From cat brunch to momosas – All the ways to celebrate Mother’s Day

Yoga classes, beer tours, and brunches galore. Here are all the different ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Pittsburgh this year.

by Lindsay Patross
May 8, 2019

Still looking for a way to celebrate Mother’s Day? There are many special events to celebrate the most special lady in your life. Here is a look at some events that are just for moms this weekend. From cat brunches to drag brunches, there is a brunch, tea or craft class in this list for every type of mom in town.

Saturday, May 11th

10 am – 2:30 pm // Mother’s Day Weekend Brunch @ Gluten Free Goat

Stop by on Saturday or Sunday for gluten-free versions of all the brunch favorites.

1 pm – 2 pm // Mother’s Day Tour @ East End Brewing [$25/person]

Head to the East End Brewing brewery in Larimer for a tour of the brewery. Your $25 ticket includes beer samples and a growler of beer.

6 pm // Mother’s Day Flower Arrangement Class @ Threadbare [$72/person]

Sip a glass of cider while you learn to make a floral arrangement.

Sunday, May 12th

9 am – 5 pm // Free Admission to the Zoo for Moms on Mothers Day

Take your mom to see some of the moms and babies at the zoo. All mothers receive free admission when accompanied by one or more of their kiddos.

10 am – 2:30 pm // Mother’s Day Weekend Brunch @ Gluten Free Goat

Stop by on Saturday or Sunday for gluten-free versions of all the brunch favorites.

10 am – 3 pm //  Neighborhood Flea Mother’s Day Edition in the Strip District [Free]

This monthly pop-up flea market features lots of local vendors, food trucks and music.

11: 30 am or 2 pm // Mother’s Day High Tea @ The Artsmiths of Pittsburgh [$24.99/adult, $15/kids]

Blue Monkey Tea will be hosting two seatings for high tea. Hats and fancy attire are not required but suggested.

11 am – 12:30 pm // Yoga + Cider @ Threadbare [$15/person]

An hour-long yoga class followed by a mini-tour of the cider house and cider samples.

11 am – 1 pm // Mother’s Day Brunch w/Cats @ Colony Cafe [$35/person]

This brunch comes with unlimited French 75 punch and an hour of cat time in the cat loft.

11 am – 3 pm // Mother’s Day Brunch @ Ruggers Pub

Rugger’s is launching a weekly brunch menu and to celebrate brunch is half-off for moms on Mother’s Day.

11 am – 3 pm // Mother’s Day Make & Take Mask Bar @ Una Biologicals

Stop by Una Biologicals store in Lawrenceville to make a mask and sip a mimosa with your mama.

11 am – 4 pm // Mother’s Day Mimosa Brunch @ Threadbare [Free]

Mom gets a free mimosa with her brunch.

11 am – 4 pm // Mother’s Day Drag Brunch @ Nola On The Square [$30/person]

This all-you-can-eat buffet comes with a drag show.

11 am – 4 pm // Moms Demanding Rose @ The Harris Grill’s Rose Room

The Harris Grill’s Downtown location has doubled down on the rose for the spring season. All the rose you could ever want. Moms will get a free cupcake to go with their brunch.

11 am – 5 pm // Mother’s Day Brunch with Momosas @ Merchant Oyster Co

We don’t know what a “momosa” is yet, but we’re pretty sure it is better than a mimosa. Brunch for moms who love oysters.

2 pm – 5 pm // Pastry Chef Casey Renee’s High Tea @ The Sleeping Octopus [$45/person]

Casey Renee is the award-winning former pastry chef from the Ace Hotel. She is now offering catering and will be on the Food Network next week. Take mom to a fancy tea in a historic mansion in Wilkinsburg.

2 pm – 5 pm // Workshop PGH Mothers Day DIY Party @ Ace Hotel [$60 – $70/person]

Your ticket gets you access to your choice of three awesome DIY projects from the team at Workshop PGH. From printing artwork to planting flowers, they bring all the supplies. You just have to bring your mom.

Header photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Pittsburgh born and raised, Lindsay has been writing about the people who love Pittsburgh since 2008.

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