Mother's Day Celebrations in New Jersey

Mother's Day

Mother's Day in New Jersey: Top things to do to make it a special day for Mom

This year Mother's Day will be celebrated on Sunday, May 8, 2022.

It's a time for saying "I Love You", for breakfast in bed, flowers, cards,  or for a family gathering at home.

Ideas For Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Prepare a Meal for Mom - Do it at your house and take it to mom so that she will not feel the need to

Create a Home Made Collage - Get the whole family involved and include memories, quotes, and photos to create a lasting remembrance of of years as a mother.

Create Your Own Flower Arrangement - Even if you live in a city you can do this by collecting leaves, twigs, or going to a craft shop for items to include.

Clean Mom's House - Get some help from other members of the family and make it a collective event. There is always something that needs maintenance --- fix the broken shelf, appliance, a chair. Organize her coupons, her closets, etc.

Donate to a Charity in Mom's Name. This not only gives her recognition for being associated with a worthy cause, it passes down a lesson to the younger children, and supports others in need. Children's charities are always worthy causes.

Bake Mom a Cake - Baking Mom her favorite cake using your own time makes this a special gift

Give a gift of a Spa Treatment. If mom loves spa treatments, check out our list of the best day spa's in NJ or if getting away for Mother's day weekend is more to her liking, check our list of the best hotels with spa's in NJ.

Ideas For Things To Do For Yourself (Mom) For Mothers Day

Create a Journal of the Past Year - Reflect on your year as a mom, by writing a letter to your self about the ups and downs of parenting that you experienced in the past year.

Sleep Later - Give your husband and kids the opportunity to do something you want. They might even extend the event to include breakfast in bed.

Spend Some Time Away From the House . After you’ve celebrated your day with the family, get a few hours alone to do something for yourself like getting out to a store to shop.

Note: Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

North Jersey Mother's Day 2022 -
Special Celebrations, Things To Do, and Events

Mother's Day Weekend at an Overnight Camping Resort
Friday, May 6th – Sunday, May 8th, 2022
Kymer's Camping Resort
69 Kymer Road
Branchville, NJ
Reservations & information: 800-526-2267
Celebrate a family Mother's Day weekend with a special treat for mom.
Features 200 scenic acres in the Kittatinny Mountains that offer something for the whole family. Whether you hike the Appalachian Trail and experience nature at its finest, kayak on the lake or simply relax in the sunshine by our Olympic-size swimming pool, there is something for everyone to enjoy. It's a great escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
Campsite options include:
Trailer Campsite, Tent Campsite, Luxury Tent Rental, Park Model Rental, or a Cabin rental.

Mother's Day Celebration in Jersey City
Friday, May 6, 2022 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Hamilton Park
Jersey City, NJ
Cost: Free admission
A fun event planned to make all the moms feel special on their day! Thy offer a ton of activities for moms and their kids. There will be a picture corner to capture sweet memories with your kiddos as well as arts & crafts, music for kids, cookie decorating, delicious food vendors, performances, and more!

Roses From The South
Saturday, May 7, 2022; 7:00pm , Pre-concert lecture 6:00pm
First United Methodist Church
1 East Broad Street
Westfield, NJ
Event Cost: $25.00 - $85.00
Great moms deserve great music! Celebrate Mother's Day in style as David Wroe leads NJ Festival Orchestra in a special tribute to moms everywhere. Concert features much loved masterpieces from J. Strauss and Debussy as well as Mother's Day serenades by renowned tenor Anthony Kearns. (PBS: The Irish Tenors) Chinese born pianist, Yifei Xu will offer a free pre-concert lecture 6pm. Her talk is an informative and engaging way to learn more about the program, the composers and their respective masterpieces prior to the concert.

