Mother’s Day is just around the corner — Sunday, May 8! 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.
TREAT HER TO MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH ON THE BEACH
Sunday, May 8, 2022, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Celebrate Mom with an elevated brunch while taking in the beautiful Gulf view at Ocean Hai. Dress in your best Kentucky Derby-themed attire and make it a Grand affair! Moms that dress up in Kentucky Derby attire will receive complimentary mimosas. Want to spoil Mom with a grand gift? Book the Mother’s Day Spa Escape and treat her to a day of bliss.
Mother’s Day Dinner at Palm Court Italian Grill at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach | Sunday, May 8 from 4 pm-9 pm
Specials in addition to regular menu: Roasted Prime Rib of Beef ($56) – Classic Roasted Prime Rib served with Truffled Mashed Potatoes, Haricot Verts Almondine & Jus Lie Horseradish Cream, Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee ($15) Reservations highly suggested, please call (727) 363-2258
Mother’s Day Dinner at RumFish Grill at the RumFish Beach Resort in St. Pete Beach | Sunday, May 8 from 2 pm-10 pm
Specials in addition to regular menu: Grilled New Zealand Rack of Lamb ($46) – Crispy Fingerling Potatoes, Roasted Cauliflower, Mint Pesto, Pan Seared Halibut ($42) – Saffron Risotto, Asparagus, Romesco Sauce, Lavender Crème Brulee ($14) Reservations highly suggested.
Mother’s Day Brunch at The Don CeSar in St. Pete Beach | Sunday, May 8 beginning at 10:15 am
The Pink Palace® will welcome families for a King Charles Mother’s Day Brunch beginning at 10:15am, featuring a buffet with a variety of options including made-to-order omelets, salad stations, hand-carved beef and a raw bar. Guests can enjoy breathtaking ocean views from the ballroom while sipping unlimited champagne and celebrating the women in their lives. Tickets are available at $87.79 for adults and $29.08 for children 12 and under.
Whether brunch is calling or maybe you’d rather book a reservation for dinner, SHOR at Hyatt Regency Clearwater Beach has some gorgeous options for you! We say gorgeous because mom and the family will get to enjoy a delicious brunch or dinner while soaking in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico views. Reservations are recommended.
MORE AMAZING MOTHER’S DAY BRUNCH IDEAS:
Mother’s Day Brunch at Maestro’s at The Straz in Tampa | Sunday, May 8 at 11 am
Enjoy a beautiful Mother’s Day Brunch at Maestro’s featuring bottomless mimosas, an omelette bar and an assortment of brunch goodies for the entire family. Tickets are $50.50 per person.
Yacht StarShip Mother’s Day Brunch and Mother’s Day Dinner | Sunday, May 8 in Tampa and Clearwater – Brunch boards at 10 and and Dinner boards at 2 pm
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. Bottomless mimosas are available for purchase! Brunch for adults starts at $64.95 plus tax and fees and $44.95 plus tax and fees for kids. See what’s on the Yacht Starship Mother’s Day Brunch Menu and Dinner Menu here.
Lost Pearl Mother’s Day Pirate Cruise | Sunday, May 8 at various times
For a unique Mother’s Day celebration, hop aboard the Lost Pearl Pirate Ship for a special Mother’s Day cruise featuring free champagne and boarding photo for mom! The 90 minute cruise includes swashbuckling entertainment and even complimentary soda, water, beer and house wine. There are three cruise times: 2 pm, 4 pm, and 7:15 pm. Prices are $30 plus tax and fees for adults and $25 plus tax and fees for kids.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Willa’s in Tampa | Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8
Willa’s is celebrating Mother’s Day all weekend long. Guests who make reservations for Sunday Brunch will have the option to pre-order flowers in vases from Arms of Persephone for their table for $35. Bouquets will also be available for purchase next door in Willa’s Provisions all weekend for $30. Rosé, champagne and festive pink cocktails will be served, including Another Spicy Margarita, Strawberry Spritz with aperol and more. Light specials will be offered during brunch on Mother’s Day, including Burrata Salad with honey roasted heirloom carrots, endive, crispy quinoa, sunflower seeds, spring peas & mustard vinaigrette for $18.
