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Best Mother's Day Events In DFW

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Being a mother is the hardest yet most rewarding job in the world. Moms get no vacations and no breaks and are always on-call. May 12 is not too far away and showing mom how special she is to you should undoubtedly be a priority. With Dallas having so many places to choose from, the options are endless. Here are five of the best places in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area to take mom this Mother's Day.

Run Like A Mother
George A Purefoy Municipal Center
6101 Frisco Square Blvd.
Frisco, TX 75034

Instead of eating fattening foods this Mother's Day, why not take a run? Run Like a Mother starts at 8:30 a.m. for the 5K and 8:00 a.m. for the kid's one-mile race on Saturday, May 11, 2013. Get out those running shoes and get healthy with the whole family. They offer a training program and a post-race party featuring food, refreshments and activities for the whole family, including products and services offered by the sponsors. Run Like a Mother is partnering with Frisco Family Services to help families facing hunger, homelessness and have other important needs. A direct donation at registration could change the life of a family in need. So make a difference in someone's Mother's Day today and get running to a better future. Email for more information.

Related: Best Spring & Summer Runs In North Texas

Three-Course Mother's Day Brunch At Fearing's Restaurant
The Ritz-Carlton
2121 McKinney Ave.
Dallas, TX 75201
(214) 922-4848

Looking for an extravagant way to say thank you to the most important woman in your life? Mother's day at the Ritz is the way to go. Celebrate Mother's day with a three-course brunch on May 12 from 11:15 a.m. to 3 p.m. A special spa gift will be included from the Ritz-Carlton Spa. Don't forget to make reservations, since space is limited.

Blue Mesa Grill
7700 W. Northwest Highway
Dallas, TX 75225
(214) 378-8686

Looking for an affordable and fun way to enjoy Mother's Day with the family? The Blue Mesa Grill will be celebrating mother's day on May 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Dallas, Northwest Highway, Plano and Southlake locations. They will also be featuring a impressive all day buffet on May 13 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. This all-day buffet will be available at all five area locations. Enjoy fajitas, an eggtacular omelet station, a taco bar, desserts and so much more. Get yourself a little champagne or add a little orange juice and enjoy a mimosa. Coffee, tea and soft drinks are also available. If you have special vegetarian dietary needs, vegetarian menus are available. Prices are $18.95 for adults and $6.95 for children from 6 to 10 years old. Children under 10 eat free. So grab mom and the family and enjoy a Mother's Day fiesta at the Blue Mesa Grill.

Related: Blue Mesa Grill Among Best Local Breakfast Spots

Dallas Arboretum
8525 Garland Road
Dallas, TX 75218
( 214)515-6511

What could be more refreshing than a stroll through the garden after a family Mother's day meal? Mary Kay presents Mother's Day brunch at the Dallas Arboretum. Sunday May 12, there will be a 10:30 and a 12:30 seating. Adults are $65 and children 5 and over only $25. This includes parking and admission. Children 4 and under are free. Enjoy fresh pastries, scrambled eggs, bacon and sausage. There is also grilled salmon, stuffed chicken, Texas Caviar Wild Rice Pilaf and so much more. Don't miss out this spectacular opportunity to show mom how you make her bloom with pride. This event is by reservation only, so act fast and reserve your spot today.

4005 Preston Road
Plano, TX 75093
(972) 943-3372

Mignon in Plano is serving a special three-course meal for Mother's Day for $44.95 for adults and $18.95 for children 11 and under. Mignon is a French steakhouse specializing in prime steaks and fresh seafood. The atmosphere will take you back to the 1960's in downtown Paris. Not to be missed is the waterside patio, which is one of the most beautiful in Dallas. The sophistication of this bistro will help you relax and let go of the day's routines. If you're looking to kick it up a notch and treat mom to a brunch she won't forget, say bonjour to the Mignon. Call ahead to make sure you get a table.

Judy Serrano writes romantic thrillers at She graduated from Texas A&M Commerce with a BA in English. She is also a freelance writer for She lives in Texas with her husband, four boys and five dogs.


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