Mark your calendars – Valley event season is about to begin

Valley Record Publisher William Shaw compiles the list of festivities across the Snoqualmie Valley

Now that Spring is finally here, the sun is sure to follow!

And here in the Valley, better weather means lots and lots of community events, festivals, gatherings and activities for everyone of every age and interest. To help kick-start things off, I started compiling a simple list of Snoqualmie Valley summer events for our readers to ‘Save the Dates’ in advance. But as most things here in the Valley do, my little list quickly took on a life of its own after I put the word out. And it grew and grew!

So to help you, your family and friends plan for the next nine months and beyond, here is the list of just about everything that is going on in the Valley. Some of these community events are still finding their feet after a two or three year hiatus from Covid. You can help the great organizations behind these fun events by not just attending, but by helping out and volunteering, or – if you have a local business, consider a sponsorship.

Our local festivals, arts and cultural events, downtown associations, chambers and community gatherings are not just great opportunities to have fun, to learn, to do something new or support our local business & nonprofit communities, they are also a great way for you to get out and reconnect with your neighbors across town and across the Valley. See you there!

William Shaw is the general manager and publisher of the Snoqualmie Valley Record. Contact:


April through October: Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum: Open on Weekends

April 1: Carnation Egg Hunt (Tolt Commons and Fred Hockert Park).

April 7/8: Snoqualmie Egg Hunt (Teens: Community Park, Kids: Centennial Park).

April 8: Historic Downtown Snoqualmie Merchant’s Association Egg Hunt: 10.30am-12.30pm.

April 28, 29 & 30: Spring Banff Mountain Film Festival, North Bend Theatre.


May through December: Comedy Night, North Bend Theatre

May 20: North Bend Downtown Foundation, Spring Sip Suds and Si Wine & Music Walk


June 3: Duvall Days

Every Tuesday in June, July, & August: Carnation Farmers Market: 3.00-7.00pm

Every Thursday, June 8 – Sept 7, Summer Concerts at Si View: 6:00-7:30

Every Thursday, June 8 – Sept 7, North Bend Farmers Market at Si View: 4.00-8.00pm

June 10: Fall City Festival, Fun Run and Parade.

June 17: Carnation Block Party

June 24: Teen Pride Party at Millers – A Gathering Place in Carnation.

June 24: Smash Valley: All ages gaming tournament, North Bend Theatre

June 29: Big Truck Day: Jeanne Hansen Park, Snoqualmie


July 4: Carnation 4th of July Celebration

July 4: Snoqualmie ‘Red White and Boom’ Fireworks Show

July 7-9, 14-16, 22-23: NW Railway Museum, Day Out with Thomas.

July 12: Outdoor Adventure Jamboree, Meadowbrook Farm

July 13 & 27: Music at the Community Park in Snoqualmie

July 15 & 16: Theatre in the Park at Si View Park

July 15: North Bend Downtown Foundation Block Party

July 20 -23: BrodieNation Music Festival, Tolt River Road NE, Carnation.

July 27 – 29: Timber Outdoor Music Festival, Tolt-MacDonald Park in Carnation

July 29: Fall City National Night Out

July 29: Taste of the Valley, Goose and Gander Farm in Carnation


August 3: Movie at Snoqualmie Community Park

August 11 – 12: Festival at Mount Si, North Bend.

August 12: Disc Golf Tournament at Nick Loutsis Park in Carnation

August 18 – 19: Snoqualmie Days, Historic Downtown Snoqualmie

August 24: Movie in the Park at Si View

August 28: Rotary Club of Snoqualmie, Annual Valley Golf Tournament.


September 9: Snoqualmie Ridge Block Party on Center Street.

September 9: Chili Cook-Off at Tolt Commons, Carnation

September 9: Sip Suds & Si, Downtown North Bend

September 23: Blues Walk in Downtown North Bend


October-December, Mountain Film Festival, North Bend Theatre

October 7-8: NW Railway Museum, Steam Weekend

October 14-15, 21-22, 28-29: NW Railway Museum, Halloween Trains

October 20-21: Rocky Horror Picture Show with shadow cast, North Bend Theatre

October 28: Trick or Treat, Downtown North Bend

October 28: Parade of Costumes at Tolt Commons in Carnation

October 28: Harvest Festival at Si View


Kiwanis Giving Tree begins

Seattle International Comedy Competition, North Bend Theatre

November 4-5: NW Railway Museum, Steam Weekend

November 11: Turkey Trot Fun Run in Carnation

November 25-26: NW Railway Museum, Santa Limited

November 25: NW Railway Museum, Yuletide Express


December 1-3: Banff Film Festival, North Bend Theatre

December 2: Holiday Bazaar, Si View

December 2: Downtown North Bend Holly Days and Tree Lighting

December 2: Historic Downtown Snoqualmie Winter Lights

December 2: Fall City Holiday Market and Festival of Lights

December 2: Christmas in Carnation at Tolt Commons

December 2, 9, 16: NW Railway Museum, Yuletide Express

December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17: NW Railway Museum, Santa Limited

December 10: Warren Miller Mountain Film, North Bend Theatre

December 20-24: Christmas Classics Film Series, North Bend Theatre

December 30: Game Over 2023: All ages gaming tournament, North Bend Theatre


February 23, 24 and 25: REAL Twin Peaks Days: Downtown North Bend and Snoqualmie and elsewhere about the Valley.


May or September: ‘Heart of the Valley’ community gathering: Centennial Field (Date TBD – Stay Tuned).


Snoqualmie Casino’s entertainment venues host top-tier talent all year long. Take in a live show after dinner or before a fun night of gaming.

The Valley also has great local wineries and breweries – make sure you and your friends try each and every one!