Mother’s Day Events in Melbourne

This Mother’s Day why not spoil mum with a delicious breakfast, lunch or high tea at one of these stunning locations around Melbourne. Inspire your mum to be creative with a paint and sip class at Gasworks or raise funds for the National Breast Cancer Foundation by running in the Mother’s Day Classic.


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Mother’s Day Classic

This year, the Mother’s Day Classic is going local, with the option of a virtual fun run or walk within the community. The Mother’s Day Classic over the years has raised an incredible $35.3 million and funded more than 64 breast cancer research projects across Australia.

Date: Sunday 9 May 2021
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Mother’s Day at the Convent

Celebrate Mother’s Day in the lush gardens of Abbotsford Convent. Moral Fairground presents Mother’s Day at the Convent, a special Mother’s Day experience that includes a Mother’s Day Tea Party (Convent Bakery), a Marketplace of 20 unique stalls, a Fair Trade Flower wall installation, gifts for mum, giveaways, speakers, and much more.

Date: Sunday 9 May 2021
Time: Marketplace 10am–4pm, Tea Party 11am–1.30pm
Abbotsford Convent, 1 St Heliers Street, Abbotsford
Price: $40–$85.
Free entry to Marketplace
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Paint and Sip Class for Mother’s Day

Give mum the gift of creativity, and a treasured new memory in this fun paint and sip class with Paint For Fun in Melbourne.

During this class, our talented instructors will teach you step-by-step to paint this loving mamma with their child: blonde, brunette or redhead. Write your favourite quote or just decorate with flowers – the choice is yours.

Date: Sunday 9 May 2021
Time: 2–4.15pm
Location: Garden Studios, Gasworks – 21 Graham Street, Albert Park
Price: $55
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Mother’s Day at Puffing Billy Railway

Puffing Billy Railway has an intimate Mother’s Day brunch or lunch at the heritage-listed Nobelius Packing Shed. Travel in open-side carriages through the beautiful Dandenong Ranges before stopping at Nobelius Station to enjoy a locally sourced grazing platter or two-course meal.

Date: Sunday 9 May 2021
Time: Brunch 10am–1.45pm, Lunch 12.30pm–3.45pm
Location: 1 Old Monbulk Road, Belgrave
Price: $92–$116
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Mother’s Day Breakfast at Melbourne Zoo

Treat mum to a delicious hot breakfast at the Lakeside Cafe in Melbourne Zoo. Enjoy a hot plated breakfast along with fresh fruits and other special baked treats. Tea, juice and brewed coffee.

Zoo admission is complimentary with the Mother’s Day ticket. Kids can enjoy a fun surprise activity and all mothers will receive a special take-home gift.

Date: Sunday 9 May 2021
Time: 9.30– 11.15 am
Location: Lakeside Cafe, Melbourne Zoo, Elliott Ave, Parkville
Price: $40–$75
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We try our best to provide accurate information on kid-friendly events around Victoria but do recommend parents check details directly to confirm dates, times, prices as some details may be subject to change.

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