Mother’s Day events 2017

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Mother’s Day is the perfect day to thank mum for everything she has done for you and what better way to celebrate than to take her to attend a Mother’s Day themed event to activity on Mother’s Day or leading up to the big day. We have listed some of our favourites in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and Newcastle below.

SYDNEY

Mother Nature Quest Sat 13th May 10am-11.45am
Centennial Parklands
Do something different this Mother’s Day and take mum on a specially selected nature trail through Centennial Park. Use the map to spot the clues and learn interesting facts about the plants and animals that call Centennial Park home. At the conclusion of the trail create a unique gift to take home and give mum for Mother’s Day. READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day Classic Sun 14th May from 6am-12 Noon
The Domain
An annual tradition, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk provides the community with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research. Register now…

Mother’s Day at the Zoo Sun 14th May 9am-2pm
Taronga Zoo Sydney
Spoil your mum this Mother’s Day with breakfast at Bakhita’s Cafe, Taronga Western Plains Zoo whilst overlooking the beautiful Savannah Lake where you will see Spider Monkeys and Ring-tailed Lemurs. READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day at Belgenny Farm Sun 14th May 10am-4pm
Belgenny Farm
Every Mother’s Day, Belgenny Farm hosts an open day full of family fun and entertainment including craft stalls, bush bands, animal farmyard nursery, pony rides, face painting and beauty products. READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day Shopping Night 12th May 6pm-8pm
The Star Sydney
Treat mum to a night of well-deserved retail therapy, including big discounts and amazing prizes, at our exclusive Mother’s Day shopping night on Friday, 12 May. Available at a range of participating retail stores. READ MORE>>>

Exclusive Mother’s Day High Tea at the QVB 12th May 6pm-8pm
The Tea Room QVB
You’re invited to The Tea Room at the QVB for a luxurious high tea with Kate Waterhouse and Steve Cordony to celebrate Mother’s Day. Bring along your mum for an intimate evening event and tutorial on gift personalisation with stylist Steve Cordony, whilst chatting motherhood, the art of personal gifting and celebrating our mums with media personality Kate Waterhouse. READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day Personal Styling Sat 13th May
Westfield Chatswood
Celebrate Mother’s Day with a complimentary 1-hour personal styling session at Westfield Chatswood. Bring your mum or daughter with you, or just enjoy some me time! READ MORE>>>

Trees for Mum Planting Day Sun 14th May
Various
Celebrate your mum and nurture the environment. Plant a native tree in honour of your mum this Mother’s Day, Sunday May 14 2017. Check out where you can get involved at one of the organised Trees for Mum planting sites located in your area HERE>>>>

Mother’s Day Fashion High Tea Sat 13th May
Westfield Hornsby
Spoil mum with an afternoon of fashion and sweet treats!
Stylist Kristen Combridge will be showcasing everything you need for your winter wardrobe, from the staple lifetime pieces to the must have seasonal trending items you can have a little fun with! READ MORE>>>

Mother Daughter Brunch & Art Workshop 14th May
Creative Space North Curl Curl
Marking the end of the Mother, Lover, Sister, Daughter Exhibition, we’re hosting a Mother Daughter brunch on Mother’s Day to celebrate the beauty of mother daughter connections. There’ll be locally baked pastries, orange juice and champagne on offer. And while mums chat and enjoy the delicious spread, we’ll be running an art workshop in the space with the girls. READ MORE>>>>>

Paper Flower Workshop with James Gordon Sat 13th May
Pottery Barn Bondi Junction
Join us for a fun and intimate 1.5-hour workshop perfect for sharing with your Mum, daughter or best friend. Under the guidance of leading Australian paper artist, James Gordon, you’ll learn to create gorgeous paper flowers to decorate your home or office or give as a heartfelt gift for Mother’s Day. READ MORE>>>>

