Your Nashville Mother’s Day guide to show your mom you appreciate her

Mother's Day options in Nashville, TN
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Mother’s Day is Sun., May 9, and it’s time to decide where to eat, shop, and spend time with the mother figures in our liveswhether they birthed you, raised you, or are a major part of your life. We’ve put together a (non-exhaustive) guide to help you get started.

Brunches + lunches

Little Fib | 611 Commerce St. | 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Feast on fried green tomatoes, crab cakes, bread pudding, and more Southern favorites + bottomless mimosas. Reserve a table here.

Saint Stephen | 1300 3rd Ave N. | 10:30 a.m.-2:45 p.m. | Sneak a peek at the 4-course prefix Mother’s Day menu + make your reservations here. 🍽️

Chateau West | 3408 Westend Ave. | 11 a.m.-10 p.m. | Make a reservation to try the restaurant’s Mother’s Day menu filled with French and American classics.

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Anzie Blue Mother’s Day Packages | Gift your mom a mimosa flight + level it up by adding flowers from Petals and Fields or a quiche. 🍷

Parnassus Books’ Signed First Editions Club | For the bookworm mother in your life, shop local with a monthly signed book subscription. Plus, Ann Patchett will send your mom a Mother’s Day card. 📬

Mother’s Day Cookie Kits | Pick up a DIY cookie kit + decorate them later with the family. Proceeds from each box will go towards helping nonprofit Mother to Mother provide baby bundles to local mothers in need.

Diskin Cider Candle Bundle | Like Regina George’s mom, this isn’t a regular candle, it’s a cool candle – hand-poured locally by Music City Creative Co. and bundled with a 4-pack of Lil Blondie.

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Things to do

Jazz on the Cumberland | Cumberland Park | 5:30-8 p.m. | Let the Cumberland River + jazz music be your backdrop this Mother’s Day. 🎷

The Adventure Park at Nashville | 801 Percy Warner Blvd. | 12-6 p.m. | Spend the day up in the trees climbing and ziplining. Right now, you can score a buy 1 + get 1 for a 3-hour climb on Mother’s Day.

Tennessee Renaissance Festival | 2124 Newcastle Rd., Arrington | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. | Take mom to Castle Gwynn for the festival’s opening weekend. 🏰