Mom. Mother. Mama. Mommy.
No matter what you call the woman who helped raise you, it’s time to show her some special love this Mother’s Day. Luckily, there is no shortage of Mother’s Day events in the Tualatin Valley. Class it up with brunch and some quality theater! Below, find the best Mother’s Day events near Portland.
Mother’s Day Brunches
What brunch, booze or beautiful view will you share with your mother this Mother’s Day?
Mother’s Day Brunch at Cornelius Pass Roadhouse
4045 NW Cornelius Pass Road, Hillsboro | May 10, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. | $19-$31
The cozy McMenamins spot has the famous octagonal barn—a perfect rustic-chic backdrop for your Mother’s Day pictures.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Plum Hill Vineyards
6505 SW Old Highway 47, Gaston | May 14, noon to 2 p.m. | $50 per person
This friendly winery offers a five-course brunch paired with delicious wines from the vineyard.
Mother’s Day Weekend Running Events
Burn some calories before that epic Mother’s Day brunch during a run-with-mom races.
Hippie Chick Quarter and Half Marathon
4450 NW 229th Avenue, Hillsboro | May 13, 6:30 a.m. to noon | $79-$119 registration
The only thing better than crossing the finish line alongside your mother is having a mimosa placed in your hands right after.
Mother’s Day Weekend Theater
Broadway Rose Theatre, Tigard | Through May 14, Thursday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. | $20-$44
See the final weekend of performances for a little Throwback Thursday vibe. This musical revue celebrates the powerful female voices of the 1960s. Be prepared to be humming doo-wop tunes for the rest of the weekend.
Anatomy of Gray
Mask & Mirror Community Theatre, Tigard | Through May 21, Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m. | $7-$15
A family drama set during the late 1800s, this coming-of-age play deals with nearly the whole range of human emotion.
Make your Mother’s Day celebration memorable, tailoring your trip to your mom’s favorite pleasures.