BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel
77 Yesler Way, Seattle, WA 98104-2530
Phone: 206/340-1234 | Fax: 206/467-0707 | 75 Rooms | Online Reservations
Great rates, ideal location, complimentary continental breakfast, free high speed Internet. Near sports stadiums, waterfront and all major attractions!
The BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel is centrally located for all of Seattle's attractions including the University of Washington, convention center and cruise lines. Government and corporate guests will appreciate the hotels close proximity to the Federal Building, Amazon, ING, Starbucks and city centre. This hotel is a unique historic Victorian-Romanesque landmark, offering excellent customer service and traditional furnishings with all the modern amenities of home. Each well-appointed guest room and suite features cable satellite television and wireless high-speed Internet.
Start the day off with fresh Belgian waffles at the complimentary continental breakfast; check email in the hotels computer center or enjoy a cup of coffee in front of the lobby fireplace as you plan your day. Spend it taking advantage of all the sites and activities of this unique historic waterfront district that is full of quaint shops, antiques, galleries, museums, restaurants and attractions. Within walking distance or just a short bus or a monorail ride away, are the Underground Tour, Klondike Gold Rush, Chinatown, International District, Seattle Aquarium, Seattle Art Museum and the Space Needle. The hotel offers room service, health club privileges, computer center and small meeting facilities.
Whether its Seattle Mariners baseball, Seahawks football or a Sounders FC game, shopping at Pike Place Market or just a special romantic weekend getaway, the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel is simply the perfect downtown Seattle hotel location and best value in Seattle.
Hotel Amenities & Services
- Complimentary continental breakfast, featuring fresh Belgian waffles, bagels, muffins, Danish, cereals, breads, fruit, yogurt, juices, coffees & teas
- 100% smoke-free hotel
- Guest laundry and dry cleaning, picked up by 9:00 a.m., returned by 6:00 p.m., not available on holidays
- Audio/Visual Equipment, speaker phone, video conferencing
- Business Center, computer, printer
- Shipping - UPS and Federal Express pickup location
- Porterage/bell services, and luggage storage
- Safe deposit box
- Multilingual staff, (English, Spanish, German, Romanian, Arabic)
- 24-hour front desk
- Interior corridor
- Elevator, wheelchair accessible, accessible to all floors
- Late check out, half day room charge until 4:00 p.m., after 4:00 p.m. full day charge
- Sightseeing, tours and packages arranged
- Ice/vending machines, bottled water available
- Higher rates may apply for holidays/special events
- Express check-out
- Cable or satellite television
- Free wireless Internet available in public areas
- Fax services
- Photocopy services
- Limited parking available for a nominal fee in an offsite garage.
- Vision Quest located off property
- Complimentary coffee and tea
- Small Meeting Room for 10 or less
- Lobby fireplace
- Town car arrangements call ahead for rates and availability
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BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel
Conveniently located, the best western plus pioneer square hotel in Seattle, Washington is shown on the map. Detailed driving directions from popular points or nearby cities are listed below. For those with GPS, here you go:
Longitude: 47.601635 / Latitude: -122.335315
Driving Directions to Hotel
From: North of Seattle. Take Interstate 5 South to Exit 165A, James Street Exit. Continue through the first light, the second light will be James Street. Turn right on James Street; going downhill towards the waterfront. Continue down the hill, through several stoplights, until James Street merges with Yesler Way at the stop sign. Turn slightly right onto Yesler Way, continue through the intersection at First Avenue and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel is one half block past 1st Avenue on the left side. Look for the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel sign and park in the white loading zone in front of the hotel.
From: South of Seattle. Take Interstate 5 North, towards Seattle, take Exit 164-A for James Street/I-90. Staying to the left for James Street, this will merge with another sub-highway. Once on this, merge into the right lane and take the James Street Exit. At the stoplight take a left and follow the road downhill, toward the waterfront. Continue downhill, through several stoplights, until James Street merges with Yesler Way at the stop sign. Turn slightly right onto Yesler Way, continue through the intersection at First Avenue and the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel is one half block past 1st Avenue on the left side. Look for the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel sign and park in the white loading zone in front of the hotel.
