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Events coordinated by entities other than the City of Auburn may require a Special Event Permit Application.

Interested in Event Sponsorship? View our 2022 Event Sponsorship Brochure (PDF) for opportunities. Customized packages are available as well. Let us build a package that best suits your needs and budget! Contact us at: events@auburnwa.gov

1:00PM - 5:00PM

Halloween Harvest Festival and Les Gove Park Trunk-or-Treat

The REC, 910 Ninth Street SE, Auburn, WA

Halloween Festival

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Les Gove Park, The REC and Auburn Community & Event Center

910 Ninth Street SE 

Join us at our Halloween Harvest Festival and Les Gove Park Truck-or-Treat for kids ages 2-10 and their families.

This fun-filled fall afternoon will include games, carnival rides, cauldrons of punch and a fun Trunk-or-Treat experience around the trail at Les Gove Park. Your little goblin will not want to miss this event! Bring a can of food for admission to support the Auburn Food Bank. Please note that King County outdoor mask mandate will be in effect which currently requires face masks for all attendees 5 years of age and older.

Event reservations are now being accepted. Please make sure to register all attendees in your group to reserve your spot at the event! 

Register for one timeframe only:


Looking to participate with a truck from your organization?
Participating trunks can register for free but must provide giveaways and/or treats for the youth participants visiting the event. Participants may also provide informational materials about their programs. Prizes will be awarded to the most creative (fun, not scary) trunk. Participating organizations are also encouraged to dress up in costumes appropriate for a 2-10 year-old audience. The youth attending the event will Trunk-or-Treat around the path in Les Gove Park and enjoy outdoor music and fun.

To become a participant, simply complete the online Trunk-or-Treat Vendor application.

2021 Sponsorship Opportunities

For more information email klange@auburnwa.gov or call 253-931-3043.

11:00AM - 2:00PM

Auburn's 56th annual Veterans Parade & Observance

Main Street

Auburn, Washington is typically designated by the Veterans Day National Committee and the US Department of Veterans Affairs as a Regional Site for the celebration of Veterans Day. The City of Auburn is proud to be a Vietnam War Commemorative Partner and considers it an honor and privilege to host this annual event. Auburn has hosted the Veterans Parade since 1965. Now in its 56th year, the parade has grown into one of the largest parades of its kind in the United States of America.

The purpose of Auburn's Veterans Parade & Observance is to positively focus on honoring our country's veterans and active military personnel. Through our parade, we focus recognition on congressionally-recognized Veteran Service Organizations and their auxiliaries, the military and military reserve, National Guard and ROTC. The goals and purposes of Auburn's Veterans Parade & Observance are to give honor to our country's veterans and to their military missions of defending freedom around the world. 

We are currently planning for the 56th annual Veterans Parade to be held in Auburn on Saturday, November 6, starting at 11:00 AM. The parade typically boasts over 200 units and nearly 6,000 parade participants, including 25+ marching bands, military vehicles, veterans' units, honor guards and more.

The parade route travels along Main Street from E Street to A Street NW/SW.

The Veterans Parade will follow all current mandates from King County Public Health that may be in place on November 6, 2021. As of the most recent King County Public Health order (effective September 7, 2021), we will be require all spectators age 5 and older to wear a mask while attending the parade, regardless of vaccination status. Parade participants are required to wear a mask in the parade line-up area. Parade participants may remove their masks if inside a vehicle with only their direct household members. All employees are also required to wear a mask. The only exceptions are for people with medical conditions and when guests are eating and drinking and marching band participants when on the parade route. Social distancing is encouraged for parade participants and spectators.  

Check back as the event approaches, if we have any COVID-19 changes or restrictions.

Other related activities include: 

Saturday, November 6
Auburn American Legion Auburn Post #78 Community Breakfast
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Auburn Senior Activity Center, 808 Ninth Street SE
This component of the Observance is a partnership between the City of Auburn and Auburn American Legion Post #78. The breakfast is $9 per person and includes pancakes, eggs, ham and juice or coffee. Pay at the door or order tickets (PDF) in advance. For questions about the breakfast, please call 253-752-2844. 

