Things to Do This Mother’s Day Weekend in the Dallas Area

Mother’s Day weekend is upon us, and if you’re just now trying to think of things to do with your mom, then shame, shame, shame! Well, we’re probably all guilty of procrastinating but hey: you’ve come to the right place.

The We Got Next Comedy Series Volume 29 comes to Hyena Comedy Club in Dallas’ Mockingbird Station on Mother’s day. DJ Spinderella on the 1s and 2s along with DJ KJ. Christopher Reid from Kid N Play fame will bring his jokey jokes as he hosts an all female comedian line up. Presale tickets are $15-20 and $25 at the door. Visit for tickets. Free buffet by Deshons Catering. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 8. 214-455-1779. For younger mothers, Monroe Lounge is hosting the Day Ja Vu day party Saturday, May 9, from 3-830pm with DJ Phil, DJ IE, and DJ Phife in the mix. Finally, Love Don’t Pay the Bills is playing at TBAAL (The Black Academy of Arts and Letters) at 1309 Canton Street downtown Dallas through Mother’s Day Sunday. 214-743-2400 for tickets. Visit our Events page for the event flyers. has a list of restaurants ready to have you and your mom on Mother’s Day. Arthur’s Prime Steaks & Seafood in Addison is offering a 3-course meal for $39 on Mother’s Day. Boi Na Braza in Grapevine has a meaty special at $39.95 for adults and $19.95 for children 6-12. Children under 5 are free. Enjoy our 40+ gourmet salad bar and 16 sizzling cuts of meat. Other restaurants to check out are the French restaurant Cadot in North Dallas, Button’s in Addison and Ft. Worth, Del Frisco’s in Uptown and Ft. Worth, and Capital Grille in Uptown and Plano. has some Mother’s Day ideas. Here are a few:

Five Sixty by Wolfgang Puck (the rotating ball tower) | 300 Reunion Blvd. | Dallas, TX 75202 | (214) 741-5560

FIVE SIXTY BY WOLFGANG PUCK: Get a 360-degree view of Dallas in Reunion Tower’s revolving restaurant (editor: the big rotating ball tower for those who don’t know). Executive chef Patton Robertson’s brunch menu will be served buffet-style with stations set up throughout the restaurant. Options include Peking duck, pork belly pot stickers, rendang beef short ribs, sushi, fried rice, lo mein, made-to-order eggs and mini desserts. May 10 starting at 11 a.m. $55 per person, $30 for children 12 and younger. Reunion Tower, 300 Reunion Blvd. E., Dallas. 214-741-5560.

The W Dallas Victory Hotel’s restaurant will serve a fixed-price, seated brunch with several options per course. Entree choices include sweet corn griddle cakes with smoked salmon and chive sour cream, and country-fried steak with fried eggs, sausage gravy and cornbread. For dessert, choose from churros with goat’s milk cajeta, Texas peach cobbler with smoked-bacon buttermilk ice cream, and Key lime pie with sorghum drizzle and blueberries. May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $55 for adults, $30 for children 12 and younger. Cook Hall guests receive complimentary valet parking. 2440 Victory Park Lane, Dallas. 214-397-4111.

The four-course prix fixe brunch begins with beignets and fruit muffins. Main-course options include barbecue braised short ribs with mashed potatoes, charred okra, celery root and arugula, and grilled cauliflower steak with cipollini onions, baby kale, calabrese pepper, black radish, and caper-golden raisin brown butter. There’ll also be a children’s menu that includes Belgian waffles, fried chicken tenders and brioche grilled-cheese sandwiches. May 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. $45 per person, $15 for children 12 and younger. 4123 Cedar Springs Road, Dallas. 214-522-3474.


Chef Stephan Pyles’ Latin American spot in the Arts District will offer a three-course brunch menu that includes spring squash tamal, squid and shrimp ceviche, fruit-stuffed French toast with walnut syrup, carne asada and eggs with blackberry-habanero salsita, and green eggs and ham, which includes sous-vide egg, Serrano ham, spinach-jalapeño hollandaise and papas de casita. Add buñuelos, muffins, scones and breads for $5. May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. $35 per person, $15 for children younger than 12. 2100 Ross Ave., Dallas. 214-922-9922.

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