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Go Downtown for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day 2023 is May 14, so make plans to treat the special ladies in your life to a wonderful day – or weekend!  Go Downtown for florals, food, and fun – all the best ways to celebrate Mom.  Keep reading for food, flowers and gift ideas and other fun ideas for Mother’s Day.

What’s Mother’s Day without a good brunch?  Celebrate Mom at The Stella Hotel & Ballroom in Downtown Kenosha on May 14 for an indulgent brunch featuring seasonal specialties, delicious breakfast options, a Bone-In Ham carving station, Carved Top Sirloin, traditional entrees, fresh fruit, salad, and lots of sweets.  Reservations are required with seating times at 10am and 1pm.

What’s Mother’s Day without some photos?  Moms can enjoy a free professional backdrop photoshoot with their littles with any purchase, on May 13 from 10am – Noon at Millie Bo Peep.

What’s Mother’s Day without some beautiful flowers and plants?  Bring mom the gift of flowers (or have it delivered!) from A Summer’s Garden Florist.  Choose from roses, tulips, or a unique arrangement as original as Mom is!  Don’t miss their broad selection of gifts and home décor too!  Visit Equinox botanical boutique for awesome houseplants, seasonal herb and vegetable plants and cool pots to match!  Accessorize Mom’s gift with fun plant and garden supplies, local artwork, or a beeswax candle.

Flowers and plants not Mom’s thing?  No worries, there are plenty of specialty shops that offer Mother’s Day gifts like Blue House Books and Studio Moonfall for Moms who love to read.  Check out JJ’s Boutique & Studios for shoes, dresses, tops, and jackets.  Find treasures old and new at Lulu Birds, all the classics at Vintage Underground, all the antiques at The Cypress Tree and fine jewelry, collectibles, and fine art at Serendipity On 7th.  Discover therapeutic rice bags to help soothe the mind and body and hand painted jackets, pants and skirts at The Pine Blossom and plan to attend their Mother’s Day Tea Party on Mother’s Day (reservations required). Shop fair trade and handmade at Peacetree Original for all things good for Mom’s Chakra like pink amethyst, orca agates and spirit quartz.  Make it personal at The Lettering Machine and make her laugh with a fun gift from the To & From Gift Shop.  For unique gifts and rarities, visit Authentique.  For great new Spring styles, shop Dawn’s StylePollard Gallery has one-of-a-kind jewelry, art, photographic gifts, pottery, and the list goes on.  The gift-giving opportunities are endless!

Now on to what Mom really wants…pampering!  Treat Mom to a fresh hair service at one of Downtown Kenosha’s many hair salons: Salon on Sixth, Bellissima Hair Design, Hush Beauty Lounge, Perfect 10 Salon & Spa, Salon Pure, Salon Technique or Stella’s or a well-earned, relaxing massage or facial at Moda Bella Salon and SpaTake a hot yoga class to heal and balance your bodies at Hot Yoga Kenosha or do a Yoga Body Tune Up the day before Mother’s Day at Yoga & Friends to destress before the big day!

Start your Mother’s Day at From Scratch Bakery & Café with warm cinnamon rolls and raspberry danish.  Surprise her with a Strawberry Cheesecake cup from Smarty’s Sweets & Treats, a Kenosha Popcorn Mix blend of caramel, yellow cheddar, white cheddar and theater popcorn from Sandy’s Popper or a good, old-fashioned ice cream date at Scoops Ice Cream & Candy.  Sip on a decadent Banana Pudding Shake at Candy Lane Milkshake Bar.

Give the gift of experience!  Paint your own pottery at Alpaca Art together or visit Lemon Street Gallery’s Clay Studio and use their potter’s wheel! At the Kenosha Public Museum, make Fused Glass Plant Markers on May 11 and a Large Round Cookie Tray Basket on May 13.

Mark your Mother’s Day calendars for Saturday, May 13!  Don’t miss the Bisou and Brews Moms’ Night Out on at Bisou Lingerie from 5-8pm.  And if Mom is feeling adventurous, get tickets for the Shades of Hunks: An Amazing Girls Night Out at the Wyndham Garden starting at 7pm.

Mother’s Day will sure be memorable this year in Downtown Kenosha!  From brunch to unique boutiques and from fresh flowers to sweet treats, Mom will shop, dine and play her way to an amazingly wonderful Mother’s Day weekend!  Happy Mother’s Day!