The City of Burien and Discover Burien will mark their third year of bringing neighbors together to celebrate National Welcoming Week (Sept. 8-17) with a day of community connection, play, and celebration on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023.

This ‘Welcoming Burien’ free event – which will run from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. – will feature:

  • Come play with us: The Highline Heritage Museum will offer an array of multicultural games from around the world, including Lotería! Our Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Services Department will also have a variety of games that kids (and kids at heart) can play.
  • Dance and music: Enjoy the sights and sounds of dance performances and music to celebrate cherished traditions that reflect our community’s cultural heritage.
  • Enjoy Burien’s foodie paradise: Burien restaurants represent cuisines from around the world. Some highlights from small, local restaurants will be available for purchase.
  • Meet Your Neighbors: Community-based organizations will be present to share information about their services and resources.
  • City Living Room: Share your thoughts and ideas with City of Burien staff about current planning projects and more/

Stay tuned for a detailed schedule of events and follow Burien Economic Development on Facebook and Instagram for updates.

More info here.

  • WHAT: Welcoming Burien event
  • WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
  • WHERE: Burien Town Square Park, 480 SW 152nd Street:

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