52 Weekends

A Year of Family Activities

The best indoor and outdoor family activities around–the Lego Awesome Exhibit, the Museum of Flight, and the best playgrounds, parks, and kids menus.

01/07/2022 By Angela Cabotaje, Allecia Vermillion, and Allison Williams Illustrations by Mike Holm

BOARD IN THE HOUSE

9 Games That Make Family Time More Fun

From family-friendly board games for large groups to card games that'll help you learn more about the ones you love.

11/22/2021 By Zoe Sayler

Larger than Life

The Lego Awesome Exhibit Comes to Seattle Center

The exhibition of life-size Lego creations, from a Harley Davidson to a NASA rocket, is a great holiday family activity during Winterfest.

10/29/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Treat Fix

Halloween 2021 Is a Go for Kids and Families

From trick or treating and a pumpkin bash at the Woodland Park Zoo to the Museum of Flight's frightful exploration of the night sky, halloween is on.

10/14/2021 By Sophie Grossman

Sponsored Content

Create New Family Memories

Seattle staycations are a great chance to get the kids (and the parents) out and about.

04/14/2021 By Ben McBee

Great Expectations

The Best Seattle Shops for Maternity Clothes

Skip the big box stores and buy local for your pregnancy wardrobe.

02/23/2021 By Chelsea Lin

CELESTIAL HOMEBODIES

Seattle Fall Fashion 2020: Dress Up to Hunker Down

There's never been a better time to celebrate (and interrogate) fashion.

10/05/2020 Photography by Elizabeth Rudge Styled by Adria Garcia and Castle Cooke Edited by Zoe Sayler

Shade Index

Your Seattle Thanksgiving in 7 Courses

Eat, drink, and be weary.

10/22/2019 By Mac Hubbard

Sponsored Content

Family Adventures Across Hawai‘i

Awe inspiring sites and activities await your ‘ohana (family) across the Pacific.

01/23/2019

Hang Around Town

19 Urban Adventures for the Whole Family

Where to embrace the city sights, the great outdoors, or a rainy afternoon.

09/21/2018 By Allecia Vermillion

What to Do with a Kid

19 Seattle Adventures for Kids and Adults Alike

Where to embrace the city sights, the great outdoors, or a rainy afternoon.

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Good to Know

Breastfeeding Bingo

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends mothers breastfeed for a child’s first year. Which means moms must get down to the business of nursing (or pumping) all over town. Can you get bingo?

03/20/2017 By Allecia Vermillion

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2016

Nick Offerman takes us inside his wood shop, Mario Batali whets our appetites, and Nosferatu delivers Halloween frights.

09/27/2016 By Seth Sommerfeld

Summer in the City

Seattle Summer Outdoor Movie Guide 2015

Plan out a summer of open-air cinema.

06/09/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Met Picks

The Top Things to See or Do in Seattle: October 2014

A Tony-winning play, a Newbery-winning book, and Macklemore’s pals release competing albums.

10/01/2014 Edited by Seth Sommerfeld

Openings

Now You Can Eat Beecher's Mac and Cheese While Shopping at U Village

Beecher's founder Kurt Dammeier's newest venture, a restaurant named Liam's after his third son, opened today.

11/26/2013 By Chelsea Lin

I Scream, You Scream

5 Reasons to Get Excited About Parfait

The popular mobile creamery opens a permanent Ballard location to sell cakes and confections in addition to scoops.

11/14/2013 By Chelsea Lin

Wholesome Pastimes

A Summer Guide to the Area's U-Pick Berry Farms

If you grew up in Washington, picking your own berries is practically a summertime ritual.

07/25/2013 By Shirley Qiu

Family Outing

Things That Make You Go Aww: Snow Leopard Cubs at Woodland Park Zoo

After recovering from eye surgery, two cubs make their debut at the zoo this Saturday. Bring the kiddies.

08/24/2012 By Laura Dannen

Article

Dispatches from Seattlemet.com

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis rap for gay marriage, the Rainier “R” gets restored, City Target opens, and family-friendly restaurants create hell for the kid-free.

08/21/2012 By Christopher Werner