Mother’s Day is just a couple days away. If you’re searching for last minute gift ideas or the perfect place to celebrate, Downtown Tacoma has great options for however you choose to show mom your love.
Serenity Spa: Treat mom to the gift of serenity with one of this downtown spa’s luxurious massages, treatments, and more from their urban oasis.
Gene Juarez: Whether you want to give mom a mani / pedi, facial or hair refresh, you can’t go wrong with a little pampering for her special day.
Museum District: Not many people know that Tacoma has the second most museums per capita, falling just behind Washington DC. Dash around downtown’s Museum District to explore the Tacoma Art Museum, Washington State History Museum, Museum of Glass, and Children’s Museum, along with closeby Foss Waterway Seaport and LeMay Car Museum.
Antique Row: Known for being one of the best collections of vintage and antique shops in the Pacific Northwest, visit this unique downtown neighborhood to discover vintage treasures from beloved downtown shops.
See a Live Show: On Mother’s Day Weekend, don’t miss seeing Symphony Tacoma perform a moving fusion of classical, contemporary and Latin music genres on Saturday night at the beautiful and historic Pantages Theater. Sunday evening, see The Guess Who performing covers of impressive songs that simply celebrate being alive.
Eat & Drink
Jin Jin Matcha: This Mother’s Day, give mom the gift of matcha from Jin Jin, downtown’s new and beautiful neighborhood tea room that specializes in delicious hand-whisked tea drinks made with ceremonial-grade matcha tea.
Brews and Ciders: Raise a glass and celebrate Mother’s Day at one of Downtown Tacoma’s many breweries and cider tasting rooms. Some favorite local stops include 7 Seas Brewing Co., Incline Cider House, The Living Taproom, Cider & Cedar, and Odd Otter Brewing Co.
Wine Tasting: Head downtown to pop some bubbles or sip great wines at Stink Meat & Cheese and Vin Grotto. Both are closed on Sundays, so plan for the day before to keep the Mother’s Day celebration going all weekend long.
Grab Some Coffee: Cozy up in downtown’s newest coffee shop, Cremello Cafe, to enjoy their great selection of organic coffees, teas, pastries in an atmosphere reminiscent of a parisian cafe complete with a community piano and a dog-friendly environment.
McMenamin’s Brunch: Celebrate mom over brunch at McMenamin’s Pub where you can dine on freshly baked pastries, a variety of different sweet and savory dishes, benedicts, seasonal specials, and a full list of breakfast cocktails perfect to toast mom with.