Akron, Ohio Area Mother’s Day 2016 Brunches, Events, and Activities

Akron, Ohio Area Mothers Day 2017 Brunches, Events, and Activities

Check out our Mother’s Day Listing for 2017 here!

Mother’s Day is this Sunday, May 8, 2016.  Show mom how much you appreciate her this year by spending time with her at one of these Mothers Day Brunches, Events, and Activities in Akron, Ohio Area. Be sure to pick out a few options for your kids and husband to surprise you with too!

Celebrate Mom on the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad  (May 6 and 8, 2016)

The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad has a Mother’s Day Brunch every year and it sells out quick! It is already sold out, however there are many scenic tours through the Cuyahoga Valley that would be treat for you, your mom, grandma and the whole family Friday, May 6 – Sunday, May 8th.

If you really want to take mom for a meal on the train, there are a few times available on Saturday for Breakfast and Brunch Along the Cuyahoga too at 9am, 10:50am, and lunch at 12:55pm. Read my CVSR brunch review for a taste of what it is like.

Reservations required. Register online Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad


Lowe’s Home Improvement FREE Build and Grow Clinic (May 5, 2016)

Your child can build a Mother’s Day Planter for Mom or Grandma at Lowe’s for FREE. It doubles as the perfect gift from kids too!

Register online to save your child a spot. www.lowes.com (look for the projects tab, then enter the children’s corner and click on “free clinics.”

Price: FREE

Starts at 7pm.

Locations nearby in Akron, Fairlawn, and Stow, OH

FREE Cake and Cake Decorating Event for Mother’s Day at all Acme locations in NE Ohio (May 7, 2016)

Decorate a FREE heart-shaped cake at all Acme locations on Saturday, May 7th from 10 am – 2 pm. Expert cake decorators will be on hand to help kids decorate their own cake with tons of icing colors, sprinkles, and toppings. Moms even receive a FREE carnation for attending. Don’t forget to check out the Acme floral department for other Mothers’ Day gifts. One cake per family, for kids 12 and under.

FREE Admission for Moms at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens (May 8, 2016)

Moms get in FREE on Mother’s Day at Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10 am – 6 pm (last entry at 4:30pm). Enjoy a special day with your friends and family including a self-guided tour of the Manor House, the Corbin Conservatory, the Gate Lodge, Playgarden (sure to be a hit for kids!), and stroll the historic gardens and grounds.

Don’t forget to visit Molly’s Shop for a “Mom-friendly” gifts and more to show mom how much you appreciate her. Relax with snacks and drinks in the Courtyard or in Molly’s Cafe.

Moms: FREE
Members: Free
Self-Guided Tour Non-Member Adult: $15
Self-Guided Tour Non-Member Youth 6-17 yrs: $6

Stan Hywet Hall and Gardens
714 North Portage Path
Akron, OH 44303-1399

1/2 Off Admission for Moms at Akron Zoo (May 8, 2016)

Moms and Grandmas get 1/2 Off admission at the Akron Zoo on Sunday, May 8, 2016from 10 am- 5pm.


$12 non-members
$9 kids
Mothers receive 50% off admission
members free
$3 non-member parking

Akron Zoo
500 Edgewood Ave.
Akron, OH 44307

FREE Admission for Moms to Laser Quest on Mother’s Day (May 8, 2016)

The family that plays together — has FUN together!! Mom or Dad get in FREE at Laser Quest on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2016 with the purchase of 1 additional paid admission. Plus, mom will be entered into a raffle for one free game of Laser Quest and one free round of Key Quest for a family of four!

Laser Quest
80 Brookmont Road
Akron, OH 44333
(330) 666-6966

Mother’s Day 5K at Metro Parks (May 8, 2016)

Run with or in celebration of Mom during the annual Mother’s Day 5K, a fundraiser / “friendrasier” to benefit the Metro Parks Foundation. Jogging strollers are welcome. Pet spectators are welcome, but not allowed on the course. Advance registration is $20/adult, ages 15 and older. Runners 14 and under are FREE, but they must register.

Run with or in celebration of your mom at the Mother’s Day 5K  on Sunday, May 8, 2016 with race starting at 8am.  $30 per person, under 14 free. Pre-race packet pickup is required on Saturday, May 7th at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm from noon – 4pm.

