Spring is an exciting time in this area! Whether you're a long-time resident or just visiting, these ideas will guarantee you have a good time!

1. MayFest

When

May 5-May 14, 2017

10:00 AM-4:00 PM

Where

Lakewold Gardens

12317 Gravelly Lk Dr SW. Lakewood, WA 

Description

The gardens in full May bloom, alongside featured displays, special exhibits and activities in the Wagner House.

2. Proctor Farmers Market

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017

9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Where

N 27th St & N Proctor St. Tacoma, WA

Description

"Annual Health & Wellness Day: Local practitioners and professionals on-site all day to share their knowledge. Healthy Cooking Demos, with Free Tasting Samples!"

3. Puyallup Farmers’ Market

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017

9:00 AM-2:00 PM

Where

Pioneer Park and in the Pioneer Park Pavilion

330 South Meridian. Downtown Puyallup

Description

"Featuring your favorite farmers bringing their best hanging baskets, veggie and fruit starts, flowers and more – all grown right here in Washington. Add in a variety of artisan crafters, specialty food vendors, unique and respected non-profits plus top notch entertainment and you’ll see why the Puyallup Farmers’ Market is a premier regional experience you don’t want to miss!"

4. Mother's Day at the Van Lierop Bulb Farm

When

Saturday, May 13, 2017

10:00 AM-3:00 PM

Where

Van Lierop Bulb Farm

13407 80th ST E. Puyallup, WA 

Description

"Mother’s Day Tea & Cafe’ by Bette Ann Curry & The Gourmet Niche, Signature Moss Hanging Baskets by our friends at the Edgewood Flower Farm, Create Your Own Flower Bouquets hosted by the Daffodil Princesses, Cards & Gifts by local artists and Step By Step moms, Photos With Mom at the farm, Kids’ Activities (kids' craft, plant a flower, & more), Master Gardner Guided Craft, Step moms, Photos With Mom at the farm, Kids’ Activities (kids' craft, plant a flower, & more), Master Gardner Guided Craft, Step moms, Photos With Mom at the farm, Kids’ Activities (kids' craft, plant a flower, & more), Master Gardner Guided Craft, ...and lots more!

All proceeds from this event benefit Step By Step and help local moms and babies in need.

5. Mother’s Day Brunch at the Tacoma Art Museum

When

Sunday, May 14, 2017

10:00 AM-2:00 PM Limited Seating Times Available

Where

Tacoma Art Museum

1701 Pacific Avenue. Tacoma, WA 

Description

"Make sure Mom feels special on Sunday, May 14 by treating her to an artful Mother’s Day Brunch by Pacific Grill Events & Catering at Tacoma Art Museum. Reservations include complimentary museum admission for the day, choice of a plated or buffet meal, and some surprises just for Mom!"

*Photos courtesy of Shutterstock