If you're planning to spend Mother's Day with the special women in your life in Austin, there are plenty of ways to make moms and mother figures feel special. Check out the ideas below for details on Mother’s Day brunch or to curate a special gift from one of our local shops.
Courtesy of Bakery Lorraine.
Where to Eat
This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to a visit to the Mediterranean with Sunday brunch at Aba. The holiday's special menu includes a spring frittata with crab, peas and shaved asparagus, and a decadent chocolate cake. Toast with a glass of bubbly or sip on craft cocktails on their picturesque rooftop patio.
Reservations are recommended, book online. The regular menu will be available for dine-in, carry-out and delivery.
Bakery Lorraine makes gifting easy and memorable with Mother’s Day items shipping anywhere in the United States. Available items include their signature Macaron Box with six or twelve macarons featuring flavors like Earl Grey and Pistachio. Looking for a full meal? Stop in at their Domain location for soups, pastries and sandwiches that will transport you to a French cafe.
Chow down on a posh Mother’s Day brunch at Hotel ZaZa’s signature restaurant, Group Therapy. This menu features fresh and inventive bites like crab cake benedict and Mediterranean seared tuna salad.
Reserve your table online.
Hotel Granduca Austin
Start your Mother’s Day celebrations on Saturday with afternoon tea at Hotel Granduca. The menu highlights include loose leaf teas, cucumber and everything bagel cream cheese sandwiches, cream-filled bombolonis and more. Reserve your spot for an afternoon of savory bites, sparkling wine and lots of sweet treats. The hotel will also host a Mother’s Day brunch Sunday morning. Enjoy a decadent buffet of eats while sipping mimosas and relaxing to live music.
Reserve your tickets for the Saturday tea by calling the hotel at (512) 306-6500. Book your spot for Sunday brunch online.
Lick Lady Bird Lavender. Credit Annie Ray.
Lick Honest Ice Creams
Surprise the special ladies in your life with a seasonal spring scoop from Lick. Flavors like sweet cream & strawberry, carrot cake or Lady Bird Lavender Crisp are sure to make mom’s taste buds sing. Also available for pick up or delivery are Lick’s Fundae Kits.
Find store locations or place an order online.
Meanwhile Brewing Co.
Meanwhile Brewing Co. is a fun and relaxed place to celebrate mom this Mother's Day. Stop in from 11 am to 3 pm on Sunday to peruse local vendor booths selling everything from home goods to vintage clothing to handmade ceramics. While you're there, grab a bite from one of the four food trucks onsite, sip on a Meanwhile brew and let the kids run wild around the spacious courtyard and playground.
Attendance is free with reservations.
Summer House on Music Lane
Head to South Congress Avenue for a brunch that will make mom feel like a queen. Summer House's Mother's Day meal includes a complimentary cocktail and amazing live music in their laid-back, retro atmosphere.
Book your reservation in advance online.
William Chris Vineyards
Looking to pull out all the stops for mom this holiday weekend? William Chris Vineyards will be hosting a Mother’s Day brunch that is sure to please. Tickets are $50 per person and include two wine cocktail tickets and access to the buffet-style brunch.
Book your experience in advance online.
Courtesy of Delysia Chocolatier.
Where to Buy Gifts for Mom
Blue Suede is hosting a Mother’s Day pop up shop on Saturday, May 7th from 11 am to 3 pm that you cannot miss! This pop up event is co hosted with LINK X LOU, a jewelry company that specializes in providing permanent, welded jewelry, custom-sized to fit your wrist or neck. Get linked up with your Mother to make this day extra memorable. While you're there try on a few of Blue Suede's collection of shoes and grab some wine and cheese provided by Antonelli’s Cheese Shop.
For the mom with a sweet tooth, Delysia offers a selection of tastings and gift boxes. Anyone would be delighted to receive the picture perfect Mother’s Day Collection Chocolate Truffles.
Eliza Page Jewelry
Eliza Page Jewelry will be hosting a Mother’s Day event on April 30 from 11 am to 5 pm at their location on Second Street. If you’re looking to spoil your mother all the month of May this event is the perfect day to start those festivities! Join them for drinks, jewelry and even flower arrangements (which are available individually but come free with any jewelry purchase).
Shop gifts online or visit their shop downtown.
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
The Wildflower Center will be hosting a beautiful Mother’s Day celebration on Sunday from 9 am to 2 pm. There will be a live string quartet and solo harpist from Austin Symphony playing rotating sets throughout the celebration.
Spots are limited, so please register online in advance.
Send mom a handmade, sustainable and one-of-a-kind gift from Letterpress PLAY. Letterpress PLAY makes gifting simple with a Mother’s Day favorites curated gift list on their site. Choose from special items like the Love You Mom letterpress card, crafting sets, or enamel pins. Free USPS First Class shipping in the US on orders of $25 or more. You can also visit their brick and mortar shop on South Congress, open Monday through Saturday.
The Little Posey
Give a gift that keeps on giving from The Little Posey. Choose between floral arrangement or succulent subscriptions on a weekly, monthly, or quarterly basis. They rotate flowers on a daily basis so each arrangement delivery will be just as unique as the last.
Shop subscriptions or one-time deliveries online.
Museum of Ice Cream. Courtesy of Giant Noise.
Museum of Ice Cream
The Museum of Ice Cream, located at the Domain NORTHSIDE, will be celebrating Mother’s Day to the fullest! During Mother's Day weekend, the museum will have picture ready spaces dedicated to celebrating mom along with two drink specials—the MOMosa and Mother of All Milkshakes.
Tickets are limited; book your experience online.
Gift mom natural botanical products this holiday. Slow North has a variety of home, paper, and beauty + wellness goods that will be sure to have mom treating herself this Mother’s Day. Their signature candles come in a wide array of scents and sizes, and are a great way to tell the special lady in your life that she deserves some rest and relaxation.
Shop gifts online or visit their shop in North Austin.
Viva Day Spa
Viva Day Spa is offering specially curated Mother’s Day packages to give your mother the most relaxing holiday. Each rejuvenating packages includes multiple services to make the special woman in your life feel pampered and refreshed.
Purchase your package or treatment online.
Hotel Magdalena. Courtesy of Bunkhouse Group.
Mother’s Day Weekend Getaways
Treat your mother to a weekend getaway at the spectacular Hotel Magdalena. This newer boutique hotel on South Congress is steps away from shops, restaurants and entertainment. Get the full Austin experience with funky decor and native landscaping, making it feel like an escape in the middle of the city. Book your stay now through May 31 with code FLOURISH to receive 30% off your stay.
Plan your trip now! Book online.
Hotel Van Zandt
This year Hotel Van Zandt is partnering with Kendra Scott to offer a curated Mother's Day experience. The package includes a one night stay with champagne upon arrival, an exclusive Hotel Van Zandt x Kendra Scott Necklace and brunch for up to four guests at Geraldine's famous jazz brunch.
This package is available to book now through May 1 online, and can be redeemed anytime during the month of May.
If you want to really pamper your mother this holiday, check out Hotel ZaZa. Their Mother's Day package includes overnight accommodations, a $200 ZaSpa credit, complimentary glass of champagne after service and valet parking for one vehicle.
Packages must be reserved at least one day in advance online.
Looking for more inspiration while planning your Mother's Day weekend in Austin? Check out our events calendar to see what else is happening while you're in town.