What is there to do for Mother’s Day weekend in the White Mountains of NH? A lot! Celebrate all the moms that light up your life with brunches, tea parties with a local art twist, aquarium explorations, and overnight stays that run the gamut from the great outdoors to throwback glamour at a grand hotel.
Whether you’re looking for Mother’s Day brunch ideas or a musical performance to get mom’s toes tapping, this blog has got it.
Several listed properties are offering events, dining, AND lodging specials. Be sure to scroll to see full offerings!
Mother’s Day Events
LIVING SHORES AQUARIUM (Glen, NH)
If Mom’s loving energy extends to critters, a visit to Living Shores Aquarium in Glen, NH is a must! This sweet aquarium, which is home to everything from sting rays and snakes to otters and starfish, is offering FREE admission for all moms on Mother’s Day, as well as 50% off gate price admission for spouses and immediate children ages 18 and under.
Discount applied at gate; no reservation required. Valid for Sunday, 5/14.
THE FLYING MONKEY MOVIE HOUSE & PERFORMANCE CENTER (Plymouth, NH)
BoDeans takes the stage at The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center, and Mom is invited! Special guest Chris Trapper will also be in attendance, adding even more flare to the BoDeans’ legendary, energetic shows.
Sunday, 5/14. Doors open: 6:00pm. Show: 7:30pm. Tickets start at $29. For more information and to book your tickets online, visit the Flying Monkey’s website.
LEAGUE OF NH CRAFTSMEN FINE CRAFT GALLERY (Littleton, NH)
We’re of the opinion that Mother’s Day is not just a Sunday thing. If you agree, bring mom to the League of NH Craftsmen Fine Craft Gallery in Littleton, NH for a Mother’s Day Tea Party & Teapot Exhibit. Sip tea from vintage teacups, enjoy sweet and savory treats, and shop around – the League is premiering a teapot & teaware exhibit throughout Mother’s Day weekend and into June.
Saturday, 5/13, 11am - 3pm. The first 12 customers (one per family) will get to pick a ceramic cup hand decorated by the staff of the Littleton Gallery to take home. For more information, please call 603-444-1099.
NEW BERRY’S ON THE COMMON (Plymouth, NH)
A special book signing by author Patricia Dunfey Hoyt at New Berry’s on the Common in Plymouth, NH is a great option for literary moms looking for fresh reads by a great local author.
Saturday, 5/13, 11am – 2pm.
TIN MOUNTAIN CONSERVATION CENTER (Albany, NH)
Explore the great outdoors alongside mom with the Tin Mountain Conservation Center. The destination for Mother’s Day weekend? A glorious glacial waterfall hike, tucked away in the woods of Albany, NH. Enjoy unique geology and flora and the chance to stretch your legs on this moderately strenuous 3-hour hike.
Saturday, 5/13, 9am – 12pm. Space is limited – advance reservations required. Members: Free. Nonmembers: $15/person or $25/household. Contact the Tin Mountain Conservation Center for reservations and more.
WEATHERVANE THEATRE (Whitefield, NH)
Dinner & A Show is always a go at the Weathervane Theatre. Use code MOMWV5 at checkout on the Weathervane Theatre’s website to purchase a $55 voucher to the Inn at Whitefield and two tickets to the performance of your choice.
Valid for Mainstage performances June 28 - October 14, 2023. Total package price: $132. Tickets must be used as a pair for the same performance. Meal credit does not include tax, tip, or alcohol. Reservations must be made separately and are subject to availability.
WREN - LOCAL WORKS MARKETPLACE AND GALLERY (Bethlehem, NH)
“Echoes and Reflections” is gracing the walls of the Gallery at WREN in Bethlehem, NH throughout May and June. If mom has an eye for art, she will be utterly wowed by the complementary works of two abstract painters, four modern quiltmakers, and two poets.
“Echoes & Reflections” is on display 5/5 – 6/25. Open Mondays – Saturdays (10am – 5pm, closed Wednesdays), and Sundays (10am – 4pm).
Mother's Day Lodging
ADAIR COUNTRY INN & RESTAURANT (Bethlehem, NH)
Combine a weekend lodging special with a dinner fit for quite the gourmand, and you have the Adair Country Inn & Restaurant’s Mother’s Day package. This charming inn on the outskirts of Bethlehem, NH even includes a potted spring annual as a parting gift once mom has had her fill of refined dining and lodging.
The Adair Inn’s Mother’s Day package includes 30% off on lodging for a one-, two-or three-night stay plus Mother’s Day dinner for two on Saturday, 5/13 or Sunday, 5/14 (guest choice); taxes and alcohol not included. Call the Adair Inn for more information.
EAGLE MOUNTAIN HOUSE (Jackson, NH)
The historic Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club will be offering a “Dine and Unwind” package complete with overnight accommodations, a box of locally made Bavarian Chocolate Haus confections, daily breakfast for two, and a late checkout of 2 p.m. The resort is also offering a special Mother’s Day brunch at its signature Eagle Landing Tavern.
GOLDEN EAGLE LODGE (Waterville Valley, NH)
If the hiking trails and mountain views in Waterville Valley, NH are calling mom’s name, book a stay at the Golden Eagle Lodge. This perfectly situated option is offering 20% off all stays, valid 5/12 – 5/15.
