Indulge Mom at these Philly Mother's Day Brunches

Brunch is the classic way to celebrate moms on Mother's Day. The city has so many Mother's Day brunches to choose from, and they often fill up so fast, it can be overwhelming to find a place that will be fun for both mom and kids. There are plenty of spring activities to do with the family, but brunch at one of these great places will leave mom happy, but still be plenty of fun for the little ones. However you decide to spend Mom's special day, purchase tickets or make reservations in advance, because many of these events sell out well before Mother's Day weekend rolls around.

If you're looking for something to do after brunch, check out our event calendar for more great ways to celebrate mom.

Mother’s Day Tea with Betsy Ross- Philadelphia, PA
May 13, 2017
Enjoy tea sandwiches, cookies, pastries, and fine teas in an historic setting with Betsy Ross, herself, as the hostess. During this special after-hours tour of the house, learn about 18th century tea etiquette. This is the perfect way to spend an afternoon for any history-loving mom. Be sure to make reservations as space is limited.

Elmwood Park Zoo Mother’s Day BrunchNorristown, PA
May 13-14, 2017
Visit the zoo for Mother’s Day and enjoy a delicious hot brunch buffet with live music. Kids can make Mother’s Day cards at special card-making stations, and photo stations will be available for family pictures. Admission to the Mother's Day Brunch event also includes a gift for mom. Tickets to the zoo's Mother's Day Brunch are available for either Saturday or Sunday with two seatings each day at 10:30 AM and 12:30 PM.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Sesame Place- Langhorne, PA
May 14, 2017
Sesame Place knows how to treat moms right with a free brunch for mom with purchase of any kid's meal. Mom's Day Brunch is only available at Sesame Place on Sunday this year.

Mother’s Day Express West Chester Railroad- West Chester, PA 
May 14, 2017
Take mom on a 90-minute round-trip train ride from West Chester to Glen Mills. Purchase lunch (or bring your own) and enjoy a meal outdoors in the picnic grove at the historic Glen Mills train station. There are two departure times: 12 PM and 2 PM.

Mother’s Day Brunch in the Square- Philadelphia, PA
May 14, 2017
Visit Franklin Square for Mother’s Day Brunch in the Pavilion. After brunch, kids can make a gift for mom, and the family can enjoy a round of mini-golf. It is important to purchase tickets in advance for one of the four seating times available.

Mother’s Day Brunch at Please Touch Museum- Philadelphia, PA
May 14, 2017
This is event is exclusively for PTM members. Get access to the museum two hours early, and enjoy a brunch buffet featuring pancakes, an omelet station, fresh fruit, and seasonal ingredients. This event will also include special programming, arts and crafts, and more. 

Mother’s Day Tea Ceremony at Shofuso Japanese House and Garden- Philadelphia, PA
May 14, 2017
Visit the exquisite grounds of the Shofuso Japanese House and Garden and soak in the beauty at this special Mother’s Day Tea Ceremony. Guests will enjoy a history and demonstration of a traditional tea ceremony as well as seasonal sweets and a bowl of matcha (green tea).

Photo courtesy of Betsy Ross House.


Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd.
Norristown, PA 19401

Franklin Square
200 6th St
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Sesame Place
100 Sesame Rd.
Langhorne, PA 19047

West Chester Railroad
230 East Market St.
West Chester , PA 19382

Betsy Ross House
239 Arch St.
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic
Philadelphia, PA 19131

Shofuso Japanese House and Garden
Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr
Philadelphia, 19131
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