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Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Loop

Posted  46 days ago  in  Loop List

5 MIN READ – Celebrate this Mother’s Day in the Loop. Go out to brunch and drink specialty cocktails. Appreciate the spring weather with a boat ride on the Chicago River. For a scenic view, dine at a rooftop bar. To relax, rejuvenate at the spa. Give gifts, sweet treats, and floral arrangements. Regardless of how you spend your day downtown in the Loop, you will bond with Mom, and that’s all that matters.


Shoreline Sightseeing

On a beautiful spring day, take your mom on a cruise through the Chicago Loop with Shoreline Sightseeing. View the city’s impressive skyline as you travel down the Chicago River. The city is known for its unique blend of historical and modern architecture. So, relax and enjoy the ride with close-up views and excellent photos. Shoreline Sightseeing’s 75-minute Architecture River Tour is led by one of Shoreline’s expert guides. Tours depart from the Michigan Avenue Bridge or Navy Pier. Masks are required, and no cash is accepted (pay with credit and debit only). Learn more here, and check out other tours and attractions in the Loop here.



Raised is an Urban Rooftop Bar with exceptional service and breathtaking views of Chicago. Their venue features an industrial aesthetic with cabanas and fire pits to provide a relaxing atmosphere. For an afternoon overlooking the Chicago River, Raised welcomes you to their indoor/outdoor bar, open roof deck, and private outdoor areas.  Enjoy the relaxed, luxury atmosphere, and raise your glass in celebration to an unforgettable dining experience with Mom. Take a look at the menu here.

ROOF on theWit

For extravagant rooftop dining 27 stories above it all, ROOF on theWIT is offering elevated service and fine dining. Their venue features a stunning design, sweeping views of Chicago, private event spaces, entertainment, and a unique dining experience. Try Neapolitan-inspired pizzas made fresh in their hearth oven, along with classy cocktails and drifty city views. Reservations are encouraged due to limited capacity restrictions, and can be made here


Ocean Prime Chicago

Ocean Prime Chicago is a modern American restaurant and lounge with a savory menu of seafood and steaks. Mother’s Day brunch will include a delicious citrus rhubarb "momosa" and other signature cocktails paired with items from their special brunch menu from 11 a.m-3 p.m. Read the menu here.

The Dearborn

The Dearborn is a down to earth American tavern, featuring leather booths, subway tiles, vintage-inspired lights, and murals of Chicago's history. Celebrate the special women in your life with a Petite Seafood Platter, Spring Omelet and Carrot Cake during Mother's Day Brunch. They'll also have a special "Mum's The Word" cocktail to cheers to her. View the full menu here.


 Cheers to Mom! Join Petterino’s this weekend from May 9-12 and enjoy their Mother’s Day Chef Specials and Drink Specials! Click here to reserve a spot. 


In the Loop there are plenty of places to enjoy a day of relaxation. Do a spa day with mom at JW Marriot Chicago, Kimpton Gray Hotel, Spa at Palmer House, or the Godfrey Spa Boutique. Services include facials, body treatments, waxing, and in-room massages. 


Gene siskel film center

Give your mom a gift she can enjoy all year long: a Gene Siskel Film Center gift membership, providing discounts on movie tickets, concessions, and more–plus a Gazette sent right to her door. Purchase a gift membership here.

Russian Tea Time

What better way to show your love and appreciation than with a delightful and delicious gift? Treat your mom to the rich flavors and aromas of Russian Tea Time's premium teas. And to make the occasion even more special, they're offering an exclusive 25% discount on all their selections when you use code "MOMSLOVE" at checkout. Shop now here.

Museum of Illusions

Treat your mom to an enchanting adventure at the Museum of Illusions on Sunday, May 12. As their special Mother's Day gift to you, enjoy 20% off tickets when you use promo code MOTHER20 at checkout. It's the perfect opportunity to create unforgettable memories. Purchase tickets here.


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