Mother’s Day Ideas in Edmonton

Published Apr 21, 2014

May 11th is Mother’s Day, so be sure to do something to make your Mom feel extra special! Whether it’s some home made crafts, breakfast in bed, or a family adventure- it’s always the thought that counts. If you’re wanting to get out and about, ChatterBlock‘s got some great ideas! From great brunch spots, to special events, make sure the day is filled with some family fun and a bit of relaxation too, of course.

If you’re a Mom reading this, Happy Mother’s Day! Thanks for being wonderful.

Mother’s Day Ideas in Edmonton – 2014

Mother’s Day Garden Party at Prairie Gardens

Join the Prairie Gardens’ Mother’s Day Garden Party– there’s plenty of tips for gardening in the subzero zone where winters are long, and summers are short! Fun with mom includes a U-Snap Photo at the Old Thyme Photo Parlour, a train ride around the farm on the Prairie Gardens Express! Rupert the Clown will be zooming around with balloony flowers for the kids!

May 11, Su

Rejuvenate: Mother’s Day at Muttart Conservatory

Rejuvenate: Mother’s Day at Muttart Conservatory, treat your mom to an enjoyable afternoon in the pyramids and show her how much she means to you! Sign mom up for one of the many drop in activities going on throughout the day, such as complimentary mini-massages from MaKami College, yes!

May 11, Su
12pm – 4pm

Mother’s Day at the Zoo!

The Edmonton Valley Zoo will be putting a spotlight on moms – animal and human – this Mothers Day! The human moms will be pampered by Tranquil Mobile Spa with complimentary mini massages and manicures. Our resident animal moms will be getting special enrichment treat bags throughout the afternoon. Don’t forget to plant your mom a Teddy Bear Sunflower to take home. Magic shows, airbrush face painting, animal encounters, live music and so much more to make it a wonderful Mothers Day experience. And don’t forget to buy your mom a rose made from Elephant Poo Paper from the Zootique.

May 11, Su
12pm – 4pm

Mothers Day at Lake Summerside Beach Club

Come and enjoy Mothers Day at Lake Summerside Beach Club. First 50 Mothers to visit the Beach Club receive a flower. Wine and Cheese Tasting 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Registration Required for the Wine and Cheese Tasting!

May 11, Su
1pm – 3pm

Mother’s Day Walk

Participate and raise funds for lifesaving research for a Mother’s Day Walk! They’ll be there to help you do both, every “step” of the way! Festivities include great music, guest speakers, a Zumba warm up, survivor tent, refreshments and activities for the kids. Don’t forget to “pink it up” with crazy costumes! Appropriate for all fitness levels. Just go at you own pace and have FUN!

May 4, Su

Social Sundays: Mother’s Day Oh my Mama!

Do you want to have some good old fashioned fun? Join the Rutherford House to explore and practice some time honoured activities on Social Sundays: Mother’s Day Oh my Mama! Enjoy learning the skills of traditional crafts and explore the secrets of age old cleaning methods. There will be a different activity for the whole family to discover and enjoy.

May 11, Su
All day

Mother’s Day at Mount Pleasant

Each year, City cemeteries provide the opportunity for loved ones to pay tribute to their mothers and grandmothers by visiting and placing a carnation on their final resting place. Members of the public are invited to come to the Municipal Cemeteries and guests are provided with a carnation for their loved one’s gravesite for our Mother’s Day at Mount Pleasant.

May 11, Su
All day

Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas

For Mother’s Day, why not give you mom a break from cooking and plan a nice brunch at one of the many family-friendly restaurants in Edmonton. Reservations are recommended, some great picks are:

Sicilian Pasta Kitchen- where there will be a breakfast buffet for $24/ person with a 2 hour seating
German Cultural Centre- homemade sweet and savory breakfast dishes!
Von’s Steakhouse & Oyster Bar- offering buffet brunch from 9am-2pm with a 1.5 hour seating time
Madison’s Grill- an extra special brunch to treat your Mom to

May 11, Su
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Find more great family-friendly activities on ChatterBlock! To keep ahead of the game, check out our Popular Events page!


Francesca Stahl
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