With all that moms do juggling daily activities, they deserve the best relaxing day with their families! We took over the planning to suggest the most incredible dining specials, memorable experiences, gift offerings and more available this year. We love you mothers and all that you do!

Check Out Below Ways To Show Your Mom How Much You Love Her!

Treat your mom to something new this Mother’s Day with a decadent Brunch Buffet at Thorn Restaurant & Lounge, located at, 5200 Pearl St. in Rosemont, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The incredible brunch menu features Crepes, Eggs Benedict, Charcuterie, an elegant Build Your Own Avocado Toast Bar, and more. All moms can enjoy a free mimosa and a complimentary family photo in Thorn’s photo station to remember the memorable day! To reserve your tickets, please visit here.

If you are also making weekend Mother’s Day plans, do something different with a FREE hour-long yoga session as The Rose Hotel partners with powHerhouse fitness studio. On May 7th from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. enjoy a nice sweat and follow the workout with a brunch in Thorn offering $7 Mimosa and Bloody Mary specials. Perfect for the healthy Mom in your life! Sign up is required and can be made here.

This Mother’s Day, create family memories that will be treasured forever with an amazing day on the water! Celebrate the mom in your life to the various Mother’s Day cruises available on May 8th with City Cruises Chicago. These include the Mother’s Day Premier Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan boarding at 9:30 a.m., Mother’s Day Premier Plus Brunch Cruise on the Chicago River boarding at 9:30 a.m., Mother’s Day Signature Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan boarding at 10:30 a.m., Mother’s Day Premier Plus Afternoon Brunch on the Chicago River boarding at 1:30 p.m., Mother’s Day Premier Afternoon Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan boarding at 1:30 p.m., Mother’s Day Signature Afternoon Brunch Cruise on Lake Michigan boarding at 2:30 p.m., Mother’s Day Premier Plus Dinner Cruise on the Chicago River boarding at 6:00 p.m., Mother’s Day Signature Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan boarding at 6 p.m., and the Mother’s Day Premier Dinner Cruise on Lake Michigan boarding at 6:00 p.m. While on board these various vessels, treat your mother to the special holiday buffet, classic cocktails, and Chicago’s most incredible views! For more information, please visit here. 

Celebrate mom with a family fun outing to Puttshack! Located inside the Oakbrook Center, Puttshack is unmatched as they have reimagined and re-engineered social entertainment space to fully showcase tech-infused mini golf, a unique and world class food & beverage menu and an inclusive, dynamic, in-venue experience. After a friendly round of golf, treat mom to delicious cocktails and bites such as the ‘Spiced Pineapple Mezcal Margarita,’ ‘Very Berry Mule,’ ‘Atlanta Hot Chicken Sandwich,’ ‘Fried Chicken Cobb Salad,’ and more. You can’t forget to top it off with dessert like the ‘Nutella S’mores Flatbread’! There will also be an Instagramable moment with a balloon arch to commemorate the fun day. To learn more or book a reservation, please visit here.

Mom called – she said she wants brunch with a view this Mother’s Day! Join Offshore, located at 1000 E Grand Ave., for a 3-course prix fixe menu to help treat the special lady or ladies, in your life. For $40, indulge in savory Pickled Strawberry Salad or Tuna Tataki, choices of entrée including Quiche Loraine, Chicken Galantine, or a Flank Steak, and for dessert is a Vanilla Cheesecake. Every mom gets to take home a rose! Check out the menu on www.drinkoffshore.com. Regular brunch menu will be ran alongside the prix fixe on 5/8.

High Tea service is in order for Mother’s Day and Oaken Bistro + Bar, 200 N. Field Dr., welcomes all to celebrate with them the special day from 11 am – 3:30 pm, with seatings at 11 am and 12 pm. The special brunch will include High Tea, offering a variety of teas selected from the Harney & Sons tea collections and a High Tea brunch menu featuring savory tea sandwiches and sweet bites worth celebrating. Tickets to the service are $65 for adults and $30 for children ages 12 and under. Tickets must be reserved in advance and can be found on the Oaken website.

Did someone say Mom-osas? Lirica, the Latin-inspired outpost with stunning views of Lake Michigan located right on the Pier will be offering a special brunch to celebrate Mom from 11 am – 3 pm on Mother’s Day with reservations open now. Enjoy delicious dishes such as their French Toast Flight, Brown Sugar Ham Strata or a Mexican Chicken Sandwich among other sweet and savory delights. A Mom-osa bar will be available to enjoy along with a long-stemmed rose for the first 50 Moms and Moms-at-heart that visit for brunch. To make a reservation, visit www.liricarestaurant.com.

Treat the berry best moms in your life to adorable cards and gifts, all wrapped beautifully from Paper Source. The one-stop-shop for gifting, grab the perfect card and a gift mom will love like the Super Mom mug, or a “Mom-to-be” necklace for an expecting loved one. Paper Source offers a variety of products in all brick and mortar locations, as well as online at www.papersource.com.

Shopping for unique art, accessories and more for Mom has never been easier. Visit the One of a Kind Spring Show, taking place at the MART from April 29 – May 1 to shop the works of 300 artists from all across North America. At this year’s show, shoppers will be delighted to find works spanning 20 categories from home goods to fine art, photography, jewelry, fashion, ceramics, body care and more. Tickets to attend the show are on sale now and can be purchased at www.oneofakindshowchicago.com.

The best way to a Mother’s heart? Brunch at Carnivale! Located at, 702 W Fulton Market St, the vibrant, Latin-inspired restaurant will be offering a specialty tapas menu, live music, and beautiful flowers for mom this Mother’s Day from 11am – 2pm. Enjoy a savory-sweet mix of menu offerings from Lamb Lollipop to French Toast with pineapple syrup, whipped crème, key lime custard, and fresh fruit. Carnivale will reopen for regular a la carte dining on Mother’s Day from 4 pm – 9 pm. To make a reservation, please visit https://www.exploretock.com/carnivalechicago.

Hyatt Lodge has crafted a lavish menu for Mother’s Day, perfect to be enjoyed alongside the venue’s surrounding lush forest scenery. Diners will have exquisite options from selections including “The Raw Bar” featuring delectable fish, “Momma Said Eat Your Veggies,” offering appetizing fruit and vegetable dishes, and an inviting Omelet Station. Diners will also have a choice of one delicious entree from “Heart of the Kitchen,” which includes Summer Herb Roasted Chicken, Tex-Mex Shrimp and GritsStriped Sea Bass, a Smoked Brisket Bowl, and Coffee Rubbed Hanger Steak. To top it off, diners will have several mouthwatering options for dessert, including an Apple Trifle, Hazelnut Mousse Tarts, and Bavarian Churro. Tickets are $64 for adults and include 1 glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne. Children between 7-10 are $30 and anyone under 6 is complimentary. Reservations can be made online.

With all that moms do, it’s time to treat her to something wonderful. Gaelic Park, located at 6119 147th St in Oak Forest, is offering a delicious all -you -can -eat dinner buffet this Mother ‘s Day from 2 p.m. to 5 p .m. Feast on an extensive salad bar, mouth-watering meats, decadent side dishes, desserts, an d more. The kiddos can enjoy chicken tenders, French fries, corn, and mac n cheese. Reservations are required and can be made by calling (708) 687-9323. Adult tickets are $37.95, and children ages 4-12 are $17.95.