August 23-25, 2019

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

Evergreen State Fair
THU-SEP 02 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)

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

Poverty Bay Blues and Brews Festival
SAT Blues music, beer from 16 local breweries, and food in Des Moines Beach Park. No children or pets. Map
(http://www.dmnprotary.org/)

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

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)

Nordic Sól Festival
THU-SUN Celebration of Nordic culture with food, beer & wine gardens, crafts, kids’ activities and more at the National Nordic Museum in Ballard. Map
(www.nordicmuseum.org)

Seattle Design Festival
FRI-AUG 25 Exhibits and Art installations across Seattle to celebrate and explore how design improves the quality of our lives and our community. Various locations. Events
(designinpublic.org)

Luftwaffe Fly Day
SAT Flying and vehicle demonstrations of the war machines that operated during the European Theater of World War II. At the Flying Heritage Museum at Paine Field. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Chehalis Garlic Fest
FRI-SUN Food, music, crafts, and garlic. At the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds in Chehalis. Map
(www.chehalisgarlicfest.com)

Camlann Medieval Village Harvest Festival
SAT-SUN Medieval festival with puppetry, crafts, English longbow archery, villager demonstrations of every day life, and minstrels. At the Camlann Medieval Village in Carnation. Directions
(www.camlann.org)

August 16-18, 2019

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)

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 Music, kids activites, car show, food vendors with beer garden. At Cromwell Park in Shoreline. Map
(www.cityofshoreline.com)

Richmond Beach Sandcastle Contest
SUN Sandcastle building contest open to all at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park. Map
(richmondbeachwa.org)

North Bend Film Festival
THU-SUN Special screenings, filmmaker talks, a VR component, and interactive events in addition to our highly curated film program. At the North Bend Theater. Map
(northbendfilmfest.com)

PNW Chalk Fest
FRI-SUN Amazing works of chalk art at the Redmond Town Center. Map
(pnwchalkfest.com)

Seattle Tattoo Expo
FRI-SUN Tattoo artists, live music, art, seminars and competitions at Seattle Center. Map
(www.seattletattooexpo.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)

Pop + Woodstock
SUN Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival with free curated video blocks in Sky Church highlighting the artists of Woodstock, featuring oral histories, music performances, and more. More Woodstock remembrances with paid admission. At the Museum of Pop Culture in Seattle. Map
(www.mopop.org)

Seattle Design Festival
FRI-AUG 25 Exhibits and Art installations across Seattle to celebrate and explore how design improves the quality of our lives and our community. Various locations. Events
(designinpublic.org)

Arlington Fly-In
FRI-SUN Airshow, flight demonstrations, bands, military vehicles, hot air balloons, fireworks and music at Arlington Airport. Map
(www.arlingtonflyin.org)

August 9-11, 2019

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)

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

Auburn Days Festival
FRI-SUN Entertainment, food, fun run, parade, street dance and car show in downtown Auburn. Map
(Facebook)

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)

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

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

Perseid meteor shower
SAT-SUN The annual Perseid meteor shower will be at it’s peak this weekend. Wikipedia

August 2-4, 2019

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)

NHRA Summer Nationals
FRI-SUN Ground pounding excitement with 7000HP NHRA nitromethane Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars. At Pacific Raceways in Kent. Map
(www.pacificraceways.com)

Seafair Fleet Week
MON-FRI Free public tours of U.S. Navy & Coast Guard and Canadian Navy ships at the Seattle waterfront. Map
(www.seafair.com)

Magnolia Summerfest
FRI-SUN Crafts, art, food train & pony rides and parade in Magnolia. Map
(http://www.magnoliachamber.org/)

Seattle Art Fair
THU-SUN The Seattle Art Fair is a one-of-a-kind destination for the best in modern and contemporary art and a showcase for the vibrant arts community of the Pacific Northwest. At CenturyLink Field Event Center. Map
(seattleartfair.com)

Lake City Summer Festival
SAT Street festival with live music, food, and over 100 vendors Map
(lakecitysummerfest.com/)

Anacortes Arts Festival
FRI-SUN Art displays plus entertainment and regional & ethnic foods in downtown Anacortes. Map
(www.anacortesartsfestival.com)

July 26-28, 2019

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. Parade route
(www.seafair.com)

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

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

Lake Stevens Aquafest
FRI-SUN Food, Live Music, Kiddie Carnival, Arts & Crafts, Fireworks and more. In Lake Stevens , ~30mi north of Seattle.
(www.aquafest.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)

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 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)

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

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

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

Enumclaw Street Fair
FRI-SAT Entertainment, food, farmers market, arts & crafts and more in downtown Enumclaw, ~40 mi south of Seattle. 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)

July 19-21, 2019

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)

Parkadilly Kid’s Fair
SUN Kid’s concert and fair with children’s entertainment,. outdoor activities includin a nature scavenger hunt, Junior Ranger programs, a climbing wall, arts and crafts, trampolines more. Kid-centric vendors will also be on site along with concession stands. At Lake Sammamish Park in Issaquah. Map
(www.seafair.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)

