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The Weekend Report: What's Cookin' April 1-3

Welcome to the Weekend Report, where we tell you what's up in Seattle this weekend — new and fun things to do, see and try. We're guaranteed to miss some, so email us at if there is something wonderful we need to know about!

Friday, April 1

Little Explorers Nature Play Garden. This immersive natural play garden opens Friday — it aims to create a sense of belonging and an appreciation for nature in all forms.

  • Included in zoo admission
  • Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

Krewella. See this EDM music duo/sisters Jahan and Yasmine Yousaf live.

  • 9 p.m.
  • $35; purchase online
  • Showbox

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. This iconic tulip festival is back in action! Explore fields of flowers, local products, events and more.

  • Runs through April 30
  • Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

Saturday, April 2

Seattle Children's Museum Reopening. This kid's museum is reopening with a new approach to learning featuring gallery exhibits like Amazing Airways, Neighborhood Paws and Seattle Reads.

  • $12 for ages 18-65 and 1-17, $10 for ages older than 65 and free for ages younger than 1
  • Seattle Children's Museum

Monster Jam 2022. It's been three years since Monster Jam surged into Seattle, but the tour is back to celebrate its 30th anniversary. The driver of Grave Digger will compete against rigs like Blue Thunder, El Toro Loco and even a truck called Kraken.

  • 7 p.m.
  • Starts at $20; purchase online
  • Lumen Field