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Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

Help Relay for Life by participating in a Cornhole Tournament at Strawberry Days

During Discover Burien’s community festival ‘Strawberry Days’ – at Town Square Park the weekend of June 16 and 17 – there will be a Cornhole Tournament for Relay for Life. This... [Read more]

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

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

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... [Read more]

New Soap Box Derby races will speed down SW 152nd Street on Sat., June 16

New Soap Box Derby races will speed down SW 152nd Street on Sat., June 16

Applications are coming in for the newest addition to Strawberry Days – the Soap Box Derby Races – and organizers are hoping residents will rev up their engines for this fun new event. In its inaugural... [Read more]

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Deadline extended for ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program

Discover Burien has extended the deadline for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program, with a new deadline of June 1, 2018. The ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship program... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s Carnival Days are back this Thurs.–Sun. at Puget Sound Park

Discover Burien’s Carnival Days are back this Thurs.–Sun. at Puget Sound Park

Discover Burien’s Carnival Days are back this Thursday, May 3 through Sunday, May 6 at Puget Sound Park located in North Burien, at 135 SW 126th Street (map below). With games, rides, and entertainment... [Read more]

Burien Farmers Market kicks off at Town Square Park this Thursday, May 3!

Burien Farmers Market kicks off at Town Square Park this Thursday, May 3!

Discover Burien’s Farmers Market – which runs every Thursday through late October – kicks off its 2018 season this Thursday, May 3 at 11 a.m. The market will be open until 6 p.m. at Town Square... [Read more]

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep is this Saturday, April 28!

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep is this Saturday, April 28!

REMINDER: Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep is a citywide clean-up event which will take place this Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. – Noon. Volunteers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the Burien... [Read more]

‘Taste of Burien’ winners announced

‘Taste of Burien’ winners announced

Discover Burien’s ‘Taste of Burien’ event – formerly known as ‘Burien Bites’ – was held at Merrill Gardens last Thursday, April 12, 2018. At this annual event, local restaurants offered... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Taste of Burien’ will be at Merrill Gardens this Thursday, April 12

REMINDER: ‘Taste of Burien’ will be at Merrill Gardens this Thursday, April 12

REMINDER: Get your taste buds ready B-Town, because Discover Burien’s ‘Taste of Burien’ event – formerly known as ‘Burien Bites’ – will be held at Merrill Gardens this... [Read more]

Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Help clean B-Town at Discover Burien’s Clean Sweep on Saturday, April 28

Discover Burien’s annual Clean Sweep is a citywide clean-up event, which will take place on Saturday, April 28, from 8 a.m. – Noon. Volunteers are asked to gather at 8 a.m. at the Burien Fire... [Read more]

New Soap Box Derby Races being added to Burien’s Strawberry Days Festival

New Soap Box Derby Races being added to Burien’s Strawberry Days Festival

Discover Burien announced a new addition to Strawberry Days – Soap Box Derby Races – to be held on Saturday, June 16! This new event is for anyone and everyone who wants to have a fun time racing... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s ‘Taste of Burien’ will be at Merrill Gardens Thursday, April 12

Discover Burien’s ‘Taste of Burien’ will be at Merrill Gardens Thursday, April 12

Get your taste buds ready B-Town, because Discover Burien’s ‘Taste of Burien’ event – formerly known as ‘Burien Bites’ – will be held at Merrill Gardens on Thursday,... [Read more]

Burien City Council delays joining new economic group, seeks more information

Burien City Council delays joining new economic group, seeks more information

By Jack Mayne After a long discussion, the Burien City Council at Monday evening’s (Feb. 26) Study Session decided not to immediately join a new county-wide economic development program but to ask... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces its ‘Best of Burien’ award winners

Discover Burien announces its ‘Best of Burien’ award winners

Discover Burien on Friday (Feb. 9) announced its “Best of Burien” award winners, which will be presented on Friday, March 9 at its annual Dinner and Auction fundraiser at the Burien Community Center. “Thank... [Read more]

REMINDER: Mardi Gras Celebration & Pub Crawl is this Saturday night!

REMINDER: Mardi Gras Celebration & Pub Crawl is this Saturday night!

REMINDER: Don’t forget to get your tickets for the inaugural Mardi Gras Celebration and Pub Crawl this Saturday night, Feb. 10! This event will be full of fun including a roaming jazz band, food and... [Read more]

Final voting for the 2018 ‘Best of Burien’ Awards is now open

Final voting for the 2018 ‘Best of Burien’ Awards is now open

Final voting is now open for Discover Burien’s 2018 ‘Best of Burien’ Awards! “You’ve given us your nominations and now we need your final votes to tell us who the winner will... [Read more]

Discover Burien’s new Mardi Gras Celebration and Pub Crawl will be Feb. 10

Discover Burien’s new Mardi Gras Celebration and Pub Crawl will be Feb. 10

Discover Burien announced a NEW event for 2018 – the Mardi Gras Celebration and Pub Crawl – to be held on Saturday, Feb. 10. This event will be full of fun, including a roaming jazz band, food and... [Read more]

Discover Burien now seeking nominations for its ‘Best of Burien’ Awards

Discover Burien now seeking nominations for its ‘Best of Burien’ Awards

Each year Discover Burien asks the community to vote for their favorite businesses and others who are deserving in Burien. Businesses, organizations and individuals that make a difference, lead by example... [Read more]

Celebrate the season at Discover Burien’s Holiday Bazaar Day this Saturday

Celebrate the season at Discover Burien’s Holiday Bazaar Day this Saturday

Celebrate the season by shopping locally at Discover Burien’s ‘Holiday Bazaar Day’ for unique and one-of-a-kind gifts that includes hot treats and in-store specials, from 10 a.m. to... [Read more]

Get personalized Letters from Santa via Discover Burien

Get personalized Letters from Santa via Discover Burien

Discover Burien says “be a part of the magic this holiday season with personalized letters from Santa!” They are a great gift for all ages that will create excitement and joy for years to come.... [Read more]

Shop local, shop Burien (and get a free t-shirt) with a Discover Burien Passport!

Shop local, shop Burien (and get a free t-shirt) with a Discover Burien Passport!

Shop local, shop Burien – the next time you’re out shopping at your favorite Burien Business grab a 2017 Passport and start collecting stamps. Collect at least 5 stamps and turn you card into the... [Read more]

Applications for Discover Burien’s ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship open

Applications for Discover Burien’s ‘Making Burien Awesome’ scholarship open

Discover Burien is now accepting applications for its 2018 “Making Burien Awesome” Scholarship program. The scholarship fund – started in 2015 – was designed to help students in our community achieve... [Read more]

Discover Burien announces winners of Creepy Crawlers Costume Contest

Discover Burien announces winners of Creepy Crawlers Costume Contest

Discover Burien announced its Costume Contest winners from the first-ever ‘Creepy Crawlers Pub Crawl,’ held last Saturday, Oct. 28, with the top winner(s) taking home a $1,000 prize. The winners... [Read more]

Jennafer Price Cargill selected as new Executive Director of Discover Burien

Jennafer Price Cargill selected as new Executive Director of Discover Burien

Discover Burien announced on Wednesday (Nov. 1) that Jennafer Price Cargill has been selected as the new Executive Director of the organization. Ms. Price Cargill moved to the local area in 2006, and comes... [Read more]