Burien’s Wild Strawberry Festival & Father’s Day Car Show will be June 17-18


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Burien’s annual Wild Strawberry Festival – a family-friendly event, filled with musical performances, games and activities for youth, vendor booths, and food trucks – will be held the weekend of June 17-18!

The two-day festival will be packed with entertainment options fit for the entire family.

Booths will line the streets around Town Square Park where vendors sell specialty goods and hold information sessions for visitors as they stroll by.

Bring the kids along for fun games and activities, Touch-a -Truck, bouncy houses and much more!

Also, on Sunday, June 18, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., now in its 13th year will be the Father’s Day Car Show.

This annual event features lean mean cruzin’ machines and has become a perfect date with Dad.

Beautifully restored classic cars and their present-day cousins line SW 152nd Street in downtown Burien from 4th Ave SW to Ambaum Blvd.

Also on tap are raffles, tunes from the 50’s & 60’s, local restaurants and shops opening their doors for food and drink and in store specials, a Chili Cook-Off, and great cars!

This will surely be a fun filled day! New for this year is a motorcycle show too!!

For more info, call: 206-433-2882, or download these PDFs:

Pre-registration ends promptly on Friday June 16th at 1 p.m. After that registration will be at the show. All vehicles come in on Ambaum and SW 151st, then onto 8th Ave SW ( by the old fire station) to the registration desk

Here’s the entertainment schedule:

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

Town Square Stage, 152nd & 5th:
10:00-10:30: Blues with PK Dwyer
10:45-11:15: Momentum Music and Dance Academy
11:15-11:45: Comedy with Matt Baker
11:45-12:45: KCLS presents Recess Monkey!
1:15-1:45: New City Dance Company
2:00-3:00: Blues and Soul with Little Sara and the Night Owls
3:00-3:30: Vovinam-Viet Vo Dao– Lion Dance
3:30-6:00: B-Boy & B-Girl Strawberry Jam-Breakdance Battle:

We’re back in the heart of the Burien strawberry festival on the main stage. Come get funky with us and jam. Prizes will be posted soon $$$.

Details:

1 vs 1 all styles

Cost: free

Mc: Jireh (Soul Felons, HOODZ, BDB)

Dj: 4Him (BYC)

Judges:
Tracey Wong (CRUW, Chinatown after hours, malicious allure)
Jensine san (Chinatown after hours)
CSwift (StrongHoldz)

Merrill Gardens Stage, 151st and 5th SW:
11:00-12:00: Blues with PK Dwyer
12:30-1:30: ChoralSounds Northwest
2:00-2:45: Highline Community Symphonic Band
3:00-4:00: Mikey Mike the Rad Scientist, music with a science twist!
4:15-6:00: World music with Tsunami Pinata

Wandering Performers and More!
10:00-6:00: Storytelling and sing-a-longs at the Turtle Theatre
10:00-6:00: Juggling and more with Matt Baker
11:00-2:30: Stilt walking with Ellarella
10:00-12:00: Musical Theater in the streets with the Hi-Liners

SUNDAY, JUNE 18

Town Square Stage, 152nd & 5th:
10:00 – 11:30:  Irish tunes with Crumac
12:00-12:30: Mexican dancing with Grupo Floklorico Citali
1:00-2:00: Swing and retro roots with New Rythmatics
2:30-3:45: Soul music with Klyntel
3:45-4:00: Chili Cook-Off winners announced

Merrill Gardens Stage, 151st and 5th SW:
11:00-12:00: Linda Severt’s Juggletunes
12:30-2:00: Old timey music with Barrel House Jive Cats
2:30-4:00: Brazilian Jazz with Choroloco

Wandering Performers and More!
10:00-4:00: Storytelling and sing-a-longs at the Turtle Theatre  
11:00-3:00: Linda Severt’s Juggletunes
11:00-2:00 : Saqra’s Studio of Belly Dancing
12:00 -4:00: Juggling and more with Fantastic Freddy
1:00-2:00: Bubbleman
2:30-3:30: Bubbleman

Be sure to tag your Wild Strawberry Festival photos with #GoWildBurien.

For up-to-date festival information and schedule of activities and performers, check out wildstrawberryfestival.org.

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