Wow! Tacoma, if you need something free and fun to do with the kids, this is your weekend! It’s a festival of festivals! It’s also a great weekend for free in Auburn, Puyallup, Gig Harbor, and just about everywhere else around the South Sound!
Pierce County Fair, Graham – Thursday-Sunday, August 11-14. This small fair has lots of animals on display and is an annual celebration of rural life All weekend
Saturday Continue Reading for DOZENS of low cost family ideas on Saturday and Sunday!
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores Free this month! Drop in between 10-12; supplies included; parents must stay on site. It’s a medal craft today.
South King County
Touch tanks at HCC Mast at Redondo Free and open to the public every Saturday from 10-2
Mary Olson Farm Open Hours Tour the restored farmhouse and grounds on the Green River; summer weekends. Quiet but fun outing-nice place for a picnic
Auburn Days Parade August 13 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Auburn Days Parade in downtown Auburn – Saturday, August 13, at 11:00 AM The Auburn Days Parade has been an Auburn tradition for decades and is the kick-off to Auburn’s newest summertime festival, Auburn AugustFest. Find out more »
AugustFest, Auburn – Saturday, August 13, 11:00am-8:00pm. Family friends fun at this community celebration that includes live entertainment, food, crafts, vendors, a zip line, inflatables and many more activities for kids!
Bubble Madness at the Eatonville Library 11AM Play, paint, and experiment with bubbles. Free, drop-in event
Covington KidsFest August 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm ,
Music and Art in Wright Park Art and gifts on display; live music; free-donations accepted Free fun for the whole family in one of our area’s most beautiful parks.
Brigade Encampment at Ft. Nisqually August 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm Also Sunday
Fox Island Community Fair Kazoo marching band, nature center exploration, and all kinds of small town (big island?) fun
Flying Legends of Victory Tour at the Tacoma Narrows Airport All weekend; looks like a great event for transportation lovers or history buffs!
Your trolley is back! Take a ride for just .50!
Fiddler on the roof at Paradise Theater Should be good for older children
Several of the events above also continue today
The Color Run is in Tacoma today. Tickets are still available.
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