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Celebrate Mother’s Day in La Crosse

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Riverside International Friendship Gardens | photo by La Crosse Local

Mother’s Day is just around the corner! When it comes to showing the amazing moms in our lives some love, La Crosse has so much to offer. Forget the same-old brunch routine (although a mimosa never hurts)– this year, let’s explore some La Crosse Mother’s Day ideas that make this charming city so special.

Don’t forget to check the La Crosse Local events calendar for everything happening on Mother’s Day weekend!



Sleeping Beauty Fairytale Party

Rivoli Theatre & Pizzeria, 117 4th St N, La Crosse,  WI 54601// (608) 860-0983

Take your mom to a sing-along party with the Disney classic Sleeping Beauty! Doors will open at 11:00 AM with a festive sing-along and a chance to meet and take photos with a special Disney Princess guest! Stick around after the sing-along to watch Sleeping Beauty. Come in your favorite fairy tale costume!

Mother’s Day Mimosa & Dessert Bar

Elmaro Vineyard, N14756 Delaney Rd, Trempealeau, WI 5466` // (608) 534-6456

Indulge mom in a sweet dessert bar paired with a bubbly and refreshing Mimosa! 12 pm – 5 pm at Elmaro Vineyard.


Pearl Street Brewery

1401 Saint Andrew St, La Crosse, WI 54603 // (608) 784-4832

Is your mom a craft beer fan? Take her on a tour of Pearl Street Brewery. Sipping local brews while learning about the beer-making process is a win-win for any brew-loving mama.


Mother’s Day Flower Bar ($50)

The Hatchery Boutique | photo by Zastrow & Zastrow


410 E Veterans Memorial Dr. La Crosse, WI 54601 // (608) 769-3326

Unleash your inner floral artist at the Hatchery’s Mother’s Day Flower Bar! Expert instruction will guide you in creating a stunning fresh bouquet. Afterwards, indulge in bubbly drinks, shop unique boutiques, and soak in the vibrant atmosphere. It’s a beautiful way to celebrate Mom and make memories. Space is limited; register early!

Mother’s Day Riverboat Cruise

La Crosse Queen Schedule | photo: Zastrow & Zastrow Photography


La Crosse Queen Riverboat, 405 Veterans Memorial |  La Crosse WI

This option is where charm meets nostalgia. Treat your mom to a Mother’s Day cruise down the Mississippi, where the scenic views will steal her heart. Bonus points for snagging a cruise with a Little House on the Prairie cast meet-and-greet! The La Crosse Queen offers a unique experience on authentic paddlewheel boats.

Bloom & Bliss – A Mother’s Day Pop-up Shop

First American Title, 2212 WI-16 La Crosse, 54601 // (608) 784-8888

Are you looking for a fun and unique way to support local small businesses? Join Castle Realty of La Crosse for an exciting Vendor Pop-Up Shop! Explore a diverse range of local vendors showcasing their incredible products and services. From handmade crafts to artisanal goods, there’s something for everyone at this one-of-a-kind event.

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Hixon Forest 

800 Milson Court – La Crosse, WI 54601 // (608) 789-2366

If your mom finds peace outdoors, a hike through the beautiful Hixon Forest is in order. Think lush trails, fresh air, and the chance to spot the local wildlife. Pack a gourmet picnic basket by stopping at Schuby’s and find a quiet spot to enjoy a meal surrounded by nature’s finest.


Riverside Park

410 Veterans Memorial Dr, La Crosse, WI 54601  // (608) 784-9993  

Riverside International Friendship Gardens  | photo: Zastrow & Zastrow Photography


Nothing beats a walk along the Mississippi. Riverside Park offers stunning riverside views, where you and Mom can watch the boats pass by. This picturesque spot is also home to the Riverside International Friendship Gardens – add that to your strolling itinerary!



Granddad Bluff

Granddad Bluff | photo: Zastrow & Zastrow Photography

3020 Grandad Bluff Rd, La Crosse, WI 54601 // (608) 789-7533

You can’t go wrong with a trip to Grandad Bluff for breathtaking views of La Crosse and the Mississippi. Bring a blanket, pack some snacks, and plan your visit for sunrise or sunset for an extra special touch.

Share Your La Crosse Mother’s Day Ideas!

How did you make Mother’s Day special in La Crosse? Snap a pic and tell us about it! Send your photos and stories to – we might feature your recommendation!

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