What to Do in Washington in September

Tiptoe into fall with fairs and festivals like the Washington State Fair, the Index Climber Fest, and Leavenworth's Autumn Leaf Festival.

09/02/2022 By Taylor McKenzie Gerlach

Make Plans

What to Do for Labor Day Weekend

From the Evergreen and Washington State Fairs to soccer matches in and around Seattle, here's how to fill the long weekend that marks the end of summer.

08/29/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Fair Game

Our State Fair Is...Which State Fair?

A guide to the Evergreen State Fair, Washington State Fair, Seafair, and more.

08/27/2021 By Allison Williams

Bang For Your Buck

Cheap Week Seattle: Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Events April 7–13

A popular combination of pancakes, booze, and art, a gathering for science nerds, and the 25th annual Washington State Spring Fair: the best ways to spend your week without spending much.

04/07/2014 By Jeremy Novak


Slide Show: Puyallup Fair 2012

Inside the soon-to-be-renamed Washington State Fair, in all its mutton bustin', fried-food-eating glory.


Friday Randomness

My Quintessential Washington Day: Sheep Riding and the Symphony

Only in Washington. And maybe Idaho.

09/21/2012 By Laura Dannen

Weekend Plan

Five Things to Do Out of Town This Weekend

Summer’s still kicking in Port Townsend, Yakima, and Lake Chelan.

09/09/2011 By Allison Williams


Fairs Are Everywhere

How far are you willing to go for an elephant ear?

08/25/2011 By Allison Williams