SLU Block Party
South Lake Union's Favorite Part is Back! All ages and free admission!
Now in its 15th year, the South Lake Union Block Party is the largest and longest running festival focused on celebrating and showcasing the neighborhood with:
- Over 70 community businesses and organizations
- Main stage featuring Northwest artists
- Beer garden
- Local restaurants and food trucks
- Letterpress salon and poster design competition (produced by School of Visual Concepts)
Proceeds will benefit FareStart, a James Beard Award-winning nonprofit organization that empowers adults and young people experiencing poverty and homelessness through job training and employment in the foodservice industry. FareStart operates eight social enterprise businesses that provides hands on training in a real world setting while providing revenue for its programs. Since 1992, FareStart has provided opportunities for more than 9,500 adults and youth, while serving over 10.7 million meals to Seattle area schools, homeless shelters and healthcare facilities.