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Your guide to Northwest festivals, shows, celebrations and more.
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Northwest Washington Fair

August 10–19, Lynden

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Animal showmanship, food, grandstand entertainment, rodeo, carnival, exhibits, contests xx Northwest Washington Fairgrounds & Event Center. 

Global Grub and Groove: Celebration of Indonesian and Malaysian Cultures

Aug 11, Issaquah 

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Live entertainment, art, activities, and cultural cuisine for purchase. Village Green Park

Movies at the Mural: Jaws

August 11, Seattle

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Free showing of the summer classic, Jaws, preceded by a short film created by students at Cornish College for the Arts. Seattle Center Amphitheatre.

Valley Community Fair 

August 11–12, Valley

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Animal showmanship, exhibit halls, parades, contests for Fruit Pie of the Season, Tie-Dye T-Shirts and others. Fairgrounds

Jefferson County Fair 

August 11–12, Port Townsend

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Animal showmanship, exhibit halls, grandstand entertainment, and the 2023 Jefferson Plein Air. At Jefferson County Fair Park 

Fairhaven Summer Outdoor Movie Series: Field of Dreams

August 12, Bellingham

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Fairhaven Village Green.

Maritime Music Festival

August 12, Port Gamble

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A day of sea shanties and pirate-themed fun. Amphitheater. 

Waikiki Beach Concert Series

August 12 and 26, Iwaco

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Free concert series hosted by Washington State Parks Folk & Traditional Art Program and Friends of the Columbia River Gateway at Cape Disappointment State Park Waikiki Beach Amphitheater. 

Seattle Arab Festival

August 12–13, Seattle

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Part of the Seattle Center Festál series, this festival highlights the sights, sounds and tastes of 22 Arab nations with henna dying, live music, calligraphy, coffee, cooking and folk dancing reflective of the varied Arab cultures. Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre.

Art Walk and Music Stroll

August 12, Issaquah 

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Discover local treasures, shop handmade artisan gifts, and listen to live music as Front Street is transformed into an avenue of live outdoor performances in our state designated Creative District.. Historic downtown Issaquah.

Tokeland Woodfest

August 12–13, Tokeland

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Chainsaws, beer garden, food, live music, local and visiting vendors, and live chainsaw carving. Tokeland Hotel.

Vaudevillingham – A Monthly Circus Variety Show!

August 15, Bellingham

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Vaudevillingham is a monthly community open-stage circus variety show hosted by the Bellingham Circus Guild. 

Grant County Fair 

August 15–19, Moses Lake 

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Animal showmanship, carnival, food, and more. Grant County Fairgrounds.

Southwest Washington Fair

August 15–20, Centralia

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Animal showmanship, food, midway, stage concerts, concerts, rodeo, derby and more.

Southwest Washington Fairgrounds Park

San Juan County Fair

August 16–19, Friday Harbor

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San Juan County Fairgrounds

Klickitat County Fair & Rodeo

August 16–20, Goldendale

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Live entertainment, animal showmanship, parade, rodeo, exhibits, more. Klickitat County Fairgrounds.

Skamania County Fair & Timber Carnival 

August 17–19, Stevenson

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Timber carnival, horse show, parade, talent show, entertainment, exhibits, food vendors and more. Skamania County Fairgrounds

Wahkiakum County Fair 

August 17–19, Skamokawa

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Horse show, animal showmanship, exhibits, entertainment, food, kids’ parade, dog show.

Wahkiakum County Fairgrounds.

Clallam County Fair 

August 17–20,  Port Angeles

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Clallam County Fairgrounds

Pend Oreille County Fair

August 17–20. Cusick 

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County fair, and rodeo. Pend Oreille County Fairgrounds

Weave With Us Class at the Yakima Valley Museum

August 18, Yakima

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Practice and learn how to make a Wa’paas, a traditional bag used by the Yakama Nation and other tribal cities for gathering traditional foods. Bring your own materials and projects to work on or use the materials supplied. Yakima Valley Museum.

Movies at the Mural: Dreamgirls

August 18, Seattle

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Free showing of Dreamgirls, the movie based on the 1981 Broadway musical, preceded by a short film created by students at Cornish College for the Arts. Seattle Center Amphitheatre

Fairhaven Summer Outdoor Movie Series: The Princess & The Frog

August 19, Bellingham

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Fairhaven Village Green.

Bellingham Off-Road Triathlon

Aug 20, Bellingham

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Swim, mountain bike, and trail run at the Bellingham Off-Road Triathlon. The course includes an 800-meter freshwater swim in Lake Padden, 9K of challenging mountain bike single track, and a 4.1K trail run along the lakeshore. Lake Padden Park.


August 20, Seattle

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Part of the Seattle Center Festál series, BrasilFest unites traditional and contemporary Brazilian drumming, dance, music, visual arts, capoeira and celebration during the week of Brazilian Folklore Day. Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre

Washington State International Kite Festival

August 21–27, Long Beach

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This weeklong extravaganza boasts skies ablaze with color, high flying action and choreographed movement. Exhibitions and competitions by pro kite fliers awe spectators, who can participate with their own kite-flying. Long Beach.

SPIN Dance Ice Cream Social

August 21, Bellingham

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Bellingham Parks and Recreation and the Max Higbee Center will host an Ice Cream Social at Depot Market Square for individuals with disabilities. 

Benton Franklin Fair 

August 22–26, Kennewick

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Carnival, entertainment, rodeo, animal showmanship, exhibits, more. Benton County 


LoveOly Summerfest 

August  23–25, Olympia

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The annual street festival includes live music and performances, activities for kids and families, local vendors, a pet parade, and more. Downtown Olympia. 

Pacific County Fair 

August 23–26, Menlo

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Pacific Country Fairgrounds.

Kitsap County Fair – Stampede 

August 23–27, Bremerton

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Kitsap County Fairgrounds

Lincoln County Fair 

August 24–26, Davenport

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Lincoln County Fairgrounds

NE Washington Fair 

August 24–27, Colville

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Northeast Washington Fair Grounds

North Central Washington Fair 

August 24–27, Waterville

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Douglas County Fairgrounds

Evergreen State Fair 

August 24–29 & August 3–September 4, Monroe

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Carnival, entertainment, animal showmanship, exhibits, food, competitive events.

