Guide To Mother’s Day Brunch In Memphis 2019

Posted by Holly Whitfield | May 8th 2019 1125 0

Mother’s Day 2019 is Sunday, May 12. Here is a list of things to do with mom this weekend, and then a list of places to have brunch. Don’t forget to check out this weekend’s guide, too.

The Dixon Gallery & Gardens


Things To Do For Mother’s Day In Memphis

Elmwood Cemetery is beautiful and peaceful and historic, and they’re offering a short-and-sweet tour for Mother’s Day with snacks on Saturday, May 11th starting at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $40 and they always sell out.

Baby Day at the Memphis Zoo. Keepers will offer specialized chats with a few of the babies at the Zoo on Saturday. It’s no extra fee, just the regular cost of the ticket.

The Dixon hosts Symphony In The Gardens featuring the Memphis Symphony playing Big Band music on the 12th from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Bring your picnics, chairs, etc. or buy Memphis Dawgs and MEMPops on site. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 for kids, and free for kids 6 and under.

The Redbirds are hosting a special Mother’s Day pregame brunch on Sunday at the ballpark with a hearty brunch buffet and bottomless mimosas ($36 dugout/$40 club level, that includes your ticket to the 2:05 p.m. game.

Head to Court Square downtown on Sunday evening from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. for Sunset Jazz on the Square. This is a monthly free event, with limited seating (bring blankets, etc, if you like) plus food trucks; this month’s Sunset Jazz features the sultry sounds of Joe Restivo.

This is more of “future event” idea a.k.a. a gift idea. If mom loves the theater or musicals, get them tickets to an upcoming show at one of our city’s wonderful theaters. The Orpheum hosts Earth, Wind, and Fire on May 14, Anastacia (the musical) from June 4 to 9, and Leslie Odom, Jr. on June 28. Playhouse on the Square is hosting Cabaret through May 26th and Kinky Boots in August. Theatre Memphis hosts Hairspray June 7-30.

Mother’s Day Brunches In Memphis
I’m not sure who still has reservations, so be sure you call ahead. You could also check the list of 80+ places to have brunch in Memphis if you’re getting desperate.

Celtic Crossing will host a Mother’s Day brunch in Cooper Young on Sunday.

Ronnie Grisanti’s will serve a Mother’s Day brunch at their East Memphis location.

Amerigo will host a Mother’s Day Brunch.

Hu.Diner will have a special family-style brunch for $35 per person, plus a $10 bottomless mimosa option in addition to their regular Sunday brunch menu on Mother’s Day.

The Peabody has their classic over-the-top brunch feast for Mother’s Day.

Char Restaurant hosts Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday in East Memphis.

Terrace at the River Inn on Mud Island host Mom’s Day Brunch.

Lafayette’s Music Room in Overton Square will do Mother’s Day Brunch.

Ghost River hosts Flying Sobie’s food truck at their taproom every Sunday, and Mother’s Day is no exception. Great if you’re looking for something more laid-back and mom likes beer-mosas.

Carolina Watershed serves Sunday brunch and will have live music at 3 p.m. this week.

Crosstown Brewing will host a Bluegrass Brunch with a TBA food truck on Sunday for Mother’s Day, from noon to 4 p.m.


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Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Ken Weatherford says:

    Oyster House. No reservations. Get there early

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