2013 Newcastle Days
Lake Boren Park: 13058 SE 84th Way, Newcastle, WA 98059
What’s happening at Newcastle Days (September 7, 2013)
This year’s event Saturday, September 7th, includes new activities and familiar favorites. Enjoy musical and dance performances, vendor tents and activities such as face painting and balloon artistry, pony rides, food vendors and the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce Beer Garden.
New this year at Newcastle Days
- A three on three basketball tournament
- Community competitions like three-legged races, a pay for play area and expanded children’s play area.
- The pay for play area will feature a climbing wall, tea cup style spinning ride and inflatable slides and bounce areas.
- A free expanded children’s area will include inflatables for toddlers.
- Hazen High cheerleaders will provide free face painting and kid tattoos all day.
- The first Robotics High School competition between teams from Issaquah, Liberty and Newport high schools will go on all day in the tennis courts.
- Two frisbee throwing robots will be on hand.
The Newcastle Chamber Beer Gardens
The Newcastle Chamber returns to host the Newcastle Days Beer Gardens. The beer lineup includes Miller Lite, Mac n Jacks and Manny’s Pale Ale. Glasses of chardonnay and cabernet will also be served at the Beer Garden at Newcastle Days – along with bottles of water.
Beer Garden guests must be 21, I.D. will be verified at the door to allow entrance. No exceptions will be made.
The Venturettes are scheduled to return to the beer gardens to help Newcastle Chamber and community members serve beer and tend to other tasks. Want to volunteer to work the Beer Gardens? E-mail Doug Kunkel at dougk@
Newcastle Days Event Schedule
|11 a.m.||Presentation of Colors and Flag Salute|
|11:15 a.m.||Cornerstone Dance Performance|
|11:30 a.m.||Three on Three Schoolyard Basketball Tournament|
|11:45 a.m.||Magician Performance|
|12:15 p.m.||Blue Dog Dance Performance|
|1:00 p.m.||Ricky Venture Revue|
|2:00 p.m.||Community Competition|
|2:30 p.m.||Seatown Rhythm and Blues Players|
|3:30 p.m.||Community Competition|
|5:00 p.m.||Community Competition|
|5:30 p.m.||Alan White|
|7:00 p.m.||Event Closing|
|All Day||Robotics High School Competition|
|All Day||Beer Garden|
|All Day||Pay for Play Area|
|All Day||Free Children’s Play Area and Pony Rides|
|All Day||Face Painting, Kid Tattoos and Other Activities|
|All Day||Food Vendors and Other Vendor Tents|
Register Now for Basketball Tournament
Categories include high school grades 9-12, and unlimited for anyone above age 18. Pre-registration is recommended since day-of-event registration is limited to availability. The entry fee is $15 for teams registering before August 15th. After this date, the fee is $18 per team. All registrations must be received by Tuesday, August 27th. The winning team will receive a $20 gift card.
Newcastle 5K Run/Walk for Education
Registration is open for the Newcastle 5K Run/Walk for Education Sunday, September 8th. Participants will start at 9 a.m. at Lake Boren Park, run or walk on Newcastle trails, and finish at Lake Boren Park. The course closes at 10:45 p.m. All proceeds will go to a scholarship fund for Newcastle high school seniors. A kids dash, bitty kids dash and post-run activities also will be a part of the fun. Register on the Newcastle 5K website today.
Questions, feedback and promotional materials should be directed to the Community Activities Commission.
To Contact the Commission
Sara McMillon, City Clerk
Phone: 425-649-4444 ext. 102
City of Newcastle
12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200
Newcastle, WA 98056