Mother’s Day Ideas in Brisbane for a 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 9 May 2021.

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. 

2021: What should I do for Mother’s Day in Brisbane?

These ideas are on offer in 2021 and they will suit every budget and every Mum.

1. Mother’s Day Breakfast at Victoria Park

Mothers Day at Victoria Park

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 11am – 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. Mt Cotton Retreat – Mother’s Day High Tea

Mothers Day Mt Cotton

  • 3 sessions available at 9.30am – 11.30am; 12noon – 2pm, 2.30pm – 4.30pm

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.

2 hour sessions are available on the Sunday. $50 for their Deluxe High tea of 5 sweet treats and 4 savoury ones – all handmade and all delicious. $60 if you want to upgrade to their Sparkling High Tea with glass of sparkling French cuvee.

3. Mother’s Day High Tea with Author Kate Morton

Mother's Day Ideas Kate Morton

  • 10am
Celebrate Mother’s Day with international bestselling author Kate Morton over an exquisite high tea at Customs House. In this special event, Kate will be discussing her life as a writer, her love of storytelling, her inspirations, and her motivations. Kate has written six novels that capture the imaginations of readers and spirit them away into immersive story worlds. Mums LOVE Kate Morton and they will love you for taking them to this event!
The stunning, Heritage-listed Customs House will greet mum with a glass of champagne in the beautiful Long Room for a high tea with a touch of French elegance. Ribbon sandwiches, canapés, and scones are all included. Treat mum to a truly wonderful Mother’s Day with the delightful Kate Morton in conversation with Michaela Kalowski. $120 per person or $95 Concession.

4. Mothers Day Crafternoon Tea

  • 2pm-4pm, Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron

Three Manly Mums have come together to host a Mothers Day Event to remember at a stunning waterfront location! Relax & enjoy a decadent afternoon tea and a glass of bubbles with Mum while The Workshop Hubs professional teachers guide you through how to make your own aromatherapy gemstone bracelet or botanical hair comb.

The savoury menu looks delicious with finger sandwiches, mini bagels, pork & fennel sausage rolls, and yummy quiches on offer. For mums with a sweet tooth there’s macaroon’s, mini cannoli, chocolate and caramel slice plus fresh scones and jam. $99 Adults | Children under 18 years $75.

5. Mother’s Day Lunch at Sirromet

  • 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.

6. Mother’s Day Cruise | Kookaburra Queen

There’s nothing lovelier than good company, a glass of French champagne and a little live music whilst cruising the Brisbane River on a Sunday. Sounds like one of the Mother’s Day ideas your mum would enjoy? The Kookaburra Showboat, one of Brisbane’s most iconic vessels, is hosting the ultimate Mother’s Day Cruise.

With spectacular water views of the city, enjoyed with a scrumptious menu, this Mother’s Day will be that truly unique experience the whole family can enjoy, children welcome. Pricing varies for breakfast, brunch or lunch and includes buffet, live music and a 2 hour scenic cruise. And every mum receives a free glass of sparkling wine.

Best of all? You can book in for breakfast, brunch, or lunch. Perfect! Book The Kookaburra Showboat Cruise here.

7. Mother’s Day Classic

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.

8. Mother’s Day at Parliament House

  • From 12pm

Impress Mum with a sparkling long lunch at Parliament House! For the first time the Premier’s Balcony will be open to guests! From 12 noon indulge in a delicious three-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. $95 per person + Booking Fee.

9. Mother’s Day in 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.

10. Mother’s Day buffet breakfasts

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! 

11. Country style lunch and leisure drive

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

12. Mother’s Day at The Glen Hotel

The Glen Hotel on Brisbane’s Southside are hosting breakfast, lunch and dinner offers especially for Mother’s Day Brisbane. From 11am-3pm, there will be a jumping castle plus 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.

13. Mother’s Day Bottomless Brunch

  • 10am (2 hour food & drink package)

Spoil mum this Mother’s Day with a Bottomless Brunch at The Waterloo Hotel in Wynnum. Mum will love indulging in a breakfast degustation including all her favourites – mimosas, bloody marys and more! Food & drink included plus a drink on arrival. $49.40 per person or $189.90 for a table of four.

14. Mother’s Day – Mumdala Class

  • 2pm – 7pm
  • $59 per person

Enjoy a session of BYO wine and painting with Mum as the expert team at Pinot and Picasso at Redcliffe host a fun paint and sip session. By the end of the session, even ‘non-creatives’ will be taking home their very own Picasso! The artwork is a double canvas that you and mum will create together.

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!

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