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Dive into Summer with Downtown Bellevue Events

by Paige Anderson | Jun 03, 2016

Summer is officially here and the Bellevue Downtown Association is inviting you to its events starting in July. Everyone is welcome!


Áegis of Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk –  9 a.m. July 4, 2016
The Àegis of Bellevue Four on the 4th Dog Jog & Walk, a non-competitive 4K, will begin at 9 a.m. on the morning of 4th of July at Ashwood Park. The jog & walk will also end at Ashwood Park where refreshments, activities and a costume contest will take place. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. the morning of the 4th. Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome! Hundreds of dogs will be in attendance, so we do not recommend bringing other types of pets. Please, do not bring dogs in heat and make sure your leash is no longer than 6 feet.

For more info about picking up race packets, weather, parking, event features, attire, the beneficiary, and how to volunteer click here.

Bellevue Family 4th

The Bellevue Collection Bellevue Family 4th presented by PACCAR 2 p.m. July 4, 2016

The Bellevue Downtown Association, City of Bellevue and our sponsors invite you to join us in the Downtown Park to celebrate America’s Independence Day for Bellevue Family 4th presented by PACCAR. The largest 4th of July celebration on the Eastside will take place in Bellevue Downtown Park where families and friends can enjoy food, games, live music, and a spectacular fireworks show.

For more info on parking and our sponsors click here.

Live at LunchLive at Lunch- July 5- September 8, 2016

Downtown Bellevue's outdoor summer concert series will entertain audiences with a top-notch lineup of talented local and regional acts every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, noon to 1:30 p.m., from July 5 through September 8. The Bellevue Downtown Association will present 30 free concerts in the 10-week series. Every Thursday concert will be held near the pedestrian corridor in the plaza at Bellevue Connection.

For more info and the full schedule of amazing musicians click here.

6th Street Fair

6th Street Fair- July 29 & 30 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and July 31 10 a.m.-6 p.m., 2016

Make Downtown Bellevue your family’s destination the last weekend of July for the 2016 6th Street Fair. You’ll experience the original work of 120 artists in an open-air showcase of sculpture, jewelry, home décor, wood and glass work, fabrics and more. Peruse an eclectic mix of outstanding arts and crafts and discover the perfect treasure from baskets and beadwork to paintings and pottery. There will be hands-on activities for kids and a variety of food offerings to satisfy your cravings.

The fair features a street-side layout next to the Bellevue Connection with quick access to nearby freeways, the transit center and parking.

See more information here.

A fun-filled summer awaits you in Downtown! Make sure to capture your summer moments in Downtown Bellevue on social media and tag @BellevueDT on Twitter and use the hashtag #bdowntown.



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