Metro Detroit is full of great destinations for any mom. Find the right spot for her.
Mother's Day is just around the corner, and if you're looking for ways to make the day special for your mom, then you're in luck. Metro Detroit is home to some fantastic Mother’s day hotspots, each with something unique to offer to make your mom's day memorable. From shopping and dining to spa treatments and boat rides —for the early riser to the night owl—here are some of the best hotspots to visit for Mother's Day in Metro Detroit.
Painting with a Twist
For the creative moms out there, Painting with a Twist, which has locations in spots like Farmington, Rochester Hills and Ferndale, is a fantastic place to visit. This art studio allows you to create your painted masterpiece with the guidance of an instructor while sipping your favorite adult beverage. A fun and relaxing way to spend time with your mom! You can even create a DIY mom’s day candle. If younger kids are involved, check out a Mom and Me Mother’s Day class and paint a canvas together!
The Village of Rochester Hills
The Village of Rochester Hills is the perfect destination for a shopping and dining experience this Mother’s day weekend. They have over 50 unique and sought-after retailers, restaurants, and cafes. From 12pm-4pm on Saturday, May 13, the Village will host food trucks, live music, magicians, and balloon artists in Festival Park for a day of family fun. If you want to surprise mom with an early gift, Telly's Greenhouse will be selling hanging baskets and porch pots onsite at The Village. You can also enjoy several brunch or dinner specials on Sunday, May 14, at one of the Village’s sit-down restaurants like the fabulous Mitchell’s Fish Market.
Royal Oak in Bloom
Catch the 29th annual In Bloom flower and garden sale, on Sunday, May 14, from 7am-2pm. The event will be held in downtown Royal Oak, located at 163 Sixth Street. This picturesque event is a great way to beautify your property. It’s designed to help homeowners with everything from annuals and perennials to copper sprinklers and wind chimes. Start the day early, and start the day right, by taking a trip to downtown Royal Oak for some Mother’s Day fun.
Eastern Market Flower Day
For those looking to avoid the hustle and bustle of mother’s day weekend, you can wait a week and enjoy the must-visit Eastern Market Flower Day on Sunday, May 21, from 7am-5pm. It features Metro Detroit Flower Growers Association vendors from all over the Midwest and will have added festivities for all ages. You can also find flower vendors in Shed 6 every day from Mother's Day until Father's Day, sunrise to sunset.
No. 6 Prime
Sure, there are lots of places to take mom out for brunch or dinner on Mother’s Day, but if your mom’s a real foodie, No. 6 Prime in Novi is the place to be. They offer a special Mother's Day brunch AND dinner menu that features an omelet station, seafood station, salad station, carving station, breakfast station, lunch station, kids station, bread station, and sweets table. Reserve your table online!
If your mom deserves some relaxation and pampering, Spa Mariana, which has locations in both Birmingham and Bloomfield Hills, is the perfect spot. They offer a variety of spa packages, including The Perfect Mom, Mother Daughter Getaway, With Absolute Gratitude, and For the Mom on the Go. Each package includes various treatments such as a Swedish massage, European facial, manicure and pedicure, table Thai, and private yoga.
Detroit Princess River
How about the gorgeous Detroit River for a destination? Take your mom on a fantastic Detroit Princess boat ride, with trips starting at 10:30am on Sunday, May 14, and tour the coastline. Mother’s Day weekend will feature special lunch, dinner, and live music options. Your excursion is the perfect way to enjoy the Detroit skyline in style!
Mother’s Day Wrap-Up
Metro Detroit has a lot of exciting hotspots to visit on Mother's Day. From painting and shopping to brunch and spa treatments, there's something for every mom. Take the time to celebrate your mom and treat her this Mother's Day with a visit to one of these fantastic hotspots.