Salon Chelsea |
Redmond is located in King County
, east of Seattle
. It lies along Highway 202 at the north end of Lake Sammamish.
Salmon were so abundant in the Sammamish River, that, when settler's arrived in 1871, they called the settlement Salmonberg.
Logging and agriculture became the town's economic mainstays. The essential structures that constitute a town, as well as historic Red Brick Road, were constructed by 1890. Redmond became the area's trading hub and was incorporated in 1912.
Today the economy of Redmond, population 43,310, is based on electronics and light industry. The town is the headquarters of Microsoft and Nintendo. Points of interest are Marymoor Park, home of the Marymoor Museum and archeaological excavations; and preserved sections of the old brick highway.
Redmond is part of the Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA metro area.
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10/22 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.
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.
Northwest Folklife Festival Seattle WA May24-27 Music and dance performances, visual arts, folklore exhibits, hands-on children's activities, workshops, crafts, food, demonstrations, and more!