Mother's Day Brunch & Activities in Branson

Mother’s Day is the best time to show mom how much you truly love her! While there are countless ways to celebrate the special ladies in your life, you’re sure to impress them with these Mother's Day activities and brunch ideas in Branson.

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This year, Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14th, 2023 — right around the corner! Whether you're wanting to pamper mom or treat her to a cozy brunch, Branson offers the best of both worlds! 

Mother's Day Activities

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Guided Painting Class

Want a fun and unique way to celebrate mom this year? Look no further than Sycamore Creek Ranch for a Mother's Day Guided Paint Class! Enjoy quality time with your mom or daughter, or a group of girlfriends who want to enjoy some creativity in the outdoors. The class will be held on Saturday, May 13th from 9:30 am - 12:00 pm at the Shiloh Ridge venue location at Sycamore Creek. Guests arrive at 9:30 to get settled, pick up some light refreshments, and visit with those around them. Paint instruction will begin promptly at 10:00 am.

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party with Mom

Step into a whimsical wonderland and treat your mom to a special Mother's Day edition of our beloved Mad Hatter's Tea Party! The party will begin on Saturday, May 13th at 10:00 am. at the Big Cedar Lodge. Experience the magic and excitement of our regular offering, now uniquely themed to honor all the incredible moms out there. Indulge in delectable treats and savory delights, sip on the finest teas, and revel in the charming atmosphere of our enchanting setting. Make this Mother's Day unforgettable by sharing this unforgettable experience with your beloved mom - it's sure to be an adventure you'll both treasure for years to come! 

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Pamper Her with a Spa Day

With the overwhelming stresses of everyday life, mom deserves a little time to unwind. Arrange for one of Spa Chateau's signature services at Chateau on the Lake: Chateau Signature Facial, Chateau Signature Massage, Pure Essence Massage, Botanical Facial or the Aroma Infused Body Polish. At Cedar Creek Spa at Big Cedar Lodge, experience the indoor grotto pool, ice room, sauna, steam room, and hot spa in addition to your spa or salon treatment. Spa O2 offers traditional spa treatment, but also features an oxygen bar with aromatherapy, which is unique to this area.

Get Outdoors

If it’s beautiful weather, make sure the moms in your life take time to enjoy the beauty of Ozark Mountain Country. Head to Dogwood Canyon Nature Park for the afternoon where you can walk, bike, tram and even horseback ride through the pristine landscapes.

For a shorter outdoor adventure, head to the Dewey Short Visitor Center and then stroll along the wide, flat lakefront path and take in the beauty of Table Rock Lake. Another great stroll is along the 1.5-mile boardwalk that runs between Branson Landing and Lake Taneycomo. Don’t miss the choreographed fountain shows, located in the center of Branson Landing that run on the hour.

Take Her Shopping

With the Branson Landing, Tanger Outlets, Downtown, the Grand Village, and many more shops and boutiques around town, Branson is the perfect place to find a gift that mom will love. Having trouble finding that gift you know mom will love? Bring mom with you and let her pick the perfect present.

See a Show

If she's a fan of live entertainment, take her to see one of Branson’s live shows. Take her to a show that will send her back in time, or maybe a live performance full of her favorite music! Why not kill two birds with one stone and take her to a dinner show? Whatever her interests, there’s sure to be a show that the special mom in your life will enjoy.

Try an Attraction

Does your mom love actors like Johnny Depp or Tom Cruise? What about singers like Dolly Parton? Take her to the Hollywood Wax Museum where she can pose with her favorite celebrities! If your mother is more down-to-earth, let her explore the Butterfly Palace where she can make friends with butterflies. Check out all of Branson's attractions here!

Wine & Dine 

Branson is home to many wonderful restaurants, wineries, breweries and tap rooms. Take her to the Branson Landing where she can choose from top dining like Guy Fieri's Branson Kitchen or the all new Bricktown Brewery right on Lake Taneycomo. Enjoy some sips together at Seven Arrows Tap Room or relax and unwind with one of Branson's wineries


Mother's Day Brunch


The Keeter Center

Celebrate with loved ones this Mother’s Day with a special brunch in the rustic elegance of The Keeter Center at College of the Ozarks. With plenty of culinary options, everyone will find something they love! Personalized omelets and waffles, hand-cut fresh seasonal fruits, domestic and imported cheeses, crudités, made-to-order Caesar salads, award-winning smoked ham, roast prime rib and the finest sweets and desserts make this brunch a decadent celebration. Dining spots fill fast, so reservations are a must!  

Meal served from 10-2. Reservation strongly encouraged. (417) 239-1900

Chateau On The Lake

Want to truly spoil Mom this year? Treat her to a Mother's Day champagne brunch at Branson's famous Chateau on the Lake Resort, Spa & Convention Center! The Chateau's executive chef has developed a special Mother's Day menu with the whole family in mind, and Mom will be blown away with an after-meal trip to the spa for a facial, mani/pedi or massage.

Meals served from 11-2pm. Reservations required. (417) 243-1736

The Worman House Bistro

Join us for a special prix fixe Mother's Day Brunch! Built in the early 1920s as a country retreat for Frisco Railroad executive Harry Worman, The Worman House has been expanded and meticulously restored to its original beauty. With stunning views of the lake, custom themed cocktails, and gourmet food, you’ll enjoy an unforgettable dining experience.

Regular menu items will not be available. Menu items and pricing are subject to change without notice.

Meals served from 10:15-2pm. Reservations required. (417) 335-2777

Osage Restaurant

If you're in the mood for some upscale regional cuisine, the Osage Restaurant has all of that and more! Offering a one-of-a-kind experience unique artwork and Native American Artifacts. Explore the stone-lined stairwell as it leads to the expansive "End of the Trail" All-American Wine Cellar which includes a wine tasting bar, whiskey room and banquet space with glass doors that open to an infinity pool. 

Meals served from 10-3pm. Reservations required. (800) 225-6343


Gifts for Mom



Just like moms, flowers come in all shapes and sizes. Therefore, it makes sense to find the right flowers to make her feel extra special. From single flowers, to beautiful bouquets, you can find all your floral needs and arrangement ideas at one of these great Branson locations, including: Lilly’s Floral, Michele’s Floral and Gifts or Branson Petal Pushers.

Jewelry And Accessories

This year, show mom you love her by showing some love to her precious jewelry and accessories. With specialty stores in Branson like Brighton Collectibles, or jewelers like Helzberg Diamonds, finding a gift as special as your mom is easy. The little twinkle in mom’s eye will be shining as bright as the new accessory on her wrist or her newly cleaned jewelry.


Happy Mother's Day from Branson! 

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