Mother’s Day is just around the corner — Sunday, May 14, 2023! Show the fantastic moms and mother figures in your life just how much you love and appreciate them.
Take her to Mother’s Day brunch, plan the perfect Mother’s Day gift, or enjoy special Mother’s Day events in Tampa Bay, and more. We’ve rounded up our top picks below to help you plan a special celebration.
TREAT HER TO MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH
MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH AT RENAISSANCE TAMPA | Sunday, May 14 at 9am
Celebrate Mom at Renaissance Tampa International Plaza Hotel! Mother’s Day Brunch features delicious hot & chilled buffet items, carving & action stations, Mimosas, Bloody Mary’s and more! View the full brunch menu here.
$72 for adults, $22 per child (12 & under). You have up to 72 hours to modify or cancel your reservation.
Note: 18% gratuity and 7.5% tax added to all checks.
Mother’s Day: Garden Party Brunch Buffet | Sunday, May 14 beginning at 10am
Seating begins at 10am until 3pm
Celebrate Mom and all mother figures at The Tampa EDITION with an incredible buffet experience including limitless mimosas, specialty rosé offerings, complimentary floral bouquets, delightful photo ops and more. See the hotel’s elegant Ballroom transformed into a garden oasis, brought to life by the sounds of a live jazz ensemble and a delicious menu designed by Executive Chef, Gihen Zitouni, and her team. Treat the family to a Mother’s Day celebration like no other.
Adults are $150++ per person, children are $50++, and children under five dine complimentary.
For your convenience, a 20% service charge will be added to every check.
Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach – Ocean Hai | Sunday, May 14 from 10am to 3pm
Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at the Wyndham Grand Clearwater Beach with an indulgent brunch buffet at Ocean Hai. Treat mom to an unforgettable culinary experience featuring a variety of delicious dishes while savoring the stunning Gulf views. Room packages and tea-themed spa treatments are also available during May for the ultimate mom-approved getaway.
$72 per person | $27 per child (12 & under) – Children 5 & under are complimentary with a paying adult
Reserve your table.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Maestro’s at The Straz in Tampa | Sunday, May 14 at 11am
Enjoy a beautiful Mother’s Day Brunch at Maestro’s featuring bottomless mimosas and champagne, a chef-attended omelet bar, carving stations, and an assortment of brunch goodies for the entire family. Tickets are $55.50 per person.
Yacht StarShip Mother’s Day Brunch and Mother’s Day Dinner | Sunday, May 14 in Tampa and Clearwater
Brunch boards at 10am or 2pm and Dinner boards at 6:30pm
Treat your mother to a cruise on her special day! Enjoy a day of dining on the water in Tampa or Clearwater! Enjoy a delicious meal prepared by the Yacht’s Executive Chef while enjoying beautiful views. Brunch and dinner for adults starts at $69.95 plus tax and fees and $59.95 plus tax and fees for kids. See what’s on the Yacht Starship Mother’s Day Brunch Menu and Dinner Menu here.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Eddie V’s in Tampa | Sunday, May 14
Celebrate mom in style at Eddie V’s! The Mother’s Day menu includes a Lobster Quiche Florentine as part of the prixe fixed, three course brunch. You can also order from the full menu. $11 mimosas, Bellinis, and Bloody Marys are also available for purchase. Reservations suggested.
Adults are $55 per person and kids are $16 per person.
They will also have their full dinner menu available all day.
Mother’s Day Brunch at TradeWinds Island Resorts | Sunday, May 14 from 10:30am to 1pm
Enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch at the Grande Palm Colonnade with an array of breakfast offerings including a made-to-order omelet bar, Griddled Cheese Blintz with Blueberry Compote, Vanilla French Toast with Fresh Fruit, Classic and Smoked Salmon Arugula, and more. There will also be appetizers, and artisanal salad bar, Truffle Sea Salt Crust Prime Rib, Crab and Herb Crusted Salmon, specialty sides, and desserts.
Adults are $61.50, children ages 4-10 are $30.25, and children under 3 are free.
RumFish Grill – Mother’s Day – 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (Note: Special lunch hours for Mother’s Day)
Offering three special brunch additions to the regular menu that will only be available from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.:
- Crab Cake Benedict ($28)
- Lobster Omelet ($32)
- Steak & Eggs ( $42)
Offering two special additions to the regular menu (4-10 p.m.):
- Entrée – Pan Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Lobster Risotto and Black Truffle and Corn Cream ($54)
- Dessert – Crème Brulee Cheesecake ($12)
Menus can be viewed here. Full dinner menu also available.
Brunch at Seasons 52 in Tampa | Sunday, May 14
Seasons 52 is offering brunch in their dining room or to-go options. Enjoy a selection of starters, salads, and soups. Entrees include Crab and Cheddar Quiche, Apricot-Glazed Spiral Ham, Wood-Grilled Shrimp and Grits, and Upright French Toast. Side include Crab Polenta, Chipotle Potato Skillet, and Sweet Potato Mash with Maple-Pecan Streusel. If you prefer to dine at home, you and order their Cedar Plank Roasted Salmon, Wood-Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Apricot Glazed Spiral Ham, and Sweet Potato Mash. To-go orders are available for pickup on May 13 from 10am-4pm.
Prices for brunch are a la carte. To-go orders range from $15-$195.
Jump over to our guide for more Mother’s Day brunch ideas!
FREE Offers for Moms in Tampa Bay
Mother’s Day Weekend at The Florida Aquarium in Tampa | Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14, 2024
The Florida Aquarium is offering a BOGO deal for Mother’s Day weekend. The offer is one free admission for one paid admission. You must purchase tickets at the Aquarium to take advantage of this deal.
