South Lake Union

An urban village North of downtown Seattle.

South Lake Union is a neighborhood with a distinct live-work-play culture.

By day, you’ll see streets bustling with everyone from biologists, to tech mavens and their furry friends. They’ll be visiting the Pike Place Market Express market for fresh produce during their lunch hour, or swinging by a Pronto bicycle-sharing station en route to their next stop. At night, the robust dining scene attracts locals and visitors alike. And when it’s time to play, the options are endless. The walkable neighborhood is home to many events including the annual South Lake Union Block Party. Attractions like the REI flagship store’s indoor climbing wall and watersports at Lake Union Park keep you happy and healthy.

Upcoming Events

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June 9, 10:00 am

South Lake Union Redux: Tech & more Tech

This tour examines key ingredients for urban revitalization and discusses the urban design and architectural strategies at work in the vibrant, rapidly growing South Lake Union neighborhood. Participants will experience the evolution of re-investment and re-development in the neighborhood and discuss transformation of a no-mans-land into one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the country. The tour will look at the commercial growth of the neighborhood from Amazon’s historic lease agreement to today’s downtown-like expansion of residential and hospitality development. From the Denny Triangle to the shoreline of the “Little Lake” this tour shares the history of the neighborhood, explores commercial and institutional projects illustrating design adaptation in the last 10 years, and asks participants to consider what is the right mixture for successful revitalization of an urban neighborhood. The tour includes Amazon’s SLU Campus, South Lake Union Park, UW Medicine, and the Future Google & Facebook SLU Campuses (currently under construction).

Tickets can be purchased here.

Starts at the Triangle Park across from Whole Foods.

Cross streets: Westlake & Denny.

June 16, 3:00 pm

Solstice Night Market

It’s back to celebrate the Summer Solstice! Join us in South Lake Union for our 2nd Annual Solstice Night Market showcasing the best street food, handmade and artist alike! Makers, finders, foodies welcome!

July 21, 10:00 am

South Lake Union Redux: Tech & more Tech

This tour examines key ingredients for urban revitalization and discusses the urban design and architectural strategies at work in the vibrant, rapidly growing South Lake Union neighborhood. Participants will experience the evolution of re-investment and re-development in the neighborhood and discuss transformation of a no-mans-land into one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the country. The tour will look at the commercial growth of the neighborhood from Amazon’s historic lease agreement to today’s downtown-like expansion of residential and hospitality development. From the Denny Triangle to the shoreline of the “Little Lake” this tour shares the history of the neighborhood, explores commercial and institutional projects illustrating design adaptation in the last 10 years, and asks participants to consider what is the right mixture for successful revitalization of an urban neighborhood. The tour includes Amazon’s SLU Campus, South Lake Union Park, UW Medicine, and the Future Google & Facebook SLU Campuses (currently under construction).

Tickets can be purchased here.

Starts at the Triangle Park across from Whole Foods.

Cross streets: Westlake & Denny.

August 11, 8:00 am

Obliteride 2018

OBLITERIDE IS A WEEKEND YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS

You can bike and walk all year, but only one weekend a year is it surrounded by an amazing, cancer-fighting community, incredible food and entertainment, and an uplifting and inspiring atmosphere that is Obliteride. Mark your calendar, and start getting excited for the 6 year anniversary of an event that has become an annual tradition in the community!

This weekend brings together a community whose collective spirit of relentlessness will create the world we all want to live in. A world where cancer is behind us. As we train and fundraise throughout the year and cross the Finish Line on Saturday, Aug. 11, we remember who we Obliteride for; the loved ones who lost their battle, those currently battling, for kids who will be impacted by this disease and all those survivors who are still with us today because of research happening at Fred Hutch. This is a journey where everyone is has the same goal – better treatments, better outcomes and better lives.

Together, we’ve raised over $12 million to date; every participant-raised dollar goes toward lifesaving cancer research at Fred Hutch. Each year, we’re looking to recruit more Obliteriders, fundraise more money, have more fun and ultimately allow our scientists to explore more cures that will save the lives of our loved ones.

Check out the Top 10 Reasons to support Obliteride and Fred Hutch.

Resigration and more information for the event can be found here.

September 8, 10:00 am

South Lake Union Redux: Tech & more Tech

This tour examines key ingredients for urban revitalization and discusses the urban design and architectural strategies at work in the vibrant, rapidly growing South Lake Union neighborhood. Participants will experience the evolution of re-investment and re-development in the neighborhood and discuss transformation of a no-mans-land into one of the fastest growing neighborhoods in the country. The tour will look at the commercial growth of the neighborhood from Amazon’s historic lease agreement to today’s downtown-like expansion of residential and hospitality development. From the Denny Triangle to the shoreline of the “Little Lake” this tour shares the history of the neighborhood, explores commercial and institutional projects illustrating design adaptation in the last 10 years, and asks participants to consider what is the right mixture for successful revitalization of an urban neighborhood. The tour includes Amazon’s SLU Campus, South Lake Union Park, UW Medicine, and the Future Google & Facebook SLU Campuses (currently under construction).

Tickets can be purchased here.

Starts at the Triangle Park across from Whole Foods.

Cross streets: Westlake & Denny.