Free Seattle: Parades

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 … More Free Seattle: Parades

Free Seattle: Gasworks Park

Continuing with my “Free Seattle” series, this week we head to Gasworks Park: land of stark contrasts, kite flying, frolic-worthy hills, and 270-degree views. Perks: Free Lots of wind for kite flying Great view of Lake Union and downtown Some of the best picture-taking in the city What to Do: