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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September 30 - October 1, 2016
First Annual Multicultural Festival
Music, dance, games, food respresenting different cultures from around the world.
September 30 - October 1, 2016
Multicultural Festival
Music, dance, games, stories, food respresenting different cultures from around the world.
October 1-2, 2016
Port Townsend
The Great Port Townsend Kinetic Sculpture Race
"Where Art & Engineering Collide"  Amazing machines race through city streets, Port Townsend Bay, the sand trap at Ft. Worden, and the County Fairgrounds.
October 1-2, 2016
Issaquah Salmon Days Festival
Free Admission.  Hatchery Tours, DockDogs competition, entertainment, parade, food, vendors, fun activities for kids, 10am to 6pm daily.
October 1-31, 2016

Snohomish Valley Festival of Pumpkins
Seven area farms with a variety of fall events including Snohomish Zombie Walk, Tweed Ride, Snohomish Brewfest, Historic Downtown Snohomish Trick or Treating and more.  Visit website for the complete list of events.   
October 1
Fife Harvest Festival
Hay and pony rides, petting zoo, arts, crafts, foods, performances, vendors, fireworks, free admission, fun for all ages.
October 2
Music, dance, food, market place, cooking demos, crafts for kids, historical exhibits, a celebration of Croatian Culture.
October 7-9, 2016
Port Angeles
Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival
Yearly event featuring Olympic Coast Cuisine, wine tasting, music, cooking demonstrations, kayak & bike rentals.
October 7 - November 11, 2016
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 7-9, 2016
St. Demetrios Greek Festival
Traditional Greek food, beer & wine, music, dancing and culture. Church tours and shopping.
October 7-8, 2016
Anacortes Bier on the Pier
30 breweries, 10 cideries, food & music, 21+ event. Get tickets Now, this event sells out.
October 8-9, 2016
Sammamish Annual Arts Fair
Fine arts, performance arts, arts activities, meet artists and learn about their creative process. Art available for purchase, free admission, 10 am to 5 pm.  Sponsored by Sammamish Art Commission.
October 8-9, 2016
Cranberry Harvest Festival
Enjoy cranberry bog tours, bog jog, cranberry cook-off, entertainment, contests, firelight parade, vendors, and food.
October 8
Harvest Festival
Pumpkin Patch, Live Music, Crafts, Vendors and more.
October 9
Seattle Children’s Festival
A multi-cultural, inter-generational festival geared toward families and children of all ages. Music, dance, arts & crafts, hands on activities, and more.
October 15-23, 2016
Peanuts the Great Pumpkin Express
Pumpkin Express on the Mount Rainier Scenic Railroad.  Ride the train with Snoopy and Charlie Brown to a pumpkin patch where kids find a pumpkin to take home.  Don't forget your costume & camera! 54124 Mountain Highway E, Elba, WA  98330.
October 16
Everett Farmers Market, Last Sunday
Last Sunday Market of the season at Port of Everett from 11am to 4 pm.  Fresh produce, flowers, baked goods, artisans & craftsmen.
October 20-23, 2016
Tacoma Holiday Food and Gift Festival
One of the largest holiday shows in the West.  Gifts, unique handcrafted items, entertainment, culinary demonstrations by local chefs, special foods, Santa and more.  At the Tacoma Dome, 2727 East D St, Tacoma.
October 21-22, 2016
Annual Hoot & Howl Celebration
Don't miss the annual Hoot & Howl Celebration at Northwest Trek Wildlife Park.  Tram tours, crafts, games, animal encounters, trick-or-treat, prizes.  Hours are 6pm to 10pm.  11610, Trek Drive E, Eatonville.
October 28-30, 2016
Port Gamble
Port Gamble Ghost Conference
Award winning paranormal conference for dedicated experts, the curious novice, the uncertain skeptic and the lover of ghost stories-anyone with an interest in paranormal phenomena.  For registration and schedule of events visit
October 29-30, 2016
Dia de Muertos
Dia de Muertos: A Mexican Celebration to Remember our departed.  Live performances, special hands-on activities, food, face painting and exquisite rituals.  Create sugar skulls and paper skeletons, explore community altars and march in a musical procession to remember the dead.  Seattle Center Armory, 305 Harrison St., Seattle.  Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday 11am-6pm.
November 10-13, 2016
Seattle Auto Show
The Seattle Auto Show where you find hundreds of new models, exotic supercars, thrifty compacts, hybrids, electrics, muscle cars, trucks and crossovers.  New technology and drawings held at CenturyLink Field Event Center, 800 Occidental S., Seattle.

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