Celebrate the incredible mothers in our lives with unforgettable Mother’s Day experiences right here around Springfield, Missouri. From charming outdoor adventures to indulgent culinary delights, explore our curated list of Mother's Day activities and ideas. For a bigger list of upcoming events, visit our full events calendar here.

Have Brunch

Tea Bar & Bites

Make a toast to mom by having brunch at her favorite spot. Looking for ideas? Check out our 15+ Brunch Spots Around Springfield blog post for suggestions.

Make A Candle at Heirloom Candle Bar

Heirloom Candle Bar is a great way to spend Mother’s Day afternoon or evening. Create your own candle by picking out your own container, scents, and toppers. You can pick your candle up as early as the same day.

Address: 400 W. Walnut St., Springfield

Have Tea at a Tea Room

Ms. Gilmore's

Enjoy a quaint Mother’s Day by having tea at a local tea room. Check out our Tea Shops to Try Around Springfield for suggestions of places to visit.

Wine and Paint at Painting With a Twist

Learn how to paint a masterpiece while sipping on a glass of wine at Painting With A Twist. The shop’s artists will guide you step-by-step on how to create that day’s workshop piece. Take it home with you after it dries!

Address: 3444 S. Campbell Ave. Suite G, Springfield

Have a Picnic

Nathanael/Greene Close Memorial Park

Springfield is home to some of the most beautiful scenery and parks, the perfect places to set up for the afternoon and have a picnic with mom. Check out our list of 15+ Picnic Spots Around Springfield for inspiration on where to go.

Make a Craft at AR Workshop

If you’re looking for something a little different, but still want a hands-on and fun activity, AR Workshop is a great place to check. AR Workshop offers a variety of workshops where you can work on a variety of projects, from such things as woodworking to knitting. 

Address: 1550 E. Battlefield Road Ste N-1, Springfield

Paint Pottery at a local Pottery Shop

For those whose preferred medium is clay, check out pottery shops that let you create your artwork from scratch or paint and decorate an already molded piece. Options include Springfield Pottery, Firehouse Pottery, Artistree Pottery and Creava Studio.

Create a Fused Glass Piece at Creative Escape Glass

creative escape glass

Creative Escape Glass offers a variety of worksop projects all centered around creative use of glass. From windchimes to clocks, there is a glass class for anyone to enjoy and try something new.

Address: 1700 S. Campbell Ave. Suite H, Springfield

Shop Commercial Street

Askinosie Chocolate

Spend the day exploring Historic Commercial Street! Check out all the unique business and foods it has to offer, all while taking in all the cool artwork and the historic buildings.

Shop Downtown and Battlefield Mall

Downtown has a little bit of everything! Spend the day shopping, eating, and taking part in all the cool businesses and locations that downtown has to offer. Make sure to check out Battlefield Mall and the Brentwood Center across the street.

Ozark Greenways

Hiking at Fellows Lake

Springfield and its surrounding areas have tons of nature and hundreds of miles of trails to offer the outdoor lovers through the Ozark Greenways. There's plenty of places to go no matter what activity you’re wanting to do. Kayak down a waterway or find your next trail to hike or bike on!

Mother’s Day Events

Cassidy Station Perfume Making

Perfume Making Class Cassidy Station

If you’re looking for a hands-on activity for Mother’s Day, the perfume-making workshop at Cassidy Station at Estes Farm is a great option. Participants can create their own signature scents and then take them home in a 30ml bottle. Spots are very limited, so be sure to get one (or a few) while you can!

When: 5-8 p.m. May 9, 2024

Where: 5176 N. Fremont Road, Nixa

Finley Farms

Why limit Mother’s Day to just one day? Finley Farms is offering a wide variety of activities to do throughout Mother’s Day weekend. Grab lunch at their amazing buffet, shop, attend a workshop, or attend their Mother’s Day plant sale, all while also enjoying the beautiful properties. 

When: May 10-12, 2024

Where: 802 Finley Farms Lane, Ozark

Pottery at Creava

A great hands-on activity for Mother’s Day is Creava Studio. Creava is offering a pottery class on Mother’s Day where attendees can make their own hand-built trinket dishes. Learn how to decorate and texture them, then pick them up glazed and finished a few weeks later. 

When: 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. May 11, 2024

Where: 1637 E. St Louis St., Springfield

Schofield + Gray

Schofield + Gray Mother's Day Market

Photography courtesy of Schofield + Gray

Schofield + Gray is hosting their annual Mother’s Day Antique and Gift Market. Browse a mix of vintage and antique booths, with a few small businesses mixed in, all while enjoying live music and delicious food. 

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 11, 2024

Where: 353 E. Main St., Fordland

Dickerson Park Zoo

This Mother’s Day, Dickerson Park Zoo is offering free admission for all moms and an early opening for FOZ members. Spend some time outdoors all while also enjoying all the animals and fun exhibits the zoo has to offer. 

When: May 12, 2024

Where: 1401 W. Norton Road, Springfield

Ocean Zen Brunch Buffet

If your Mother’s Day celebration revolves more around food, then Ocean Zen’s Mother’s Day brunch buffet will be right up your alley. Enjoy delicious food and a great atmosphere, while also being able to take a free photo with a provided professional photographer. 

When: 10:30 a.m.- 2 p.m. May 12, 2024

Where: 4117 S. National Ave., Springfield

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