Mother’s Day is nearly here, and Downtown is the perfect place to celebrate! Whether you’re a new college graduate, young professional or a parent with kids of your own, it’s always important to recognize mom and all that she does! And Downtown is ready to host. Check out our favorite spots and activities to help you plan your Mother’s Day Downtown.
Celebrate with Brunch
Take mom out this Sunday and celebrate with brunch at a restaurant Downtown. There’s nothing better than bonding and telling funny stories over quality food and beverages.
Pivot Bar and Balcony at the Hyatt
Enjoy artfully selected brunch buffet dishes at the Hyatt’s Pivot Bar and Balcony. The menu features a variety of options, ranging from classic breakfast dishes to traditional lunch items. Special dishes include beef medallions with red wine demi, horseradish baby red mash, roasted garlic broccolini and more. All Moms will receive a thank you rose!
Market Table at The Alexander Hotel is serving up Mother’s Day brunch right! The restaurant’s special menu features a chilled bar with seasonal fruit and pastries, an omelet station with cage free organic eggs, and turkey and smoked brisket carvings. Conclude the meal with a cupcake or cake pop.
Mesh Indy, part of Cunningham Restaurants, is offering a delicious brunch menu on Mother’s Day. Start off with some deviled eggs, graduate to a chicken and waffle platter, and retire with bread pudding or a brownie. The menu is also kid friendly with three smaller entrées to choose from. Entry is $35 per adult and $12 per child. Cunningham's Nesso will also be open on Mother's Day and will be serving chef features.
After brunch, take mom on a sightseeing adventure throughout Downtown and try one of these fun recommendations. There are numerous activities to engage with in the Circle City!
Old World Gondoliers are back open just in time for Mother’s Day! The company offers both public and private gondola rides along the Downtown Canal that make for an unforgettable adventure! Rides are available starting May 7 and run until September 22.
If mom is a sports fan, check out the Indiana Fever's Mother’s Day home opener at Gainbridge Fieldhouse. The Fever kicks off their regular season at 3pm vs. the Los Angeles Sparks. The Indianapolis Indians will also be concluding their six-game series with the Louisville Bats on Sunday at Victory Field.
The start of May is the perfect time to take mom to a concert or live performance. Catch Journey at Gainbridge Fieldhouse this Thursday and rock out to some classic throwback hits that mom will be sure to enjoy. Visit the Indiana Repertory Theatre for a thought-provoking theatrical production. The theatre is currently exhibiting its final performances of The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin and will be debuting Steel Magnolias on May 10.
"A mother is your first friend, your best friend, your forever friend."