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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August 25 - September 5, 2016
Monroe
Evergreen State Fair
Concerts, roving entertainment, carnival ride, midway games, exhibits, vendors, food, contests, animals, rodeo, and so much more.
August 31
Seattle
Songs of the Soul Concert – Celebrating the Soul’s Yearning for Peace
An evening of soul stirring tunes performed by international musicians using classical, jazz, a capella and world music. Selections range from dynamic to silence invoking melodies, cheerful to bold musical presentations to enhance the listeners experience of peace and inner beauty.  Free although tickets are required. Call (206) 883-0082 to reserve your seat.
September 2-4, 2016
Seattle
Bumbershoot
One of the most unique and best-loved contemporary festivals in North America. Live music, comedy, theater, film, visual arts, dance performance, crafts, vendors, food, drink and more.
September 2-4, 2016
Mukilteo
Vintage Aircraft Weekend
50 vintage aircraft, Big Band Dinner Dance, Warbird & Heli Rides, WWII Re-enactors, military vehicle emcampment, live music, street food, displays & demos, and more.
September 2-4, 2016
Olympia
Olympia Harbor Days Tugboat Races & Festival
One of the South Sound’s largest and most loved maritime festivals, often with as many as 30 tugboats, and over 125 arts & crafts, commercial, non-profit and food booths filling Percival Landing and the Port Plaza. A Labor Day Tradition!
September 2-4, 2016
Oak Harbor
Oak Harbor Music Festival
Free Live music on two stages, beer gardens, arts & crafts, food, vendors, and family fun.
September 3-5, 2016
Bremerton
Bremerton Blackberry Festival
Fly-Inn, Fun Run, food, entertainment, vendors, a wonderful annual community event.
September 9-11, 2016
Edmonds
Puget Sound Bird Fest
Speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults. Meet other birders, naturalists, photographers, and people engaged in fascinating bird research projects.
September 9-11, 2016
Port Townsend
Wooden Boat Festival
300 boats on land and in the water, presentations, exhibitors, music, food, beer/wine, kayak demos, boat building challenge, and more,
September 10-23, 2016
Seattle
Seattle Design Festival
Celebrate and explore how design improves the quality of our lives and our community. Events and activities at various venues in Seattle.
September 13
Bothell
2016 Built Green Conference
Learn about the latest in green building and sustainability. Open to all building professionals, policy makers, and the environmentally-friendly minded public
September 17-18, 2016
Seattle
Seattle Fiestas Patrias
Latino dancers, music, art, food, health fair, boxing exhibition, children’s activities, and more.
September 17-18, 2016
Edmonds
Edmonds Art Studio Tour
Free self-guided tour, visit 19 private studios and 2 galleries displaying the work of 37 local artists. Purchase finished work, see new art being created, or just visit and ask questions.
September 23-2, 2016
Kirkland
Kirkland Octoberfest
Authentic German music, German and local beer and German-style food, wiener dog races, a costume contest and a pumpkin decorating competition, fun for the whole family (some 21+ areas and events). Get tickets early
September 24
Seattle
28th Annual Fishermen's Fall Festival
Celebrate the return of the North Pacific Fishing Fleet. Food, beer & wine garden, fun activities (wooden boat building, trout pond and more), free admission, music, fishing information and education, demos and more. Proceeds benefit the Seattle Fishermen’s Memorial Foundation.
September 30 - October 1, 2016
Renton
First Annual Multicultural Festival
Music, dance, games, food respresenting different cultures from around the world.
September 30 - October 1, 2016
Renton
Multicultural Festival
Music, dance, games, stories, food respresenting different cultures from around the world.
October 1
Fife
Fife Harvest Festival
Hay and pony rides, petting zoo, arts, crafts, foods, performances, vendors, fireworks, free admission, fun for all ages.
October 7 - November 11, 2016
Seattle
Earshot Jazz Festival
The festival brings jazz greats from around the world into creative collaboration with area audiences and artists. Tickets on sale Sept. 1.
October 7-8, 2016
Anacortes
Anacortes Bier on the Pier
30 breweries, 10 cideries, food & music, 21+ event. Get tickets Now, this event sells out.

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