Here’s warm-weather fun around Western Washington in July 2015.
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival
July 3 Celebrate the maritime heritage of Seattle with visiting vessels, boat tours, free boat rides, toy-boat building, skill demonstrations, live music, 24-hour boatbuilding race, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 3-5, Center for Wooden Boats, 1010 Valley St., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or cwb.org).
Firecracker 5000 5K
July 3 Fourth of July-themed 5K run, 11:55 p.m., Memorial Stadium, 401 Fifth Ave. N., Seattle; $35-$45 (promotionevents.com/Fire/index.htm).
Summer concerts at the Ballard Locks
July 4-26 Series of free band concerts on the lawn adjacent to Ballard’s Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, July 4-26, 3015 N.W. 54th St., Seattle; free (1.usa.gov/1kZMHcO).
July 5 Scenic boulevard for cyclists and walkers, closed to vehicles, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 5; Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday).
Kirkland Kids Concerts
July 7-Aug. 18 Weekly children’s concert series, 10-11 a.m. every Tuesday. Juanita Bay Park, 2201 Market St., Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
Shoreline Lunchtime Music Series
July 7-Aug. 11 Live music, noon Tuesdays, Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 N.W. 197th St., Shoreline; free (cityofshoreline.com).
Bellevue Live at Lunch
July 8-Sept. 11 Outdoor concerts, noon Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, downtown Bellevue; free (bellevuedowntown.com/events/live-at-lunch).
Kent Summer Concert Series
July 8-Aug. 13 Live performances, 7 p.m. Wednesdays, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent; free (kentwa.gov/content.aspx?id=19622).
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July 8-Aug. 19 Weekly concerts, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, various locations in Shoreline and Lake Forest Park; free (shorelinearts.net/events-programs/concerts-in-the-park).
Burien Music in the Park
July 9-Aug. 20 Live music, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, July 15-Aug. 5, North SeaTac Park, South128th Street and 20th Avenue South; 6:30-8 p.m. Thursdays, July 9-Aug. 20, Lake Burien School Park, 1620 S.W. 149th St., Burien; 206-988-3600 or burienwa.gov/concerts.
July 9-11 Aviation festival and airshow, war bird, antique and home-built aircraft displays, rides, attractions for all ages, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 9, 8 a.m.-8 p.m. July 10-11. Arlington Airport, 188th Avenue Northeast, Arlington; $10-$15 (arlingtonflyin.org).
Kent Cornucopia Days
July 9-12 Food courts, farmers market, parade (2 p.m., July 12), carnival, entertainment, skateboard tournament, Dragon Boat Races, Soccer Tournament, 5K Fun Run/Walk, 3 p.m.-10 p.m. July 9, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 10-11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 12, Lake Meridian Park, 14800 S.E. 272nd St., Kent; free (206-728-0123 or kcdays.com).
Out to Lunch Concert Series
July 9-Sept. 4 Weekly series of lunchtime concerts, noon, various downtown locations, Seattle; free (SummerInSeattle.com).
Kirkland Summer Concerts
July 9-Aug. 20 Weekly concert series, 7-8:30 p.m. Thursdays. Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklandsummerconcerts.weebly.com).
Edmonds Summer Concerts
July 9-Aug. 27 Live performances, 3-4 p.m. Sundays, Edmonds City Park, 600 Third Ave. S.; noon Tuesdays; 5 p.m. Thursdays, Hazel Miller Plaza, Fifth and Maple, Edmonds; free (edmondswa.gov/summer-concerts.html).
Woodland Park Zoo Jungle Party
July 10 Fundraising auction, animal tours, drinks, entertainment, dinner. 4:30 p.m.-midnight. Woodland Park Zoo, 5500 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $125-$450 (zoo.org).
West Seattle Summer Fest
July 10-12 Vendors, movies, kids activities. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 10-11, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 12. West Seattle Junction, California Avenue Southwest and Southwest Alaska Street, Seattle; free (wsjunction.org/summerfest).
