Penn Cove Water Festival: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18, Coupeville Waterfront; tribal canoe races, fine arts exhibits, children's activities, arts and crafts, music and storytelling; free; www.penncovewaterfestival.com.
Chinese Culture and Arts Festival: May 18, Center House, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; folk dances, musicians and other performances, arts and crafts, food and games; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com.
Paine Field Aviation Day: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 18 at Paine Field; Fire Fighters Fly Day 5K at 8 a.m. for runners, 8:10 a.m. for walkers; at Future of Flight, 8415 Paine Field Blvd., Mukilteo; helicopter and biplane rides available for additional cost; free parking and shuttle service; $10 admission for adults, 17 and younger free; www.visitpainefield.com.
Northwest Folklife Festival: 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday to Monday, May 24 to 27, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; rain-or-shine event; live music, arts and crafts, dance demonstrations, art displays; free; 206-684-7300; www.nwfolklifefestival.org.
Cruzin' to Colby: May 26 and 27 on Colby Avenue from Pacific to Everett avenues, and on Hewitt from Hoyt to Oakes; 1 to 5:30 p.m. Sunday; Show 'N' Shine, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday; stage entertainment, cruise and show, free for spectators; public dance with live music, 6 to 10 p.m. Sunday; www.seattlerod-tiques.com.
Sasquatch Music Festival: The Gorge Amphitheatre, May 24 to 27; check website for ticket availability; www.sasquatchfestival.com.
Edmonds Waterfront Festival: 3 to 10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, May 31 to June 2, Port of Edmonds Marina; children's activities, arts and crafts, music, beer garden, classic yacht show; $3 admission, free for ages 10 and younger; 425-771-1744; www.edmondswaterfrontfestival.com.
Anacortes Waterfront Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 1 and 2, Cap Sante Boat Haven, 1019 Q Ave.; boat rides, boat and classic car show, swap meet and family activities; free; 360-293-3832; www.anacortes.org.
Sorticulture, Everett's Garden Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 7 to 9 at Legion Memorial Park, 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; garden art, kids' activities and gardening tips; free; www.enjoyeverett.org.
Tastin' and Racin' Festival: Not happening in 2013.
Pagdiriwang Philippine Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 8 and 9, Center House and Mural Amphitheatre, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; cultural exhibits, live performances, food and games; free; 206-684-7200; www. seattlecenter.com.
Marysville Strawberry Festival: most activities are June 13 to 16, sites include Marysville Middle School, 4923 67th St. NE; and Asbery Field, Sixth Street and Alder Avenue; live entertainment; activity costs vary, festival admission free; 360-659-7664; www.maryfest.com.
- Carnival, June 13 to 16, Marysville Middle School.
- Market in the Park, 2 to 9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 14 to 16; Asbery Field.
- Children's parade 6 p.m., grand parade 7:45 p.m., June 15; grand parade starts at 76th and State, proceeds south to Third Street, then east to Alder Street.
- Fireworks, about 10 p.m. June 15; view from State Avenue.
Iranian Festival: June 29, Center House, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; cultural lectures, Iranian tea house, dance party, poetry, puppet shows and face painting; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com, www.iaca-seattle.org.
Biringer Strawberry Festival: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 15 and 16, 21412 59th Ave. NE, Arlington; trolley rides to U-pick strawberry fields, animals, inflatable children's slide; pony rides on Saturday; free admission; 425-259-0255; www.biringerfarm.com.
Bothell LiveArts Festival: June 29 and 30, at Cascadia Community College and UW Bothell campus, 18345 Campus Way NE; artist booths, family activities; free admission and parking; 425-488-2787; bothell artscouncil.org/liveartsfestival.html.
Shoreline Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, June 29 and 30, Shoreline Center, 18560 First Ave. NE; live music, stage entertainment, juried art shows; free; www.shorelinearts.net.
Skandia Midsommarfest: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 30 at St. Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive NE, Kenmore; a summer solstice festival with music and dance, kids' activities, food and crafts; pole-raising ceremony at 2:30 p.m.; www.skandia-folkdance. org.
Emerald Queen Casino's Taste of Tacoma: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, June 28 to 30, Point Defiance Park, 5400 N. Pearl St.; music, art and activities; 32 restaurant booths and more than 20 food product companies; free admission; 425-295-3262; www.tasteoftacoma.com.
Festival Sundiata: June 15 to 16, Seattle Center and Fisher Pavilion, 305 Harrison St.; celebration of African-American music and dance, including African dance workshop and traditional drumming rhythm lessons; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com.
Smokey Point Carnival: 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 4 to 11 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and noon to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 27 to 30 at Smokey Point on the Airport, 172nd St. NE and 51st Ave. NE; tickets for entry and unlimited ride wristbands $15 at Smokey Point Walmart, $19 at door; 425-508-0435; www.arlington-smokeypointchamber.com.
Arlington Street Fair: July 13 to 15, www.arlingtonwa.org.
Seafair: Tickets at www.seafair.com, details at 206-728-0123.
