Weekend Happenings | North Bend Block Party, Tour de Peaks, Thomas the Tank Engine

It’s another busy weekend in the upper Snoqualmie Valley, with some big events that will close some local streets and maybe cause a little traffic congestion as visitors (and locals) descend on our beautiful area.

North Bend Block Party & Legends Car Show

The popular party returns to the streets of downtown North Bend as the city holds its 7th Annual Downtown Block Party on Saturday, July 18th from Noon to 11PM and the Legends Car Show (new this year) on Sunday, July 19th from 8AM to 4PM. There’s lots of music, food, neighbors and fun activities on tap for the well-attended event.

To accommodate the events the following streets will be closed from approximately 5AM Saturday, July 18th to 6PM Sunday, July 19th:

• North Bend Way between Bendigo Boulevard and Ballarat Avenue
• Main Avenue South between North Bend Way and McClellan Street
• Main Avenue North between North Bend Way and Second Street

In addition to the above street closures, the following street will be closed on Sunday, July 19th from 12AM to 6PM:

• Second Street from Bendigo Boulevard to Ballarat Avenue

Complete schedule of the 2015 North Bend Block Party HERE.

block party
Previous Block Party. Photo: Pet Place Facebook page

Tour de Peaks Bike Ride

The Snoqualmie Valley Chamber of Commerce hosts its 27th annual Tour de Peaks bike ride through the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley with three fully-supported bike rides offered:

  • 100 mile Century – entire Valley, including Duvall
  • 50 mile Half Century – Country roads, including Carnation
  • 25 mile Intermediate – close up view of Mt Si

The bike rides start and finish at 142 Main Street in downtown North Bend More information is available www.tourdepeaks.org

tour de peaks

Thomas the Tank Engine

Thomas the Tank Engine completes his Snoqualmie tour date this weekend, July 17th-19th at the Snoqualmie Depot.  Downtown Snoqualmie is filled with families enjoying a Thomas train ride through the Valley with a great view of Snoqualmie Falls – and lots of activities around the Depot.

Residents should expect extra traffic, both foot and vehicle, through the downtown corridor all weekend while Thomas finishes his 2015 visit.

Thomas ready for his annual summer tour stop in Snoqualmie, July 17-19, 2015
Thomas ready for his annual summer tour stop in Snoqualmie, July 11-12 and July 17-19, 2015


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