Community Events

Arlington hosts many special events throughout the year. If you are interested in sponsoring a special event in Arlington, please contact the Recreation office at 360-403-3448. Community special events might include, but are not limited to, fun runs, auctions, parades, fairs, and events in parks and on public property.

View the 2020 event list document.

To post an event on our city website calendar use this form

  1. Summer Events
  2. Fall Events
  3. Annual Winter Events
  4. Annual Spring Events

Show & Shine Car Show

The car show is held on the second Saturday of June, Olympic Avenue fills with antique and classic cars. Sponsored by the Downtown Arlington Business Association.

Farmers Market

The Farmers Market is held each Saturday beginning June 1 and will continue through September 14, 2019.  Farmers and crafters sell their goods at Legion Park. Sponsored by Stilly Valley Chamber of Commerce

Frontier Days / Fourth of July

Every year Arlington celebrates Independence Day in a big way. Events are scheduled throughout the day starting with the Pedal Paddle Puff Triathlon, Kiwanis Auction, entertainment, a Grand Parade, a Kiddies Parade, the Duck Dash, and ending with a fireworks display. Check the city's calendar on the homepage for more information or the Facebook Page:
Parade application:

Arlington Street Fair

The Arlington Street Fair will be July 12-14, 2019.

KORNSTALK at the  Legion Park Stage

Arlington Fly-In Balloon and Airplane Festival

The Arlington Airport hosts the Arlington Fly In . The new dates for the event are: August 16-18, 2019. Hundreds of planes to view, hot air balloons, experimental aircraft, daily air shows, camping, and more.

Shakespeare in the Park

Bring a comfy chair or blanket to Terrace Park and enjoy Last Leaf Production's presentation of classic plays by William Shakespeare. Sponsored by the City of Arlington.
"As You Like It"  July 6 at  6pm at Legion Park, 114 N Olympic Ave. (new location for 2019)

Music at Legion Park

Music in the Park is sponsored by the City of Arlington (unless noted). The City is able provide free concerts in the park with funding from the City’s hotel tax fund. Concerts will be held at Legion Park downtown in 2019.  Located at 114 N Olympic Ave.

Movies at Olympic Theater

Presented by the City of Arlington, free admission. Made possible in part by assistance from the City of Arlington Hotel-Motel Tax Fund. 

Airort Appreciation Day

Airport Appreciation Day is Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 at the Airport Office.

Art at Legion Park

Second Saturday and Sunday in September at Legion Park. Presented by Arlington Arts Council.

Dragstrip Reunion Car Show

The Dragstrip Reunion Car Show event at Arlington Airport, is held the  Saturday after Labor Day. 

Red Rooster Route Family Farms

Take a day trip to North Snohomish County farms nestled in the rich soil of the gateway to the Cascade Mountain Loop Scenic Highway Stop and enjoy the ambiance of each farm. You will find seasonal Nurseries, Gift Shops, B&B, Farm Markets, Ice cream, Espresso, Certified Organic Farm, Wagon Rides, Animals, Restaurant and Horse Arena, Sheep Handling-Border Collie Event, U-pick/We pick luscious Fruits and Veggies, Corn Maze, Pumpkins, Christmas Trees and Wreaths. Check out Various Farm Festivals, Events, and enjoy the local Pioneer Museum.
Seasonal Farms Open: June - December