June 14-16, 2019

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

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

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)

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

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

Bell Harbor Classic Weekend
FRI-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)

Black Arts Fest
SAT-SUN Festival Sundiata celebrates African-American art, entertainment, and culture at Seattle Center Armory. Free. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Ezra Meeker Days
FRI-SUN Entertainment stages, food courts, inflatable rides for the Kids In Puyallup. Map
(http://www.puyallupmainstreet.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, fireworks, parades, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, live music, Car Show and more! In Burlington. Map
(www.burlington-chamber.com)

Washington State Toy and Geek Fest
SAT-SUN An interactive event for the whole family with all kinds of kids’ activities, displays, celebrity appearances and photo-ops with movie characters. At the Washington State Fair & Events Center in Puyallup. Directions
(http://toyandgeekfest.com/)

June 7-9, 2019

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)

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)

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 09 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)

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

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

National Donut Day
FRI Free donuts today at many retailers

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)

Shilshole Boatfest
SAT Boating day with tours, sailboat rides, music, kids’ activities and information about boating at Shilshole Bay Marina. Map
(www.portseattle.org)

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

Hydros & Hot Rods
SUN Vintage Unlimited Hydroplanes, hot rods, live music and food vendors. At the Hydroplane and Raceboat Museum in Kent. Map
(www.thunderboats.org)

State Parks Free Days
SAT-SUN Saturday and Sunday are State Park “free days” and the Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park. In honor of National Get Outdoors Day and Fishing Day. Find a Park
(www.parks.wa.gov)

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)

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

May 31 – Jun 2, 2019

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

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 09 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)

Issaquah Wine & Art Walk
SAT 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/)

Maritime Gig Festival
SAT-SUN Food & craft vendors, children’s fair, live music. In Gig Harbor. Map
(maritimegig.com)

State Parks Free Day
SAT In honor of National Trails Day, Saturday is a State Park “free day” and the Discover Pass is not required to visit a state park Find a Park
(www.parks.wa.gov)

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. At the Seattle Center Armory. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.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)

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

May 24-27, 2019

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

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)

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 09 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)

Truckfest and Fireworks
SUN Truck demos, full racing schedule and fireworks at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe. Map
(www.evergreenspeedway.com)

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)

Lakewold Gardens Mayfest
THRU MAY 25 Lakewold’s MayFest is a great time to enjoy the beauty of the gardens in bloom and also enjoy great displays, exhibits and activities for kids and toddlers. In Lake City just south of Tacoma. Map
(http://www.lakewoldgardens.org)

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

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.org)

May 17-19, 2019

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)

Edmonds Jazz Connection
SAT Continuous performances by student jazz groups at various locations in Edmonds. Map
(www.jazzconnection.org)

Seattle International Film Festival
THRU JUN 09 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)

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

Bothell Block Party & BrewFest
SAT Sample beer from local breweries, eat at delicious locally owned food trucks, and experience six of Seattle’s hottest up-and-coming bands. In downtown Bothell. Map
(www.bothellchamber.com)

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

Minefaire
SAT-SUN Everything Minecraft at this official gaming community event. At CenturyLink Field. Map
(www.minefaire.com)

Lakewold Gardens Mayfest
THRU MAY 25 Lakewold’s MayFest is a great time to enjoy the beauty of the gardens in bloom and also enjoy great displays, exhibits and activities for kids and toddlers. In Lake City just south of Tacoma. Map
(http://www.lakewoldgardens.org)

Seattle Beer Week
THRU MAY 19 Events at 22, bars, pubs, restaurants and breweries celebrating craft beer. Events Locations
(seattlebeerweek.com)

Fisherman’s Village Music Festival
THU-SAT Everett Music Initiative presents Fisherman’s Village Music Festival | 50+ Bands / Multiple Stages — Downtown Everett Map
(www.thefishermansvillage.com)

Anacortes Boat & Yacht Show
THU-SUN Featuring 300 new and brokerage boats on display in-water, on land, and at nearby boatyards, plus a 10,000 square foot tent of accessories and service providers. At Cap Sante Marina in Anacortes. Map
(anacortesboatandyachtshow.com)