Paper Flower Workshop with Lisa Tilse of We Are Scout Sat 13th May
Pottery Barn Chatswood
Join us for a fun and intimate 45-minute workshop perfect for sharing with your Mum, daughter or best friend. Under the guidance of leading Australian craft artist, Lisa Tilse, you’ll learn to create gorgeous paper flowers to decorate your home or office or give as a heartfelt gift for Mother’s Day. READ MORE>>>>

MELBOURNE

Mother’s Day at the Melbourne Star 13th-14th May
Melbourne Star Observation Wheel
Take your mum sky-high and enjoy wonderful uninterrupted 360-degree views of Melbourne while having some quality time with her. Mums will fly at half price and if you take her on Mother’s Day between 7pm and 9pm, she will be treated to an everlasting rose and a box of wonderful Australian made chocolate pralines. READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day Classic Sun 14th May from 6am-12 Noon
Alexandra Gardens and the Tan Track, Melbourne
An annual tradition, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk provides the community with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research. Register now…

Mother’s Day Out 2017 Sat 13th May
Yarra Valley Chocolaterie & Ice Creamery
Mother’s Day Out 2017 is a delightfully unique bus tour designed to give Mums of all ages a day of rest and relaxation. READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day Storytime at KereKere Green Wed 10th May
KereKere Green Fitzroy Gardens
Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Fitzroy Gardens. Bring a blanket and settle in with a free hot beverage as we sing songs, read stories and plenty of hugs – you deserve it! READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day High Tea & Kids Card Making Sat 13th May
Westfield Airport West
To celebrate all the wonderful Mums this Mother’s Day, we’re hosting a High Tea & Card Making event! While the little ones have some fun making their Mother’s Day cards, Mums can ‘take a break’ at our Muffin Break High Tea Bar. READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day Champagne & Shopping Night Thurs 11th May
Westfield Fountain Gate
Spoil your Mum at our Champagne and Shopping Night, where you can shop for the perfect Mother’s day gift! READ MORE>>>

Champagne and Shop 12th May
Westfield Geelong
Grab your mum and head to Westfield Geelong for some retail therapy and a glass of champagne.Meet in the Fashion Mall where you can take a seat in the luxe lounge while you enjoy a glass of Mumm. READ MORE>>>>

Mum & Me Morning Tea 9th May
Westfield Plenty Valley
Treat Mum like a Queen this Mother’s Day! Join us at our Kid’s Morning session on Tuesday 9th May for a FREE morning tea with Mum. Morning tea includes a delicious scone with jam and cream (Created by Jam & Cream in Heidelberg) and a small coffee or baby chino per person. READ MORE>>>

Paper Flower Workshop with Kitiya Palaskas Sat 13th May
Pottery Barn Chadstone
Join us for a fun and intimate 45-minute workshop perfect for sharing with your Mum, daughter or best friend. Under the guidance of leading Australian craft designer, Kitiya Palaskas, you’ll learn to create gorgeous paper flowers to decorate your home or office or give as a heartfelt gift for Mother’s Day. READ MORE>>>>

BRISBANE

Mother’s Day Classic Sun 14th May from 6am-12 Noon
Cultural Forecourt, South Bank Parklands, Brisbane
An annual tradition, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk provides the community with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research. Register now…

Little Days Out: Mother’s Day Mementos 11th May 9am-1pm
South Bank Parklands
Enjoy stories such as “Guess How Much I Love You” and play fun and interactive games. Create a unique card and a handmade clay creation as special mementos for your precious mum this Mother’s Day!
Mother’s Day Mementos is facilitated by Bazil Grumble. READ MORE>>>>>

Paper flower and card Mother’s Day workshop 13th May 10am-12pm
Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt Coot-tha
Make your mum a beautiful paper flower using delicate water colours, textured paper, florist wire and other bits and pieces. She can pin the flower on a headband, ribbon choker or wear it as a brooch. Finish off with a lovely card and you are all set for Mother’s Day. All materials provided. READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day High Tea Special | Shingle Inn 8th-12th May
Westfield Chermside
Celebrate this Mother’s Day in style, with the classic Shingle Inn tradition of High Tea.
Book at least 24 hours ahead to avoid disappointment. BOOK NOW>>>

