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Mother's Day Events

Mother's Day Events

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 8. Check out San Diego's 2016 Mother's Day events. 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.

Palomar Orchid Society Annual Sale And Auction

Promotional photo of orchids. Courtesy of the Palomar Orchid Society.

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The sale will be of blooming orchids and arrangements for Mother’s Day. Over 300 orchids plants are to be auctioned. There will be a plant raffle for auction participants. Admission and parking are free.

Healthy Baking Class With Chef Daphne

Promotional photo of cupcakes.

Sunday, May 1, 2016, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Perfect for Mother’s Day, this class is open to children when accompanied by an adult. Chef Daphne will share recipes using nut flours, whole food sweeteners, good fats and teach you how to make amazingly delicious desserts.

Storytelling! Mother Knows Best!

Promotional graphic for Storytelling! Mother Knows Best! Courtesy of Storytellers of San Diego.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

A tribute, a send-up and a sigh in honor of mothers--storytelling up close and personal from members of Storytellers of San Diego.

'Masterpieces For Mom'

Art piece from the "Masterpieces for Mom" Art Show collection. Courtesy of Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild.

Friday, May 6, 2016, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Rancho Santa Fe Art Guild will hold a pop-up exhibit of local artists' works in honor of Mother's Day weekend. Open to the public with no admission, the local artwork will be shown May 6 - May 8 from 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Mother’s Day Celebration

Promotional photo of musician Marsha Long. Courtesy of Marsha Long.

Friday, May 6, 2016, noon

Join us for lunch at 12 p.m. and stay for entertainment at 12:30 p.m. with Marsha Long, concert Harpist and Pianist.

Mama's Day

Promotional photo of a chef preparing for a Mama's Day presentation. Courtesy of Mama's Kitchen.

Friday, May 6, 2016, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Top local chefs, restaurants and caterers will present signature dishes for our guests, raising money for Mama’s Kitchen’s mission to deliver hot, nutrition-specific meals free of charge to local men, women and children affected by AIDS or cancer.

Mother & Daughter Teas

Promotional photo of the Grand Lobby. Courtesy of Westgate Hotel San Diego

Friday, May 6, 2016, 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.

While relaxing to the melodious sounds of a harp, guests will indulge in a delightful array of delicious tea sandwiches and pastries as well as scones paired with traditional teas and a glass of champagne.

Chocolate Festival

Promotional photo of chocolate for San Diego Botanic Garden's Chocolate Festival. Courtesy of San Diego Botanic Garden.

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 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.

Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour

Promotional landscape photo for the Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour. Courtesy of San Dieguito Art Guild.

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The San Dieguito Art Guild, a non-profit group that celebrates its 51th Anniversary this year, will host their 2016 Mother’s Day Weekend Art, Garden & Studio Tour.

Mother's Day Craft Fair And Picnic

Promotional photo for the Mother's Day Weekend Craft Fair featuring a mother and daughter. Courtesy of Myrtle Creek Botanical Gardens.

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Join the Myrtle Creek Botanical Gardens for this year's Mother's Day Weekend Craft Fair this May 7, 2016-May 8, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Spring Fling - All American!

Promotional graphic for the Spring Fling event at First United Methodist Church for Mother's Day.

Saturday, May 7, 2016, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

If you are a mom, have a mom or just know a mom, plan to attend the 21st annual Spring Fling at First Church. Don’t miss this special opportunity to connect with hundreds of women and be encouraged in your faith. Come “Fling” with us May 7.

Mother’s Day Luxury Spa Package

Promotional photo for the Mother’s Day Luxury Spa Package from The Spa at Coronado Island in the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 8 a.m.

The brand new spa features a special “create your own” Mother’s Day Spa Package for two, as well as parking, lunch for two at the Spa Café, and two complimentary glasses of champagne.

Cycling 101 For Mother's Day

Promotional photo of the Wheel Women of San Diego community.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 8:45 a.m. to 10 a.m.

The Wheel Women of San Diego will help you start cycling with a FREE clinic taught by Lesley Paterson, 3X World Champion triathlete, followed by an easy, flat ride around Fiesta Island.

San Diego Mother's Day Run

Promotional flyer for the San Diego Mother's Day Run. Courtesy of The Rotary Club of Mission Valley Sunset.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 8:30 a.m.

Join Mission Valley Sunset Rotary for our fourth annual Mother's Day Run on Sunday, May 8, 2016 benefiting the San Diego Rescue Mission! Treat Mom to a morning of exercise and beautiful views at De Anza Cove in Mission Bay.

Mother's Day Brunch At Hotel Karlan

Promotional flyer for Mother's Day Brunch at Asado Grill.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Asado Grill is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch featuring special off-menu items in addition to the restaurant’s favorites.