- Seafair Pirates landing, approximately noon July 6, Alki Beach; free.
- Seafair Milk Carton Derby, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 13, Green Lake.
- Michelob Ultra Seafair Torchlight Run/Walk, July 27, starting and finishing at the Seattle Center; post-race celebration at the Seattle Center; $25 in advance, $30 after July 5.
- Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade, 7:30 July 27 in downtown Seattle.
- Benaroya Research Institute Seafair Triathlon and Kids Triathlon, adult triathlon at 6:30 a.m., kids at 10:30 a.m. July 21.
- Seafair Torchlight Spectacular, July 27; Seattle Center.
Poochapalooza: The sixth annual Marysville outdoor dog event: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 13, Strawberry Fields Athletic Park, 6100 152nd St. NE, Marysville; "Fashions and Rescues" runway show, flying disk championship, dog dancing demonstration, "Best Kisser," "Best Costume," "Wackiest Pet Trick" and dog's pie-eating contests; pet vendors and rescue booths; $5 entry donation includes goody bag to first 400 people; 360-651-0633; www.poochapalooza.org.
Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, July 13 and 14 on Mill Creek Blvd.; live entertainment, Kids' Korner, arts and crafts; main stage and beer garden open until 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 6 p.m. Sunday; free shuttle available from Jackson High School; www.millcreekfestival.com.
Art by the Bay: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, Stanwood-Camano Community Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; concerts, fine arts, garden art; free admission and parking; www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com.
Washington Brewer's Festival: 4 to 9 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, June 14 to 16 at Marymoor Park in Redmond; open to ages 21 and older on Friday, all ages Saturday and Sunday; live music, nearly 200 beers on tap, kids playground, craft market and root beer garden; admission $15 Friday and $20 to $25 Saturday and Sunday, with $5 designated driver admission available at door; free to ages younger than 21 accompanied by parent; www.washingtonbeer.com/wa-brewers-fest.
Kla Ha Ya Days: 5 p.m. to dusk Wednesday, 3 p.m. to dusk Thursday, 11 a.m. to dusk Friday, 8 a.m. to dusk Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 17 to 21; free; 425-493-7824; www.klahayadays.com.
ARTSplash: 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 19 to 21, ArtWorks, 201 Second Ave., Edmonds; art in various media on display and demonstrations; free; 425-774-6049; www.art splash-edmonds.com.
Sultan Summer Shindig: 10 a.m. July 12 at River Park, Sultan; street fair, parade, live music and more; www.ci.sultan.wa.us.
The Bite of Seattle: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 19 to 21, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 425-295-3262; www.comcastbiteofseattle.com.
Sequim Lavender Festival: Tours of various lavender farms July 19 to 21; www.lavenderfestival.com.
Biringer Farm Raspberry Fest and Jam Contest: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 20 at 21412 59th Ave. NE, Arlington; 425-259-0255; www.biringerfarm.com.
Loganberry Festival: July 27 and 28, Greenbank Farm, 765 Wonn Road, Whidbey Island; equestrian demonstrations, pie-eating contests, chalk art and other family entertainment, galleries, wine and beer tasting; free admission; 360-678-7700; www. greenbankfarm.com.
Edmonds in Bloom: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 21 at a variety of private gardens; tickets are $15 and will be sold at local businesses and online; 425-771-5731; www.edmondsinbloom.com.
52nd annual Aquafest: July 26 to 28, mostly in downtown Lake Stevens along Main Street; parade, carnival, fireworks and other events; festival information, map and directions available online; 425-397-2344: www.aquafest.org.
Tour de Terrace Festival: noon to 11 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 26 to 28 at Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W.; carnival, live entertainment, beer garden, arts, crafts and food booths; www.tourdeterrace.org.
- Parade at 7 p.m. Friday; starts on 234th Street SW and ends at Evergreen Playfield; map available online.
- Pancake breakfast 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday; $5.
- Car show 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, entry fee $15.
- 5K Fun Run/Walk at 8:30 a.m. for runners, 8:45 a.m. for walkers; $25 adults, $20 students ages 6 to 17 and free for ages 5 and younger.
Bryant Blueberry Farm Festival: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., July 27 at 5628 Grandview Road, Arlington; berry picking 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.; face-painting, pony and wagon rides from noon to 3 p.m.; 425-259-0255; www.bryantblueberries.com.
Seafair Fleet Week: Seafair welcomes the Navy, Coast Guard and Canadian navy, July 31 to Aug. 4, Seattle waterfront; www.seafair.com for more information.
Seafair Weekend: Features Albert Lee Cup and Boeing Air Show, Aug. 2 to 4; $10 to $25; Genesee Park at Lake Washington. Go to www.seafair.com for more information.
Mukilteo Waterfront Arts Festival: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 3 at Lighthouse Park in Mukilteo; live entertainment, art booths and food; vendor proceeds go to high school scholarship fund; free admission with free parking available; 425-423-0450; www.mukilteoarts.org.