Brunch and Big Cats at the Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary | Sunday, May 8 from 12 pm -4 pm
Talk about a PURRRfect way to celebrate Mother’s Day! Big Cat Habitat is hosting its Brunch and Big Cats on Mother’s Day where you and mom can enjoy brunch, a mimosa bar and yoga with tigers!
Mother’s Day Brunch at Eddie V’s in Tampa | Sunday, May 8
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. $9 mimosas, Bellinis, and Bloody Marys are also available for purchase. Reservations suggested.
Brunch at Seasons 52 in Tampa | Sunday, May 8 from 10 am- 2pm
Seasons 52 is offering A La Carte Mother’s Day Brunch entrées with selections such as Crab and Cheddar Quiche, Upright French Toast with Applewood Smoked Bacon and Wood-Grilled Shrimp and Grits. Brunch Sips cocktails are available. If you’d rather eat at home, Seasons 52 is also serving a Mother’s Day Green Box To Go. Each Green Box dinner serves four to six people and will be chilled and ready for guests to warm at home. To Go orders must be placed by May 2 for pickup on May 7.
DON’T FORGET THE FLOWERS & GIFTS
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 3 Daughters Brewery in St. Pete | Tuesday, April 26 from 6:30 pm -8:30 pm
The Roaming Petal and 3 Daughters Brewery are teaming up to offer mom a special night of learning all about flower arranging while sipping on handcrafted beers. The best part? Mom gets to take the flowers home! Tickets are $60. You can book the Mother’s Day Flower Arranging workshop here.
Mother’s Day Flower Arranging and Make Your Own Vase at Practically Pikasso in St. Pete | Thursday, April 28 from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
The Roaming Petal is teaming up with Pratically Pikasso to teach mom how to create her very own flower arrangement and then paint a pretty vase which she’ll also be able to take home. Tickets are $68 and include the floral arrangement and vase. Book your tickets for this Mother’s Day Flower Arranging event here.
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.
Build Your Own Mother’s Day Bouquet with Dwell Home Market in Tampa | Friday, May 6 from 6:30 pm-8:30 pm
This is an event mom can attend with her fellow mamas to create a bouquet for herself! Purchase her a ticket for $30 which will allow her to build her own bouquet with The Roaming Petal along with complimentary wine and beer. She’ll come home with pretty flowers and tips on how to make more bouquets in the future. Learn more and get tickets or the Build Your Own Flower Bouquet event at Dwell Home Market here.
Mother’s Day Flower Crown Party at Florafete in St. Pete Beach | Friday, May 6 from 6:30 pm-9:30 pm
Join Florefete and The Fresh Factory for a flower crown making workshop where you’ll get to build a flower crown while enjoying a charcuterie board and wine. Tickets are $65. You can book your Mother’s Day Flower Crown Party 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
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 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!
Mother’s Day FREEBIES in Tampa Bay
Florida Aquarium in Tampa | Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8, 2022
The Florida Aquarium is offering a BOGO deal Mother’s Day weekend, May 8 and 9. Offer is one free admission for one paid admission. You must purchase tickets at the Aquarium to take advantage of this deal.
The James Museum in St. Pete | Sunday, May 8, 2022
Moms get free admission with another paid admission.
Clearwater Marine Aquarium | Saturday, May 7 and Sunday, May 8
Mom, grandma, moms-to-be…this weekend is your chance to get free admission to the Clearwater Marine Aquarium with the purchase of a child ticket. Offer is only available at the ticket booth.
Mother’s Day at Bok Tower Gardens | Sunday, May 8, 2022
Celebrate mom among the beauty and tranquility of Bok Tower Gardens. All mothers will get free admission on Mother’s Day.
Honors to Mothers Around the World Statue Open House | Sunday, May 8 from 1:00 pm-3:30 pm
From the City of Tampa: The iconic and historic sculpture titled Honors to Mothers of the World (Honramos Dia de las Madres) is now on display to the public once again after being professionally treated and relocated by art conservators to its new site at the Children’s Board of Hillsborough County. Created in 1930 by Cuban artist T. Ramos Blanco, the sculpture, originally commissioned by the Orden Caballero de las Luz, a Cuban fraternity was donated to the City, and dedicated on Mother’s Day in 1948.
The Open House will be held at the Children’s Board located at 1002 E. Palm Avenue in Tampa.
Feature image credit: The Roaming Petal