Mother’s Day. It’s the one day dedicated to spoiling the person who keeps it all together - Mom. Loved by all and the family’s number one fan, life just wouldn’t be the same without them. For all the planners out there who’ve already picked out that perfect card that says everything and found that beautiful arrangement of flowers, Congratulations! The only things left to do are to begin the special day with a tasty brunch and end the day with something fun in Avenida Houston. Check out this helpful list of top Mother's Day brunch spots and easy activities to get things started.


Don’t forget to come by Discovery Green and The Plaza at Avenida Houston this weekend.

  • Friday, May 11, 9:30 am-12:30 pm - Mom will love the WaterWorks Festival 2018 at Discovery Green
  • Friday, May 11 , 6-8 pm - Fun family sing-along she’ll enjoy at Karaoke Night on The Plaza
  • Saturday, May 12, 9-10 am - Try Mother-Daughter hatha yoga at Discovery Green
  • Saturday, May 12, 6 pm - Get your last minute gift at Flea by Night
  • Sunday, May 13, 3-5 pm - Mom will love the free performance by Boss Street on The Plaza
  • Sunday, May 13, 11 am  - Team up with Mom for kayak rides and RC boat racing on Kinder Lake

Discovery Green

Top Brunch Spots

1600 Bar & Grille at Hilton Americas

Carving Station. Check. Omelet Station. Check. Sweets from 1600 Bar & Grille’s award-winning pastry shop plus bottomless mimosas. Check and check. With so many great brunch options to choose from, count on mom leaving with a full heart (and tummy) this Mother's Day. Discounted valet parking and complimentary self-parking are available. Check for reserving a table.

Hotels - Summer Page (Hilton)

Brasserie Du Parc

The French brasserie has a delicious Mother's Day three-course brunch this Sunday. While there, try dishes like crêpe aux pommes caramélisées (sautéed apple, almond, fleur de sel caramel sauce, vanilla mascarpone), oeufs mimosa au crabe (deviled eggs, crab meat, greens) and risotto aux légumes de printemps (spring vegetables risotto, mascarpone, aged parmesan, truffle oil). After brunch, walk over to Discovery Green at Avenida Houston for a stroll and some much-needed quality time with mom. Reservations are required.

Brasserie Du Park

The Grove

Spend a pleasant Mother’s Day brunch soaking up the sun, sippin' on some bubbly and indulging in a heavenly buffet-style brunch at The Grove for only $35 from 10 am-3 pm. Warning: expect to take extra selfies with mom and Houston's iconic downtown skyline as the backdrop.



A must-add brunch spot this Mother's Day is James Beard award-winning chef, Hugo Ortega's Xochi. Savor the distinct flavors of Oaxaca with a brunch buffet that includes tacos de cabrito, sopa de frijol, chilaquiles, grilled meats coupled with an entire table dedicated to desserts. Brunch will take place from 10 am-2:30 pm and the sweet serenading starts at 11 am.