When you live here, sometimes you don't look locally for fun things to do.  So, we took the time to complete a list of some fun activities here in your backyard!  

We've included events that are family friendly and some just for the adults.

If there is something we missed (which is quite likely...), please send it to us!



Washington Brewers Festival
More than 500 beers from 100 Washington breweries, great food trucks, a live music stage, wine/cider and  all-ages activities.


June 15-17
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Fremont Fair
The weekend features the traditional Fair with 300+ artists, craft  vendors, food booths and more, and the iconic Fremont Solstice Parade.

June 16-17
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Tacoma Freedom Fair
Washington State's Largest 4th of July Event. 7 Stages, multiple Car Shows, Camp  Patriot which is dedicated to honoring our military heroes, an  International Food Marketplace, and a VIP Reception.


July 4th


Seafair Summer 4th
Fireworks, food vendors, exhibit booths, live entertainment, pie-eating contests, sack races and more! 

July 4th


Seattle international Beerfest
3-day  specialty beer festival held at Seattle Center’s Fisher Lawn and  Pavilion. Sample everything from classic styles to exotic new-world hybrids.

July 6-8


Ballard SeafoodFest
Enjoy the traditional salmon barbecue and much more: local music, arts  and crafts, family entertainment, a beer garden, a skateboarding  event, and yes – lots of  seafood!

July 13-15


SummerFest in Lakewood
A memorable outdoor festival for the whole family. Fire dancers, stilt walkers, trapeze and extreme trampoline acts, live music, pet parade & dog contests, outdoor movie and much more!


July 14


Bite of Seattle
60+ restaurants & pop-up vendors, Craft Beer & Cider Tasting, live music stages, outdoor beer gardens, live cooking demonstrations and cook-offs, The Alley benefiting Food Lifeline, Family Fun Zone, sponsor activities & more!



July 20-22


Renton River Days
Events, special features for kids, arts and crafts, recreation, food, and stage entertainment at Liberty Park and Cedar River Park.


July 27 – 29


Seafair Weekend Festival
Hydroplane racing on the water, Blue Angels  performing in the sky, world class wakeboarding tricks off shore and  music and entertainment on stage!


Aug 3-5


Taste Edmonds
Three days of food, music, vendors, rides, beer/wine and fun. Voted one  of the “Top 100 North American Festivals”, there’s fun for everyone.

August 10-12
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Bumbershoot
One of the biggest and most-loved contemporary festivals in North America showcasing the best of comedy, dance,  film, literary arts, music, performing arts, theatre, visual arts and  more.


Labor Day Weekend: 
Aug 31- Sept 2


Pacific Science Center
This  family-friendly museum is where science lessons come to life. Explore  galaxies near and far in the planetarium, get up close and  personal  with colorful creatures in the Tropical Butterfly House,  and much more.



Seattle Great Wheel
Take a ride on the iconic Seattle Great Wheel on Pier 57 and see  the city of Seattle like never before. Each gondola can fit 8 people  and provide an amazing ride that lights up the sky at night.



Chihuly Garden and Glass
An eight gallery Exhibition surrounded by a richly landscaped Garden and a centerpiece Glasshouse featuring an expansive 100-foot-long sculpture in a color  palette of reds, oranges, yellows and ambers.