There’s still time to head to Salmon Days

October 5, 2014

NEW — 3 p.m. Oct. 5, 2014

You’ve still got three hours to get some tasty food, hear some great music, watch the salmon at the hatchery, play on the Field of Fun, ride rides at the carnival, shop at one of many unique vendor booths or purchase your Ohfishal souvenirs at Salmon Days.

The festival ends at 6 p.m.

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Rest your feet while you listen to music at Salmon Days

October 5, 2014

NEW — 1 p.m. Oct. 5, 2014

Need to take a break from the hustle and bustle? Drop by one of the stages to hear some great music.

Whether you head to the Kids, the David Harris Rainier Boulevard, the Front Street or the Go Fish! stages, you’re bound to find something you like.

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Take the shuttle to Salmon Days

October 5, 2014

NEW — 10 a.m. Oct. 5, 2014

Don’t want to search for parking? Take the shuttle to Salmon Days.

There are three convenient pick-up locations — the Issaquah Transit Center, the Issaquah Highlands Park & Ride and the 220th Avenue parking lot, north of FedEx, at 5150 220th Ave. S.E.

Eco-friendly, biodiesel buses arrive every 10-15 minutes to carry you to one of two drop-off locations for the festival.

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There’s still time to register for the Run with the Fishes

October 5, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. Oct. 5, 2014

The Issaquah Run organized by the Issaquah Rotary is on, and you still have time to register before it starts this morning.

This year, the run features a 5K and 1K for children. Run for fun or run to compete.

Registration is at 7:30 a.m. in the Issaquah Sports Authority parking lot.

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Issaquah Salmon Days Festival 2014 Coho Mojo

October 4, 2014

Head to the carnival at Salmon Days

October 4, 2014

NEW — 4 p.m. Oct. 4, 2014

What could be better at a festival than a carnival, with little rides and big rides, and a Ferris wheel?

The rides are in the Staples parking lot, an easy walk from the festival.

The carnival runs until 9 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Shuttle service only runs until 7 p.m., so if you’re planning to attend the carnival after hours, arrange for other transportation and parking.

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Check out the amazing DockDogs at Salmon Days

October 4, 2014

NEW — 2 p.m. Oct. 4, 2014

You’ve been to the salmon hatchery and seen the salmon jump. Now, see the dogs.

Dogs of all shapes and sizes show off their athletic skills in a competition unlike any other. The next rounds start at 2 (Big Air Wave No. 2) and 5 (Extreme Vertical) p.m. Other competitions are Sunday at 10 a.m. (Big Air Wave No. 3) and 12:30 (Big Air Wave No. 4) and 3 (Speed Retrieve) p.m.

The Big Air finals follow the Speed Retrieve competition.

The Puget Sound DockDogs is fun for the whole family. Enjoy the excitement as the dogs sprint down the dock and leap for glory before crashing into a pool of water.

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Have a delicious lunch at Salmon Days

October 4, 2014

NEW — Noon, Oct. 4, 2014

If you haven’t had lunch yet, get delicious food at more than 60 food booths at Salmon Days.

Try something new or eat your favorites. Fresh-cut fries, salmon galore, barbecue, elephant ears, oh my!

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Head to the FISHop during Salmon Days

October 4, 2014

NEW — 9:30 a.m. Oct. 4, 2014

Salmon Days is a good time to stop in at the FISHop.

The store for salmon souvenirs will be open the same hours as the festival — 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

A new image representing the city’s favorite swimmer is a chalk board rendition of a coho available on collectible lapel pins, drink coasters, postcards, holiday ornaments, coffee mugs and dish towels.

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Don’t miss the Saturday morning Salmon Days Grande Parade

October 3, 2014

NEW — Noon Oct. 3, 2014

The Salmon Days annual festival gets underway Oct. 4 with style with its showpiece Grande Parade.

Starting at 10 a.m., the parade features floats, clowns, marching bands, drill teams, dignitaries, equestrians and more.

The parade starts at Front and Dogwood streets and continues down Northwest Gilman Boulevard to 12th Avenue.

Festival officials recommend for the best viewing you stake out a spot along Northwest Gilman Boulevard, between Front Street and 10th Avenue.

Learn more here.

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