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

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, 2021.

From smelling roses to sipping rosé, there’s something special for every Mom’s taste! Enjoy some family time outside, treat mom to some beautiful art – or even the art of cooking – followed by 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 2021.

Happy Mother’s Day!

  1. Mimosas for Mom
    Atlanta History Center | Sunday, May 9th
    Celebrate Mother’s Day with an outdoor stroll through Goizueta Gardens, including complimentary mimosas!  Splurge on mom with a botanical infused cocktail inspired by one of the nine distinct gardens. Mimosas, coffee, orange juice, and mocktails are included in the cost of general admission.
  2. Gardens for Connoisseurs Tour
    Saturday – Sunday | May 9th – 10th
    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.
  3. Virtual Pasta-Making Class with Mom

    Celebrate Mother’s Day by learning the art of traditional fresh pasta making in your own home kitchen!
    The class will supply you with everything you need (don’t worry – a pasta machine is not required!).Participants will learn how to make fresh pasta from start to finish alongside a homemade pomodoro sauce.
  4. Southeastern Designer Showhouse & Gardens
    Through May 23rd
    Does the mom in your life have an eye for design? Benefiting the Atlanta History Center, the 5th 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.
  5. Atlanta Rose Show
    Saturday – Sunday | May 9th – 10th
    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!
  6. Callanwolde Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition
    Through May 27th
    Treat the art-loving mom in your life to a special treat! The show features the work of 16 talented Callanwolde artists and instructors, showcasing pieces in Painting, Mixed Media, Pottery, and Ceramics. 
  7. Mother’s Day at Atlanta Botanical Gardens
    Saturday – Sunday 
    Celebrate mom on Saturday with and enjoy a stroll through the woodlands during a wonderful special-event brunch in the Gainesville Garden. On both Saturday and Sunday, the Greater Atlanta Rose Society hosts the 62nd Atlanta Rose Show, showcasing cut-flower roses of every variety and color! 
  8. Mother’s Day Storytime at Children’s Museum of Atlanta
    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 on stage for a reading of Irene Smalls’ Jonathan and His Mommy. Upstairs, guests will build their own picture frames to treasure special memories together.
  9. Storytime at Fernbank Museum
    Recommended for kids up to the age of 6, Preschoolers will enjoy a story and special demonstration with a Fernbank educator!
  10. Pilates by the Water at Georgia Aquarium
    May 11th
    Let mom break a sweat at the most unique and inspiring fitness studio Atlanta has to offer – Georgia Aquarium! The  socially distant Pilates classes led by local instructors are designed to challenge students of all experience levels. Sessions take place in the magnificent Oceans Ballroom, offering incredible views of manta rays and whale sharks while you challenge your mind and body.