Gig Harbor Beer Festival, May 11, Gig Harbor. www.gigharborbeerfestival.com.

Cleanwater Classic, May 18-19, Westport. 360-220-5735.

Spring Barrel Tasting, May 18-19, Lake Chelan. www.lakechelanwinevalley.com.

Unlimited Digital Access. $1 for 4 weeks.

World’s Longest Garage Sale, May 24-27, Long Beach Peninsula. 800-451-2542 or www.funbeach.com.

SummerFest, Saturdays and Sundays through Labor Day, Long Beach. 800-451-2542 or www.funbeach.com.

San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour, June 1-2, San Juan Island. 360 378-5594 or www.sanjuanislandartists.com

CruiZin Chelan, June 7-8, Lake Chelan. www.cruzinchelan.com.

Northwest Garlic Festival, June 15-16, Ocean Park, 888-751-9354 or www.opwa.com.

Celebrate Walla Walla Valley Wine, June 20-22, Walla Walla. celebratewallawalla.squarespace.com.

Friday Harbor Art Market, Fridays, June 21-Aug. 30, Friday Harbor.


Doggie Olympic Games, June 28-29, Long Beach, 800-451-2542 or www.doggieolympicgames.com.

Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival, July 19-21, Winthrop. www.winthropbluesfestival.org.

Three Days of Aloha Hawaiian Festival, July 25-27, Vancouver, hawaiianfestivalpnw.com

Columbia Gorge Bluegrass Festival, July 25-28, Stevenson, www.columbiagorgebluegrass.net

Washington State Capitol Tours, daily, Olympia. 360-586-8687 or www.des.wa.gov


McMenamins’ UFO Festival, May 17-18, McMinnville. ufofest.com.

Tualatin River Bird Festival

, May 18, Sherwood, 503-625-5944 or

Festival of Balloons, June 21-23, Tigard, 503-612-8213 or www.tigardballoon.org.

Battle of the Bones, June 21-23, Central Point. www.battleofthebones.com.

Fruit Loop Wine Celebration, June 22-23, Hood River. 541-386-7697 or www.hoodriverfruitloop.com

North American Organic Brewers Festival, June 27-30, Portland. www.naobf.org.

Hood River County Fair, July 24-27, Odell. www.hoodriverfair.org.

Oregon Brewers Festival, July 24-28, Portland. www.oregonbrewfest.com.

Van Gogh Days, Aug. 3-4, Hood River. 800-548-2243 or www.rasmussenfarms.com.


Race the Joe, May 17-19, St. Maries. 208-890-3868 or www.stmarieschamber.org.

Sun Valley Wellness Festival, May 23-27, Sun Valley. www.visitsunvalley.com

Weippe Camas Festival, May 24-25, Weippe. 208-435-4058.

Big Water Blowout River Festival, June 1, Riggins. www.bigwaterblowout.com.

Ride Sun Valley Bike Festival, June 29-July 7, Sun Valley. 208-726-3423 or www.ridesunvalley.com.

4 Summit Challenge, July 27, Cascade. 208-630-4493 or www.visitidaho.org

British Columbia

Okanagan Spring Wine Festival, through May 12, Kelowna. 250-861-6654 or www.thewinefestivals.com

Orecrusher XC Bike Race, May 11, Brackendale, www.testofmetal.com.

BC Spot Prawn Festival, May 11, Vancouver, www.chefstablesociety.com.

Rotary Okanagan International Children’s Festival, May 23-25, Penticton. 250-493-8800 or www.okchildrensfest.com.

Vancouver International Childrens Festival, May 27-June 2, Vancouver. 604-708-5655 or www.childrensfestival.ca.

Vancouver Craft Beer Week, May 31-June 8, Vancouver.

604-618-1963 or www.vancouvercraftbeerweek.com.

Quadra Island Studio Tour, June 1-2, Quathiaski Cove, www.quadraislandarts.com

Spilli Chili Cook-Off Festival, June 1, Spillimacheen. 250-346-3306 or www.spillichilicookoff.com.

Sooke’s Secret Garden Tour, June 2, Sooke. 250-642-1397.

Tough Mudder, June 22-23, Whistler. www.whistler.com/tough_mudder

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 calendar items 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.