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Mother's Day Events

Mother's Day Events

Check out San Diego's 2015 Mother's Day activities. We are constantly adding to this list. Please check back periodically for more listings. If you'd like to add your event to our list, please submit the event.

The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch® March 1- May 10, 2015

Promotional photo of The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch®. Open March 1- May 10, 2015

Ongoing until Sunday, May 10, 2015

Take yourself out of the ordinary and spend a few hours in one of nature's wonders; a place where kids can run and adults can linger. This 50 acres of extraordinary color is in bloom on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Front Porch Gallery Presents 'Like Mother Like Son'

Graphic logo of Front Porch Gallery.

Ongoing until Saturday, May 9, 2015

Crystal Goudey and her son Ray Goudey will show the link between family and talent. Crystal, in her early 90s is an amazing portrait artist and Ray is a commercial artist by day and also an exceptional fine artist.

'Through A Mother's Eye: Lifeline Work Of Feminist Artist, Helen Redman'

Promotional graphic for Helen Redman's exhibition at the Women's Museum of California.

Ongoing until Sunday, May 31, 2015

Helen Redman’s series of paintings and drawings on motherhood (1962-2014) is designed to show the magnitude and variety of a prodigious journey to the other side of birth.

'In Bloom' - Art Honoring Mothers & Nature

Graphic logo for Promising Futures.

Friday, May 1, 2015, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.

"In Bloom," our 4th Art Show features new work by our studio artists along with other handmade gift items. The theme of this show focuses on gardens, nature and Mother’s Day in collaboration with our garden department.

VON'S Handmade Holidays: Blossoms For Mom

Promotional graphic for the New Children's Museum.

Saturday, May 2, 2015, 11 a.m.

Enjoy a relaxing mother’s day with fresh flowers and high tea time! Learn how to brew up a nice cup of herbal and floral tea, and design a colorful flower crown to gift for mom or grandma.

Mother’s Day Celebration: Sisterhood Theatre

Logo for Jewish Family Service.

Friday, May 8, 2015, 12:45 p.m.

"Colors of Love," our take on the various aspects of love and relationships with quotes, poetry, songs and dances about "falling in and out" of love, marriage, jealousy, loss, and the "second-time around."

Shimbashi Izakaya: Mother's Day Special: May 8-10, 2015

Promotional food photo. Courtesy of Shimbashi Izakaya

Friday, May 8, 2015, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Shimbashi Izakaya is serving a special Prix Fixe menu to celebrate Mother’s Day, including Crab Sunomono, Asari Clam & Sea Urchin Clear Soup, Grilled Jidori Chicken or Grilled Saikyo Miso-marinated Black Cod, Chirashi Sushi Bowl and dessert.

Indulge: Fashion + Fun For Moms (San Diego)

Promotional graphic for Indulge: Fashion + Fun For Moms at Las Americas Premium Outlets.

Friday, May 8, 2015, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

It's time to celebrate in style at Simon Indulge, a night of fashion + fun for the modern mom.

Girls On The Go Half Marathon, 10K, & 5K Run-Walk

Promotional graphic for Girls On The Go 2015.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 7 a.m.

Every detail of the GIRLS ON THE GO Half Marathon & 10K/5K Run/Walk is planned with a woman in mind, giving mothers, daughters, and girlfriends a chance to run wild during a morning of inspiration, education and entertainment.

Butterfly Festival At The Water Conservation Garden

Promotional graphic for the 2nd Annual Butterfly Festival. Courtesy of The Water Conservation Garden.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Interact with butterflies, learn about their life cycle, and find out how to create a home butterfly garden of your very own. Plus, kids crafts, fun activities, performances and vendors.

World Fair Trade Day & Mother's Day In Del Mar

Promotional graphic for Fair Trade Decor.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Free, family-friendly activities will be held throughout the day, honoring both World Fair Trade Day and Mother's Day at Fair Trade Décor in the heart of the village.

