Winner: 2015, 2016
When it comes to family fun, there's no place quite like Crossroads! You'll find budget-friendly stores like Old Navy, Party City, and Pier 1, and unique shops like Crossroads Toys, Alter Ego Comics, and Uncle's Games. Paint your own ceramics at Creatively Yours, take a fine arts class at The Studio, or pick up some craft supplies at Michael's and Jo-Ann. The whole family can learn to rock climb in the "Climbing 101" class at Stone Gardens, the Northwest's largest climbing gym. Or, if you're under 48" tall, drop in to play at WiggleWorks Kids. Hungry? Taste the "Best Ethnic Food" in Bellevue at our International Public Market restaurants - two dozen authentic, locally owned ethnic eateries. After lunch, catch a matinee at Regal Cinema, or browse for books at Barnes & Noble, Half Price Books, or our King County Public Library satellite. Get some fresh air at the 34-acre public park next door. You'll find basketball and tennis courts, a 9-hole golf course, a skate park, and a children's water spray park. From May through October, visit our Farmers Market on Tuesday afternoons in the east parking lot. Ride an elephant! Or one of our other vintage 1950s kids rides, for just 25 cents. Challenge an opponent to a game at our jumbo chess set, or bring the whole family on Sunday afternoons for Family Board Game Day at Uncle's Games. Taste the Northwest's favorite family-friendly pizza joint: Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria, then round out your evening with free live music at our Market Stage every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night. It's all happening here. And you are always invited!