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At 121 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 2016 festival will be from May 6th through May 15th, and have many events for the entire family.

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February 2017

Royalty Pageant

February 11, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sequim High School Auditorium, 601 N Sequim Ave
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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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.

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March 2017

Float Unveiling

March 25, 2017 @ 4:45 pm - 5:00 pm
Seven Cedars Casino Club Seven, 270756 US-101
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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Photo by Ernst Ulrich Schafer

The unveiling of the float will take place in front of the Seven Cedars Casino. This event preceded the annual Kickoff Dinner and Auction, which is a major fundraiser for the festival. The 2015 float is shown here with the royalty on the float along with the grand marshals, grand pioneers and honorary pioneers. It was constructed by a team. Dan Rigg was the designer led the construction team which consisted of Guy Eldridge and Brant Parks. 2016 Float Crew: Guy…

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Kick Off Dinner & Auction

March 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:45 pm
Seven Cedars Casino Club Seven, 270756 US-101
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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This is a major fund raising event for the festival as well as the first introduction of the 2016 Royalty, Pioneers, and Grand Marshal. 2016 Festival Pins as well as many donated items are auctioned during this event.This is a major fund raising event for the festival as well as the first introduction of the 2016 Royalty, Pioneers, and Grand Marshal. 2016 Festival Pins as well as many donated items are auctioned during this event.

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May 2017

Sequim High School Operetta

2017 dates TBD The Sequim High School presents its annual operetta during the Irrigation Festival each year. This year Cinderella will be the show of choice.   Visit our website for more information about the Sequim High School Operetta!   Tickets We are continuing our relationship with ShowTix4U.com, which was well received by our patrons. If you would like to purchase tickets via the web please visit our online Box Office. On-site Box Office opens 1 hour prior to showtime. Please call 360-460-1432 with…

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Crazy Callen Weekend May 6th – 8th

May 5, 2017 @ 6:00 am - May 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

The first weekend of the Irrigation Festival has been dubbed Crazy Callen Weekend. There will be a lot of fun things to do, all within walking distance of downtown Sequim. It includes the following events: Events associated with Crazy Callen Weekend are: Crazy Daze Breakfast First Friday Art Walk Family Fun Days Kids Parade Innovative Arts & Crafts Fair Sequim Farmers Market Sequim High School Operetta Driftwood Art Show

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Crazy Daze Breakfast

May 5, 2017 @ 7:00 am - 8:00 am
Sunland Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Dr.
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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Breakfast in spirit of Crazy Callen with awards given to best skits. Many come in costume and other just to enjoy those that do.

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First Friday Art Walk

May 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The First Friday Art Walk for May will take place in downtown Sequim.

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Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair

May 5, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - May 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Civic Center Plaza, 152 West Cedar Street
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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2017 will be the 27th year for the Arts and Crafts Fair. This is a 2-day event that provides an opportunity for vendors to sell their handcrafted wares. In addition to Saturday and Sunday, many of the vendors will be on hand for the First Friday Art Walk Preview, which will be on Friday, May 5th from 5pm to 8pm. “Recycle, Reuse and Repurpose” are an underlying theme of the Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair. There will be demonstrations throughout Saturday…

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Sequim Farmers Market

May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Sequim Farmer's Market will be present at the Irrigation Festival for the sixth year in a row.  What better combination than an age old agricultural celebration and a market for present day farmers and artisans.  We will have a showing of some 20 vendors set up on the corner of Sequim and Washington Avenues.  There will also be hot food, baked goods and more delicious vittles.  Early spring is a fun time see what is still locally edible and…

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Driftwood Art Show

May 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Peninsula Driftwood Artists are having their annual show at Pioneer Park. The 47th Annual Peninsula Driftwood Artists show will include guest artists from the Pacific Northwest Wood Artisans. There will be artists demonstrations and driftwood for sale. You can find more information about Peninsula Driftwood Artists on their website: peninsuladriftwoodartists.org

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Kids Parade

May 6, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Washington Federal Parking Lot, 191 W. Washington St.
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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Parade for kids 12 years and younger. Prizes are awarded. Categories: Best Storybook Character Best Pet Entry Best Historical Theme Grand Prize overall, Staging at 9:00 parade starts at 9:30, Parade ends at 10:00 Washington Federal parking lot, corner of Washington and 2nd St..

