• Deepali Sachwani

7 Amazing Washington State Events That You Should Mark On Your Calendar

Witness the true culture of Washington state by marking these amazing events on your calendar where you can meet old friends, make new friends, and have a pleasant time with your family.

1. Apple Blossom Festival, Wenatchee, WA | April 22 to May 2, 2021

Wenatchee is known as the Apple Capital of the World, and this festival celebrates the importance of the apple industry in Washington state. Watch colorful floats and the Seattle Police Motorcycle Drill Team perform at the Grand Parade. Witness a golf tournament or enjoy some mouth-watering apple delicacies.

Picture Credit: Digital Media Northwest, Flickr

2. 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.

3. Capitol Hill Block Party, Seattle, WA | July 22 to July 25, 2021

Calling out music-lovers! An annual festival in Seattle that hosts the best of local and commercial talents. Before the pandemic, the festival hosted names like Phantogram, Plastic Picnic, Scarlet Parke, and many more. This year's line-up will be announced soon.

Picture Credit: Capitol Hill Block Party Facebook Page

4. Grant County Fair, Moses Lake, WA | August 17 to August 21, 2021

An event that the entire family looks forward to! Your kids will love the magic show, stunt shows, and playing with farm animals. Do not miss the Moses Lake Roundup Rodeo! It is one of the classiest rodeos you will ever attend. How can we forget the oh-so-delicious Space Burgers and fried fair food?

Picture Credit: Grant County Fairgrounds

5. National Lentil Festival, Pullman, Washington | August 20 to August 21, 2021

An annual festival where the entire community of farmers, business owners, workers come together to celebrate the highest quality of lentils grown in the Palouse region. You can dig on free lentil chili, listen to some live music, watch a parade, and even witness a lentil cook-off.

Picture Credit: Lentil Festival

6. Pig Out in the Park, Spokane, WA | September 1 to September 6, 2021

The best part of Pig Out in the Park is that it is free for all event. Make ample space in your tummy before heading here because there is so much to eat. 245 MENU ITEMS and 57 FOOD BOOTHS! Munch on burgers, cakes, samosas, snow cones, and lemonade while listening to some cool live music.

Picture Credit: Pig Out in The Park Facebook Page

7. Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival, Leavenworth, WA | September 24 to September 26, 2021

Witness the change of season and fall colors come to life at this festival. While enjoying the beauty of fall, watch magnificent floats, Bavarian dancers, and more at the Grand Parade. The festival also features live music, a kiddie parade, and a car show.

Picture Credit: Washington State Autumn Leaf Festival (www.wastalfa.org)

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