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Mother’s Day Brunch


  • Mother’s Day Brunch at The Morton Arboretum
  • Visitors walking through a glade of yellow daffodils

Schedule and location

Sunday, May 9, 2021
The Ginkgo Room, Visitor Center
Please note this event is now SOLD OUT.
Celebrate Mom with a fabulous brunch against the blooming backdrop of Meadow Lake. Adults 21+ will also receive a complimentary glass of champagne or a mimosa to toast to the moms at your table. Brunch offerings will include chef-carved prime rib, made-to-order omelettes, and much more! 
After brunch, walk our scenic, paved, half-mile path around Meadow Lake. Enjoy the unfurling of leaves of awakening trees and the visits of migrating birds.
Attire: Casual, Business Casual, Sunday’s Best

2021 Mother's Day Brunch Menu

Breakfast Breads and Dinner Rolls with Sweet Butter (CN)
Chilled Buffet
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (DF, GF)
Spinach and Berries Salad
Raspberry Vinaigrette, Ranch Dressing
Seasonal Fruit Salad (V, DF, GF)
Penne Pesto Salad (V, GF)
Artisan Cheese Board (V)
Crackers, Grilled Breads
Assorted Cold Cut Platter (GF)
Breakfast Bar
Blueberry Pancakes
With Warm Syrup
Salmon Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce 
Creme Brulee French Toast 
Cheddar Cheese Scrambled Eggs (GF)
Applewood Smoked Bacon (GF, DF)
Sausage Links
Omelets (Made to Order) (GF)
Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions, Tomatoes, Spinach, 
Ham, Bacon, Sausage
Cheddar, Mozzarella
*Egg whites available
Carving Stations
Roasted Turkey Breast (GF)
Grain Mustard
Roasted Prime Rib of Beef (GF)
Au Jus, Horseradish Cream
Hot Lunch Buffet
Lobster Bisque
Tri-Colored Cheese Tortellini
With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Chicken Florentine (GF)
Goat Cheese, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Spinach, Natural Jus
Haricot Verts with Shallots (V, GF)
Rosemary Fingerling Potatoes (V, GF)
Kids Buffet
Macaroni and Cheese Bites 
Tater Tots (V)
Mini Hot Dogs
With Ketchup and Mustard
Warm Pretzel Nuggets 
With Cheese Sauce
Mini Sliders
With Ketchup, Mustard, Cheese,Pickles
Dessert Station (CN)
Mini French Pastries, Cookies, Dessert Bars
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Pies, Cheesecake, Mousse Cups
Chocolate Torte Cake, Carrot Cake, Tiramisu
Beverages Included:
Regular and Decaf Coffee
Assorted Fruit Juices
Regular and Chocolate Milk
Soft Drinks, Iced Tea
*One complimentary mimosa per adult guest
*Served tableside
Premium Cash Bar
Bloody Mary’s/ or Additional Mimosas - $6 each beverage
Wine Selection- $8 per glass
Beer- $6.00 per beer
Mixed beverage- $7 per beverage
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GF - Gluten Free, - Vegetarian, CN - Contains Nuts, Nut Products, DF - Dairy Free

Safety Precautions

Please note the following public health precautions in place for this event:

  • The venue's occupancy limit is 25 people at a time 
  • No more than 10 people will be permitted at each table 
  • There will be a minimum of 6 feet between each table
  • Dining is limited to a maximum of 75 minutes
  • All attendees will be required to wear a face mask, other than when they are seated at their tables and dining
  • Plexiglass dividers will be stationed at all buffets and attendants will assist guests with offerings
  • All service staff will be health screened prior to their shift each day
  • All service staff will be wearing facial coverings and disposable gloves throughout meal service 


Fees and admission


Adults (13 and older): $57
Children (4-12): $27
Children under 4: Free


Adults (13 and older): $64
Children (4-12): $34
Children under 4: Free


Registration information

This event is now SOLD OUT.

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