***NEW! Verification of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test is required by Public Health Seattle & King County to enter the breakfast. All customers are also required to adhere to the prescribed indoor mask mandate, wearing a mask/face covering over their nose and mouth while in the facility, unless eating or drinking. 

Saturday, November 6
Downtown Auburn Cooperative's Beer Garden
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
B Street Plaza, adjacent to 144 E Main St.

NEW this year! A partnership between the Downtown Auburn Cooperative and the Auburn VFW Post 1741 will fill the B Street Plaza with a Beer Garden and Poppy Sales. B Street Plaza sits along the parade route, just east of the Grandstand. The Beer Garden will be featuring a beer called 'Uncommon Valor' by Rail Hop'n Brewery that was made as a fundraiser for the Auburn VFW. It's a single malt, single hop, citrus IPA brewed by Vets for Vets. Other beers and a hard seltzer also available. 12 oz pours will be $5.00 each, with 50 cents for every beverage sold being donated to the Auburn VFW Post 1741. Cheers!

Auburn Noon Lions Veterans Luncheon 
LUNCHEON HAS BEEN CANCELLED FOR 2021


"Our Heroes | Our Parade" Banner Tribute Program
This program was created to recognize and pay tribute to the brave men and women in Auburn who are serving, have served, or have given their life to our country in the United States Armed Forces. It also provides an opportunity for individuals, businesses and Veteran Service Organizations to support those who served by sponsoring a banner in downtown Auburn. Banner sales begin in July 2021. Application deadline is Friday, August 13, 2021. Please complete and return the application (PDF) with applicable banner fee and supporting documents .

Take some time to thank a Veteran for their service and sacrifice.


Official Forms and Helpful Information:

There is absolutely no parade parking in local business' parking lots. Please be courteous when parking in the areas surrounding the procession route. 

For dining and lodging information, please visit www.exploreauburn.com.

Contact Information:
Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator
253-931-3043


THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS!

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Veterans Parade 1

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Veterans Parade 4

8:00AM - 7:00PM

Gingerbread Contest

Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth ST SE, Auburn, WA

Gingerbread houseFREE - Gingerbread structures will be on display December 1 - 17 at the Auburn Community & Events Center!

This fun event celebrates the holidays and brings the community together to see what Auburn can build!

Voting will be open December 1 - 18, 2021.

All gingerbread displays must register in advance no later than Monday, November 22, 2021.

There are two categories, youth and adult. The winner in each category will be selected by votes from the public. 

Contest rules & requirements:
  • All entries must have a base no larger than 2'x2' 
  • We have space for 16 entries - once we receive 16 registrations, all other applicants will be placed on a waitlist
  • Entry must be appropriate for audiences of all ages.
  • Entry must be original and built in 2021.
  • Entry must be 90% edible on the exterior.
  • Any structure - real or imaginary is eligible for entry i.e. house, train, igloo, spaceship, etc.
  • The City of Auburn reserves the right to remove any entry from display at any time, for any reason, and at its sole discretion.
  • Displays must be dropped off at the Community & Events Center on Monday, November 29 or Tuesday, November 30 by 7:00 PM.

Register Online
Register as a individual, group, family, or business and show off what you can create! We have space for 16 entries. 

A winner will be announced on Monday, December 20, 2021.

Questions? Contact Amanda Valdez or call 253-931-3043. 

4:30PM - 6:00PM

Santa Parade & Tree Lighting

Main Street, Auburn, WA

Auburn's Lighted Santa Parade & Tree Lighting event returns! 
From Auburn High School to City Hall, lighted entries will fill Main Street with holiday joy! Beginning at 4:30 PM the parade will feature lighted vehicles, floats, cars, and walking entries. All community, families, non-profits, and businesses are welcome to participate. All entries wishing to participate in the parade must register in advance by Wednesday, December 1st, 2021. Santa Parade

All entries must have a lighted element.
Registration link
Registration closes December 1st, 2021 at midnight.

All entries must adhere to the Rules & Regulations

Join us for live music before and after the parade at City Hall. Then watch as the community brings out their lighted holiday parade entries! We'll wrap up the event with the annual tree lighting at City hall plus a visit from Santa. 

