November 17-19, 2017

Nordic Heritage Yulefest
SAT-SUN Nordic Christmas celebration with craft vendors, Scandinavian musical performances, Nordic treats at the Nordic Heritage Museum in Ballard. Map
(www.nordicmuseum.org)

Puget Sound Artists Gift Show
SAT High-quality, artist-made items. Each purchase supports the local art community. At Artworks in Edmonds Map

Festival of Trees
SAT-NOV 29 The annual event to benefit Seattle Children’s with decorated, themed trees on display at Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle. Map
(www.seattlefestivaloftrees.com)

Woodland Park Zoo Turkey Toss
SAT The zoo’s carnivores chow down on raw, store-prepared turkeys at the annual Turkey Toss. Map
(www.zoo.org)

Oddmall Emporium of the Weird
SAT-SUN Entertainment and shopping for curious things at the bazaar of the bizarre. At the Everett Howard Johnson. Map
(oddmall.info)

Turkey Trot 5K
SUN Join more than 1,400 runners, walkers and four-legged trotters in a morning filled with fun and festivities on the shores of Lake Washington. Activities include food trucks, music, balloon and caricature art, face painting for kids of all ages and a photo booth! Map
(www.hopelink.org)

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November 10-12, 2017

Seattle International Auto Show
THU-SUN See and compare hundreds of new 2014’s including new electrics & hybrids, exotics and classic muscle cars. At Centurylink Field Events Center. Map
(www.seattleautoshow.com)

Best of the Northwest Art & Fine Craft Show
FRI-SUN Annual Art & Fine Craft show featuring local artisans at Magnuson Park. Map
(www.nwartalliance.com)

Engineer It at the Pacific Science Center
FRI-SUN Imagine new ideas to move and power our society and meet the local experts who are helping turn ideas into reality. Robot workshop, 3D printing and more. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Glitter Sale at Seattle Goodwill
SAT-SUN An annual celebration of all that is glitzy and glamorous! Shop the Seattle store for formal dresses, fancy gowns, cocktail dresses and designer wear, and choose from our amazing selection of accessories and fabulous jewelry. At the Seattle Goodwill Store. Map
(www.seattlegoodwill.org)

Northwest Chocolate Festival
SAT-SUN The Northwest Chocolate Festival is proud to be the largest gathering of true Bean-To-Bar chocolate makers in the United States. We are delighted and tastefully surprised to be the largest dessert showcase in the city of Seattle.
Video At the Pier 91 Smith Cove Cruise Terminal. Map
(www.nwchocolate.com)

Auburn Veteran’s Day Parade
SAT One of the largest Veterans Day Parades west of the Mississippi with honor guards, veteran units and military fly-over starting at 9am in downtown Auburn. Map
(www.auburnwa.gov)

National Parks Free Entrance Days
SAT-SUN Free admission at Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park and all other National parks. In celebration of Veterans Day. Find a Park
(http://www.nps.gov/index.htm)

North Pole at the Fair
SAT-SUN Opening weekend. Santa’s house with office, library full of children’s books, Mrs. Claus Candy Store, kids crafts, holiday movies and Santa photos at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup. Map
( www.northpoleatthefair.com)

The Great Train Expo
SAT-SUN Full working display railroads plus interactive kids’ displays and trains and accessories for sale at Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.greattrainexpo.com/)

November 3-5, 2017

Kenmore Camera Digital Photo Expo
SAT-SUN Photography exhibit, seminars, manufacturers representatives. At the Lynnwood Convention Center. Map
(www.kenmorecamera.com)

Fall Polish Bazaar
SAT-SUN Celebrating Polish cultural traditions with traditional food, crafts and more. At the Polish Cultural Center in Seattle. Map
(www.polishhome.org)

Brew Seattle
FRI The city’s largest local-breweries-only tasting event (with ciders too!) features breweries located within Seattle, tapping the local creativity popping up all over our Emerald City. At the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. Map
(Tickets)

Hmong New Year Celebration
SAT Live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and a lively marketplace representing the people from the hilltops of China, Laos, and Thailand. At the Pacific Science Center. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Daylight Savings Ends
SUN Set your clocks back one hour Saturday night

October 27-29, 2017

Seattle Restaurant Week
THRU NOV 02 Participating local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for a bargain price, and many also offer two-course lunches as well. Map
(srw.seattletimes.com)

