What to do around town this Mother’s Day


It’s Mother’s Day week! (Can we get a whole week instead of just a day?) As always, there is so much to do around the valley when it comes to special holidays and Mother’s Day is no exception. If you would like to get out of the house to celebrate with your family this year, we have rounded up some of our favorites for you to check out! If you are interested, be sure to make reservations (when required) soon so that space doesn’t fill up. 

Mother’s Day Brunch @ The Westin Kierland 

Photo from The Westin Kierland Resort & Spa

Our partners at The Westin Kierland are putting together an amazing Champagne Brunch that will make this day special for everyone. The ballroom will be have beautiful decor, live piano music, and stunning views of the McDowell Mountains. They will have a large variety of foods available at the buffet, such as fresh seafood, carving station, make our own omelets, and a dessert station (just to name a few). And don’t worry about your littles, as they will also have a Kierland’s Kid Station and Kid’s Waffle Slider Bar.

Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 13. Brunch is priced at $85* for adults and $35* for children ages 5 to 12 (excluding tax and gratuity). Children under age 5 are welcome with paying adult.*price includes champagne, sparkling cider, soda, coffee, tea and juice; does not include tax & gratuity. Reservations for brunch are required and may be made by calling 480-624-1202. 

Mother’s Day Tea @ Teaspressa 

Teaspressa is hosting an afternoon tea at their Arcadia location on Sunday. The selection will include tea of choice, an assortment of mini pastries, and mini tea sandwiches. Reservations are required, and there are 3 time slots available at 9-11, 12-2, or 3-5. Cost is $26 per person. 

Get Creative on Mother’s Day @ Pinspiration 

Make a reservation to create something unique at Pinspiration this year and get a complimentary mimosa and flower for mom. You can choose the project you want to make or participate in the “I got it from my Llama” string art bundle. Reservations are highly recommended, call 480-636-8010 to make your reservation. 

Explore the Aquarium @ Odysea Aquarium 

Guests are invited to OdySea Aquarium for a special Mother’s Day celebration on Sunday, May 13th! Mothers will receive $10.00 off general admission all day long while enjoying the world’s only Russian Sturgeon touch exhibit, stingray touch exhibits, a tide touch pool, OdySea Voyager, Shark tours, walk about Animal Ambassadors and more. 

Or if you are looking for a more relaxing day and want to keep things simple, take at look at some of these ideas!