Wallingford Art Walk, 6pm - 9pm, from May - October. Call 206/547-5177 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org
Gallery Walks in Pioneer Square and the Seattle Art Museum area, 6pm - 8pm.
Downtown Museum and Seattle Asian Art Museum in Volunteer Park are free all day on First Thursdays. Maps: www.firstthursdayseattle.com
Anacortes Galleries are open from 6pm - 9pm. Visit www.anacortesart.com
Bainbridge Island Galleries are open from 5pm - 8 or 9pm. www.bainbridgedowntown.org
Bellingham Downtown Art Walk from 6 - 10pm. Visit www.downtownbellingham.com/artwalk/
Bremerton Gallery Walk, 5 - 8pm in downtown Bremerton. www.ci.bremerton.wa.us
Ellensburg Art Walk, 5 - 7:30pm, in Historic downtown Ellensburg
Fremont Art Walk, 6 - 9pm. Visit www.fremontfirstfriday.com
Issaquah Art Walk, 5 - 9pm, May - Sept. only, in downtown Issaquah
Sequim Art Walk, 5 - 8pm, in downtown Sequim
Vashon Island Gallery Cruise, 6 - 9pm. Call Silverwood Gallery 206/463-1722
Gig Harbor Art Walk along the waterfront, 1 - 5pm, and every Thursday night in the summer until 8pm. www.gigharborguide.com
Langley on Whidbey Island Art Walk, 5 - 7pm, www.visitlangley.com
Port Townsend Art Walk, 5:30 - 8:30pm. Visit www.ptguide.com or call Williams Gallery at 360/385-3630
Quilcene Art Walk, 11am - 6pm. Email email@example.com.
Blitz, Capitol Hill's Art Walk from 5 - 8pm. More information and maps: www.blitzcapitolhill.com
West Seattle Art Walk, 6 - 9pm, Visit www.westseattleartwalk.blogspot.com.
Greenwood-Phinney Art Up Art Walk, 6 - 9pm, along Greenwood Ave. North from 67th - 87th Sts. Visit www.artupgreenwood-phinneyblogspot.com
Kirkland Art Walk, 6 - 9pm
Ballard Art Walk, 6 - 9pm. Call Ballard Chamber of Commerce at 206/784-9705. www.centraldistrictartwalk.com
Central District Art Walk 1 - 5pm at various locations around 23rd Ave & E Cherry St.
Georgetown Art Attack, 6 - 9pm. Visit www.georgetownartattack.com
Port Angeles Art Walk, 5 - 8pm. Visit www.portangelesdowntown.com
Poulsbo Art Walk from 5 - 8pm. www.poulsboartwalk.com
Belltown Art Walk, 6pm until closing. Visit www.belltownartwalk.com
Edmonds Art Walk, 5 - 8pm. Visit www.manyaveeselects.com/artwalk/artwalk.htm
Tacoma Art Walk. Tacoma's galleries, Museum of Glass, Tacoma Art Museum, and the Washington State History Museum are open from 5 - 8pm. All three museums are free. Call 253/272-4258 or www.artwalktacoma.com
Upper Queen Anne Art Walk, 6 - 8pm. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Port Orchard Art Walk 4 - 7pm. May through Oct.
Everett Art Walk, 4 - 7pm. Visit www.everettartwalk.org
LaConner Art Walk, 4 - 8pm. www.laconnerchamber.com
30th Annual Skagit Valley Tulip Festival includes lots of arts and crafts exhibits. Visit www.tulipfestival.org.
April 15 - May 31
Northwest Watercolor Society 73rd Annual International Open Exhibition at Mercer View Gallery, 8236 S.E. 24th Street, Mercer Island. Visit www.NWWS.org.
Clymer Museum Art Auction Preview, Clymer Museum, 416 North Pearl Street, Ellensburg. Visit www.clymermuseum.org.
Pratt's 31st Annual Fine Art Auction, Bell Harbor Conference Center, 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66, 5pm. Art from more than 300 artists. Visit www.pratt.org.
May 4 - 5; 11 - 12
Vashon Island Open Tour features artists in all mediums in group shows as well as 30 - 40 open studios. Maps available at island galleries and the Chamber of Commerce.
May 7 - 14
Pilchuck Glass School Spring Group Tours, advance reservations required, minimum Groups of 10. Call 206/621-8422 or email email@example.com.
