Mother’s Day Date Ideas in Toronto

Make this day unforgettable for your mom!

Mother’s Day is coming up soon, and what better way to show your appreciation for all that your mom does than by spending a day of quality time and surprises?

If you’re looking for date ideas on how to make this Mother’s Day unforgettable for your mom in and around Toronto, we’ve got you covered! From indulgent meals to cute activities, there are plenty of ways to spoil your mom. Here are some date ideas in Toronto to spend with your mom!

Hotel X’s Mother’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop

When: May 12, 2024 11:45 AM – 4:00 PM

Start your Mother’s Day celebration on a high note with a delightful brunch at either Valerie’s or Roses Social, then treat Mom to an hour of fun at the hotel’s special Mother’s Day flower-arranging workshop. The workshop features a spritz bar and plenty of photo opportunities!

If you want to extend the celebration beyond just one day, consider the Girls Getaway package, a luxurious treat for Mom and her friends. With this package, they’ll enjoy a host of exclusive perks, including a $500 credit at the Guerlain Spa, a Group Fitness Class at 10XTO, a bottle of rosé waiting in their room, and an evening reservation at Valerie’s. It’s the perfect way for Mom and her friends to relax and indulge in some well-deserved pampering.

Mother’s Day Pop Up Market

When: May 10, 2024 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Visit STACKT Market for a special Mother’s Day Pop-Up Event! It’s the perfect way to treat your mom to a day of shopping among unique vendors offering handcrafted gifts, tasty snacks, and much more. Find the perfect token of your appreciation from their talented artisans and give her a Mother’s Day to remember. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to make her day extra special!

Taline’s Mother’s Day Brunch

When: May 12, 2024 11AM to 4PM

Taline restaurant is more than just a culinary experience; it’s a heartfelt tribute to the late mother of the owners, chef Sebouh, Serouj, and Saro. Once a year, Taline hosts a special brunch on Mother’s Day. Savour a delightful Armenian brunch at Taline, lovingly crafted in honour of the owner’s late mother. 

Reservations are highly recommended.

Altea Active’s Mother’s Day High Tea

When: May 12, 2024 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Come celebrate Mother’s Day at Catalyst Kitchen! Indulge in their special High Tea featuring a tempting selection of scones, sandwiches, and sweet treats. Afterward, treat yourself and your mom to a relaxing sauna session, an invigorating workout, or a refreshing swim—your ticket includes a day pass for full access to all the amenities at Altea.

Mother’s Day at Shangri-La

Bee-Loved Mother’s Day Brunch

When: May 12, 2024 from 11.30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Experience an opulent brunch buffet at bosk! Enjoy live music, kid-friendly movie screenings, a fresh flower shop, and more, all while you savour a buffet brimming with indulgent treats. Kick off your brunch with a complimentary glass of sparkling rosé and explore live cooking stations with made-to-order eggs, bagels with lox, smoothie bars, and an enticing selection of culinary delights. It’s a multi-sensory feast you won’t want to miss!

Bee-Loved Spring Afternoon Tea

When: Until May 19, 2024

Celebrate the arrival of spring with their Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge, a tribute to fresh ingredients, sustainable practices, and culinary artistry. The menu features a thoughtfully curated selection of dishes made from locally sourced and ethically harvested ingredients, including honey from our very own rooftop beehive.

Mother’s Day Classes with Le Dolci

Intro to Cake Decorating

When: May 11-12, 2024

Join Le Dolci for a 2-hour cake decorating session! Led by one of Le Dolci’s skilled chefs, you’ll dive into the art of masking and piping, turning a pre-baked cake into your own edible masterpiece. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine during the class, and leave with a stunning Vanilla American Buttercream Cake to show off at home.

Mother’s Day – Doughnut Class

When: May 12, 2024

In this 2-hour workshop, you’ll explore the basics of making irresistible brioche doughnuts. With the dough already prepared, you’ll jump straight into the exciting tasks of rolling, cutting, and frying! Guided by Le Dolci’s expert instructors, you’ll learn the key steps to create perfect doughnuts—from rolling out the dough to cutting out those classic ring shapes. Afterward, you’ll have the chance to add your own flair with a variety of tasty toppings and glazes. The session includes a glass of sparkling wine, and you’ll leave with 8-12 delicious doughnuts to enjoy at home.

