Mother’s Day Events in Metro Detroit

Make mom feel special this Mother's Day by spending the whole day with her at one of these special Mother's Day events in 2018.

You only get one mom, so make her feel as special as she is by spending Mother’s Day 2018 with her. Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and Washtenaw counties are full of Mother’s Day events that are sure to fit any mom’s taste. Here, you’ll find a list of brunches, teas, nature walks, stage shows, flower fests and more – all in celebration of mom, and what she does for the family.

Some of the events fall on Mother’s Day, which is May 13, 2018, others happen before the big day, and some require registration, so be sure to check in advance. Hats off to you, mom. Enjoy your day!

All Things Detroit Mom Market at Eastern Market

May 6, 2018

  • Address: Eastern Market Sheds 3, 4 and 5, Detroit
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Cost: $5-$15/person, free/6 and under

More than 250 mompreneurs and local businesses sell Michigan-made ware. Shop here for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

Mother’s Day Giftaganza at Kensington Metropark Nature Center

May 6, 2018

  • Address: 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford
  • Phone: 810-227-8917
  • Schedule: 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $5/child, $10/vehicle entry
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Kids can head out to this local nature center to craft a nature-themed gift to give to mom on Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day Crafts at the Warren Civic Center Library

May 10, 2018

  • Address: One City Square, Warren
  • Phone: 586-751-0770
  • Schedule: 5-7:30 p.m.
  • Cost: free

Drop in to create the perfect card for your mom, grandma or other mom figure. All the supplies are provided.

Mother’s Day Luncheon at the Longacre House

May 11, 2018

  • Address: 24705 Farmington Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-477-8404
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Cost: $15-$18

Celebrate mom’s big day at the Longacre House with a special lunch.

Flower & Art Fair in Downtown Lake Orion

May 11-12, 2018

  • Address: Downtown Lake Orion area
  • Phone: 248-693-9742
  • Schedule: 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday
  • Cost: free/admission, fees vary/plants

This annual sale features 60-70 vendors offering tons of flowers, garden art and home improvement items for sale.

DIY Superhero Mother’s Day at the Ann Arbor District Library Malletts Creek Branch

May 12, 2018

  • Address: 3090 E. Eisenhower Parkway, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-327-4200
  • Schedule: 1-2 p.m.
  • Cost: Free

Your mom is a superhero. Remind her of that status by making her a handmade superhero for Mother’s Day. Grades K-5.

Mother’s Day Weekend Spring Plant Sale at University of Michigan Matthaei Botanical Gardens

May 12-13, 2018

  • Address: 1800 N. Dixboro Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-647-7600
  • Schedule: 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
  • Cost: free admission, fees/plants

There are hanging baskets and container plants for sale, all grown and designed at Matthaei-Nichols.

Mother’s Day Breakfast at the Detroit Zoo

May 13, 2018

  • Address: 8450 W. 10 Mile, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-541-5717
  • Schedule: 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
  • Cost: $25-$40
  • Registration: ASAP; sells out fast

Take mom out for brunch at the Detroit Zoo’s Main Picnic Grove. She’ll get a gift, too.

Royal Oak in Bloom at Royal Oak City Hall

May 13, 2018

  • Address: Parking Lots located at 600 S. Main St., 700 S. Main St. and Seventh Street between Main and Center streets, downtown Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-547-4000
  • Schedule: 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: free entry, costs/plants

This 25-year-old open air market attracts some 70 vendors selling perennials, annuals, decorative sprinklers, trees, wind chimes, vegetables to plant and more.

Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk and Brunch at Hudson Mills Metropark

May 13, 2018

  • Address: 8801 N. Territorial Road, Dexter
  • Phone: 734-426-8211
  • Schedule: 9 and 11 a.m./walks, 10 a.m./brunch
  • Cost: walk: $5/adult, $3/child, free/moms; brunch: $8/adults, $5/kids; $10/vehicle entry
  • Registration: in advance, limited spaces.

Take a walk to enjoy the spring wildflowers, and enjoy a pancake brunch after the walk.

Walk-a-Mom at Stony Creek Metropark

May 13, 2018

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

Take mom or grandma on a hike through the trails. When the walk is finished, moms and grandmas get a plant to take home.

Mother’s Day Brunch at The Community House

May 13, 2018

  • Address: 380 S. Bates St., Birmingham
  • Phone: 248-644-5832
  • Schedule: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $15-$40
  • Registration: reservations required

Treat mom to a brunch with the family in celebration of her on this special day.

Mother’s Day Brunch at King’s Court Castle

May 13, 2018

  • Address: Olde World Canterbury Village, 2325 Joslyn Road, Lake Orion
  • Phone: 248-391-1900
  • Schedule: seating at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
  • Cost: $11.95-$25.99
  • Register: reservations are encouraged

Enjoy brunch for mom’s special day. Menu items include oven roasted chicken, macaroni and cheese, scrambled eggs, bacon and more.

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

May 13, 2018

  • Address: Farm Center, 65775 Wolcott Road, Ray Township
  • Phone: 586-752-5932
  • Schedule: seating at 11 a.m. or 2 p.m.
  • Cost: $8/person, $10/park vehicle entry fee
  • Registration: Must make advance reservations; call in advance

There’s a tea party in celebration of mom, and light snacks, too.

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial

May 13, 2018

  • Address: 32 Lake Shore Road, Grosse Pointe Farms
  • Phone: 313-881-7511
  • Schedule: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
  • Cost: $15-$35
  • Registration: required by May 7

Treat mom to brunch with the fam at this celebrations of all things mom. There are eight different seating times.

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

May 13, 2018

  • Address: 1831 Traver Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-997-1553
  • Schedule: 1-2:30 p.m.
  • Cost: free/moms, $5/others
  • Registration: in advance; call for more information

Take mom to enjoy a hike through Black Pond Woods to enjoy the flowers popping up this spring, learn all about the flowers, and how to identify different plants, too. Tea follows the hike, too.