Things To Do This Mother’s Day in Lake County 2020

Happy Mother’s Day in Lake County!

Mothers are the backbone of our lives. Mothers provide unconditional love, among the millions of billions of other things they do as our biggest superhero and supporter.


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Kokoszki moje ❤ Just love them so much

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Unfortunately, many of us can’t see our mothers due to the public health crisis. That said, a gesture goes a long way during these troubling times.

Let’s make this a memorable celebration for as you treat her to a happy Mother’s Day in Lake County!


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We’re excited to celebrate all the wonderful Mother’s this weekend! ❤️ . . Join us on May 9-10 from 8am-1pm for an Apple Cider Donut drive-thru pick-up. You’ll find us at the Donut Bit at 909 English Prairie Rd, in Spring Grove. . . We know we ran short last time but this weekend we’ll have PLENTY of donut mix! Everyone can purchase a max of TWO dozen donuts per car on both Saturday & Sunday. We’re selling donuts by the dozen! This means you can only buy 1 or 2 packs of 12 donuts. . . We’re donating $2 from each dozen sold to Home of the Sparrow and Turning Point. There are two groups that support women and moms in need! . . Medical Staff, Police, and Firefighters – show us your ID and receive a FREE dozen as a token of our appreciation. . . $14 a dozen! Cash and credit accepted. We are not taking pre-orders.

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Grab some donuts from Richardson Farms in Spring Grove as they host a drive-thru from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. INFO»

Plan a picnic for mom prepared by your libation friends at Half Day Brewing Co. in Lincolnshire. It’s an utterly worry-free family meal to go for only $89 (flowers are included). INFO»

Hop in the whip and take a social distancing photo with mom at Quentin Road Baptist Church in Lake Zurich. The eldest, youngest and mom with the biggest litter will have a chance to win a $100 Amazon card. Pastor Scudder also shares a live stream message for moms at 11 a.m. INFO»

Pamper mom with brunch and/or dinner from mom and pop diner, Townee Square in Libertyville. Check their brunch special, while their dinner special includes filet mignon, red steamed potatoes, asparagus, choice of soup or salad and choice of dessert. INFO»


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Celebrate Mother’s Day with a @sweethomegelato cake! They’re taking orders now! Call (847) 432-2233.

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Whether you’re celebrating in person or virtually, find the perfect gift or meal in Highland Park as local businesses will have exclusive offers. INFO»

As mom shelters at home, fulfill her sweet tooth while you have a virtual Zoom chat as Morkies Chocolates in Long Grove are providing gift boxes for the special lady. INFO»

Provide your mom with Greek cuisine for brunch as Chrissoula’s Restaurant in Libertyville has four unique meals crafted for her tastebuds. INFO»

Honor your mother by donating to the Masks for Mom’s effort, and she’ll receive a special Mother’s Day e-card from the Brushwood Center in Riverwoods on Sunday. INFO»

With a bah bah here and a moo moo there, here a mom, there a mom everywhere a mom-mom. Invite Lambs Farm’s herd to your Mother’s Day call as our favorite Libertyville critters come to say hello. INFO»

Don’t let mom cook on her special day. Let her dine like a seasoned traveler via delivery with an authentic dish of Chinese/Thai influence from Big Bowl. Remember to add a bottle of wine as they are half price right now. INFO»

Take a social distanced stroll, run or bike ride with mom as the land of lakes provides outdoor escapes from the “shelter-in-place” with an up-close and personal live-action Claude Monet Portrait. Remember, stay six feet apart on Lake County Forest Preserves’ Trails. INFO»

Shop online at a participating Long Grove business or call-in to order, drive up and pop your trunk and experience the splendiferous products from the land of lakes mom and pop shops like Buffalo Creek Brewing Co., The Village Tavern, Long Grove Confectionery and more. INFO»

WildBerry Pancakes and Cafe are providing takeout and delivery during the stay-at-order. Mom’s love brunch, so get her a $100 gift card and you’ll receive an extra $20 bonus card (offer valid through May 31). INFO»

Is mom looking for an exceptional piece of décor for her family room? Peter Patterson Glassworks in Mundelein has the perfect aesthetic, and you could provide mom with a gift certificate for her to create it herself. INFO»

The succulent steakhouse in Lake Zurich is offering Mother’s Day Brunches. Beelow’s Steakhouse also offers mimosa kits for an extra charge, as the brunch/dinner menu will be available all day. INFO»

Everyone could use a glass of wine this weekend, especially mom. Provide the gift of adult berry dinks as Vigneto del Bino Winery in Antioch’s Vino Colada is the land of lakes Libation of the Month. INFO»

Test your likability with mom as you challenge her to a game of putt-putt. Golf courses are now open in Lake County in tandems of two. INFO»

Is mom’s sweet tooth one to be reckoned with? Send mom a slice or an entire triple-layer chocolate cake from Wildfire in Lincolnshire. Trust us, it’s a worthwhile add on to your order. INFO»

Grab a six-pack, four-pack, growler, spirit or bottle of vino on the Lake County Libation Trail participating in curbside pick-up and delivery. INFO»

Fare for days. Francesca Intimo in Lake Forest is offering an exclusive chateaubriand and meal for ma dukes. INFO»

Take mom on a virtual or physical (if you live together) architectural scavenger hunt as you view the inspiring buildings stand around the land of lakes. INFO»


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Comment a lyric by @williampcorgan . Can fans name the SP/WPC song? Deep cuts are welcome 😉 📷: @jameslomaxphoto

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Burn mom a cd while you’re doing your part at home flattening the curve, and treat her to the sounds of Lake County’s finest homegrown music for her to boogie to. INFO»

Mother’s Day takeout compliments of Timothy O’Tooles in Libertyville, Gurnee and Lake Villa is a beautiful thing. Let’s not forget they offer bloody Mary kits.

Pick up mom some flowers as Didier Farms in Lincolnshire’s nursery is available for curbside pick-up and online orders. INFO»

“C is for Cookie that’s good enough for me, Oh cookie, cookie, cookie starts with C.” After all of those years, mom made you cookies, return the favor as the DoubleTree by Hilton Libertyville-Mundelein released its cookie recipe. INFO»

To see how you can explore other things during Mother’s Day in Lake County, click here.

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