Tag Archives: Tulip Festival

April 22-24, 2016

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

National Parks Free Entrance Days
THRU APR 24 Free admission at Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park and all other National parks. In celebration of National Park Week. Find a Park
(http://www.nps.gov/index.htm)

Evergreen Spring Carnival
FRI-SUN Carnival, food, bbq championships, flower and garden displays, home show and swap meet at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Directions
(www.evergreenfair.org)

Earth Day Events
FRI Earth Day is a worldwide annual event to demonstrate support for environmental protection.
(www.earthday.org)

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival
FRI-SUN Live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and marketplace. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Bothell Country Villiage Fuchsia and Dahlia Tuber Sale
SAT Hosted by the Sno-King Fuchsia Society and the Seattle Dahlia Society in perfect time to get those fuchsia baskets started and dahlias planted for summer color! Call 425-483-2250 for information. Map
(www.countryvillagebothell.com)

Marine Mammal Mania
SAT-SUN Hands-on activities, special talks and demonstrations devoted to marine mammals. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

April 15-17, 2016

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
THRU APR 17 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Puyallup Spring Fair
THU-SUN Rides, entertainment, animal exhibits, food, rodeo, Monster Truck show, garden show and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Map
(www.thefair.com)

Northwest Women’s Show
FRI-SUN Over 600 booths with everything from cosmetics to books plus firefighters, fashion shows, wine-tasting, seminars, celebrities, food and more at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Directions
(www.nwwomenshow.com)

Mount Vernon Street Fair
FRI-SUN Live music stages, children’s activities, food & crafts in downtown Mount Vernon. Map
(www.mountvernondowntown.org)

National Parks Free Entrance Days
SAT-APR 24 Free admission at Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park and all other National parks. In celebration of National Park Week. Find a Park
(http://www.nps.gov/index.htm)

Marine Mammal Mania
SAT-SUN Hands-on activities, special talks and demonstrations devoted to marine mammals. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

Spring Safari at Woodland Park Zoo
SAT Celebrate the African Savanna and the amazing animals that live there, At the Woodland Park Zoo. Map
(www.zoo.org)

Seattle Restaurant Week
SUN-THU More than 165 local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for just $30, and many also offer two-course lunches for $15. Map
(srw.seattletimes.com)

April 8-10, 2016

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Seattle Restaurant Week
SUN-THU More than 165 local restaurants are serving up three-course dinners for just $30, and many also offer two-course lunches for $15. Map
(srw.seattletimes.com)

Whirligig
THRU APR 17 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Moisture Festival
THRU APR 13 The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle. Venues
(www.moisturefestival.com)

World Rythm Festival
FRI-SUN Drum, dance, listen and learn in more than 100 performances and workshops with music of Africa, Asia, Cuba, Brazil, India, America, Middle East and more for youth and adults at Seattle Center. Map
(www.swps.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)

Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade
SAT Floats adorned with thousands of daffodils on parade through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting. Parade Start 10:15 AM
(www.daffodilfestival.net)

Vegfest
SAT-SUN Vegetarian food festival with cooking demos, samples, book sale and kids’ activities at Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Directions
(www.vegofwa.org)

Best of the Northwest
SAT-SUN Spring Art & Fine Craft show featuring local artisans at Magnuson Park. Map
(www.nwartalliance.com)

Fred Meyer Fuchsia Saturday
SAT Special price on fuchsia starts with free potting at Fred Meyer stores. Bring your own pots.
(www.fredmeyer.com)

Anacortes Spring Wine Festival
SAT Anacortes Spring Wine Festival brings 30 wineries, six restaurants and live music to pier one overlooking the scenic Guemes Channel, Map
(www.anacortes.org)

Marine Mammal Mania
SAT-SUN Hands-on activities, special talks and demonstrations devoted to marine mammals. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

April 1-3, 2016

SR 520 Bridge Grand Opening
SAT Celebrate the grand opening of the longest floating bridge in the world! Free, fun, and accessible activities for all ages. On the new 520 bridge. How to get there
(520golong.com)

