Along with the sports events, concerts, theatrical performances and many impressive exhibits that constantly cycle through Seattle, there are also always special events and festivals happening downtown as well as throughout surrounding communities. Whether you’re looking for good food, good brews, or fun outings to go on with your family, here are some of the awesome events going on this month!


Concerts at the Locks September 1 – 16

Concerts on the lawn, can bring a picnic but no alchohol

Location: Hiram M. Chittenden Locks

Price: Free!



Puyallup Fair

September 1 – 23 (closed Tuesdays)

Animals, rides, rodeo, food and entertainment

Location: Washington State Fair Events Center (Puyallup, WA)

Price: $14 admission for adults, $11 senior/youth plus $10-15 parking



Eastside Concerts

September 6 and 9

Big name acts in a green setting! Buy a reserved seat OR bring your own blanket

Location: Marymoor Park

Price: $45.00 to $99.50



San Gennaro Festival of Seattle

September 7 - 9

Italian food, music, beer and wine gardens, children’s activities, and cooking demonstrations

Location: Angelo Street in Georgetown

Price: Free!



St. Demetrios Greek Festival September 14 – 16

Homemade Greek foods, wine tasting, dance performances, shopping, and children’s game booths

Location: Montlake

Price: Free!



Bellevue Fashion Show September 19 – 23

Runway shows, trend reports, beauty demos and shopping

Location: Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Price: $75 - $175



Fremont Oktoberfest September 21 - 23

80 kinds of beer, bands, yoga, scavenger hunts, pumpkin carving, and family events on Sunday!

Location: Fremont

Price: $20 - $30 admission paired with a certain number of Tasting Tokens



Oktoberfest in Kirkland September 21 – 23

Beer, sauerkraut, bratwurst, wiener dog races, costume contests, games, and live music

Location: Kirkland Marina Park

Price: $20 - $35



Georgetown Morgue September 21 – November 3

A haunted house! Ages 12+ except October 13th when the lights are kept on 1-4pm

Location: Georgetown

Price: Presale tickets are $13, regular are $24 (plus more expensive line skipping options and group discounts)



Bacon Eggs & Keggs

September 8 - 9

21+, cider, beer, mimosas and Irish coffee, brunch bites, DJ music, and lawn games

Location: CenturyLink Field

Price: $35 - $45



Seattle Children’s Festival September 22

Music and dance performances, workshops, and activities focused on promoting cross-cultural understanding

Location: Seattle Center Armory and Fisher Pavilion

Price: Free with a suggested donation of $10



Sustainable Ballard Festival September 22

Music, food trucks, tea garden, environmental exhibits and workshops, and a family bike expo

Location: Ballard Commons Park

Price: Free!




Ryan Raffetto