Mother’s Day Events In Atlanta And Around Metro Atlanta

hspace="5"Mother’s Day is just about here and I bet you’re like us trying to scramble from site to site! Surprisingly, it’s not that easy to find a site that lists great locations to take children of all ages to. We decided to compile a list and do the work for you! We hope you find that one great family experience to make memories that will last a lifetime!

If you’re looking for dining alone, Opentable still has reservations available for Mother’s Day brunch and dinner:

If you’re thinking about taking mom out to more of an “Experience” we have some great ideas listed below!

American Girl – Alpharetta, GA

Memories with Mom

Where: American Girl Bistro – North Point Mall
When: May 8, 2011
Time: 11:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Share an extra-special day with your daughter! You’ll enjoy a delicious meal and one-on-one time together. Includes an American Girl book, a commemorative photo and frame, and keepsakes to take home as a reminder of the memories made during your day together.

Sales tax included.

This event features dining in the Celebration Room, posing for a commemorative photo, and creating a memory booklet.

Pricing and information:

  • Tickets: $35 per person
    (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable) (gratuity not included)
  • Reservations required; call toll-free 877-247-5223.
  • For girls ages 6 and up.

Also at American Girl – Make a card for mom activity:

  • May 6: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • May 8: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Show Mom she’s loved! Your girl can make Mother’s Day extra-special by decorating a pretty card and matching envelope, then adding a special message to Mom on the inside.

Pricing and information:

  • Free and open to the public.
  • For girls ages 8 and up.

Source: American Girl


Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament

Where: 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043
When: May 6- 8, 2011
Time: Varies
Pricing: Please check with the Source link below under Medieval Times reservations.

Treat Mom Like a Queen!

Who says chivalry is dead? Mom dines for free at Medieval Times with purchase of a full-paid adult admission.

ADD The Mother’s Day Package for $30.00 additional and receive:

  • Royal Mother’s Day Photo
  • Remembrance Scroll
  • Glass of Champagne in a Souvenir Glass
  • Crystal Heart, Star or Crown Necklace
  • Cheering Flag

When making the reservation, remember to check the Mother’s Day Package to add to dining reservation.

Source: Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament


Cobb Galleria Centre  – A Fabulous Mother’s Day Dinner & Expo

Where:  Two Galleria Parkway, Atlanta, GA

When: 5/8/2011

Time: 9:45:00 AM – 8:00:00 PM
Pricing and information: $65.85 – $76.85, Plus fees

Pamper Mom With Brunch, Or Dinner

Both Meal Choices Include a Ballroom Dance Show, fun makeup And More…All on Her Day.

Source: Cobb Galleria and Reservations: Mother’s Day Expo


High Museum of Art

Where: 1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309
When: May 8, 2011,
Time: 1-4 p.m.

Pricing and information: Admission required for this experience

Second Sunday Funday – Jet Set with Mom

Take your mom on a trip around the world in the High’s galleries this Mother’s Day. We’re traveling to different countries by looking at photos in the exhibition, Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century. Don’t have a passport? Don’t worry! You can make one in our workshops to keep track of where you and your mom land. Pack your suitcases and get ready for “High” flying fun.

Source: High Museum of Art


Atlanta Botanical Garden

Where: 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE Atlanta, GA30309
When: Saturday – Sunday, May 7 – 8
Time: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Gardens for Connoisseurs- A Mother’s Day Tradition Since 1984

From tranquil woodland settings to intimate urban spaces, explore exquisite design and enchanting planting ideas by talented landscape designers and homeowners. The Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour includes eight private gardens and a special bonus garden. Ticket holders also receive free admission to the Atlanta Botanical Garden on tour days from 5 – 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Pricing and information:

$25 Advance Tickets
$30 Day of Tour
$10 Individual Garden Admission
Children under 12 Free

  • Tickets are valid both days of the tour
  • Tickets available online until noon on May 6
  • Tickets purchased online by April 28 are mailed
  • Tickets purchased online April 29 – May 6 available at Will Call
  • Will Call located at 3265 Valley Road
  • $30 day of tickets available at tour gardens (cash or check)
  • Call 404.591.1597 for phone orders (credit card)

Source: Atlanta Botanical Garden

If you know of any other family friendly happenings for Mother’s Day, let us know, we’d be happy to update our list! Have a wonderful time with mom!