A regional roundup of festivals and celebrations in coming days and months.

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Events beyond Seattle


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.

Lake Chelan Crush, Oct. 1-2, 8-9, Lake Chelan. lakechelanwinevalley.com.

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.

Harvest Festival, Oct. 8, Stehekin. bucknerhomestead.org.

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.

Fall Barrel Tasting, Nov. 25-27, Lake Chelan. lakechelanwinevalley.com.

Lake Chelan Winterfest, Jan. 13-22, Lake Chelan. lakechelan.com.

Washington State Capitol Tours, daily, Olympia. 360-586-8687 or des.wa.gov.


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.

HP Lovecraft Film Fesival, Oct. 2-4, Portland. hplfilmfestival.com.

BendFilm Festival, Oct. 6-9, Bend. bendfilm.org.

Oregon Coast Film Festival, Oct. 7-8, Bandon. oregoncoastfilmfestival.org.

Clay Fest, Oct. 7-9, Eugene. clayfest.org.

UKEtoberfest Ukulele Festival, Oct. 14-16, Springfield. uketoberfest.com.

Potato Festival, Oct. 14-15, Merrill. klamathbasinpotatofestival.com.

Little Woody Festival, Oct. 21-22, Eugene. littlewoodyeugene.com.

Astoria International Film Festival, Oct. 21-23, Astoria. goaiff.com.


Idaho Shakespeare Festival, through Sept. 25, Boise. idahoshakespeare.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.

New Year’s Eve Idaho Potato Drop, Dec. 31, Boise. idahopotatodrop.com.

British Columbia

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.

Tourist info

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