Show your appreciation for all the important moms in your life at these Mother’s Day events in Portland, including mimosa-filled brunches, gorgeous flower shows and more. Scroll down to discover more upcoming local Mother’s Day events.
Annual Mother’s Day Events in Portland
Mother’s Day Cruise
Treat the mom in your life to a scenic Mother’s Day Cruise. Choose either a brunch cruise with beautiful views of downtown Portland or watch the sunset from the deck while enjoying a delicious dinner, and all cruises will have your mom feeling special.
Reigning Roses Walk
Walk with or in honor of a special woman in your life at the yearly Reigning Roses Walk. The walk is a Mother’s Day tradition that helps to raise funds to support thousands of women and children in need, organized by the Rose Haven Day Shelter.
Hippie Chick Half Marathon
Show your appreciation for your mom and celebrate how amazing all women are at the Hippie Chick Half Marathon. Run or walk along the scenic Willamette River in the picturesque Chamoeg State Park, half an hour south of Portland. Included in the event is a fun run for kids, a half marathon and a quarter marathon run/walk.
Kodomo no Hi, Children’s Day
Bring the whole family to Portland Japanese Garden for Kodomo no Hi, Children’s Day, the traditional Japanese celebration of the health and well-being of your little ones. Marking the celebrations are the koinobori, cloth carp streamers hung outside of homes and public buildings to bring good fortune to children. Family-friendly activities include taiko drumming, a scavenger hunt and crafts activities.
Treat her to Something Special
Spas, Soaks and Self-Care
Maybe the best way to treat your mother is to let her relax and find her moment of zen. If you want to help the mom in your life release stress and unwind, a spa treatment or a calming soak could be just the thing. Show your appreciation for all she has done this year by helping her find Ways to Practice Self-Care.
Mother’s Day Brunch
Portland’s love of brunch means there are many options to treat your mother to on this special day. Mother’s Bistro & Bar offers delicious comfort food like buttermilk biscuits and gravy or challah French toast. And the popular Screen Door has Southern favorites like cajun scrambles or fried chicken and sweet potato waffles. With so many Breakfast & Brunch options, you’re sure to find one to please Mom. Keep in mind that the city’s love of brunch means there may be a wait to get into popular spots.
With its carts and vendors selling delicious meals under a lush green canopy of trees, this downtown farmer’s market at Shemanski Park is a popular lunch spot for good reason. Portland residents and visitors also use this shaded destination to buy locally grown groceries for dinner — or supplies for an alfresco picnic. (Wednesdays 10…
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