Still don’t know what to do with Mum this weekend? We’ve got you covered – from a pampering, wine tasting, to a high tea indulgence…
Mum deserves to be pampered and what better way to say thank you than with a day of relaxing, entertainment and gifts of gratitude….
Sirromet Winery at Mount Cotton has mothers covered with a wine tasting and tour this Sunday. The 5-star estate will host an array of activities, starting with a three course menu at Lurleen’s restaurant, live music at the cellar door, tastings, lunch on the decadent Tuscan terrace and to keep the kids busy – jumping castles, rock climbing, hot rods, clowns and rides.
Where: 850 Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton
When: Sunday 11 May
How much: Prices vary depending on choice of activities.
Since 1931 the Victoria Park golf course and clubhouse has been a place for a family affair. Victoria Park’s greenery will once again fill with families on Mother’s Day for the buffet breakfast or French-inspired lunch, catered with live entertainment and French sparkling wine.
Where: Victoria Park – Herston Road, Herston QLD 4006
When: Sunday 11 May. 7:30am – 10am Marquee buffet breakfast. 11:30am – 3pm Garden marquee lunch
How much: Marquee buffet breakfast $45pp or $20 for children under 14. Garden marquee lunch $59pp or $20 for children under 14.
Emporium Hotel is set to host a Mother’s Day high tea in its cocktail bar on Sunday. With gourmet treats and champagne to satisfy any palate, Emporium will be the ultimate treat for Mum.
Where: 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley
When: Sunday 11 May. Three High Tea sessions are available on the day; 9:30am, 12:00pm or 2:30pm.
How much: $49.00 pp, bookings essential.
For the first time Alfred & Constance will host a gourmet Mother’s Day breakfast. The trendy restaurant has combined our favourite traditional breakfasts for menu, with some sneaky cocktails to compliment.
Where:130 Constance Street, Fortitude Valley (Free parking in the Valley Metro carpark on Alfred Street)
When: Sunday 11 May, 7am-12noon
How much: From $15
Begin the morning with some delectable pastries from Chester Street Bakery. The gourmet bakers have prepared some beautiful cakes specifically for the occasion.
Where: 32A Chester Street, Newstead
When: Sunday 11 May
How much – Whole cakes are available in two sizes; small $42 and large for $85 , and assorted cupcakes are $26 for 6 cupcakes.
QSO Mother’s Day concert
The Queensland Symphony Orchestra will host a Happy Mother’s Day concert this Sunday and what better way to treat Mum than with music and magic. The event is to be hosted by Guy Noble and musicians such as Dvořák’s nostalgic, Rossini, and Tchaikovsky.
Where: QPAC Concert Hall, South Brisbane
When: Sunday 11 May, 11:30am
How much: From $65.00
Where to take Mum: to shop
our kitchen garden:
The Our Kitchen Garden vintage fair specialises in hand crafted goodies that will make Mum swoon. This year marks the sixth vintage fair, where Our Kitchen Garden sells restored goods, up-cycled and repurposed vintage finds.
Where: Old Samford Church Hall, Cnr of Samford Road and Camp Mountain Road, Samford
When: Friday 9 May – Sunday 11 May. 9am-5pm
How much: Varied
orchid mothers day show
The annual Aspley Orchid Mothers Day Show is sureto get your Mum’s green thumb buzzing with its wide variety of orchid flowers, potting demonstrations, cultural advice, and floral arrangements. Each year the proceeds support the Aspley Special School and 2014 funds will be directed to a new school bus.
Where: Community Hall, Edinburgh Castle Road Wavell Heights QLD
When: Saturday 10 May, 8.30am – 4 pm. Sunday 11 May, 9am – 3.30 pm
How much: Adults $4, Children U/16 Free
Where to take Mum: to relax…
Stephanie’s spa retreat has Mum covered with deals for ultimate relaxation. This weekend, join Mum with a relaxing mother-daughter package in a twin suite, or pamper her with a day package of 6 hours of pure indulgence.
Where: 249 Turbot Street, Level 3 at Sofitel Brisbane, Brisbane.
When: Open every day 9:00am – 9:00pm
How much: Mother daughter package $175.00 pp, Queen of the Day package $600.