Mother's Day is a special day to honor and appreciate the women who have made an impact in our lives. If you're looking for creative ideas to celebrate Mother's Day in Oklahoma City, you're in luck. There is no shortage of fun and unique experiences that you can enjoy to make this day even more special.
Visit a Local Brewery
Take a Dessert Cruise
Treat her to an afternoon of sweet treats and breathtaking views along the Oklahoma River. Oklahoma River Cruises offers two special Mother's Day cruises that feature freshly made desserts and a cash mimosa bar.
Visit a Local Garden
Let Mom take a stroll through a local garden and admire the beauty of nature on her special day. The Myriad Botanical Gardens is one of the most popular gardens in the city, featuring lush plants, tranquil ponds and colorful flowers. The newly renovated Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory is also a great spot for some peaceful reflection. If you want to celebrate all weekend, the OKC Flower & Garden Festival takes places Saturday, May 13 at Myriad Botanical Gardens.
Go Shopping at Local Boutiques
If your mother loves to shop, take her to one of Oklahoma City's local boutiques. The Plaza District is home to many unique boutiques and shops, as well as restaurants and bars. You can also visit the Paseo Arts District, which features over 20 galleries and studios or The National, located downtown, which offers high-end boutiques, restaurants and a cocktail bar in the basement's former bank vault. In Bricktown is local favorite Painted Door Gift Boutique, which has great jewelry and ladies' apparel.
Brunch at a Local Restaurant
Plan a brunch date at one of Oklahoma City's top brunch spots including Scratch Kitchen & Cocktails, Bradford House, Red Rooster and Frida Southwest. Many are offering a special Mother's Day menu including the Skirvin Hilton Hotel (brunch buffet) and Tellers Sunday Jazz Brunch.
Treat Her to a Spa Day
Nothing says 'I love you' like treating Mom to an afternoon of pampering. From a full body massage to a relaxing facial, the spas in Oklahoma City offer special treatments to make her feel like royalty.
Plan a Picnic in a Park
Enjoy the beautiful spring weather by planning a picnic in one of Oklahoma City's many parks. Pack a basket with her favorite foods and drinks and find a scenic spot to lay out a blanket. Some popular parks to visit include Myriad Botanical Gardens, Scissortail Park, Will Rogers Park and Martin Park Nature Center.
Visit a Museum
If that special woman in your life is interested in art, history or science, take her to one of Oklahoma City's many museums. The Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center's "The Art of Food: From the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation" is also a great way to spend an afternoon.
No matter how you celebrate Mother's Day in Oklahoma City, it's sure to be a memorable day for the special woman in your life! With these ideas, it's easy to plan an experience that will make her feel appreciated and loved.