A regional roundup of festivals and celebrations in coming days and months.
Events beyond Seattle
Island Shakespeare Festival, through Sept. 11, Whidbey Island. islandshakespearefest.org.
Wooden Boat Rendezvous, Sep. 5-7, Dear Harbor. woodenboatsocietyofthesanjuans.org.
Fiery Foods Festival — El Festival del Chile, Sept. 10, Pasco. fieryfoodsfestival.com.
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Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival, Sept. 16-Oct. 30, Spokane. spokanelanternfestival.com.
Lake Sylvia Fall Festival, Sept. 17, Montesano. facebook.com/LakeSylviaStateParkFallFestival.
Seaview Oktoberfest, Sept. 17, Seaview. funbeach.com.
Blues & Seafood, Sept. 23-24, Ilwaco. funbeach.com.
Dungeness River Festival, Sept. 23-25, Sequim. dungenessrivercenter.org.
Port Townsend Film Festival, Sept. 23-25, Port Townsend. ptfilmfest.com.
Valleyfest, Sept. 23-25, Spokane. valleyfest.org.
Country Mercantile Harvest Festival, Sept. 26-Oct. 31, Pasco. countrymercantile.com.
Riverfest of the Lewis Clark Valley, Oct. 1, Clarkston. visitlcvalley.com.
North Olympic Fiber Arts Festival, Oct. 1-2, Sequim. fiberartsfestival.org.
Humptulips King Fishing Derby, Oct. 1-30, Hoquiam. 360-987-2335.
Wild Mushroom Celebration, Oct. 1-Nov. 15, Long Beach. funbeach.com.
Snohomish County Festival of Pumpkins, Oct. 1-31, Snohomish. snohomish.org.
Savor the San Juans, Oct. 1-31, San Juan Islands. visitsanjuans.com/savor-san-juans.
Orcas Island Film Festival, Oct. 7-10, Orcas Island. orcasfilmfest.com.
Fidelitas Red Mountain Harvest Party, Oct. 22, Benton City. fidelitaswines.com.
Friday Harbor Film Festival, Nov. 4-6, Friday Harbor. fhff.org.
Tri-Cities Wine Festival, Nov. 12, Tri-Cities. tricitieswinesociety.com.
Washington State Capitol Tours, daily, Olympia. 360-586-8687 or des.wa.gov.
Harney County Fair, Sept. 8-11, Burns. 541-573-6166 or 541-573-2636.
Rods ‘N Rhodies Invitational Car Show, Sept. 9-11, Florence. florencechamber.com.
Sublimity Harvest Festival, Sept. 9-11, Sublimity. sublimityharvestfest.com.
Veneta Harvest Festival, Sept. 10, Veneta. fernridgechamber.com.
Septembeerfest, Sept. 10, Corvallis. septembeerfest.org.
Mill-Luck Salmon Celebration, Sept. 10-11, North Bend. themillcasino.com.
Gold Beach Brew and Art Festival, Sept. 10, Gold Beach. goldbeachbrewfest.org.
Coburg Antique & Vintage Fair, Sept. 11, Coburg. coburgchamber.com.
Wheatland Sip and Groove Festival, Sept. 11, Salem. wheatlandsipandgroove.com.
Pendleton Round-Up, Sept. 14-17. Pendleton. pendletonroundup.com.
Feast Portland, Sept. 15-18, Portland. feastportland.com.
Mount Angel Oktoberfest, Sept. 15-18. Mt. Angel. oktoberfest.org.
Independence Hop & Heritage Festival, Sept. 16-17, Independence. hopfestival.org.
Cruz the Coos, Sept. 17, Coos Bay. cruzthecoos.com.
Bay Area Fun Festival, Sept. 17-18, Coos Bay. bayareafunfestival.com.
Oregon Independent Film Festival, Sept. 19-28, Eugene. oregonindependentfilmfest.com.
Oregon’s Alpenfest, Sept. 22-25, Enterprise. oregonalpenfest.blogspot.com.
Corvallis Fall Festival, Sept. 24-25, Corvallis. corvallisfallfestival.org.
Grape Stomping Festival, Sept. 24-25, Canby. stjosefswinery.com.
Klamath Independent Film Festival, Sept. 30-Oct. 2, Klamath Falls. klamathfilm.org.
Pumpkin Fest, Sept. 30-Oct. 30, Woodburn. woodenshoe.com.
Fall Kite Festival, Oct. 1-2, Lincoln City. oregoncoast.org.
McMinville Short Film Festival, Oct. 1-2, McMinnville. mcminnvillefilmfest.org.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival, through Sept. 25, Boise. idahoshakespeare.org.
Schweitzer Mountain Resort’s Fall Festival, through Sept. 6, Sand Point. schweitzer.com.
Lewiston Roundup, Sept. 7-10, Lewiston. lewistonroundup.com.
Boise Art Museum Art In the Park, Sept. 9-11, Boise. boiseartmuseum.org.
Indian Creek Festival, Sept. 17-17, Caldwell. cityofcaldwell.com.
Rock’n Brews & BBQ Festival, Sept. 16-17, Nampa. kcbs.us.
Nez Perce County Fair, Sept. 22-25, Lewiston. npcfair.org.
RiverFest, Oct. 1, Lewiston. visitlcvalley.com.
Harvest Festival, Oct. 1, Genessee. facebook.com/WhiteSpringRanch.
Trailing of the Sheep Festival, Oct. 5-9, Sun Valley. trailingofthesheep.org.
Harvest Festival, Oct. 11, Jerome. farmersmarketcr.org.
Sun Valley Jazz & Music Festival, Oct. 19-23, Sun Valley. sunvalleyjazz.com.
Vancouver International Flamenco Festival 2016, Sept. 10-20, Vancouver. vancouverflamencofestival.org.
Metro Vancouver Feast of Fields, Sept. 11, Vancouver. feastoffields.com.
Unbuckled Backyard BBQ, Sept. 12, Vancouver. unbuckled.ca.
Columbia Salmon Festival, Sept. 12, Invermere. columbiasalmonfest.ca.
Whistler Village Beer Festival, Sept. 14-18, Whistler. gibbonswhistler.com.
Rifflandia Festival, Sept. 15-18, Victoria. rifflandia.com.
Chilliwack Garlic Festival, Sept. 17-18, Chilliwack. chilliwackgarlicfestival.ca.
Kamloops Children’s Arts Festival, Sept. 17-18, Kamloops. kamloopsarts.ca.
BC Summer Biathlon Championships, Sept. 23-25, Whistler. whistlerbiathlon.com.
Dog O’Pogo AAC Trials, Sept. 24-26, Pleasant Valley. members.shaw.ca.
Apple Festival, Oct. 15-16, Vancouver. botanicalgarden.ubc.ca.
Boo at the Zoo, Oct. 28-30, Kamloops. bcwildlife.org.
Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 29, Fort Steel. fortsteele.ca.
Spook & Spin Halloween Party, Oct. 29, Kelowna. rotarycentreforthearts.com.
Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival, Nov. 4, Coquitlam. coquitlambeerfestival.com.
Whistler Film Festival, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, Whistler. whistlerfilmfestival.com.
Whistler Pride and Ski Festival, Jan. 22-29, Whistler. whistler.com.
Tofino Wedding Fair, Jan. 28, Tofino. tourismtofino.com.
Washington, 800-544-1800 or experiencewa.com
Oregon, 800-547-7842 or traveloregon.com
Idaho, 800-847-4843 or visitidaho.org
B.C., 800-435-5622 or hellobc.com