2018 WASHINGTON - JUNE 2018
Food & Wine Festivals, Shows & Local Event
(See also: 2016 - 2015 - 2012 - 2011)
June 2, 2018
Farmers Day Parade
This long-standing tradition honors the economic and social impact of the agricultural industry on the Lynden area. A parade different from many others, it is filled with commercial and agricultural exhibits and a procession of trucks, tractors, antique cars, and animals mixed with the traditional floats, bands and a variety of children’s entries.
June 9-17, 2018 Annual Marysville Strawberry Festival
The Marysville Strawberry Festival is one of the oldest continuing festivals held in the State of Washington. Held in Downtown Marysville in beautiful Snohomish County, the Strawberry Festival has many events for the entire family.
June 15-17, 2018 81st Berry Dairy Days Festival
Fresh local strawberry shortcake, spectacular fireworks show, fabulous parade, Kiwanis Salmon BBQ, entertainment stage with live music, nostalgic Berry Cool Car Show and more!
June 15-17, 2018 Washington Brewers Festival - Redmond, Washington
Presented by the Washington Beer Commission. Celebrating Our State's Great Craft Beer! The Washington Brewer’s festival is a unique all-age beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados and families gather to celebrate Father’s Day weekend. This year’s event will feature over 250 different beers from 82 different Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers great food, live music stage, brewer’s keg toss, root beer garden, kids area, craft booths, wine and cider tasting.
June 16, 2018
We are wild and green! Visit the Sustainable Burien booth to learn how to prune a tree, green clean your home, compost and recycle and pick up some native wild strawberries. Lots of entertainment, bike fair, car show, kids' activities and shortcake too.
June 16-17, 2018 37th Annual Northwest Garlic Festival
Ocean Park, Washington
Celebrate the passion for this exalted bulb with the faithful throngs who make their annual pilgrimage to the seaside community of Ocean Park, located on the Long Beach Peninsula. This Garlic Olympics of Gastronomy is not held for the region's Garlic growing ability--it was born out of love of great, Garlic laden cuisine!
June 18-20, 2018 National Potato Council Summer Meeting
Join your peers for a summertime discussion of federal policy impacting the U.S. potato industry. All growers and industry leaders are welcome to the National Potato Council’s Summer Meeting. The location for this year's meeting is Denver. Bring your family to explore all of the attractions the region has to offer. Attendees review policies being considered in our nation’s capital that could affect potato operations and unite in developing strategies to voice industry priorities to lawmakers, administration officials and regulators. Enjoy the always lively silent auction and banquet to benefit NPC’s Scholarship Program and learn about the local growing region.
June 22-23, 2018 Gorge Blues & Brews Festival
This annual event will feature a fine collection of local craft brews and local wines, a multitude of phenomenal foods, and great blues music, while benefiting local charities in the Columbia Gorge.
June 22-24, 2018 Taste of Tacoma - Tacoma, Washington
The Emerald Queen Casino’s Taste of Tacoma presented by BECU celebrates its 33rd year and continues to be not only Tacoma’s largest, most affordable summer festival, but also Tacoma’s “Ultimate Summer Kick Off!” (It’s held the first weekend of summer). The Taste features over 40 restaurants and specialty food product booths, nearly 100 craft and commercial vendors, The Taste Cooks! live cooking demo area featuring local area chefs, live music and entertainment on 4 stages. Wine and dine on Washington wines at The Wine Bar, or enjoy the local Craft Beer Tasting, both inside the scenic Rose Garden. Sip on cool brews and local spirits at our Beer Gardens. Bring the kids and enjoy the Family Entertainment stage, carnival rides and more.
June 23-24, 2018 Bellevue Strawberry Festival - Bellevue, Washington
We celebrate Strawberries and community on the fourth weekend of June. Entertainment, an auto show, vendors, food, and family fun are all highly visible parts of the festivities. And, you will very likely see a strawberry or two (shortcake eating contests, strawberry flats, chocolate covered strawberries, and much more).