Mother's Day Brunch Cruise - NY Harbor
May 8, 2022; Board: 11:30AM | Cruise: 12:00PM - 2:00PM
Departing from Lincoln Harbor Marina
1500 Harbor Blvd
Weehawken, NJ
New Jersey Mother's Day Signature Brunch Cruise on the East and Hudson River. While onboard, treat the mom in your life to a special day with their holiday buffet, classic cocktails, and New York's most incredible views. Celebrate with dining and dancing from our climate-controlled interior, or soak in the picturesque backdrop from our outdoor decks. These Signature cruises are perfect for all ages!
Two-hour brunch cruise on the East and Hudson Rivers with Delicious brunch buffet with freshly prepared entrees, salads and desserts Unlimited coffee, hot tea, iced tea and water.
Spectacular views of the city skyline and local landmarks. Guaranteed table for your party size. Onboard entertainment.

Mother's Day at Four Sisters Winery
Sunday, May 8th, 2022
Four Sisters Winery
783 Rt. 519
Belvidere, NJ
Call 908-475-3671 for tickets
This event features a special Mother's Day celebration.
The tent will be open offering wine by the glass and bottle.
Dinner is served with music continuing throughout the afternoon. A complimentary glass of wine will be served to all Moms.

Mother's Day Walk
Sunday, May 8, 2022; 11am to 1pm
Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue
Tenafly, NJ
All ages welcome
Celebrate Mother's Day with a guided walk with a TNC Environmental Educator. Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just hoping for a pretty photo op with the family, a walk is the perfect activity to celebrate this special family day. All ages welcome.

Central Jersey Mother's Day 2022 -
Special Celebrations, Things To Do, and Events

Annual Azalea Festival
Saturday, May 7th, 2022: 10am-4pm (Rain Date: Sunday, May 8th, 2022: 10am-4pm)
Sayen Park Botanical Garden
155 Hughes Drive
Hamilton Square
Hamilton Township, NJ
(609) 890-3874
Held only on Mother's Day weekend each year. This event takes place in the historic Hamilton Square, Sayen House and Gardens, a sanctuary for nature lovers, garden enthusiasts and history buffs alike. Enjoy seeing over 250,000 flowering bulbs, dogwoods, azaleas and rhododendron, In addition to touring the grounds' collection of beautifully landscaped walking paths, fountains, bridges, lakes, gazebos, and breathtaking scenery, attendees can enjoy crafters, food, music, entertainment, and more.

Maria Allaire's Wedding Reenactment

Saturday, May 7, 2022; 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT
The Historic Village at Allaire
4263 Atlantic Avenue
Farmingdale, NJ 07727
Join us in celebrating the 1836 marriage of Maria Allaire & Thomas Andrews
In the Spring of 1836 James P. Allaire's daughter, Miss Maria Allaire, wed Mr. Thomas Andrews at the Allaire Chapel. The honorable Bishop George Washington Doane traveled into town to officiate the union, and New York friends, including the Vanderbilt family, traveled to the Village for this beautiful occasion. Join the villagers in celebrating the wedding reenactment with cake, dancing, and music after the ceremony. Homes and shops will be open for demonstrations and tours.

Mother's Day Special
Saturday, May 7, 2022 ​
Wall Stadium SpeedWay
Wall, NJ
In honor of Mother's Day, all Moms and Grandmas will receive discounted admission.

Ladies Night/Mother's Day
May 7, 2022
New Egypt Speedway
New Egypt, NJ
Ladies Night/Mother's Day: Modifieds, Crate Twin 20's, NEWS, Street Stocks, Rookies + Vintage(1/2 price adult general admission for all ladies.

Thompson Park's Annual Creative Arts & Music Festival
Saturday, May 7, 2022@ 10:00am - 4:00 pm
hompson Park
805 Newman Springs Road
Lincroft, NJ
Cost: Free
This family event feaures fine artists and artisans peddling mixed media pieces, paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery, and more. Plus, enjoy live music by some of the best local musicians. Food vendors, artist demonstrations, and free activities happen throughout the day.

