There is still plenty of time to enjoy some summer fun in Seattle! August is here and in full swing with fairs, festivals and concerts galore. Here is a quick list of some fun happenings in our area. Enjoy!
Railroad Festival 8/15-8/17/14
Snoqualmie Railroad Days draws 10,000 people for train rides, a pancake breakfast, fun run, parade, kids’ entertainment, music, arts & crafts, car show, wine and beer garden, and food. Free entrance.
Woodinville Festival 8/16/14
Celebrate Woodinville Festival has pancakes at the fire station, a parade on 175th Street, a farmer’s market, arts & crafts fair, beer garden, food trucks, and children’s activities at Wilmot Gateway Park. Free.
Viking Days 8/16-8/17/14
Viking Days features a daily pancake breakfast, a 5K and salmon dinner Saturday, Nordic craft and food vendors, a Viking village reenactment, beer garden, and music at Nordic History Museum in Ballard. Free.
Evergreen State Fair- 8/21-9/1/14
Meet farm animals, watch pigs race, eat fair food, and catch a show at the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe, WA.
Duwamish River Festival 8/23/14
The Duwamish River Festival celebrates the river’s amazing comeback with music, lunch, kids’ activities, exhibits, art, kayak and boat rides at Duwamish Waterway Park. Free.
Free Park Day 8/25/14
Entry is free at Mount Rainier and Olympic National Parks on Free Entrance Days in the National Parks. Expect more people and less parking than usual.
Blackberry Festival- 8/30-9/1/14
Walk on the ferry to the Bremerton Blackberry Festival , and shop the waterfront for art, jewelry, fair food, and blackberry pie, or do the Berry Fun Run.
Celebrate the end of summer at Bumbershoot , a spectacular music and arts festival that draws crowds to Seattle Center on Labor Day weekend.