Mother’s Day Weekend at Clearwater Marine Aquarium | Saturday, May 13, and Sunday, May 14, 2023
Mom, grandma, and moms-to-be…this weekend is your chance to half-off admission to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium with the purchase of any other admission ticket. Offer is only available at the ticket booth. You can even upgrade your visit with a fun animal encounter like a photo with a dolphin!
The James Museum in St. Pete | Sunday, May 14, 2023
Celebrate Mother’s Day at The James Museum of Western and Wildlife Art! Moms get free admission with another paid admission.
Mother’s Day at Bok Tower Gardens | Sunday, May 14, 2023
Celebrate Mom among the beauty and tranquility of Bok Tower Gardens. All mothers will get free admission on Mother’s Day. Be sure to stop by to hear the Carillon Concerts at 1 pm and 3 pm.
FLOWERS & GIFTS IDEAS
Make mom’s bouquet extra personal this year by picking it yourself! Local farms like HarvestMoon Fun Farm and Hunsader Farms are both open for u-pick flowers. Make a fresh floral arrangement with bright sunflowers, colorful zinnias and wildflowers and arrange in a vase for a one of a kind gift.
Mother’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop at Dwell Home Market | Saturday, May 6
The Roaming Petal offers all kinds of special events involving flowers throughout the year. Treat mom to a special night of learning all about flower arranging with one complimentary drink. The best part? Mom gets to take the flowers home! Tickets are $40.
You can book the Mother’s Day Flower Arranging workshop here.
Mother’s Day Pottery Classes at Practically Pikasso in St. Pete | Various Dates and Times
Practically Pikasso is offering a variety of events perfect for Mother’s Day this year. Make tea plates on April 22, or try your hand at hand building a mug on May 13. They will also be open all day on Mother’s Day to try your hand at a variety of projects.
Mother’s Day Flower Crown Party at Florafete in St. Pete Beach | Various Dates
Join Florafete for a flower crown making workshop with mom this year. There are tons of workshops on the schedule on the days leading up to Mother’s Day and on Mother’s Day itself.
The remaining events are from 2022, we will add 2023 details as announcements are made, check back soon!
Mother’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop at Book + Bottle in St. Pete | Tuesday, May 3 from 7 pm- 9pm
Join The Roaming Petal and Book + Bottle for a Mother’s Day flower arranging workshop. Learn step by step how to create the perfect flower arrangement for the mother-figure in your life. Tickets are $60 and include the flower arrangement and a mimosa or glass of rose while you create! Book tickets for this Mother’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop here.
Check out any of these local florists to order a bouquet instead:
- Apple Blossoms Floral Designs
- Artistic Florist of Tampa
- Carrollwood Florist
- Green Bench Flowers
- Jennie’s Flowers
- Mona’s Floral Creations
- The Flower Market at Bayshore
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ATTEND A MOTHER’S DAY WEEKEND EVENT
Celebrate all weekend long with an assortment of fun Mother’s Day events throughout Tampa Bay. Or, treat mom to an extra special experience you can enjoy together.
Mother’s Day Royal High Tea
Saturday, May 13, 2023, 11am-1pm
Enchanted Fairytale Hollow
Celebrate the Queen in your life at this extra fancy Royal High Tea Party! Scrumptious tea and refreshments will be served along with two surprise royal visitors. This event is RSVP only.
$50 per guest
Mother’s Day Goat Yoga
Sunday, May 14, 2023, 8:30am
The Blind Goat Food and Drink Co.
Spend Mother’s Day morning with Grady Goat Yoga! Bring your yoga mat and enjoy a beautiful, peaceful setting with the friendliest and most acrobatic baby goats you’ll ever meet. Tickets include yoga session, all you can drink mimosas, and a free brunch appetizer.
Check back for 2023 updates when they are available for the following events:
Hyde Park Leafy Luvin’ Mother’s Day Workshop
Saturday, May 8, 10am
Hyde Park Village
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Hyde Park Leafy Luvin’ Bouquet Workshop. Each ticket price includes a vase, a large bouquet, bites from Fig & Julep and a private jungle tour with mimosas.
Springtime Sidewalk Social
Saturday, May 8, 10am-9pm
Book + Bottle
Peruse boutiques at the 500 Block including Book + Bottle, z.aa, and Twig, plus enjoy live music, flowers and charcuterie boxes for purchase.
Mother’s Day Brunch Cooking Class
Sunday, May 9, 12pm
Publix Aprons Cooking School – Tampa
Bring all the mothers in your life to a great brunch and let our chefs entertain you with an awesome menu of Warm Potato-Leek Soup, Poached Egg and Chive Pesto, Italian-Style Baked Egg with Creamy Pepperoni Tomato Sauce and Grilled Ciabatta, Herb-Rubbed Grilled Turkey Cutlets with Citrus Hollandaise and Poppyseed-Blueberry Scones with Lemon Glaze.
Mother’s Day FREEBIES in Tampa Bay
Pirate Water Taxi | Sunday, May 14
Pirate Water Taxi is offering free rides for moms on Mother’s Day with the purchase of a child or other adult ticket. Cruise the Hillsborough River with mom this year, stopping at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park or Ulele for a bite to eat.
Henry B. Plant Museum | Sunday, May 14
From noon to 5, moms get free admission to the Henry B. Plant museum on Mother’s Day. The museum is a 19th century hotel turned historic landmark and wonderful place to soak in Tampa’s history.
Check out our Things to Do event roundup for more Mother’s Day weekend event ideas.
And don’t forget about Orlando Mother’s Day Brunches, Events and Activities, too!
Feature image credit: The Roaming Petal