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Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Loop

Posted  24 days ago  in  Loop List

3 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. Face coverings are required for all, and guests must be seated when eating, drinking, or ordering. Guests will have their temperature checked upon arrival. Any guest with a temperature over 100 degrees will not be allowed to dine. View the menu 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 blood orange mimosas or signature bloody Marys paired with special items like lobster toast with avocado, blackened salmon salad with strawberries, French toast with fresh berries and lemon curd, and more. 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. The Dearborn hosts weekly "Sunday Sessions" jazz brunch (perfect for mama!) Pair your meals with the aptly named Agave Queen or Rise 'n' Shine Spritz.  View the menu here.

Land and Lake Kitchen

Land and Lake Kitchen serves up a classic American brunch, including Avocado & Goat Cheese Toast served with avocado, goat cheese, and sunny side up eggs atop fresh sourdough bread, or their crowd favorite Croissant Sandwich with scrambled eggs, Swiss cheese, bacon, and dijonaise on a croissant bun and served with breakfast potatoes. Pair your meal with their bottomless mimosa package, which includes 1.5 hours of bottomless mimosas and one brunch entree for only $32. The restaurant is also serving some new Spring cocktails such as the Strawberry Fields or Lavender Bubbles. Take a look at their menu here


Do a spa day with mom at JW Marriot Chicago, Kimpton Gray Hotel, or the Godfrey Spa Boutique. Services include facials, body treatments, waxing, and in-room massages. 


The Body Shop

Give Mom refreshing spring fragrances from The Body Shop. Pick out a body butter to restore soft, spring skin after a long, dry winter. Buy a spa and pampering gift package here.

Sugar Bliss

Treat your mom to a delicious Mother’s Day with sweet creations from Sugar Bliss. You can never go wrong with a variety of sweet treats. Also, try their sugar cookies, cake pops, and chocolate covered strawberries.