The Seattle neighborhood of Ballard is located just north of Salmon Bay in the northwest corner of the city.
The district shows the pattern of Seattle's industrial growth and its Scandinavian heritage.
Retail stores, hotels, and other commerical buildings form the core of the historic district, and all are generally open to the public.
Other History nearby:
(Bainbridge Island) Bainbridge Island Historical Museum
(Seattle) Ballard Avenue Historic District
(Black Diamond) Black Diamond Historical Museum
(Snohomish) Blackman House Museum
(Bothell) Bothell Historical Museum
(Edmonds) Brackett's Feed Barn
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11/27 Coming to The Seattle 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.
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!