Stone Gardens Courtesy Stone Gardens

Night Owls

It’s easy to keep family fun going all evening with laser shows and rock-climbing.

Stone Gardens Courtesy Stone Gardens

Grab the Popcorn

Wings Over Washington (*1301 Alaskan Way) offers an immersive cinematic journey, taking viewers on an aerial adventure inside a “flying theater.” Seattle Children’s Theatre (*201 Thomas St) is a top pick for parents and kids alike, performing both classic and contemporary productions. And Seattle parks show films under the stars all summer; learn more at

Nocturnal? No Problem

Stay up past bedtime searching for Seward Park’s (5900 Lake Washington Blvd S) favorite nocturnal predators — Owl Prowls, hosted by the Audubon Center, are open to kids 10 and up.

Climb Every Mountain

Or at least climb every wall at climbing gym Stone Gardens (2839 NW Market St) in Ballard or Seattle Bouldering Project (900 Poplar Place S) in South Seattle—kids of all ages are welcome but must be supervised.

Game On

Ice cream plus arcade games equals a win at Full Tilt Ice Cream (various locations), with outposts across the city open until 10pm or later. With admission to Seattle Pinball Museum (*508 Maynard Ave S), open until 8pm Friday and Saturday, pinball enthusiasts ages 7 and up can conquer 50+ games on free play.

Night at the Museum

Pacific Science Center (*200 Second Ave N) at Seattle Center offers an assortment of after-hours programming for all ages, from virtual reality experiences to epic laser shows.

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