Mother’s Day – Cinnamon Buns

When: May 12, 2024

Join for a 2-hour workshop dedicated to creating irresistibly soft and gooey cinnamon buns using a delicate, fluffy brioche dough. Le Dolci’s seasoned pastry chefs will guide you through every step, from mixing and shaping the dough to crafting the perfect icing. You’ll also discover how to personalize your cinnamon buns with a variety of flavours and toppings. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine during the class. Take home a dozen ready-to-bake cinnamon buns, along with a piping bag filled with cream cheese icing to finish them off at home.

Mother’s Day – Sweet Scone Class

When: May 11-12, 2024

In this 1-hour class, you’ll discover the secrets to making perfect scones. Led by Le Dolci’s skilled Pastry Chef, you’ll learn the recipe and techniques needed to recreate these delightful treats at home, anytime you like. Get ready to unleash your creativity as you select from a variety of mix-ins to personalize your scones. The options are endless! The session includes a glass of sparkling wine, and you’ll leave with 8 unbaked scones, ready to bake at home for that fresh-from-the-oven goodness.

Mother’s Day- Tiramisu Masterclass

When: May 10-11, 2024

This Tiramisu Masterclass will enhance your culinary skills and uncover the secrets to creating the ultimate, indulgent Tiramisu. You’ll learn to whip up a silky sabayon and construct a dessert that will have everyone coming back for seconds. It’s an experience you won’t forget! Enjoy a complimentary glass of sparkling wine and take home a fully assembled Tiramisu to savour later.

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a twist at OEB Breakfast Co.

When: May 1-31, 2024

Throughout May at all Canadian locations, OEB is featuring the Mom’osa, a delightful spin on the classic Mimosa. Made with coconut rum, sparkling wine, and pineapple juice, this refreshing drink is garnished with shaved coconut and fresh pineapple, creating a tropical treat that’s perfect for toasting to moms everywhere.

Mother’s Day Brunch 2024 | One King West Hotel & Residence

When: May 12, 2024 from 11am-2pm

Celebrate the special women in your life with a memorable Mother’s Day Brunch featuring an exquisite selection of dishes crafted by Executive Chef Akshay Shastry and his talented team in One King West Hotel‘s iconic Grand Banking Hall. Savour a delightful spread of freshly baked pastries, classic breakfast favourites, fresh seafood, tender carved meats, and indulgent desserts.

Sake Sangria for Mom at Jumi Gozen Bar!

When: May 10-12, 2024

Celebrate Mother’s Day with an exclusive dining experience at Jumi Gozen Bar, where each dish reflects a rich cultural narrative through our dynamic, seasonal menu.

Every mother will be treated to a complimentary glass of our signature Sake Sangria from May 10-12.

Eataly’s Mother’s Day Festa

When: May 12 from 10:30am – 12pm

Celebrate Mother’s Day in a uniquely Italian style with their Festa Della Mamma Taste-Around at Eataly! Explore five curated stations, each offering a different Italian specialty, as you and your mother embark on a culinary adventure. From savoury to sweet, immerse yourselves in the authentic flavours of Italy.

Gladstone House Mother’s Day Brunch: Memories + Mimosas 

When: Sunday, May 12, 2024   

Treat your mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at Gladstone House! Explore the halls of the hotel, adorned with locally curated art, while enjoying a mimosa from the Bistro + Bar before heading out for a stroll through Queen West.

Enjoy the special brunch menu featuring lobster eggs benny and refreshing mimosas, in addition to the Bistro’s usual brunch classics. Take home a cherished moment with mom courtesy of our polaroid photographer and after brunch, explore vibrant new art around the hotel to complete your perfect day.

Build a Mother’s Day Bouquet

When: May 8 from 6 – 8pm

Join for a fun and inspiring evening where you can craft a beautiful bouquet for Mother’s Day! At Bloomberry, our expert florist will lead you through choosing the ideal flowers and arranging them into a gorgeous bouquet that’s sure to make your mom’s day unforgettable.

Spring Market Sip ‘N’ Shop at The Kimpton Saint George 

When: May 5, 2024

Kimpton Saint George is having a Spring Market on Sunday, May 5th! Indulge in a delightful mix of sipping and shopping with some of Toronto’s top luxury local retailers. This pop-up market is ideal for picking up gifts for the moms and special women in your life. Everyone is welcome to enjoy live music, sip on a glass of wine, and explore a fantastic selection of locally-owned Canadian businesses.

