Tukwila Days: Find fun, food, festivities at community center

Tukwila's annual community festival is Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S.

  • Tuesday, August 17, 2010 4:25pm
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A clown entertains her audience with balloons during last year's Tukwila Days festivities.

Tukwila’s annual community festival is Saturday, Aug. 21, at the Tukwila Community Center, 12424 42nd Ave. S.

The festival, a tradition since the early 1970s, includes food, games, music, entertainment, arts and crafts, vendor booths and special kid’s activities. Admission and most activities are free. Hours are 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information about the events, call 206-768-2822.

The schedule:

• 8 a.m.-10 a.m.: Pancake breakfast

• 8 a.m.: Breakfast service begins in the Tukwila Community Center Social Hall to support the Tukwila Sister Cities Committee.

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Vendor fair with more than 100 booths.

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: The 14th Annual Tukwila Days Art Show, hosted by the Tukwila Arts Commission, featureslocal artists.

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Vintage car show.

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m: The Fun Zone featuring inflatable bouncers, giant slide, dunk tank, face painters, roving clowns and special kid’s entertainment.

• 10 a.m.-3 p.m.: Challenge Yourself at the Tukwila Community Center booth to win a prize.

• 10 a.m.-2 p.m.: Chalk It Up!, young artists use chalk to create masterpieces on the sidewalks of the Tukwila Community Center.

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