May 10 - 11
Phinney Greenwood Art Walk, over 40 locations between 65th and 87th. Fri., 6 - 9pm, Sat. noon - 5pm.
May 11 - 12
Camano Island Annual Mother's Day Weekend Studio Tour, 10am - 5pm. For location information visit www.camanoarts.org.
Kirkland Artists Studio Tour, 10am - 6pm. Call Kirkland Arts Center for locations at 425/822-7161.
May 17 - 19
Viking Fest Poulsbo, Downtown and on the waterfront. Visit www.vikingfest.org.
Blue Poppy Day with Ranier League of Arts. View both art and blue poppies throughout the Rhododendron Species Botanical Gardens next to Weyerhauser in Federal Way. www.rhodygarden.org
May 18 - 19
University District Street Fair: longest running street festival in the nation. Visit www.Udistrictchamber.org.
May 24 - 27
42nd Annual Northwest Folklife Festival, 11am - 11pm., Seattle Center. Visit www.nwfolklife.org.
Artists' Garage Sale, Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Ave., Everett. Over 90 local artists selling glass, ceramics,art supplies, paintings, old stock, seconds, and new stock All at garage sale prices. Visit www.schack.org.
June 7 - 8
Anacortes Summer Art Walk features over 20 artists all along Commercial Avenue, Fri. 6 - 9pm, Saturday 10am - 5pm. Call Kathy at Scott Milo Gallery, 360/293-6938.
June 14 - 16
55th Edmonds Arts Festival, one of the Pacific Northwest's largest arts celebrations. is a free, fun filled Father's Day Weekend in Edmonds. Fri. 11am - 9pm, Sat., 10am - 8pm., Sun. 10am-6pm. Visit www.edmondsartsfestival.org.
Meeker Days Festival, Downtown Puyallup, the largest street festival in Pierce County. Visit www.puyallupmainstreet.com.
Museum of Northwest Art Annual Art Auction in LaConner. Preview: June 14. The museum's largest annual fundraiser -- for seasoned and novice art collectors -- Over 300 works by emerging through master artists. Visit www.museumofnwart.org.
June 22 - 23
Vashon Island Allied Arts Garden Tour will feature art related to the garden, 10am - 5pm. Visit www.vashonalliedarts.org.
June 28 - 30
Taste of Tacoma, Point Defiance Park. The ultimate family picnic. Fri. - Sat. 11am - 9pm, Sun. 11am - 8pm. Free shuttle from Tacoma Community College. Visit www.tasteoftacoma.com.
The Clymer Gala Art Auction at Suncadia Resort, will feature the "Best of the Best" Western Art. For information and reservations visit www.clymermuseum.org.
July 6 - 7
Choochokam, Langley's 38th annual festival of the arts. Free shuttle from and to the Clinton Ferry Terminal. Visit www.choochokam.org.
July 13 - 14
Camano Island Art by the Bay Fine Arts and Crafts Festival, 10am - 5pm. For location and more information visit www.stanwoodcamanoarts.com.
Pilchuck Glass School Campus Open House, Stanwood, Noon-5pm. Visit www.pilchuck.com.
July 19 - 21
Kirkland Uncorked, Kirkland's Waterfront Art Festival -- over 50 juried artists and craftspersons. Visit www.kirklanduncorked.com
Seafair Indian Days PowWow: arts and crafts, dancers, and salmon bake at the Daybreak Star Cultural Arts Center, Discovery Park. Call 206/285-4425.
Sequim Arts Studio Tour, in conjunction with the Sequim Lavender Farmers/Growers Festival features a dynamic group of North Olympic Peninsula artists. Visit www.sequimtour.org.
July 20 - 21
Gig Harbor Summer Art Festival on historic waterfront combines sunshine with art and music. Visit www.peninsulaartleague.com
July 20 - August 21
Art Show at Weyerhaeuser Bonsai Gardens, Federal Way, sponsored by the Rainier League of Arts, 10am - 5pm, closed Mondays. Call Glenda Wiffler at 253/926-0329.
July 26 - 28
Bellevue Festival of the Arts 67th Annual Year. One of, if not, the largest art fair in the country. Get there early. Downtown Bellevue, Fri. - Sat. 9:30am - 9:30pm, Sun. 9:30am - 6pm. Visit www.bellevuearts.org.