Evergreen State Fair Park 

Clayton Community Fair 

August 25–27, Clayton

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Clayton Fairgrounds

Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival

August 25–27, Vancouver

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Every year, the Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival features visual artists, hundreds of wines, local restaurants and numerous commercial exhibitors. In 20+ years, the festival has presented internationally acclaimed jazz artists. Esther Short Park.

Arts in the Garden

August 25–27, Bellevue

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The twelfth annual Arts in the Garden show features more than thirty artists selling unique 3-D garden art in ceramics, glass, metal, stone, and more. The free event will also feature live music and food trucks on Saturday and Sunday. Bellevue Botanical Garden. 

99th Annual Makah Days

August 25–27, Neah Bay

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Makah Days celebrates the culture and heritage of the Makah Tribe with a three-day festival including cultural activities such as traditional dancing, war canoe races, and salmon bakes; native arts & crafts; a Grand Parade, talent show, the Bahokus Peak Challenge, and fireworks. 

Fairhaven Summer Outdoor Movie Series: The Princess Bride

August 26, Bellingham

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Fairhaven Village Green.

PNWaffle Festival

August 26, Bellingham

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The PNWaffle Festival will feature live music from Jan Peters, artists, vendors and of course, delicious waffles from around the world. 1314 Commercial St.

Tibet Fest

August 26–27, Seattle

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Part of the Seattle Center Festál series Tibet Fest bestows messages of love, compassion and kindness through a fusion of ancient and new Tibetan arts and culture to engage, entertain and educate. Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre

Confluence Park Music Festival

August 27, Issaquah 

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The 5th annual festival features 5 free hours of music and art; highlighting internationally renowned musicians in Confluence Park, near historic downtown Issaquah.  

Lacamas Community Fair 

August 27–28, Roy

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Lacamas Fair Grounds

Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days 

August 30–September 3, Walla Walla

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Walla Walla Fairgrounds & Event Center

Pig Out in the Park

August 30–September 4, Spokane

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Spokane’s annual food festival offers tasty food from regional food vendors, plus live music! Riverfront Park.

Wheat Land Communities’ Fair 

August 31–September 3, Ritzville

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Wheatland Fairground

Kittitas County Fair & Rodeo

August 31–September 3, Ellensburg

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Entertainment, livestock, animal showmanship, carnival, frontier villages, contests, rodeo. At Kittitas Valley Event Center

Vintage Car Shows

Sundays through September, Issaquah

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Every Sunday at 8am a different theme of automobile aficionados arrives to show off their vehicles to the public. TripleX Root Beer 

The Gorge Paranormal Mystery Tour 

September through October, Bingen

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A 4-hour, 130-mile bus tour through the Columbia River Gorge to Track Bigfoot, UFOs, and the mysterious Klickitat Ape Cat. Stops include one of the Top 10 most haunted places in Oregon, and the Skunk Brothers Whisky Tasting room. Margie’s Outdoor Store. 

Washington State Fair

September 1–24, Puyallup

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Music and entertainment, agriculture and livestock showcase, rides and games, rodeo, fair food, exhibits, and more. Washington State Fair Events Center.

Ferry County Fair

September 1–3, Republic

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Ferry County Fairgrounds

Tumbleweed Music Festival 

September 1–3, Richland 

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Free performances by musicians from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Listen and dance to folk, sea chanteys, bluegrass, blues, Celtic music, and more. Howard Amon Park. 

50th Anniversary of Olympia Harbor Days

September 1–3, Olympia

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Non-profit festival celebrating the maritime heritage of the Puget Sound in Olympia. Vintage tugboats races, tall ships, steam ships and other historic vessels. Entertainment, food, art, history, crafts vendors, and a last farewell to summer. Percival Landing.

Nintendo Live 2023 

September 1–4, Seattle 

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Share the excitement of playing games together, enjoying live stage performances, and more across a large-scale themed area. Seattle Convention Center.

Ellensburg Rodeo

September 1–4, Ellensburg 

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The Ellensburg Rodeo is one of the “old rodeos” and has earned its place as one of America’s Top 10 professional rodeos. Ellensburg Rodeo Grounds.

Chinook Arts and Crafts Festival

September 2, Chinook

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A showcase event of talented artists and artisans from the Columbia Pacific region at the Historic Chinook School Event Center.

Bumbershoot 50th Anniversary  

September 2–3, Seattle 

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The relaunch of the Pacific Northwest’s iconic arts and music festival, honoring the essential characteristics of the festival’s rich legacy. Seattle Center.   

 Methow Valley Rodeo

September 2–3, Methow Valley Rodeo Grounds

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Authentic rural rodeo hosted by the Methow Valley Horsemen. Rodeo events with bulls, barrel racing, ranch saddle bronc & junior events. Food and drink concessions available. Rodeo grounds are halfway between Twisp and Winthrop.

Labor Day Weekend Artist’s Studio Tour

September 2–4, Yakima

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Meet artists, tour working studios, watch more than 30 artists in their creative process, find your perfect artistic treasure and join a mini art class.  Yakima area.

Ridgefield Multicultural Festival

September 2, Ridgefield

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Performances, crafts and activities, First Saturday and Farmers Market vendors, and more. Overlook Park.

Fascinating Tours

September 3, 10, 17, 24

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Tours includes local & unique stories around the Sea-Tac Airport and sites and stories of D.B Cooper, the Green River Killer & Ted Bundy, Jimi Hendrix, a 12,000-year-old giant sloth and more. Starts at Crowne Place Seattle Airport Hotel.

Wings Over Walla Walla 

Sept 7–10, Walla Walla

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Come fly history in three WW2 planes, P-51 Mustang, SBD Dauntless, T-6 Texan! Flights available for purchase, free static displays. Gorge Aviation. 

Okanagan County Fair

September 7–10, Okanogan

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Entertainment, exhibits, rodeo, horseracing, exhibits, and more.  

