Mother’s Day Around Denver, CO

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Mother’s Day Around Denver, CO

Denver. This major crossroads of the West offers a variety of activities urban and in the great outdoors, owing to its formidable presence in industry and the arts and its proximity to the Rockies. Snowboarding, nature hikes, art exhibitions, concerts, food festivals, and foot races are just some of the activities you can find here around Denver. So whether you’re planning a visit, returning home to see friends and family or a local looking for things to do around home, read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day here around the mile high city. 

Tea at the Molly Brown House Museum

Spoil Mom this Mother’s Day with the joys of tea at the Molly Brown House Museum. This is a great way to unwind and treat Mom with a selection of hot and cold teas, finger foods, sandwiches, sweets, and pastries, all capped off with a special tour of the Molly Brown House Museum. Take the family out to enjoy teatime in one of Denver’s most esteemed and historical corners, and learn about the city and the life of monumental figure Helen Brown Benziger this Mother’s Day with Tea at the Molly Brown House Museum.

Shakespeare in the Spring

The Saturday before Mother’s Day, each year, the city of Denver celebrates the life and works of one of the most celebrated playwrights of the world, William Shakespeare! Here in Cook Park, live performances of Romeo and Juliet and A Midsummer Night’s Dream are sure to captivate and entertain the whole family, accompanied by festival games, arts and crafts and food! This is a completely free event as with the strong sense of community of Denver, and is a great addition to any family outings and Mother’s Day weekend itineraries here, full of sounds, sights, and outdoors in the May sunshine.

Cinco de Mayo Festival

Contrary to the name, the Cinco de Mayo festival here in Denver is celebrated alongside Mother’s Day, and is another memorable sight for visitors to Denver who want to celebrate the holiday in a unique way. Enjoy the celebration of live music, dance, performances, crafts, and foods, and embrace Mexican-American heritage this May. This is also a great place to shop for that special, one-of-a-kind gift for your Mother this Mother’s Day, and is sure to entertain the whole family. 


This being Mother’s Day, we haven’t forgotten brunch! With a wealth of talented chefs, innovative restaurants and upscale hotel kitchens around Denver, there are more than plenty of options for every Mother of every taste palate. Banh and Butter Bakery boasts intricate mille-feuille pastries, cruffins, croissants and savory Banh Mi sandwiches for those Mother’s Day picnics on the go or brunch with coffee, while Cattivella offers a wide selection of hearty Italian-American fare with famously fresh and meticulously selected ingredients. Chez Maggy’s omelets and French cuisine have caused quite the stir, while Corrida offers delicious martinis, lamb sausages, and egg dishes.

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