Mother's Day

Mother’s Day in C.R. 2024

Food, family and fun abound!

Treat the special lady in your life with a visit to Cedar Rapids and enjoy the day with a truly unforgettable meal or experience. Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12, 2024.

April 27

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mother's Day Market, Marion American Legion Hall
Join us for our Marion Sun Mother’s Day Market April 27 10am to 2pm at the Marion American Legion Hall located at 625 31st Street, Marion IA 52302. Discover a treasure trove of offers, including specialty foods, handcrafted and homemade goods and small business wares. Free to attend and plenty of free parking is available. Join us at Marion Winter Market – where warmth and wonderful treasures await! Learn More

May 3

6 p.m.
Mothers & Others-Flower Arrangment Class, Vella Yoga, Health & Wellness
Welcome to Mothers & Others-Flower Arrangement Workshop! Join us for a fun and creative event at Vella Yoga on 10th Street in Marion, IA, USA. Learn the art of flower arranging and create beautiful bouquets to take home. This in-person workshop is a great way to spend quality time with your loved ones. Don't miss out on this opportunity to unleash your inner florist! Reserve your spot now. Learn More

May 4

All Day
Mother's Day Skate, ImOn Ice Arena
Head over to the ImOn Ice Arena in Cedar Rapids for their Mother's Day Skate! Moms skate free all day and there will also be a prize drawing! Learn More

10 a.m. 
Mother & Daughter Yoga, Illuminations Cedar Rapids
Start May by filling the hearts of the ladies in your life, and those served by the American Heart Association. This workshop will include Yin Yoga, Partner Yoga, breathing, and opening your heart to bloom with spring. Proceeds from this class will go to the AHA. Learn More

May 5

2- 4 p.m.
Mother's Day Tea Party, The Granger House Victorian Museum
Why not celebrate Mom a little early with a lovely afternoon tea at the museum?! It's the perfect backdrop for a special occasion. Dress up fancy or comfortable! Wear your favorite hat if you would like! Learn More

May 9-12

IHA 4-Day Plant Sale, 1200 16th Ave SW, Cedar Rapids
May 9th & 10th (Thu, Fri) 4PM to 7PM, May 11th & 12th (Sat, Sun) 10AM to 4PM Proceeds benefit Iowa Humane Alliance! 10″ Hanging Flower Baskets & Containers from Prochaska Greenhouse: $35 each or Two for $60 Plus: Hostas, Perennials, Vegetable plants, Herbs, Succulents, House plants, and MORE! Just in time for Mother’s Day! Learn More

May 11

10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Mom & Me Mother's Day Event, Puddle Jumpers
Join us for Permanent Jewelry & Hair Tensel. Learn More

2 - 4 p.m. 
Mother's Day Jewelry Open Studio, Eastern Iowa Arts Academy 
Join us for a special Mother's Day Jewelry Open Studio where adults and their students can design and create personalized pieces of jewelry to celebrate the special mothers in their lives. Puruse our wide variety of beads and craft unique and heartfelt gifts just in time for Mother's Day. Pre-registration preferred, but not required. Only $10! Child Members may attend for free! Learn More

May 11-12

10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Mother's Day Weekend, Bass Farms
Pamper your mom this Mother's Day Weekend at Bass Family Farms! Stop by and shop our beautiful selection of annual flowers, perennials and hanging baskets! There are also a variety of other activities to enjoy as well! Learn More

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Mother's Day Buffet, 350First
Celebrate Mother's Day at 350 First with great food, views, a complimentary photo booth, mini massages for mom and more on Saturday, May 11th and Sunday, May 12th. Learn More 

May 12

9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mother's Day Brunch!,  Kingston’s Steakhouse and Event Venue
Reservations encouraged but walk-ins are welcomed. $40.00 for ages 11 and up! Includes unlimited mimosas, bloodies, and soft drinks PLUS FULL BUFFET! Ages 10 and Under are $12.00. Parties of any size welcomed! Learn More

9:00 a.m.
Mother's Day Brunch, SpareTime Cedar Rapids
Celebrate mom with the entire family! We are honored to host our second annual "Mother's Day Brunch" on Sunday, May 12! Menu items include waffles, eggs, sausage, bacon, homemade mac & cheese, fresh fruit, muffins, hand-breaded chicken tenders, and more! Learn More

8 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Mother's Day Brunch at Pedalers Fork, Pedaler's Fork
Treat Mom to her favorite brunch! $33 for adults, $12 for kids 12 and under. Includes soda, tea, coffee and P.F. Punch! Featuring a dessert bar! Learn More

11 a.m.
Mother's Day Drag Brunch, Ideal Theater & Bar
Celebrate Mom with an electric line-up of drag performers at The Ideal Theater & Bar on Mother's Day!! Ticket purchase includes brunch provided by Hangry Lady. A portion of ticket proceeds will go to support the 2024 CR Pride Festival in Newbo. Learn More

11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Dancing Queens:  A Mother's Day Drag Celebration!, NewBo City Market
Join local queens Lexi Belle, Paris J Beverly Hillz, Rory Monroe, and Jazzmen Love to celebrate all the Moms! Your ticket will include admission to the show, one complimentary drink ticket, and a delicious truffle from Lori Ann's Candies. NewBo Beer & Wine will be open throughout the show for additional beverages. The Market Shopkeepers will also be open serving up many DELICIOUS brunch options! Make sure to get there nice and early! Learn More

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mother's Day - Donuts with Grown Ups + Playtime, The Play Cafe
In line with our commitment to inclusivity, we've decided not to host mommy/daughter or daddy/daughter events. Our goal is to create a space where everyone feels valued and supported every day. Instead, on Mother's and Father's Day, we'll be hosting Donuts with Grown-ups—a playtime open to all, especially those who may find these holidays challenging. Donuts will be available for purchase to enjoy here or to take home. Regular play admission applies, and it's free for grown-ups. Let's celebrate together and make everyone feel welcome and cared for. Learn More

10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
Mother's Day Brunch Buffet, Hotel Millwright
Join us Sunday, May 12th from 10am-2pm for Hotel Millwright's Mother's Day Brunch Buffet in the Merino Loft. Learn More

10 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
Mother's Day Brunch 2024, Hotel at Kirkwood Center
Treat the incredible women in your life to our decadent Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet. It will feature all of your brunch favorites, a kid’s table, and carving stations. For dessert, there will be an assortment of house made desserts and sweets! Learn More

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