August 20, 2022 (12 to 8 p.m.)
Sammamish Party on the Plateau has live music, a kids’ zone, a beer & wine garden, food trucks, and games in Sammamish Commons Plaza, 801 228th Ave. SE in Sammamish. Free.
Louisiana festival in Kent
August 20, 2022 (3 to 8 p.m.)
Cajun Food & Music Festival [formerly Cajun Fest] promises Cajun food, a beer garden, music performances, a second line parade, vendors, and kids activities outdoors at Burlington Green, 101 Railroad Ave. N in Kent. You are welcome to bring costumes, folding chairs, and blankets. Free.
Evening air show In Arlington
August 20, 2022
Arlington SkyFest “begins before sunset [7 p.m.], and continues into darkness with spectacular effects” including aerobatic pilots, hot-air balloons, and lighted drones flying in formation, with narration over FM radio. Buy a $20 to $60 ticket online that includes up to 8 people and a giant parking/picnic space at Arlington Municipal Airport, 18204 59th Ave. NE in Arlington. Pre-show entertainment, exhibits, and vendors.
Snohomish beer festival
August 20, 2022 (3 to 9 p.m.)
River’s Edge Brewfest includes live music, lawn games, a silent auction, food trucks, and 10 tickets to sample drinks from local craft breweries, distilleries, and wineries at Stocker Fields, 27 Pine Ave. in Snohomish.
Everett art festival
August 20 - 21, 2022
Fresh Paint: Festival of Artists at Work turns downtown Everett into a big outdoor studio with 100 artists’ booths, live entertainment, food vendors, and glassblowing demonstrations. Located near Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave. in Everett. Free.
Tumwater beer festival
August 20, 2022 (1 to 8 p.m.)
Beer has a long history in the Olympia area because of its natural springs. Taste 100 northwest beers at Tumwater Artesian Brewfest, with wine, food vendors, and games, at Tumwater Valley Golf Club, 4611 Tumwater Valley Dr.