10 Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day Around Atlanta This Weekend

Mother’s Day is only a few days a way, and it’s time to celebrate the mom in your life! Still looking for that unique wow-factor to make Mom feel extra special? While you could always treat her to an incredible meal over at Inman Park, we have put together our Top 10 Favorite Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day to take the stress out of planning while giving Mom and unforgettable weekend. 

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Experience scenic views of ocean creatures, an array of local art, or even the Atlanta skyline – all while enjoying incredible food, scrumptious sips, and live music!

Moms do so much for us. so, what better way to celebrate her than to turn the holiday into a weekend filled with family time, fresh flavors, and even a moment of respite?

Happy Mother’s Day!

  1. High Museum Frequency Friday
    Friday | May 6th
    Treat Mom to a moment of respite and fun as you explore the High Museum galleries and experience the point at which art and Atlanta collide! Sip on exceptional cocktails, mingle with new friends, and tour the Museum and its special exhibits – all while enjoying music from the city’s best DJs.
  2. Cocktails in the Garden
    Through Sunday
    Back by popular demand, the beloved weekly event  features another gorgeous season of bubbles and botanicals. Treat Mom to specialty cocktails, live music and entertainment, and an after-hours look at the newest Origami in the Garden exhibit while spectacularly lit after dark!
  3. Mother’s Day Brunch
    Park Tavern | Sunday, May 8th
    Celebrate Mother’s Day with brunch in the park! Mom will enjoy a bountiful brunch buffet overlooking Piedmont Park and the Midtown city skyline, including a Glendalough Gin drink in a souvenir glass, roses, a rose wall for pictures, and the chance to win an amazing bike.GA Aquarium Mother's day
  4. Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour
    Saturday – Sunday | May 7th – 8th
    Join Mom at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens where the beloved tour showcases a range of 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.
  5. Decatur Arts Festival

    Friday – Sunday | May 6th – 8th
    Kicking off on Friday night, the family-friendly festival features an ArtWalk, Artists Market, live music, hilarious performances, delicious food, and even fun just for the kids – And best of all, it’s free to attend! 
  6. Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens
    Through May 8th
    Does the mom in your life have an eye for design? This year, the 7th 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 esteemed designers from the Southeast.
  7. Atlanta Rose Show
    Saturday | May 7th
    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 64th annual Atlanta Rose Show, don’t miss the Rose Garden, which is in full bloom!
  8. Mother’s Day Storytime at Children’s Museum of Atlanta
    Sunday | May 8th
    Happy Mother’s Day from the Children’s Museum of Atlanta! Celebrating all the amazing moms, grandmas, aunts, and other mother figures, the Museum invites you to enjoy special storytimes, jam sessions, and a special art workshop with guest artist Mai Ly – everyone will even be making flower hats!
  9. Celebrate Mom at Georgia Aquarium
    Sunday | May 8th
    Celebrate the best mom in the entire sea! The special day of fish-filled fun includes free family pictures, a small gift for mom, and magnificent views of the Aquarium’s exhibits. You’ll also have the option to purchase new Brick Art photos by Showtime Pictures. 
  10. Barbara Flowers Solo Show
    Through May 12th

    Lusciously painted with a palette knife, Barbara’s paintings are rich in texture and color. Whether she’s painting figures full of personality, lovely Parisian scenes, beautiful birch trees, or light-filled floral still life paintings, every piece she creates is absolutely stunning!