10 Special Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend in Ridgefield

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and it’s always fun to try something new for mom’s special day! We have you covered with ideas on how to make it an occasion to remember. Here are some special ways to celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend in Ridgefield, including things to do, places to eat, and gift ideas she will love. And to all the moms out there, we wish you a very Happy Mother’s Day!

Gardens at Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center @artistrybyjudi

1. Explore gardens in bloom

Start the day off with a stroll through the gardens at Keeler Tavern Museum & History Center where you can take an outdoor guided tour of the historic property, and see what’s in bloom at the Ballard Park gardens on Main Street! Or visit Weir Farm National Historical Park to get immersed in nature and explore the grounds and museum exhibits of Impressionist painter Julian Alden Weir.

May Plant Sale

2. Mother’s Day Plant Sale

Find mom’s favorite plants and flowers at the Annual Mother’s Day Plant Sale on Friday, May 6th and Saturday, May 7th at the Ballard Park Greenhouse. The selection features annuals, perennials, native plants, vegetables and herbs, flowering hanging baskets, and floral designs by garden club members.


3. Treat mom to something sweet

Pick up a special treat for mom, whether it’s coconut macaroons and chocolate covered strawberries from Ross Bread, or a set of elegantly decorated cupcakes from The Cake Box. Or visit Deborah Ann’s  Sweet Shoppe for a special selection of gourmet chocolates and candy as a token of appreciation for mom.

Run Like a Mother 5K

4. Run Like a Mother

A Ridgefield favorite, this annual event is a great way to honor all moms. Join the national movement to celebrate all mom’s on Mother’s Day through the 5K Women’s Race. Have the whole family come to cheer mom on!


5. Stroll down Main Street

Ridgefield comes to life this time of year with spring blooms and flower boxes all along Main Street. Enjoy a morning stroll with mom to view the latest window displays and specials at our local businesses and galleries while enjoying the spring sunshine.

RPAC Gallery

6. Visit Ridgefield’s art galleries

If mom has an appreciation for the arts, you can explore the latest exhibits around town together. Visit RPAC Gallery and D. Colabella Fine Art Gallery while you are on Main Street to view the works of their featured artists, or visit The Aldrich to view all the newest exhibits on display. And make sure to stop by the Ridgefield Guild of Artists for a last chance to view the Coming of Age exhibit.


7. Spa day with mom

If mom prefers experiences over material gifts, then the gift of relaxation is the perfect treat. Make special appointments for a massage and pedicure at Adam Broderick Salon & Spa, skincare treatments at The Gift MedSpa, and hair coloring and styling at Whip Salon – or pick up a gift certificate that she can redeem when the time is right!
For more great ideas, view the best salons and spas in Ridgefield


8. Celebrate over a special meal

Enjoy a delicious Mother’s Day meal with the family at one of Ridgefield’s amazing restaurants! Many restaurants offer outdoor seating, so you can soak in the ambiance of spring while enjoying a special meal together.
For more restaurant ideas, visit our Restaurant Guides


9. An evening of entertainment

Spend an evening with comedian Steve Solomon and his “My Mother’s Italian, My Father’s Jewish, and I’m In Therapy” show at The Ridgefield Playhouse. Mom will be sure to laugh the night away at this hilarious award-winning performance. Plus, every mom will receive a complimentary glass of Freixenet Sparkling Wine! Or you can buy mom tickets to upcoming shows at The Ridgefield Playhouse.


10. Find a special gift for mom

Ridgefield is home to so many unique specialty shops with beautifully curated apparel, accessories, home decor, and more. Visit Main Street and Copps Hill Marketplace for a great selection of boutiques and shops that have a special gift ready for every mom!

For inspiration and ideas, explore our Shopping Guides

We wish all moms a happy Mother’s Day in Ridgefield!
And let us know how you’re celebrating by tagging #inRidgefield