Mother’s Day Ideas in San Francisco

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Published Feb 23, 2015

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Looking for the perfect way to show your mom just how much you love her? Here are some fantastic Mother’s Day ideas in San Francisco! May 11th is just around the corner, and ChatterBlock has gathered some great events happening in the area. Whether it’s a nice brunch, a relaxing sail, an exciting day at the Exploratorium or a thoughtful card, your mom will be delighted that you’ve made her day so special.

Are you a Mom yourself? Well then Happy Mother’s Day! Thank you for being wonderful!

Mother’s Day ideas in San Francisco and the Bay Area – 2014

Mother’s Day Sail around the Bay

Give your Mom a special day she won’t forget this year aboard a 65-foot yacht, the Derek M. Baylis! Spend Mother’s Day relaxing and taking in all the sights during a sail of the San Francisco Bay. See sights such as the new Bay Bridge, the Golden Gate Bridge, Angel Island and Alcatraz from the water. Mother’s Day Sail around the Bay 2014 includes: A scenic three hour cruise around the San Francisco Bay, a flower for each Mother, complimentary champagne and white wine, limit 3 per person , unlimited soft drinks, light snacks, a great photo opportunity, and an actual cruise map of the trip for you to keep as a memory of the event.

May 11, Su
1pm – 4pm

Mother’s Day Brunch on the San Francisco Belle

Treat Mom to a Mother’s Day Brunch aboard the iconic San Francisco Belle. This unique Mother’s Day cruise includes a Mother’s Day brunch menu buffet. One of the Best Mother’s Day gifts is to show your appreciation for the mom in your life than with a memorable afternoon that includes a Mother’s Day brunch menu buffet and nonstop views of San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge sights.

May 11 – Sun
11:30 AM

Mother’s Day Run

For the active family, join in for the 2nd Annual Mother’s Day Run. This will be a Half Marathon, 5Mile, and 5K event at the El Sobrante entrance to the San Pablo Dam Reservoir. We will honor our Mothers and all they do for us and all they mean to us. They especially would like Moms to run/walk this event to show the importance of a healthy lifestyle to friends and family!

May 10 – Sat
8:00 AM

Mothers’ Day Weekend Wine Trail at Terhune Orchards

Free tastings for moms! Is this for real? Yes, yes it is. What could be a more wonderful way to treat her than an afternoon of wine tasting? The whole family is welcome to celebrate Mothers’ Day Weekend Wine Trail at Terhune Orchards.

May 10, 2014 (Sat) & May 11, 2014 (Sun)
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Mother’s Day Brunch at Brasserie S&P

A special Mother’s Day Brunch at Brasserie S&P will be happening on Sunday! The brunch features breakfast favorites, a chef’s carving station, seafood platter, a delicious assortment of desserts and bottomless mimosas. For children under the age of 12, special menu options are available . Continue to surprise and delight your mother with a personalized floral bouquet or a Mandarin Oriental Gift Card that can be pre-arranged at time of reservation and presented upon arrival.

May 11th Sun
10 a.m. to 2 p.m

Free Day at the Exploratorium

On Sunday May 11th, the Exploratorium will be opening its doors to the public for free! This is a great low cost (well, no cost) option for a fun-filled day together. Play with exhibits, enjoy mariachi music, make flores de papel, and join Exploratorium astronomer for a special presentation on the importance of Mother Earth across Latin American Culture. When the kids are happy, mom is happy!

May 11th Sun
10 am- 5pm

Arts & Crafts for Mother’s Day

The libraries in San Francisco have some great activities planned so you can create the perfect gift for your Mom! Whether it’s a flashy card, learning Mother’s Day songs, or creating paper flower bouquets, it’s all the thought that counts. There’s various events throughout the weekend happening at your local libraries, click below for more details:

If you’re looking for more great events to do with your family, check out our Popular Events page on ChatterBlock!


Written by Joelle Blaikie

Trying to make lives easier one parent at a time.

Joelle is the Product Manager at ChatterBlock and is eager to share interesting stories, upcoming events, and fun ideas to do with your kids & family. Passionate about her community, avid traveler, and proud auntie.

Want to get in touch? I'd love to hear from you. Email me at joelle.blaikie@chatterblock.com

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