Mix it up for Mom: Things to do in Toronto on Mother's Day
Taylor Poelman, CTV Toronto
Published Friday, May 9, 2014 10:16AM EDT
Last Updated Sunday, May 11, 2014 10:26AM EDT
If you're looking for something unique and exciting to do in Toronto this Mother's Day weekend -- whether it's with the whole family, just you and her, or for Mom alone – we've got you covered with this roundup of events.
Take her out to the ball game! The Jays play the Angels – Friday through Monday.
Date: May 11, 1 p.m.; May 12, 7 p.m.
Location: Rogers Centre
Cost: Ticket information here
For more adventurous moms, explore the suspension bridges, zip-lines and rich history of the Niagara Escarpment, and be sure to check out the Mother's Day specials! On May 11 only, moms and up to three family members get $30 off an Eco Adventure Tour.
Date: May 11
Location: Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260 Scenic Caves Road in Collingwood
Cost: Free admission for moms with paid child Caves/Suspension Bridge/Mini-golf package ($20.57)
The Gardiner Museum has a Mother's Day theme this weekend – with tile painting! Kids can paint a ceramic tile with a wide array of colours for their mothers, grandmothers, aunts, or caregivers.
Date: May 11, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location: Gardiner Museum, 111 Queen's Park
Cost: Free with admission! $12 for adults, $8 for seniors, $6 students, free for children under 12
Have brunch on the water aboard Mariposa Cruises' The Northern Spirit. Indulge in a buffet-style brunch, cocktails and scenic views during this special two-hour cruise along Toronto's harbourfront.
Date: May 11 at 11:30 a.m.
Location: Queen's Quay Terminal, 207 Queen's Quay West
Cost: $48.95 for adults; $24.95 for children
Planning something surprising this year? Mix brunch with burlesque! Try Chai French Toast or Eggs Benedict with a homemade scone among other options, including cocktails.
Date: May 11; 12:30 to 3 p.m. (show starts at 1:30 p.m.)
Location: The Libertine, 1307 Dundas Street West
Cost: $15 (not including food and drink)
Treat her to a day of chivalry, jousting and knights in shining armour this weekend, where mom's get in free with the purchase of an adult ticket. There's also a $20 Mother's Day package which includes a "Queen Mom" photo, "Queen of the Castle" sash, and the choice of champagne, cider or a mimosa.
Date: Ends May 11
Location: Medieval Times, 10 Dufferin Street, Exhibition Place
Cost: $65.95 for adults; $42.95 for children 12 and under (ticket packages available)