Redmond Derby Days
July 10-11 Kids parade, grand parade, carnival, music, food vendors, kids activities, bicycle, criterium, fireworks finale, 5-10 p.m. July 10, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 11. Redmond City Hall Plaza, 15670 N.E. 85th St., Redmond; free (redmondderbydays.com).
Blue Willow Lavender Festival
July 10-11 Music, food, vendors and crafts, classes and demos. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 10-11. Blue Willow Lavender Farm, 10615 Wright Bliss Road Kp N, Gig Harbor; free (bluewillowlavenderfarm.com).
Polish Festival Seattle
July 11 Live music, dance performances, workshops, exhibits, children’s activities, noon-8 p.m. Seattle Center Armory, Seattle; free (polishfestivalseattle.org).
Seafair Milk Carton Derby
July 11 100 boats built with milk cartons and jugs compete on the waters of Green Lake for prizes, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Green Lake Small Craft Center, 5900 Green Lake Way N., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Wallingford Family Parade & Festival
July 11 Family-oriented parade through Wallingford commercial district to Meridian Playground; crafts, music, activities, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Meridian Park, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N., Seattle; free (visitwallingford.org).
July 11 Poems and wishes written on paper strips to be attached to bamboo branches, garden decorated with origami, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Seattle Japanese Garden, 1075 Lake Washington Blvd. E., Seattle; $4-$6 (seattlejapanesegarden.org).
Queen Anne Fun Run/Walk
July 11 3.3-mile run/walk to benefit Queen Anne Helpline. 8 a.m. Queen Anne Lutheran Church, 2400 Eighth Ave. W., Seattle; $35-$40 (queenannehelpline.org).
Puget Sound Oldsmobile Car Show
July 11 Vintage car show, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; free for spectators (pugetsoundoldsclub.org).
July 11 Musical entertainment, kids zone, car show, historical tours and activities, sports tournament, safety fair, demonstrations and displays, Army Strong Fitness Expo, vendors, outdoor movie at dusk, 11 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Fort Steilacoom Park, 8714 87th Ave. S.W., Lakewood; free (steilacoom.org).
Seattle-to-Portland Bicycle Classic
July 11-12 Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual 204-mile ride from Seattle to Portland, starting at 4:45 a.m. July 11 from University of Washington Husky Stadium, Seattle; sold out (cascade.org).
Chinatown International District Dragon Fest
July 11-13 Pan Asian cultural celebration with cultural performances including lion and dragon dances, Japanese taiko drumming and the Chinese Girls Drill Team, arts and crafts, noon-8 p.m. July 11, noon-6 p.m. July 12-13, Hing Hay Park, 409 Maynard Ave. S., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or cidbia.org).
July 11-12 Music, local brews, kids activities, arts and crafts, seafood, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 11, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. July 12, Market Street and Ballard Avenue, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafoodfest.org).
Wedgwood Art Festival
July 11-12 Juried art festival, live music, food, puppet shows, kid’s activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11-12. Our Lady Of The Lake church and school, 8900 35th Ave. N.E., Seattle; free (wedgwoodfestival.com).
Mercer Island Summer Celebration
July 11-12 Entertainment, children’s fun zone, boat rides around the island, Family Fun Run, fireworks, youth 3-on-3 basketball tournament, car show, food vendors, arts and craft vendors, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. July 11, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 12, Mercerdale Park, 77th Avenue Southeast and Southeast 32nd Street, Mercer Island; free (206-728-0123 or mercergov.org).
Mill Creek Festival and Street Fair
July 11-12 Arts, crafts and food vendors, music, pet plaza, kids place, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 11-12. Mill Creek Town Center, 153rd Street Southwest and Main Street, Mill Creek; free (millcreekfestival.com).
Washington State Decorated Egg Show
July 11-12 Display of hundreds of real egg shells decorated in the style Fabergé inspired, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 12. Everett Holiday Inn, 3105 Pine St., Everett; free (360-652-2043 or onmion.com/WaEggShow).
Art By the Bay
July 11-12 Fine arts and live music festival, garden art, food vendors, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11-12. Stanwood & Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; free (stanwoodcamanoarts.com/art-by-the-bay).
