This weekend, highlighted by St. Patrick’s Day, is bound to be a lucky one. Consider: a day full of leprechaun-themed activities, two awesome sales with rock bottom prices and a celebration in the streets of Seattle. Also on tap: the 15th Annual Moisture Festival returns this weekend with it’s all ages variety shows that combine awe-inspiring physical and mental dexterity with unbelievable feats of strength and beauty and plenty of LOL moments. Scroll down to learn more and to see what else is happening around the city.
photo: Kate Gardiner via Flickr
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Rain or shine, grab a curbside seat along 4th Avenue and watch marching bands, bagpipers, drill teams, lots of Irish dancers and plenty of leprechauns travel the streets of Seattle. Bonus: at Westlake Center, catch a free ride on the Monorail to the Seattle Center to enjoy the Irish Festival and the closing ceremonies. Sat. Event details.
Seattle Families of Multiples Spring Sale
You don’t want to miss this awesome sale that only happens twice a year. Shop from over 60 families of twins and triplets for gently used, season-appropriate children’s clothing and equipment, toys, books, bedding, strollers, cribs, high chairs, safety items and more. Psst…clothing sizes range from preemie to pre-teen and also include maternity clothes. Sat. Event details.
St. Patrick’s Day Dash
Put on your best Irish duds, lace up your tennies and celebrate the arrival of spring by running, walking or jogging in this annual fundraiser. Now celebrating its 34th year, this family race will include an official 5K, a 1K Leprechaun Lap for wee lads and lassies and lots of fun activities including a costume contest and giveaways at the race finish line. Sun. Event details.
Eastside Seattle Upscale Baby & Kid’s Consignment Sale
The fastest-growing upscale spring kids’ consignment sale is taking place this weekend at the Kenmore Community Club. Shop from over 100 consignors and over 10,000 items, including baby and kids’ clothes (sizes 0-12), toys, books, strollers and baby items as well as maternity clothing. Fri.-Sat. Event details.
2018 Walk’n Wag
Lace up your tennies, grab your furry, four-legged friend and join other families for this 3K fundraiser. Along the course, there will be dog agility props for pets and telescope heron viewing for families. Be sure to stick around after the walk to watch the judged pet show and to browse the pet-friendly vendors in Doggie Village. Sun. Event details.
Kirkland Shamrock Run
This fun-filled 5K, celebrating Kirkland, healthy living and, of course, St. Patrick’s Day, is not to be missed. Lace up your running shoes, put on your green garb and race to the pot o’ gold waiting for you at the finish line. Psst! This year, all pint-sized racers will receive a medal, bib and kid’s shirt with their $15 registration fee. Sat. Event details.
What do you have planned this weekend? Tell us in the comments below.
— Kristina Moy