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Salmon Days Festival 2019

  • Downtown Issaquah Association 232 Front Street North Issaquah, WA, 98027 United States (map)

Please join me at for the 50th Annual Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 2019, October 5-6th 10am – 6pm

The Greater Issaquah Chamber is proud to produce the largest 2-Day festival in the state – Salmon Days. Salmon Days is a long-standing family friendly event that started 49 years ago to educate in a fun and engaging way, via the spectacle of Salmon returning to the Issaquah Creek to spawn.

Salmon Days is not only fun it is Award winning!
o Seafair Sanctioned Event
o 425 Magazine voted Salmon Days as Best Festival for 2018
o Travel Channel announced Salmon Days as the Best Festival in Washington for 2018

Salmon Days is packed full of splashing great shopping, fintastic food, fishy fun and more! Check it out!
• The Grande Parade on Saturday October 5th beginning at 10am features more than 100 entries, including floats, clowns, marching bands, equestrian entries, school groups, and dance teams. Register at:
• This year’s parade Grand Marshal is Bryan Clay, the “World’s Greatest Athlete”/ Decathlon Gold and Silver Medalist and Issaquah resident.
• Over 50 food vendors representing foods from around the world
• 300 juried arts and crafts vendors offering every unique gift and treasure you could imagine
• The Kiwanis salmon barbeque - a perennial favorite
• Entertainment abounds with 40 plus musical bands playing on four stages and family friendly entertainment
• The Main stage features a beer garden and covered area with big screen to view sporting events
• Sip to Save The Salmon Wine Tasting featuring local wineries, breweries and cideries
• Farmers Market with 30 fresh fall-produce and local maker food booths
• Young attendees have tons of free activities in the Field of Fun including inflatables, face painting, fish prints, tile painting, trampoline jumping, gaga ball, and more!
• The ever-popular Dock Dogs
• Free Tours of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
• Streaming Live Lounge – an outdoor venue designed specifically for teens. Teen bands, DJ, Rock Climbing, Corn hole games, and more!
• All ages Carnival at the Target parking lot, sponsored by The Commons
• All ages 5K run put on by the Issaquah Rotary Sunday morning
• Go Green! We are a plastic bag and balloon free event utilizing compostable containers with our food vendors.

For additional information about please visit our website:

Thank you to our community partners: The City of Issaquah, Issaquah Arts Commission, Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH), Kiwanis Club of Issaquah, Issaquah Rotary, Issaquah Senior Center and Issaquah History Museums.

The mission of The Greater Issaquah Chamber of Commerce is to be the catalyst for business growth, the convener of leaders and influencers, and the champion for the business community.

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Ballard Seafood Festival 2019
Later Event: November 9
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