May 29, 2015

Summertime Fun 2015


The sun is out and the Puget Sound Region is gorgeous! It is time to get out and have some fun with friends and family. Below is a compilation of websites that will take you to some of our favorite places, events happening over the next few months, kid’s summer camps, adult and family activities, as well as creative ideas, free adventures and so much more!

    ➢ Seattle Parks & Recreation put together their free guide to download of the best dancing, family fun, music & concerts, festivals & celebrations, arts & crafts, fitness, games, books, pet fun, parks & play areas, beaches, swim events, pools, water features, markets, food programs, gardens, summer camps, and so much more!

    ➢ Top family-friendly summer attractions in Seattle. This is a list of some great places to take the family in Seattle this summer. It is a perfect opportunity to be a tourist in your own home town!

    ➢ 75 summer activities to check off your bucket list and avoid the dreaded “I’m bored” complaints from the kiddos. Luckily for us there’s no shortage of parks, beaches, wading pools, museums, and more just begging to be explored. Kid-friendly things to do around the Emerald City and beyond.

    ➢ 40+ fun summer camps for kids. Below is a link to a list which will help inspire your summer camp search for all types and tastes.

    ➢ YKids Summer camps, lessons, and activities in the greater Seattle area. Help your kids discover new interests and experiences. YCamps help kids to actively explore and build confidence, values, skills, and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement.

    ➢ Mini-Adventures from Art to Zoos. Help fulfill your summer resolutions with camping trips, museum exhibits, hikes, day trips, must-do parks, outings, kayaking, picnics and playgrounds. It is a tough job to pack it all in, especially with little ones that might still need naps, so the below list is doable in a half day or less.

    ➢ A kid’s guide to Seattle. The below link will take you to the 31 best things to do with kiddos in Seattle that include eating, playing, exploring and spending time together.

    ➢ Trip Advisor approved top 30 recommended places to visit while in Seattle or surrounding areas. (There are more than 500 on the list, so feel free to keep scrolling through after hitting the first page and discover away!).

    ➢ Chateau Ste Michelle puts on a fantastic summer concert series (and they have been doing so since 1984). Their stage hosts some of the best artists in jazz, blues, rock, contemporary and so much. This year they have Sheryl Crow, Chicago, Lyle Lovett, Harry Connick Jr., the Festival of Jazz, and Steve Miller Band, just to name a few.

    ➢ The City of Woodinville’s mission with Celebrate Woodinville is to bring Woodinville residents together for family-oriented events, encourage a sense of community, and promote Woodinville wineries, breweries, local businesses, agriculture, and unique character to visitors from the Puget Sound Region. The events are free, community events with great music, food and wine all in one place.

    ➢ Snohomish County has put together a wide variety of summer events all over the north-end. Farmers Markets, Garden swap and shop, concerts, Camano Island’s the Art of Beer & Bratz, theater events, hikes, exhibitions, the wedding tour, classic car shows, art walks, and so much more!

    ➢ Events happening all over Bothell and the surrounding areas this summer hosted by a multitude of sources. Tough Mudder, youth conventions, Color Me Rad 5K, small business expo, comedy shows, Midsummer Renaissance Faire, extreme couponing – literally everything under the sun you could imagine!–bothell/events/

Have fun creating memories and make sure to share photos and stories with us!