From: East of Seattle Take Interstate 90 West to Interstate 5. Follow signs to Seattle, take Exit 165, James Street Exit. Take Interstate 5 North to Exit 165A, James Street Exit. Follow to the end of the exit lane. Turn left on James Street; go down hill toward waterfront. James will merge with Yesler at first Avenue. Turn right on Yesler and go across the intersection (first Avenue). The BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel is straight ahead on the left hand side.
From: Central Link Light Rail. Using the Seattle Central Link Light Rail from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport:Board the train in the parking lot at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport headed to downtown Seattle. Disembark the train at the Pioneer Square Station; you will be in an underground tunnel in the heart of downtown. The stops will be announced, and you will also see the station names on the walls of the tunnel. Exit the tunnel headed towards James Street, you will exit onto 2nd and James Street; head downhill, just after First Avenue the BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel (look for the sign) will be on your left hand side before you reach the water front, approximately three blocks from the underground station.
BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel
We care about the quality of your stay with us. Below are nearby attractions, shopping and restaurants that are popular with our guests. Listed locations are nearby with approximate distance listed where available.
Most Popular Area Attractions
Opened in summer of 2002, CenturyLink Field is a multi-purpose stadium set in the Seattle metropolitan area. Home to NFL’s Seattle Seahawks and MLS’s Seattle Sounders FC, the stadium seats 67,000 spectators in downtown Seattle.
Formerly Qwest Field, CenturyLink Field is owned by the Washington State Public Stadium Authority, and operated by First & Goal Inc. CenturyLink Field features tours of the stadium – daily during the summer and Fridays and Saturdays during fall, winter, and spring.
Washington’s tallest building, the Columbia Center is a 932-foot skyscraper in downtown Seattle. The Columbia building stands at 76 stories, making it the Emerald’s City tallest skyscraper.
The Columbia Center yields incredible views of the Seattle metro area, Mt. Rainier, and the Puget Sound from the 73rd floor – better known as the Sky View Observatory at Columbia Center. Opened in 1985, the Columbia Center was formerly the Bank of America Tower and Columbia Seafirst Center.
Discovery Park is a beautiful park on the coast of Seattle, overlooking Puget Sound. Discovery Park is the largest park in the Seattle area with 534-acres of land. The park features sea cliffs, two miles of protected tidal beaches, sand dunes and meadows, on the site of the former Fort Lawton.
Visitors to the park enjoy the incredible views of Puget Sound and the Olympic Mountains, from the Magnolia Bluff. Bring the whole family to the park for quality time together, outdoors. After a fun-filled day in this recreational haven, kick up your feet and enjoy a peaceful night's rest, as a guest of Best Western hotels.
Elysian Brewing Company was established in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle in 1996, by co-founders Dick Cantwell, David Buhler and Joe Bisacca. This first location includes a 220-seat beer hall, along with the brewery. One year later, a second location of the brewery was established in Gameworks until the contract ended in 2002. In 2003, the TangleTown bistro and brewery opened and shortly became Seattle's top bewpub. In 2006, the Elysian Fields location opened in the Seattle's stadium district, near CenturyLink Field and Safeco Field.
By 2011, a production brewery in Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood opened. The brewery features a variety of more than twenty beers amongst the three brewery locations, as well as rare Belgian and German beers. Visit one of the three locations to taste Wise ESB, the first beer brewed, along with Immortal IPA, Dragonstooth Stout, Perseus Porter, Zephyrus Pilsner and Avatar Jasmine IPA. Stay close to the fun, in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in Seatown.
Also known as Boeing Field, King County International Airport (BFI) is a public airpark serving the Seattle metropolitan area. Set in the southern Seattle area, BFI is a major hub for cargo and general aviation – with some commercial service available.
