Mother’s Day 2021 in Detroit

Modified: May 07, 2021 | Story by Lindsay Whitman Drewes | Photos by EE Berger

Mother’s Day 2021 is just around the corner, and it’s time to plan a fabulous celebration for your mom, your wife, or yourself. This list of the best ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Metro Detroit will help you to show mom just how special she is.


1.  A Jazzy Mother’s Day Concert

When: Sun, 7:30 – 10:30 PM

Where: Royalty House Banquet Facility, 8201 Old 13 Mile Rd., Warren, MI

What: Mom will love a day of jazz featuring Jazz Flutist Althea Rene & Charles & Gwen Scales.

2. Mother’s Day Weekend KOA

When: Fri, May 7 – Sun, May 9

Where: Detroit / Ann Arbor KOA, 6680 Bunton Rd., Ypsilanti, MI

What: At KOA, there’s a whole weekend of celebrations. Mom and daughter tea parties, Mom and son fondue fun, plus lots of games, arts, and crafts.

3. Mother Day Brunch

When: Sun, May 9 – Mon, May 10

Where: The Craft Shop, 8544 W McNichols Rd., Detroit, MI

What: Take Mom out to brunch at The Craft Shop, where Virgo Bae’s presents the first annual Mother’s Day brunch featuring unlimited mimosas.

4. Mother’s Day Brunch at the Packard Proving Grounds

When: Sun, 2 – 5 PM

Where: 49965 Van Dyke Ave, Shelby Township, MI

What: Enjoy the day with Mom and brunch at the Packard Proving Grounds Historic Site.

5. Five Funny Moms Mother’s Day Comedy Show

When: Sun 9 May 2021 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Where: The Joy Manor Banquet Hall: 28999 Joy Road Westland, MI

What: Mom could use a good laugh, and this show is sure to give it to her. LAFF Entertainment & Good Helpers Entertainment presents Five Funny Moms Mother’s Day Comedy Show. The show features Karen Addison, Cat Medlock, Simply Shanell, T-Barb, and Host Mary Ann DeMoss.

6. Mother’s Day Weekend Celebration

When: Sat, May 8 – Sun, May 9

Where: 17235 Middlebelt Rd., Livonia, MI

What: Get inspired with Mom this weekend. Food, fun, shopping, and a conference and service featuring Apostle Lynn Schultz will give you and mom plenty to enjoy.


James Scott Memorial Fountain

James Scott Memorial Fountain at Belle Isle

7. Uplifting Mothers- Mother’s Day Derby

When: Sun, May 9, 2021 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

Where: Belle Isle: 99 pleasure drive, Shelter 8 Detroit, MI 48207

What: Enjoy a beautiful May afternoon at Belle Isle with food, a DJ, giveaways, and a balloon release.

8. Mario’s Mother’s Day Brunch and Dinner

Mario’s Restaurant

When: Sun May 9, 11 AM – 2 PM

Where: Mario’s Restaurant, 4222 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI

What: Enjoy a plated brunch or dinner with Mom at Mario’s Restaurant this year.

9. Brunch and Blues Mother’s Day Event

When: Sun, 11 AM – 2 PM

Where: Events To Remember LLC, 21421 Hilltop St #29, Southfield, MI

What: Mom will go wild for a night of blues, boos, and yummy foods. A seven-member blues band with a guest singer will set the stage. Dinner by Xavs Catering and an open bar served by Mixologist Justice with The Exchange will make it a perfect night.

10. The Queen’s Lair Mother’s Day Soiree

When: Sun May 9, 5 – 8 PM

Where: 3901 Christopher St., Detroit, MI

What: There are lots to enjoy at the Mother’s Day Soiree. Lunch, gift shop, poetry featuring Poetic Bree, music by Nate Hicks, and comedy from comedian Reggie Williams.

11. Drag Queen Bingo Brunch

When: Sun, 2 PM

Where: Five15, 600 S Washington Ave, Royal Oak, MI

What: Touted as “the wildest brunch in Royal Oak,” Drag Queen Bingo Brunch is a hoot. Comedy, audience participation, and brunch will make for a great day with Mom.

12. Mother’s Day Cruise

When: Sat, May 8 – Sun, May 9

Where: Crews Inn, 31988 N River Rd., Harrison Charter Township, MI

What: What sounds better than an afternoon cruising on the water with brunch, cocktails, and a DJ on board?

13. Mother’s Day Brunch

When: Sun, 11 AM – 5 PM

Where: For the Love Bakeshop & Cafe, 28773 Telegraph Rd., Flat Rock, MI

What: Mom will love a locally sourced, scratch-made breakfast featuring sweet and savory dishes.



14. Classical Series Concert – Midori Plays Tchaikovsky

When: Sun, 4 PM

Where: Orchestra Hall, Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center, 3711 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI

What: Mom will adore this 2-hour performance of Tchaikovsky’s Violin Concerto.

15. Mother’s Day Wildflower Walk

When: Sun, 10:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Where: Oakwoods Metropark, 32911 Willow Rd., New Boston, MI

What: Take Mom on a hike through the woods and discover all of the spring wildflowers in bloom. Learn about what is blooming locally.



When patronizing these businesses and public spaces, please be sure to adhere to local COVID guidelines and regulations.



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Mentioned Attractions And Venues

  1. 1
    Belle Isle State Park
    99 Pleasure Drive, Detroit, MI 48207
  2. 2
    Mario's Restaurant
    4222 Second Ave., Detroit, MI 48201
  3. 3
    Huron-Clinton Metroparks
    13000 High Ridge Drive, Brighton, MI 48114