Downtown

Celebrate the return of the salmon and pay tribute to their journey through the heart of Downtown!

Saturday, October 13  - Run Wild 5k - 9:00 - 11:00am (Please plan to park at the Renton Community Center and walk over to the start line) Riverview Park 2901 Maple Valley Highway, Renton, WA 98058. Run with the salmon! Witness the Cedar River salmon migration as you participate in this free 5k along the river  View the Course page for more details.  This free 5k is hosted generously by Renton Parkrun. There is no cost to participate, but participants are encouraged to register before the run in order to get your time for the event.Don't forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode (request a reminder). If you do not register and bring your barcode, you will not get a time Don't miss your opportunity to view spawning locations and participate in programming presented by the Seattle Aquarium...then follow the river into Downtown Renton for hosted activities all day long!
Follow the trail to where the Cedar River Naturalists will be partnering with the Seattle Aquarium to host a viewing & educational station and "salmon themed events" all day! Pop into Carco Theatre to view documentaries and short films on how to protect the salmon population through cleaner living and keeping our waters fresh.
Starting at 10:00am People For Puget Sound's new documentary "Sound and Vision" explores the issues that threaten our near shore environment. It is a film about our waters, told through the stories of people working to clean up, protect, and restore habitat in Puget Sound and beyond.
Up next: "Polluted Puddles" follows Arlo, a child growing up in the Pacific Northwest, who knows a lot about rain. Arlo is one of the many young students who learns about how storm water pollutes the Puget Sound, and we learn a lot along the way, too. Cute, hand-drawn visuals are placed over real-life shots to make the video feel more fun. There’s even a cool science experiment at the end that helps even the least science-y of us.
"Rights of Nature" an indepth documentary feature film on the Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth, earth jurisprudence, philosophy, permaculture, spirituality and a neo-indigenous future for humanity.
Starting at 4pm, Renton's first night market will fill empty storefronts on S 3rd Street and delight your senses. Don't miss out on these great displays and offerings from local artisans and vendors. Click on the icon to the left for a full list of vendors.
See if you have what it takes to WIN IT IN A MINUTE! Join us in Downtown Renton for a self-guided evening of fun and games as you crawl between local venues and put your skills to the test as you go head to head to see who is the big Minute To Win It Winner! Each bar will have a Minute To Win It game set up. There will be drink specials, prizes and entertainment along the way! Get your friends together, grab your drinking shoes and get ready to Run Wild in Downtown Renton. The first 200 participants will receive an official Run Wild in Renton Pub Crawl stadium cup!