Edmonds Arts Festival: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 13 to 15, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; juried art show, food court, wine bar, live music, children's crafts, performers; free admission, costs for food and other items; 425-771-6412, www.edmondsartsfestival.com. The Women's Auxiliary of Edmonds American Legion hosts its 35th annual Book and Bake sale in conjunction with this event, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 14 and 15, American Legion Post, Sixth and Dayton, Edmonds; features desserts, beverages and used books.
Marysville Strawberry Festival: Various start and ending times June 13 through 22, downtown Marysville venues include Marysville Middle School, Asbery Field, and parades along State Avenue; features include Berry Run, fashion and talent shows, carnival, trike races, fireworks, car show and live entertainment; 7:45 p.m. June 21 grand parade; 360-659-7644, www.maryfest.com.
Strawberry Harvest Festival: Live music, children's arts and crafts, strawberry treats, animal barnyard, hay maze, children's activities, U-pick produce, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, June 14 through 29, admission $13 per person, $11 ages 65 and over; free under age 1. Remlinger Farms, 32610 NE 32nd St., Carnation; 425-333-4135, www.remlingerfarms.com.
"PigOut on the Farm" Berry Fest: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 21 and 22, Biringer Farm, 4625 40th Place NE, Everett; goat climb, pony rides, inflatable toys, strawberry eating contest; free admission, cost for foods; 425-259-0255, www.biringerfarm.com.
Fremont Solstice Parade: Noon June 21, parade runs through downtown Fremont, followed by a Sustainable Solstice Festival in Gasworks Park; Seattle; free, except costs for food; fashion show with recycled materials, food vendors, music; www.fremontartscouncil.org.
Taste of Tacoma: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 27 through 29, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; free admission, up to $10 handicap parking, $3 round-trip bus fee, free for ages 12 and under; features 30 restaurants, 15 food booths, live music, beer and wine gardens, arts booths, a carnival; 425-283-5050, www.tasteoftacoma.com.
Mountain Loop Experience: June 28, activities vary in three communities; ribbon cutting at noon at Barlow Pass. Details are at www.MountainLoopExperience.com. Arlington, 2 p.m. kids' parade; 360-403-3444. Pioneer Days Museum open all day. Darrington, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. street fair with arts-and-crafts displays, open-air market, car show, slow-pitch softball tournament; 360-436-1863. Granite Falls, 9 a.m. 5K run, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. arts-and-crafts booths, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. kid-a-thon activity zone with climbing wall, inflatable toys; live music, bicycle rodeo at skate park and 9:30 p.m. fireworks display. Registration required by June 20 for 5K run; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Venues include the old high school, 405 N. Granite Ave.; the new high school, 1401 100th St.; and the downtown area; 425-508-9637; www.mountainloopexperience.com.
Shoreline Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 28 and 29, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. NE, Shoreline; free admission, but donations accepted. "Green: Art and the Environment" theme includes poetry reading, hands-on art for children, eco tours, cultural art displays, 1 and 5 p.m. Saturday Missoula Children's Theatre performances, other live entertainment; 206-417-4645, www.shorelinearts.net.
Wharfest: Full days, June 28 and 29, Penn Cove waterfront wharf at Coupeville, live music, vintage boat parade; free admission; 360-678-5434.
Skandia Folkdance Society Midsommarfest: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 29, St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore; live music and dance performances, kids' activities, crafts, pole-raising celebration; free admission and parking; 206-784-7470, www.skandia-folkdance.org.
Seafair: June 29 to Aug. 3, live entertainment, cultural performances, children's activities, parades, food, art show, street fair, triathlon, hydroplanes, Blue Angels; free; costs for food and other various items; www.seafair.com.
Nile Shrine Circus: 2 and 7 p.m. June 30, July 1 and 2, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; four tickets for $20 after advance mail-in donation to Shrine Circus; individual prices $16 for up to age 12 (or free, with coupon), $18 ages 13 to 17 and seniors 60 and over, $22 ages 18 and over. Get advance coupons from Shiners or at various stores; 425-774-9611, www.nileshrine.org.
PrideFest: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. June 29, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; free; live music, food, beer gardens, vendors; www.seattlepridefest.org.
Arlington Fly-In: 8 a.m. start July 9 to 13, Arlington Airport, 188th Ave. NE, Arlington. Aircraft display, aviation exhibit, children's activities, forums and workshops, fly-in including Flying Heritage Collection and Cascade Warbird Squadron, Warbird and military vehicle parade, Army/Marine encampment display with 60 vehicles from World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War eras; air shows 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday. all armed forces personnel, past and present, admitted free on Veterans Appreciation Day; 360-435-5857.
