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Founded in 1869 by William Meydenbauer and incorporated as a city in 1953, Bellevue spans 31 square miles between Lake Sammamish and Lake Washington. Bellevue is the largest city on the Eastside, and the fourth largest city in Washington state.

To the East are the snow-capped mountains of the Cascades, to the south, Mount Rainier dominates the horizon, and to the north, Mount Baker marks the proximity of the Canadian.

Kelsey Creek Park has hiking trails, a playground and a barnyard zoo. A Japanese garden honors Yao, Bellevue's sister city in Japan.

The Bellevue Botanical Garden in Wilburton Hill Park offers demonstration gardens and a 1/2 mile trail through native forest, meadow and marsh.

There is also a Bellevue, Nebraska.

Bellevue is part of the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA metro area.

Bellevue Strawberry Festival |
Education BodyMind Academy | Cascade Bible College | Eastside Catholic High School |
Motels, Hotels, and Resorts Best Western Bellevue Inn |
Residential and Commercial Real Estate Lisa Shilling Realtor | Michael and Kristine Shore REALTORS |

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09/22 Coming to The area
Water Music Festival Seaview WA April1 The Water Music Festival is an all-volunteer non-profit organization dedicated to bringing quality chamber music to the Lower Columbia River Region.
Astoria-Warrenton Crab and Seafood Festival Warrenton OR April26 Crab and seafood as well as entertainment. Listen to the Astoria HS Jazz Band on Sunday.
Seattle Japanese Cultural Festival Seattle WA April26-28 The festival features Japanese exhibits, performances, and demonstrations. Held at the Seattle Center in the Fisher Pavilion. The annual festival began in 1976 with a gift of 1,000 cherry trees to the city of Seattle from the Japanese government to celebrate the U.S. Bicentennial.
Grays Harbor Shorebird Festival Hoquiam WA April26-28 Witness the migrating shorebirds at Grays Harbor National Wildlife Refuge and other birding hotspots in Grays Harbor County.
Apple Blossom Festival Wenatchee WA April1-May5 A delicious part of the Apple Blossom Festival is the Washington State Apple Blossom Festival Food Fair.
Leavenworth Spring Bird Fest Leavenworth WA May16-19 Learn about the wide variety of migratory birds that come here for a brief, but important part of their year: the breeding season. Hear the songs sung only during the breeding season.