STAR 101.5 WEEKEND PLANNER - July 19-21
BITE OF SEATTLE
FRI-SUN Seattle's Original Food & Beverage Showcase featuring 200+ food & specialty vendors, Craft Beer & Cider Tasting, 70+ live bands, BBQ Competition, MUNCHIES @ The Mural, outdoor beer gardens, live cooking demos and cook-off battles, The Alley Six Course ‘Multi-Bite’ experience benefiting Food Lifeline, Family Fun Zone, interactive sponsor activities at Seattle Center.
KING COUNTY FAIR
THURS-SUN Rides, music, fair food, barrel-racing, 4-H exhibits, vendors and exhibits at the Enumclaw Expo Center.
CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY
FRI-SUN The weekend showcases some of the city’s best local bars, restaurants, and retail shops alongside incredible bands, art shows, community events, and political activism along Broadway and at Cal Anderson Park.
KLA HA YA DAYS
WED-SUN Every summer we get together downtown to celebrate each other with music, parade, carnival, circus, car show, activities, and lots of food in downtown Snohomish.
FEDERAL WAY RHYTHM & BLUES FESTIVAL
SAT Join STAR 101.5 for local distilleries and wineries, more than 30 craft beers and live rhythm & blues bands in Town Square Park.
LUNAR BLOCK PARTY
FRI-SUN Celebration of the 1969 moon landing with displays, exhibits, music, activities, 1969-themed festival, 1969 classic car show, fashion show, food trucks, beer garden and astronauts at Museum of Flight.
SEAFAIR INDIAN DAYS POW WOW
FRI-SUN This proud tradition brings Native Americans of all tribes and cultures together to celebrate with traditional Indian cooking, jewelry-making, music, and especially dancing. Throughout the day, tribes from the United States and Canada dance in full tribal regalia at Daybreak Star Indian Cultural Center.
CHINATOWN SEAFAIR PARADE
SUN A sanctioned Seafair event, the parade features lion and dragon dances, the Seattle Chinese Girls Drill Team, and many more local community groups starting at 7pm on S. King St.
WEST SEATTLE GRAND PARADE
SAT A Seafair family of events and includes all of the pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, pageantry and excitement that leads up to the Seafair Torchlight Parade the following weekend.
BON ODORI FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN The main event is traditional music and dancing in the street in a giant oval. Many festival goers dress in Japanese kimono, yukata or happi coats. Plus Japanese food booths and refreshment, taiko and martial arts performances, and craft exhibits and demonstrations at Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple.
WHITE CENTER JUBILEE DAYS
WED-SUN A Seafair-sanctioned community festival and one of the longest running Seafair events in the Northwest including a street fair, a main stage and beer garden, a car show, a parade, kids center, and more!
DES MOINES WATERLAND FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN Art in the Park, parade, kids' carnival, Wheels & Keels car and boat show in Des Moines.
WED-SUN Join us in Olympia for our annual summer celebration on the lake with a car show, fireworks, carnival, entertainment, food concessions, battle of the bands, basketball tournament, parade and more at Capital Lake.
SEQUIM LAVENDER FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN Tour lavender farms throughout the area and attend the street fair with more than 150 crafts and lavender booths, a diverse food court, live music and more at Carrie Blake Community Park.
FOOD TRUCK FEST
SUN Wright Park is the perfect location for this gathering. You can get something to eat, enjoy the natural setting, listen to music, dance and let the kids run around. Enjoy music and other entertainment on the main stage, and a beer garden along with food from dozens of food trucks.
VASHON ISLAND STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
SAT-SUN A grand-parade, classic car show and parade, several music stages, vendor booths, alternative carnival, local artists, and street dances are all part of the fun. Toss in pancake breakfasts, a rocking beer garden, a fun run and you will something to do morning til night!
WHIDBEY ISLAND FAIR
THURS-SUN Parade, carnival rides, 4-H exhibits, farm animals, entertainment, arts & crafts and food vendors at the Whidbey Island Fairgrounds in Langley.
DARRINGTON BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
FRI-SUN The venue and quality of the artists will blow you away. Come for the day or spend the entire weekend with down home friends that understand and share your love of Bluegrass.
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
THRU JULY 28 The blockbuster hit story of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins returns to Village Theatre’s stage – 12 years after shaping its triumphant premiere returns home complete with the hit songs of the 1950s you know and love at Everett Performing Arts Center.
The Lion King