SAT – The Seattle Maritime Festival has events and family fun with a Fisherman’s Walking Tour, stories of the Sea at the Highliner Public House, engine simulators, demonstrations, and more!
THURS – Happy Hour Karaoke in Sodo offers $5 drinks and appetizers. Head to center stage and sing your heart out.
THROUGH SUN – The State’s oldest festival hosts an art walk, arts and crafts, a carnival, tractor pull, and more. Don’t miss the parade or the fireworks!
SAT – The Tukwila Community Center hosts a free Festival with wildlife experts, exhibits, arts and craft vendors, native plants, presentations by experts and giant bubbles for family fun!
WINE TASTING ISLAND
SAT-SUN – Board the Bainbridge Ferry and head to the island celebrating wine! Bring Mom and enjoy live music, appetizers, and cheese and wine pairings.
TRAIN RIDE WITH MOM
SAT-SUN – Celebrate Mother’s Day with a 90-minute train ride from Snoqualmie to North Bend then to Snoqualmie Falls and back. Buy kid’s tickets and Mom rides free!
MOTHER’S DAY IMPROV
SUN – Head to Pike Place Market for a comedy show by Unexpected Productions.
BRUNCH ON BLAKE ISLAND
SUN – Celebrate the Mom in your life with a brunch at Blake Island. Head on the boat to Tillicum, a longhouse hosting a brunch buffet, a toast to Mom, and time to relax or explore the island.
SUN – Participate in the 5K beginning at the Seattle Center, and get bombarded with colors. Wear white for a colorful masterpiece to take home, commemorating the event.
MOM’S BRUNCH CRUISE
SUN – Depart from Lake Union or Kirkland and enjoy two hours of views on Lake Washington. Treat Mom to a brunch buffet fit for a Queen.
NEIGHBORHOOD GARAGE SALES
SAT – The Annual West Seattle Community Garage Sale holds over 300 garage sales in the area benefiting nonprofits all over the greater Seattle area.
ALMOST SUMMER FESTIVAL
SAT – Head to Kingston Cove to celebrate the coming of Summer with the Yacht Club hosting the opening day of boating. Enjoy sweets and treats from the public market, kids games, live music, boat rides, and more!
THROUGH SAT – The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Visitor Center hosts an exhibition demonstrating design innovation and how it’s improving our lives with clean water, education, shelter, and health care.
THROUGH SUN – This dinner show follows the battle of two perfumiers over Pan’s bottle, spilling the past, present, and future onto your table in an exciting and thrilling theatrical performance.
SEATTLE BEER WEEK
THROUGH MAY 19 – Taste from dozens of beer and food pairings at Seattle Beer Week.
THROUGH MAY 19 – As You Like It is a romantic comedy of misunderstanding and mischief mixed with poetry, at Center Theatre.
HEROES OF BAVARIA
THROUGH MAY 31 – Heroes of Bavaria features 17 rare exhibits of historically significant BMW Motorsports, memorabilia, and artifacts.
APA SCIENCE FICTION
THROUGH SEPT 15 – The expanding universe of Asian Pacific Americans and their influence on Sci-Fi takes a deep dive into actors, artists, writers, animators and more. Get your tickets and head to the Wing Luke Museum.
NEW MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
- The Hustle
- Pokemon Detective Pikachu
- The Biggest Little Farm
- Charlie Says
- The Professor and the Madman
- Student of the Year
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