What To Do This Mother’s Day in New Jersey

Things To Do Mother’s Day Weekend 2022 in New Jersey

Azalea Festival

Saturday, May 7
Sayen Botanical Gardens welcome you to this magnificent display of more than 250,000 flowering bulbs, dogwoods, azaleas, and rhododendron. Enjoy the landscaped walking paths, fountains, bridges, lakes, gazebos, and breathtaking scenery. READ MORE

Thompson Park’s Annual Creative Arts & Music Festival

Saturday, May 7
The annual Creative Arts & Music Festival features artists selling offerings such as mixed-media pieces, paintings, photography, jewelry, pottery, and more. READ MORE

Ocean Grove Spring Fling

Ocean Grove–FREE
Saturday, May 7
Get a jump-start on summer with an early trip to the Jersey Shore. Ocean Grove holds this annual celebration with vendors, artisans, music, and more.  READ MORE

Bridgewater Food Truck & Music Fest

Saturday, May 7
Festival season has arrived in Bridgewater with boardwalk games, bounce houses, face painting, live music, and food trucks galore.  READ MORE

National Public Gardens Day at Macculloch Hall

Saturday, May 7
Celebrate National Public Gardens Day in a historic garden. Special presentations, scavenger hunts, and art activities are all part of the fun. READ MORE

Skylands Stadium Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival

Saturday, May 7
Bring the whole family to this all-day party that takes place right on the field. The spring festival features more than 20 food trucks, upwards of 100 craft beers, music, games, sports on the big screen, shopping, and more. READ MORE

Food Truck Fest & Inflatable Village

Saturday, May 7
Swing by Rabkin Park for a busy afternoon of inflatables, food trucks, live entertainment, a beer garden, and more.  READ MORE

Mother’s Day Spring Bazaar

Asbury Park–FREE
Saturday, May 7-Sunday, May 8
Shop til you drop on Mother’s Day weekend at this Asbury Park’s Spring Bazaar. Enjoy vendors, crafts, music, food, photo-ops, and children’s activities.  READ MORE

Cattus Island Nature Walks

Toms River–FREE
Mother’s Day Stroll
Saturday, May 7-Sunday, May 8
Join a park naturalist for a 40-year Ocean County tradition. Discover the fascinating and diverse wonders of the natural world. No registration is required. READ MORE

Farm-to-Table Mother’s Day Brunch at Alstede Farms

Saturday, May 7-Sunday, May 8
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Alstede Farms with a special brunch. In addition to the meal, enjoy a tractor-drawn wagon ride around the farm, see the farm animals, take a self-guided museum tour, and listen to live music. READ MORE

Mother’s Day at iPlay America

Sunday, May 8
iPlay America honors Mother’s Day with free rides for mom all day long. Download the unlimited ride band and enjoy Go Karts, Reverse Time, and more for free.  READ MORE

Mother’s Day Walk at Tenafly Nature Center

Sunday, May 8
Take a hike with mom on Mother’s Day at the Tenafly Nature Center. A naturalist leads the scenic walk, and pretty backdrops for a family photo are guaranteed.

Mother’s Day at Playland’s Castaway Cove

Ocean City
Sunday, May 8
Give mom a day of thrills with free rides at Playland’s Castaway Cove. Moms ride free all day on the Wild Waves Coaster, Alien Abduction, and more. READ MORE

Mother’s Day Hikes

Short Hills
Sunday, May 8
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a guided hike through the woodlands, and learn about some of the wildflowers that grow in the spring. Ice tea and sweet treats await after the hike. READ MORE

Mother’s Day at Jenkinson’s

Point Pleasant
Sunday, May 8
Head to the shore with Mom on Sunday for free admission to the fun at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk, including mini golf, the Adventure Lookout Ropes Course, and rides with a paying child. READ MORE

Take mom to meet some fur babies at Abmas Farm on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the farm

Take mom to meet some fur babies at Abmas Farm on Saturday. Photo courtesy of the farm

More Fun Mother’s Day Destinations in New Jersey

The Best NJ Zoos and Aquariums for Animal Encounters With Kids

Treat the kids to an animal adventure at NJ’s amazing zoos, aquariums, and preserves. READ MORE

Find an Amazing Petting Zoo in New Jersey Where Kids Can Meet the Animals

Get your fill of cuteness with the furry residents of these NJ farms. READ MORE

10 Great Picnic Spots for Families in Northern New Jersey

Enjoy the simple pleasure of a family picnic at these scenic spots in northern NJ. READ MORE

16 Stroller Walks in New Jersey

Put on some comfy shoes and pack some snacks, then tackle these trails. READ MORE

30 Gorgeous Spring Day Trips in New Jersey

Celebrate the spring season with these family day trips in New Jersey. READ MORE

Pick-Your-Own Adventures Await on the Many Gorgeous Flower Farms of New Jersey

Pick a bouquet of beautiful blooms this summer at these 14 NJ farms. READ MORE