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. To post an event on our city website calendar email

Arlington Update Newsletter Summer 2023
Event list 2023

Upcoming Events:

  • Arlington Farmers Markets Saturdays, 10am to 2pm at Legion Park in downtown Arlington May 13 to September
  • Kid's Health and Safety Day at the Arlington Farmers Market May 13
  • Show and Shine Car Show, Saturday, June 10 on Olympic Avenue downtown, sponsored by Downtown Arlington Business Association  

July Fourth activities

Street Fair Entertainment

Friday July 7
11am to 12:30pm             Voices of the Village
1pm to 2:30pm               Old Time Fiddlers
3pm to 5pm                    MoonPie Ramblers

Saturday July 8
10am to 11:30am             Uncle Doug Cooper music
Noon to 1pm                    Mariachi Fiesta Mexicana
2pm to 3:30pm               Rich & Jeff, a musical duo
4pm to 6pm                    Cloud Cover Band

 Sunday, July 9   
11am to 12:30pm             Marcia Kester music
1pm to 2pm                     Henny Penny, children’s theater

Shakespeare at Terrace Park

July 16 at 6:00 p.m. Presented by Last Leaf Productions
Terrace Park, on the terraces,809 E. Fifth Street.

Shakespeare’s battle of the sexes, “The Taming of the Shrew” meets “Mad Men” in this production of the classic battle of wits between Petruchio and Katharina set in the 1950’s.  Petruchio’s friend, Lucentio, is all set to marry Bianca, the younger daughter of a wealthy Padua merchant.  But Bianca’s father refuses to let her marry before her shrewish older sister, Katharina, finds a husband.  Enter Petruchio who is determined to marry into wealth no matter what his potential wife is like.  He must charm the skeptical Katharina for any of their well-laid plans can succeed.

Music at Legion Park

Legion Park, 114 N Olympic Ave., Downtown Arlington
Made possible in part by  assistance from the City of Arlington Hotel-Motel tax fund. 


Fri. June 9, 6pm                              Danny Vernon’s Illusion of Elvis

Sat. June 17, 6pm                            Altered 90s band

Sat. June 24, 6pm                           MoonPie Ramblers

Fri. July 7, 11am-5pm                       Street Fair music

Sat. July 8, 10am-6pm                    Street Fair music

Sun. July 9, 11am-12:30pm              Street Fair music

Sat. July 15, 6pm                               Aardvarks Utd.

Sat. July 22, 6pm                              Stilly River Lockdown

Sat. July 29, 6pm                              North by Northwest

Sat. Aug 5, 6pm                                Vandalls Band

Sat. Aug 12, 6pm                               Harvey Creek Band

Sat. Aug 19, 6pm                               Stilly River Lockdown

Sat. Aug 26                                         Art in the Park music:
                                                               10am Pacific Northwest Taiko drumming 
                                                               12-2pm  Oyster Bay Band
                                                               3-5pm  Denny & the Jeffs
                                                               6-8pm Randy Norris & the Fun Degree Band

Sun. Aug 27                                        Art in the Park music:
                                                               2pm Bonfire with Bonnie Rose & Pete Frothingham