Mother’s Day is just around the corner — Sunday, May 9! While celebrating might still look a little different this year, get creative and show the fantastic moms in your life just how much you love and appreciate them. Take her to brunch, 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
Start Mother’s Day with some poolside yoga with mom (which includes a complimentary glass of champagne) and follow up with the brand new brunch menu at Elevage and access to the pool for the rest of the day. Yoga class is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Menu prices vary for brunch.
Order brunch for pickup on Saturday, May 8 from 1-5 pm. Haven’s multi-course brunch kit comes with reheating and serving instructions, as well as options to add on mimosas, wine or whiskey for mom to sip on all day. The cost is $195 and each kit generously feeds 3-4 people.
Enjoy brunch and a beautiful view aboard Yacht Starship on Mother’s Day. Two brunch cruises are available, one boarding at 10 a.m and a late brunch at 2 p.m. Both offer bottomless mimosas. Tickets begin at $59.95 plus fees.
HEW Parlor & Chophouse
Nosh on a family-style brunch feast at HEW Parlor & Chophouse located at the Fenway Hotel in Dunedin. Prices are $55 for adults, $25 for children 6-13 and complimentary for those under 5 with an adult food purchase.
A three-course waterfront meal and bottomless mimosas awaits the best moms in your life at Rusty Pelican. Adults are $75 and children are $35.
Enjoy the regular brunch and dinner menus, along with a few decadent specials on Sunday, May 9.
The C House
This Seminole Heights spot will have a special Mother’s Day menu along with live music on the patio from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
K Club Bar & Bistro
Located inside the Karol Hotel in Clearwater, enjoy a three-course, family-style Mother’s Day brunch. Prices vary by meal selection, but range between $34-$44 per head, and $14 for kids under 12.
DON’T FORGET THE FLOWERS & GIFTS
U-Pick Sunflowers and Zinnias
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.
Sip, Snip and Arrange Mother’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop
Mom will love it if you take her to this special Mother’s Day flower arranging workshop on May 4, 2021 at 3 Daughters Brewing in St. Pete. Tickets are $60 and include flowers and supplies to make a beautiful arrangement. You’ll also get a craft beer to sip on while you learn.
Bubbles, Baubles and Chocolate at the Henry B. Plant Museum
Get your shopping done for mom early this year and peruse unique jewelry and artisanal chocolates at the Henry B. Plant Museum on May 2, 2021 from noon to 5 p.m. The event is free but you’ll want to register now to help with limiting room capacity.
Mother’s Day Gift Mini Market at Grindhaus Brew Lab
Shop for the moms in your life on Sunday, May 2, 2021 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Grindhaus Brew Lab in Clearwater. Grab a beer and some tacos while you shop handmade gifts from more than a dozen vendors.
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
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 Weekend at The Cake Drip
Multiple time slots available May 8 – 9
The Cake Drip – Hyde Park Village
Enjoy a 1.5-hour experience in The Cake Drip’s colorful and unique studio, where you’ll get to create your own custom chocolate bar, nosh on a dessert charcuterie board and enjoy high tea and desserts. There will also be mimosa bottle service. Choose from multiple table reservations to accommodate two people, up to four people, and up to five people. Pricing is per table.
$150 – $375
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.
Check out our event roundup for May for more Mother’s Day weekend event ideas.
Feature image credit: The Roaming Petal