We anticipate this event being very crowded, please mask-up when in crowded areas to protect yourself and others. 

Flip the switchSanta is looking for a special helper to light the tree in front of City Hall.  Nominate a child between the ages of 5 and 9 for their chance to visit with Santa and make holiday memories. Nominations are due by Monday, November 29th at 5 PM. 

Tree lighter nomination form 

Santa Parade & Tree Lighting Schedule of Events:

  • 3:00 PM.........Parade line up begins at Auburn High School
  • 4:00 PM........Live music at City Hall 
  • 4:30 PM.........Parade begins
  • 6:00 PM.........Parade ends
  • 6:15 PM...........Tree Lighting & Visit from Santa
  • 6:30 PM.........Live music at City Hall


For questions contact
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043
Amanda Valdez, Special Events and Farmers Market Coordinator

8:00AM - 7:00PM

Gingerbread Contest

Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth ST SE, Auburn, WA

Gingerbread houseFREE - Gingerbread structures will be on display December 1 - 17 at the Auburn Community & Events Center!

This fun event celebrates the holidays and brings the community together to see what Auburn can build!

Voting will be open December 1 - 18, 2021.

All gingerbread displays must register in advance no later than Monday, November 22, 2021.

There are two categories, youth and adult. The winner in each category will be selected by votes from the public. 

Contest rules & requirements:
  • All entries must have a base no larger than 2'x2' 
  • We have space for 16 entries - once we receive 16 registrations, all other applicants will be placed on a waitlist
  • Entry must be appropriate for audiences of all ages.
  • Entry must be original and built in 2021.
  • Entry must be 90% edible on the exterior.
  • Any structure - real or imaginary is eligible for entry i.e. house, train, igloo, spaceship, etc.
  • The City of Auburn reserves the right to remove any entry from display at any time, for any reason, and at its sole discretion.
  • Displays must be dropped off at the Community & Events Center on Monday, November 29 or Tuesday, November 30 by 7:00 PM.

Register Online
Register as a individual, group, family, or business and show off what you can create! We have space for 16 entries. 

A winner will be announced on Monday, December 20, 2021.

Questions? Contact Amanda Valdez or call 253-931-3043. 

8:30AM - 12:30PM

Santa Photos

Auburn Community and Event Center, 910 9th ST SE, Auburn, WA

Image of child dressed as elf sitting on Santa's lapSaturday, December 11, 2021

Pre-register for a visit and photo with Santa! This outdoor event will take place on the back patio of the Auburn Community & Events Center. 

Be sure to bring your camera or phone for Santa's Elves to snap your picture!

To allow for social distancing and to keep everyone safe, time slots will be available upon registration. There will be a table with drinks and cookies while you wait for your visit with Santa. Kids under 16 will also receive a goodie bag that includes fun prizes and a holiday craft!

Cost to participate:
1 - 6 people in your party........$20/$25 (resident/non-resident)
7+ people in your party............$30/$38 (resident/non-resident)

Pre-registration is required.
Space is limited.

Reservations by calling: 
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043

8:00AM - 7:00PM

Gingerbread Contest

Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth ST SE, Auburn, WA

Gingerbread houseFREE - Gingerbread structures will be on display December 1 - 17 at the Auburn Community & Events Center!

This fun event celebrates the holidays and brings the community together to see what Auburn can build!

Voting will be open December 1 - 18, 2021.

All gingerbread displays must register in advance no later than Monday, November 22, 2021.

There are two categories, youth and adult. The winner in each category will be selected by votes from the public. 

Contest rules & requirements:
  • All entries must have a base no larger than 2'x2' 
  • We have space for 16 entries - once we receive 16 registrations, all other applicants will be placed on a waitlist
  • Entry must be appropriate for audiences of all ages.
  • Entry must be original and built in 2021.
  • Entry must be 90% edible on the exterior.
  • Any structure - real or imaginary is eligible for entry i.e. house, train, igloo, spaceship, etc.
  • The City of Auburn reserves the right to remove any entry from display at any time, for any reason, and at its sole discretion.
  • Displays must be dropped off at the Community & Events Center on Monday, November 29 or Tuesday, November 30 by 7:00 PM.