Kenmore Air serves BFI, along with cargo lines like ABX Air, UPS Airlines, and Capital Cargo International Airlines. Constructed in 1928, BFI is also home to the Museum of Flight and several Boeing Company facilities.
Seattle area residents and visitors have enjoyed purchasing fresh produce along Elliott Bay, in downtown Seattle, since 1907. Pike Place Market was developed by local councilman Thomas R. Revelle, after local farmers were not getting a fare profit from the sale of their goods at Produce Row. Throughout the years, the Market expanded and now includes 100 farmers, 190 craftspeople, 240 street performers and over 200 commercial businesses. This wonderful Seattle attraction, known as the "Soul of Seattle", is visited by more than ten million visitors each year.
One of the more popular businesses in the Market is the Pike Place Fish Market. Be sure to bring your camera to capture the employees throwing fish to each other over the countertop, once a customer selects a fish for purchase. Seattle's famous Starbucks coffee has has a store in the Market since 1977. Enjoy strolling the nine acres of Market grounds at this impressive shopping area. Before leaving, snap a picture of Rachel, the bronze cast piggy bank and unofficial Market mascot, at the corner of Pike Place underneath the Market sign. Stay close to the action in a comfortable Best Western guest room and enjoy your time in the Emerald City.
Opened in 1999, Safeco Field is home to MLB’s Seattle Mariners, Washington – and other events – within the Seattle metropolitan area. A 47,860-seat, retractable roof ballpark, Safeco is located in downtown Seattle’s SoDo district.
Aside from baseball, Safeco Field also features the Mariners Hall of Fame, a bronze likeness of broadcaster Dave Niehaus, and the Baseball Museum of the Pacific Northwest. Mariner fans are encouraged to take advantage of Safeco Field tours, and the onsite Mariners Team Store.
The Seattle Aquarium, located on Pier 59 along the Seattle Waterfront, makes learning about aquatic creatures fun. Spend a day throughout the aquarium and be fascinated by the variety of exhibits including the Pacific Coral Reef, Window on the Washington Waters, Underwater Dome, Birds and Shores and the Ocean Oddities. Take the kids to the Orcas: Family Activity Center and spend a few minutes in the listening station to hear the sounds in the Puget Sound area.
Enjoy the "touch zone" in the Life on the Edge exhibit where you can feel the anemones and sunflower sea stars. There's so much to see and experience in this wonderful, must-see attraction - be sure to schedule enough time. Several Seattle area Best Western hotels are available to make your stay an enjoyable one.
Nicknamed the SAM, the Seattle Art Museum is a fixture of the Seattle metropolitan area, and of cultural Washington. Open from Wednesday through Sunday, the Seattle Art Museum offers free public tours of the downtown Seattle’s facility, including the “Art from Here: Collection Highlights” focusing on northwestern artists, and the 30-minute “In Focus Gallery Talks.” Grab lunch at the TASTE Restaurant, browse through the SAM Shop, or explore the Dorothy Stimson Bullitt Library – open to the public Wednesday through Friday.
Feel free to explore Seattle Art Museum’s two extensions: Olympic Sculpture Park and the Seattle Asian Art Museum on Capitol Hill. For a comfortable night’s stay in the Emerald City, don’t forget the many Best Western hotels in Seattle.
Covering 74 acres, the Seattle Center is an epicenter for the Seattle metropolitan area, and home to the iconic Space Needle. The site of the 1962 World's Fair, Seattle Center is set in the Lower Queen Anne neighborhood of Seattle.
A number of museums are onsite at the Seattle Center, including the Experience Music Project/Science Fiction Museum & Hall of Fame, the Chihuly Garden & Glass Museum, and the Pacific Science Center. The KeyArena is also found at Seattle Center, as well as annual events like Bumbershoot, Winterfest, and Bite of Seattle.
