Planning ahead for events beyond Seattle
Iron Man Strong Ale Festival, April 5, Stevenson. ironmanstrongalefestival.com.
Leavenworth Film Festival, April 5, Leavenworth. leavenworthfilmfestival.org.
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Taste Leavenworth, April 5, Leavenworth. leavenworth.org.
BirdFest, April 10-12, Orcas Island. visitsanjuans.com.
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.
Cider and Mead Festival, May 10, Village Green, Eastsound. orcasislandciderfest.org.
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.
Bite of Orcas, May 24, Village Green, Eastsound. visitsanjuans.com.
San Juan Island Artists’ Studio Tour, May 31-June 1, Friday Harbor. sanjuanislandartists.com.
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, through 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.
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.
Okanagan Spring Wine Festival, May 1-11, Kelowna. thewinefestivals.com.
Tofino Shorebird Festival, May 2-4, Tofino. 250-725-2560 or raincoasteducation.org.
Squamish Culture and Heritage Festival, May 2-3, Squamish. squamishhistory.ca.
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
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