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)

July 4-6, 2014

US Independance Day
FRI Celebrate the birth of this country with food, fun and fireworks!
o Seafair Summer Fourth on Lake Union – Gas Works Park Map
o Bellevue Family 4th – Bellevue Downtown Park Map
o Demolition Derby and Fireworks – Evergreen Speedway in Monroe (kids favorite!) Map
o Fourth on the Plateau – Sammamish Plateau Map
o Kenmore Fireworks – Kenmore log boom Map
o Seatac Family Fourth Carnival – Angle Lake Park Map
o Carnation Celebration & Fireworks – Carnation Map
o Tacoma Freedom Fair – Ruston Way in Tacoma Directions
o WSP List of Public Fireworks Shows

JBLM Freedom Fest
FRI Aerial demonstrations, live entertainment, food, carnival rides, and fireworks. At Joint Base Lewis/McChord. Map
(www.jblmmwr.com)

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
FRI-SUN Celebration of local maritime heritage with boat display, toy-boat building, sailing model boats, boat rides & races, food and live music at Lake Union Park and Center for Wooden Boats. Directions
(www.cwb.org)

Vintage Car Races
FRI-SUN Get your horsepower fix watching vintage stock cars racing on the road course at Pacific Raceways in Kent. Map
(www.sovren.org)

Return to Renton Car Show
SUN Classic car show to benefit youth programs provided by the Renton Police Dept at Renton Downtown Piazza. Map
(www.gorenton.com)

June 27-29, 2014

Bellevue Strawberry Festival
SAT-SUN Fresh strawberry shortcake, games, entertainment and more at Crossroads International Park. Map
(www.bellevuestrawberryfestival.org)

Greenwood Car Show
SAT More than 500 classic and custom cars plus bands, food and crafts along Greenwood Avenue. Map

Seafair Pirates Landing
SAT Kids activities, live music, vendors and appearance by the Seafair Pirates at Alki Beach Park. Map
(www.seafair.com)

Shoreline Arts Festival
SAT-SUN Visual and performing arts, Cultural Rooms, artists marketplace and children’s activities at Shoreline Conference Center. Map
(www.shorelinearts.net)

Skandia Folkdance Society’s Midsommarfest
SUN Traditional Swedish celebration of the summer solstice, with authentic costumed muscians and dancers. At St. Edward State Park in Kenmore. Map
(www.skandia-folkdance.org)

Taste of Tacoma
FRI-SUN Food from 30 restaurants, 20 food product companies as well as four stages of music, beer garden, carnival rides and kids’ activities at Point Defiance Park. Parking & Directions
(www.tasteoftacoma.com)

June 20-22, 2014

Summer Solstice
SAT The official first day of summer and the longest day of the year.

Fremont Fair
FRI-SUN Seattle’s most colorful street fair located in the Fremont neighborhood – self proclaimed “center of the universe”. Directions
(www.fremontfair.com)

Wings of Freedom at Boeing Field
FRI-SUN Historic military aircraft on display. Flights available in Boeing B-17 and Consolidated B-24 WWII era bombers. See the aircraft that defended America in the world’s first and only global air war. At Boeing Field in Seattle. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Marysville Strawberry Festival
FRI-SUN Food, entertainment, arts & crafts, carnival, car show, parade, fireworks and strawberries. Map
(www.maryfest.org)

Seattle Rock and Roll Marathon
SAT Runners will experience iconic Seattle sights as they rock out to live bands every mile.
(http://runrocknroll.competitor.com/seattle)

Ezra Meeker Days
FRI-SUN Entertainment stages, food courts, inflatable rides for the Kids In Puyallup. Map
(http://www.puyallupmainstreet.com)

Cannon Beach Sandcastle Festival
SAT master builder teams competing for prize money right under the shadow of Haystack Rock along with up to 50 individual “plots” for entrants to “work their magic.” Map
(www.cannonbeach.org)

Burlington Berry Dairy Days
THU-SUN Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show and more! Map
(www.burlington-chamber.com)

June 13-15, 2014

Father’s Day
SUN To celebrate Dad this day became an official US holiday in 1972.