July 12 Scenic boulevard for cyclists and walkers, closed to vehicle traffic, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 12; Lake Washington Boulevard from Mount Baker Beach to Seward Park, Seattle (seattle.gov/parks/bicyclesunday).
Georgetown Garden Walk
July 12 Self-guided tour of gardens in Georgetown district, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., from Bank of America, 1112 S. Bailey St., Seattle; free (georgetowngardenwalk.com).
Bastille Day Petanque Tournament
July 12 Petanque tournament (boules), all skill-levels welcome, 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Edmonds Civic Center Playfield, 230 Sixth Ave. N., Edmonds; $20 registration per player including lunch, preregistration closes July 9 (edmondspetanqueclub.org).
Return to Renton Car Show
July 12 Cars, trucks, motorcycles, proceeds support Renton Police Department Youth Education Programs, 10 a.m. Renton Downtown Piazza, South Third Street and Burnett Avenue South, Renton; free for spectators, $20 to participate (425-430-7589 or gorenton.com).
White Center Jubilee Days
July 15-19 Arts and crafts, drum circle, garden tour, fireworks (dusk, July 13), carnival, car show, parade (11 a.m., July 17), robotics competition, Steve Cox Memorial Park and nearby neighborhood, 1321 S.W. 102nd St., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or jubileedays.org).
Woodinville Concerts in the Park
July 15-Aug. 5 Live performances, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Wilmot Gateway Park, 1730 N.E. 131st Ave., Woodinville; free (celebratewoodinville.com).
Enumclaw King County Fair
July 16-19 Carnival rides and games, food, exhibits, animals, two stages of entertainment, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. July 16-17, 10 a.m.-midnight July 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19. Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $5 (cityofenumclaw.net/447/King-County-Fair).
Mustang Roundup and All-Ford Picnic
July 16-19 Mustangs Northwest events and car show. 7 a.m.-4 p.m. July 16, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. July 17, 7 a.m.-4 p.m. July 18, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 19. Bellevue College, 3000 Landerholm Circle S.E., Bellevue; free (mustangsnorthwest.com).
Edmonds Sand Sculpting Contest
July 17 Form a team or build on your own in amateur contest open to all ages, 10 a.m. Marina Beach, Admiral Way South, Edmonds; free (edmondswa.gov).
19th Century Family Fun Night
July 17 19th century fun with the fort’s re-enactors, games, contests and dancing of the mid-1800s. 6-9 p.m. Fort Nisqually Living History Museum, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma; $5-$8 (metroparkstacoma.org).
Bite of Seattle
July 17-19 Food vendors, music and entertainment stages, cooking demonstrations, beer and wine gardens/tastings, arts and crafts vendors, Family Fun Zone, 11 a.m.-9 p.m. July 17-18, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 19. Seattle Center, Seattle; free admission (biteofseattle.com).
Seafair Indian Days Pow Wow
July 17-19 Native American and Alaskan Native drummers, dancers in traditional regalia, Native American arts and crafts, traditional food. Daybreak Star Cultural Center, 3801 W. Government Way, Discovery Park, Seattle; $5 (unitedindians.org/powwow).
July 17-19 Showcase of art, food and wine, street fair, boat show, CityDog Dog Modeling Contest, Sunday food truck feast, 5-10 p.m. July 17, noon-10 p.m. July 18, noon-6 p.m. July 19, Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; tasting garden $25-$25 (206-728-0123 or kirklanduncorked.com).
Des Moines Waterland Festival
July 17-19 Children’s parade, Waterland Grand Parade, kids fun zone, children’s carnival, pony rides, old-fashioned picnic and ice cream social, softball games, Waterland 5K Run, Taste of Des Moines, Beer & Wine Garden, Classic Car and Wooden Boat Show, darts tournament, noon-9 p.m. July 17, 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19, Des Moines; free (206-728-0123 or destinationdesmoines.org/waterlandfestival).
Vashon Island Strawberry Festival
July 17-19 Music on several stages, kids parade and grand parade (10:30 and 11 a.m. July 18), classic car parade and show, kid’s activities, vendors, beer garden, street dances, activities for all ages. 7 p.m.-midnight July 17, 10 a.m.-midnight July 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19. Vashon Island; free (206-463-6217 or vashonchamber.com).
