Bonney Lake Days 2013 begins today

Bonney Lake Days 2012

Bonney Lake Days, the city’s annual festival, begins Friday and continues through Saturday.

The event includes a parade, car show, stage entertainment, games, fireworks, a skate competition and booths galore for vendors and local organizations.

The Allan Yorke Park boat launch will be closed for both days of the festival.

On Friday, stage shows will run from 4 to 9 p.m. and include band Third Degree Burn, the 100.7 Wolf Boot Scoot Troupe and band Aces Up. A fireworks display will be launched at 9 p.m.

On Saturday, the day will open with a Pancake Breakfast at the nearby Senior Center, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. The annual parade, running a route from Emerald Hills Elementary to the park, will commence at 9:30 a.m.

Rainier Boardshop will operate a skate competition beginning at 10 a.m. A registration form and a $10 fee can be brought to the shop by Aug. 17, or to the park on Aug. 18. Registration forms were not available on the city’s site as of this writing; contact the shop for availability.

A classic and custom car show presented by Les Schwab will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The registration form can be found here; registration is limited to the first 50 cars. Awards will be presented on stage at 3 p.m.

Saturday stage shows will include, Roach Gymnastics, Dancemakers Northwest, Michelle’s Studio of Dance, Surge Dance Center and American Idol finalist Tim Urban.