Things to Do in Auburn

Things to Do in Auburn, Washington

Enjoy exploring Auburn’s beautiful trails on foot, by bike or on horseback. Check out some of our area’s top trails. The popular Interurban Trail parallels the Union Pacific Railroad and runs north to south through Tukwila, Kent, Auburn, Algona and Pacific. It is approximately 17 miles long, with 4.5 miles running through Auburn. The trail can be accessed at Main Street, 15th Street Southwest, The Outlet Collection and 37th Street Northwest. The trail is the primary north and south route suitable for nonmotorized travel between valley communities. Roegner Park is home to the White River Trail, which extends along the White River to the Game Farm Wilderness Park for 2.25 miles. It has a wide asphalt path and a soft surface trail for horses.

This area is particularly beautiful in the fall when hues of oranges, reds and yellows brighten the trail. The Lakeland Linear Trail starts at Evergreen Way along Lakeland Hills Way and connects with Sunset Park. At Sunset Park, there are several loops ranging from a half-mile to 1 mile in length. Trail lovers can also trek down Lake Tapps Parkway and walk along the asphalt trail connecting to Evergreen Way for 1.62 miles. For a complete list of trails for all levels of experience, visit

Auburn, Washington, offers a variety of entertainment and attractions, including the Auburn Symphony Orchestra, Emerald Downs, the Neely Mansion, Pacific Ballroom Dance, White River Amphitheater and White River Valley Museum.


10 Auburn Ave.,  Auburn,  (253) 833-5678
A historic theater that boasts a tradition of live, quality performing arts, variety entertainment, children’s shows, dance and music, right in the heart of downtown Auburn.


915 4th St. NE,  Auburn,  (253) 931-4827
Enjoy a wide array of comedy, music, dance, and theatre options showcasing talent at affordable prices compared to those of larger cities.


P.O. Box 2186,  Auburn,  (253) 887-7777
In 1996, the symphony’s founding conductor and music director Stewart Kershaw assembled a talented group of regional musicians. The symphony has musicians and ensembles available to perform for schools and community groups. Its home is the Auburn Performing Arts Center in downtown. Chamber concerts are at Auburn’s St. Matthew Episcopal Church and at the historic Mary Olson Farm in the summer.

EMERALD DOWNS RACetrack & Casino

2300 Ron Crockett Dr.,  Auburn ,  (253) 288-7000
Emerald Downs offers horseracing, the Washington Racing Hall of Fame, restaurants and group, corporate and custom events.


333 15th St. NE,  Auburn,  (253) 833-7100
The casino offers a variety of table games, tournaments, live entertainment and dining.


2402 Auburn Wy. S,  Auburn,  (800) 804-4944
The biggest casino in the Pacific Northwest, where there are more than 3,100 games to play, and the most smoke-free gaming in the state. Muckleshoot Casino also provides eight delectable dining experiences, and free entertainment at Club Galaxy.


2117 Auburn Wy. S,  Auburn,  (253) 735-2404
Everyone 18 years of age and older can play! With 21 live bingo sessions every week, running day and night seating for over 1,000, there’s plenty of room, and a wide variety of bingo packages to please players from beginner to advanced. Open 24 hours a day, with your choice of both smoking and non-smoking setting.


12303 Auburn Black Diamond Rd.,  Auburn,  (253) 833-9404
The volunteer, nonprofit historical society was incorporated in 1983 to restore the Neely Mansion. In 1985, it merged with the defunct Auburn Arts Council and took ownership of the Neely Mansion. The mansion is on the National Register for Historic Places and the Washington Register for Historic Sites, and is a designated King County Landmark. Summertime and special tours are available, and the mansion can be rented for events.


1604 15th St. SW, Ste. 109,  Auburn, (253) 335-7569
The organization offers ballroom dancing classes and dances for youth and adults.


31001 144th Ave. SE,  Kent, (253) 639-5927
Enjoy the sights and sounds in a world-class race course set against the backdrop of beautiful Pacific Northwest scenery. Whether it’s watching drag racing, motocross, or seeing exotic or vintage cars, be close to the exhilarating action.


1101 Outlet Collection Wy.,  Auburn, (844) 462-7342
Enjoy current movie releases in a movie stadium with state of the  art visual and sound systems. Conveniently situated across from the Outlet Collection.


40601 Auburn Enumclaw Rd. SE,  Auburn, (206) 802-3123
The White River Amphitheater is an outdoor live music venue with a capacity of 20,000. It hosts tours and live acts throughout the summer.


Museum:  918 H St. SE, Farm:  28728 Green River Rd.,  Auburn, (253) 288-7433
The museum’s mission is to preserve and share the history of the South King County area, known by pioneers as the White River Valley (Auburn, Kent, Algona and Pacific). The museum’s mission is expanding to include operation of the 67-acre landmark Mary Olson Farm, which is a late-19th century farmstead east of the Green River. The museum offers permanent and temporary exhibits, exhibits for rent, educational events and programs, and facility rental.