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Celebrating Mother’s Day

CELEBRATING MOTHER'S DAY

By Great Performances

We set aside the second Sunday in May each year to celebrate the mothers in our lives (although really, we should celebrate them every day!) Mothers – biological mothers, chosen mothers, and mother figures – play such a significant role in our lives. From the moment we are connected, they give us unconditional love, unflagging support, and even the tough love we need to become the best version of ourselves.

As we reflect on the countless things mothers do for their children, it’s only right that we take a day to honor and celebrate them.

We’ve rounded up some of our favorite ways to celebrate the moms in our lives. From special meals that you can cook at home to fun experiences outside the home, we’ve got you covered.

Make Your Mom a Homemade Breakfast for Mother's Day

Prepare your mom’s favorite recipe for a special start to Mother’s Day! Or check out our library of breakfast and brunch recipes for inspiration. Pro tip: don’t forget to clean up afterwards!

Take Your Mom on a Special Outing for Mother's Day

From enjoying nature at Wave Hill and savoring a delicious picnic to exploring art at The Brooklyn Museum followed by a meal at The Norm, we’ve got some fun ideas for places to go and things to do with your mom.

New York Botanical Garden

Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party

Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Come Sunday: Duke Ellington’s Sacred Works
Featuring Joy Brown and Luther Allison

Poster House

Angel’s Share Pop-up
(Saturday, May 13)

For more events and ideas browse our list of partner events and Bronx events.

Give Your Mom a Card for Mother's Day

Check out our beautiful Mother’s Day card that you can print and fold, with plenty of space for your own special message. We even have cards that younger members of the family can personalize by coloring in.

Get Creative with Homemade Gifts for Mother's Day

Give homemade gifts instead of store-bought items. We’ve got some delicious recipes that are perfect for making at home and gifting.