Local Happenings – August

Seattle Tattoo Expo

August 16th - 18th

The Seattle Tattoo Expo was formed with the primary goal of exposing new talent, showcasing existing fan favorites and providing enthusiasts with a gathering place to share their love for this enduring art form.


PNW Chalk Fest

August 16th - 18th

PNW ChalkFest attracts people from all over the Western US, with over 50,000 attending and joining in the art and activities. Artists are given free rein to create whatever they wish, resulting in an amazing variety of works.

Redmond Town Center provides the perfect festival location for the artists and the audience to experience the event in a grand style.

The final works become stunning masterpieces that appeal to children and adults of all ages. Join us in August!


Snoqualmie Railroad Days

August 17th & 18th

Snoqualmie Railroad Days is an annual festival held the third weekend of August in Snoqualmie, WA, just 30 miles east of Seattle. Originally organized by volunteer firefighters to celebrate the arrival of the town’s first Fire Truck in 1939, Railroad Days celebrates all things Trains, Timber, and Tradition.

Snoqualmie Railroad Days is your community festival – one stop for family fun. You won’t want to miss it!


Evergreen State Fair

August 22nd - September 2nd

The Evergreen State Fairgrounds hosts the annual 12-day Evergreen State Fair every August through Labor Day. The Fair is the largest county fair in the Pacific Northwest and the largest single attraction held annually in Snohomish County.


Stand Up For The Cure

August 24th

Standup Seattle was launched in 2017 and embraced by the Puget Sound community. More than just a paddling event, it’s a movement. Since 2012 Standup Seattle has been uniting paddlers, fitness enthusiasts, yoga practitioners and the breast cancer community from California to Florida and Michigan to Washington in an effort to save lives!


Free National/State Park Day

August 25th

Come experience the national and state parks! On August 25th, all National & State Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Mark your calendar for this free event.


Downtown Movies in the Park

August 20th & 27th

Bellevue Parks & Community Services has partnered with Charles Schwab and Viome to bring you this eight outdoor movie series at Downtown Park. Join your friends and family for a night of FREE admission, FREE pre-movie entertainment, and FREE popcorn. The series also features eight non-profit agencies, one per week. The audience can participate by donating to the many programs and services the agency provides to our community-in-need.


Washington State Fair

August 30th - September 22nd

The Washington State Fair is the largest single attraction held annually in the state of Washington. The Fair continually ranks as one of the largest fairs in the world.



August 30th - September 1st

Now approaching half a century, Bumbershoot is one of Seattle’s largest cultural touchstones. Each year, thousands of people from across the country flock to Seattle Center to attend this acclaimed festival, which has become one of the biggest and most-loved contemporary festivals in North America, while having maintained its Northwest spirit and innovative roots.


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