Mother’s Day Outing Guide
Mother’s Day Pampering Weekend
Elk Creek Vineyards
150 Highway 330, Owenton, KY
Friday, May 09, to Saturday, May 10
This Mother’s Day weekend getaway package includes two nights in the beautiful Elk Creek Vineyards lodge. Enjoy a little wine, a little pampering and a lot of QT with mom.
3848 Paxton Rd., Hyde Park, OH
Indulge and relax your mom this Mother’s Day with an eminence pure bliss facial and pedicure at Avalon Salon in the Hyde Park Plaza. She’ll remember this day with a personal note from you and a bouquet of roses, which are included in this special Mother’s Day package.
Woodhouse Day Spa
9370 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, OH
When they say “Day Spa,” they mean it. Woodhouse has several “Spend the Day with Us” packages, which you can give your mom to pamper her for an entire day. That sounds so good, you might have to buy one for yourself, too!
8315 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, OH
Spa De-Da has a Mother’s Day special currently running where you receive a $10 spa card with every $50 gift card purchase.
Tonics Spa & Salon
3950 Red Bank Rd, Cincinnati, OH
Have a hot-bodied momma? Located on the second floor of the Cincinnati Sports Club, this spa offers perfect post-workout relaxation, plus complete hair care.
3665 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH
Mother’s Day Wine Making
Sunday, May 11, 9a.m.
Bring your mom in and make a batch of wine with her for Mother’s Day!
Second Sunday on Main
Take Mom to Main
Main Street, downtown
Enjoy cooking demonstrations, giveaways, entertainment, produce market and more at Second Sunday on Main with your mom this year.
Hats Off to Mom Boat Tour
10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH
Sunday, May 11, 7p.m.
Get in touch with your mom and nature as you enjoy a relaxing boat tour through Winton Wood’s park district.
Ladies Spring Tea
Town and Country Sports and Health Club
1018 Town Drive, Wilder, KY
Saturday, May 10, 10a.m.
In honor of Mother’s Day and National Women’s Health Week, this event includes speakers on women’s health topics, light brunch, jewelry and chocolate sales.
Mother’s Day at the Freedom Center
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E. Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH
Sunday, May 11, 11a.m.
Free admission for mothers on Sunday!
Mother’s Day True Meaning
Hyde Park Square
2700 Erie Ave., Cincinnati, OH
Sunday, May 11, 1p.m.
Celebration of women’s activism on Mother’s Day.
Mom and Son Prom
Sharonville Community Center
10990 Thornview Drive, Sharonville, OH
Saturday, May 10, 7p.m.
Theme: Medieval Times. Pizza dinner, dancing, make your own sundae, favors and photos.
Flowers for Mom
11450 Lebanon Road, Cincinnati, OH
Sunday, May 11, 12p.m.; hike at 2p.m.
Flower craft and naturalist-led hike.
Mother’s Day Comedy Show
The Ware Banquet Center
735 Cincinnati St., Dayton, OH
Sunday, May 11, 6p.m.
With comedians Broderick Rice, Los Angeles, and Mike Goodwin, South Carolina. VIP meet and greet session with comedians before show. Purchase ticket by May 7 and receive free autographed CD from Rice.
Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH
Celebrate animal families with your mom! Babies include bearcat, gorilla, Sumatran rhinos, Potto and Takin and cheetah cubs.
The Newport Syndicate
18 E. 5th St., Newport, KY
Sunday, May 11, 11a.m. – 3p.m.
The Newport Syndicate celebrates adoptive and foster families with its Mother’s Day Brunch.
7915 Dream St., Florence, KY
Have a modern mom that deserves a modern Mother’s Day meal? Take her to NuVo, which offers “Modern American Cuisine” and $30 3-course meals.
654 Highland Ave., Ft. Thomas, KY
On the Kentucky side of the river is the charming Vito’s Cafe. They’re offering several Mother’s Day specials.
Sunday, May 11, 4-8p.m.
Give your mom the first glimpse of the new Spring/Summer menu at Mesh.
8300 Market Place Ln., Montgomery, OH
Let Allure’s new executive chef, Jeff Ledford, delight your mom this Mother’s Day with some of the finest steaks, seafood and pasta in Cincinnati. Enjoy the patio, lounge and jazz on Friday and Saturday or the Mother’s Day brunch on Sunday.
