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Give Mom A Rochester Experience This Mother's Day

Monday, May 8, 2017 11:00 AM by Visit Rochester Staff

We know you love mom, so this Mother's Day treat her to a trip to Rochester and the Finger Lakes.



Mother's Day Events

Mother's Day Card Printing    

May 13

Not your macaroni art cards--treat Mom to a handmade paper card for Mother's Day from the paper lab at The Flower City Arts Center. You make the paper then letterpress print your greeting. This is a great way to surprise Mom with something unique or handmade, or go WITH Mom and have a great afternoon creating together. This event is free and all are supplies included.

The Flower City Arts Center

De TOUR: Moms of MAG  

May 18  

DeTOURS are an exclusive themed tour that is both engaging and entertaining. These tours focus on the crazy personal lives of artists, the inspiration and method to their madness, and lesser known facts about some of the works in the Memorial Art Gallery collection.

Memorial Art Gallery

Wickham Farm's Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast    

May 14 

Take Mom out for a Mother's Day pancake breakfast and fun day at the farm! Reserve your spot at this special event, which features an all-you-can-eat Mother's Day pancake breakfast with all the pancake fixings.  Mom will enjoy unlimited admission to our jumping pillow, miniature golf course, kiddie train ride, and a batting cage token. As a thank-you to all the wonderful Moms, all Moms attending the event will also receive a special ice cream treat! (Reservation Needed)

 Wickham Farms


Happy Mother's Day at the Farm  

May 14

Mom's will receive a free Ice Cream Sundae at Long Acre Farms and a free wine tasting at JD Wine Cellars this Mother's Day

Long Acre Farms


Mother's Day Brunch with the Ballet

May 14

Join the Rochester City Ballet to celebrate Mother's Day with a champagne/mimosa toast and an exciting performance by Rochester's professional ballet company. Immediately following the performance, a scrumptious brunch is served next door at Pomodoro Grill - the perfect way to celebrate Mother's Day with Mom!

Rochester City Ballet

Mothers Day Trolley Rides and Museum

May 14

Moms and Grandmothers receive free admission on Mother's Day when accompanied by a youth(s) age 3 – 12.

New York Museum of Transportation

Saturday Mother's Tea

May 14

Treat that special lady in your life to an elegant high tea in the Sonnenberg Mansion. Dine on assorted sweets, teas, scones, tea sandwiches and more. You will be served by “maids” in period dress and be entertained by piano music.

Sonnenberg Mansion and Gardens

Mother's Day in the Village

May 14

Celebrate Mother's Day during the Genesee Country Village & Museum's opening weekend with FREE admission for all moms! The village comes alive for the spring ... season as we honor moms during our opening weekend! Explore the mother's role throughout the 19th-century - there will be a focus on fashion and chocolate.

Genesee Country Village & Museum


Mother's Day Brunch

Breanna Banford from Yelp Rochester recommends 5 top spots for Mother's Day Brunch

Breanna Banford, Community Director for Yelp Rochester"She read you stories. She kissed your boo-boos. She talked you out of that questionable “fashion” choice. (Or, at least, she tried.) And that was just last week! JK. So, what do you get for the woman that gave you life? We think brunch reservations is a great place to start — and these five spots are giving us life right now.   (see Breanna's full blog post)


Also try these local favorites sure to delight Mom this year


See 11 Places to Brunch


Special Offers

Looking for more? Discover all the special offers for Mom this mother's day

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Author: Visit Rochester Staff

Visit Rochester staff share the inside scoop on Rochester and the Finger Lakes region.