Treat Mom at Soluna’s Monthly Daydream Brunch

When: May 12, 2024

The second edition of Soluna’s monthly Daydream brunch will be on Sunday, May 12th, with a Mother’s Day focus! Join Soluna and raise a toast to the incredible women who bring joy and love into the everyday!

Daydream is a captivating monthly brunch series where guests will step into a dreamland with a fusion of delicious Sunday indulgences, magical performances, and a lively party. For $49, you can treat the special women in their lives to a delicious three-course meal and for just $25, indulge in bottomless mimosas.

Reservations Daydream brunch can be made at OpenTable or

Muay Thai Restaurant & Bar

When: May 8-15, 2024

Celebrate your special bond with Mom at Muay Thai Restaurant & Bar! From May 8 to May 15, the staff is showing their appreciation for mothers with a heartfelt gesture: a warm welcome drink and a complimentary appetizer for every table that reserves a spot.

Join Muay Thai Restaurant & Bar in honouring the amazing moms in our lives and make your reservation for a memorable Mother’s Day experience. 

Elmwood Spa Mother’s Day

Elmwood Spa has a variety of luxurious Mother’s Day packages to pamper mom on the special day – even though we know EVERY day we should show our moms big love!

PACKAGE: PAMPER + POLISH – a 3 hour retreat
Available to book or as a Gift Card until May 31, 2024  

This includes Water Therapies, Elmline Essential Pedicure, a 50 min Aromatherapy Massage, and you can add a three-course Terrace Lunch!

Mom’s A Priority Retreat – a 4.5 hour retreat
Available to book or as a Gift Card until May 31, 2024  

This includes Water Therapies, a 50 min Swedish Massage, a Radiance Foundation Facial, and three-course lunch at Terrace Restaurant.

Mommy-to-Be Retreat – a half-day pre-natal retreat for pregnant women

This includes Water Therapies, a 50 minute Pregnancy Massage, Elmline Essential Pedicure, and a three-course lunch at Terrace Restaurant.

Elmwood Refresher – a 4 hour retreat
Available to book or as a Gift Card until May 31, 2024  

This includes Water Therapies, a 50-min Swedish Massage, a Mini Facial  and a three-course lunch at Terrace Restaurant 

Tastes of the World Head to Toe Reviver – a 110min retreat

Your mom will feel invigorated with this array of Elmwood Spa’s Signature Favourites from around the world (Morroccos, Philippines, Spain and Australia), with body exfoliation, massage, facial and Quandong hair and scalp massage, plus access to their Water Therapies. 

Craig’s Cookies

This Mother’s Day, Craig is honouring his mom with a cookie that combines her favourite flavours: Strawberries and Cream. This delightful pink treat gets its sweetness from strawberry emulsion and white chocolate chips. Available exclusively in May, it’s as vibrant and lovely as moms everywhere.

The Broadview Hotel Mother’s Day Brunch: Brunch & Bouquets 

When: Saturday, May 11 and Sunday, May 12, 2024 

Treat your mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch at this iconic hotel and catch up over fresh waffles and cocktails.  The Broadview Hotel is offering a Mother’s Day brunch menu for the special day, perfect if you’re in the mood for East end sightseeing.

Indulge in a special brunch menu, featuring delightful crepes and refreshing mimosas, in addition to the Bistro’s usual brunch classics. Get Mother’s Day brunch with friends and family at The Broadview Hotel and enjoy the stunning views of the Toronto skyline or go on a walk through the charming Leslieville neighbourhood!

J’s Steak Frites

Give Mom a taste of Paris without leaving Toronto—make a reservation at J’s Steak Frites. This Mother’s Day, on Sunday, May 12, all dine-in moms will receive a complimentary box of homemade sweets to take home. The gift box, wrapped in a ribbon, will contain 3 to 4 different treats crafted by Tara Tang, co-owner and pastry chef (and a mom herself!).

Via Allegro Ristorante

This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to dinner at Etobicoke’s Via Allegro Ristorante, located across from Sherway Gardens. On Sunday, May 12, they’re offering a special Mother’s Day menu ($120 per person) in their outdoor heated glass Atrium. With just 32 seats, this space combines the elegance and luxury of indoor dining with the serenity of nature. Plus, there’s a flower wall for taking stunning selfies!


