20 Places to Take the Kids For a Parents' Night Out
No babysitter? No problem. Drop the kids at one of these Night Out programs for their own evening of fun
It's the definition of a win-win!
Parents get an evening to themselves to recharge, while kids are off having their own fun. Too good to be true?
Check out Seattle-area parents’ (and kids’) night out programs offered on a regular basis. Pre-registration is a must, and almost all places require kids to be potty-trained.
Alki Community Center
Ages 5 to 11. 6 to 8 p.m. select Fridays. $30. Pizza dinner, skating and games.
Ballard Community Center
Ages 3 to 10. 6 to 9 p.m. select Fridays. $20. Pizza dinner and playtime.
The Little Gym
Ages 3 to 12. 6:30 to 9 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $35, $30 members. Music, games, and Lego playtime.
Montlake Community Center
Ages 5 to 12. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. select Fridays. $25. Pizza and more.
Ages 4 and older. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. most Fridays. $45, 10% discount for siblings. Each night features a different theme, with creative drama, dress-up, arts and crafts, and story time. Pack a dinner and water bottle.
Pacific Science Center
Grades K through 5. 5:30 to 11 p.m. select Saturdays. $45, $35 members. Kids are separated into age groups for after-hours, supervised exploration of the museum, plus a science demo, laser show or planetarium show (and snacks and treats).
Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio
Ages 3 to 8. Saturdays, 4 to 8 p.m. $30, 5% sibling discount. Relaxed, creative playtime involving drama, art, music and movement. Pack a dinner and water bottle.
Seattle Gymnastics Academy
Ages 5 to 12. 6 to 10 p.m. first and third Saturdays at Ballard and Columbia City locations, and second and fourth Saturdays at the Lake City location. $35. Pizza, games, movie, snack, and gymnastics playtime.
Ages 4 to 12. 5 to 8 p.m. $35, $30 each sibling, $7 for pizza. Art activities and playtime.
Woodland Park Zoo
Ages 4 to 11. 5:30 to 10 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $32, $24 each sibling. Games, pizza, videos.
KidsQuest Children’s Museum
Ages 4 to 10. 6 to 9 p.m. monthly (various days). $35, $25 each sibling, $5 discount per child for members. Pizza, science activities, and museum playtime.
Ages 2 ½ to 9. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. select Fridays. $39 for members, $44 for non-members. Pizza, snack, games and playtime.
Samena Swim & Recreation Club
Ages 5 to 12. 6:30 to 10 p.m. select Fridays. $35, $25 members. Dinner, games, music, crafts, movie and more.
Ages 5 to 13. 5:45 to 9:45 p.m. selected Fridays. $35, $30 each sibling. Dinner, games, and active play.
The Jungle Gym
Ages 3 to 12. 6 to 9 p.m. second and last Fridays each month. $25. Themed nights of active play, games, dinner and a movie.
Les Gove Park Gymnasium
Ages 5 to 11. 5 to 10 p.m. select Saturdays. $16 to $20, $10 to $12 each sibling. Pizza, games, arts and crafts, and active playtime.
White River Valley Museum
Ages 7 to 12. 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. overnight adventure. $35. Activities in the museum, evening snack, and a light breakfast.
Ages 1 to 6. 5 to 9 p.m. select Fridays. $35, $25 siblings. Dinner, crafts, playtime and a movie.
Heart & Soul
Ages 4 and older. 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Saturdays. $30 for members, $35 for non-members. Kids can work on their choice of paint-your-own pottery, canvas painting, or fused glass projects (up to a $30 value), plus enjoy a snack and movie.