2015 Mother's Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour

Promotional graphic for the 50th Anniversary of the San Dieguito Art Guild.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take your mom or a group of friends on a leisurely tour of the 10 North County gardens where you can peek into an assortment of fascinating artists’ studios and peruse more then 30 unique exhibits of locally made art.

67th Annual OB Kite Festival

Promotional graphic for the 67th Annual Ocean Beach Kiwanis Kite Festival.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It’s our 67th annual Kite Festival. We'll have kite building and decorating, prizes, professional kite fliers and amazing kite demonstrations and games, crafters, community organizations, gourmet food, carnival activities and Beer Feat.

Mother's Day Craft Fair At Myrtle Creek Botanical Gardens

Promotional graphic for The Mother's Day Craft Fair at Myrtle Creek Botanical Gardens & Nursery.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Mother's Day Craft Fair will include, 1000’s of handmade crafts, live demonstrations, gourmet food tastings, hourly prize giveaways, hands on workshops, and live music entertainment.

Julian Arts Guild Spring Show

Promotional flyer for the Julian Arts Guild Spring Show.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The Julian Arts Guild will host their annual Spring Show on Mother's Day weekend, May 9th and 10th, 2015 at the Julian Town Hall. The show will open each day at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.

Mother Lovin’ Shopping Spree

Promotional photo of Bazaar del Mundo Shops.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Nothing says “Thank you, Mom!” like a little shopping-spree lovin’! To make moms feel extra special this year, Diane Powers invites moms to come spoil themselves, while dads and kids shop for the perfect present.

Midwives, Mamas & More Family Festival

Promotional graphic for Midwives, Mamas & More Family Festival.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free family festival at the new Waterfront Park in downtown San Diego celebrating Mother's Day and International Day of the Midwife.

Indulge: Fashion + Fun For Moms (Carlsbad)

Promotional graphic for Indulge: Fashion + Fun For Moms. Courtesy of Carlsbad Premium Outlets.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

It's time to celebrate in style at Simon Indulge, a day of fashion + fun for the modern mom. Join us on Saturday, May 9 from 11am-3pm in Center Court. Treat yourself to a day out and celebrate motherhood in a fun, stylish atmosphere.

Art Glass Guild Annual Spring Show And Sale

Promotional graphic for the Art Glass Guild Annual Spring Show and Sale.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All forms of art glass, including blown, fused, torch worked, stained glass, cast, etched and mosaic will be featured. 30+ juried glass artists will be exhibiting their art. We invite children & adults to participate in our hands on mosaic projects.

Chula’s Mission Celebrates Mother-Daughter Bond With Mother’s Day Event

Graphic logo for Chula's Mission.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, noon to 3 p.m.

Chula’s Mission, a nonprofit organization in San Diego supporting motherless girls, will have its inaugural fundraiser “Once Upon an Apron” to celebrate the infinite bond between a mother and daughter on Saturday, May 9 from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Mother's Day Tea At The US GRANT

THE US GRANT, San Diego - Lobby. The Grand Lobby's sparkling crystal chandeliers, silk carpets, and modern artwork reveal timeless elegance. Meanwhile, the Art Deco-style Grant Grill and Grant Grill Lounge offer sophistication, urban energy, and contemporary Californian cuisine. Courtesy of THE US GRANT

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Savor your Spring afternoon amid the timeless elegance of THE US GRANT lobby. Fresh strawberries provide sweet and savory inspiration for the Mother's Day Tea menu featuring loose leaf teas, gourmet petit tea sandwiches, scones, pastries and desserts

'The Lighter Side Of Language'

Promotional photo of Richard Lederer.

Saturday, May 9, 2015, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Local author/columnist Richard Lederer is bringing his love of laughter and language to the Coronado Playhouse for two not-to-be-missed performances! On Mother's Day, the show will be preceded by an English-style afternoon tea with decadent treats.

Mother's Day Menus & Specials At Rancho Bernardo Inn

Promotional graphic for Mother's Day at Rancho Bernardo Inn, Sunday, May 10, 2015.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Rancho Bernardo Inn is a place that is as warm and welcoming as home – but better! Every element, each experience and all of the details have been thought out to perfection. Our resort is a place to play, to relax, to unwind and to reconnect.

Mother's Day Run Benefiting San Diego Rescue Mission

Promotional graphic for Mission Valley Sunset Rotary's Mother's Day Run, at 7 a.m. on May 10, 2015.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 7 a.m. to noon

This is a fun and healthy way to kick-off Mother’s Day for the whole family. The 5k raises funds for the San Diego Rescue Mission who is dedicated to providing support for the needs of homeless men, women, and children in San Diego.

Mother's Day Birdwalk With Buena Vista Audubon Society

Promotional photo of birders. Courtesy of Buena Vista Audubon Society

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

We will explore part of the south side of the river, where the elevated trail affords good views into the willow-dominated riparian vegetation, where migratory and resident songbirds should be active. The walk is free.

Mother’s Day Brunch Cruises

Promotional photo for San Diego Hornblower Cruise.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Whisk her onboard a Hornblower yacht and all mom will have to do is enjoy the scenery, the wonderful cuisine, and your company. Every mom will take home a free flower compliments of Hornblower Cruises & Events!

Mother's Day Brunch At Bonita Golf Course

Promotional graphic for Mother's Day Brunch at Bonita Golf Course.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

BGC Bar & Grill is a sweet little spot! Whether you are coming off the 18th green or looking for a little Friday Night Entertainment…this is where laughter takes place! Mother's Day Brunch will be served from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on May 10th.

Mother's Day Buffet Brunch At Marina Kitchen

Promotional graphic for Mother's Day Brunch at Marina Kitchen.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Marina Kitchen says “cheers” to mothers and mother figures with complimentary bubbles offered to moms throughout the day at the restaurant’s Mother’s Day Buffet on Sunday, May 10.

Celebrate Mom At The Shores Restaurant

Exterior photo of The Shores Restaurant, located at 8110 Camino Del Oro, La Jolla, CA 92037.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Named "Best Brunch" by the La Jolla Village News, The Shores’ Mother’s Day brunch buffet highlights the best of the season with flavors that compliment a breathtaking oceanfront view. Brunch Buffet is available Sun., May 10 from 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Mother’s Day Brunch 2015 At The Lafayette Hotel

Promotional photo "poolside" for The Lafayette Hotel.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m.

Enjoy Mother's Day at stylish and unique Lafayette Hotel in sunny San Diego! Relaxed and ready for anything, the newly redesigned Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows blends unique style and exceptional service with eco-friendly practices.

2015 Coronado Historic Home Tour: 125 Years Of Extraordinary Architecture

Promotional of a home located on Coronado Island, CA. Courtesy of Coronado Historical Association.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m.

Six beautiful homes will be open for touring on Mother's Day, representing classic architectural styles most commonly found on the island. This year marks the 125th anniversary of Coronado's incorporation as a City.

Flagship Mother's Day Brunch Cruise

Promotional graphic for Flagship's Mother's Day Brunch Cruise.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m. to noon

This two-hour cruise features a lavish gourmet buffet (fit for a queen), live music entertainment and spectacular views of San Diego. Treat your mother to a special Mother's Day Brunch that includes complimentary champagne and mimosas.

Mother’s Day Luxury Brunch At Stake Chophouse & Bar

Promotional food photo for Stake Chophouse & Bar.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Stake Chophouse & Bar will be serving brunch fit for a queen this Mother's Day! Spoil your moms with lobster, prime rib, decadent desserts and more!

Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner At Bertrand At Mister A's

Promotional food photo. Courtesy of Bertrand at Mister A’s.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m.

We will be offering a three-course prixe fixe brunch menu for $64.50 per person. For dinner service the regular menu will be served. Make your holiday reservations today: 619-239-1377.

