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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' July 22-24

Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend — new and fun things to do, see and try. We're guaranteed to miss some, so email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, July 22

Pokémon GO Fest. Gotta catch 'em all! Spend the day with Pokémon GO in the Emerald City.

  • Park experience from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and city experience from 2:30 to 7 p.m.
  • $25; purchase online
  • Seattle Center

Machine Gun Kelly: Mainstream Sellout Tour. An epic night of punk/rock music from MGK, with special guests Avril Lavigne and WILLOW.

  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Tickets start at $25; purchase online
  • Climate Pledge Arena

Friday to Sunday, July 22-24

Capitol Hill Block Party. Diplo, Charli XCX, Jai Wolf and. so. much. more! This festival celebrating music, art and Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood is back, baby.

  • 3 p.m. to midnight Friday, 1 p.m. to midnight Saturday and 1 to 10 p.m. Sunday
  • $215 for GA, more ticket options available; purchase online
  • Neumos / Capitol Hill

Friday to Sunday, July 22-24

75th annual PNW Scottish Highland Games. Experience a wee bit of Scotland at the Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering, the largest event of its kind in Washington state.

  • Events run all weekend. Details here
  • Ticket prices vary
  • Enumclaw Expo Center

Through Sunday, July 24

Forest For The Trees. A new experiential art show in RailSpur, Seattle's newest micro-district in Pioneer Square. Experience art installations, murals and block parties.

  • Noon to 9 p.m. daily
  • Free
  • 419 Occidental Ave, Seattle

Seattle Art Fair. More than 80 local, national and international galleries are coming together for this epic event celebrating all things art through installations, events, talks, performances and more.

  • 6 to 9 p.m. opening night Thursday, noon to 8 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday
  • $50 fair pass, $25 single day; purchase online
  • Lumen Field Event Center

Looking Ahead: Tuesday, July 26

PacSci Summer Nights: Happy Hour. Join a post-work party at Seattle's recently reopen Pacific Science Center. Sorry kids, this one's for 21+ only, featuring shows in the Laser Dome, Planetarium and Tropical Butterfly House, food and adult beverages and music from KEXP DJ Evie.

  • 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
  • $20 for advanced purchase. Buy tickets online
  • Pacific Science Center, 200 2nd Ave N.