Boy, we could really get used to these sunny spring weekends! However, rain or shine we’ve got a great lineup of weekend events that will have you and the kiddies out and about. Consider: an exciting street fair, a cruise around the lake, a kid-tastic spring festival and an annual event for truck lovers! If you’re looking for even more excitement, the 44th Seattle International Film Festival kicks off this week with more than 400 features, short films and documentaries from 90 different countries along with a handful of “Films for Families.” Scroll down to learn more.

photo: Junior League of Seattle

Seattle

University District StreetFair
This weekend, the 49th annual University District StreetFair kicks off Seattle’s summer festival season. Check out hundreds of craft and food booths, music and dance performances, comedy sketches and costume contests. Plus, a special area will be set up for kids with age appropriate activities including inflatables, crafts, art projects, street performers and more. Sat-Sun. Event details.

Bicycle Sunday
It’s back! Dust off your bikes, blades, trailers and training wheels and enjoy four miles (car free!) of Lake Washington Boulevard between Seward Park and Mount Baker Beach. Psst…be sure to hit the awesome playground and zip line at Seward Park before or after your ride. Sun. Event details.

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Junior League of Seattle’s Annual Touch-A-Truck (pictured)
Calling all truck lovers! Get a hands-on opportunity to explore heavy machinery, including construction and utility vehicles, tractor trailers and emergency responders as well as meet the people who build, protect and serve our community at this annual event. Other activities will include face painting, coloring activities, giveaways and an ice cream truck, of course! Sun. Event details.

Eastside

7th Annual Redmond Bike Bash
Friday is National Bike to Work Day and what better way to celebrate than with a party for people who love to bike. Join other Seattle families at this free event for live music, food trucks, bike shops, a beer and wine garden, giveaways and bike skills clinics. Fri. Event details.

Adventure Kids Playcare Spring Festival
Adventure Kids Playcare in Issaquah is hosting its annual spring festival and you don’t want to miss it. This awesome festival covers two acres with bounce houses, sweet treats, games and prizes, plus hamster ball races, live animal encounters and a wide variety of activities with family entertainment at the heart of it all. Sat. Event details.

Remlinger Farms Family Fun Park
Take your crew to Remlinger Farms to ride the steam train, pet the farm animals, take a pony ride, jump in the hay trampoline, ride in a flying pumpkin, take a spin in the antique cars and enjoy a day full of farm fun. Sat.-Sun. Event details.

What fun things do you have planned this weekend? Tell us in the comments below.

—Kristina Moy

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