North Bend Downtown Block Party returns in July

After two years of pandemic-related festival cancellations, the community is invited to celebrate together at the 12th annual North Bend Downtown Block Party. Located in the Historic District of North Bend, Block Party will be held from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, July 16.

Downtown Block Party activities will include a full day of local music and performances on the large QFC stage. The festival will also feature the Valley Realty Services Vendor Fair, including: local businesses, non-profit organizations and restaurants.

This year’s festival will feature live music by Ian Jones, The Amber Lanterns, Santa Poco, The Together Collective, Stacy Jones, Eden, Harmonious Funk, The Black Tones and Hell’s Belles. Community performances by local, talented groups of all ages will be there as well, with Mount Si Wildcats Dance Team, Z Ultimate Self Defense, Ignite Dance and Yoga, Veils of the Nile and Cascade Dance.

The Encompass Kid Zone will have a variety of bouncing, sliding, playing and sensory activities. Also, stop by William H. Taylor Park and visit with animals at the petting zoo.

The Downtown Foundation Beer and Wine Garden will return as well, featuring local beer and wine from North Bend’s own Volition Brewing and Pearl and Stone Winery.

Learn more about Block Party by visiting