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 and have some great last-minute ideas for you!

Mother’s Day is this weekend – Sunday, May 12, 2024!

Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Mother's Day in Orlando

Mother's Day is the ultimate reason to enjoy a wonderful brunch together. We'll start off with a few of our top picks for brunch. Then keep reading for unique gift ideas for Mother's Day.

Mother’s Day Dining at JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek's illume

Sunday, May 12, from 11:30am-2:30pm
9th Floor Rooftop
Explore Asian fare and Japanese delights such as crispy corn, Kurabuto Katsu Benedict and a variety of signature sushi, sashimi and nigiri as well. With the most spectacular views in Orlando, mom can feel cherished while enjoying our delectable, fresh and artistic dishes while listening to our live DJ entertainment. Reservations are required.
Set the mood for mom at their resort with one of their unforgettable holiday brunches.

Mother’s Day Dining at JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek's UnReserved Food Bazaar

Sunday, May 12, from 12:30pm – 3:00pm
Mom will receive a complimentary glass of Sparkling, Red, or White House wine. Brunch will features a Prosecco and Lemon Sorbet Cocktail Cart, along with a specialty cocktail feature called “Guava Rose” made with cacacha, guava puree, lime juice, and floral rose syrup.
Delight in the chefs’ childhood memories through displayed childhood recipes and explore their Seafood Raw Bar with Lobster tail, Carved Meats showcasing Whole Fish and Prime Beef, and a Dessert Station offering Ice cream. Live music by Noire will be playing, while the kids can unleash their creativity with their “Make your mom a bracelet” activity. 
Restaurant buffet can be booked via OpenTable, reservations are required.

Mother’s Day Weekend at TradeWinds Island Resorts

At TradeWinds, Mom will enjoy everything from action-packed adventures to leisurely lounging. Their beachfront playground offers a myriad of ways to soak up the sun, from paddleboarding along their award-winning shoreline to snorkeling in a 33,500-gallon aquarium, relaxing on a floating lounger, and more! Mom can unwind at exclusive adult pools and spas while immersing herself in stunning sunsets.
Don't forget to make plans to join them for our special Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12.

My Beer Spa

Located on International Drive near Discovery Cove and SeaWorld Orlando

Looking for something truly unique? Orlando Beer Spa is the only beer spa in Florida. 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 ODNG24.

Mother's Day Brunch Grande Lakes Orlando

Address: 4040 Central Florida Parkway, Orlando, Florida 32837

The options for Mother's Day brunch are endless at Grande Lakes Orlando, home to JW Marriott Orlando and The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes.

Happenings at The Ritz-Carlton Orlando, Grande Lakes include:

  • Mother’s Day Tea and Brunch at Ritz-Carlton Lobby Lounge
  • Mother's Day Dinner at Primo at the JW Marriott

Treat mom to a traditional tea or morning brunch this Mother’s Day. The Ritz-Carlton’s Lobby Lounge will set the sunny backdrop for tea with all the accouterment to create special memories for the family with seatings at 11 am and 3pm on May 12.

Dessert at Primo JW Marriott Grande Lakes
Dessert at Primo JW Marriott Grande Lakes – Dani Meyering

Menu includes a selection of black, green, and herbal teas, accompanied by tea sandwiches, scones, and a variety of cakes and cookies. Includes live musical entertainment.
Seatings are $135 per person and includes a special gift for mom.
More information HERE.

Mother's Day Brunch at Islands Dining Room

6300 Hollywood Way, Orlando, FL 32819

The islands might be more mom’s style, and if that’s the case you can’t go wrong at Islands Dining Room at Loews Royal Pacific Resort. Mother’s Day brunch here has everything to make your mom feel like she is in a tropical paradise. You’ll be able to feast on an array of dishes including a raw and smoked fish bar, greens, charcuterie, sushi, omelets and waffle station, and a carving station. If you're feeling particularly adventurous you can check out the create your own stir-fry station! Family-friendly entertainment will include hula dancers, a ukulele player, and a face painter.
$80 for adults, $35 for kids 3-9 years old

Kavas Tacos + Tequila

9101 International Drive, Ste 1198 Orlando, FL

Head to Kavas from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm for a Mother's Day brunch buffet filled with signature dishes like Roasted Carnitas and Coconut Tres Leches French Toast, all made with love. This year, they are all about creating memorable experiences with a brunch menu designed to delight and surprise. And to make it even better, they are giving a free margarita to every mom to honor their incredible love and dedication. They will also have Photos with party llamas from 1-3pm and a Mariachi band.
$49 per adult and $18 per child (under 10).

