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Best of This Weekend in Puget Sound April 20 – 22

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Puget Sound is bursting with activities this weekend. From the Opening Day of Seattle Center’s Next 50 celebration, to animals, the Spring Fair, and swimming pool fun. Get the kids and get out to enjoy it!

Arcade Lights
Friday, April 20
6:30pm
Pike Place Market
1st & Pike Street
Seattle, WA 98101
http://www.pikeplacemarket.org

More than 60 local food and beverage purveyors will sample a variety of artisan foods, beer, wine, hard cider and sodas. Enjoy the historic ambience with stunning views of the sunset. 21+.

Snohomish on the Rocks: A Celebration of Washington State Spirits
Friday, April 20
6:30pm – 9:00pm
Snohomish Business Park
1824 Bickford Ave.
Snohomish, WA 98290

The event will feature tastings from over 20 locally produced spirits, including award-winning gin, vodka and whiskey. The spirits are available to taste straight or in a signature cocktail. Snohomish on the Rocks is open to public, 21+.

Next 50 Opening Day
Saturday, April 21
Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109
http://www.seattlecenter.com

Opening Day is live entertainment, celebrity guests, special exhibits, food, fun and surprises, as part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of the 1962 World’s Fair.

Spring Fling
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
April 20, 21 and 22
Woodland Park Zoo
601 North 59th Street
Seattle, WA 98103
http://www.zoo.org

Celebrate spring break and a new season at Woodland Park Zoo with special themed programming, added keeper talks and a chance to feed the penguins, Willawong Station birds and the elephants!

Passport to Woodinville Wine Tasting Tour
Saturday and Sunday
April 21 and 22
11:00am – 4:00pm
Woodinville, WA 98072
http://www.passporttowoodinville.com

This annual event enables wine lovers to enjoy wine tasting at particpating tasting rooms in Woodinville for a bargain price. Ticket prices ranging from $55.00 – $85.00 and are available online. Over 30 Washington wineries will be participating. 21+.

The Spring Fair in Puyallup
Thursday – Sunday
April 19 – 22
110 9th Ave SW
Puyallup, WA 98371
253.845.1771
http://www.thefair.com

Rides, baby animals, Monster Truck and Slamfest Demo Derby shows, family activities and fair food at the Puyallup!

Endangered Species Weekend
Saturday and Sunday
April 21 and 22
11610 Trek Drive East
Eatonville, WA 98328
253.847.1901
http://www.nwtrek.org

Bring your herd to Northwest Trek for a weekend honoring endangered species and learn how to protect the animals and their habitats. Lots of family activities. Free with admission to NW Trek.

April Pools Day
Saturday, April 21
1:15pm – 4:30pm
Eastside Pool
3524 E. L Street
Tacoma, WA, 98418
253.591.2042
http://www.metroparkstacoma.org

Brush up on water and boating safety skills and learn drowning prevention strategies by participating in games and water safety stations. After participating, families can enjoy a free open swim. Children under the age of seven and those who cannot meet the height requirement must have an adult in the water within an arm’s length at all times while the child is in the water.

If you are interested in EARTH DAY activities please click HERE!

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