June 30 – July 4, 2017

US Independence Day
TUE a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen American colonies had formed the United States of America and were no longer part of the British Empire.

Fourth of July Events & Fireworks
TUE
o Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Seafair Summer 4th – Gas Works Park Map
o Bellevue Family 4th – Bellevue Downtown Park Map
o Demolition Derby and Fireworks – Evergreen Speedway in Monroe Map
o Fourth on the Plateau – Sammamish Plateau Map
o Seatac Family Fourth Carnival – Angle Lake Park Map
o Carnation Celebration & Fireworks – Carnation Map
o Tacoma Freedom Fair – Ruston Way Waterfront Directions
More fireworks shows

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)

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
SAT-TUE 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)

June 23-25, 2017

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)

Wings of Freedom
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 the Museum of Flight at Boeing Field. Map
(www.collingsfoundation.org)

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

Get Out & Boat Fest
SAT Free Boat Rides All Day Plus: Seminars, Clinics, Live Music, Kids Activities, Kayak & SUP Demos, Food Carts at Chandler’s Cove in South Lake Union. Map
(www.boatsafloatshow.com)

America’s Family Pet Expo
SAT-SUN Everything you need to know for a happier healthier pet. At the Washington State Convention Center. Map
(seattlepetexpo.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)

Curiosity Days – Dive In!
SAT-SUN Get to know about the world that lies beneath 71% of our planet. Dive into the waters of Puget Sound and beyond as we explore aquatic life and environments. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)

Free Summer Fly Days – Pacific Theater Day
SAT Free admission to the Flying Heritage Collection with flying aircraft demonstratons. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

June 16-18, 2017

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

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)

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

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

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

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

Burlington Berry Dairy Days
FRI-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)

Cannon Beach Sandcastle Festival
SAT Dozens of teams of professional sand sculpture artists, amateur groups and families will construct remarkable creations in the sand. In Cannon Beach,OR. Map
(www.cannonbeach.org)

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

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

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)

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

Bell Street Pier Classic Rendezvous
SAT-SUN Over fifty classic wooden vessels on Seattle’s downtown waterfront. Free admission. At Bell Harbor Marina at Pier 66. Map
(classicyacht.org)

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

June 9-11, 2017

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 11 With over 400 features, short films, and documentaries, the Seattle International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the United States. Venues
(www.siff.net)

D-Day Commemoration
SAT Hear informative speakers tell their stories, see the unveiling of FHCAMs newest artifacts, and take part in educational activities for the entire family. At the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum at Paine Field. Map
(flyingheritage.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)

Festival of Sail Tacoma
THU-SUN Tall ship tours, a big rubber duck, craft brews and a South Sound Brewery & Distillery Tour. At the Tacoma waterfront. Map
(https://www.facebook.com/FestOfSail)

Vashon Sheepdog Classic
THU-SUN National sheepdog competition, sheep shearing, crafts and more. At the Misty Isle Farm on Vashon Island. Shuttles from the ferry terminal for walk on passengers. Directions
(www.vashonsheepdogclassic.com)

Renton Wine Walk
FRI Live music, entertainment, food and 10 wine tasting stations. Map
(Facebook: Renton Downtown Partnership)

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

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

Georgetown Carnival
SAT Art, music, Power Tool Races, carnival and games in Georgetown Historic District. Directions
(www.georgetowncarnival.com)

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

June 2-4, 2017

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 11 With over 400 features, short films, and documentaries, the Seattle International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the United States. Venues
(www.siff.net)

Daystar Rib BBQ Cook Off
SAT All you can eat pulled pork, burgers and hot dogs for $5. Live music, kids activities, face painting, bouncy house. At Daystar Retirement Village in Seattle. Map
(www.daystarseattle.com)

Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival
WED-SUN Share your passion for live jazz and blues at the Eastside’s premier showcase for top national and regional artists.
Directions

