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Local happenings all across Washington
Local or visitor? Check out just a few of the popular events going on for the next few months in Washington. Find Best Western hotels convenient to most events.
Central Washington Events
Wenatchee AppleSox Baseball
Make your way to the Paul Thomas St. Baseball Stadium on August 6th for an exciting West Coast League matchup. Starting at 7:05 p.m., watch as the AppleSox take on the Bellingham Bells.
Oktoberfest Trail Runs
Make your way to Leavenworth Ski Hill near Wenatchee for the Oktoberfest Trail Runs. On Saturday, October 15th, from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., take part in the 10-mile run, the 8K, or the Kids Race.
Fall Roundup at Rocky Reach Dam
On October 30th, head for the Rocky Reach Visitor Center near downtown Wenatchee for the Fall Roundup at Rocky Reach Dam. Wear your best halloween costume and enjoy a trick-or-treat along Rocky Reach from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Turkey on the Run
Kick off your Thanksgiving celebrations this year in Wenatchee. Check out the Turkey on the Run 12K, 5K, and Kids Race. Sponsored by RunWenatchee, this event starts at 9 a.m. at Wenatchee Rotary Park.
Puget Sound Events
2016 BECU ZooTunes
On select days all summer, artists ranging from Weird Al Yankovic to the B-52s to Jeff Beck will be performing at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle. Check the schedule and grab your tickets while you still can.
2016 Food Truck Fest
Over 20 food trucks fill Wright Park in Tacoma for this one-day-only festival. Admission is free, and it all gets underway at 10:30 a.m.
4th Seattle Street Food Festival
Grab a taste of west Seattle in South Lake Union as over 100 local food vendors set up shop for two straight days.
2016 Ride Around the Sound
Just like it sounds – enjoy unmatched views of the Puget Sound on this group bike ride. Register today; there are starting points in Seattle, Tacoma, and Normandy, with courses totaling 38, 73, or 92 miles.
2016 Oak Harbor Music Festival
A three-day music festival featuring over 30 bands, arts and crafts vendors, beer gardens, and more, all in Historic Downtown Oak Harbor. It's free!
2016 Hard Cider Festival
Sample nearly 70 tasty hard ciders, enjoy some grub, groove-out to live music, and let the young ones let loose at the kids' zone in Gig Harbor.
2016 Tacoma Film Festival
Regional independent filmmakers come together for over a week at Grand Cinema in Tacoma. Check it out!
2016 Christmas Lights - Tacoma Zoo
Bring the whole family and enjoy the vibrant light displays at Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma all holiday season long. The lights come on at 5 p.m.
2016 Earshot Jazz Festival
More than 50 concerts light up the Seattle area during this two-week jazz festivals. Check out the festival schedule and tap your toe to the jams this November.
2016 Winter Beer Fest
Some of Seattle's best breweries come together for a massive tastying party, complete with games and muchines, all at Magnuson Park Hangar 30. Grab your tickets today.
Eastern Washington Events
Walla Walla Sweets vs. Wenatchee Applesox
Make your way to Borleske Stadium August 2nd, 3rd, or 4th for an exciting night of baseball. Watch as the Walla Walla Sweets take on the Wenatchee Applesox in a three-game series. Games start at 7:05 p.m., and tickets are $7-$12.
Make your way to Harmon Park in Spokane for the annual Hillyard Festival. Held August 5th through 7th, this eastern Washington festival features live music, food vendors, games, and is capped by the fireworks in the park on Sunday night.
Scottish Highland Games
Head for the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center on August 6th for the annual Scottish Highland Games. With a lively backdrop of bagpipe music, you can check out games, Celtic art, and even take Gaelic lessons.
National Lentil Festival
This summer, eastern Washington will be celebrating the lentil – with music. Visit Pullman over the weekend of August 19th and 20th for the annual National Lentil Festival. Held at Reaney Park, the NLF is in it’s 28th year, and features an array of lentil-themed fun – from the music, to the food and games.
Bodies: Human Anatomy in Motion
Enjoy a truly edifying experience the next time you visit Spokane. Head for the Moblus Science Center between August 20th and December 31st to see the exhibition Bodies: Human Anatomy in Motion. Open to the public each day of the week except for Monday, this show will thrill and entertain all members of the family.
Buddy Guy – Live!
See a living legend this summer in Spokane. Head for the Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox for a night to remember – Buddy Guy takes the stage to perform his hits. With a career spanning more than 50 years, Buddy Guy is an icon, legend, and transcendent figure in blues and rock ‘n’ roll. Show starts at 7:30 p.m. on August 21st.
Goodguys Great Northwest Nationals
If the rumble of a duel exhaust on an old 1968 Ford Fairlane gets your motor running, you’ll no doubt want to visit Spokane this summer. Over the weekend of August 19th through 21st, head for the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center for the annual Goodguys Great Northwest Nationals. This is arguably the premier car show this summer in Spokane.
Spokane County Interstate Fair
Late summer in Spokane means many things, but the most important might just be the local fair. From September 10th to 18th, head for the Spokane County Fair & Expo Center for the annual Spokane County Interstate Fair. You can access the fair from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. each day, except for the last day (18th) when it closes at 8 p.m.
Disney’s Beauty and The Beast
Visit the Spokane Civic Theatre this fall with the whole family. From September 9th through October 9th, you’ll have a chance to see a true classic: Beauty and The Beast. A Disney epic, Beauty and The Beast will have productions Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays features a 2 p.m. show.
Red Green’s, “I’m Not Old, I’m Ripe!”
Catch a performance by the legendary Red Green this summer in Spokane. Visit The Bing Theater near downtown on September 12th for Red Green’s “I’m Not Old, I’m Ripe!” show. It’s a mix of story telling, stand-up comedy, music, and maybe even a few of his friends. Show starts at 7 p.m.
Bonnie Raitt – Live
Don’t miss one of the concerts of the summer in Spokane. See the legendary Bonnie Raitt live on stage on September 14th at the INB Performing Arts Center. The effervescent Raitt brings her Dig In Deep tour to eastern Washington, and hits the stage at 7:30 p.m.
Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival
Explore the cultural diversity of eastern Washington when you visit this fall. Check out the popular Washington State Chinese Lantern Festival held at Riverfront Park. From September 16th through 30th, you’ll see 30 amazing displays, each with a unique and fun twist.
Washington State Cougars vs. Washington Huskies
Visit eastern WA late this November and prepare for the biggest college football rivalry around. On November 25th, the Washington State University Cougars host their biggest in-state rival: the Washington Huskies. Fall is a great time for college football action, and this game should be on your must-see list. Kickoff is 12:30 p.m. at Martin Stadium.
Must See in Washington
Washington Motorcycle Rides
Washington motorcycle trails through the scenic Cascade region, Wine Country, National Park sites, and historic eastern Washington.WA Motorcycle Trails ►
Discover Washington's national and state parks like the Rainbow Falls State Park and the famed Mt. Rainier National Park.Explore Washington's Parks ►
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Western Washington Rides
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Explore Washington institutes like University of Washington in Seattle and Central Washington University in Ellensburg.Universities in WA ►
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Washington Airport Hotels
Find hotels near major WA airports like Seattle-Tacoma International, King County International, and Spokane International.Hotels Near WA Airports ►
- Family Travel in Seattle
Family-friendly finds in Emerald City.
Most family travel is done on a budget. If you're heading to the Emerald City with the kids in tow, try one – or more – of these 10 fun, affordable places in Seattle. Explore markets, towers, burger places, parks, and even the Gum Wall.
- Family Fun in Spokane!
Who knew? Spokane is Washington state’s second-largest city and a playground for traveling families.
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