This weekend, highlighted by Father’s Day, comes with plenty of family fun. On our radar: a rockin’ dance party with Seattle’s best DJs, a show for big and lil’ hot rods and a special meet and greet with our favorite pajama-wearing superheroes. If Dad loves strawberries, carnival rides and cool cars, be sure to hit Strawberry Days in Burien or head to the Edmonds Arts Festival for hands-on activities, fab food and of course, lots of art. Scroll down to learn more and be sure to check out our Father’s Day guide for even more weekend picks!

photo: Allison Sutcliffe


Bell Harbor Classic Weekend
Treat the whole fam to over 40 classic motor yachts, many of them built prior to World War II, over Father’s Day Weekend. The Pacific Northwest Fleet of the Classic Yacht Association in conjunction with the Port of Seattle is once again sponsoring the Bell Street Pier Classic Rendezvous as part of the Seattle Waterfront Classic Weekend at Pier 66. Sat.-Sun. Event details.

KEXP Father’s Day Dance Party
On Sunday, treat Dad to a rockin’ Father’s Day party at KEXP’s Gathering Space. Join host John Richards for tons of fun and dancing with music by KEXP DJs Larry Rose and Darek Mazzone. During the party, kids can learn how to toss pizza with Pagliacci Pizza and participate in special hands-on activities and crafts. Sun. Event details.

Father’s Day Activities & Free Admission at The Museum of Flight
Along with an entire day of family-friendly activities and events, The Museum of Flight will be honoring all dads this Father’s Day with free admission. Psst! Be sure to stop by the Weekend Family Workshop (at 11 a.m. or 1 p.m.) to participate in special Father’s Day STEM and aviation-themed activities and crafts. Sun. Event details.


2019 Washington Brewers Festival
If the dad in your house loves beer, you know that he’s going to want to spend Father’s Day Weekend drinking some. This annual festival (open to all ages on Saturday and Sunday) will feature more than 500 different beers from 110 different Washington breweries. While Dad is sampling his fave brewskis, kids can enjoy live music, a craft area, keg toss contest and root beer garden. Fri.-Sun. Event details.


The PJ Masks Come to Bellevue Square
Get ready for action-packed fun with the PJ Masks! Don’t miss this opportunity to meet your favorite heroes as they pose for photos and give out super hugs. These mystery-solving heroes encourage children to spark their curiosity and inspire imaginative play and teamwork along the way! Psst! Don’t forget to bring your camera. Sat. Event details.

Fenders on Front Street
If Dad is a car lovin’, engine revin’ kinda guy, you’ll want to take him to this awesome car show in Issaquah. See hundreds of classic and vintage cars and enjoy great rock ‘n’ roll tunes, family-friendly activities, an awards ceremony and an afternoon cruise to the Triple XXX. Sun. Event details.

—Kristina Moy

Feature image courtesy of Allison Sutcliffe.


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