30+ Things to Do on Mother's Day 2022 Near Chicago

Treat Mom to Mother's Day Tea at the Chicago Ambassador, photo courtesy of the hotel
Treat Mom to Mother's Day Tea at the Chicago Ambassador, photo courtesy of the hotel

News flash: Moms' favorite activities are not cleaning up and chauffeur duty. For Mother's Day, moms are looking for a break and a chance to do something they enjoy with their kids. So we've put together a list of Mother's Day activities near Chicago that fit the interests of a wide variety of moms. Combine one of these activities with brunch or dinner out and you've got a perfect Mother's Day 2022.

Music-loving moms can hear Beatles covers in Wrigleyville, jazz in the West Loop, country in Berwyn. Run or walk with your athletic mom at 5Ks in Oak Brook, Glenview, or Barrington. Does mom need to relax? There's yoga events in Wheeling and Highland Park. And almost everyone enjoys free frozen yogurt for moms at TCBY locations around the country. 

There are plenty of things to do on Mother's Day near Chicago to celebrate Mom on her special day!

Places featured in this article:


Warrenville Community Building

Glenview Community Church

BMO Harris Bank Barrington

Performance Pavilion at Heritage Park

Bottles & Bottegas Lakeview

Lake Ellyn Park & Boathouse

Tinley Junction Mini Golf and Batting Cages

Hard Rock Cafe Chicago

McCormick & Schmick's Chicago

McCormick & Schmick's Oak Brook

Herrick Lake Forest Preserve

Little Red Schoolhouse Nature Center

Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie

North Branch Trail (south trailhead)

North Park Village Nature Center

Lagunitas Chicago Tap Room

Eris Brewery and Cider House

Mrs. Murphy's Irish Bistro

Two Brothers Roundhouse

Pollyanna Brewing Lemont

Pollyanna Brewing Roselle

Pollyanna Brewing St. Charles
Millennium Park Summer Music Series
Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion - 6:30 PM Pick
Chicago Park District Movies in the Park
Multiple parks citywide - various times Pick
Arlington Heights Movie in the Park
Recreation Park - various times Pick
Free Days at the DuSable Museum of African American History
The DuSable Museum of African American Art - 10:00 AM
GO WITH THE FLOW, YOGA & BEER
Town Square - 7:00 PM
Neighborhood Guides
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