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Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It’s time to show your gratitude and love for the lady who sacrificed so much for you. Craft the perfect Mother’s Day plan, whether you’re simply buying flowers or planning an entire day with time spent together. Here are a few ideas to help you get a jumpstart.

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Brunch Hot Spots

What’s Mother’s Day without a good brunch? Check out these local restaurants in the Corridor that offer a brunch menu.

560 Boyson Road Suite A
Cedar Rapids • Menu

Cedar Ridge Winery
1441 Marak Road
Swisher • Menu

Cibo Fusion
685 Marion Blvd
Marion •  Menu

Class Act Restaurant
7725 Kirkwood Blvd SW
Cedar Rapids • Menu

Iowa Power Company
501 1st Ave
Coralville •Menu

503 Westbury Drive Suite 1
Iowa City •  Menu

Pullman Bar & Diner
17 S St
Iowa City • Menu

Amana Colonies
4420 220th Trail
Amana • Menu


Fresh Flowers and Plants

Choose from one of these local florists to provide you with the best flowers for mom.

Bark and Bloom, NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids

Moss, Downtown Iowa City

Pierson’s Flower Shop & Greenhouses, Cedar Rapids

Every Bloomin’ Thing, Iowa City

Mint Julep Flower Shop, Coralville


Events Happening During Mother’s Day Weekend

Not all of these events are specific to Mother’s Day, but they are events happening Mother’s Day weekend that you and mom can enjoy.

Mother’s Day Skate (Mom’s skate free!)
Saturday, May 6 • 1:30-5 p.m.
Cedar Rapids Ice Arena

Friday Night Out Experience At The Ceramic Center
Friday, May 12 • 6:30-9:30 p.m.
Ceramic Center

Marion’s Farmers Market
Saturday, May 13 • 8-11:30 a.m.

Mother’s Day 5K
Sunday, May 14 • 8:30 a.m.

Iowa City’s Farmers Market
Saturday, May 13 • 7:30 a.m. – Noon

Mother’s Day – Garden Blooms
Sunday, May 14 • 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

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