Mother’s Day Events in the Twin Cities – 2019

Hey, Dads! Mother’s Day is May 12, 2019. How will you be celebrating Mom this year? If your plans include time spent together, here are some ideas — both traditional and unique — around town to make her day extra special. We also have some simple DIY gifts and cards the kids can make to show mom how much they appreciate her. Mothers-Day


5/11/19: Little Earth Mothers Day Powwow | Cedar Avenue Field Park, Minneapolis | Noon-9pm | An event to celebrate the Spirit of our community. FREE and open to the public.

5/11/19-5/12/19: Take a Mom Fishing Weekend | Mothers who are residents of Minnesota can fish without a license for species that have open fishing seasons. Minn. Stat. Sec. 97A.445, subd. 4. (Kids under 16 can fish without a license all the time). Dad will still need a license to fish (unless you fish at a State Park, which you can do any weekend of the year).

5/12/19: Mother’s Day Photo Booth | Eastman Nature Center, Dayton | 1-3pm | Make a memory by taking a fun picture with Mother Nature and unique props. 

5/12/19: Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk of Birding Stroll | Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden & Bird Sanctuary, Minneapolis | Wildflower Walk: 10am, 11am & 12:45. Birding Stroll: 6-6:45pm.

5/12/19: St. Paul Civic Symphony’s Mother’s Day Concert | Landmark Center, St Paul | 1pm  | Treat mom to this annual music tradition.


5/11/19-5/12/19: Mother’s Day Weekend | Oliver Kelley Farm, Elk River | Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 12-5pm | Moms free when accompanied by a child; help with spring planting and visit the farm babies.

5/12/19: Como-Harriet Streetcar Line | Minneapolis | 12:30-8:30pm | Moms ride FREE!


5/11/19: Mother’s Day Weekend Tour | James J. Hill House, St. Paul | Sat 10am-5pm | $6-$10/pp | Tours this weekend will center around Mary Hill, mother of 10 children. Take a self-guided tour on Sunday.

5/11/19: Mommy and Me Tea Party | Lyndale Farmstead Park, Minneapolis | Noon-1:30pm | $5/pp | An opportunity for you to dress up and spend an afternoon sipping tea, munching on sandwiches and have some quality time together.

5/12/19: Mother’s Day Wild Tea Party | Wood Lake Nature Center, Richfield | 1pm-2:30pm | $5/pp | Make a card for mom, decorate mini-muffins with wildflowers you pick on a hike, make tea from wild plants and honey. Limit 25.

Fun Gifts for Mom

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Thanks to WCCO for Hosting Gianna with this Craft ideas to make for gifts:

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