Renton is the center of opportunity where families and businesses thrive.The city welcomes you to our website designed to serve current and prospective residents, businesses, employees, and visitors.
Click here to watch more of Renton’s community marketing videos.
Payments can be made by mail, in person, automatic deduction or online. Read more.
Read about the latest events and news happening in Renton here.
Please take the Renton Holiday Lights Visitor Survey
There are separate sleeping space for men, women, and for families with children. The Renton SWS will be open at 9 p.m. through Wednesday morning, December 11. All must register at the door. The shelter will close each day at 8 a.m., and all must vacate. As with all shelters, rules for the health and safety of clients, staff and the broader community will apply. The cold weather shelter is located at the Harambee Church, 316 South 3rd Street. Read more.
Ivar's Clam lights is a stunning visual display of several dozen trees and shrubs professionally decorated with thousands of lights. Centered at Ivar's, Kidd Valley, and the water walk at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, the overall decorated paved trail path is a flat walkable loop approximately one mile in total distance. Read more.
The Filipino American Community of Renton (FILAMCOR) has launched a campaign to collect funds to provide support and relief to the victims of the super typhoon and earthquake. Read more.
Renton’s new non-emergency number, 425-235-2121, is for non-emergency situations where police, fire department, or animal control is needed. Some reports, such as lost property, abandoned vehicles, theft and vandalism under $1,500, and non-injury hit-and-run accidents that occurred in Renton, can be made online on the City of Renton website at www.rentonwa.gov. Read more.
We are striving to provide quality recreation programs and facilities for the Renton community. Your feedback is essential to our program development and improvement. Please take a few minutes to complete the online survey.
The public is encouraged to join with City of Renton employees to collect food and other donations for the Salvation Army Renton Rotary Food Bank, the Emergency Feeding Program of Seattle and King County, and the Gift of Play Recreation Scholarship Program. See the new online donation pages.
The Renton and Highlands Libraries are now part of the King County Library System. Please visit www.kcls.org to see the many library services, programs, resources, and materials available and for policy and location information. Renton Library Information.
More information about local road improvement projects can be found at the following links: Rainier Avenue Construction, Garden Avenue Widening Construction, SW 27th Street/Strander Boulevard Extension Project, and NE 3rd/4th Street Corridor Improvements.
Sign up for notification on topics of interest. For additional information.
Sign up to receive notification by telephone for emergencies or informational messages. Click here to register or Read more.
Now in its 20th year, Ivar's Clam lights is a stunning visual display of several dozen trees and shrubs professionally decorated with thousands of lights. Centered at Ivar's, Kidd Valley, and the water walk at Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park, the overall decorated paved trail path is a flat walkable loop approximately one mile in total distance. Read more. Please take the Renton Holiday Lights Visitor Survey.
Visit Santa's house in downtown Renton at the Piazza, December 13 and 20, 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and December 14 and 21, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Free downloadable photos available. Evergreen City Ballet performs "The Nutcracker" at the Renton IKEA Performing Arts Center; Renton City Concert Band and Renton Youth Symphony Orchestra will perform at Carco Theatre. Read more. Polar Bear Dip - January 1 at 11:00. Start the new year with a quick dip into the icy waters of Lake Washington at the swimming beach. Free and no registration necessary. Call 425-430-6700 for information.
Human Services provides links to various services available through the community, including 2-1-1 services, assistance programs for food, utility and rental assistance.
Use your CurveCard and shop at participating businesses who have a CurveCard decal posted in their window to receive discounts or other offers. For more information on this great opportunity, check here.
View the winter digital brochure.