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25 places to take the kids for a parents' night out



Kids' Night Out at Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio

 

 

 

Talk about 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 25  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. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEATTLE AREA

 

Alki Community Center (West Seattle). Ages 4 to 9. 6 to 9 p.m. select Fridays. $25. Pizza dinner, skating and games. 

 

Ballard Community Center. Ages 3 to 10. 6 to 9 p.m. select Fridays. $20, $15 siblings. Pizza dinner and playtime. 

 

Blossoming Buds Cottage (Wedgwood). Ages 2 ½ to 8. 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays. $45, $20 sibling, third sibling free. Additional $4 for non-potty-trained kids. Pizza, playtime, and a movie.

 

The Little Gym (Maple Leaf and Interbay). Ages 3 to 12. 6:30 to 10 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. $15. Pizza, science activities with Pinnacle Explorations, and more. 

 

Moonpaper Tent (Maple Leaf). 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 (Lower Queen Anne). 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).

 

Penny Pumpernickel Pants Playcare (Northgate). Ages 2 ½ to 5. 6 to 9 p.m. select Thursdays monthly. $35. Dinner, playtime, snack and a movie.

 

Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio (Ravenna). Ages 3 to 8. Saturdays, 4 to 8 p.m. $30, $25 each sibling. 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.

 

Seattle ReCreative (Greenwood). Ages 3 to 12. 6 to 9 p.m. third Fridays. $20, $15 each sibling, $5 pizza. Movie, art activity and playtime. 

 

Woodland Park Zoo (Phinney Ridge). Ages 4 to 11. 5:30 to 10 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $30, $22 each sibling. Games, puppet show, pizza, and an animal encounter. 

 

EASTSIDE

 

KidsQuest Children’s Museum (Bellevue). 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.

 

Mercer Island Community & Event Center. Ages 4 to 12. 5 to 10 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $15, $10 siblings. Pizza, games, arts and crafts, and a movie.

 

Museo Art Academy (Issaquah). Ages 6 and older. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. first and third Fridays. $29. Pizza and instructor-led art activities. 

 

My Gym (Bellevue). Ages 2 ½ to 9. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. select Fridays. $35. Pizza, snack, games and playtime. 

 

Pump It Up (Kirkland). Ages 4 to 12. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month. $25, $15 each sibling. Pizza, drinks, snacks, and active playtime on the inflatables.

 

Samena Swim & Recreation Club (Bellevue). Ages 3 to 12. 6:30 to 10 p.m. select Fridays. $35, $25 members. Dinner, games, music, crafts, movie and more.

 

Stroum Jewish Community Center (Mercer Island). Ages 5 through 5th grade. 5 to 10 p.m. select Saturdays (typically monthly). $45, $25 siblings, $5 discount for members. Games, swimming, dinner and a movie. Younger kids ages 9 months though 4 years can participate through the drop-in babysitting program for $60, $50 members. 

 

NORTH SOUND

 

Elevated Sportz (Mill Creek). Ages 5 to 13. 6 to 9:45 p.m. selected Fridays. $29, $19 each sibling. Dinner, games, and active play. 

 

The Little Gym (Everett). Ages 3 to 12. 6:30 to 10 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $15 to $30. Music, games, and Lego playtime. 

 

Pump It Up (Lynnwood). Ages 4 to 12. 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. the second Friday of each month. $25, $15 each sibling. Pizza, drinks, snacks, and active playtime on the inflatables.

 

SOUTH SOUND

 

Children’s Museum of Tacoma. Ages 3 to 10. 6 to 9 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $30, $15 each sibling, 10% discount for members. Pizza, games, crafts, and museum playtime.

 

Hands On Children’s Museum (Olympia). Ages 4 to 10. 6 to 9:30 p.m. select Saturdays. $30 to $35, $20 to $25 each sibling, $5 per child discount for members. Pizza, crafts, activities, and museum playtime.

 

The Jungle Gym (Burien). 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 (Auburn). Ages 4 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. 

 

The Little Gym (Kent, Federal Way ). Ages 3 to 8. 6:30 to 10 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $30 to $35. Music, games, and Lego playtime.

 

The Little Gym (Maple Valley). Ages 3 to 8. 5:30 to 9 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $30 to $35. Music, games, and Lego playtime. 

 

The Little Gym (Puyallup). Ages 3 to 12. 5:30 to 9 p.m. select Fridays and Saturdays. $30 to $40. Music, games, and Lego playtime. 

 

Pump It Up (Tacoma). Ages 4 to 12. 6 to 8:30 p.m. Fridays. $20. Pizza, drinks, games, and active playtime on the inflatables.

 

White River Valley Museum (Auburn). Ages 7 to 12. 7 p.m. to 8 a.m. overnight adventure. $30. Activities in the museum, evening snack, and a light breakfast. 

 

WiggleWorks Kids (Puyallup). Ages 1 to 6. 5 to 9 p.m. select Fridays. $30, $25 siblings. Dinner, crafts, playtime and a movie. 

 

FARTHER AFIELD

 

Heart & Soul (Bainbridge Island). Ages 4 and older. 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturdays. $35. 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.

 

Kids Discovery Museum (Bainbridge Island). Ages 3 ½ to 12. 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. select Saturdays. $20 to $25, $5 discount for siblings. Kids with autism or similar sensory processing challenges can enjoy pizza and playtime at the museum, supported by therapists and museum staff. 

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