Northwest NEWS

June 26, 2000


2000 Heritage Festival

   The King County Park System's 27th Annual Heritage Festival and Fireworks will be held July 1-2 and 4th at Marymoor Park.

   Hear a variety of musical styles by local and international talent; see colorful folk dances from around the world; touch hand-worked crafts made by skilled artisans like blacksmiths; smell farm livestock and old-fashioned food; taste ethnic and traditional cooking; experience other worlds with living history exhibits.

   Admission to the Heritage Festival is free, and onsite parking is $6. New features include an oldtime baseball game, a Snoqualmie Indian Tribe encampment, canoe rides on the Sammamish River, sandcastle making with the Seattle Children's Museum, and an outdoor ballroom. Other attractions will feature a Hmong Asian cultural exhibit and a Civil War encampment.

   The 2000 Heritage Festival will run July 1 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., July 2 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. on July 4 for the fireworks show. Marymoor Park is located at 6046 West Lake Sammamish Parkway Northeast. Motorists can take State Route 520 to the West Lake Sammamish Parkway exit.