A very vintage Mother’s Day Sun 14th May
Museum of Brisbane
Celebrate old world beauty and grace this Mother’s Day with a delightful morning tea and vintage styling workshop at Museum of Brisbane in the heart of Brisbane’s premier heritage building, City Hall. Treat mum to champagne, petit fours and live music in our gorgeous Dome Lounge. Your host, headmistress Chrissy from the Lindy Charm School, will share the secrets of old world style currently on display in Sit. Pose. Snap. and delight you with a showcase of vintage garments from her own private collection. READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day Card Stamps Sat 13th May & Sun 14th May
Creative Kids Brisbane West End
Join us in our new FREE outdoor children’s art space. Each session runs for 50 minutes and allows children to use the materials on offer to make a set art piece or something else completely. Parents and guardians must be in attandance at all times. Children under 5 will need some assistance from their parents. READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day Art: Make your own clay pinch pot Sun 14th May
QUT Art Museum
Make this Mother’s Day one to remember with a free clay workshop at QUT Art Museum. Join experienced ceramist Virginia Jones to make your very own clay pinch pot to take home. Held in conjunction with the exhibition Earth & fire: Ceramics from the QUT Art Collection, you are invited to take time to enjoy the ceramic art and dedicated reading room during your visit. READ MORE>>>

Paper Flower Workshop with Kara Hynes Sat 13th May
Pottery Barn Fortitude Valley
Join us for a fun and intimate 45-minute workshop perfect for sharing with your Mum, daughter or best friend. Under the guidance of leading Australian stylist, Kara Hynes, you’ll learn to create gorgeous paper flowers to decorate your home or office or give as a heartfelt gift for Mother’s Day. READ MORE>>>

ADELAIDE

Mother’s Day Kids Craft 13th-14th May 11am-3pm
Westfield West Lakes
Give Mum the gift of craft this Mother’s Day! We have some gorgeous kids activities that Mum would love!
Sat 13th May – Golden Crown’s
Sun 14th May- Mother’s Day Card READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day Classic Sun 14th May from 6am-12 Noon
Peace Park (located at the corner of Sir Edwin Smith Avenue and War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide) – opposite the Memorial Hospital.
An annual tradition, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk provides the community with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research. REGISTER HERE>>>>

Mother’s Day Floral workshop Sun 14th May
Plant 4 Bowden
A floral demonstration using the elements and principles of design, creating a elegant design using a tea cup. Bring your mum and join in the fun! READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day Gift Workshop Fri 12th May
IKEA Adelaide
Bring your kids to create a special personalised gift for Mum on Friday 12th May at our Mother’s Day Gift Workshop. Each child participating will also receive a free kids’ meal in the restaurant on the evening. READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day workshops-Children’s Bloom Jar Sat 13th May
Bella in Bloom Salisbury South
Bella in Bloom are offering a quick and simple children’s series on Saturday Morning. So DADS bring your kids along to make a jar of blooms and a card. Note:Children’s Bloom Jar workshops – tickets for children only, you don’t need to purchase a ticket for the supervising adult. READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day Adelaide Zoo 14th May
Adelaide Zoo
This Mother’s Day, you can take mum to Adelaide Zoo or Monarto Zoo for FREE!* Simply collect your token from The Advertiser on Saturday, 13 May or Sunday Mail on Sunday, 14 May and redeem it with another ticket purchase on Sunday, May 14. Enjoy a relaxing brunch or lunch at Adelaide Zoo, complete with a complimentary glass of sparkling on arrival for mum. READ MORE>>>>

