With Mother’s Day around the corner, now is the perfect time to start planning on what to do with your Mom on May 14th 2017. We have found the best ideas from Toronto and the GTA to help you celebrate your Mom. Many of these ideas
Food + Drink
Looking to treat Mom to an extra special Afternoon Tea party, then check out Maman! The French bistro is hosting a three-course meal with tea pairings. Plus, all Mom’s are sent home with a Maman family recipe, Maman cup and a lavender seed that they can grow at home.
Does your Mom love the old history of Toronto? Make reservations for Mother’s Day Brunch at Toronto’s beautiful Casa Loma. You’ll enjoy an upscale brunch buffet, and fun for the whole family. A cocktail and wine cash bar will be available.
Price: $60 for adults, $45 for children
Celebrate Mom by indulging in high tea while exploring one of Mississauga’s oldest heritage homes. The afternoon features antique and vintage bridal fashions from the Mobile Millinery Museum and Costume Archives. This year’s theme is “150 Years of Hats” which will include a presentation from Norma Shephard, author of 1,000 Hats. Every Hat Tells a Story! Watch a historic fashion show of hats spanning the years 1867 to 2017.
Price: $40 – Reservations are required
Take your Mom to learn how to bake Parisian Macarons. Learn to hidden secrets to creating these delicious sweet treats. Plus, after your class you get to take home your treats to enjoy later that day!
Price: $195 for two
Don’t give Mom the traditional Mother’s Day experience by going on an adventure to the Scenic Caves located in Collingwood. There are self-guided walking trails through the caves and caverns that were created millions of years ago by glacial ice, which now showcases 18 unique geological rock features. And when you reach the top, enjoy stunning panoramic views of Georgian Bay.
Price: $22.57 for adults, $18.58 for children
Connect with nature and flowers with the Wildflower Walk in Milton. Take advantage of the time of year, before the trees explode into full bloom, and the the forest is full of wildflowers. Enjoy a sunny spring walk through the wild flowers with a forest adventure followed by a light afternoon tea. Pre-Registration is required – so make sure to sign up before it sells out.
Price: $17 for adults, $12 for children and seniors
If your Mom wants to get in touch with her artistic side try treating her to a 2-hour guided painting session, where you both take home your masterpiece to cherish for years to come. Each painter receives a 9 x 12” canvas and gets step-by-step instructions to paint the examples. Enjoy complimentary coffee, tea and refreshments while you paint too!
Price: $30 for the first painter, $20 for Mom/additional family members
Be transported to the 90’s with this stage adaptation of “The Bodyguard” which is about a secret service agent-turned bodyguard who is hired to protect Whitney Houston’s character, a music star from an unknown stalker. Enjoy the best-selling soundtrack of all time sung live by the very talented Beverly Knight.
Price: $45-175 per ticket
Book your Mom some peace and quiet at one of Toronto more prestigious spas the Miraj Hammam Spa within the Shangri-La hotel. At this spa they have use traditional Hammam techniques. Have a chance to de-stress between a private high intensity and low mist steam chamber. This where the Hammam will cleanse your body while stimulating your sense and imagination. This is definitely a spa treatment your Mom will never forget.
The Sports Fan
Enjoy a day at the ballpark with your Mom this Mother’s Day. This year the Toronto Blue Jays are facing the Seattle Mariners at 1:07 PM. Hopefully it’s a beautiful day with the dome open, but either way make sure to show up early because the first 20,000 fans are getting a Marco Estrada bobblehead free!