Must Register by calling 330-865-8065

Munroe Falls Lake Area Park
521 S. River Rd.
Munroe Falls, OH


Mother’s Day Tea & Program at Hower House (May 7, 2016)

Enjoy an Mother’s Day Tea with mom and grandma at Hower House on Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 11am – 1 pm.  Enjoy delicious tea, savories, sweets, a program, walk-through tour, and shopping at Cellar Door Store.

Reservations required, $32 adults, $22 children ages 8-12.

Hower House at The University of Akron
60 Fir Hill
Akron, OH 44325

Mother’s Day Brunch at Hudson’s Restaurant (May 8, 2016)

Treat your mom to the Mother’s Day Brunch at both Hudson’s Restaurants in Hudson, Ohio. Order your favorites from this special Mother’s Day menu. Reservations are recommended. Brunch 8am-3pm, Dinner 4pm-8pm

Hudson’s Restaurant
80 North Main St
Hudson, OH

Mother’s Day Brunch at Mustard Seed Market Restaurant (May 8, 2016)

Treat mom to Mustard Seed Market Mother’s Day Brunch on Mother’s Day, May 8, 2016 from 10:30 am – 3 pm.  Reservations required. Please call 330.666.7333.

Adults: $25.99
Kids 3-12 – $12.99

Mustard Seed Market Restaurant
3885 W. Market St.
Akron, OH 44333

Mother’s Day Menu at Papa Joe’s Italian Restaurant (May 8, 2016)

A special menu is planned at Papa Joes’s Italian Restaurant on Sunday, May 8, 2016 12 – 8 pm including turkey, ham, and lamb entrees.

Pricing Entrées starting at $16.99 for adults with the average price around $20 and $5.99 for children.

Papa Joe’s Italian Restaurant
1561 Akron Peninsula Rd
Akron, OH 44313

Mother’s Day Brunch & Free Gift Card for Moms at Fleming’s (May 8, 2016)

Treat mom to the Mother’s Day Brunch at Fleming’s  on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10 am – 3 pm. Enjoy an exceptional brunch menu or the regular dining menu. When you have Mother’s Day brunch at Fleming’s you will receive a $25 dining card to use on a future visit too!

Reservations are strongly recommended for Mother’s Day.

$39.95 Adults for brunch – regular menu also available
$18.95 Kids

4000 Medina Road
Akron, OH 44333

Mother’s Day  Brunch at Ken Stewart’s Grille (May 8, 2016)

Enjoy Ken’s favorite dinner entrees and traditional brunch items at Ken Stewart’s Grille on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 12pm – 5pm.  Make reservations by calling 330-867-2555

Ken Stewart’s Grille
1970 W. Market St.
Akron, OH 44313

Cathedral Buffet Mother’s Day (May 8, 2016)

Give mom an all-you-can-eat Southern style cooking at the Cathedral Buffet on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 11 am – 6 pm. No reservations necessary and groups are welcome.

Adults: $11.99
Children Prices Available
Beverages Included

Cathedral Buffet
2690 State Road
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

Mother’s Day Brunch at The  Tangier (May 8, 2016)

Treat mom to a premium brunch buffet for Mother’s Day at The Tangier on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10:30 am – 4 pm. Breakfast portion end at 2pm.

Price: Adults $24.95, Children 12 and under $12.95

Call 330-376-7171 for reservations.

The Tangier
532 W. Market Street
Akron, Ohio 44303

Mother’s Day Events Near Summit County

Check out our Mother’s Day Events in Medina, Ohio listing and Youngstown, Ohio listing.

Below are a few of our favorite Mother’s Day events outside of Summit County!

Mother’s Day Brunch at Galaxy (May 8, 2016)

Treat mom to a special buffet at The Galaxy Restaurant- 10am-3pm or make dinner reservations from 5-10pm.

Price: Adults $27.95, Children 6-12 years $14.95, 5 years and under free.

Call 330-334-3663 to make reservations.

The Galaxy Restaurant
201 Park Centre Drive
Wadsworth, Ohio 44281

FREE Mother’s Day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (May  8, 2016)

Moms get in FREE on Mother’s Day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo on May 8, 2016 from 10 am – 5 pm.

Moms: FREE
Adults 12 + $14.25
Kids 2-11 – $10.25

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109

Happy Mother’s Day from AkronOhioMoms.com!

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