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Great Things To Do On Mother’s Day in NJ

Spend quality time with the kids at one of these local NJ venues on your special day.


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Mother’s Day Crafting 

May 13, 10 am-noon

Imagine That! 
4 Vreeland Rd., Florham Park
imaginethatmuseum.com

Make your mom a one-of-a-kind tote bag that she can use all year round. Best part? This craft is complimentary with admission. And then the kids can enjoy playing at the museum. 

Mother's Day Live Music

May 14, 1-4 pm

Sharrott Winery
370 S. Egg Harbor Rd., Hammonton
sharrottwinery.com

Enjoy a live concert by Mike Cono while sipping some delicious vino. Overlook the vineyard while you munch on some tasty food truck fair. Admission is free for your crew, and wine tastings are available.

Mom's Morning Out

May 13, 9:30 am-noon

Summit YMCA
67 Maple St., Summit
thesay.org

Your little one will have a blast crafting, playing games and snacking while you have the morning off to relax, pamper yourself or do whatever else you wish. 

Mother’s Day Festival

May 14, Time TBA

Alba Vineyard & Winery
269 Route 627
Village of Finesville, Milford
albavineyard.com

Treat Mom to a special wine tasting and meal while taking in views of the Musconetcong Valley. There will also be live music playing for your family to groove along to. 

Grounds for Sculpture

May 12-14, various times

Grounds for Sculpture
18 Fairgrounds Rd., Hamilton
groundsforsculpture.org 

What better way to spend Mother's Day than exploring gardens with your little ones? Head here on the 12th from 4-6 pm for a Mother's Day Tea, or order a picnic basket to indulge in on the grounds at May 13th from 11 am-4 pm at the Peacock Café (RSVP early!). On the 14th, there's plenty to do including picnicking, brunch at Rat's Kitchen and venturing through the sprawling gardens. 

Mother’s Day Walk

May 14, 10am-noon

Tenafly Nature Center
313 Hudson Avenue, Tenafly
tenaflynaturecenter.org 

Enjoy the gorgeous weather by taking a stroll with your crew outside. These easy trails will be a joy to wander down for nature lovers of all ages. 

Mother’s Day at The Boardwalk

May 14, Noon-5 pm

Casino Pier
800 Ocean Terr., Seaside Heights
casinopiernj.com

Soak up the sun on Mother's Day at the Jersey shore. When Mom arrives at the boardwalk, she'll get flowers (while supplies last) from the Mayor between noon and 1pm. Moms ride most attractions free all day at the amusement park with a paying child. 

Mother’s Day at the Garden

May 14, 1-4pm

Camden Children’s Garden
3 Riverside Dr., Camden
camdenchildrensgarden.org

Enjoy free rides on garden amusements after checking out the many butterflies, birds and critters that live on the premises. There will also be a Cinco de Mayo celebration featuring crafts the kids will love.

Mother’s Day at Morey’s

May 14, Noon-5 pm

Morey's Piers
3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
moreyspiers.com 

Moms ride free on their special holiday, and are also invited to a tea party at the teacups attraction for complimentary tea and hors d’oeuvres from noon-2pm. Stop at Joe's Fish Co. on the pier for brunch (you won't want to miss the crab benedict!). 

Kid Crafted Bouquets

May 13, 1-2 pm or 3-4 pm 

Crystal Springs Resort
1 Wild Turkey Way, Hamburg
crystalgolfresort.com

Kids can craft their own bouquet with the help of the resort florist to give to Mom as a gift. There's also a spa, restaurants and golfing for parents to check out, too. 

Breakfast for Mom

May 13, 10:30 am-noon

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
73 Kahdena Rd., Morris Township
morrisparks.net

Do your kids love getting messy in the kitchen? They'll have a ball helping make you a special breakfast in the Farmhouse kitchen, just as children used to do in the early 20th century. They'll also get to craft you a card. 

Mother’s Day Stroll

May 14, Noon-4pm

Willowwood Arboretum
300 Longview Rd., Chester
morrisparks.net

Go for a self-guided tour of the extensive lilac collections and gardens, then enjoy light refreshments.

Mother’s Day Wine Trail Weekend

May 13-14, Noon-5pm

Terhune Orchards
330 Cold Soil Rd., Princeton
terhuneorchards.com

Moms get free wine tastings and samples of baked goods made right at the farm. Check out other goodies at the barnyard and farm store after you're finished sipping. 

Mother’s Day at Working Dog Winery

May 14, 11 am-5 pm

Working Dog Winery
610 Windsor-Perrineville Rd., Robbinsville
workingdogwinerynj.com

Take in vineyard views and vino while enjoying live music by Cat Moon Daddy, as well as filling your belly with Jersey Devil BBQ. Pack a chair or blanket to sit on just in case.

Mother’s Day at Diggerland

May 14, 11am-6pm

Diggerland
100 Pinedge Dr., West Berlin
diggerlandusa.com

Mom's get a day of working all the big machines at this construction-inspired park. Best of all, she gets to dig for free all day long. 

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