Community Events

*Dates/times are subject to change and events are subject to cancellation. Please call 253.480.2480 to verify details.

Sweetheart SwimLogoSweetheart Swim - Saturday, Feb. 15
1-3 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center

DaddyDaughterLogoDaddy Daughter Spring Fling - Saturday, April 4
6-8:30 p.m. - located in the Kentwood High School Commons

Underwater Egg HuntLogoUnderwater Egg Hunt - Sunday, April 12
1-2 p.m. & 3:30-4:30 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center

AprilPoolsGraphicApril Pool's Day - Saturday, April 18
1-3 p.m. - located at Covington Aquatic Center

ArborDayLogoArbor Day Celebrations - Friday, April 24
10-11 a.m. - located at Jenkins Creek Park
1-2 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park

SummerSplashtacularLogoSummer Splashtacular - Saturday, June 27
1-3 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center
Enjoy this fun and free water safety event!

CDFLogo2018v2Covington Days Festival - July 18-19
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 MultiCare Covington Days 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.

SummerConcertLogoSummer Concert Series - Fridays, July 24 & 31, August 7 & 14
6:30 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park

KidsFestLogoKidsFest - Saturday, August 8
10 a.m.-2 p.m. - Covington Community Park
Its all for the kids! This fun event is full of hands on activities, crafts, inflatables, and much more. 

SummerConcertLogoOutdoor Family Concert - Friday, August 14
6:30 p.m.- located at Covington Community Park

CiderFestLogoSausage & CiderFest - Saturday, August 15
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.  

MovieLogoOutdoor Family Movie - Friday, August 21
8:30 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park

fallfastlogoNoDateFall Festival - Saturday, September 19

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

summersendlogoSummer's End 5K Fun Run/Walk - Saturday, September 19

9:30 a.m.- Jr. 2k   |   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. More details at

April Pools DayPurple Light Nights - Saturday, September 26
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”.  

MakeaDiff2019LogoMake a Difference Day - Saturday, October 24
Show your Love for Covington and participate in the 2020 Covington Make a Difference Day Event!

Spooky Swim IconSpooky Swims - Saturday, October 24
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 5
6:30-8:30 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!

Tree Lighting IconCovington Tree Lighting Event - Saturday, December 5
4-6:00 p.m. - located at the Don Henning Roundabout (by Fred Meyer)

Join us at the Fred Meyer roundabout (gathering will be in the parking lot in front of Los Cabos) for a festive evening of free fun, crafts, caroling, and lighting the tree! A special visit from some of our favorite wintery characters will lead into Santa's arrival on a fire truck! Several community groups and sponsors will be hosting free crafts and goodies at their booths and kids can even write their Letter to Santa thanks to the Covington Youth Council. More details are available on the flyer in the comments or by clicking the event header image above!

*Food donations for Covington's Food Bank The Storehouse will be collected on site!

Special Thanks to our 2019 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.