Sultan Summer Shindig: 3 to 11 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 11 to 13, Main Street and River Park, Sultan; parade, car and logger shows, carnival and street fair, live entertainment; free admission; 360-793-0983.
The Arts Index Festival: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 12, features live music, kids' art project, food; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. plein air artists working; free admission; 360-677-2269, www.indexartsgroup.com.
Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 12 and 13, car show along Main Street and activities within the Town Center at the intersection of Bothell-Everett Highway and 153rd Street SE; kids' korner, DockDog competition, cat adoption; 5K Run of the Mill; www.millcreekfestival.com.
Bastille Day celebrations: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 13, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-728-2800, www.seattle-bastille.org.
Kla Ha Ya Days: 2 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 17 through 20, downtown Snohomish, kids' activities and parade, car show, street fair; 360-568-7076, www.klahayadays.com.
Bite of Seattle: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 18 through 22, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; free admission, costs for food; www.biteofseattle.com.
Camlann Medieval Village summer festival: 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, July 19 through Aug. 24, Camlann Medieval Village, 10320 Kelly Road NE, Carnation; $10, $6 seniors and ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and under; $45 for banquet and festival; authentic Middle English banquet, arts-and-craft displays, theater performances; 425-788-8624, www.camlann.org.
Samish Bay Bivalve Bash: 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19, Taylor Shellfish Farms, 2182 Chuckanut Drive, Bow; live music, kids' activities, shell sculpture activities, food; $5 admission, free for ages 6 and under and Mud Run participants; Mud Run day-of-race registration $13 ages 8 to 12, $23 ages 13 and older; 360-766-6002, www.taylorshellfish.com.
Art by the Bay: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 and 20, Utsalady Elementary School, 608 Arrowhead Road, Camano Island; free admission; concerts, arts-and-crafts booths, plants and garden art, food, children's art workshop; 360-387-7694, www.StanwoodCamanoArts.com.
Gold Dust Days: 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 25 to 27, Gold Bar Elementary School, 401 Lewis Ave., Gold Bar; vendor booths, car and motorcycle show, kids' activities, parades, live music and dancing, food vendors. Gold panning, all three days, $5 per bag, panning demonstrations included; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lake Stevens Aquafest: Noon to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 25 to 27, downtown Lake Stevens along Main Street; 9 p.m. Friday "Movies in the Park," firework display 10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. classic car show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, ongoing arts and crafts, the Bite of Lake Stevens, AquaRun, parades, water sport contests; carnival at Mount Pilchuck Elementary School, 12806 20th St. NE; free admission, costs for food and games; www.aquafest.org.
Loganberry Festival: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 26 and 27, Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road, Whidbey Island; free admission; food, wine tasting, music, pie-eating and other contests, kids' activities; 360-678-7700, www.greenbankfarm.com.
Nubian Jam: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. July 26, Forest Park, 802 Mukilteo Blvd., Everett; free; food, open mike competition, $5 entry fee per person, $7.50 for a group, age groups are 5 to 9, 10 to 13, 14 and older; craft time, games, music; 425-876-0665, 425-258-1737.
Stanwood Camano Community Fair: 9 a.m. to midnight Aug. 1 and 2, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 3, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; $7 over age 12, $5 ages 5 to 12 and seniors, free ages 4 and under; live musical performances, carnival games, food; 360-629-4121, www.stanwoodcamanofair.com.
Anacortes Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1 through 3, thoroughfare between Commercial Avenue and Tenth Street to the waterfront; free admission; kids' crafts, interactive activities, artists' demonstrations, food market and vendors; www.anacortesartsfestival.com.
Port Townsend Country Blues Festival: 7:30 p.m. Friday and 1:30 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 1 and 2, McCurdy Pavilion in Fort Worden State Park, 223 Battery Way, Port Townsend; $16 to $20, $5 ages 18 and under; 800-733-3608, 360-385-3102, ext. 117, www.centrum.org.
Mount Baker R&B Festival: 7 to past 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to past 10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to past 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 1 through 3, Deming Log Show Fairgrounds, 3295 Cedarville Road, Bellingham; camping available; $80 advance admission plus camping, $150 will call VIP ticket, includes backstage access, full RV hookup and more; 360-629-8027, www.bakerblues.com.
