31 Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day In New Jersey 2024


Make special Mother’s Day memories at these fun family events sure to make any mom feel loved and appreciated. Enjoy a casual family-style meal with delicious farm-to-table food and a special keepsake craft at the Farm To Table Mother’s Day Brunch in Chester, stroll through Sayen Park Botanical Gardens, and take in the beauty of blooming azalea shrubs at the Annual Azaalea Festival in Hamilton or celebrate mom at the races for Monmouth Park Racetrack Mother’s Day in Oceanport. And if you’re looking for more ideas, don’t miss our NJMOM Spring Bucket List. (featured photo credit: istock/Maryna Andriichenko)


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Mother’s Day Bloom Weekend at Renault Winery & Resort
Spend Mother’s Day weekend at Renault Winery at their Bloom Market and Brunch. Shop for handcrafted gifts at their Makers Market, where local artisans showcase everything from handmade jewelry to home decor. Then indulge in a special Mother’s Day Brunch in a beautifully decorated ballroom with delicious food, including carving stations, seafood, and specialty cocktails, while enjoying quality time with family and friends. 
Renault Winery & Resort, 72 Bremen Ave. Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215

North Jersey 

DIY Mother’s Day Gift Making Workshop
May 6-8, times vary
Do the kids want to make something special for Mom? At Abma’s Farm, children can create a custom gift for a mom, grandma, or any special caregiver in their life. The gift includes a terracotta pot, soil, a live annual flower, and a Mother’s Day novelty pick. Children must be accompanied by an adult to participate. 
Cost: $19.99 per gift
Abma’s Farm, 700 Lawlins Road, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Kymer’s Camping Resort Mother’s Day Weekend
May 10-12
Celebrate Mom at the campground with a special Evening for Mom’s event and a Sunday Pancake Breakfast. Arts and crafts are available too.
Cost: Depends on package
69 Kymer Road, Branchville, NJ 07826

Farm To Table Mother’s Day Brunch
May 11-12
Mother’s Day weekend will be full of special events, including a tasty Mother’s Day Brunch with the whole family. The Tomasello Winery Outdoor Patio will be open for tasting and purchases; there will be live music and entertainment. There are add-on activities for the kids, including a pony ride, wagon train ride, and bounce house.
Cost: Starting at $259.99 for a table of 4
Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Mother’s Day Mommy and Me Events at Rewax & Unwine
May 11-12 at various times
It’s Mother’s Day at this DIY candle workshop, where you can attend events like a Tea Party, Charcuterie Brunch, Chair Massages, Mom’s Night Out, or Mommy and Me Candle Making.
Cost: Prices vary per event
Rewax & Unwine 2 Division Street, Jersey City, NJ 07302


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Mother’s Day at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk 
Celebrate Mother’s Day this year at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach. Moms receive FREE admission to the following attractions on the boardwalk with a paid child admission – Rides, Aquarium, Mini Golf, Fun House, and Adventure Lookout Ropes Course during open hours on Sunday, May 12th. This event is weather permitting and please note opening hours vary by attraction. 
300 Ocean Avenue, Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742

Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise
May 12
Take Mom on a scenic brunch cruise with a brunch buffet with breakfast, salads, chicken, fish, beef, pasta, and international desserts. There will also be a DJ at this event.
Cost: $67.95 for adults and $50.96 for children
401 Riverview Drive, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861

Mother’s Day Brunch at Brook Hollow Winery
May 12
Try delicious selections with the special women in your life at Brook Hollow Winery Mother’s Day Brunch. Enjoy live music, complimentary flowers to all mothers, an open all-you-can-eat buffet, and a Build-Your-Own Sangria Bar.
Cost: $10-$35
Brook Hollow Winery, 594 NJ-94, Columbia, NJ 07832

Mother’s Day Extravaganza 2024
May 12
Dress to Impress for this Mother’s Day extravaganza featuring a gourmet luncheon, live music concert, and festive activities. Lunch will be served at 1 PM sharp.
Cost: $80
Galloping Hill Inn, 325 Chestnut Street, Union, NJ 07083

