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Mother's Day 2023 in Downtown!

Downtown South Bend offers many opportunities to spoil your mom with!

Dining Specials:

May 14, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Show the moms in your life how much you care by booking a reservation today here or by calling (574)-968-8101.

May 14, 11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Treat your mother or grandmother to Ironhand’s Mother’s Day Brunch. They have a special brunch menu for Mother’s Day! Book a reservation here.

May 14, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Enjoy an all you can eat buffet with prime rib, salads, side dishes, shrimp cocktail, and desserts. Adults $40, Children (5-12) $18, 4 and under are complimentary.

Please call (574)-234-9077 to make your reservation today, before its booked.

South Bend Chocolate Cafe's specials include fresh chocolate-covered strawberries, Mother’s Day pretzel bags, Mother’s Day turtles, a Mother’s Day classic assortment, and more!

For more information about the treats they are offering, call (574)-287-0725 or learn more here.

May 14, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Treat your mom to the Carmela's annual Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14. From omelette and waffle stations to fresh pastries and baked goods from Macri's Italian Bakery, it is an experience you don't want to miss. Last seating is at 1:30 p.m. Adults $44.99, Children (8 and under) $19.99. Does not include beverages, tax, or gratuity.

Reservations are required. Reserve online by clicking here.

Macri's Bakery will be offering take and bake and dessert pre-orders for pick up May 12 and May 13 for those that may want to stay in! Click here to order!

May 14, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Fiddler’s Hearth is opening on Sunday, May 14 for a very special Mother’s Day Brunch! This event will be first come, first served so they will not be taking reservations.

This year’s menu includes dishes such as a Breakfast Poutine, Monte Cristo, Irish Mess, Corned Beef Hash, Boozy Stuffed French Toast, Smoked Salmon, a Hippie Bowl, and much more! They will also have their favorite lunch selections available, such as Scotch Eggs and Fish & Chips.

May 14, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Celebrate your mom by joining The Cellar Wine Bar and Kitchen for a classic buffet breakfast, a la carte items like bagel bruschetta and Cellar favorites, plus Cellar MOMosas (mimosas, but for your mom)!

Reservations are recommended. Call (574)-217-8071 or make one here.

May 14, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

South Bend Brew Werks will be open at 10:00 a.m. with some of your breakfast faves, and they will also have charcuterie available from BirchandBrie Charcuteries!

Retail Specials:

May 11 – May 13

With Mother’s Day coming up, Ali on the Boulevard could not think of a better time to launch a giveaway that keeps on giving! Starting Thursday, May 11, through Saturday, May 13, enjoy a free swag bag when you spend $75 or more. Their Mother’s Day Swag Bag includes gifts from local businesses for you to enjoy. The tote will also save you 15% on future purchases at special “VIP Tote” events, so make sure you hang on to it!

This offer is in-store only, and while supplies last.

May 8 -12

Therapeutic Indulgence has many Mother’s Day Specials running from May 8 to May 12, including an Herbal Gift Set for pre/postpartum mothers, an essential oils gift box, a Tea Lover gift including a mug, a tea infuser, a tea bag, and the gift of their popular items for a Spa Day at Home. All specials are 20% off!

To schedule an appointment, call (574)-520-1664 or visit here.

Shop for your mother or grandmother at Ironhand Wine Bar’s Mother’s Day Pop Up Shop! Shop with a few local vendors for the perfect gift.

Featured vendors include Country Florist & Gifts, Sarah Linder Designs (homemade candles), and WILL & WEEZ bags. Ironhand will also have candles and gift certificates.

Wygant Floral May 11, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

May 12, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

May 13, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Order your mother something special for Mother’s Day! Wygant’s Floral is all booked with deliveries until May 15, but you can still do pick-up orders. Order yours here!


May 18, 7:30 p.m.

May 19, 7:30 p.m.

May 21, 2:00 p.m.

The third installment of August Wilson’s American Century Cycle is selling out FAST!

“Ambition and art collide with the business of the blues in this red-hot play filled with music that made the ‘20s roar. An American masterpiece, August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom is set in 1927 Chicago during a recording session at a white-owned studio with the legendary singer – inspired by real-life Mother of the Blues, Gertrude “Ma” Rainey.” – LA Times

Warner Studio, South Bend Civic Theatre

You can purchase your tickets here.

Rachmaninoff & Tchaiovsky

May 13, 7:30 p.m.

Prepare for an extraordinary experience when Paivi Ekroth takes on the staggering virtuosity of Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 followed by a musical exploration of Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony that explores the concept of Fate as an inescapable force and a blaze of sound.

Click here to order your tickets today!

May 13, 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Join The Rocki Button for live music and vendors.


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