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Downtown Mother’s Day Guide 2024

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Come Downtown for Mother’s Day, where you can find fresh, fun and exciting ways to celebrate the women who fill our lives with love, wisdom and support! Whether you’re searching for the perfect gift, booking a delicious brunch, or looking for fun activities to do with Mom, we have you covered! Check out our list of ways to show your love and appreciation to moms and mother-figures.🌷

Meals for Mom:

Braddock’s Rebellion | Mother’s Day Brunch | Sunday, May 12th from 10 am – 2 pm

Braddock’s Rebellion is celebrating Mother’s Day with elevated buffet stations. Choose from the Good Morning Station, Pasta & Pierogi Station, Chef Station and more! Tickets are $59.95, $21.95 for children 6-12 years, and free for kids 5 and under.

Bae Bae’s Kitchen | Lunch & Dinner | Sunday, May 12th from 11 am – 8 pm

Enjoy local, organic, all natural dishes and drinks at Bae Bae’s Kitchen. This Korean-inspired eatery treats guests like family. We recommend the Lychee Martini for mom!

CafĂ© Momentum | Mother’s Day Brunch | Sunday, May 12 from 11am – 1:30 pm

CafĂ© Momentum is open for brunch on this special occasion! Their Mother’s Day Brunch buffet includes Bananas Foster French Toast, a Ham Carving Station, Mimosas and so much more. Tickets are $40 and $12 for children 12 and under.

The Commoner | Mother’s Day Brunch | Sunday, May 12th from 8:30 am – 1:30 pm

Treat the family out to brunch favorites like a Breakfast Hash with seasonal short rib and veggies, Eggs Benedict, or a Malted Waffle with strawberry jam, alongside a special Flower Bar that invites kids to choose a flower for Mom.

Eddie Merlot’s | Mother’s Day Brunch | Sunday, May 12th from 10 am – 2 pm

Dine in style at Eddie Merlot’s. Their special brunch buffet includes traditional brunch treats, classic Eddie Merlot’s dishes, and their famous desserts paired with mimosas and bloody marys. Tickets are $74 and $19 for children 10 and under.

Eddie V’s | Mother’s Day Brunch | Sunday, May 12th from 9:30 am – 3 pm

Enjoy an absolutely dazzling brunch with mom! The prix fixe menu has 3 courses of delicious brunch classics paired with extravagant add-ons available for purchase. Tickets are $55 and $17 for children.

Sally Ann’s | Brunch | Saturdays & Sundays 8 am – 3 pm

Voted one of the top 25 restaurants in Pittsburgh, Sally Ann’s is a can’t miss for Mom! Their brunch menu includes classic dishes, vegetarian options, and delightful drinks.

Ritual House | Brunch | Sunday, May 12th from 11 am – 3 pm

Indulge in brunch specials like Brisket and Egg Benedict with chive Hollandaise, Breakfast Tacos, and fluffy Funfetti Pancakes, inviting families to dine under the eighteen chandeliers hanging over the restaurant’s central bar.

River’s Club | Mother’s Day Brunch | Sunday, May 12th from 10 am – 2 pm

Treat your mom to a day that is as wonderful as she is! The River’s Club will open reservations to nonmembers for the holiday. Splurge on your loved ones with the Bubbles & Bouquet addition!

Mom & Me Activities:

Yoga in the Square | Sunday, May 12th from 10 am – 11 am

Relax, stretch, and unwind on Mother’s Day! Yoga in the Square kicks off for the season on Mother’s Day with a free class by Monica Calero from Mi Alma Yoga. Don’t forget your mat!

Lunchtime Concert | Sunday, May 12th from 1 – 3 pm

There’s nothing better than free, live music on a beautiful day. Joshua Sager will be performing in Market Square on Mother’s Day. Grab a table, grab some lunch, and enjoy the music!

Pirates vs. Cubs | Sunday, May 12th at 1:35 pm

Let’s Go Bucs! Cheer on the Pittsburgh Pirates as they take on the Chicago Cubs. Plus, Mom and kids get to take home a fanny pack!

Gift Guide:

The Golden Triangle is the place to shop! From coffee lovers to fitness fanatics, here are our suggestions to find the perfect gift for mom:

  • 306 Forbes Boutique: This women-owned boutique with carefully curated clothing & accessories for any unique style.
  • Bella Diamond: This luxury jewelry retailer has incredible pieces and a complete Mother’s Day Gift Guide.
  • Boutique La Passerelle: Enjoy European fashion with Pittsburgh flair with brands you won’t find anywhere else in the U.S.
  • Cardamone’s Hair & Nail Salon: Grab a gift card for one of their special services including blowouts, coloring, manicures, and more!
  • DK Pittsburgh Sports: A unique retail outlet offering original arts, crafts, photos, clothes and merchandise related to the Steelers, Penguins and Pirates!
  • Embassy Jewelry: This family-owned Jewelry company specializes in new and estate jewelry.
  • Etage Athletic Club: Grab a membership to Downtown’s premier fitness, athletic, and wellbeing center.
  • Fresh Nostalgia: A unique, whimsical, eclectic, & vintage inspired fashion boutique catering to creative professionals in the Pittsburgh area
  • ICEY Aesthetics: ICEY enhances natural beauty with eyelash extensions, brow services, facials, and more.
  • La Gourmandine: Experience a taste of France in Pittsburgh with their delightful bakery menu.
  • love,: An entire boutique focused on all things love.
  • Moxie Mind & Body: Drop into classes using the Pilates Method to achieve success through movement.
  • Nicholas Coffee: This coffee roaster has been wakin’ yinz up since 1919!
  • UFC Gym: Treat Mom to a class or a free pass at Downtown’s MMA-inspired fitness club.

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