With summer just a week away, start it out right at the Fremont Solstice Festival running Friday-Sunday, June 17-19th. The parade, In its 27th year, is an event not to be missed. Painted bicyclists, neighborhood floats and plenty of music grace the parade route which begins at 3:00pm on Saturday at Leary Way and N 36th Street and winds its way through Fremont ending at Gasworks Park. Beyond that there are food trucks, local art vendors, beer gardens and music acts. For more info check out the festivals website.