Okanogan County Fairgrounds

Chelan County Fair

September 7–10, Cashmere

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Music and entertainment, rodeo, agriculture and livestock showcase, culinary contests, rides, crafts and home arts exhibits, fair food, attractions and more. Chelan County Expo Center.

Palouse Empire Fair

September 7–10, Colfax

Entertainment, food, rides, contests, and more.

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Palouse Empire Fairgrounds

North Bank Beer Week

September 7-16, Southwest Washington

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A celebration of Southwest Washington Beer from North Jetty Brewing at the mouth of the Columbia to Vancouver’s anchor beer community. Various locations on the North Bank of the Columbia River. 

Slow Drag

September 8, Ilwaco

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Classic cars and hot rods compete for trophies and prizes in a coasting “race” along Howerton Way to see which car stops closest to the finish line. Port of Ilwaco.

National Welcome Week Cultural Celebration 

September 8, Issaquah 

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Festivities include music, world dances, a fashion show, interactive art, resource booths and food trucks. Wearing traditional dress is encouraged. Issaquah Community Center

Fashion Week at the Bellevue Collective 

September 8–9, Bellevue

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Experience high-energy runway shows, exclusive parties, trend reports, irresistible shopping and more. Hyatt Regency Bellevue 

Wooden Boat Festival

Sept. 8–10, Port Townsend

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The largest wooden boat festival in North America showcases the beauty of wooden boats and the richness of maritime culture. Port Townsend.

Columbia County Fair

September 8–10, Dayton

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Columbia County Fair Grounds

Challenger Series PBR Tri-Cities Classic

September 8–10, Kennewick

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Some of the best bull riders in the world battle the sport’s most powerful bovine athletes.

A David vs. Goliath showdown. Toyota Center.

Spokane County Interstate Fair

September 8–17, Spokane Valley

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Carnival, music and entertainment, rodeo, exhibits, food, racing pigs and other special contests, and more. Gorge on funnel cakes, look at livestock and ride the rides until you can’t see straight. Spokane County Fair & Expo Center.

Millionth Pound Party  

Sep 8, Bellingham  

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Join the Toward Zero Waste team at Sustainable Connections to celebrate the millionth pound of food recovered by the Food Recovery Program. Kulshan Trackside Beer Garden.   

Jump Off Joe Marathon

September 9th, Kennewick

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The 8th annual Jump off Joe marathon, half marathon, and 10k is an inexpensive, low-key event run entirely on gravel roads. Jump off Joe Mountain.

Fiery Foods Festival

September 9th, Pasco

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From the captivating aroma of culinary arts to the thrill of the chili pepper and salsa contests, the day promises to be nothing less than hot and happening. Peanuts Park.

Run with the Chums 5K Fun Run 

Sep. 9, Birch Bay  

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Celebrate healthy water, healthy habitat, and healthy people during the 11th annual Run with the Chums 5K Fun Run! This free event welcomes people of all ages and speeds. BP Highlands. 

Tenino Arts Creative Market

September 9, Tenino

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This fine art, fine craft street fair gathers artisans skilled in wood, glass, metal, leather, paint, and a sundry of other unique and original creations. Tenino Creative District.

Pig Friendly Picnic

September 9, Sultan

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Enjoy a vegan picnic and a guided tour of the 85-acre sanctuary for rescued animals. Celebrate the day with special treats for the animals, festive music and end your visit with a yummy meal. Pasado’s Safe Haven.

Outdoor Writing Workshop

September 9, Issaquah 

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Enjoy a brief discussion about nature writing, spend time exploring the environment, then gather to discuss everyone’s writing (sharing not mandatory). Open to all abilities and experiences. Registration required. Lake Sammamish State Park 

Art Walk and Music Stroll

September 9, Issaquah 

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Discover local treasures, shop for handmade artisan gifts, and listen to live music as Front Street is transformed into an avenue of live outdoor performances in our state designated Creative District. Historic downtown Issaquah

Vancouver Peace and Justice Fair

September 9, Vancouver

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A showcase of the hard work and creative spirit individuals, social justice groups, peace organizations, faith communities, performers, artists, businesses, and environmental activists are putting forth to make the world a better place. Esther Short Park.

Music in the Vineyard: Dahlia Fest

September 9, Raymond

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Pop country and folk music performed live by Amanda Ransom. An abundance of dahlias available for purchase by the stem at Willapa Valley’s WooHoo Winery.

Aloha Hawaiian Cultural Festival

September 10, Seattle

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Cultivating passion and appreciation for Hawaiian culture with BBQ, poke, hands-on workshops, island music, dance and a marketplace. Seattle Center Armory Food & Event Hall and Mural Amphitheatre.

Othello Fair

September 13–16, Othello 

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Parade, food, entertainment, livestock, and more. Adams County Fair and Rodeo Grounds

Sherwood, The Adventures of Robin Hood

September 13–October 15,  Issaquah WA

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A greedy prince has taken control of England, and it is up to Robin Hood and his band of Merry Men – and women! – to fight for justice. Village Theatre

Middleton’s Fall Festival

September 14–17, Pasco

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The festival activities include navigating the corn maze, taking a hayride around the fields, pumpkin picking and shopping for fun autumn decor. Middleton Farms.

Tri-Cities E-Bike Expo

September 14th, Kennewick

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E-bike demos, guest speakers, safety education, coupons for free individual bicycling skills assessment with a professional coach, food trucks, & much more. Vista Fields.

Candlelight: 100 Years of Warner Bros.

September 14, Seattle

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Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Warner Bros. and discover astonishing cinema, music, and iconic magical moments from the Warner Bros. library under the gentle glow of candlelight at the Museum of Flight.

Forever Twilight 

Sept. 14–17, Forks

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The annual celebration honoring all things Twilight! Fans will enjoy a variety of events, entertainment and vendors. Various Forks locations

Vaudevillingham – A Monthly Circus Variety Show 

Sep 15, Bellingham 

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Vaudevillingham is The Bellingham Circus Guild’s monthly community open-stage circus variety show that’s uncurated, unapologetic, and unbelievable. Bellingham Circus Guild. 

