Washington

Bumbershoot – Dates: Late August / Early September

“Seattle’s Music & Arts Festival is now in its 42nd year. Since 1971, Bumbershoot has drawn artists representing the best in music, film, comedy, spoken word, dance, theatre, performance, and visual arts to the Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend. North America’s largest urban arts festival, Bumbershoot takes place in the heart of the city at the 74-acre Seattle Center. Over 100,000 visitors from near and far spend the weekend reveling in the world of Bumbershoot, experiencing everything from regional favorites to international superstars across all arts disciplines.” – Submit to Perform

Capitol Hill Block Party – Dates: Late July

Chinook Music Festival – Dates: Mid September – Submit to Perform

Choochokam Arts Festival – Dates: Early July

“Choochokam Arts, as an organization, has taken a few twists and turns over the past four decades. The one thing that hasn’t changed is the community’s perspective on celebrating Langley’s rich arts history. Drawing in close to 16,000 people each year, Choochokam has become a community celebration through the many exhibitors that line our streets to the incredible musicians that play our stages.” – Submit to Perform

Decibel Festival – Dates: Late September

“With a focus on live performance, interactive multimedia art, state-of-the-art sound and technology based education, Decibel has solidified itself as one of the premier electronic music festivals and promotional organizations in the world.”

Olympia Acoustic Fest – Dates: Late March – Submit to Perform

Sasquatch Music Festival – Dates: Late May

“The Gorge Amphitheatre is an outdoor venue near the Columbia River located at 754 Silica Rd, George, Washington. It is a nine time winner of Pollstar Magazine’s award for Best Outdoor Music Venue and was nominated once again in 2011. The Gorge has played host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival for the past ten years.”

Seattle Hempfest – Dates: Mid August

“Objective and Purpose: To educate the public on the myriad of potential benefits offered by the Cannabis plant, including the medicinal, industrial, agricultural, economic, environmental, and other benefits and applications. In particular, Seattle Hempfest seeks to advance the cause of Cannabis policy reform through education, while advancing the public image of the Cannabis advocate or enthusiast through example.” – Submit to Perform

Spokane Pig Out in the Park Festival – Dates: Late August / Early September

Subdued Stringband Jamboree – Dates: Early to mid August – Submit to Perform

Summer Meltdown Festival – Dates: Early to mid August

Tinnabulation Music Festival – Dates: Early September

“Tinnabulation is Spokane’s largest music festival with 4 stages and 50+ bands. Located downtown at Riverfront Park and the Convention Center.”

Upstream Music Fest + Summit – Dates: Early June