An elegant high tea experience, relaxing spa day, window shopping, and much more. We’ve come up with a list of fun things to do with your Mom this Mother’s Day because at the end of the day, it’s all about spending time together!
Window Shopping in Historic Downtown & High Tea at Tracycakes
Pick up mom and head to Historic Downtown Abbotsford. Wander through Montrose Avenue and Essendene Street to check out all of the neat locally owned shops and boutiques. After a morning of window-shopping head to Tracycakes Bakery Café and bring along your fascinators for a special “You Fascinate Me” Mother’s Day High Tea!
Enjoy assorted finger sandwiches, mini quiche, savoury biscuit with chicken salad, scones with Devonshire cream, jam and lemon curd, raspberry tarts and more. Seatings available May 11 & 12, call to reserve your spot.
Lunch at Brambles Bistro & Wine Tasting in Mt. Lehman
Take mom out to the countryside neighborhood of Mt. Lehman for a lovely afternoon sipping wine! Start your afternoon at Tanglebank Gardens. Here you can browse the quaint garden and home goods store and then sit down at the restaurant, Brambles Bistro, which is located inside. Treat mom to a lovely brunch or lunch made with locally sourced ingredients!
From here drive up the road to Mt. Lehman Winery for a tasting. Follow this with a tasting inside Seaside Pearl Winery’s unique chapel-style tasting room and finally, sip wine and snack on some local cheese at the picnic benches on the lawn of Singletree Winery.
Grab Coffee & Stroll Around Mill Lake
Head to The Polly Fox on Essendene Ave to grab a handcrafted caffeinated beverage for yourself and your mom. While you’re there pick up a few delicious baked treats to take with you. The Polly Fox specializes in making gluten free treats, and most things are vegan too, so there is something for everyone!
Head over to Mill Lake Park to stroll around the lake with your mom, stopping at one of the many benches to eat your treats and take in the picturesque views.
Take a Class at Iron Cycle & Grab a Juice at The Habit Project
Does your mom love to get active? Maybe she wants to try something she’s never done before? Head to Iron Cycle in Historic Downtown to take a fun heart-pumping spin class with your mom! Even if you’re a beginner Iron Cycle offers classes for every level and the pumping music and enthusiastic atmosphere will make you forget you’re working out. After class, head down the street to The Habit Project to sip on a fresh pressed juice or enjoy a smoothie bowl!
Have a Spa Day at The Wild Orange Spa
You know she deserves it so treat mom to a day of pampering! Let moms worries drift away as she puts on a robe, listens to the calming sounds of the spa atmosphere and escapes the hustle of everyday life.
Whether you choose manicures and pedicures, a facial, massages or one of their unique body treatments you are guaranteed to experience the consistent luxury and attention to detail the Wild Orange Spa is known for.