Wander among glowing pumpkins, attend a lightsaber training and more!
Wander among glowing pumpkins, attend a lightsaber training and more!

We build confidence for life

At KinderCare, your children will find teachers who believe in them and give them the freedom to be themselves, try something new and make new friends. 


Spectacular fall color walks for families

Crisp air, vibrant foliage and no crowds? Yep, these autumn hikes in the South Sound are hard to beat. 

10 scary (and unscary) haunted attractions

The kids will scream in fright (or delight) at these Halloween attractions offering big and small thrills.

Share your kidventures 📸 

We love ideas! Tag @ParentMap and #YearofLivingAdventurously on Instagram with your favorite outings and insider tips.
Never hear “I’m bored” again. Our family fun calendar features the best regional activities all day, every day: South Sound weekend highlights are below. 

FREE outings

  • Climb aboard giant trucks 🚒 and take a hayride. (Psst ... There will be free hard hats and pumpkins, too!) SAT.
  • Get your geek on with games galore, lightsaber training, cartooning class, free comics and more. SAT.
  • 🎵 Sing along to old-timey folk songs and play pioneer games at a family fest. SAT.
  • Dress up for a pumpkin parade, get up close to awesome cars and bounce away on inflatables at this pumpkin fest. SAT.

Worth the money


Love your child’s cute smile?

Share it with family and friends in our fun “selfie” frame after your child’s next dental exam. Book at 425-392-4048. 



Incredible museum opens this weekend


These South Sound pumpkin patches are the real deal


Your ultimate guide to apple picking in Washington


Tuesdays, kids eat free!

On Tuesdays, kids get one free Lil’ Wilbur Meal with the purchase of an adult meal at Famous Dave’s. Valid at Tukwila, Tacoma and Puyallup locations. More >>

Junior Sous

Our hands-on cooking classes for young chefs ages 5–13 focus on building community and encouraging healthy habits. More >>
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