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Utilize these great Sno-Isle resources to make the most of your summer!

Booklists

Into the Forest: Camping Fun for Everyone

Go Outside and Play: Walks and Hikes in Washington State

Boating the Waters of the Pacific Northwest

Pet Care and Safety: Summertime and All the Time

Grilling & Picnics in the Pacific Northwest

Summer Boredom Busters

Fairs and Festivals

Summer activities in Snohomish and Island County

July
July 4: Arlington July Fourth Frontier Days
Every year Arlington celebrates Independence Day in a big way. Events are scheduled throughout the day starting with the Pedal Paddle Puff Triathlon, Kiwanis Auction, entertainment, a Grand Parade, a Kiddies Parade, the Duck Dash, and ending with a fireworks display.
July 4: An Edmonds Kind of Fourth
Bring your family, friends and neighbors to downtown Edmonds for this traditional good old fashioned community 4th of July. Come early for the always fun Beat Brackett 5K and Baby Brackett 1K, then stay for a lively fun-packed day and evening with two patriotic parades, fantastic food, music, dancing and fireworks!
July 4: Everett's July Fourth
Everett's Colors of Freedom Fourth begins with the downtown parade in the morning, the festival at Legion Park and fireworks over Port Gardner Bay.
July 4: Marysville 4th of July
Marysville-area residents and families no longer need to leave town to enjoy a professional Independence Day fireworks show. New this year, the City of Marysville presents a family-friendly 4th of July program at Marysville Pilchuck High School.
July 4: Oak Harbor Old Fashioned 4th of July and Fireworks
Whidbey Island's largest community also has its largest celebration. It's been voted as among the top 10 Independence Day celebrations in the country! Things begin with June 30 with a carnival that lasts through the 4th. Independence Day begins with a street fair, parade, carnival, live music and family-friendly games. It all ends with fireworks over the harbor!
July 12-14: Summer Arts Jam
The SUMMER ARTS JAM is a street festival being produced by the Stanwood Camano Arts Festivals organization. SUMMER ARTS JAM will be held the 2nd weekend in July (12,13,14) 2019 in downtown Stanwood, WA. The base of SUMMER ARTS JAM will be at the cross streets of 271st ST NW & Lien ST NW (88th).
July 12-14: Sultan Shindig
If you enjoy small-town charm and world-class fun, then the Sultan Shindig is the festival for you! This yearly event celebrates our rich logging history and includes a carnival, food, crafts, and live entertainment as well as a logging contest which includes spar-pole climbing and ax throwing.
July 12-August 7: Island Shakespeare Festival
The Island Shakespeare Festival is a summer outdoor theatre celebration of the works of William Shakespeare, other writers, and the acting craft. Performances run Thursday through Sunday in July and Wednesday though Sunday in August 2019 is the tenth year for the festival. Throughout the summer, Whidbey Island's first repertory theatre presents works by Shakespeare and from other playwrights as well.
July 13-14: Mill Creek Festival & Street Fair
Artisan booths, neighborhood business booths, car show, food court, main stage with live entertainment, beer and wine garden, community stage with local acts, an area dedicated to children's activities, and a pet plaza!
July 17-21: Kla Ha Ya Days
KLA HA YA DAYS The Kla Ha Ya Days festival runs each summer to bring the community of Snohomish together. We get together downtown to celebrate each other with music, activities, and lots of food. We've been doing this for over 100 years, helping our neighbors, friends, and families have a good time while taking care of one another.
July 18-21: Whidbey Island Fair
Quality exhibits from the farm, including all types of livestock and crops, horticulture, and floral culture are on display. From the home, all types of handwork are represented: clothing, needlework, baking, art exhibits, canning, quilting and fiber arts!
July 19-21: Darrington Bluegrass Festival 2019
The Pacific Northwest's oldest running bluegrass festival. The Darrington Bluegrass Festival started in 1977 and is going strong, drawing over 7,000 people each year. The Darrington Bluegrass Music Park sits at the foot of Whitehorse Mountain in the North Cascade Mountains just three miles form the small town of Darrington, WA.
July 26-28: Lake Stevens Aquafest
Aquafest is a fun and family friendly event in beautiful downtown Lake Stevens, Washington.
July 27: Anada Farm Lavender Festival
Celebrate the beauty of lavender at the annual Anada Farm Lavender Festival on Camano Island.
August
August 2-4: Stanwood-Camano Community Fair
Welcome to the Stanwood-Camano Community Fair, the 'Best Lil Fair in the West'. As the Largest Community Fair in Washington State, we strive to showcase the Stanwood-Camano Community's past, present and future.
August 9-11: Marysville Street Festival
Local produce, artisans, crafts, musicians, vendors, and more!
August 10-11: Festival of the River
The mission of the Festival is to help people who live and work in the surrounding regions understand how their actions can help make their environment healthier for people, fish, and wildlife and to introduce people to Native American traditional dances and culture.
August 10-11: Coupeville Arts and Crafts Festival
A two day celebration of arts, crafts, music, food and more! For two days, the seaside historic town of Coupeville is filled with artists and craftspeople from all over!
August 14: SeaScare / Porch Light Parade - City of Brier
Join us as the people and sea creatures of Brier get together for a casual evening of fun. Gather the kids on your block and enter the parade - the theme is scary sea creatures, octopi, pirates, boats, nautical or any sea related idea.
August 16-18: Arlington Fly-In Balloon and Airplane Festival
Three day aviation event and airshow in Arlington, Washington.
August 16-18: Taste Edmonds
The 37th annual Taste Edmonds is back again on August 16-18, 2019. Three days of food, music, vendors, rides, beer/wine and fun. Voted one of the "Top 100 North American Festivals", there's fun for everyone.
August 22 - September 2: The Evergreen State Fair
The Evergreen State Fair is one of the largest events held annually in the Pacific Northwest and is the largest single attraction held in Snohomish County.
August 30 -September 1: Oak Harbor Music Festival
3-day free event featuring 2 stages, more than 30 musical acts, arts & crafts, and more!
A Sno-Isle Summer: Summer Resources