Eat. Dance. Drink. Play. Held in mid-September, the Taste of Lynwood is presented by the owners, merchants, friends and neighbors of the Lynwood Center Neighborhood and is an opportunity to give back to those whose patronage contributes to the vibrancy of this special place. There is live, free music all day!
Down home, small town America! Live music and dancing under the gazebo, alder-smoked salmon dinner, a wine and beer garden, shellfish delicacies galore and the star: geoduck! While there you can stroll down the road to George Kenny's Chainsaw Carving School!.
Our Armed Forces Day Parade held in Bremerton is the largest and longest running Armed Forces Day Parade in the nation. There is a Heroes’ Barbeque that provides a free hot dog, chips and soda to all active-duty, reserve, retired and veteran service personnel. Parade includes all branches of the military, police and firefighters, youth organizations, dignitaries, commercial businesses, car clubs and more.
Art In The Woods is a unique, self-guided studio tour throughout the North Kitsap area in November. The second weekend of November each year visitors are invited into the actual studios to see and purchase current work, view demonstrations of the processes and visit with the artists.
Celebrate the beauty and craftsmanship of local, handmade art in August and December! In these free, self-guided art shows on Bainbridge Island you will see regional artists jury in to the summer and winter art shows, and sell their work at Island artists’ studios and historic community halls. When you visit the studios, you’ll see some works in progress, raw materials, tools, and perhaps some inspiration mixed in with a little sawdust.
Held over Labor day weekend, the Blackberry Festival takes over Bremerton's picturesque waterfront with live music from their main stage and tons of vendors stretched all along the boardwalk! Additionally, at 2nd & Washington there is the "Chalk Art Gallery" where artists of all ages are invited to come and do their best chalk art! While enjoying this event, go up topside to 4th & Pacific to visit the Wayzgoose Kitsap Arts Festival!
The 21+ Brewfest is a two day event on the Bremerton waterfront in July! This year they will feature 36 Washington breweries pouring more than 100 craft beers. To celebrate the Summer, our Washington brewers will be focusing on fruit infused beers!
Chief Seattle Days is a 3-day public festival held in August that was established in 1911 to honor chief Seattle, a famous leader of the Suquamish People for whom the City of Seattle was named. This event includes activities such as the traditional salmon bake, canoe races, baseball tournaments, drumming and dancing, and a memorial service for Chief Seattle at his gravesite in Suquamish.