fun night out, perfect for the whole family of movie buffs with a visit to these Eastside showings.

You don’t want to miss out on this year's outdoor movie season! Look below to view current showings at Marymoor, Vasa, Willow Creek, and Juanita Beach Park to find the perfect time for you

Movies at Marymoor Park

Presented by BECU, this popular Eastside outdoor movie destination is all set to present the same great blockbuster movies on the big screen from the comfort of your car. Wednesdays and Thursdays from July 6 through July 28, catch your favorite films, indulge in food truck delights, and participate in the outdoor fun.

$30/Car | Gates Open 8:00pm
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    The Sandlot

    Thursday, Jul 14th 

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    50 First Dates

    Thursday, Jul 21st

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    Aladdin (1992)

    Thursday, Jul 28th

Movies at Willow Creek Park

Enjoy the great outdoors while being in a family-friendly environment! Willow Creek Park is offering several showings this year. All you need to bring is your group, chairs, and a big blanket to have a fun time. Outside food/non-alcoholic beverages are permitted as there will be no concession stands.

Free | Movies Start at Dusk
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    Monsters, Inc

    Thursday, Jul 14th 

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    Clifford the Big Red Dog

    Tuesday, Aug 2nd

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    American Underdog

    Sunday, Aug 21st

Movie Nights At Vasa Park

Enjoy this newly launched drive-in movie series in Bellevue's Vasa Park! The film is located in the field behind the Event Center, across the street from our main park. Concessions will be available for purchase, as no outside food or drink is allowed. It's recommend arriving early enough to grab concessions and get your spot. Call 425-746-3260 to reserve.

$25/Car | Gates Open 8:30pm
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    Gnomeo & Juliet

    Tuesday, Jul 12th

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    Finding Nemo

    Monday, Aug 8th

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    More films to be announced...

Movies At Juanita Beach Park

Catch some classics on the big screen at Juanita Beach Park this summer! The current showings offered this year is on July 16th, Moana at 3:00pm and Captain America at 6:00pm. This is a cost-friendly event where all movies are free, however the park is happily accepting $5 donations.

Free | 1st Movie Starts at 3:00pm
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    Moana

    Saturday, Jul 16th

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    Captain America

    Saturday, Jul 16th

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    More films to be announced...

SUMMER SOUNDS

Enjoy warm summer nights while watching some of your favorite artists.

Chateau Ste. Michelle

Summer Concerts

JULY 23 | 7:00PM
GOO GOO DOLLS

JULY 30 | 7:00PM
THE REVIVALISTS

AUGUST 06 | 7:00PM
AMOS LEE

AUGUST 19 | 7:00PM
BONNIE RAITT

AUGUST 27 | 7:00PM
STEVE MILLER BAND

SEPTEMBER 02 | 7:00PM
CHICAGO

SEPTEMBER 09 | 7:00PM
ZIGGY MARLEY

Marymoor Park

Summer Concerts

JULY 10 | 7:00PM
KHRUANGBIN

JULY 15 | 7:00PM
FLEETFOXES

JULY 17 | 7:00PM
A.R. RAHMAN

JULY 18 | 7:00PM
RAINBOW KITTEN SURPRISE

JULY 20 | 7:00PM
CAAMP

JULY 23 | 6:00PM
DISPATCH AND O.A.R

AUGUST 04 | 7:00PM
THE DECEMBERISTS

LOCAL FARMER'S MARKETS

Local Farmer's Markets are opening their stands for summer...with some modifications. These markets are critical to keeping our local farmers in business and support local food systems—as well as providing access points to fresh, healthy foods.

Click the links below to review the safety rules before visiting the market.

Bellevue Walk-Through Market

OPEN MAY 12TH
THROUGH OCT 6TH

Thursdays, 3-7pm

1717 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue
bellevuefarmersmarket.org

West Seattle Farmers Market

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Sundays, 10am-2pm

California Ave SW & SW Alaska, Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org

Pike Place Farmers Market

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Daily, 9am-4pm

Pike Place & Pine Street, Seattle
pikeplacemarket.org

Redmond Saturday Market

OPEN MAY 7TH
THROUGH OCT 29TH
Saturdays, 9am-2pm

Overlake Church, Redmond
redmondsaturdaymarket.org

U-District Farmers Market

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Saturdays, 9am-2pm

The "Ave" between 50th & 52nd, Seattle
seattlefarmersmarkets.org

Kirkland Wednesday Market

OPEN JUN 1ST
THROUGH SEPT 1ST
Wednesdays, 3-7pm

Marina Park, Kirkland
kirklandmarket.org

Ballard Farmers Market

OPEN YEAR ROUND
Sundays, 9am-2pm

22nd Ave NW & NW Market St, Seattle
sfmamarkets.com

Madrona Farmers Market

OPEN MAY 13TH
THROUGH OCT 21ST
Fridays, 3-7pm

Madrona Grocery Outlet, Seattle
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Juanita Friday Market

OPEN JUN 1ST
THROUGH SEPT 1ST

Fridays, 3-7pm

Juanita Beach Park, Kirkland
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Issaquah Farmers Market

OPEN MAY 7TH
THROUGH SEPT 24TH 

Saturdays, 9am-2pm

1730 10th Ave NW, Issaquah
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Mercer Island Farmers Market

OPEN JUN 5TH
THROUGH SEPT 30TH

Sundays, 10am-3pm

7700 SE 32nd St, Mercer Island
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Breathtaking blooms

Spectacular Seattle & Eastside places to find picture-perfect signs of Spring.

