Amazon, South Lake Union: Tech, Business and Art, Too

The transformation of Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood from a quiet area of light industry and wholesale florists to a neighborhood of high-rise office buildings housing Amazon’s global empire has not been all business. Set among its many walkways and plazas are 20 site-specific public artworks by some of Seattle’s leading artists, commissioned by […]

There Be Dragons on the Lake! The Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club

Dragon Boats. Perhaps you’ve seen them cruising or flashing by on Lake Union where Seattle Flying Dragon Boat Club practices more than 200 times a year, year-round. Dragon boat racing is the oldest continuously practiced team sport in the world, dating back 2,400 years in China where it continues at that country’s national sport. […]

Seattle Boats Afloat Show January 27 to February 4, 2017

Trawlers and cruisers and sailboats…oh my! The Seattle Boat Show on South lake Union offers a variety of boats for all types of captains. In addition, hundreds of exhibitors offering the most up-to-date products including marine parts, engines, marinas and moorage, insurance, lending and repair are on deck at both locations. Ride the free […]

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show September 14-18

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show Drops Anchor Sept.14

2016 show features 200+ boats, sailing lessons, docking classes, sail and power boat rides and kid-friendly activities

 

SEATTLE  – Buoy oh buoy! The 38th annual Boats Afloat Show gets underway on Wednesday, Sept. 14 and is THE place to find the watercraft of […]

South Lake Union Block Party August 12, 2016

South Lake Union’s largest neighborhood celebration is back. This year’s (free!) event features a jam-packed lineup of local bands throughout the day, the “Best Burger in SLU” competition, the School of Visual Concepts’ Steamroller Smackdown, Brave Horse Tavern beer garden and more. […]

Lake Union 10k Run or Walk August 14, 2016

Join Portage Bay for the eighth annual Lake Union 10K run or walk along the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop Trail. Race starts and finishes in Lake Union Park, with course running clockwise around the lake.

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Seafair Summer Fourth

Monday, July 4, 2016 Noon to 11 p.m. Gas Works Park

 

Coming July 2, West Coast Premiere of Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s

Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. The names of these popular toys capture the craziness, joy, and the sheer fun of being a kid. But beneath those nutty names are rich veins of nostalgia, memory, and history. Channel your inner child with the West Coast premiere of Toys of the […]

Tickets still available for Dec. 23 Eastlake Cruise amidst the holiday ships finale

 

Cruise on the historic icebreaker the Islander — Wed., Dec 23 On the historic icebreaker the Islander, amidst the lighted boats coming through Union Bay and Portage bays, plus the grand finale concert on Lake Union!  Always a highlight of the year, this ECC cruise is 7:30 – 10:30 p.m., and tickets ($35) include […]

GREET THE SEASON WITH MOHAI THIS SATURDAY, NOV. 28

Build your own gingerbread house, listen to music, and catch the launch of the Argosy Christmas Ship Festival at Lake Union Park

Greet the Season

Nov. 28, 10 am – 8 pm

 

WHAT:                   Ditch the shopping crowds and spend time with friends and family while celebrating the holiday season! Greet the […]