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.
Saturday, March 1, 2014, 7pm
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 22, 2014, 5pm
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:
Friday, May2, 2014, 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.
Friday, May 2, 2014, 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.
Businesses and non-profits from around Sequim will have booths along Washington Street and offer activities and events for kids and their families.
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10am
Parade for kids 12 years and younger. Prizes are awarded.
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10am - 5pm
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.
Saturday, May 3, 2014, 9am - 3pm
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
The Sequim High School presents "Sound of Music" as its annual operetta during the Irrigation Festival.
May 2 - May 11, 2014
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
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:
Past Royalty Luncheon
Friday, May 9, 2014
Luncheon for past Irrigation Festival Royalty.
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 10:30am
Walking tour of historic buildings in downtown Sequim.
Friday, May 9, 2014
The Boys and Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula is sponsoring their 23rd Annual Golf Tournament in conjunction with the Irrigation Festival.
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.
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 9, 2014, 9:30pm
This will be the seventh year for fireworks at the Logging Show events on Friday night. They were fantastic!
Saturday, May 10, 2014
This is an out and back run that will take place along the Grand Parade route.
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 10:55am
Classic cars from around the area parade through downtown Sequim on Washington Street from Dunlap to Walmart (Priest Road).
Saturday, May 10, 2014, Noon
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.
Saturday, May 10, 2014, Noon - 4pm
Classic cars from around the area compete for prizes.
Thursday, May 8, 2014, 5pm - 9pm
Rides and games at the Carnival provides fun for the entire family. The 2013 Carnival will be presented by Davis Show NW.