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MILLION STEP CHALLENGE

Month of May
Paramount School Park, 15300 8th Avenue NE

The path around Paramount School Park is 1/3 mile and we want to see how many laps you can complete during the month of May.  This event is a partnership with the Ridgecrest Neighborhood Association. More More information at shorelinewa.gov/steps

MILLION STAIR CHALLENGE

Month of June
Richmond Beach Saltwater Park,  2021 NW 190th Street

There are 188 stairs at Richmond Beach Saltwater Park and we want to know how many flights you can climb during the month of June. Challenge yourself by setting a personal goal, compete against others and win prizes in this month-long event. More information at shorelinewa.gov/stairs

DANCE RECITAL

Annually in June at the 
Shoreline Center, 18560 1st Avenue NE
For dates, times and information visit the Events Calendar or call (206) 801-2600


Parks Recreation dance classes from hip hop to ballet are showcased in this annual performance.

NOON CONCERT SERIES

Tuesdays in July and August from noon – 1:00 p.m. 
Shoreline Parks

Bring family and friends to one of Shoreline’s beautiful parks for a concert at lunchtime. Concert schedules are updated and published annually. Visit the Lunchtime Concert Series webpage for more information.  

KARAOKE IN THE PARK

Tuesdays in July and August at 8:30 p.m. 
Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Avenue N

Everyone is invited to sing to your favorites at beautiful Cromwell Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, a picnic dinner, and your dancing shoes for a fun night of music with friends and neighbors.  

SWINGIN' SUMMER EVE

July
Cromwell Park, 18030 Meridian Avenue N
Check the Events Calendar for this year's date and time.

Community festival with food, games, used book sale and live music. 

CELEBRATE SHORELINE

August
Locations throughout the City

A week of festivities every August in honor of the City's birthday. More information at shorelinewa.gov/celebrateshoreline or find us on Facebook

MONSTER MASH DASH 5K

October
Interurban Trail between 175th and 145th
Registration and more information at shorelinewa.gov/5k

The Monster Mash Dash is a family 5K fun run and walk along Shoreline's Interurban Trail between 175th and 145th in October every year. Costumes are encouraged and prizes are awarded for the best costume in each age group as well as best group costume. 

HAMLIN HALLOWEEN HAUNT

October
Hamlin Park, 16006 15th Avenue NE
Check the Events Calendar for current date and time.

This free event for kids happens every October. Listen to spooky songs and stories as you toast marshmallows around a campfire, ride the hay wagon, play Halloween games, and have your face painted. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight.  

INDOOR PLAYGROUND HALLOWEEN

October
Spartan Recreation Center, 202 NE 185th Street
For more information visit the Events Calendar or call (206) 801-2600.


It’s the cutest show in town as children ages 1 – 4 arrive in costume to play games and participate in hands-on projects. 

VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION

November
Shoreline City Hall
Visit the Events Calendar for more information or call (206) 801-2600.

All veterans of any U.S. military service and all who want to honor their service are invited to this annual recognition event. A short program is followed by refreshments. 

HOLIDAY CRAFTS MARKET

November
Spartan Recreation Center, 202 NE 185th Street
Visit the Holiday Crafts Market website for more details about this year's event.

For one special day each year, just in time for the holidays, we transform two rooms of the Spartan Recreation Center into a festive gallery of handcrafted treasures and treats. There's something for everyone on your list. 

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

December
Shoreline Senior Center, 18560 1st Ave NE
Visit the Events Calendar for information about this year's event

Bring the whole family for a delicious breakfast with Santa, games, and activities for the entire family. Have your picture taken with Santa. Photo and gift bag included. Call or visit the Spartan Recreation Center for tickets. (206) 801-2600. 

ARGOSY CHRISTMAS SHIP

December
Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, 2021 NW 190th Street
Visit the Events Calendar for current date and time.


Treat yourself and your loved ones to a festive evening of outdoor celebration along Shoreline's spectacular beachfront. Listen to local school choirs sing while waiting for the Argosy Christmas Ship to arrive. Enjoy simple refreshments and stay warm near the beach bonfire.