Bella Luna Cafe
4632 Eastern Ave., Cincinnati, OH
If your mom likes Italian food, she’ll love Bella Luna’s Mother’s Day brunch. And if you have lots of little ones in the family, you’ll love that children under 7 eat free!
5th & Vine, downtown
Sunday, May 11
Get a bird’s eye view of the newly renovated Fountain Square by reserving a window seat at Palomino. Enjoy the Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 10a.m.-3p.m. or dinner starting at 4p.m.
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 W 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
Findlay’s at the Hyatt is famous for its elegant Mother’s Day brunch buffet. See what all the fuss is about!
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza Hotel
35 W Fifth St, Cincinnati, OH
The Palm Court at this luxury hotel serves a brunch spread fit for a queen (or your mom).
Mother’s Day Brunch at the Taft
Taft Museum of Art
316 Pike St., Cincinnati, OH
Sunday, May 11
Have an artsy mom? Take her to the Taft where your mom can enjoy a Mother’s Day meal in a famous Cincinnati art mecca.
Mother’s Day Garden Party Brunch
3961 Lowry Ave., Cincinnati, OH
Sunday, May 11, 1:30p.m.
Wear your favorite hat to this event because the theme is “Dressing with HATtitude!” Benefits National Women of Colors Cancer Foundation. Presented by National Women of Colors Cancer Foundation.
Mother’s Day Cruises
BB Riverboats Newport Landing
101B Riverboat Row, Newport, KY
Brunch : Sunday, May 11, 1p.m.
Dinner : Sunday, May 11, 5:30p.m.
Enjoy exquisite food and views of Cincinnati from the Ohio. Includes complimentary photo for each mother.
Mother’s Day Brunch
A Touch of Elegance
5959 Kellogg Ave., Cincinnati, OH
Sunday, May 11, 10:30a.m.
Full breakfast, prime rib, full buffet including desserts.
A Taste of Cincinnati Basket
Make your mom feel like a queen by giving her a taste of the Queen City! This gift basket includes the following Cincinnati items: Montgomery Inn BBQ Sauce, Skyline Chili, Skyline Chili Crackers, Sturkey’s “House” Balsamic Salad Dressing, LaRosa’s Spaghetti Sauce and much more!
Mother’s Day Craft
Mount Healthy Branch Library
7608 Hamilton Ave.
Mount Healthy, OH
Two dates and times: Tuesday, May 6, 7p.m.; Saturday, May 10, 2p.m.
Have your kids make you a sweet-scented sachet. Ages 6-12.
Glass Etching Gift for Mom
Greenhills Branch Library
7 Endicott St., Cincinnati, OH
Saturday, May 10
Make a beautiful etched glass plate to give mom for Mother’s Day.
Mother’s Day Jewelry
Bond Hill Branch Library
1740 Langdon Farm Road, Cincinnati, OH
Saturday, May 10, 4p.m.
Make a bracelet for Mother’s Day.
My Girlfriend’s Kitchen
This Mason cooking store makes dining easy. They do the shopping, planning, slicing, dicing and clean up. It takes less than two hours to make 12 meals that can be frozen and served to a family of four to six. You can make six entrees for $119 or 12 for just $199. She’ll love this easy idea and you can order a gift card on their Web site.
House Cleaning Gift Certificates
Make up for all those times you trashed the house as a kid and get your mom a house cleaning gift certificate from a local cleaning service.
Not only are they the comfiest PJs ever, but they arrive beautifully packaged in a reusable organza hatbox along with a lovely lavender sachet. Bonus: they offer free shipping! Check out the “Super Mom” pajamas, which are bright blue pants with white stars and a hot pink top with yellow stars.
Capture your family’s candid moments with a photography by a noted family-oriented photographer, such as Jolene Kroeger, who is currently offering Mother’s Day specials.
Photo: Neysa Ruhl Photography
Location: Outside of Gateway Quarter
Models (left to right): Tina Hipple, Olga Gill, Sheryl Tischer with daughter Jillian
Makeup Artistry: Jocelyn Sparks, Zoë Custom Cosmetics