Mother’s Day Activities in Springfield, MO

Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day with yummy brunches, family-friendly activities and free admission to her favorite places.

By Caiti Sloman

Apr 24 2019 at 2:50 p.m.

Things to do for Mother's Day in Springfield, MO
Photo courtesy ShutterstockMake your Mother's Day brunch reservations today.


Cafe Cusco and VanGogh's Eeterie
Cafe Cusco Reservations: (417) 868-8088
VanGogh's Eeeterie Reservations: (417) 344-0085
The first 100 Moms to make a reservation and dine at either restaurant on Mother's Day will receive a gift bag with a flowering tea bud and coupons for Cafe Cusco, Chabom Tea + Spices and VanGogh's Eeterie. 

Tea Bar & Bites Bakery and Café
May 12, 10 AM–2 PM
Reservations: (417) 866-7500
On Mother’s Day, the menu consists of fresh fruits, egg frittatas, honey-baked ham, waffles, a bagel bar, muffins, yogurt bar, breakfast tacos and beverages. Brunch will be served in waves and while reservations are not required, seating is limited.

Level 2 Steakhouse
May 12, 10 AM–3 PM
Reservations: (417) 243-3433
Spoil Mom with a delicious spread of seafood, salads, various entrees, breakfast, sides and desserts. This brunch is $48 for adults or $58 with wine and cocktails, $25 for children 5 to 12 years old and free for children under 5.

The Order
May 12, 10 AM–3 PM
Reservations: (417) 832-1515
Indulge in sweet and savory dishes including hors d'oeuvres, quiche, omelets, a carving station, sides and desserts at The Order inside Hotel Vandivort. Moms get complimentary bottomless mimosas with their meal. Brunch is $35 per person and children under 8 eat free.

Greek Belly
May 12, 10 AM–4 PM
Reservations: (417) 597-3382
Usually closed on Sunday, Greek Belly celebrates Mother’s Day with a special Greek brunch. The menu includes avgofetes (Greek French toast), strapatsada (scrambled eggs), greek yogurt parfaits, bougatsa (fillo pastries), mimosas and bloody marys.

The Keeter Center
May 12, 10 AM–2 PM
Reservations: fully committed

The Keeter Center invites you to enjoy a full breakfast, hand-cut seasonal fruits, cheeses, made-to-order salads and more. Seats at this year's Mother's Day brunch are all booked, but their special events calendar features upcoming brunches.

Queen City Wine Dive
May 12, 10 AM–4 PM
Reservations: (417) 429-9020
Treat Mom to a brunch buffet at Queen City Wine Dive featuring your favorite breakfast foods plus smoked salmon, cheese and mushroom frittata, Brussels sprouts and more. There will be bloody mary and mimosa specials all day and Mom gets a free mimosa!

Gilardi’s Ristorante
May 12, 11 AM–2 PM
Reservations: (417) 862-6400
Celebrate Mom with authentic Italian cuisine. This a la carte brunch includes tasty appetizers, salads, soups and a variety of entrees. Mom receives a complimentary mimosa with her meal.

Ocean Zen
May 12, 11 AM–3 PM
Reservations: (417) 889-9596
Take the family to Ocean Zen for a brunch buffet. You’ll even get complimentary photos taken with your family. Pricing is $29.95 for adults, $8.95 for kids ages 6 to 11, and free for those 5 and under.

Dirty Dancing at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema
May 12, noon–2 PM
Enjoy a themed brunch including wine pairings while watching Dirty Dancing starring Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey and Jerry Orbach. This showing is limited to 18+ but children over the age of six are welcome with guardians.

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Mother's Day Activities in Springfield, MO
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Moms, Make-overs and Milkshakes
May 5, 1 PM–5 PM
Black Sheep Burgers & Shakes in Chesterfield is partnering with local businesses, including Sarah'ndipity Designs, Bree's Little Closet, Kathryn Ballard Beauty and Hickory Lane Plants. Enjoy shopping, pampering and milkshakes!

Pints & Pies Pre-Mothers Day Celebration
May 9, 6 PM–8 PM
Head to Tie & Timber Beer Co for three pie and beer pairings that have been taste tested by Jennifer Leonard, executive brewer and Eleanor Taylor, founder/baker of Prairie Pie. Ozark Mountain Flower Truck will also be on site. Tickets are not required, but RSVP on Facebook is appreciated.

Harem & Co
May 10, 3 PM–5 PM
Honor Mom with at Harem & Co's High Tea Party. Celebrate with tea and light bites. Mothers will receive one 'Buy One Get One for $1.00' to use on in store merchandise. RSVP on Facebook.

Horseback Riding & Winery
May 12, 9 AM–3:30 PM
Inexperienced riders and adventurers partake in an hour-long horseback ride with 37 North Expeditions featuring views of the Ozarks and spring flowers. The ride is followed by a wine tasting at Bear Creek Winery. Enjoy red and white wines along with tasty food pairings and live music.


Dickerson Park Zoo
May 12, 9 AM–5 PM
Lions and tigers, and bears, oh my! Moms receive free admission all day at Dickerson Park Zoo. Explore the different exhibits and learn about animals from around the world. See if you can catch a glimpse of one of the zoo’s newest babies, a ring-tailed lemur with Mom, Edelweiss.

Mother’s Day Momosas
May 12, noon–7 PM
Head to Great Escape Beer Works and start the day with a yoga session before trying its new beer, the saison. Mix it with your choice of orange, cranberry or pineapple juice. Momosas are only $5 all day! Then, enjoy music by Bryan Copeland from 3 to 6 p.m.

Pick Your Project Workshop
May 12, 2–4 PM
Choose from more than a dozen projects and spend Mother’s Day painting something new at RSVPaint in Springfield or Joplin. Bring your own beer or wine, and get creative. Experts guide your project but you can make it your own with color choices. 

The Secret Garden at Springfield Little Theatre
May 12, 2–4 PM
Take Mom to the May 12 matinee of The Secret Garden. With the Mother’s Day package, she receives a flower at her seat and two complimentary drinks during intermission. To purchase, call the Springfield Little Theatre box office at (417) 869-1334.

Springfield Cardinals Game
May 12, 4:10 PM
The Cardinals host the Northwest Arkansas Naturals at Hammons Field. Kids receive free ice cream sandwiches before the game and can run the bases after. Gates open at 3:10 p.m. and first pitch is at 4:10 p.m.

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