August 22-24, 2014

Washington State International Kite Festival
MON-SUN One of the world’s largest kite festivals in Long Beach, WA. Map
(kitefestival.com)

Evergreen State Fair
THRU SEP 01 Washington’s second largest state fair with carnival rides, 4-H exhibits, food booths, and live entertainment Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe, WA. Directions
(www.evergreenfair.org)

Chehalis Garlic Fest
FRI-SUN fun, food, music, crafts, and, oh, yeah… garlic! At Southwest Washington Fairgrounds in Chehalis. Map
(www.chehalisgarlicfest.com)

Flower Show
SAT-SUN PSDA Show at Sky Nursery in Shoreline. Map
(www.pugetsounddahlias.org)

Sand in the City
SAT-SUN Washingtons largest free family sand festival. Sculpting events with 240 tons of sand, arts/science/educational activities and entertainment in Olympia. Map
(www.hocm.org)

Free Summer Fly Days – Battle of Britain
SAT Flying at noon: Vickers Supermarine Spitfire, Hawker Hurricane Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Kitsap County Fair
WED-SUN Animals, carnival, exhibits, music, entertainment and more at the Kitsap County Fairgrounds just a short ferry ride away in Bremerton. Map Ferry Schedule
(www.kitsapgov.com)

August 15-17, 2014

Snoqualmie Railroad Days
FRI-SUN Train rides, parade, fun run, entertainment, vendors and children’s activities at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. Map
(www.trainmuseum.org)

Snohomish Taste of Music
FRI-SUN 3 Days of Blues, Jazz, Funk! Includes the Washington Blues Society IBC Semi-Finals. Directions
(tasteofmusic.org)

Woodinville Festival
SAT Farmer’s market, arts and crafts fair, exhibitors, and children’s activities. At Wilmot Gateway Park in Woodinville. Map
(www.celebratewoodinville.com)

Celebrate Shoreline Festival
SAT Festival with a live music, car show, kids activities and more. At Cromwell Park in Shoreline. Map
(www.cityofshoreline.com)

Viking Days
SAT-SUN Viking reenactments, music, Scandinavian food, beer & wine gardens, crafts, kids’ activities and more in Ballard. Map
(www.nordicmuseum.org)

Free Summer Fly Days – Luftwaffe Day
SAT Flying at noon: Messerschmitt Bf 109, Focke Wulf Fw 190, Fiesler Storch Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Richmond Beach Sandcastle Contest
SUN Sandcastle building contest open to all at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park in Shorline. Map
(www.cityofshoreline.com)

August 8-10, 2013

A Taste of Edmonds
FRI-SUN Taste food from local eateries plus live entertainment including music and children’s activities, wine-tasting and beer garden in downtown Edmonds. Map
(www.atasteofedmonds.com)

Kirkland Summerfest
FRI-SUN A Celebration of art, music, food, and family fun on the waterfront. In downtown Kirkland. Map
(www.kirklandsummerfest.com)

Auburn Days Festival
FRI-SUN Entertainment, food, fun run, parade, street dance and car show in downtown Auburn. Map
(www.auburndays.com)

South Lake Union Block Party
FRI Food from neighborhood eateries, beer/wine garden, local music and kids’ activities at South Lake Union Discovery Center. Map
(www.slublockparty.com)

Festival at Mount Si
FRI-SUN Music, food, children’s activities, parade, car show and fireworks at Si View Community Center in North Bend. Map
(www.festivalatmtsi.org)

Kitsap Wine Festival
SAT Celebration of food and wine at Harborside Fountain Park in Bremerton. Map Ferry Schedule
(www.kitsapwinefestival.com)

Marysville Homegrown Festival
SAT-SUN Marketplace of local produce, arts & crafts and music along Third St. in Marysville. Sponsored by local merchants. Map
(www.marysvillemerchants.com)

Pierce County Fair
THU-SUN 4-H exhibits, entertainment, fair food and more in Graham. Map
(www.piercecountyfair.com)

Perseid Meteor Shower
FRI-SUN Watch the sky at night and you may be rewarded with one of the best annual displays of shooting stars. The Perseid meteor shower is an annual meteor shower that is extremely regular in its timing and can potentially be visible for weeks in the late summer sky

August 1-3, 2014

Seafair Hydroplane Races and Air Show
FRI-SUN The ultimate Pacific Northwest summer experience is the hydroplane races and Air Show featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels at Genesee Park on Lake Washington. Parking and Transportation
(www.seafair.com)

