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Celebrate adventure at Refuge Outdoor Festival at Tolt-MacDonald Park offering outdoor recreation

The sixth-annual Refuge Outdoor Festival, named one of The 29 Best Outdoor Festivals in 2023 by Outside Magazine, will take place Aug. 18-20 at King County’s Tolt-MacDonald Park & Campground in Carnation, offering outdoor recreation workshops, music performances, art exhibitions and community building aimed at expanding participation and access to the great outdoors by and for Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and their allies.

In addition to more than 20 outdoor-focused workshops, participants can enjoy an outdoor vendor market, silent disco, and a variety of entertainment options such as Beats & Batter morning DJ and pancakes, and movies featuring BIPOC nature stories.

For those staying overnight, there’s an assortment of onsite camping options ranging from primitive sites to glamping accommodations.


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