It’s the last full weekend of summer so get outside and soak it all up! On our radar: a three-day Greek extravaganza, an Independence Day celebration, a car show for hot rods, a party at the Falls, a giveaway for lil’ riders, and an annual festival with tons of kids’ activities. If you’re looking for fall items for the kiddos, be sure to hit two awesome consignment sales. The Jack & Jill Consignment Sale will feature thousands of children’s items as well as new items and services from local moms and the semi-annual Greenlake Children’s Consignment Sale will feature fall children’s clothing and maternity wear plus baby items, books, furniture and toys.

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Saint Demetrios Greek Festival (pictured)
This fun festival will feature everything and anything Greek! Enjoy Greek food and folk dancing, take a tour of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, shop for Greek items and delicacies and enjoy lots of family-friendly activities. Fri., 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm; Sat., 10:00 am – 10:00 pm; Sun., 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm. Free. All ages. Event details.

Seattle Fiestas Patrias
From live performances, delish food and a fab marketplace to hands-on activities, a children’s soccer clinic and fun games, this celebration will have a little something for everyone. Sat, 12:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Sun., 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm. Seattle. Free. All ages. Event details.

West Seattle Junction Car Show
If you’re looking for a fun activity for your lil’ speedster, head over to this annual car show held along California Avenue. See hundreds of classic cars, hot rods, and motorcycles, enjoy great tunes and enter the raffle benefiting Pencil Me In for Kids. Sun., 8:00 am – 4:00 pm. Seattle. Free. All ages. Event details.


Snoqualmie Falls Grand Re-Opening & Community Celebration
Come see and explore the re-developed Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project. Check out the extensive park and trail enhancements, tour the old tain depot and carpenter shop and enjoy food vendors, educational booths, kids’ crafts, entertainment and giveaways. Sat., 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Snoqualmie. Free. All ages. Event details.

Free Helmet Fitting & Giveaway
Does your kiddo need a new bike helmet? Head over to Kohl’s in Redmond to pick up a free bike helmet or multi-sport helmet while supplies last. Be sure to arrive early; one helmet per child and wearers must be present and be fitted. Sat., 10:00 am – 1:00 pm. Redmond. Free (while supplies last). Ages 1-18. Event details.

Redmond Town Center Good Fest
Take the family to RTC for this totally fun (and totally free!) event. Enjoy a stellar kindie rock concert with Recess Monkey as well as train rides, games, face painting, crafts, prizes and a mall-wide scavenger hunt. Sat., 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm. Redmond. Free. All ages. Event details.

What fun things do you have planned this weekend?

-Kristina Moy

 Photo credit: St. Demetrios Greek Festival