To kick off the first weekend of spring, we’ve put together a great mix of family-friendly events to keep you and the little ones busy, busy, busy! On our radar: an evening with lots of games, a super-sized consignment sale, a concert with a cute, yellow cone-headed fella, a super-fun BYT performance, a health fair just for kids, and an egg-stra special Easter activity. Plus, this weekend you can get your veggie fix at the annual Vegfest festival. Enjoy kid-friendly food samples and live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, nutrition information, and much more!


Game Night at Twirl Cafe
What do you get when you mix board games, dinner, and tips from a professional game expert? A super-fun TGIF designed for the entire fam! Fri., 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Seattle. $5 per child (7 and older free).  Ages 0-10. Event details.

Magnolia Co-op Sale
Head to one of the best gently used toy and clothing sales in Seattle and stock up on spring essentials for the entire fam. Sat., 9:00 am – 3:30 pm. Seattle. Free (cash or check only for purchases). Ages 3 and older. Event details.

Gustafer Yellowgold Concert (pictured)
Spend the afternoon singing and dancing to Gustafer Yellowgold’s infectious indie-rock tunes and see what happens when the Seattle Rock Orchestra joins Gustafer on stage! Sat., 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Seattle. $5 to $25 (kids 12 and under free). Tickets required. All ages. Event details.


Merry Fairy Tales
Expect lots of LOL moments when a bunch of characters (from different fairy tales!) get all mixed up in this original BYT production. Fri. & Sat., 7:00 pm; Sun., 2:00 pm (also March 30-31 & April 1). Bellevue. $10 to $12. Tickets required. All ages. Event details.

Seattle Children’s Health Fair
At this annual event, kiddos can participate in a variety of hands-on medical activities, get fitted with a free bike helmet, and move and groove with fav kindie rockers–Caspar Babypants and Johnny Bregar! Sun., 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Bellevue. Free. Ages 3 to 8. Event details.

Egg-straordinary Egg Hunt
Grab your Easter basket and hop on over to KidsQuest Museum for Easter-themed crafts and games, an egg hunt, and photo opps with a special furry, floppy-eared visitor. Sun., 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. Bellevue. $8 to $15. Ages 0 to 5. Event details.

–Kristina Moy