Derby Dash 5k

Derby Dash is back for a family-friendly evening run along the beautiful Sammamish River Trail. Stick around after the run for food, music, games and more!

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  1. Information & Registration
  2. FAQs

Who: Everyone! Run, walk, or roll!
When: Friday, July 12, 6:30 p.m.
Where: Derby Days, Redmond Municipal Campus
$25 - before June 1
$30 - after June 1
$15 - participants age 15 or younger
Additional $2.50 registration fee added to total 

Click here to register or for more information.

A portion of your registration fee will go to our local community partner Open Kitchen!

Schedule of events:

5:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. - Onsite registration and day-of packet pickup

6:30 p.m. - Race starts

7:30 p.m. - Awards

Cornhole Tournament

Calling all adults age 21 and over! Join the City of Redmond Sports & Fitness Team in the Beer and Wine Garden for the most fun you'll ever have playing Cornhole!  All teams get a  discount in the Beer and Wine Garden, and the winning teams in each bracket earn a special prize! Registration will sell out, so reserve your spot today.

  1. Information & Registration
  2. Rules
  3. FAQs

Who: Adults 21+ (with ID)
When: Saturday, July 13
Morning session - 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Afternoon session - 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Where: Derby Days Beer and Wine Garden
Cost: $30 per team of two

Please arrive at least 30 min before scheduled start time.

More detailed information will be emailed to you July 8th.

Check-in will be located in the Derby Days beer garden located right next to the Redmond Senior Center on the City Hall Great Lawn.

Bicycle Criterium

  1. Information & Registration
  2. Race Schedule
  3. Route

A Criterium is a multi-lap race on a closed course, and laps are typically shorter than one mile. This style of racing has bred a unique athlete, stressing speed and bike handling. It is fun to watch as the bikers race to the finish line.


Saturday, July 13, 3:30-8:30 p.m. – Check-in tent opens at 2:15 p.m.


Register online ahead of time for a reduced fee, or day-of at full price. Click here to register on the the USA Cycling website.

Youth Criterium

  1. Youth Criterium
  2. Registration
  3. Route

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Edge and Spoke

Join Edge & Spoke and test your skills around the actual criterium route just before the pros get underway. Participants will race 1-2 laps around one square block, and will be divided into groups by age.

Participants are required to provide their own bicycle and helmet in working order. No strider bikes or training wheels will be allowed on the race course. Participants must also have the ability to ride without parental assistance around city block. This Derby Days event is recommended for ages 5 - 14.

Parents / Guardians are required to sign waivers at the registration booth. This will officially reserve your spot. 

Races begin at 12:45 p.m. For safety of the participants, we will be capping the total number of participants at 150.

Click here for a Schedule of Derby Days Events


  1. Grand Parade
  2. Kids' Parade
  3. Route

Grand Parade Sponsored by Go Redmond

Date: Saturday, July 13

Start Time: Approximately 11am (Immediately following Kids' Parade)

Best Viewing: Anywhere along the Parade Route 

Parade Entry: Thank you to all groups who applied to participate in the Go Redmond Grand Parade! Registration is now closed.

Gather up your family and friends and come celebrate the Derby Days Grand Parade! Find a seat and enjoy all the sights and sounds of the Grand Parade, immediately following the Ben Franklin Kids' Parade. It all begins at 10am on July 13.

The parade route starts at the intersection of NE 83rd St and 161st Ave NE and heads north. It will then take a left on NE 85th St and will conclude at 158th Ave NE.

ESK8 Race

  1. ESK8 Race
  2. Registration

ESK8 Race

The worlds first ever publicly spectated & city sanctioned esk8 race! Experience the thrills of electronic skateboard racing at Derby Days. Come watch the race, or click on the registration tab above and compete! You will need to be arrive at least one hour prior to the first race to check in. You will be required to sign an e-waiver and a physical waiver in person. Currently you must be 18+ to race. 


