How will you thank your mom this Mother’s Day? In Topeka, there are a lot of different ways you can show her some love. Whether you’re looking for a day of fun, a unique gift or a special meal, you can be sure to find it in Topeka.


Kansas Children’s Discovery Center – enjoy a day of play! Sunday only moms get into Kansas Children’s Discovery Center for half price from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.

Designers’ Showhouse – Does your mom have an eye-for-design? Tour this year’s Designers’ Showhouse located at 3143 SW Shadow Lane in historic Westboro. While Designers’ Showhouse is typically for adults, Sunday Fun Day is an opportunity for families to bring their young children. Babies under a year old and children over 8 can tour the Showhouse while children ages 1-7 enjoy a story time and supervised activities in the Showhouse tent. These special sessions begin at 2 and 3:30 p.m. More information here:


Top of the Tower Mother’s Day Brunch
11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m.
534 S. Kansas Ave. 16th Floor

Enjoy a delicious buffet including: create an omelet station, bacon and sausage, biscuits and gravy, peel and eat shrimp, baked potatoes, fresh steamed vegetables, beef carving station, smoked pineapple rosemary pork loin, hot rolls and butter, mini assorted desserts. Reservations: 785-354-7746

$24.99 for adults, $14.99 kids 9-16, $7.99 kids 4-8, kids 3 and under free

Wheel Barrel
10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
925 N Kansas Ave.

Take your mom to Mother’s Day Sunday Funday brunch at the Wheel Barrel. In addition to the special brunch, strawberry shortcake dessert is half off for mom!

Blue Moose
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
3030 SW Wanamaker Rd.

Blue Moose is offering a Mother’s Day Brunch with a twist! Reservations are filling up quickly, book your brunch today - 785-272-6800.

Falling Water Grille
9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
1717 SW Topeka Blvd.

Brunch buffet including: fresh fruit, gourmet cheese display, assorted breakfast breads and pastries, yogurt parfait station, omelets to order, fresh waffles with assorted toppings, bacon and sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, fried breakfast potatoes, carving station with roast week, home-style meatloaf with mushroom gravy, tilapia provencal, homemade mac ‘n cheese, assorted panna cotta with fresh berries and assorted desserts! $21.95 for adults, $16.95 for seniors. Reservations: 785-431-7200.


Trails Market
109 N Kansas Ave.

Odds, ends and treasures galore. Trails Market and Gallery has a lot to choose from, antiques and new items, rocks and purses. It’s the perfect place to take your little to pick out the perfect gift for mom or grandma! Closed on Sunday but open Friday 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

The Linen Tree
2841 SW 29th St.

Find something soothing for mom! The Linen tree carries a wide range of soaps, bubbles, towels, lotion, potpourri and more! Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 – 5 p.m. on Sunday.

Hazel Hill
724 S Kansas Ave. 

Stop by Hazel Hill in downtown Topeka to get a sweet treat for your mom! They are closed Sunday, so make sure to stop by Friday between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. or Saturday 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.