The holiday is also known as the "festival of colors" and is celebrated annually across India and Nepal.
Scenes from the Hardwood Classic, through the lens of Seattle Times photojournalist Courtney Pedroza.
The state meet wrapped up Saturday at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
A break from rain means it’s time to work on soccer skills.
The two-day holiday, called Timkat, serves as a celebration of the baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River by John the Baptist.
The 16th annual Polar Bear Plunge at Matthews Beach Park in Seattle on Monday drew a hardy group of celebrants.