Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with Mom and the family in Seattle and Tacoma in 2018. This will be a great weekend to get outdoors and enjoy the springtime weather with the family. Check out some of the family-friendly Mother’s Day Weekend events happening this year.
Mom & Me at the Zoo at Woodland Park Zoo
May 12 @ 9:30 a.m.
Woodland Park Zoo, 5599 Phinney Ave. N, Seattle, WA 98103
Moms will be admitted for half price at the Woodland Park Zoo on Mother’s Day. This family-friendly day will focus on the zoo moms and babies and will also include special activities and attractions in the North Meadow. The Zoo is currently home to mama animals and their babies, including Tasha the sloth bear with her twin cubs, Helen the snow leopard with her cub, and Tufani the giraffe with her cub. General admission is $12.95-$20.95 and free for children 2 and under.
Moms get admitted for half-price at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
May 12 @ 9:30 a.m.
Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium, 5400 N. Pearl St., Tacoma, WA 98407
Moms will be admitted for half price on Mother’s Day, so spend the day at the zoo. The entire family will enjoy the animal encounters, colorful birds, and underwater creatures. The opening of the Budgie Buddies and Wild Wonders Show will be on May 12. Admission will be $7.95-$17.95 and free children under 2.
Mother’s Day at the Aquarium
May 13 @ 10 a.m.
Seattle Aquarium, 1483 Alaskan Way, Pier 59, Seattle, WA 98101
Celebrate moms of all types at the family-friendly Mother’s Day event at the Seattle Aquarium. There will be special programs focusing on the Aquarium’s moms, including Protective Mothers, Strong Mothers of the Ocean, Multi-Generation Moms, Marine Mammals, and more. Parking will be free on Mother’s Day. General admission is $19.95-$29.95, free for children 3 and under.
Mother’s Day Weekend at McAuliffe Park
May 12 @ 10 a.m.
McAuliffe Park, 10824 NW 116th St., Kirkland, WA 98033
The Tilth Alliance education staff will host a day of gardening fun and free activities for the family. The activities will include garden arts and crafts, a bug hunt, and learning stations around the garden. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a day outdoors.
Mother’s Day Half Marathon
May 13 @ 7:30 a.m.
Kirkland, WA 98033
Over 1,000 runners and walkers take part in the annual springtime Mother’s Day Half Marathon & 5K. Registration fee is $30-$80. The race will begin at the campus of Northwestern University and will finish at Juanita Beach Park.