Mother’s Day is coming up on May 14. How are you celebrating? Houston is filled with options to spend the day. Here are a few of our picks to help you plan. 

Watch a Performance

If Mom loves the performing arts, what better way to celebrate than with a Mother's Day Serenade? Join the Houston Latin American Philharmonic for its annual serenade at the Hobby Center.  Grab your tickets for this beautiful performance beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 12.

Over at Jones Hall, Mother’s Day weekend features the Houston Symphony’s Broadway Hits Go to Hollywood. Watch the performance live on May 5, 6 or 7.


Treat Her to a Tasty Meal

Brunch-loving moms have tons of options to choose from all around Houston. 

Take your mom to enjoy a special three-course Mother's Day brunch at a Heights institution, the Rainbow Lodge. From 10:30 - 3:00, enjoy favorites including the leafy green salad, fried quail bites, and warm croissant bread pudding.

State Fare Kitchen & Bar will be offering a special brunch board at all locations.  The board includes Strawberry Waffles, Crab Cake Benedict and Avocado Toast. 

Memorial: 947 Gessner, Ste. B190 | 832-831-0950
Sugar Land: 15930 City Walk | 713-234-1405
The Woodlands: 1900 Hughes Landing Blvd, Ste 200 | 281-825-5368

Liberty Kitchen

Liberty Kitchen Oysterette will have a special brunch tower for moms that includes crabcado toast, croissants, caviar deviled eggs, crème brulee french toast and charcuterie.

Liberty Kitchen Oysterette River Oaks: 4224 San Felipe St | 713-622-1010
Liberty Kitchen Oysterette Memorial: 963 Bunker Hill Rd. | 713-468-3745

Treat mom to a flavorful brunch at Urbe in Uptown. For its first Mother’s Day, URBE will be offering a special three-course menu which includes flavorful plates like huevos rancheros and brisket queso flameado, along with a bounteous dessert buffet.  Brunch will be served 10 am to 3 pm. The in-house bakery will be making special Mother’s Day pastries and cookies, and there are numerous coffee drinks, eye-opening cocktails, mocktails and juices available. Plenty of outdoor seating is available!


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Spoil Mom with a delicious brunch at Backstreet Cafe, a Houston favorite! Chef will offer a special three-course menu from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Listen to live jazz by Bob Chadwick while enjoying the Backstreet benedit, Beef Tenderloin & Eggs, and crawfish risotto! Reservations are highly recommended.

Gift Her Something Local

Support local makers in Houston and treat mom to something special. The Heights Mercantile Market will also be going on Sunday, May 14, so you can just hop on over to find local food and goods for Mom from 11 am - 6 pm. 

For moms with a sweet tooth, Dessert Gallery, a woman-owned and operated Houston bakery, has tasty sweet treats specially made for Mother’s Day. Treat your mom to hand-decorated cookies, petit fours or cupcakes in a jar. 

Enjoy Afternoon Tea

Make her feel special by inviting her to afternoon tea. Hotel Granduca will be serving afternoon tea all week long! From 1:00 - 4:00, you and Mom can indulge in smoked salmon crepes, sandwiches, scones, sweets and tea in a beautiful atmosphere at this Uptown-area hotel. Another great option is Afternoon Tea at the St. Regis. From Friday to Sunday, head over to their lounge and enjoy tea and small bites accompanied by the sounds of a harpist.

Take Her Out to the Ballgame

If your mom is a Houston Astros fan, treat her to Minute Maid Park on Monday, May 15 where they’ll face the Cubs. To make it even more special, take her to brunch the Sunday of Mother's Day at the Original Ninfa’s on Navigation before the game.