Register Online
Register as a individual, group, family, or business and show off what you can create! We have space for 16 entries. 

A winner will be announced on Monday, December 20, 2021.

Questions? Contact Amanda Valdez or call 253-931-3043. 

8:00AM - 8:00PM

Peter Cotton Trail

various parks and trails - see below

Friday, April 15 - Monday, April 18, 2022

Hop around Auburn's parks and trails in search of the elusive bunny, who'll be hidden in various locations around Auburn. Find the bunny, have a chance to win prizes and have a blast doing it! This will be a fun and safe event for families, Seniors, our Specialized Recreation Community or anyone looking for an opportunity to get outside and get active in an outdoor setting.

Here's how it works:

  1. Print the Bunny Scorecard (PDF), if you wish, or bring something on your search to track your bunnies such as a notepad and pen, smartphone or tablet. Note: you do NOT need to email scorecards. Submit details on the On-line Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15 at 8:00 AM). Printed scorecards (for tracking purposes only) will also be available at: 
    • Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE, in a pamphlet holder on April 14 - 18.

  2. At 8:00 PM on April 14, we will announce the list of parks and trails where bunnies are hiding.  Note: for those of you with special needs two of the parks will have more accessible bunnies which are in view from the trail/path to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers and wagons. 

  3. ExampleAll bunnies will look like this example bunny image. Bunnies are approximately 12" tall. Each bunny has a unique number. Please don't take the bunnies so everyone can enjoy this activity. Please don't move the bunnies so we can keep them safe from mowers and other maintenance equipment.

  4. Search for bunnies during park hours, April 15 - 18. You will need to find a minimum of ten bunnies. In most cases, you may need to visit two or more parks to complete your scorecard. Print our scorecard (PDF), or bring something to track your bunnies.

  5. Complete the On-line Bunny Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15). The on-line scorecard will contain contact information and 10 spaces to indicate the bunnies that you found. There will also be the opportunity to share photos or comments with us. We enjoy hearing from you! The on-line scorecard will be available until 11:59 PM on Monday, April 18. Sorry, no late entries. 

  6. Each person who participates must submit their own scorecard. Adults welcome to play too! Duplicate entries will be deleted. 

  7. Winners selected at random and emailed by April 22.

Prizes include the following items:

  • Eight (8) Make & Take Kits
  • Ten (10) Plush Animals
  • Ten (10) Chocolate Bunnies
  • Check back for more prizes added to this list!

***Prizes must be picked up at the Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE.


Peter Cotton Trail Sponsorship Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Partnership Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Event Support Commitment Form (PDF)

Contact Information:
Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation
events@auburnwa.gov
253-931-3043

8:00AM - 8:00PM

Peter Cotton Trail

various parks and trails - see below

Friday, April 15 - Monday, April 18, 2022

Hop around Auburn's parks and trails in search of the elusive bunny, who'll be hidden in various locations around Auburn. Find the bunny, have a chance to win prizes and have a blast doing it! This will be a fun and safe event for families, Seniors, our Specialized Recreation Community or anyone looking for an opportunity to get outside and get active in an outdoor setting.

Here's how it works:

  1. Print the Bunny Scorecard (PDF), if you wish, or bring something on your search to track your bunnies such as a notepad and pen, smartphone or tablet. Note: you do NOT need to email scorecards. Submit details on the On-line Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15 at 8:00 AM). Printed scorecards (for tracking purposes only) will also be available at: 
    • Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE, in a pamphlet holder on April 14 - 18.

  2. At 8:00 PM on April 14, we will announce the list of parks and trails where bunnies are hiding.  Note: for those of you with special needs two of the parks will have more accessible bunnies which are in view from the trail/path to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers and wagons. 

  3. ExampleAll bunnies will look like this example bunny image. Bunnies are approximately 12" tall. Each bunny has a unique number. Please don't take the bunnies so everyone can enjoy this activity. Please don't move the bunnies so we can keep them safe from mowers and other maintenance equipment.

  4. Search for bunnies during park hours, April 15 - 18. You will need to find a minimum of ten bunnies. In most cases, you may need to visit two or more parks to complete your scorecard. Print our scorecard (PDF), or bring something to track your bunnies.

