Explore an Abundance of Renton Events

Experience Area Events Like A Local

Experience the best of the Seattle/Renton area when you stay at Red Lion. Known for outstanding events and incredible natural beauty, there are countless things to do in Renton, WA. As a guest of Red Lion, you can get out and experience the Puget Sound area like a local. Our friendly staff members will be happy to help you make the most of your stay with their knowledge of area attractions and events.

Upcoming Renton Events:


Seafair is the Seattle area's traditional summer festival. This month-long, region-wide event brings our entire community together. Parades, amateur athletics, airplanes, boat racing, drill teams and much more have made Seafair a top attraction for locals and visitors alike for over 60 years. An event for everyone, Seafair promises a quintessential Northwestern experience.

Coulon Family Concert Series

The Coulon Family Concert Series at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park offers family-friendly entertainment for all on select Wednesdays evenings at 7:00 p.m. Whether you're a fan of big band, classic rock, reggae or R&B, the Coulon Family Concert Series has something for everyone. 

Renton River Days

An annual multi-day family festival, Renton River Days is a celebration of community pride that brings together residents, businesses, organizations and Puget Sound visitors for a variety of events. From special features for children and stage entertainment to recreation, food and arts and crafts, Renton River Days is sure to please.

Shakespeare in the Park

Now in its 27th season, Shakespeare in the Park offers free performances of some of the most famous plays in the world. This year's productions include The Two Noble Kinsmen and Cardenio. From July 10 to August 27, Shakespeare in the Park will bring Shakespeare's work to the Seattle area as it tours the major parks in the area.


The Bellevue Arts Museum hosts the largest, award-winning arts and crafts festival in the Northwest. BAM ARTSfair celebrates independent artists, makers and the Seattle area community. The festival is committed to supporting national designers, artists and craftspeople, showcasing over 300 inspiring artists.

Boats Afloat Show 2015

2015 marks the 37th year of the Lake Union Boats Afloat Show. This annual event brings the very best of boating together in one place. Tour new and used boats in every size and price, scope out boating equipment of all kind, and bring the kids for free sailing and boat building.

Decibel Festival

The 12th Annual Decibel Festival is a leading-edge platform for multimedia art from around the world. With a focus on live performance, interactive multimedia art, and state-of-the-art sound and technology based education, the Decibel Festival has become one of the premier electronic music festivals in the world.