Local Events This July In Tri-Cities, Washington

Tri-cities, Washington June Local Events

Welcome to the Tri-Cities, Washington, where the sun shines bright and the vibrant community comes alive with exciting events all year round. As we dive into the heart of summer, July promises to be an exhilarating month filled with a plethora of local happenings that cater to various interests and ages. Whether you’re a resident or considering relocating to the Tri-Cities area, our real estate team is thrilled to present a comprehensive guide to the captivating events taking place in the Tri-Cities this July. So, grab your calendars and let us be your compass to navigate through the array of exciting opportunities awaiting you. Let’s make the most of this summer together!

Tri-city Water Follies Columbia Cup and Stcu Over-the-river Airshow 2023

Tri-City Water Follies Columbia Cup and STCU Over-the-River Airshow 2023

Make sure to save the dates for an extraordinary weekend filled with fun and excitement at Eastern Washington’s grandest festival of the year! This highly anticipated event is a must-attend occasion that promises an unforgettable experience for everyone in attendance.

At the heart of the festivities lies the 57th Columbia Cup, an iconic event that celebrates the thrilling world of unlimited hydroplane racing on the magnificent Columbia River. Prepare to witness a breathtaking display of speed, power, and precision as these magnificent watercrafts skim across the river’s surface, leaving a trail of exhilaration in their wake. The history of this prestigious race dates back to its inaugural edition in 1966, and it has since become a cherished tradition that captivates the hearts of both avid enthusiasts and casual spectators alike. It’s a remarkable testament to the evolution of the sport and the remarkable skill of the drivers, as they maneuver their hydroplanes with unmatched finesse and determination.

But the excitement doesn’t end there! The festival also features the awe-inspiring STCU Over The River Air Show, a captivating spectacle that takes to the skies. Prepare to be amazed as skilled pilots and cutting-edge aircraft come together to deliver a series of thrilling aerial displays that will leave you breathless. 

Make sure to mark your calendars and clear your schedule for this unmissable weekend of entertainment and thrills. For more information click here.


Art in the Park Festival 2023

Held over two days in the picturesque Howard Amon Park, situated along the stunning Columbia River in Richland, WA, this event draws in crowds of art enthusiasts from across the region and the nation.

Featuring an impressive lineup of over 260 talented artists, along with mouthwatering food trucks, captivating live music, and breathtaking performances, Art in the Park has rightfully earned its place among the “Top 10 Art Events in The United States”! From exquisite clay creations and intricate fiber art to stunning sculptures, captivating paintings, dazzling jewelry, and awe-inspiring photography, this event showcases a diverse range of art forms.

Art in the Park is not only an incredible showcase of artistic talent but also a delightful experience for the whole family. It’s a lively and welcoming show that is always free and open to the public. For more information click here.

Columbia River Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding Classes

Northwest Paddleboarding is hitting the water the first weekend of July and will have a handful of events scheduled this season. They‘re offering delivered rentals by reservation. They also have availability for week-long rentals so you can spend your 4th of July camping and paddling! Grab your sunscreen and go make some core memories.
If you need to upgrade your gear, they have paddleboards and some other gear available for purchase. For more information click here.

Red, White, and Rose Fundraiser

Red, White, and Rosé Fundraiser

This delightful event invites you to join in an evening filled with wine, delectable food, lively music, and endless enjoyment, all in celebration of the Fair’s remarkable 75th year! You can look forward to a carefully selected assortment of items that will be available for auction, adding an element of excitement to the evening.

We encourage you to be part of this special occasion, as it promises to be a memorable blend of sophistication and entertainment, offering an opportunity to support the Benton Franklin Fair & Rodeo while having a great time. For more information click here.

Tri-cities Running Event

Shoreline Run 2023

On Sunday, July 16, 2023, the Shoreline Run 2023 will consist of a 2-mile fun run and a 10K competitive run, both starting at 7:30 am near the Fingernail Building at Howard Amon Park in Richland. The finish line is located at the north end of Howard Amon Park near the boat ramp.

The Shoreline Run is open to all registered participants, with runners under 18 years old requiring parental approval.

The 2-mile fun run is untimed. In the 10K race, the top 3 overall men and women will receive Shoreline Run medals. Awards will also be given to the top 3 male and female runners in various age groups, including 14 & under, 15 – 19, 20 – 24, 25 – 29, 30 – 34, 35 – 39, 40 – 44, 45 – 49, 50 – 54, 55 – 59, 60 – 64, 65 – 69, 70 – 74, and so on.

The event is sponsored by Moonshot Brewing, Columbia Basin Racquet Club, and Professional Investment Management Services. For more information click here.

Richland Art Walk

2nd Saturday Uptown Richland Artwalk

Discover the Richland ArtWalk, a captivating event that takes place every second Saturday from 12pm to 4pm. This event brings together a multitude of talented artists, creating a platform where creativity thrives. Immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere as you chat with artists and explore unique gifts from a diverse range of creators. This monthly pop-up event is not to be missed!

If you’re an artist interested in participating, simply submit your work for approval each month through the form found on their Facebook page. For more information click here.


Tri-Pride 2023

Come together to celebrate Tri-Pride 2023, a special pride event organized in response to the one-year hiatus of the Tri-Cities Pride Festival. Community members and supporting organizations have formed a committee to host this vibrant gathering. They have partnered up with the community-based organization Rural Americans United to make this a great event.

We are also proud to announce that Alessandra Dearing, our very own Director of Sales, is a sponsor of the Tri-Pride 2023 event. Alessandra’s commitment to supporting the LGBTQ+ community and promoting inclusivity is truly commendable. 

Come and be a part of Tri-Pride 2023, and celebrate unity, diversity, and love. For more information click here.

Service Peace and Warriors

Service Peace Warriors Silent Auction and Fundraiser Buffet

Attend Service Peace Warriors first fundraiser on July 1st at Clover Island Inn. Proceeds will support their mission of providing service dogs to honorably discharged veterans with PTSD. Enjoy a buffet, puppy snuggles, entertainment, and a silent auction. Your contribution makes a difference in the lives of our local area’s deserving veterans. For more information click here.


Camp Patriot 4th of July 5K / 1-Mile Fun Run

Experience a day filled with thrilling runs, heartfelt camaraderie, and lasting memories at the 13th Annual Camp Patriot Fun Run at GESA Stadium in scenic Pasco, WA on July 4th. Start your day with the ultimate challenge – the renowned 100-pound Ruck. Weigh-ins begin at 7:00am, and the race kicks off at 7:30am. Prefer a shorter distance? Lace up your running shoes for the invigorating 5k or 1-mile run, starting at 8:00am.

No worries if you haven’t registered yet. Day-of registration opens at 7:00am, so you can still be a part of the excitement. Be part of the 13th Annual Camp Patriot Fun Run – an event you won’t want to miss. For more information click here.

Show and Shine Car Show

Camp Patriot Show & Shine Car Show

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to showcase your special vehicle at the Camp Patriot Show & Shine Car Show. This is your chance to proudly display your unique wheels and bask in the admiration of fellow automotive enthusiasts. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable day at Memorial Park in Pasco, WA!

Compete for the coveted prizes in a remarkable array of categories, spanning more than 20 distinct divisions. From the highly sought-after People’s Choice award to the esteemed Mayor’s Choice accolade, recognition awaits those who have meticulously prepared their cherished vehicles. 

On the day of the event, registration will be open from 9 am until 12 pm. Once registration closes, the exhilarating judging process will commence promptly. For more information click here.


July in the Tri-Cities, Washington, promises to be a month packed with thrilling events and vibrant experiences for residents and visitors alike.

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