Community Events


SummerSplash17FlyerSummer Splashtacular - Saturday, June 30
1-3 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center
Enjoy this fun and free water safety event!

CDFFlyerFinal2018Covington Days Festival - July 21-22
Saturday from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Covington's summer festival kicks off with the parade on 272nd at 10 a.m. At the festival, enjoy around 100 vendor booths, yummy food, live musical entertainment, the Kids Zone with inflatables and carnival games, a watermelon eating contest, and much more! Check out for details.

SummerConcertFlyer2018Summer Concert Series - Fridays, July 27, August 3 and 10
6:30 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park
July 27 - Darren Motamedy  (Smooth Jazz)
August 3 - The Perry Gerber Band (Come and hear Perry's Original Music & 60’s Vintage Rock)
August 10 - Bobby Sox & the Jukebox (Doo-wop, British and Motown hits from the 50's & 60's)
August 17 - Recess Monkey (Kid-oriented pop music, photo credit Kevin Fry)

KidsFest2018FlyerKidsFest - Saturday, August 11
10 a.m.-2 p.m. - located in the Kohl's Parking Lot

Its all for the kids! This fun event is full of hands on activities, crafts, inflatables, and much more.

RECESSMONKEY47_300Recess Monkey - Outdoor Family Concert - Friday, August 17
6:30 p.m.- located at Covington Community Park

Enjoy music from Recess Monkey - Children's Music
*Photo Credit: Kevin Fry

SCFPostcardFront2018Sausage & CiderFest - Saturday, August 18
3-7 p.m. - located at Covington Community Park

Sausage and Cider? What's not to love? Sip hard cider and snack on sausages at the adult-only event. General admission, VIP and designated driver tickets are available. Catch the live band and play some lawn games while you enjoy your summer night out.  

MovieAd2018Coco - Outdoor Family Movie - Friday, August 24
8:30 p.m. - located at Kentwood High School

SummersEnd_posterSummer's End 5K Fun Run/Walk - Saturday, September 15

9:30AM- 2k  (Free if registered by Sept. 10) 10:00AM- 5K and 10K located at Kentwood High School.

Come enjoy a healthy and fun Saturday Morn'- good music, fun booths, and professionally timed. It is fun & we are local; come visit the "Farmers Market" and bring home something healthy to cook!

Summers End offers a 5K Fun Run/Walk, a 10K Fun Run, and a Youth 2K. All ages and abilities are welcome. Races start and end at Kentwood High School. Enjoy the fairly flat, fast route through City of Covington neighborhoods. Commemorative awards for all 5K &10K finishers, and awards for top 3 runners in each age group. Online registration closes 9/10/2018. More details at

April Pools DayPurple Light Nights - Saturday, September 29
5:30-8 p.m. - located at the Don Henning Roundabout (by Pier 1 Imports)

5K Walk/Run at 6 p.m.; Free Hot Dog Dinner at 7 p.m.; Tree Lighting is at 7:30 p.m.

 To Register:

Purple Light Nights® is the inspiration of the Covington Domestic Violence Task Force, King County , Washington . “Domestic Violence Has NO Place In Our Community”.  

HocusPocusFlyerV2Halloween Family Movie: Hocus Pocus - Friday, October 27
Time: 1-3 p.m.
Location: Kentlake H.S. Performing Arts Center

The Covington Youth Council will be hosting a food drive during this movie event. Please feel free to bring any non-perishable food items to donate! Donations will benefit the Storehouse, one of our local food banks.

Spooky Swim IconSpooky Swims - Saturday, October 27
5-6:30 p.m. and 6:30-8 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center

Enjoy a swim with the lights out and a glowing pool! Pick from one of two spooky sessions and be prepared to have some gouhlishly good fun!

HolidayTreeHollydaze Float-in Movie - Saturday, December 1
6-8 p.m. - located at the Covington Aquatic Center

Float-in for some holiday fun! Bring the kids for some classical holiday films, games and activities, and a lot of splash! Learn more by clicking here.

Tree Lighting IconCovington Tree Lighting Event - Saturday, December 1
4-6:00 p.m. - located at the Don Henning Roundabout (by Fred Meyer)

Live music will kick off the event at 4 p.m. Covington Service clubs will be serving up hot cocoa and cider, popcorn, and cookies and the City of Covington is offering an ornament making craft. The tree lighting is from 5-5:10 p.m. and Santa rides in on a fire truck at 5:30 p.m.

Special Thanks to our 2018 Tree Lighting Sponsors:
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All day long in Covington, the Covington Kiwanis Club is holding additional Hollydaze events including the Reindeer Dash 5K, the Pancake Breakfast, and the Craft Bazaar. Details and times can be found at

*Dates/times subject to change. Please check website or Facebook page, or call the Parks and Recreation Department at 253-480-2480 for up-to-date information.