Mother’s Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Mother’s Day Events in Northeast Ohio

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12. Make her feel special  by treating her to some of these events happening throughout the greater Cleveland/Akron area.


May 4

Mother’s Day Handmade Cards. Show your mom or another special person how much you appreciate them with a handmade card. 11 a.m.-noon. Warrensville Heights Branch, 4415 Northfield Road, 216-464-5280,

Mother’s Day Tea for Those Grieving. Enjoy a complimentary tea and brunch for mothers who have lost a child to miscarriage or neonatal loss. 11 a.m. Cornerstone of Hope, 5905 Brecksville Road, Independence, 216-524-4673,

Mother’s Day Crafternoon for Teens. Come to the teen area to make crafts for Mother’s Day. 3-4 p.m. Main Library, 60 S. High St., Akron, 330-643-9000,

Mom and Me Tea. Come celebrate Mother’s Day at the library with a tea party. 11 a.m. and noon. Hudson Library, 96 Library St., 330-653-6658,


May 7

Mother’s Day Bouquet. Create paper flowers for (or with) a special mother in your life. 6-7 p.m. Lodi Library, 635 Wooster St., Lodi, 330-948-1885,


May 8  

Make and Take for Mom. Create a unique floral gift for your mom or another special woman in your life. 2:15 p.m. Buckeye Library, 6625 Wolff Road, Medina, 330-725-4415,


May 9

Sip ‘n Shop. This special Mother’s Day edition of Sip ‘n Shop is an evening of wine tasting, mocktails, small bites, pampering and beauty sessions. 6-7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door; proceeds will benefit The Women’s Leadership Council of United Way of Lake County. Great Lakes Mall, 7850 Mentor Ave., Mentor,


May 11

Mother’s Day Cards. Stop in and make a card and a special craft for that someone special. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Headlands Branch Library, 4669 Corduroy Road, 440-257-2000,

Mother’s Day Market. Vendor and craft fair featuring local artists, decor, gifts, health & beauty, coffee, and apparel. Event also includes door prizes, desserts, live music and more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hope Community Church, 6941 Columbia Road, Olmsted Falls.

Mother & Daughter Hands-On Workshop. Learn to make your own authentic Parisian macarons and take a dozen home. 9-11 a.m. Cool Beans Cafe, 103 W. Liberty St., Medina,

Mother’s Day Breakfast Tea. Enjoy a lovely and elegant breakfast tea with your mama, grandmother, favorite auntie or sister. 10 a.m.-noon. Hower House Victorian Mansion, The University of Akron, 60 Fir Hill, Akron, 330-972-6909,

Pinkalicious Tea Party for Mom. Bring your fancy tea cup with you and your special guest. Noon-1:15 p.m. Mentor Public Library, 8215 Mentor Ave., 440-255-8811,

All About Mom. Strolling music, photo booth, custom card making, refreshments and more. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. First & Main, Hudson,

Mother/Daughter Yoga. Celebrate with mom at this all-levels vinyasa flow class. 10:30-11:30 a.m. Miller Nature Preserve, 2739 Center Road, Avon, 440-937-0764,

Mommy and Me Princess Tea.  Enchanted time to celebrate Mother’s Day.  Photo opportunity with the princesses, make and take craft, princess bingo, and more. 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. Fun Squads, Holiday Inn Express and Suites, 5185 Gateway Dr., Medina, 833-999-0386,

Mother’s Day Make and Take Craft. Make a unique gift for the special lady in your life. 10 a.m. Brooklyn Branch Library, 3706 Pearl Road, Cleveland, 216-623-6920,

Mother’s Day Social. Celebrate mom this Mother’s Day weekend. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Lehman’s, 4779 Kidron Road, Dalton, 800-438-5346,

Celebrating the ​Influential Women in Our Lives. A Mother’s Day celebration event for women only to honor the influential women in our lives. 4-6 p.m. White Barn Healing Arts Center, 5180 Hayes Road, Ravenna, 330-281-1387,

