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Seafair Fleet Week

Seafair Fleet Week

There’s really too much going on at Seafair to count it as just one cool thing to do in Seattle. We’ll start with Fleet Week, (which, to be honest, started on August 4th), because it’s really kind of the beginning of all the action.  Read More 
Seafair Hydroplane Races

Seafair Hydroplane Races

Picture this: You’re at a Mariner’s game. At one of the between-inning breaks, the jumbotron fires up with a crowd-pleaser–the boat race video! The entire stadium goes wild as the root for the color they think will dominate. For some people, this is the most thrilling part of the entire game (sorry, Mariners). Well, if …  Read More 
Seafair Milk Carton Derby

Seafair Milk Carton Derby

Build your own boat from milk carton and race for pride and prizes at Seattle’s Seafair Milk Carton Derby. Nearly 100 milk carton boats of all shape and sizes will be competing for $10,000 in prizes.  Read More 
Chinatown Seafair Parade 2011

Chinatown Seafair Parade

One of the many Seafair Community Events during the summer, the annual Chinatown Seafair Parade hits the International District this Sunday. Featuring lion and dragon dances, the Seattle Chinese Girls Drill Team and many community groups, it will be a great way to spend a summer evening.  Read More 
Greenwood Seafair Parade 2011

Greenwood Seafair Parade

The parade of Seafair Community Events continues this week with the annual Greenwood Seafair Parade on July 27, 2011, from 6:00PM-8:00PM.  Read More 
Seafair Torchlight Parade

Seafair Torchlight Parade

Everyone loves a parade, and one of Seattle’s biggest, the Seafair Torchlight Parade is happening tonight, July 30, 2011 starting at 7:30PM in downtown Seattle.  Read More 
Seafair Fleet Week

Seafair Fleet Week 2011

Seafair begins this week with Seafair Fleet Week. Six vessels from the US Navy, US Coast Guard and Canadian Navy will dock in Elliott Bay, and while the 5,000 sailors are ashore watching the hydroplanes, visitors can tour all of the ships.  Read More 
Seafair Hydroplane Races

Seafair Hydroplane Races 2011

One of the two major highlights of Seafair Weekend, the Albert Lee Cup features the world’s fastest racing boats. These boats race at speeds of 130 MPH- 200+ MPH and are known as hydroplanes because the are essentially a wing that flies over the water when it gets up to speed.  Read More 
Blue Angels

Blue Angels & Boeing Air Show

Seattle drivers may wonder why the I-90 floating bridge keeps closing this weekend, but if they look up, it is because the US Navy Blue Angels will be flying in formation right above them.  Read More 
seafair torchlight parade

Seafair Torchlight Parade

Seafair week is here! Kicked off by the Torchlight Parade – make sure you head downtown this evening for giant helium balloons, drill teams, marching bands, tons of horsies, clowns, and the Seafair pirates. And of course Real Seafair Royalty.  Read More