Dawgs in the District
Presented by Sound Transit

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The U District Welcomes New and Returning Huskies!

The U District is excited to welcome new and returning students, faculty, and staff to the best neighborhood in Seattle! This year, from Monday, September 23rd, to Friday, the 27th, the U District Partnership (UDP) is promoting deals and activities throughout the neighborhood and encouraging Huskies to visit our amazing local businesses to find their new favorite shop, cafe, restaurant, or venue.

So, invite a friend, and meet new ones, win prizes, and attend fun events happening all week at businesses across the street and around the district. Read below to find out more!

Dawgs in the District is a free event and an official part of UW’s Dawg Daze celebration.

Shop Local / Dine Global

The U District has a wide range of amazing local businesses and the most diverse food offerings of any neighborhood in Seattle, all right next to campus! Discover your new favorite stores and dishes from around the world. Throughout the week there will be deals and special opportunities for Dawgs down corner. Just show your Husky card at the below participating businesses to join in.

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Win Prizes!
If you share a picture of your food or purchase on Facebook or Instagram with #dawgsdistrict and tag the local business, you will be entered to win that day’s prize. Every day there will also be special promotions which will enter your name into the drawing twice!

At the end of the week we will draw our the winners for our special final prizes, each of which have their own challenges you must complete to be considered.

  • World Traveler - Shop at stores representing at least three different continents.

  • Cafe Connoisseur - Buy from three different U District tea, coffee, or bubble tea cafes.

  • U District Explorer - Snap a picture with your purchase from businesses from three of the four areas of the U District

  • The Grand Prize! - Every entry earns you another chance to win this top prize.

U District: Nights

Every night in the U District there is something new to do and see. Discover all of the fantastic movie theaters, music venues, and hang out spots our neighborhood has to offer. During Dawgs in the District, Huskies will find nightly events and deals just a short walk from campus and going well into the night. Check out the offerings below and don’t miss out!

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Up Your Ave!

Friday September 27th from 3:00 PM – 6:30 PM
University Way NE “The Ave” and 43rd St
Up Your Ave! is the culmination of our Dawgs in the District week and your last chance to enter to win our final prizes. To get started, visit our Party on the Ave on the corner of NE 43rd St and University Way NE, a.k.a. “The Ave”, to pick up your free event passport. Then, travel up and down the Ave from 41st St. to 52nd St. discovering along the way delicious free treats, fun swag, and amazing deals at local businesses. Don’t forget to collect stamps in your passport at each stop! When you finish the route, stop back in at our Party on the Ave to meet new friends, play games, listen to music, and collect this year’s much sought after Up Your Ave! t-shirt. This will be an event you won’t want to miss!

Up Your Ave Map Coming Soon!

Thank You to our 2019 Sponsors!

Top Dawg Presenting Sponsor:

Pack Leader Event Sponsors:

Big Dawg Event Sponsor:

Community Sponsors:

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