Sponsored by Hotel Arts Mother’s Day Brunch
Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12, 2019, and it’s a great excuse to show the women in your life just how special they are! There are a number of Mother’s Day and other fun family events happening around Calgary on Mother’s Day weekend, so you’re sure to find something perfect for your mom (or yourself!)
Known for spectacular service, events, and cuisine, Hotel Arts is the perfect place to celebrate moms this Mother’s Day! From 9 am – 1:30 pm, bring the whole family together and treat mom to a delightful brunch buffet complete with chef-attended stations, kids’ activities, family photos, free parking at Hotel Arts, and a free mimosa or Caesar for all moms! Read more about it here.
If Mom loves theatre, Theatre Calgary is presenting Billy Elliot: The Musical until May 11, 2019. That means there’s still time to see it on Mother’s Day weekend!
Read more about it here.
It’s time for the engine roll call, as everyone’s favourite tank engine is chugging back into town, all the way from the Island of Sodor! You’re invited to join in the fun when Day Out with Thomas returns to Heritage Park Historical Village for exciting Thomas-themed activities. Thomas the Tank Engine fun will be coming your way from May 10 – 12, 2019. Read more about it here.
Celebrate MOM while having fun! New Horizon Mall is hosting a FREE Family Fun Day during the afternoon of May 11, 2019. There will be performances by Masks International Show, a Family Talent Show, flowers & art, cookie decorating, and more. Read more about it here.
Is Mom a Stamps fan? The Calgary Stampeders’ annual Fanfest is her chance to support the team before the beginning of the season and have some FREE family fun at McMahon Stadium. It’s the unofficial kickoff to the upcoming football season! This year’s event will be on Saturday, May 11, 2019, from 9 am to 2 pm and will run rain or shine, so be sure to bring your family and friends to this FREE event. Read more about it here.
Take the family out for a lovely drive to Kamp Kiwanis and a Pre-Mother’s Day Tea on May 11, 2019. You’ll enjoy tea, hot cocoa, & goodies with a fully guided Crafternoon YYC Craft Workshop to make a handmade gift for mom or the mom-figure in your life. (One per child.)
Read more about it here.
Does Mom love music? Join Revv52 for a night of sensational music as they present LEGACY on May 10 – 11, 2019, at the Bella Concert Hall. The LEGACY playlist contains Rock, Pop, Gospel, Spiritual, and R&B hits. Artists include David Bowie, Simon & Garfunkel, Ray Charles, The Staple Singers, Alanis Morissette, The Beatles, Hozier, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, Queen, Lighthouse, Jefferson Airplane, Meat Loaf and more. Read more about it here.
Stars on Ice is gliding back into Calgary on May 11, 2019 – perfect for Mother’s Day weekend! This touring show features all of your favourite Canadian figure skaters. The 2019 Stars on Ice tour will deliver the same level of artistry, excitement, and athletic triumph that Canadian fans love. Don’t miss this chance to see so many Canadian skating stars and Olympic medallists in one place!
Read more about it here.
Looking for the perfect day for mom this Mother’s Day? Aspen Crossing, southeast of Calgary, has just the day for you. Peruse the stunning Aspen Crossing garden centre for premium plants and enjoy 2 for 1 hanging baskets! (Open from 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday and Sunday.) After shopping, take a break and indulge in the delicious Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet in the 1887 dining car restaurant! Read more about it here.
For the first time ever, Jurassic Quest is coming to Canada! From May 10 – 12, 2019, you can join this dinosaur adventure for the whole family at the BMO Centre. This is the largest and most realistic dinosaur event in North America, featuring ultra-realistic, life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Visitors can interact with over 80 life-size dinosaurs, learn about them, and even ride a few! Young palaeontologists can uncover bones at the huge T-Rex and Triceratops fossil digs. Read more about it here.
Come explore Calgary’s BIGGEST used book sale! This annual Big Book Sale event is an important fundraiser, supporting a year-long commitment to literacy for children across Alberta. Last year, they sold about 100,000 gently used books covering all subjects and genres. There is a $2 entrance fee for adults; children under 16 are admitted free. They accept Visa, MasterCard, Debit and Cash. Mark your calendars! Read more about it here.
Here’s to Moms and everything they do! A family trip to the market is always time well spent. On May 11, 2019, bring your Mom, Step-Mom, Grandma, or Mom-to-be down to the market to be pampered. While she relaxes, you can find a thoughtful local gift to show her you care. Then grab ingredients for that delicious meal you can gather around your family table to say, “Thanks for everything you do Mom.” Read more about it here.
Moms get in free on Mother’s Day, May 12, 2019, with a child’s paid admission at any City of Calgary recreation facilities (including Southland and Village Square leisure centres). It doesn’t matter if the kids are five or 75; as long as there’s a paid child admission, Mom gets in free! Whether mom wants to skate, rock climb, or swim, plan a fun family day. Read more about it here.
Horsin Around is getting ready for a great Mother’s Day Celebration that will be fun for the whole family! All Moms (and adults) will get in for FREE when they are accompanied by a paying child. The day’s activities will appeal to everyone in the family. Read more about it here.
Set in a lovely location, with over 100 years of Alberta history, The Heritage Centre near Cremona, AB (north of Cochrane) holds a variety of family-friendly events. Take a short drive and see for yourself!
The Mother’s Day Tea at the Heritage Centre is on May 12, 2019. Enjoy a beautiful day with your family! Read more about it here.
If there’s a better day to go out for a delicious family brunch, I sure can’t think of one! There are many, many places in Calgary that offer a special Mother’s Day Brunch and we’ve compiled a list of some of them. Read more about it here.
Perfect for Mother’s Day, the world famous all-female musical ensemble Celtic Woman is coming to Calgary on May 12, 2019! If you like Celtic folk, with classical crossover, this show is for you. The most recent album, “Ancient Land,” was released last September. Celtic Woman consists of Máiréad Carlin, Megan Walsh, Éabha McMahon, and Tara McNeill. Read more about it here.
Known for spectacular service, events, and cuisine, Hotel Arts is the perfect place to celebrate moms this Mother’s Day! From 9 am – 1:30 pm, bring the whole family together and treat mom to a delightful brunch buffet complete with chef-attended stations, kids’ activities, family photos, free parking at Hotel Arts, and a free mimosa or Caesar for all moms! The event will feature interactive stations including a make-your-own omelette station, pancake station, carved beef station, dessert decorating, and Hotel Arts soft-serve ice cream. These stations will be complemented by an extensive buffet, plus a special kids’ buffet. Hotel Arts believes that everyone is deserving of delicious food, so if you have dietary requirements, you’ll find this brunch features plenty of gluten-free and dairy-free options and is also peanut free.
Although we do our best to provide you with accurate information, all event details are subject to change. Please contact the facility to avoid disappointment.