  5. Complete the On-line Bunny Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15). The on-line scorecard will contain contact information and 10 spaces to indicate the bunnies that you found. There will also be the opportunity to share photos or comments with us. We enjoy hearing from you! The on-line scorecard will be available until 11:59 PM on Monday, April 18. Sorry, no late entries. 

  6. Each person who participates must submit their own scorecard. Adults welcome to play too! Duplicate entries will be deleted. 

  7. Winners selected at random and emailed by April 22.

Prizes include the following items:

  • Eight (8) Make & Take Kits
  • Ten (10) Plush Animals
  • Ten (10) Chocolate Bunnies
  • Check back for more prizes added to this list!

***Prizes must be picked up at the Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE.


Peter Cotton Trail Sponsorship Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Partnership Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Event Support Commitment Form (PDF)

Contact Information:
Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation
events@auburnwa.gov
253-931-3043

8:00AM - 8:00PM

Peter Cotton Trail

various parks and trails - see below

Friday, April 15 - Monday, April 18, 2022

Hop around Auburn's parks and trails in search of the elusive bunny, who'll be hidden in various locations around Auburn. Find the bunny, have a chance to win prizes and have a blast doing it! This will be a fun and safe event for families, Seniors, our Specialized Recreation Community or anyone looking for an opportunity to get outside and get active in an outdoor setting.

Here's how it works:

  1. Print the Bunny Scorecard (PDF), if you wish, or bring something on your search to track your bunnies such as a notepad and pen, smartphone or tablet. Note: you do NOT need to email scorecards. Submit details on the On-line Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15 at 8:00 AM). Printed scorecards (for tracking purposes only) will also be available at: 
    • Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE, in a pamphlet holder on April 14 - 18.

  2. At 8:00 PM on April 14, we will announce the list of parks and trails where bunnies are hiding.  Note: for those of you with special needs two of the parks will have more accessible bunnies which are in view from the trail/path to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers and wagons. 

  3. ExampleAll bunnies will look like this example bunny image. Bunnies are approximately 12" tall. Each bunny has a unique number. Please don't take the bunnies so everyone can enjoy this activity. Please don't move the bunnies so we can keep them safe from mowers and other maintenance equipment.

  4. Search for bunnies during park hours, April 15 - 18. You will need to find a minimum of ten bunnies. In most cases, you may need to visit two or more parks to complete your scorecard. Print our scorecard (PDF), or bring something to track your bunnies.

  5. Complete the On-line Bunny Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15). The on-line scorecard will contain contact information and 10 spaces to indicate the bunnies that you found. There will also be the opportunity to share photos or comments with us. We enjoy hearing from you! The on-line scorecard will be available until 11:59 PM on Monday, April 18. Sorry, no late entries. 

  6. Each person who participates must submit their own scorecard. Adults welcome to play too! Duplicate entries will be deleted. 

  7. Winners selected at random and emailed by April 22.

Prizes include the following items:

  • Eight (8) Make & Take Kits
  • Ten (10) Plush Animals
  • Ten (10) Chocolate Bunnies
  • Check back for more prizes added to this list!

***Prizes must be picked up at the Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE.


Peter Cotton Trail Sponsorship Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Partnership Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Event Support Commitment Form (PDF)

Contact Information:
Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation
events@auburnwa.gov
253-931-3043

8:00AM - 8:00PM

Peter Cotton Trail

various parks and trails - see below

Friday, April 15 - Monday, April 18, 2022

Hop around Auburn's parks and trails in search of the elusive bunny, who'll be hidden in various locations around Auburn. Find the bunny, have a chance to win prizes and have a blast doing it! This will be a fun and safe event for families, Seniors, our Specialized Recreation Community or anyone looking for an opportunity to get outside and get active in an outdoor setting.

Here's how it works:

  1. Print the Bunny Scorecard (PDF), if you wish, or bring something on your search to track your bunnies such as a notepad and pen, smartphone or tablet. Note: you do NOT need to email scorecards. Submit details on the On-line Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15 at 8:00 AM). Printed scorecards (for tracking purposes only) will also be available at: 
    • Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE, in a pamphlet holder on April 14 - 18.

