Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and Downtown Brooklyn is the prime destination for Mother-worthy offerings and activities. We’ve gathered a selection of ways to celebrate this special day with Mom right here in the neighborhood. Keep reading to discover!

Shop at the Spring Makers Show at City Point

The Makers Show, a mixed-use retail market rooted in social justice, returns to City Point BKLYN on Mother’s Day weekend, May 10 through 12! Shop from a variety of local independent BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, and women-owned businesses using sustainable materials. Shop local — shop at The Spring Makers Show.

Photo: Fogo De Chão
Take Mom for dinner at Fogo de Chão

To celebrate Mother’s Day, Fogo de Chão is offering all-day dinner prices, with brunch items available until 2:00 PM. Treat Mom to an afternoon of Brazilian fine dining featuring Fogo’s world-renowned churrasco. Reserve a table now.

Discuss cocktails and bartending at Sunken Sundays

On Mother’s Day, Sunken Harbor Club will proudly host Ivy Mix and Lynette Marrero of Speed Rack, an all-women and femme-focused bartending phenomenon. Join them for a discussion of their new book, A Quick Drink: The Speed Rack Guide to Winning Cocktails for Any Mood, drink cocktails featured in the book, and take home a signed copy! More info and tickets.


The eagerly-anticipated Abolitionist Place park is now open — and just in time for the beautiful spring weather. Take a stroll with Mom to bask in the sights and sounds of Downtown Brooklyn’s newest public space.

See The Clark Sisters at Brooklyn Paramount

On Mother’s Day, woman-focused spotlight movement Femme it Forward presents The Clark Sisters at the newly restored Brooklyn Paramount theater on the intersection of DeKalb and Flatbush Ave. Ext. Get your tickets.

Have Mother’s Day Brunch at As You Are

To celebrate Mother’s Day, As You Are at the Ace Hotel Brooklyn is offering brunch-time favorites, plus a delicious gruyere and spring onion quiche, white asparagus confit special, and a flower pop-up with Floriconvento Flowers. Large parties welcomed. Reservations are encouraged.

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Give Mom the gift of tennis!

Court 16 in Downtown Brooklyn is offering tennis and pickleball deals in honor of Mother’s Day! The package includes a 60-minute private ball machine training session, a 60-minute group class, and more — all at a discounted price. Learn more.

Get arts + craftsy with mom!

On Saturday May 11, head to The Craft Studio Brooklyn at 295 Atlantic Avenue for a fun and engaging arts and crafts session with Mom. Make matching bracelets, keepsake heart boxes, and unforgettable memories. Register now.

Discover additional activities you can engage in for Mother’s Day by perusing our events calendar, or delve into our Shop + Dine directory for more locations to celebrate the occasion.