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South Lake Union's largest neighborhood celebration is back. This year's (free!) event features a jam-packed lineup of local bands throughout the day, the "Best Burger in SLU" competition, the School of Visual Concepts' Steamroller Smackdown, Brave Horse Tavern beer garden and more.


Drink

Need to cool off? Brave Horse Tavern will be pouring a selection of local craft beers, cider and wine in its beer garden (21+) where there will also be lawn games provided by Underdog Sports for all to enjoy.
Beer


Ice Cream
Eat

South Lake Union is the place to find Seattle’s best food trucks, many of which will be serving up delicious offerings during lunch and dinner at the corner of John Street and Ninth Avenue.

Grill
Sample sliders from all five restaurants vying for the coveted title of “Best Burger in SLU” at the Best Burger Grilling Competition presented by Whole Foods Market! Advance tickets can be purchased at Whole Foods Market South Lake Union or at the event for $20.
Music


Keyboard
Be sure to check out the amazing lineup of local artists playing the all-ages main stage presented by Xfinity and The Vera Project. See schedule for set times.
BANDS:

Beat Connection

Hibou

The True Loves

Lemolo

Danny Newcomb & The Sugarmakers

DJs:

DJ Tomi (Women Warriors / Head in the Clouds)

DJ Ahold (TUF)

Art


STEAMROLLER
SMACKDOWN
PRESENTED BY SVC


Take in the spectacle of the School of Visual Concepts' annual Steamroller Smackdown, where teams of top designers will print gigantic posters using a steamroller in lieu of a traditional printing press. This year's thought-provoking poster theme is Northwest Stories; trophies will be awarded by Seattle Arts and Lectures Executive Director Ruth Dickey. While you’re there, visit SVC’s portable printing parlour and typeset a letterpress poster of your own. For more information visit SVC's website.

2:25 - Turnstyle | Ten Gun Design | Evolution Press | Annie’s Art & Frame

3:30 - DEI Creative | Facebook | POP | Paper Hammer

4:35 - Starbucks Global Creative | Tether | Fell Swoop | Astronauts & Poets

5:40 - Oracle | City Arts | WONGDOODY | Hornall Anderson

6:45 - Publicis | Amazon | Tableau | AIGA

7:45 - Trophies will be presented by Seattle Arts & Lectures Executive Director Ruth Dickey

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Schedule
ART
Steamroller Smackdown & SVC's Portable Printing Parlour: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
MUSIC

Danny Newcomb & The Sugarmakers: 4:00 pm - 4:50 pm

DJ Tomi (Women Warriors / Head in the Clouds): 4:50 pm – 5:15 pm

Lemolo: 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm

DJ Tomi (Women Warriors / Head in the Clouds): 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm

The True Loves: 6:45 pm - 7:45 pm

DJ Ahold (TUF): 7:45 pm – 8:15 pm

Hibou: 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm

DJ Ahold (TUF): 9:15 pm – 9:45 pm

Beat Connection: 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm

BOOZE
Beer Garden: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
FOOD

Food Trucks: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Burger Grilling: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

OTHER
Community Booths: 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
For a Good Cause
Playground
As the largest festival focused on celebrating and showcasing South Lake Union, proceeds from the Block Party benefit local organizations committed to the neighborhood. This year’s event will benefit the Cascade Playground Activation Committee (CPAC), a non-profit organization that includes Cascade and South Lake Union neighborhood residents, small business owners, and community organizations. The CPAC supports community building and engagement, making Cascade Playground a safe, fun, and enjoyable park to use for all who live and visit in the neighborhood.
Sponsors


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