Mother’s Day Around Houston, TX
Houston. This Texas giant exemplifies the state’s reputation in all of its endeavors and activities, from manufacturing to sport, energy, healthcare, music, and aeronautics. Indeed, the saying “everything is bigger in Texas” also applies to its events, and there are plenty here year round! So for the visitor, returnee and local alike, read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day here around Space City.
Dining around Houston
With a wealth of talented chefs, upscale hotel kitchens, and esteemed restaurants, Houston is a city that leaves every visitor of every palate spoiled for options. If you’ll be forgoing breakfast-in-bed for brunch, tea, or dinner out on the town to spoil Mom this Mother’s Day, Houston is the city to do so. Pondicheri is a glamourous Indian-American establishment boasting picturesque dishes that look as nice as they taste, from creations such as Lobster Biryani to five-spice egg qofte curries, as well as the pastry bakery to take home. Bloom and Bee offers an indulgent three-course brunch with great views serving Praline Paris Brest, grilled Alaskan salmon, or vegetable wellington, and Mom will delight in the oysters on the half shell and blue crab beignets and mimosas at B.B. Lemon.
Houston Botanic Garden’s Mother’s Day Blues Party
Enjoy the music of Annika Chambers and Paul DesLauriers at the Mother’s Day Blues Party, where the whole family can enjoy live music, drink, food, and of course, the gorgeous May scenery of the Houston Botanic Garden. This is a great Mother’s Day getaway for the whole family to enjoy, and is a great photo opportunity and addition to any May travel itinerary here in Houston.
Heights Mercantile Mother’s Day Market
The Saturday before Mother’s Day, get the shopping done early at Heights Mercantile Mother’s Market. This is a collection of pop up shops and vendors showcasing the best in small business, independent artists, creativity, homemade wares and crafts of the Houston community. Here, visitors can pick up a truly one-of-a-kind gift for their Mother right in time for the holidays. Or alternatively, take Mom and the family out to the market to browse themselves!
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
This opulent Southern estate showcases a number of American arts and paintings, and its Texas charm and surrounding gardens make for plenty of great photo opportunities. Here, visitors can get lost in rows of immaculately maintained and colorful flower beds, fountains, and the regal front lawn of the Bayou Bend. Whether as a casual affair or dressed to the nines, all visitors will delight in the beauty of this estate. Tour this esteemed Houston local with free admission for all moms, complimentary cookies and lemonade and live performance by harpist Hope Cowan, and enjoy the May sunshine and full bloom here at the Bayou Bend.
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