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Mother's Day Events, Gift Ideas, & Things to Do

Celebrate Mom with these fun events and things to do in Scranton and throughout all of Lackawanna County! Enjoy a delicious Mother's Day brunch or breakfast at one of our area's restaurants, relax with a glass of wine, pamper mom with a day at the spa, find the perfect gift or bouquet of flowers, and get creative at a paint and sip. Spend quality time and show love to the mother figure in your life with these Mother's Day ideas, things to do, and events!





– 2024 –


We've compiled some fresh and fun ideas to help you spoil your mom this Mother's Day.


#1. Mother's Day Brunches, Breakfasts, & Tea Parties

Treat Mom to a relaxing meal and let our area's restaurants do the cooking for you! Below are some popular brunch, breakfast, and tea party events and locations to spoil her on her big day.

🍽 May 7 | Mother's Day Celebration
🫖 May 11 | Mother's Day Princess Tea Party
🫖 May 11 | Mother's Day Tea at The Regina House
🫖 May 11 | Mother's Day Tea Party
🫖 May 11 | Tea With Mom
🍽 May 12 | Hotel Anthracite Mother's Day Brunch
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day at Bar Pazzo
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day Breakfast at the Newton Ransom Volunteer Fire Company
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day Brunch
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day Brunch at Bailey's
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day Brunch at the Colonnade
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day Brunch at Coopers
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day Brunch at The Hilton
🍽 May 12 | Mother's Day Brunch at The Radisson



#2. Flowers & Gardening Projects

Show appreciation to Mom with a freshly-picked bouquet of flowers! Check out these spots in Lackawanna County to find the perfect set of flowers.

🌷 May 5 | Brews & Buds
🌷 May 11 | Mother's Day Original Pots and Flower Sale
🌷 May 12 | Circle Drive-In Flea Fair & Farmers Market



#3. Spend Quality Time Together

Whether an afternoon of excitement at Lahey Family Fun Park, a relaxing movie night at the Circle Drive-In, or anything in between, there are attractions in and around Scranton for all moms of all ages to enjoy!

⚾️ May 7-12 | SWB RailRiders vs. Rochester Red Wings
🎠 May 8-11 | Sherwood Park Carnival
🚃 May 9-11 | Electric City Trolley Excursions
⛏ May 10-12 | Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
🏍 May 11 | Mamas & Mimosas



#4. Shop the Perfect Gift

Explore Lackawanna County's unique boutiques and jewelry stores to find personalized Mother's Day gifts for Mom! Our area's shops & malls and attractions offer products and gift cards that are unique and perfect, just like the mothers in your life.

🎁 Mother's Day Events at Noteology
🎁 Amendolaro
🎁 The Wonderstone Gallery
🎁 On&On



#5. Wine Tasting

Help Mom relax and unwind with a glass of wine! Take Mom on a delicious wine-tasting experience at the Spring Wine Festival at Montage Mountain or on a tour of the local wineries on the Lackawanna County Wine Trail.

🍷 May 11 | Montage Mountain Spring Wine Festival
🍷 Lackawanna County Wine Trail



#6. Pamper & Relax

Treat Mom to a day at the spa or an afternoon of yoga! From mindfulness and meditation to energizing escapes and everything in between, our area's spas, salons, massage therapy, and nutrition centers are the perfect spots to pamper your Mother!

🧘‍♀️ May 11 | Nearme Yoga Mother's Day Tea Party
🧘‍♀️ May 12 | Mother's Day Spa Kit Workshop
🧘‍♀️ May 12 | Mother's Day Massage, Mimosa, & Brunch



#7. Arts & Crafts

Get imaginative! Spend time with Mom and create a masterpiece through plenty of mediums and Paint & Sips to commemorate your loving relationship.

🎨 May 4 | Pottery Experience With Mom
🎨 May 6 | Diamond Art: Butterfly Coasters
🎨 May 10 | Kids Night Out With Adults
🎨 May 11 | Make Your Own Pottery at Breaker Brewing Outpost
🎨 May 11 | Mother's Day Preschool Picasso: Flamingos
🎨 May 11 | Mother's Day Tea Party at Spirited Art



#8. Laugh Together

Spend the evening laughing with Mom! Celebrate your Mother and the important women in your life all while enjoying a night of hilarious comics.

🎤 May 23 | Zane Lamprey Stand-Up Comedy Show
🎤 May 25 | Cash Cab's Ben Bailey Comedy Show




#9. Live Music

Enjoy an entertaining night of live music! Grab some food and spend quality time with Mom and bond over your shared love of music.

🎶 May 10 | Marty & Tat Live
🎶 May 10 | The 335 Live at The Windsor Inn
🎶 May 10 | The Boock and Burke Duo Live at Summit Cigar Lounge
🎶 May 11 | A Zeppelin Thing Live at AJ's
🎶 May 11 | Jeremy Burke Live at Groove Brewing
🎶 May 11 | Ken Norton Live at the Union Craft House



#10. For the Adventurer

Spend time together in the beautiful springtime weather! Take a hike to check out our area's picturesque landscapes and vistas, take part in a run/walk event, and enjoy the sunshine in one of Lackawanna County's parks.

🏃‍♀️ May 11 | Waverly Waddle 5K Run/Walk
🏃‍♀️ Lackawanna River Heritage Trail




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