Candlelight Jazz: 20th Century Women

September 15, Seattle

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Discover the music of Nina Simone, Billie Holiday & More at The Museum of Flight under the gentle glow of candlelight. Museum of Flight

Sausage Fest 2023

September 15–16, Richland

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Sausages, corn, bier rocks, pie, pretzels, taco potatoes, shirts, community performances, an outdoor beer garden, live bands, bingo and more. Christ The King Church.

Hop Country Music Festival 

September 15–16, Yakima

Major country music stars gather for a festival filled with music, food and fun to benefit young athletes in the community. SOZO Sports Complex.

Garfield County Fair

September 15–17, Pomeroy

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Fair and rodeo. Garfield County Fairgrounds & Events Center

Power in the Park Car Show

September 16, Kennewick

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5th annual car show sponsored by Tri Cities Camaro Club. Proceeds benefiting local charities. Columbia Park.

Walk to Defeat ALS

Sep 16, Bellingham  

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Meet at Zuanich Point Park in Bellingham to march together toward a cure for ALS. Zuanich Point Park.   

Whatcom County Farm Tour 

Sep 16, Whatcom County 

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Each farm location on the tour offers a unique opportunity to meet the folks who grow and raise local food and learn more about how that food makes it from the farm to our plates. The self-guided event is FREE for all ages.  

Salmon on Sunset – Boogie, Bites, and Brews

September 16, Issaquah 

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In addition to seeing the returning salmon, and exploring Washington’s oldest working hatchery, there will be live music, food trucks, exhibits, vendors, and lots of interactive activities for all ages! Issaquah Salmon Hatchery in downtown Issaquah

AppleTree Marathon, Half Marathon, & Sunset 5K

September 16–17, Vancouver

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This “Run Through History” offers a flat, fast and scenic course through Fort Vancouver, Officers Row, the Army Barracks, Pearson Airport, and along the majestic Columbia River. Races start and end at the historic Grant House.

41st NW Garlic Festival

September 16–17, Ocean Park

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A celebration of the well-loved stinking rose with vendors displaying a vast array of garlic and garlic products under this year’s theme: The Magic of Garlic at Sheldon Park.

Princesses in the Pasture

September 16–17, Issaquah 

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Join four princesses in the pasture with face painting, singing, dancing, story time, games, and more during this royal event with many surprises. Infinity Farms.

Sea Mar Fiestas Patrias 

September 16–17, Seattle

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Commemorating Latin American independence with art and craft displays, dancing horses, mariachi bands, folk dancers and tantalizing, time-honored foods. Seattle Center Armony Food & Event Hall and Fisher Pavilion.

Mt. Baker Hill Climb 

Sep 17, Deming 

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Great views, fresh air, and tough climbs—ascend 4,462 feet from Chair 9 in Glacier to Artist Point (5,140 feet elevation) in approximately 22 miles. Chair 9 Pizza & Bar. 

Vintage Wheels Car Show

September 17, Winthrop

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Antique cars, trucks, semi-trucks, vintage motorcycles, tractors, vintage wheels, hot rods, rat rods & classic cars cruise through downtown Winthrop.

Tina: The Tina Turner Musical

September 19–24, Spokane

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The story of the iconic Tina Turner comes to life on the stage. First Interstate Center for the Arts in Spokane. 

Port Townsend Film Festival

Sept. 21–24, Port Townsend

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An immersive, cinematic experience with multiple theatres, live filmmaker panels, nightly outdoor screenings in Port Townsend’s historic art district.

7 Stories Night

September 22, Burien

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7 storytellers; 7 stories; 7 minutes each, with a monthly theme. For September: Stories of Reinventing Yourself, Transformation, and Chance. Storytellers sign up and are selected in advance. Highline Heritage Museum

Candlelight Concert: Tribute to Taylor Swift

September 22 & October 11, Seattle

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Enjoy the music of Taylor Swift performed by a string quartet under the gentle glow of candlelight. Town Hall.

Fremont Oktoberfest  

September 22–24, Seattle 

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Seattle’s largest beer festival, Fremont Oktoberfest, benefits the Fremont Chamber of Commerce, and includes 100+ beers & ciders. Fremont.  

Wings Over Willapa

September 22–24, Long Beach Peninsula

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The festival celebrates the rich diversity of birds in and around the Willapa National Wildlife Refuge with classes, guided hikes, lectures, and more.


September 22–24, Spokane Valley

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This three-decade-old community festival kicks off with the Hearts of Gold Parade on Sprague Avenue followed by an array of music and other events at Mirabeau Point Park, Plantes Ferry Sports Complex, and CenterPlace Regional Event Center.

Great Prosser Balloon Rally

September 22–24, Prosser

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Hot Air Balloons take to the sky at The Great Prosser Balloon Rally at sunrise from the Prosser Washington Airport. 

Central Washington State Fair

September 22–October 1, Yakima

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Music and entertainment, livestock, creative arts, farm products, and more. State Fair Park & Event Center.

San Juan Island Farm Tours

September 22–24, San Juan Island

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A unique opportunity to visit farms and discover local bounty. Various locations.  

35th Anniversary Mid-Columbia Duck Race

September 23, Kennewick

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25,000 rubber ducks race to win amazing prizes including a brand-new Toyota vehicle. Food vendors, community organizations, bounce house for the kids, goody bags and more. Columbia Park.

SOCO Creative Arts Festival

September 23, Kennewick

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Art festival held right in the streets, with vendors, food, and more. Kennewick Ave from Dayton Street to Washington Street.

State Parks Free Day

September 23, Statewide

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State parks in Washington are free to explore a dozen days a year, including September 23 –

National Public Lands Day. Parks statewide.

Bellingham Old Town Art Stroll 

Sep 23, Bellingham 

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The Family Friendly Bellingham Old Town Art Stroll occurs every 4th Saturday, year-round. Old Town Bellingham.  

Candlelight concert: Neo-Soul and Hip Hop Favorites

September 23, Seattle

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Discover the music of SZA, Childish Gambino, performed by a string quartet under the gentle glow of candlelight. Town Hall.

