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Mother’s Day 2022 in NYC

May 6, 2022 | 4 min Read

It’s spring! Flowers are blooming, the air is warm and it’s time to say thank you to the one and only woman who brought you into this world— it’s mother’s day on Sunday, May 8, 2022. New York has an incredible amount of things to do and ways to celebrate your mum, we’ve narrowed it down to a few of the best, most quintessential New York moments and ways to celebrate.

High Tea at Oscar Wilde

Bedazzle your mother with a high tea fit for a prohibition era queen! Oscar Wilde’s is hosting Mother’s Day high tea with a delicious spread of treats including the de rigeur finger sandwiches. Did anyone say cucumbers and cream cheese? Not only are there yummy bites, the bar is also doing decadent desserts to go with the tea. And of course, being Oscar Wilde’s, if mom wants something a little stronger than tea, a cheeky and fun cocktail list is available.

Furthering the allure, the ambiance at Oscar Wilde’s is fun with its over the top velvet, gold, lacquered wood and abundance of clocks and romantic-era paintings. It’s the perfect place to spoil mom for high tea.

45 W 27th St

New York, NY 10001

Mother’s Day Duathlon Run in Prospect Park

If your mum is more of the active type, head over to Brooklyn’s Prospect Park to join in the fun Prospect Park Duathlon run for Mother’s Day. Starting at the South end of the park, the Classic and International Distance run and bike travels a 3.35 mile loop. Runners do the same loop one or twice depending on their distance. The loop boasts beautiful vistas and slight hills. Register ahead as there’s a limit of 300 participants. Join in the fun post-race celebration with the famous Brooklyn bagels and flavored cream cheese spreads. It’s the perfect way to kick off Mother’s Day!

May 8, 2022

Prospect Park

Brooklyn, NY

Plan a Picnic at Wave Hill

Wave Hill has a beautiful Mother’s Day celebration that turns its dazzling gardens into a Mothers Day extravaganza. There are special art projects for the whole family, this is especially great if you have young children who will be taking part in the Mother’s Day celebrations. Guided walks are offered in the afternoons and on Sunday there’s a free community yoga class and a family nature walk.

Families can also enjoy a rare opportunity to picnic on the North Lawn (opposite Wave hill House) or in Armor Hall —space there is available on a first-come basis and space is limited. Picnics are allowed from 10 and 4PM both days. If you plan to picnic, bring your own blanket and outdoor folding chairs, with your own picnic.

Front Entrance

4900 Independence Ave

Bronx, NY

Champagne City Lights Cruise

Take mom out for a luxury boat cruise she won’t forget with Classic Harbor. She can sip Champagne while touring the NYC Harbor and seeing world famous sights like the Statue of Liberty, Governors Island and Ellis Island. Depending on the cruise, it may even include brunch or dinner and a show on a luxury yacht. The evening cruises show off the city’s sparkling lights and dazzling bridges while the daytime highlights the sweeping skyline and open waters. Classic Harbor is also running a special Mother’s Day brunch cruise.

Chelsea Piers, Pier 62

New York, NY

Floral Bouquets

If you’re steering more toward the classic Mother’s Day gift, there’s nothing better than a beautiful bouquet of flowers to brighten your mum’s day. New York has an outstanding array for florists that fit the bill. A stand out is UrbanStems with a reputation for creating unique, custom floral arrangements that are modern and hip. For Mother’s Day 2022, UrbanStems has created bouquets that feature rich ranunculus, sweet williams and calla lilies that will take your breath away with their drama. Order ahead for Mother’s Day!

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