Iron Man Strong Ale Festival, April 5, Stevenson. ironmanstrongalefestival.com.

Leavenworth Film Festival, April 5, Leavenworth. leavenworthfilmfestival.org.

Taste Leavenworth, April 5, Leavenworth. leavenworth.org.

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Washington State Spring Fair, April 10-13, Puyallup. thefair.com/spring-fair.

Feast Walla Walla, April 12, Walla Walla. feastwallawalla.com.

Leavenworth Ale-Fest, April 12, Leavenworth. leavenworthalefest.com.

Razor Clam Festival, April 19-20, Long Beach Peninsula. razorclamfest.com.

Black Lake Fishing Derby, April 26, Ilwaco. ilwaco-wa.gov.

Tour De Lopez, April 26, Lopez Island. lopezisland.com.

Washington Comedy Festival, April 26, Wenatchee. laphpro.com.

Bloomsday, May 4, Spokane. bloomsday.org.

Maifest, May 10, Leavenworth. leavenworth.org.

Balloon Stampede, May 9-11, Walla Walla. wallawallaballoonstampede.com.

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.

Sacajawea Bluegrass Festival and Dutch Oven Rendezvous, June 13-15, Pasco. mctama.org/sacajawea-bluegrass-festival.

Wenatchee River Bluegrass Festival, June 20-22, Wenatchee. cashmerecoffeehouse.com/wrbfest.htm.

Vancouver USA Marathon, June 13-15, Vancouver. vancouverusamarathon.com.

Beach to Chowder Run, June 14, Long Beach. beachtochowder.com.

Taste of Tacoma, June 27-29, Tacoma. tasteoftacoma.com/.

Doggie Olympic Games, June 27-28, Long Beach. doggieolympicgames.com.

Cheese Days, July 11-13, Toledo. toledolionsclub.org/cheesedays.html.

Aquafest, July 25-27, Lake Stevens. aquafest.org.

Mount St. Helens Bluegrass Festival, Aug. 8-10, Toledo. washingtonbluegrassassociation.org.

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


Wooden Shoe Tulip Fest, March 29-May 4, Woodburn. 503-634-2243 or woodenshoe.com.

Hard-Pressed Cider Fest, April 12, Hood River. 541-386-2000 or hoodriver.org.

Hood River Blossom Fest, April 12-27, Hood River. hoodriver.org.

Astoria-Warrenton Crab, Seafood & Wine Festival, April 25-27, Astoria. 800-875-6807 or oldoregon.com.

Oregon Garden Brewfest, April 25-27, Silverton. 503-874-8100 or oregongarden.org/events/brewfest.

America’s Wild Rivers Coast Wine and Music Festival, May 9-10, Gold Beach. 541-247-0923 or goldbeachchamber.com.

Grande Ronde Spring Fest and Birdathon, May 16-19, La Grande. 800-848-9969 or unioncountychamber.org/pages/SpringFest.

Mount Pisgah Wildflower and Music Festival, May 18, Eugene. mountpisgaharboretum.com.

Hog Wild Days, May 30-June 1, Island City. 541-963-5017 or 541-963-8588.

Cannon Beach Sand Castle Contest, June 21, Cannon Beach. 503-436-2623.

Lincoln City Summer Kite Festival, June 28-20, Lincoln City. 800-452-2151 or oregoncoast.org.


Salmon River Jet Boat Races, April 18-20, Riggins. rigginsidaho.com.

Spring Jam Bluegrass Festival, May 15-18, Kamiah. 208-935-2290 or idahosawtoothbluegrass.org/index.html.

Weippe Camas Festival, May 23-24, Weippe. 208-435-4058.

Port-Neuf Muzzleloaders Mountain Man Rendezvous, May 30-June 1, McCammon. 208-237-4475 or portneufmuzzleloaders.com.

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, May 30-Sept. 28, Boise. 208-429-9908 or idahoshakespeare.org.

Mountain Brewers Beer Fest, June 7, Firth. 208-346-6870 or mbbf.org.

Big Water Blowout River Festival, June 7, Riggins. 800-992-3484 or bigwaterblowout.com.

British Columbia

Vancouver International Dance Festival, through March 29, Vancouver. 604-662-4966 or vidf.ca.

White Rock Irish Festival, through March 31, White Rock. 604-536-4951 or inwhiterock.com.

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival, April 3-28, Vancouver. 604-257-8120 or vcbf.ca.

Home, Garden and Quilt Show and Sale, April 4-5, Creston. 250-428-9262 or Creston.Museum.bc.ca.

Okanagan Fest-of-Ale, April 4-5, Penticton. 250-492-4355 or fest-of-ale.bc.ca.

Brant Wildlife Festival, through April 21. Parksville. 604-924-9771 or brantfestival.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.