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Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Big Day of Play is August 18

Presented by Seattle Parks and Recreation’s Get Moving Initiative, Big Day of Play will be held on August 18 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Rainier Playfields and Community Center (4600 38th Ave. S, Seattle WA 98118).

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
  • Bubble Soccer
  • Goal Ball (team sport for people with vision impairments)
  • Inflatable obstacle course
  • Pickleball
  • Rainbow Bingo
  • Roller Derby
  • Sepak Takraw (kick volleyball)
  • Frisbee Golf
  • Giant Bowling
  • Wheel of Fitness
  • Live music and cultural performances

Enjoy the food trucks and collect freebies from the information and resource booths. You can also enter to win big prizes by filling out our Big Day of Play survey on the day of the event.

Food trucks include:

  • Chicago West Pizza
  • Express Mexican Grill
  • Botanas Don Nacho
  • Neema’s Comfort Food
  • The Fish Basket
  • Elliott Foods Inc.

Hop down to Mount Baker Rowing & Sailing Center (3800 Lake Washington Blvd S, Seattle, WA 98118) for sailing, rowing and stand-up paddle boarding opportunities.

Free transportation is available. Click here for more information.

Visit our website at for the most up-to-date information about the event and follow Big Day of Play on Facebook at


We’re looking for volunteers! For more information, click here or contact Jennifer Romo at