Downtown Lowdown: Week of Aug. 18 – 24

Downtown Lowdown — your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle this week. If it’s happening…and it’s “happening”…you’ll find it here…   Monday, Aug. 18 — Zumba in Freeway Park Head to Freeway Park after work on Monday to shake out your Monday woes. Hosted by Seattle Parks and [...]

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Hempfest and Your Neighborhood – Festival Asks for Community Feedback

Hempfest is huge. As the largest marijuana rally in the nation, complete with live music and a number of notable speakers, there is a large influx of people Downtown during this three-day event.  Hempfest organizers want to know how their event is impacting you, the Downtown resident or business. The Downtown Seattle Association has heard concerns from Dowtown [...]

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Be a firefighter for a day with the Kid’s Firefighter Challenge

What child doesn’t dream of becoming a firefighter? The 2014 Pioneer Square Fire Festival will give children a unique chance to put on the hat, wear the jacket and run through a “rescue” operation. The family friendly 2014 Pioneer Square Fire Festival will include a Kid’s Firefighter Challenge (KFC), which will teach children about the [...]

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Are you firefighter fit? Sign up now for relay-style Five-Alarm Challenge!

The 2014 Pioneer Square Fire Festival welcomes the return of the Scott Safety Firefighter Combat Challenge to Downtown Seattle. There will also be the 5-Alarm Challenge, a relay-style version of the combat challenge where teams of three or five compete against others.   Want to see if you are firefighter fit? Test your strength and fire-safety knowledge [...]

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After a successful launch party last night at Hard Rock Cafe, the 2014 Out to Lunch Concert Series lineup is officially unveiled Mango Son and Tubaluba rocked the house last night for Out to Lunch Concert Series’ first ever launch party hosted at Hard Rock Café. The excitement in the room was sky-high with Out [...]

Hello, This is simply the lineup announcement blog post. For complete details go to our website: In regards to the concert tomorrow you can expect local electronic and hip hop artists performing in a multi-band set put together by Cabin Games records. Sorry for the cryptic description--it was how they wanted to be listed. Thanks for your input on the sound. We will take that into consideration. I will say that Performance Sound has continued to do a great job of balancing volume with street noise and making sure each band sounds their best despite difficult non-traditional venues. We are proud to contract with them. Thanks for attending the series!