Blessings in the park to celebrate marriage equality June 30

Ballard Blessings in the Park at Ballard Commons Park (5501 22nd Ave NW) is set to celebrate the final phase in Washington State legalizing marriage equality June 30. On this day Washington State will convert domestic partnerships into marriages.

From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. blessings will be offered to all, including couples uniting in marriage and celebrating the State’s decision around marriage equality. The event is free to the public and attendees can expect food trucks and free ice cream (courtesy of Umpqua Bank), as well as live entertainment from Alleyoop and The Weavils. Kids face-painting will be offered and Bubbleman is rumored to make an appearance.

This event was a collaboration with local churches and religious organizations as well as businesses. They are grateful for the support of the following churches to celebrate love and offer blessings to the Seattle community.

Blessings offered by:

Crown Hill United Methodist Church

Northwest Christian Church (DOC)

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Trinity United Methodist Church

St. Paul’s United Church of Christ

Interfaith Community Sanctuary

Ballard First Lutheran Church

Partners for the Event

Ballard Chamber of Commerce

Friends of Ballard Commons Park

Populuxe Brewing

Circa Consulting

Sweet Mickey’s | a Candy Shoppe

Seattle Parks Department

Food & Entertainment


Don Luchos

The Weavils


Bubble Man!

Facepainting for the kids!

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