Is there a mother anywhere who doesn’t enjoy flowers on Mother’s Day? If you want to give your mom some flowers this Mother’s Day but in a different way, head to one of the many amazing botanical gardens hosting events this year. Coconut Club Vacations invites you to come with us as we review 3 of this year’s best in the U.S. Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day.
Mother’s Day in the Garden – Ft Wayne, Indiana
The City of Fort Wayne Botanical Conservatory – May 10th 12 pm – 4 pm
Enjoy a special afternoon out at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory where you can enjoy a live butterfly exhibit and over 1,200 plants, 72 different types of cacti and a pond all in 25,000 square feet with your mother. One of Ft. Wayne’s most popular destinations, the gardens include a seasonally changing showcase garden, a tropical garden, desert garden and outdoor area which includes an exploration garden, terrace garden, street side garden and Beverforden garden.
Mother’s Day Brunch – Chicago, Illinois
Chicago Botanic Garden – May 10th 9am, 11 am, and 1 pm ( After event is sold out, there are still ample opportunities to enjoy some great food and the flowers today and all weekend with y our mother.)
Considered one of the best in the country, this event is the perfect time to enjoy amazing food, beautiful gardens and even fine wine. Spring is a wonderful time of the year to come to the Chicago Botanic Garden. From the Lenten Rose to the willows and the daffodils, these are just a few of the many flowers which are or will be blooming on your trip. The garden is home to more than 2.6 million plants from over 9,000 species.
Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party – New York City, NY
New York City Botanical Garden – May 9th and 10th 10 am to 6 pm
Being touted as their “biggest garden party ever”, this is the place to be in NYC on Mother’s Day weekend. From live music to games, picnics and more, this event is the perfect time to get out with mom and enjoy the weather, the flowers and the food. To make this even more special for mom, aside from the tours, guests can choose to enjoy a number of live demonstrations as well each including home and garden demonstrations and even floral arranging.
Other amazing U.S. botanical gardens worth visiting if you are not one of the lucky ones to get into these events include:
- Missouri Botanical Garden – St. Louis
- Desert Botanical Garden – Phoenix
- ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden – Albuquerque
- US Botanic Garden – Washington DC
- San Francisco Botanical Garden – San Francisco
- Atlanta Botanical Garden – Atlanta
- Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden – Dallas
Where are you taking your mom this Mother’s Day? Get out and enjoy one of these exciting destinations for travel and make a memory.