Seattle is a diverse city with tons of great things to do with your #WellTraveledFamily, especially in the summertime. One of our favorite ways to enjoy the Seattle sun and explore cultures in the area is festivals. Want to join the A-Z #WellTraveledFamily challenge? Details below!
Whether you’re snacking on delicious exotic treats or yelling “OPA!” in a crowded tent, here are 4 festivals in the Seattle area that we can’t wait for this summer:
1. Groupon Bite of Seattle
This annual food festival at the Seattle Center runs July 19-21, 2013 with free admission, over 60 restaurants, wine tastings, 8 stages, and a ton of great handcrafters. For more information, visit BiteofSeattle.com.
2. Seattle Greek Festival
September 13-15, you can enjoy all that Greek culture has to offer at the St. Demetrios Church in the Montlake neighborhood. For more information, go to SeattleGreekFestival.com.
3. Festa Italiana Seattle
Celebrate all things Italian at the Seattle Center September 28-29. Fun awaits with food, games, visual arts, bocce ball, and a stomping grapes section! Find more information at festaseattle.com!
Seafair in Seattle is one of the most popular summer festivals. The Seafair Torchlight parade is July 27th, but there’s plenty more to do throughout July and August. For more information, visit seafair.com.
What festivals do you and your family love to see? Let us know in the comments or on Facebook!
Start the A-Z #WellTraveledFamily Summer Challenge today! What is it and how do you play? There are roughly 13 weeks to summer, so each week, we’ll be back sharing inspiration with you to get out and travel with your family, sharing great destinations, trying new things, and finding a bit of magic along the way–each corresponding to one of the letters of the week.
Here’s how to join in on the fun using social media and blogs for inspiration this summer:
1. Develop your own A-Z #WellTraveledFamily Summer Travel Plan: You don’t have to travel far this summer to play – the A-Z #WellTraveledFamily challenge is all about getting creative this summer and exploring and reconnecting as a family. Sit down with your family and plan out your own A-Z Summer Travel Challenge. Where do you want to go? Get the kids involved and make this fun. Consider food, activities and destinations by letter of the alphabet.
2. Share your A-Z ideas and trip photos on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: Have an idea for an A-Z travel experience or destination or need ideas? Share your own A-Z Summer Travel ideas and trips on Facebook and with @HipTravelMama on Twitter, Instagram your photos using the #welltraveledfamily hashtag. We’ll have some great prizes throughout the summer, so make sure you “like” us and “follow us” to play! Make sure you send them a link to this blog post so your friends know how to play too!
Most of all – HAVE FUN WITH THIS and get out and explore with your family this summer.
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