10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to splurge on your mom and give her something extra special — and the best gift of all is the gift of your time. And if your Mother's Day celebrations bring you to Fort Lauderdale Beach, we’ve got you covered with some wonderful suggestions to please the fun-loving mom to yoga mom, and every mom in between.

Deal-Loving Mom

Make mom proud her thrifty-gene didn't skip a generation and pick up a Visit Lauderdale Summer Savings 2-4-1 Card. With over a dozen experiences on Fort Lauderdale Beach, and more along the Boulevard and Beyond - your date day(s) with mom really prove two is better than one.  Click here for a complete list of 2-for-1 values. Offers valid through September 30, 2019

Bonnet House Museum & Gardens is giving mom’s ther the gift of art and culture free of charge this Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12 from 9am to 4pm. Mom’s get in free with one full paid adult admission and have the opportunity to step back in time and experience life as it was in the 20s and 30s. They will tour the historic house museum filled with a delightful collection of art and personal treasures from the Bartlett family as well as explore the nature trails filled with native plants, trees and an occasional monkey or swan.  Bonnet House is open from 9am – 4pm with the last guided tour starting at 3:30pm.

Pampered Mom

"WOW" Mom this Mother's Day with a Spa Package from Spa Atlantic. 3 Great ways to pamper the Mom in your life are available all month long, including Mommy's Me Time | $190+ for a 30 Minute Refresher Facial, Deluxe Manicure and Deluxe Pedicure or the Wow Mom | $280+ for an 80 Minute Ocean Immersion Body Treatment and 50 Minute Glow Facial.  Can't decide? With every Gift Certificate for any 50 Minute service she will receive 30% off a massage of equal or lesser value. For appointments or information, call 954-567-8085 or email spa@atlantichotelfl.com 

Mom can relax, balance and energize at The Spa Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale throughout the month of May, with more than a half dozen treatments to gently melt her away cares away. From Rejuvenation Massage with full back exfoliation and nourishing hand treatment (50M/$149) to Spring Manicure & Pedicure ( 80M/$99) there are a number of ways to treat mom day after day. To plan your mom's spa journey, please call (954) 302-6490 or visit ritzcarlton.com/fortlauderdale.

Music Loving Mom

Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, Shauna Sweeney, sets the tone for this special Mother's Day weekend concert with herclever original songs and a unique blend of pop, alt-rock, folk and world music. Rally the family and come hit the sand for this special Mother's Day Weekend performance at Friday Night Sound Waves, presented by The Fort Lauderdale Beach BID and Beach Business Community at MyFortLauderdaleBeach.com. The Fort Lauderdale Beach Hub at Las Olas & A1A on the Sand at Las Olas and A1A. Free!

Vacation Loving Mom

Treat mom to a staycation in her backyard and some VIP TLC at some of Fort Lauderdale Beach's luxe resorts and spas during Visit Lauderdale's Vacation Like A VIP, now through September 30. Featuring a $100 resort credit for food & beverage, spa treatments and more, and special perks such as complimentary resort valet parking, an American Express $25 and room upgrades based on availability - proves you don't have to go far away to be treated like a star.

Wine Loving Mom

Surprise Mom and add an extra day to celebrate with tickets to the Fort Lauderdale Water Taxis Wine & Cheese Cruise on Wednesday, May 22 from 7:00pm – 9:00pm.  Departing from Riverside Hotel/Stranahan House you and mom can relax and enjoy sweet and savory wine and cheese pairings from Constellation Brands while cruising Fort Lauderdale’s Scenic Intracoastal Waterways. Tickets (21 and Older) are $39.00 each and reservations are required by calling 954.467.6677 or purchasing online.

Yoga Mom

Fort Lauderdale's favorite Beach Yoga by Donation is open to everyone. Come enjoy the beautiful beach with the Yoga Community. Meet on the sand of Fort Lauderdale Beach just south of Sunrise Boulevard for a 60 minute slow Hatha Flow class  at 9am, which consists of postures, breathing and meditation or for a 60 minute detox with warriors, core work, twists, breathing and meditation during the Sunset Meditation from 6 -7 pm. Class is open to ALL LEVELS and NEWBIES to Yoga. This is a casual and inviting environment where every color, shape and size is welcome! View details 

Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach takes their commitment to health and wellness to new heights with a new open to the public Yoga on the Deck - an hour long Moring Flow on their Pool Deck every Friday - Sunday at 9:00 am. For a $10 suggested donation enjoy beachside views with your sun salutations. $5 valet parking is valid for 5 hours, should you wish to hit the beach or enjoy breakfast and drinks post class.
For an all out Mother's Day experience, the onsite spa,  Heavenly Spa by Westin offers Day Passes and full menu of treatments.

