This weekend is the Freemont Solstice Fair. It’s where all the hippies and weirdos in Seattle (and there are a lot of them) get together and put on a fantastical parade and street fair. There’s music, dancing, crazy costumes, giant puppets, and naked people on bikes. (I try to keep this blog PG, or at least PG-13, but if you want to see the naked bikers, do a quick search for “Freemont Parade.” They all wear crazy body paint, which is actually pretty cool.)
The parade is super impressive. Motorized floats and advertising are not allowed, so everyone who participates is doing so because they love the Solstice Festival, and they love making things.
There’s the giant Flying Spaghetti Monster.
Festival Shawl by Lyn Robinson
Dharma Bum Cropped Festival Top by Mama Pacha
Summer Girl – knitted headband by Monika Sirna