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2015 Mother's Day Free Admission and Deals in the Tampa Bay Area

It’s that time again where we celebrate the special Moms in our lives on Mother’s Day. Mark your 2015 calendar for free admission on Mother’s Day weekend (May 9-10) to a handful of locations across the Tampa Bay Area.

Kids can also get ready for Mother’s day by creating åÊcrafts on the weeks and days leading up to Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 10th.

Here is the round up. Check back later, we will add more deals as they become available.

FREE Admission

1.åÊTampa’såÊLowry Park Zoo: Saturday May 9 and Sunday May, 10.
Bring mom on Mother‰Ûªs Day weekend and she gets in for free! Moms receive free admission with the purchase of a paid ticket (can be child or adult admission.) More info.

Tampa‰Ûªs Lowry Park Zoo
1101 West Sligh Avenue
Tampa, FL 33604


2. Tampa Bay History Center: Free admission for Mothers on Sunday, May 10th. Kids arts and craft activities and a 15% discount in the Museum Store on select items. åÊHours are from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.åÊMore info.

Tampa Bay History Center
801 Old Water Street
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 228-0097


3. Florida Aquarium: Moms get in free with another paid admission on Saturday and Sunday.åÊMore info.


åÊ4.åÊGlazer Children’s Museum: All moms will receive free admission on Sunday. The Museum is also holding an arts and crafts activity that day as well. More info.

Glazer Children’s Museum
110 W Gasparilla Plaza
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 443-3861


åÊ5.åÊGreat Explorations Children’s Museum: Celebrate Mother’s Day early! Free admission for Moms on Saturday, May 9th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. åÊKids can create special gifts for their Mom, including aåÊåÊcrown, a necklace, a bouquet and more! More info.

Great Explorations Children‰Ûªs Museum
1925 4th Street North
St. Petersburg, FL 33704
(727) 821-8992


6.Tampa Museum of ArtåÊ

Free admission to Moms on Sunday, May 10th.

Tampa Museum of Art
120 W Gasparilla Plaza
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 274-8130


7. Dinosaur World

Mom’s get in FREE with a child’s full paid admission on Sunday, May 10th.



8. PDQ is celebrating Moms
Moms Eat Free on Sunday, May 10 with the purchase of a Kids Meal or Combo Meal.


FREE Event

9.åÊSaturday in the Park with Mom
Celebrate Mother’s Day early with a free Saturday in the Park with Mom Sun Coast Family Health Fest on Saturday, May 9th from 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

This event will take place at the Largo Central Park and will include entertainment, educational health booths, children’s activities,rock climbing, and many more fun family activities.

Admission is free for everyone.

Largo Central Park
101 Central Park Drive
Largo, FL 33774
(727) 483-0061


10. Whole Foods Market

WOW your Mom on her special day! Join Whole Foods for a Mother‰Ûªs Day mini-brunch sampling and free mom pampering treats on Saturday, May 9th from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Find out more.åÊ


Arts and Crafts

11.åÊHome Depot Kids Workshop
Kids can build a picket fence photo frame that works perfectly for Mother’s Day.
Hours: Saturday, May 2nd from 9 a.m.- Noon.
Cost: Free

Find out more infoåÊ on this free craft for Mother’s Day.

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12. Lowe‰Ûªs Build & Grow
Children can construct a useful planter to celebrate their mom for Mother’s Day.

Hours: Saturday, May 9, 2015 at 10 a.m.
Cost: FREE, but registration is required


åÊ13.åÊMichaels Kids Club Saturday Craft
Children can make a Mother’s Day Wood Frame.

Hours: Saturday, May 2nd between 10 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Cost: Each child is $2 for a 30 minute session while you shop at the store. åÊMore info.åÊ


14.åÊCelebrate Mother‰Ûªs Day at Pottery Barn Kids

Children can create a fun tissue paper craft for Mother’s Day.
Hours: Monday, May 4, 2015 through Sunday, May 10, 2015 (All day)
Cost: FREE
More info.åÊ

Pottery Barn Kids
804 South Village Circle
Tampa, FL 33606


Looking for a painting session?

15.åÊYou Do the Dishes

Free Studio Fee (valued at $8.00) for all Moms on Mother’s Day! Stop by from 1-10 p.m. for some free paint time, and you pay for your choice of pottery. More info.


16.åÊMommy & MeåÊ by Pinot’s Palette
Owl Stand by You
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Mommy or Daddy paint one canvas and child paints the other. All supplies and instruction are included. Each person gets aåÊ10X10 canvas.

Hours: Saturday, May 9th from 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Cost: $30 each

Pinot’s Palette
1572 Central Avenue
St. Petersburg, FL 33705
(727) 821-3700


Discount Food

Wow Mom with some delicious food on Mother’s Day. There’s a host of dining options at Open Table that is offering discounted or great deals on a Mother’s Day meals.

Looking for more deals? Visit our deals site or Event Calendar.

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