Mother’s Day Around Kansas City, MO
Kansas City. Make this historic crossroads of music, theater, sport, and gastronomy your Mother’s Day getaway this May, and discover one of the Midwest’s best-kept secrets. With its charming streetcar system, esteemed heritage of historical and innovative architecture, and quietly growing presence in the arts, this is a great option for families who want to enjoy both the amenities of a large city and the peace of a small town, all in a beautifully diverse location.
Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens
One of Kansas City’s most beautiful sights, Mom and the whole family will delight in the intricate and stunning displays of the Overland Park Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, from iris gardens to hickory forests, savannahs, and gardens celebrating the local flora of Missouri. This is a great stop for photography and any Mother’s Day family photoshoots while you’re here in Kansas City, as well as a way to enjoy the May Sunshine.
Taste Bud Kitchen – Tea Party Classes
An immersive and interactive activity, enjoy the fun of taking a cooking class with the whole family as instructed by Taste Bud Kitchen, a great way to make Mom a delicious meal this Mother’s Day without the clean up! This is suitable for just the parents, Mom and Daughter, Mom and Son or the whole family, and is an exciting addition to your Kansas City travel itinerary.
Kansas City Zoo
While this might seem like an unconventional choice for Mother’s Day, this is actually a great activity between your indulgent Mother’s Day meals, and sure to appeal to the whole family. Come meet some of Kansas City’s most adorable and eclectic residents, from polar bears to African bush elephants, cheetahs, African lions, red kangaroos and Francois langurs, among other animals.
Dining around Kansas City
Of course, we haven’t forgotten the main event of Mother’s Day: brunch! Or indeed, tea, dinner, or all three. And with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries, and restaurants around Kansas City, moms of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. Blue Bird Bistro is renowned for its Yummy Benedict Brunch and egg dishes, while Granite City Brunch offers an indulgent family-friendly experience, including bottomless mimosas and customisable omelets and doughnuts, while Trezo Mare is one of Kansas City’s most celebrated Italian dining experiences. Bristol Seafood Grill boasts a selection of delicious seafood options from around the continent, most prized being the Georges Bank sea scallops or the Canadian cold-water lobster tails, while Pearl Tavern’s enviable selection of mushroom stuffed salmon, tavern boils and lobster mac and cheese will satisfy the whole family.
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