Mother’s Day is fast approaching and if you haven’t made plans yet, get to it! Celebrating the most important lady in your life shouldn’t be taken lightly. She’s been with you through the worst times and the best times, so she certainly deserves a day of devotion. That being said, we know schedules are busy and coordinating can be hard, so we’ve compiled a list of activities she’s sure to love whether you’re celebrating on Friday, Saturday or Sunday. Take a look at 10 things to do with your mom in Toronto this Mother’s Day below:
Holistic Beauty Expo (May 12)
Help keep your mom looking young and fresh, and spend some time together at the Holistic Beauty Expo on May 12. The expo brings together a community of Canadian Holistic brands, skin care formulators, self-care professionals, self-love experts, key speakers and general holistic beauty lovers all under the same roof. Tickets are being sold by entry time for $49.95.
Blossom and Bloom Mother’s Day Market (May 12 – 14)
If we can be certain of anything, it’s that all moms love flowers! Take her to the Blossom and Bloom Mother’s Day market at Union Station, happening all weekend long. Along with abundant amounts of creative floral bliss, you’ll also get to see some of the city’s finest music, art installations, interactive workshops and more. For more market details and hours, head here.
Get ready for a special Mother’s Day edition of the Bellwoods Flea this Saturday, May 13. If you’re not sure what to get your mom, go together and buy her something unique from a number of Toronto’s best local artisans. Shop art, baked goods, beauty care, clothing, accessories. home decor, vintage, and more. Plus there’s a full food menu and lounge area for when you need to take a break, sit back and relax.
If you’ve frequented the Bellwoods Flea before, why not pair up with mom and go explore one of Toronto’s up-and-coming neighbourhoods? The Spring into Parkdale Sidewalk Festival will be taking place on May 13 from 11 am to 6 pm and is the perfect opportunity to fit in some quality time with mom. Enjoy music, art, shopping, entertainment and more.
A Mother’s Day Paint Date (May 13 & 14)
Get creative this Mother’s Day and attend a Mother’s Day Paint Date at the Paint Lounge. Better yet, let mom be your muse – she’s taught you everything you know after all – and gift her with a painting at the end of the session. Register to reserve a space here and note that you pay by canvas so there are a number of options available starting at $25.
Mother’s Day Food/ Chocolate Tour (May 13 & 14)
If your fondest memories of mom are her cooking in the kitchen, then take her on Tasty Tours Mother’s Day Food Tour. No doubt, this guided tour through Kensington Market (one of Toronto’s most rich food scenes) or The Chocolate Tour will enthrall the foodie within her. Pick up tickets for $39 here.
Mother’s Day Yoga (May 14)
Switch things up with Mother’s Day and get on a good sweat! YYoga on Queen West is hosting a special Mother’s Day yoga class with massage adjustments, aromatherapy essential oils, and treats from Saje Natural Wellness and Daily Press Juicery. Breathe, stretch, and enjoy each other’s company. Grab tickets for $20 here.
Mother’s Day High Tea (May 14)
Treat mom like royalty on the special day and indulge in Mother’s Day High Tea at the Vandenberg House. Spend the afternoon chatting over a cup of tea along with some delightful tea sandwiches, scones, and delectable sweets in one of Toronto’s most historic Victorian houses. Grab tickets starting at $14.99 here and also note that street parking is free on Sundays!
Plan a night out on the town this Mother’s Day and see Baz Luhrmann’s Strictly Ballroom the Musical at Mirvish! Dubbed an absolute sensation, the show is a must-see and lucky for you, we’ve got cheap tickets. Head here to use our exclusive promo code.
Brunch is definitely a fail-proof way to your Mother’s heart! Whether she likes Eggs Benedict, pancakes, bagels, or any breakfast food under the sun, Toronto has brunch spots aplenty. See a list of 18 of the best restaurants for Mother’s Day brunch here.
Did we miss any events to do with your mom this Mother’s Day?
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