Mother’s Day Around Portland, OR
Portland. This charming Northwestern city punches well above its weight, boasting beautiful and varied scenery, famously independent and unique neighborhoods, and innovation all in a city that is yet to break 4 million. If you’ve chosen Portland as your destination, you won’t be disappointed, with so much happening here year round. Read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Mother’s Day here around Rose City.
Mother’s Day Plant and Garden Fair
Take Mom down to the scenic town of Camas and enjoy the Camas Plant and Garden fair, a spectacle where the whole family can enjoy browsing some of the most brilliant colors of local boutiques and florists, May sunshine, and shopping for souvenirs. This is a great place to get mom a beautiful bouquet and other pots, sculptures, birdhouses, and houseplants to decorate home, as well as shop other gorgeous wares to remember Portland by.
Reigning Roses Walk
Enjoy touring and sightseeing some of Portland’s most beautiful avenues and neighborhoods on foot at the annual Reigning Roses Walk, a great way to honor the mom, grandmother, daughter, sister, or wife in your life. Aside from the walk, there is also food, mimosas, a prize raffle, and live entertainment to liven the mood, sure to delight the whole family!
Unique Markets Spring Pop-up
Come experience the best in small business, independent artists, homemade crafts, and creativity of the Portland area and find mom that one-of-a-kind gift this Mother’s day at Unique Market’s Portland Spring Market. This is a great way to get to meet and see a lot of the fiercely independent studios and artists that make Portland such a renowned capital of small business and arts, as well as get Mother’s Day shopping done. Aside from the shopping, there are also drinks, food vendors, plush lounges, and a number of fun photo booths to make the most of your trip.
Wooden Shoe Tulip Festival
Relish in a scene reminiscent of the iconic tulip fields of the low countries, right here in Portland! This is a great picnic activity and family destination, an unparalleled photo opportunity as well as a sight to behold if you’ll be in the Portland area this Mother’s Day. This includes forty acres of tulips, two hundred acres of outdoor space and activities.
Dining around Portland
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 Portland, moms of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. Andina is a laid-back, family friendly establishment that is just as delicious as it is welcoming, serving up mouthwatering alfajores and Peruvian fare, while the Abbey Road Farm hosts an indulgent multi-course brunch including wines, coffee, teas, fresh juices, and some of the best in Oregon produce. Our highlight is the takeout package from Providore Fine Foods, offering several options for those visitors who want to enjoy breakfast at home or out on a picnic.
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