10 places to spoil your mom in Toronto this Mother's Day weekend

May 10 2019, 3:42 am

Don’t worry if you’re still scrambling to find the perfect Mother’s Day gift.

While surprising your mom with a reservation for brunch at her favourite restaurant or for afternoon tea are always nice touches, if you really want to be the golden child you’re going to want to think outside of the box.

Whether you’re looking for the right place to find a unique gift or something fun to do with your mom, we’ve rounded up 10 places where you can spoil your mom in the city this Mother’s Day weekend.

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Mother’s Day at Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie

Image courtesy of Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie

What: Give the woman that matters most the gift of relaxation this Mother‘s Day. Whether it’s mom and me mani/pedis, a facial to keep her skin youthful and fresh, or a personalized massage, the Miraj Hammam Spa will give your mother the luxurious experience she deserves.

When: All weekend
Where: Miraj Hammam Spa by Caudalie, in the Shangri-La Hotel
Price: Mother’s Day packages range from $262 to $524

Mother’s Day at Niagara Parks

What: You can celebrate the arrival of spring and delight in the sights, sounds and fragrances of Niagara Parks in full bloom, this Mother’s Day weekend. Enjoy the stunning magnolias and flowering Japanese cherry trees throughout the park and experience the numerous family-friendly attractions and culturally important heritage sites, before making your way to Sunday brunch at one of Niagara Parks’ Feast On certified restaurants.

When: All weekend
Where: Niagara Parks
Price: Varies by activity

Toronto Flower Market

Toronto flower market

Toronto Flower Market

What: If you can’t be with your mom on Sunday, take her to the seventh annual Toronto Flower Market this Saturday. There will be incredible vendor stalls on display to visit and admire, each selling an assortment of seasonal showstoppers including tulips, daffodils, gerbera, orchids, hyacinths, muscari, lilacs, and more. Plus, there will be seedlings and spring bulbs for planting in home gardens.

When: May 11
10 am to 3 pm
Where: CAMH, 1001 Queen Street West
Price: Free

Mindful Mother’s Day Expression

What: Meditation instructor Cassidy Thedorf returns, this time with Arts Therapist Or Har-Gil. The pair are running a creative art and meditation workshop. The class will begin with a meditation, followed by exploring mindful expression through guided arts practices. You don’t need to have any experience in either meditation or arts to attend. Simply tap into the true essence of you. And hey… this is an ideal experiential gift for Mother’s Day.

When: May 12
Time: 9 am
Where: Indigo Toronto Eaton Centre – 200 Yonge Street
Tickets: $31.64, available online

Mother’s Day Cruise

Mariposa Cruises along Toronto harbour

What: This Sunday, Mariposa Cruises is hosting three Mother’s Day brunch cruises (early morning, late morning, and afternoon). Mothers will experience the royal treatment with a two-hour cruise along the Toronto harbour, a delicious brunch, a special Mother’s Day mocktail, a complimentary rose, and much more.

When: May 12
Time: Various times throughout the day
Where: Pier 6, 207 Queens Quay West
Tickets range in price depending on sail time

Mother’s Day at the ROM

What: Celebrate your mom with a special day at the ROM filled with animal encounters, hands-on art projects, Mother’s Day photo opportunities, exhibits, and more.

When: May 12
Time: 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park
Price: Adults are $20

Leslieville Flea Mothers Day Market

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What: The Leslieville Flea is heading to The Broadview Hotel this Mother’s Day. Shop with your mom or for your mom at the Mother’s Day Market in Lincoln Hall.

When: May 12
Time: 11 am to 5 pm
Where: The Broadview Hotel, 106 Broadview Avenue
Price: Admission is free

Bring Your Mom to Yoga

What: If you’re in the mood to be active this Mother’s Day, come and try this complimentary yoga class together. Space is limited, so make sure to call ahead to reserve your spots.

When: May 12
Time: 12 pm to 1 pm
Where: eMbody Fitness
Price: Free – call the club to register your guest: 416-481-3000

High Tea and Painting

Mother's Day

Image courtesy of Paint Cabin

What: Treat your mom to an afternoon at Paint Cabin, where she can enjoy a  complimentary High Tea service and a fun painting workshop.

When: May 12
1 pm to 4 pm
Where: Paint Cabin, 723 Gerrard Street East
Price: $55

Mother’s Day with the Toronto Blue Jays

What: If your mom isn’t in the mood for afternoon tea, treat her to a day at the ball field. While the Jays host the White Sox, a Mom’s Oasis will be blooming off the field. The WestJet Flight Deck will be transformed, featuring makeup and hair touch-ups, nail decals, live music, wine sampling, family photo ops, and much more. Additionally, the first 15,000 fans to arrive at the ballpark will receive a free Marcus StroGnome.

When: May 12
Time: 1:07 pm
Where: Rogers Centre
Price: Tickets from $30.50

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