Kids To Parks Day May 18 In Wellington

Lace-up your sneakers, head outside and join the Village of Wellington for a free day of family fun and activities celebrating the 14th anniversary of Kids to Parks Day, a national day of outdoor play celebrated annually on the third Saturday in May.

Wellington invites the community to a free Kids to Parks Day event for all ages in combination with a Bicycle Rodeo for ages 5 to 13 on Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Wellington Amphitheater (12100 W. Forest Hill Blvd.).

Activities will include: bounce houses and inflatables, character entertainment, crazy games, face painting and glitter tattoos, lawn games, music and dancing with Digital Vibez, laser tag, a rock wall, sports activities, vendors and more.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to get to know local first responders with Palm Beach County Fire-Rescue and the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, and explore vehicles from their fleet. The event is sponsored by Florida Blue.

Wellington is hosting a Bicycle Rodeo for ages 5 to 13 in combination with the Kids to Parks Day event to encourage and promote safe bicycling in the community. The rodeo will be located in the parking lot adjacent to the amphitheater, near Ken Adams Way.

Water and snacks will be available for participants and attendees, and a limited number of bicycles and helmets will be available. Bring your own helmet and bicycle in order to participate.

Pre-registration is required through Eventbrite at

Registered Bicycle Rodeo participants will also be entered into a free drawing for raffle prizes, taking place at 11:30 a.m.

Event sponsors include the PBSO, the Safe Kids Program/Community Partners of South Florida and CycleFit.

For more information on both events, visit