Kitsap Arts & Crafts Festival in Kingston. Call Kingston Chamber of Commerce at 360/297-3813 for information.
August 2 - 4
Anacortes Arts Festival: Bigger and better than ever. This festival takes over the entire town. Visit www.anacortesfestival.com.
August 2 - 25
Art Port Townsend 15th Annual Juried Art Festival, Northwind Art Center. Visit www.northwindarts.org.
August 9 - 11
Bainbridge Island Summer Studio Tour, 10am-6pm daily. Features regional artists in Local studios. Visit www.bistudiotour.com
August 10 - 11
Coupeville Arts & Crafts Festival on Whidbey Island. Call 360/678-3396.
August 16 - 18
Poulsbo Arts Festival. All kinds of arts and crafts. For information call 360/779-4848.
August 17 - 18
Fresh Paint Festival of Artists at Work - along the entire length of the promenade at the Port of Everett Marina, 1700 West Marine View Drive. Visit www.schack.org.
August 24 - 25
Port Townsend Annual Studio Tour, 10am-4pm. Visit www.artporttownsend.org.
August 31 - September 1
Lopez Island Artists' Studio Tour, 10am-5pm. Visit www.lopezisland.com/studio tour/
August 31 - September 2
Bumbershoot: Seattle's Music & Art Festival, Seattle Center. The biggest of its kind in North America. Visit www.bumbershoot.org.
September 1 - October 14
Quilt Walk in Laconner Shops. Visit www.laconnerquilts.com.
September 20 - 21
Vashon Island Allied Arts Annual Art Auction. Visit www.vashonalliedarts.org or Call 206/463-5131.
September 21 - 22
Edmonds Art Studio Tour. Visit 20 art studios, 10am-5pm. Visit www.edmondsartstudiotour.com
September 23 - November 15
After Labor Day, Lynnwood Arts Commission Juried Art Exhibit, Lynnwood Library Gallery, 19200 44th Ave. West, Lynnwood. Call 425/670-5732.
History Rocks Dinner Auction and Basket Social, Gig Harbor History Museum, 6pm. Contact Tami McDaniel at 253/858-6722 #3
September 28 - October 6
35th Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Art Show attracts top artists from throughour the region. Mountlake Terrace Library, 23300 58th Ave. West. Call Judy Ryan at 425/771-7068.
Late September - October
The Northwest ALL Glass Pumpkin Patches feature over 1,000 hand-blown pumpkins crafted by local glass artisans. Admission free, but pumpkins are for sale. Sept. 21, Molbaks-Woodinville, Sept. 28, Gig Harbor, Oct. 12, Issaquah, Oct. 19, Pt. Defiance Park, Tacoma. For rest of dates and information visit www.tacomaglassblowingstudio.com.
October 4 - 6
LaConner Annual Quilt Fest, Silent Auction. Visit www.laconnerquilts.com.
Schack-toberfest; Art & Harvest Festival. Festivities include glass pumpkin patch and "Make Your Own Pumpkin" in the hot shop. Schack Art Center, 2921 Hoyt Avenue, Everett. Free. Visit www.schack.org
October 5 - 6
ARTSTOCK celebrates arts of San Juan Island. Open studios and galleries. Visit www.artstocksanjuanisland.com
Issaquah Salmon Days Festival, 10am - 6pm in downtown Issaquah. Weekend of free fun with over 300 artists' booths. Visit www.salmondays.org.
Pilchuck Glass School Auction Gala Event: THE contemporary glass event of the year. Held at The Westin, Seattle. Auction tours Oct. 16 - 19 are free and open to the public. Preview Night events, Oct. 17. For reservations, time, and details visit www.pilchuck.com.
Art at Work: Tacoma Arts Month, one whole month to involve people in the arts; and showcase the collective talent in Tacoma. Visit www.artatworktacoma.com.
November 1 - 3
LaConner's 27th Annual "Arts Alive!" Weekend festival and invitational art show. Visit www.laconnerchamber.com
November 8 - 10
Art in the Woods Studio Tour throughout North Kitsap County. Visit www.cafnw.org/aitw.
November 29 - 30
Historic Fairhaven Holiday Festival and Open House, Bellingham, 5pm-9pm. Call Artwood at 360/647-1628 or visit www.fairhaven.com
Season of Lights Gala Festival of Trees benefits Children's Hospital Uncompensated Care Fund. Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Visit www.lettheseasonbegin.org.
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