Events and Festivals

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The Great Prosser Balloon Rally

Want to attend the Albuquerque International Balloon Festival? The next best thing happens in our backyard. Explore the Prosser Balloon Rally!

The Lonesome Town Painters

Darrington Bluegrass Festival

Located roughly an hour and a half northeast of Seattle lies Darrington, home of the Bluegrass Festival. Explore the 46th annual festival.

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Northwest Glass Quest 2023

The Northwest Glass Quest of 2023 begins February 17th! Learn all there is to know about this yearly treasure hunt. Are you a Quester?

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Attending Spokane’s 41st Annual Pig Out in The Park

Pig Out in the Park is officially back! Yay! Many Spokanites have been waiting for this event to return and it has been officially announced after a 2-year hiatus. Spokane…

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Manito Park Arts Festival in Spokane

Manito Park on Spokane’s South Hill is known throughout our community as the crown jewel of Spokane. It boasts five meticulously cultivated gardens, a pond, hiking trails and soft hills…

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Visiting the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Springtime in Washington means an abundance of blooms. Daffodils and crocus flowers begin to bloom, along with the hundreds of fruits and vegetables that begin to emerge from the ground…

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Visiting Othello for the Sandhill Crane Festival

NOTE: This event has been canceled for 2020. The Columbia National Wildlife Refuge begins in the small eastern Washington farming community of Othello. From the bustling Main Street, the refuge…

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The Grant County Fair & the Moses Lake Roundup

Written by: Leanna Cushman – @leannacushman If the only thing you know about Grant County is the Gorge Amphitheatre, you may not know about the Grand Coulee laser light show, the…

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Fishy Fun At The 2018 Browns Point Salmon Bake

Tucked back in a corner of NE Tacoma, the community of Browns Point doesn’t usually draw much outside attention. But this quiet and friendly community opened its arms to hundreds…

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What You Gotta Know About the Ellensburg Rodeo

The world-famous Ellensburg Rodeo happens annually every Labor Day Weekend, and we thought it was important that visitors get a bit of background on this special event.   How It Began…

Earth Day in Washington

4 Fun Earth Day Activities In Washington

We found four events in various parts of the state that lead up to Earth Day on April 22. But first, a quick refresher… History of Earth Day April 22,…

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2018

Welcome Spring at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 

An annual rite of spring in Washington State, the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Mount Vernon draws visitors from all over the world each year. The festival begins this year…