September 22-24, 2017

Washington State Fair in Puyallup
THRU SEP 24 Opening weekend of the biggest fair on the West Coast. Carnival fairway with games and rides, Kid’s stage, petting barn, product vendors, agricultural displays and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Try a famous fair scone or onion burger. Map
(www.thefair.com)

Fremont Oktoberfest
FRI-SUN Oktoberfest celebration with beer tasting, live entertainment, and more in the self proclaimed “Center of the Universe”. Map
(www.fremontoktoberfest.com)

Italian Festival
FRI-SUN Food Court & Vendor Market, Celebrity Chef cooking demos, Sicilian puppetry, and a Grape Stomping competition.
At the Seattle Center. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

The Bite of Broadview
FRI-SUN Carnival rides, live music and entertainment including Caspar Babypants, arts, crafts and food vendors, beer/wine garden, Kids’ Zone, car show. At Christ the King school in Seattle. Map
(www.biteofbroadview.com)

Fall Equinox
FRI Official start of Fall. On an equinox, day and night are of approximately equal duration all over the planet.

Seattle Greek Festival
FRI-SUN Greek food, folk dancing, music and more at St. Demetrios Hall & Cultural Center in Seattle. Map
(www.seattlegreekfestival.com)

Fisherman’s Fall Festival
SAT Hands-on art projects with fishing themes, including the popular wooden boat building and “Fishing for Fun” fish pond, are complementary for all children and admission to the Festival is free. At the Fisherman’s Terminal in Magnolia. Map
(www.fishermensfallfestival.org)

Free Museum Day
SAT Free admission to many museums including EMP, Seattle Art Museum and The Museum of Flight.
(www.smithsonianmag.com)

Sammamish Arts Fair
SAT-SUN Display and sale by juried local artists including painting, mixed media, glass, jewelry, wood, textiles, photography and ceramics, art demos, activities, arts encounters at Sammamish City Hall. Map
(sammamishartsfair.wordpress.com)

Bainbridge Island Harvest Fair
SUN Music, food vendors, beer and wine garden, display vegetable garden, 4-H petting zoo, sheep shearing, apple cider pressing (bring your own apples), wagon rides, pie contest, scarecrow contest, farming exhibits at Johnson Farm on Bainbridge Island. Map Ferry Schedule
(friendsofthefarms.org/)

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

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September 15-17, 2017

Washington State Fair in Puyallup
THRU SEP 24 Opening weekend of the biggest fair on the West Coast. Carnival fairway with games and rides, Kid’s stage, petting barn, product vendors, agricultural displays and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Try a famous fair scone or onion burger. Map
(www.thefair.com)

Seattle Boats Afloat Show
THU-SUN Hundreds of new and used boats on display at South Lake Union. Map
(www.boatsafloatshow.com)

Wallingford Wurst Festival
FRI-SAT An “Octoberfest” style end-of-summer celebration featuring rides, an array of delicious foods, games for kids of all ages, craft booths, homemade sweets, a book sale, a Biergarten, a raffle, plus live entertainment on an outdoor stage. At the St. Benedict School in Seattle. Map
(www.stbens.net)

Puget Sound Bird Fest
FRI-SUN Celebration of birds and nature with guided walks, exhibits, vendors and more in downtown Edmonds. Map
(www.pugetsoundbirdfest.com)

Seattle Park(ing) Day
FRI Over 50 pop-up parks across Seattle, with art installations, games, pop-up protected bike lanes, an outer space-themed lemonade stand, and just about anything else you can imagine! See web site for map showing where the parks will be in the Seattle area. Map
(www.seattle.gov)

Whidbey Island Kite Festival
SAT-SUN Kites flying for display and competition. At the Camp Casey Conference Center, just south of Coupeville. Directions
(whidbeykites.org)

Seattle Mini Maker Faire
SAT-SUN Showcasing diverse projects from individuals and organizations, including non-profits, academia, and industry including youth makers. Map
(makerfaireseattle.com)