PERTH

Mother’s Day Breakfast with the Koalas Sun 14th May
The Maze Family Fun Park
The Maze Family Fun Park, home of Outback Splash is excited to announce Breakfast with the Koala’s again this year exclusively on Mother’s Day, May 14. A great gift idea for Mum!
Eat a delicious meal and meet some of Australia’s cutest and cuddliest animal icons, a truly memorable breakfast. READ MORE>>>

Kids’ Baking Workshop 11th May
IKEA Perth
Hey kids, learn how to bake a dessert just in time for Mother’s Day!
Kids will be the chefs from start to finish in this hands-on workshop. External guest What’s 2 Eat will be hosting and they have prepared a yummy recipe perfect for the kids to dig their hands and teeth in. Recommended from 6 years of age. READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day Classic Sun 14th May from 6am-12 Noon
Supreme Court Gardens, Riverside Drive, Perth
An annual tradition, the Mother’s Day Classic fun run and walk provides the community with a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day and raise funds for breast cancer research. READ MORE>>>

Mum’s VIP Day Sat 13th May
Westfield Whitford City
Treat Mum like a Queen this Mother’s Day with a deluxe VIP event at her favourite store!
Each event includes the complete Royal Treatment, with a BONUS $20 Westfield gift card*, a complimentary glass of bubbles from The Little Champagne Cart, special offers and free styling! READ MORE>>>

Mother’s Day at Perth Zoo Sun 14th May
Perth Zoo
Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day to a fun day out at Perth Zoo. Because they’re so great, all mums receive free entry on Sunday 14 May! READ MORE>>>>

Paper Flower Workshop with Anne Gee Sat 13th May
Pottery Barn Perth
Join us for a fun and intimate 45-minute workshop perfect for sharing with your Mum, daughter or best friend. Under the guidance of leading Australian paper artist, Anne Gee, you’ll learn to create gorgeous paper flowers to decorate your home or office or give as a heartfelt gift for Mother’s Day. READ MORE>>>

NEWCASTLE

Mother’s Day Wests Sun 14th May
Wests New Lambton
A glamourous afternoon of elegance for our special lunch event will have Mum feeling like a Queen of the Castle this Mother’s Day!
Wests New Lambton’s Starlight Room will be transformed into a glamorous escape for mums, who will be treated to a glass of Yellowglen Peacock Lane by Samantha Wills Premium Cuvée on arrival, while also enjoying beautiful tunes by Crocq Trio.
A delectable selection of lunch & gourmet desserts will be served from a chef’s table, spoiling mum for choice.
Kids activity stations will keep the little ones entertained with face painting & special crafts helping them make their very own gifts for mum to take home. READ MORE>>>>

Mother’s Day High Tea Sat 13th May- SOLD OUT
Westfield Kotara
Spoil your mum at a fashion workshop hosted by Westfield Stylist Kate Kohler.
PLUS enjoy delicious sweet and savoury treats from Fifi La Femme, a goodie bag on arrival and lucky door prizes! Limited tickets available, bookings are essential, $10 per person. READ MORE>>>

The Body Shop Pamper Party Sat 13th May
Westfield Kotara
You’re invited to an exclusive pamper party on The Rooftop, hosted by The Body Shop. Why not spoil your mum just in time for Mother’s Day and let her put her feet up and enjoy a mini pamper at this special event, with some sweet treats and goodies to take home.
Tickets are $10 per person which is redeemable on product in store at The Body Shop Kotara on the day. BOOK NOW>>>>

Kid’s Mother’s Day Workshop! Thurs 11th May 3.30pm-5pm
Foragers Rest. Broadmedow
Come along and join us at The FORAGER’S REST cafe to create a unique {Terrarium Log} that you can keep for yourself or gift to mum for {MOTHER’S DAY}!
….. And mums….. Put your kids to work creating your gift whilst you kick back and relax sipping a coffee.
……And dads…. Don’t know what to get for that special lady in your life? Get your kid to make it for you! BOOK NOW>>>>



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