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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?

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

New commercials are here
Our newest round of commercials featuring local musical and visual artists are complete. Check them out and let us know what you think. 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

Seattle Beer Week

Celebrate local breweries and Seattle's craft beer industry with a week of events and special brews across the city. Get a full list of events at seattlebeerweek.com

  • When: May 5 - 14

17th of May Festival

Welcome to Seattle’s popular 17th of May Celebration, a.k.a. Syttende Mai [Soot-n-duh My]. The main event, the parade, will feature more than 100 groups including marching bands, Norwegian-American lodges, drill teams, classic cars and much more – all for Norway’s Constitution Day. In addition to the popular parade there are other events going on all day including music and dancing at Bergen place, a luncheon, kids events and free admission to the Nordic Heritage Museum, and more.

  • When: Wednesday, May 17 | all day

Ballard Jazz Festival

Enjoy live music over four days during the 15th annual Ballard Jazz Festival. Visit ballardjazzfestival.com for the lineup and tickets.

  • When: May 17 - 20, 2017

Seattle International Film Festival

More than 400 films from 80 countries. 25 days. 155,000 attendees. Be part of the largest and most highly-attended film festival in the United States, now in its 43rd year. Learn more at siff.net

  • When: May 18 - June 11

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

Northwest Folklife Festival

The Northwest Folklife Festival is the place to learn, to dance, to play, to try something new, and to discover arts and cultures that inspire celebration of one another and our big neighborhood. From yodeling to beatboxing, square dancing to Bollywood, – the Northwest Folklife Festival celebrates the global traditions of local, independent artists. Presenting more than 5,000 performers, the Festival draws from the 100+ cultural communities that Northwest Folklife collaborates with year-round. The festival is more than a celebration of the diversity of the Pacific Northwest, it’s a chance to engage directly with the many communities that make up our region. The Northwest Folklife Festival is our key annual event bringing up to 250,000 people over four days to the Seattle Center. In keeping our commitment to remove any economic barriers and ensure that everyone can experience and share in cultural traditions, the 46th annual Northwest Folklife is presented without admission charge, creating the most inclusive, wide reaching arts experience.

  • When: May 26 - 29
  • Where: Seattle Center, - See Map

PhinneyWood Pride Rainbow Hop

Presented by the PNA Business Group, the fifth annual Pride Rainbow Hop kicks of Pride month in Seattle in a family-frienly day of fun. Participating businesses and nonprofits in PhinneyWood promote the value of diversity by hosting events and activities and handing out goodies that focus on diversity and fun. From face painting to rainbow sidewalk art, the Rainbow Hop honors everyone in our community, whether you’re LGBT or straight.

  • When: Saturday, June 3 | 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
  • Where: PhinneyWood neighborhoods, - 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!