Community Events
There are several opportunities around the year to volunteer at community events. Below is a list of events including a brief description, time of the year, and how to sign up to volunteer.

Derby Days

Description: Redmond Derby Days is a summer festival that includes parades, community races, a 5k race/walk, live music, bicycle Criterium, food, carnival, craft breweries from Redmond and fireworks extravaganza! For more information, visit www.redmondderbydays.com
Dates: Two-day event in early July (Friday and Saturday)
How to Volunteer: Sign up on ShiftBoard (volunteer shifts are usually posted approximately 60 days before the event date)
Shiftboard Volunteer Sign-up

So Bazaar

Description: With roots in the exciting street life throughout Asia, So Bazaar is a market and imaginative platform for local artists, artisans, chefs, and entertainers. On three nights in August, the streets of Downtown Redmond come alive with surprising performances, art installations, artisanal foods, fine art and opportunities for social engagement.
Dates: Three consecutive Thursday nights in August
How to Volunteer: Sign up on ShiftBoard (volunteer shifts are usually posted approximately 60 days before the event date)
Shiftboard Volunteer Sign-up

Redmond Lights

Description: Tree lighting at city hall, holiday river walk to Redmond Town Center, food, music and entertainment, and kids activities. For more information, visit www.redmondlights.com.
Dates: First Saturday in December
How to Volunteer: Sign up on ShiftBoard (volunteer shifts are usually posted approximately 60 days before the event date)
Shiftboard Volunteer Sign-up

5K Races

Description: We have a variety of exciting and unique 5K races throughout the year including Beat the Bunny, Derby Dash, etc.  It's a great way to meet others and give back to the community through these fun, fitness focused, family events!  For more information, email Katie Jones at kjones@redmond.gov 
Dates: Spring through Fall
How to Volunteer: Email Katie Jones - kjones@redmond.gov



Contact: For more information about volunteer opportunities at City of Redmond Community Events, contact Maggie Roe at 425-556-2352 or mroe@redmond.gov.