Photo by Shevek McKee
Whether you’re seeking a traditional brunch or an afternoon of family fun on the town, we’ve gathered the details on a variety of ways to spend the day celebrating with the moms in your life.
Sunday, May 8, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Treat mom to a lavish buffet at the historic St. Paul Hotel featuring six food stations and live background music.
$45 per person, $19 per child ages 4-10, children under 3 eat for free (pre-paid only).
Sunday, May 8, 9:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Rumored to have one of the tastiest Sunday brunches in the Twin Cities, Nicollet Island Inn is hosting a 5-course Mother’s Day brunch serving both breakfast and lunch entrees.
$45 per person. Reservations required.
Sunday, May 8, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Served family style, this three-course brunch at Cafe Lurcat adds in a special bonus: Kids can get artsy at the craft table while the grownups enjoy an extra drink and time together.
$30 per person, $12 per child. Reservations recommended.
Sunday, May 8, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Brunch is served with a live jazz accompaniment by Twin Cities Hot Spot.
Prices start at $29.95. Reservations required.
Sunday, May 8, museum hours 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Let the kids loose for an educational day of hands-on family fun at the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Moms get in free with admission of at least one child.
$9.95 per person.
Sunday, May 8, 1 p.m.
Enjoy an afternoon of elegant music with mom at the St. Paul Civic Symphony’s free Mother’s Day concert at the Landmark Center.
Sunday, May 8, Session one, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Session two, 2–5 p.m.
Get your hands dirty at Northern Clay Center during one of their kid-friendly Mother’s Day In Clay workshops. Learn the tricks and techniques of slab building and come away with a family masterpiece.
$45 for one adult and child, ages 9 and older.
Sunday, May 8, Brunch Cruise, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.; Sightseeing Cruise 2:30–4 p.m.
Experience St. Paul from different perspective with a family riverboat ride down the Mississippi. Load up at Harriet Island and enjoy either a two-hour cruise with brunch included or the sightseeing hour-and-a-half option.
Brunch Cruise: $50.85 per adult, $24.40 for children under 12. Sightseeing Cruise: $16.80 per person, $8.40 per child. Pre-paid reservations required.