Moms can enjoy free admission to Harbes Family Farm Barnyard Adventure on Mother's Day. Photo by Jaime Sumersille
Moms can enjoy free admission to Harbes Family Farm Barnyard Adventure on Mother's Day. Photo by Jaime Sumersille

Mother's Day Freebies on Long Island

While moms should be honored every day, they all deserve to be extra spoiled on Mother's Day. And it just so happens, there are a few places on Long Island offering FREE items and/or admission to moms on this special day. Some even extend the courtesy all weekend, from Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 12. 

If you're looking to treat mom to a Mother's Day brunch, check out our roundup of select local restaurants, complete with kid-friendly menus.  Of course, if the outdoors is more mom's thing, check out our roundup of spring fairs and festivals. Either way, pamper mom on her special day. 


Adventureland — Farmingdale
Moms who donate a new toy to Adventureland's Helping Hands Foundation ride for FREE all day.

Barnes & Noble — Carle Place, Manhasset, and Massapequa Park
On Saturday, May 11, kids and moms can enjoy a FREE Mother' s Day themed storytime at these Barnes & Noble locations. Readings begin at 11am.

  • Country Glen Center
    91 Old Country Road, Carle Place
  • Sunrise Promenade
    5224 Sunrise Highway, Massapequa Park
  • Manhasset
    1542 Northern Boulevard, Manhasset

Long Island Children's Museum — Garden City
On Saturday, May 11, kids can create a colorful jewelry box for FREE at the Long Island Children's Museum.

Saint Honore Pastry Shop or Schmear Bakery & Market — Port Washington
Shop in Port Washington for mom, grandma, auntie and others and then present a receipt to receive a FREE cupcake at these two participating locations.

TCBY — Lynbrook, Garden City, Plainview and East Northport
This year on Mother's Day, all moms will received their first 6oz free at TCBY locations on Long Island. 

Suffolk County

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium — Cold Spring Harbor
Moms receive FREE admission when accompanied by a paying child to the Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium.

Heckscher Museum of Art — Huntington
Take in more than 2,000 pieces of art at this popular museum, where mom will enjoy FREE admission. Check out the museum's popular exhibition, Long Island's Best: Young Artists, which highlights local students' artwork.

Long Island Museum — Stony Brook
The museum pays tribute to moms by offering FREE admission to all mothers and grandmothers. A leisurely stroll through the beautiful grounds and galleries is a perfect way to spend the day. Don't forget to scope out the magnificent crocheted tree.

White Post Farms — Melville
Moms receive FREE admission when accompanied by a paying child to White Post Farms. Goats, sheep, llamas, and alpacas are available to feed. Don't miss favorites such as the Singing Chicken Show, Animal Jamboree Band, and the old-fashioned train ride. 

East End

Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market — Riverhead
Moms receive a FREE plant from May 6 to 12. Visit the outdoor fun play area for pedal karts, a playground, interaction with baby animals, and more.

Harbes Barnyard Adventure — Mattituck
Moms receive FREE admission to the Barnyard Adventure on Mother's Day weekend. Interact with sheep, pot-bellied pigs, and goats, plus enjoy the Jumbo Jumpers exhibit with inflatable bouncing pillows.

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How appropriate: A mama and baby seal on Mother's Day at the Long Island Aquarium. Photo courtesy of the aquarium

Long Island Aquarium — Riverhead
Moms receive FREE admission to the aquarium with an accompanying paying child. 

Long Island Museum
1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY

Old Westbury Gardens

71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury
, NY

Cold Spring Harbor Fish Hatchery & Aquarium
1660 Route 25A 
Cold Spring Harbor, NY

Heckscher Museum of Art
2 Prime Ave.
Huntington, NY

Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market 
4558 Sound Ave.

Riverhead, NY

Barnes & Noble
91 Old Country Road Country Glen Center
Carle Place
, NY

Barnes & Noble
5224 Sunrise Highway Sunrise Promenade
Massapequa Park, NY

Barnes & Noble
1542 Northern Blvd
Manhasset, NY

Long Island Children's Museum

11 Davis Ave.
Garden City
, NY

White Post Farms
250 Old Country Rd.
Melville, NY 11747

Phillips Plaza TCBY
653 Sunrise Highway
Lynbrook, NY 11563
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