Seattle, WA Events Calendar - things to watch when moving to Seattle

Event Calendar

Thinking about moving to Seattle, WA?  Here are some of the events coming up in the area - before you move stop by to take in some of these exciting activities.
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June 19 - July 21, 2015
Edmonds
Edmonds Arts Festival
View and purchase art, enjoy entertainment, food, hands on activities for kids, festival store.
July 10-11, 2015
Redmond
Redmond Derby Days
Parades, races, contests, game booths, carnival rides, arts, music, food and much more!
July 11
Seattle
45th annual Seafair Milk Carton Derby
Nearly 100 colorful milk carton boats of all shapes and design will compete on the waters of Green Lake for fantastic prizes and bragging rights. Register now online to participate.
July 11-12, 2015
Mount Vernon
21st annual Skagit Valley Highland Games & Celtic Festival
Solo bagpiping and drumming competitions, bagpipe bands, fiddling, traditional Scottish athletics (the “heavy” events) and Scottish Highland dancing
July 11
Seattle
The 4th Annual Polish Festival Seattle
Music, dance performances, workshops, exhibits, children’s activities, Handcrafted Polish glass art, traditional folk costumes, beer garden, polish food and more.
July 11-12, 2015
Seattle
Dragon Fest
Cultural performances including Dragon and Lion dances, Japanese taiko drumming, martial arts demonstrations, the Chinese Girls Drill Team, and over 40 restaurants offering a wide array of international $2 bites!
July 11-12, 2015
Seattle
Queen Anne Summerfest
Car Show, Wine/Beer Garden, food, artwalk, dog walk, live music, games, bouncy house, and more.
July 15-19, 2015
Olympia
Capital LakeFair
Arts & Crafts, music, car show, fireworks, food, carnival, parade, 3k/8k run, volleyball tournament and more!
July 17-19, 2015
Kirkland
Kirkland Uncorked
Food & Wine Festival featuring a 21+ Tasting Garden with wine tasting, grilling demos, live music, a Burger Brawl and a Grill-Off. An all ages Street Fair includes a Boat Show, the Uncorked Market, the CityDog Dog Modeling Contest, and a Food Truck Feast.
July 17-19, 2015
Vashon Island
Strawberry Festival
Parades, classic car show, music, vendor booths, street dances, pancake breakfasts, beer garden, a fun run, the firemen's challenge and children's activities. Fun for all ages!
July 18-19, 2015
Duvall
SandBlast Festival of the Arts
A professional and community sand sculpture, live music, dance and performance, story telling and a fine art and craft fair.
July 18-19, 2015
Tacoma
Tacoma Maritime Fest
Kids Zone, Quick & Dirty Boat Building, Port tours, boat rides, art, free visits to the Foss Waterway Seaport Museum, entertainment, food and more.
July 18-19, 2015
Gig Harbor
2015 Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival
125+ Artists showing and selling their work, children's art-making activities, food vendors, live music and a Literary Corner featuring authors and book-illustrators.
July 23-25, 2015
Gig Harbor
2015 Gig Harbor Wine & Food Festival
Tastings, celebrity chefs, book signings, retail products, seminars, cooking demos and more!
July 24-26, 2015
Bellevue
Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair
Over 300 juried artists showcasing unique, handmade craft and fine art, a multitude of free community arts programming including; KIDSfair, BAM Exhibitions, public installations, & delicious food and beverages.
July 24-25, 2015
Enumclaw
Enumclaw Rotary Street Fair 2015
Something For Everyone! Kidz Zone rides & games,Arts & Crafts, music, family activities, food, 5K and more.
July 24-26, 2015
Lake Stevens
AquaFest
Boat race, 3-on-3 Basketball tournament, carnival, parades, fireworks, pancake breakfast, horse drawn wagon rides, arts & crafts, food, beverages, classic car show, water ski/wakeboard tournament, and much more fun!
July 24-26, 2015
Seattle
Capitol Hill Block Party
3-day music and arts festival, celebrating Seattle’s iconic arts and music center, Capitol Hill. Showcases over 100 local and national artists.
July 25
Seattle
Seattle Dragon Boat Festival
Dragon Boat, Races, booths, entertainment, kids activities, food, and beverage garden.
July 25
Shoreline
NW SolarFest
Sustainable Living Fair. Music, food, barter fair, kids fun, Urban Farm, electric cars, and more,
July 25-26, 2015
Lacey
8th Annual Pacific Northwest Mushroom Festival
Speakers, entertainment, wine/beer, 5K run, demos, kids zone, farm tours.
July 25-26, 2015
Seattle
2015 Alki Art Fair
Art vendors, juried art, music, entertainment, silent auction, food and drinks, children’s activities
August 1
Everett
Rock the Boat Music Festival
A one day beer and music experience, 21 years & older event.
August 8-9, 2015
Arlington
Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow Wow
Live Music (Los Lobos and Thompson Square), entertainment, 5K Fun Run, Tradition alder salmon bake, Fun Zone rides & activities, food, crafts, exhibits, logging show, and more.
August 14-16, 2015
Snoqualmie
Snoqualmie Railroad Days
Entertainment Stages, Vendors, a Grand Parade, Children’s Field of Fun, Timber Sports Demos, Food & Drink. Fireman’s Pancake Breakfast, Art & craft vendors, Classic Car Show.
August 14-16, 2015
Edmonds
A Taste of Edmonds
Food, music, entertainment, arts & crafts, vendors, and more.
August 15
Olalla
Olalla Bluegrass & Beyond Festival
Food & craft vendors, old time crafts demos, famous pie eating contest, carnival games, kids’ activities, music from 11am to dusk, overnight camping available
August 27 - September 7, 2015
Monroe
Evergreen State Fair
Carnival rides, concerts, petting zoo, Pro-West Rodeo, logging show, auto races, crazy animal races, midway games, food and more.
September 5-7, 2015
Seattle
Bumbershoot
Stellar musical line-up of national & international performers, comedy, food, drink, crafts, vendors and more.
September 11-13, 2015
Mukilteo
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival
Art, food, children’s activities, fireworks, fishing derby, fly over, live music and performances, parade, fun run, tennis tournament and more.
September 12-13, 2015

Snohomish Pumpkin Hurl & Medieval Faire
Farms, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, pumpkin hurl, and lots of fun events.

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