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

Gig Harbor Beer Fest
SAT The Gig Harbor Beer Festival is a fund-raiser benefiting the Gig Harbor Kiwanis Foundation.
Map
(www.gigharborbeerfestival.com/)

Port Townsend Rhody Festival
SAT-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)

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)

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)

May 10-12, 2019

Mother’s Day
SUN Honoring Moms everywhere
o Pike Place Market Flower Festival Map
o Free Mother’s Day Parking at Seattle’s Waterfront
o Mother’s Day Social presented by the Bellevue Botanical Garden Map
o Find More Mother’s Day Events

Sequim Irrigation Festival
THRU MAY 12 Craft fair, car show and events for the entire family in historic Sequim. Oldest continuously running festival in Washington State. Map
(irrigationfestival.com)

Seattle Beer Week
THRU MAY 19 Events at 22, bars, pubs, restaurants and breweries celebrating craft beer. Events Locations
(seattlebeerweek.com)

Seattle Maritime Festival
SAT Free harbor tours, fireboat demonstrations, kids’ activities and a chowder cook-off. Seattle’s largest maritime industry celebration. At the Seattle Maritime Academy in Ballard. Map
(www.seattlepropellerclub.org)

UW Taiwanese Night Market
SAT A celebration of Taiwan’s rich culture through delicious food, activities, and entertainment. At the University of Washington Red Square. Directions and Parking
(www.tsauw.com)

Northwest Paddling Festival
FRI-SAT Featuring more than 60 paddle sports businesses offering canoes, kayaks, stand up paddleboards, paddling equipment, accessories and gear. At Lake Sammamish State Park in Issaquah. Map
(northwestpaddlingfestival.com)

Backyard Wildlife Festival
SAT Celebrate wildlife and nature with a variety of exhibitors, vendors, and nature enthusiasts. Features a presentation from local experts Ciscoe Morris and Marianne Binetti. At the Tukwila Community Center
Map
(backyardwildlifefestival.org)

Lakewold Gardens Mayfest
THRU MAY 25 Lakewold’s MayFest is a great time to enjoy the beauty of the gardens in bloom and also enjoy great displays, exhibits and activities for kids and toddlers. In Lake City just south of Tacoma. Map
(http://www.lakewoldgardens.org)

May 3-5, 2019

Cinco De Mayo
SUN In Mexico, the celebration of the Mexican victory over French forces at the Battle of Puebla, on May 5, 1862. In the US, May the 5th has become an ad-hoc commemoration of Mexican culture and heritage. Events Specials

Sequim Irrigation Festival
FRI-MAY 12 Craft fair, car show and events for the entire family in historic Sequim. Oldest continuously running festival in Washington State. Map
(irrigationfestival.com)

Issaquah Wine + Art Walk
SAT 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/)

Cinco De Mayo Food Truck Festival
SAT Live music, street tacos, beer garden and more at Volunteer Park in Seattle. Map
(www.fiesta5kole.com)

Opening Day of Boating Season
SAT Crew races, decorated boat parade, Navy Band concert on the Montlake Cut in Seattle. Map
(www.seattleyachtclub.org)

Bacon and Beer Classic
SAT Craft beers, gourmet bacon dishes from local chefs, music and games. At T-Mobile Park. Map
(www.baconandbeerclassic.com)

Northwest Green Homes Tour
SAT-SUN Register online for the self-guided Northwest Green Home Tour to see solar-powered, energy-efficient, and sustainably built homes. Locations include Seattle, Shoreline, Bothell, and Carnation. Free. Tour Map
(http://www.nwgreenhometour.org/)

Lakewold Gardens Mayfest
THRU MAY 25 Lakewold’s MayFest is a great time to enjoy the beauty of the gardens in bloom and also enjoy great displays, exhibits and activities for kids and toddlers. In Lake City just south of Tacoma. Map
(http://www.lakewoldgardens.org)

Festival for May at Camlann Medieval Villiage
SAT-SUN Medieval maypole dancing, longbow archery, games, minstrels, blacksmithing, candlemaking, Maypole dance and May Queen at Camlann Medieval Village in Carnation. Directions
(www.camlann.org)