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Pacific Northwest and Beyond started as a local blog, then a travel blog, and now features both, along with a PNW and Puget Sound area events calendar, local routes, photography, and a shop — along with the occasional off-topic post.

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Finding Wintering Trumpter Swans in Northwest Washington State

Every winter trumpeter swans from Alaska and northern British Columbia migrate to the Pacific Northwest. Here’s a bit more informaiton on these, the heaviest of flying bird, and where to find them in western Washington State.

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Ending and Beginnings

This is just a quick “blog news” post about what’s upcoming in 2023. I hope to post more updates in this spot in the future.

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This is a list in chronological order of what we’ve been adding to the website. It includes: blog posts, pnwwiki entries, events (and might include all occurrences of an event), routes, and photography galleries, and products. You can scroll through to browse more beneath the grid.

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Fremont Fair

June 18, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm –

Seattle’s annual Fremont Fair brings in Summer with music, food, vendors, and its annual parade.

Puget Sound Summer Events Seattle Summer Festivals Puget Sound Summer Festivals Fremont Solstice Parade Purple Hats

Fremont Solstice Parade

June 17, 2023 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm –

Seattle’s annual Fremont Solstice Parade brings in Summer with a variety of people-powered “vehicles”…as well as naked cyclists!

DigiMarCon Canada West 2023 – Digital Marketing, Media and Advertising Conference & Exhibition

May 11, 2023 – May 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 7:00 pm –

Digital marketing event in Vancouver BC.

A collection of flyers from the 2018 Edinburgh International Festival

The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is a Blast !

Every August (with the exception of the pandemic, of course), brings the Edinburgh International Festival and, with it, the Fringe Festival. Here’s why we want to go back, if just for the Fringe.

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Poulsbo Viking Tour Bike Ride

Poulsbo Viking Tour Brew Fest

May 21, 2023 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm –

This beer festival is in conjunction with the Viking Tour bike ride and happens on the Sunday of Poulsbo Viking Fest weekend in May.

Poulsbo Viking Tour Bike Ride

Poulsbo Viking Tour

May 21, 2023 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm –

Poulsbo Viking Tour is an annual bike ride that happens the Sunday of Viking Fest weekend in May. Riders have the choice of three route lengths.

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