Seattle, WA Events Calendar - things to watch when moving to Seattle

Event Calendar

Thinking about moving to Seattle, WA?  Here are some of the events coming up in the area - before you move stop by to take in some of these exciting activities.
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April 28-30, 2017
24th Annual World Rhythm Festival
Multi-cultural drum and dance performances, workshops for all levels. Dance party, drum circle, international marketplace. Family friendly event.
April 29
Tour De Lopez 2017
Very popular non-competitive bicycle tour (4 routes) of Lopez Island. Register Now!
April 30
ShellFest 2017
Exhibits, guided beach walks, a shellfish lunch and live music, hands-on activities for children.
May 6
North Bend
Annual Kids Trout Derby
For kids to age 14. Prizes, refreshments, free event, no registration.
May 6
Art Rising in South Lake Union
A large-scale interactive arts show featuring live performances, craft vendors, South Lake Union Saturday Market reopening, and more.
May 6-7, 2017
Vashon Island
Vashon Island Spring Studio Tour
Free, self-guided tour, Twenty-three locations showcase the work of more than 45 Island artists.
May 11-13, 2017
Up Stream Music Fest + Summit 2017
For the musical explorer who likes to know they saw them first and for the artist who knows they're next. At the Summit, artists and attendees have access to gear expos, innovation showcases and partner activations.
May 12-14, 2017
Bavarian Maifest 2017
A celebration of spring! Dancing, entertainment, food, plant sale, art, maipole dance, classic Porsche show, and more.
May 13
Burke Museum's Native Art Market

May 13
Redmond Pet Fair
Vendors, games, educational displays, pet adoption opportunities, Dog Sport Demonstrations, Trick Contest, Me & My Dog “Show” for kids. There will also be ferrets, exotic parrots to see.
May 17
Seattle 17th of May Festival
Celebrate Norwegian Constitution Day! Parade, marching bands, classic cars, drill teams, kids’ activities, traditional Norwegian luncheon, entertainent, and more.
May 18 - June 11, 2017
Seattle International Film Festival
More than 450 films from 90 countries. 150,000 attendees.Be part of the largest and most highly attended film festival in the United States
May 19
Bike Bash
Music, food truck, beer garden, give-aways, bike skill clinics, bike shops, kids bike rodeo. The perfect party for those who bike to work or want to!
May 20
Mount Baker Neighborhood Yard Sale

May 20
FREE event for pet lovers. Entertainment, 3k/5k Fun Run, flydog and agility demos, pony rides, pet contests, an agility area, over 150 vendor booths, adoptions, low-cost animal services, giveaways and lots of activities to keep both humans and pets entertained.
May 20-21, 2017
U-District Street Fair
Celebrate the 48th Anniversary of the longest running street fair in the US. The best in local arts & crafts, music, and food.
May 31 - June 4, 2017
Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival
Explore & enjoy live jazz and blues at the Eastside's premier showcase for top national and regional artists.
June 2-4, 2017
Edmonds Waterfront Festival
Live Entertainment, Arts & Crafts, Vendors, Food Court, Kid's Activities, Beer & Wine Garden, Hydroplanes, 5K Run, Classic Boat Displays.
June 10
Fall City
Fall City Day & Fun Run
Parade, booths, cars show, fun run, and family friendly fun.
June 16-18, 2017
Edmonds Arts Festival
Celebrate the arts! View and purchase original art, enjoy free entertainment, celebrate our talented youth, and sample great food.
June 16-18, 2017
Berry Dairy Days
Fresh local strawberry shortcake, food and craft vendors, spectacular fireworks show, grand parade, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show and more!
June 24-25, 2017
3rd Annual Kitsap Peninsula National Water Trail Festival
Live music, good food, and family fun. Games for all ages, organized paddles of various difficulty levels, vendors, water safety demonstrations, and so much more.

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