September In Seattle, 2012

September 1, 2012 in Seattle This Month

Art + Wood = Woodpalooza @ WICA
August 31 – Sept 2… all day every day
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts

Bainbridge Island Wineries Tour
Sept 1, 12-5

Bumbershoot Music and Art Festival
Sept 1 -3, Seattle Center

Mercer Island Farmer’s Market
Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 30


Labor Day Half – Half Marathon
September 3, 8 am, Marymoor Park

Bicycle Sundays (Lake Washington)
September 2, 23 … a pretty section of the Lakeside road is closed to traffic!

Unity Tour 2012 – Concerts at Marymoor
Wed, Sept 5, 6 p.m., Marymoor Park

Puget Sound Birdfest (Edmonds)
Sept 7 – 9
special events planned for kids, general admission free

Mukilteo Lighthouse Festival
Sept 7 – 9

Puyallup Fair
Sept 7 – 23
Bigest Country Fair in Washington with rides, rodeo, food, entertainment, and much more…
schedule of the tons of free entertainment here
M-Th Extreme Deal days, Thurs PM Happy Hour, Fri PM Fireworks!

Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival
Sept 7 – 9 Over 300 wooden boats participate, and tons of activities

Northgate Festival (right in North Seattle)
Sept 8

Sept 8
Marymoor Park, 5K walk and community fundraiser

Arts-A-Glow Lantern Festival and Procession
Sept 8
5-10pm, community procession at dusk, bring bells to play to make music as you walk!

Aki Matsuri РJapanese Autumn Festival
Sept 8 – 9

Skewered Apple BBQ Championship
Sept 8-9
Cooking demonstrations, live music, local brew & wine

North Bend Jazz Walk
Sat, Sept 8
usually a sleep oceanside town just north of Seattle, Mukilteo Lights up for the 47th annual Lighthouse Festival!

Bike MS Ride
Sept 8-9, two day bike ride through Whatcom, Skagit, and island counties

Live Aloha, Love Aloha – Hawaiian Cultural Festival
Sept 9

Concours d’Elegance
Sept 9, Kirkland

Puget Sound Ride for Kids
Sept 9, registration opens at 8am

Newcastle Days
Sept 9 -10
includes bands, beer garden, pony rides, and lots of activity, sidewalk sale CITYWIDE on Sept 9

Salmon Return Family Festival
Sept 11, 12-3, Olympic Sculpture Park

Art of Jazz – The Wellstone Conspiracy Jazz Quartet
Sept 13, SAM downtown Seattle 5:30 – 7:30 free

Ballard Farmer’s Market
Sunday 10 – 3 year round
Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Fremont Sunday Street Market
Sunday 10 – 1 year round
Sept 2, 9, 16, 23, 30



Century Ballroom Indoor Flea Market
Saturdays 11 – 3 all year round (Capitol Hill)

Farmers Markets: other than Ballard, U District, West Seattle and Fremont, the other Farmer Markets end in Sept. or Oct

Shilshole Bay Marina 50th Birthday Celebration in Ballard
Sept 14, 5:30 – 7:30, free sailboat rides, space limited!

Joshua Bell (violinist) plays at Benaroya
Sept 15… Beethoven’s Serenade

Grow – Harvest Celebration
Sept 15
Wine tasting and walking tours followed by farm-to-table dining experience!

Whidbey Island Farm Tour
Sept 15-16

Seattle Fringe Festival
Sept 19 – 23
“almost anything can happen”… the Fringe Festival returns after a 9 year gap

Seattle Design Festival
Sept 20-23…film, art, architechture, urbanism… + + +!

St. Demetrios Seattle Greek Festival
Sept 21 – 23

Fremont Oktoberfest
Sept 21 – 23
Autumn Brews, kids’ section with pumpkin carving, and many activities

Fishermen’s Fall Festival
Sept 22, 11am-6pm

Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Sept 23 – registration opens 8:30am
South Lake Union Park

Seattle Decibel Festival
Sept 26 – 30 … 23,000 plus people attend this cutting edge electronic music, multimedia/new art festival
Downtown Seattle

Italian Festa & 2 Day Festival at Seattle Center
Sept 29 -30