Check out San Diego's 2013 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.
Ongoing until Sunday, May 12, 2013
With over 50-plus acres of flowers from Ranunculus to Roses, The Flower Fields® at Carlsbad Ranch is one of the most beloved spring traditions in Southern California, annually drawing more than 100,000 visitors to soak in the colorful beauty.
Ongoing until Sunday, May 12, 2013
Give the gift of wearable art this Mother’s Day! Use colorful felt and rubber bands to create a forever flower that mom can wear as a hair clip, brooch or corsage.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 6 p.m.
Join Executive Chef Bernard Guillias and Chef de Cuisine Ron Oliver for an exciting cooking demonstration followed by a three-course dinner with wine pairings.
Thursday, May 9, 2013, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Treat yourself to a Happy Mother’s Day with the gift of a night out at the San Diego Mom’s Night Out Mother’s Day event at Roppongi La Jolla. The evening’s event will feature chocolate and wine pairings, light appetizer and mini spa treatments.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Celebrate Mother’s Day and leave the baking to Sprinkles! The MOM Box features Dark Chocolate, Red Velvet, Vanilla and Lemon cupcakes adorned with Sprinkles daisies and “MOM” sugar decorations, and sealed with a “MOM Loves Cupcakes” sticker.
Friday, May 10, 2013, noon
Come join us for lunch at noon, and stay for a dazzling performance by The Cameo Club as we honor mothers, grandmothers, and great-grandmothers. It’s the perfect way to start your mother’s day weekend.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 2:30 p.m.
Spoil that special lady in your life and join us on a Mother's Day Wine and Food Walking Tour! Enjoy a leisurely walk of about 1 mile near the ocean, while being entertained with the history and culture of La Jolla By-the-Sea.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Enjoy Westgate's traditional afternoon tea between mother and daughter! Come to the Westgate Hotel on Friday, May 10th and Saturday, May 11th from 2:30-5pm.
Friday, May 10, 2013, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Now in it’s 22nd year, Mama’s Kitchen hosts Mama’s Day, an evening with San Diego’s best and brightest culinary professionals, Friday, May 10 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Come and join us for the Moms 5k for Healthy Babies – Sponsored by ViaCord on Saturday, May 11th 2013 from 7am-2pm at Embarcadero Marina Park South. Proceeds from this Miracle Babies event supports families in need whose newborn is in intensive care.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 8 a.m. to noon
Join the Normal Heights Community Association for the mass synchronized Mother's Day Spring Cleaning Garage Sale with interactive maps and a donation truck to pick up all unsold/unwanted items.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Two Men And A Truck's "Movers For Moms" is collecting items for mothers and children staying at Becky's House® to help make this Mother's Day special for them.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Spend the Saturday before Mother’s Day at San Diego Botanic Garden’s famous Chocolate Festival. Enjoy dozens of delectable chocolate tastings, demonstrations, a chocolate fountain, and more.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Over 30 glass artist displaying all forms of glass including blown, fused, torch worked, stained glass, cast, etched, and mosaic. There will be demonstrations, hands on mosaic projects, and live music!
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
On May 11 & 12, 2012 stroll through 8 spectacular North County gardens with Mom to see lavish displays of original paintings, fine art prints, sculptures, photographs, unique glass, metal and gourd art, jewelry, and enjoy free refreshments.
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 2 p.m.
Please join us on May 11th, for a special Mother's Day theme event featuring "Written One-Handed: Poetry and Prose by New and Expectant Mothers (Hot MaMa Press, edited by Erin Rodoni)
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 4 p.m. to 9 a.m.
Enjoy some grown-up time this month and receive first-class treatment in the form of animal-themed adventures and unique experiences during this sleepover event for adults only!
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Treat Mom to something special! Join us along with the Mission Valley Sunset Rotary for a fun run on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12th benefiting the San Diego Rescue Mission.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 9 a.m.
Just Call Us Volunteers is looking for volunteers to help us prepare and serve nutritious meals for the city of San Diego's homeless shelters in downtown San Diego, California.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
This Mother's Day, surprise Mom with a spectacular live jazz brunch. Get the family together for photos as you board, and then spend the morning on scenic San Diego Bay as a Jazz Trio provides background music.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Celebrate Mom with a fantastic Champagne brunch while admiring the view of the Pacific Ocean. The Hotel del Coronado celebrates mom this Mother's Day.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 10 a.m.
Celebrate Mother's Day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park with a bountiful buffet that Mom doesn't have to prepare, or clean up after! Seatings will be offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
It’s mom’s turn to be queen for a day. Celebrate mom this year by treating her to a fabulous brunch buffet in the idyllic vineyard setting of Wilson Creek Winery. Shower her with sparkling bubbles and a delightful selection of brunch’s best.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Join the Rancho Bernardo Inn for Mother's Day Dining at both the Veranda Fireside Lounge and Aragon Ballroom. Families can enjoy the adored petting zoo and pony rides with a kid- friendly buffet station.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Show Mom your appreciation this Mother’s Day and save her the hassle of cooking by taking her out to Marina Kitchen for a mouthwatering Mother’s Day Buffet overlooking the San Diego Bay.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Six examples of classic architecture in two different Coronado neighborhoods will be featured during the 2013 Coronado Historic Home Tour, Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12th.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Celebrate Mom At Marine Room with an à la carte menu featuring Organic Sweet Corn Blue Crab Bisque, Skuna Bay Salmon, Colorado Lamb Osso Buco, Carlsbad Strawberry and Peach Cobbler, and more.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Looking for a more upscale Brunch or Dinner for Mother's Day, enjoy a fabulous 3-Course Menu at BiCE Ristorante on Sunday, May 12th from 11:30am-9pm for Mother's Day Brunch.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrate Mother's day with friends and family along with the Westgate's exquisite Champagne Brunch offering fresh seafood, made to order omelets, carving stations and decadent desserts.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 3 p.m.
Come join us in the festivities with the "Showtime at the Apollo" winning saxophonist/multi-instrumentalist Brandon Primus and Friends. Two show times await you to experience a great time of live music in the heart of historic Little Italy neighborho
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 4 p.m.
Join us for a special Mother's Day concert with the swingin' JazzKatz Project! The JazzKatz Project, a 13-piece jazz ensemble that recreates the swinging sounds of the big band era from yesterday and today.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Addison opens on this special Sunday to honor Mom with an unrivaled culinary experience, featuring the award-winning contemporary French cuisine of Relais & Châteaux Grand Chef William Bradley.
Sunday, May 12, 2013, 6 p.m.
Three hours of celebration and culinary excellence await Mother's Day Sunset Dinner Cruise guests. The menu for this unforgettable evening includes crisp salads, fresh steak and seafood entrees, and luscious desserts.