The city celebrated its rich history during its centennial year in 2009.
The Downtown Block Party was held on Saturday, June 27, in celebration of North Bend's centennial. The party was a great success. Thank you to all of the volunteers, merchants, and entertainers who participated.
North Bend celebrated its centennial during the Festival at Mt. Si, on August 7, 8, and 9, 2009.
North Bend celebrated its 100th birthday at 1:30 pm on August 8 at the festival grounds. A community quilt cake was assembled and served to over 2,200 people.
The city dedicated the Centennial Legacy Project, the Torguson Park Climbing Wall, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 8:00 pm on August 8. Paragliders landed prior to the ribbon-cutting and a great fireworks display followed at 9:45 pm.
Local Artist Richard Burhans created and donated the North Bend Centennial Murals, "The Arts in North Bend are Alive and Growing". These are located on the exterior wall of the Glacier Building on North Bend Way.
Thank you to the Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum for the use of vintage photographs during our centennial year. The museum's full collection of photographs may be viewed and purchased from their website.