  2. At 8:00 PM on April 14, we will announce the list of parks and trails where bunnies are hiding.  Note: for those of you with special needs two of the parks will have more accessible bunnies which are in view from the trail/path to accommodate wheelchairs, strollers and wagons. 

  3. ExampleAll bunnies will look like this example bunny image. Bunnies are approximately 12" tall. Each bunny has a unique number. Please don't take the bunnies so everyone can enjoy this activity. Please don't move the bunnies so we can keep them safe from mowers and other maintenance equipment.

  4. Search for bunnies during park hours, April 15 - 18. You will need to find a minimum of ten bunnies. In most cases, you may need to visit two or more parks to complete your scorecard. Print our scorecard (PDF), or bring something to track your bunnies.

  5. Complete the On-line Bunny Scorecard Submission Form (available April 15). The on-line scorecard will contain contact information and 10 spaces to indicate the bunnies that you found. There will also be the opportunity to share photos or comments with us. We enjoy hearing from you! The on-line scorecard will be available until 11:59 PM on Monday, April 18. Sorry, no late entries. 

  6. Each person who participates must submit their own scorecard. Adults welcome to play too! Duplicate entries will be deleted. 

  7. Winners selected at random and emailed by April 22.

Prizes include the following items:

  • Eight (8) Make & Take Kits
  • Ten (10) Plush Animals
  • Ten (10) Chocolate Bunnies
  • Check back for more prizes added to this list!

***Prizes must be picked up at the Auburn Community & Event Center, 910 Ninth Street SE.


Peter Cotton Trail Sponsorship Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Partnership Commitment Form (PDF)
Peter Cotton Trail Event Support Commitment Form (PDF)

Contact Information:
Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation
events@auburnwa.gov
253-931-3043

9:00AM - 11:00PM

Dog Trot 3K/5K Fun Run

Game Farm Park, 3030 R Street SE

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Dog TrotSaturday, May 21, 2022
9:30 AM
G
ame Farm Park

A family-oriented fun run event that takes place prior to Auburn's Petpalooza festival. Participants will follow a 3K or 5K route. The course is flat, easy and enjoyable for all ages and ability levels. Water will be available on the course for both dogs and human participants. The race is 'chip-timed' by BuDu Racing. 

REGISTRATION FEE:

  • Early Registration (on or before March 31) - $20/person
  • Late Registration (April 1 - May 17) - $25/person
  • Sorry, no registrations May 18 - May 20.
  • On-Site Registration on May 21 - $30/person
ON-LINE REGISTRATION (opens November 1, 2021)

***First 100 to register receive a 28-oz h2go Petpalooza-logoed aluminum water bottle. 

Registration includes a limited-edition 2022 T-Shirt, full-color race bib and a participation medal. T-shirt sizes not guarantees for late registrations. While supplies last for on-site registrations. 

DOG TROT RULES OF PARTICIPATION:

  • All participants must have their race bib on the FRONT of their person
  • Dogs must be current on vaccinations
  • No aggressive dogs
  • No female dogs in heat
  • No more than two dogs per human
  • Keep your dog on a 7-foot leash or shorter at all times. 
  • No dogs under the age of six months
  • Bring your dog only if he/she is well socialized
  • Please, clean up after your dog
  • Run or walk the course only if you and your pet are in adequate physical condition
  • Strollers are welcome on the course
  • Participants may not switch race distances after May 17
  • Participants must run/walk the course in its entirety with a dog to be eligible for awards
  • Route will close after 90-minutes

For a full list of all Auburn hotels, visit www.exploreauburn.com

HELPFUL INFORMATION:


Contact Information
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043
Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator

10:00AM - 5:00PM

Petpalooza

Les Gove Park, 1005 12th Street SE, Auburn, WA

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AUBURN'S PETPALOOZA
Saturday, May 21, 2022
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Game Farm Park, 3030 R Street SE

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Petpalooza is a FREE event for pet lovers and a special day for your four-legged family member or other furry friend. Petpalooza is kicked off with a Dog Trot 3K/5K Fun Run. The event features an animal-related entertainment stage, flydog and agility demos, the Northwest Pet Contest, an agility area, a large variety of vendor booths, adoptions, give-a-ways and lots of activities to keep both humans and pets entertained. 