Mother's Day Champagne Brunch Cruise With Live Jazz

Promotional photo for Hornblower's Mother's Day Champagne Brunch with Live Jazz. Courtesy of Hornblower San Diego.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Treat mom to a spectacular Mother's Day brunch on a Hornblower Cruise! Whisk her onboard a Hornblower yacht and all mom will have to do is enjoy the scenery, the wonderful cuisine, and your company.

Mother's Day Brunch At Hotel Karlan

Promotional flyer for Mother's Day Brunch at Asado Grill.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Asado Grill is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch featuring special off-menu items in addition to the restaurant’s favorites.

Mother's Day At Marriott Marquis San Diego's Marina Kitchen

Promotional photo for Mother's Day at Marriott Marquis San Diego's Marina Kitchen

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Moms will enjoy complimentary champagne all day along with an extensive buffet featuring an array of fresh salads, artisan breads, breakfast delights such as eggs benedict and build-your-own omelets, mouthwatering main dishes, a carving station...

Mother's Day Brunch Cruises

Promotional photo for Mother's Day Brunch Cruises at Flagship Cruises & Events.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sit back and celebrate mom with a relaxing 25-mile cruise on the Big Bay in America's finest city. She will be transported sipping mimosas, delighting in an assortment of gourmet food selections and enjoying live music aboard our luxury yacht.

Celebrate Mother’s Day At The Shores Restaurant

Promotional photo of The Shores restaurant. Courtesy of The Shores Restaurant.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The Shores Restaurant, located on the beach at La Jolla Shores, has announced exciting menus designed by Executive Chef Bernard Guillas and Chef de Cuisine Percy Oani for Mother’s Day Brunch and nightly three-course seasonal specialties.

Prix-Fixe Three-Course Menu For Mother’s Day At KITCHEN 1540

Promotional photo of KITCHEN 1540. Courtesy of L’Auberge Del Mar.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chef Nathan Lingle has created a special menu to wow lucky mothers at KITCHEN 1540 on this very special day.

Mother's Day Champagne Brunch

Promotional photo of a Mother's Day rose.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Served in the hotel’s beautiful Fontainebleau and Versailles Salons, brunch will feature made to-order-omelets, fresh seafood, gourmet plates, carving and crepe stations, baked breads, pastries and a variety of gourmet desserts.

Mother's Day Buffet At OB Warehouse

Promotional photo of brunch at OB Warehouse world food + bar

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This Mother's Day buffet will feature a great variety of house favorites with options like our chilaquiles, fried chicken and brioche french toast. There will be an egg & omelet station plus a carving station featuring roast turkey and prime rib...

The Prado's Mother's Day Champagne Buffet Brunch

Promotional photo of The Prado's outdoor seating. Courtesy of The Prado Restaurant.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Take Mom to the park this Mother’s Day! Visit us at The Prado in Balboa Park on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Mother's Day At SEA180° Coastal Tavern

Promotional photo of SEA180° Coastal Tavern's outdoor seating with a beach view. Courtesy of SEA180° Coastal Tavern.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Treat Mom to a special Mother’s Day on the beach! Join us at SEA180° Coastal Tavern on Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mother's Day Buffet At OB Warehouse

Promotional photo of brunch at OB Warehouse world food + bar

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

This Mother's Day buffet will feature a great variety of house favorites with options like our chilaquiles, fried chicken and brioche french toast. There will be an egg & omelet station plus a carving station featuring roast turkey and prime rib...

San Diego Safari Park Mother’s Day Brunch

Promotional photo of cheetahs. Courtesy of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m.

Celebrate Mother's Day at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park with a delicious spring brunch. Two separate seatings are available at Hunte Nairobi Pavilion—at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m.

Mother’s Day At Cafe Sevilla

Promotional photo of Cafe Sevilla's tapas. Courtesy of Cafe Sevilla.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Treat mom to our amazing 9-course Mother’s Day tapas brunch menu from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. All moms dining with us on Mother’s Day will receive flowers and a “Sounds of Sevilla” music CD.

Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet At Coastline

Promotional photo of the Coastline Restaurant outdoor seating. Courtesy of L’Auberge Del Mar.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Highlighting fresh spring ingredients, L’Auberge Del Mar’s Mother’s Day brunch presents an array of foods to please the whole family.

Mother's Day Brunch At The Pearl

Promotional collage of mothers.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Whether you call her mom, mother, mommy, mama, best friend, superhero or rock star, she deserves to be treated like a jewel this Mother's Day!

Top Of The Market’s Mother’s Day Sunday Brunch

Promotional photo of a Top of the Market entree. Courtesy of Top of the Market.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m.

