Summer is a brief but beautiful time of year here in King County.
It is also a very fun and busy time of year with tons of events all over the county.
It can be hard to narrow down which events are worth attending, and which are probably worth skipping so we did the research for you and assembled this list of the most anticipated 2018 Summer events in King County. Make sure you mark your calendars and share them with your friends and family.
Beauty And The Beast Date: July 6-29th, 2018
Location: Tacoma Musical Playhouse 7116 Sixth Avenue, Tacoma, WA 98406 Purchase Tickets
Why You Should Attend Beauty And The Beast
If you were enchanted by the Beauty and the Beast movie, you will be absolutely spellbound by the Tacoma Playhouse version of the Disney story. Featuring a familiar cast of local players and fabulous music and set designs, the Beauty and the Beast play is an experience you will talk about for the entire year.
Asian Festival Date: July 14-15
Location: Chinatown International District
Why You Should Attend The Asian Festival
Dragon Fest is a multi-cultural festival that takes place in the Chinatown district of Seattle. Listen to Japanese and Korean drum concerts, Chinese martial arts performances, and South Pacific dance shows. Indulge in a variety of Asian cuisines and street foods and make time to experience a Bollywood performance. It is a two-day festival that is worth attending both days.
Microsoft Game Night Date: August 30th, 2018
Location: Seattle Convention Center
Why You Should Attend Microsoft Game Night
Gamers young and old will love the Microsoft Pre-PAX open house at the Seattle Convention Center. Try new games that have not yet entered the market, experience mixed reality games and socialize with your favorite game developers. Admission is free, and so is the shuttle to the convention center. An adult must accompany children under 18.
Kids Obstacle Race Date: August 18-19, 2018
Location: Lake Sammamish State Park
Why You Should Attend The Kids Obstacle Race
The Kids Obstacle Race is a fun and challenging event held at Lake Sammamish Park. The race is between 1.5 and 2 miles in length and features between 13 and 15 obstacles to overcome. Parents or guardians participate with their children for free, making it a wonderful family bonding experience.
Bellevue Strawberry Festival
Date: June 23-24th, 2018
Why You Should Attend The Bellevue Strawberry Festival
Bellevue Strawberry Festival is two full days of fun and strawberries. Music and entertainment on both days, lots of vendor booths to explore, a car show on Sunday, and most importantly, many different strawberry dishes to indulge and enjoy. Don’t forget to participate in the famous shortcake eating contest.
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