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Free and Frugal Mother’s Day Weekend Fun!

Free and Frugal Mother’s Day Weekend Fun!

Northeast Ohio Weekend Family Fun

It’s Mother’s Day Weekend, which means there are plenty of great free and frugal family fun activities to do!  Are you a part of planning something special this weekend?  Leave the details in the comments so our readers can check it out!

Here are a few ideas for some frugal family fun this weekend in Northeast Ohio and beyond!

  • The Farm at Walnut Creek–FREE admission for moms Saturday, May 9!  Lots of fun activities to do, including seeing all the animals and taking a scenic wagon ride.  Looks like it’ll be a beautiful weekend to head to Amish country!  More details HERE
  • Garden Fest at Beech Creek Gardens (near Alliance, OH): So many fun activities planned at Beech Creek this weekend, including wildflower walks, educational exhibits, and much more.  Information and directions HERE.  Cost is free.
  • McKinley Museum & Monument–FREE admission for moms Saturday, May 9!  Take mom for a walk down memory lane in the old-fashioned street, or to see the big dinosaur or planetarium show!  More details HERE.
  • Stan Hywett Hall & Gardens–FREE admission for moms on Sunday, May 10: Bring Mom to the beautiful estate and gardens–a great place to take some Mother’s Day pictures!  More info HERE.
  • Cleveland Metroparks Zoo–FREE admission for moms on Sunday, May 10:  Take Mom to see her favorite mama animals!  Details HERE.
  • Cleveland Aquarium–FREE admission for moms on Sunday, May 10:  Mom would love a trip “Under the Sea” on Mother’s Day!  Find out more HERE.
  • Amtrak Train Days: Kicking off on May 9, lots of fun train-related activities planned for Amtrak stations across the country.  More information and participating locations available HERE.
  • Michaels’ Kids’ Club workshops: Saturday morning 10 am-noon, $2 for a 30-minute session.  This week: knotted friendship bracelets.  Kids can participate while their parents shop.  More information HERE.
  • FREE Admission to National Public Gardens Friday, May 8: Take mom to some beautiful gardens for Free today.  Participating locations HERE.
  • Lowes Build and Grow Workshop: Saturday at 10:00 am–build a Mother’s Day planter for free!  Check local availability and registration HERE.
  • Barnes and Noble: FREE story time with other activities for kids, Saturdays at 11 am at participating locations.  Find a store HERE.
  • Free Kids’ Fishing Workshop and activities: Saturday and Sunday at participating Bass Pro Shops.  More info & participation HERE!


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Thanks to Northeast Ohio Family Fun and More with Less Today for some of these ideas!

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