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September 2019

Evergreen State Fair

Aug. 22 - Sept. 2, 2019

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!


Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, 2019

Annual international music and arts festival held every Labor Day weekend in Seattle, attracting more than 100,000 visitors each year. North America's largest urban arts festival, Bumbershoot takes place in the heart of the city at the 74-acre Seattle Center.

Olympia Harbor Days

Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, 2019

Harbor Days is an annual festival where tugboats return to the southernmost tip of Puget Sound for three days of entertainment, food, art, history, and a last farewell to the summer.

Oak Harbor Music Festival

Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, 2019

Three free days of live music in Oak Harbor, on the beautiful isle of Whidbey. There are two main stages with over 30 bands featuring all types of musical genre. With two beer gardens, a variety of fabulous local food vendors and sidewalk cafes there is plenty of food and drink for everyone. Enjoy the arts and crafts vendors as you stroll from one stage to the other.

Washington State Fair

Aug. 30 - Sept. 22, 2019

Get ready to PARTY BIG at the Washington State Fair in Puyallup. For 20 glorious days enjoy delicious food, wild rides, dazzling entertainment and fun for the whole family. It's the biggest party in the state and you don't want to miss out!

Roy Pioneer Rodeo

Aug. 30 - Sept. 1, 2019

The Roy Pioneer takes place in June and September. The event attracts rodeo lovers from all over the United States and Canada.

Bremerton Blackberry Festival

Aug. 31 - Sept. 2, 2019

The Bremerton Blackberry Festival features over 100 vendors in their street fair, live entertainment, a Berry Fun Run, and a Berry Bike Race.

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Sept. 6 - 8, 2019

The Wooden Boat Festival in Port Townsend features more than 300 wooden vessels, dozens of indoor and outdoor presentations and demonstrations, a who's who of wooden boat experts and thousands of wooden boat enthusiasts, there's something to do, someone to meet, or a boat to board at every turn.

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival

Sept. 6 - 8, 2019

The Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival brings the community together through entertainment and celebration, with events that include a grand parade, fireworks, fishing derby, Mukilteo Marketplace, and so much more.

San Gennaro Festival

Sept. 6 - 8, 2019

This three-day Italian street festival in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood brings together the best in Italian cuisine, a beer and wine garden, activities for kids, merchandise booths and three nights of live music and dancing.

Skagit River Salmon Festival

Sept. 7, 2019

The Skagit River Salmon Festival celebrates the Skagit River and all of its natural resources. The event features Youth Activities and Crafts, Live Music and Cultural Opportunities, Great Food and Salmon BBQ, Beer & Wine Garden, and so much more!

Renton City Comic Con

Sept 7 - 8, 2019

Rencon is a celebration for comic book geeks, technophiles, cosplayers, & nerds of all ages! Come dressed as your favorite comic book hero, find collectibles and purchase comic books, attend a panel on robots, listen to the latest from leading science gurus, hang out with the stars, and much more!

Puget Sound Bird Fest

Sep. 13 - 15, 2019

The Puget Sound Bird Fest in Edmonds, Washington is a yearly celebration of the birds and of nature found on the beautiful shores of Puget Sound. The three-day event includes speakers, guided walks, land and water-based field trips, exhibits, and educational activities for children and adults.

Port Townsend Film Festival

Sept 19 - 22, 2019

The Port Townsend Film Festival, modeled after the festival in Telluride, Colorado, is a film lover's block party celebrating great films and filmmakers, offering more than 80 films on the historic waterfront.

Greater Gig Harbor Open Studio Tour

Sep. 20 - 22, 2019

Open Studio Tour is a once-a-year opportunity to admire and acquire fine and functional works of art directly from the people who create them. These select Gig Harbor area artists open their studios to the public, offering explanations and demonstrations of their materials and art process.

Kirkland Oktoberfest

Sept 20 - 22, 2019

Kirkland Oktoberfest is a full-on authentic German Oktoberfest with biergarten, multiple entertainment stages, games, competitions, and more, serving only the best imported German and Northwest craft brews. This three day festival on the waterfront in downtown Kirkland is the Seattle area's largest authentic German Oktoberfest.

Oktoberfest Fremont

Sept 20 - 22, 2019

Oktoberfest Fremont is a Fall tradition in Seattle and has been hailed as one of the top 10 places in the world to celebrate Oktoberfest! This event takes over half of Seattle's Fremont neighborhood and turns it into the biggest beer garden in the Northwest! Also, don't forget about the 5K Run on Sunday!

Fishermen's Fall Festival

Sept. 21, 2019

This annual event in Seattle provides families with a fun and educational outing on the waterfront as well as an opportunity to learn more about seafood. Hands-on art projects with fishing themes, including the popular wooden boat building and trout pond, are complimentary for all children and admission to the festival is free.

Kitsap Color Classic

Sept 22, 2019

Pedal along the gorgeous Kitsap Peninsula through some of the best riding country in the state! Friendly communities and terrific fall scenery make this a fun, must-do event.

Gig Harbor Film Festival

Sept. 26 - 29, 2019

The Gig Harbor Film Festival is one of the fastest growing independent film festivals in the Northwest. Attendees can choose from dozens of films while enjoying the beauty that is Gig Harbor!

Sustainable Ballard Festival

Sep. 28, 2019

Eclectic, artsy, earthy, urban and committed to a better future - you'll find all this and more at the Sustainable Ballard Festival. This annual event at Ballard Commons Park features a creation station, skateboard lessons, family bike expo, an urban farm zone, live music on a solar powered stage, food carts, activities and more.

Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival

Sept. 28 - 29, 2019

The Wooden Boat Festival is designed to celebrate the maritime heritage of the Northwest, putting tools in hands and getting people out on the water in historic wooden boats. There's nothing stuffy about the wooden boat festival. This is an old-fashioned, down-home waterfront event where everything is fun and most things are free.

St. Demetrios Greek Festival


The St. Demetrios Greek Festival has been a Seattle tradition since 1960. Come on down to Seattle's Montlake neighborhood and surround yourself with traditional Greek food, live music, Greek dance groups, wine tasting, church tours and more!

Utsav! A Celebration of Asian Indian Art & Culture

Sept. 8, 2018

This event will take place on NW Alder Street, along sidewalks and the train depot museum in downtown Issaquah. UTSAV! celebrates cultural diversity through live musical performance, art and demonstrations that appeal to all ages. Visitors can expect music, food, dance, artists, vendors and a fashion show.

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