Bellevue Botanical Garden

Bellevue Botanical Garden

Take in the vibrant colors of Spring at Bellevue’s beautiful 53 acres of cultivated gardens, woodlands, and wetlands. Stroll through Rhododendron Glen which includes 50 different rhododendrons from now through the summer when the Fuchsia Garden and hydrangeas will make themselves known. Often visited by hummingbirds, it's hard to go wrong at this expansive garden.

University of Washington

University of Washington

By far one of the most popular local places to view spectacular blooms, UW's iconic Quad offers 29 Yoshino cherry trees that transform the campus into a dreamy sea of pink and white blossoms. One of the city's first signs of spring, the annual bloom is a popular destination, visited by thousands of tourists and locals alike.

Azalea Way at the Washington Park Arboretum

Washington Park Arboretum

Just south of the U District, the Washington Park Arboretum bursts to life with bright azaleas, magnificent magnolias, flowering cherries, and blooming true ashes. Explore the more than 200 acres of foot trails, lawns, and paths leading to ponds lined with gorgeous flowering plants and trees perfect for a spring picnic or a floral themed photoshoot!

Kubota Gardens

Kubota Gardens

Pops of purple and red flowers are set against the serene rocks and ponds of the 20-acre Japanese garden. This hidden gem of a park holds an impactful history for Seattle's Japanese community and offers a true urban escape with its peaceful streams, idyllic waterfalls, large magnolia blooms, and beautiful architecture.

Woodland Park Rose Garden

Woodland Park Rose Garden

Featuring 200 varieties of fragrant roses, Woodland Park Rose Garden is every gardener's dream. Over 3,000 individual plants produce explosions of bright blooms amid the winding paths and soft grass of the 2.5 acres manicured grounds. As a nationally certified Rose Test Garden, they also feature several varieties of roses available to home gardeners.

Parsons Gardens

Parsons Gardens

The perfect spot to sit on a bench, kick back, and admire the spectacular spring blooms on a sunny day, Parsons Gardens is a true “urban oasis” providing a uniquely intimate escape in the heart of bustling Seattle. This lovely, quaint Queen Anne garden offers picturesque pathways lined with blue and white flowers and is a favorite destination for weddings.

Highline Seatac Botanical Gardens

Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens

A visual paradise paired with a fascinating story, Highline SeaTac Botanical Gardens is rich in both beauty and history. This 10.5-acre botanical wonderland includes an endless array of blooms from Elda Behm’s Paradise Garden, Seattle Rose Society Celebration Garden, Seike Japanese Garden, and Sensory Garden.

ROMANTIC SUNSET VIEWS

Take in amazing sunset views at these memorable spots in the Greater Seattle Area

Marina Park

KIRKLAND

Enjoy the picturesque Lake Washington sunsets and cool lake breezes from the gazebo or docks at Marina Park.

Juanita Beach Park

KIRKLAND

A lovely spot to take in the sunset, Juanita Beach offers some stunning views of the Seattle skyline over Lake Washington and a chance to see local wildlife.

Meydenbauer Bay Park

BELLEVUE

Near downtown Bellevue on the shores of Lake Washington, Meydenbauer Bay Park offers gorgeous sunset views from the beach or the large fishing pier.

Bellevue Downtown Park

BELLEVUE

This 1-acre oasis in the heart of Bellevue provides unforgettable sunset views of the city skyline and Mount Rainier reflected in a massive waterfall fountain.

Chism Beach Park

BELLEVUE

Tucked away in West Bellevue, Chism Beach Park offers amazing sunsets overlooking the sandy beaches of Lake Washington.

Newcastle Beach Park

BELLEVUE

Walk along a large 300-foot dock with marvelous sunset views of the lake and the surrounding nature at Newcastle Beach Park.

Luther Burbank Park

MERCER ISLAND

Right along the shores of Lake Washington, Luther Burbank Park offers breathtaking sunset views of the Seattle and Bellevue city skylines.

Carkeek Park

SEATTLE

Carkeek Park is great to visit any time of day, but it really shines in the warm glow of the sunset with views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.

Dr. Jose Rizal Park

SEATTLE

A unique skyline of Seattle. Dr. Jose Rizel Park offers a great view of South Downtown as well as Elliot Bay.

Kerry Park

SEATTLE

Often voted the most romantic spot to kiss, Kerry Park offers one of the best views of the Space Needle and the Seattle skyline.

Alki Beach

SEATTLE

The Venice Beach of Seattle. Alki Beach provides some of the most spectacular sunsets of the Seattle skyline and the mountains.

Pier 62/63 – Pier 66

SEATTLE

Stroll from Pier 62/63 to Pier 66 to catch a unique sunset view of the city, the Ferris Wheel, Mt. Rainier, Elliot Bay, and the Olympics.

Discovery Park

SEATTLE

Discovery Park offers breathtaking views including the Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, and Mt. Rainier - plus a lighthouse!

Gas Works Park

SEATTLE

Gas Works Park offers panoramic sunset views of the Seattle skyline over Lake Union.

Lake Union Park

SEATTLE

Lake Union Park is a unique urban gem with great views of the lake and Space Needle, a fountain, large grassy areas, boating docks and even the MOHAI.

Golden Gardens

SEATTLE

A perfect place to catch a beach sunset, Golden Gardens offers beautiful views of the Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains.