12 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Around Delaware

From family-friendly activities to delicious brunches, here are some great ways to treat mom this year.


In case you have forgotten, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12. If you are stumped on what to do for her this year, we’ve got some ideas for you.


Bank House Bed & Breakfast
Book mom a room in one of the four Victorian-era suites. She can peruse one of the largest private libraries in Delaware and enjoy a relaxing weekend in the quaint town of Milford. Prices start around $135 a night.
119 N. Walnut St., Milford • 422-4824

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Bel Boutique
This Dover boutique has a great selection of jewelry, sunglasses, candles and more.
28 W. Loockerman St., Dover • 741-2340

First State Vein and Laser Medi Spa
Pamper mom with a day at the spa. Design a custom package for your mother’s skin type, or purchase a gift certificate for a little Botox or a chemical peel.
1300 N. Franklin St., Wilmington • 294-0700

Heart & Home
With three convenient locations, Heart & Home is your one-stop-shop for all things cute, from colorful tumblers to pretty soaps and oils.
108 E. Main St., Newark • 737-8980
4770 Limestone Road, Wilmington • 999-8980
230 Peoples Plaza, Newark • 392-8980


Chefs’ Haven
Treat mom to a cooking class (each class has to have at least four participants). Prices range from $65 to $75 each. Classes during the month of May include Cuban cuisine, picnic favorites, simple Mediterranean and more. Private classes are also available for six participants or more.
1304 Old Lancaster Pike, Hockessin​ • 234-2040

Painting With a Twist
Spend a few hours with mom creating art and memories. There are multiple locations throughout Delaware, so find a location nearest you!

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Wilmington Blue Rocks
Spend the day with mom at a Blue Rocks baseball game. The minor league team takes on the Potomac Nationals at Blue Rocks Stadium on Sunday, May 12 at 1:35 p.m. Get there early to play in the outfield and get signed autographs. Limited tickets are available for brunch in the Bluewinkle Diamond Club Suite.
801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington • 888-2015


Big Fish Grill
Sip on mimosas and bloody marys as you feast on eggs, homemade Belgian waffles and slow roasted roast beef.
Time: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
20298 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach • 227-FISH

The Clubhouse at Baywood
Enjoy live music throughout the month and brunch on Sundays from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
32267 Clubhouse Way, Millsboro​ • 947-9225

Deerfield Golf Club
Reservations are required—view the menu here.
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Price: $64.95 per person for adults; $18.95 per person for children ages 7-12 and free for children 6 and under.
507 Thompson Station Road, Newark • 368-6640

Grey Fox Grille
Treat your mom to tasty dishes such as shrimp and grits and crab benedict.
Time: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
140 S. State St., Dover • 734-1234 

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Hilton Wilmington/Christiana
Time: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Price: $57.95 per person for adults and children 12 and up; $19.95 per person for children ages 4-11 and free for children 3 and under. View the menu here.
100 Continental Dr., Newark • 631-1542

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