Brown Bear Car Wash is the largest car wash operator on the West Coast and 12th largest in the United States. Widely recognized for its environmentally friendly practices, Brown Bear uses gentle, biodegradable cleaning detergents at all its locations. Brown Bear Car Wash gives back to customers every year in the form of Customer Appreciation Day (on the Brown Bear Anniversary date, also known as “Free Car Wash Day”) AND on Veterans Day to honor current and former service members. The Seattle-based, family-owned company has provided over 500,000 free “Beary Clean” washes over the past decade to celebrate its August “birthday”. Brown Bear Founder and CEO Victor Odermat opened the company’s first location in 1957 at 1800 15th Ave West in Seattle. Brown Bear owns and operates 52 car washes and 28 tunnel car washes throughout the Puget Sound area and Spokane. More info: Brown Bear Car Wash – Washington’s Favorite Car Wash and Find a Car Wash Near You | Brown Bear Car Wash
Free Brown Bear car wash days
- August: Every second Thursday before Labor Day is Customer Appreciation Day. Free “Beary Clean” car washes are available to all customers from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at 28 tunnel wash locations. Thousands of cars and trucks participate each year, adding sparkle and shine across the Puget Sound region.
- November Every Veterans Day (November 11), Brown Bear Car Wash will offer a FREE Beary Clean car wash to all current or former members of the military at Tunnel Car Washes.