Darrington Bluegrass Festival
July 17-19 Live music, vendors, 6-11 p.m. July 17, 9 a.m.-11 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 19. Darrington Music Park, three miles west of Darrington on Highway 530, Darrington; $20-$55 (360-436-1179 or darringtonbluegrass.com).
Kla Ha Ya Days Festival
July 17-19 Parade (10:30 a.m., July 18), live music, street fair, contests, Frogtastic Kids Fair, BBQ, car show, beer gardens, 3-10 p.m. July 17, 3-10 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19, downtown Snohomish (206-728-0123 or klahayadays.com).
West Seattle Grand Parade & 5K Run
July 18 Pirates, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, floats, Float Dodger 5K run, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. California Avenue Southwest, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or thewestseattleparade.com).
Summer Beer Taste
July 18 Sample beers from local breweries, pub-style snacks, live music. 4-7 p.m. Phinney Neighborhood Center, 6532 Phinney Ave. N., Seattle; $25-$35 (phinneycenter.org).
Southeast Asian Cultural Celebration
July 18 Washington State Parks Foundation sponsors Folk and Traditional Arts in the Parks Event. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saltwater State Park, 25205 Eighth Pl. S., Des Moines; free (wspf.org/calendar-of-events).
July 18 Eight local microbreweries serving craft beers. 1-5 p.m. Country Village, 23732 Bothell-Everett Highway, Bothell; $20 (countryvillagebothell.com/brewfest-1).
Tour de Peaks Bike Ride
July 18 Ride 25-, 50- or 100-mile loops near the Cascade Mountains. 7 a.m., North Bend; $49-$69 (tourdepeaks.org).
July 18-19 Japanese Buddhist festival to honor deceased ancestors; folk dances, traditional Japanese foods, martial arts demonstrations, cultural exhibits, music, 4-10 p.m. July 18, 3-8 p.m. July 19. Seattle Buddhist Temple, 1427 S. Main St., Seattle; free (206-329-0800 or seattlebetsuin.org).
Covington Days Festival
July 18-19 Arts and crafts vendors, carnival games, food, parade, music, watermelon eating contest. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 19, Valley Medical Center Parking Lot, 27500 168 Pl. S.E., Covington; free (206-728-0123 or covingtonwa.gov/covingtondays).
July 18-19 Music, art and crafts, food vendors, sand sculpture art, noon-6 p.m. July 18-19. McCormick Park, 26200 N.E. Stephens St., Duvall; free (duvallarts.org/event/sandblast-2015).
Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival
July 18-19 Arts and crafts vendors, food vendors, music, kid’s activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 18, 1-5 p.m. July 19. Gig Harbor; free (peninsulaartleague.com/artFest.html).
Seafair Triathlon & Kids Triathlon
July 19 Adult triathlon: 1-mile swim, 20-mile bike ride, 10K run. Kids Triathlon with beginner and intermediate courses, 6:30 a.m.-noon. Seward Park, 5902 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; $25-$135 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Summer Run and Walk for Ovarian Cancer
July 19 5K run or walk, proceeds benefit Marsha Rivkin Center, 8:15 a.m., Swedish Medical Center/First Hill Campus, 747 Broadway, Seattle; $30-$35 (summerun.org).
Chinatown Seafair Parade
July 19 Marching bands, clowns, floats, dragon and lion dancing. Chinatown International District, Seattle (206-728-0123 or seattlechinesechamber.org).
Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour
July 19 Self-guided tour of gardens in Edmonds and Woodway, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Information at Edmonds Art Festival Foundation Gallery, 700 Main St., Edmonds; $15 (edmondsinbloom.com).
Shoreline Classic Car Show
July 19 Car show, food vendors, music, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Meridian Park Elementary School, 17077 Meridian Ave. N., Shoreline; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Food Truck Fest
July 19 Food trucks, entertainment, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma; free (metroparkstacoma.org/foodtruckfest).
