Festivals & Events

Crowd at Music at the marina with band

Cool things happen in Everett. View seasonal and upcoming Everett events below, or view our more calendar of day-to-day happenings in Everett to discover all kinds of fun and exciting things to do.

It's always good practice to call ahead or visit the business' website to check updated hours. Be patient, be kind, stay healthy.

WINTERTIDE 2023 - Everett's holiday season

Throughout November and December, you can find a delightful offering of festive activities across the city of Everett! This Wintertide Season features Art & Music, Family Fun, Ice Skating, Local Shopping, and way to support our community from Stuff A Bus events, food drives, and more.

View the variety of Wintertide Events

Schack Holiday Exhibition 2023

November 22 - January 6

Featuring the 70th Anniversary of the R.O.K & U.S. Alliance and the Korean American Artists Association of Washington State (KAAW) 32nd Members’ Exhibition. 

Shop for unique gifts from our Annual Holiday Art Exhibition, including a large mix of regional glass, ceramic, wood and jewelry artists. While you’re here, enjoy the KAAW Members’ Exhibition!

Learn more on the Schack website

Seattle Men's Chorus - A TREEmendous Holiday

December 3 at 2 p.m. at the Everett Civic Auditorium

It’s time to ho ho ho with the Seattle Men's Chorus as they return to the Everett Civic Auditorium on Sunday, Dec 3 for A TREEmendous Holiday! A joyful holiday celebration filled with seasonal favorites and the PNW’s gayest sing-along!

Learn more and buy Seattle Men's Chorus tickets

Pacific Ice Community Ice Rink at the Port of Everett

November 25, 2023 - January 8, 2024

Swedish Pancakes made by Norwegians

Second Saturdays, / December 9 from 8 - 11 a.m.

Everett's Sons of Norway lodge, known as Normanna, hosts Pancake Breakfasts on the second Saturday. There will be a sit down option as well as a drive-thru option to get Swedish pancakes, strawberries, and ham.  Alle er velkomme!

Keep up with them via their Facebook Page

Engage Everett

December 13, Second Wednesdays at 4:30 p.m. 

Enjoy casual networking and a presentation from a local company, nonprofit, or business. 

Learn more via the Engage Everett website

Everett Art Walk

December 21

spring/SUMMER 2024 EVENTS

Wendt and Mayor's Arts Awards

April 11, 2024

Each year we celebrate art and artists in our Everett community while honoring Richard and Nancy Wendt for their contributions to Everett's arts and culture during their lifetimes, and other people and organizations contributions their gifts to better our community. Nominations for artists, arts organizations, art educators, and arts catalysts are open now through December 29, 2023. 

Learn more about the arts awards! 

NOMINATE an artist or arts organization for their contributions to Everett's arts scene.

Everett Farmers Market

Sundays, May through October- 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Everett Farmers Market is the place to get the best produce, flowers, homemade gifts and so many more beautiful things. You can find all the best local honey, baked goods, and locally grown produce and flowers, and that's only a few of the amazing things you'll find every Sunday in downtown Everett.

Learn more about the Everett Farmers Market!

Fisherman's Village Music Festival 

Third weekend in May

Fisherman's Village is Everett's beloved annual outdoor music festival. Located in the heart of downtown, FVMF features fun for the whole family and affordable tickets. The 2023 lineup was awesome. We cannot wait for it to come back next year.

Learn more about Fisherman's Village Music Festival!

Cruizin' to Colby

Memorial Day Weekend

A tradition on Colby to bring in the hot rods. Watch or participate in the slow cruise on Sunday night, and then the full Show and Shine on the Memorial Day holiday on Monday.

Learn more about Cruizin' to Colby!

Artists' Garage Sale

June 1, 2024

Looking to get artwork at a great bargain or looking to expand your collection? Then the Schack's Artists’ Garage sale is meant for you! Artists are clearing out their garages and studios to make way for new masterpieces, which means you get in on some great deals. Find that perfect piece for your collection (or a perfect gift), including glass, ceramics, watercolors, oil, photography, recycled art and much more. Located on Hoyt outside of the Schack Art Center, bargain your way to the sales and see what types of deals you can find. 

Learn more about the Schack's Artists' Garage Sale!


June 7-9, 2024 - Friday through Sunday

Sorticulture is a three-day event hosted by the City of Everett that celebrates all things garden and the outdoors. The festival celebrates the Pacific Northwest with garden art, local plants and flowers and handmade outdoor products (the kettle corn is a great perk too). Whether you are looking for that specific rare plant to complete your garden or just enjoying the scenery, there’s lots to look at and buy to take your home and garden to the next level.  

Learn more about Everett's Garden Festival called Sorticulture!

Everett Pride

June 15, 2024

City of Everett's Fourth of July Festival 

July 4, 2024

With activities for the kiddos, live music, and a breathtaking view of Puget Sound, there’s plenty to celebrate the Fourth with the whole family.  

Learn more about the city-sponsored Fourth of July Festival!

Fourth of July Parade

July 4, 2024

Everett's annual Fourth of July parade returned in 2023, supported by volunteers with the 4th of July Foundation. 

