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Things to do on Mother's Day

Find things to do on Mother's Day in Chicago with our guide to the best brunches, gifts and more

Photograph: Samantha Tadelman
Little Branch Cafe

Your mother brought you into the world, the least you can do is show her a good time on Mother's Day. Our Mother's Day ideas include restaurants that'll impress her (a great brunch in Chicago is a must) and things to do with her after you down those mimosas. Whether you want to pamper mom with a spa treatment or spend an afternoon browsing new Chicago shops, start planning out your day with the help of our guide to things to do on Mother's Day.

When is Mother's Day?

This year, Mother's Day falls on Sunday, May 14, 2017.

Things to do on Mother's Day

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No matter which cuisine is Mom's favorite, you'll find a perfect restaurant in our guide

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