Leashed, licensed and well-behaved pets welcome.

For a full list of Auburn hotels, visit www.exploreauburn.com.

HELPFUL INFORMATION:

Contact Information
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043
Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator       

11:00AM - 4:00PM

KidsDay

Les Gove Park, 910 9th ST SE, Auburn, WA

 

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FREE - The perfect day for any child! Live entertainment, inflatable rides, face painting, a variety of activity/info booths, craft vendor sales, miniature golf, rock climbing wall, ArtRageous hands-on art experiences, large vehicle & equipment display, a variety of food concessions, and much more.  

Leashed, licensed and well-behaved pets welcome.

HELPFUL INFORMATION:

Contact Information
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043
Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator

11:00AM - 4:00PM

4th of July Festival

Les Gove Park, 910 9th ST SE, Auburn, WA

4th of July Festival Logo

FREE (purchase wristband for $10 unlimited activities)

Celebrate our country's birthday at Les Gove Park. The event includes entertainment on two stages, a variety of craft artists, a car show, inflatable rides, euro-bungee trampolines, train rides and other fun activities for children. The event also offers a rock climbing wall, mini golf, bocce, food concessions, and so much more! Come see for yourself, this naturally shaded park and spray park will keep you cool during the afternoon.

4th of July FestivalWristband sales begin at 10:00 AM.  You can purchase a wristband for $10 for unlimited activities which include all inflatable rides, tubs o' fun, bungee trampolines, rock wall, train rides, mini golf, laser tag and balloon art.

Leashed, licensed and well-behaved pets welcome.

HELPFUL INFORMATION:

Contact Information: 
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043
Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Kids Summerstage

Les Gove Park

Kids Summerstage
Wednesdays, July 13 - August 17
12:00 PM
FREE!


Kids SummerstageAn exciting children's outdoor entertainment series that will be LOADS of fun for kiddos and the adults who bring them! Pack up a picnic lunch and enjoy the performances!

This entertainment series will be held at the park shelter beside the Discovery Playground.

*In the event of rain, concerts will be rescheduled, if possible.

2022 Line-up:
  • July 13 - Reptile Isle - an educational, interactive reptile performance everyone enjoys.
  • July 20 - Eric Herman & the Puppy Dogs - super cool tunes for kids!
  • July 27 - Dani & the Bee - Seattle-based musical duo playing songs for kids (and kids at heart!)
  • August 3 - Ruth and Emilia - a mother-daughter duo with music, wacky characters and positive themes!
  • August 10 - Louie Foxx's One Man Side Show - hilarious magic, mixed with goofy stunts.
  • August 17 - Eric Ode - award winning children's singer/songwriter and local favorite!
Contact Information:
Email Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Kids Summerstage

Les Gove Park

Kids Summerstage
Wednesdays, July 13 - August 17
12:00 PM
FREE!


Kids SummerstageAn exciting children's outdoor entertainment series that will be LOADS of fun for kiddos and the adults who bring them! Pack up a picnic lunch and enjoy the performances!

This entertainment series will be held at the park shelter beside the Discovery Playground.

*In the event of rain, concerts will be rescheduled, if possible.

2022 Line-up:
  • July 13 - Reptile Isle - an educational, interactive reptile performance everyone enjoys.
  • July 20 - Eric Herman & the Puppy Dogs - super cool tunes for kids!
  • July 27 - Dani & the Bee - Seattle-based musical duo playing songs for kids (and kids at heart!)
  • August 3 - Ruth and Emilia - a mother-daughter duo with music, wacky characters and positive themes!
  • August 10 - Louie Foxx's One Man Side Show - hilarious magic, mixed with goofy stunts.
  • August 17 - Eric Ode - award winning children's singer/songwriter and local favorite!
Contact Information:
Email Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Kids Summerstage

Les Gove Park

Kids Summerstage
Wednesdays, July 13 - August 17
12:00 PM
FREE!


Kids SummerstageAn exciting children's outdoor entertainment series that will be LOADS of fun for kiddos and the adults who bring them! Pack up a picnic lunch and enjoy the performances!

