Planning for Mother’s Day can be tricky, but we’ve got you covered.
Whatever you plan to do for the day, ultimately the idea is to make your mum feel loved and appreciated. If you want to go beyond the pre-requisite lunch outing or bouquets and a spa visit, we have heaps of plans to help you give the most important woman in your life a memorable day. Here’s a lowdown of some exciting things to do around the city that you can spoil your mum with this Mother’s Day. (Featured image: Trent Erwin via Unsplash)
Mother’s Day ideas for the mums who love the outdoors
This vineyard tour is tailor-made to give you an unforgettable time; all while being sustainable and eco-friendly. Highlights include a diverse food and wine experience featuring fresh, local produce and delicious eco-wines. You can also unplug and relax with a gourmet grazing board while taking in the sublime surrounds. It’s a win-win.
The Mill Courtyard at the Tractorless Vineyard in Bowral is another scenic setting. There’s a smashing selection of award-winning wines, ciders and beers, and a tasting plank with a superb assortment of foods, including smoked meats for that rustic, outdoor vibe. The overall experience is also sustainable and eco-friendly, because showing some love to Mother Nature is important as well, right?
Mother’s Day ideas for the ladies who brunch
Start the day by treating your mum to a scrumptious brunch at The Clovelly Social House. A gorgeous stop on the Bondi-Coogee coastal walk, this café is picturesque and cosy with brilliant meal options right from a Mediterranean breakfast to a Middle Eastern brunch.
While the weather is a bit cold and damp at the moment, you can make the most of the remaining days of autumn at Beast & Co. The folks over at the Surry Hills bohemian-themed restaurant know how to show you a good time. Catch up with your mum over two hours of bottomless bellinis and delicious house wines, and a seasonal six-course European menu.
Mother’s Day ideas for film and music enthusiasts
Take a walk down memory lane and revisit some of your favourite childhood movies with your mum at this special candlelight concert. Picture an ambient, charming setting taking in hits from The Lion King to Aladdin to Little Mermaid, this is a magical event and an ode to classics loved by both young and old.
Mother’s Day ideas for thrill-seekers
The Bamboozle Room, Sydney’s premier venue combining burlesque, cabaret and comedy, is hosting a special Mother’s Day two-course dinner and show. And, if you want to take it up a notch, you can even opt for bottomless bubbles on top. Expect an evening of stand-up comedy, choreographed dancing, live-singing and epic performances.
This multi-sensorial and immersive experience blends visual storytelling with a three-course dinner (with optional bottomless drinks) to produce an event that is both unique and unforgettable. Light projections spring upon the table to hide and reveal various surprises, while live music strums in the background. There are also vegan and gluten free options available upon request.
Mother’s Day ideas for rockstar mums
Enjoy a delectable Japanese fusion menu while taking in live jazz music curated by ARIA award-winning Jonathan Zwartz at Mama Saan. Located in a quaint little Bondi corner, Mama Saan is trendy, cosy and fun and their jazz nights are sure to win you some brownie points for best son or daughter. You really can’t go wrong with this one.
Mother’s Day ideas for the mum who loves classical music
You really can’t go wrong with a candlelight concert. Classical music surrounded by candlelight in spectacular settings might just be the perfect gift you can give your mum. With so many to choose from, we suggest a candlelight gift card, which is redeemable on all of these magical Candlelight events across Australia.
Mother’s Day ideas for the mum who loves surprises
This Mother’s Day, treat your mum to this exciting plan that allows you to choose from one of the following accommodation options: ‘The Night’ Experience, ‘The Comfort’ Experience, ‘The Suite’ Experience and ‘The Prime’ Experience. All packages include a surprise trip to a 3, 4 or 5-star hotel. All you need to do is book your package and leave the rest to the organisers. It’s the perfect getaway for you and your mum.