There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day in Austin! Whether you’re in the mood for tea, brunch, or making bouquets–there is something on this list to make you truly feel special!

Happy Mother’s Day!

*Be sure to call ahead for reservations and the latest event details*

Mother’s Day Tea Party | May 11+12 | 9-11am | Mozart’s

Afternoon Tea | May 10-12 | Multiple Times | Rivery Coffee

Treat mom to a unique experience this Mothers Day Weekend at Rivery’s Afternoon tea. Served with loose leaf tea with a three-course menu of tea sandwiches, pastries, sweets!

Succulent Arrangement Workshop | May 11 | 1pm | Austin Winery

Looking for an exceptional way to celebrate Mother’s Day this year? Look no further! Join us for an exclusive Mother’s Day workshop set amidst the charming ambiance of The Austin Winery. Treat your mom to a delightful experience where you can craft a timeless Mother’s Day gift together.

Dia de las Madres Celebration | May 11 | 3-6pm | Prete Main Street Plaza 

Round Rock Ballet Folklorico, along with the Williamson County Hispanic Heritage Committee, Univision Local Media-Austin, Austin PBS, and the City of Round Rock present the Fourteenth Annual Mother’s Day event, Dia de las Madres! Enjoy arts and crafts for the kids, face-painting, and food, and take pictures with Mom!

Dried Bouquets & Permanent Jewelry | May 11 | 11am | Meanwhile Brewing

Shop for Mother’s Day early with Millie Mayfield permanent jewelry & Ritual Circles dried flora! Food trucks and taproom will be open with plenty of offerings.

Mommy & Me Gardening Hour | 10-11 | Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Mothers and young children (18 months – 5 years) will learn basic gardening techniques and work together in the Little House Garden. Children and adults will learn basic gardening techniques, weed identification, transplanting techniques and basic child friendly plant knowledge.

Each pair will receive 1 terracotta pot and a plant. Pots will be painted at the beginning of class with both mother and child’s hand prints.

Space is limited and will be first come first serve.

Mother’s Day Brunch | May 12 | 10-2:15pm | The Ruby Hotel & Bar

The Ruby Hotel & Bar welcomes families this Mother’s Day, May 12th, for food and festivities. In honor of the cherished women in our lives, the Ruby will have live music, a complimentary mimosa for mom, and an elevated brunch buffet. Full service at the Ruby Bar will be available throughout the event. There are three seatings at 10am, 11:30am, and 1pm.

Annual Mother’s Day Brunch | May 12 | 10:30-2:30 p.m. | The Carillon 

Celebrate Mom with The Carillon’s annual Mother’s Day Brunch, featuring an elegant buffet with countless gourmet options. Commemorate the day with a family photo at the Mother’s Day adorned photo booth just outside the Carillon entrance. $85 per person, $35 for children 6-12 years old, and free for children under 5.

Mother’s Day at the Capitol |South Steps 

Celebrate Mother’s Day at a spectacular venue! This concert is free and open to all.

The air will be filled with a diverse blend of melodies and rhythms, from the rich, complex layers of Ponchielli’s Sinfonia to the stirring patriotic strains of Sousa’s marches. Ticheli’s lively Tex-Mex on the Riverwalk and the elegant Jazz Suite by Shostakovich promise to keep toes tapping, while Gershwin’s timeless tunes evoke a nostalgic charm.

Mother’s Day Special | May 12 | 11-6pm | Indigo Play

Brunch on the Farm | May 12 | 12-2pm | Sweet Eats Fruit Farm 

Join us for an exciting new addition to the farm for a delicious breakfast buffet. Expect all of the traditional favorites & a bit more…  Smoked Turkey Breast, Blueberry and Andouille Sausages, Yogurt Parfait Bar, Fruit, Biscuits and Gravy, Breakfast Potatoes and Hashbrowns, Pastries, Donuts, and Muffins, Coffee, Juice and Milk, Mimosas.

Mother’s Day Market | May 12 | 12-5pm | Meanwhile Brewing

Austin Vendor Market is popping up in our beer garden for Mother’s Day. Arrive at 10am for a free Vinyasa Yoga class with Austin Bouldering Project on the soccer field.

Mother’s Day Brunch | Cork and Barrel Pub

Kalahari Brunch Buffet |10-2pm | Kalahari Convention Center

Looking for a special way to celebrate Mom this year? Join us Sunday, May 12th for our annual Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet featuring all Mom’s breakfast favorites, mouthwatering chef-carved meats, and an overwhelming spread of irresistible sweet treats. Treat your leading lady to an unforgettable celebration! Soft drinks, juices, coffee/tea are included with brunch. A charge bar will be available for the purchase of alcoholic beverages.

That’s not all—we will have a rose for Mom, a craft and card station, live music, and a photo op for the family. We can’t wait to see you there!

Afternoon Tea | May 12 | 2pm | Brentwood Social House

Join us for a wonderful Mother’s Day Afternoon Tea with a 3-tiered stand of crafted sweet and savory items with tea. Ours is a casual, cozy Afternoon Tea with mismatched vintage china pieces set in a quaint coffee house. $70/person

Brunch at Fairmont Austin | May 12 | 10–2pm | Fairmont Austin

Celebrate Mother’s Day at Fairmont Austin with a splendid spread of brunch buffet favorites including slow roasted prime rib, a decadent pastry display and more. Additionally, hotel & brunch guests can enjoy a special pop-up marketplace presenting local retail vendors in partnership with Austin Flea throughout the event. Join us on the 3rd floor’s lavish Congressional Ballroom to enjoy this festive experience and turn moments into memories!

Moms Play Free | May 12 | 10-5pm | Spare Time Texas

Madness is an all-you-can-play special including Bowling + Shoes, Laser Tag, and Unlimited Video Game Play.

Family Day – Fostering Resilience | 11-4 | UMLAUF Sculpture Garden

Join us for a day of celebration and empowerment at our “Fostering Resilience” Family Day! Held in honor of National Foster Care Awareness Month, this Family Day is designed to promote resilience and support for foster families, while offering valuable resources and engaging activities for the entire community.


Ali Tierney
Ali is a lover of boybands, cheese, and a good leather jacket (not always in that order). Born and raised on the Jersey Shore, she left her career as a radio personality to move to Texas with the love of her life, Ed. Since moving to Austin, she became a wife, mama to two sweet little boys, and author of "B is for Boy Bands." She loves salsa dancing, nail salons that serve champagne, and has an Mmmbop tattoo. You can check out her book on Instagram @bisforboybands


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