Celebrate Mother’s Day in Philly with our curated guide to the best brunch spots, dinner venues, events & activities, and #lovelocal gift ideas. Treat your VIP to a memorable day with delicious food, fun family-friendly activities and thoughtful gifts from businesses right here in our area. Happy Mother’s Day!

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Mother’s Day Signature Brunch Cruise

401 South Christopher Columbus Boulevard, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th, 10 am – 12 pm, Boarding at 9:30 am

This Mother’s Day, a one-of-a-kind celebration awaits on the Delaware River with City Experience’s Signature Philadelphia Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise! Treat the mom in your life to a lavish, chef-prepared buffet brunch, bottomless mimosas and sweeping views of Philadelphia’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Ben Franklin Bridge and Philly’s Historic Waterfront. You’ll enjoy an unforgettable dining experience for the whole with live DJ entertainment, dancing, and fully stocked cash bar. Top off a special afternoon with games on the open-air deck and in the comfortable indoor spaces.


306 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th, 11:00 am

Join Fork to celebrate Mother’s Day. The 2 course, prix fixe menu will include seasonal favorites as well as special additions from our chefs. Make your reservations now!

Lacroix Restaurant

210 W Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th, 11:30 am

Lacroix’s lavish brunch buffet includes a raw bar, hot and cold canapes, hors d’oeuvres, salads, carving station and desserts. Cost of Mother’s Day brunch is $192 per person over the age of eight and $96 per child eight and under.


233 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th, 10 am – 4 pm

Enjoy Mother’s Day brunch at Forsythia. The cost is $80 and there will be a prix fixe menu – no a la carte menu available.

Postiano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Positano Coast with a special a la carte brunch and dinner menu. Call to make your reservations 215-238-0499.

Aqimero by Chef Richard Sandoval

10 Ave Of The Arts, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th, 12 pm – 4 pm

This Mother’s Day, treat that special woman in your life to the brunch she deserves! Join Aqimero for a delicious Mother’s Day Edition of Bubbles & Brunch on Sunday, May 12th 2024 from 12 PM – 4 PM. Sip on bellinis and mimosas while indulging in a delicious five-course brunch for $125 per guest. It’s the perfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day morning or afternoon surrounded by family & friends. Reservations are strongly encouraged.

Mother’s Day Dinner & Jazz

4141 Station Street, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th, 3-7 pm

Treat your mom to a night of delicious food, smooth tunes, and great company. This will be an unforgettable evening filled with love and laughter. Show your mom how much you appreciate her with a special night out. Don’t miss this chance to create lasting memories with the most important woman in your life. Reserve your spot now!

Postiano Coast by Aldo Lamberti

212 Walnut St, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA
May 12th

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Positano Coast with a special a la carte brunch and dinner menu. Call to make your reservations 215-238-0499.

Mother’s Day Hand Made Dumpling Making Class

Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, PA (address disclosed prior to class)
May 12th, 11 am – 2 pm

Come learn how to make your own dumplings at the Dumpling Academy in Center City Philadelphia. You will enjoy a hands-on adventure: make your own dumplings. You’ll be guided and taught by Yin, a dumpling making expert who will teach you how to fill and shape your own pot stickers in a candidly authentic way.

Mother’s Day Weekend at the Museum

Museum of the American Revolution, 101 South Third Street, Philadelphia, PA
May 11-12

Celebrate inspiring, trailblazing women this Mother’s Day weekend at the Museum and learn about the diverse women who played vital roles on the home front and on the battlefield during the Revolutionary War. Join the Museum to explore the stories of the women from all walks of life who have played a role in the unlikely travels of George Washington’s headquarters tent, the women who legally voted in Revolutionary-era New Jersey, camp followers, and more. Plus, pick up a free carnation on Sunday, May 12, courtesy of the Museum to wish a happy Mother’s Day to the revolutionary mother figure in your life.

Art Start Craft Bazaar

Cherry Street Pier, 121 N. Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA
May 11 & 12, 11 am – 5 pm

This free event has over 80 curated craft vendors in attendance. There will be 75 free totes given out at 11 am and then again at 3 pm each day. Pets are welcome to attend on a leash.

Philadelphia Ashanta Yoga 

830 Penllyn Blue Bell Pike, Suite 3, Blue Bell, PA
(267) 663-3536

Treat mom to a yoga class at Philadelphia Ashanta Yoga. They offer a Mysore program, as well as led classes. The schedule includes a variety of classes for all levels, including those without any previous yoga experience. Find classes here.

Photo from Philadelphia Ashanta Yoga FB Page.

‘Best Weekend Ever’ Package at The Rittenhouse

210 W. Rittenhouse Square, Philadelphia, PA
(215) 546-9000

Book your mom an escape she will never forget with the ‘Best Weekend Ever’ package available at The Rittenhouse. This package includes luxury accommodations, stunning bouquets from Flowers by Yukie, celebratory champagne and exclusive spa and dining credits.

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