Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock these past five years, you’ve likely heard of Feast: Portland’s massive

Music festivals, the Seattle Symphony, Mindie Lind and more!

Now in its 46th year, Seattle’s behemoth music and arts festival returns to Seattle Center for Labor Day weekend (September 2-4).

You won't lack for activities on this patriotic weekend; fireworks shows, live music and food-filled festivities are happening everywhere from Bainbridge to Bellevue. Here's a mega to-do list:

There’s a big cider festival happening this weekend that you won’t want to miss, and perhaps the perfect sipper and mixer for cat lovers has recently been released. It’s just more of the non-stop tasty fun from our local beverage producers.

» July, with its warm weather and late sunsets, is the height of festival season in the Seattle area.