Find more than 100 parks, including ball fields, beach parks, forested wilderness parks with hiking trails, and meadowy parks, within greater Bellevue.
For a sandy beach, swimming area or kid-friendly playground, head over to Chism Beach park or Meydenbauer Beach Park, both located along Lake Washington. Feed the ducks at the pond in Robinswood park, or picnic in the open fields at Newcastle Beach Park. Robinswood, Newcastle and Meydenbauer Beach parks welcome dogs, so don’t forget to bring along your canine companion for water romping and a Frisbee toss.
Visit the Bellevue Community Center, located in 25-acre Eastgate
Park, and partake in one of many fitness-oriented activities, including rock climbing, for a nominal membership fee.
Each year, attend The Wintergrass Festival, one of the biggest bluegrass festivals in the country. Mosey on over to the Meydenbauer Center to enjoy at least one of the 40 shows occurring during the annual Bellevue Jazz Festival, and listen to an assortment of great music from known and unknown artists.