Seattle's Child is your kid-friendly guide to Seattle! Learn about the top things to do with kids, kid-friendly local activities and events, top restaurants that welcome kids, the best parks, beaches, how to get out on the water, bike, hike and so much more.

Want all this on the go? Download our iOS Seattle's Child things-to-do app to help you find nearby curated kid-friendly events,  restaurants and shopping. Customize the calendar of events based on your location and ages of your kids. 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Archive »Visiting Seattle with Kids

Where the sidewalk doesn’t end: urban trails to explore with the kids

Take your kids to see spawning salmon at Seattle's Carkeek Park

Volunteers are on hand at Carkeek Park to answer your family's questions, and there's a special "welcome home" party Nov. 24.

GeekGirlCon 2019: Girls can be themselves and celebrate what they love

Dads, brothers and the gender noncomforming also are more than welcome at this annual celebration of art, science, gaming and much more.

Block out some time! ‘Minecraft: The Exhibition’ coming to MoPOP

A 3D, life-size walk through of the wildly popular Minecraft universe is coming to Seattle.

Harry Potter fans: You'll want to apparate to The Splintered Wand in Ballard

Local wizards are opening a magical pub and custom wand shop in Ballard. All ages welcome.

Parent's review: A Can Can Cabaret show for kids (yes, kids!)

Good singing, solid dancing and just a tad of innuendo — playing through December 1.

Neighborhood parks where your kids can play for hours

They aren’t the fanciest, the biggest or the most famous. But these Seattle parks are well loved by neighborhood families.

Great places to see the salmon spawning

Take a guided tour, or go look for salmon on your own at one of these top viewing spots.

New Burke turns the museum inside out

Here's a sneak peek at the new Burke Museum, opening to the public this weekend.

Family theater guide: fall 2019

8 fantastic performances to take the family to see this fall

Easy ways to the wild side: 3 free petting zoos

Have a low-key farm animal encounter on the Eastside.

Five wetland boardwalks to explore with your family

Take your family walks to the wetlands. Learn what animals to look for and which boardwalks are stroller- and wheelchair-accessible.

Playgrounds, beaches, views, nature: Best Seattle parks for what your family wants to do

Whether you're looking for a cool playground, a great view or a peaceful escape, Seattle has the park for you and your family.

10+ transit-powered family day trips

Oh, the places you'll go without your car! Plan a family adventure: You'll love not driving.

Play ball! Tips for a family trip to watch the Seattle Mariners

Take a family walk or bike ride across the Highway 520 bridge; here's how

Volcano! Plan a family visit to Mount St. Helens

8 great Seattle-area beaches for families to explore at low tide

New park alert: Check out the Capehart section of Seattle's Discovery Park

Best Seattle-area farmers markets for a family excursion

Tips for a day trip to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Looking for a good outing with preschool-aged kids? Point Defiance in Tacoma is perfect!

Explore Washington’s 3 amazing national parks

20+ Seattle-area restaurants where kids eat cheap or free

Tacoma day trip: Point Ruston is family-friendly with food, fun and great views

Walk along the lake in Seattle's Washington Park Arboretum

You'll probably get muddy, but there's so much to see — and great lookouts make it even more fun!

Kids driving you nuts at home? Plan a full day out: Here's how

Do a little research, grab a backpack and get going. It just may give you a new lease on life.

Get Seattle's Child iOS App

Looking to switch up your weekend plans? Try our app and customize to fit your family. 
Apple logo

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module  

Things To Do Calendar

Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Subscribe to our weekly newsletters

* indicates required
Send Me:
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module