Celebrate Mother’s Day in Louisville


There is a TON to do around Louisville for Mother’s Day 2019. The following list is not conclusive of all events, but may give you some good ideas for Mom’s special day.

mother's dayFree and ticketed events are happening all around town on Mother’s Day weekend. Check out our list and treat mom to something fun.

Belle of Louisville: Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner, 12:00pm, 1:00pm, or 5:30pm, brunch tickets are $39.10 for adults and 26.16 for kids and dinner tickets are 48.38 for adults and 31.98 for kids.

Cave Hill Cemetery Walking Tour: Remarkable Women of Cave Hill tour, May 12th, 1 – 2:30pm, $15 per person.

Churchill Downs: Make Mother’s Day a special day at Churchill Downs. Enjoy watching live racing with the family while enjoying a brunch menu. Reserved Dining Tickets start at $52. Churchill Downs general admission $5 per person, reserved seating $10 per person, and reserved dining $52 per person. Gates open at 11:30am. Free general admission for Moms when accompanied by her child!

Forage: Mother’s Day floral arranging workshop. May 13th from 4:00pm – 5:30pm. We will go through the mechanics to help you create your very own floral arrangement for you or your gal pal. Materials & tasty sips always provided! $80

Frazier History Museum: Take Mom to check out a limited time exhibit, Magnificent Mona Bismarck

Mommy & Me Paint Party at Waxy Beans in Crestwood on Saturday. Two times: 2-4pm & 4:30-6:30pm. $48 per 2 painters, each additional child will be $10 / all supplies included. Refreshments also provided.

Joe Huber’s Family Farm and Restaurant: Mother’s Day Buffet ($22 adults, $13 kids)

Locust Grove: The 23rd Annual Gardeners’ Fair & Silent Auction May 11-13th. See exhibits, watch short demonstrations, Q&A discussions, buy plants, flowers and concessions. Admission $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 6-12.

Louisville Zoo: Free admission for moms on Mother’s Day.

Louisville Bats vs. Charlotte: Treat mom to a special day at the ballpark! After the game, you can play catch with your mom on the outfield grass… Kids Eat Free – Children ages 3-12 receive one meal voucher for a hot dog, junior nachos, and small soft drink… Kids Inflatable FunZone… Kids Run the Bases after the game!

Mother’s Day 5k run/walk: Start at the Big 4 Bridge, finish with a rose and a cake pop at the finish line! Kids events too!

Speed Art Museum: Always free on Sundays.

Mother’s Day Brunch at the Crowne: Enjoy a traditional Southern Breakfast featuring our fresh omelet and waffle stations, smoked bacon, sausages and more. Meal price varies depending on age.

Shakespeare in Broad Run Park: Kentucky Shakespeare’s production of Macbeth! This is a FREE family friendly event!

Mother’s Day High Tea: This event takes place annually at Sisters Tea Parlor & Boutique. Several times and dates are offered and you must make a reservation by calling 502-222-6420.

Moms race/throw for Free on Mother’s Day: Bluegrass Indoor Karting. One free race or axe session with the purchase of a race or axe session.

Mother’s Day Goat Yoga: Mom, Goats & Yoga! Spend 2 hours at the beautiful Sunny Acres Farm in J-town doing yoga with goats. 1 Hour of Yoga and 1 Hour of Pictures and Play.

Mother’s Day Buffet: The buffet will include an assortment of Mark’s Feed Store favorites and some items that we make specially for occasions like this! Buffet ***Buffet only available at the Valley Station, New Albany, Fern Creek, and Elizabethtown locations***

Cupcakes and Canvas: Wick’s Pizza on Baxter Ave. There will be an artist available to help you through the steps of painting this beautiful cherry blossom tree! One ticket will supply you with two canvases and delicious cupcakes.

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet in RIVUE Restaurant & Lounge: Turn her head, 25 floors up, with a Mother’s Day brunch buffet at RIVUE.Adult: $55, Child 5-12: $25, 4 and under are free.

Mother’s Day Tea at the Little Loomhouse: Treat your mom to this special afternoon session at The Little Loomhouse on Saturday, May 11th. Enjoy some tea, cakes and cookies, then head up to the Top House Weaving Studio to weave a set of four “mug rugs” (coasters) to take home. Cost is $25. Call 502-367-4792 today to make your reservation – space is limited.

Liege and Dairy Ice Cream + Waffles– Take mom out for some ice cream and waffles. Mom gets a free scoop with the purchase of regular menu item.

MAEC Mother’s Day Spring Art Show 2019– Join M.A.E.C for our 3rd annual Spring Art Show on Mother’s Day weekend!

For older “kids” and their moms:

Buffalo Trace Distillery

Cocktails With Mom Mixology Class– Copper and Kings will be hosting a cocktail class for Mom and their adult kids. Go beyond orange juice and champagne to create the perfect mimosa with a variety of juices and sparkling wines to choose from. Then make one a signature drinks, Guns & Rosé.

Evan Williams Bourbon Experience

Hideaway Saloon: Bar with video games and bar games

Mint Julep Tours: Full and half day tours to Louisville area distilleries and breweries.

Outlets of the Bluegrass: Outlet shopping.

As one of the busiest days of the year for restaurants, don’t forget the usual discounts at our local eateries. Look at your local Baskin Robbins, Beef O’Brady’s, Carrabba’s, Cinnabon, Mimi’s Cafe, Melting Pot, Outback Steakhouse, Ruby Tuesdays, Ruth’s Chris, Starbucks, and more for special Mother’s Day deals!

By: Christine

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