Seattle Culture

Redmond, WA…cultural events and outdoor activities available at no cost, or low cost


The city offers a wide range of cultural events and outdoor activates that are available at no cost or low cost for children, teens, adults, and seniors is amazing.

Redmond’s Parks

The City of Redmond has an extensive park and trail system throughout the city and portions of King County. There are 23 developed parks consisting of over 1000 acres and 17 miles of developed trails.  In addition, the city has 8 undeveloped parks consisting of almost 300 acres and nine miles of undeveloped trails.  Click Redmond Parks for a complete list, if you drill down on the listed park it will give you the location, directions to reach the park, size, features for each park, and hours that it is open. Some parks even have photos and video.  Click Redmond Trails for a complete list that provides information on the length of each trail, and what to expect.

Culture and the Arts

Redmond offers a variety of arts experiences for people of all ages to enjoy.  Click Summer Concerts at City Hall for a complete listing (with date and times) of free noon concerts.  They will be held Thursdays, July 19 – August 23 on the City Hall Green Space at 15670 NE 85th St Redmond, WA.  Click Map/Parking to provide more information.  Free Outdoor Theater Festival starts August 10th, and runs through August 12thACTS OUT will be featuring classics, comedy, contemporary work, and fantastic family shows staged by top Northwest theater companies.  Click Theater Festival for date and time information for each presentation.  The presentations will be held in Anderson Park, 7802 168th Avenue NE, parking is available at Redmond Elementary School

Community Events

Click more information to get the details on Derby Days and Great Day of Play.

Spring/Summer Recreation Guild

Redmond Spring/Summer Recreation Guide offers wide range of classes that are focused on children, teens, adults, and seniors.  There is registration information in the guide listings or contact the Recreation Office by phone during office hours, Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, at 425.556.2300.  You can also email anytime at

Redmond Pool

The Redmond Pool at Hartman Park is now operated by WAVE Aquatics; you may check their schedule at Wave Aquatics or you may call them at 425-883-4422. Wave Aquatics offers lap swimming, shallow and deep water aerobics, open swimming and lessons.

Redmond Senior Center

The Redmond Senior Center (RSC) provides high quality programs and entertainment for the 50 or better adults in the greater Redmond area and the community in general. An on-line calendar is available by clicking RSC online calendar.

Teen Programs

The Old Fire House Teen Center is home to a wide array of activities for young people between the ages of 13 and 18. The space features a media lab, homework area, performance studio, and outdoor patio with a barbecue pit and performance stage. The center hosts several regular and special events, including open-mic night, gardening programs, computer classes, and fine and performing arts lessons. Regular activities as well as special events take place on an ongoing basis.  The address is 16510 NE 79th Street Redmond (click the address for a map).  You can call 425-556-2370 for hours (they vary).

You are part of the community…Take advantage and enjoy.

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