It’s time to celebrate that special mom in your life with events for Mother’s Day in NJ. Make candles with mom at the Mother’s Day Mommy and Me events at Rewax & Unwine in Jersey City, sample wine and charcuterie at one of 50 wineries from Sussex County to Cape May at the Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend, 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)
Holland Ridge Farms U-Pick Tulips Last Day
May 1 at 9 am
It’s the last day to pick tulips, taste Dutch delights, and pose for colorful floral photos at Holland Ridge Farms, and why not celebrate mom at the same time. There will be specialty food trucks, like Cousins Maine Lobster and NYC Mac Truck.
Holland Ridge Farms, 86 Rues Road, Cream Ridge, NJ 08514
Mother’s Day Gift Making Workshop
May 2-3 at 10:30 AM, 3:30 PM, and 4:15 PM
Do the kids want to make something special for mom? At Abma’s Farm, children can create a custom gift for mom, grandma, or any special caregiver in their life. The gift includes a burlap bag (customizable to decorate), soil, a live plant, and a Mother’s Day novelty pick. Adult supervision is required; this is not a drop-off event.
Cost: $16.99 per gift
Abma’s Farm, 700 Lawlins Road, Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Mother’s Day Parent and Me Flower Arrangement Class
May 7 at 9:15 AM
Arrange flowers with your little one with a plastic container, flowers, supplies, and flower arranging tips from the Owner of Dragonfly Flowers. There will also be open play after class and snack and juice boxes for the littles. Cost: $75 for parent and child
Princeton Playspace, 745 Alexander Road, Princeton, NJ 08540
Annual Azalea Festival
May 7 at 10 AM
After 3 years, the Annual Azalea Festival is back. Spend the day among the bright blooms where there will be local craft vendors, food, and gorgeous azalea shrubs. The rain date will be on May 8.
Sayen Gardens, 155 Hughes Drive, Hamilton, NJ 08690
Mother’s Day Music Festival
May 7 at 7 PM
Treat mom with the gift of music this Mother’s Day. Keith Sweat, After 7, Fantasia, Tank, Avant, and Destinee Maree will perform steps away from the beach.
Jim Whalen Boardwalk Hall, 2301 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Mother’s Day Weekend Boat Tours at The Tuckerton Seaport
May 7-8 at 10 AM
The Seaport Captain and Tour guide will take the whole family out for a scenic one-hour tour of the Tuckerton Creek. During the tour, learn all about local women who helped shape Tuckerton’s history. All moms will receive a special gift on board.
Cost: $15 per person, $10 Seaport Member with promo code Member2022
120 W. Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087
Asbury Park Spring Bazaar
May 7-8 at 12 PM
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 flowers bouquets, kids workshops, and face painting.
Whitechapel Projects, 15 2nd Ave., Long Branch, NJ 07740 – (732) 963-9218
Grand Arcade at Asbury Park Convention Hall, Grand Ave., Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Mother’s Day Mommy and Me Events at Rewax & Unwine
May 7-8 at various times
It’s Mother’s Day at this DIY candle workshop, where you can attend events like a tea party, charcuterie brunch, candles and 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
Ocean Place Hilton Mother’s Day Brunch
May 8 at 9 AM
Bakery Baskets, cold delicacies, hot specialities, and a dessert station all for Mother’s Day. There are also complimentary family portraits available with the purchase of a brunch from 10 AM – 1 PM. Reservations are required.
Cost: $65 for adults and $30 for kids
1 Ocean Blvd., Long Branch, NJ 07740
(732) 571-4000 x5796
Farm To Table Mother’s Day Brunch
May 8 at 9 AM, 11 AM, and 1 PM
Take tractor drawn wagon rides around the farm, see friendly farm animals, take a self-guided museum tour, and visit the farm store and try some homemade ice cream. Then sit down for 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 $199.99 for a table of 4
Alstede Farms, 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930
Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise
May 8 at 10 AM
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: $49.95 for adults and $37.46 for children
401 Riverview Drive, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
Mother’s Day Grand Brunch Buffet at Tomasello Winery
May 8 at 10 AM
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: $48.95 for adults and $19.95 for children 12 and under
225 North White Horse Pike, Hammonton, NJ 08037
Mother’s Day Brunch at Laurita
May 8 at 10 AM and 2:30 PM
Sample a chilled display of fresh foods like shrimp cocktail and seasonal fruit and a carving station, entree, children’s choices, omelet station, and a dessert buffet too. Reservations can be made online.
Cost: $58, kids 6-12 $30, kids under 5 are free
85 Archertown Road, New Egypt, NJ 08533
Renault Winery Mother’s Day Brunch
May 8 at 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM, and 3 PM
It’s time for brunch in the renowned Champagne Ballroom with pastries, made-to-order omelets, and carving stations. There are various seating times to choose from.
72 North Bremen Avenue, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
Monmouth Park Racetrack Mother’s Day
May 8 at 11 AM
The tradition continues with free admission to the track for all women, giveaways, and drawings. There will be dining options such as the Lady’s Secret Café, the NEW Summer Wind outdoor dining destination, and the picnic area. The first 1,000 women will receive a free flower. There will also be family-friendly activities and live racing.
Cost: Free for moms and $6, children under 12 are free
175 Oceanport Ave., Oceanport, NJ 07757
Hopewell Valley Vineyards – Mother’s Day Brunch
May 8 at 11 AM
Ricotta pancakes, breakfast pizza, and baked goods are all being served up for mom this Mother’s Day. Come for the brunch and stay for the wine.
Cost: $38.95/adult + gratuity & tax ($46.74 + tax), $13.95/child 10 and under + gratuity & tax ($16.74 + tax), and children under 2 are complimentary
Hopewell Valley Vineyards, 46 Yard Road, Pennington, NJ 08534
Mother’s Day at Casino Pier
May 8 at 12 PM
Moms can ride free on most rides at Casino Pier on Mother’s Day. The mom must be with a paying child and on the same ride.
Cost: Free with paying child
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach, 800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
Mother’s Day Brunch at the Tshikovi Tea House
May 8 at 2 PM
Sample the tea menu and experience unlimited pours at this charming tea house. Add a full brunch menu to your tea party for the quintessential Mother’s Day treat.
74 S. Main Street, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865
Mother’s Day Dinner Cruise
May 8 at 3:30 PM
Take a cruise in the calm inland waters of the Manasquan River, Point Pleasant Canal, and Barnegat Bay. Enjoy a variety of dinner choices while on the water.
Cost: $70 for adults, $35 for ages 4-12, and free for 3 and under
800 Ashley Ave., Brielle, NJ 08730
Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend
May 11-12 at 12 PM
It’s a vintage weekend of enjoyment at vineyards and wineries throughout New Jersey on the Garden State Wine Growers Association’s annual “Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend. There will be tastings, Mother’s Day brunch packages, and live entertainment. There are 50 wineries open in the state from Sussex County to Cape May. Cost: Prices vary
Various locations throughout NJ
Mathis House Mother’s Day Weekends
Weekends in May at 11 AM and 3 PM
Tea service, champagne, live music, and a complimentary flower—what better way to spend Mother’s Day at this historic inn with Victorian charm. Look out for their Mommy and Me tea too.
600 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
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