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Big Day of Play 2017

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Get Moving Initiative with support from Kaiser Permanente, Big Day of Play will be held on August 19 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Rainier Playfields and Community Center (4600 38th Ave. S, Seattle).

Big Day of Play is a celebration of our City’s diversity and it encourages neighbors, communities and families to have fun, build relationships and be active together. It’s the day to play your way!

Big Day of Play offers fun activities for all including:

  • Basketball
  • Adaptive Play Equipment
  • Goal Ball (team sport for low to no vision)
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Live music and cultural performances
  • Pickleball
  • Rainbow Bingo
  • Roller Derby
  • Sepak Takraw (kick volleyball)
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Flag Football







You can also hop on down to Mount Baker Rowing & Sailing Center (3800 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle, WA 98118) for some sailing, rowing and stand-up paddle boarding!

Make sure you check out the food trucks and collect freebies from the information and resource booths! You may even be entered to win big prizes!

Free transportation will be available – read more about it here!


Follow Big Day of Play on Facebook for the most up-to-date information about the event!

Big Day of Play draws more than 5,000 attendees to the Rainier Valley for a day of fun, fitness and community. It is an ideal opportunity for sponsors and vendors to reach youth, teens, families and adults from across Seattle in a fun-filled and healthy environment. Build relationships with new clients, consumers and peer organizations; highlight your support for Seattle Parks and Recreation and the Get Moving initiative; get exposure and expand your presence. There’s something for everyone!

View our sponsorship prospectus to make a difference while having fun! 

Complete our vendor application form to be a vendor!


We’re looking for volunteers! For more information, click here or contact Cindy Sandino-Chang at for more information.