For a Good Cause
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 beneficiaries include the Low Income Housing Institute and South Lake Union Chamber of Commerce. By attending the South Lake Union Block Party you are supporting organizations whose work is vital to the community.
11:00 AM-2:00 PMSavor SLU
12:00 PM-11:00 PMBrave Horse Tavern Beer Garden
4:00 PM-10:00 PMFood Trucks
4:00 PM-7:00 PMSLU’s Best Burger Competition
6:00 PM-6:45 PMSLU’s Best Burger Judge’s Presentation

11:45 AM-12:20 PMThe Foghorns
12:45 PM-1:45 PMMassy Ferguson
2:00 PM-8:00 PMSVC’s Steamroller Smackdown
4:45 PM-5:30 PMTomo Nakayama
5:30 PM-6:00 PMBlue Thunder
7:10 PM-7:45 PMKithkin
7:30 PM-8:00 PMSVC’s Steamroller Smackdown Awards Presentation
8:15 PM-9:15 PMPolyrhythmics
9:45 PM-10:55 PMTHEESatisfaction

Fun Zone
11:00 AM-7:00 PMCarnival Games
11:00 AM-11:00 PMGiant Slide

11:00 AM-7:00 PMCommunity Booths
Hungry? Sample the best that South Lake Union has to offer at Savor SLU from 11 AM – 2 PM. Advance tickets are available via Stranger Tickets, which includes a passport to sample all participating restaurants and a collectible SLU Block Party tote bag. Tickets are limited, so don’t miss out on this event.
South Lake Union is the place to find Seattle’s best food trucks, many of which will be serving up delicious offerings from 4 PM until late.

Need to cool off? Brave Horse Tavern will be pouring refreshing craft beers, cider and wine in its beer garden.
Burger Grilling
The Block Party’s annual Burger Grilling Competition presented by Seattle Met and Whole Foods Market will have local restaurants vying for the coveted title of “SLU’s best burger.” Tickets to this event are limited and available via Seattle Met.
Be sure to check out the amazing lineup of local artists playing the main stage throughout the day. See Schedule for more information.
Fun Zone
The Fun Zone is the place to be for kids of all ages. Activities include a giant slide, bounce house, face painting, community vendor booths, balloon animals, and an appearance by Seattle Seahawks Blitz and Boom. See Schedule for more information.
Steamroller Smackdown
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. While you’re there, visit SVC’s portable printing parlour to typeset a letterpress poster of your own, for free! For more information visit SVC's website.

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Key Partners

Supporting Sponsors

Directions & Contact

Interested in participating? Please contact us or complete the appropriate vendor application.

South Lake Union Discovery Center
Northwest corner of Denny Way and Westlake Ave. N
101 Westlake Ave N.
Seattle, WA 98109

Call: (206) 342-5900

Vendor Forms: