Mother’s Day is approaching fast. But don’t worry—we compiled a list of Mother’s Day events in Edmonton. Join us in celebrating all the important moms of the world!
MOTHER’S DAY WORKSHOPS
Enjoy an evening of coffee, dried floral bouquet building, photo opportunities, and a private shopping event at Morning Brew (192) on May 5! Led by Pampas Gal, you’ll create your own pampas bundle. Each ticket includes a medium beverage, an hour workshop, and opportunities for photos from the professional photographer onsite. You’ll also get an exclusive shopping event with 10% off most retail items at Morning Brew. Tickets are available for purchase through Eventbrite.
Mother’s Day Flower Workshop | May 5
Celebrate yourself or a special mom in your life with this fresh flower arranging workshop at The Fourth in Southgate Centre. Create a beautiful arrangement to display at home! Tickets include a ceramic vase, flowers, and all the tools needed for the workshop. You’ll also get a $10 gift card to spend at The Fourth. Tickets are available on Eventbrite.
Mom*-prov | May 8
This is your sign to try improv with your mom at Rapid Fire Theatre on May 8! Talk about unique Mother’s Day plans. The class is two and a half hours and features the opportunity for all mothers to show off how fun and funny they can be. You are encouraged to bring anyone who is “mom” to you—there are many different meanings of “mom” in the world! Tickets are $80 and are available for purchase on the Rapid Fire Theatre website.
MOTHER’S DAY EATS
Sugared & Spiced Pavlova and Dessert Boxes | Pre-Order by May 1
Sugared & Spiced has two feature items only available on Mother’s Day weekend: Pavlova and Mother’s Day Dessert Boxes. Each pavlova is boxed and wrapped with a ribbon. Each dessert box includes a lemon meringue tart, berries and cream tart, sweet and salty cheesecake, and raspberry white chocolate cheesecake. Pavlovas and dessert boxes are available to pick up on May 6, 7, or 8. Pre-order online today—orders close on May 1.
Mother’s Day High Chai | May 7
Enjoy Mother’s Day High Chai at Holiday Inn Edmonton South this Saturday! Mimosas and snacks will be served, followed by your choice of tea. There will also be many fun activities to take enjoy! The event starts at 2 pm, and tickets are available online through Eventbrite.
Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea | May 7 & 8
Mothers are in for a treat this year with Brew + Bloom Café’s special Afternoon Tea! Enjoy a selection of petite sweet treats served on a three-tier stand, including macarons, red velvet cake, scones, and savoury tea sandwiches. Choose from floral teas like the apple hibiscus white tea or mango guava green tea to complement your eats. Tables can seat up to two guests, and each reservation has two hours of seating time. Tickets are available for purchase through Eventbrite.
Enjoy a scrumptious picnic prepared by Oui Partake at Prairie Gardens! You can also attend a Fairy Finding Tour with Fizzlewit and take a ride on their trackless train. Don’t forget to pay a visit to the bunnies and baby goats. The picnic is intended for two adults (or one adult and one child). There are vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Each picnic includes two seasonal beverages, a private picnic site, an entry for two adults, and a special surprise for mom. Tickets are available online.
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is ready to celebrate all the great moms out there in extravagant fashion. Reserve a spot in the Empire Ballroom, where you’ll be surrounded by more than 100 years of history. This buffet brunch fit for royalty includes salads, seafood, omelettes, meat carvings, and grand selections of hot entrees. Be sure to reserve your spot online. Fairmont Hotel Macdonald is also going grand this year with a $4,000 Mother’s Day package for one lucky mom. This experience includes luxury accommodations for four in Queen Elizabeth II Suite and attached guest room, a private bespoke perfuming session with PURA Botanicals, and a PURA Collection Package. It also includes a private Royal Afternoon Tea service, wine tasting and charcuterie service, and the hotel’s iconic Mother’s Day Brunch. Since there is only one package available, inquiries must be made by phone at 780-424-5181.
Get ready for a lot of fun on Mother’s Day as Caffè Sorrentino hosts an interactive cooking class! This class promises to have you take home some new skills through a dynamic hands-on cooking experience. The evening will start with a welcome wine, and the chef will entertain and guide you as you create the rest of the menu. Items for creation include a Poached Egg Sorrentina, Smoked Salmon and Avocado Toast, Maple Bacon and Fingerling Potato Casserole, and Sicilian Brioche filled with vanilla ice cream. And yes, you will get to enjoy your culinary creation at the end of the night with a sit-down dinner. Tickets are available for purchase online.
It’s the perfect time to show all the special moms in your life just how much they mean to you. What better way to celebrate than with a buffet brunch? Evario Events Centre will host its first yearly Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet at the Holiday Inn Edmonton South on May 8. The chefs have prepared the perfect menu, using fresh seasonal produce and a lot of love. The menu features classic breakfast options, a charcuterie display, a carving station, and a dessert table. Main dishes in the buffet include braised turkey bourguignonne, herb-crusted basa, rigatoni tossed in a spicy Italian sausage pomodoro sauce, and more. There will be five seating times: 10:30, 11:00, 11:30, 12:30, and 1:00. Children below the age of five eat for free. Tickets are available online through Eventbrite.
Treat the special mothers in your life with a brunch buffet on Mother’s Day at DoubleTree by Hilton West Edmonton! The buffet menu includes classic breakfast items, salads, cold cuts, hot brunch entrees, and a diverse dessert selection. There will be three seating times: 9:00, 11:30, and 2:00. That’s not all! Each seating features an exciting live performance by Edmonton musician Mike Dominey. Tickets are available through Eventbrite.
Enjoy a six-course buffet with the special moms in your life at Stanhope Eatery! There will be salads, cold seafood, live meat carving, hot entrees, and desserts. Prices start at $58 for adults, or $65 if you want an O2 glass of Prosecco. To keep the afternoon fun and upbeat, a Latin Band will have the dance floor ready for you. Reservations are encouraged.
Celebrate all the wonderful mothers of the world with delicious flights of MOM’osa’s (includes 5 fruity fizzy cocktails). All moms will also receive a complimentary Cedar Creek flower bomb. If you book for groups of eight or more, moms eat for free! Complimentary brunch is available for dine-in during regular brunchtime hours. Reservations are encouraged. If you can’t be with your mom this year, you can send her the Treat Mom at Home kit with Uber Eats. This kit includes a bottle of selected wines, house-made cookies, and a flower bomb.
Enjoy a special brunch buffet and some quality time on Mother’s Day at Riverside Bistro. Take in stunning views of the North Saskatchewan River and feast on your favourite breakfast foods, seafood, charcuterie and cheese displays, and much more. There are four seating times: 10:00, 10:30, 11:30, and 12:00. Reserve your ticket on Eventbrite.
OTHER SPECIAL MOTHER’S DAY EVENTS
Mother Me Expo | May 6 & 8
Enjoy an exciting weekend of self-care experiences for everyone from all walks of motherhood! On May 6 and 8, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel West will host this welcoming experience for you to nurture yourself and reclaim your identity. This event intends to help those cope with the loss of a mother, being a current mother, or those wanting to journey as a mother and be more self-loving. You’ll explore deeper topics and ultimately unpack some of the experiences that weigh you down. There will be a trade show market, inspirational speakers, and an opportunity to share your stories. Tickets are available online through Eventbrite.