7 Things To Do In August With Kids

July 17, 2022

Where is this summer going? It's hard to believe it's August already. We've rounded up a list of 7 things you can do in August with your kids in Snoqualmie Valley to make the most of the month!

1. Spend time with your neighbors

National Night Out, Aug. 2, is all about COMMUNITY! Get out there and meet your Snoqualmie Valley neighbors at one of Snoqualmie Valley's great National Night Out events. See a list of events here! 

2. Sneak some zucchini onto your neighbor’s porch

Did you know there's actually a "holiday" for this? Yep, Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Day is Aug. 8. Celebrate by ... well you know what to do. 

3. Read a book

There's never a bad time to pick up a book, but if you're looking for an excuse, National Book Lovers Day is Aug. 9. Better yet, take your kids to a locally-owned bookshop to find a new read!

4. Go thrifting!

National Thrift Shop Day is Aug. 17. Stock up on school clothes and get something fun for yourself, all while supporting the locally-owned Snoqualmie Valley thrift or secondhand store in Snoqualmie Valley.

5. Feast on a sandwich 

It's National Sandwich Month and, in our opinion, there's nowhere better to get a sandwich than a local sandwich shop Definitely, a reason to celebrate!

6. Ride a roller coaster

Kids never say no to a visit to a local amusement park! Surprise them with a trip to celebrate National Roller Coaster Day Aug. 16. How many times can they ride the roller coaster at the local park?

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7. Go geocaching!

Kids love the thrill of the treasure hunt and you'll love that it's a chance to explore the outdoors in Snoqualmie Valley with your kids on Aug. 20, National Geocaching Day. Geocaching is simple with a smartphone!  Find out how to do it here.