Here are some fun, inexpensive or free family events happening this weekend including events around the country as well as those specific to the Northwest.
Events around the Country:
–Free admission to National Parks – August 14th & August 15th all day
–Dora the Explorer’s 10th birthday celebration at Walmart – Saturday August 14th from 11am – 4pm at participating Walmart stores (although check with your local store for the exact times).
–Lowe’s Build & Grow Activity for kids– Saturday August 14th – 10am – 11am; this week, kids can make a Bug Box (geared towards 1st – 5th graders, although they do often let younger kids attend, too); at participating Lowe’s stores. Kids get a work apron, safety goggles, & the kit for FREE.
–Kids Eat Free at Ikea – continues thru Sunday Augst 15th
–Kashi Day of Change Tour – Fri August 13th – Sun August 15th at Taste of Edmonds – get free samples, possible coupons & more. I’m sure you’ll also enjoy the rest of the Taste of Edmonds as well. :)
–Husky Picture Day – Sunday August 15th from 11:30 am – 1pm – FREE admission – walk on Husky field, a chance to take pictures & get autographs with every member of Husky football.
–Pierce County Fair – Frontier Park, Graham; August 12- 15th; admission $5/ticket + $5 parking
–King County Fair – Enumclaw Events Center – August 14th – Adults-$5, Kids -$1; free parking
–Free Shakespeare Plays in the Park – Seattle- Volunteer Park; Sat August 14th – 3pm & 7pm
–Fircrest Fun Days – Sat 10am – 1opm; Parade – 10am (near University Place/Tacoma ) Thanks FB Fan Lisa!
–Auburn Good ‘Ole Days – Auburn, Sat 8/14 & Sun 8/15
–Stillaguamish Festival of the River & Pow-Wow – Arlington; Sat Aug 14 & Sun Aug 15th, FREE admission, $5 parking; Featuring Neville Brothers & Jake Owen; Thanks Cori!
–Brasil Fest – Sun August 15th at Seattle Center; Thanks FB Fan Aleigha!
–Free admission at OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science & Industry) in Portland – thru Sunday August 15th
–Tualatin Crawfish Festival – Fri August 13th – Saturday August 14th; Admission – $4/adults, kids 2 & under free; $1 kayak rides, parade, kids activity area, live entertainment, & more.
–Clark County Fair (southwest WA) – Goes thru Sun August 15th; $10/adult, $7/kids 7-12 or kids 7 & under FREE.