Mother's Day By The Sea - L'Auberge Del Mar

Promotional photo for L'Auberge Del Mar.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Delight Mom with a visit to L’Auberge Del Mar for Mother’s Day!

Celebrate Mother's Day Italian Style At Vigilucci's Ristorante Coronado

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m.

Vigilucci's Coronado encourages you to celebrate Mother's Day Italian style with our delicious Brunch served 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Enjoy items from our prix fixe or a la carte menu. Dinner menu including specials offered throughout the day.

Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner At Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse

Promotional photo of Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Vigilucci's Seafood & Steakhouse will offer a wonderful Sunday brunch and dinner menu for Mother's Day. With views of the Pacific Ocean and beyond, a true treat for Mom and the entire family. Brunch is 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Buon Appetito!

Mother's Day Brunch At Venga Venga

Promotional food photo. Courtesy of Venga Venga Cantina & Tequila Bar

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enjoy Mother's Day with Venga Venga for brunch! Unlimited signature Mexican brunch specialties and free-flowing brunch cocktails! Savor authentic Mexican cooking served alongside 100 Tequilas and mezcals.

Mother's Day Brunch & Dinner At Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

Promotional food photo. Courtesy of Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11 a.m.

Celebrate Mom Italian style and spoil her with a delicious meal at Vigilucci's Trattoria Italiana. We will be open at 11 a.m. and offer both a brunch menu in addition to the dinner menu which will be served all day. Enjoy $6 Bellinis and Mimosas.

Mother's Day Brunch At The US GRANT

THE US GRANT, San Diego - Exterior in the Day. A San Diego icon since 1910, the palatial US GRANT is situated in the lively, historic downtown Gaslamp quarter, just steps from top shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations, and a short drive from beaches, museums, and family attractions. Courtesy of THE US GRANT

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The menu highlights include a traditional buffet of breakfast items, fresh salads, Chicken and Waffle station, seafood specialties and "mom's favorites" including a gourmet Quiche station and a Chicken "Noodle, Ramen, Pho" station.

Celebrate With Mom At Top Of The Market

Exterior photo of Top of The Market

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

When it comes to Mothers, they deserve nothing but the best! Make your reservation at Top of the Market to celebrate Mom with our breathtaking views and our delicious brunch! This award-winning restaurant is regarded as one of San Diego's finest.

Island Prime/C Level's Mother’s Day Menu

Promotional graphic for Island Prime/C Level's Mother’s Day menu.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a view! Join us at Island Prime and C Level Lounge from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Sunday, May 10th for chef Deborah Scott’s very special three-course menu for $49.95 adults, $12.95 for kids.

Mother’s Day Brunch At Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa

Twenty/20 fireplace | Sheraton Carlsbad Resort & Spa.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Join us for a special Mother's Day brunch with food prepared by TWENTY/20. Seating available in TWENTY/20 and outside on the TWENTY/20 Terrace and extending to Sunset Terrace and Ballroom. There will also be a variety of kids activities.

Mother's Day At Bandar Restaurant

Promotional photo for Bandar Restaurant, located at 845 4th Ave. in downtown San Diego.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Celebrate Mother's Day with us and enjoy our award-winning menu. We will be serving our regular menu along with our special fixed menu. *Reservations recommended - call (619) 238-0101.

Mother's Day With Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars

Cover photo for Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars' "Rise and Shine" album.

Sunday, May 10, 2015, 6 p.m.

Mother’s Day is on WorldBeat Center! All moms are free with a complimentary dinner meal by World Beat’s One World Cafe.

'I Remember Mama: Celebrating Jewish Mothers'

Promotional graphic for, "I Remember Mama: Celebrating Jewish Mothers."

Monday, May 11, 2015, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.

A post-Mother’s Day celebration at the Astor Judaica Library at the Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center (JCC). Jewish stories of Jewish mothers come to life during this literary event featuring actors Walter Ritter, Veronica Murphy, and others.