The Space Needle has become a well-recognized structure in the Seattle skyline, since its 1962 installation for the World's Fair. This "must-see" attraction offers the best view of the Seattle area, from the observation deck, 520 feet from the street. Enjoy a one-of-a-kind meal at the SkyCity Restaurant, 500 feet high, while you slowly rotate 360 degrees, allowing for incredible views of the city.
If you're in town during the New Year, the Space Needle is "the" place to be. The celebration is the premier New Year's Eve event on the West Coast. Enjoy your time at the Northwest's #1 attraction and be sure to bring your camera to capture a shot from the top. Check into an area Best Western hotel to enjoy wonderful guest services and comfortable lodging. Enjoy your stay in the Emerald City.
Cherry blossoms at the University of Washington
Established in 1861, the University of Washington is the oldest public university on the West Coast, and includes a total of three campuses. Thanks to its flagship campus in the University District of Seattle, the University of Washington is the largest university in the Pacific Northwest. Other UW campuses are also found in the Washington cities of Tacoma and Bothell.
Visit the Seattle campus of the University of Washington for a look at the beautiful cherry trees decorating the Quad, or a quick stroll through the UW Botanic Gardens.
Spend the day exploring campus culture like the Burke Museum and the Henry Art Gallery, or put on some purple and cheer on the Washington Huskies in Husky Stadium. Head to Schmitz Hall for a guided tour of the University of Washington, and be sure to see the stunning reading room at the Suzzallo and Allen Libraries.
More Area Attractions & Services
- 0.10 mile(s) from Pioneer Square Historic District.
- 0.10 mile(s) from Seattle's Underground Tour, Seattle Waterfront, Pergola, Totem Pole, Pioneer Park.
- 0.20 mile(s) from Washington State Ferry System
- 0.30 mile(s) from Smith Tower, Observation Deck, Chinese Room, Seattle Police Museum
- 0.40 mile(s) from Seattle Aquarium, Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center, Safeco Field (Home of the Seattle Mariners), Qwest Field & Event Center (Home of the Seattle Seahawks and Sounder FC), WaMu Theater
- 0.50 mile(s) from Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Library, Benaroya Music Hall, McCaw Hall
- 0.60 mile(s) from Chinatown International District
- 0.70 mile(s) from Pike Place Market, Longest continually operating farmers market in North America.
- 0.80 mile(s) from Lake Union, Seattle Asian and Art Museum, Bell Street Pier Cruise Terminal 66 (Norwegian and Celebrity Lines)
- 1.00 mile(s) from US Coast Guard, Training Facility
- 3.00 mile(s) from Terminal 91 Cruise Facility, (Holland America, Princess and Royal Caribean Lines)
- 5.00 mile(s) from University for Washington, Huskies!
