There’s lots of family fun to be had around the Emerald City this three-day weekend. Consider: an event with one of the coolest creatures in Puget Sound, a production based on a wildly popular children’s series and a family adventure hike. If you’re looking for even more excitement, check out our President’s Day Weekend activity guide and read on to learn more!

photo: Seattle Aquarium


Octopus Week (pictured)
This three-day weekend, head to the Seattle Aquarium to learn about one of the coolest creatures in Puget Sound–the giant Pacific octopus! Each day, the Aquarium will feature special hands-on activities, octopus feedings, diver shows, special talks and more. Sat.-Mon. (through Feb. 24). Event details.

Take your crew to the Paramount Theatre to see this all new super-heroic, live musical show, featuring the heroic trio from your favorite series: The PJ MASKS! Watch Catboy, Owlette and Gekko along with their new friend PJ Robo as they try to save the day from the sneaky villains. Sat. Event details.

Northwest Scale Modelers Show
Experience the world in miniature at the annual Northwest Scale Modelers Show. View hundreds of model aircraft, cars, tanks, ships and spacecraft, meet expert modelers and learn about the fascinating hobby of scale modeling. The event will also feature modeling seminars and free make-and-take activities. Sat.-Sun. Event details.


Night Hike at Lewis Creek Park
When the sun sets and the dark of night creeps in, Lewis Creek Park comes alive. Learn about the different nocturnal and crepuscular species that call the park home and join a park ranger on a hike through the woods after dark. Psst…be sure to bring a flashlight or headlamp. Fri. Event details.

A Royal Valentine’s Day Party
Calling all princes and princesses! Join the folks at Springfree Trampoline for a Royal Valentine’s Day Party. In addition to lots of jumping on Springfree Trampolines, meet your favorite Disney princesses and enjoy cupcake decorating, arts and crafts and face painting. Sat. Event details.

Pioneer Life on the Farm
Learn all about pioneer life in Kelsey Creek Farm’s unique 19th century historic log cabin. Families can try their hand at pioneer chores, create a pioneer craft and read stories about early settlers and farming. Sat. Event details.

­ —Kristina Moy


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