City Signature Events

The City of Redmond offers two City signature events each year that are fun, free, and open to the public. Derby Days is a summer festival held each summer on Redmond's municipal campus and Redmond Lights is a celebration of art and light each winter in Downtown Park. Learn more below.

  1. Derby Days
  2. Redmond Lights

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Redmond's historic summer festival began as a bike derby and parade to raise money for holiday decorations and athletic equipment and continues today in the spirit of friendly competition and community. Learn more about this year's event at

Recreational Events & Activities

Each year the Parks & Recreation Department works to deliver smaller, specialized events throughout the City. Explore this year's options below.

  1. Beat the Bunny 5K
  2. Rockin' on the River
  3. Recreational Activities

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The Beat the Bunny 5K race happens each Spring in Redmond. This race invites participants to race against the bunny to win a prize. The 2023 race will be held on April 1 at The Redmond Community Center at Marymoor Village. Click here to learn more and sign up!

Special Events Permits

If you're interested in hosting your own event in one of Redmond's public spaces, parks, or trails, learn more here.