Celebrate Mom: Things to do around Indianapolis for Mother's Day 2019

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Posted at 7:56 AM, May 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-09 15:10:03-04

INDIANAPOLIS — Mother's Day 2019 is approaching fast and it's time to start finalizing those plans.

Things to do with Mom on Mother’s Day

The Indianapolis Zoo

  • The Indy Zoo is celebrating all mothers – human and animal alike – over Mother’s Day weekend. The zoo will recognize mothers from the moment they enter the zoo with special treats, events and even a scavenger hunt throughout the day both Saturday and Sunday.

The Children’s Museum

  • The Indianapolis Children’s Museum is celebrating Mother’s Day by giving the first 200 moms who visit the museum on Sunday a free “Legendary Mom” tote bag.

The Tinker House

  • Mom’s Mimosas and Modern Calligraphy: A Special Mother’s Day Workshop begins at 2:30 p.m.

The Indiana Repertory Theatre: “You Can’t Take It With You”

  • The theatre will offer $4 MOMosas for both performances.


  • Head outside and stroll around the gardens at Newfields from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Mother’s Day at Newfields where you can make your own MOMosa and gourmet sweet treats in the Beer Garden. You can also make a reservation for the High Tea with Mom that includes a five-course prix fix menu.

For a longer list of things to do on Mother’s Day visit the Downtown Indy website.

Free Food & Treats


  • To celebrate Mother’s Day HopCat is offering moms a free order of Cosmik Fries with any purchase.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Fondue is $5 per person, mothers are free. RSVPs are appreciated but not required: 317-873-4099

  • City Barbeque

Free Cake for Moms

  • Free Cake for Moms

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Treat Mom to a Mother’s Day Brunch: Sunday, May 12

Conner’s Kitchen and Bar: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Cyrus Place: 10 a.m. Brunch & Noon Brunch

Renaissance Indianapolis North Hotel: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Tiger Lily Tea Events: A Fancy Tea For Mommy and Me at 1 p.m.

8th Day Distillery: 11 a.m. – A Mother’s Day Brunch featuring 4Birds Bakery

OP Italian: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Connor Prairie: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

BoneFish Grill: Opens at 10 a.m.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Treat mom to a specialty menu on Mother’s Day.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Metro Diner: Enjoy $2.99 mimosas and bloody mary’s with your meal.

Smokey Bones: Every mother who dines on Mother’s Day will receive a “bounce back coupon” for $10 off $25 on a future purchase.

For a longer list of restaurants to visit on Mother’s Day visit the Downtown Indy website.