Sammy Henderson sails down an inflatable slide during Kids Day at Les Gove Park last year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Sammy Henderson sails down an inflatable slide during Kids Day at Les Gove Park last year. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Kids Day returns to Auburn’s Les Gove Park on June 22

Event offers rides, activities and entertainment

  • Friday, June 15, 2018 1:28pm
  • Life

For the Reporter

Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation presents its annual Kids Day event on Friday, June 22 at Les Gove Park, 910 Ninth St. SE.

The event, which runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., offers a variety of inflatable rides, children’s activities, live stage entertainment, mini golf, hands-on art activities, food concessions, more than 100 information/activity vendors and a food court.

Back again are the popular bungee trampolines, face painting, an expanded touch-a-truck display and the ballistic swing.

New this year are the Kids’ Safety Zone and a percussion petting zoo.

UW Valley Medical Center will offer free bike helmet fittings and low-cost helmet sales at the festival. Seattle Children’s will open a free obstacle course.

Leashed, licensed and well-behaved pets are welcome.

Stage lineup

11 a.m. – The Brian Waite Band

Noon – Eric Ode

1:30 p.m. – Ponte el Ritmo (presented by the Friends of the Auburn Library)

2:20 p.m. – Micah and Me Rocks

3:15 p.m. – Dick Scobee Steppers

3:30 p.m. – Salute Award presentation

The festival is sponsored by Fred Meyer Stores, State Farm, The Birth Center at Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Kent/Des Moines Clinic, Seattle Children’s South Clinic, Amerigroup and Coordinated Care.

For additional event information, parking information and a festival map visit www.auburnwa.gov/events.

Steve Gryb, the Pied Piper of Percussion from Miami, Fla., will offer a hands-on, interactive musical activity filled with hundreds of unique percussion instruments from around the world. COURTESY PHOTO

Steve Gryb, the Pied Piper of Percussion from Miami, Fla., will offer a hands-on, interactive musical activity filled with hundreds of unique percussion instruments from around the world. COURTESY PHOTO

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