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Celebrate Mother's Day 2023 in Lincoln Square

May 4, 2023
Celebrate Mother's Day 2023 in Lincoln Square

Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 14, and many of Lincoln Square’s businesses offer Mother’s Day meals, gift ideas, and more to show the special mother, grandmother, or mother figure in your life some love and appreciation. 


Celebrate Mother’s Day with La Maison Du Chocolat’s holiday-exclusive chocolates, or try their classic flavors. You can also give the gift of good food this Mother’s Day with a sweet holiday treat from Williams Sonoma.  

Paper Source is the perfect place to wrap, sign and seal a Mother’s Day gift and card! Check out their Mother’s Day collection.

venusetfleurmom Everyone loves flowers, so get a floral gift that will last for all the moms in your life! Check out the Mother’s Day flowers at Venus et Fleur! If you prefer your flowers fresh, go to Whole Foods Market or the Richard Tucker Park Greenmarket on Thursdays and Saturdays. 

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a brand that cares about Mother Earth. Shop Aveda’s Mother’s Day collection for products that are 100% vegan and 100% perfect for all the moms and mother figures in your life.  

Browse Kiehl’s Mother’s Day gift guide for gifts that are both practical and indulgent for the skin. 

If you're looking for something more unique for mom, you can find one-of-a-kind gifts at The Emporium Antique Shop Ltd., the American Folk Art Museum Shop, and The Store at MAD.

For more inspiration, check out this selection of Special Gifts for Moms and Grads from The Shops at Columbus Circle.


Attend one of the many magnificent performances the cultural institutions in Lincoln Square have to offer on Mother's Day, including the five-time Tony-nominated play Camelot, at Lincoln Center Theater, Come Sunday: Duke Ellington's Sacred Works featuring Joy Brown and Luther S. Allison at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Copland Dance Episodes (pictured below) at New York City Ballet, La Bohème at the Metropolitan Opera, and ChamberFest, featuring rising star musicians from Kaufman Music Center’s Special Music School and Lucy Moses School. There's something for everyone to enjoy!


Dining Experiences

rosamomdayEnjoy Mother’s Day brunch, lunch, or dinner at one of Lincoln Square’s many delicious restaurants. Try a specially curated Prix Fixe menu from Atlantic GrillBar Boulud, Boulud Sud, or Robert, or stop by Rosa Mexicano for all-day brunch, including items like a Mimosa Flight and Eggs Your Way, topped off with homemade chile-chocolate truffles on the house for every mother who dines. You can also order from the regular menu. Porter House Bar & Grill is offering lunch with a view, including a classic raw bar selection, salads, entrées, steaks, pastas, sides, and indulgent desserts. Mandarin Oriental, New York also hosts Afternoon Tea from 12 pm – 2 pm every day in May for a soothing Mother’s Day celebration. Advance reservations are required. If you want a truly extravagant  meal, book a table at Per Se this Mother's Day for lunch or dinner. Treat the mom in your life to a night out at Lincoln Ristorante. Reserve a table now for a special Mother’s Day dinner experience. 

Crafts for Kids 

Head over to The Shops at Columbus Circle through Mother’s Day to make a custom locket at the Monica Rich Kosann locket bar. Your child can make a special drawing, which will be resized and fitted into a beautiful locket necklace for mom. You can also choose from a wide selection of regular lockets and jewelry too!

We know you love your little ones, but moms need a break too! Drop off your children at Art CAMP for Mother's Day Date Night Drop-Off Party! Enjoy a relaxing night to yourself while your kids enjoy three hours of crafts, games, food, and more entertainment. 

Craft with Mom at Color Me Mine this Mother’s Day. Spend Sunday morning at Muffins with Mom for fun craft painting and a delicious muffin brunch. 


These are not the only Mother’s Day gift, experience, and meal options around the neighborhood. Check out our Neighborhood Guide to browse other great stores and restaurants and our Events Calendar to see what's happening for Mother’s Day and beyond.

Photo Credits: Boulud Sud, Color Me Mine, Venus Et Fleur, Rosa Mexicano