Summer Fest in West Seattle

July 2nd, 2018 by

Summer Fest Concert Fans

The West Seattle Summer Fest will return this Friday, July 13 to Sunday, July 15. The 36th annual Summer Fest will offer West Seattleites and members of the local community many great family-friendly activities to enjoy, including live music, informational events, kids’ activities, shopping, food, and much more.

Summer Fest Music Lineup

Music is a huge part of the Summer Fest celebration. Visitors are invited to watch more than 20 great artists from all genres perform for free on the California Stage. Check out the full lineup below, and start planning your visit to Summer Fest:

Friday, July 13

  • Fruit Juice — 5:30 PM
  • Versing — 6:30 PM
  • The Black Tones — 7:30 PM
  • Kinski — 8:30 PM
  • Local DJ — 9:30 PM
  • The Briefs — 10 PM

Saturday, July 14

  • Boom Dance — 11:30 AM
  • School of Rock — 12:30 PM
  • Drippy Baby — 1:30 PM
  • Scott Yoder — 2:30 PM
  • Falon Sierra — 3:30 PM
  • Trick Candles — 4:30 PM
  • Gypsy Temple w/ Misundvstood — 5:30 PM
  • Mirrorgloss — 6:30 PM
  • Spesh — 7:30 PM
  • Dude York — 8:30 PM
  • Local DJ — 9:30 PM
  • Shannon and the Clams — 10 PM

Sunday, July 15

  • Dancepowered — 11 AM
  • Rat City Brass — 12 PM
  • Apache Pistol — 1 PM
  • Hula Bees — 2 PM
  • HYWAYS — 3 PM
  • Dusty 45s — 4 PM

A beer garden will also be situated next to the festival stage, offering adult attendees yet another reason to enjoy Summer Fest.

Summer Fest Kids’ Area

The Kids’ Area at the West Seattle Summer Fest will offer inflatable rides, games, arts & crafts, and more for toddlers to tweens. It’s all part of the festival’s effort to give every member of the family something fun to do. Individual tickets as well as unlimited single- or multi-day passes will be available for the rides.

Additional Activities at Summer Fest

In addition to the existing shops in the festival area, there will be many other shopping opportunities scattered about for visitors to explore. Similarly, food trucks and booths will line the streets, offering attendees a multitude of flavors to try. On Sunday, July 15th, the West Seattle Farmers Market will be open concurrently with Summer Fest to serve patrons.

Summer Fest will also be home to GreenLife, a garden and sustainability expo. Three days of informational demonstrations will be offered to educate attendees about living a more sustainable life, with this year’s theme being “Save the Salish Sea.”

Pet Junction at Next to Nature will be providing vendors and nonprofits with a space to offer information about pet health and animal relief organizations.

Finally, the Community Gathering Tent will offer visitors a chance to learn more about organizations and nonprofits that contribute to the local community, such as:

  • Girl Scouts of Western Washington
  • Seattle Public Schools Head Start
  • Neighborcare Health
  • Making Strides Against Breast Cancer with American Cancer Society Seattle
  • Seal Sitters Marine Mammal Stranding Network
  • SR3 Sealife Response, Rehab and Research
  • West Seattle Be Prepared
  • Endolyne Children’s Choir
  • Seattle Police Department
  • Seattle Subway
  • Southwest Youth and Family Services
  • West Seattle Rotary Service Foundation

For more information about West Seattle Summer Fest, visit their event site.