5 Awesome Events That Are Perfect For A Fun-Packed Weekend in Washington
Updated: Mar 31
Wondering where to go for the weekend but not in the mood for a holiday? Visit these upcoming weekend events to make it an exciting one!
1. Moses Lake Airshow, Moses Lake, WA | June 18th to 19th, 2021
The Moses Lake Airshow takes place in the Grant County International Airport, which is one of the largest airfields in the US. It’s a 2-day event, packed full of aviation action, and the most exciting thing about this event is the line-up this year! You can watch the world-renowned accomplished pilot, skydiver, aerobatic performer, and air racer Vicky Benzing showcase her magic in the air and see the Black Daggers ( Official US Army Special Operations Command Recruiting Support Detachment) jump out of an aircraft and perform some ‘hop and pop’ parachute moves.
2. Spokane Highland Games, Spokane, WA | Saturday, August 7, 2021
Spokane Highland Games is like taking a trip to Scotland. It’s a festival that is centered around Scottish traditions which includes games, food, performances, and more. Don’t miss watching Caber Toss and Stone Throw games! Enjoy listening to bagpipe tunes and watch a unique dance form that requires athletic and artistic skills.
Picture Credit: Sandy Sheehan, Spokane Highland Games
3. Ellensburg Rodeo, Ellensburg, WA | September 3rd to September 6th, 2021
The oldest rodeo and known as the most professional one in the country! Watch an action-packed event called Xtreme Bulls featuring tough bull riding. Along with such an energetic atmosphere, you can also enjoy carnival rides and musical performances too.
4. Fresh Hop Ale Festival, Yakima, WA | Saturday, October 2, 2021
One of the best beer festivals in the country, Fresh Hop Ale is where you can enjoy amazing local beers and support a good cause. The festival has over 70 breweries, wineries, and cideries along with live music. The beers are brewed 24 hours prior to the festival, so the taste of the beers will be light and fresh.
5. The Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival, Port Angeles, WA | October 8 to October 10, 2021
Calling out seafood lovers! A festival that is super popular for its food, culture, and everything relating to Olympic Peninsula. You can munch on a fresh crab every day at the 17,000 square feet Central Crab Tent! Free cooking demos, fun activities for kids, and live music! An experience that will definitely be unforgettable.
Picture Credit: The Dungeness Crab and Seafood Festival