August 26-28, 2016

National Parks Free Entrance Day
THU-SUN 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)

Evergreen State Fair
THRU SEP 05 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)

JB Lewis-McChord Air Expo
SAT-SUN Air Force Thunderbirds and other precision flying demonstrations, as well as military aircraft on display. at Mchord Air Base in Tacoma. Map
(www.lewismcchordairexpo.com)

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

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

August 19-21, 2016

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

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)

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)

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

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

August 12-14, 2016

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)

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

Bubblefest
FRI-SUN Bubble Bonanza, bubble gum blowing contest, live science show with frozen and flaming bubbles. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)

Kirkland Summerfest
FRI-SAT 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)

Kirkland Summerfest
FRI-SAT Family festival of music, art and food in downtown Kirkland. Sponsored by Kirkland auto dealers. Map
(www.kirklandsummerfest.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
(www.auburndays.com)

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

Free Summer Fly Days – Lufwaffe Day
SAT Free Admission to the Flying Heritage Collection with flying aircraft demonstrations. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

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

August 5-7, 2016

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)

Seafair 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-SUN 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 29-31, 2016

Seafair Torchlight Parade
SAT Giant helium balloons, precision drill teams representing local communities, equestrian units, comical clowns, swashbuckling pirates and heart-pounding bands playing all your favorite tunes.
(www.seafair.com)

FHC Skyfair
SAT Flying Heritage Collections first Air & Ground Show! This will be an all-day EVENT for not only aviation enthusiasts, but the community! Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Seattle Scottish Highland Games
SAT-SUN Bagpipes, drums, Celtic arts, folk music, food, beer, parade and games at Enumclaw Expo Center. Map
(www.sshga.org)

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

Bellevue Sixth Street Art Fair
FRI-SUN Original works by120 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)

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

Enumclaw Street Fair
FRI-SAT Entertainment, food, farmers market, arts & crafts and more in downtown Enumclaw. Map
(www.enumclawstreetfair.com)

Kitsap Arts and Crafts Festival
FRI-SUN Art shows, craft vendors, food booths in Kingston Map
(www.kitsapartsandcrafts.com)

Silverdale Whaling Days
FRI-SUN Music, food, fireworks, beer garden and outrigger canoe races at Silverdale Waterfront Park. Map
(www.whalingdays.com)

Fuschia Show at the Ballard Locks
SAT Judged display of fuchsias at the beautiful Hiram Chittenden Locks in Ballard. Map
(www.nwfuchsiasociety.com)

Ananda Mela
SAT-SUN Festival of India with food, live performances, art. At the Redmond City Hall campus. Map
(www.anandamela.org)

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)

July 22-24, 2016

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

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

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

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)

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)

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

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

July 15-17, 2016

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)

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
(www.cityofenumclaw.net)

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)

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

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)

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

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

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

North Bend Downtown Block Party
SAT Music on 2 stages, actvities and vendor booths. In North Bend. Map
(northbendwa.gov)

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)

Seafair 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)

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

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

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

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)