Mother’s Day celebration is coming up this weekend, and Sacramento has tons of activities and events dedicated to every mom. The moms in our lives have sacrificed so much, and they deserve a treat to make them feel extra special. So if you want to go beyond the traditional way to celebrate this occasion, find out what are the best things to do in Sacramento on Mother’s Day.
There is nothing comparable to a well-planned getaway in choosing the best for your mom in exchange for seeing her smile and making her happy. Putting time and effort into gathering the whole family to honor Mom is one way of showing how grateful we are. Even though one day a year isn’t enough to honor them, this mom-centric holiday is an excellent opportunity to express our gratitude.
Whether you’re looking for a place to pamper your mom or planning an unforgettable day at her favorite restaurant, the Sacramento region has plenty of events and activities that honor motherhood. Celebrate Mother’s Day with our list of things to do in Sacramento to recognize and appreciate their roles in our lives!
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Foothill Community Center
5510 Diablo Dr., Sacramento, CA 95842
Phone Number: (916) 725-1585
May 6, 2023
Saturday | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
My Mother’s Hands is excited to have a great fellowship, food entertainment, and fun events in Sacramento to celebrate Mother’s Day. Shawn Raiford, Saxophonist, and Walter Campbell, Comedian will be joining everyone to enjoy this celebratory event. Beautiful brunch prepared by Patsy Rogers and a special guest Dr. Valerie Yerger and friends from Whole Wellness Therapy.
My Mother’s Hands is a non-profit and their vision is that every grieving adult, child, and family will never suffer alone in silence and will find others that can help them find hope, and healing, and live life again without their mother physically here.
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Leatherby’s Family Creamery
2333 Arden Way, Sacramento, CA 95825
Phone Number: (916) 920-8382
May 10, 2023
Wednesday | 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Please join Young at the Arts for a special pre-Mother’s Day Paints & Ice Cream (for KIDS) at Leatherby’s Family Creamery Arden! Participants will be painting a beautiful picture of sunrise and tulips for Mom. Let your little ones release their inner artist while Young at the Arts founder, Liz Harrington, guides them step by step in creating their own masterpiece.
This painting will use both sea sponges and paintbrushes. There is no age limit and adults do not need to sign up with their children (unless they want to paint too) but please plan on someone hanging around (no drop-offs). Tickets include all supplies, instruction, and a scoop of Leatherby’s legendary ice cream.
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Glenn Hall Park
5415 Sandburg Dr., Sacramento, CA 95819
Phone Number: (916) 735-5350
May 12, 2023
Friday | 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Single Mom Strong will celebrate with single mothers every day in the Sacramento area, but they have some events and surprises in store for Mother’s Day. Stop by and pick up your hot meal, fresh off from some of Sacramento’s finest food trucks. Stay a few minutes to meet other local single moms, or bring a blanket and your kiddos and make an evening of it, while we enjoy a picnic in the park.
Your dinner and first child’s meal are FREE, with additional kids’ meals available for just $7/ each. Take the night off of cooking and kick off the holiday weekend right. One order per family led by a single mom, which will include one adult meal, a child’s meal (if reserved, please do not reserve if your child will not be with you), and a special gift for mom.
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Flatland Brewing Company
9183 Survey Rd., Ste. 104, Elk Grove, CA 95624
Phone Number: (916) 824-2277
May 13, 2023
Saturday | 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Come celebrate Mother’s Day in the Sacramento area at Flatland Brewing Company. Enjoy a delicious brunch and create a custom flower arrangement. All tickets include materials, instruction, and a delectable brunch plate from The Pizza Peel. The perfect item to share as a gift. Actual designs may vary based on season and availability.
Co-hosted with Orange Dragonfly, they are excited to see you at the Mother’s Day events in the Sacramento area. Be sure to grab your tickets early to reserve your spot!
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1014-7 Riley St., Folsom, CA 95630
Phone Number: (916) 608-8850
May 13, 2023
Saturday | 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
What’s more magical than a curated bouquet from your little one? Join us at BuysKids Folsom for a fun afternoon of bouquet-making. All grown-ups are welcome to come in and help their little ones curate a bouquet to give for Mother’s Day. They will have a variety of florals to choose from along with coloring to make the presentation that much more magical.
All ages are welcome to this event. Each child will be able to create one bouquet of eight flowers. There will be an add-on option to have your bouquet placed in a vase. Please arrive promptly and purchase tickets beforehand.
