Mother’s Day Guide in Atlanta 2013


mother's day guide in atlanta

Check out our Mother’s Day Guide in Atlanta 2013 to find fun things to do to celebrate the moms and grandmothers in your family. We have a variety of fun activities and events to suit all types of families

Mother’s Day Guide in Atlanta 2013


FREE: MOM-O-RAMA at Whole Food Market Ponce De Leon

The first 50 moms to stop by will get a gift bags full of goodies! Plus try some samples and visit with representatives from Midtown Family Wellness while you are here! See more info here.

Place: 650 Ponce de Leon Ave NE, Atlanta Georgia 30308
Date: May 9, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Cost: FREE for first 50 moms to stop by


FREE: 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 and make a special felt flower bouquet for Mom or Grandma. Space is limited and pre-payment is required. Call your local store to reserve your spot today.

Place: Pottery Barn Kids store, Lenox Mall, 3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
Date: May 11, 2013
Time: 3 pm & 4 pm
Cost: $10 per child (Age 4 and up)


FREE: Sweetheart’s Frame @ Lowe’s Build & Grow Kids Clinic

Mother’s Day is right around the corner! This Sweetheart Frame makes the perfect gift!

Place: Lowe’s Build & Grow Kids Clinic
Date: May 10, 2013
Time: 10AM
Cost: FREE. See site to register.


FREE: Mother’s Day Card Crafft @ American Girl 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 12, 2013
Time: 1 pm – 3 pm
Cost: FREE and open to public. For girls ages 8 and up. See site for more info.


FREE: 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 handprint keepsake and Mother’s Day coupon book.

Place: Michaels Stores. See site for store locations and more info.
Date: May 6-7, 2013
Time: 5PM – 7PM
Cost: FREE Family Craft Time & some with purchase.


FOOD: Mother’s Day Tea for Tot Cooking Class at Whole Food Market Alpharetta

Mom will love the thought and care the littlest hands put into preparing her special meal.  Students will prepare small bites that are the traditional elements of a proper English tea, and then enjoy tasting the recipes with their special guest.

MENU: Herbed Cucumber Cream Cheese Canapés; Currant Scones with Jam and Honey Butter; and Fresh Fruit Kabobs with Mango-Ginger Sauce. Lemonade and spiced tea will be served.

There are different age ranges & times. See site more info here.

Must register! $19 per child

Place: 1180 Upper Hembree Rd, Roswell Georgia 30076
Date: May 11, 2013
Time: Varied
Cost: $19 per child


FOOD: Mother’s Day Brunch @American Girl Atlanta

Celebrate Mom at American Girl! Join us for a special Mother’s Day brunch, then enjoy exploring the world of American Girl together.

Reservations required; call toll-free 877-247-5223. For girls ages 3 and up. See site for more info.

Place: American Girl Store,  North Point Mall, 1202 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Date: May 12, 2013
Time: 9:30AM
Cost: $14.50 per person (gratuity and sales tax not included)


FOOD: Just Mom and Me @American Girl Atlanta

It’s time for mother-daughter day! You’ll enjoy a special meal, make a paper family tree, and even sign a “mother-daughter promise” to keep creating memories. Includes a keepsake photo and frame, plus an American Girl book to take home.

For girls ages 8 and up. Reservations required; call toll-free 877-247-5223. See site for more info.

Place: American Girl Store,  North Point Mall, 1202 North Point Circle, Alpharetta, GA 30022
Date: May 10, 2013
Time: Available during bistro hours.
Cost: $38 per person (sales tax included)


FOOD: Mother’s Day Brunch @ Georgia Aquarium

Georgia Aquarium is thrilled to offer our Annual Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 12, 2013. 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 11:00 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 12, 2013
Time: 11AM
Cost: Adults & Seniors – $66.95, Children (3-12) – $41.95 ( Prices include general admission.) Additional discount for members.


EVENT: Gardens for Connoisseurs @ Atlanta Botanical Garden

From grand estates to “gardener’s gardens,” the 2013 Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour showcases eleven spectacular private gardens representing the finest in garden design. Both gardening enthusiasts and the “garden curious” will delight in exploring exquisite design and enchanting planting ideas by talented landscape architects, garden designers, and local gardeners.

This year the Tour includes bonus admission to the Decorators’ Show House exterior gardens and discounted $15 admission to the interior house on May 11 and 12.

The Tour is an annual Mother’s Day Weekend tradition since 1984 with proceeds benefitting the Garden.

Place: Atlanta Botanical Garden, 1345 Piedmont Ave. NE Atlanta, GA30309
Date: May 11-12, 2013
Time: 10AM – 5PM
Cost: $25 Advance Tickets. $30 Day of Tour, $10 Individual Garden Admission, Children under 12 Free


EVENT: 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 11, 2013
Time: 11 am – 3 pm
Cost: From $20-$40. Enter for a chance to win free ticket from our tickets giveaway.


EVENT: 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.

Place: Medieval Times, 5900 Sugarloaf Parkway, Lawrenceville,GA
Date: May 7-12, 2013
Time: Check for showtimes
Cost: FREE for all mothers with purchase of one full-priced adult


How do you celebrate Mother’s Day?