Special Events

Mark your calendar for these fun summer events!* 

Outdoor Market
at Allen Yorke Park will open Wednesday afternoons from July 7th until September 1st.  Vendors are still welcome to apply.

Tunes @ Tapps at Allen Yorke Park on Wednesday evenings from July 28 until September 1.  (Band information to follow soon).

Kid’s Club - Mondays starting July 26th at Allen Yorke Park 6:30PM

Due to gathering restrictions guidelines in Pierce County and the planning timelines for large-scale community gatherings, the City has modified some events until further notice. Events will be updated below as information is available. 
*Events subject to change.



Contact:

Special Events Manager

Location:
Justice & Municipal Center
9002 Main ST E, STE 200
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Mailing:
City of Bonney Lake
Special Events
P.O. Box 7380
Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Phone: 253-447-3281

Fax: 253-862-4208

Upcoming Events Calendar

Summer Events

Calling Farmers, Food Vendors and Crafters! Apply for our Summer Outdoor Market held at the Tunes @ Tapps event each Wednesday from July 7th - September 1st! 

Vendor Application
Vendor Covid-19 Policies and Procedures

myBonney Lake Recreation & Special Event guide - Summer 2021

Bonney Lake Days 2021 - Check back for update
Update 7/2/20: Due to the current gathering restrictions in Pierce County and the planning timelines for large-scale community gatherings, we have decided to cancel Bonney Lake Days.

Celebrate summer fun with our biggest event of the summer! Bonney Lake Days is packed with two days of entertainment for the entire family with stage shows, activities for kids, vendor booths, and fun competitions! .
Kids Day 2021 - Starting July 26, 2021
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.
Movie in the Park 2021 - Check back for update
Check back for an update on the movie in the park in summer 2021. 
National Night Out 2021 - Check back for update
Check back for an update on the 2021 event.


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

Members of the Bonney Lake Police Department and East Pierce Fire and Rescue gather at Allan Yorke Park to host a fun event!

The Bonney Lake Police will be conducting a bicycle rodeo so kids young and old bring your bikes and helmets for a safety check and take a spin on our course! Airlift Northwest helicopter will be touching down and stopping by for a visit. Super Jump will be here with a bounce house, Home Depot will be providing kid craft projects. Walmart has donated hot dogs and will be on hand with activities for kids as well as various local vendors. Come out and take the opportunity to speak one on one with your police chief and officers, council members and various City leaders and workers. Round out your visit with McGruff the Crime Dog. Bring a chair or blanket and settle in for a movie to be shown at dusk (weather permitting).

Please contact Community Service Officer Yanez at 253-863-2218 ext. 3247 or e-mail Yanezk@ci.bonney-lake.wa.us.
Salute to Armed Forces 2021 - Check back for update
Check back for an update on the 2021 event.

One of the most popular events of the summer! Salute to Armed Forces night is typically held in conjunction with a summer concert at Allan Yorke Park. Come join the festivities and support those who have served and are currently serving our country.
Taste at Tapps 2021 - Check back for update
Check back for an update on the 2021 event.

Join us for a day of music in the park with some of our local food trucks. The Bonney Lake Lions Club will also be hosting Taps at Tapps featuring our local foothills breweries, www.tapsattapps.com
Tunes at Tapps 2021 - Beginning July 28th, 2021
Check back for an updates on bands for the 2021 season.


Tunes at Tapps is typically held at Allan Yorke Park on Wednesdays in July and August. This event features an outdoor market with local vendors and live music.

The boat launch is closed on event days. 

Spring Events

Hauling Eggs 5k Fun Run 2021 - Registration open
Date: April 3, 2021
Register online: https://www.raceentry.com/hauling-eggs/race-information
*Limited to 50 participants*

Time to put on your running shoes and get hopping. Hauling Eggs is a 5k in the neighborhood around Allan Yorke Park in Bonney Lake. Runners will pick up eggs along the route. All participants will receive a medal. If runners participate in both Hauling Eggs and Hauling Gourds in October you will receive a bonus spinner challenge medal to complete the set. Limited number of spots available. Register online at https://www.raceentry.com/hauling-eggs/race-information.
EGGsplore Bonney Lake 2021 *replaces Easter Egg Hunt*
Are you ready to EGGsplore Bonney Lake?
Your mission should you choose to accept it...Find the rabbit. Maybe your team can track down that rabbit somewhere in our city.