This entertainment series will be held at the park shelter beside the Discovery Playground.

*In the event of rain, concerts will be rescheduled, if possible.

2022 Line-up:
  • July 13 - Reptile Isle - an educational, interactive reptile performance everyone enjoys.
  • July 20 - Eric Herman & the Puppy Dogs - super cool tunes for kids!
  • July 27 - Dani & the Bee - Seattle-based musical duo playing songs for kids (and kids at heart!)
  • August 3 - Ruth and Emilia - a mother-daughter duo with music, wacky characters and positive themes!
  • August 10 - Louie Foxx's One Man Side Show - hilarious magic, mixed with goofy stunts.
  • August 17 - Eric Ode - award winning children's singer/songwriter and local favorite!
Contact Information:
Email Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Kids Summerstage

Les Gove Park

Kids Summerstage
Wednesdays, July 13 - August 17
12:00 PM
FREE!


Kids SummerstageAn exciting children's outdoor entertainment series that will be LOADS of fun for kiddos and the adults who bring them! Pack up a picnic lunch and enjoy the performances!

This entertainment series will be held at the park shelter beside the Discovery Playground.

*In the event of rain, concerts will be rescheduled, if possible.

2022 Line-up:
  • July 13 - Reptile Isle - an educational, interactive reptile performance everyone enjoys.
  • July 20 - Eric Herman & the Puppy Dogs - super cool tunes for kids!
  • July 27 - Dani & the Bee - Seattle-based musical duo playing songs for kids (and kids at heart!)
  • August 3 - Ruth and Emilia - a mother-daughter duo with music, wacky characters and positive themes!
  • August 10 - Louie Foxx's One Man Side Show - hilarious magic, mixed with goofy stunts.
  • August 17 - Eric Ode - award winning children's singer/songwriter and local favorite!
Contact Information:
Email Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Kids Summerstage

Les Gove Park

Kids Summerstage
Wednesdays, July 13 - August 17
12:00 PM
FREE!


Kids SummerstageAn exciting children's outdoor entertainment series that will be LOADS of fun for kiddos and the adults who bring them! Pack up a picnic lunch and enjoy the performances!

This entertainment series will be held at the park shelter beside the Discovery Playground.

*In the event of rain, concerts will be rescheduled, if possible.

2022 Line-up:
  • July 13 - Reptile Isle - an educational, interactive reptile performance everyone enjoys.
  • July 20 - Eric Herman & the Puppy Dogs - super cool tunes for kids!
  • July 27 - Dani & the Bee - Seattle-based musical duo playing songs for kids (and kids at heart!)
  • August 3 - Ruth and Emilia - a mother-daughter duo with music, wacky characters and positive themes!
  • August 10 - Louie Foxx's One Man Side Show - hilarious magic, mixed with goofy stunts.
  • August 17 - Eric Ode - award winning children's singer/songwriter and local favorite!
Contact Information:
Email Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Kids Summerstage

Les Gove Park

Kids Summerstage
Wednesdays, July 13 - August 17
12:00 PM
FREE!


Kids SummerstageAn exciting children's outdoor entertainment series that will be LOADS of fun for kiddos and the adults who bring them! Pack up a picnic lunch and enjoy the performances!

This entertainment series will be held at the park shelter beside the Discovery Playground.

*In the event of rain, concerts will be rescheduled, if possible.

2022 Line-up:
  • July 13 - Reptile Isle - an educational, interactive reptile performance everyone enjoys.
  • July 20 - Eric Herman & the Puppy Dogs - super cool tunes for kids!
  • July 27 - Dani & the Bee - Seattle-based musical duo playing songs for kids (and kids at heart!)
  • August 3 - Ruth and Emilia - a mother-daughter duo with music, wacky characters and positive themes!
  • August 10 - Louie Foxx's One Man Side Show - hilarious magic, mixed with goofy stunts.
  • August 17 - Eric Ode - award winning children's singer/songwriter and local favorite!
Contact Information:
Email Kristy Pachciarz, Special Events Coordinator
Auburn Parks, Arts and Recreation
253-931-3043