Dear Moms, thank you for all you do – you deserve a great weekend to celebrate and we’re here with plenty of ideas! Here are 25 fun, unique ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Pittsburgh.

  1. Moms get FREE admission to the Pittsburgh zoo when accompanied by their child
  2. Wings Over Pittsburgh air show is also FREE and kids will love it, too!
  3. Get mom’s heart racing at the 25th Annual Susan G. Komen Pittsburgh Race for the Cure in Oakland
  4. Visit the iconic Pittsburgh restaurant, the Grand Concourse – they have an all day buffet!
  5. Seorgel’s in Wexford is also having a breakfast/lunch and hayride
  6. Treat Mom and the whole family to a bountiful buffet and live music at Ember & Vine in Cranberry
  7. Live music will be on the outdoor patio at Narcisi Winery from 4-7pm
  8. Dine in the blooming Rose Garden while eating Brunch at the Aviary – they have activities kids will love and food adults will enjoy!
  9. Take mom on a special Mother’s Day Gateway Clipper Cruise – Brunch/Lunch/Dinner options and times available
  10. Move the fun outside (fingers crossed for nice weather) and take a hike at Riverview Park & Allegheny Observatory
  11. …Or pack a picnic and head to Deer Lakes Park
  12. Spend the afternoon walking around downtown Pittsburgh and head to Point State Park
  13. Do you have a mom who enjoys live entertainment? She’ll love American singing sensation, Neil Sedaka, at Heinz Hall
  14. Let her tap her feet to the beat of Big Band Swing at Ingomar United Methodist Church
  15. She’s sure to love Disney’s epic musical adventure Tarzan is at the Byham Theater
  16. Give mom some time without the kids and let her go to Death of a Salesman at the Pittsburgh Public Theater
  17. Moms get FREE admission to Hartwood Acres Mansion Tours with paid adult guest
  18. Let mom get fancy at Mother’s Day Victorian Tea at Manchester Historical Society
  19. There’s an all ages paint event at Painting with a Twist in East Liberty
  20. Take mom on a tour of the city with Just Ducky Tours
  21. Check out the butterfly forest and new glass exhibit at Phipps Conservatory
  22. Find mom some good deals at a special Mother’s Day edition of The Neighborhood Flea in the Strip District
  23. Build a terrarium with mom at the Nemacolin succulent workshop
  24. There’s tons of FREE fun going on at Kids Day in Schenley Plaza (because if the kids are happy, mom is happy… amiright?)
  25. Speaking of happy kids and the moms who love them, Paw Patrol is live at the Benedum Center

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