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
FRI-APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
FRI-APR 17 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

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/)

Marine Mammal Mania
SAT-SUN Hands-on activities, special talks and demonstrations devoted to marine mammals. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

Taste Washington
THU-SUN Wine tasting from more than 200 local wineries plus food from local restaurants at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Map
(tastewashington.org)

Racing Season Opener at Evergreen Speedway
SAT Fireworks, Demolition Derby, Mr. Dizzy. Map
(www.evergreenspeedway.com)

Moisture Festival
THRU APR 13 The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle. Venues
(www.moisturefestival.com)

April 17-19, 2015

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
THRU APR 19 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Puyallup Spring Fair
THU-SUN Rides, entertainment, animal exhibits, food, rodeo, Monster Truck show, garden show and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Map
(www.thefair.com)

World Rythm Festival
FRI-SUN Drum, dance, listen and learn in more than 100 performances and workshops with music of Africa, Asia, Cuba, Brazil, India, America, Middle East and more for youth and adults at Seattle Center. Map
(www.swps.org)

Mount Vernon Street Fair
FRI-SUN Live music stages, children’s activities, food & crafts in downtown Mount Vernon. Map
(www.mountvernondowntown.org)

National Parks Free Entrance Days
SAT-SUN Free admission at Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park and all other National parks. In celebration of National Park Week. Find a Park
(http://www.nps.gov/index.htm)

Marine Mammal Mania: Northern Fur Seals
SAT-SUN Learn about the furry inhabitants of the Aquarium. Special talks and demonstrations, guest speakers and hands-on activities. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

April 10-12, 2015

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
THRU APR 19 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Paws-on Science: Husky Weekend
FRI-SUN Join University of Washington scientists and researchers for fun, interactive activities and exhibits. Special appearances by Harry the Husky, the Husky Marching Band, the Cheer Squad and Dubs. At the Pacific Science Center. Map
(www.pacificsciencecenter.org)

Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade
SAT Floats adorned with thousands of daffodils on parade through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting. Parade Start 10:15 AM
(www.daffodilfestival.net)

Fred Meyer Fuchsia Saturday
SAT Special price on fuchsia starts with free potting at Fred Meyer. Bring your own pots.
(www.fredmeyer.com)

Marine Mammal Mania: Harbor Seals
SAT-SUN Learn about the furry inhabitants of the Aquarium. Special talks and demonstrations, guest speakers and hands-on activities. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

March 27-29, 2015

Moisture Festival
THRU MAR 29 The Moisture Festival is the world’s largest Comedy/Varietè festival, running for four weeks every spring in Seattle. Venues
(www.moisturefestival.com)

Taste Washington
THU-SUN Wine tasting from from more than 200 local wineries plus food from local restaurants at CenturyLink Field Event Center. Map
(tastewashington.org)


Emerald City COMICON

FRI-SUN The Premier comic book & pop culture convention in the Pacific NW since 2003. Artists, celebrities and hundreds of booths at the Washington State Convention Center. Map
(www.emeraldcitycomicon.com)

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
SAT-APR 30 Due to the warm weather, Tulip Town and Roozengarde are opening a week early. Festival kicks off on April 1. Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)


Washington Cask Beer Festival

SAT Handcrafted cask-conditioned beers from innovative regional breweries, admission includes a commemorative tasting cup and tastes at the Seattle Center Exibition Hall. Location
(http://www.washingtonbrewersguild.org/)

Rodarama
SAT-SUN Hot rods, customs and vintage cars at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup. Map
(www.nwrodarama.com)

Best of the Northwest
SAT-SUN Spring Art & Fine Craft show featuring local artisans at Magnuson Park. Map
(www.nwartalliance.com)

Polish Spring Bazaar
SAT enjoy traditional Polish dishes of pierogi, sausage, cabbage rolls etc. served by the young generation of waiters clad in Polish folk costumes. At the Polish Cultural Center in Seattle. Map
(www.polishhome.org)

