Lakewood SummerFEST returns Saturday, July 23 at Fort Steilacoom Park – The Suburban Times


Town of Lakewood press release.

The Town of Lakewood is thrilled to celebrate its biggest event of the year this Saturday, July 23 with the return of Lakewood SummerFEST.

This fan-favorite festival has it all: over 40 food trucks and vendors, activities and entertainment for kids, a celebration of cultures from around the world with performances on the Lakewood Sister Cities International Festival stage, music live and performances on the main stage throughout the festival. by day, beer garden, car show, circus acts, extreme trampoline shows, motocross stunts, night lighted drone show, hot air balloon glow and fire dancer show.

The festivities begin at 11 a.m. with the opening ceremony on the main stage and continue throughout the day. Parents looking to wear their kids down for naptime won’t want to miss “The Not-Its,” a kid-friendly rock band that pumps up its crowds with upbeat tunes and gives kids their first “rock show” experience. They will take the main stage at 11:30 a.m.

Lakewood’s “Chapter 5” SummerFEST 2019 crowd favorite performs at 1 p.m., providing an R&B/Soul vibe, followed by “The Dusty 45s” at 2:30 p.m. The Eagles tribute band “Eagle Eyes” will take the stage at 4 p.m., followed by “The Infinity Project” at 6:15 p.m. and finally at 8:15 p.m. “Kalimba & The Spirit of Earth, Wind and Fire”.

Car enthusiasts can stroll among the rows of cars – and even consider bringing their own vehicle to show off. With $20 cash on entry, people show up. Cars must arrive between 6:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. The show runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Must-see experiences this year include “The Hot Shop” traveling glass museum, where the Hot Shop team demonstrate the fascinating process of creating works of art from molten glass – with the option for spectators to try it.

The evening will conclude with a fire dance on the international festival stage at 8:30 p.m., followed by an aerial drone show at 9:15 p.m. and a balloon glow by Seattle Ballooning.

Find a full list of events, along with vendor information online at


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