  • Whipped ricotta, mission figs, toasted almonds & aged balsamic 
  • Veal tenderloin marsala, mushroom ragu, grilled asparagus
  • Strawberry & lime panna cotta, rosemary olive oil cake

The Kiwi Motel

This Mother’s Day, let’s turn the celebration into a beachside party! Whisk Mom away to one of Ontario’s trendiest beach towns by booking a stay at The Kiwi Motel in Grand Bend. Use the code MOM10 to get a 10% discount on her stay from May 9-13, along with a complimentary Kiwi Signature Mojito—a refreshing cocktail made with fresh mint and white rum.

Located just steps from Grand Bend’s bustling Main Street and its scenic beach, The Kiwi Motel boasts a tropical theme with soothing hues of light blues and greens, adding a Caribbean flair to this popular beach destination. It’s a quick 2.5-hour drive from Toronto, and with just 15 rooms, this boutique motel offers something for everyone. Choose from double-bed studios, spacious Queen and King suites, each with private bathrooms, mini-fridges, smart TVs, and outdoor seating areas. Guests can also relax at the backyard bar, take a dip in the heated pool, soak in the hot tub, lounge in cabanas, gather around fire pits, and enjoy fun theme nights and lawn games.

The Beach Motel

Treat Mom to a stay at The Beach Motel over Mother’s Day weekend (minimum one-night stay from May 10-12), and she’ll be welcomed with a complimentary mimosa upon check-in. She’ll also enjoy a 20-minute session in the motel’s new on-site sauna and a delightful treat from the local favorite, Mill Creek Chocolates.

The Beach Motel is a chic beach resort in beautiful Southampton, Ontario, just steps from the sandy shores and tranquil waters of Lake Huron. This completely reimagined boutique motel provides a luxurious and eco-friendly experience with 17 thoughtfully designed suites, an Instagram-worthy rooftop patio serving drinks and snacks, and a top-notch professional “Spahhhh.”

Once Upon A Stay

Mom deserves a bit of adventure too. This Mother’s Day, treat her to a family getaway at one of Once Upon A Stay’s six boutique lakefront properties in Ontario’s scenic Bruce Peninsula. When you book directly on their website using the code MOM20, you’ll get 20% off any stay from May 9, 2024, to May 13, 2024. To make it even sweeter, Mom will find a surprise bottle of local maple syrup waiting for her, perfect for a homemade pancake breakfast in bed!

Properties include:

  1. Shining Star – beachfront (sleeps 12)
  2. Creamsicle – 70’s vibe (sleeps 6)
  3. On The Rocks – beachfront (sleeps 9)
  4. Sunflower Shores – beachfront (sleeps 8)
  5. Lil’ Ranch – county chic (sleeps 6)
  6. Wish Lakehouse – beachfront (sleeps 10)

Mother’s Day Brunch + Dinner at Cambridge Mill

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a luxurious dining experience at Cambridge Mill! Join for an all-you-can-enjoy brunch from 9:30 AM to 2:30 PM, featuring a delectable selection of treats including succulent prime rib and freshly shucked oysters. If brunch doesn’t fit your schedule, they also offer a dinner buffet with unlimited chef-crafted dishes like BBQ pork shoulder, roasted tomato basil chicken, crab, and dessert favourites like apple pie. Sip on a variety of house wines, from red and white to sparkling, as you enjoy the evening. Tickets are $80 per person

Mother’s Day Tea at Elora Mill Hotel & Spa

Treat Mom to a special celebration this Mother’s Day at the Elora Mill Restaurant’s Grand Room. Enjoy a delightful tea experience featuring a selection of savoury and sweet bites like truffle-topped egg salad sandwiches, freshly baked scones, and an assortment of Sloane Fine Teas. $75 per person.

Reservations: Email at or by calling (519) 846-8464.

Mother’s Day All-Day Buffet at Spencer’s At The Waterfront

Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delightful all-day buffet at Spencer’s At The Waterfront. Savour the scenic views while indulging in a range of culinary delights, including freshly shucked oysters, a selection of charcuterie, a traditional carvery, and a variety of pastries. Experience chef-created brunch and dinner specials, complemented by your choice of unlimited caesars, mimosas, house wines, or a selection of domestic beers. $80 per person.

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