CLICK ON THE MONTHS ABOVE for a Complete Listing for All Washington Events, with Descriptions and Links.
Here are JUST A FEW Featured Events:
September 24-25, 2016 29th Annual Festa Italiana Seattle
Actually a week-long series of events held the last week of September and culminating in a major Italian Festival at Seattle Center. Celebrity Chefs, Cooking Demos, Children's activities in the Kid's Courtyard, Italian and Italian-American arts and craft, a Pizza Toss, an Italian Classic Vehicle show, Bocce Tournament, Historical Photo Display. Plus Pizza, Pasta, Prosciutto, Salami, Focaccia, Gelato, Espresso and more! Festa's World-Famous Grape Stomp - Jump in with both feet and make wine as they used to in the old country. Put together a three-person team and compete for T-shirts and great prizes.
October 1-2, 2016 - 35th Annual OysterFest - Shelton, Washington
Oysters, wines, microbrews, live music and so much more come together for two days every year on the first weekend in October. OysterFest is home to the West Coast Oyster Shucking Championships and is Washington State’s official seafood festival. The festival also features a popular cook-off, hands-on water quality exhibits, and is itself a giant a food pavilion with nearly 100 unique items on the menu: BBQ oysters, fritters, spring rolls, garlic shrimp, fresh cider and so much more. Better yet, your culinary adventure supports about 100 local non-profit service clubs and organizations, as well as funding scholarships and local community improvement projects.