Tag Archives: Boat Show

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)

February 3-5, 2017

Seattle Boat Show
THRU FEB 04 Display and sale of all kinds of watercraft and seminars at CenturyLink Field Event Center and on the water at South Lake Union. Map
(www.seattleboatshow.com)

Enumclaw Wine & Chocolate Festival
FRI-SAT With 20+ wineries, over a dozen chocolatiers, many fine gift and specialties items. Two days of wine tasting, chocolate sampling, demonstrations, music, shopping and more. At Enumclaw Expo Center. Map
(www.enumclawchocolatefestival.com)

Children’s Film Festival Seattle
THRU FEB 11 The best and brightest in international children’s cinema with live performances, animation, features, and hands-on workshops for the filmmakers of tomorrow. At NW Film Forum on Capitol Hill in Seattle. Map
(www.childrensfilmfestivalseattle.org)

National Wear Red Day
FRI The American Heart Association’s National Wear Red Day invites participants to raise awareness for the No. 1 health concern for women. Map

PSEC Engineering Fair
SAT Display booths staffed by practicing engineers featuring demonstrations and hands on activities. At the Museum of Flight. Map

Bellevue Collection Lunar New Year Celebration
SAT Celebration features Asian culture including martial arts, dragon dance, Chinese opera, brush painting and calligraphy. In conjuction with the Seattle Chapter of the Taiwan Benevolent Association of America. At Bellevue Square Mall. Map
(www.bellevuecollection.com)

September 18-20, 2015

Washington State Fair in Puyallup
THRU SEP 27 This is 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 Mini Maker Faire
SAT-SUN Showcasing diverse projects from individuals and organizations, including non-profits, academia, and industry including youth makers. Map
(makerfaireseattle.com)

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show
WED-SUN You don’t have to be a boater to appreciate the romance of the sea. Onboard tours of more than 300 recreational power and sail boats with free sailboat rides, how-to seminars, entertainment and food on South Lake Union. Map
(www.boatsafloatshow.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)

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)

National Cheeseburger Day
FRI Deals and specials on burgers.
Search
(nationalcheeseburgerday.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)

Pratt Fine Arts Center Open House
SAT Live artist demos of glassblowing, woodturning, jewelry making and more. At the Pratt Fine Arts center in Seattle. Map
(www.pratt.org)

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)

September 13-15, 2013

Washington State Fair in Puyallup
THRU SEP 22 Second 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)

Lake Union Boats Afloat Show
WED-SUN You don’t have to be a boater to appreciate the romance of the sea. Onboard tours of more than 300 recreational power and sail boats with free sailboat rides, how-to seminars, entertainment and food on 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)

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

Seattle Fiestas Patrias
SAT-SUN For two days, families enjoy the culture, art, music, dance, and delicious Mexican and Latin American food at the Seattle Center. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl
SAT-SUN Medieval trebuchets hurling pumpkins over 1/4 mile, Medieval village with arts, crafts, food. At Alexander Farm in Everett. Map
(www.festivalofpumpkins.org)