Celebrate Mother’s Day in Style in Kansas City

mother's day in kansas city

Mother’s Day comes around every May. It’s a time to celebrate your mom, your wife, or perhaps yourself. If you’re in Kansas City or planning a trip there with Mom, there are plenty of things to do to celebrate her and all she does.

Think about what she likes when plotting out your Mother’s Day celebration. Does she hate crowds? Love bottomless mimosas? Relish the great outdoors? Curate the perfect day from our list below of top things to do in Kansas City and the surrounding area this Mother’s Day. 

Outdoor Stroll

Soak up the sun and get outside this Mother’s Day! Going on a hike or perusing around a park are great ideas for all the moms who love the great outdoors. Plus, if you’re on a budget, outside activities are often budget-friendly. Take the whole family out for a picnic or go on a walk with just Mom to enjoy the spring weather.

Powell Gardens is Kansas City’s botanical garden and the perfect place to take any mom who loves flora and fauna. The sprawling grounds offer a variety of nature. This Mother’s Day, you can purchase a picnic lunch to share with Mom on Saturday, May 11.

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Photo Courtesy of Blooming Decor and Upholstery

Floral Design Class

Taking a floral arrangement class together is a great way to bond with Mom and share a love of beautiful flowers. Build a bouquet she can take home and display. There are a few places in Kansas City where you can opt to take a flower class, or you can find another crafting session like painting, weaving, or pottery to spend quality time together.

Blooming Decor and Upholstery offers seasonal and home decor classes. This Mother’s Day, join their Mother’s Day fresh floral design class on Saturday, May 11. Together with Mom, learn how to create a gorgeous flower arrangement you can take with you.

Sunday Brunch

You can’t go wrong with brunch on Mother’s Day, whether you decide to make a reservation the day of or opt for a less busy day of the week. There are plenty of delicious options to choose from in Kansas City, ranging from classic breakfast joints to upscale, modern brunch spots. 

Barley’s Kitchen and Tap has locations in Shawnee and Overland Park. This Mother’s Day, they’re offering a special buffet featuring a prime rib carving station, endless mimosas, and more. It starts at 9am and ends at 2pm — make your reservation today!

This solitaire pendant features a vibrant red natural ruby in a stylish bezel setting. Crafted in warm 14-karat yellow gold, a matching cable chain with a lobster clasp keeps this necklace secure. This chic curb chain is a simple way to dress up any look. It’s crafted in quality 14-karat yellow gold vermeil (pronounced ver-may), which features a thick layer of 14-karat gold plating on sterling silver. A secure lobster clasp offers worry-free wear.
18 in 14K Yellow Gold Vermeil Curb Chain (6.4mm), Rosette Ruby Bezel Pendant

Spa Day

Let Mom sit back and relax with a spa day. Make it a girls’ day and enjoy some special treatment together, or send her for a peaceful day to get away by herself. Massages, facials, nail services, and other beauty treatments are all great ways to show her that you think she deserves to be pampered.

The Spa at Briarcliff offers a wide range of services, from body treatments to an infrared sauna. Keep in mind that they are closed on Sundays, so if you’re looking to book a treatment around Mother’s Day, try another day of the week or purchase a gift card so Mom can go on her own time. They also offer a prenatal massage, which is a great choice for a mother-to-be (it requires a physician’s note prior to service).

Wine Night

Some moms love to wind down with a glass of wine at the end of the day. Treat Mom to a wine night out on the town, where she can sip on her favorite reds or whites. Pair it with dinner to enjoy a meal out with the family while relaxing with some exceptional wine.

Tannin Wine Bar and Kitchen is perfect for anyone looking to book a nice meal and wine tasting for Mother’s Day. In addition to making a reservation, you can also consider signing Mom up for a wine club membership or giving her a gift card to use at her leisure.

