Family & Pets
With Washington State’s storied history of farms and agriculture, it’s no wonder that the Seattle area has some of the best petting zoos around. From Woodland Park Zoo’s petting zoo to Issaquah’s Fox Hollow Farm, there’s a petting zoo for every animal lover.
Nothing says summer quite like berry-stained hands and faces, dirt-covered feet and the mouth-watering aroma of sun-ripened, farm-fresh fruit.
For children in the greater Seattle area who would like to learn more about dancing, classes abound for students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds.
Hemmed in by mountain ranges and the Puget Sound, Seattle’s botanical gardens feature native species, flora from around the world and breathtaking landscape architecture that will dazzle budding botanists and respite-seekers alike.
For families searching for affordable activities to do with their children, options abound in the Emerald city.
For celebrants in the greater Seattle area, Memorial Day events range from the Northwest Folklife Festival to a Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show to a ceremony at the Museum of Flight. There’s something for every member of the family.
If you’re looking for the perfect areas to walk and play with your four-legged friend, Seattle’s parks are a wonderful place to start.
From the farm to the bakery and the zoo to the lake, child-friendly Easter events abound in the Seattle area.
From helping rescued animals find permanent homes to providing care for chimpanzees who have found sanctuary, there’s a volunteering venue for every animal lover in Seattle.
Hockey bars are few and far between in the Seattle area, but there are a select few that cater to the wilder, rowdier hockey fans.