Where to Go in St. Louis This Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day comes around every May. It’s a time to celebrate your mom, your wife, or perhaps yourself. If you’re in St. Louis 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 St. Louis and the surrounding area this Mother’s Day. 

Outdoor Time

Getting outside is a great way to spend time with Mom this Mother’s Day! If she loves the great outdoors or you’re looking for something the whole family can enjoy, you can’t go wrong with a hike or a picnic. St. Louis has many lovely parks and other places to take in the fresh spring air.

Baetje Farms is a beautiful venue that also happens to be the home of award-winning goat cheese. This Mother’s Day, they’re selling tickets to a brunch with three available time slots. You can also schedule a tour to explore the creamery, meet some goats, and visit the barn.

mother's day at the london tea room in st. louis
Photo Courtesy of The London Tea Room

Afternoon Tea

A tea party is a special treat Mom is sure to love! Indulge in delicious tea and finger foods while spending some quality time with her this Mother’s Day. You can choose to host afternoon tea or go out somewhere for a day of great food and fun.

The London Tea Room is a gorgeous tea room that offers high tea and more for a British tea experience. They recommend making reservations in advance. This Mother’s Day, you can sign up for their special tea event that features a live harpist and delectable menu. Here’s more information about the event, straight from The London Tea Room:

“Celebrate Mother’s Day with afternoon tea in our beautiful Mayfair Room with a live musical performance from harpist Sonja Westberg.

You’ll enjoy an afternoon tea that includes three savory items, a scone with clotted cream and jam, four desserts, pots of tea, and a special Mother’s Day mocktail. You’ll also receive a bag of loose-leaf tea to take home. Tables will be dressed with linens, flowers, and our famous Laura Ashley china. Seatings are at 11am and 2pm.

This is by far our most popular event every year, and reservations go quickly so be sure to make yours soon!

The price of $89.95 includes everything except for sales tax.” Sign up today!

Yoga Session

Let Mom unwind and relax this Mother’s Day with a yoga class. Join her for a session and bond together while getting in a great class, or give her a gift card or membership so she can go on her own time. Yoga is perfect for active moms or anyone who likes to try new activities.

Urban Breath offers several calming yoga class options. Sign up for a class or workshop that suits your mom. This Mother’s Day, they are hosting a special class at Beer and Bottleworks. You can also sign up a mom-to-be for prenatal yoga.

Gateway Arch Cruise

Explore the city while enjoying a fine dining experience all at once. Cruise along the Mississippi River near the iconic Gateway Arch. While locals are going to love this option, we especially recommend a cruise for moms who are visiting and want a uniquely St. Louis experience.

Gateway Arch riverboat cruises offer a fun way to get out this Mother’s Day. Sign up for a riverfront cruise or a skyline dinner cruise to enjoy a chef-inspired menu while taking in the views.

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

Sweet Treat

If you know Mom has a sweet tooth and would love a treat this Mother’s Day, grab a to-go order at her favorite bakery or take her out for cake and coffee. She’s going to love the chance to indulge in her favorite desserts with her favorite people. Luckily, there’s no shortage of delicious sweets when it comes to St. Louis.

Nathaniel Reid Bakery is a top-rated bakery in St. Louis. They’re closed on Sundays, so you can’t visit on Mother’s Day, but you can stop by earlier in the week to pick up a pastry or custom order. They have a special menu for Mother’s Day. Below is everything you need to know: 

“This year, we will be offering:

  • Caia (white chocolate mousse, summer berry compote, sour cream sponge)
  • Roasted Tomato and Chevre Quiche
  • 6″ Sambava (dark chocolate mousse, vanilla crème brûlée, hazelnut praline, chocolate pain de gênes)
  • Mother’s Day Macaron Box
  • Nathaniel Reid Bakery Box
  • Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

The Frasier and Roasted Tomato and Chevre Quiche are exclusive to our Mother’s Day menu and cannot be ordered any other time of year!

The menu will go live on Tuesday, 4/30/24 and we will be taking orders until Tuesday 5/7/24 at 4pm.”

Be on the lookout to place your order!

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. St. Louis location in Olivette. 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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