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Things to Do This Mother’s Day in Toowoomba

This article shares some of the best things to do to celebrate your mum, this mother’s day, in Toowoomba.

Looking for ideas for Mother’s Day 2024 or wondering what should I do for Mother’s Day in Toowoomba?

This list will give you lots of good ideas for Mother’s Day outings in Toowoomba.

Mail a hug 2024

Get in early with this one and make a life-sized hug to send to Mum, Grandma, or other loved ones. Here’s how.

Mother’s Day picnic 2024

Why not surprise mum with a beautiful picnic? It’s a great, budget friendly option, and you can keep your social distance too! Set up a picnic in your back garden and invite your mum to do the same, then toast each other from your own lawns and patios via Skype or another meeting software. It also allows the whole family to connect with one another without leaving your homes.

Send a meal 2024

Check your mother’s favourite restaurant to see if they are offering a delivery service for Mother’s Day. If they are, you can SEND a meal for her to enjoy at home!

State Rose Garden Newtown Park 2024

If you don’t fancy a walk or run, why not relax with your mum amongst the roses in Newtown Park, 1,500 of them!  The State Rose Garden at Newtown Park is the perfect spot to enjoy a relaxing picnic with barbeques and picnic areas available amongst the beauty of the rosarium.

Where: Taylor Street, Corner of Holberton, Tor and Pottinger Streets, Toowoomba

Phone: 1800 331 155

Mother’s Day High Tea 2024

Looking to enjoy a delicious high tea with your Mum or Grandmother? This is the place to be! Celebrate Mother’s Day with a delectable high tea, including savoury and sweet treats, a glass of Prosecco or non alcoholic punch.

Bookings are essential, $65 per person. Find out more here.

Where: Encores Restaurant, 56a Neil St, Toowoomba, 4350

Time: 10am – 12pm or 1pm – 3pm

Cobb+Co Mother’s Day Breakfast 2024

Cobb+Co Museum are hosting a delicious breakfast for Mum this Mother’s Day. Plus there are heaps of fun activities to do on the day too! There are three time slots for breakfast: 8.30am, 9.30am or 10.30am. The breakfast buffet is $25.90 for adults, and $12.95 for children.

Bookings are essential and can be made by calling 4659 4910.

Where: Cobb+Co Museum, 27 Lindsay Street

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Spa Day for Mums 2024

Going to a day spa is just not something a mum would normally do for herself.  It’s too much of a luxury to have someone rub your feet, to wear a big fluffy robe, to sit in a room with candles and be treated like royalty. For many mums, it’s a quick route to mummy guilt and feeling that it’s money that should be spent on something else and not her own wellbeing. That’s why giving a mum or mum to be a day spa gift voucher works. It’s pretty much telling her to go and be treated like a queen with absolutely no guilt attached. She has no choice but to accept and use the voucher!

Where: various locations in Toowoomba

When: Whenever she wants!

Find out about spa days for mums here.

Toowoomba Japanese Gardens 2024

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Perhaps your mum prefers the harmony of a Japanese garden? Why not take her for a picnic in the Toowoomba Japanese Gardens at the University of Southern Queensland where she can have a chance to relax amongst the Zen-like elements of the manicured gardens filled with streams and waterfalls, Japanese and Australian natives and manicured lawns.

Where: West St, Darling Heights

If you’re keen to take your mum somewhere to eat, Toowoomba has some great child friendly restaurants.

Mother’s Day Classic 2024

Get active for breast cancer this Mother’s Day. We are delighted to share that a Mother’s Day Classic event will be held at Middle Ridge Park, Toowoomba at 8am on Sunday 12th 2024! Choose to walk or run 5km.

Looking for even more things to do in Toowoomba? We’ve got you covered!

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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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