Sept 8-10, 2017

Washington State Fair in Puyallup
THRU SEP 24 Opening weekend of the biggest fair on the West Coast. Carnival fairway with games and rides, Kid’s stage, petting barn, product vendors, agricultural displays and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Try a famous fair scone or onion burger. Map
(www.thefair.com)

Seattle Cider Summit
FRI-SAT Taste over 150 hard ciders (alchoholic) including regional favorites and international. For over 21 only. At South Lake Union Discovery Center Lawn. Map
(www.nwcider.com)

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival
FRI-SUN Children’s parade, grand parade, art, food, entertainment and fireworks at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park. Map
(mukilteolighthousefestival.com)

Newcastle Days
FRI-SAT Music, food, craft vendors, entertainment, arts and crafts activities, pony rides, community art show, custom and classic car show at Lake Boren Park. Map
(www.ci.newcastle.wa.us)

Chinese Night Market
SAT Live bands, international food vendors, Asian arts and crafts. In the Seattle International District. Map
(www.cidbia.org)

Sept 1-4, 2017

Bumbershoot
FRI-SUN The original Seattle arts festival. Live music, dance, theater, film, art displays at Seattle Center. Map
(bumbershoot.org)

Washington State Fair in Puyallup
FRI-SEP 24 Opening weekend of the biggest fair on the West Coast. Carnival fairway with games and rides, Kid’s stage, petting barn, product vendors, agricultural displays and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Try a famous fair scone or onion burger. Map
(www.thefair.com)

Evergreen State Fair
THRU SEP 04 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)

Olympia Harbor Days
FRI-SUN Display and tours of vintage, working and retired tugboats. Live entertainment, food, art, history, and a last farewell to the summer. At Olympia’s Percival Landing. Map
(harbordays.com)

Ellensburg Rodeo
FRI-MON One of the West’s premier rodeos at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds in Ellensburg. Map
(ellensburgrodeo.com)

FHC Vintage Aircraft Weekend
FRI-SUN Rhw Flying Heritage Collection’s Spitfire and Hurricane take to the skies to awe and amaze guests. Food, fun, flying, music, history, inspiration and excitement. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Bremerton Blackberry Festival
SAT-MON Entertainment, food, fun on the Bremerton Boardwalk. Take a scenic walk-on ferry ride from downtown Seattle. Map Ferry Schedule
(www.blackberryfestival.org)

Westport Seafood Festival and Craft Show
SAT A family feast with fresh fish, oysters and more plus live music and local crafts in Westport. Map
(www.westportgrayland-chamber.org)

Snow Train to Leavenworth Tickets On Sale
FRI Daylight train to the Bavarian themed town of Leavenworth for the annual Lighting Festival.

August 25-27, 2017

Evergreen State Fair
THRU SEP 04 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)

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)

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

National Parks Free Entrance Day
FRI-MON Free admission at Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park and all other National parks. In celebration of the National Park Service Birthday. Find a Park
(http://www.nps.gov/index.htm)

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

FHC European Theater Days
SAT Flying and vehicle demonstrations of the war machines that operated during the European Theater of World War II. At the Flying Heritage Museum at Paine Field. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Camlann Medieval Village Harvest Festival
SAT-SUN Knightly combat, puppetry, music, crafts, archery, and minstrels at th Camlann Medieval Village in Carnation. Directions
(www.camlann.org)

Mobile Food Fight for Hunger
SUN Twelve awesome food trucks uniting to fight global hunger. At the World Concern campus in Fremont. Map
(mobilefoodfightforhunger.com)

August 18-20, 2017

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

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)

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

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

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

Seattle Tattoo Expo
FRI-SUN Tattoo artists, live music, art, seminars and competitions at Seattle Center. Map
(www.seattletattooexpo.com)

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

August 11-13, 2017

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)

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)

Auburn Days Festival
SAT Entertainment, food, fun run, parade, street dance and car show in downtown Auburn. Map
(Facebook)

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

Perseid meteor shower
SAT-SUN The annual Perseid meteor shower will be at it’s peak Wikipedia

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

Curiosity Days – Up In The Sky
SAT-SUN Explore the science of everything under the sun, from weather and our atmosphere to flight and aviation.. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)