Skagit County Fair: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, Aug. 6 through 9, Skagit County Fairgrounds, 1410 Virginia St., Mount Vernon; live entertainment, music, food, animals, antiques; free admission 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; all-day wristbands, $20 advance, $25 first day of fair and beyond; 360-336-9453, www.skagitcounty.net/fairgrounds.
A Taste of Edmonds: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 8 through 10, between Sixth and Bell Streets, Edmonds; kids' stage entertainment, wine and beer garden, roving artists and more; $3, free ages 3 and under; www.edmondswa.com/Events/Taste.
Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9 and 10, River Meadows Park, 20416 Jordan Road, Arlington; features kids' stage entertainment, cultural demonstrations and talks, salmon barbecue; free; www.stillaguamish.nwn.us/festival.
Northwest Washington Fair: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Aug. 11 through 16, 1775 Front St., Lynden; $8, $6 ages 62 and over, $4 ages 6 to 12, free ages 5 and under; features carnival activities, food, demolition derby, live concerts; 360-354-7777, www.nwwafair.com.
Island County Fair: Opens 9:30 a.m. daily, to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 through 17, 819 Camano Ave., Langley; $7, $5 seniors, military and ages 6 to 15, free ages 5 and under; 4-H activities, art displays and more; 360-221-4677, www.islandcountyfair.com.
Fresh Paint, a festival of artists at work: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 and 17, Everett Marina, 16th and Marine View Drive; artwork for sale and viewing, arts and crafts for kids; free; 425-257-8380, www.artscouncilofsnoco.org.
Community hoedown and silent auction: 3 to 7 p.m. Aug. 16, St. John's Mission, 829 Third St., Mukilteo; free but donations accepted; 425-349-9753.
Cascade Days parade: Lineup starts 9 a.m., parade starts at 11 a.m. Aug. 16 in Concrete; www.cascadedays.com.
BrasilFest: All day Aug. 17, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; free dance and other cultural performances; 206-728-2800, www.seattlecenter.com.
Evergreen State Fair: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. last day, Aug. 21 through Sept. 1, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe. Advance admission $7; $6 seniors ages 62 to 89; $4 ages 6 to 15. At gate $9, $7, $5. Ages 90 and over and 5 and younger admitted free. Barnyard Buddy Pass for six adults $36. Arts and crafts, carnival rides, animals, music, food, grandstand concerts; 360-805-6700, www.evergreenstatefair.org.
Monroe Fair Days parade: 11 a.m. start Aug. 23, 179th Avenue SE and Main Street to Main Street and W. Blakeley Street; 360-794-5488.
Tibet Fest: Full days, Aug. 23 and 24, Seattle Center House, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; speakers on Tibetan life, cultural arts performances, cooking activities, film screenings; www.seattlecenter.com.
Anacortes Jazz Festival: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 30 through Sept. 1, Curtis Wharf, Second Street and O Avenue, Anacortes; features outdoor jazz walk, concerts, salsa dancing; $125 whole festival package,$30 individual days, $25 Monday; $10 students, more price and other details at 360-293-7911, www.anacortes.org.
Bumbershoot: Full days, Aug. 30 through Sept. 1, downtown Seattle, Seattle Center; arts and crafts, live music and theater performances, children's activities, food; date-specific pass $35 through Aug. 15, $40 after that; three-day pass $80 if purchased by Aug. 15, $100 after that; discount tickets for those over age 65, and ages 6 to 10 with a paying adult are $15 per day at gates; tickets from 206-628-0888, www.ticketmaster.com, www.bumbershoot.org.
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival: 3 to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 5 through 7. Activities along the waterfront; juried art show, craft booths, demonstrations, kids' activities, kite flying and fireworks display at Mukilteo Lighthouse Park, live entertainment on mainstage; free admission, costs for beer garden and food; 425-353-5516, www.mukilteofestival.org.
The Puyallup Fair: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays, Sept. 5 through Sept. 21, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup; $10; $8 ages 6 to 18, 62 and over; free ages 5 and under; discount packages available; parking $10 Mondays through Fridays, $12 Saturdays and Sundays; farm animals, carnival rides, art displays, live entertainment; 253-841-5045, www.thefair.com.
Puyallup Pro Rodeo and Fair: 1 and 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1 p.m. Sunday, $5 to $18 early Friday session, $34.40 to $49.50 evening session Friday, $16.50 to $30.50 early session Saturday, $24.50 to $44.50 evening session Saturday, $19.50 to $32.50 Sunday, discounts for advance purchase. Features animal exhibits, home arts and food competitions, a carnival and midway, children's activities, food and educational displays, Sept. 5 to 7, Western Washington Fairgrounds, Puyallup; 253-841-5045.
