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Best of the September Harvest Festivals in WA

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With the coming of fall, the air gets crisp, the leaves turn, the pumpkins ripen, and there are celebrations to be had! Here are some of our September favorites.

Pumpkin Hurl & Medieval Faire
Saturday and Sunday
September 15 and 16
10:00am – 4:00pm
Alexander Farm
43rd Ave SE and Ebey Island Road
Everett, WA 98201
http://www.festivalofpumpkins.org

Watch Pumpkins Fly and Die as the trebuchets launch pumpkins in a crazy competition! Get your chance to launch a pumpkin! Mounted knights battle on horseback in the Medieval Village. Experience authentic living history, hands-on crafts, activities, mock battles. artisans and live music. Food & craft vendors too!

Wenatchee Taste of the Harvest
Saturday, September 15
10:00am – 7:00pm
Downtown Wenatchee
Wenatchee Avenue between 2nd and Kitittas Streets
Wenatchee, WA 98801
http://www.wendowntown.org

Wenatchee Taste of the Harvest is a day of fun, family entertainment that truly celebrates the Wenatchee valley’s incredible harvest season! Food and wine garden, Wenatchee Valley Farmer’s Market, Balls Out Road Race, live music, a huge variety of kids’ activities, plus the 3rd annual Run Wenatchee River Run 5K, 10K and half marathon.

Autumnal Equinox Sunset Viewing
Saturday, September 22
6:56pm
Solstice Park
7400 Fauntleroy Way SW
Seattle, WA 98136
http://www.alicesastroinfo.com

Come celebrate the Autumnal Equinox at 6:56pm in West Seattle and learn from a real astronomer. The official sunset is at 7:06pm. Once you arrive at Solstice Park, walk past the tennis courts, through the P-Patch and continue on up the hill. When the trail ends go five more feet to enter the stonework circle and get the best views of sunset.

Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
September 28, 29 and 30
Downtown Leavenworth
Leavenworth, WA 98826
http://www.autumnleaffestival.com

This Bavarian-themed fall festival is filled with live music and dancing, inflatables and kids’ activities, art, entertainment, and a Grand Parade on September 29 at noon. Come celebrate the change of seasons in Leavenworth!

Burlington Harvest Festival
Saturday, September 29
10:00am – 3:00pm
Skagit River Park
1100 S. Skagit Street
Burlington WA 98233
http://www.burlington-chamber.com

Burlington is a spectacular place to bring your family for fun. There is something for everyone at this event: Pumpkin Pitch, Pie Eating Contest, Make your own Pumpkin Cookies, Zucchini Car Races, Pumpkin Painting, Bouncy House, Food Vendors and more!

Brew at the Zoo
Thursday, October 4
5:30pm
Woodland Park Zoo
5500 Phinney Ave. N
Seattle, WA 98103
206.548.2500
http://www.zoo.org

Raise your glass to conservation and animals! Join Woodland Park Zoo for the second annual Brew at the Zoo beer-tasting event on Thursday, October 4. Sample imports, domestics, microbrews and even ciders from over 25 different breweries. 6 tasting tokens. Additional tasting tickets will be available for $1 each
Live animal encounters. Live music. Access to award-winning exhibits. Tasty treats from Lancer Catering will be available for purchase. 21+ years and over only! Tickets: $25 per person. No tickets at the door.

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