Kids struck it big this past year in Seattle. Innovative companies opened, new playgrounds sprouted up, trendy hangouts moved into town and new indoor play spaces took tots by storm. Here are our picks for the 15 best things to arrive on the Seattle kiddie scene in 2015.

McMenamins Anderson School

Families looking for an eclectic, cozy compound to spend the day or the weekend flocked to the newly opened McMenamins Anderson School property in Bothell. With a pool, movie theater, restaurants, bars and a full-scale hotel, this 2015 Bothell showstopper spells fun for the whole fam.

McMenamins Anderson School
18603 N.E. Bothell Way
Bothell, Wa 98011

photo: McMenamins/Kathleen Nyberg

Well, that was an awesome year, wasn’t it? What was your highlight of 2015? Let us know in the Comments!

— Kristina Moy