Looking for things to do with the family in Tacoma, Olympia, or Gig Harbor this weekend?
You’re in the right place!
Welcome to our guide to free and affordable family fun in the South Puget Sound! We have one just like it up every Friday! Headed elsewhere? There is always lots more to explore at ThriftyNWmom thanks to frugal fun finder, Annaliese, of Grays Harbor Deals!
Play all day with our friends at WiggleWorks at the South Hill Mall 7.00 come and go admission every weekday!
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Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00/child for 30 minute sessions It’s a wooden Valentine’s Day frame.
South King County
Visit the HCC Mast Center at Redondo The center and its touch tanks of sea critters are free and open to the public every Saturday from 10-2 Back open!
Puyallup/Sumner/Greater Pierce County
Seussical the Musical at Sumner ManeStage Ongoing times of this fun show bringing favorite Seuss titles to life
Lego Club at the Puyallup Public Library drop in Lego building fun 11AM
Open house at Charles Wright Academy Explore excellence in private education at an all school open house. Take a personal tour; explore the classrooms and grounds; meet faculty and other families. 10AM-12:30
Grand Opening at Jozee Rooz Indoor petting zoo. Join our friends for their grand opening! Meet goats, rabbits, yaks, and special guests!
Family nature walk at Wapato Hills 10AM volunteer naturalists lead family nature walks. Not suitable for strollers; perfect for ages 3 and up. Registration recommended.
Children and all ages shows at the Pierce College Science Dome/planetarium The children’s show is Amazing Aurora ; all ages is Space Junk. Children’s show at 12:30 or 2PM; all ages at 3:15. The children’s show is shorter and interactive. You do want to buy tickets in advance or bring cash. No cards are accepted at the door.
Visit the South Sound Estuarium interactive marine discovery! Open 11-4 weekends at their new location. You may want to call to confirm hours before you go.
“I can do that,” at the LOTT Wet Science Center presentation on environmental careers at 2PM; probably best for older children, but there should be activities for all ages in the center.
Father/Daugher Dance at Capitol High School From this post, scroll down to, “Olympia,” for the link and details
Kids’ Club at Michael’s Stores 2.00/child for 30 minute sessions It’s a Valentine’s Day frame today.
Our friends at WiggleWorks at the South Hill Mall are doing a super cute pep rally today from 12-2. The kids can decorate, snack, and play from 12-2! Included with admission. This would be a great place to send them if you or another member of your “Team,” needs to get the house ready for Your party!
If you’re looking for some place family friendly to watch the Super Bowl, our friends at Tiffany’s Skate Inn in Puyallup are hosting a party with 1.00 admission (skate rental extra), and they’ll have the game on all the screens.
Farrelli’s is probably your best bet for kid friendly restaurants showing the game. They have several locations, and kids will eat free in the dining room with paying adults.
If football just isn’t your thing, go support your local arts organization. Sumner ManeStage has a showing of the super cute, Seussical the Musical, and they do lose money if they play to an empty house. Spread the word!
Our friends at Pump It Up also have two open jump sessions today.
Need a recipe for the big game? I suggest you step away from Pinterest and just make my sister’s guacamole! It’s simple and delicious, and it’s even the right color. We suggest serving it with blue chips!
Know something great I missed? Want publicity for your group or advertising for your family friendly business? Just let me know!