A woman of color and her daughter taking in the US Space and Rocket Center + USSRC

Mother's Day is here, and while you should treat your mom year-round, we understand you might need some ideas for this special day. We've put together a few of our favorite Rocket City-centric Mother's Day ideas for you. I will say, a nap is always a great gift! 

Shop for Your Mom 

A product image of 1818 farms

You can pamper your mom with some lotions, creams, balms, gift baskets, or flowers! You can shop major chains at Bridge Street Town Centre or find hidden treasures at one of our antique stores or locally-owned boutiques. Even your favorite attractions have amazing gift shops like Josie's at Burritt on the Mountain and the shop inside the Huntsville Botanical Garden.

Don't forget that while you can get mom a gift or flowers, a membership to places like Huntsville Botanical Garden or Huntsville Museum of Art are the gifts that keep on giving! 

Events and Classes

People drinking outside of Burritt at the Mountain

Burritt on the Mountain

Cocktails at the View - ALL AGES

Date & Time: Every Wednesday, April - October | 5 pm - 8 pm 

Price: FREE for entry | cocktails and food items for purchase 

Location: Burritt on the Mountain - 3101 Burritt Drive SE Huntsville, AL 

Event Details: Watch the sun go down and enjoy a cocktail on the elevated Overlook at the historic Burritt on the Mountain


Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment 

Mother's Day Tea Party - Design by Hart Pottery Studio - ALL AGES

Date & Time: Saturday, May 13 | 10 am 

Price: $10 plus the pottery you paint

Location: 2211 Seminole Dr #150, Huntsville, AL

Event Details: Mother's Day is a special day for all moms, so why not make it even more special with a tea party? Enjoy light refreshments, a sweet menu, and some tea to make the day even sweeter. 


See a Show

Landscape view of Von Braun Center

Remember how your mom used to rock you? Now you can rock out with her with these upcoming concerts and shows! Grab your tickets now!

Pick Flowers and More at a Pick Your Own Farm 

You Pick flowers

Skip the store-bought flowers and take Mom to gather her own. Is Mom not a big flower person? Choose another pick-your-own adventure with strawberry, lavender, or apple-picking farms. 

Take your pick of pick your own farms here. 

Take a Hike

Waterfall at Green Mountain Alum Hollow

You can hit the trails as a family and see some beautiful places. Grab a charcuterie board and make a picnic. Take your pick from mountains, greenways, and waterfalls. 

Sweets & Eats 

4 gourmet chocolates from Pizzelle Confection

There are plenty of amazing local bakeries to stop at and get Mom a sweet treat. Take a look at these decadent dessert options. 

Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner

pancakes topped with blackberries

Honestly, there are too many Mother's Day Deals from restaurants to put in one article. If you follow your favorite restaurant online, you will see what they are offering. Several restaurants are keeping their social media up to date. Check out some of our favorite brunch spots below! 

Huntsville Brunch Options

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1892 East Restaurant & Tavern

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Commerce Kitchen

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BeeZr Gastropub + Social Exchange

BeeZr® Gastropub + Social Exchange is a distinctive blend of enterprise...

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The Standard

The Standard is a social market, restaurant and grocer serving and selling...

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Rhythm on Monroe

Serving locally-sourced ingredients, Rhythm’s menu provides delicious urban...

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Good Company Cafe

Good Company Cafe is women-owned and driven by dedicated chefs to provide...

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