5 Fun Mother’s Day Activities in Edmonton

There’s no shortage of memorable things to do in Edmonton with your mom this weekend. For some ideas on how to celebrate mom, take a look at this guide of Mother’s Day events.


Things to Do on Mother’s Day in Edmonton

1. Mother’s Day Walk

This event is a perfect opportunity to celebrate Mother’s Day while also participating in a noble cause. The family-friend 5K walk (or run, for the athletically inclined) raises funds for breast cancer research in Canada. The event is held by the Breast Cancer Society of Canada and raises upwards of $1.5 million annually.

When: May 14th, at 12pm

Where: 11904 Emily Murphy Park Road NW

2. Edmonton Valley Zoo

The Edmonton Valley Zoo is one of Edmonton’s main attractions. It houses over 350 animals and has a clear focus on conservation. This is a great pick of an enriching and interactive family-friendly destination. On Mother’s Day, the zoo will host a special event focusing on the animal moms, who will be getting treats during the afternoon.

When: May 14th, 12pm-4pm

Where: Edmonton Valley Zoo, 13315 Buena Vista Road

3. Brunch at Violino Gastronomia Italiana

Violino is an upscale restaurant of refined Italian cuisine. Known for its outdoor dining experience, the restaurant is a perfect choice if you’re looking to celebrate Mother’s Day in a sophisticated, tastefully decorated setting that serves traditional Italian food. Their specialties are pastas and pizzas.

When: May 14th, starting at 11am

Where: 10133 125 St NW

4. Mother’s Day Brunch at Bistecca Italian Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Bistecca offers a traditional Italian steakhouse experience with an impressive wine selection. This Mother’s Day, they’re hosting a special brunch, featuring an impressive spread. If shrimp cocktail, carved roast sirloin with garlic jus, and cheeses from around the world are a few of your Mom’s favorite foods, treat her to a memorable meal here. Order her favorite wine and be sure to make a toast to the leading lady.

When: May 14th, 11am-2pm

Where: 2345 111 St NW

5. Mother’s Day Brunch at Fort Edmonton Park

This is the perfect outdoor, family-friendly event to celebrate Mother’s Day. The Blatchford Field Hangar will host their annual Mother’s Day Brunch. The food selection includes breakfast spreads and multiple chef attended stations for food crafted by the chefs themselves, like omelets, eggs Benedict with hollandaise sauce, cold selections and salads, as well as carving stations and dessert stations. Entertainment for the event includes a magician, a photo booth, and a kids’ craft table, which will keep the children engrossed throughout.

When: May 14th, 11am-1pm

Where: 7000 143 Street

Whether you’re in the mood for an upscale, fancy activity or a low-key family event, Edmonton has plenty of events and activities to go to in honour of Mother’s Day. In showcasing all of the best events the city has to offer, we help you celebrate this special occasion the way that best suits you and your family.


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