April 25-27, 2014

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Last weekend. Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Gear up for outdoor adventure Expo
SAT-SUN A Consumer Trade Show Focusing on Outdoor Adventure Equipment and Unique Destination Travel Map
(seattle2014.gearupexpo.com)

Sheep Shearing at Kelsy Creek Farm Park
SAT Watch the sheep being shorn of their winter coats. Enjoy spinning demonstrations, children’s crafts, tractor/wagon rides, pony rides, food, animal viewing areas and more. At Kelsy Creek Farm Park in Bellevue. Map
(www.farmerjayne.com)

Seattle Cherry Blossom & Japanese Cultural Festival
FRI-SUN Live performances, visual arts, hands-on activities, foods, games, and marketplace. Map More Festál
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Marine Mammal Mania: Northern Fur Seals
FRI-SUN Learn about the furry inhabitants of the Aquarium. Special talks and demonstrations, guest speakers and hands-on activities. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

Mount Vernon Street Fair
FRI-SUN Live music stages, children’s activities, food & crafts in downtown Mount Vernon. Map
(www.mountvernondowntown.org)

Evergreen Spring Festival
SAT-SUN Carnival, food, bbq championships, flower and garden displays, home show and swap meet at the Evergreen State Fairgrounds in Monroe. Directions
(www.evergreenfair.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)

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

Dirty Dan Days Seafood Festival
SUN Historic Fairhaven District celebrates its eclectic founder, featuring the world’s only uphill piano race, live music, games, rowing race, Chuckanut Chowder Cook-off with 15 local restaurant chefs with public tastings at Fairhaven Village Green in Bellingham. Map
(www.fairhaven.com)

America’s Family Pet Expo
FRI-SUN Everything you need to know for a happier healthier pet. At the Puyallup Fair & Event Center. Map
(petexpowa.org)

April 11-13, 2014

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
THRU APR 20 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

Party For The Planet at Woodland Park Zoo
THRU APR 13 Earth Day celebration with tours, crafts, penguin feeding, raptor flight demos and more at Woodland Park Zoo. Map
(www.zoo.org)

Puyallup Spring Fair
THU-SUN Rides, entertainment, animal exhibits, food, rodeo, Monster Truck show, garden show and more at the Puyallup Fairgrounds. Map
(www.thefair.com)

Marine Mammal Mania: Harbor Seals
FRI-SUN Learn about the furry inhabitants of the Aquarium. Special talks and demonstrations, guest speakers and hands-on activities. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(www.seattleaquarium.org)

Fred Meyer Fucsia Saturday
SAT Special price on fuchsia starts with free potting at Fred Meyer.
(www.fredmeyer.com)

Polish Bazaar
SAT Sale of Polish crystal, jewelry, and crafts. traditional Polish dishes of pierogi, sausage, cabbage rolls etc.served by waiters clad in Polish folk costumes. At the Polish Home in Seattle Map
(www.polishhome.org)

April 4-6, 2014

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
THRU APR 30 Tulip and Daffodil fields in bloom around Mt. Vernon and LaConner. Directions and parking
(www.tulipfestival.org)

Whirligig
FRI-APR 20 Super-Size inflatable rides that allow kids ages 12 and under to jump, slide and bounce their way into spring. In the Seattle Center Armory/Center House. Map
(www.seattlecenter.com)

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/)

Marine Mammal Mania – Wild Orcas
FRI-SUN Hands-on activities for kids, special talks and demonstrations. At the Seattle Aquarium. Map
(http://www.seattleaquarium.org)

Daffodil Festival Grand Floral Parade
SAT Floats adorned with thousands of daffodils on parade through Tacoma, Puyallup, Sumner and Orting. Parade Start 10:15 AM
(www.daffodilfestival.net)

World Rythm Festival
SAT-SUN Drum, dance, listen and learn in more than 100 performances and workshops with music of Africa, Asia, Cuba, Brazil, India, America, Middle East and more for youth and adults at Seattle Center. Map
(www.swps.org)