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How to celebrate Mother's Day in downtown Rochester

Mother's Day has been officially observed since 1914. No matter how long she has been yours, celebrate your mom with these Mother's Day special meals and events from downtown businesses to say, "thank you!"!

  Bleu Duck Kitchen

  • Details: Celebrate mom with a special Mother's Day brunch. Menu includes an oyster station, smoked salmon board, fruit salad, mixed greens salad, cucumber salad, scrambled eggs, egg strata, biscuits and gravy, French toast bake, kimchi potato, roasted pork loin, cereal bar, and assorted desserts. Reservations are required here.
  • Date: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14, 2023 at Bleu Duck Kitchen
  • Cost: $55 per adult and $15 per child


  Chester's Kitchen & Bar

  • Details: Make reservations to spoil mom this Mother's Day. Bring her to Chester's for a holiday brunch with unique offerings, a complimentary mimosa for mom at brunch, and mom-inspired specials to be featured with dinner.
  • Date: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 14, 2023 at Chester's Kitchen & Bar


  Janky Gear

  • Details: Stop by Janky Gear to buy your mom a plant, gift card or something for her next adventure for Mother's Day.
  • Date: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 13, 2023 at Janky Gear


  Tangerine Gifts

  • Details: Mother's Day is just around the corner! Our inventory is shrinking, but we still have AMAZING gifts for Mom in store. Be sure to stop down, or shop our website!
  • Date: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday Friday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at Tangerine Gifts


  Terza Ristorante

  • Details: Celebrate mom with scratch Italian food! Treat her to mom-inspired specials to be featured with dinner.
  • Date: 3 to 9 p.m. May 14, 2023 at Terza Ristorante


This is Food Union

  • Details: Did you mean to pre-order Mom a cheese and charcuterie box? Don't worry: This is Food Union can probably pull a box together with little to no advance notice. Or get her a subscription!
  • Location: This is Food Union

  Find out what else is happening in downtown Rochester with this events calendar.

  Look for other Mother's Day gifts or meals in downtown here.