Korean Cultural Celebration: Ch'usok or Harvest Festival Day celebrates Korean culture; daylong event, Sept. 6. Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; www.kaaw.org.
Seattle Fiestas Patrias: A celebration of Hispanic culture and traditions with music and dance, food, children's activities, and arts and crafts, full days, Sept. 13 and 14. Seattle Center; www.seattlecenter.com.
Fishermen's Fall Festival: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sept. 13, Fishermen's Terminal, 3919 18th Ave. W., Seattle; annual festival celebrates the local fishing fleet, offers exhibits and competitions, including the Wild Salmon Fillet Challenge, Oyster Shuck and Shoot, a salmon barbecue, children's activities and music, free admission; www.afsc.noaa.gov.
Tenth Annual Fremont Oktoberfest: 5 p.m. to midnight Friday, 11 a.m. to midnight Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 19 through 21, takes place along Canal Street, between Phinney Avenue N. and First Avenue NW; Seattle; features live bands, kids' activities, pumpkin carving, zucchini car races, Dog Day on Sunday; more than 60 different beers for adults; free admission to the festival and carnival, Microbrew Garden admission $15 advance and $20 at gate for four tastes, $10 more for beer garden, $1.75 each additional taste, 21 and older only for beer gardens; 206-633-0422, www.fremontoktoberfest.com.
Harvest Jubilee: 8 a.m. to dusk Sept. 20, farm breakfasts 8 to 10 a.m., Country Store lot, Floyd Norgaard Center and other locations in downtown Stanwood, animals, educational demonstrations, talks about sustainable agriculture, all downtown events are free; costs for some farm tours and food; about 20 locations; 360-629-0562, maps at www.harvestjubilee.org.
Port Townsend Film Festival: Sept. 26 to 28, various venues, Port Townsend, $8 to $20 advance, $150 and up for members, $175 and up for nonmembers; kids' film activity camp; 360-379-0198, www.ptfilmfest.com.
Central Washington State Fair: Noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 26, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sept. 27, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 28, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 29 through Oct. 2, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 3, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Oct. 4, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 5, Central Washington State Fairgrounds, 1301 S. Fair Ave., Yakima; live entertainment, mainstage concerts, food booths, visual arts, rodeo; $11, $9 ages 65 and older, $7 ages 6 to 12; free ages 5 and under; 509-248-7160, www.fairfun.com.
Fall Harvest Festival: Live music, children's arts and crafts, strawberry treats, animal barnyard, hay maze, children's activities, U-pick produce, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, Sept. 27 through Oct. 26, admission $14.28 plus tax per person, $11.98 plus tax ages 65 and over and disabled; free under age 1. Remlinger Farms, 32610 NE 32nd St., Carnation; 425-333-4135, www.remlingerfarms.com.
Italian Fest: Full days, Sept. 27 and 28, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; free cultural performances; 206-728-2800, www.seattlecenter.com.
Oktoberfest Northwest: German and Bavarian entertainment, family fun area, Scandinavian Heritage Festival, biergarten, 11 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 through 5, Puyallup Fairgrounds, 110 Ninth Ave. SW, Puyallup; $4 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; $8 rest of the festival, must be 21 or older to enter the beer garden; 425-283-5050, www.oktoberfestnw.com.
OysterFest: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 4 and 5, Mason County Fairgrounds, wine tasting, foods, oyster cook-off, shucking contests, children's activities, $5 admission, free under age 6; www.oysterfest.org.
CroatiaFest: A celebration of Croatian culture and folkways, Oct. 5, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-684-7200, www.croatiafest.org.
Utsav South Asian performing arts festival: Full days, Oct. 11 and 12, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; free; 206-728-2800, www.seattlecenter.com.
Harvest Festival: Contests, craft fair, live music and kids' activities, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11 and 12, Country Village, 23718 Seventh Ave. SE, Bothell; 425-483-2250, www.countryvillagebothell.com, www.explore bothell.com.
Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival: Full days, Oct. 11 and 12, Port Angeles city pier; live music, wine tasting, demonstrations and more; free admission; 360-457-6110, www.crabfestival.org.
TurkFest: Celebration with Turkish food, dance, music, arts and crafts, full days, Oct. 18 and 19, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle; 206-684-7200, www.turkfest.org.
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