Mother's Day is soon approaching and it is an exciting day for the kiddos and family to spend the day appreciating mom. Maybe Mom wants to sleep in and be catered to breakfast in bed or maybe she wants the morning off to herself for a spa day. Or, maybe she wants to spend the day filled with activities with the family. If you don’t know yet what to do on Mother’s Day, this list provides some fun ideas. A Mommy & Me spa day at The Park Hyatt or maybe a lunch cruise on Lake Michigan. Whatever you all decide, enjoy the day and Happy Mother’s Day to all mamas!
In addition to this list of activities, the following link is a list of 20 Brunch spots for Mom and Family.
Mother’s Day Tea at Little Beans Play Café
Little Beans Play Café
Area: Lincoln Park
1809 W. Webster
Chicago, IL 60614
What: Join us for a celebration of MOMS. We’ll have tea and snacks, a craft, chair massages and swag bags. The tea and craft will take place from 10-11:15 AM followed by playtime. Massages will go until 12:00.
Date/Time: Thursday May 5, 2016 from 10 AM to 12 PM
Cost: $20/one mom and child, $25/ one mom and 2 kids
Mother’s Day Painting Party at Bottle & Bottega
All locations, please check website to find a location near you.
What: Looking for the perfect memory to make with your Mom this Mother’s Day? This Mother’s Day, create something together. At Bottle & Bottega we pride ourselves on teaching real art by real artists. The image featured on our calendar is the piece we will teach for that day, but it is subject to change based on enrollment. And you’re always welcome to select another image from our Artwork Library to paint whatever you’d like!
Date: Sunday May 8, 2016
Cost: Price varies by location, please check your location for pricing and to reserve a spot.
Susan G. Komen Mother’s Day Race for the Cure
More info coming as soon as it becomes available
Sunday May 8, 2016
435 East Illinois Street
Chicago, IL 60611
What: Celebrate mom with a Pintastic Sunday Brunch from 9:30 AM until 3 PM! Brunch includes flowers for all mothers. Spots fill up fast so make sure to make reservations now. If you are interested in bowling afterwards, reservations are required.
Date/Time: Sunday May 8, 2016 from 9:30 AM to 3 PM
Cost: $30 per adults, $15 for children age 6 to 12. Age 5 and under are free.
Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner Cruise on Odyssey Cruise
Board at Navy Pier
What: Bring the entire family aboard the elegant Odyssey in Chicago and treat Mom to an experience she'll always remember. Enjoy ceative cuisine, DJ entertainment, outstanding service and stunning views. With sophisticated affordability, there's no better place to make a memory with Mom and the whole family. Book online.
Date/Time: Sunday May 8, 2016. Three options: Mother’s Day Early Brunch Cruise boards at 9:30 AM. Mother’s Day Afternoon Brunch Cruise boards at 1:30 PM. Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise boards at 6 PM.
Cost: $64.90 per adult, $38.95 per child age 3-12 for Early Brunch Cruise. $69.90 per adult, $41.95 per child age 3-12 for Afternoon Brunch Cruise. $94.90 per adult, $56.95 per child age 3-12 for Dinner Cruise.
The Signature Room at the 95th of the John Hancock Center
Neighborhood: Mag Mile
875 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
What: Treat Mom to a gourmet celebration this Mother’s Day. The expansive buffet of starters will include fresh seafood, seasonal salads, and a prime rib carving station. From the a la carte menu, guests can order infinite entrees including Lemon Pancakes with Blueberry Compote, Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin and Seared Lamb Chops. Diners can then indulge in a dessert buffet complete with a sundae bar. Live music and city views will make this a special occasion not to be missed.
Date/Time: Sunday May 8, 2016 from 10 AM to 6:30 PM
Cost: $80 per adult, $35 for Children under 12
Mommy & Me Mani/Pedi at Nomi Spa at Park Hyatt Chicago
Neighborhood: Magnificent Mile
800 North Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
What: For a luxurious treatment, visit the Nomi Spa at the Park Hyatt. Each spa treatment includes an artfully selected indulgent bite and a unique beverage to enhance and complement your chosen spa course.
Price: $25 per manicure or pedicure, children can enjoy a luxurious and aromatic manicure or pedicure complete with a chocolate or vanilla MeBath scrub, soak and lather. While our expert spa technicians give their fingers or toes the royal treatment, we’ll also satisfy their sweet-tooth with a warm, fresh-baked Chocolate Chip Cookie right out of the Pastry Chef’s oven.
Adult manicure is $40, adult pedicure is $65. Child manicure is $25. Child pedicure is $25.
How to reserve a spot: Please call the Nomi Spa to reserve your spot.
Mother's Day Champagne Brunch at Brookfield Zoo
Area: West Suburbs
8400 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513
What: Give Mom the day off and let our executive chef do the cooking. Enjoy a delicious Mother's Day Brunch featuring cooked to order eggs and an omelet station, a chef's carving station, sweet treats, and so much more! Seating is limited and reservations are required.
Date/Time: Sunday May 8, 2016. Seatings at 11 AM or 1:30 PM
Cost: $39.95/Adult, $29.95/Child (3-11 yrs. old). No charge, Under 2.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Morton Arboretum
Area: West Suburbs
4100 Illinois Route 53
LISLE, IL 60532
What: The Morton Arboretum welcomes you to celebrate Mother's Day with a brunch in our Ginkgo Restaurant on Sunday, May 8, 2016.
Date/Time: Sunday May 8, 2016. Seatings at 9 AM, Noon and 3 PM
Cost: Member Adults: $52, Nonmember Adults: $59, Member Child (Ages 3-12): $27, Nonmember Child (Ages 3-12): $34. Children under three are free
Bee-tastic Mother’s Day at Heller Nature Center
Area: North Suburbs
2821 Ridge Rd.
Highland Park, IL 60035
What: Bring the special women in your life for a sweet treat to let them know how much they mean to you. Learn about the Queen bee and her hard-working daughters. Then put on a bee suit to get a safe, up-close look inside the hives. Everyone will get a Heller Honey stick to enjoy! Children must be accompanied by a paid registered adult. All participants must wear closed shoes and tall socks to visit the hives.
Date/Time: Sunday May 8, 2016 from 1 PM to 2:30 PM
Cost: $9 per adult