- 7.00 mile(s) from Woodland Park Zoo, Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
- 10.00 mile(s) from Blake Island Marine State Park
- 25.00 mile(s) from Everett Boeing Plant Tour, Payne Field
- 38.00 mile(s) from Tacoma Museum of Glass, Museum of History and Industry
- 1 mile(s) from Rainier Square, Pacific Place, City Centre, Westlake Center shopping districts, Akai, EI
- 8 mile(s) from Northgate Mall
- 9 mile(s) from Factoria Mall
- 10.5 mile(s) from Westfield Southcenter Shopping Mall
- 20 mile(s) from Auburn Super Mall
- 30 mile(s) from Factory Stores at North Bend
Distances to Popular Points of Interest
- 2 mile(s) from Mercer Island, Bainbridge Island via ferry
- 2.5 mile(s) from Bremerton via ferry
- 3 mile(s) from Lake Union
- 7 mile(s) from Bellevue
- 13 mile(s) from Renton
- 22 mile(s) from Woodinville
- 30 mile(s) from Everett, Snoqualmie Falls
- 35 mile(s) from Tacoma
- 38 mile(s) from McChord Air Force Base, Fort Lewis Army Base
- 43 mile(s) from Gig Harbor
- 45 mile(s) from Bremerton
- 50 mile(s) from Port Townsend
- 60 mile(s) from Mt. Vernon, Olympia
- 74 mile(s) from Port Angeles
- 81 mile(s) from Friday Harbor, San Juan Islands
- 85 mile(s) from Anacortes
- 89 mile(s) from Mount Rainer
- 93 mile(s) from Oak Harbor
- 108 mile(s) from Ellensburg
- 113 mile(s) from Mount Baker
- 145 mile(s) from Mount St. Helens
- 160 mile(s) from Bellingham
- 166 mile(s) from Vancouver, WA
- 175 mile(s) from Portland, Oregon
- 231 mile(s) from Mount Hood
- 250 mile(s) from Vancouver, British Columbia
- 282 mile(s) from Spokane
- 286 mile(s) from Pullman
- 352 mile(s) from Mount Bachelor
- 0.3 miles from Jackson Federal Building and King Couny Courthouse, City of Seattle, Cray, Inc. Seattle Headquarters
- 0.5 mile(s) from Vulcan Inc. Headquarters, US Coast Guard
- 0.6 mile(s) from Amazon Headquarters Inc.
- 0.75 mile(s) from Harborview Medical Center, Swedish Medical Center, Children's Hospital, Virginia Mason Medical Center
- 1 mile(s) from Sodo Center, Starbucks Headquarters
- 3.25 mile(s) from University of Washington Medical Center
- 4.25 mile(s) from Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center
- 14 mile(s) from Microsoft Headquarters, Bellevue
- 1.2 mile(s) from Seattle University
- 1.25 mile(s) from Art Institute of Seattle
- 1.4 mile(s) from Seattle Central Community College
- 1.5 mile(s) from Cornish College of the Arts
- 3.25 mile(s) from University of Washington
- 4.7 mile(s) from Seattle Pacific University
Local Area Recreation Opportunities
- Seattle Mariners, Safeco Field, MLB Baseball
- Seattle Seahawks, Qwest Field, NFL Football
- Seattle Sounders FC, Qwest Field, MLS Soccer
- University of Washington Huskies, UW, NCAA PAC-10 Football
- 0.01 mile(s) from Al Boccalino's, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, Voted Seattle's Best Italian, Southern Italian Cuisine
- 0.01 mile(s) from Julie's Garden, cafe, Pacific Rim, open for: lunch, dinner, Asian Pho
- 0.01 mile(s) from Cafe Paloma, full service, Mediterranean, open for: lunch, dinner, 93 Yesler Way
- 0.01 mile(s) from Marcus' Martini Heaven, full service, American, open for: breakfast, dinner, Best Martini Around! Serves light snacks.
- 0.10 mile(s) from Longhorn Barbeque, cafe, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Barbeque, beef or pork, ribs, corn bread, beans, cole slaw !
- 0.10 mile(s) from New Orleans Restaurant, full service, Cajun, open for: lunch, dinner, 114 1st Avenue S., Featuring Jazz bands
- 0.20 mile(s) from Merchants Cafe, cafe, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Seattle's Old Restaurant
- 0.30 mile(s) from Brindisi, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, 106 James Street
- 0.30 mile(s) from Collins Pub, bar/lounge, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 526 Second Avenue by the Smith Tower
- 0.30 mile(s) from Metropolitan Grill, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, Known for thier steak and seafood. 820 2nd Avenue.
- 0.40 mile(s) from Il Terrazzo Carmine, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, 411 1st Avenue S.
- 0.50 mile(s) from FX McRory's Steak, Chop & Oyster House, full service, American, open for: lunch, dinner, 419 Occidental Avenue, Sports restaurant and bar, closest to the stadiums.
