Spring is upon us in Columbus and what better way to celebrate Mother’s Day this spring than with an experiential day in the Short North Arts District? In addition to a collection of diverse and exceptional art galleries for you to explore, the dining and shopping opportunities of the Arts District are paramount. Indulge this Mother’s Day Sunday in the luxury of the stylish urban district that is known as the Art & Soul of the city.

What to do, where to go?

You simply cannot come to the Short North without enjoying one of the amazing restaurants the District has to offer. Be sure to start your day with brunch at one of the many dining destinations. Level Dining Lounge boasts culinary excellence and provides a variety of delicious cuisine to start your Mother’s Day in the District. In addition to Level, Basil’s brunch buffet is a delectable start to your day with some of the finest Asian fare in Columbus. For a sassier option to begin your jaunt in the Arts, head to Surly Girl Saloon for their weekend brunch that includes the best Bloody Mary and Mimosa options in the city. After brunch it’s time to explore, shop and enjoy a day full of fabulous finds.

The home décor retailers throughout the Arts District have joined together to create Home on High, which build awareness about the incredible home decorating opportunities available within the Short North. As Sunday is quickly becoming the most popular shopping day in the District, the Home on High businesses welcome you to discover the finest in home furnishings this Mother’s Day Sunday.

Whether you are seeking antique furniture like an armoire or wall hanging, or ultra-modern accent chairs, industrial style shelving, or even repurposed lighting: there are 19 Home on High establishments, each with their own distinct style, sure to please a variety of tastes. From antique to modern, contemporary to transitional, the designs showcased at Home on High fulfill any Mother’s home design desires. Visit HomeonHigh.co for a convenient map of all décor stores and their locations.

Not only can you enjoy unique home furnishings, you can experience world-class art from local and regional artists. We recommend you stop into the inspiring art galleries, all with various styles and mediums. Galleries such as Marcia Evans Gallery, Brandt-Roberts Galleries, Studios On High Gallery, and pm gallery will all be open on Mother’s Day to give your Mom a truly memorable experience. Whether you leave with a small sculpture, a large canvas, or simple browse for future buying, let the art galleries culminate your Mother’s Day holiday.

Be sure to cap off your Mother’s Day experience with an unforgettable dinner at one of the many high-end restaurants located in the Short North. Whether its out on their eye-catching patio or inside in the dining room, we recommend an evening at Hyde Park Prime Steakhouse. We recommend their popular “Sea & Shore” menu featuring the finest seafood and prime cuts of meat. Another fine dining option for you to finish your evening is a night with friends and family at Marcella’s Ristorante, Pizzeria & Wine Bar. The dynamic atmosphere and signature menu are the perfect way to end your Mother’s Day experience in the Short North Arts District.

Enjoy FREE parking at all meters throughout the Short North on Sundays.