Fleet Week
WED-SUN Free public tours of U.S. Navy & Coast Guard and Canadian Navy ships at the Seattle waterfront. Map
(www.seafair.com)

NHRA Summer Nationals
FRI-SUN Ground pounding excitement with 7000HP NHRA nitromethane Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars. At Pacific Raceways in Kent.
(www.pacificraceways.com)

Magnolia Summerfest
FRI-SAT Crafts, art, food train & pony rides and parade in Magnolia. Map
(http://www.magnoliachamber.org/)

Lake City Salmonfest
FRI-SUN Street festival with live music, food, and over 100 vendors Map
(salmonfestseattle.com)

Anacortes Arts Festival
FRI-SUN Art displays plus entertainment and regional & ethnic foods in downtown Anacortes. Map
(www.anacortesartsfestival.com)

July 25-27, 2014

Pacific Northwest Nationals Auto Show
FRI-SUN Display of more than 2000 hot rods, customs, classics at Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.good-guys.com)

Timber! Music Festival
FRI-SUN Three day music festival in a natural outdoor setting. Camping is permitted. At Tolt-Macdonald Park in carnation Map
(timbermusicfest.com/)

Sixth Street Fair
FRI-SUN Original works by130 artists in an open air showcase, plus music, food and kids’ activities in Bellevue. Map
(www.bellevuedowntown.org)

Bellevue Festival of the Arts
FRI-SUN Juried arts and crafts fair features 200 of the most talented and popular artisans, musicians and craftspeople from the Northwest and beyond. Map
(www.bellevuefest.org)

Bellevue Arts Museum Art Fair
FRI-SUN Shop from over 300 artists from across the continent and engage in a multitude of free, fun community programs designed to celebrate art and creative expression. Map
(www.bellevuearts.org)

Kirkland Classic Car Show
SUN Charity benefit car show in downtown Kirkland. Map
(www.kirklanddowntown.org)

Tour de Terrace
FRI-SUN Carnival, arts & crafts, food, parade and fireworks at Evergreen Playfield in Mountlake Terrace. Map
(www.tourdeterrace.org)

Capitol Hill Block Party
FRI-SUN Music from 100 local and national bands with food and vendors along 10th Ave & East Pike. Map
(capitolhillblockparty.com)

Renton River Days
FRI-SUN Crafts, games, entertainment, pony rides, parade and more at Liberty Park in Renton. Map
(rentonwa.gov)

Lake Stevens Aquafest
FRI-SUN Food, Live Music, Kiddie Carnival, Arts & Crafts, Fireworks and more
(www.aquafest.org)

Marine Week Seattle
SAT-AUG 03 Marine Week is a celebration of Community, Country and Corps – providing the American public the unique experience to directly connect with hundreds of Marines. Schedule
(http://community.marines.mil)

July 18-20, 2014

Bite Of Seattle
FRI-SUN The Northwest’s original food festival with booths featuring 50+ Seattle area restaurants and 30+ food product companies as well as wine tasting and entertainment at the Seattle Center. Map
(www.biteofseattle.com)

Mustangs Northwest Round Up
SAT Judged show of classic Mustangs and Cougars. At Bellevue College. Map
(www.mustangsnorthwest.org)

King County Fair
THU-SUN Carnival, food, live entertainment, children’s activities, 4H and FFA animals, car show and more at the Enumclaw Expo Center. Map
(thekingcountyfair.com)

Darrington Bluegrass Festival
FRI-SUN Music festival with 24-hour jamming campsites at Darrington Music Park. Location FAQ
(http://www.darringtonbluegrass.com/)

SandSations Sand Sculpture Competition
WED-SUN World class sand sculpture competition and summer festival in Longbeach, WA
(sandsationslongbeach.com)

Snohomish Kla Ha Ya Days
WED-SUN Community festival with a parade, car show, chili cook-off, soapbox derby, carnival, entertainment and more in downtown Snohomish. Map
(www.klahayadays.com)

Kirkland Uncorked
FRI-SUN Celebration of Washington wine and food plus an art show on the shores of Lake Washington at Marina Park in Kirkland. Map
(www.kirklanduncorked.com)

Sequim Lavendar Festival
FRI-SUN More than 150 crafts and lavender booths, food, music and more in downtown Sequim. Map
(www.lavenderfestival.com)

Vashon Island Strawberry Festival
FRI-SUN Music, Beer Garden, Vendor booths, carnival on picturesque Vashon Island. Map
(www.vashonchamber.com/)

