Mother's Day in Orlando Guide - 2021

It's time to celebrate mom, and all the motherly figures in our lives. Enjoy a special Mother’s Day brunch in Orlando, special events, or a quiet day trip. And if she loves sentimental gifts, a custom order from a local shop or a craft experience she can do with her little ones will melt her heart. We've done the leg work for you for how to do Mother's Day in Orlando right this year.

 

Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Mother's Day in Orlando

 

Take her to Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch at The Alfond Inn
Sunday May 14, 10am and 1pm seatings
The Alfond Inn, Winter Park
Chef David's Mother's Day Menu including Roasted Prime Rib, Citrus Glazed Ham, Grouper Cioppino, and more
Includes one mimosa per adult guest
$89 adults, $29 kids

Mother’s Day at Taverna Opa
Sunday, May 14, 2023
Mom eats lunch free with a family-style menu for 4 or more from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Belly dancing entertainment beginning at 6pm

Mother's Day Brunch
Tapa Toro
10 A.M. TO 3 P.M. – SUNDAY, MAY 14 2023
$49++ per adult and $18++ per child under 10

Indulge in Tabla’s Special Mother's Day Treat!
May 12-14, 2023
Get ready to spice up your Mother's Day celebrations with Tabla Indian Restaurant's special menu. And here's the cherry on top – all moms dining at Tabla on Mother's Day will receive a complimentary dessert!

Mother's Day Brunch at Rosen Hotels

 

Check out our guide to Mother's Day Brunch in Orlando for even more options

Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Orlando

If brunch seems like it'll be too busy on Mother's Day weekend, or if you need a dinner out with the kids, we just updated our list of Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Orlando. These dining spots make a fun family outing anytime of year.

 


Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Whether you want to give her something traditional or you'd rather gift her with an unforgettable experience, we have over 20 Mother's Day Gift Ideas.

My Beer Spa

Orlando Beer Spa is a fun, unconventional spa experience centered around beer. Private rooms featuring spacious hot tubs filled with a unique “beer treatment”; a foamy, moisturizing, aromatic hop infusion full of antioxidants and minerals.

Relax and sip local brews from the unlimited self-serve taps located right next to the tub. Upgrade options include Prosecco and Sangria.
This Mother's Day gift idea will help her relax for sure.
Save $10 with code MD23ODN

Girls date at My Beer Spa
Image credit: My Beer Spa

 

Visit a Garden

Leu Gardens will be open from 9am-5pm on Mother's Day and is offering free admission for moms. What better way to do Mother's Day in Orlando than strolling these beautiful gardens and enjoying the fresh air?!

Bok Tower Gardens will also be giving moms free admission on Mother's Day.

Harry P Leu Gardens Orlando in Audubon Park
Image credit: Leu Gardens

 

Hop over to our Mother's Day Gift Ideas for the best spas, florists, experiences, and other ideas.

Relax at a Water Park

Island H2O Water Park will be showing moms some love each weekend in May 6-28, 2023.

Highlights:

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  • Moms will be treated to complimentary chair massages and fruit-infused water, while enjoy soothing music at the adults-only pool
  • On Mother’s Day, May 14, all moms will receive one free return ticket
  • Kids-only scavenger hunt will let sons and daughters earn a special gift for Mom

For a real escape, book mom a cabana for the day. Cabanas are available for all group sizes and feature food and beverage service, unlimited chilled bottled water, a refrigerator, and comfy lounging furniture. Rentals start at $249.99 on weekends and can be made online in advance.

Standard Cabana at Island H2O Water Park Orlando
Standard Cabana at Island H2O Water Park Orlando – Dani Meyering

Mother's Day in Orlando Events

Spring U-Pick at Southern Hill Farms
Select dates through May
Southern Hill Farms
Pick your own peaches, blueberries, sunflowers and zinnias at this family farm in Clermont.
FREE Admission; u-pick and food prices vary

Mamas & Mimosas · Mother's Day Event
Sunday, May 14, 2023, 10am – 4pm
Far Reach Ranch, Mt. Dora
Blueberry u-pick, mimosa bar, live music, playgrounds, and more
FREE admission

Discover more: Pick your own blueberries around Orlando

Weekends at the Winery
Saturdays and Sundays through May
Lakeridge Winery
Come out and enjoy the expansive vineyard green, including delicious food, live entertainment, and Lakeridge wines by the glass at the outdoor bar. Bring your own lawn chairs.
FREE Admission

Annual Mother’s Day Vintage Tea Time
Thursday, May 11th through Saturday, May 13th
Seating Times: 10:00am, 1:00pm & 4:00pm
The Tea Room Experience
​$54.00 per person​

Enjoy our delicious Afternoon Tea with a Selection of Finger Sandwiches, Freshly Baked Scones served with Homemade Devonshire Cream & Preserve, Savory Bites, Petite Desserts, Unlimited Loose-Leaf Tea & a MOM-osa.

