From gift-giving to quality time to memorable meals, Baton Rouge has something to offer for every mom this Mother’s Day. With the help of our Mother’s Day guide, you can find the perfect gift for Mom, or plan a special day filled with fun and quality time together. However you choose to celebrate – Happy Mother’s Day!




Hot Art Cool Nights
Government Street
May 10

Hot Art Cool Nights is Baton Rouge’s Mid City neighborhood’s premier spring event. Held on Friday, May 10, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., the festival is totally free, and the supersized market spans from Jefferson Highway at Goodwood Boulevard to the intersection of Government and 14th Streets. Shop products from Baton Rouge’s best vendors and dine on delectable eats and drinks from local restaurants!


Local Pop Up Market at Hot Art Cool Nights
The Electric Depot
May 10

Local Pop-Up will be hosting a special pop-up market just in time for Mother’s Day! Shop from local makers at The Electric Depot on May 10 from 6 p.m. until 10 p.m.


Plant Club Subscription Box
Baton Rouge Succulent Co.

For the plant-loving mother in your life, give her the gift that keeps on giving from Baton Rouge Succulent Co. Filled with seasonal house plants, succulents, and air plants mailed right to your door, these monthly subscription boxes make for the perfect Mother’s Day gift.


Cooking Classes & More
Red Stick Spice Co.
For the mother who loves to cook, give her a gift to make her day special. From subscription boxes to floral teas to private cooking classes, Red Stick Spice Co.'s Mother’s Day Collection is filled with locally sourced gifts she’ll love to use. 

Flower Arrangements
Rickey Heroman’s
From gift baskets to rose bouquets, show your mom some love with beautiful flower arrangements from Rickey Heroman's, serving the entire Baton Rouge metro area, including Prairieville, Port Allen, Brusly, Walker and more. 


Mimosa For Mom
Mimosa Handcrafted Jewelry
Perfect for every occasion, Baton Rouge’s own Mimosa Handcrafted offers beautiful jewelry mom will love. From a hug that will last a lifetime to saying “I love you,” Mimosa's pieces, made right here in Baton Rouge, are sure to do just that!




Cake Decorating
Eloise Market & Cakery
May 10 & 11

There is no better combination than flowers and cupcakes, and you and Mom can learn how to make a bouquet entirely out of cake at Eloise Market & Cakery! Offering three separate classes – May 6 and 7, as well as May 13 – you’ll learn skills like how to use piping bags, mix colors and using Russian piping tips while enjoying fun suitable for all ages.


Blend Wine Bar Sommelier School
Blend Wine Bar

Blend Wine Bar offers monthly wine classes to the public on a variety of subjects within the world of wine – perfect for any mother-child duo fond of the vino. Each class is led by Blend’s Certified Sommelier and includes all wine and materials. Past topics have included Women of Wine and the two-part Tour of Italy!


DIY Disco
Follow the call of the disco ball and take your groovy mom out for cocktails and crafts! DIY Disco is a craft bar where you can create items such as festival crowns, clay earrings, yarn art and more – all while sipping on disco-inspired cocktails. Bring in your own bites and make it a night full of fun with Mom!


Live Music Events

Is Mom a fan of music? With multiple live music events in a variety of different genres happening Mother’s Day weekend, there’s something for every musical mom in Baton Rouge!



Mother’s Day and brunch go hand-in-hand, and we’ve rounded up some of the best brunch options here in Baton Rouge. See our list below for a few picks that are perfect for Mom!

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