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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!





– 2023 –


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 6 | Mother's Day Tea Party
🍽 May 13 | Mother's Day Fairytale Brunch at The Ritz
🍽 May 14 | Mother's Day Brunch at the Colonnade
🍽 May 14 | Hotel Anthracite Mother's Day Brunch
🍽 May 14 | Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel Mother's Day Brunch
🍽 May 14 | Mother's Day Breakfast at the Newton Ransom Volunteer Fire Company
🍽 May 14 | Mother's Day Mimosas & Massage at Nearme Yoga



#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 4 | Flower Workshop
🌷 May 12-14 | Mother's Day Fundraising Plant Sale
🌷 May 13 | Mother's Day Original Pots and Flower Sale
🌷 May 13 | Mother's Day Blooms Bar
🌷 May 14 | 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 9-14 | SWB RailRiders vs. Omaha Storm Chasers
🚃 May 11-14 | Electric City Trolley Excursions
🚂 May 11-14 | Scranton Limited and/or Caboose Experience Train Rides
⛏ May 12-14 | Lackawanna Coal Mine Tour
🏍 May 13 | Mamas & Mimosas
🪓 May 14 | Mother's Day at Electric City Axe Throwing



#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
🎁 Designs by Olivia Grey
🎁 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.



#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 | Restorative Yoga
🧘‍♀️ May 12 | Grateful Yoga Flow & Tea
🧘‍♀️ May 12 | Happy Hour Tarot & Yoga With Brittany
🧘‍♀️ May 13 | Nearme Yoga Mother's Day Tea Party
🧘‍♀️ May 14 | Mother's Day Mimosas & Massage



#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 11 | Paint Your Own Pottery Terracotta Salsa Bowl
🎨 May 12 | Kids Night Out... And Adults Too! Sunflowers
🎨 May 13 | Bring Mom on a Date
🎨 May 14 | Paint Your Own Pottery Beer Stein
🎨 May 14 | Kids Class - Koalas & Kupcakes



#8. Laugh Together

Spend the evening laughing with Mom! Enjoy a night of hilarious comics during Mother's Day Weekend at the Scranton Comedy Club and the Keystone Stage!

🎤 May 13 | Scranton Comedy Club Show
🎤 May 13 | Mother's Day Dinner and 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 12 | The Fabulous 45s Live at the Villa Maria
🎶 May 12 | The Boock and Burke Duo Live at the Farr Street Tavern
🎶 May 13 | Skin-N-Bones at Finnegan's
🎶 May 13 | The Maguas, Driveways, & More at the V-Spot




#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 13 | Healing Heroes 7K Trail Run
🏃‍♀️ May 13 | Waverly Waddle 5K Run/Walk
🏃‍♀️ Lackawanna River Heritage Trail




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