Mexican Dia de Muertos
SAT-SUN A Mexican Celebration to Remember Our Departed featuring live performances, spectacular sand paintings, special hands-on activities, foods, face painting and exquisite rituals. Create sugar skulls and paper skeletons, explore community altars and march in a musical procession to remember the dead.
Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Make A Difference Day
SAT Volunteers and communities come together with a single purpose: to improve the lives of others. Click on the link below to find a volunteer opportunity near you.
(www.makeadifferenceday.com)

Woodland Park Zoo Pumpkin Bash and Trick-or-Treating
SAT-SUN Pumpkins for the animals, trick-or-treating, and more are in store for little goblins and ghosts. Map
(www.zoo.org)

The Museum of Fright!
SUN Treats, spooky aviation-themed ghost stories, kids crafts and games at the Museum of Flight. Map
(http://www.museumofflight.org)

October 20-22, 2017

Seattle Restaurant Week
THRU NOV 02 Participating local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for a bargain price, and many also offer two-course lunches as well. Map
(srw.seattletimes.com)

Tacoma Holiday Food & Gift Festival
THU-SUN Holiday shopping for decorations, gifts, arts & crafts plus Santa, entertainment and local chefs at the Tacoma Dome. Map
(www.holidaygiftshows.com)

Remodeled Home Tour
SAT-SUN Homeowners throughout the greater Seattle area are opening their doors to showcase their professionally remodeled homes, including whole-house remodels, master bedroom suites, kitchen transformations and more!
(remodeltour.com)

Rainier Beer R Day
SAT Live music, Food, Ice Skating, games and beer. At The Old Rainier Brewery
3100 Airport Way S, Seattle, Map
(rainierbeer.com)

October 13-15, 2017

Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes
THRU OCT 31
o Biringer Farms
o Remlinger Farms
o Maris Farms
o Stocker Farms
o Carpinto Bros Farms
o Carleton Farm
o The Farm
o Craven Farm
o Fosters Corn Maze
o Fairbank Farm
o Jubilee Farm
o Thomasson Family Farm

Halloween Haunted Houses
THRU OCT 31
o Wild Waves Fright Fest – 2 Haunted Houses, rides, entertainment
o Georgetown Morgue Haunted House – The scariest event of the season!
o Nightmare on 9 – If you dare!
o Haunted Nightmare at the Nile – Be afraid!
o Nightmare at Beaver Lake – Proceeds benefit Des Moines Rotary
o Find More Haunted Houses

Pt. Defiance Zoo Boo
SAT-SUN The popular event features indoor and outdoor activities, camel rides, as well as treats, photos and more. Everyone in costume will receive a $2 discount off the general zoo admission rate. At Pt. Defiance Zoo & Aquarium. Map
(www.pdza.org)

TurkFest
SAT-SUN Celebration of Turkish culture with a variety of traditional and contemporary food, music, dance, art, and kids activities. At the Seattle Center Armory..
Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Seattle Restaurant Week
SUN-NOV 02 Participating local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for a bargain price, and many also offer two-course lunches as well. Map
(srw.seattletimes.com)

October 6-8, 2017

Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
SAT-SUN Arts & crafts, food, entertainment, salmon exhibits and more in downtown Issaquah. Kids love watching the salmon jumping in the stream near the hatchery. Map
(www.salmondays.org)

Oktoberfest Northwest
FRI-SUN The Annual Oktoberfest Northwest will serve up beer, brats, & authentic entertainment. At the Puyallup Fair and Events Center. Map
(www.oktoberfestnw.com)

Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival
FRI-SUN Crab, chowder cook-off, arts, crafts and more. In Port Angeles. Map
(www.crabfestival.org)

OysterFest
SAT-SUN Seafood cook-off and Iron Chef competitions, entertainment, wine tasting, oyster-shucking competition and more at the Port of Shelton. Map
(www.oysterfest.org)

Kelsey Creek Farm Fair
SAT Entertainment, heritage demonstrations and activities, farm animals, tractor-pulled wagon rides, pony rides, food vendors, Kid’s Corral activities, pumpkin patch and decorating at Kelsey Creek Farm Park. Map
(www.myparksandrecreation.com)

FHCAM Monster Bash
SAT Get scary close to a collection of mythical and marvelous machines at the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum’s fourth annual MONSTER BASH event! Map
(flyingheritage.com)

MEHVA Fall Foliage Tour
SUN A scenic 4-hour trip through the Cascade foothills along the quiet back roads of east King County as the autumn leaves are turning color. Tour stops for photos and lunch. Buses depart at 11 a.m. from 2nd Ave. S. and S. Main St., across from the Seattle Fire Department Headquarters. Map
(www.mehva.org)