This is for all you last-minute planners and those looking for something to switch up your Mother’s Day and truly celebrate her for the fantastic person she is. Instead of those typical flowers you send her, or pick up at the Publix on your way to her house, consider grabbing those flowers and then taking her to one of these fantastic local events happening around the area this weekend!
Mother’s Day Brunch at Mixon Fruit Farm:
Enjoy mimosas and live entertainment to celebrate your mom this Sunday by taking her over to Mixon Fruit Farms, located at 2525 27th Street E in Bradenton. With fun for the entire family, you can enjoy your Sunday for mom while keeping the kids entertained. Brunch will be served 11 am-2:30 pm, with the last seating being 1:30 pm in the pavilion overlooking the orange groves and koi pond—a variety of brunch favorites including Bloody Mary’s and Mixon Mimosa’s. Prices are $70 per adult and $30 per child, ages 2-12. You can get your tickets on eventbrite.com.
Brunch and Big Cats:
Take Mother’s Day on the wild side at Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary, located at 7101 Palmer Boulevard in Sarasota. Featuring a morning full of fun and relaxation for your mom with a catered brunch, mimosa bar, yoga with Tigers, special animal guests, and admission to stay the rest of the day to explore the park. Those interested and who plan to go to yoga should plan to bring their yoga mats. Tickets are $75 per person, starting at 10 am and ending at noon. Yoga will begin promptly at 10:30 am. Tickets can be purchased at eventbrite.com.
Mother’s Day at the Grove:
The Grove, located at 10670 Boardwalk Loop in Lakewood Ranch, will host a special Mother’s Day brunch from 10 am until 3 pm, followed by a chef-created dinner from 4 pm – 10 pm. The brunch buffet will feature a variety of menu options. Pricing will be $45.95 plus drinks and gratuity per person for adults and $19.95 for children under 10. Reserve your table today at opentable.com or by calling 941-893-4321.
Mother’s Day Brunch at Pier 22:
Pier 22, located at 1200 1st Ave W in historic downtown Bradenton overlooking the Manatee River, will be hosting a special Mother’s Day brunch from 10 am to 3 pm on Sunday to celebrate all mothers! The brunch will feature an all-you-can-eat buffet not including beverages, and there will also be a special menu for those hoping to join for dinner from 4 pm to 10 pm. Pricing will be $45.95 per adult and $19.95 for children under 10. You can make your reservation but calling Pier 22 at 941-748-8087 or online at opentable.com.
Mother’s Day Dinner at Fleming’s:
If dinner is more your mom’s style, Flemings Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, located at 2001 Siesta Drive in Sarasota, will be featuring a special 3-course menu starting on Saturday, May 7th through Sunday, May 8th. All entrees ordered will include a salad and a dessert of your choosing. Prices for this dinner will vary by entree choices, and reservations can be made by visiting flemingssteakhouse.com or by calling 941-358-9463.
On behalf of everyone on the Sarasota Home Specialists team, we wish you a Happy Mother’s Day!