Mother's Day in New York

Plan the perfect day with our guide to exceptional spas, restaurants and gifts for Mom

You can do better than a dozen carnations this year to show your mom how much you love her and how well you know her. After all, she brought you into the world, the least you can do is show your appreciation (and maybe call her more). Check out these Mother's Day ideas for inspiration on where to eat, what to do and how to spoil the most important lady you know.

Things to do for Mother's Day

  1. Central Park Zoo Southeast corner of Central Park,, enter at Fifth Ave at 64th St
  2. Sun May 11
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  1. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 1071 Fifth Ave, at 89th St, 10128
  2. Sun Apr 13 - Sun Jun 8
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  1. Symphony Space 2537 Broadway, at 95th St, 10025
  2. Sun May 4
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  1. Riverside Park, Pier I W 70th St, at the Hudson River
  2. Sun May 18
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Take your mom to a play

  1. Walter Kerr Theatre 219 W 48th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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After Midnight

  • Rated as: 5/5
  1. Brooks Atkinson Theatre 256 W 47th St, between Broadway and Eighth Ave
  2. Until Wed Dec 31
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Heathers: The Musical

  • Rated as: 4/5
  1. New World Stages 340 W 50th St, between Eighth and Ninth Aves
  2. Wed Apr 9 - Sun Sep 7
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Rocky

  • Rated as: 4/5
  1. Winter Garden Theatre 1634 Broadway, between 50th and 51st Sts
  2. Wed Apr 9 - Sun Nov 23
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