Mother’s Day is the perfect occasion to create some fun family memories and treat mom to an indulgent day. From unique activities and memorable meals to exciting performances, we’ve rounded up some of the best ways to spend a special day in Mississauga. 

Family Activities

Quality time can be the best gift of all. Here are our top picks for memorable outings. 

Take a Garden Tour: Horticulturalists will enjoy strolling through Mississauga’s many gardens, such as the Brueckner Rhododendron Gardens and the many beautiful plots at the Riverwood Conservancy.

Enjoy an Artful Experience: For creative connoisseurs, what could be better than supporting emerging and mid-career artisans? Mississauga’s annual Resident Artist Exhibition will showcase a variety of artistic disciplines. Afterward, a trip to the Art Gallery of Mississauga will round out your outing. 

Explore History: Those who appreciate heritage will enjoy a visit to one of Mississauga’s historic museums, the Leslie Log House, the Benares Museum or the Bradley Museum. Take a guided tour to learn about the histories of families going back generations. Journey even further back at the Egyptian Museum where you can explore ancient antiquities.

Relax Together: Gift mom with your company and some self-care with a spa treatment at The Spa at Glenerin. After your service, take some time to enjoy the scenery on the grounds of the inn.

Unique Gift Giving

To pick mom a present she’ll cherish, check out some of Mississauga’s unique shopping options

Vintage Finds: Head to Port Credit for unique pre-loved and vintage items at Inner Beach Co., or Our Little Secret Consignment. Or, visit the iconic Sunday Antique Market on Mother’s Day to find a historic treasure. 

One-of-a-Kind Creations: Mississauga is home to many artisans offering custom and unique gifts. Gift mom a beautiful, hand-crafted bracelet made with stones precious in more ways than one from Carrick Creations. Or, serve her up a handmade charcuterie board from N & S Woodworks.

Memorable Meals

If you’re looking for the perfect place to enjoy a meal with mom, these Mississauga restaurants will offer a delicious and memorable dining experience.

Brunch and Buffets: Treat mom to a fine dining experience with a delicious spread. Waterside Inn’s delectable Mother’s Day Brunch is sure to delight. For a broad variety of options, choose the buffets being offered at Glenerin Inn & Spa or LIVE Restaurant.

Picture-Perfect Pastries: Indulge in beautiful baked goods that look as lovely as they taste. Visit the French Corner Patisserie & Boulangerie to be transported to France with every bite, or enjoy classic Canadian favourites at Kate’s Town Talk Bakery.

Special Events for a Special Someone

Book your tickets for these special events to make this Mother’s Day one she won’t forget.

Walk and Wander: Bring the whole family and support Breast Cancer Canada at the Mother’s Day Mississauga Walk. Or, reconnect with nature while wandering the woods during Mother’s Day: Forest Bathing at the Riverwood Conservancy.

Get Creative: Get crafty and create a unique gift together at the Crafternoon Tea Party while you needle-felt a garden gnome teacup diorama.

Be Dazzled: Dance along to some of ABBA’s greatest hits performed by North America’s #1 tribute band at ABBA Revisited or enjoy an evening of comedy and magical entertainment at The Comedy Magic Show.

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