14K Yellow Gold Knot Ring Celebrate love, friendship, or simply add something stylish to your collection with this sleek knot ring. Crafted in warm 14-karat yellow gold, its eternal design has no beginning or end.Round Diamond & Light Pink Enamel Earrings A halo of light pink enamel beautifully complements a pair of natural diamonds in these colorful earrings. They’re crafted in warm 14-karat yellow gold with a friction back to keep them secure.Petite Solitaire Pick-Your-Gem Pendant Complete this delicate 14-karat yellow gold pendant with the gemstone of your choice. It comes on a matching cable chain, making a perfect daily accessory or a beautiful gift.Delta Link Diamond Necklace This beautiful triangular pendant is encrusted with natural diamond pavé for gorgeous sparkle. Crafted in bright 14-karat white gold, its unique design features a circular link on one side. A lobster clasp keeps this sparkling necklace secure.
14K Yellow Gold Knot Ring, Round Diamond & Light Pink Enamel Earrings, Petite Solitaire Pick-Your-Gem Pendant, Delta Link Diamond Necklace

Jewelry Shopping at Shane Co. 

If you’re looking to treat Mom to an extra-special Mother’s Day, take her jewelry shopping at our Shane Co. Kansas City location in Overland Park. Jewelry is a great option for Mother’s Day, whether you want to pick something out for her as a gift or just enjoy the shopping experience together.

This beautiful necklace features the word ‘love,’ making a meaningful gift or a beautiful daily accessory. It’s crafted in bright 14-karat white gold with a secure lobster clasp for worry-free wear. Celebrate motherhood with this meaningful 14-karat yellow gold necklace. It makes a beautiful daily accessory or a great gift for a new mom.
Love Necklace, Mama Necklace

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

If you’re looking for a gift, check out our Mother’s Day gift guide and our gift quiz. Here, you’ll find both popular and personalized suggestions Mom is sure to love. Here are a couple of surefire gift ideas when it comes to jewelry shopping for Mother’s Day.

From birthstones to favorite colors, add the three round gemstones of your choice to this 14-karat white gold necklace for a meaningful gift or beautiful everyday accessory. It features a stylish curved design and comes on an adjustable rolo chain with a lobster clasp for worry-free wear.
Arched Pick-Your-Gems Necklace

Gemstone Jewelry

Gemstone jewelry is gorgeous, with a wide array of colorful options, and it also holds special meanings. For example, each month is associated with a different birthstone. Get Mom a gift with her own birthstone or those of her children for a sentimental gift she’ll cherish.

Featuring a natural diamond accent for a touch of sparkle, this this 14-karat yellow gold bar necklace is the perfect canvas for a custom engraving. A matching cable chain with a lobster clasp offers worry-free daily wear.
Diamond Accent Engravable Bar Necklace, Studs

Personalized Jewelry

Personalized jewelry, which may include selecting your choice of colorful gemstones, is another way to give Mom a meaningful gift. Shop engravable styles to give her something with a memorable message, or pick out charms that speak to her style and values. While she’s sure to appreciate any piece of stunning jewelry, a personal touch goes a long way.

mother's day note and jewelry gift
Heritage Locket, Cultured Akoya Pearl Strand, Triple Row Diamond Ring

A Sweet Card

To top off your jewelry gift, we recommend personalizing it with a card. You may want to make the card by hand and incorporate your gift somehow, or you may want to pick one out just for her. While moms love sparkly diamonds, they also love sweet sentiments that remind them of how much you care.

If you’re looking for something special or want some extra help while shopping, book an appointment to meet with an expert jewelry consultant.

Raw Morganite Gemstone. Tierney Morganite & Diamond Studs Colorful and sophisticated, each of these gorgeous stud earrings features one cushion cut natural peach morganite gemstone. Crafted in vivid 14-karat rose gold, they have an ornate design around the sides, complete with natural diamond accents and a touch of delicate milgrain detail. Each pair of gemstones is hand matched for consistent color and beauty.Zora Morganite & Diamond Hoops Add beautiful blush color to any look with these natural morganite hoop earrings. Crafted in vivid 14-karat rose gold, they feature natural diamond accents between each gemstone for a touch of sparkle.
Tierney Morganite & Diamond Studs, Zora Morganite & Diamond Hoops
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