Mother’s Day 2015 in Duluth

Posted by Kris Lindahl on Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 at 12:52pm.

If you’re like most of us, buried knee-deep in work lately, you’re probably just getting around to realizing that Mother’s Day is this weekend, on May 10th. The Mother’s Day card sections at local Duluth stores are starting to look picked over and you won’t get the same selection of flowers you would have had you ordered them last week, but there’s still time to plan a special day for the mom in your life.

YWCA 31st Annual Mother's Day Walk/Run

Ok, so it’s not being held ON Mother’s Day, but the day before (May 9), if Mom is the active type, the two of you can spend some quality time together outdoors. It’s a 5K run for women and it promotes breast cancer awareness. Then there’s the Two-Mile Walk and the Youth Fun Run. These are meant to increase “family engagement” and fitness for kids.

Back this year is the Vendor Expo, with many local women and kid-focused businesses on hand, and the Health & Wellness Expo.

Prices for the 5K (women only), the 2-Mile Walk and the Youth Fun Run are as follows:

  • Adult (16 years & up) ― $40
  • Youth (10 years - 15 years) ― $20
  • Kids (9 years and under) ― Free

The fun starts at Held at the DECC and Bayfront Festival Park at 8:00 a.m. for the Betty Basgala 5K; at 8:45 a.m. the Youth Fun Run starts and then 9:30 a.m. is kickoff time for the 2-Mile Walk.

You can register online here. For more information, call (218) 722-7425

Brunch

Moms love brunch, but especially the brunches that include her family. You’ll find no shortage of Mother Day brunch options in Duluth this year.

Midi Restaurant inside Fitger’s is hosting a champagne brunch from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Call (218) 727-4880 to learn more.

If Mom is more of a luncheon type gal, take her to lunch and a train ride aboard the North Shore Scenic Railroad. Call (218)733-7594 for more information.

Aces on 29th’s swings the doors open on Mother’s Day at 9 a.m. for what they’re calling a “bountiful” Mother’s Day brunch. Only $11.99 for an amazing menu of everyone’s favorite brunch items and kids under 5 can eat for just $3.99. Reservations are suggested, so call them today at (715)392-2546.

Give Mom the royal treatment by taking her to brunch at Greysolon Ballroom. She can enjoy eggs Benedict, Creme Brule French Toast and lots more. You’ll find their Mother’s Day Brunch menu here. There will be two seatings on Sunday, May 10: 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Prices are $24.99 for adults and $9.99 for children 10 and younger.

Reservations are required, so call them at (218) 722-7466.

Happy Mother’s Day to all Duluth moms!

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