Winter 2023 myBonneyLake Guide

That's a wrap on Summer 2023! 
We had such a busy, fun summer! Great crowds, music and vendors! Thank you to all that supported our Tunes@Tapps and Market Days as well as our Kids Club on Monday afternoons.  We brought back Bonney Lake Days and had wonderful support by all in the community and local schools!  

 A big shoutout to the local businesses that sponsored these wonderful programs!  Super Jump Party Zone, Sandy's Signs, Crescent Dental, DA Sounds, Cascade Water Alliance & Molen Orthodontics!


Special Events Manager

Justice & Municipal Center
Attn: Special Events
9002 Main St E, STE 200
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Phone: 253-447-3281

Fax: 253-862-4208

Upcoming Events Calendar

Winter Events

Mayor's 10th Annual Food Drive 2023

Date: Week of November 13, 2023

Food and meals are a celebration that bring families together during the holidays. Unfortunately, for those facing food insecurity, this is a stressful time to provide for their children and ensure food is available.

In the spirit of the holidays, Mayor Michael McCullough is continuing the tradition of partnering with Murrey's Disposal and the Bonney Lake Food Bank, and asking for your support in making the holiday a little brighter for those facing food insecurity. Please consider donating food to support the more than 1,000 families of the Bonney Lake Food Bank during the Mayor’s 10th Annual Food Drive, Nov. 13-17, 2023.

To donate food
Murrey’s Disposal is making it simple to donate food items. Bonney Lake residents will receive a plastic bag in the mail to place your nonperishable food donations next to your garbage cart by 7:00 a.m. on your service day - Nov. 15 or Nov. 16.

The biggest need for holiday meals right now:
Boxed stuffing
Cornbread mix
Instant mashed potato flakes
Cream of mushroom soup
Canned or packet gravy
Canned green beans
Canned pumpkin
Canned cranberry sauce
Canned yams
French fried onions
Mini marshmallows
All purpose flour
Salt & pepper
Additional helpful items:
Peanut butter in plastic jars
Canned tomato products
Canned meats (tuna, chicken)
Soups, stews, and chili
Pasta and sauces

If you would like to participate but are unable to leave items curbside, please consider dropping off your food donation at one of the following locations:

  • Bonney Lake Food Bank, 24015 SR 410, Buckley
  • Bonney Lake Justice & Municipal Center, 9002 Main Street East
  • If you have a school-aged children, several of the Bonney Lake area schools will also be hosting a food drive around the same time.

Thank you for your generosity in helping take care of our community members.

Tree Lighting Festival 2023
Date: Saturday, December 2, 2023

Light up your night at the annual Bonney Lake Tree Lighting Ceremony. The annual event is Saturday, December 2, 6 p.m. at the Public Safety Building. Enjoy free activities, music, refreshments, and help countdown the lighting of the tree. Bring nonperishable food to support the Bonney Lake Food Bank.

This free event is made possible by the generosity of our partners:
Bonney Lake Arts Commission, East Pierce Fire & Rescue, Bonney Lake Kiwanis, Snowshoe Evergreen, and Bonney Lake Starbucks.

*Events are subject to change. 

Gingerbread House Contest 2023 - Check back for update

Past Event process:
The Bonney Lake Arts Commission’s annual Gingerbread House Contest is easier than ever to enter and view because it’s going virtual! In 2020, participants enjoyed building their creation with family and friends and submitted their entry online. This fun competition is open to everyone with no forms, no fees, and no categories. Judging and online voting took place online. 

Spring Events

Easter Egg Hunt 2024

Easter Egg Hunt
Date: Saturday. March 30th, 2024
Ages: 1 - 11 years old

Allan Yorke Park will be divided into sections based on age group.  Horn blows at 11 and will not last long.  What a wonderful day at Allan York park to gather eggs filled with candy, toys and prizes.

Spring Clean Up 2024

*Must live within the city limits of Bonney Lake. If you're unsure, please view the city map.*

Spring Clean Up is organized by Murrey's Disposal. If you have any questions, please contact Murrey's at [email protected] or call Mon-Fri from 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. to speak with a customer service representative: 253-414-0347.

EXTRA GARBAGE: Week of April
Each residential customer residing within the city limits of Bonney Lake may leave up to three extra 32 gallon bags of garbage for curbside for pickup on your regular garbage day. Please do not use personal garbage cans as we cannot be responsible if lost or damaged.

EXTRA YARD WASTE: Week of April  (your regular yard waste pick up day)
Each residential customer residing within the city limits of Bonney Lake may leave up to three extra 32 gallon biodegradable bags of yard waste at the curb. This will be on the regular yard waste week for your area which is opposite your mixed recycle.

Each residential customer residing within the city limits of Bonney Lake may recycle one major appliance.

Eligible appliances include:
Range, refrigerator, freezer, furnace, dryer, washing machine, dish washer, hot water tank, trash compactor, or air conditioner- no BBQ’s.

*This will be the only day appliances will be serviced.

