Month of May

The month of May is the start of the festival season, the summer concert calendars have just been released, it’s a month of planning and one with so much to do.

There is a plethora of things to do this month – here is a sampling of ideas:

  • Apple Blossom Festival through May 6th in Wenatchee
  • Opening Day of boating season – May 5th
  • Watch the Kentucky Derby or take in a race at Emerald Downs
  • Gig Harbor Beer Festival – May 12
  • Spring Barrel Tasting, Lake Chelan – May 19-20th
  • The Mobile Food Truck Rodeo – May 6th – Fremont Studios
  • ’49er Days – May 11-13th in Winthrop
  • May 18th – Mount St. Helens erupted in 1980 – plan a trip
  • Penn Cove Water Festival, Coupeville – May 19th
  • 41st Annual Methow Valley Rodeo – May 26-27th
  • Rhododendron Festival, Port Townsend May 14-19th
  • Columbia River Wine and Pear Festival – May 19-20th, Hood River, OR
  • Market Flower Festival begins at Pike Place Market
  • 43rd annual University District Street Fair – May 19-20th
  • Viking Fest – May 18,19,20th, Poulbso and Kitsap County
  • Camano Island Studio Tour – always on Mother’s Day weekend – this year May 11-13 with an encore weekend on the May 19-20.  This is a nice event…drive around to various studios/homes –  a wonderful variety of art
  • Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes walk/run – May 20th
  • Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on May 5th –
  • Pike Place Market – Seattle Cheese Festival, May 19-20th
  • Market Flower Festival begins at Pike Place Market
  • Summerfest May 26-28th in Long Beach
  • Northwest Folklife Festival at Seattle Center – Memorial Day weekend


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