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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' June 17-19

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, June 17

Wear Your Pride Celebration. Celebrate Pride with a drag queen show, several performances, kid's activities, a live DJ and more.

  • 3 to 6 p.m.
  • Free to attend
  • Kirkland Urban

Friday and Saturday, June 17-18

Afrikan Marketplace. Explore goods from Black-owned vendors including jewelry, silk scarves, unconventional artist materials, home decor and more. For more Juneteenth programs hosted by Wa Na Wari, click here.

  • Noon to 5 p.m. both days
  • Wa Na Wari

Meeker Days in Puyallup. A three-day celebration in downtown Puyallup to support a vital downtown.

  • Features a Farmers Market, food vendors, live music and more.
  • Find a full schedule online
  • Downtown Puyallup and Pioneer Park

Festival Sundiata Black Arts Fest. A three-day event celebrating and educating about people of African descent through music, food and art.

  • 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, noon to 9 p.m. Saturday and noon to 7 p.m. Sunday; find a full schedule online
  • Free and open to the public
  • Seattle Center

15th Annual Washington Brewers Festival. Taste from more than 400 beers and approximately 100 Washington breweries, as well as enjoy food trucks, wine, live music and more.

  • 4 to 9 p.m. Friday (+21 only), noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday (both all ages)
  • $35 for single-day tickets, $5 designated driver ticket; purchase online
  • Marymoor Park

Edmonds Arts Festival. Explore award-winning art from more than 200 artist booths, enjoy live music, food and more.

  • 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
  • 700 Main St., Edmonds

Saturday, June 18

32nd Fremont Solstice Parade. Watch as painted, often nude, cyclists and performers parade through Fremont to celebrate the beginning of summer. The Fremont Solstice Fair is also happening Saturday and Sunday, June 18-19.

  • 2 p.m.
  • Free to attend
  • Fremont

Saturday, June 18

Juneteenth Commemoration at the Tukwila Library: "Celebrate the brilliance of the African American community during a day filled with inspiring speakers and performers."

  • 2nd annual commemoration by the King County Library System
  • All ages welcome
  • Tukwila Library at 2 to 4 p.m.

Sunday, June 19

Juneteenth Celebration: Skate to Freedom Party & Community Day. The Northwest African American Museum is hosting a skate party, with complimentary skate rental, as well as local Black-owned vendors, food trucks, activities, music and more for "the ultimate Juneteenth immersive experience." For more Juneteenth programs hosted by NAAM, click here.

  • 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Free to attend
  • Judkins Park