Helpful Hints:

  • DO NOT use personal cans for extra garbage or yard waste as we cannot be responsible if they are lost in the truck. No credits will be given for lost cans.
  • Please be sure all items are accessible by 7:00 a.m. to ensure pick up.
  • Only the above listed appliances will be accepted for Spring Clean Up. Please place on the curb (sorry no alley pick up due to truck size.)
  • Please label/id your extra yard waste so it is not confused as trash.
  • In inclement or rainy weather, please try to ensure items are covered. (Paper biodegradable yard waste bags tend to break & create a mess if left out in the elements.)
  • Do not exceed 45lbs per bag for trash or yard waste.
  • Please no tires, car parts, barbecues, furniture, mattresses or other bulky items.
  • All items must be contained in a bag.
Shred Event 2024
Date: Saturday, April
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: Justice & Municipal Center, 9002 Main St E, Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Event hosted by the City of Bonney Lake and Murrey’s Disposal.

Bonney Lake residents can bring up to three shopping bags of documents per household.
Parks Appreciation Day 2024

Celebrate Earth Day in the park. Check back for specifics. 

Summer Events

Kids Club - Mondays, July 10 - August 21, 2023
Enjoy a fun evening of entertainment at the park. Experience a children’s album like no other. Performances of classical, new age, and world music that is all kid friendly.
Monday evenings starting in July.
Time: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Location: Allan Yorke Park

July 31 - Eric Herman and the Puppy Dogs
August 7 - The Not-Its!
August 14 - Brian Vogan and his Good Buddies
August 21 - Last Leaf Theater present Henny Penny
Tunes at Tapps & Outdoor Market - Wednesdays, July 12 - August 23, 2023
Tunes at Tapps is held at Allan Yorke Park on Wednesdays in July and August. This event features an outdoor market with local vendors and live music.

Market: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Music:   6:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Concert Lineup:
July 12 -Heart by Heart  A Heart tribute band
July 19 - Corey Wilds Band *New Date 
July 26 - Just One Look - A tribute to Linda Ronstadt
August 2 - Randy Linder's tribute to CCR
August 9 - Good Times Roll - A tribute to the Cars
August 16 - American Fool tribute to John Cougar Mellencamp
August 23 -  Aaron Crawford *New performer

Outdoor Market Vendor Application

Taste at Tapps - July 22, 2023

We are excited to announce the return of the Taste at Tapps!  This fabulous food truck feast will be held on Saturday, July 22nd from 11:00AM -7:00PM at Allan Yorke Park.

Taste of Tapps Vendor Application 2023

11:00 - 12:30 - Leah Justine
12:45 - 1:45 - Boot Boogie Babes
  2:00 - 3:00 - Kellee Bradley
  3:30 - 5:00 - 80 Proof Ale
  5:30 - 7:00 - Victims of Love (Eagles tribute band)

Bonney Lake Days - August 25-26, 2023
Celebrate summer fun at Allan Yorke Park with our biggest event of the summer! Bonney Lake Days is packed with entertainment for the whole family from Friday to Saturday with stage shows, fireworks, activities for kids, vendor booths, and fun competitions! All on the shores of Lake Tapps here in Bonney Lake.

4 p.m. - 9 p.m. Vendors (food only) & Beer Garden with Half Lion Brewing Co.
*Update: A few food vendors notified us that they are unable to attend Friday due to staffing limitations. There will be a taco truck and then espresso, ice cream, and kettle corn vendors. Support these fabulous vendors or pack a picnic.

Stage Schedule
4:00 p.m. - Bonney Lake High Jazz Choir
5:30 p.m. - Kim & Brian
7:30 p.m. - Rockfish & Friends
9:00 p.m. - FIREWORKS!!!

8 a.m. - Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast at the Senior Center
11am-7pm – Vendors (food, crafts, clubs, commercial) &
Beer Garden with Half Lion Brewing Co.
11am-7pm – Kids Zone
11am-3pm – Bonney Lake HS Car Show

Stage Schedule
11:00 a.m. - Vibe Outdoors
11:35 a.m. - Dance Performance by YMCA 
12:10 p.m. - Auburn Dance Academy
1:00 p.m. - Boot Boogie Babes
2:00 p.m. - Bonney Lake High School Presents
3:30 p.m. - Katie Wade
5:30 p.m. - Slim Wizzy

List of food/snack/beverage vendors on Saturday:
Be Happe
Beer Garden
Big Smiles Bakery
Churr'All I Need
Doodle's Drink Shoppe
Kairos Ice Cream Inc
Main Street Bistro
Mimi's Ice Cream
POP! Kettle Corn Company
Stacks Burgers
Starvin Marvin
Tacos El Tajin
Timbo's Licorice

Thank you to our event sponsors:
Super Jump Rental, Cascade Water Alliance, Crescent Dental of Bonney Lake, DA Sound, Molen Orthodontics, and Sandy Signs!
Vendor Application - Bonney Lake Days
National Night Out - August 1, 2023

National Night Out is an annual event designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.

For details, visit: National Night Out 2023 Information

Thank you to Super Jump Rentals for the fun inflatable experience for all the kids to enjoy!

Fall Events

Beautify Bonney Lake 2023
Date: September 16, 2023

Beautify Bonney Lake is an event run by a local nonprofit and the City of Bonney Lake is proud to be a sponsor.

Beautify Bonney Lake hopes to inspire increasingly greater numbers of citizens, and businesses to dedicate three hours a year to the permanent beautification of the city, built around the vision of creating lasting beauty and appeal. Our hope is that Bonney Lake will become known throughout the area as a city that takes great pride in its community.
Volunteers receive lunch and a t-shirt to wear proudly knowing that you took the time to care for your community. 

To sign up or for more information, visit the Beautify Bonney Lake Website.
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Hauling Gourds Fun Run update
The Hauling Gourds 5k Fun Run is not taking place in 2023.