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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' Sept. 2-5

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, Sept. 2

Trans Pride Seattle 2022. Organized by the Gender Justice League, this Pride event features a neighborhood march, fair in the park, performances and more at this celebration of trans and gender-diverse visibility.

  • 5:30 to 9 p.m.
  • Free
  • Volunteer Park

Friday to Monday, Sept. 2-5

PAX West 2022. A four-day celebration of gaming and gaming culture featuringn panels, an expo hall, new game demos, musical performances, tournaments and more.

  • Find a daily schedule online
  • $62 to $235; purchase online
  • Seattle Convention Center

Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3-4

Bratfest. Beers and brats, what more do you need? This fest features 50 beers and 15 sausage dishes.

  • 1 to 4:30 p.m. and 7 to 10:30 p.m. Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday
  • $60; purchase online
  • Magnuson Park Hangar 30

Continental Surf Cup. Lakeside Surf's first-ever surf tournament will feature 32 international river surfers over two days on the world's largest stationary wave.

  • Free to spectators
  • Lake Chelan, WA

Monday, Sept. 5

Mariners. Catch the Seattle Mariners vs. Chicago White Sox game on Labor Day.

  • 3:40 p.m.
  • Tickets start at $13; purchase online
  • T-Mobile Park

Sept. 2-25

Washington State Fair. The state's largest fair is back this year with decadent food, rides, farm animals, big-name artists and more!

  • Sept. 2-25
  • Closed Tuesdays and 9/7
  • Plan your day around a visit then stay for a nighttime concert. Learn more here.