Race Date:

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

Race Classes (Subject to change):

Boosted Open - 4.8 miles
* Stock Boosted Boards only
* 80-85mm wheels

Production Open  - 4.8 miles
* ALL Production boards welcome
* Mods OK* ALL wheels OK

DIY - 4.8 miles
* All DIY boards 

Street Pro  - 4.8 miles
* All boards above 35MPH welcome (APROX)
* All boards 6,000W+ welcome (APROX)

Beyblade Battles

  1. Beyblades

For the first time ever, experience the excitement of Beyblades at Derby Days! Grab a friend and play for free in the BECU Kids Zone! Beyblade will be located on the steps to City Hall and run by fans of this fun game. We'll provide the arenas and all components, just show up and have a great time!

More info to come, but in the meantime, read all about the inspiration for this event here:

Food & Activities

  1. Activities
  2. Food & Drink

Click here for a Schedule of Derby Days Events

Musical Entertainment

Three times the fun this year with a Main Stage, Moving Art Center Community Stage and BECU Kid's Zone Stage.

View Our Stage Schedule Here


BOOM! Time flies when you are having fun! The Derby Days festival ends with a bang as we light up the sky with colorful fireworks on Saturday at 10 p.m.

Kids' Zone

The Kids’ Zone has tons of FREE family fun with Face Painting, Kids’ entertainment, themed crafts and activities. 

View Our Schedule and Hours Here

FREE Game Booths & Activities

Part of what makes Derby Days unique are the free activities for everyone! There are a variety of game booths, face painting, water fun, and activities for all ages. Interact with Redmond police and fire, council members, businesses in an amusing way!

View Our Schedule and Hours Here


The Old Fire House presents: ROCKATHON a battle of the bands! The first round begins Thursday, June 20th from 5:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. at the Old Fire House, with the top 3 bands playing at Redmond Derby Days on Saturday, July 13th from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the Moving Arts Center stage located in the parking lot of the King County Library. Map coming soon!

Video Arcade Tent

It wouldn't be GAME ON! without a video arcade, featuring a mix of classic and new video games. Join us on City Hall campus at the Video Arcade Tent.

View Our Schedule and Hours Here


  1. Friday, July 12th
  2. Saturday, July 13th
  3. Moving Art Center

Don't miss our Main Stage performances on Friday night, as we kick off Derby Days! 

View Our Stage Schedule Here

Redmond Fire Department Pancake Breakfast

  1. Pancake Breakfast

Pancake Breakfast

A breakfast of pancakes, sausage, eggs, coffee and orange juice will be served. Kids can tour the fire trucks, spray water on a mock fire and try on real firefighter gear. 

When: Saturday, July 13, 8:00 a.m.- Noon

Breakfast Location: Redmond Fire Station 11, 8450 161st Ave NE

Cost: Suggested donation of $5 per person
(All proceeds go to the RFD Benevolent Fund which supports Redmond residents facing personal tragedy) 

Northwest Carnival

  1. Carnival

Northwest Carnival


Dates & Times:
Friday July 12 
Main Carnival: 4:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Ferris Wheel and Carousel: 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Saturday July 13
Main Carnival: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Ferris Wheel and Carousel:  10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Individual Tickets: $4.00 each or 5 Tickets: $18.00
Each ride takes 1 ticket per person, per ride. 

Cash only. ATM on site at carnival. 

Main carnival is located at:

City Hall Campus Commuter Parking
160th Ave NE & NE 90th St (at bus stop 243)

Ferris Wheel and Carousel are located at:

Redmond City Hall Campus
15800-15990 NE 85th St, Redmond, WA 98052

Diaper Derby

  1. Diaper Derby

Diaper Derby

Parents cheer on your toddlers as they crawl 20 feet through the grass straight to the finish line marked with cones. There will be multiple heats with a max of 10 participants per heat. Registration at Redmond toddler group tent.

Dates & Times 
Saturday, July 13, 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Large lawn adjacent to City Hall parking lot.