Richmond Beach Celebration

Friday though Sunday, May 12-14

Four great events = one spectacular weekend in Richmond Beach

Richmond Beach is a vibrant, thriving neighborhood that enjoys a rich history, awesome views, amenities such as parks and a library within walking distance, excellent schools, good restaurants, retail stores, low crime rate, involved residents and more. The Richmond Beach Celebration features four distinctly different events, which allow guests to enjoy the beauty and charm of our neighborhood in one spectacular weekend. This year’s festivities promise to provide activities and entertainment for all ages and interests. Join your friends and neighbors for a good time!

  1. Enjoy local music and food at the Strawberry Festival!
  2. Delight in–and perhaps purchase--the handcrafted items including jewelry, textiles, ceramics, photography and original art at the Arts and Crafts Sale!
  3. Check out cars of yesteryear at the Car Show!
  4. Explore plants in the unique, naturalistic Kruckeberg Botanic Garden!

Due to limited parking at the event sites, off-site parking and shuttle service to all four events will be provided on Saturday, May 13, at Richmond Beach Congregational Church located at 1512 NW 195th. Visitors are encouraged to use the shuttle to reduce impact on the neighborhood. Local residents are encouraged to walk or carpool, if possible.

Strawberry Festival

Strawberry Festival

Saturday, May 13, 2017, noon to 5:00 p.m.
Richmond Beach Community Park, 2201 NW 197th Street

Richmond Beach Community Association will be hosting its 18th annual Strawberry Festival at the Richmond Beach Community Park on Saturday, May 13, from noon to 5:00 p.m. The festival will feature music by local musicians, food from local restaurants, games and activities for kids, a walking tour of historic Richmond Beach at 1:00 and more. You won't want to miss the debut of the "Orcas on Parade" (RBCA’s public art project)!

Children's Parade

Come early for the Children's Parade for ages 8 and under at 11:45 a.m. (line up begins on NW 197th Street at 11:15 a.m.). This year’s theme is "Pokemon." You gotta catch 'em all at the parade!

More Information

For event details, please visit the Strawberry Festival page.

For further information, please contact Sheri Ashleman at execdirector@richmondbeachwa.org or (206) 542-9147.

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Arts & Crafts 50th Anniversary Sale

Friends of the Richmond Beach Library will be hosting its Art & Crafts Sale at the Richmond Beach Library, on Saturday, May 13, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. A Special Collections Book Sale is on the same day from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and tickets for our popular raffle are available both days. An Artist's Reception will be held on Friday, May 12, from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Come meet local artists on Friday night and enjoy quartet music provided by Shorewood High School. We encourage artists of handcrafted pieces to either contact Julie Vaughn at (206) 321-1934 for more information or pick up an artist's packet at the Richmond Beach Library at (206) 546-3522 after March 1.

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Car Show

Richmond Beach Rehab will be hosting its 8th Annual Car Show on Saturday, May 13. Friends, neighbors and car enthusiasts are invited to visit the Rehab between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to view one of the best displays of classic cars around while listening to music provided by Brian Lee and the Orbiters from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. For more information, contact Crystal Jones at (206) 546-2666 or visit richmondbeachrehab.com.

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Mother’s Day Plant Sale

The Kruckeberg Botanic Garden will host its 30th Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 12, to Sunday, May 14. Explore a wide selection of hard-to-find plant species, and enjoy food and activities for the whole family. For more information, visit kruckeberg.org.

2017 Richmond Beach Celebration

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