The official publication of the Washington Festivals & Events Association
The Power of Social Media
By Erika Olsen - Winthrop Rhythm & Blues Festival and Marketing Director for Waterfront Blues Festival
For the past 15 years I’ve had the pleasure of producing an amazing annual festival in Winthrop, Washington. In addition, I have been part of the Waterfront Blues Festival in Portland approaching its 32nd year, drawing over 80,000 people to Portland’s waterfront over the 4th of July holiday each summer to see upwards of 100 plus amazing artists ranging from local favorites to legendary headliners...Read More
Hello Tunnel, Goodbye Viaduct
Seattle's Tunnel to Viaduct 8k
By Jaren Loranger - Race Director – Tunnel to Viaduct 8K, Owner, Fizz Events
This project started way back in April of 1953, when the first section of Seattle’s now iconic Viaduct was complete, connecting the Seattle’s north end to the south, providing 100,000 vehicles a day access through the city and countless running races a section of the city to gobble up miles with limited staffing, police and equipment needs. Hundreds of races have used all of part of the viaduct’s roadway over the years including the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, St. Patrick’s Day Dash, Seafair Torchlight Run and more....
Boo-coda Spectacular sets itself apart with “spook-tacular” festival
Standoutness, how can you have your festival and event standout from the crowd?
The Rapidly Changing Marketing Landscape
Learn how to be Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timebound
By John Thorburn. Bold Hat Productions
Food Truck Legislation Introduced
If passed, Senate Bill 5218 will reduce costs for the state’s mobile food vendors
By Lori Johnson, Washington State Food Truck Association