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Westfield Galleria at Roseville
1151 Galleria Blvd., Roseville, CA 95678
Phone Number: (916) 787-2000
May 13, 2023
Saturday | 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Join Westfield Galleria at Roseville for Mother’s Day shopping experience and so many things to do and events for moms. Enjoy live music and some bevies at the Wine & Whiskey Mother’s Day Shopping Event when you spend $250+ combined at any of their stores and restaurants. The lounge will be set up in Grand Court between Gucci and Saint Laurent.
You must show your receipts from that day and be 21+ to receive two tickets for complimentary glasses of wine or whiskey cocktails.
River Walk Park
651 2nd St., West Sacramento, CA 95605
Phone Number: (279) 399-0842
May 13 – 14, 2023
Saturday – Sunday | 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The hottest bands begin the weekend of soul followed by legendary singing groups to complete this showcase of the soul when Unity meets Harmony. Get ready…cause here they come! It’s the ever-popular Temptations Review led by Paul Williams Jr., the son of The Temptations founding member Paul Williams. This supreme group has the Temptations legacy with them as they perform all the hits, the dance steps, and the powerful voices that make the brand last forever in American music.
If you like The Temptations, you will love this exciting group straight from Detroit. Talk about great voices, the Greg Hill Delfonics Tribute will bring back those memories of love and house party slow dances. But wait, your ticket on the Voices Of Soul at the Mother’s Day Soul Fest happening will also allow you to hear the world-famous recording stars The Intruders. The event will also present the annual Monique Nelson “Most Outstanding Mothers” (MOMs) Awards.
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Garden Highway, Sacramento, CA 95837
Phone Number: (707) 514-0689
May 14, 2023
Sunday | 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM | 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
There are so many events and things to do to celebrate Mother’s Day. This year, Spoiled Royal will have two Cruises lined up, both including a great meal and a non-alcoholic beverage. Queen Brunch Cruise is for the more mature crowd and Turnt Lunch Cruise is for the more active crowd. Three hours on the Sacramento River enjoying good tunes and great vibes with beautiful scenes. This will be the third year hosting Mother’s Day Cruise. All of the events with Spoiled Royal include something to pamper and help to bring the relaxation that we all need in this hectic life.
While enjoying the beautiful Sac weather, partake in a delicious brunch special while sipping on some wine or mimosas. They will have massage chairs and skilled therapists ready to help relax the neck, shoulders, and back. Private massages are also available. They will also have photographers, great drinks, and a host to keep your spirits up with a few down-to-earth servers assisting with whatever you need.
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Cante Ao Vinho Tasting Room and Wine Bar
5250 Front St., Rocklin, CA 95677
Phone Number: (916) 824-2277
May 14, 2023
Sunday | 11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Celebrate mom with a bubbling mimosa featuring Cante’s Arinto paired with an equally stunning and delicious charcuterie feast by Divine Grazing Foods in the Cante Ao Vinho Cellar. Fruits, bagels, biscuits, hard-boiled eggs, breakfast meats, and more. Join the buffet-style brunch of your dreams.
It’s loaded up with a variety of crowd-favorite breakfast foods for an unforgettable family feast celebrating the most important gal in our lives. Tickets are limited. Additional mimosas and/or wine are available for purchase at the cellar bar. Make it a full afternoon celebration and stay for live music by Zach Olmos upstairs in the tasting room at 2 pm.
Photo by: Mimi’s Macrames
Track 7 Brewing Company – Natomas
826 Professor Lane, #100, Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone Number: (916) 891-5056
May 14, 2023
Sunday | 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Mimi’s Macramé and Track 7 Brewing Company present a fun-filled and special Macramé Workshop on Mother’s Day at Track 7 in Natomas. They have planned this event as a perfect opportunity to surprise your loved ones with a fun and unique activity while showing them how much you appreciate your mothers.
During the workshop, they will be creating macramé vase hangers. Each attendee will have the chance to make their very own hanger using high-quality materials and will be provided with a stylish mason jar to hang from the hanger. There will also be a variety of artificial Spring flowers to choose from to put together your own arrangement.
Mothers should be celebrated to the fullest. And there are so many ways to show your mom just how much they are appreciated and loved. We show them how valuable they are every day. But to celebrate Mother’s Day, join any of the events or things to do in Sacramento that can make their special day bright and memorable!
Sacramento offers a wide variety of opportunities for kids to enjoy and have fun all year round! Check out our list of kids resources. Are you looking for more things to do with kids around Sacramento? Browse through our places to go and camps section. Check out our blog posts if you’re even more curious and seek to learn more about kids’ topics, tips, and guides.
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