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2040 84th Avenue SE
Mercer Island, WA 98040
Phone: 206.275.7609
Fax: 206.275.7868
Email: miparks@mercergov.. . .
Hours: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Upcoming Special Events

Annual Thanksgiving Senior Lunch
Join old friends and new at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center for our Annual Thanksgiving Lunch! We will have all of the traditional favorites, including roast turkey with all the trimmings. Registration required and transportation available. Call 206-275-7609 to reserve your spot and a ride!
Day/Date: Thurs, Nov 8
Time: 12pm
Fee: $5.50
Location: Mercer Island Community & Event Center

Holiday Tree Lighting & Firehouse Munch FREE!
Gather with your family, friends & neighbors for an evening of holiday merriment and caroling at the community tree lighting ceremony at Mercerdale Park. Arts & crafts, Santa photos, treats and musical entertainment will follow at the Firehouse. Bring an unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots drive!
Age: All Ages
Day/Date: Fri, Dec 7
Time: 6:30pm - 7pm (Tree Lighting & Caroling*)
7pm - 8:30pm (Firehouse Munch & Activities**)
Location: *Mercerdale Park & **North Fire Station

Argosy Holiday Ship Festival FREE!
It’s back! The Argosy Holiday Ship will be heading to Luther Burbank Park with their onboard choir who will be singing carols from the boat to beach goers. Attendees will be cozy on the shore, feeling the warmth of a beach bonfire and warm drinks. Come one, come all, and join us for some holiday fun!
Ages: All
Day/Date: Fri, Dec 21
Time: 7:30pm
Fee: FREE!
Location: Luther Burbank Park Beach

See also full annual calendar below!...

Arts Council Programs

Click here to go to Arts Council Event Listings
(including Movies at Aljoya, Mostly Music in the Park, and Shakespeare in the Park

Mercer Island Parks and Recreation
Annual Special Events

Items with an * denote pre-registration is required.
*Parents Night Out As scheduled throughout the year MI Community & Event Center Ages 5 to 12
Spring Egg Hunt Saturday before Easter Mercerdale Park Spring egg hunts for kids
Leap for Green Early April MI Community & Event Center Earth Day Sustainability Fair
*5K Run Mid May Luther Burbank Park All Ages
Greenway Days End of June Luther Burbank Park Greenway events including fishing & boating
Shakespeare in the Park July & August Luther Burbank Amphitheater Live Shakespeare performances
Summer Celebration 2nd full weekend in July

Mercerdale Park & Downtown Streets
Fireworks at Luther Burbank Park

Community festival
*Community Camp Out July Luther Burbank Park Overnight family camp out with activities
Mostly Music in the Park Thu Late Summer Mercerdale Park Summer music concerts in the park
Movies in the Park July/August Mercerdale Park Outdoor movies
*Senior Lunches Bi-Monthly MI Community & Event Center Themed lunches
Tree Lighting & Firehouse Munch 1st Friday in December Mercerdale Park & North Fire Station Annual tree lighting with treats & activities
*Santa early December MI Community & Event Center Event with Santa and his elves


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