Miss Seafair Scholarship Program for Women Coronation
July 21 Seafair crowns 66th Miss Seafair. 6:30 p.m. Seattle Repertory Theatre, 155 Mercer St., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Swingin Summer Eve in Shoreline
July 22 Music, food, inflatables, games, used book, movie and music sale, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Cromwell Park, North 179th Street and Meridian Avenue North, Shoreline; free (206-801-2600 or shorelinewa.gov/specialevents).
Greenwood Seafair Parade
July 22 Bands, drill teams, floats, pirates, 6-8:30 p.m. Greenwood Avenue North (from North 95th to North 85th, then west on 85th), Seattle (206-728-0123 or phinneycenter.org/parade).
Capitol Hill Block Party
July 24-26 Music festival with local and national acts, food, art and vendors, 3 p.m. July 24, 1 p.m. July 25-26, 11th Avenue and East Pine Street, Seattle; $125/three-day pass (capitolhillblockparty.com).
Bellevue Arts Museum ArtsFair
July 24-26 More than 300 juried artists showcasing handmade craft and fine art with KIDSfair, BAM Exhibitions, public installations and food and beverages. Bellevue Square and Bellevue Arts Museum, Bellevue; free (bellevuearts.org/fair).
Bellevue Festival of the Arts
July 24-26 Juried arts and crafts fair with 200 artists, musicians, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 24-25, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26. Cost Plus World Market, 10300 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; free (bellevuefest.org).
Sixth Street Fair
July 24-26 Original work of 130 artists, sculpture, jewelry, home décor, activities for kids, food vendors, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 24-25, 10 a.m-6 p.m. July 26. Northeast Sixth Street and 106th Avenue Northeast, Bellevue; free (bellevuedowntown.com/events/6th-street-fair/overview).
Renton River Days
July 24-26 Arts and crafts, visual and performing arts, food, exhibitions, parade (10 a.m., July 25), 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 24-25, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26, Liberty Park, 1101 Bronson Way N., Renton (206-728-0123 or rentonriverdays.org).
Tour de Terrace
July 24-26 Arts and crafts, food vendors, beer/wine tent, parade, pancake breakfast (Saturday and Sunday), car show, carnival, music, fireworks, 4-11:45 p.m. July 24, 8 a.m.-11:45 p.m. July 25, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26. Evergreen Playfield, 22205 56th Ave. W., Mountlake Terrace; free (206-728-0123 or tourdeterrace.org).
Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering
July 24-26 North American Scottish Athletics Championship, U.S. West Coast Drum Corps Championship, pipe bands, Highland dancers, Celtic music, food, beer gardens, Celtic vendors, 5-11 p.m. July 24, 8 a.m.-11 p.m. July 25, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26. Enumclaw Expo Center, 45224 284th Ave. S.E., Enumclaw; $12-$25 (206-522-2541 or sshga.org).
Enumclaw Street Fair
July 24-25 Vendors, Kidz Zone carnival, 5K fun run, family activities, music, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. downtown Enumclaw (enumclawstreetfair.com).
Lake Stevens Aquafest
July 24-26 Aquafest’s Got Talent, AquaRun, basketball tournament, beverage garden, boat parade, carnival, children’s parade, classic car show, disc golf tournament, fireworks, pancake breakfast, grand parade, wagon rides, Miss Aquafest and more, 11 a.m.-midnight July 24, 10 a.m.-midnight July 25, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. July 26. Lake Stevens (aquafest.org).
Seattle Dragon Boat Festival
July 25 Dragon-boat races, entertainment, food vendors, arts market, activities for all ages, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., South Lake Union Park, 860 Terry Ave. N., Seattle; free (seattledragonboatfestival.net).
Seafair Torchlight FanFest
July 25 Interactive activities, giveaways and samples, floats on display along Mercer Street, noon-6 p.m. Seattle Center, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Seafair Pirate Run
July 25 8K and 5K Fun Run along the parade route, pirate costume contest, post-race party with beer garden and entertainment, 6:30 p.m., Seattle Center, Seattle; $30-$40 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Seafair Torchlight Parade
July 25 Giant helium balloons, drill teams, equestrian units, clowns, pirates and bands, 7:30 p.m., along Fourth Avenue from Seattle Center southward through downtown, Seattle; bleacher seating available by reservation, $20-$45 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Kirkland Classic Car Show
July 25 Displays of 600 hot rods and classic cars, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Marina Park, 25 Lake Shore Plaza, Kirkland; free (kirklanddowntown.org/kirkland-classic-car-show-2015).
