Mother’s Day Ideas in Brisbane for a 2022 Celebration to Remember

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

This list will give you lots of good ideas for Mothers Day outings in Brisbane this year.

Mother’s Day this year falls on Sunday 8 May 2022.

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, lunch and dinners for Mother’s Day. 

2022: What should I do for Mother’s Day in Brisbane?

These ideas are on offer in 2022 and they will suit every budget and every Mum.

1. Mother’s Day Breakfast at Victoria Park 2022

Here’s an idea for Mother’s Day. Celebrate your mum in style at Award Winning Victoria Park.

Victoria Park Buffet Breakfast (Marquee) 

  • 7:30am-10am

If you are looking for Mother’s Day ideas to treat mum this year, why not book a table at Victoria Park’s annual Mother’s Day Breakfast Buffet in the stunning marquee and enjoy a delicious fresh, seasonal, hot and cold breakfast buffet. This family friendly event has a kid’s area with face painting, and a magician. Adults are $45 and kids are $20 (4-12 years). Children under 4 are FREE.

Victoria Park Champagne Brunch Buffet (Ballroom) 

  • From 11:30am – 3 Sessions Available

The Victoria Park Mother’s Day Champagne Brunch in the Ballroom is full of sweet and savoury delights. Enjoy live music entertainment, Mumm on arrival and a delicious brunch in the Ballroom. This event will also include a photo booth, raffle tickets with fun prizes and a face painter for the kids, it will be the perfect day out for mum. Adults are $75 and kids are $35 (4-12 years). Children under 4 are FREE.

With a kids playground, GIANT games area and jumping castle, Victoria Park Bistro is the perfect location for a fun and relaxing family get together on Mother’s Day.  View the latest Victoria Park Bistro Menu.

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. 

2. Mother’s Day at Paradise Country 2022

Paradise Country

Mother’s Day koala breakfast

If a scrumptious buffet breakfast with an adorable native animal sounds like the perfect way to start Mother’s Day then take the family along for a Koala Breakfast at the Farmhouse Restaurant. Soak in the gorgeous farm views, delight in wholesome bites and hear all about Australia’s favourite marsupial! Served at 8.30am. Admission included. Bookings required.

Mother’s Day buffet lunch

Join Paradise Country 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. Bookings required.

For more details click here.

3. Mt Cotton Retreat – Mother’s Day High Tea 2022 

Mothers Day Mt Cotton

  • 3 sessions available at 10am – 11.30am; 12noon – 1:30pm, 2pm – 3.30pm

Celebrate Mothers’ Day with High Tea at Mt Cotton Retreat. This intimate location, surrounded by bushland, is the perfect place to gather, chat, laugh and enjoy being together.

The menu starts with complimentary non-alcoholic spritzer 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.

4. Mother’s Day High Tea with Author Sally Hepworth 2022

Mothers Day Customs House

  • 10am
Celebrate Mother’s Day with bestselling author Sally Hepworth in conversation with Lise Carlaw and Sarah Wills, the dynamic podcasting duo known as Those Two Girls, over an exquisite high tea at Customs House. In this special event, the trio will dive into Sally’s writing career and her new release, The Younger Wife, over a glass of bubbly and scones in the beautiful Long Room at Customs House.
Your ticket to this exclusive event includes an elegant high tea and a glass of bubbly on arrival, all set to the charming conversation of three extraordinarily accomplished women. With laughs, love and lamingtons, it’s the perfect morning out to enjoy with your mum! $120 per person or $95 Concession.

5. Mother’s Day at Gemelli Italian 2022


Treat your Mum to an Italian shared feast this Mother’s Day at Gemelli Italian in James Street. Their “Festa Della Mama” menu includes Arancini, pizza, pasta and a delcious Italian dessert all at $70pp. Gemelli also offers a full menu of great italian food and wonderful cocktails.

Find out more here.

6. Mother’s Day Lunch at Sirromet 2022

  • 12pm start

Give mum the Mother’s Day she deserves and spoil her to lunch at Restaurant Lurleen’s. Enjoy a spectacular 4-course menu with matching wines, bottomless Sirromet sparkling wine and special gift for mum.

Sit back and enjoy the beautiful views over the rolling hills of the Sirromet grounds as you sip on a glass of award winning wine and devour the decadent menus especially designed for this special day.  $149 per adult and $40 per child. Find out more here.

