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Mother's Day events downtown

Mother’s Day events downtown

Pro tip: Mother's Day is May 14. Get mom something that doesn't suck.

Do you know how much time your mom has spent on you? Raising a human as responsible as you is no simple task, you know. Diaper duty, soccer practice, making sure you were fed and clean every day. Don’t even get her started on that 3rd-grade recital she had to sit through.

This Mother’s Day, give her some of your time at one of these fun events.

Drag Your Mother to Brunch | Central Social Hall

Brunch like a mother with a drag brunch. Four illustrious performers, a DJ and host LaDOnna Stone complement Central Social Hall’s delicious brunch. Two seating times to choose from.
Saturday, May 13
11 AM – 1:30 PM & 2:00 PM – 4:30 PM
10909 Jasper Ave

Gruber Roschitz wine tasting | Devine Wines

Life’s too short to drink bad wine. Help mom get schooled on classically styled Austrian wines, including some specially ordered selections from the Gruber family’s Black Label Series.
Saturday, May 13
7 PM
10111 104 St

All-you-can-eat breakfast | Filistix

Fill Mom up with a Filipino feast. The All-you-can-eat menu includes soups, mains (don’t sleep on the Tocino), sides, drinks and totally Grammable desserts.
May 13 & 14
9 AM – 3 PM
10621 100 Ave

Brunch at the Castle | Fairmont Macdonald

Treat mom to a brunch fit for a queen. The Fairmont’s brunch is served in the grand ballrooms of the hotel so you know you’ll be surrounded by soaring ceilings, crystal chandeliers and 100 years of history.
Sunday, May 14
9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
10065 100 St

Best Mom Ever Brunch | CRAFT Beer Market

If you’re looking for a delectable Mom’s Day brunch that won’t break the bank, don’t sleep on CRAFT. Their brunch offerings include their famed kale Caesar, fried chicken & waffles, eggs benny and a live omelet station for under $35.
Sunday, May 14
10 AM – 3 PM
10013 101A Ave

Brunch & Activities | The Westin

If your tots are still tiny, this is the place to go. An enormous selection of food for the brunch PLUS activities for the kiddos—face painter, balloon artist, children’s crafts and a photo backdrop.
Sunday, May 14
10 AM – 2 PM
10135 100 St

Cajun & Creole Brunch | En.vie Restaurant

Feast on the flavours of Louisiana at this reasonably-priced brunch buffet. Only $24.99 for adults and $14.99 for kids.
Sunday, May 14
10 AM – 1:00 PM
10009 107 St

Paint Night Brunch | Downtown Farmers Market

Get Mom’s creative juice flowing. It’s like a paint night but during the day at the Downtown Farmers Market, surrounded by natural light. After you finish painting, grab brunch from one of the many vendors at the market.
Sunday, May 14
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
10305 97 St

3-Course Mom’s Day menu | Kindred Food + Drink

Show Mom some classy love with Kindred’s 3-course prix fixe menu. Available for brunch, lunch or dinner.
Sunday, May 14
11 AM – 11 PM
0344 102 St · In JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District

Brunch in the Quarters | DoubleTree

One of the most impressive brunches this side of the river. DoubleTree’s brunch includes carving stations, smoothie shots, deluxe salads, hot & cold entrees and a comprehensive dessert menu. Two searings available
Sunday, May 14
11 AM & 1:30 PM
16615 109 Ave

All day Sunday – Gone to the Dogs | Art Gallery of Alberta

Family-friendly fun based around the works of William Hogarth, often considered a precursor to comics and political cartoons. Explore art exhibitions, including William Hogarth, and create your own comic-inspired crafts.
Sunday, May 14
12 PM – 4 PM
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square

Family style dinner | LUX Steakhouse

Get in on the special family style dinner or dine on LUX’s regular menu.
Sunday, May 14
5 PM – 10 PM
10150 101 St