Downtown Lowdown: Week of Aug. 3 – 9

Downtown Lowdown: Your weekly dose of the top-level things, events, specials and happenings in Downtown Seattle. If it’s happening, you’ll find it here.


Monday, Aug. 3 —  WICKED at The Paramount

Westlake Park kids activityKidsQuest Children’s Museum will be in Westlake Park every Monday for a FREE Science and Technology based kids activity. Join them Monday, Aug. 3 for “connecting with circuits.”

When: 10 a.m., Mondays

Where: Westlake Park



Tuesday, Aug. 4 —  Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series: Nolan Garrett

outtolunchJoin Nolan Garrett at our Out To Lunch Summer Concert Series! Enjoy live music for free at various locations in Downtown throughout the week, July through September.

When: Noon

Where: Union Bank



Tuesday, Aug. 4 — Night Out Seattle

Night outEvery year, the Seattle Police Department hosts and organizes Night Out Against Crime, an evening when different Seattle neighborhoods raise awareness of anti-crime initiatives and celebrate community. Learn more about Downtown events by clicking here.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Bell St. Park, Westlake Park, Occidental Square Park.



Wednesday, Aug. 5 — Idina Menzel

idina-menzel-768Wicked just left The Paramount, and now the show’s most famous witchy actress will hit the very same stage as a solo act! Join Idina Menzel as she serenades the audience. Tickets are still available!

When: Aug. 5, 7 p.m.

Where: The Paramount Theatre



Thursday, Aug. 6 —  Outto Lunch Summer Concert Series: McTuff

outtolunchJoin McTuff for some “powerful and jaw-dropping funk and jazz” at our OTL Concert Series! Enjoy live music for free at various locations in Downtown throughout the week, July through September.

When: Noon

Where: Two Union Square



Thursday, Aug. 6 —  Post Alley Hooley

HooleyThisThursdayThis free event will feature activities all over Post Alley. In the Pike Corridor you can expect live music, drinks from local vendors, ice cream and improv from Unexpected Productions.

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Post Alley



Thursday, Aug. 6 —  #TBT in Occidental Square Park

10407792_499719720194607_4175023470699398732_nRemember what it was like to surround yourself with your favorite people and just play? We’re trying to tap into that feeling every Thursday from 5 to 6 p.m. with old school games & more!

When: 5 p.m.

Where: Occidental Square Park



Thursday, June 4 — First Thursday in Pioneer Square

First Thursday Art Walk 3Take yourself on a free and self-guided art walk through the largest concentration of art galleries in Seattle. The art walk takes place every first Thursday of every month from 6pm to 8pm.  Remember to get FREE parking from!

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Pioneer Square



Friday, Aug. 7 — Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series: Naomi Wachira

outtolunchJoin us and Naomi Wachira for some amazing free music during the lunch hour for the Out To Lunch Summer Concert Series in South Lake Union Park!

When: Noon

Where: South Lake Union Park



Sunday, Aug. 9 — KEXP DJ in Westlake Park

KEXP_PARKLIFE_1024x1024Join KEXP at Westlake Park for the FREE KEXP’s PARKLIFE. KEXP DJs will be featured the first four Sunday afternoons in August. They will be on hand spinning tunes in Westlake Park for your listening and dancing pleasure.

When: 3pm – 6pm

Where: Westlake Park

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