AnnuaL Cattus Island Mother's Day Stroll
May 7 & 8, 2022 @ 2pm
Cooper Environmental Center
1170 Cattus Island Blv
Cattus Island County Park
Toms River, NJ
(732) 270-6960
Cost: Free
Join an Ocean County park naturalist and follow in the footsteps of such legendary local environmentalists as A. Morton and Betty Cooper, Dorothy Hale and Pete McClain. Be prepared to discover the fascinating and diverse wonders of the natural world. *No registration required.

Mother's Day Brunch Cruise
May 8, 2022
River Belle Broadway Basin
47 Broadway
Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ
Cost: Adults Ages 13 and up $42.00 Children Ages 12 and under.
Their 2 hour Mother's Day Buffet Brunch cruise sails the Manasquan River, and conditions permitting, the Pt. Pleasant Canal & Barnegat Bay with time for sightseeing on the return trip. Cash Bar available for both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Mother's Day Brunch at Hopewell Valley Vineyards
May 8TH, 2021; Brunch starts at 11:00am
Hopewell Valley Vineyards
46 Yard Road
Pennington, NJ
Cost:$38.95/adult + gratuity & tax ($46.74 + tax) $13.95/child 10 and under + gratuity & tax ($16.74 + tax) Children under 2 are complimentaryy
Come celebrate mom at their beautiful winery with a delicious brunch.
Menu features our ricotta pancakes, breakfast pizzas and much more. Wine, mimosas and bellinis available for purchase.
BRUNCH MENU: Artisan Cheeseboard Spinach Strawberry Salad Ricotta Pancakes with berry preserves Variety of breakfast pizzas baked in our wood-burning oven Breakfast potatoes Breakfast sausage Fruit Salad Variety of baked goodies Panna Cotta Coffee & Tea.

Mother's Day at iPlay America
Sunday, May 8, 2022; All day long
iPlay America
110 Schanck Rd
Freehold, NJ
Cost: free for moms
Mom's ride FREE! With the download of a FREE Unlimited Ride Band (value of $37.99), Mom will enjoy Unlimited Rides on Go Karts, Reverse Time and more!

Annual Mother's Day Comedy & Concert Matinee
Sunday, May 8, 2022: 3:30pm & 7:00 PM
Stress Factory
New Brunswick
90 Church St.
New Brunswick, NJ
732-545-HAHA (4242)
Show Type: Stand Up Comedy
Table seating, first come first served Restrictions: 16 & over There is a two-item minimum per person, can be any two items that we sell You must purchase the table for the amount of people in your party.

South Jersey Mother's Day 2022 -
Special Celebrations, Things To Do, and Events

Annual Atlantic City Mothers Day Music Festival
Saturday, May 7th, 2022; 7pm - 10:30pm
Boardwalk Hall
Atlantic City, NJ
Information and Tickets
Atlantic City's historic venue, the renovated Boardwalk Hall, features the Mother's Day Music Fest, one of the most popular R & B events of the year. This years event will include performers Keith Sweat, Tamia, After 7, Brownstone, Tank, Destinee Marie, & More.

Mother's Day at Playland's Castaway Cove

Sunday, May 8, 2022 @ 1:00pm - 6:00pm
Playland's Castaway Cove
1020 Boardwalk
Ocean City, NJ 08226
Free for moms
Moms ride free all day on the Wild Waves Coaster, Alien Abduction, and much more.

Mother's Day Brunch at Renault Winery

Sunday, May 8th, 2022: Three seatings: 10:30 AM, 12:30 PM & 3:00 PM
Renault Winery
72 North Bremen Avenue
Egg Harbor City, NJ
(609) 965 2111
Cost: $25 – $62
Celebrate the special woman in your life with a delicious brunch in our Champagne Ballroom. This brunch offers pastries, breakfast favorites including made-to-order omelettes, savory classics, and carving stations. Treat Mom to a meal she won't have to cook or clean up after! She can simply relax and enjoy her special day with those she loves.