The Italian Festival

September 23–24, Seattle

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This festival shines the spotlight on this inventive nation with food and wine, music and musings–and spirit that is uniquely Italian. Armory Food & Event Hall and Fisher Pavilion

Candlelight Concert: Tribute to Beyoncé 

September 26, Woodinville

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Enjoy the music of Beyoncé performed by a string quartet under the gentle glow of candlelight. Sparkman Cellars. 

Candlelight: The Best of Joe Hisaishi 

September 28th, Seattle

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Enjoy the music of this Japanese composer known for many film scores under the gentle glow of candlelight. Museum of Flight

Alfred Hitchcock’s Blackmail — Silent Film with Live Score 

September 29, Bellingham 

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The Master of Suspense’s 1929 silent classic comes to the big screen with a spellbinding live score performed by Resident Organist Dennis James. Mount Baker Theatre.  

19th Annual Great Pumpkin Beer Festival  

September 29–30, Seattle 

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Beyond the beers, you can expect a costume contest, music, local food trucks, a pumpkin carving station, a pie eating contest, and more. Seattle Center.  

Orcas Island Farm Tours

September 29–October 1, Orcas Island

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Visit farms around the island, meet local farmers, and learn about what it takes to farm on an island. Various locations.

Reach the Beach

September 30, Lacey

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Enjoy a fast and flat century ride starting in Lacey and ending with a celebration on the beach in Westport, WA. Riders can choose distance options ranging from 25, 44, 77, or 100 miles. Lacey-Thurston Conty Regional Athletic Complex.

The Harvest 100 Century Ride and Beardfest Celebration 

September 30, Sunnyside/Yakima

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Explore the Yakima Valley at peak harvest. Routes roll through Hop Yards, Orchards, Vineyards and more as the valley works hard to harvest the season’s best. The ride starts and ends at Varietal Beer Co in Sunnyside.

Bridge Pedal

August 13, Portland

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Bridge pedal is a Portland summer tradition and one of the largest community bike rides in the world. Join cyclists and pedestrians on a day of car-free travel across Portland’s beautiful bridges.

Portland Adult Soapbox Derby

August 19, Portland

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Dozens of teams build their own soapbox cars to zip down the beautiful urban park of Mt. Tabor. The raceway is lined with picnicking fans cheering on the teams and sipping brews from the nearby event beer garden.

Montavilla Jazz Festival

September 1–3, Portland

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Concerts across the city feature original jazz by world-class local artists. This year, the festival highlights some of Portland’s jazz scene-makers, with internationally acclaimed drummer Alan Jones headlining the festival Sunday evening with his quartet featuring Grammy Award-winners Tivon Pennicott and Kevin Hays, joined by NYC bassist Joe Martin. Various venues.

Portland Dragon Boat Festival

Sept 9–10, Portland

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The festival feature features as many as 96 dragon boat teams from all over the world who race in Hong Kong-style dragon boats. The event includes food vendors, a beer garden and more. Tom McCall Park.

Rose City Comic Con

September 22–24, Portland 

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Portland’s premier pop-culture event for enthusiasts of comics, comic creators, gaming, cosplay and the creative process behind it. Oregon Convention Center

 North Idaho State Fair

Aug 18–27, Coeur d’Alene

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Ten days of fun includes concerts, rodeo, demolition derby, monster trucks, livestock shows and education and carnival rides. Kootenai County Fairgrounds.                                        

Wallace Huckleberry Festival

Aug 19–20, Wallace

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This family event celebrates all things huckleberry and includes a 5K run/walk, live music, food and craft vendors, kids’ events, pancake breakfast, and more. 

Fall Fest

September 1–4, Schweitzer

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Try more than 80 beers, ciders, and seltzers from regional breweries. Kids can mix wild concoctions at the soda station. Free music, local artisans and food trucks. Schweitzer

Coeur d’Alene Oktoberfest 

September 15–16, Coeur d’Alene

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Sample crisp Oktoberfest-style beers and ciders in participating businesses. Get your fill of German food from special Oktoberfest menus at participating restaurants. Downtown Coeur d’Alene.

Center of the Universe Re-dedication & Raffle

September 16, Wallace

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Celebrate the anniversary of the 2004 Mayor’s Proclamation with toasts, music, reading of the Proclamation, guest dignitaries, and the coffin holding the last stoplight on I-90. Enter the raffle to win scores of prizes. Center of the Universe (600 Bank Street).

Fall for History

September 28–October 1, Wallace

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A gala celebration of Wallace’s heritage and its designation as entirely listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Speakers, historic home and museum tours, live theater, military reenactments, and more. Various locations.

Harvest Fest & Apple Palooza  

October 28, Coeur d’Alene

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Shop the harvest farmers market for produce, music, food and everyone’s favorite, Apple Palooza, an apple-tasting event throughout the downtown. 5th Street Farmer’s Market.


Bard on the Beach

Through Sept 30, Vancouver 

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Western Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare Festival. This year’s includes productions of As You Like It (with a Beatles twist), Julius Caesar, Henry V, and an interactive Goblin:Macbeth .  Sen̓ákw/Vanier Park. 

Various locations. 

Free-B Film Fest 2023

Friday & Saturday evenings in August 

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Watch free films on the grass, in the park, and under the starry sky at Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park. 

Theatre Under the Stars

Through August 26, Vancouver

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Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) presents The Prom and Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical in Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park. 

