Summer is on the horizon, bringing with it a vibrant array of festivals primed to ignite your senses. From tantalizing foodie extravaganzas to arts and crafts showcases, the season ahead is flush with excitement. Whether you fancy delectable bites, crave to unearth the talents of local artisans, or simply yearn for sun-soaked adventures with cherished companions, the summer festival scene has something in store for you. With an abundance of experiences awaiting, get ready to craft unforgettable moments that will linger in your heart for years to come!

Summer Fest - Picnic in the Park & More


Summer Fest 2024 is a season-long, all-ages, free celebration of community togetherness and history held at Fort Vancouver National Site. The event's variety of activities appeals to a wide range of interests and invites the public to enjoy and interact with the city's signature historic site. Events include visual art activities, the July Picnic in the Park, twice-monthly Porch Concerts featuring local music, and more. Groups performing will represent different cultural traditions in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. 

4 Days of Aloha

July 25-28, 2024

Let the islands transport you to a world of tropical bliss right where you are. Experience a vibrant burst of color, culture, and authentic Hawaiian spirit at the 4 Days of Aloha festival. Celebrating the best of Hawaiian culture, food, dance, and crafts, each day of the festival promises something unique and exciting. Events will be held at both Esther Short Park and Clark College, offering fun for the whole Ohana (family), from Keiki (children) to Kupuna (elders). Enjoy traditional Hawaiian Pāʻina, hula, and craft workshops, sway to the rhythm during concerts in the park, witness mesmerizing dance performances, and partake in the multi-cultural celebration. Come join us for an unforgettable celebration of all things Hawaiian right here in the heart of the Pacific Northwest.

The Craft Beer & Wine Fest

August 9-11, 2024

Sip, Savor, Repeat: Dive back into the ultimate celebration of Pacific Northwest craft beverages at the Craft Beer & Wine Fest! Get ready to fascinate your taste buds with an impressive selection of beer, wine and spirits, all while sinking yourself in the lively atmosphere filled with music, art, crafts, and delectable eats. This three-day extravaganza promises a feast for the senses, featuring tastings, workshops, and exhibitions showcasing the creativity and skill of the region's top brewers, winemakers, and mixologists, with over 100 wines and 100 craft brews to explore, complemented by live performances throughout the weekend. There's something new to discover with each visit. Don't miss out on this unforgettable experience!

Vancouver USA Music & Arts Festival 

August 2-4, 2024

Get ready to mark your calendars. The Vancouver USA Arts & Music Festival is making its triumphant return to Vancouver! Bursting with excitement, this free event welcomes all ages to experience the magic of award-winning musicians, regional visual artists, and local performers. Esther Short Park and downtown Vancouver transform into a vibrant hub of culture and entertainment. Join the City of Vancouver and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (VSO) for three days of music and art celebrations inspired by the essence of America. Downtown Vancouver will be alive with the rhythm of creativity. Explore art walks and engage in family-friendly activities, making it an inviting weekend adventure for everyone. 


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Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival

August 23-25, 2024

The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is back again with its irresistible blend of artistry and flavor! Set against the picturesque backdrop of downtown Vancouver's Esther Short Park, this annual event invites you to indulge in the finest wines and culinary creations while grooving to the melodies of jazz legends. Embodying the creative essence of the Pacific Northwest, this festival is a mesmerizing fusion of music, visual arts, performing arts, and enology. Join us for an enchanting celebration showcasing the very best of wine and jazz that the region has to offer! 

Tacos in the Park

Sept 6-8, 2024

Why limit the taco love to just Tuesdays when you can dive into a taco-bliss all weekend at Tacos in the Park? Grab a seat and submerge yourself in live music, complemented by a diverse selection of locally crafted brews, cider, and agave tequila! Indulge, relax, and contribute to a great cause as we raise funds for the Arc of SW Washington. Prepare to tantalize your taste buds with an array of the region's most distinctive tacos, expertly crafted by top local vendors. It's time to savor, sip, and support the community in style!

Other Festivals Happening in Clark County:  

Harvest Days Parade & Festival 


Plan a family-friendly weekend in Battle Ground and experience a variety of exciting activities! Start by attending the Harvest Nights Cruise, where you can watch classic cars roll down Main Street. The next day, enjoy the Harvest Days Parade and Vendor Fair, where you can witness vibrant parade floats, indulge in delicious food, and browse through a selection of local and handcrafted items. This festive event promises to be a treat for all ages, so don't miss out on the fun!


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Ridgefield Multicultural Festival

September 7, 2024

Celebrate the diverse community of Clark County at Overlook Park in Ridgefield at the Multicultural Festival. This festival promises to be a fun-filled day with a range of activities, including live performances, art and craft workshops, First Saturday events, and a farmers' market showcasing locally grown fruits and vegetables, artisanal goods, and delicious food and gifts. Enjoy a day of family-friendly fun while celebrating the unique cultures that make up the area's wonderful community.