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Ballard

WELCOME TO BALLARD

Verity Credit Union is about serving the communities our members live, work and play in.

What's new?

Ballard Night Out
Join us on Thursday, June 15 for an evening to celebrate local art and music. Ballard's Verity branch is showcasing work by local artist Kyle Krauskopf as well as our commissioned "truth" art. And local musician, Abraham Neuwelt, will play the Russian kettledrum while people enjoy refreshments. The event is from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. We hope to see you there! Read More

Meet our new partner musical and visual artists
We have added six new musical and visual artists to our growing lists of partners. Read more to learn about Charlie and the Rays, Christine Olson, Eugenie Jones, Jeremiah Hammer, Paris Alexa, and Tobias the Owl. Read More

Ballard Branch

Address
5711 24th Ave NW
Seattle, WA 98107

Phone
(206) 641-2877

See a map and hours in our Locations & Hours page

Community Involvement

During  the first quarter of 2017 Verity staff volunteered

  • 451.75 hours with

  • 42 organizations.

Verity Partners and Sponsorships

Community Resources

My Ballard

Ballard News-Tribune

Ballard Chamber of Commerce

In Ballard Merchants Association

Ballard Community Center

Ballard Pool

Seattle Parks and Recreation

Seattle Public Library - Ballard Branch

Upcoming Events

Ask Our Coach

Have personal finance questions? Get answers from our own financial coach, Charnell Morud. No need to sign up -- just stop by for an informal discussion. First come, first served.

  • When: Tuesday, July 11 | 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Where: Ballard's Verity branch, 5711 24th Ave NW - See Map
  • Cost: Free!

Business Impact NW Launch & Grown Your Business series

Join professionals from Business Impact NW and learn about how to successfully start and grow your business. During seven sessions, participants will learn how to manage, market and finance their businesses, with a focus on writing a business plan. Participants will also enjoy networking with other people who are starting or running businesses. Learn more and register at http://businessimpactnw.org/events/launch-grow-your-business-may-31-to-july-12-2017.

  • When: Wednesdays May 31 - July 12 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Alderwood's Verity branch, 18530 33rd Ave W - See Map
  • Cost: $399 for the course

Shred-a-Thon

Verity's annual Shred-a-Thon returns to Alderwood and Beacon Hill! Bring your unwanted sensitive documents and have them securely shredded by a Shred-It truck, right in front of you! Please bring donation of $10 cash or non-perishable food to donate to local food banks.

  • When: Saturday, July 15 | 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Alderwood and Beacon Hill branches, - See Map
  • Cost: Suggested donation of $10 or non-perishable food to benefit local food banks

Community Events

Fremont Solstice Parade and Fair

The Fremont Solstice Parade is wacky, weird, and world-famous for its nude painted cyclists who ride at 12:30 p.m. The parade starts at 1 p.m. (Leary Way NW & 2nd Ave NW) and ends at Gas Works Park with bands and beer 1:30 to 9:30 p.m. The Fremont Fair runs all weekend and offers a craft market, art activities, food vendors, a beer garden, funky painted cars, live music and more.

  • When: June 17 - 18 | all day
  • Where: Fremont, - See Map

Make Music Day Seattle

Make Music Seattle is a live, free musical celebration with concerts on streets, sidewalks and parks across the city. It is part of an international effort on June 21 to celebrate music around the world. Visit makemusicday.org/seattle to learn who will be playing where.

  • When: Wednesday, June 21
  • Cost: Free!

PrideFest

Join us at PrideFest in Seattle Center and enjoy the largest LGBTQ event in the Pacific Northwest. The Pride Parade starts at 11:00 a.m. at 4th and Union and ends near City Center. Verity staff will be there with a photo booth, giveaways, and information about how people can join the credit union movement.

  • When: Sunday, June 25
  • Cost: Free!

Wooden Boats Festival

Enjoy free boat rides, tours, live music, kids’ activities, and food/beer vendors at Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival at Center for Wooden Boats.

  • When: July 1 - 4
  • Cost: Free!

Seattle 4th of July

Seafair Summer Fourth at Gas Works Park has family activities, entertainment, food and beverages, and fireworks at 10:20 p.m.

  • When: Tuesday, July 4 | all day
  • Where: Gas Works Park, - See Map
  • Cost: Free!

Ballard Night Out

Join artists, musicians, neighborhood businesses and more to celebrate arts and culture the third Thursday of every month, year round. Visit ballardnightout.com for the list of artists and venues each month.

  • When: Third Thursdays | 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Ballard, - See Map

Ballard Seafood Fest

Eat seafood, watch a lutefisk-eating contest, hear music, see art, visit the family stage, and enjoy the BeerFest at the Ballard SeafoodFest. You may even spot a Viking at this free Scandinavian event.

  • When: July 7 - 9
  • Where: around Ballard, - See Map

Seattle street food festival

Seattle Street Food Festival has 50 food trucks and food booths, a beer garden, live music, and 70 Urban Craft Uprising vendors in South Lake Union, along 9th Ave. N. from Denny Way to Harrison St. Free.

  • When: July 15 - 16
  • Where: South Lake Union, - See Map

NW SolarFest

Shoreline Community College hosts the NW SolarFest, a renewable energy and sustainable living fair. Hear live music and see exhibitors and vendors, plus electric vehicles. Free.

  • When: Saturday, July 22 | 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Where: Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave N - See Map
  • Cost: Free!