Now – Feb. 1, Burien
Gumball Machines Exhibit
A quirky and fun look at times gone by with the Mike and Peggy Delon collection of vintage gumball machines.
Highline Heritage Museum | (206) 402-4029
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Now – Feb. 5, Seattle/Tukwila
The Walt Disney Studios & World War II
A retrospective of The Walt Disney Studios’ extensive contributions to the Allies’ World War II effort. Curated by World War II historian Kent Ramsey and the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco.
Museum of Flight | 206-764-5700
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November 1 – December 10, Whidbey Island
Whidbey Wild Mushroom Tours
Get to know all about the local species of fungi on a unique wild mushroom tour on Whidbey Island.
Starts at South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market | (206) 531-8904
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Nov 1 – 5, Union Gap
Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit
The Yakima-Morelia Sister City Association Dia De Los Muertos Exhibit includes Mariachi performances, Aztec dancers, workshops, catrina contest, folkloric performances and more.
Valley Mall
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November 3, Bellingham
Perdondi’s Stunt Dog Experience
Trainer Chris Perdondi has rescued dogs from shelters around the country and taught them to perform amazing tricks, big air stunts, comedy, and dancing.
Mount Baker Theatre | (360) 734-6080
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November 4, Tri-Cities
The Nightmare Before Christmas Ball
Experience Halloween and Christmas Towns in this family-friendly, themed event, benefitting the performing arts of Tri-Cities.
Numerica Pavilion
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Nov 4 – 6, Walla Walla
Walla Walla Fall Release Weekend
Be among the first to enjoy newly released wines during Fall Release Weekend. Many wines only available at area wineries and tasting rooms.
Walla Walla Valley | (509) 526-3117
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Nov 4 – 6, Yakima
Racing Rascals – Quarter Midgets of America at State Fair Park
Quarter midget racing provides youth ages 5 to 17 the exciting opportunity to participate in a competitive environment in specifically designed cars for kids.
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Nov 4 – 6, Blaine
Murder Mystery Weekend
Interactive weekend of mystery and crime solving.
Semiahmoo Resort | (855) 917.3767
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November 4, Kennewick
Nightmare Before Christmas Ball
Experience Halloween and Christmas Towns in this family-friendly, themed event, benefitting the performing arts of Tri-Cities.
Toyota Center
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November 4 – 6, Pasco
Custer’s Holiday Arts & Crafts Show
Professional artists and crafters from across the northwest display and sell fine art, handcrafts, and specialty food.
HAPO Center
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November 5 – Seattle
Festal: Hmong New Year Celebration
Hmong New Year Festival features intricate clothing, dance, food, and more.
Seattle Center
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November 5, Kennewick
Los Tigres Del Norte
The legendary Los Tigres Del Norte perform at the Toyota Center.
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November 5 – 6, Bellingham
Bellingham Chamber Chorale Presents “Wings”
A program filled with music inspired by creatures and beings with wings, from angels to insects. See program.
Church of Assumption | (360) 386-5907
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November 8, Bellingham
Os Mutantes in concert
Legendary Brazilian psychedelic rock band Os Mutantes (“The Mutants”) were linked with the Tropicália movement of the late 1960s.
The Shakedown | (360) 778-1067
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November 9, Bellingham
Talisk in Concert
A highly ranked and in-demand folk-based group from Scotland.
Mount Baker Theatre | (360) 743-6080
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November 9, Spokane
The Smashing Pumpkins with Jane’s Addiction
The iconic band from Chicago takes the stage with Jane’s Addiction for one night in Spokane.
Spokane Arena
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December 9, Bellingham
Whatcom Chorale: Messiah
The Whatcom Chorale and Sinfonia present George Frideric Handel’s Messiah.
Mount Baker Theatre | (360) 734-6080
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December 10, Ferndale
Ferndale Creative Winter Arts & Crafts Festival
Live music, raffle to support Ferndale Community Services, and objects created by local artists and crafters.
Pioneer Pavilion | (360) 384-4302
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December 10, Bellingham
Lighted Bike Parade
Bodies and bikes adorned with ride along the South Bay Trail between Fairhaven Village and Downtown Bellingham.
Participants gather at either Fairhaven Village Green or the Depot Market Square | (360) 527-8710
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Nov 11, Walla Walla
Pigs on the Wing: The Dark Side of the Moon
This Pink Floyd tribute band performs Pink Floyd’s 1973 classic album “The Dark Side of the Moon” in honor of the 50th anniversary of its release.
Gesa Powerhouse Theatre | (509) 529-6500
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November 11, Bellingham
Holiday Wine Walk
Downtown Bellingham shops host pop-up tasting rooms featuring a variety of regional wines. Attendees receive tasting tickets to redeem for the wines of their choice while retailers offer special deals.
Downtown Bellingham | (360) 527-8710
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November 11 – 13, Port Gamble
Port Gamble Ghost Conference
3-Day Conference with speakers, classes and investigations of the paranormal in Port Gamble.
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November 11 – 13, North Kitsap
Art in the Woods 2022
A self-guided studio tour invites visitors into North Kitsap working studios to meet the artists, see new work, view demonstrations, and purchase treasures.
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November 12, Bellingham
An Evening with Bob Woodward
Investigative journalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize-winner Bob Woodward pulls back the curtain on Washington and its leaders to captivate audiences with stories that are sometimes surprising, at times shocking, and always fascinating.
Mount Baker Theatre | (360) 734-6080
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November 12, Lynden
10th annual Ciderfest Celebration with cider tastings from local cideries, a home brewing competition, community carboy fill, live music by Hot Damn Scandal, bonfires, food, raffle prizes, a take home sipping glass, and more.
Bellewood Farms & Distillery | (360) 318-7720
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November 12, Spokane
Blue’s Clues & You! Live on Stage.
First Interstate Center for the Arts
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November 12, Kennewick
Midland – The Last Resort
Country sensation, Midland, performing live on their The Last Resort Tour.
Toyota Center
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November 12, Camano Island
25th annual Camano Island Chowder Cookoff
This annual competition among the best professional and amateur cooks preparing their versions of chilis and chowders.
Camano Center | (360) 629-7136
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Nov 12, Yakima
Heart by Heart Live
The original rhythm section for Heart, one of classic rock’s most successful and revered bands, is still locked in and delivering those iconic songs as faithfully as possible.
