Moms certainly have one of the toughest, yet most rewarding jobs out there. Show her your love and appreciation by planning the perfect Mother’s Day this year: Sunday, May 12, 2019
Start Mother’s Day with Brunch!
Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise
Bring the family aboard Mystic and treat Mom to an event full of her favorite things. Enjoy a delicious brunch, dance to live music, receive outstanding service and enjoy spectacular views. There’s no better place to create a special family memory this Mother’s Day.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Chicago Botanic Garden
Seatings at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m.
Pamper mom with spring flowers and family time on Mother’s Day at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Enjoy an elegant and sumptuous brunch at the Garden and spend the rest of the day viewing all that spring has to offer. The all-you-can-eat buffet includes a carving station, made-to-order omelets, and an abundance of fresh, delicious selections; afterward, take a walk to the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden to see where our organic produce is grown.
Read IT & Eat
Baking Class | Mother’s Day Brunch
A mimosa on Mother’s Day? Yes, please!!
Celebrate mom with brunch! Students will learn to master techniques to create both savory and sweet breakfast treats that will satisfy everyone, and, of course, a mimosa is included!
Menu includes a breakfast egg and veggie galette, sweet scones, savory cheese babka, and cinnamon almond coffee cake. Sign up!
Flower Cupcake Decorations at Magnolia Bakery
Just in time for Mother’s Day! Who needs real roses when you can have buttercream roses? Learn how to make a Magnolia Bakery bouquet of beautiful flower cupcakes with classic American buttercream in a variety of pastel colors. Take home six of the cupcakes you create during the class, our best-selling vanilla cupcake and vanilla buttercream recipes, sprinkles, cupcake decorations an at-home starter cupcake icing kit and more.
Planning for Mother’s Day brunch or dinner in the Chicago suburbs? Visit Eat the Burbs 📍 serving up the best of the suburbs!
Mothers Day Paint and Sip
Saturday, May 4th
Surprise your mom with a personalized home accent created by you. It’s more fun than shopping for the perfect gift and more meaningful than anything that comes from a store. Our experienced instructor will lead everyone through the painting process, so in the end, you’ll go home with an incredible experience and an original acrylic painting! All supplies, instruction, beverage and small bites are included in the SPECIAL pricing. Get your tickets soon – space is limited.
Mother’s Day Yoga at Wildlight Yoga
Wildlight Yoga is an adventure-inspired studio on Chicago’s northwest side where seekers and finders from the world over are welcomed to explore the practice of yoga as a lifestyle and journey. We honor the experience, stories, identities, and needs of all of our students and welcome any one at any point in that journey to practice with us. Grab your ticket & don’t forget to get one for the special women in your life!
Appreciate Chicagoland Nature & Architecture
Mother’s Day Lakefront Bike Ride
You have two world-renowned trails to choose from in Chicago, both are sure to get mom’s heart pumping and get your senses in overdrive. Originally The 606 bike trail was an un-kept and unused train line, now renovated and converted into a beautiful 2.7-mile bike/walking trail connecting Humboldt Park, Logan Square, Wicker Park and Bucktown. Perfect for a relaxing way to spend an afternoon riding with your mom and even creating a neighborhood bike pub-crawl.
44th Annual Mother’s Day House Walk
Join Us in Celebrating 44 Years of Evanston’s History and Architecture! The House Walk recognizes the many notable architects whose exceptional houses define the Lakeshore Historic District.
A Walk in the Wildflowers
Learn about native wildflowers while enjoying the beauty of Reed-Turner Woodland in Long Grove. The diverse habitat of this Illinois state nature preserve presents an opportunity to see a wide variety of spring blooms as we hike the trails through an oak woodland, ravine corridor, and sedge meadow. Bring a camera and a field guide, if you have one. Dress for the weather.