Events beyond Seattle


Friday Harbor Art Market, Fridays through Aug. 29, Friday Harbor. 360-472-0216.

Washington State International Kite Festival, Aug. 18-24, Long

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National Lentil Festival, Aug. 22-23, Pullman. 800-365-6948 or

Poverty Bay Blues & Brews Festival, Aug. 23, Des Moines. 206-870-6527 or

Tumbleweed Music Festival, Aug. 29-31, Richland.

Chinook Arts Festival, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Chinook.

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival, Sept. 5-7, Mukilteo.

Taste of the Harvest Festival, Sept. 20, Wenatchee.

Apple Festival, Sept. 20-Oct. 26, Spokane.

Tri-Cities International Fantastic Film Festival, Sept. 26-27, Richland.

Autumn Leaf Festival and Parade, Sept. 26-28, Leavenworth. 509-670-8776 or

Taste of Harvest Festival, Sept. 20, Wenatchee.


Baker County Fair and Panhandle Rodeo, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Halfway. 541) 742-7194 or

Oregon Coast Pride Festival, Sept. 5-7, Lincoln City. 503-432-1406 or

Gold Beach Brew and Art Festival, Sept. 6, Gold Beach. 541-490-1593 or

Oregon Renaissance Festival, mid-August through mid-September weekends, Hillsboro. 971-271-9500 or

Pendleton Round-Up, Sept. 10-13, Pendleton.

Oregon International Air Show, Sept. 19-21, Hillsboro. 503-629-0706 or

Bay Area Fun Festival, Sept. 20-21, Coos Bay. 800-824-8486 or

Oregon’s Alpenfest, Sept. 25-28, Joseph. 541-432-0209 or


Idaho Shakespeare Festival, through Sept. 28, Boise. 208-429-9908 or

Idaho County Fair, Aug. 20-23, Grangeville. 208-879-2344 or

Sawtooth Salmon Festival, Aug. 22-23, Stanley. 800-878-7950 or

Spirit of Boise Balloon Classic, Aug. 27-31, Boise.

Kamiah BBQ Days Celebration, Aug. 29-31, Kamiah. 208-935-2290 or

Paul Bunyan Days, Aug. 29-Sept. 1, St. Maries. 208-245-3563 or

Fall Fest, Aug. 30-Sept. 1, Sandpoint. 877-487-4643 or

Stanley-Sawtooth Cowboy Music & Poetry Gathering, Sept. 5-6, Stanley. 281-468-7416 or

Orofino Lumberjack Days, Sept. 11-14, Orofino. 208-476-3412 or

Indian Creek Festival, Sept. 12-13, Caldwell. 208-455-3011 or

British Columbia

Steamfest, through Oct. 30, Penticton. 250-492-0403 or

ROMP! A Festival of Independent Dance, Aug. 19-23, Victoria. 250-389-6059 or

Victoria Fringe Theatre Festival, Aug. 21-Sept. 1, Victoria. 250-383-2663 or

Agassiz Fall Fair & Corn Festival, Sept. 12-13, Agassiz. 604-796-3246 or

Kootenay Spirit Festival, Sept. 12-14, Nelson.

Whistler Village Beer Festival, Sept. 11-14, Whistler. 800-944-7853.

Kootenay Lake Fall Fair, Sept. 13, Crawford Bay. 250-227-6807 or

Summerland Fall Fair, Sept. 13-14, Summerland. 250-583-9178 or

Victoria International Chalk Art Festival, Sept. 13-14, Victoria.

Harvest Festival, Sept. 20, Nanaimo. 250-754-8141 or

Tourist info

Washington, 800-544-1800 or

Oregon, 800-547-7842 or

Idaho, 800-635-7820 or

B.C., 800-435-5622 or

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