Mother’s Day Around Seattle, WA
Seattle. This verdant corner of the nation boasts pleasant temperatures, majestic peaks, evergreen forests all in a dynamic and independent city, and with more than plenty to do. Whether you’ve made this your getaway, are returning to see friends and family, or are a curious local, you’ll be pleased at the variety of options when it comes to what Seattle has to offer. Read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day here around Seattle.
Mom’s Market Day at Pike Place, 14th Annual Flower Festival
Indeed, one of Seattle’s most vibrant and popular attractions goes all out for Mother’s Day, a great way to tour some of the best of Seattle all in one spot! The whole family will enjoy wacky finds among the many unique and peculiar small vendors, a foodie’s heaven in one of the eateries, the numerous activities and shows that regularly take place here, or of the many views of the city. Going with the holiday are also lighthearted temporary Mom tattoos, scavenger hunts, live music, and the fourteenth annual flower festival. Take Mom out to enjoy delicious bites, get her a one-of-a-kind gift and a bouquet all at Mom’s Market Day at Pike Place!
For Moms who want a more relaxed and laid-back activity with the family this Mother’s Day, the adorable and beautiful displays at Bonsai Fest are a great addition to your Seattle itinerary. Azaleas, wisterias, and countless unique varieties of bonsai are sure to be in peak bloom out in the May sunshine, a great way to learn about the art form and engage with independent florists and nurseries of the Seattle area. Aside from the plants on display, pop-up shopping for books, gifts, cards, and plants as well as a number of talented local food vendors round out the experience, so Mom can pick out her Mother’s Day gift(s) to take home.
Dining around Seattle
Of course, we haven’t forgotten the main event of Mother’s Day: brunch! Or indeed, tea, dinner, or all three. And with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries and restaurants around Seattle, moms of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. Revel is an eight-dish indulgence of Korean-American inspired brunch foods from breakfast wontons to chai coffee cake and anjou pears, while Cafe Flora boasts an enviable selection of pastries, sweets, and savories, from beignets to French toast pudding and mouth watering tamales. Ba Bar is a local favorite sporting a dazzling variety of Vietnamese desserts from rice puddings to fresh Pandan coconut cream, while Stella is renowned for its grandiose brunch experience, the highlight of which being the oysters and burrata served with English pea tapenade.
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