Community Events


Summer Splashtacular (1)Summer Splashtacular - Saturday, June 29
1-3 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center
Enjoy this fun and free water safety event!

BattleLogoBattle of the Bands - Saturday, July 13
5-8 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park
Introducing the first ever Battle of the Bands presented by the City of Covington and Dace's Rock 'n' More! Come watch the competition unfold!

We're also looking for bands 21 years of age and under with original music. Cash prize for the winner of the event. Live auditions and video submissions only. Apply at

CDFFlyer2019Covington Days Festival - July 20-21
Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Covington's summer festival kicks off with the parade on 272nd at 10 a.m. At the festival, enjoy around 100 vendor booths, yummy food, live musical entertainment, the Kids Zone with inflatables and carnival games, a watermelon eating contest, and much more! Check out for details.

Summer Concert Series - Fridays, July 26, August 2, 9 and 16
6:30 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park
July 26 - The Gothard Sisters - Celtic Music and Irish Dance
August 2 - Tia Brazda - Jazz/Pop
August 9 - The Emerald City Sound Machine - Insanely Contagious 80's & 90's Dance Music plus some of
                    today's Top 40
August 16 - The Harmonica Pocket - Kid & Family Music

KidsFest2019FlyerKidsFest - Saturday, August 10
10 a.m.-2 p.m. - NEW LOCATION - Covington Community Park

Its all for the kids! This fun event is full of hands on activities, crafts, inflatables, and much more. 
KidsFest Vendor Application - Click here (PDF)

SpikeofSummerFlyer2019Summer Spike Outdoor Grass Volleyball Tournament - Saturday, August 10
10 a.m.-3 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park

Form a team and join us for this 4V4 Coed Tournament! Three games are guaranteed plus playoffs! Register online now!

Outdoor Family Concert - Friday, August 16
6:30 p.m.- located at Covington Community Park

The Harmonica Pocket, the Parents' Choice Gold Award-winning, solar-powered stars of Puget Sound's independent family music scene.

CiderFestFlyer2019EarlyBirdSausage & CiderFest - Saturday, August 17
3-7 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park

Sausage and Cider? What's not to love? Sip hard cider and snack on sausages at the adult-only event. General admission, VIP and designated driver tickets are available. Catch the live band and play some lawn games while you enjoy your summer night out.  

OutdoorMovieHalfFlyer2Outdoor Family Movie - Friday, August 23
8:30 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park

Movie - SHAZAM!

FallFestivalFlyer2019Fall Festival - Saturday, September 21

11 a.m.-2 p.m. - Real Life Church Field

SummersEndAd2019Summer's End 5K Fun Run/Walk - Saturday, September 21

9:30 a.m.- Jr. 2k  (Free if registered by Sept. 17) 
10 a.m.- 5K

Come enjoy a healthy and fun Saturday Morn'- good music, fun booths, and professionally timed. It is fun & we are local; come visit the "Farmers Market" and bring home something healthy to cook!

Summers End offers a 5K Fun Run/Walk and a Youth 2K. All ages and abilities are welcome. Enjoy the fairly flat, fast route through City of Covington neighborhoods and Covington Community Park. Commemorative awards for all 5K finishers and awards for top three runners in each age group. Online registration closes 9/18/2019. More details at

April Pools DayPurple Light Nights - Saturday, September 28
5:30-8 p.m. - located at the Don Henning Roundabout (by Pier 1 Imports)

5K Walk/Run at 6 p.m.; Free Hot Dog Dinner at 7 p.m.; Tree Lighting is at 7:30 p.m.

 To Register: Coming Soon

Purple Light Nights® is the inspiration of the Covington Domestic Violence Task Force, King County , Washington  “Domestic Violence Has NO Place In Our Community”.  

MakeaDiff2019FlyerWebMake a Difference Day - Saturday, October 26
Show your Love for Covington and participate in the 2019 Covington Make a Difference Day Event! Register to volunteer at one of two identified projects: Covington Community Park Project - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. includes weeding, cleaning and tidying up the wetlands area at the park; Adopt-A-Street Clean Up - 10 a.m.-12 p.m., includes picking up trash, debris, etc. along non-adopted streets in Covington. We have identified 164th Ave but may add another location if we have enough volunteers. Learn more at

Spooky Swim IconSpooky Swims - Saturday, October 26
5-6:30 p.m. and 7:00-8:30 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center

Enjoy a swim with the lights out and a glowing pool! Pick from one of two spooky sessions and be prepared to have some ghoulishly good fun!

HolidayTreeHollydaze Swim - Saturday, December 7
6-8 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center

Float-in for some holiday fun! Bring the kids for some classical holiday films, games and activities, and a lot of splash! Learn more by clicking here.

Tree Lighting IconCovington Tree Lighting Event - Saturday, December 7
4-6:00 p.m. - located at the Don Henning Roundabout (by Fred Meyer)

Live music will kick off the event at 4 p.m. Covington Service clubs will be serving up hot cocoa and cider, popcorn, and cookies and the City of Covington is offering an ornament making craft. The tree lighting is from 5-5:10 p.m. and Santa rides in on a fire truck at 5:30 p.m.

Special Thanks to our 2018 Tree Lighting Sponsors:
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All day long in Covington, the Covington Kiwanis Club is holding additional Hollydaze events including the Reindeer Dash 5K, the Pancake Breakfast, and the Craft Bazaar. Details and times can be found at

*Dates/times subject to change. Please check website or Facebook page, or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 253-480-2480 for up-to-date information.