12 ways to treat Mom on Mother’s Day

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Whether you’re treating your mom to a nice meal, or you’re a mom ready to treat yourself to a few mimosas, check out these twelve exciting ways to spend Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 13.

1. Mother’s Day Tea Weekend at the Phoenician

Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Phoenician and snack on finger sandwiches, buttermilk and cranberry scones, pastries, and fine tea blends, all while listening to a live pianist. 

When: Friday May 11 to Sunday May 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. 

Where: 6000 E. Camelback Rd., Scottsdale, Ariz. 

Price: Full Tea $60 per person | Royal Tea $75 per person | Grand Royal Tea $85 per person 

2. Peach Festival at Schnepf’s Farm

Stop by Schnepf’s Farm bright and early for a peachy pancake breakfast, then spend the day sampling peach-themed sweets and salsas, enjoying train, carousel, and hayrides, and having fun with arts and crafts and water activities. 

When: Friday May 11 to Sunday May 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Where: 24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd., Queen Creek, Ariz. 

Price: $5 admission includes 6 samples ($1 will get you 6 more) | Children 12 and under free 

3. Cruise Lake Pleasant

Indulge in a two-hour brunch or sunset dinner cruise of Lake Pleasant, complete with delectable food from Dillon’s, live music by Ronny Lee, and a full bar. 

When: Saturday, May 12 dinner cruise from 6 p.m. tp 8 p.m. 

Sunday, May 13 brunch cruise from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and dinner cruise from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. 

Where: 8708 W. Harbor Blvd., Peoria, Ariz. 

Price: Brunch $50 Adults | $30 Children (ages 5-12) | Children 4 and under free 

Dinner $65 Adults | $45 Children (ages 5-12) | Children 4 and under free

4. Mom & Me Tea at DeSoto Central Market

Come down to Desoto for live music and microbites from all the in-house restaurants, including salad shooters from Radish, pot stickers from Adobo Dragon, burger sliders from DCM Burger, and mini poke bowls from Walrus and the Pearl. Momosas and other beverages are available at the cash bar. 

When: Saturday, May 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

Where: 915 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, Ariz. 

Price: Adults $50 | Children 12 and under $30 

5. Mother’s Day Brunch at Olive Mill

Spend Mother’s Day at the Olive Mill with wine tasting, tours, games, and live music. Don’t forget the momosas, bloody Mary’s, and complimentary chocolate-covered strawberries. 

When: Sunday, May 13 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Where: 25062 S. Meridian Rd., Queen Creek, Ariz. 

Price: Menu prices vary 

6. Mother’s Day Brunch at the Farm

Under the pecan trees in the Grove at South Mountain, savor a delicious brunch of braised beef short ribs, chilled shrimp, and a farm-fresh “mom”elet station, or satisfy your sweet tooth with pecan French toast and coconut cupcakes. 

When: Seating is available Sunday, May 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 

Where: 6106 S. 32nd St., Phoenix, Ariz. (Located at the Canopy in The Grove) 

Price: Adult tickets $59.95 | Children 5–10 $29.95 

7. Blooms and Baubles at Kendra Scott

Bond with mom through a floral arranging workshop using fresh spring blossoms at Kendra Scott Scottsdale. Included is a complimentary mimosa bar, brunch bites, and 15 percent off any Kendra Scott purchases during the event. Spend $100 or more and receive an Elisa necklace as an additional gift. 

When: Sunday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. 

Where: 15147 N. Scottsdale Rd., H-155, Scottsdale, Ariz. 

Price: $65 per ticket

8. Free Admission to the Children’s Museum

On Mother’s Day, moms and grandmas have free admission to the Children’s Museum of Phoenix. You can relax while your children make ornaments, cards, and tissue paper flowers to celebrate your special day. 

When: Sunday, May 13 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. 

Where: 215 N. 7th St., Phoenix, Ariz. 

Price: Free!

9. Brunch at Boulders Resort and Spa

With a seafood display, champagne bar, and a carving station—not to mention the dessert display, the breakfast station, or the charcuterie and salads—Boulders is offering a wonderful Mother’s Day dining experience. Get away for a while and don’t be afraid to chow down. 

When: Sunday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Where: 34631 N. Tom Darlington Dr., Carefree, AZ 

Price: Adults $69 | Children $30 | Children 5 and under free 

10. Breakfast and Brunch Buffet at Talavera

Be treated to classic French dishes, hot and cold brunch favorites, and complimentary welcome beverages at Talavera. With ten chef-attended stations, including sushi, seafood, spring salads, quiche and crepes, you’re sure to find something delicious to celebrate Mother’s Day. 

When: Sunday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 

Where: 10600 E. Crescent Moon Dr., Scottsdale, Ariz. 

Price: Adults $110 | Children 5-12 $48 

11. Mother’s Day at the Phoenix Art Museum

Visit the Phoenix Art Museum on Mother’s Day to find fascinating shows about Hollywood costumes and the red carpet, or a double-feature showing of My Fair Lady and Some Like it Hot. Enjoy a concert by Opus 11 or brunch at Palette, with free mimosas for member and a full dessert and shortcake bar. And all member moms will be entered to win a gift certificate from the Phoenician! 

When: Sunday, May 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Where: 1625 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, Ariz. 

Price: Prices for the shows vary | Palette requires reservations  

12. Brunch at Capital Grille

Reserve a table at Capital Grille and enjoy savory delights like shrimp and grits, lobster frittata, filet mignon, pan-seared salmon, and more. Even better, while away your morning with endless mimosas for only $4! 

When: Reserve a table at your preferred time on Sunday, May 13 

Where: 2502 E. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, Ariz. 

Price: Adults $49 | Children $15 

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