New Jersey Mother’s Day Signature Brunch Cruise
May 12
Create beautiful family memories on this New Jersey Mother’s Day Cruise. Sail on the Hudson and East Rivers while you enjoy a signature holiday buffet, classic cocktails, and incredible views of New Jersey and New York.
Cost: $75.92 and up
1500 Harbor Blvd, Weehawken, NJ 07086

The Westwood Mother’s Day Luncheon
May 12
Enjoy a luncheon along with live music and an open dance floor. 
Cost: $35 and up
438 North Avenue, Cynthia Rose Room, Garwood, NJ 07027


Mother's Day Glassroots

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Glassblowing at GlassRoots Art Center 
GlassRoots: Newark Glass Art Center, is thrilled to bring back our popular Mother’s Day glassblowing classes this spring. Learn how to blow glass with one of our experienced Teaching Artists and celebrate the mother in your life in a truly unique way: create an original glass art Mother’s Day gift or join mom in our magical Hot Shop to escape the hustle and bustle while learning how to shape molten glass into hearts, flowers and more. Sign up for an hour-long class on Saturday, May 11 between 5 PM – 8 PM ($65 each participant). Or, treat mom to an afternoon of glassblowing and brunch on Sunday, May 12 at 9:30 AM or 12:30 PM ($70 each participant). Space is limited. Register now while spots are still available to experience the thrill of the Hot Shop with mom. 
10 Bleeker Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Central Jersey

Mother’s Day Victorian Tea
Every Weekend in May
Celebrate Mom in the month of May with a Mommy and Me Tea Party on May 8, Mother’s Day Breakfast or Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea or stay for the Mother’s Day Steak and Salmon Dinner all on May 12, Or visit for the Mother”s Day Victorian Tea every weekend in May. Reservations are recommended.
Cost: prices vary
Mathis House, 600 Main St, Toms River, NJ 08753

Mother’s Day Fest at Oak Hill Farms
May 5
The whole family can enjoy a festival at Oak Hill Farms, which features face painting, live music, a Bloom Bar, cotton candy, permanent jewelry, gifts, raffles, and lots of vendors.
Cost: Prices vary
177 Stillwell Road, Holmdel, New Jersey, 07733

Annual Azalea Festival
May 11
The Annual Azalea Festival is back again. Spend the day among the bright blooms, where there will be local craft vendors, music, and food. Moms can receive free family portraits from 10 AM to 4 PM. The rain date will be May 12.
Cost: Free
Sayen Gardens, 155 Hughes Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08690

Asbury Park Spring Bazaar
May 11-12
There is no better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than with a little shopping—Mother’s Day weekend will feature makers, local vendors, arts and crafts, and music experiences in both locations. There will be Mother’s Day photos and photo stations, fresh flower bouquets, and kids’ activities.
Cost: Free
Grand Arcade at Asbury Park Convention Hall, Grand Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712 (Sat. & Sun.)
Asbury Hotel, 210 5th Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ 07712 (Sun.)

Chauncey Mother’s Day Brunch
May 12
This lavish brunch buffet is the perfect way to show Mom how much she is appreciated. Seating times are at 11 AM and 1 PM.
Cost: $19.95 – $49
Chauncey Hotel & Conference Center, 1 Chauncey Road, Princeton, NJ 08541

Hopewell Valley Vineyards – Mother’s Day Brunch
May 12
Ricotta pancakes, breakfast brick-oven pizza, and baked goods are on the menu for Mom this Mother’s Day. Come for the brunch and stay for the wine.
Cost: $46.74
Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, NJ 0853

Monmouth Park Racetrack Mother’s Day
May 12
The tradition continues with free admission to the track for all women and includes giveaways. Live racing begins at 12:50 PM, and there will be free Family Fun Day activities, including clowns, face painters, pony rides, and a bounce house in the picnic area.
Cost: Free for moms and $6, children under 12 are free
175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport, NJ 07757

Mother’s Day Bazaar and Brunch
May 12
Take Mom shopping for the perfect gifts from a curated market of makers from the Jersey Shore and beyond. Kids can make their own crafts, stop by for a selfie at the flower wall, and make a bouquet for Mom. After brunch, the table will have a family-style selection of appetizers, a choice of entrees, and a chef’s selection of desserts. 
Cost: Prices vary for brunch
The Whitechapel Projects, 15 2nd Avenue, Long Branch, NJ 07740

Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner Cruise
May 14 at 4:00 PM
Take a cruise in the calm inland waters of the Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal, and Barnegat Bay. While on the water, enjoy a variety of dinner choices.
Cost: $46 and up
800 Ashley Ave., Brielle, NJ 08730

Mother’s Day Picnic with the Jersey Shore BlueClaws
May 12
Bring mom to the ballpark to celebrate Mother’s Day.  At the May 12 game, all mothers will receive a Mother’s Day keychain and flowers. This offer also includes a 2-hour buffet in their 1B picnic area from 12 PM-2 PM. *This offer expires on Saturday, May 11th at 11:59 PM.
Cost: $30 per ticket
2 Stadium Way, Lakewood, NJ 08701

Mother’s Day Screening – Mamma Mia!
May 12
Come out for this screening of Mamma Mia! at the Princeton Garden Theatre. Experience this unforgettable musical, showcasing the best songs from ABBA, with the special woman in your life.
Cost: General (Garden) $13.50
The Princeton Garden Theatre, 160 Nassau St, Princeton, NJ 08542

Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend at Terhune Orchards
May 12
Create a special Mother’s Day experience at Terhune Orchards. Enjoy the farm store, barnyard, vineyard, and live music.
Cost: Free
Terhune Orchards, 330 Cold Soil Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540


Wild West City Mother's Day Things To Do

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Wild West City
Wild West City is a western theme park located in the scenic Skylands Region of Sussex County, New Jersey. Escape the modern world and step back in time to an interactive Western experience where tales of the Wild West come to life. The adventure begins the moment you enter the town with nonstop Western shows and reenactments all day long. In between the action, visit our historians and craftsmen who offer daily demonstrations, or immerse yourself in the experience of panning for gold at the Mine or roping a steer at the Cowboy Corral. Choose your adventure aboard the stagecoach to get the lay of the land or chug along on a journey aboard the ol’ 97 train through the outskirts of town. Refuel your energy by grabbing a bite to eat at the Golden Nugget Saloon or visiting Pilsner’s Candy Shoppe for an old fashion soda float. Discover the Wild West in every season at Wild West City.
50 Lackawanna Drive, Stanhope, NJ 07874

South Jersey

Iacona Diamond Beach Mother’s Day Brunch
May 12
Enjoy brunch with a view at the Coastal Blue Oceanside Bar & Grill. The menu features breakfast favorites, an Omelet Station, a Prime Rib Carving Station, Mini Crab Cakes, a Mashed Potato Bar, and a Dessert Table.
Cost: $18-$55
9701 Atlantic Ave., Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260

Mother’s Day Music Festival
May 11
Treat mom with the gift of music this Mother’s Day. Kem, Dru Hill, SWV, and Silk will perform steps away from the beach.
Cost: $60 and up
Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

Mother’s Day Weekend Arts Retreat at Appel Farm
May 11-12
Spend Mother’s Day Weekend at an overnight at Appel Farm. This two-day experience includes art workshops, Saturday lunch and dinner, a campfire and special snack, late-night fun time, early morning activities, and a special Mother’s Day Brunch. All activities are geared toward ages 5 and up.
Cost: $110 for adult/child day pass and up
Appel Farm Arts & Music Center, 457 Shirley Rd, Elmer, NJ 08318

Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet at Tomasello Winery
May 12
Make those Mother’s Day reservations for a Grand Brunch Buffet at Tomasello Winery. Sample the carving station, try the Bananas Foster French Toast, or indulge in the Chocolate Mousse Shooters for dessert.
Cost: $49.95 for adults and $19.95 for children 12 and under
225 North White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Mother’s Day Brunch at Sweet Water Marina and Riverdeck
May 12
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delicious brunch at Sweet Water Riverdeck. Enjoy everything from classic breakfast favorites to bottomless mimosas. You can sip on mimosas as you take in stunning views of the water and enjoy quality time with your loved ones.
Cost: 0 – $45
Sweetwater Marina and Riverdeck, 2780 7th Avenue, Hammonton, NJ 08037

Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch
May 12
Enjoy a morning filled with live jazz music, food, and musicians. Then, indulge in a brunch with the whole family.
Cost: $49.05 and up
322 High Street, Burlington, NJ 08016

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