Who else thinks Mother Nature’s been showing off a bit this summer? Whether you’re soaking up these gorgeous days outside or playing it cool at home with your tots, we’ve got events to make it special. We can’t wait for: a sunflower celebration, a day dedicated to play and unicorns on the loose.

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Frolic through sunflower fields
Bring the kids for a u-pick flower experience among 10 acres of towering sunflowers, with plenty of space to social distance. We’re talking photo ops, hayrides and enough food and drink to get you through the day. Aug. 15-31. Event details.

Go big!
Seattle’s annual Big Day of Play is going virtual this year. Tune in to celebrate our city’s diversity when you play your way. Grab a festival box to-go to make the most of your big day. Sat. Event details.

Be neighborly
If you’re feeling that Covid-19 disconnect around your neighborhood, here are 15 fun things you can do with neighbors, from six feet away.

Go on a unicorn hunt
Word on the street is there are some unicorns loose in Burien! Can your kids find them all? Daily, through Aug. 17. Event details.

Tune in to BrasilFest
Explore the culture of Brazil through song, dance and cooking demos, virtually with Seattle Féstal. Sun. Event details.

Save your summer
It’s not over yet, parents. Keep on trucking with 15 activities that’ll help your crew cruise right on through till the end of summer.

Explore the summer night sky with the Museum of Flight, during this online planetarium experience. Fri. Event details.

Dive in
Whether you set up a sweet kiddie pool or you’ve made room for a bigger inflatable this summer, we’ve got 20 splash-tastic water games to play in the pool.

Eat Well
Grab your reusable produce bags, then grab fresh fruit for free at City Fruit’s Fruit for All Pop-Up Stand. Fri. Event details.

—Allison Sutcliffe