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Mother's Day Events in Southeast Michigan

Brunches, flowers, nature, campfires, teas, comedy and plenty more. Find a fun event for mom on (or near) the holiday, arriving Sunday, May 11, 2014.

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Mother's Day Walk-A-Mom at Stony Creek Metropark

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-781-9113
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: free/general, $7/vehicle entry permit

Mom gets a flower and kids get a certificate when they complete this walk on the trail of their choice. Drop on by; no need to register.

Ann Arbor Cooks! Mother's Day: Mom and Me Tea

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 5060 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-645-1030
  • Schedule: 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $65/parent and one child, $85/parent and two children
  • Register: Online in advance, at least 48 hours before the event

Spend a special afternoon together with mom to prep a yummy brunch, complete with fizzy mocktails, frittata and coffee cake. For ages 6-plus and adult.

Mother's Day Brunch at King's Court Castle

May 11, 2014

  • Address: Olde World Canterbury Village, 2369 Joslyn Court, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-391-1900
  • Schedule: Seatings at 11 a.m., 1:30 and 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $22.95/adults, $11.95/ages 5-12, free/4 and under
  • Register: Reservations are encouraged

Moms get free mimosas, and the entire family can enjoy a delicious meal together.

Mother's Day Tea in the Garden at Wolcott Mill Metropark

May 11, 2014

  • Address: Farm Center, 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Phone: 586-749-5932
  • Schedule: noon
  • Cost: $5/person, free/mom, $7/park vehicle entry fee
  • Registration: Must make reservations; call in advance

Treat mom to a lovely tea party in the garden. Includes tea and light snacks, plus a free gift for mom.

Mother's Day Walk at Wolcott Mill Metropark

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Phone: 586-749-5997
  • Schedule: noon-4 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/event, $7/vehicle entry permit

Step out into nature with mom for a little nature-trail stroll. Top it off with a stop by the historic center for complimentary punch and cookies.

Flowers with Mom: A Mother's Day Walk at Indian Springs Metropark

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 5200 Indian Trail, White Lake
  • Phone: 248-625-6640
  • Schedule: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/person, free/moms, $7/vehicle entry fee
  • Registration: Required; call in advance

Take mom on a guided hike to check out the lovely woodland flowers May has delivered.

Mother's Day Brunch at Farmington Hills Longacre House

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 24705 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-477-8404
  • Schedule: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $30/brunch buffet, $20/under age 12, free/ages 3 and under, $20/18 holes and cart (optional)
  • Register: by Friday, May 2 or until the brunch is sold out

Dine with mom at this Oakland County spot – and maybe practice your swing a bit afterward.

Mother's Day Tea with Fairies at Crazy Wisdom Bookstore

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 114 S. Main St., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-665-2757
  • Schedule: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $11/person, free/babies 18 months and younger

Head to Ann Arbor where real-life fairies will serve tea and petit fours to kids and moms. There will be a story time, too. Be sure to wear your best fairy attire!

Mother's Day Wildflower Hike at Leslie Science & Nature Center

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-997-1553
  • Schedule: 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Cost: Free/moms, $5/others

Take mom for a guided wildflower hike to find blooms in the woods. All ages are welcome.

Mother's Day Afternoon Tea and Water Color Workshop at Michigan Science Center

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 5020 John R St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-577-8400
  • Schedule: 1-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $35/two nonmembers, $30/two Mi-Sci members
  • Registration: Required; contact ASAP to ensure your spot

Join in this second annual event featuring yummy tea and desserts, plus a chance to learn a little about the art of watercolors. Each person takes home his or her own 5-by-7-inch masterpiece.

Mom's Meander at Lake Erie Metropark

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 32481 W. Jefferson Ave., Brownstown
  • Phone: 734-379-5020
  • Schedule: 6:30 p.m.
  • Cost: free/general, $7/park
  • Registration: Required; call in advance

Take a guided stroll along the nature trails to take in the flowers and other sights.

Moms 'n' Marshmallows at Stony Creek Metropark

May 11, 2014

  • Address: 4300 Main Park Road, Shelby Township
  • Phone: 586-781-9113
  • Schedule: 7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $3/person, free/moms, $7/park vehicle entry

For a different spin, gather around the campfire for stories and treats with mom.

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