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 2019 Events Document for current listings.
To post an event on our city website calendar use this form.
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.
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: https://www.facebook.com/ArlingtonJuly4/
Parade application: https://www.stillyvalleychamber.com Opens a New Window.
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
Trick or Treating on Olympic Avenue sponsored by downtown businesses. Costume contest at Legion Park. Saturday before Halloween.
Veterans Day Parade
Sponsored by VFW and American Legion on Veterans Day, November 11th at 11 a.m.
Tree Lighting and Shop Small event: Saturday after Thanksgiving
Santa Parade: First Saturday in December
Santa arrives in Arlington on a horse drawn carriage in our Santa parade the first Saturday in December. Santa is available for visits at Legion Park Enjoy many holiday festivities including a tree lighting ceremony. Sponsored by City of Arlington and Lifeway Church. Wagon Rides sponsored by Downtown Arlington Business Association.
Arlington Stillaguamish Eagle Festival
Arlington is home to many eagles that nest near the Stillaguamish River. The Eagle Festival is presented the first Saturday in February of each year. Many fun activities for all ages to gain awareness of the environment. Sponsored by City of Arlington and other organizations.
Easter Egg Hunt
The date of this event falls on the Saturday before Easter. Located at the Arlington Airport, enter off of 172nd Street on 51st Avenue
The City celebrates Arbor Day each year in April. More information will be posted.
McClinchy Mile Bike Ride
The McClinchy Mile Bike Ride is on April 27, 2019.
Memorial Day Parade
Memorial Day Parade is held on Memorial Day at 10 a.m. and is sponsored by the American Legion. The parade is held on Olympic Avenue.