Mason County Forest Festival
THU-SUN Car show, carnival, parade, logging show and fireworks in downtown Shelton. Map
(www.masoncountyforestfestival.org)

Edmonds Waterfront Festival
FRI-SUN Family festival, 2 stages of entertainment, arts, crafts and food vendors, kids’ activities and rides, beer garden with dancing, classic yacht show, free shuttle bus throughout Edmonds, Willow Creek fish hatchery free trout fishing for kids. Map
(www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.org)

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/)

National Donut Day
FRI Free donuts today at many retailers

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)

Kent International Festival
SAT Cultural displays, food, entertainment, World Dance Party and finale concert at ShoWare Center. Map
(kentinternationalfestival.com)

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)

Hydros & Hot Rods
SUN 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)

May 26-29, 2017

Memorial Day
MON Honoring past and present heroes in the United States Armed Forces.

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 11 With over 400 features, short films, and documentaries, the Seattle International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the United States. Venues
(www.siff.net)

Northwest Folklife Festival
FRI-MON Ethnic music and dance, visual arts, folklore, children’s activities, food, crafts and funky fun at Seattle Center. If you like street musicians this is the festival for you. Free Admission. Map
(www.folklife.org)

Curiosity Days – Astronomy
SAT-MON Special planetarium shows, talks, and activities about astronomy, astrophysics and spaceflight. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)

Kitsap Harbor Festival
SAT-SUN Tall ships, classic car show, Seagull Calling Festival, sailing regatta, entertainment and more along the waterfront in Bremerton and Port Orchard. Directions
(www.kitsapharborfestival.com)

Hood Canal ShrimpFest
SAT-SUN Craft and food vendors, belt sander races, exhibits, entertainment, children’s activities in Brinnon. Map
(www.brinnonshrimpfest.org)

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

Tankfest Northwest
SAT TankFest Northwest is an all-day event that brings history alive for the community and honors the military innovations of the past, as meticulously restored WWII-era tanks and vintage artillery put on an explosive show for the crowd. (flyingheritage.com)

I Dig Dinos at Burke Museum
SUN Demonstrations and hands-on activities for all ages at Burke Museum of Natural History & Culture at UW. Map
(www.burkemuseum.org)

May 19-21, 2017

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 11 With over 400 features, short films, and documentaries, the Seattle International Film Festival is the largest film festival in the United States. Venues
(www.siff.net)

University District Street Fair
SAT-SUN Street Festival season is here! More than 300 local arts & crafts vendors, food, street performers, music, kids’ play area and more. Map
(udistrictstreetfair.org)

Bike Everywhere Day
FRI Celebration stations and experienced riders along major routes will ensure that encouragement, support, and fun are never in short supply. Station Map

JBLM Armed Forces Day
SAT Military vehicle displays, historical military reenactments, carnival rides, music and roving entertainment, climbing wall, and of course food and craft vendors. At Joint Base Lewis-McChord. Use I-5 Exit 119
(www.jblmmwr.com/armedforcesday)

Poulsbo Viking Fest
FRI-SUN Annual parade, Viking Village, carnival, food and crafts in Poulsbo. Map
(www.vikingfest.org)

Port Townsend Rhody Festival
FRI-SUN Craft fair, flower show and carnival in picturesque Port Townsend. From Seattle metro area take the Kingston Ferry at Edmonds and head north on Hwy 104. Map
(www.rhodyfestival.org)

Auburn Petpalooza
SAT An event for pet lovers with live entertainment, Seattle Flydogs demos, pony rides, kids petting zoo, over 150 vendor booths, giveaways and lots of activities to keep both humans and pets entertained. Map
(www.auburnwa.gov)

Bremerton Armed Forces Day Parade
SAT Annual parade honoring our military with flag corps, marching bands and drill teams in downtown Bremerton. Pancake breakfast before the parade and bbq after. Map
(www.bremertonchamber.org)