Seattle Cheese Festival
What: Come enjoy cheese and wine tasting, cheese seminars and a grilled cheese sandwich contest.
Where: Pike Place Market
When : May14-15
Go to: http://www.seattlecheesefestival.com

Seattle International Film Festival
What: Check out this years hottest independent films  at this years SIFF.
Where: Various theaters around Seattle
When: May 19 – June 12
Go to: http://www.siff.net/index.aspx

Vikingfest
What: A weekend of fun celebrating Poulsbo’s Norwegian heritage.
Where: Poulsbo
When: May 20-22
Go to: http://www.vikingfest.org

Queen Victorias Birthday
What: Join reinactors in festivities to celebrate the Queen’s birthday.
Where: Fort Nisqually, Point Defiance Park
When: May 21| 11-5 pm
Go to: http://www.metroparkstacoma.org/

University District Street Fair
What: Check out hundreds of stalls and local street entertainment in this yearly festival
Where: University District
When: May 21-22
Go to: http://udistrictchamber.org/

Seattle Folklife Festival
What: Expand your knowledge of world cultures at the 40th annual festival.
Where: Seattle Center
When: May 27-30
Go to: http://www.nwfolklifefestival.org/

Kent International Festival
What: Enjoy performances from cultures around the world as well as craft booths and delicious authentic cuisine.
Where: Town Square Plaza
When: June 18 | 10am-6pm
Go to: http://www.ci.kent.wa.us/content.aspx?id=15248

Burien Strawberry Festival
What: Check out local artists, listen to live music and eat plenty of strawberry shortcake.
Where: Burien Town Square Park
When: June 18 & 19 starting at 10 am
Go to: http://www.burienstrawberryfestival.org/

SeaTac International Festival
What: This annual festival features a cultural village, arts and crafts vendors and amazing food stalls.
Where: Angel Lake Park
When: June 25 10am-8pm and June 26 10 am-5pm
Go to: http://www.ci.seatac.wa.us/index.aspx?page=495