Children’s Celebration Returns August 7
Free Family-Friendly Community Event in Springfield

Willamalane Park and Recreation District will hold its annual Children’s Celebration event on Saturday, Aug. 7, at Island Park from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. With the recent lifting of health and safety restrictions, Children’s Celebration will return as a community event, without capacity limits or registration requirements. Admission is free, with a canned food donation to Willamalane’s Waste to Taste Food Hub

The event will offer a variety of booths and family-friendly activities, including games, balloon animals, big trucks, a magic show, martial arts demonstrations, and much more! Willamalane is still looking for more exhibitors to run family-friendly activities at the annual Children's Celebration. Local businesses or organizations can reach hundreds of families at one of the highest-attendance summer events in the area. Interested businesses can apply at

Children’s Celebration is presented by Dari Mart and sponsored by Toyota, PacificSource Health Plans, OCCU, and NW Natural. 

Other upcoming Willamalane events include the Sounds Like Summer Concerts and Movies in the parks, dive-in movies at Splash!, and more. For a full list of summer events at Willamalane visit
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