Seattle-Mayor Jenny Durkan and the Seattle Downtown Association announced a series of events and promotions on June 30. These events and promotions will be held in downtown Seattle from July 12th to 26th Part of welcome week.
Welcome Back Weeks is part of the resumption of work in downtown New York City, with the goal of bringing workers, small businesses and tourists back to the city center. It will carry out promotional activities in the downtown community, but large-scale events will be held in the Chinatown International District, Pioneer Plaza and West Lake.
The first large-scale event will be held in Xinghai Park from July 17th to 18th. The two-day event will celebrate local cuisine and culture, including community martial arts performances, cultural performances and lion dances. Local artists Hollis, Chong the Nomad, Evan Flory Barnes, Totem Star, Bleachbear, Chrysalis Circus, Massive Monkees, etc. will also perform live.For detailed information on all events, please visit seattle.gov/COVIDrecovery.
Maiko Winkler-Chin, executive director of SCIDpda, said: “We are very happy that Seattle’s reopening activities are starting at Xinghai Park.” “In the past year, the CID community has been very resilient. We are a community that likes to party. It’s great to reach this important milestone, let the community celebrate it, and welcome visitors to join us.”
“Chinatown International District and many BIPOC communities have been severely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Monisha Singh, executive director of the Chinatown International District Business Improvement District (CIDBIA). “As the city reopens and recovers, we must continue to support and celebrate this historic district.
CIDBIA is very happy to be able to support the activation of Xinghai Park in New York City during the welcome return week, in addition to CIDBIA’s Food Walk series in the summer and the C-ID night market in the fall. “