Seattle Seafair in Seattle, Washington that is an annual event that begins at the beginning of summer and runs through the end of summer. The event kicks off with a torchlight parade and run, hydroplane races, and an air show. There are events held each week through the duration of the event.
Other events include a marathon, triathlon, a milk jug derby, fireworks, music festivals, car shows and much more. Make sure that you are on the lookout for the Seattle Seafair Pirates. There is no telling where they are going to show up and they tend to disrupt things and live up to the image of being pirates.
The Seattle Seafair began in 1950. At this time, Seattle did not have any major sports team to draw attention to their city and they wanted to create an event that would put their name on the map. The first Seafair was a ten day event. Seafair is meant to bring the communities together and it is still that way today. There are many community events that take place during Seafair.
There are many events every weekend in a variety of communities during Seafair. It is a family event. Other attractions that are near Seafair include the Pike Place Market, The Museum of Flight, the Seattle Ferris wheel, Chihuly Garden & Glass, the Space Needle, and Discovery Park.