Special Events

Staff Contact

Sarah Sandquist

Volunteer & Special Events Supervisor

Email / (425) 398-8900





Community Calendar

Sponsorship Opportunities

Volunteers at Event


Special Events in Kenmore are expanding and so is the opportunity to get involved in your local community. Events gather a community together, help educate and enlighten, and foster community pride. New events are added frequently, check in often to this events web page to stay updated on all the fun activities happening in Kenmore in 2016.



April 22, 23 & 24

Beautify Kenmore

A day to “give back” to the community. Celebrate Earth Day by picking up litter or beautifying the common space around your neighborhood. Additional details to come.




July 4            

4th of July Fireworks Show     

8:00pm  Fireworks Show fires at 10:00pm

Log Boom Park

NE 175th Street & 61st Avenue NE, Kenmore


Watch the night sky light up and have a fun-filled Fourth of July! The Kenmore Fireworks Show presented by Frank Lumber blasts off at 10 p.m. from the Log Boom Park pier (17415 61st Ave NE). Prior to the fireworks show, join in the festivities with fun activities and food vendors from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event is free and all you need to bring is a blanket or chair!

Featured Vendors:

  • Spot Hot Dogs and Brats
  • Cat House Pizza
  • Chillz
  • Uncle Stinky’s Magic – Light up wearable products and toys

Event parking is available at the following locations:

  • Street parking along NE 175th Street
  • Uplake Professional Center, 5723 NE Bothell Way
  • Church of the Redeemer, 6211 NE 182nd Street
  • The Vine Church, 6214 NE Bothell Way (limited)


As a reminder, personal fireworks are prohibited in Kenmore city limits.



July 7th – August 11th

Kenmore Summer Concert Series

Thursdays, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

St. Edward State Park

14445 Juanita Drive, N.E., Kenmore

FREE admission and parking! Discover Pass not required for concertgoers starting at 4:30 p.m.


Clap your hands and stomp your feet, the Kenmore Summer Concert Series is back and you’re in for a treat!


2016 schedule:

July 7: Royal Jelly Jive (Soul jive)


July 14: JP Hennessy (Blues guitar)


Laney Jones and the Spirits (Americana)


July 21: LoveBomb Go-Go Marching Band (Marching band party)


July 28: The Tillers (Roots)


August 4: Napua and Friends with the Rainbow of Hawaii dancers (Hawaiian)


August 11: Clinton Fearon & Boogie Brown Band (Reggae)



August 2nd

National Night Out Against Crime

6 p.m. - 9 p.m. 

Kenmore City Hall

18120 68th Ave NE 


Join the Kenmore Police Department for the annual National Night Out Against Crime. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at City Hall and includes free food, home and personal safety information, and activities. All ages are encouraged to attend!


National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and send a message to criminals, letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.


August 13th    

Kenmore Play Day

10 am – 2 pm
Rhododendron Park
6910 NE 170th Street, Kenmore

This popular, free community event offers kids of all ages an opportunity to discover the fun of play by participating in a variety of activity booths. Stay tuned for details.


December 3

Christmas Tree Lighting Festival

The City's Tree Lighting Festival is fun for the entire family! Stay tuned for details.






Thank you to our 2016 Sponsors! 


Presenting Sponsors: Frank Lumber

Sponsors: Bastyr University, BowWow Fun Towne, Buyers Choice, Cooley Smiles, Kenmore Grocery Outlet, Kenmore Camera, Kenmore Pediatric Dentistry, Northshore Utility District, Patrick Fitzgerald State Farm, Puget Sound Energy, Republic Services, Snapdoodle Toys, The Spencer 68 Apartments + Lofts

Last updated: Mon, 06/27/2016 - 11:55am