A to Z: Summer in Seattle
Get ready to soak up the sunniest season of the year!
Collected by Joey Carreon | Photos by Olivia Brent, Alaina Buzas, Emilio Huertas
From partaking in festive family-friendly fun to basking in nature, our quintessential A-to-Z summer guide will keep you busy at the Club and beyond. Summer in Seattle starts now!
A – Art Fair at Lumen Field: Thursday, July 21
B – Baseball: Root for the Mariners at T-Mobile Park. Enjoy exclusive seats reserved for WAC members at our Baseball & Brews event on Thursday, August 25.
C – Capitol Hill Block Party: July 22–24
D – Dock Night Concert at the College Club: Listen to live music on the beautiful waters of Lake Union during this interclub mixer on Tuesday, August 23.
E – Eat outside: Soak in the cool summer air and bask in the picturesque views of Puget Sound as you enjoy a champagne toast and multicourse dinner at our Chef Tasting Tables in the Elliott Bay Suite on July 13, July 27, August 10, and August 24.
F – Ferry rides and farmers markets … a perfect summer weekend!
G – Golf! The WAC Golf Club hosts twilight socials at Interbay Golf Center every other Thursday through August. Learn more at wac.net/golf-club. Also, show your WAC membership card for free admission the Boeing Classic, August 12–14.
H – Husky football: Great individual and season tickets available! Home opener vs. Kent State on September 3. Email firstname.lastname@example.org.
I – I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice cream! National Ice Cream Day: Sunday, July 17.
J –Experience Deception Pass like never before on our Jet Boar Tour on Saturday, August 20. wac.net/jet-boat
K – Kayaking: Rent a kayak and soak up the sun on Lake Union!
L – Lemonade: Pop into the WAC Café on the 8th Floor to quench your thirst this summer.
M – Seattle summer is full of neighborhood festivals. Try Magnolia Summerfest: August 5–7
N – Neighborhood festivals in Magnolia, Capitol Hill, etc
O – Olympic Peninsula and the Ocean. The opportunities are oh-so endless.
P – Picnic in the Park: Join Club Programs for a warm summer evening at West Montlake Park on Wednesday, July 20
Q – Quench your thirst! Hagerty’s happy hour specials are the answer! wac.net/hagertys
R – Read. Visit the iconic central branch of the Seattle Public Library, just five blocks from the WAC.
S – Seafair Weekend! Seattle’s No. 1 summer festival takes place August 5–7. Full event calendar: seafair.org/events. Look for the Blue Angels at the WAC August 3–7 as they return to their Seattle home. Also, support the Seattle Sounders this season. soundersfc.com
T – Triathlon: Whether you’re taking on your first or 50th race, the Seafair Triathlon is a can’t-miss. Sunday, July 24. wac.net/seafair2022
U – Umbrella: with any luck, you’ll be using it for shade from those…
V – … UV rays all summer long!
W – West Seattle Grand Parade: Saturday, July 23. thewestseattleparade.com
X – XC running: spend Wednesday mornings with the WAC Running Club and coach Yon Yilma. wac.net/wednesday-runs
Y – Yoga at Freeway Park, Tuesdays at 12 pm, July 12–August 30.
Z – Zoo Tunes at Woodland Park Zoo. zoo.org/zootunes
As published in the July/August 2022 issue of WAC Magazine. View the full spread in the physical issue or digital edition.
—Posted July 6, 2022