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Collector’s Cancellation Stamp

May 6, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Civic Center Plaza, 152 West Cedar Street
Sequim, WA 98382 United States
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Each year the Sequim Irrigation Festival creates a special limited edition cachet envelope that includes the festival logo. This year the cost of the cancelled envelope is $5.00 per envelope. The Postmaster will be at the Innovative Arts and Crafts Fair on Saturday, May 7th from 11am to 1pm to cancel the envelope for you. If you can’t make it to the Arts and Crafts Fair, the envelopes can be purchased at the post office from May 7th through May…

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Family Fun Day

May 7, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Businesses and Non-profits from around Sequim will have booths along Washington Street and offer activities and events for kids and their families. Last year we moved the Kids Day event to downtown and renamed it to better describe the intent of this fun event. It is now closer to all the other Irrigation Festival activities on Saturday. The City of Sequim will be closing Washington Street between Sequim Avenue and 2nd Avenue so that businesses and non-profits from around Sequim…

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Carnival

May 11, 2017 - May 14, 2017
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Thursday, May 12, 5-9pm Friday, May 13, 5-11pm Saturday, May 14, noon – 11pm Sunday, May 15, noon – 6pm Rides and games at the Carnival provides fun for the entire family. The 2016 Carnival will be presented by Davis Shows carnivals.

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Grand Finale Weekend May 12th – 15th

May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 am - May 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Events associated with Grand Finale Weekend are: Carnival Historic Walking Tour Golf Tournament Sequim High School Operetta Strongman Competition Logging Show, Truck and Tractor Pull Irrigation Festival Fun Run Hot Rods & Harleys Show N’ Cruz 121st Irrigation Festival Grand Parade

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Sequim History Walking Tour

May 11, 2017 @ 10:30 am - May 12, 2017 @ 11:30 am
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Walking tour of historical buildings in downtown Sequim.

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Logging Show, Truck and Tractor Pull

May 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - May 13, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

28th Annual Logging Show included Truck and Tractor Pull, early time gas engine display, food, arts and crafts. Friday Activities, 12pm - 11:30pm Logging Show:  5pm - 10pm While most of the logging show is on Saturday, the chainsaw carvers starts Friday afternoon and the Truck, Tractor, and Lawnmower Pulling follow into the evening. (No Mud Buggies) Truck, Tractor, and Lawnmower Pulling (2 Sleds): Noon – Dusk (lawnmower Pulling not races) Beer Garden: Noon - 10pm Chainsaw Carving: Noon -…

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Golf Tournament

May 12, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sunland Golf & Country Club, 109 Hilltop Dr
Sequim, 98382 United States
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The Boys and Girls Club of the Olympic Peninsula is sponsoring their 25th Annual Golf Tournament in conjunction with the Sequim Irrigation Festival. May 13th: Tee One Up for the Kids   What? The 25th Anniversary Golf Tournament, presented by 7 Cedars Casino is the Clubs annual golf outing. The tournament supporters participate in the four man scramble, putt for wine, engage in games at the holes and contribute to the success of the Clubs. Where? Alternating locations, this year…

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Past Royalty Luncheon

May 12, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Luncheon for past Irrigation Festival Royalty.

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Strongman Showdown

May 12, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Strongman Competition will be 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.

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Fireworks

May 12, 2017 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm

This will be the eighth year for fireworks at the Logging Show events on Friday night.  They have been fantastic in past years!

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Irrigation Festival Fun Run

May 13, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

A fun run along the parade route. For full event details and to register Click Here > Annual Irrigation Festival Fun Run 5K Run 1K walk and Kids Dash! This years 5K and 1K will start at 930am in the Jcpennys Parking Lot in Sequim Washington. Registration will be at 830am! There will be a kids dash with prizes this year as well! 🙂 This is an out and back 5K run that begins at the Jcpenney parking lot and…

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Hot Rods & Harleys Show N’ Cruz

May 13, 2017 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am

We will once again have the Car Parade and it will begin before the Grand Parade. Show your ride and all your pride to all in attendance as you cruise down Washington Street in the Car Parade. Last year’s show was the largest ever with over 200 paid entrants, thus making us one of the largest car shows on the Olympic Peninsula. Of those, about 80 vehicles participated in the Cruzz (parade) portion of the event. We have arranged to…

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121st Irrigation Festival GRAND PARADE

May 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

121st 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.

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