Mother's Day Events and Special OffersOn Mother's Day, local organizations often welcome families and treat Mom with free admission. (The rest of the family usually has to pay regular admission)
Mother's Day Runs and Active eventsThe Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure event is on Mother's Day at the Mall of America. Any age or ability can participate - you and your Mom can race, walk, or come out and cheer on the other racers on Mother's Day morning.
Mother's Day BrunchMother's Day brunch is a tradition for many families. Perhaps you have you favorite go-to place for Mother's Day brunch, or perhaps you are looking for somewhere new? Here's a list of great places to take Mom for Mother's Day brunch, some new restaurants, some classics, and some unexpected places.
Mother's Day ChocolatesI don't want to stereotype all mothers, but it's an unusual Mom who doesn't like chocolate. There are many locally-owned chocolate and candy makers in the Twin Cities. You can buy exquisite gourmet chocolates, or spring chocolates in pretty packaging, or fun spring-themed candy. Here's a list of the best places to go for chocolates and candy for Mother's Day in the Twin Cities.
Mother's Day GiftsA beautiful bunch of flowers, a thoughtful card, a new piece of jewelry, something handmade, a piece of art, something locally made in Minnesota?
And there's always the Mall of America. Out of the 500 stores, there has to be one with something for Mom!
Don't forget moms-to-be. With summer coming, pregnant moms will appreciate a pretty maternity dress or cool shirt from one of Minneapolis and St. Paul's hip maternity stores like Hot Mama and Expecting Uber Baby.
Mother's Day Places to Visit with MomHere's a list of more places where you can go with Mom. Get outside, get out of the city, find the best shopping spots, visit interesting and historical sites, find free places to go and things to do, and more.
Mother's Day Flowers and Cards
A few blocks east of Fleur de Lis, Paper Patisserie at 366 Selby Avenue stocks chic Mother's day cards, many imported from Europe. They also have a small selection of stylish gifts, and Mom's other favorite : handmade chocolate truffles!