Washington Brewers Festival
FRI-SUN more than 200 craft beers and family entertainment at St Edward State Park in Kenmore. Map
(www.washingtonbeer.com)

Fenders On Front Street
SUN Free display of vintage and classic cars, street vendors, swap meet and multiple live music stages, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.; trophies will be awarded at 2 p.m. at the Triple-X Drive-in followed by a cruise down Front Street from Staples to Sunset and back to Triple-X in downtown Issaquah. Map
(www.fendersonfrontstreet.com)

Maple Valley Days
FRI-SUN Parade, classic car show, food, arts & crafts, radio-controlled hydros and more at Lake Wilderness Park. Map
(www.maplevalleydays.com)

Edmonds Arts Festival
FRI-SUN Arts & crafts, live entertainment and children’s activities at the Frances Anderson Center. Map
(www.edmondsartsfestival.com)

Burien Wild Strawberry Festival
SAT-SUN Entertainment, gallery exhibits, kids and community performers, food and more at Burien Community Center. Map
(www.burienstrawberryfestival.org)

Fall City Days
SAT Pancake breakfast, fun run & walk, arts & crafts, food, pony rides, carnival and a parade in Fall City. Map
(www.fallcity.org)

Wings of Freedom at Paine Field
FRI-SUN Historic military aircraft on display. Flights available in Boeing B-17 and Consolidated B-24 WWII era bombers. See the aircraft that defended America in the world’s first and only global air war. At Paine Field in Everett. Directions
(flyingheritage.com)

Olympic Air Show
SAT-SUN Displays and air shows featuring historic military aircraft at Olympic Flight Museum in Olympia. Map
(www.olympicflightmuseum.com)

Bell Street Pier Classic Rendezvous
FRI-SUN Over forty classic wooden vessels, with dozens of classic automobiles at Pier 66 on Seattle’s downtown waterfront. Free admission. Map
(classicyacht.org)

Children’s Story Program at the Elisabeth C. Miller Library
SAT Programs are presented one Saturday a month for children ages 3 to 8 and their families. All ages are welcome. 10:30 AM at the UW Elisabeth C. Miller Library. Map
(depts.washington.edu/hortlib/index.shtml)

Deming Logging Show
SAT-SUN Loggers’ feats and maneuvers, equipment and truck displays and a barbecue in Deming. Map
(www.demingloggingshow.com)

Street Scramble – Tacoma
SUN Fun for families, runners, cyclists, and anyone who likes to explore. Awards and refreshments at the finish. Map FAQ
(www.streetscramble.com)

Seafair Festival Kick Off
SUN On June 21st at Westlake Park, hundreds of Seattleites will gather to celebrate summer, get a sneak peek of Seafair’s exciting upcoming events, Map
(www.seafair.com)

June 6-8, 2014

National Doughnut Day
FRI Free doughnuts

Hydros & Hot Rods
SAT Come and hear Live Music and see Hot Rods next to your favorite Vintage Unlimited Hydroplanes. At the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum in Kent. Map
(thunderboats.ning.com)

Waterfront Wimsea
SUN Free family fun featuring bubbles, magic, music, games and more at Waterfront Park in Seattle. Map
(www.downtownseattle.com)

Free Fishing Weekend
SAT-SUN Fishing licenses are not required to fish anywhere in Washington State. Map
(wdfw.wa.gov)

State Parks Free Day
SAT-SUN In honor of National Trails Day and WDFW Free Fishing Weekend, Saturday and Sunday are “free days” and the Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park Map
(www.parks.wa.gov)

D-Day 70th Anniversary
FRI-SAT Re-enactors in uniforms, vintage military vehicles and encampments and kids’ activities at the Historic Flight Foundation in Mukilteo. Map
(historicflight.org)

Pagdiriwang Philipine Festival
SAT-SUN Commemorating the anniversary of Philippine Independence, the event has grown into the biggest festival of Filipino arts and culture in the Pacific Northwest. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 08 Last weekend. The largest film festival in the United States featuring independent and foreign films. Venues
(www.siff.net)

Anacortes Waterfront Festival
SAT-SUN Family-friendly festival celebrates Anacortes’s maritime heritage with free boat rides, live entertainment, car show and swap meet in downtown Anacortes. Map
(www.anacortes.org)