Apple Festival, Sept. 21-Oct. 27, Spokane. greenbluffgrowers.com/events/index.html.

Central Washington State Fair, Sept. 20-29, Yakima. fairfun.com/fair.

Tacoma Film Festival, Oct. 4-11, Tacoma. tacomafilmfestival.com.

Old Apple Tree Festival, Oct. 5, Vancouver. www.cityofvancouver.us/publicworks/page/old-apple-tree-festival.

Fresh Hop Ale Festival, Oct. 5, Yakima. www.freshhopalefestival.com.

San Juan Island Oktoberfest, Oct. 5, Friday Harbor. www.sanjuanisland.org.

Water Music Festival, Oct. 11-12, Long Beach Peninsula. 360-665-4466 or watermusicfestival.com/tickets.

Art’s Alive!, Nov. 1-3, La Conner. 360-466-4778 or www.laconnerchamber.com.

Fairhaven Holiday Festival, Nov. 29-Dec. 31, Bellingham. fairhaven.com.


Alpenfest, Sept. 26-29, Joseph. 541-432-0209 or www.oregonalpenfest.com.

Pacific Northwest Brew Cup, Sept. 27-29, Astoria. 503-791-7940 or astoriadowntown.com.

Lincoln City Fall Kite Festival, Oct. 5-6, Lincoln City. 800-452-2151 or www.oregoncoast.org.

Oregon Coast Film Festival, Oct. 12, Brandon. 541-253-6248 or www.oregoncoastfilmfestival.org.

Hood River Valley Harvest Fest, Oct. 18-20, Hood River. 541-386-2000 or hoodriver.org/events-festivals/chamber-events/harvest-festival.

Umpqua Brew Fest, Oct. 19, 541-672-7065 or www.umpquabrewfest.com.


Fall Harvest Festival, Oct. 5-6, Boise. 877-527-8233 or idahobotancialgarden.org.

Sun Valley Jazz Jamboree, Oct. 16-20, Sun Valley. 877-478-5277 or sunvalleyjazz.com.

British Columbia

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival, Oct. 12, Fort Langley. 604-888-8835.

Festival of Chocolate, Oct. 15-Nov. 10, Vancouver. 604-628-9547 or www.festivalofchocolate.ca.

Ghosts of Victoria Festival, Oct. 17-31, Cumberland, 800-663-3883 or www.discoverthepast.com.

Vancouver Writers Fest, Oct. 22-27, Vancouver. 604-681-8400 or www.writersfest.bc.ca.

Tourist information

Washington, 866-964-8913, ext. 3249, or experiencewa.com

Oregon, 800-547-7842 or traveloregon.com

Idaho, 800-635-7820 or visitid.org

British Columbia, 800-435-5622 or hellobc.com

Send listings at least a month in advance to travelcalendar@seattletimes.com or mail to Travel Calendar, The Seattle Times, P.O. Box 70, Seattle, WA 98111.