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Planning a visit to Washington? Or maybe you're a local that's just looking for what's going on. Here's a sampling of some of the popular local events in the state.

Central Washington Events

August 2016

August 6, 2016
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. 

October 2016

October 15, 2016
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.

October 2016

October 30, 2016
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.

November 2016

November 24, 2016
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

June 2016

Jume 30 - August 24, 2016
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.

July 2016

July 24, 2016
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.

September 2016

September 17, 2016
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.

September 2-4, 2016
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!

Eastern Washington Events

August 2016

August 2 – 4, 2016
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. 

August 5 – 7, 2016
Hillyard Festival

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. 

August 2016

August 6, 2016
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.

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