Learn more about the parade and find out ways to help support it in future years!!

Jetty Island Days

July 5-September 1, 2024

Jetty Island Days is provided in partnership by the Port of Everett, City of Everett and Snohomish County, bringing nearly 50,000 visitors to the island every summer.

Learn more about boating to Jetty Island 

Music at the Marina 

Thursdays in July and August

Grab an extra chair, boat or blanket for a chance to join the crowd and listen to local artists, and don’t forget your dancing shoes. Whether on the water or right by the stage, you get to enjoy the music of some of the hottest local artists all summer long (the beautiful marina is pretty great too). And we can’t forget about the food trucks and beer garden that are there to satisfy your cravings. 

Learn more about Music at the Marina!

Everett 3on3 

July 13 - 14, 2024

Everett 3 on 3 takes over the streets of downtown Everett with Center Court at Hewitt and Colby.  Think about creating a team of three, come up with a great name, and show off your skills as you face others in the game of basketball in 2024. Not only is there the basketball tournament, there’s other contests to participate in as well: 3 Point Shot Contest, Everett Downtown Storage Skills Challenge and Slam Dunk contest. Be a part of the fun or come to cheer on your favorite players and teams!

Learn more about this basketball event!

Salty Sea Days


Downtown Everett Association's summer block party, Salty Sea Days, is a family-friendly community event in the streets of Downtown Everett. 

Learn more about Salty Sea Days!

Sail in Cinema

Fridays in July and August

Friday nights at the Port of Everett’s Boxcar Park, the Port of Everett’s Sail-in Cinema is the only waterfront movie series in Snohomish County, offering free, family-friendly movies.  

Learn more and see the movie schedule!

Nubian Jam

Last Saturday in July

Celebrate Everett's diversity and enjoy a day of family fun, music, community and African American culture. Includes inspirational speakers, dance and varied live performances, art, shopping, food and more. 

Learn more about Nubian Jam!

Mother of All Garage Sales

1st Saturday in August

100 homes in 1 neighborhood. Start at the tip of the peninsula by Legion Park and work your way south through Northwest Neighborhood to the Bayside Neighborhood. So many homes have treasures to sell. Food can be found at Drew Nielsen Park, or down on the waterfront. Portapotties are scattered throughout, too. Bring your cash (some accept cards) or simply window shop.

Learn more about Northwest's Mother of All Garage Sales

Upper Left Beer & Food Truck Festival & Everett Makers Market


Great beer, great food, great shopping, and great fun! Find them at their new home on Wetmore Avenue between Hewitt and Wall Streets.

Learn more about this beer and food truck event!

Everett's Street Tunes


The City of Everett invites you to tinkle the ivories on a selection of painted pianos to help you channel your inner Mozart or Elton John. Young and old, novice and professional, are all welcome to take part in the fun. This program began in 2010 and after a long Covid-19 hiatus, it was back in 2023. 

Learn more about Street Tunes

Sip on the Sound at the Port of Everett


Sip and walk around the scenic Port of Everett Marina & Waterfront Place.  The festival celebrates world-class Washington wineries, craft cocktails, international spirit flights, beer and bubbles, all as a fundraiser to support local youth boating programs.

Learn more about this waterfront wine festival!

Dahlia Show


Catch the display of more than 2,500 dahlias as single blooms, triple blooms, 5-blooms, in baskets, and in artistic arrangements. Find the flowers in Floral Hall at Forest Park. Appropriate, right?

Learn more via Snohomish County Dahlia Society's Facebook Page

Fresh Paint 


Be the art collector you have always wanted to be. Fresh Paint, hosted by the Schack Art Center, is the summer’s biggest art festival where you can purchase art directly from the artists themselves - fresh off the easel! Explore over 100 booths, live music and so much more while you watch artists at work create one-of-a-kind pieces. Who doesn’t love local art and a great time? Explore your creativity.

Learn more about Fresh Paint!

SculptureWalk - Two Day Exhibition


This is Evergreen Arboretum and Garden's captivating two-day outdoor sculpture exhibition offered in conjunction with Northwest Stone Sculptors Association (NWSSA). This event is a feast for the senses, showcasing an array of exquisite sculptures created by talented member artists of the NWSSA.

Learn more about the SculptureWalk at the Arboretum

Port of Everett Working Waterfront Harbor Tours

July and August

The Port of Everett offers Working Waterfront Harbor Tours on Fridays in July and August aboard the 60-passenger Jetty Island Ferry. The guided tour explores the diverse roles the Port of Everett plays along the waterfront from the operation of its international seaport, public marina facilities, real estate development, environmental stewardship, public access, and more! Reservations are required.

Learn more about Port Tours on their website!

Wheels on the Waterfront

Last Saturday in August

The Wheels On The Waterfront car show is held at the Port of Everett’s Boxcar Park. The show, which features classic cars, trucks and bikes, benefits the Providence Regional Cancer Partnership. Enjoy live music, food, raffle prizes and more!

Learn more at wheelsonthewaterfront.net

Delta Art Experience


Everett’s most accessible art market features live music and mural painting, food trucks, a mural walking tour map, a pop-up art display.