The Best Mother’s Day Activities this Weekend

Mother’s Day is that extra special time of the year to show your appreciation for the women that have profoundly touched your heart and affected your life in a positive way. Why not give her a treat, pamper her, and choose from several things she can enjoy this Mother’s Day weekend?


Mother’s Day Sunset Dinner Cruise

6 p.m., Hornblower Cruises and Events
Here’s a treat sure to thrill your sweetheart this Mother’s Day weekend. Take mom on a scenic three-hour yacht cruise of the San Diego Bay! The cruise price consists of a private table, a special three course seated dinner, ongoing entertainment by a DJ, and, finally, an absolutely spectacular sunset view of lovely downtown San Diego and the bay. Tickets begin at $79.

Mother’s Day Brunch San Diego Zoo Safari Park

10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

The weather looks spectacular this weekend and what better day to take mom to enjoy something different for a change? The San Diego Zoo Safari Park is having a Mother’s Day brunch Sunday May 14. The special brunch and all day pass for adult non-members is $98.95, $46.95 for members. If you’re bring the kiddos along, non-member prices are $60.95 and $18.95 for members.

La Valencia Mother’s Day Brunch

10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Here’s a perfect way to pamper that exceptional mom with all you can drink mimosas and a memorable champagne brunch in La Jolla. The Mother’s Day brunch at THE MED Ocean View Restaurant features live entertainment from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in addition to an extravagant Mother’s Day menu. Breakfast classics, savory small bites, and tasty treats are but a small token to demonstrate your appreciation for that extraordinary mom in your life. Reservations are suggested at (858) 454-0771.

Ragtime: j Company Youth Theatre

7:45 p.m. David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre, La Jolla

After a day of treating mom to an awesome brunch in La Jolla, why not plan on wrapping up the special day by treating her to the J Company theatre production of Ragtime, an emotional performance that captures the essence of the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. Located at the David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre at 4126 Executive Dr, La Jolla, non-member tickets are $19.

Mother’s Day Helicopter Tour

Corporate Helicopters, San Diego

Give mom an exciting and memorable Mother’s Day gift this year – a helicopter tour of the stunning San Diego coastline! Her heart will soar as an experienced pilot provides a breathtaking view from above of magnificent Torrey Pines, Crystal Pier, Tourmaline Beach, La Jolla Cove and Mission Bay. The approximately 18-minute exhilarating tour is reasonably priced at $199 for up to 3 passengers.