Mother’s Day 2022 is just around the corner (on Sunday, May 8, in case you weren’t sure!) Whether you’re looking for ways to celebrate the special mother figures in your life or are a mom yourself and want to drop a few hints, we’ve rounded up a few of the best ways to spend Mother’s Day in Calgary with the person (or people!) you love.
Take Her Shopping for Mother’s Day in Calgary
Regardless of if you want to take mom out to find a gift you know she’ll love, or just want to spend some time shopping together, visiting a local market is always a fun twist on the traditional browsing experience!
Saskatoon Farm Mother’s Day Market | saskatoonfarm.com
May 7-8 from 9 am – 5 pm
Stumped on the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Why not let mom choose her own from the 60+ vendors at the Saskatoon Farm’s first annual Mother’s Day Market? If you work up an appetite shopping, visit the bakery or their mouthwatering Mexican fusion restaurant to grab a bite to eat. The Saskatoon Farm also makes a gorgeous background for photos, so don’t forget to snap a few selfies with the lady of the hour during your visit!
Mother’s Day Market at Southcentre Mall | southcentremall.ca
May 6-7 from 10 am – 8 pm
Southcentre Mall has amazing shopping to begin with, but their Mother’s Day Market in partnership with Collab is the perfect place to discover hand-crafted goods from 18 talented local makers. Art, clothing, clay creations, jewellery, candles and more make up some of the offerings you’ll find at the Mother’s Day Market!
Take Her For Brunch for Mother’s Day in Calgary
What mom doesn’t love a delicious meal she doesn’t have to cook herself? There are tons of fantastic brunch options being offered for Mother’s Day in Calgary this year. Here are a few of our favourites.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Delta Hotels by Marriott Calgary South | eventbrite.ca
May 8 from 9:30 am – 1 pm
Treat mom to the huge selection of delicious buffet offerings at the Atrium Commons at the Delta Hotel. Choose from breakfast and lunch options, as well as greens and salads, charcuterie, bakery and dessert items. Prices are $49 for adults, $40 for seniors and $19 for kids 12 and under. Book your table by calling 403-278-5050
NOtaBLE Mother’s Day Brunch | notabletherestaurant.ca
You’ve probably heard the hype about NOtaBLE’s incredible food – Mother’s Day is the perfect time to see for yourself what everyone’s talking about! Check out their special Mother’s Day Weekend brunch menu here.
Hotel Arts Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet | hotelarts.ca
May 8 with 9:30 am, 10:30 am and 12:00 pm seatings
If you’ve never had the chance to try the brunch buffet at Hotel Arts, run – don’t walk – to make your reservation for Mother’s Day. In addition to many classic savoury and sweet breakfast options, there’s also chef attended stations including a build-your-own omelet station, a waffle station, a cookie decorating station and an ice cream cone station! Reservations must be made by May 5th. Prices are $69 for adults, $29 for children 4-12 and free for children under 3.
Take Her for Tea
If you’ve ever wanted an excuse to try high tea, let this be your reason! Treat mom to a fancy afternoon sipping tea and dining on dainties at one of these fabulous spots.
Lina’s Mother’s Day Parisian Tea | eventbrite.ca
May 8 from 11 am – 1 pm
Enjoy an assortment of bite-size French and Italian pastries, mini tarts and savoury snacks, as well as two cups of French tea. Tickets are $50 for two people and $25 for each additional person. Pre-booking is required by May 6th and limited spaces are available!
Mother’s Day High Tea at Calgary Farmers’ Market | eventbrite.ca
May 8 for seatings at 11 am and 2 pm
Enjoy locally crafted pastries and sweets, freshly baked goods, and your choice of herbal or black tea at the Calgary Farmers’ Market. Tickets are $32 per person and must be purchased in advanced to reserve your seating time.
Mother’s Day Tea at the Fairmont Palliser | hawthorndiningroom.ca
May 7 and 8
Enjoy a selection of delicious pastries, dainty finger sandwiches, and oven-fresh scones and sip your Fairmont curated LOT 35 loose leaf tea. Prices are $95 per adult and $47 for children 12 and under. Book online or call (403) 260-1219 to make your reservation.
Get Crafty Together
Is your mom a craft room queen? Why not spend some time together creating something special this Mother’s Day in Calgary? Here are a few awesome local classes offering workshops she’ll love.
Mother’s Day DIY Floral Workshop | eventbrite.ca
May 5 from 6 – 7:30 pm
Create a gorgeous floral arrangement in a porcelain teacup that’s yours to take home and display after class. Although this is an adult workshop, children between 5 and 12 are welcome under adult supervision (one child per paying adult). Tickets are $75 per adult, and there’s only room for 10 participants, so get yours early!
Check out a Workshop at Plant | plantshop.ca
Is your mom a self-proclaimed plant lady? If so, she’s guaranteed to love the offerings of workshops from Plant. From terrariums to outdoor potted plants and and wreath workshops, there are plenty of options to put her green thumb to work! Prices vary by workshop and start at $55.
Try a Paint Workshop at Pinnovate | pinnovate.ca
May 21 from 6 – 8 pm
If your mom is a whiz with a paintbrush, you’ll definitely want to check out the paint night being offered from Pinnovate this month. Artist and instructor Tay Odynski will guide participants as they paint a vibrant elephant on a 16×20″ canvas with acrylic paints. As a bonus, Pinnovate is a fully licensed bar and restaurant and pizza and beverages will be available to order on-site! Tickets to the paint night can be purchased in advance for $49.
Learn to Knit, Weave, Stitch and More at Stash | stashlounge.com
Has your mom been dying to hone her needlework skills? Has she always wanted to learn to knit a pair of socks or weave a gorgeous tapestry? Is embroidery or cross-stitching something she’s been talking about forever? Stash has a variety of fun and interactive textile workshops for folks of all skill levels and areas of interest. Whether you’re an absolute beginner, brave maker, or clever crafter, Stash has a class you and your mama are guaranteed to love. Give them a call at 403-457-0766 to learn more, or check out their classes and register online.
How will you be celebrating Mother’s Day in Calgary in 2022? We’d love to hear your ideas and suggestions in the comments!