May is the month of moms! Here are 5 metro Milwaukee events to make her day special. Start out the month by indulging in chocolate, and then pick from 4 fun events on Mother's day (May 14 this year).

1) The Chocolate Celebration

Indulging in chocolate can be a symbolic experience and many times it is eaten during rituals and celebrations. Learn about local and global cultural traditions throughout history and today that involve chocolate.

Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee

Monday, May 1 through Friday, May 5, and Monday, May 8 through Wednesday, May 10

10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Included with Global Kitchen exhibit admission


2) Jewelry is Fun Mother’s Day Show 

Treat your mother or grandmother to a visit to the Conservatory and find a jewelry gift too! The fair features a selection of jewelry and accessories all priced at $5.99.

Mitchell Park Domes, 524 S. Layton Blvd., Milwaukee

Sunday, May 14

9 a.m .to 4 p.m.


3) Mother’s Day at the Zoo 

All moms receive FREE admission on their day; parking and concession fees still apply

Milwaukee County Zoo, 10001 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee

Sunday, May 14

9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


4) Mother’s Day Brunch

Celebrate Mom with a sumptuous brunch in Windhover Hall – and leave the dishes to us!

Milwaukee Art Museum, 700 North Art Museum Drive, Milwaukee

Sunday, May 14

10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

$65/adults, $15/kids 7-12, Free/kids 6 and under


5) Mother’s Day Family Event 

Enjoy Mother’s Day at the Gardens! Kids will enjoy fun craft activities as they create make-and-take gifts for their mothers and grandmothers!

Boerner Botanical Gardens, 9400 Boerner Drive, Hales Corners

Sunday, May 14

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.


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