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Mother’s Day Ideas in Brisbane for a Celebration to Remember

Looking for ideas for Mother’s Day Brisbane this year or wondering what should I do for Mother’s Day in Brisbane?

This list will give you lots of good ideas, some of which I have done myself, for Mothers Day outings in Brisbane this year.

Mother’s Day this year falls on Sunday 12 May 2024

We all agree that Mums are special people and should be spoiled on Mother’s Day. We’ve searched Brisbane to find the most unique and family fun breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinners for Mother’s Day Brisbane. We’ve even got a fun run and some pampering ideas too!

What should I do for Mother’s Day in Brisbane?

These ideas are on offer in 2024 and they will suit every budget and every Mum.

1. Mother’s Day Breakfast at Victoria Park

Victoria Park Mothers Day
  • Address: 309 Herston Rd, Herston.

Here’s an idea for Mother’s Day and one we love so much, we booked the breakfast option for ourselves last year! 🙂

1) Breakfast Buffet | Victoria Park Marquee | 7:30am – 10am

With sparkling wine on arrival, Mum will have the best start to her Mother’s Day at Victoria Park’s Breakfast Buffet in the Marquee. With a jumping castle, face painters, raffle tickets and fundraisers for their Charity Partner CPL Queensland, there’s fun for the whole family.

Prices: $45 Adult, $25 Child (aged 4-12), Children under 4, FREE

2) Chandon Brunch | Victoria Park Ballroom | From 11:30am, three session times available

Treat Mum to Chandon Brut on arrival, a tasty brunch menu selection, live music, a photobooth, raffle tickets for their Charity Partner CPL Queensland, and a face painter for the kids. The perfect day out in celebration of all that your Mum does.

Prices: $85 Adult, $35 Child (Aged 4-12), Children under 4, FREE

3) A La Carte Dining

Celebrate with breakfast, lunch or dinner at the Bistro! With face painting on offer for the day, giant games on the lawn and an adventure playground to keep the kids entertained, the Victoria Park Bistro is the ideal location to celebrate Mum!

Or why not enjoy a friendly game of putt putt with the whole family? There’s no better place in Brisbane than Victoria Park Golf Complex to play a few friendly rounds. You can read our review here. 

Celebrate your mum in style at Award Winning Victoria Park.

2. Mother’s Day High Tea at Bacchus

Mother's Day at Rydges Bacchus Restaurant South Bank
  • Address: Rydges Hotel, 9 Glenelg St, South Brisbane.

We have done a high tea at Bacchus, South Bank, and we loved it! Bacchus is located in Rydges Hotel and at their Mother’s Day high tea you will enjoy a glass of sparkling wine (or non-alcoholic option) on arrival and be pampered with a delicious menu of sweet and savoury treats including freshly baked scones, delicate finger sandwiches, and a variety of cakes and pastries, accompanied by your choice of Harney & Sons tea or coffee. In 2024 there will be live entertainment by Alisha Todd!

The following time slots are available: 11am, 1pm or 3pm, and the high tea costs $89 per person.

You are advised to book early here as this will definitely be a popular option for Mother’s Day in Brisbane! 

3. Regatta Hotel

  • Address: Level 2 of The Regatta Hotel, 543 Coronation Dr, Toowong.

This year the Regatta Hotel has four offerings for Mother’s Day!

1 & 2) Two Options for Mother’s Day Breakfast

This is the one we booked this year! Yum! Cannot wait!! At the Regatta Hotel you can treat Mum to a morning of indulgence paired with a delectable spread of culinary delights. The chefs have crafted a special menu featuring an array of mouthwatering dishes, from fluffy pancakes adorned with fresh berries to savoury omelettes bursting with flavour. With attentive service and a warm ambience, the Boatshed promises to make this Mother’s Day one to remember.

Prices: $30 per person | $15 per child ( 4-12 yrs) for set menu

Prices: $50 per person | $15 per child (4-12 yrs) for buffet

3) Mother’s Day High Tea

Their high tea is a 2 hours beverage package consisting of tea, coffee, sparking wine and mumosas as well as a tiered high tea stand filled with all your favourite sweet and savoury treats that will leave you feeling fulfilled. Please note this is an 18+ event!