Western Washington All-British Field Meet
July 25 Gathering and sale of British motor vehicles, classic to modern, parts, food vendors, swap meet, beer garden, Saint Edward State Park, 14445 Juanita Drive N.E., Kenmore (abfm.com).
July 25 Renewable energy and sustainable-living fair, vendors, exhibits, presentations, kids’ activities, food, music, beer garden, Shoreline Community College, 16101 Greenwood Ave. N., Shoreline; free (shorelinesolar.org/nw-solarfest-2015).
Silvana Community Fair
July 25 County fair with animals, tractors, landscape displays, arts and crafts, food vendors, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Silvana Fairgrounds, 1331 Pioneer Highway, Silvana (silvanafair.com).
Alki Art Fair
July 25-26 Art vendors, music performances, silent auction, food vendors, children’s activities. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. July 25, 10 a.m.-8 p.m. July 26. Alki Beach Park, 1702 Alki Ave. S.W., Seattle; free (alkiartfair.org).
July 25-26 Music, dance, art, foods from around the world, noon-7 p.m. July 25-26, Wright Park, 501 S. I St., Tacoma; free (metroparkstacoma.org/ethnicfest).
Pista sa Nayon Festival
July 26 Food, information, arts and crafts vendors, entertainment, basketball tournament, children’s games, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Seward Park Amphitheater, 5898 Lake Washington Blvd. S., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Hispanic Seafair Festival
July 26 Celebration of Hispanic culture with food, music and dancing, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Seattle Center, Seattle; free (hispanicseafair.org).
Bat ’N Rouge
July 26 Softball match between “The Dykes” and “The Drag Queens” with food, games; noon. Cal Anderson Park, 1635 11th Ave, Seattle; free, donations accepted (SASGCC.org).
Steilacoom Historical Museum Association Salmon Bake
July 26 Salmon bake on the shores of Puget Sound at Sunnyside Beach, noon-4 p.m. Sunnyside Beach, Chambers Creek Road, Steilacoom (steilacoom.org).
Seafair Fleet Week & Boeing Maritime Celebration
July 29-Aug. 2 Parade of ships through Elliott Bay, parade of flight showcases aviators in vintage and contemporary aircraft. Pier 66, Bell Street and Alaskan Way, Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Clips Beer and Film Tour
July 31 Outdoor movies and beer tastings and short films created by fans, 8 p.m. Gas Works Park, 2101 N. Northlake Way, Seattle; free (newbelgium.com).
UmojaFest African American Heritage Festival
July 31-Aug. 2 Entertainment, African Heritage Parade, Children’s Day, African drum and dance, Hip-Hop Fest, Basketball Tournament, Gospel Fest, marketplace, Community Resource Fair, 11 a.m.-8 p.m. July 31-Aug. 1, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Aug. 2. Judkins Park & Playfield, 2150 S. Norman St., Seattle; free (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Seafair Weekend hydroplane races and air show
July 31-Aug. 2 Hydroplane races on Lake Washington, air show featuring U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Patriots Jet Team, music, food vendors, 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m. July 31, 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m. Aug. 1, 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 2. Shore activities based around Genesee Park and Playfield, 4316 S. Genesee St., Seattle; $10-$45 (206-728-0123 or seafair.com).
Stanwood Camano Community Fair
July 31-Aug. 2 Entertainment, parade, lip sync contest, carnival, vendors, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. July 31-Aug. 1, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 2. Stanwood & Camano Fairgrounds, 6431 Pioneer Highway, Stanwood; $7-$10 (360-629-4121 or stanwoodcamanofair.org).
Edmonds Outdoor Movie Nites
July 31 and Aug. 7 Outdoor movies begin at dusk (around 9 p.m.). Frances Anderson Center, 700 Main St., Edmonds; free (edmondswa.gov).