Allyn Days returns next weekend in the summer sun
July 6, 2023
When the Allyn Community Association was started in 1986, it was inaugurated with the first Allyn Days celebration, which grew to include the Salmon Bake and Geoduck Festival as it evolved into a summer tradition.
“It was a community party, and the salmon was grilled over alderwood, then smoked and served,” said current community member Jason Ilarraza. “From there, it evolved into all of this.”
When Ilarraza became involved with Allyn Days, he was a vendor coordinator for the event, before he became vice president, then president, of the Allyn Community Association. He’s remained...