A grand parade sets the tone for America’s Birthday, followed by fun and fireworks, of course! Head out on Independence Day to catch one of these community parades!
World famous rockstar Duff McKagan (pictured) has been named Grand Marshal of the 2012 Alaska Airlines Seafair Torchlight Parade, and Reserved Bleacher Seating Tickets are on sale NOW!
When the Pacific Northwest does pride, it does it up right, and that’s never truer than when the Seattle Pride Festival and the Seattle Pride Parade take over the entire month.
June 14 is a special day in America – it’s Flag Day, commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777. A day to fly your American flag proudly. And it’s the US Army’s birthday – 237 years ago the Continental Army was formed, beginning a rich heritage of successfully defending this great country. See the WA state celebrations for the US Army and Old Glory!
Strawberries, Prospectors, the Wenatchee River and Flag Day…. all reasons for a weekend filled with festivals and celebrations! Hop in the car and head out of Seattle to catch one or more of these great events.
Ready to go fly a kite in Ocean Shores? Put on a kilt at the Bellingham Highland Games? Whoop and holler at a rodeo in Rosalia? There’s a whole lot of fun happening in WA this weekend. Take the kids out of town and have a great time!
It’s the 41st annual Fremont Fair, celebrating all the fun and funkiness of the Summer Solstice! Join in over Father’s Day weekend, and don’t for get the Solstice Trail Run, Skandia Midsommarfest, Orcas Island Solstice Celebration or Astrological Reading to fill your month of June with activities!
This Thursday, May 17, is Syttende Mai – Norwegian Constitution Day! Puget Sound will come alive with music, food, dancing, kids’ activities and the biggest parade this side of Norway! Then it’s Viking Fest in Poulsbo all weekend long! Get ready to celebrate!
Thinking about taking Mom out for the weekend? Washington’s Apple Blossom Festival, Leavenworth’s Mai Fest, the Brews & Blues Festival, ’49er Days and more will keep Mom and the family occupied with great activities!
In 1949, Armed Forces Day began in the US. President Harry Truman declared it a day to praise the work of the military services at home and overseas. On Saturday, May 19, you and your family have a chance to attend one of these events in Puget Sound and salute our military men and women.