Mother’s Day Around Washington, DC
Washington, DC. The nation’s capital, seemingly packed to the brim with landmark institutions, events, and activity everywhere you look, visitors and locals alike will not fail to find more than enough to do here around the year. Between travelers composing an itinerary for a getaway and curious locals, there’s something for everyone here in Washington DC. Read on for some of our favorite places to celebrate Mother’s Day here around the capital.
Mother’s Day Tea
Dress up in your finest and take Mom to enjoy teatime at any number of esteemed and elegant teahouses and hotels across Washington DC this Mother’s Day. Laduree in Georgetown takes presentation to eleven at this picturesque Parisian-inspired bakery and shop, boasting croissant sandwiches, indulgent quiches and formidable macarons, while Ching Ching Cha offers hearty servings of mapo tofu, curry chicken, and mustard miso salmon with an impressive roster of Chinese teas. The Tavern at The Henley Park is a great experience for Mom and the whole family, set in a Tudor-style work dating from 1918, where classics such as tartlets, dried fruit scones, and finger sandwiches are served with a tea, champagne, and cocktail menu.
Flower Mart at the Washington National Cathedral
Enjoy the May sunshine and the colors and scents of the arrangements at Flower Mart! This is a great way to sample and browse the stunning work of nurseries and florists from around the capital region who come to show off their wares, and is a great photo opportunity as it is a place to pick up a gorgeous bouquet for Mom this Mother’s Day.
Disney Princess Concert
This Mother’s Day weekend, the whole family will delight in the spectacle of Disney Princess – The Concert, as performed by the National Symphony Orchestra at The Kennedy Center. This is a great experience for Mom, the grandparents and the whole family if you’ll be in Washington DC this Mother’s Day Weekend, renowned for its touching, heartfelt, and humorous storytelling in musical fashion.
Dining around Washington DC
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 here around the capital, moms of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options. Belga Cafe serves Belgian and European-inspired fare, with delicious mussels, fries, sea bass, beef stew, crepes, and of course, waffles for a brunch that is as varied as it is tasty, while Clyde’s of Gallery Place offers contemporary American fare in a stunning setting. Farmers Fishers Bakers sports an enviable selection of both fresh seafood dishes and an extensive collection of fresh baked goods, while Rasika West End brings modern Indian dishes with brilliant presentation.
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