Seasons Performance Hall
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November 12, Olympia
The Evolution Series: The Cello
Emerald City Music reveals the wild historical development of the cello.
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts | (206) 250-5510
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November 16, Bellingham
Midland in Concert
Voted Best New Group by the Academy of American Country Music Awards, the men of Midland are ground breakers and progressive traditionalists.
Mount Baker Theatre
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November 17, Bellingham
Whatcom Literacy Council’s Annual Literacy Breakfast with Nancy Pearl
The witty and wonderful Nancy Pearl, author/librarian/NPR commentator, reviews her favorite titles for the year.
Four Points Sheraton | (360) 752-8678
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November 17 – 19, Seattle
Martha Graham Dance Company
The legendary dance company presents solos, duets, and trios by eight diverse choreographers with a new score from jazz pianist Jason Moran. Included is Canticle for Innocent Comedians, based on the themes and format of Graham’s original “lost” work.
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November 17, Olympia
Seattle International Comedy Competition
10 comedians face-off in the semi-final round of this epic competition.
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts | (360) 753-8586
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Nov 18, Olympia
The Aunties – Women of the Salish Sea
Native American stories told live on stage.
The Washington Center for the Performing Arts | (360) 753-8586
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November 18 – 20, Pasco
Jurassic Quest
A large, realistic dinosaur exhibit including a 50-foot long Megalodon, 60ft -long sky-scraping Spinosaurus, the 80 ft. long Apatosaurus and a gigantic T-Rex.
HAPO Center
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November 18, Bellingham
Open Roller Skate
Throw on your roller skates or roller blades for a free skate.
Depot Market Square | (360) 778-7000
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November 18 – December 17, Bellingham
Fairhaven Winterfest
Winter Art Walk, Winter Art Market, Father Christmas, Carriage Rides, Tree Lighting, Lighted Bike Parade, Firelight Luminary Stroll, and more.
Historic Fairhaven Village | (360) 366-8246
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November 18 – December 24, Bellingham
Allied Arts of Whatcom County’s 43rd Annual Holiday Festival of the Arts
Over 100 local artisans and craftspeople present their holiday goodies, including one-of-a-kind gifts, specialty food and treats, stunning jewelry, and paintings. Live local music, artist demos, workshops, and family art projects.
Location TBA | (360) 676-8548
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November 19, Bellingham
The Hip Hop Nutcracker at the Mount Baker Theatre
A re-mixed and re-imagined version of the classic, directed and choreographed by Jennifer Weber brings hip-hop dance and Tchaikovsky’s timeless music into a heart-stirring and inspirational holiday event.
Mount Baker Theatre | (360) 734-6080
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Nov. 19, SeaTac
Copperleaf Spirit Classes
Taste and learn all about the exciting, rich culture and history behind European whiskies with accompanying bites artfully prepared and paired by The Copperleaf Restaurant & Bar.
Copperleaf Restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge, SeaTac | (206) 214-4282
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Nov 19, Yakima
Thankskilling Benefit Concert
This charity event will feature some of the Pacific Northwest’s most influential local heavies: Cold Hearts, Malinois, Odyssey & Sleep Signals. Donations benefit Rods House, Rotary Food Bank, The Space, & Union Gospel Mission.
Hop Capital Brewing
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November 19 – December 23, Seattle
The Wiz
A reimagining of The Wizard of Oz with a soaring soul, R&B, and gospel score.
5th Avenue Theatre.
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November 20 – December 11, Spokane
Christmas Tree Elegance
This raffle of 18 themed, custom-decorated trees, a benefit for the Spokane Symphony, has been a Spokane holiday tradition for over 35 years.
Historic Davenport Hotel & River Park Square.
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November 24, Spokane
Trans Siberian Orchestra: The Ghost of Christmas Eve
TSO has inspired generations of fans to rediscover the multi-dimensional art form of rock opera.
Spokane Arena
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November 25 – December 23, Seattle
Argosy Cruises Christmas Ships
Argosy’s Spirit of Seattle ship is decorated with lights and sails to a variety of different Puget Sound waterfront communities. Listen to choirs perform on board or from shore.
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November 25 – December 27, Seattle
Pacific Northwest Ballet: George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker
This Sugarplum-packed adventure incudes Tchaikovsky’s classic score, gorgeous costumes, astonishing sets, and exceptional dancing – topped off with a picture-perfect lobby experience.
McCaw Hall
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November 25, Spokane
Jay Leno
The former late-night talk show host takes the stage with his all-new standup comedy routine.
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
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November 25 – December 23, Seattle
Mr. Dickens and his Carol
Adapted for the stage from Samantha Silva’s critically acclaimed novel, this tale set in the heart of Victorian England weaves a fictional take on Dickens’ past, present, and future into a comedic and poignant new holiday classic. World Premier.
Seattle Rep. Bagley Wright Theater
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Nov 25-26, Winthrop
Christmas at the End of the Road
Town Lighting, Fireworks Extravaganza, Ice Skate with Santa, and more.
Downtown Winthrop Riverside Ave | (509) 996-2125
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Nov 25– Jan 1, Lake Chelan
Small Town Holidays
Holiday season kicks off November 25 with the arrival of Santa, fireworks, and shopping specials in downtown Chelan. Season’s events include evening cruises on the Lady of the Lake, fireworks, and a Luminary Walk around Riverwalk Park on the Winter Solstice (Dec 21).
Lake Chelan Wine Valley | 509.682.3503
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November 25 – December 25, Olympia
Downtown for the Holidays
Come on ‘Downtown for the Holidays’ to enjoy holiday lighting, twinklefest, snow and more.
Downtown Olympia | (360) 357-8948
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November 25 – January 2, Tacoma
The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium transformed into a colorful winter wonderland with over 800,000 lights.
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Nov 26, Ilwaco
Small Business Saturday
Shoeboxes of Joy, Holiday Bazaar & Mini-Tree Auction
Salt Pub | (503) 298-9319
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Nov 26, Prosser
Family Christmas Festival
Santa arrives for pictures with the kids. Christmas Tree lighting, carolers, holiday music, hot chocolate, fire pits & hot dogs.
Depot Square
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Nov 26, Olympia
Lincoln Winter Market
A vibrant fair of handmade items and local artisan goods.
South Capitol of Olympia
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November 26, Seattle
27th Annual Magic in the Market
Meet Santa, listen to caroling, sip some eggnog, shop for loved ones, and see the famous Market lighting ceremony at 5pm.
