Mother's Day events in Boston

Mother’s Day Events in Boston 2023

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Mother’s Day 2023 is just around the corner. Want to make this year extra special? There are tons of great things to do in Boston on Mother’s Day. From themed brunches to family parades to live comedy, there’s something for every kind of mom. Read on to learn about Mother’s Day events in Boston in 2023. 

Duckling Day Parade on Boston Common

Duckling Day returns to Boston Common and the Public Garden on Sunday, May 14, celebrating Mother’s Day and Robert McCloskey’s beloved book “Make Way for Ducklings.” For over 30 years, hundreds of children dressed like characters from the book have headed to the Common with their families for a day of children’s activities, parading, and warm weather fun. Festivities begin at 10:00am followed by a parade at noon. Registration costs $35 per family (any size) and includes a goodie back full of Duckling Day-themed gifts. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the Public Garden after the festivities end.

Mother’s Day Comedy Brunch at Apex Entertainment in Boston

Looking for great brunch and laughs? Come to Apex Entertainment on Mother’s Day for an all-female comedy show. Top headliners Carolyn Plummer and Jody Sloane top the bill for all-women Mother’s Day Brunch Comedy at A pex Entertainment Marlboro on Sunday, May 14, presented by Scamps Comedy. The very popular Andrea Henry hosts. Advance sale tickets are $30 for show-only and $60 for dinner-show. Seating is limited. Doors open at 11:00am and buffet brunch is served at 11:20am, with showtime at noon. The event will feature a champagne bar. 

Mother’s Day Bracelet-Designing Workshop at Boston Women’s Market

Come join Boston Women’s Market and Joona of Nabia Designs Jewelry, for a fun custom bead bracelet-designing workshop on Mother’s Day. The workshop will provide a hands-on demonstration, guidance, and all the materials you need to make a one-of-a-kind bracelet. Oriented around themes of Spring and Mother’s Day, materials include beads and letters in a range of colors, shapes, and styles. Two workshops available on Sunday, May 14 at 12:00pm and 2:00pm lasting about 40 minutes each. $60/person with reservation, 8 spots per session. $65/person on day-off, if space available. Additional bracelet making fee: $18/bracelet for workshop guests only.

Mother’s Day Flowers Workshop at Boston Public Market

Come to the Boston Public Market on Saturday, May 13th from 2:00-3:00pm to to create an arrangement of cut flowers for Mother’s Day! Or even better, bring your mom and make arrangements together! You will learn about basic principles of floral design, different kinds of flowers, and ways to keep cut flowers fresh. You’ll get to chose from a selection of vibrant Mother’s Day flowers, including garden roses and flowers grown at Soluna Garden Farm, to make your own arrangement to take home.

Mother’s Day Cruise on Boston Harbor

Treat Mom to a 2-hour cruise aboard the M/V Freedom on Boston Harbor with incredible waterfront views. This is an all-ages cruise with live DJs for dancing. For 21+ a full bar is available. No food available, make sure to hit brunch beforehand! Check-in begins at 2:15pm with boarding at 2:30pm at 60 Roses Wharf behind the Boston Harbor Hotel. Cruising from 3:00-5:00pm. $30 per ticket, children 12 and under $25 per ticket.

Mothers Day Brunch at Boston Harbor Hotel

Executive Chef David Daniels’ unique menu is sure to create an unforgettable day for you and your loved ones. Make memories with the iconic Boston Harbor as your backdrop!

Reservations may be booked on the half and hour beginning at 11AM until 3PM. Brunch is $210 per person and $80 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 years are complimentary. Tax and gratuity is included.

Zero Gravity Mother’s Day Challenge in Boston

Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with some basketball! Grab some wins on the court before spending the rest of the weekend with Mom! Tournament style, 2 game guarantee. All abilities: developmental, competitive, elite. $250 entry fee.

Mother’s Day Events in Boston 2023

Make this Mother’s Day truly memorable in 2023. There are so many fun Mother’s Day events in Boston this year! No matter what kind of day you’re up for, there’s something for every family. Happy Mother’s Day!