Tropical French Toast at Kavas Tacos Tequila Brunch Orlando

Tropical French Toast at Kavas Tacos Tequila – image by Dani Meyering

Mother's Day Brunch at Four Flamingos

1 Grand Cypress Blvd, Orlando, FL 32836
Sunday, May 12, 10:30am – 3:30pm

Treat Mom to an outstanding Mother’s Day Brunch that can only be found at Four Flamingos. Their Florida-Fresh options will take you from the Noshing Table to the Raw Bar with multiple action stations along the way. See why Four Flamingos’ brunches are some of the most popular in Orlando. Bottomless Mimosas available for $30 add-on.
$120++ per adult, $50++ per child 

Magical Dining 2022 at Four Flamingos - Desserts
Magical Dining 2022 at Four Flamingos – Desserts – Dani Meyering

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.

Discovery Cove

Located on Central Florida Parkway near International Drive and SeaWorld Orlando

Just in time for Mother’s Day, Discovery Cove in Orlando has announced savings of up to 40% on visits through 2024 to the one-of-a-kind, all-inclusive day park. The perfect gift for the mom who thinks she has seen it all, a day at Discovery Cove can include swimming with dolphins, snorkeling among thousands of tropical fish and rays, strutting with flamingos, encountering playful otters, or the rare chance to relax in paradise. This exclusive offer is available for visits through Dec. 31, 2024 to guests who book their reservations by May 12.

“This is a great way to treat mom to a stress-free, line-free day of relaxation, once-in-a-lifetime experiences and memories that will last a lifetime. Discovery Cove offers fun for every member of the family and is a wonderful place to pamper moms who do it all.”

– Brad Gilmour, Discovery Cove’s Park President.

Leu Gardens

Located in Orlando, near Winter Park

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?!

Explore more free stuff and deals for Mother's Day at our sibling site,

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.

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

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 9th through Saturday, May 11th
Seating Times: 10:00am, 1:00pm & 4:00pm
The Tea Room Experience
​$54.00 per person​

Enjoy a tiered presentation with a selection of finger sandwiches, freshly baked scones with our homemade Devonshire cream & preserves, savory bites, petite desserts, unlimited loose-leaf tea & a complimentary MOM-osa.

Mother's Day Wood Flower Workshop
Friday, May 10, 5pm
Forever Florals
124 E 2nd St, Apopka, FL 32703
Bring your Mama or your Mini and create some beautiful arrangements together. Or make it a date night and make a wood flower arrangement to gift to someone special. All materials will be provided for you, as well as light snacks and refreshments.

Mamas & Mimosas · Mother's Day Event
May 11 and 12, 9am – 5pm (Sat) and 10am – 4pm (Sun)
Far Reach Ranch, Mt. Dora
Blueberry U-pick, mimosa bar, build your own bouquet for mom, Food trucks, hayrides, bounce house, live music, and more!
FREE admission (Remember, each vehicle must have ONE farm pass to enter the farm for this special event.)

Paint a Pot with Mom
May 11 and 12, 10am-4pm
Lukas Nursery & Butterfly Encounter
1909 Slavia Road Oviedo, FL 32765
Whether you're a mother looking to enjoy some plant time with your kids, a dad wanting the kids to craft something special for mom, a support person, or all of the above – everyone is welcome to join in the fun. Each ticket grants you an 8″ terracotta pot, a beautiful annual flower, paint supplies, and a guide filled with easy yet sentimental painting ideas.

Discover more: Pick your own blueberries around Orlando

Mother's Day Painting Socials
May 11 and 12, 11am (Sat) and 3pm (Sun)
Autumn & Ro
807 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803
Recharge and unwind with a fun creative painting project in a welcoming environment. Includes everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind work of art, sweet snacks, non-alcoholic refreshments, and groovy tunes. 

Mamas & Mimosas
May 11 – 12, 11:30am
The Showcase of Citrus
15051 Frank Jarrell Rd., Clermont, FL 34714
On Saturday they will have a special experience with local Women and Mothers to share a few encouraging words with others about motherhood and being in the thick of it. They will have delicious mimosas, FREE PHOTO SPOTS, and build your own Bouquets available while supplies last both Saturday and Sunday!

Mother's Day Resin Jewelry Workshop
May 11 and 12, 3pm (Sat) and 11am (Sun)
Autumn & Ro
807 Virginia Drive, Orlando, FL 32803
Everything is included to design and make beautiful jewelry with resin and pressed flowers. This is the perfect class for beginners or craft enthusiasts alike. Everyone leaves with beautiful jewelry!! Includes sweet snacks, non-alcoholic refreshments, and groovy tunes.

