Planning ahead for events beyond Seattle
Maifest, May 10, Leavenworth. leavenworth.org.
Balloon Stampede, May 9-11, Walla Walla. wallawallaballoonstampede.com.
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Penn Cove Water Festival, May 10, Coupeville. 360-682-5250 or penncovewaterfestival.com.
Spokane Lilac Festival, May 10-17, Spokane. spokanelilacfestival.org.
Spring Barrel Tasting, May 17-18, Chelan. lakechelanwinevalley.com.
Bite of Orcas, May 24, Orcas Island. visitsanjuans.com.
San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour, May 31-June 1, Friday Harbor. sanjuanislandartists.com.
Flag Day Parade, June 14, Ocean Shores. oceanshoresact.com.
Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival, June 20-22, Wenatchee. cashmerecoffeehouse.com/wrbfest.htm.
Grande Ronde Spring Fest and Birdathon, May 16-19, La Grande. 800-848-9969 or unioncountychamber.org/pages/SpringFest.
Newport Celtic Festival and Highland Games, June 13-15, Newport. 541-574-936 or ncfhg.com.
Cannon Beach Sand Castle Contest, June 21, Cannon Beach. 503-436-2623.
National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival, June 16-21, Weiser. fiddlecontest.org.
Boise Music Festival, June 28, Boise. boisemusicfestival.com.
Uno Fest, May 21-May 31, Victoria. 250-383-2663 or intrepidtheatre.com.
Vancouver Craft Beer Week, May 30-June 7, Vancouver. 604-618-1963 or vancouvercraftbeerweek.com.
Vancouver International Children’s Festival, May 27-June 1, Vancouver. 604-708-5655 or childrensfestival.ca.
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