Washington State Fair
Aug 31-Sep 23, Puyallup, WA
Washington’s annual fair features food, carnival games and rides, a rodeo, and ongoing concert series. This year’s acts include Toby Keith, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, Cheap Trick, Macklemore, and Rascal Flatts.
Free Summer Concerts at Ballard Locks
Various Dates in September
Live classical music played by various local musicians. Relax and have a picnic at the Ballard Locks.
Bumbershoot Music & Arts Festival
Sep 1-3, Seattle Center
Seattle’s premier music and arts festival held at the Seattle Center. Music, comedy, film, art and food at multiple venues throughout the grounds.
Washington Cider Week
Starts Sep 6th
Celebrate the region’s craft cider brewers with various cider-related events across Seattle.
Seattle Floating Homes Tour
Sep 9, Eastlake
Self-guided walking tour some of Eastlake’s eclectic floating homes showcasing the unique properties and lifestyles of the owners.
Fisherman’s Fall Festival
Sep 15, Ballard
A community educational event featuring fishing information, demonstrations, live music, food and family fun.
Sept 21-23, Fremont
Seattle’s largest beer festival featuring over 100 beers. Dogs welcome on Sunday.
Wooden Boat Festival
Sep 29-30, South Lake Union
Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival celebrates the history, the craft, and the culture of traditional wooden boats. Food trucks, beer garden, and youth activities.