She brought you into this world, so you kind of owe her the world. For the most part, your mom has played a major role in shaping the person you are today. If you love your mamas as much as we do, let it show through your actions and give her a mother’s day that is as heartfelt as it is creative!
Read on for fun things to do with your mom!
8 Mother’s Day Artisan Jewellery Show and Sale
Jewelry is nice, but jewelry that is one-of-a-kind? Even better. Browse beautiful and unique pieces and let your mother dearest pick her favorite(s). Shop from eco-friendly and fair trade collections like Tagua to The Pirate + The Gypsy Designs’s earthy, bohemian-inspired pieces.
Where| VanDusen Botanical Garden
Website | www.facebook.com/events/1935420193197553/
7 Brunch at The Victor
For a delicious (and boozy) Mother’s Day celebration, Parq Vancouver’s The Victor is now offering brunch on Sundays!
Available from 10.30am – 2.30pm every Sunday, treat your mom to Lobster Frittata, Oscar Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, Foie Gras French Toast, Wagyu Breakfast Burger, Sushi & Seafood Bar, Dim Sum – whatever she fancies.
To liven up the mood, there is also a live DJ in residence AND a fully stocked build-your-own Caesars bar, as well as a table side mule cart! Yes, please!
Where| 39 Smithe Street
Website | www.parqvancouver.com/restaurants/the-victor/
6 Mother’s Day Run
What better way to bond with your mom than through blood, sweat, and tears? (Okay, well maybe not blood.) You don’t have to be a seasoned marathoner to take part in the BlueShore Financial Mother’s Day Run, presented by The Westin Bayshore! Walk or run 3k, 5k, or 10k through Stanley Park and Coal Harbour for an experience neither of you will soon forget!
Post-run, reward yourselves with bubbles and brunch at The Westin Bayshore!
Where| Downtown Vancouver
Website | www.runmomrun.ca
5 Set up a Photoshoot
Strike a pose! Capture mom’s inner beauty with a gift she can look back at for years to come. Vancouver is home to some insanely talented photographers, so why not take advantage of their talents?
Here’s a look at a few local photogs with a knack for capturing true beauty:
4 Pamper Her at the Spa
For some serious R&R and indulgence, treat your madre to a day at the spa! Vancouver is beauty-obsessed and we’re fortunate to have access to the latest and greatest in new technology to rejuvenate and refresh. Help your mom feel youthful by offering her a welcoming spa-like experience that will leave her glowing from the inside-out.
See below for a few of our favorites:
3 Boulevard Kitchen & Oyster Bar Buffet
As far as buffets go, Boulevard’s is arguably one of the best. The brunch buffet offers an impressive selection of house-baked pastries, fresh salads, and fruit, artisanal charcuterie, and cheeses, as well as classic brunch staples like Eggs Benny, Nutella French Toast, and a variety of seafood specialties!
One thing we get super excited about though? The Mimosa Trolley service, which offers a selection of sparkling wines, fresh juice and fruit served right to your table!
To make a reservation, call 604-642-2900.
Where| 845 Burrard Street
Cost | Adults $80 plus tax and gratuity | children $35 (ages 3 – 12)
Website | www.boulevardvancouver.ca
2 MOM = WOW Improv Show
Count on Vancouver TheatreSports to create a special, Mom-themed show guaranteed to have her in stitches!
MOM=WOW explores the many facets of motherhood through different short scenes, such as ‘Movie Moms’, ‘Mom Myths’ or ‘Mommy Dearest!’ An interactive and immersive experience, the audience works with the performers to develop the plot, characters, and action to create real, unscripted comedy.
Tickets for MOM=WOW include either a Henkell piccolo, or a glass of Mission Hill Five Vineyards Rosé, or a non-alcoholic bevy.
Where| 1502 Duranleau Street
Cost | $25
Website | www.vtsl.com
1 High Tea Date
Safe to say we have a bit of ‘Royal’ fever. For a classic, Mother’s Day experience that Kate Middleton and future princess, Meghan Markle, would approve of, high tea is a fabulous idea. Indulge in luxury teas sourced from around the globe, elegant finger sandwiches, freshly baked muffins, macarons and more at the TWG Tea Salon and Boutique!
Where| 1070 W Georgia Street
Website | www.vansingdg.com