Strawberry Days coming to Burien Town Square Park weekend of June 16-17

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Enjoy the Strawberry Days (formerly the Wild Strawberry Festival), Soap Box Derby Races and Relay For Life Cornhole Tournament hosted by Discover Burien the weekend of June 16-17!

This is a FREE, family-friendly annual event with music, games and activities for the kids, artisan craft vendors, with the centerpiece of the event being the delicious strawberry shortcake.

Enjoy the Soap Box Derby Races and Relay For Life Cornhole Tournament, the Strawberry Beer Garden, plus music, games and activities for the kids, artisan craft vendors and lots of delicious strawberry shortcake.

Pssssst…don’t miss the Father’s Day Car Show and Chili Cook Off on Sunday, June 17!

There is so much to see and do all weekend:

Saturday, June 16

In its inaugural year, Soap Box Derby races will be held on Saturday June 16, starting at Noon.

“This event is for anyone and everyone who wants to have fun time racing your fellow community members, including kids, adults, businesses, and groups. Find a crew or start a team and get building!”

The first heat will be held at high Noon on Saturday on SW 152nd Street, starting just west of 6th Ave SW, with the finish line in front of Burien Press.

Racers will be split into three categories based on age:

  • Kid Racers are ages 8-12
  • Teen Racers are 13-19
  • Adult Racers are 20 years and older

Kids under 8 may not participate, but will can still have fun at the craft table where they can put together small kit cars and race on a small track.

Applications and a complete list if rules and regulations can be found in the Discover Burien Office located at 427 SW 152nd Street, call 206-433-2882 or visit our website at with any further questions or requests.

Sunday, June 17

The annual Father’s Day Car Show & Chili Cook-Off will return on Sunday, June 17, and will feature lean mean cruzin’ machines – it’s the perfect date with Dad!

Beautifully-restored classic cars and their present-day cousins will 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 of did we mention great cars?

This will surely be a fun filled day!

WHEN: Saturday, June 16th and Sunday, June 17th – 10am to 4pm

WHERE: SW 152nd Street (Downtown Burien)

INFO: For more info, call: 206-433-2882

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