Events

5 Things to Do This Weekend

Events

Don't Miss These Weekend Events

Looking for fun activities to do this weekend? Consider these editor-picked events, or check out what else is happening across the Pacific Northwest in our full calendar of events.

Fly Your Kites at long beach

WASHINGTON STATE INTERNATIONAL KITE FESTIVAL

WASHINGTON STATE INTERNATIONAL KITE FESTIVAL

August 19–25, Long Beach​, Washington
Colorful kites of all shapes and sizes bob in the wind above Long Beach during a week of competitions, displays and kids’ events; a lighted night flight is accompanied by fireworks on Friday. 

ARTS IN THE GARDEN

ARTS IN THE GARDEN

August 24–25, Bellevue, Washington
Enamel birds, blown-glass flowers and additional garden art from more than 30 artists will be sited throughout the Bellevue Botanical Garden, accompanied by the artists who created them, with live music and refreshments adding to the colorful mix. Photo by Katy LaReau.

WASHINGTON GARLIC FEST AND CRAFT SHOW

WASHINGTON GARLIC FEST AND CRAFT SHOW

August 23–25, Chehalis, Washington
Garlic cuisine, from mild to wild, is highlighted at this festive event that also boasts live music, a beer garden (remember to plan a safe ride home) and kids activities. Southwest Washington Fairgrounds.

Girl petting a goat at FERNDALE STREET FESTIVAL

FERNDALE STREET FESTIVAL

August 23-24, Ferndale, Washington
This annual gathering has more than 100 vendors, live music, a classic car show, kids and family activities, food trucks and a beer garden (remember to plan a safe ride home). Friday night features country line dancing, Saturday night features 80’s rock and dancing. 

Classic car at CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE OF THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS

CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE OF THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS

August 24, Friday Harbor​, Washington
This annual charity event at San Juan Vineyards showcases classic and unique cars, with wine, music and prizes as an added bonus. Remember to plan a safe ride home.

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Watch AAA Travel Expert Lisa Anciaux's Recommendations on KING 5

July 12–Sept 2
You don't have to go far to experience summer in the Pacific Northwest. Here are a few ideas of things to see and do that will make your summer in Washington worthwhile. Lisa Anciaux, AAA Washington travel expert recommended 10 things to do, some include AAA discounts for members.

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Check out our complete events calendar for festivals, shows, carnivals and more across the Pacific Northwest.