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August 2017

Seafair Weekend

Aug. 4 - 6, 2017

Seafair Weekend offers a kaleidoscope of sights, sounds, tastes and action. With boat racing on the water, aerobatic performers in the sky, live music and delicious food on land, the best place to experience Seafair Weekend is at Genesee Park on Lake Washington!

Anacortes Arts Festival

Aug. 4 - 6, 2017

The Festival offers art for every taste, ranging from 250 juried diverse Booth Artisans to Arts at the Port showcasing 89 northwest fine artists. Culinary arts are offered with regional and ethnic foods, beer and wine gardens.

The Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

Aug 5 - 6, 12 - 13, 19 - 20, 2017

Join Her Royal Majesty Queen Elizabeth on Her Royal Progress through the village of Merriwick as She tastes the Fyne fare and drink of the land! Sample juicy turkey legs, shop for handcrafted treasures, marvel at fire juggling performances, and much more!

Bainbridge Island Studio Tour

August 11 - 13, 2017

Bainbridge Island is just a short ferry ride from Seattle, and twice each year local artists open their studios to the public. The free tour is self-paced and the route is easily accessible by bicycle or by car. Each destination provides an oportunity to meet the artists, view works in progress and finished pieces, as well as various refreshments and live entertainment.

A Taste of Edmonds

August 11 - 13, 2017

August 2017 will mark the 35th anniversary of A Taste of Edmonds, a weekend jam-packed with fun for the whole family, including arts & crafts, 35 food vendors from near and far, a Beer and Wine Garden, a Kids Area with rides and entertainment, and live music!

The Festival at Mount Si

August 11 - 13, 2017

Shop 'til you drop with arts and crafts vendors hailing from all over the State of Washington. Get your corn-on-the-cob, elephant ears, and much more at the many booths offering Washington's best food and drink. Relax in the beer garden while supporting the festival and the local Rotary Club. Groove to jazz, blues, rock, country and more with live performances on two stages.


Aug. 12, 2017

AuburnFest will include two entertainment stages, a beer garden, food vendors, craft and specialty vendors, community and non-profit vendors, a car show, a literary showcase & small press fair, as well as several free activities including Bocce, face painting, hands-on art activities, an indoor playground, the Discovery Playground, a spray playground, and much more!

Lions Clubs Centennial Celebration

Aug. 12, 2017

Come celebrate 100 years of Lions Clubs at Clock Tower Park in DuPont! This free event features live entertainment, children's activities, food, beer garden, craft and other vendors, bingo, raffle prizes, and more.

Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival

Aug. 12 - 13, 2017

Established in 1964 - the Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival is one of Washington State's oldest, continuously run festivals. The Festival is renowned for its primary focus on quality arts and crafts, handmade by artisans from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The historic town of Coupeville is located on Penn Cove, Central Whidbey Island, WA. Shoppers, vendors and visitors will all be charmed by the waterfront views.

Snoqualamie Railroad Days

Aug. 18 - 20, 2017

Railroad Days is the annual community festival celebrating our spirit and origins as a railroad and logging town, and the home of the Snoqualmie Indian Tribe. The event is held in Historic Snoqualmie, in and around the Northwest Railway Museum. Volunteer firemen and their wives organized the first festival in 1938, and the popular event is still going strong.

Poulsbo Arts Festival

Aug. 18 - 20, 2017

The Poulsbo Arts Festival brings together an array of handmade arts and crafts, accompanied by food booths and live music and dance. There is something for all the family to enjoy including a children's arts corner, original design jewelry, metal, ceramic, wood, and fabric art, plus raffles, art demonstrations and much more.

The Uptown Street Fair

Aug. 19, 2017

The Uptown Street Fair celebrates 27 years of fun in Uptown and includes great local music, the Port Townsend Arts & Crafts Fair, the Port Townsend Farmers Market, tasty food on the street, free art activities for families and much more.

Tumwater Artesian Brewfest

Aug. 19, 2017

The Tumwater Artesian Brewfest provides a unique outdoor venue to celebrate the legacy of brewing and its importance to Tumwater's history. Located in the shadow of the former Olympia Brewery, the 10-acre site hosts outdoor games, a stein-holding contest, and over 40 Pacific Northwest breweries and cideries sampling their best brews to sip and savor.

Viking Days Festival

Aug. 19 - 20, 2017

Vikings are invading Ballard and you could be one of them! This educational festival at the Nordic Museum features Nordic foods, lively entertainment, a Viking Encampment, and much more!

Evergreen State Fair

Aug. 24 - Sept. 4, 2017

The Evergreen State Fair in Monroe, WA features an exciting lineup of events, including a Logging Show, Pro-West Rodeo, Crazy Animal Races, Petting Zoo, Carnival, Auto Races, Live Entertainment, and more!

Hilltop Street Fair

Aug. 26, 2017

The Hilltop Street Fair in Tacoma is an annual event featuring arts & crafts, live music, film competition, fashion show, quilt show, car show, food vendors, kids activities, and much more!

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