- 0.50 mile(s) from McCoy's Firehouse Bar & Grill, full service, American, open for: breakfast, lunch, dinner, 173 S. Washington Street
- 0.50 mile(s) from Fado Irish Pub, full service, Continental, open for: lunch, dinner, 801 First Avenue, Irish Pub
- 0.50 mile(s) from Ibiza Dinner Club, full service, Continental, open for: lunch, dinner, 528 Second Avenue, Spanish Cuisine
- 0.70 mile(s) from Wild Ginger, full service, Continental, open for: lunch, dinner,
- 0.80 mile(s) from Crab Pot Seafood, buffet, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner, Family Style
- 0.90 mile(s) from Old Spaghetti Factory, full service, Italian, open for: lunch, dinner, Family Style
- 0.90 mile(s) from Anthony's Homeport Seafood, full service, Seafood, open for: lunch, dinner,
BEST WESTERN PLUS Pioneer Square Hotel
Enjoy your stay with us even more by checking out some of the most popular area points of interest and local area events happening in or near Seattle. Chase the links to explore the local region even more.
Local Events Worth Considering:
Art Walk Wander around Downtown Ellensburg through galleries open from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
On the Air
Teatro ZinZanni presents a Radio Theater show like you have never seen before! Times vary.
Little Shop of Horrors
Join Seymour and Audrey II in this unforgettable "horror" show at the ACT Theater in Seattle. Times vary.
Drawn To Seattle: The Work of Seattle Sketcher Gabriel
View the works of a talented artist and see all the unique objects brought to life that are often overlooked, yet make Seattle the wonderful city it is. On display at the Museum of History and Industry.
Quilt Show Quilters unite to show their wares and visit at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds. Times vary per day.
Bellingham Bay Rendezvous
Cruise the beautiful San Juan Islands in style. Bellingham's two day festival celebrates its maritime history and features charter vessels, historic boats, sunset cruises, and schooner races. All activites are based at the Bellingham Cruise Terminal.
Dirty Dan Day Seafood Festival
Seafood festivals mainstays like salmon tosses and chowder cook-offs compete with cupcake eating contests and the one and only "uphill piano race" showdown. The day's excitement begins at 10 A.M. at the historic Fairhaven Village Green in South Bellingham.
April - November 2014
Thurston County Flea Market Find that unique something you have been looking for at this traditional flea market. Open Saturdays at 9 a.m. and Sundays at 10 a.m.
April 5 - June 14, 2014
Farmers Market The old Peninsula Gardens site fills with people buying and selling fresh fruit, vegetables, and flowers along with crafts and live entertainment. Open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dining Out for Life!
Help out local citizens with life-threatening illnesses by eating at one of the 150 restaurants in the Seattle area that will donate a precentage of the night's proceeds to Lifelong.
Farmers Market Fresh food and produce for sale on Fourth Street in Ellensburg starting at 9 a.m.
Iron Horse Trail Mortorcycle Show Shake off the last of winter and break out your bike for a nice ride in Ellensburg. First ride is at 10 a.m.
Central Washington University Parents Weekend Visit your college student and enjoy the scenery of Ellensburg. Times vary.
The Art of Wine Come down to the Kittitas Valley Event Center and taste wines from all over Washington state. Tastings start at 1 p.m.
Bares and Broncs Listen to live music and watch the rodeo at the Ellensburg Rodeo Arena. It all starts at 6:30 p.m.
July 4-6, 2014
Sasquatch! at the Gorge Visit the critically acclaimed amphitheater for this one-of-a-kind music festival. Times vary per day.
Ye Old County Faire Step back in time at the Kittitas County Fairgrounds for this renaissance event. The festivities start at 11 a.m.
Ski to Sea Race Get a group together and join in on this seven-sport relay race starting on Mount Baker. Start times vary per sport.
Lacey Spring Fun Fair St. Martin's University's campus fills with all types of fun activities for the family including arts and crafts, food, music, and a fun fair. It begins at 10 a.m. on Saturday and 11 a.m. on Sunday.
