First Saturday: May Day Spring Festival

05/01/2021 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Overlook Park
Address: 113-131 S Main Ave, Ridgefield, WA 98642, USA

We are so excited to welcome our community back to Overlook Park for First Saturday on May 1st! Join us downtown to celebrate the anniversary of Ridgefield First Saturdays with First Saturday vendors, Ridgefield Art Association Spring Art Show, a scavenger hunt, and more!

All staff, volunteers, vendors, and guests are asked to stay home if you are not feeling well, have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or have been a close contact of someone with COVID-19.

Overlook Park

Columbia Play Project – 9AM-12PM: The Columbia Play Project, a non-profit dedicated to building exploratory play spaces for the young and young-at-heart in SW Washington will be setting up a mobile exhibit at Overlook Park for safe, socially distanced play. Volunteers will engage children and families in fun games and activities like stomp rockets, lawn bowling, connect 4 and more. Learn more about the Columbia Play Project on their website. All COVID-19 safety guidelines will be followed, including masks, distancing, and sanitization.

First Saturday Vendors – 9AM-1PM: We are so excited to welcome our vendors back to Overlook Park for the first time since December, 2019! If you would like to join us, please check out our First Saturday Vendor Information.

Ridgefield Art Association Art Show – 9AM-1PM: The Ridgefield Art Association Spring Art Show returns for 2021! Check out the art show while you are at Overlook Park and see the work of talented local artists.

100 Miles in 100 Days Pre-Registration – 9AM-1PM: Visit the City booth at Overlook Park to pre-register for the 2021 100 Miles in 100 Days Challenge! Pre-registered participants will submit an email address to receive the registration link as soon as it is ready on May 15th. Registration is $10, however if you pre-register on May 1st we will hand you $5 Main Street Moola to spend on the spot!

Downtown Ridgefield

As part of our return to in person First Saturdays, we are encouraging downtown businesses to participate in the celebration with their own promotions and events. Take a walk downtown and enjoy the Art and Soul of Ridgefield.

First Saturday Logo Silhouette Scavenger Hunt: Explore the streets of Downtown Ridgefield and search for the components of our Ridgefield First Saturdays logo! Details to come.

Ridgefield Community Library: The Ridgefield Community Library will be offering a May Day craft. Visit the temporary location at 228 Simons St to participate.

Carts by the Park: Did you know Ridgefield is getting a food truck park? Carts by the Park, located at 219 Pioneer St, will be open with food vendors on Saturday, May 1st.

Traveling Activity Bags

We know our First Saturday Activity Bags have been a great success the last several months. In May, we want to bring the Activity Bags to you! Activity Bags will include materials to make flower crowns, sidewalk chalk and more fun swag and activities. The City will bring bags to neighborhood parks for first-come-first-serve pick-up according to a set schedule. Check back on this page for a the schedule – schedule will be posted by Wednesday, April 28th.

Looking for vendor information? Visit our First Saturdays Vendor page.

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