Price: $75 per person with beverages | $60 per person without beverages

4) Mother’s Day Luncheon

There will be no need for anyone to cook on Sunday if you choose to spoil her with a luncheon at The Iconic Regatta Hotel. Indulge in a delicious three course set menu that has been meticulously crafted by our head chef for this special day!

Prices: $75 per person | $15 per child (4-12yrs)

4. Sirromet Mother’s Day events

  • Address: 850 Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton.

This Mother’s Day, Sirromet is hosting a number of special events to honour Mum in grand style. Our pick is this a lavish morning high tea at the exquisite setting of Lurleen’s. Show your love and gratitude by treating her to an indulgent experience she won’t soon forget.

Their menu boasts a tantalising array of savoury delights, both hot and cold, as well as irresistible sweet treats, all elegantly arranged on a three-tiered stand. Enhance the occasion with bottomless sparkling wine or Mimosas to add a touch of effervescence to the festivities.

Prices: Adults – $109 | Teens – $79 | Child – $49

5. Paradise Country Festival on the Farm

Paradise Country
  • Address: Paradise Country, Pacific Motorway, Gold Coast.

Event takes place from 10 – 4pm with live music, tractor rides, food trucks, character meet and greets, adorable animal exhibits and more!

Join host Moyra Major from Hot Tomato for a day filled with live music, tasty food trucks, pony rides, character meet-and-greets, adorable animals, and more! Enhance your experience by upgrading to a delightful buffet breakfast or lunch at the Farmhouse Restaurant.

(Entry not included with a Village Roadshow One Pass, One Pass Lite or Membership. Exclusive entry prices available.)

  • Child $39
  • Adult $49

Buffet Breakfast & Lunch upgrades available as listed below:

Mother’s Day Buffet Breakfast Brisbane

If a hearty country style buffet breakfast sounds like the perfect way to start Mother’s Day, then bring the family along to the Farmhouse Restaurant. Soak in the gorgeous farm views and delight in wholesome bites! Served from 7.00am. Admission included.

  • Child $45
  • Pensioner $45
  • Adult $65

Mother’s Day Buffet Lunch Brisbane

Is a Sunday sleep in more of mum’s cup of tea? Join us for a delicious country style buffet lunch at the Farmhouse Restaurant that the whole family will love. Enjoy the likes of roasted meats, baked barramundi, seasonal vegetables, salads, sweets, soft drinks and more! Seatings from 11:30am. Admission included.

  • Child $45
  • Pensioners $45
  • Adult $79

For more details click here.

6. Mt Cotton Retreat – Mother’s Day High Tea

Mothers Day Mt Cotton
  • Address: 355 West Mt Cotton Rd, Mt Cotton.

Celebrate Mothers’ Day with High Tea at Mt Cotton Retreat – it is the perfect Mother’s Day brunch Brisbane has to offer. This intimate location, surrounded by bushland, is the perfect place to gather, chat, laugh and enjoy being together.

  • 1 session available on Mother’s Day
  • 1 session available on Saturday 11 May for a pre Mother’s Day

The menu starts with a glass of sparkling French cuvee or non-alcoholic sparkling prosecco as well as 5 tempting sweet treats and 4 different savoury bites with bottomless plunger coffee and leaf teas all included. Gather a group and book a table on the deck or inside with flowers and candles and lots of delicious things to enjoy.

7. Mother’s Day at The Glen Hotel

  • Address: Cnr Logan Rd & Gaskell St, Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane

The Glen Hotel on Brisbane’s Southside are hosting breakfast, lunch and dinner offers especially for Mother’s Day Brisbane. From 7am – 10am there will be a delicious buffet breakfast. There will be two jumping castles located behind the Marquee Courtyard which will be open for the little ones to enjoy.