Whimsy's Mother's Day Market
Saturday, May 11, 9am – 1pm
Sunsational Farms, Umatilla
Over 50 small business vendors, food trucks, a mommy & me photoshoot, make & take crafts, and more.

Sunsational Farms The Big Orange in the background with two cups of ice cream in the foreground
Sunsational Farms – check out The Big Orange and have some treats

Mother's Day Arts and Crafts Fair
Saturday, May 11, 10am-4pm
Downtown Deland's Artisan Alley
Artisans, crafters, and makers from around the state of Florida will be welcoming visitors to Bloom Market. There will be food and drinks available for purchase, and our vendors will be selling their handmade jewelry and art, vintage items, live plants and more.

Mother's Day Candle Pour Workshop
Saturday, May 11, 11:30am-4:30pm
Indeu Apothecary
520 East Church Street #103, Orlando, FL 32801
Create and combine a unique candle scent, while learning the process of candle making. After whipping up the wax with the fragrance, we pour it into the vessel and wait for the candle to cure! Candle will be ready to pick up the same day, or the next business day.
Tickets start at $50

Mother's Day Mommy and Me Yoga in the Garden
Saturday, May 11, 12pm – 1pm
Mead Botanical Garden
$20 per family

SIP & POUR Mother's Day Candle Making Tea Party
Saturday, May 11, 12-2pm
Pretty in Pink Tea Room
34 East Main Street Apopka, FL 32703
Get creative and make your own scented candles while sipping on unlimited tea, mimosas, finger sandwiches, sweet treats, and desserts. This is the perfect way to treat your mom or yourself to a fun and relaxing experience.

Mother's Day Cookie Experience
Saturday, May 11, 2-4pm
Winter Park Community Center
Celebrate moms, daughters, sisters, friends, & any special person in your life while having a great time decorating beautiful cookies! Ticket includes refreshments and soft music provided for your enjoyment, large delicious sugar cookies (shapes pictured) to decorate and enjoy eating, and a personal tray containing royal icing bags in each color, scribe tool, and mints for your enjoyment.
Tickets start at $50

Mother's Day Meditation and Breathwork
Saturday, May 11, 2-4pm
1Raw Yoga
541 North Palmetto Ave, Suite 102, Sanford, FL 32771
Treat your mom to a special event filled with relaxation and rejuvenation. This in-person event is the perfect way to show your appreciation for all that your mom does. Come and celebrate Mother's Day in a meaningful and peaceful way. Limited spots available, so reserve yours today!
$40 per person, $70 for mother and daughter

Mother’s Day Ikebana Japanese Flower Arrangements
Saturday, May 11, 2-4pm
Leu Gardens
1920 N Forest Ave, Orlando, FL 32803
Make a unique Ikebana/Japanese Spring floral arrangement for Mother’s Day. Irene Gomulka has given numerous demonstrations and taught Ikebana classes at the Mennello Museum, Epcot, multiple Garden Clubs and teaches ongoing workshops. Irene is a licensed instructor in the Sogetsu School of Ikebana from Japan.
Tickets start at $30 per person

Mother's Day Succulent Design Workshop
Saturday, May 11, 3-5pm
Spill Wine Bar
1196 Tree Swallow Drive #1314 Winter Springs, FL 32708
Treat mom to an unforgettable afternoon of wine and succulent design. Bomb Blooms hostess with the mostess, Pamela Johancsik of will be guiding you through the process of creating your own living work of art. Whether you're a novice or experienced gardener, Bomb Blooms events creates an unparalleled experience you can enjoy with your family, friends & co-workers or even come solo!

Mommy & Me: Mother's Day Dinner
Saturday, May 11, 5-9pm
Bar 17 Bistro
6725 Adventure Way, Orlando, FL 32819
Delight in a carefully curated menu featuring a delectable array of dishes deisgned to satisfy and complement your taste. From heartfelt conversations to shared giggles, this evening promises to be a celebration of the special bond between a mother and child. Buffet included and drink ticket included.
$70 per person

WICK + CHILL: Mother's Day Edition Candle Making Workshop
Saturday, May 11, 6-8pm
Birchwood Coffee Company
2107 E Semoran Blvd #unit d, Apopka, FL 32703
 Indulge in an evening of creativity and connection as you craft your own custom-scented candles. Sip on refreshing beverages and savor delectable charcuterie-style refreshments while you unleash your inner artisan. It's the perfect opportunity to celebrate the special bond of motherhood and create cherished memories together.

