See art, make art and buy art at the 72nd annual Bellevue Arts Museum Artsfair. Packed with an amazing lineup of artists and exciting community programs for all ages, Artsfair is one of the largest and most anticipated festivals of the year.
The 6th Street Fair brings the original work of more than 100 artists to Bellevue in an open-air showcase of sculpture, jewelry, home decor, wood and glass work, fabrics and more. The event presents an eclectic mix of outstanding arts and crafts and provides the opportunity to discover the perfect treasure, from baskets and beadwork to paintings and pottery.
Celebrating its 34th year in 2018, the Bellevue Festival of Arts features 200 of the most talented and popular artisans, musicians and craftspeople from the Northwest and beyond. The event takes place the last full weekend in July in downtown Bellevue along with the two art fairs, Bellevue Art Museum's Artsfair and Bellevue's 6th Street Fair.
The Farmers Market is composed of its own unique mix of vendors offering seasonal fruits and vegetables, cut flowers, fresh meats, one-of-a-kind artisan goods and tasty cuisine. All BFM vendors grow and make the products they sell, and everything sold at the market comes from within the great state of Washington. Whether you are looking for fresh ingredients, a grab-and-go meal or a gift for someone special—BFM has it all.
BAM's Free First Friday program offers free admission to the museum the first Friday of each month. The museum has extended hours from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. and offers special lectures, tours, presentations and programming throughout the day. BellevueArts.org
A PNW tradition, Seafair Weekend Festival is the unofficial greater Seattle area holiday. Join the excitement and watch the renowned Blue Angels in the sky, hydroplane races, as well as fun for the whole family. Celebrate with family, food, drinks and fun on the water Aug. 3-5. Seafair.com
Join BAM for a fun arts activity every Saturday in the Museum Forum. These drop-in art activities are connected to exhibitions and seasonal themes, and are carefully planned to inspire creativity, cooperation and learning. Best for ages 4-10. Supplies may be limited. First come, first served. BellevueArts.org
The City of Bellevue Parks & Community Services has partnered with Charles Schwab and Viome, Inc. to bring you this outdoor movie series at Bellevue Downtown Park. Join your friends and family for a night of free admission and free popcorn. The series also features eight nonprofit agencies, one per week. The audience can participate by donating to the many programs and services the agency provides to our community-in-need. Bellevue.com
The Seattle Polo & Equestrian Club is bringing all the excitement of polo events in other parts of the country to Seattle. Experience the thunder of horses running full speed and the skill of players from around the world as they hit the ball downfield. There is no other event like the Seattle Polo Party so dress to impress and be prepared for the highlight social event of the summer. SeattlePoloParty.com
Sponsored by Acton Academy and the Acton School of Business, the Children's Business Fair is the opportunity for children to launch their very own business. The kids develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at a one-day marketplace.
Featuring a wide variety of sculpture and garden art, the 7th Annual Arts in the Garden is an evening of refreshments as well as gourmet wood-fired Neapolitan pizza and salads from Tutta Bella Bellevue’s Food Truck. Join the fun Saturday at 2 p.m. to meet gardening expert Ciscoe Morris. Arts in the Garden, held Aug. 25-26, benefits the Bellevue Botanical Garden Society, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting in the programs at the Bellevue Botanical Garden. BellevueBotanical.org