Gig Harbor Beer Fest Come on out to Uptown Gig Harbor for this 21 and over event. Get your taster cup and tokens at the door and get ready to have some fun! It starts at noon.
Cruisin' for Hospice Car Show Music, food, and great cars fill Downtown Ellensburg at 10 a.m.
Central Washington University Graduation Watch your favorite college student walk across that stage and receive their diploma.
Father's Day Baseball Tournament Bring dad out for this fun tournament in Ellensburg. Times vary.
Dachshunds on Parade Spend the day with your little Dachshund and their friends along Main Street. It starts at 8:30 a.m.
Paradiso at the Gorge Visit the critically acclaimed amphitheater for this electronic musical event. Music starts at 2 p.m.
Deming Logging Show This fun filled event consists of 31 different challenges around the Deming Logging Show grounds. Start times vary per event.
Bellingham Scottish Highland Games Whether it is the Highland Dancing, athletics, piping, kids games, or the ale and wine garden, these traditional games have a little bit of something for everyone. Events begin at Hovander Homestead Park at 8 a.m.
Jazz Festival Marcus Pavilion at the Saint Martin's University fills with music and dancing during this jazz festival. Show times vary.
Maritime Gig Join in on a variety of different family friendly events including a pancake breakfast, fun run, and parade. All the fun happens in Downtown Gig Harbor along Harborview Drive at 8 a.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. on Sunday.
Jazz in the Valley Music fills the air all throughout Downtown Ellensburg along with the smells of food and good wine. Times vary.
Whiskey Dick Triathlon A difficult triathlon involving a swim in the Columbia River. Cross the starting line at 8:30 a.m.
Bellingham Festival of Music Celebrate the wondrous thing that is classical music at venues throughout the city of Bellingham. Venues and times vary.
Old Settlers Picnic Come on out to Pioneer Park for this event celebrating the old ways with tours of authentic cabins, a parade, and a classic car show among the various forms of entertainment. Event times vary.
Capital Lakefair Join in on this fantastic festival filled with activities for the entire family. There is a Seniors' Day, Kids' Day, a 3K or 8K run, a carnival, car show, and more. With so many options there is bound to be something for everyone to enjoy. Event times vary per day.
Pacific NW Mushroom Festival This fun festival kicks off the night of the 25th with the "Grow in the Dark 5K" and then continues through the weekend with cooking demonstrations, educational speakers, and entertainment for the kiddos. It all happens at the Regional Athletic Complex in Lacey. Event times vary.
Lavender Festival Wander through lavender fields at their peak, listen to live music, stroll among vendor, and enjoy lavender classes and demos at the Blue Willow Lavender Farm. It begins at 9 a.m.
July 10 - August 21, 2014
Uptown Summer Concert Series Enjoy music under the evening sky in Uptown Gig Harbor as local musicians play from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Wine & Food Festival This festival will be held on the lawn of the Harbor History Museum and will feature Chef Tom Douglas. Times vary per location.
Watershed at the Gorge Attend this outdoor country music festival at the Gorge Amphitheater. Times vary.
Arcade Fire at the Gorge Watch the indie rock band take the stage at the Gorge Amphitheater. Times vary.
Bruno Mars at the Gorge Visit the critically acclaimed amphitheater to see Bruno Mars. Times vary.
Cruisin' Kittitas and Burnouts Enjoy live music, good beer, and beautiful cars. Cars start to line up along Main Street at 8 a.m.
Downtown Sidewalk Sale Stroll through over 15 different stores open for this event in Downtown Ellensburg. Doors open at 9 a.m.
Jack Johnson at the Gorge Jack Johnson takes the stage at the Gorge Amphitheater. The show starts at 6:30 p.m.
Dave Matthews Dave Matthews takes the stage at the Gorge Amphitheater. The show starts at 6 p.m.
Rodeo Weekend Enjoy a weekend full of exciting rodeo events. Events start at 11 a.m.
