April 17-19, 2015

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
THRU APR 19 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Puyallup Spring Fair
THU-SUN Rides, entertainment, animal exhibits, food, rodeo, Monster Truck show, garden show and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Map
(www.thefair.com)

World Rythm Festival
FRI-SUN Drum, dance, listen and learn in more than 100 performances and workshops with music of Africa, Asia, Cuba, Brazil, India, America, Middle East and more for youth and adults at Seattle Center. Map
(www.swps.org)

Mount Vernon Street Fair
FRI-SUN Live music stages, children’s activities, food & crafts in downtown Mount Vernon. Map
(www.mountvernondowntown.org)

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 National Park Week. Find a Park
(http://www.nps.gov/index.htm)

Marine Mammal Mania: Northern Fur Seals
SAT-SUN Learn about the furry inhabitants of the Aquarium. Special talks and demonstrations, guest speakers and hands-on activities. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

April 10-12, 2015

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
THRU APR 19 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend
FRI-SUN Join University of Washington scientists and researchers for fun, interactive activities and exhibits. Special appearances by Harry the Husky, the Husky Marching Band, the Cheer Squad and Dubs. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)

Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade
SAT Floats adorned with thousands of daffodils on parade through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting. Parade Start 10:15 AM
(www.daffodilfestival.net)

Fred Meyer Fuchsia Saturday
SAT Special price on fuchsia starts with free potting at Fred Meyer. Bring your own pots.
(www.fredmeyer.com)

Marine Mammal Mania: Harbor Seals
SAT-SUN Learn about the furry inhabitants of the Aquarium. Special talks and demonstrations, guest speakers and hands-on activities. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

April 3-5, 2015

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
FRI-APR 19 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Issaquah Wine Walk
FRI Enjoy music, art and wines from local boutique wineries poured in various designated tasting locations up and down Front Street, Issaquah. Map
(http://www.downtownissaquah.com/)

Kid’s Easter Activities
SAT
o Gillman Village Issaquah Easter EggstravaganzaTreats for kids and photos with Easter Bunny. Map
o Bunny Bounce @ Woodland Park Zoo!Hop, skip or jump to Bunny Bounce for Easter Egg hunts, Easter baskets for the animals and more. Map
o Kent Station Easter Egg Hunt Hunt eggs filled with candy and prizes from local merchants. At the Kent Station mall. Map
o The Great Hunt Community Easter egg hunt for everyone. At Edmonds Lutheran Church Map
o Meet the Easter Bunny at Bothell Country Village The Easter Bunny will be on the main stage from noon to 3 pm to teach everyone the chicken dance and the bunny hop. Map

SAT Snohomish Easter Parade Easter bonnet contest, kids’ egg hunt and the only major Easter parade in the state. Map
More Easter Fun

Marine Mammal Mania: Wild Orcas
SAT-SUN Special talks and demonstrations, guest speakers and hands-on activities. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

Racing Season Opener at Evergreen Speedway
SAT Fireworks, Demolition Derby, Mr. Dizzy. Map
(www.evergreenspeedway.com)

Easter Sunday
SUN Christians celebrate the ressurection of Jesus

March 27-29, 2015

Moisture Festival
THRU MAR 29 The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle. Venues
(www.moisturefestival.com)

Taste Washington
THU-SUN Wine tasting from from more than 200 local wineries plus food from local restaurants at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Map
(tastewashington.org)


Emerald City COMICON

FRI-SUN The Premier comic book & pop culture convention in the Pacific NW since 2003. Artists, celebrities and hundreds of booths at the Washington State Convention Center. Map
(www.emeraldcitycomicon.com)

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
SAT-APR 30 Due to the warm weather, Tulip Town and Roozengarde are opening a week early. Festival kicks off on April 1. Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)


Washington Cask Beer Festival

SAT Handcrafted cask-conditioned beers from innovative regional breweries, admission includes a commemorative tasting cup and tastes at the Seattle Center Exibition Hall. Location
(http://www.washingtonbrewersguild.org/)

Rodarama
SAT-SUN Hot rods, customs and vintage cars at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup. Map
(www.nwrodarama.com)

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

Polish Spring Bazaar
SAT enjoy traditional Polish dishes of pierogi, sausage, cabbage rolls etc. served by the young generation of waiters clad in Polish folk costumes. At the Polish Cultural Center in Seattle. Map
(www.polishhome.org)

March 20-22, 2015

Pompeii: The Exhibition
THRU MAR 25 Last Weekend. Experience Pompeii before and after the epic eruption 2,000 years ago. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)

Moisture Festival
THU-MAR 29 The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle. Venues
(www.moisturefestival.com)

Northwest Women’s Show
FRI-SUN Over 600 booths with everything from cosmetics to books plus firefighters, fashion shows, wine-tasting, seminars, celebrities, food and more at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Directions
(www.nwwomenshow.com)

Port Townsend Victorian Festival
FRI-SUN Victorian Grand Ball, historical theatrics, living history re-enactments, historic home tour, sponsored by the Victorian Society in America-Northwest. Downtown Port Townsend. Map
(www.victorianfestival.org)

Vegfest
SAT-SUN Vegetarian food festival with cooking demos, samples, book sale and kids’ activities at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Directions
(www.vegofwa.org)


Washington Cask Beer Festival

SUN Handcrafted cask-conditioned beers from innovative regional breweries, admission includes a commemorative tasting cup and tastes at the Seattle Center Exibition Hall. Location
(http://www.washingtonbrewersguild.org/)

March 13-15, 2015

Puget Sound Boat Show
THU-SUN See what’s new in boat lines, technology and accessories. At the Tacoma Dome Map
(pugetsoundboatshow.com)

St. Patrick’s Day Parade
SAT The Parade travels north on 4th Ave to the Reviewing Stand at Westlake Park and ends at the Seattle Center. Map
(www.irishclub.org)

Soaring Expo
SAT-SUN Display of full-sized and radio-controlled gliders plus movies and glider flight simulators at the Museum of Flight. Map
(www.museumofflight.org)

Irish Festival
SAT-SUN Irish & Celtic products, singing, dancing, childrens activities and more at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Map
(http://irishclub.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)

Northwest Perennial Alliance March Mania Plant Sale
SAT March Mania is one of the first big plant sales of the year in the Seattle area. It features spring ephemerals, which are plants that are unique to early spring. At the Bellevue Botanical Gardens Map
(www.northwestperennialalliance.org)

International Gem & Jewelry Show
FRI-SUN Diamonds, silver, gold, necklaces, estate jewelry, watches and more at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Map
(www.intergem.com)

March 6-8, 2015

Everett Home and Garden Show
FRI-SUN Home building and remodeling ideas, vendors and information for your home, garden and yard at Comcast Arena. Map
(www.everetthomegardenshow.com)

Issaquah Wine Walk
FRI Enjoy music, art and wines from local boutique wineries poured in various designated tasting locations up and down Front Street, Issaquah. Map
(http://www.downtownissaquah.com/)

Tacoma Remodeling Expo
FRI-SUN Explore hundreds of exhibits on remodeling kitchens, baths, outdoor spaces and more at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center. Directions & Parking
(homeshowcenter.com)

Dinosaur Day at Burke Museum
SAT Dinosaur experts, fossils, hands-on activities for all ages at Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture at UW. Map
(www.burkemuseum.org)

Daylight Savings Time begins
SUN Set your clocks ahead one hour on Sunday.