From 1pm – 5pm you can sit back and enjoy the tunes of acoustic live music on The Deck, as you wine and dine Mum. Dinner is available from 5.30pm – 9pm.

Don’t forget to send a MSG 4 Mum. Send in your messages for Mum to be shown on the large roadside LED screen throughout the day.

Breakfast: Adults $42   |  Kids (4-14) $20  |  3 & under free

Lunch & Dinner: a la carte per the menu prices.

8. Mother’s Day High Tea with Chandon at Ryan’s On The Park

  • Address: Treasury Casino and Hotel Brisbane130 William Street Brisbane City

This Mother’s Day spoil your Mum with a deluxe Champagne High Tea escape for all your indulgent pleasures. With Chandon (or upgrade to Moët & Chandon!) in hand, join the Treasury Casino and Hotel for an early afternoon children friendly soirée to celebrate the mother in your life – with the whole family!

  • High Tea stand to share between two with sweet and savoury delights
  • Glass of Chandon (or upgrade to Moët & Chandon)
  • La Maison Du Thé French hand-crafted teas and freshly brewed coffee
  • Juice or softdrinks for the kids

Prices from $53 adults | $25 children

9. Sandstone Point Hotel Mother’s Day events

  • Address: 1800 Bribie Island Road, Sandstone Point

Sandstone Point Hotel never disappoints with its array of options for every celebration. And Mother’s Day is no different. They have 3 options this year:

  • Buffet breakfast
  • Buffet lunch (Pumicestone Room)
  • Buffet lunch (The Cellar)

Find all their prices and timings here.

10. Brisbane Mother’s Day at Cloudland 2024

  • Address: 641 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley – Rose Room, Level 3 at Cloudland.

Say thank you with a mouth-watering spread, including live food stations, alongside grazing tables stacked with goodies like cheese and charcuterie. With plenty of accompaniments and fresh, seasonal salads to choose from, mum will be spoilt for choice at this two-and-a-half hour foodie extravaganza.

  • Adults: $89
  • 13 – 17 years: $59
  • 4 – 12 years: $49
  • 0 – 3 years: Free

Tickets include full access to the food buffet stations, live entertainment and a welcome glass of Mumm Marlborough Prestige for mum.

11. Mother’s Day Classic 2024

Mother's Day Classic

Looking for some different Mother’s Day activities in Brisbane? The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Their aim is to deliver a fun, healthy and inspirational community event that brings the community together on Mother’s Day to support and remember those touched by breast cancer.

This year, you can choose between Brisbane or Gold Coast to take part in one of their major events. Local events are also held in various towns around Queensland including Toowoomba and Hervey Bay. 

12. Mother’s Day Brisbane – day spas

Gifts For Mum – Day Spas in Brisbane

We’ve compiled a list of our favourite day spas in Brisbane where you can make sure mum is REALLY pampered. Let her relax and unwind in blissful comfort and style. This is the best way to spend a Brisbane Mother’s Day!

13. More Mother’s Day buffet breakfasts

Mother's Day Ideas in Brisbane

Got a mum in your life who loves a buffet breakfast? Brisbane has SO many great options to choose from – and they’re right here! Who wouldn’t love a big brekkie for Mother’s Day in Brisbane?

14. Country style lunch and leisure drive for Brisbane Mother’s Day

If your mum enjoys a leisurely drive in the country side and doesn’t shy away from a craft beer or cider tasting, head out to The Samford Hotel this Mother’s Day. Located in the secluded valleys of the South Pine River, Samford is a 30 minute drive north-east from Brisbane’s CBD.

With a full a la carte lunch menu served from 11am-4pm, meals starting from $21 and children’s playground to keep the little ones entertained, it’s a low stress, fun loving, family day out. Take the long way home and visit Mount Glorious, Lake Manchester, Jollys Lookout and Enoggera Reservoir.

Book The Samford Hotel

Mother’s Day in Brisbane

We hope these Mother’s Day ideas in Brisbane have helped. If you can think of something that should have been included in our list of Mother’s Day celebrations, let us know in comments below!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

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