Racing pigs at the Washington State Spring Fair in Puyuallup. Credit: Patrick Hagerty
Got critter lovers in your crew? Find some sweet animals to make your spring break memories.
- The Washington State Spring Fair is on for 2021. Read our guide to know how to catch the racing pigs or DockDogs, and buy your timed tickets ASAP. The Spring Fair goes through Sunday, April 18.
- Head to Bellevue's historic Kelsey Creek Farm to meet barnyard critters right in town. The barnyard is open daily, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
- Farrel-McWhirter Park in Redmond welcomes kids to meet its resident farm critters. You'll also find a play area, picnic spots and connections to lots of great nature trails, including wider, stroller-friendly ones.
- The critters at Old McDebbie's Farm range from goats to kangaroos! You can also reel in a trout from its private fishing pond. This spot is open Friday–Sunday during spring.