Upcoming Events in District 5
Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market
Market runs Saturdays, 10am–2pm June 3rd through September 30th at the Des Moines Marina. More information: dmfm.org
Des Moines Creek Parkrun
Every Saturday at 9am, enjoy a 5K run or walk on the Des Moines Creek Trail. More information: parkrun.us
Friday, July 21st through Sunday, July 23rd. Join your neighbors at the Waterland parade, community BBQ and concert, kids events and more. destinationdesmoines.org
Des Moines Summer Concert Series
Wednesdays nights, July 5th through August 23rd, 7pm at Des Moines Beach Park. desmoinesartscommission.com
Seafair Waterland Festival and Parade
Friday, July 21st through Sunday, July 23rd, in the Marina District. Activities include a children’s carnival, parade, live music, food, plus a car and boat show. See festival website at destinationdesmoines.org for a full schedule of events.
Theater in the Park
Select Sundays in August. Family movies at dusk, in parks around the city. desmoinesartscommission.com
Poverty Bay Blues & Brews
Saturday, August 26th at Des Moines Beach Park. Join for great blues music and craft beers. Ticket required. drinktomusic.org dmnprotary.org
Arts Gala on Poverty Bay
Friday, September 22nd, 6–9pm at Des Moines Beach Park. Arts auction to benefit Des Moines Arts Commission events. Ticket required. 206-870-6527
Kent Farmers Market
Saturdays, June 17th through September 9th, 9am–2pm at Town Square Plaza, next to the Kent Library. kentfarmersmarket.com
Fourth of July Splash
Tuesday, July 4th at Lake Meridian Park, Noon–11pm. Activities, beginning at noon, include a variety of games, food booths and family entertainment. Fireworks begin at 10pm. Follow event parking signs to access the free shuttle service. Parking at Lake Meridian is by permit only. kentwa.gov/departments/kent-parks/events
Summer Concert Series
Wednesdays, July 12th through August 16th, 12pm at West Fenwick Park or Chestnut Ridge Park and 6pm at Kent Station Plaza. For more information please visit: kentwa.gov/departments/kent-parks/arts/summer-concert-series
Kent Cornucopia Days
Friday, July 14th through Sunday, July 16th, 10am–5pm at Meeker and Gowe in downtown Kent. This large, multi-day festival features a carnival, parade, street fair, dragon boat races, soccer tournament and fun run/walk. Visit the festival website at kcdays.com for a full list of events and details.
Linda Sweezer Memorial Juneteenth Celebration and Festival
Saturday, June 17th, 10am–5pm at Morrill Meadows Park YMCA. Visit kentwa.gov/Home/Components/Calendar/Event/5065 for a full list of events and details.
Wednesday Picnic Performances
Wednesdays, July 12th through August 9th, 12pm at West Fenwick Park or Chestnut Ridge Park. Visit kentwa.gov/departments/kent-parks/arts/summer-concert-series for more information.
Wednesday Family Date Night at Kent Station
Wednesdays, July 12th through August 16th, 6pm at Kent Station Plaza. Visit kentstation.com/kent-summer-concert-series for more information.
Thursdays at the Lake
Thursdays, July 6th through August 10th, 7-8:30pm at Lake Meridian Park. Visit kentwa.gov/departments/kent-parks/events for more information.
Music in the Park Summer Concert Series
Sundays, July through August, 5–6:30pm at Marvista Park. More details to come. Call (206) 248-7603 or visit normandyparkwa.gov/events/list/
Renton Farmers Market
Market runs Tuesdays, June 6th through September 26th, 3pm–7pm at the Piazza Park.
Renton River Days
Friday, July 21st through Sunday, July 23rd. Liberty Park is the heart of the festival, but events also take place at Cedar River Park and the Renton Community Center. Activities include performances, parade, arts and crafts, and a rubber duck derby.
Renton History Museum Free Day
Every first Wednesday and third Saturday of the month at the Renton History Museum. More information at 425-255-2330.
Summer Outdoor Concert Series
Select Thursday evenings at 7pm, July 6, August 3rd, August 17th, and August 31st, at Genene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. Family-friendly entertainment for the whole community. More information at rentonwa.gov/events
Summer Night Market
Wednesday, June 21st, 5:30–8:30pm at Angle Lake Park. Activities include live entertainment, a variety of food and artisanal vendors. Overflow parking will be available at Alaska Airlines (north of the park). More information at 206-973-4680 or visit seatacwa.gov/government/city-departments/parks-and-recreation/special-events/summer-night-market
Family Fourth of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4th, 4–10pm at Angle Lake Park. Fireworks around 10pm. Overflow parking available at Alaska Airlines (north of the park). Information: 206-973-4680 or visit seatacwa.gov/government/city-departments/parks-community-programs-services/special-events
Music in the Park
Wednesdays in July (12th, 19th, 26th and August 2nd) from at Angle Lake Park. Additional information will be available in coming weeks at seatacwa.gov/government/city-departments/parks-community-programs-services/special-events
First Fridays at Foster: Concert and Movie
Join your neighbors Fridays, June 2nd, July 7th, and August 4th at Foster Golf Links for movie night! Bring your own low-back chairs and blankets. Enjoy musical entertainment before the movie starts at 6:30 pm.
Saturday, June 17th, 2-4pm at Sullivan Center. There will be musical entertainment, dance/history performances and food trucks.
Bark in the Park Summer Festival
Thursday, July 20th, 6–8pm at Crestview Park. Bring your furry friend and enjoy food trucks, dog treats and musical entertainment.
National Night Out
Tuesday, August 1st, 6–8pm at the Justice Center. Join for an afternoon of fun games for all the family. Food trucks and musical entertainment will also be featured.
Saturday, August 19th, 11am–2pm at the Southcenter Mall parking lot. This is a hands-on chance for kids and adults to honk the horns and connect with local public safety staff. There will be musical entertainment, art activities and food trucks.
For more information on all Tukwila summer events, visit tukwilawa.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/events