WA Posted in Washington June 12, 2015 by Nikki Cleveland 12 Unique Festivals in Washington Everyone Should Experience At Least Once Call up your friends! These 15 entertaining festivals in Washington are worth marking on your calendars: Vikingfest - Poulsbo Flickr / profilerehab If you like scrumptious food, catchy music, eating competitions, and wild hats with big horns, this annual fest in May is just for you! Leavenworth - Oktoberfest Flickr / eclecticlibrarian You won't want to miss this German celebration in October with live music, delicious food, arts and crafts, activities for the whole family, and an everlasting supply of quality beer! Sasquatch! - George Flickr / wilkristin This legendary music festival (in most recent years, on Memorial Day weekend) hosts an eclectic line-up of artists & bands and has a GORGE-ous view! Edmonds Arts Festival - Edmonds Flickr / snowmail This Father's Day weekend fest features about 240 brilliant art exhibitors. Attendees can purchase their original artwork, enjoy the free entertainment, and try some mouthwatering foods! Pig Out in the Park - Spokane Facebook / Pig Out in the Park This six-day food & entertainment event in September features 45 great food booths, three adult beverage gardens, and 100 free concerts on three stages! Pictured is Deep Fried Lasagna...would YOU try it? Seafair - Seattle Flickr / 63688505@N02 This annual July/August festival includes ship tours, air shows, hydroplane races, parades, and street performances in Seattle. Did we mention the incredible Blue Angels? Mount Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival - Bellingham Baker Blues If your iPod mostly contains rockin' blues music, you'll want to add this to your agenda this summer! Their three-day schedule is full of talented artists and groups! National Lentil Festival - Pullman Flickr / jbyoder Pullman hosts this annual festivity every August, which recognizes the magically delicious legume and features the world's largest bowl of lentil chili! Yum! Sequim Lavender Festival - Sequim Flickr / 97487636@N00 Lavender not only smells marvelous, but it has tons of other benefits to celebrate! This July's event is scheduled to have plenty of engaging activities for the little ones, marimba band entertainment, and tasty lavender-flavored margaritas, martinis, and wine served in their Beer and Wine Garden. Bellevue Strawberry Festival - Bellevue Facebook / Bellevue Strawberry Festival This June event is a revitalization of an old Bellevue tradition of when strawberry farming was one of the region's most famous activities! They have some sweet strawberry shortcake eating contests, games, clowns, face painting, entertainment and more! Cool Desert Nights - Richland Facebook / Cool Desert Nights If your head turns every time an awesome car passes by, then your jaw will drop at this four-day family-friendly event in June featuring classic cars, street rods, and motorcycles! Taste of Tacoma - Point Defiance Park Flickr / tacoma-cartoonist-society If you like to eat (and don't we all), the Taste of Tacoma is a notoriously delicious event coming up next weekend on June 26-28th! Be sure to take a look at their website & stop by - admission is free! Ready for a road trip yet?? Which festivals in Washington do you like to attend?