Community Events

The city’s recreation division returned to work in March 2021 and looks forward to presenting programs adapted to our current state guidelines. Tournaments, facility rentals, and playfield rentals are also impacted. Some of our beloved programs will not happen this year, while others will be added in or modified for participation. Specific updates are listed here, as of May 2021.


Kids Giant Garage Sale

Twice a year. In spring and fall, you can register for a table.

Scrapbook & Crafting Supplies Sale

Every spring. Registration opens in Winter.


All-Comers Track & Field Meets

Weekly Wednesday evenings in June. Registration opens in Spring.

Berry Dairy Days | Friday Night Fireworks

Third weekend in June, includes Friday night fireworks. Full weekend schedule and more about Berry Dairy Days celebration.

Movies at Maiben

Grab your camp camp chairs and cozy blankets, and head to Maiben Park in Burlington for a summer evening with friends and family. See you at the park for our line-up of PG-13 family friendly/teen/adult releases.

Summer Nights Concerts

Free concerts on the lawn. See you at the Visitor Center Amphitheater, Friday nights in July & August.


Pumpkin Pitch & Harvest Festival

Burlington’s unique annual festival. The West Coast’s One and Only Pumpkin Pitch ...Where Pumpkins Fly and Zucchinis Zoom!  Last Saturday in September. 

Outdoor Gear Swap

Do you have used outdoor recreational equipment that you’d like to sell or trade? Sign up for a booth. Shoppers? Free entry to the sale. 

Mom & Son Game Night

An evening of fun for mothers and sons. Register in advance. 

Kids Giant Garage Sale

Twice a year, in spring and fall. Register for a table.

Skagit Veterans Day Parade 

Saturday of Veterans Day Weekend. 11 AM start time for the parade & heritage plane flyover. Plenty of free events and entertainment before and after the parade, view more details


Winter Wonderland

First weekend in December. Enjoy a weekend celebrating all things winter - family-friendly and free. 

Downtown Holiday Tree Lighting & Caroling

Gather at Alpha Park for lighting of the tree followed by caroling, hot cocoa, coffee and cookies.

Daddy & Daughter Sweetheart Dance

First Friday in February. Register in Winter.