Mother’s Day Brunch

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a bountiful spread and a view overlooking the beautiful spring bloom near Meadow Lake on Sunday, May 12.

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Please note: Tickets for Mother’s Day Brunch are sold out.

Savor a delicious buffet-style brunch in the beautiful Ginkgo Restaurant as you celebrate a special mom on Sunday, May 12, 2024. Gaze through the floor-to-ceiling windows to take in the gorgeous views of Meadow Lake while enjoying a variety of breakfast and lunch options, with made-to-order omelets, carving stations, and much more. With your complimentary mimosa or glass of champagne, raise a glass to celebrate mom!

After brunch, spend quality time connecting with nature by exploring the Arboretum’s grounds. You’ll see the gorgeous colors of fresh spring blooms while walking the scenic half-mile path around Meadow Lake and the flowering trees, shrubs, and perennial plants that bring color to the Grand Garden during one of the most popular times of year to visit.

Event Details

Please note that when buying your tickets, you will be asked to select a 90-minute seating time for your reservation. Three Mother’s Day Brunch seatings are available:

9:00 a.m. (Sold out)
11:30 a.m. (Sold out)
2:00 p.m. (Sold out)

We kindly ask that you arrive 15 minutes prior to your reservation time, as reservation times cannot be extended.

Ticket Details

Infant (younger than 3): $0
Child (3 through 12): $35
Adult (13 and older): $67

Infant (younger than 3): $0
Child (3 through 12): $40
Adult (13 and older): $77

Your ticket purchase helps support the Arboretum’s vision of a greener, healthier, more beautiful world where people and trees thrive together.

Mother’s Day Brunch Menu

Chilled Breakfast Buffet

Jumbo shrimp cocktail (DF) (GF)
Spinach and berries salad (DF) (GF) (V)
Seasonal fruit salad (DF) (GF) (V)
Pasta salad (V)
Caprese pasta salad (CN) (V)
Raspberry vinaigrette, ranch dressing

Charcuterie Board

Imported and domestic cheeses, dried fruit, preserves, flatbreads, crackers, Genoa salami, mortadella, prosciutto, and soppressata

Hot Breakfast Bar

Cherry almond pancakes (CN) (V)
Eggs Benedict casserole with hollandaise sauce
Stuffed French toast with orange and mascarpone cheese (V)
Spring frittata (V)
Cheddar cheese scrambled eggs (GF)
Applewood smoked bacon (DF) (GF)
Sausage links (DF) (GF)

Made-to-Order Omelets (GF)

Peppers, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, spinach, asparagus
Ham, bacon, sausage, cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese
Egg whites, available upon request

Chef-Attended Carving Stations

Roasted turkey breast (GF)
Honey mustard sauce

Roasted prime rib of beef (GF)
Au jus, creamed horseradish

Hot Lunch Buffet

Cauliflower bisque
Mahi mahi served with cherry tomatoes, arugula, lemon-garlic sauce (GF)
Cheese tortellini in mint truffle pea sauce (V)
Chicken Marsala (GF)
Vegetable medley (GF) (V)
Roasted potatoes with rosemary (GF) (V)

Dessert Station (CN)

Chocolate-dipped strawberries (GF)
Assorted seasonal cakes
Mousse cups (GF)
Cake pops


Regular and decaffeinated coffee
Assorted fruit juices to include apple, cranberry, and orange
Regular and chocolate milk
Soft drinks, iced tea
One complimentary mimosa per adult guest, served at the table

Premium Cash Bar

Bloody mary or additional mimosas $7
Wine selection $10
Domestic beer $7
Imported or craft beer $8
Mixed beverage $8

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CN–Contains Nuts  DF–Dairy Free  GF–Gluten Free  V–Vegetarian


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