The Ballard Locks free concert series is set to begin this weekend. The 26th Annual Free Summer Concerts and Events series kicks off with the Boeing Employees Concert Band at 2 p.m. on Sunday, May 31.
The free concert series runs from May 31 to September 6, with concerts beginning at 2 p.m. every Saturday and Sunday in the botanical gardens.
A few of their special events include a classic car show on Father’s Day (June 21), a pre-1950s car show on August 16, and the Greater Seattle Fuchsia Society’s annual show on July 25.
All summer events at the Locks are free and open to the public. There will be limited concert seating, which is available on a first-come basis, but they welcome blankets or lawn chairs for visitors. The first full weekend of concerts will feature theHighline Community Symphonic Band, June 6 and Cascadia Big Band June 7. To view the full calendar of events, click here.