Looking for something to do for Mother’s Day around the South Sound?
This list includes events geared specifically towards Mom. There is more fun under, “Sunday,” in the weekend list on the homepage just one below this one! If you’re here on Mother’s Day, start by scrolling down on this post to he listings for mom for Sunday, Mother’s Day!
Friday, May 6, 2016
Mom and Son Dance, Puyallup – Mothers and sons enjoy an evening just for you at Meridian Habitat Park. There will be dancing, games and crafts to enjoy together! The music will be fun tunes that are appropriate for all ages and tastes. $15/couple, $6/additional son; 7:00pm-9:00pm.
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Museum of Glass Paper Flower Making – From 10:00am-12:00pm, enjoy a morning of paper flower making! Learn how to create several styles of crepe paper flowers and foliage. All the materials will be provided for the session. Participants must be 14 years old.
Sunday, May 8, 2016
The first 50 moms to bring their littles to play at WiggleWorks at South Hill Mall will score a Seriously awesome swag bag-for real. Tell ’em we sent you!
Washington State Parks – It’s a Fee Free Day at all Washington State Parks on Mother’s Day! No Discover Pass needed to enjoy the outdoors in our beautiful state.
Museum of Glass, Tacoma – FREE admission for Moms on Mother’s Day from 12:00pm-5:00pm. There will also be a Mom and Me Fusing Workshop priced at buy one, get one half off! Participants will be able to design a piece of glass and it will be fired at the museum! Don’t forget, you can get into the museum for free on ANY day with your Tacoma Public Library pass or your Pierce County Library Pass. Read all about how to go to museums around the South Sound for free!
Second Sunday Concerts in Tacoma -From 1:00pm-2:30pm, you can enjoy a live acoustic performance amiss the lush tropical flowers inside the Seymour Wright Conservatory. This month’s artist is folk singer/songwriter, Gina Belliveau. The cost is a suggested donation of $3.
Tacoma Art Museum Mother’s Day Brunch – Share the day over brunch at the museum! Tour the galleries, and enjoy a meal and a mimosa! Seating times offered at 10:00am, 11:30am, and 1:00pm. The cost is $30 and includes brunch and museum admission Children 5 and under are free.
Hands on Children’s Museum, Olympia – Free admission from 10:00am-5:00pm for mothers and grandmothers into this award winning museum!
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Northwest Railway Museum, Snoqualmie – Take a train ride with the family during the weekend’s special schedule for Mother’s Day. Mom’s ride free when accompanied by a paying child!
Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, Federal Way – Enjoy music while you stroll through the rhody garden; food cart on site with treats. General admission is $8; free for children under 12.
Mother’s Day Weekend at Powell’s Wood, Federal Way – All weekend from 10:00am-5:00pm, enjoy garden tours, workshops, artists displays, tea, coffee, and scones, and live music. Admission is $7/adults, $5/youth, $3/children, and FREE/ages 5 and under.
Mother’s Day Tea Secret Garden, Sumner – Enjoy a 5 course tea with gluten free and child options. Each guest will recieve a special keepsake teacup as well. Call to make reservations for various tea times!
Meeker Mansion, Puyallup – Enjoy a Mother’s Day Tea for only $12/perso at 12:30 and 2:00pm all weekend. Reservations are required.
Lakewold Gardens, Lakewood – From Friday-Sunday explore 10 acres of gardens, including the Asian inspired and formal gardens. A variety of artists, musicians, and entertainers will be on hand throughout the weekend.
For other restaurant deals and freebies, as well as Seattle area sound, you can check out this round-up from our friends at ThriftyNorthwestMom
Ideas for fun from around the site:
If your kiddos are still little enough to ride in a stroller, you might enjoy a nice Sunday stroll on one of the many South Sound Stroller Friendly Trails.
Visit Discovery Playground, the brand new Kids’ Indoor Playground in Maple Valley, now open on Sundays!
Nothing here that sounds just right for your mom? You say you’re dad or grandma, and you’ve got the kiddos? Not to worry! Check my weekend list up Friday morning for even more ideas of what to do for Mother’s Day!