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.

Please check  2018 Events Document (PDF) for current listings.

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 July 7 and will continue through September 8, 2018.  Farmers and crafters sell their goods at Legion Park. 

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 13-15, 2018.

Arlington Fly-In

The Arlington Airport hosts the Arlington Fly In event each July, the week after July 4th, July 6-8, 2018. Hundreds of planes to view, hot air balloons, experimental aircraft, daily air shows, camping, and more.

Outdoor Movies in the Park

Bring a blanket for seating. This event is funded by City of Arlington Tourism Grant and sponsorship from Secret Harbor 
July 6- Star Wars the Last Jedi at the Fly-In Event at dark (9pm) free entrance to movie
July 12 - Early Man at Terrace Park at 9pm
July 19 - Peter Rabbit at Terrace Park at 9pm

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.
King Lear- June 30 at 6pm at Terrace Park Amphitheater (bottom of park)

Music in the Park

Music in the Park is sponsored by the City of Arlington. The City is able provide free concerts in the park with funding from the City’s hotel tax fund. The first 4 Thursday evenings at 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Terrace Park.
August 2- Mojo Cannon
August 9- Hillary & Kate, sponsored by Arlington Calvary
August 16 - Metal Shop (Heavy Metal)
August 23- Harvey Creek Band (Arlington Locals Country and more)

Airport Appreciation Day

Airport Appreciation Day is Saturday, August 26, 2017 at the Airport Office.

Art in the 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 on the second Saturday in September.

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 ambience 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