Mother's Day Brunch Guide

B Ocean Resort sets the stage for a memorable Mother's Day, whether you’re looking to impress mom with a surprise mermaid performance for the Mermaids & Mimosas Brunch inside the Wreck Bar, or in the Go Big or Go Home mindset with an indulgent dinner of succulent seafood and steaks at Naked Crab. Reservations are required for brunch and highly encouraged for dinner. Call 954.727.7090 or book through OpenTable.com

Bahia Mar serves up a traditional brunch for Mother's Day Brunch (view menu) with all her favorites plus a a Build Your Own Mimosa Bar  and complimentary Rose for all moms. Brunch is offered from 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM for $59.95 Adults • $14.95 Children 12 and under. For reservations, call 954-764-2233 ext. 2627.

Celebrate "Mom" this Mother's Day with an oceanfront Sunday Brunch at Coastal within the Atlantic Hotel & Spa  featuring an array of fresh and tasty stationed buffets offering and unlimited flowing small plates from the kitchen.$49.95* per adult | $29.95* children 10-14 | $19.95* children 10 & under.  Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made online at  www.eatcoastal.com

Hilton Fort Lauderdale Beach celebrates Mother’s Day with brunch from 12pm-4pm at Ilios. Families will enjoy an elaborate sweet and savory buffet, complete with a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar and a complimentary welcome Mom-osa to all Mothers dining for brunch that day. Reservations can be made through OpenTable or by calling the Restaurant Manager directly at 954-594-4068. Brunch will be $65 for adults / $25 for children; the Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar is a $10 up charge.

Treat the special women in your life to Sunday Brunch in the Sky at Pier Top, and experience the iconic rooftop at Pier Sixty-Six Hotel & Marina. Take in the stunning 360° panoramic views of Fort Lauderdale while you enjoy an impressive buffet featuring ‘tapas’ style small plates, made-to-order dishes, unlimited bloody marys and mimosas with impeccable service. Adults $75 • Children $45 Children 3-12 years of age. Under 3 years old are complimentary.  Reservations are required. Call 954-525-6666

Riva at Marriott Harbor Beach Resort always hosts a sensational Mother's Day brunch and this year certainly will not disappoint. Join them for Mother’s Day Brunch between 12:00 - 4pm for an array of chef’s scrumptious offerings; made to order omelets, seafood station, antipasti bar, composed salads, carving station, various entrees, desserts and bottomless mimosas. $79 per adults, $ 39 per child ~5 to 12 years; excludes tax and gratuity. Reservations highly suggested via Open Table or by calling (954) 525-4000

Show Mom how much you love her by treating her to a special Mother's Day Meal at Steelpan Kitchen & Bar, the new Caribbean-American Fusion restaurant influenced by the multicultural island flavors of South Florida. Join us on island time from 12 noon - 9:00 pm and enjoy unlimited $20 bottomless mimosas, a special prix fixe menu of $45 per person & direct ocean views.  Reservations are accepted by calling (954) 302-5252 or via email steelpanftl@sonesta.com.

Take in breathtaking ocean views with mom this Mother's Day at Terra Mare's buffet brunch served from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. Select from fresh seafood, such as Oysters on the Half Shell and Tuna Poke, with cucumber, sesame, scallion and soy vinaigrette; hot dishes, including Buttermilk Biscuits & Gravy, with spicy Italian sausage and bechamel, and Sweet Potato Hash, with spring leek and country bacon; lamb and prime rib carving stations and a variety of desserts. Top the meal off with Bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Marys and enjoy the perfect start to Mother's Day. Adults $60.00 (+ $19.00 for Mimosas; + 24.00 for Bloody Marys), Children $25. Reservations are accepted by calling (954) 414-5160

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