Visiting Funko Headquarters for the first time, or looking for more suggestions for your next trip to Everett? You’ve come to the right place. Here’s a list of 30 attractions and restaurants near Funko’s Headquarters to help you plan.
1. Funko HQ
If you’re in Everett you should visit Funko HQ of course! Explore Wetmore forest and try to find all of the Funko crowns hidden in the sets around the store. Take pictures with Pop! sculptures as you browse through the hundreds of products sold at the store, including items exclusive to the headquarters store. Check out the documentary “Making Fun: The Story of Funko” to learn more about the company and its headquarters.
2. Boeing Future of Flight Tours
Boeing is typically one of the first things that comes to mind when someone talks about the Greater Seattle Area or Everett. If you are looking to learn more about the plane manufacturing company or about airplanes in general, consider booking a tour for Boeing Future of Flight. The 90-minute tour leads you through an active assembly plant, so that you can see the aircraft building process while learning about Boeing and the planes. From Funko headquarters, it is approximately at 15 minute drive to Boeing Future of Flight. Tickets sell out fast, so it is best to buy yours in advance. Click through for more information about Boeing Future of Flight tours on their website.
3. Flying Heritage & Combat Museum
History buffs and aviation enthusiasts will enjoy the Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum located approximately 20 minutes southwest of Funko HQ. Speak with the engineers who restore the warbirds and combat vehicles that you experience throughout the tour. Tickets are available online or at the ticket desk when you arrive. For more information see Flying Heritage & Combat Armor Museum.
4. Imagine Children’s Museum
Let your children play and experiment with interactive exhibits at Imagine Children’s Museum. It is a 7 minute walk or 3 minute drive from Funko HQ to the museum. For information about admission prices and current exhibits, see Imagine Children’s Museum.
5. The Village Theatre
The Village Theatre has been performing since 1979 for a range of age groups. Check their current box office lineup to see if there are any plays or musicals that you are interested in seeing while you visit.
6. Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens
Enjoy a relaxing walk through the Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens which has been in operation since 1963 and is free admission. There are 10 separate gardens that open at dawn and close at dusk. The Arboretum also offers classes, and hosts family fun events and plant sales throughout the year.
7. Schack Art Center
Another free to visit attraction in the area is the Schack Art Center. Watch professional glassblowers at work while on your way through the exhibits. Up-and-coming, locally, and internationally known artists are featured at the center, offering a variety of art styles and mediums to experience. The Schack Art Center hosts classes in a variety of topics from writing to glassblowing, and events such as Artists’ Garage Sale.
8. Angels of the Winds Arena
From concerts, to Silvertips games, to shows on ice, the Angels of the Winds Arena hosts a wide variety of exciting and fun family events and shows throughout the year. The arena is a 6 minute walk from Funko HQ. Make sure to check out the arena’s upcoming events and purchase tickets ahead of time.
9. Howarth Park
Howarth Park offers a beach-side dog park, and a place to set up a picnic near the playground. Enjoy the view of Hat Island and the sound as you sit on the beach or walk the park’s paths.
10. Legion Park
Play basketball with the family at Legion Park’s open courts. The park has a covered picnic area and playground for families to use and is conveniently located across the street from the Evergreen Arboretum and Gardens.
11. Jetty Island
Jetty Island is a secluded picnic spot with shallow waters, safe for swimmers of many ages and abilities. When the island is open there is free ferry service to take you to and from the island, reservations can be made in advance. Educational tours are offered during Summer.
12. Everett Farmers Market
For local food, snacks, and gifts, consider planning a stop at the Everett Farmers Market. Open from May to October on Sundays, with additional hours on Wednesdays during summer, the market is a wonderful way to support local farmers and artists.
13. The Museum of Flight
Tour through restoration hangars and experience warbirds first-hand along with rotating exhibits about space flight at The Museum of Flight. History presentations by veterans and experts are also hosted at the museum. For information about admission, tour booking, and special events schedules refer to their website.
14. All Star Charters
Take the family fishing with All Star Charters out of Everett. Rods, reels, bait, and safety gear are provided for your charter. If you catch any fish, the charter team will help clean, fillet, and bag your catch for you to take home.
15. Hibulb Cultural Center
Learn about the culture and history of the Tulalip people at the Hibulb Cultural Center. The main gallery has interactive displays, and there is a canoe hall and longhouse open for viewing.
16. Mukilteo Light Station
Mukilteo Light Station is over 100 years old and is a lovely spot to view the sound and take photographs or enjoy the view from the shore. Parking and admission are free, and the lighthouse hosts an exhibit about the building’s history.
17. Everett Aquasox
Watch the Everett Aquasox play at Funko Field. See Funko Field’s website for ticket information and event schedule.
Go paintballing at Doodlebug Sportz, the only indoor paintball facility in Washington State. Open and competitive sessions are available as well as blacklight events.
19. Big Gulch
Big Gulch hiking trail is 2.6 miles roundtrip and takes 16 minutes to drive to from Funko HQ. There is no parking or admission fee to use the park or trails.
20. Vintage & Antique Shopping in Snohomish
Walk down 1st Street to experience Snohomish’s unique and quaint variety of shops and restaurants that parallel the river. There’s a plethora of antique and vintage shops scattered across the city.
21. Seattle Premium Outlets
Looking for a more modern selection of shops to browse? Stop by Seattle Premium Outlets and browse through the selection of over 100 stores and dining options. The outlet mall is a 15 minute drive North of Funko HQ and hosts a variety of stores such as Disney Store Outlet and Nike.
22. Hot Air Balloon Rides
Experience an unusual and unforgettable adventure by going hot air ballooning with Snohomish Balloon Ride. Reservations are required since time slots are limited.
23. Escape Room
Escape Wonderland offers a chance to brave the famous Wonderland including places like The Queen of Hearts' Castle. Weasel your way out in 60 minutes or less and see if you can solve the puzzles of this immersive and memorable adventure . Book your Escape Wonderland trip in advance.
24. Obstacle Courses and Ziplines
Go ziplining or complete a ropes obstacle course at High Trek Adventures. There is also an 18-hole mini golf course which is well maintained and fun for the whole family.
25. Miniature Golf
Snohomish Valley Golf Center is a great 18-hole mini golf course that offers extended hours on Fridays and Saturdays so that participants can play the course as it’s lit up against the night sky.
26. Southwest Style Eats
Sol Food serves a mix of contemporary to traditional dishes from sunny cities, with a Southwestern style. Try their chili salmon salad or a plate of Lomo Saltado (Peruvian-style steak stir-fry).
27. All American Food
Scuttlebutt Brewing is a restaurant and pub that serves classic American foods and has a speakeasy style taproom for adults. Scuttlebutt has been brewing hand-crafted beers since 1996.
Tokyo Teriyaki is a wonderful, family-owned restaurant that's just a block from the Funko Headquarters at 2804 Colby Ave Everett, WA 98201.
29. Karl’s Bakery & Café
Stop in Karl’s Bakery & Café for a sweet treat to-go, coffee, tea, or a sandwich. Located next door to Funko HQ, Karl’s is a cute café with diner décor and delicious cookies.
30. The Valley Organic Deli
Serving breakfast, smoothies, wraps, sandwiches, and salads, The Valley Organic Deli is great for people looking for organic meal options or have certain dietary restrictions.
31. The Independent Beer Bar
A dog-friendly bar for an adults-only stop during your Everett tourism. The Independent Beer Bar serves Russian dumplings and allow outside food in case you have restrictions or simply want a burger with your brew.