At 118 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 2013 festival will be from May 3rd through May 12th, and have many events for the entire family. A printable copy of the events is now available.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
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.
Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7pm
This is a major fund raising event for the festival as well as the first introduction of the 2013 Royalty, Pioneers, and Grand Marshal. 2013 Festival Pins as well as many donated items are auctioned during this event.
Friday, May 3, 2013, 5pm-8pm
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.
Saturday, May 4, 2013, 10am - 5pm
2013 will be the 23rd year for the Arts and Crafts 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.
Saturday, May 4, 2013
Merchants from around Sequim will have booths along Washington Street. Come check out and get to know the local merchants and businesses. There will be raffles, giveaways, demonstrations and more by the businesses and vendors. The 2013 Festival Float will also be available for an up close and personal viewing all day.
We have combined the Kids Day and the Family Picnic to create an event for the entire family. Kids Day activities will take place around Guy Cole Center with both inside and outside activities. There will be lots of activities for the entire family, including Softball games, Dog Park activities, Bicycle Poker Run, Football Camp, Touch-a-Truck and a Barbeque.
Saturday, May 4, 2013, 9am - 3pm
The Sequim Open Aire 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: "Footloose"
May 2, 9, 16 at 6pm
The Sequim High School presents "Footloose" as its annual operetta during the Irrigation Festival.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 7am
Breakfast in spirit of Crazy Callen with awards given to best skits. Many come in costume and other just to enjoy those that do.
Past Royalty Luncheon
Friday, May 10, 2013
Luncheon for past Irrigation Festival Royalty.
Month of May, 2013
Sequim Arts, an organization of over 150 artists living on the Olympic Peninsula, will sponsor its 37th Annual Fine Arts Exhibit. Entries to this exhibit come from all over the world.
Fund the Float Dance
Saturday, May 4, 2013, 7pm to midnight
Great evening with dancing to a band, appetizers, drinks and fun games
Historical Walking Tour
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 10:30 and 1:30
Walking tour of historic buildings in downtown Sequim.
25th 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.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 6 - 8pm
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.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 9:30pm
This will be the seventh year for fireworks at the Logging Show events on Friday night. They were fantastic!
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 6pm - 11am
Annual Loggers Breakfast with pancakes, scrambled eggs, ham, orange juice and coffee.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
This is an out and back run that will take place along the Grand Parade route.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10am
Parade for kids 12 years and younger. Prizes are awarded.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10:55am
Classic cars from around the area parade through downtown Sequim on Washington Street from Dunlap to Walmart (Priest Road).
Saturday, May 11, 2013, Noon
118th 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.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, Noon - 4pm
Classic cars from around the area compete for prizes.
Thursday, May 9, 2013, 5pm - 9pm
Rides and games at the Carnival provides fun for the entire family. The 2013 Carnival will be presented by Davis Show NW.