The Best of Free Summer Fun in Puget Sound
Is the summer running long and fun running low? Here are some fun family activities around the Sound to get you through the rest of summer on a budget!
David Barton Gym
11111 NE 8th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
Free outdoor exercise classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00am – 8:00am through September 1st. Trainers will teach you the benefits of HIIT fitness (High Intensity Interval Training).
Peanut Butter and Jam Concert Series
Tukwila Community Center Spray Park
12424 42nd Avenue S.
Tukwila, WA 98168
Free Peanut Butter & Jam concerts for kids of all ages and their families. Fridays between 12:00pm and 1:00pm through August 19. Bring a lunch, a blanket and your kids! July 29: The Brian Waite Band; August 5: The Not-Its!; August 12: Casper Babypants; August 19: Harmonica Pocket.
Volunteer Park Amphitheater
247 15th Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98112
Arrh! A Dinosaur Ate My Space Ship! is a free, wild trip through time and outer space in this family fun comedy by two of Seattle’s most exciting writers. Just bring a blanket, a picnic basket, and the kids! Saturdays and Sundays at 5:00pm through August 7. No performance Sunday, July 31.
Olympic Sculpture Park
2901 Western Avenue
Free, drop-in drawing place for kids to find their inner Piccaso. Between 10am to 4:30pm on Saturdays through August 27.
Movies at the Mural
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
Bring a blanket for free movies playing at dusk on a giant screen at the Mural Amphitheater lawn at Seattle Center. Popcorn and treats available for purchase. Saturday movies through August 27 (no movie August 6; special showing Sunday, August 28). July 30: The Princess Bride (PG); August 13: Inception (PG-13); August 20: Raiders of the Lost Ark (PG); August 27: The Incredibles (PG); August 28: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (PG-13).