June 28, 2012 at 2:35am
Lakewood SummerFEST takes over Fort Steilacoom Park, June 30 to July 1. While you may not generally choose Lakewood as your entertainment destination in the Northwest, SummerFEST is worthy of checking out.
SummerFEST has a little bit of everything for everyone. Live entertainment is on for both days of the festival, featuring local bands like Magic Bus and former Gentleman Juggler, Roberto the Magnificent. Over 150 food and arts vendors ensure you have plenty to explore.
SummerFEST includes bonus events, too. On Saturday, the Chalk Art Competition is an amazing contest to watch as chalk artists create murals before your very eyes. Saturday also brings in a car show and a movie at dusk, which you can vote on via the event's website. Current frontrunner is "Back to the Future."
On Sunday, the SummerFEST Triathlon pits athletes against a run, swim, and bike course. Compete yourself, or cheer the athletes on from the sidelines. If you want to join in, but aren't ready for a three-pronged athletic challenge, there is also a 5K Fun Run that day.
A great deal of the festival is family-centric, especially the Kidz Zone with bonus activities for smaller children available at $5/day. Entry to the fair is free for all!
Off duty rules.
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