Free Seattle: Parades

13 Mar

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Did you know parades were originally a chance for rulers to display their military might and authority?

Eventually they became associated with festivals and holidays. People used them for a chance to socialize, witness a spectacle, and have fun (as they still do).

They say the original Macy’s Day Parade (1924) was the first to use blatant advertising. I would argue the aforementioned rulers were using it for their own “advertising” long before that. But I degress…

Here’s a whole list of free Seattle-area fun, month by month. With this many to choose from, you’ll need those picnic blankets and candy buckets on stand by!

Free Seattle: Parades

March

April

May

June

July

August

November

For more free Seattle fun, try one of these adventures:

Have your own tips for free things to do in and around Seattle … or your city? Please share!

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