Pike Place Market
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November 26, Bellingham
Shop Small Saturday
Find unique and delightful gifts in the wide array of boutiques, shops, and galleries stocked with special finds and one-of-a-kind items in downtown Bellingham.
(360) 527-8710.
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Nov 27, Olympia
Winter Fest
Live entertainment, carriage rides and more holiday themed fun.
Historic downtown Olympia | (360) 357-8948
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Late November – December, Olympia
Oly on Ice
Covered outdoor skating rink.
Downtown Olympia | (360) 753-8380
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December 1 – 4, Spokane
Spokane Symphony Presents: The Nutcracker
The Santa Barbara-based State Street Ballet and more than 80 local dancers perform E.T.A. Hoffman’s story of Clara and her nutcracker prince.
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
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December 1 – 31, Richland
Richland Festival of Lights
After the official lighting ceremony on December 1, visit dancing light displays and listen to holiday favorites each night.
John Dam Plaza
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December 1, Bellingham
Storm Large: Holiday Ordeal
The Portland-based quadruple threat: a musician, actor, playwright, and author light up the stage with music, gags, and gifts.
Mount Baker Theatre | (360) 734-6080
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December 2, Bellingham
Downtown Tree Lighting Festival
The annual lighting of Downtown’s holiday tree is accompanied by hot cocoa and cookies, caroling, and artisan vending.
Downtown Bellingham | (360) 527-8710
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Dec 2, Selah
Lighted Holiday Parade
The parade starts at 1st and Wernex Loop and heads south ending at the Civic Center, where
Santa will light the City Tree, and families can enjoy refreshments, pictures with Santa, and see
some of the lighted trucks up close.
Downtown Selah
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Dec 2 – 3, Kennewick
Lighted Boat Parade
This annual holiday event takes place on the Columbia River. Viewing opportunities in Richland, Kennewick, or Pasco side of the Columbia River at any of the parks.
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Dec 2 – 4, Walla Walla
Holiday Barrel Tasting
During the festive season, winemakers and cellar staff provide samples of future releases straight from the wine barrels.
Walla Walla Valley | (509) 526-3117
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Dec 3, Sunnyside
Sunnyside Downtown Christmas Market
Centennial Square
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Dec 3, Sunnyside
Sunnyside Lighted Farm Implement Parade
The longest running Lighted Farm Implement Parade in the country.
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Dec 3, Raymond
Lighted Christmas Parade
A festive lighted parade that marches through downtown Raymond
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Dec 3, Ilwaco
Crab Pot Christmas
Lighting of the “world’s tallest” crab-pot holiday tree, a lighted parade at the Port of Ilwaco, and additional festivities at participating businesses.
Port of Ilwaco | (503) 298-9319
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Dec 3, Downtown Walla Walla
Holiday Parade of Lights
Downtown Walla Walla’s annual Holiday Parade of Lights. Grab your family, a warm coat, a chair, and a warm drink for a kickoff of the holiday season.
Downtown Walla Walla | (509) 529-8755
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December 10, Olympia
The Telegraph Quartet
The award-winning Telegraph Quartet performs three powerful and contrasting works.
Good Shepherd Olympia | (206) 250-5510
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December 10 – Poulsbo
Lighted Ships Parade
Downtown waterfront
Santa calls out holiday greetings. Boats cruise Liberty Bay and surrounding waterways.
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Dec. 10 – 11, Tukwila
Rainier Symphony Holiday Concert
Returning to the stage for a program of beautiful holiday music, the Rainier Symphony is an artistically distinguished, 70-member community orchestra founded in 1981.
Fosters Performing Arts Center, Tukwila | (206) 781-5618
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December 10, Whidbey Island
Light Up Your Holiday
Kick off the holiday season at Fort Casey State Park and the Admiralty Head Lighthouse from all-outdoor evening event.
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December 10-11
Port Gamble Country Christmas
Tree Lighting, Fireworks, Santa’s Workshop, wagon rides, and over 100,000 holiday lights.
Downtown Port Gamble
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December 14, Tri-Cities
Hanford Holidays
This holiday season, hear some tales of those who were home at Hanford for the holidays during World War II.
Westgate Elementary | (509) 222-5080
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December 15, Kennewick
Manheim Steamroller
This year’s show will feature classic Christmas hits from the Mannheim Steamroller holiday albums.
Toyota Center
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Dec 16 – Jan 1, Tacoma (closed Dec 24 & 25)
26th Model Train Festival
The state’s largest permanent model train layout is joined by room-sized layouts created by railroad clubs from around Puget Sound.
Washington State History Museum.
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December 17, Seattle
Seattle Christmas Boat Parade
Brightly decorated boats parade on Lake Union. Prizes categories include Best in Show, Best Christmas Around the World theme, Best Santa and Reindeer theme, and others.
Lake Union
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December 17, Kennewick
44th Annual Lampson Cable Bridge Run
Finisher Medals will again be given out to the first 2000 participants who finish the run.
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December 18, Seattle
Letters to Santa Tea
Cozy up around the fireplace with Santa & Mrs. Claus to enjoy cocktails and a menu of seasonal delights.
The Fireside Room at Hotel Sorrento | (206) 343-6156
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Dec 31, Walla Walla
New Year’s Eve Comedy
Brad Upton Gesa Power House Theatre | (509) 529-6500
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December 31, Kennewick
First Night Tri-Cities at the Carousel of Dreams
Family friendly New Year’s Eve event with fake midnight at 9pm featuring a countdown, ball drop, and fireworks.
Gesa Carousel of Dreams
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December 31, Spokane
New Year’s Eve: Beethoven’s 9th
The Spokane Symphony’s annual performance of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.
Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox
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December 31, Birch Bay
Ring of Fire & Hope
For this fun annual New Years’ tradition get a biodegradable or battery-powered LED road flare and head to the shores of Birch Bay. At 7 p.m. sharp everyone lights their flare, and the entire bay looks like a string of red Christmas lights.
Shoreline between Birch Bay State Park and Birch Bay Village | (360) 371-5004
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December 31, Bellingham
The Illusionists: The Magic of the Holidays
A showcase featuring the jaw-dropping talents master entertainers performing sophisticated illusions, close-up magic, mentalism, daring escapes, and technological spectacles of unprecedented proportions.
Mount Baker Theatre | (360) 734-6080
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