There’s no shortage of ways to treat the mother in your life on Mother’s Day. It can be a little hard to narrow down how you want to celebrate, whether you’re a mom yourself or want to celebrate a mom in your life. But don’t worry, Discover Oshkosh has you covered. To help you brainstorm some ideas, we’ve created a round-up of special events, deals and more happening on Mother’s Day in Oshkosh.


Bar 430 - Have brunch in Downtown Oshkosh at Bar 430! Open 10am - 3pm, enjoy small, medium and large plates including everything from avocado toast, to breakfast burritos, and chicken and waffle sliders!

Becket's - Reservations are required for Mom's Day Brunch at Becket's from 10am-2pm! Treat mom to a delightful waterfront brunch with a composed brunch menu!

Elsewhere Market and Coffee House - On Mother's day, enjoy mimosas and 25% off market goods from 7am-3pm!

Fox River Brewing Company - From 10am - 3pm enjoy a Mother's Day brunch. Endless Breakfast and Lunch items will be served! Reservations are filling up fast so reserve your spot now here!

Game Time Sports Bar - Toast to Mom with $10 bottomless mimosas or bottomless bloodys, because she deserves endless cheers on her special day! Plus enjoy a $25 special including fresh salad, either succulent shrimp OR chicken with broccolini alfredo, and a decadent chocolate chip cookie a la mode!

The Howard - Treat Mom to a lovely brunch in the gorgeous Great Hall. Upon entry, enjoy a complimentary Mimosa or Fresh Squeezed OJ and bottomless Anodyne Roasting Co. Coffee throughout brunch. Kid friendly brunch options will be available. Two seatings available at 10am and 1pm - find the full menu and reserve your tickets now here.

Mineshaft - Mom deserves a Mother's Day Buffet from 8am - 3pm on Sunday, May 12th! This fully-loaded buffet is something you don't want to miss so make sure to call to reserve your spot 920-252-4940!

Parker John's - Join for Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12th and enjoy one of Parker John's featured Mom-osas! All proceeds from these cocktails will be donated to Children's Wisconsin!

The Roxy - The Roxy is taking in-house seating or carryout order from 11am-3pm on Mother's Day! Make reservations at 920-231-1980.

TJ's Harbor - Enjoy a limited menu from 10:30am-3pm - with TJ's Harbor's regular menu starting at 4! Treat mom with a seat on the patio overlooking the lake!

TJ's Highland Steakhouse - Join us for our one-of-a-kind Mother's Day brunch—Sunday, May 12th with seatings at 10am, 12pm, and 2pm. Call now to reserve your spot! This brunch includes: Omelette Station | Breakfast Potatoes | Belgian Waffles | French Toast | Bacon and Sausage | Seafood Raw Bar | Eggs Benedict | Prime Rib Carving Station | Smoked Turkey Carving Station | Assorted dessert display | Smoked Salmon | Charcuterie


Brunch at Bar 430



Grand Union at Pickle and Bags - Grand Union is bringing the beats to Pickle and Bags with special guest, Take 2 Acoustic! You may know Pickle and Bags as the newest attraction to open in Oshkosh for pickleball and cornhole recreation. However, we are excited to be the first-ever band to break in the new facility. There will be a $10 cover charge for this event. Doors open at 6:30 with Take 2 Acoustic starting at 7:30.

7th Annual Mother's Day 5K Run and Walk - Take part in the 7th annual Mother's Day 5k Run & Walk at Winnebago County Park! The course is open from 7:00am-3:00pm and is non-competitive and encouraging for all fitness and activity levels. Register here!

Downtown Oshkosh Spring Wine Walk - Although the Spring 2024 Wine Walk is SOLD OUT - others are still welcome to shop & explore Downtown Oshkosh on Saturday, May 11th

Paine Art Center and Gardens - Admission is free on Mother’s Day, thanks to the folks at Community First Credit Union for sponsoring the day. You can see the tulips bloom on the garden grounds and see the Mao Lor: A Journey through Hmoob Paj Ntaub exhibition.

YMCA: Mom's Night Off - Celebrate Mother’s Day early on Friday, May 3th! Send your kids to the YMCA where they will be fed dinner and be guided in various art projects to create a special Mother’s Day gift to bring home. This event has two options: You can send the kids for a few hours, or an overnight option that will include movies, games, and breakfast in the morning. Learn more about the event & register here!




Caramel Crisp - Caramel Crisp has a variety of sweet treats, gifts, books and more that your mom will love. They can even put together a gift basket, but they will need 24 hours notice. 

Hughes’ Home Maid Chocolates - Treat the mom in your life to some delicious chocolate on Mother’s Day. In addition to offering individual chocolate options, they also sell Mother’s Day baskets.

Oaks Candy - Another great option to purchase something sweet for your mom. You can purchase a box of her favorite chocolates, like meltaways, soft centers or clusters.

Osh Pop - Pick up one of Osh Pop’s top sellers on Mother’s Day: salted dark chocolate, caramel pretzel, or chocolate covered door county cherry.

Sweet Jules - Snag a sweet treat at Sweet Jules in Downtown Oshkosh! Explore a menu filled with deliciousness including scones, cupcakes, cheesecake bars, and more! Looking for a more personalized dessert option? Call to learn more about Sweet Jules special order menu!

Tamara’s the Cake Guru - Chocolate-covered strawberries will be back in time for Mother’s Day. They will also have Mother’s Day bouquet cupcakes, Mother’s Day cookies, cheesecake and Mother’s Day boxes. 

Hughes Home Maid Chocolate Shop



Find our full list of floral and garden shops in Oshkosh here!

House of Flowers - Help get your mother’s garden ready this season. In addition to offering flowers that can be delivered on the same day, they also sell gift baskets. House of Flowers is full of little gifts that mom would love!

Flowers & Leaves - Flowers and Leaves offers a selection of flower arrangements for Mother’s Day. You can add extras to the arrangement like chocolates, balloons, or even a succulent plant.

Hrnaks Flowers & Gifts - Hrnaks has been around for over 80 years, so it’s safe to say they know how to celebrate moms on Mother’s Day. They offer a wide selection of flower arrangements your mom will love.

uBloom - Stop into uBloom for a perfect Mother's Day arrangement or gift! They have over 20 years by designing and decorating experience!

house of flowers


Vintage Finds

On the hunt for some fun vintage finds? Be sure to check out the following shops in Oshkosh that specialize in vintage goods and consignment treasures!

Downtown Shopping

The Artful Gift - Spoil your mom with new spring pieces at this cute downtown gift shop!

Brinkley’s Boutique - Treat your mom to some new apparel or a mom-specific shirt at Brinkley’s Boutique. They are closed on Sundays, so shop ahead of Mother’s Day.

Market Boutique on Main - Market Boutique is stocked for Mother’s Day gifts. Items can be shopped for directly in the store, however you can also pre-order online or purchase online for pickup.



Did we miss any specials or events happening in Oshkosh on Mother’s Day? Let us know in the comments! And don’t forget to share your Mother’s Day fun with Discover Oshkosh on Facebook and Instagram for a chance to be featured!

Stay the night in Oshkosh—click here for overnight options!