Moms work hard and love deeply, so this Mother’s Day, it’s time to celebrate! Flowers, chocolate, and chubby little arms wrapped around your neck are always wonderful on Mother’s Day (or any day). But if you’re also looking for fun activities, delicious food, and a chance to make wonderful memories, keep reading and plan a special family day.
(Before you head out for Mother’s Day, be sure to enter our giveaway for a $100 gift card to Southcentre Mall and footwear from Luluemon! The contest closes on May 24.)
Aspen Crossing Train | May 13 – 14, 2023
This year, show your appreciation for Mom by booking tickets for yourself (and Mom) on a brunch or supper train ride at Aspen Crossing for an unforgettable experience.
Bert Church Theatre | May 14, 2023
Maybe your mom loves the story of Peter Pan or just likes going to a show with her family. Bert Church Theatre is hosting Duffelbag Theatre’s Peter Pan on Mother’s Day.
B-LINE Bike Park | May 14, 2023
Take your mom to B-LINE Bike Park this Mother’s Day and save a little money. All ladies, 14 years and up, can bike for FREE on May 14, 2023! Contact B-LINE for more information.
Calgary Farmers’ Market | May 14, 2023
Maybe Mom would like a High Tea. You can spend Quali-Tea time with Mom at Calgary Farmers’ Market West with a delicious event filled with tea, treats, and live music on May 14, 2023.
Calgary Reads Big Book Sale | All Weekend
The Calgary Reads Big Book Sale is back and filling our lives with great books! The sale starts on May 12, 2023, and runs all through Mother’s Day weekend and until May 22, 2023.
Edgemont Mother’s Day Tea | May 13, 2023
The Mother’s Day Tea is a beautifully catered lunch including all food, drinks, and dessert. Treat mom this Mother’s Day to a day out!
Heritage Park: A Day Out With Thomas | May 12 – 14, 2023
Moms of little ones love to see their children’s faces light up and kids will love A Day Out With Thomas at Heritage Park. On Mother’s Day weekend, indulge your train lovers and spend a day in the spring sunshine. (But this event books up quickly, so hurry!)
Jubilations Dinner Theatre | All Weekend
Take Mom to see The Wedding Singer 1999 at Jubilations Dinner Theatre on any night over Mother’s Day weekend. Perfect for families with teens, Jubilations offers a fun — and funny — night out. (Moms of littles might rather head to Jubilations Junior with the family, for the Super Duper Mario Musical.)
Michaels Make Break | May 14, 2023
Take the kids to do a Mother’s Day craft for Mom at Michaels, with the free Make Break sessions on Sundays. You’ll find a Mother’s Day themed craft on both May 7 and May 14.
Mother’s Day Brunch Guide | All Weekend
Personally, my favourite part of Mother’s Day is eating brunch out with the family! Find some ideas on where to make reservations with our Mother’s Day Brunch Guide.
RESET Society Used Book Sale | All Weekend
The RESET Society hosts another huge Used Book Sale in May and this year it takes place on Mother’s Day weekend. This sale supports women and children who face the violence of exploitation.
Stars on Ice | May 14, 2023
Take Mom to see Stars on Ice on Mother’s Day this year. It’s the best opportunity to watch some of the world’s most talented and accomplished skaters performing in a celebration of athleticism and artistry. Even if you don’t follow figure skating, the opportunity to watch high-level sport and art meet, as athletes perform in both individual and ensemble routines, is unmatched. Plus, it’s Kurt Browning’s final tour!
Storybook Theatre | All Weekend
Disney’s Newsies is opening at Storybook Theatre on Mother’s Day Weekend, for an upbeat, enjoyable night at the theatre with the whole family.
Whatever you do for Mom this year, make it special by making sure Mom doesn’t have to do any work and make the most of your time together. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom!