Mother’s Day Events in Atlanta

What is your plan to celebrate the special woman in your life on this Mother’s Day in Atlanta? Dads take note and moms leave this post on so the dads will have some ideas on what to do. 🙂 We have made it easier for you by compiling the events around town for you.

Mother’s Day Event in Atlanta 2012

Atlanta: Gardens for Connoisseurs @ Atlanta Botanical Garden

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.

Place: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE Atlanta, GA30309
Date: May 12-13, 2012 (Saturday – Sunday)
Time: 10AM – 5PM
Cost: $25 Advance Tickets. $30 Day of Tour, $10 Individual Garden Admission, Children under 12 Free

 

Atlanta: Mother’s Day Brunch @ Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium is thrilled to offer our Annual Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 13, 2012. Whale sharks, manta rays and beluga whales provide a memorable backdrop as guests dine in the Aquarium’s breathtaking Oceans Ballroom.

Entry for this event will be through the main entrance. Seating will begin promptly at 10:45 a.m. at the Oceans Ballroom entrance located in the Recognition Rotunda of the Aquarium.

Guests may explore the Aquarium before and after the event at a special discounted rate. The general admission and member price for Mother’s Day Brunch includes access to all of the Aquarium exhibits, AT&T Dolphin Tales show, Deepo’s Undersea 3D Wondershow and Frogs: A Chorus of Colors.

Place: Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA
Date: May 13, 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 10:45AM
Cost: Adult – $75.09, Seniors (55+) – $72.95, Children (3-12) – $42.95 ( Prices include general admission.)

 

Atlanta: Mother’s Day @The High Museum of Art

Wish your mom a Happy Mother’s Day by designing her a one-of-a-kind street art tote bag and her very own magnetic graffiti tag. Get your inspiration from the KAWS: Down Time exhibition. Brooklyn-based artist Brian Donnelly, a.k.a KAWS, has installed his larger-than-life sculpture Companion as well as a site-specific mural hanging in the High’s lobby. Free with Museum admission.

Early bird moms also have a chance to win a special treat from Spa Sydell. The first 200 mothers that visit the Museum will get a $20 Spa Sydell Spa Card*.

*Good for any service of $90 or more.

Place: The High Museum of Art, 1280 Peachtree Street, NE , Atlanta,GA
Date: May 13, 2012 (Sun)
Time: 1PM-4PM
Cost: Free with Museum admission

 

Atlanta: Mother’s Day After Dark @ Zoo Atlanta

Make Mother’s Day an event to remember – spend the night in the zoo! Explore the special bond that exists between parent and child in the animal kingdom with fun crafts, games, and animal encounters. Learn about some of the zoo’s newest parents!

Place: Zoo Atlanta, 800 Cherokee Avenue, SE, Atlanta, GA 30315
Date: May 12, 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 6 PM-10 PM
Cost: Member – $52; Non-Member – $65

 

Atlanta: Mother’s Day Celebration @ Imagine It! Children Museum

Create special memories on Mother’s Day with a trip to Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta.  Join the Imaginators for a sweet Mother’s Day story, “A Ride on Mother’s Back: A Day of Baby Carrying around the World” by Emery Bernhard.  Then, children can create a giant greeting card as a handmade gift from the heart for their Mom.

Place: Imagine It!, 275 Centennial Park Drive NW, Atlanta, GA 30313-1827
Date: May 12, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 12:00 PM
Cost: Included with Museum admission

 

Atlanta: Baby and Child Expo @ The Fox Theatre

This is THE premier party for expectants and new parents in Atlanta, referred to as “the best baby expo event we’ve attended” by The Bump magazine’s area representatives. You’ll find “all things baby” for new moms and moms-to-be, as well as their friends & family.

Event highlights include great giveaways of nursery furniture, strollers, and more, relaxing mommy pampering, maternity fashion show, baby gear runway, and Cravings Corner!

Place: The Fox Theatre – Atlanta | 660 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308
Date: May 12, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Cost: From $20-$40. Check out Coupsicle.com for 50% off ticket.

 

Atlanta: Mother’s Day Doll Tea Party @ Pottery Barn Kids

Mothers and grandmothers are invited to join us for a special tea-time with their child. Put on your finest and bring a favorite doll or teddy bear in for an afternoon of refreshments, stories and more.

Place: Pottery Barn Kids store, Lenox Mall, 3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Date: May 12, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 3 pm & 4 pm
Cost: Free but you must RSVP for the event.

 

Alpharetta: Mother’s Day Card Crafft @ AmericanGirl Atlanta

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.

Place: AmericanGirl Store,  North Point Mall, 1202 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Date: May 13, 2012 (Sunday)
Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
Cost: FREE and open to public. For girls ages 8 and up

 

Alpharetta: Memories with Moms @AmericanGirl Atlanta

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.

Place: AmericanGirl Store,  North Point Mall, 1202 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Date: May 13, 2012 (Sunday)
Time: During bistro hour
Cost: $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.

 

Alpharetta: Mother’s Day Doll Tea Party @ Pottery Barn Kids

Mothers and grandmothers are invited to join us for a special tea-time with their child.  Put on your finest and bring a favorite doll or teddy bear in for an afternoon of refreshments, stories and more.

Place: Pottery Barn Kids store, North Point Mall, 1000 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Date: May 12, 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 3 pm & 4 pm
Cost: Free but you must RSVP for the event.

 

Lawrenceville: Medieval Mother’s Day @Medieval Times

Treat mom like a Queen on Mother’s Day weekend at Medieval Times. FREE for all mothers with purchase of one full-priced adult (Must mention discount code: MFWEB). Plus free flower for all mothers in attendance on Mother’s Day.

Place: Medieval Times, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville,GA
Date: May 11-13, 2012 (Friday – Sunday)
Time: Check for showtimes
Cost: FREE for all mothers with purchase of one full-priced adult (Must mention discount code: MFWEB). Plus free flower for all mothers in attendance on Mother’s Day

 

Multiple Locations: Mother’s Day Crafts @Michaels Stores

Celebrate Mother’s Day with various crafts projects at Michaels stores. There are several in the month of May for Mother’s Day crafts from Mother’s Day frame, Mother’s Day mug, Mother’s Day Butterfly card and many more.

Place: Michaels Stores. See site for store locations.
Date: Several date from May 6-May 12, 2012
Time: Varied
Cost: FREE Make-It Take-It & some with purchase.

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