Mother’s Day Weekend Events

With blooming gardens, delicious dining options and fun events to enjoy, a trip to Saugatuck/Douglas is one of the best ways to celebrate Mother’s Day. There are so many special ways to experience Saugatuck/Douglas this year: Stroll the streets and shop boutiques, or for an active adventure, hit the trails at Saugatuck Dunes State Park before going out for a mother-daughter dinner. Then, kick back and relax at one of our Bed and Breakfasts, boutique hotels or unique vacation rental homes. For lodging options, visit saugatuck.com/stay/ or call the Saugatuck/Douglas Area Welcome Center at 269-857-1701.

Here are some events that are on our “must-do” list for celebrating Mother’s Day Weekend, coming up May 10-12:

Mothers Day Weekend Art & Wine – May 10 – J. Petter Galleries, Douglas

Start Mother’s Day Weekend with this art and wine event at J. Petter Galleries. Enjoy the art, sample wines and receive a free citrus tart. Learn more here. 

Elixer Fixer Mixology Class & Food Pairing Dinner – May 10 – Root Cafe, Fennville

Learn to make drinks with mom at Root Cafe in Fennville! Take her to this Elixer Fixer class where you’ll learn some new twists on old favorites and new tastes as well. Learn more here.

Tulip Time Celebrates 90 Years – May 10-12 – Saugatuck/Douglas Area

Make Saugatuck your home base to enjoy Tulip Time, taking place just 10 minutes north in Holland, Michigan. Since 1929, the city of Holland has blossomed with literally hundreds of thousands of tulips, and an equal number of tulip lovers. Enjoy entertainment, events and activities for all ages. Mom will marvel at the site of all of those lovely spring blooms. Learn more here.

Artz & Gardenz Tour – May 11-12, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saugatuck/Douglas Area

Enjoy the warm hospitality and contagious creativity of local artists, growers and gardeners from the Saugatuck/Douglas, Holland and Hamilton countryside. Mom will love meeting the artists and seeing studios and gardens first-hand. Learn more  here.

Brewery Tour at Saugatuck Brewing Company – May 11 – Saugatuck Brewing Company

Is your mom a beer connoisseur? Take her for a free behind-the-scenes tour of Saugatuck Brewing Company’s production facility, including a complimentary beer sampling. Tours are limited and available on a first-come first-serve basis. Learn more here.

Mother’s Day at Virtue Cider – May 11 – Virtue Cider, Fennville

Do the right thing for moms in your life and enjoy a day with them at Virtue Cider. Not only can you sample some ciders, you’ll also enjoy the pop-up flower shop, photo booth, mini picnic baskets and live music. Learn more here.

Performance: “The Star Spangled Girl” by Neil Simon – May 11 – Root Cafe, Fennville

Enjoy a night out on the town with mom this year with “The Star Spangled Girl,” a theater production by Neil Simon at Root Cafe. Learn more here.

Mother’s Day Brunch – May 12 – Grow, Saugatuck

One of the best ways to celebrate our Mothers is something we all love – food. This mother’s day brunch is served buffet style and is reservation-only, so be sure to call ahead. Learn more here.

Mother’s Day Brunch – May 12 – Coast 236, Saugatuck

Enjoy an “all you can eat” buffet with mom at Coast 236 this mother’s day. Kid’s bills (ages 10 and under) are half off! Learn more here.

Salt House Concert Series: May Erlewine – May 12, Salt of the Earth, Fennville

If your mom likes live music and good food, this is the event for you. Kick back and listen to May Erlewine play Americana roots music while you eat a delicious farm-to-table meal at Salt of the Earth. Learn more here.

There are so many special ways to experience Saugatuck/Douglas with mom this year. Stroll the streets and shop boutiques, or, for an active adventure, hit the trails at Saugatuck Dunes State Park before going out for mother-daughter dinner. Then, kick back and relax at one of our Bed and Breakfasts, boutique hotels or unique vacation rental homes. For lodging options, visit saugatuck.com/stay/ or call the Saugatuck/Douglas Area Welcome Center at 269-857-1701.

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