Mother’s Day in NYC


With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, now is the perfect time to think about how you’ll be spending this special day with Mom! If she’ll be visiting you in Roosevelt Island, consider checking out one of the many activities taking place near The Octagon below.


Mother’s Day Brunch at Wave Hill House – Although you can get brunch at a number of places in Manhattan on Mother’s Day, consider heading up to the Bronx to enjoy brunch at the historical Wave Hill Mansion. Book your brunch celebration at 10:30am or 1pm to enjoy a variety of dishes, such as belgian waffles, soft poached eggs and polenta, zucchini bread, along with sparking cherry wine. Following brunch, you can explore the beautiful 28 acres of the property and take in the beautiful views of the blooming flowers and trees. Please inquire at the email address below to make a reservation.


Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party– Celebrate Mom and all that she does by taking her to the Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party at The New York Botanical Garden. Opening at 10am, begin the day by admiring the newly reopened Lilac Collection while bands and dancers perform on a nearby stage. You can make Mom a homemade watercolor card and even enjoy lunch picnic style. Enjoy a variety of pre-planned activities throughout the day while taking in the beautiful landscape. Tickets are $30, and if you are interested in the picnic lunch, it’s advised to book reservations in advance.


Mother’s Day Terrarium Making – For a fun activity to do with your Mom on Mother’s Day, check out the Mother;s Day Terrarium Workshop hosted by Luludi Living Art. Combine two of your mom’s favorite things – brunch and crafting – whie also spending quality time together. Craft your terrarium of succulents and cacti while sipping on champagne and enjoying small bites of pastries and brunch treats. Every mom will also leave with a parting gift of artisan chocolates, an aromatherapy candle and some other goodies! Tickets to participate are required.


Mother’s Day Brunch at Wave Hill House

675 W 252nd St Bronx, NY 10471

(718) 549-3200


New York Botanical Garden

2900 Southern Blvd. Bronx, NY

(718) 817-8700


Mother’s Day Terrarium Making Workshop

Luludi Living Art

23-07 24th Ave. Astoria, New york 11102

(888) 958-5834



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