Bring Mom Downtown for Mother’s Day! Many Downtown restaurants will open early for brunch, and special events take place throughout the day including an Indians game, concert at Old National Centre and more!
Special Mother’s Day events
Indianapolis Indians vs. Toledo Mudhens – Mother’s Day Special
Spend the day at Victory Field with Mom! With this very special offer, you will receive two box seats to the game, one Indians logo baseball and two wristbands to play catch on the field after the game! Plus, if you spend at least $50 in the Hot Corner Gift Shop, Mom will get a pair of Indians earrings for FREE!
Mother’s Day Weekend
House of Blues Gospel Brunch -- SOLD OUT
May 11 – 12; 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Zoo is all about moms this weekend, whether they’re human or not! Take part in activities like a scavenger hunt, mom-themed keeper chats, Mother’s Day photo stations and more.
Old National Centre
May 12; noon
$19 - $31.50; kids 6 & under FREE
This world-famous show will perform a special show in Indianapolis on Mother's Day, with an all-you-can-eat brunch buffet featuring southern specialties and breakfast favorites!
Mother’s Day with Joe and El DeBarge
Old National Centre
May 12; 7:30 p.m.
$39.99 - $49.99
Give Mom a music lover’s Mother’s Day celebration with R&B artist Joe and special guest El DeBarge.
FREE Admission for Mothers!
Rhythm Discovery Center
May 12; noon – 5 p.m.
Explore unique, hands-on percussion exhibits with Mom for FREE Downtown, including Drums from the Circle City, a new exhibit!
Brunches, lunches and dinners
Enjoy traditional dishes with a gourmet twist at this elegant Mother's Day brunch inside the Vienna Ballroom that includes an array of pastries and desserts! Brunch is $59 for adults and $29 for children ages 3 - 10, and is open 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Top it off with a day of pampering in the Evan Todd Spa & Salon!
Gather in the Lobby Bar any time from 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. for a Mother’s Day brunch for $39 per person. All moms receive a complimentary mimosa!
This brunch features quiche, bacon or sausage, French toast sticks, fresh fruit and orange juice starting at 11 a.m. A full lunch menu is also available and the dinner menu will start at 3 p.m.
Attending the wonderful Mother's Day Buffet at the lovely Propylaeum has become an annual tradition for many Indianapolis families. This fantastic brunch menu is available at $28 from noon – 3:15 p.m. (reservations required).
Enjoy Mother’s Day brunch features until 2 p.m. and entrée specials all day in addition to the regular menu! Brunch items include Iron Skillet Hash, Chocolate Cherry Pretzel Bread French Toast and Double Smoked Bourbon Glazed Ham Benedict.
Morton’s, The Steakhouse
For $59 per person, Morton’s offers a three-course late lunch or dinner from 2 – 9 p.m. with options like an “Ahi Tuna Tower,” honey-chili glazed salmon, and, of course, some of the best steaks in town.
Treat Mom to delicious, made-to-order breakfast, brunch or lunch on Mother’s Day and mom will get a FREE box of chocolates!
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Treat Mom to a first-class dining experience at Ruth’s Chris and she will receive a complimentary $25 Ruth’s Chris gift card!
Buca di Beppo
Bring the whole family out to celebrate with a Mother’s Day dinner at Buca for delicious, family-style cuisine in a fun, relaxed atmosphere!
Market Table at The Alexander
Head Market Table at the beautiful new Alexander hotel for Mother’s Day brunch featuring a carving station, sauté station, delicious entrees, homemade desserts and more at $24.95 for adults, $19.95 for seniors, $12.95 for kids 7 to 12 and FREE for kids 6 and younger. Served 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
May 11 – 12; Sat. 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Give the gift of… a gift!
Windsor Jewelry on Monument Circle offers a PANDORA Mother’s Day Bracelet Gift Set featuring a sterling silver bracelet, two “Beloved” clips, one “Mom” charm and another charm of Mom’s choosing for $200.
Many Circle Centre mall retailers will offer Mother’s Day sales from jewelers to clothing stores and more. Get a gift ahead of time or take Mom shopping on her special day!
On Saturday, May 11, buy a gift for Mom at Arts A Poppin on Mass Ave and 10% of the cost will be donated to the IWIN Foundation supporting individualized service and support for women undergoing breast cancer treatment.
So maybe Mom isn’t into the traditional flower bouquet? How about an edible one? Edible Arrangements has a fun variety of edible fruit bouquets and offer FREE delivery on May 8 or 9 for those who order early!