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Make Music
Federal Way, sponsored by the Federal Way Lions Club


Make Music Day-Federal Way is a celebration on the first day of summer.
All kinds of people – from seasoned professionals to those who have never played or sung before – participate in this day full of performing, teaching, learning, jamming and enjoying music in diverse musical genres!

Make Music Day is a community tradition for all ages that is celebrated in over 800 cities across 120 countries. June 21st, 2023, a Wednesday, will be the fifth Make Music Day for the City of Federal Way, which has more than 100k residents.

Anyone can host, perform, teach, lead or come to learn, play or listen.
Everyone can jump into the fun, making spontaneous music, calling together friends, jamming on street corners….which is how all this began back in France in 1982!! Celebrate the first day of summer with music and community!!! Bring a friend!

Click here to sign up to host, play, perform, or teach.
If you’d like to volunteer behind the scenes before, during, or in the week after, contact us at:

NOTE:  All events are open to the public and free of charge (donations welcome), all ages, and wheelchair/ADA accessible (except as noted).

Make Music Federal Way is currently supported by the Federal Way Lions Club.

Make Music Federal Way for 2023 will include musical events on June 21 at a few locations, including 
*the Sub Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream Shop (next to Best Buy) at 10 am, with owner and Councilmember Jack Walsh singing; 
*the steps at the Performing Arts and Events Center on Pete Von Reichbauer Way at 12 noon, featuring Marine Hills Folk Jam and Troubadour Roger Flygare on Tambourine;
*Curves Fitness Center, from 7:00 am to 12 noon, (women only), at 1st Avenue South and 320th, get a coupon for a free workout and play a bell, harmonica (first come first served),  or a steel pan drum;
*The library at 1st Avenue South and on 320th Avenue, featuring (June 20) Wes Weddell’s Ukulele classes with free songbook and more (to be announced)
All are invited to the free music festival on Saturday, June 24, from 3 pm to 8 pm.  Live music with instruction on drums and harmonica, instrument petting zoo, and “Win a free sticker!” by meeting our canopy community – including a fire truck.  We’ll have ice cream for sale.  Fun for all!


Scheduled musical events include:
a) 10 am Councilmember Jack Walsh will sing a solo at SubZero Nitrogen Ice Cream,
31653 Pacific Hwy S Suite A, Federal Way, WA, and
b) 12 pm Performing Arts and Events Center Staircase at 31510 Pete Van Reichbauer Way South, Federal Way, music with banjo, guitar, and tambourine.