Sustainable Ballard Festival - Seattle, WA - Jul 1 to Dec 31, 2020
Going virtual for 2020 with monthly sustainablility sessions, including games, videos, and more. Normally: A free family friendly festival featuring live music, cooking demonstrations, vendors, a bike and pet parade, and lots of kids games and fun. They are big on recycling and feature workshops and demonstrations.
Washington State Fair - Puyallup, WA - Sep 4 to Sep 27, 2020
Rodeo, rides, fine art show, animal exhibits, food, shopping and kids’ games.
Bremerton Blackberry Festival - Bremerton, WA - Sep 5 to Sep 7, 2020
Live music, car show, fun run and other events on the Louis Mentor Boardwalk.
Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival - Mukilteo, WA - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
Food, fun and a firework show, plus a parade down Harbour Point Blvd, 50 juried artist booths, live music and dance groups. Princess and Prince Tea Party by the Sea (with unicorn rides), avenue of food, beer garden, fishing derby and more! Admission is free. Activities are at Lighthouse Park.
Puget Sound Bird Fest - Edmonds, WA - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
An annual fall celebration of birds and nature found on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound.
San Gennaro Festival - Seattle, WA - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
An Italian street fair on S. Angelo St.
Wooden Boat Festival - Port Townsend, WA - Sep 11 to Sep 13, 2020
Live music, drinks & food and 300 boats on both land and water, plus 120 presentations, exhibitors, kids exhibits and more.
Beat the Blerch Marathon - Carnation, WA - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
Run in the woods, eat cake, avoid Sasquatch. 10k, half marathon, and full marathon inspired by a comic about running. Eat cake at the aid stations, make a burrito with doughnuts, or catch some zzzs on a couch along the way.
Hallowbaloo Art Show - Bothell, WA - Sep 12 to Sep 12, 2020
About 20 Halloween artists of all mediums converge for a show/sale in Bothell, with one of a kind Halloween and Dia de los Muertos pieces, plus a Vintage Holiday Convention pop-up show.
Port Townsend Film Festival - Port Townsend, WA - Sep 24 to Sep 27, 2020
Over 80+ films in eight theatres. Venues are in the walkable National Historic District. Passes available starting at $40.
Italian Festival - Seattle, WA - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
Annual event to celebrate Italian culture at the Seattle Center. Enjoy a grape stomp, car show, bocce and Italian food. Since 1988.
Tough Mudder - Black Diamond, WA - Sep 26 to Sep 27, 2020
An intense, team obstacle course near Seattle. Located at Palmer Coking Coal Company.
Tacoma Oktoberfest - Tacoma, WA - Sep 26 to Sep 26, 2020
Dystopian State Brewing Company hosts this Oktoberfest, with polka, brats, pretzels, beer, and more!
Salmon Days - Issaquah, WA - Oct 3 to Oct 4, 2020
The spawn is on with this fishy festival in Issaquah. Enjoy a parade, vendors, farmer’s market, concerts, and more
CroatiaFest - Seattle, WA - Oct 4 to Oct 4, 2020
Annual event held at the Seattle Center Armory. A celebration of Croatian heritage and culture. Music and dance performances, authentic food booths, cooking demonstrations, marketplace and more. Don’t miss the Kick Off Dance and Sing-Along the night before at the Russian Community Center.
GeekGirlCon - Seattle, WA - Oct 21 to Nov 1, 2020
Celebrate your inner geekdom at this convention that seeks to empower women and girls to pursue their passions. This two-day convention gives female geeks (and everyone else) the space to build a community and celebrate their favorite fandoms.
America’s Largest Antique and Collectible Show - Puyallup, WA - Oct 31 to Nov 1, 2020
Over 400 booths at the Washington State Fairgrounds.
BurlyCon - Seattle, WA - Nov 5 to Nov 8, 2020
An annual burlesque social and educational convention.
Hmong New Year Celebration - Seattle, WA - Nov 7 to Nov 7, 2020
A cultural celebration of the Hmong New Year through live performances, visual arts, activities, food, games and a marketplace.
Northwest Chocolate Festival - Seattle, WA - Nov 7 to Nov 8, 2020
A chocolate festival at Pier 91, featuring show-stopping chocolate masterpieces, workshops and tastings, and more.
Short Run Festival - Seattle, WA - Nov 7 to Nov 7, 2020
Experience the Seattle Comix and Arts Festival at the Fisher Pavilion in the Seattle Center.
Seattle Auto Show - Seattle, WA - Nov 12 to Nov 15, 2020
An international auto show held annually at CenturyLink Field Event Center, Seattle, Washington.
Northwest Quilt, Craft and Sewing Festival - Puyallup, WA - Nov 19 to Nov 21, 2020
A festival celebrating quilters, crafters, and sewers. Held at the Washington State Fair pavilion (Showplex Building) with free parking. See the organizer’s website for a coupon on admission!
Garden d’Lights - Bellevue, WA - Nov 28 to Dec 31, 2020
Holiday light show at the Bellevue Botanical Garden
Seattle Marathon - Seattle, WA - Nov 28 to Nov 29, 2020
An annual run held from the Seattle Center at 5th and Harrison. Enjoy a Health and Fitness Expo, Kids’ marathon and full marathon.
Bumbershoot - Seattle, WA - Jan 1 to Sep 1, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for its return in 2021. Normally: A music and arts festival in Seattle since 1971. Held the first weekend in September (Labor Day Weekend) downtown at the Seattle Center.
Fauntleroy Fall Festival - Seattle, WA - Jan 1 to Oct 27, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: Save the date and join in at the Fauntleroy Church, YMCA, and Fauntleroy Schoolhouse for the biggest event of this town’s year.
Incredible Feast - Seattle, WA - Jan 1 to Sep 22, 2019
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: A benefit for the Good Farmer Fund and the Neighborhood Farmers Market. 20+ chefs are paired with farmers to create tasting samples for guests. Local breweries, wineries, music, carnival, silent auction and more will also be available for your enjoyment. 21+ event.
Pioneer Farm Founders Day Celebration - Eatonville, WA - Jan 1 to Oct 18, 2020
Canceled for 2020, look for their return in 2021. Normally: A day of fun for the whole family, plus tours of the Pioneer Farm Museum, games, silent auction, candle making, wagon ride, and more! Bring a picnic lunch, and enjoy the beverages and dessert!