RSVP Bike Race This two-day bike ride departs from the University of Washington and heads towards Vancouver. The starting line is open from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m.
Northwest Washington Fair The Northwest Washington Fair and Event Center in Lynden hosts this family fun event full of games, music, and entertainment. Event times vary.
Carnivores Tour at the Gorge Visit the critically acclaimed amphitheater for this exciting musical event. Music starts at 6:30 p.m.
Paint Ellensburg Participate in the auction for artwork and unique experiences starting at 4:30 p.m. in the Sue Lombard rooms on Central Washington University campus.
Buskers in the Burg Ellensburg's fall festival in Historic Downtown. Event times vary.
Rascal Rodeo Watch these special athletes as they participate in rodeo events at the Bloom Pavilion. Events start at 9 a.m.
Bellingham Bay Marathon Choose one of three different lengths, marathon, half marathon, or 5K, and run along a beautiful path around Bellingham Bay and the San Juan Islands with mountain views.
Race for a Soldier Join in on this half-marathon through Gig Harbor and help raise awareness of PTSD in our soldiers that return home. It starts across the street from the Y at 7:45 a.m.
Film Festival Films chosen from submissions across multiple genres.
Clymer Rendezvous A local fundraiser for the Clymer Museum of Art in Ellensburg. It starts at 5:30 p.m.
Downtown Trick or Treat Trick or Treat around Downtown Ellensburg from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Hearthstone Bazaar Join Ellensburg locals at this annual event taking place at the Hearthstone Cottage.
Yakima Symphony Orchestra Concert Listen to the beautiful music of the Yakima Symphony Orchestra at the Capitol Theatre. The music starts at 7:30 p.m.
A Grange Bazaar Enjoy the handmade crafts and other goodies at the Swauk Teanaway Grange. Doors open at 9 a.m.
Veterans Day Parade Watch in Downtown Ellensburg to watch this patriotic event. It all starts at 10 a.m.
December 12, 2014
Girl's Night Out
Get pampered and enjoy shopping around Downtown Ellensburg starting at 5 p.m.
Central Washington University Red Curtain Revue
Listen as theater students perform Broadway hits in the Milo Smith Tower Theatre at 7:30 p.m.
Moments to Remember
A local tradition where kids can meet Santa, join in scavenger hunts, and watch the parade in Downtown Ellensburg. Event times vary.
Cookies with Santa Bring the little ones to share cookies with St. Nick in Downtown Ellensburg.
5 Days of Christmas Canyon River Ranch hosts five days of festivities. Event times vary.
Central Washington University Ware Fair Enjoy handmade crafts and trinkets along with holiday festivities at Central Washington University. Festivities start at 10 a.m.
Central Washington University: A Christmas Carol Theater students perform the classic Christmas play. Show times vary per day.
Kids Bird House Build at Knudson's Kids get to build and decorate a bird house at Knudson Lumber. Starts at 9 a.m.
Snowball Drop for Prices Catch your "snowball" for special prizes in Rotary Pavilion at 10 a.m.
Breakfast with Santa Visit the Children's Activity Museum so they can have breakfast with the big guy at 10 a.m.
Central Washington University Symphony Orchestra Concert Attend the McIntyre Music Building Concert Hall to listen to beautiful music for the evening. Music begins at 4 p.m.
Friend a Tree of Love Celebrate the life of a past loved one with us at the Ellensburg Public Library at 6 p.m.
Teddy Bear Tea Join Mr. and Mrs. Claus for tea at Kelleher Motor at 11 a.m.
Holidays at Improv Enjoy a dinner while listening to great comedy in Downtown Ellensburg. Show starts at 5 p.m.
Cocoa Stroll Stroll around Downtown Ellensburg and look at the Christmas decorations. 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Elves Gift Making Workshop Kids get to make and wrap gifts to take home to put under the tree. It begins at 1 p.m.
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