Summer Events & Meetups

Summer can be a great time to connect with the community and to help new friends at WK become more comfortable with their school! Below are lots of meetup dates that we encourage families to try and make! These are unsponsored and unsupervised meetups, just opportunities for families and kids to connect! :)

PTA Membership for 2022-2023 is now available to renew! Make sure to join and add your voice to our PTA!


Stimpson Nature Reserve Trails

6/18, 10am-12pm

Waypoint Pump Track

6/20, 1-3pm

Wade King Elementary

6/24, 10am-12pm

Fairhaven Splash Park

6/29, 2-4pm


Cordata Splash Park/Playground

7/5, 1-3pm

Whatcom Falls Playground/Pumptrack

7/14, 11-2pm

Wade King Elementary

7/20, 10am-12pm

Squalicum Creek Park

7/26, 1-4pm


Lake Padden Playground

8/3, 1-3pm

Bloedel Donovan Park Playground/Swim

8/11, 2-4pm

Wade King Elementary

8/17, 10am-12pm

Larrabee State Park

8/22, 1-3pm

Check Out the Summer Reading Challenges!

Looking for a great way to get kids reading over the summer? These places have enticing ways to encourage kids of almost any age range to read:

Check Out the Regal Movie Theater!

During the summer Regal Movie Theater offers movies for just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays! This is another fun way to connect with other WK families! Find out who is going and meetup!

Summer Movie Express | Regal (

Camps, Activities, and Events for Kids

Clink on the image to see lots of fun activities for kids, teens, and families to do in Bellingham this summer!

Pacific Multisport would like to offer Wade King students a special 50% discount for the kids Splash and Dash event during the Lake Whatcom Triathlon! Participants will go home with a USAT medal, USAT bag and a t shirt as well as many fun memories!

Use discount code KIDSROCK at checkout for your discount.

Thank you Pacific Multisport for this opportunity

Creatively Hooked on Learning!

Did you know that there are all kinds of different contests where kids can enter their writing, art, music, and innovations? It's also another way to inspire a kid to want to improve their skills and get more into learning! Check out some of these contests to inspire young minds!

Local Family Friendly Music Festivals! - Consider volunteering to save money and even get in free! Many events are free to kids also!

Northwest Tune Up

July 8-10

The Northwest Tune-Up is a bike, beer and music festival held in celebration of PNW culture. This three-day event showcases the beauty of the region and everything it has to offer. Whether exploring world-class mountain bike singletrack, enjoying each evening’s lineup of live music on Bellingham’s waterfront or indulging in the best beers from across the Northwest, the Tune-Up has something for everyone.

Home Page | NW Tune-up Festival | Bikes Beer Music (

Mount Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival

July 29, 30, 31st

Mt. Baker Rhythm & Blues Festival (