10 Ways to Celebrate Mothers Day Around Atlanta | 2019

Spring is in full bloom, which means it’s that special time of year again – The time to celebrate the Mom in your life! Mother’s Day is quickly approaching on Sunday, May 12th, 2019.

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Enjoy some family time outside riding bikes or illuminating the night, or treat mom to an evening on the town – or even an afternoon of sipping and sampling all to herself. 

No matter where you’re celebrating, we have you covered with our  list of the Top 10 Ways to Celebrate Mom Around Atlanta in 2019.

Happy Mother’s Day!

  1. Decatur Lantern Parade
    Friday | May 10th
    What better way to kick off Mother’s Day weekend than by lighting up the night with the whole family? Make the evening more memorable by creating your own lanterns with Mom, and parade to the downtown square along with the Black Sheep Marching Ensemble!
  2. Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour
    Saturday – Sunday | May 11th – 12th
    Join Mom at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens where the beloved tour showcases 9 spectacular private gardens, giving gardening enthusiasts the opportunity to explore impressive garden designs! Both experienced garden connoisseurs and inquisitive garden novices will delight in this self-guided tour. Gain inspiration from the exquisite ideas showcased by talented landscape architects, garden designers, and local gardeners.
  3. Chastain Park Arts Festival
    Saturday – Sunday | May 11th – 12th
    From the youngest art lover to the more seasoned artists, Chastain Park Arts Festival is an annual favorite! In addition to fine art from over 185 artists, families will enjoy interactive activities, a special children’s areas, and live artist demonstrations. Food trucks will be on the scene, and live acoustic music will fill the air for a complete Springtime experience to commemorate Mother’s Day!
  4. Le Fête du Rosé
    Saturday | May 11th

    Treat Mom to an indulgent day of wine, champagne, frosé, and rosé cocktails while enjoying carefully curated menus. The fun continues with other fun activities, including large and artfully-designed photo installations along the way!
  5. Decatur Concerts on Square
    Saturday | May 11h
    Every Saturday through May, Decatur’s favorite live music series takes place at the Old Courthouse Square in Downtown Decatur. Purchase a meal from a nearby restaurant and enjoy a picnic with mom as you take in the scenic neighborhood, beautiful evening weather, and a live Mother’s Day performance!
  6. Fernbank After Dark
    Friday | May 10th
    Treat Mom to an evening out with exclusive Museum access after dark and a variety of hands-on activities for adults! The evening will also include live, after-hours access to all indoor exhibits and giant screen films. Craft beer and cocktails and tasty small plates will be available for purchase. May’s theme, Art & Science, explores the intersection where art meets science through special activities and demonstrations!
  7. Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens
    Friday – Sunday | May 10th – 12th
    Does the mom in your life have an eye for design? Benefiting the Atlanta History Center, the 4th annual showhouse will host a variety of events, from book-signings to history lessons and festive celebrations! Guests will also be regaled with the talents and creativity of 17 designers from the Southeast.
  8. Atlanta Rose Show
    Saturday – Sunday | May 11th – 12th
    Join Mom at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens where the Greater Atlanta Rose Society will feature roses of every variety and color. While taking in the Atlanta Rose Show, don’t miss the Rose Garden, which is in full bloom!
  9. Mother’s Day Brunch
    Sunday | May 12th
    From a decadent brunch at the Ritz-Cartlton Atlanta to live music and an authentic Southern buffet, there are plenty of ways to put that special spin on Mom’s holiday brunch! Throughout the city, restaurants will be serving exceptional dining experiences all weekend long – But be sure to make a reservation for the special mom in your life!
  10. Atlanta Cycling Festival
    Kicks off Saturday | May 11th
    Is your family more the active type? Grab your bicycles and celebrate Mom in a unique way all weekend long! Themed rides and events will continue throughout the Festival Week with events for art lovers, cyclists who love great cocktails, rides with your babies, and of course the Big Opening Bash!