Celebration of Motherhood 2023
Friday, May 12, 9am -11am
Leu Gardens
Healthy Start's annual fundraising event featuring a guest speaker.
$50

Mother's Day Mommy and Me Yoga in the Garden
Saturday, May 13, 12pm – 1pm
Mead Botanical Garden
$15

Whimsy's Mother's Day Market
Saturday May 13, 11am – 3pm
Sunsational Farms, Umatilla
Over 90 small business vendors, a mommy & me photoshoot, make & take crafts and more
FREE

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Sunsational Farms – check out The Big Orange and have some treats

 

Mother's Day Horse Carriage Tour
Sunday, May 14, 2023, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Winter Garden Downtown Pavilion
20 minute tour, $115

Mother's Day Block Printmaking
Sunday May 14, 2pm – 5pm
Art & History Museums of Maitland
During this workshop your instructor will teach you the fundamentals of block printing with linoleum on silk fabric. All tools and materials needed to complete the project will be provided.
$50 class fee + $20 supply fee

She Sells. Mothers Day.
Sunday, May 14, 11am – 4pm
Thornton Park District
FREE

The following events are from 2022, we will update with 2023 info once announcements are made

Sanford Historic Garden Tour
Saturday, May 7, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Bettye D Smith Cultural Arts, Sanford
Stroll through 10+ private residential gardens overflowing with flowers, native plants, and creative landscapes. After the tour, spend some time finding the perfect Mother's Day gift in the vendor marketplace at Centennial Park and enjoy iced refreshments and delicious lunch options.
$15 General Admission / $30 with Tea Lunch in the Park

FAVO Art Market
Saturday, May 7, 4pm to 9pm
FAVO – Faith Arts Village Orlando
Over 20 outdoor vendors in tents will descend on the FAVO Parking lot and offer everything from soap to jewelry to paper goods and paintings.

Mother's Day at The Heavy
Saturday, May 7, 10:00am – Sunday, May 8, 6:00pm
The Heavy Winter Park
Bring Mom for a weekend full of fun, flower, and family!

Mother’s Day – Free for Caregivers
Orange County Regional History Center
Sunday, May 8, 12pm – 5pm
On Mother’s Day, the History Center offers free admission to any caregiver accompanied by their loved one (of any age)!

Mother's Day Improv Show
Sunday, May 8, multiple showtimes
SAK Comedy Lab
Come see SAK's best and brightest performers improvise a comedy show for Mom and the whole family. Special Promo: $30 buys mom's admission + a custom picture/message inclusion in the Mother's Day slide presentation that plays after intermission.
$22 (FREE for moms)

Movies at the Garden Theater
Beauty and the Beast: Sunday, May 1
Interactive Movie, The Whiz, Sunday, May 15,
Garden Theater
Interactive Movies feature pre-show games, trivia, and costume contests hosted by live actors.
$15

 

More Mother's Day Ideas

Share Your Favorite Mommy Moments

If you're taking her out for a date night the evening before Mother’s Day, go with a pre-made list of your favorite mommy moments or qualities. Need an inexpensive dinner idea? Do pizza and wine, or check out these budget-friendly Downtown Orlando ideas.

Recreate Your First Dates

Book a sitter then head out to all your old haunts. Take her to the special places where you fell in love. Not from Orlando? Create a ‘first date’ night based on where you would have taken her if you’d been here at the time. Here are 50 first date ideas from Orlando couples to inspire you. Or what about a picnic in the park followed by the Winter Park boat tour?

Parents Night Out

There are lots of places around Orlando that offer Parents Night Out programs. Our guide to Parents Night Out includes a full list of options as well as kid-friendly date ideas if the kiddos need to come along instead.

Go on a Mini-Getaway

If you can swing a romantic overnight, consider some of the nearby gems we've reviewed:

Looking for Tampa Bay Mother's Day events for parents and Families?  Or Mother's Day Brunches and events for grown ups in Tampa?

Feature image credit: No. 1 Flowers