DList Magazine Summer "Nightlife" Issue 2015 - Page 11

THE D'S LIST Grab your pen and paper or more likely open your “note” app on your phone and start your summer to-do list. This is only a hiccup of options, but lucky for you the rest can be found at www.dlistmagazine.com/events. SILVER FALLS PARADISO About an hour and 40 minutes from Seattle in Mount Rainier National Park will be worth the one and ½ mile hike to absorb the view of the mighty Ohanapecosh Falls. Feel free to take a break (and your clothes off ) and dip in the hot springs to relax. If you haven’t been, this year is your year. The three-day festival from July 17 - 19 at Seattle Center will have your gluttonous side jumping for joy as you gorge on American to ethnic foods, sip on wine and chug some beer with music and entertainment to watch. www.biteofseattle.com CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY WATERSHED FESTIVAL Grab your cowboy/cowgirl boots to see the biggest names in country music on July 31 Aug 2 at the Gorge Amphitheatre with Carrie Underwood, Chris Young, Clare Dunn, Florida George Lineup and more. www.watershedfest.com SUMMER MELTDOWN FESTIVAL Where the music meets the mountain in Darrington, WA from August 6 – 9 for a multi day grassroots music festival featuring daytime adventures like horseback riding, rock climbing, or river rafting and music to dance through the night. www.summermeltdownfest.com BUMBERSHOOT Spend your Labor Day weekend with the best in music, film, comedy, spoken word, dance, theatre, performance, and visual arts at Seattle Center with huge names like Atmosphere, Cake, Ellie Goulding, Zedd, and more. www.bumbershoot.com Seattle’s Phinney Ridge neighborhood brings you their 9th Annual Summer Beer Taste on July 19 at the Phinney Center that features over 20 local breweries, pub snacks and brats from Barking Alehouse. www.phinneycenter.org/summerbeer BITE OF SEATTLE Fulfill your heart’s EDM desires on June 26th and 27th at Washington’s beautiful Gorge Amphitheatre for the largest EDM festival in the Northwest with Armin Van Buuren, Knife Party, Martin Garrix, Skrillex and more. www.paradisofestival.com A 3-day music and art festival celebrating Capitol Hill from July 24 – July 26 with artists such as Ratatat, Toro Y Moi, The Kills, and Flatbush Zombies, a beer garden and various food trucks. www.capitolhillblockparty.com BEERZILLA SECOND BEACH Take a road trip to the Washington Coast and take a walk off the beaten path through the haunting to reach stunning sunset views by on the beach, atop sea stacks or through an eroded “hole in the wall” on the northern end. WINDS OF CHANGE TRAIL It will take you less than hour to drive to Mount St. Helens to skip through the wildflower landscape. In midsummer, a half-dozen miles from the volcano’s still-steaming crater are awash in all the colors of the rainbow. CELEBRATE WOODINVILLE PACIFIC NORTHWEST MUSHROOM FESTIVAL Live music, 5k Glow Run, wine and beer tents, chef demos, and tons of food to sample. Happening at the Hawks Prairie Rotary in Olympia, July 25th – 26th. www.pnwmushroomfest.org For all you wine-o’s Celebrate Woodinville’s Concerts in the Park are free with high-energy bands and a wine garden with wines being poured by premiere Woodinville Wine Country wineries. www.celebratewoodinville.com PEMCO MOVIES AT MAGNUSON PARK How about a movie? Seattl