The South Lake Union Block Party is the largest festival focused on celebrating and showcasing our neighborhood with:

Community Booths: This year’s Community Village will feature more than 60 businesses and organizations in the area, between noon and 6 p.m.

Local Beneficiary: Proceeds from the Block Party benefit local organizations doing important work in the community. This year’s event, which is co-sponsored by, will benefit Mary’s Place. The local organization empowers homeless women, children, and families to reclaim their lives by providing shelter, nourishment, resources, healing and hope in a safe community.

Call for donations! Mary’s Place is hosting a Back to School event for their families on September 1. They’re getting hundreds of kids ready with school supplies, backpacks, clothes, shoes, haircuts, school pictures, school registration, and more - and they need our help! From 12-6 p.m. you can drop off donation items at Mary’s Place’s booth at the South Lake Union Block Party. They’re looking for donations of the following items:

Shoes & socks for kids ages 5-18
Jeans & t-shirts for kids ages 5-18
12” rulers
Black or blue pens
#2 pencils
Yellow highlighters
Pink pearl erasers
Colored pencils
Elmer’s school glue
3-ring binders (min1”)
3x5 white, ruled index cards
Composition & spiral notebooks
Basic & graphing calculators
Clothing store gift cards
School supply gift cards

Beer Garden!
Pair your local tunes with local brews at our beer garden, overlooking the main stage. There will also be lawn games for all to enjoy.

Food Trucks!
Local food trucks will be at the Block Party all day, serving both lunch and dinner along Westlake Avenue, including:

The South Lake Union Block Party has once again partnered with the School of Visual Concepts to offer interactive art for all to enjoy:

Plein Air Printing Parlour: Awake your inner artist and stop by the letterpress poster-printing tent, where the School of Visual Concepts will offer tools for original poster-making.

Steamroller Smackdown: Watch teams of design pros from all over the city compete as they print oversized posters designed around the theme, “Where the Music Matters,” with a 5-ton steamroller. This year’s contest will be judged by none other than KEXP.

Presented By:

Community Partners:

Exhibitor Partners:

South Lake Union Discovery Center
NW Corner of Denny Way & Westlake Ave. N
101 Westlake Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109

Interested in participating?
Please contact us or complete the appropriate vendor forms.
Call: (206) 342-5900