Fall is in the air, and this weekend’s roundup includes plenty of autumnal excitement. Consider: a fall fest with tons of kids’ activities, a lively Greek celebration, a production based on a popular book and a fun Oktoberfest-style race. If you’re looking for even more family fun, consider the annual Seattle Children’s Festival (pictured) at the Seattle Center or the brand-new Nick Jr. Live! Move to the Music spectacular at McCaw Hall. Scroll down to learn more!

photo: Erinn Hale

Seattle

Holy Rosary West Fest
This annual fall fest in West Seattle will feature tons of fun activities, including inflatables, live entertainment and carnival-style games, plus food, a beer garden, climbing wall, face painting, raffle prizes, cake walk and more. Fri.-Sat. Event details.

Saint Demetrios Greek Festival
Enjoy everything and anything Greek at this popular festival! Nosh on delicious Greek food, watch spectacular Greek folk dancing, take a tour of the St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, shop for Greek items and delicacies at the Greek Deli and enjoy lots of family activities. Fri.-Sun. Event details.

Fishermen’s Fall Festival
Mark your calendars for this annual festival at Fishermen’s Terminal. The Festival celebrates the return of the North Pacific fishing fleet to the terminal and the importance of the fishing industry. Participate in fish-themed art projects, “Fish for Fun” in the fish pond and enjoy yummy food, live musical performances, educational demonstrations and more. Sat. Event details.

Eastside

Salmon SEEson in Issaquah
Take the fam to the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery to cheer on the salmon as they make their way up the Issaquah Creek. While you’re there, check out the interactive displays and join a trained docent from Friends of the Issaquah Salmon Hatchery (FISH) for a drop-in guided tour. Sat.-Sun. Event details.

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Elephant & Piggie’s “We are in A Play!”
Based on the book by Mo Willems, this SecondStory Repertory production follows two best friends, an elephant named Gerald and a pig named Piggie, and what happens when they attend a party hosted by three singing squirrels. Will their friendship last? You’ll have to see the show to find out. Sat.-Sun. Event details.

Kirkland Oktoberfest Weiner Dog Races
Take the whole fam to Kirkland to enjoy the all ages area outside the Kirkland Oktoberfest Biergarten. Entertainment in this area will include the annual Wiener Dog Races (at 1 p.m.), German food and drink, vendors and more. Sun. Event details.

—Kristina Moy

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