On Saturday, April 3, the first clue will be posted on Facebook around 9 a.m. This is NOT A RACE to find the rabbit first.  There will be plenty of prizes for those who can solve the mystery.

Who: Anyone who can drive around Bonney Lake, load up the vehicle and go.

What: A mission to solve the clues to find the rabbit.

When: Saturday, April 3, 9:00 a.m. – noon; First clue site will be open until 11:00 a.m.

Why: Have fun and get some Easter themed prizes.

Where: All around Bonney Lake

How: In the safety of your own vehicle.

Clues will be hidden throughout our city. Think of this as a treasure hunt. We will post the first clue on Facebook about 9:00 a.m. Once you locate the first clue there will be a clue to send you to the second clue. The last clue will send you to the rabbit. The rabbit will have a number of Easter baskets waiting for your arrival.

Prizes are geared towards the littles who might need help driving around town.

Due to the social gathering restrictions, the City's annual Easter Egg Hunt is cancelled in 2021. We hope to hold this event in 2022.
Spring Clean Up - Week of April 19, 2021

Date: Week of April 19-23, 2021

EXTRA GARBAGE
Each residential customer residing within the city limits of Bonney Lake may leave up to three extra 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.

  • Garbage must be placed in securely tied 32-gallon bags next to your cart.
  • Please ensure each bag does not exceed 40 pounds.
  • Tires will not be accepted.
  • Place all items at the curb before 7 a.m. on your service day.

EXTRA YARD WASTE
Each residential customer residing within the city limits of Bonney Lake may leave up to three extra bags of yard waste at the curb
on your regularly scheduled yard waste service day.

  • Use biodegradable lawn waste bags. Please do not use personal garbage cans as we cannot be responsible if lost or damaged.
  • Bags should not exceed 40 pounds
  • Place all items at the curb before 7 a.m. on your service day.

RECYCLING MAJOR APPLIANCES
Each residential customer residing within the city limits of Bonney Lake may recycle one major appliance at no charge this week. Appliances will be picked up throughout the week.

  • Secure the appliance doors
  • Leave it at the curb no later than 7 a.m. on Monday, April 19, 2021.

Eligible appliances include:
Refrigerator, freezer, range, furnace, washer, dryer, hot water tank, microwave, dishwasher, trash compactor, portable air conditioning units.

If you have any questions, please contact Murrey's Disposal directly at 253-414-0347.

Shred Event - April 24, 2021
Date: Saturday, April 24, 2021
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: Justice & Municipal Center, 9002 Main Street East

Each customer residing in the City limits of Bonney Lake will be allowed to drop off up to three (3) shopping bags of documents per household for shredding.
Parks Appreciation Day 2021 - Cancelled
Parks Appreciation Day in Bonney Lake is cancelled in 2021. Community members are encouraged to pick up litter around your own neighborhood in honor of Earth Day. 

Fall Events

Beautify Bonney Lake 2021 - Check back for update
Beautify Bonney Lake is an event run by a non profit and the city is 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.

For more information, visit the Beautify Bonney Lake Website.
Hauling Gourds Fun Run 2021 - Check back for update
Check back for an update on the 2021 event. 

The Hauling Gourds 5k Fun Run is a hilly course where you literally haul gourds as you run! During this unofficially timed 5k event, participants will collect two gourds during the race. Awards will be given to the overall first place male and female finisher.

Winter Events

Mayor's Food Drive 2021 - Check back for update
Check back for an update on the 2021 event.

Help fill the plate! In the spirit of the holidays, Mayor Neil Johnson would like to ask for your support in making someone's holiday a little brighter by making a donation during the 7th annual Mayor's Food Drive sponsored by Murrey's Disposal. This year's food drive is going virtual. Your donation will help the Bonney Lake Food Bank serve over 1,000 holiday meals to local families.

Thank you for your generosity in helping take care of our community members.
Tree Lighting Festival 2021 - Check back for update
Check back in the fall for an update on the 2021 event. 

This event is typically held the first Saturday of December at 6 p.m. In 2020, the Tree Lighting Festival was held virtually. Deputy Mayor Evans and his daughter read a book to online attendees and helped countdown the lighting of the tree. 
Gingerbread House Contest 2021 - Check back for update
Check back for an update on the 2021 event.

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.