A Ladies Day in May. Enjoy an afternoon of champagne bubbles paired with delicious desserts. 2-5 p.m. John Smart House Museum, 206 N. Elmwood, Medina, 330-722-1341,

Mother’s Day Tea. Children ages 5-18 and their mothers are welcome to attend teatime with a light snack and fun craft. 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Lorain Public Library, 351 W. Sixth St., 440-244-1192,


May 11-12

Muffins with Mom. Take a train ride through Cuyahoga Valley National Park and enjoy a tasty treat. Departures out of Akron Northside and Rockside Station. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad,

Celebrate Mom at the Great Lakes Science Center. What do moms really want for Mother’s Day? The chance to spend quality time making memories with family. Enjoy half price admission for mom this weekend. 601 Erieside Ave., Cleveland, 216-694-2000,


May 12

Artful Mother’s Day. Free admission for mom to the special exhibition “Shinto: Discovery of the Divine in Japanese Art.” A special Mother’s Day brunch will be available for purchase at Provenance, the museum’s fine dining restaurant. Visitors also can enjoy guided tours of the collection, a curated and dynamic view of works celebrating mom in ARTLENS Gallery and art-making activities for the entire family. Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Blvd.,

Mother’s Day at Black Brook Golf Course. Treat your mom to a free round of golf. All moms play free when accompanied by another player. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. 8900 Lake Shore Blvd., Mentor,

Mother’s Day Carriage Rides. Treat Mom or the special woman in your life to carriage rides around Crocker Park this Mother’s Day. Pick up will be at guest services located between Barnes & Noble and Altar’d State. Rides will $5 a person, children under 2 will be free. Noon-2 p.m., 2:30-4 p.m. 189 Crocker Park Blvd., Westlake,

Mother’s Day Brunch. Treat your mother or grandmother to an unforgettable feast surrounded by the beauty of the Cleveland Botanical Garden, where thousands of spring blooms fill the gardens. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 11030 East Blvd., Cleveland, 216-721-1600,

Moms Rock 5K. Whether you’re a mom, grandmother, sister, aunt, dad, son, brother, uncle, cousin oriend, it’s time to run, celebrate and support those special women in your life. Market Square at Crocker Park, 189 Crocker Park Blvd., Westlake,

Mother’s Day 5K. Run, jog or walk to celebrate Mom at this annual 5K to benefit the Summit Metro Parks Foundation. 8-10:30 a.m. Munroe Falls, Lake Area, 521 S. River Road, 330-865-8065,

Mother’s Day at the Akron Zoo. Free admission to all moms and grandmas. 505 Euclid Ave., 330-375-2550,

Mother’s Day Milkweed Giveaway. Pick up a free milkweed plant for Mom. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. The West Woods, 9465 Kinsman Road, Russell, 440-286-9516,

Mother’s Day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Enjoy a day with mom at the zoo when her admission is free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 3900 Wildlife Way, 216-635-3391,

The Race. Effective Leadership Academy is a partner with The Race, a 5K and one mile walk/run charity event that empowers children and their families to make a difference in the lives of those touched by breast cancer. 8:30 a.m. Legacy Village, 25001 Cedar Road, Lyndhurst,

Mother’s Day at the Greater Cleveland Aquarium. Give mom an experience she’ll remember. Free admission for moms. 2000 Sycamore St., Cleveland, 216-862-8803,

Free Admission to Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens. All moms are invited to spend their special day on the Estate with family and friends with free admission. 714 N. Portage Path, Akron, 330-863-5533,

Mother’s Day Gift Makerspace. Usually mom gets to have all the crafting fun, but this time, you (dad/grandparent/aunt/uncle or someone special) get to come with your little one to create a beautiful craft for mom from the heart. 11-11:45 a.m. Morley Library, 184 Phelps St., Painesville, 440-352-3383,

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