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At 119 years the Sequim Irrigation Festival is the oldest continuing festival in Washington State. The festival was held in downtown Sequim, located in Clallam County. The 2014 festival will be from May 2nd through May 11th, and have many events for the entire family. A printable copy of the events is now available.

Irrigation Festival Pageant

Photo by Ernst Ulrich SchaferSaturday, March 1, 2014, 7pm
Sequim High School Auditorium

This is a scholarship event to select the royalty that will be the best representatives for Sequim in the Community and accompany the float as it travels around the state.

Kick Off Dinner and Auction

Saturday, March 22, 2014, 5pm
Club Seven Room at Seven Cedars Casino

This is a major fund raising event for the festival as well as the first introduction of the 2014 Royalty, Pioneers, and Grand Marshal. 2014 Festival Pins as well as many donated items are auctioned during this event.

Crazy Callen Weekend

Friday May 2, 2014 to Sunday, May 4, 2014

Events associated with Crazy Callen Weekend include:

  • Crazy Daze Breakfast
  • First Friday Artwalk
  • Family Fun Days
  • Kids Parade
  • Street Fair
  • Fund the Float Dance
  • Sequim Farmer's Market
  • Sequim Arts Juried Art Show
  • Sequim High School Operetta - "The Sound of Music"

Crazy Daze Breakfast

Friday, May2, 2014, 7am
Sunland Golf and Country Club

Breakfast in spirit of Crazy Callen with awards given to best skits. Many come in costume and other just to enjoy those that do.

First Friday Art Walk

Friday, May 2, 2014, 5pm-8pm
Downtown Sequim

The First Friday Art Walk Sequim is a fun and free self-guided tour of local art galleries, artist's studios, the Museum and Arts Center, and alternative art venues in Sequim on the First Friday of every month.

Family Fun Day

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9am - 5pm
Washington Street between Sequim Avenue and 2nd Avenue

Businesses and non-profits from around Sequim will have booths along Washington Street and offer activities and events for kids and their families.

Kids Parade

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10am
Downtown Sequim

Parade for kids 12 years and younger. Prizes are awarded.

Street Fair

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10am - 5pm
Sunday, May 4, 2014, 10am - 4pm
Bell Street between Sequim Avenue & 2nd Avenue

2014 will be the 24th year for the Street Fair, a 2 day event that provides an opportunity for artisans and crafters to display and sell hand-crafted items.  Many join us each year for crafts, live local entertainment and food.

Sequim Farmer's Market

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9am - 3pm
Corner Washington Street and Sequim Avenue

The Sequim Farmer's Market will again be present at the Irrigation Festival. What better combination than an age old agricultural celebration and a market for present day farmers and artisans. There will also be hot food, baked goods and more delicious vittles.

Sequim High School Operetta: "The Sound of Music"

Thursday-Saturday, May 2 - 17, 2014
Sequim High School Auditorium

The Sequim High School presents "Sound of Music" as its annual operetta during the Irrigation Festival.

Sequim Arts Juried Art Show

May 2 - May 11, 2014
Reception during the First Friday Art Walk, Friday May 2, 5pm-8pm
Location Bell Creek Plaza

Sequim Arts, an organization of over 150 artists living on the Olympic Peninsula, will sponsor its 38th Annual Fine Arts Exhibit. Entries to this exhibit come from all over the world.

Fund the Float Dance

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 7pm to midnight
Oasis Bar and Grill

Great evening with dancing to a band, appetizers, drinks and fun games

Grand Finale Weekend

Thursday, May 8, 2014 to Sunday, May 11, 2014

Events associated with Grand Finale Weekend include:

  • Carnival
  • Historic Walking Tour
  • Sequim Arts Juried Art Show
  • Sequim High School Operetta - "The Sound of Music"
  • Strongman Competition
  • Logging Show, Truck and Tractor Pull
  • Dungeness River Center Fun Run
  • Thunder Roll Car Cruzz
  • Thunder Roll Car Show 'n Shine
  • 119th Irrigation Festival Grand Parade

 

Past Royalty Luncheon

Friday, May 9, 2014

Luncheon for past Irrigation Festival Royalty.

Sequim History Walking Tour

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 10:30am
Start: Downtown Sequim

Walking tour of historic buildings in downtown Sequim.

Golf Tournament

Friday, May 9, 2014
Sunland Golf Course

The Boys and Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula is sponsoring their 23rd Annual Golf Tournament in conjunction with the Irrigation Festival.

Logging Show, Truck and Tractor Pull

Friday, May 9, 2014, 5 - 10pm
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10am - 5pm
Blake Avenue Lot

26th Annual Logging Show includes Truck and Tractor Pull, lawnmower races, early time gas engine display, food, arts and crafts. Fireworks Friday night at 9:30.

Strongman Showdown

Friday, May 9, 2014, 6 - 8pm
Blake Avenue Lot

The Strongman Competition is held at the Logging Show venue.  International strongman competitors compete in axle lift, arm over arm truck pull, log press, tire flip, stone stack, dead lift and car lift.

Fireworks

Friday, May 9, 2014, 9:30pm
Blake Avenue Lot

This will be the seventh year for fireworks at the Logging Show events on Friday night.  They were fantastic!

River Center Run

Saturday, May 10, 2014
On Washington Street, time approximately 10:00am
Starting Location: 7th and Washington
Ending Location: 7th and Washington

This is an out and back run that will take place along the Grand Parade route.

Car Cruzz

Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:55am
Downtown Sequim

Classic cars from around the area parade through downtown Sequim on Washington Street from Dunlap to Walmart (Priest Road).

 

 

119th Irrigation Festival Grand Parade

Saturday, May 10, 2014, Noon
Downtown Sequim

119th Irrigation Festival Grand Parade through downtown Sequim with pioneers, festival float and other floats from around the state, bands from around the area, community groups, businesses and more.

 

 

Car Show n' Shine

Saturday, May 10, 2014, Noon - 4pm
Wal-Mart Parking Lot

Classic cars from around the area compete for prizes.

 

 

Carnival

Thursday, May 8, 2014, 5pm - 9pm
Friday, May 9, 2014, 5pm - 11pm
Saturday, May 10, 2014, Noon - 11pm
Sunday, May 11, 2014, Noon - 5pm

Rides and games at the Carnival provides fun for the entire family. The 2013 Carnival will be presented by Davis Show NW.