Stanwood-Camano Community Fair: 9 a.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 2 to 4; carnival 11 a.m. to midnight, Stanwood-Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; youth agriculture exhibits and competitions, live entertainment; free parking available at Stanwood High School, 7400 272nd St. NW; free shuttle every 15 minutes during fair hours; admission $7 to $10 daily, free for ages 5 and younger; carnival passes $20 at fair office or at Community Coastal Bank branches in Stanwood and Camano Island through Aug. 2, $28 at gate; 360-629-4121; www.stanwoodcamanofair.org.
Index Arts Festival: Aug. 3 at 503 Ave. A, Index; free, parking is limited; 360-793-4162; www. indexartsfestival.org.
BrasilFest: Aug. 18, Fisher Pavilion, Center House and Mural Ampitheatre, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; music, dance and other performances; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com, www.brasilfest.com.
Taste of Edmonds: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 9 to 11. All events will be held at Civic Playfield, 310 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; food and drink vendors, live music and kids' activities; admission is $4 for adults and teens, free for children age 12 and younger; free parking and shuttle at Edmonds-Woodway High School at 212 Street SW and 76th Avenue W.; shuttle runs every 15 minutes; 425-776-6711; www.ataste ofedmonds.org.
Stillaguamish Festival of the River and Pow Wow: Starts at 10 a.m. Aug. 10 and 11 at River Meadows Park, 20416 Jordan Road, Arlington; entertainment, powwow, children's activities; free; www.stillaguamish.nsn.us/festival.htm.
Island County Fair: 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m Sunday, Aug. 15 to 18, 819 Camano Ave., Langley; 4-H activities, art displays; $5 and $8 daily, $15 and $20 four-day passes, free for ages 5 and younger; 360-221-4677; www.islandcountyfair.com.
Eighth annual Bluegrass and Folk Festival: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 17 at the Red Cup Cafe and Courtyard, 619 Fourth Street, Mukilteo; musicians and bands performing traditional and contemporary bluegrass and folk music; free; 425-423-0450.
Everett Craft Beer Festival: Noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 17 on Hoyt and Hewitt avenues in downtown Everett; beers from Washington state breweries, live music and food; tickets $15; $5 admission for designated drivers; www.washingtonbeer.com.
Cascade Days: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17 and 18 in downtown Concrete; parade at 11 a.m. Saturday; www. cascadedays.com.
Fresh Paint: Art fair, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 18 and 19, Port of Everett Marina, 1700 W. Marine View Drive; www.freshpaintfestival.com.
Evergreen State Fair: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily, Aug. 22 to Sept. 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 2, Evergreen State Fairgrounds, 14405 179th Ave. SE, Monroe; arts and crafts, animal barns, carnival, concerts; $7 for adults in advance; $10 at gate; $5 seniors and youth in advance; $7 at gate, free for ages 5 and younger and 90 and older; $8 to $10 one-day parking; www.evergreenfair.org.
Tibet Fest: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 and 25, Center House and Fisher Pavilion, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; group dance, music and visual arts; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com.
42nd annual Bumbershoot: Aug. 31 to Sept. 2, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; 800-745-3000, www.ticketmaster.com; www.bumbershoot.org.
Puyallup Fair: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Mondays to Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays, 9 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturdays and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sundays, Sept. 6 to 22, Puyallup Fair and Events Center, 110 Ninth Ave. SW; animals, contests, carnival, live entertainment; rodeo Sept. 6 to 8, separate admission; general fair admission $9 and $12.50, free for ages 5 and younger; separate concert fees; additional parking fee; 253-841-5045; www.thefair.com.
Puget Sound Bird Fest: Sept. 6 to 8, Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds. Guided field trips to other sites; free general admission; opening reception Friday at Edmonds Plaza Room, 650 Main Street; 425-771-0227; www.pugetsoundbirdfest.org.
Live Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival: Sept. 8, Center House, Mural Amphitheatre and Fisher Roof, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; music, arts, commemorative lei workshop, food; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com, www.seattlelive alohafestival.com.
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival: Sept. 6 to 8, Lighthouse Park, 609 Front St., Mukilteo; 425-353-5516; www.mukilteolighthousefestival.com.
Garden Treasures Corn and Salsa Roast Festival: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sept. 7 at 3328 Highway 530, Arlington; organic vegetables and local sweet corn at multifarm stand; 360-435-9272; www.arlingtongardentreasures.com.
Pioneer Days: 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 21, Stillaguamish Pioneer Museum, 20722 67th Ave. NE, Arlington; try old-fashioned water pump, toys and butter churner, wool spinning; 360-435-7289; www.stillymuseum.org.
Seattle Fiestas Patrias: Sept. 14 and 15, Center House, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St.; live mariachi music, children's soccer clinic, visual arts, food and games; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com.
Italian Festival: Sept. 28 to 29, Seattle Center, Fisher Pavilion and Seattle Center Pavilion, 305 Harrison St.; grape-stomping contest, pizza tossing, cooking demonstrations, historical photo exhibit and 32-team bocce tournament; free; 206-684-7200; www.seattlecenter.com; www.festaseattle.com.
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