Duvall Sandblast Arts Festival
SAT-SUN This music showcase and fine art and craft fair will have dozens of local Puget Sound artists and crafters demonstrating, displaying and selling their work.
Map
(duvallarts.org)

White Center Jubilee Days Street Fair
SAT-SUN Festival featuring live music, foods, carnival, free children’s entertainment, fireworks and a parade in downtown White Center. Map
(www.jubileedays.org)

Mill Creek Festival
SAT-SUN Roving artists, crafts booths, new northwest bands on stage, more food vendors and an even bigger Kid’s Plaza.
Directions and Parking
(www.millcreekfestival.com)

Gig Harbor Art Festival
SAT-SUN Arts & crafts booths plus entertainment and a food court in Gig Harbor. Map
(www.peninsulaartleague.com)

Beerzilla PNA Beer Taste
SAT Ten tastes from over 21 local microbreweries. Barking Alehouse Brats and pub snacks included. At the Phinney Neighborhood Center. Map
(www.phinneycenter.org)

Bon Odori Festival
SAT A celebration of Japanese Buddhism with traditional folk dancing, ikebana flower arrangements, taiko demonstrations and more at Seattle Buddhist Temple. Map
(seattlebetsuin.org)

Alki Beach Art Fair
SAT-SUN Juried art fair, music, food, children’s art and more at Alki Beach Promenade. Map
(alkiartfair.org)

San Juan Island Lavender Festival
SAT-SUN Lavender farm tours and workshops, cooking demos, picnics and live music at Pelindaba Lavender Farm on San Juan Island. Map
(www.pelindabalavender.com)

Mill Creek Festival
SAT-SUN Food, entertainment, arts & crafts, children�s area with bouncy houses, and the ever-popular Pet Plaza! Located on Mill Creek Boulevard. Map
(www.millcreekfestival.com)

Covington Days Festival
SAT-SUN Parade, arts and crafters, carnival games, exhibitors, kid and family activities, on stage entertainment, inflatable toys, watermelon eating contest and much more! Map
(www.covingtonwa.gov)

Chinatown Seafair Parade
SUN Chinese dragon, taiko drumming, drill teams, dancing lions and other entries make their way through the International District. Map
(www.seattlechinesechamber.org)

July 11-13, 2014

Free Slurpies at 7-11
FRI Celebrate 7-11 day with free slurpies at the famous convenience store chain by the same name.

Redmond Derby Days
FRI-SAT Food and vendor booths, kids’ parade, music, at Redmond City Hall campus. Map
(www.redmondderbydays.com)

Kent Cornucopia Days
FRI-SUN Festival, street fair, food, carnival, parade and more in Kent. Map
(www.kcdays.com)

West Seattle Summer Fest
FRI-SUN Street fair with music, arts, food, beer garden and street dance at West Seattle Junction. Map
(www.westseattlefestival.com)

Pacific Days
FRI-SUN Parades, activities, car show, food, music & dance at Pacific City Park. Map
(www.pacificpartnerships.org)

Ballard Seafood Fest
SAT-SUN Nordic heritage displays, vendor and food booths in Ballard. Map
(www.seafoodfest.org)

Supermoon
SAT The moon will be full at it’s closest approach to the earth on Saturday night, for the first of three times this year.

Milk Carton Derby
SAT Colorful milk-carton boats competing for prizes plus activities and food on the shore at Green Lake Park. Map
(www.seafair.com)

Chinatown Dragon Fest
SAT-SUN Lion and Dragon dances, rhythmical Japanese taiko drumming, Chinese martial arts demonstrations, Asian drill team, Korean Dancing, Indian dance performances, and much more! Map
(www.cidbia.org)

Concours D’Elegance Classic, Sports and Muscle Car Show
SAT Display of more than 60 classic, sports and muscle cars plus wine tasting at Lynnwood Golf Course. Directions
(www.alderwoodterrace.com)

Mercer Island Summer Celebration
SAT-SUN Arts & crafts, live music & theater, parade, fireworks, classic car show and more at Luther Burbank Park & Mercerdale Park. Map
(www.mercergov.org)

Arlington Fly-In
THU-SAT Airshow, flight demonstrations, bands, military vehicles, hot air balloons, fireworks and music at Arlington Airport. Map
(www.arlingtonflyin.org)

Skagit Valley Highland Games
SAT-SUN Celtic games, spectator sports, dancing, food and music at Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon. Map
(http://celticarts.org)