With all the gift options out there, the stress of figuring out the perfect gift for that special person can be overwhelming. Why not treat mom to a gourmet meal and an unforgettable family experience on the water in Downtown San Diego?

Mother's Day Brunch At Arterra

Promotional photo of Arterra restaurant in Marriott® Hotel San Diego Del Mar.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Please join us at Arterra for Mother’s Day Brunch. We will be open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, May 8, 2016.

Mother's Day By The Shore

Promotional photo for Chandlers Restaurant & Lounge

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Show mom your love with a seaside culinary adventure, where stunning ocean views are served alongside chef specialties and brunch classics. Relax and dine leisurely on the patio terrace or choose indoor seating to be close to the festivities.

Mother's Day Jazz Brunch At The Abbey

Promotional photo of The Abbey. Courtesy of Hornblower Cruises & Events.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Abbey is Hornblower's on-land venue; it offers a rare, refined uptown option for Mother's Day. Originally constructed as an Episcopal church, this elegant 1910 landmark is San Diego’s only remaining Classic Revival structure.

Coronado Historical Association’s 2016 Mother’s Day Historic Home Tour - ‘Coronado Homes By The Sea’

Promotional photo of the kitchen of a Coronado home, courtesy of the Coronado Historical Association.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Everyone is invited to celebrate Mother's Day, May 8, 2016 in California’s Crowned Jewel, Coronado, at the annual Historical Home Tour. This year the tour is themed “Coronado Homes By The Sea.”

Mother's Day At Corvette Diner

Promotional photo of Corvette Diner. Courtesy of Cohn Restaurant Group.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Treat Mom to burgers, fries and fun at the Corvette Diner! Sunday, May 8, 2016 we will be offering Mother’s Day Brunch Specials from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Celebrate Mom At The Marine Room

Promotional photo for Mother's Day at The Marine Room

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11 a.m.

Treat Mom to an unforgettable meal and stunning ocean views. Menu highlights include Malahat Rum Basted Maine Lobster Tail, Macadamia Crusted Alaskan Halibut, Center Cut Black Angus Filet Mignon and Blackmaker Root Beer Crème Brûlée.

Mother’s Day Brunch At Coronado Island Marriott

View of the pool and San Diego skyline from the Coronado Island Marriott Resort & Spa

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

On Sunday, May 8, Executive Chef Michael Poompan dishes out an exciting outdoor brunch on the property’s picturesque Bayside Lawn with fresh local flavors, and panoramic views of the San Diego skyline.

Sheraton Carlsbad Mother’s Day Brunch

Photo of a field of pink flowers promoting Sheraton Carlsbad's Mother’s Day Brunch. Courtesy of Twenty/20.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Leave the cooking to us this Mother’s Day. Enjoy the coastal views, superb brunch, music and children activities on May 8, 2016 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Mother's Day Celebration At The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch®

Promotional photo of Rancho Buena Vista High School's Ballet Folklorico, performing for the Mother's Day Celebration At The Flower Fields At Carlsbad Ranch®

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Join us on the final day of our season for Mom’s special day. The stage will be filled with colorful dancing from the Rancho Buena Vista High School's Ballet Folklorico. In addition, you can make your own mixed bouquets for only $5.

Celebrate Mother's Month At Oasis Camel Dairy

Oasis Camel Dairy visitors enjoying a camel ride. Courtesy of Oasis Camel Dairy.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

The Oasis Camel Dairy Open Farm and Show is all about our two newest moms: Jamilia and Lily and their beautiful new baby camels!

The Hep Spot – A Mother’s Day Special!

Promotional flyer for The Help Spot's Mother's Day Special. Courtesy of The Hep Spot.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Celebrate a gorgeous Spring evening in San Diego and join us at our Super Fun Sunday Social Swing Dance! We're celebrating all of the mothers out there by letting them into our dance for FREE!

Mother's Day Sunset Dinner Cruise

Promotional photo of the Hornblower Dinner Cruise yacht. Courtesy of Hornblower Cruises & Events.

Sunday, May 8, 2016, 6 p.m.

One the best Mother’s Day gifts is a Mother’s Day dinner cruise aboard a Hornblower yacht. The sparkling lights of San Diego at night provide the perfect backdrop for a seated, gourmet Mother’s Day dinner.

Steven Ma And Lee Yi-Jun Chinese Concert

Promotional flyer featuring Lo Shi Fong And Irene Yeh. Courtesy of Harrah's Resort Southern California.

Monday, May 9, 2016, 8 p.m.

Harrah's Resort Southern California will host a Mother's Day Concert with Steven Ma And Lee Yi-Jun.