Experience the ultimate Mother's Day weekend in Howard County, Maryland, and show Mom just how much she means to you! Nestled between the bustling hubs of Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Howard County offers a delightful blend of scenic countryside, charming historic towns, cozy suburban neighborhoods, and vibrant urban attractions, creating the perfect backdrop for a memorable family celebration.

Whether Mom desires a tranquil retreat at a quaint Bed & Breakfast overlooking the serene landscapes of Ellicott City or craves the excitement of city life in Downtown Columbia with its lively music scene, you'll find endless possibilities to create lasting memories right here.

Indulge Mom with a variety of unique events and activities throughout the weekend, ensuring an unforgettable celebration. From cultural festivals to delightful tea parties, there's something for every taste and preference.

Children watching the ducks at Lake Kittamaqundi

Lake Kittamaqundi

Special Mother's Day Events and Things To Do:

Start off the weekend with the vibrant AAPI Festival at Merriweather Park at Symphony Woods, celebrating the rich cultures and contributions of the Asian American and Pacific Islander community in Howard County and beyond. Immerse yourselves in a day filled with cultural performances, delicious cuisine, and engaging activities for the whole family to enjoy.

Treat Mom to an enchanting Mother's Day Tea'N'Scones & Garden Walk at the Howard County Conservancy. Wander through beautifully curated gardens while savoring bottomless cups of special tea and freshly baked Scottish scones in the historic farmhouse parlor. It's a delightful experience she'll cherish forever.

Explore Howard County's Charm

Embark on a stroll through one of Howard County's Farmers' Markets, brimming with fresh produce, local artisanal goods, and fragrant flowers. Enjoy quality time together as you browse through unique finds and indulge in delectable treats like homemade baked goods, wood-fired pizzas, and artisanal gelato.

Discover the tranquil beauty of Howard County's farms with a visit to Larriland Farm, Clark's Elioak Farm, Breezy Hill Alpaca Farm, or Mary's Land Farm. Marvel at adorable baby animals, hop on a hayride, and savor the serene countryside views. Don't forget to pick up a special souvenir from the farm store to commemorate your visit.

Goat Snuggles at Clark's Elioak Farm by Nora Christ

Clark's Elioak Farm by Nora Christ

Culinary Delights:

Savor a lavish Mother's Day brunch at Turf Valley Resort's Grand Ballroom, featuring an array of mouthwatering entrees, delectable desserts, and a special Kids Corner for the little ones. Treat Mom to a culinary journey she won't soon forget, surrounded by the picturesque landscapes of Turf Valley Resort.

Alternatively, simplify your Mother's Day meal preparations with a curbside Mother's Day Package from Lib's Grill in Maple Lawn. Choose from a multi-course Italian or steak package, complete with optional add-ons like crushes, mimosas, or a beautiful floral bouquet, and enjoy a gourmet feast in the comfort of your own home.

Shopping Extravaganza:

Find the perfect gift for Mom at one of Howard County's charming boutiques or local shops. Whether you're seeking rustic home decor, trendy accessories, or one-of-a-kind vintage finds, you'll discover a treasure trove of delights at destinations like Sweet Elizabeth Jane, Breezy Willow Farm Country Market, and the shops at Savage Mill.

Wayside Inn Bed and Breakfast Pancakes

Wayside Inn Bed and Breakfast

With so much to see and do in Howard County, be sure to plan ahead and reserve a room at Wayside Inn Bed & Breakfast to make the most of your Mother's Day weekend getaway. Treat Mom to an unforgettable experience she'll cherish for years to come in Howard County, Maryland.