Mother’s Day Roundup – Free Events, Restaurant Deals & more! Updated with MORE events!

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Mother's Day Free Events & Restaurant deals

Mother’s Day Roundup of Free Events, Restaurant Discounts & much more!

Mother’s Day is this weekend, Sunday May 10th, and a number of restaurants & event locations are offering special promotions & discounts to celebrate moms! We’ve got a roundup of the various deals we found for special events, restaurant deals & more! Feel free to leave a comment with details if you know of any other businesses offering special deals for moms this weekend!

We also asked the Thrifty NW Mom Facebook Fans  last year for their best suggestions of where to take mom for Mother’s Day around the Northwest & they had some fun ideas!

Make sure to check out our big list of free or frugal events happening this weekend, too, for more ideas of where to take mom this Mother’s Day!

We’ve also got a list of gift card deals & offers available for Mother’s Day shopping!

*As always, we recommend you call ahead to the location near you to make sure they are participating!

Restaurant & Entertainment Deals:

Burgerville– Moms can get a fresh strawberry shortcake or sundae on Sunday May 10th. Everyone can get $2 fresh strawberry shortcakes or $1 strawberry sundaes all day too on May 10th. (This is not online yet but I’ve confirmed with Burgerville, it will be announced Friday)

Peet’s Coffee 50% off any beverage coupon through Saturday May 9, 2015

The Ram RestaurantFree appetizer or dessert for moms with purchase of entree on Saturday 5/9 or Sun 5/10. Dine in only, not to be combined with other offers.

Starbucks – 50% off Frappucinos from 3-5pm through May 10th, Mother’s Day.

Zoo Discounts or Free admission for Moms – we’ve listed the local zoo discounts below for the NW, but for those of you in other areas of the country, check out this big list of zoo discounts & free admission for moms!

Northwest Events:

Center for Wooden Boats – Free Mother’s Day sail from Cama Beach State Park, Camano Is, on Saturday May 9th. You do need a Discover Pass (state park pass) to get into the State Park.

Children’s Museum of Seattle  10am – 6pm Free admission for moms (or mother figures) with at least 1 paid child’s admission (under the age of 10) on Sunday May 10th; one free admission per group

Fred Meyer – Head into a local Fred Meyer on Saturday May 9th between 10 – 2pm and kids can plant a pot for mom. You buy the pot & plants & they will provide the soil & decorating materials. 

 Gilbert House Children’s MuseumSalem, OR – On Mother’s Day, 5/10, Moms & grandmas will receive one FREE admission per paid child admission. (This  was confirmed via FB message with them)

Hands On Children’s Museum – Olympia, WA – Moms & Grandmas get in free today.

Haggen stores Kids can decorate a cake for mom. Buy a Mother’s Day cake kit for $5 /ea which includes 5″ single layer cake with icing & all the items to decorate. Kids will also receive an apron & chef hat. From 11am –  3pm on Saturday 5/9

Mother / Son Dance –  Puyallup, Pierce County Parks & Recreation, Friday May 8th, 7-9pm at Meridian Habitat Park, South Hill, Puyallup. $15/couple.

Mt Hood Adventure Park at SkiBowl – Mt Hood, ORFREE admission for moms with the purchase of an a la carte item or pass for your child (under 18) and receive  a FREE pass for either 5/9 or 5/10. Just ask for the Mother’s day special when purchasing your tickets.

Museum of Glass – Tacoma. Moms will receive FREE admission on Sun 5/10. There will also be other Mother’s day events going on throughout the day – check their calendar for more details.

Northwest Railway Museum – Snoqualmie, Sat May 9th & Sun May 10th; Moms ride FREE with a paying child (This will also be available for Father’s Day, so start planning now).

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium – Half price admission for moms on Saturday May 9th, 2015. They will also have 1/2 off the Deep Forest Challenge Zip Course, too.

Seattle Storm – They have not shared the deal yet, but I heard from them on Facebook that they will have a special coming out around noon on Thursday for Mothers Day weekend.

Silverwood Theme Park – Moms get in FREE on May 9th & 10th when you go to Silverwood with your family (get tickets online or at the park directly). Plus the family members (spouse & children) will get a discounted admission rate of  $36.99 for general admission & $20.99 for youth/senior admission. Only one free Mom ticket per family, not valid with any other discounts, coupons, promotions, or special offers. {Make sure to check out our review of Silverwood & ways to save on a budget.}

Tiffany’s Skate Inn – Moms skate FREE on Saturday May 9th from 7:30-10:30 pm with a paid child skating session

Woodland Park Zoo  Half price admission for moms on Saturday May 9th. Enjoy live entertainment, zookeeper talks, text message scavenger hunt, and more. 

Let us know if you find more Mother’s Day freebies or discounts to share with all of us!



  1. Amy Durr says

    Portland Aquarium is offering free admission to moms on Sunday. Burgerville is offering free fresh strawberry treats to moms.

    • Jen says

      Kara – Which neighborhood grills? I’m not finding any info about that? What area is this in? Thanks!

  2. Caiti Huffman says

    On May 12th, all moms eat FREE at the neighborhood grills (Lake Forest Park Bar & Grill, Greenlake Bar & Grill, Bremerton Bar & Grill, Crossroads Bar & Grill, and Eastlake Bar & Grill). Reservations recommended.

    • Jen says

      Hi Laura,
      I’m not seeing anything from them about the free drink on their FB page. Do you have a link that shows more information so we can confirm? Thanks!