Mother’s Day is a national celebration of one of the most important people in our lives: our mothers! Though we have the opportunity to share gratitude and love with mothers across the MOV every single day, on Mother’s Day we get to join with others and uplift the strength, care, love, and wisdom our mothers carry and share. We’ve put together a roundup of local events happening in the MOV in honor of Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day Flea Market

Location: Morgan County Fairgrounds in McConnelsville, OH

Date(s): May 10 – May 12

Enjoy perusing vendor tables and discovering new treasures for you mom. Plus, with events like a tractor pull and demolition derby also planned, the whole family will be sure to stay busy.

Mother’s Day Mimosa Brunch

Location: The Galley, Marietta, OH

Date: Saturday, May 11

Treat your mom to a three-course brunch with mimosa pairings for only $25!

Mamma Mia!

Location: The Actors Guild of Parkersburg, Parkersburg, WV

Date: Various

Superstar Disco group ABBA’s hits tell the hilarious story of a young woman’s search for her birth father. Treat your mom to some great local theatre!

Mother’s Day Artists Walk

Location: Grand Central Mall, Vienna, WV

Date: Saturday, May 11

Artsbridge is teaming up with the Grand Central Mall to have a day filled with local artists and musicians at the local mall! The artists will be spaced throughout the mall and you will be able to see them create!

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet

Location: Historic Lafayette Hotel, Marietta, OH

Date: Sunday, May 12

Take your mom out for a full brunch buffet in the Grand Sternwheel Ballroom of the historic hotel in downtown Marietta. A wide-variety of treats will be offered, including a live carving station and desserts.

Mother’s Delight

Location: Downtown Parkersburg, WV

Date: Saturday, May 11

Mothers Delight, an afternoon retreat for Moms designed to feed the body and fuel the soul, includes soup, salad, and indulgent desserts along with art, aromatherapy, writing & massage.

Mother’s Day Yoga

Location: Fitness at Stacey’s Dance Studio

Date: Sunday, May 12

Join Megan for a special Mother’s Day yoga class. Cost is $5 per person or a punch on your punch card.

Valley Gem Mother’s Day Cruise

Location: Valley Gem Sternwheeler

Date: Sunday, May 12

Show the special mother in your life how much you care by treating her to a cruise on the Valley Gem.  The galley crew will prepare a delicious dinner as you enjoy the sights along the river.

If you have other great local events to include in this list, reach out to us at!