Duvall Sandblast Arts Festival
SAT-SUN Fine art and craft fair with dozens of local Puget Sound artists and crafters demonstrating, displaying and selling their work. Live music. At McCormic Park on the Snoqualmie River in Duvall.
Map
(duvallarts.org)

Bon Odori Festival
SAT-SUN A celebration of Japanese Buddhism with food, cultural displays, dancing, beer garden, live music. At Seattle Buddhist Temple. Map
(seattlebetsuin.org)

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.kingcofair.com)

Birch Bay Sand Sculpture Competition
SAT-SUN Annual Sand Sculpture Competition in the charming oceanside town of Birch Bay. Map
(birchbaywa.org)

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

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/)

FHCAM Skyfair
SAT Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum’s Biggest Air & Ground Show Event of the year! See vintage aircraft take to the skies and tanks cruise the grounds. At the Flying Heritage Collection, Paine Field, Everett Map
(flyingheritage.com)

Bremerton Summer Brewfest
FRI-SAT Summer festival with 36 Washington breweries pouring more than 100 craft beers. On the Bremerton waterfront. Map Ferry Schedule
(washingtonbeer.com)

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

PNA Summer Beer Taste: Beerstock
SAT Ten tastes from over 21 local microbreweries. Barking Alehouse Brats and pub snacks included. 21+ at the Phinney Neighborhood Center. Map
(www.phinneycenter.org)

Olympia Lakefair Festival
WED-SUN Arts, crafts, food, live entertainment and carnival rides. In Olympia. Map
(https://www.lakefair.org/)

Day Out With Thomas
FRI-SUN Meet Thomas the Tank Engine at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. Map
(www.trainmuseum.org)

San Juan Island Lavender Festival
SAT-SUN Lavender farm tours and workshops, cooking demos, picnics and live music at Pelindaba Lavender Farm on San Juan Island. Map
(www.pelindabalavender.com)

Flying Heritage Museum Skyfair
SAT Historic aircraft and tanks, bouncy house and face painting for kids, educational activities for the entire family. At the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum at Paine Field. Map
(flyingheritage.com)

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

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)

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

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)

July 12-14, 2019

Ballard Seafood Fest
FRI-SUN Nordic heritage displays, vendor and food booths in Ballard. Map
(www.seafoodfest.org)

Redmond Derby Days
FRI-SAT Food and vendor booths, kids’ parade, music, at Redmond City Hall campus. Map
(www.redmondderbydays.com)

Redmond Arts Festival
FRI-SUN Over 90 curated artists, nine live bands, food, a mimosa/wine/beer garden, sidewalk chalk for the kids. Free shuttle bus to the 77th Annual Redmond Derby Days. At the Redmond Town Center shopping mall. Map
(http://redmondtowncenter.com)

Seattle Beerfest
FRI-SUN A 3-day specialty beer festival with 200+ world class brews. At Seattle Center’s Fisher Lawn and Pavilion. Map
(www.seattlebeerfest.com)

West Seattle Summer Fest
FRI-SUN Street fair with music, arts, food, beer garden and street dance at West Seattle Junction. Map
(www.westseattlefestival.com)

Exotic Animal Show
SAT-SUN Commercial exposition with colorful tropical birds, petting zoo with a kangaroo, hedgehogs and other furry pets, and plenty of snakes and reptiles. At the Western Washington State Fair and Event Center in Puyallup. Map
(pacnwrs.com)

Seafair Milk Carton Derby
SAT Colorful milk-carton boats competing for prizes plus activities and food on the shore at Green Lake Aqua Park. Map
(www.seafair.com)

Kent Cornucopia Days
FRI-SUN Festival, street fair, carnival, parade and more in Kent. Map
(www.kcdays.com)

Mill Creek Festival
SAT-SUN Roving artists, crafts booths, new northwest bands on stage, more food vendors and an even bigger Kid’s Plaza.
Directions and Parking
(www.millcreekfestival.com)

Seattle Polish Festival
SAT Authentic food and drink, live music and dance, exhibits, workshops, local merchants and children’s activities. At the Seattle Center. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.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)

Proof Washington Distillers Festival
SAT More than 40 Washington distillers and food from local restaurants, At Fremont Studios in Seattle. Map
(proofwashington.org)

Day Out With Thomas
FRI-SUN Meet Thomas the Tank Engine at the Northwest Railway Museum in Snoqualmie. Map
(www.trainmuseum.org)

Georgetown Garden Walk
SUN Stroll colorful gardens, discover shops and restaurants, visit artist studios, and hear live music. Garden Walk maps are available on the day of the Walk
at the Georgetown Bank of America parking lot. Map
(georgetowngardenwalk.com)

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/)

Pacific Days
FRI-SUN Parades, activities, car show, food, music & dance at Pacific City Park. Map
(www.pacificpartnerships.org)

McCleary Bear Festival
FRI-SUN Kid Zone with free face painting, petting zoo and pony rides, food & craft vendors, famous bear stew. 80 mi south of Seattle Map
(mcclearybearfestival.org)

Skagit Valley Highland Games
SAT-SUN Celtic games, spectator sports, dancing, food and music at Edgewater Park in Mount Vernon. Map
(http://celticarts.org)