7. Mothers Day High Tea at The Charles 2022

  • 1:30pm – 4pm

Treat your Mum this Mother’s Day with a High Tea at The Charles. Savour a delightful afternoon of crafted desserts, savoury bites and a glass of Moët & Chandon while taking in the inner-city vibe.

Tickets are all inclusive at $89pp. Reservations essential. Call 0735578888 to book

The Charles is located in The Westin Brisbane, so while there why not treat my with a trip to the spa or a staycation? Find out more here. 

8. Mother’s Day Classic 2022

Mother's Day Classic

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, the Mother’s Day Classic is going local! Mother’s Day Classic Local combines the flexibility of a virtual fun-run or walk with the community atmosphere seen at physical Mother’s Day Classic events.

9. Mother’s Day at Parliament House 2022

  • From 11:30am

Impress Mum with a sparkling long lunch at Parliament House! For the first time the Premier’s Balcony will be open to guests! From 11:30am indulge in a delicious four-course lunch in the Strangers’ Dining Room. The Lucinda Bar will also be open from 11am for pre-lunch cocktails. Each guest receives a glass of Australian sparkling wine or craft beer on arrival. Limited tables are available. $110 per person + Booking Fee.

10. Mother’s Day in Brisbane – day spas 2022

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.

11. Mother’s Day buffet breakfasts 2022

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! 

12. Country style lunch and leisure drive 2022

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 $20 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

13. Mother’s Day at The Glen Hotel 2022

The Glen Hotel on Brisbane’s Southside are hosting breakfast, lunch and dinner offers especially for Mother’s Day Brisbane. From 6:30am – 10am there will be a delicious buffet breakfast. From 11am-3pm, there will be kids rides + giant games in addition to the great playground they already boast onsite. There’s also the opportunity for you to GO BIG this Mother’s Day! Show how much you care, with messages for Mum on a huge six metre LED sign located in the restaurant.

14. Portside Wharf Mother’s Day Market 2022

Grab your basket, bring along your pooch, and meet up with friends at the Portside Wharf Mother’s Day Market, with The Market Folk returning to the waterfront precinct on Saturday, May 7.

An incredible line-up of 45 local stallholders will be offering one-of-a-kind ceramic and art pieces, fashion items, plants, handmade jewellery, pet treats, and much more, giving you an array of options to find the perfect gift to treat yourself or your loved one this Mother’s Day.

15. Mother’s Day Paint and Sip 2022

  • 2pm – 5pm
  • $99 per person

Give Mum a paint and sip experience on the Scarborough foreshore this Mother’s Day! Paint and graze, sip and soak up the rays as we paint the stunning Glasshouse Mountain views! You’ll also receive a cheeky glass of bubbles on arrival, individual grazing boxes and a sweet treat to finish

16. Mother’s Day at Spicers Balfour Hotel 2022

  • Two sittings – 12pm, 1pm
  • $99 per person

This Mother’s Day enjoy a Champagne High Tea at Spicers Balfour Hotel’s award-winning restaurant, The Balfour Kitchen & Bar in the beautiful suburban oasis of New Farm. Indulge in a selection of sweet and savoury treats prepared by Head Chef Lachy Horstman.

17. Mother’s Day at The Long Apron 2022

  • 12pm – 3pm
  • $195 per person

This Mother’s Day enjoy a 5 course degustation lunch with mum at the award winning The Long Apron restaurant at Spicers Clovelly Estate. The menu includes a delicious range including crab, chicken, short ribs, tarts and more. 

18. Forest Bathing in Brisbane 2022

Looking for a great way to help Mum unwind and relax on Mother’s Day? Forest bathing is a simple and powerful way to support your physical, mental and emotional health and wellbeing. Inspired by the Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, it does not involve bathing in the water. Rather, it is about soaking in the atmosphere of nature via your senses.

19. Mothers Day at Cloudland 2022

Treat mum to a heavenly feast from a range of Cloudland’s mouth-watering options, all with added little touches to make her feel loved. Choose from a buffet, long lunch, grazing table or have a brunch with a bite. Find out more here.

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

20. Mother’s Day High Tea at Wolston Farmhouse 2022

Treat mum to something a little different this Mother’s Day, and head West to Wolston Farmhouse, Brisbane’s oldest surviving rural farmhouse. Sit back, relax and enjoy a rustic High Tea with delicious scones, slices, tea and coffee.

Tickets are $42.50 for Trust members and $49.50 for non-members. Sessions run from 10am-12pm and 12pm-2pm. Purchase tickets here.

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