Sipping into Spring: A Mother's Day Special Mixology Class
Saturday, May 11, 6-8pm
Island Touch Cafe
1711 Amazing Way #suite 113 Ocoee, FL 34761
 In this seasonal mixology class, you'll learn to craft three refreshing drink recipes perfect for toasting the special moms in your life. Enjoy a festive atmosphere complete with fresh florals and lively music. Whether treating yourself or celebrating a loved one, this mixology class is the ideal way to welcome the new season in style.

Mother's Day Celebration
Saturday, May 11, 6-9pm
Woman's Club of Casselberry
251 Overbrook Dr, Casselberry, FL 32707
Indulge in a day of pampering and shopping at this Sip & Shopping event. Treat your mom to a day she deserves with unique gifts and relaxing sips. Don't miss out on this opportunity to show your appreciation for all that MOMs do!

Sunday Brunch Market
Sunday, May 12, 10am-2pm
Foxtail Coffee Winter Park
Shop your favorite local makers, grab a bite and bubbles from Swine and Sons along with your Sunday Coffee, and catch some live music in Winter Park!

Mothers Day Sip and Shop
Sunday, May 12, 11am – 12pm
4200 Conroy Road, Orlando, FL 32839
Treat your mom (or yourself!) to a day of shopping and sipping in person. Explore the latest activewear collections while enjoying delicious sips and shopping. This event is the perfect opportunity to find the perfect gift for the special women in your life. Don't miss out on this fun and stylish event!

Mother's Day Brunch On The Farms
Sunday, May 12, 11:30am-2pm
Audubon Park Covenant Church
3219 Chelsea Street Orlando, FL 32803
These farms are neighborhood lawns that have been converted into micro farms or what we call “farmlettes”. This event is open to both adults and children so make sure to bring your loved ones to celebrate Mother's Day together. These charming farmlettes offer a unique glimpse into sustainable urban agriculture. Join this memorable celebration open to both adults and children, as we honor Mother's Day together with your cherished ones. 

Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea
Sunday, May 12, 12-2pm
Pretty in Pink Tea Room
34 East Main Street Apopka, FL 32703
Treat your mom to a delightful afternoon filled with delicious tea, scrumptious treats, and quality time together. This charming tea room provides the perfect setting for a special Mother’s Day celebration. Indulge in unlimited loose teas, a variety of finger sandwiches, scones, and desserts while creating lasting memories with your mom.

Mother's Day Paint-A-Glass Class
Sunday, May 12, 1-3pm
Formosa Winery
3011 Formosa Gardens Blvd, Kissimmee, FL 34747
Enjoy a guided wine glass enamel painting class by professional artist Meaghan Rey! Class ticket includes a glass of house wine and in the class there will be a buffet of homemade bread and butter. Please arrive 10 minutes early as the class starts at exactly 1pm. Class will end around 3pm.

Mother's Day Paint & Sips
Sunday, May 12, 1-3pm
Three Odd Guys Brewing
48 East 5th Street, Apopka, FL 32703
Enjoy a relaxing afternoon of painting and sipping on delicious brews. No experience necessary – their talented instructor Jess, will guide you through creating your masterpiece. Treat your Mom to a special day out or bring your friends along for a unique experience. Don't miss out on this opportunity to show your appreciation for the special women in your life!

Mother's Day Horse Carriage Tour
Sunday, May 12, 1-3pm (Tour experience departs every 20 Min)
Winter Garden Downtown Pavilion
20 minute tour, $125

Mother's Day Celebration
Sunday, May 12, 3-9pm
Spill Wine Bar
1196 Tree Swallow Drive #1314 Winter Springs, FL 32708
Treat your mom to a day filled with love, laughter, and delicious libations. Show your mom how much she means to you by spending quality time together in a relaxed setting. Let's raise a glass to all the incredible mothers in our lives! They will have drink specials all day starting with bottomless MOM-OSA bar, $5 off flatbreads, and LIVE MUSIC with the one and only Shine, playing from 4-7pm.

Mother's Day Speakeasy Dinner Show
Sunday, May 12, 7:30-9pm
Capone's Dinner & Show
4740 W Irlo Bronson Memorial Hwy, Kissimmee, FL 34746
On Mother’s Day, every dame that walks through the door to the speakeasy will be treated special. Mama Capone will be serving up a 4-course dinner, complete with all-you-can-drink beverages, including beer, wine, rum runners, and plenty for teetotalers too. All tickets are half-price (what a steal!), plus, nobody’s gotta do the dishes – even if the wise guys try to make you! Capisce?
$39.99 per adult, $26.99 per child (ages 4-12)

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?

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