Everett is a great city with many things to do, but if you are new to Everett or considering moving here, there are a few things that you can benefit from knowing about this wonderful city. One thing that is for sure, there is no shortage of fun things that you can get out and do! To get you started, let’s take a look at ten things you can do in and around Everett. After taking in a few of these locations and events you will understand why so many people love the city of Everett.
10 Fun Things to Do In Everett
1. Everett Farmers Market
With dozens of vendors on the weekends, it’s hard to imagine that in 1994 the farmers market began in a vacant parking lot. If you are going to live in Everett then this should be your first stop. Take in the atmosphere and get a taste of the town you will call home. This thriving market will keep you coming back for more week after week.
2. Funko POP!
Who doesn’t love the adorable world craze that is Funko POP! toys! Downtown Everett is home to the toy collecting sensation of Funko. Makers of big headed toys of everything from Howard the Duck to Game of Thrones figures, there is a POP! out there for everyone. Head downtown and get in on the POP action and become a Funko Fanatic. Funko’s flagship 6,000 sq ft store is build around an interactive experience for visitors new and old to the world of POPs. They will be hosting events and pop culture celebrations in the area.
3. Night at the Theater
Everett takes great pride in the production of stage musicals. You can take in a show at the Village Theater, which regularly produces original musicals as well as hosts a wide range of contemporary productions. The venue is also proud to have a wide range of educational programs, camps, and internships.
4. Wallace Falls State Park
This beautiful destination spans an immense 4,735 traverse sporting two rivers and three lakes. While it’s a bit of a drive from the Everett city center, you can get lost for days in the beauty that this park offers. The falls are breathtaking and not to be missed. During the summer you can stay for a day or two at their campgrounds, or just do a day trip and take advantage of the many picnic and kitchen shelters.
5. Take in a Baseball Game
Everett has a minor league baseball team, the Everett Aquasox, a member of the Major League team the Seattle Mariners. If you have never been to a minor league game, it is an event to be experienced. The atmosphere is fun and intimate and the team plays at a very high level of skill.
Don’t forget to visit the fun zone while you are at the game. With bouncy houses, basketball hoops, and pitching games, everyone in the family is sure to have a fun time!
6. Jetty Island
This summer hotspot is just off Puget Sound, stretching out over 2 miles of beach. Take the free ferry ride there and back and spend the day lounging on the beach in the warmer months. It is also a great destination for bird watching.
7. Everett Silvertips
Everett boasts its own junior hockey team, the Everett Silvertips, that make their home in the Xfinity Arena. Head here to take in a game with you and 8,000 of your fellow sports fans at this awesome venue. The team also regularly runs contests and giveaways.
8. Flying Heritage Collection
This historical aircraft collection is privately owned and open to the public. The collection is spread between two aircraft hangars: one is themed around the U.S. (and our allies) aircraft and the technology we used, while the second hanger holds examples of the conditions and environments that these aircraft encountered during war.
9. Chartered Fishing
Everett boasts year round chartered fishing, weather permitting. Not only can you fish for your dinner, you can whale watch or spot porpoise, sea lions, and seals. Puget Sound has an abundance of beautiful, calm waters for fishing. You can also charter salmon fishing trips when salmon is in season.
10. Imagine Children’s Museum
Focused on child development, this is a highly rated museum that offers both free and guided play. With a wide variety of play areas and zones exclusively for ages 3 and under, there is no shortage of fun things for kids to do. The rooftop is set up for fun with music and paleontology zones when the weather permits.
There you have it – 10 fun things to do in Everett! Get out there and try some of these great experiences, and discover some of your own. Have fun exploring, and if you are thinking of moving to the Everett area, feel free to contact us for all your moving needs.