LOST RIVER VALLEY CAMPGROUND (North Woodstock, NH)
Camp and play for mom’s weekend away! Lost River Valley Campground will be hosting all kinds of Mother's Day activities for their campers, including camp games, human bumper balls, a tree planting for mom, a kid-friendly craft session designed with gift giving in mind, and more.
For a full schedule, reservations, and more, visit the Lost River Valley Campground website.
OMNI MOUNT WASHINGTON HOTEL (Bretton Woods, NH)
Those looking for lodging, adventure, and a splendid brunch, look no further! The iconic Omni Mount Washington Hotel in Bretton Woods is offering a “Buy 2 Nights, Get a 3rd Free” lodging package, topped off with the option for mom to enjoy a free round of golf on Sunday, 5/14 (as well as an afternoon brunch with an à la carte Mumm-osa Bar featuring Mumm’s Champagne).
Mother’s Day Brunch: Sunday, 5/14, 12pm – 4pm. Adults $50 per person. Children 5-12 years of age $25. Subject to tax and a 20% gratuity charge. To make reservations please call 603-278-8864. | Mom’s Golf Free on Mother’s Day: Purchase of 1 full round of golf required to access Mother’s Day deal. Includes green fee and cart fee. Subject to availability and course conditions, space is limited. Call 603-278-4653 for more information and tee times. Visit the Omni Mount Washington website for additional information on all Mother’s Day offerings.
Mother's Day Dining
MERRILL FARM INN (North Conway, NH)
Munch your way through Mother’s Day with a scrumptious brunch at the Merrill Farm Inn! From 11am to 2pm, Sunday, 5/14 is looking magical indeed.
For more information, contact the Merrill Farm Inn at 603-447-3866.
MOUNTAIN VIEW GRAND RESORT & SPA (Whitefield, NH)
The Crystal Ballroom at the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa sounds like quite the lovely place to celebrate mom, don’t you think? One and all are invited to enjoy this historic hotel’s buffet offerings, which will include everything from decadent displays of seasonal fruit and pastries to carving stations, house-cured salmon gravlax, and salads spotlighting the fresh, bright flavors of spring.
Sunday, 5/14. $50 for ages 13 and up, $25 for children ages 6 to 12, $15 for children ages 2 -5, and complimentary for children 2 and under. All alcoholic beverages are an additional cost. For reservations, call 888-589-6661.
OWL’S NEST RESORT (Plymouth, NH)
Mother’s Day Brunch at Panorama 682 at Owl’s Nest Resort is an affair sure to please the palate of all the moms in your life. For lighter fare, think pomegranate salad with candied walnuts and upscale avocado toast with a poached egg, goat cheese crumbles, and balsamic drizzle. Classic savory dishes like lobster benedict, croissants, and steak & eggs are also on the meu, as well as sweet bites just as lovely as Mom herself. Anyone up for blueberry cream cheese stuffed French Toast?
Mother’s Day Brunch at Owl’s Nest Resort runs Sunday, 5/14, 10am – 2pm. For reservations and pricing information, please contact Owl’s Nest Resort.
SEVEN BIRCHES WINERY & RHYTHM CIDERS HANDCRAFTED BEVERAGES STUDIO (Lincoln, NH)
Toast the most wonderful of moms with a free tasting for hers truly on Mother’s Day! Seven Birches Winery in Lincoln, NH has a great selection of red and white varietals, plus the seltzers and fruity ciders found at nearby sister shop Rhythm Handcrafted Beverages Studio.
WHITE MOUNTAIN HOTEL & RESORT (North Conway, NH)
A Grand Sunday Brunch Buffet sounds like the perfect way to celebrate mom. Yes, there will be Belgian waffles, plus charcuterie platters, omelet, dessert, and carving stations, plus mimosas, Bloody Marys, and more. Where does this smorgasbord take place? Ledges Restaurant at the White Mountain Hotel & Resort.
Sunday, 5/14. $59 per adult, $29 for children ages 5 – 11, and FREE for children under 5. Weekend lodging packages available as well (2-night stay, Grand Sunday Buffet Brunch included). For more information, call 800-533-6301.
WOODSTOCK INN BREWERY (North Woodstock, NH)
Brunch it up at the Woodstock Inn Brewery! This North Woodstock, NH mainstay is hosting a Mother’s Day brunch as well as a great weekend lodging deal. The deets? Stay two nights (5/12 – 5/13), get 50% off the second night, plus enjoy omelette and waffle bars, veggie lasagnas, carving stations, and more desserts than mom could dream up.
Mother’s Day Brunch: Sunday, 5/14, 9am – 2pm. Adults: $32.99 per person. Kids 12 & under: $18.99 per person. Brunch reservations required. Please call the Woodstock Inn Brewery for reservations and more information on the lodging package.
But what if your mom is an earth mama, a history buff, or wants a simple stroll to celebrate the day? Check out our White Mountains Historic Marker Tour, discover how we do Eco-Tourism in the White Mountains, or select from these Spring Walks in the Woods.