Mother and daughters standing by the ocean at Cambria

Bring mom to SLO CAL, and you’ll have everything you need to give her a Mother’s Day to remember. From wine-tasting experiences and brunch hot spots to fun workshops and tea parties, these are the experiences guaranteed to make her feel like a queen for a day.

Mother's Day Brunch in SLO CAL

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At CASS Winery, enjoy a gorgeous family style brunch buffet at their hilltop Barrel Room. Find hand-carved New York strip, artichoke spinach tomato and chevre frittata, acai bowls with toppings and more on the menu. Kid-friendly options will also be available. (This is a pre-paid reservation; Groups must purchase tickets together).

Join Le Vigne Winery in Paso Robles for a good time with mom. Brunch includes a three-course meal and mimosa. An array of entre options include traditional poached organic eggs with prosciutto cotto and warm hollandaise sauce, pesto lasagna, asiago gnocchi con crema or focaccia prosciutto de parma. Tickets are $55 and $45 for wine club members.

Eberle Winery will be offering a tasty brunch buffet on its vineyard deck. Stop by from 11 AM to 1 PM to enjoy live music and a brunch catered by Stein's Catering. Tickets are $85 for adults and $25 for children.

Along 46 East at the Paris-inspired estate winery, Paris Valley Road is offering a decadent three-course Mother’s Day brunch. With seating at 11 AM, treat mom to a delightful meal consisting of lobster, short rib hash and bread pudding. Each course is paired with a complimentary glass of Paris Valley Road estate wine. Tickets required.


North Coast

Road trip up Highway 1 for a delicious Mother's Day meal from Robin's Restaurant in Cambria. They offer a brunch menu with items like kimchi fried rice, shakshuka, chilaquiles, salmon benedict and more. Reservations highly recommended. 

For farm-to-table fare, head to Linn’s Restaurant in Cambria. Linn’s is a tried-and-true spot for a beautiful, delicious brunch spread. Specials include Scottish egg, local char-grilled asparagus spears, butternut squash ravioli and springtime eggs benedict. For drinks, choose from a berry wine sparkler, mimosa or Linn’s signature olallieberry lemonade.

On Mother's Day hit the bay with a Chablis Chowder Cruise in Morro Bay. Treat mom to a 2-hour cruise on the bay with a lunch of a turkey sandwich, salad and cup of award-winning clam chowder! Enjoy views of the wildlife and sandspits while enjoying beverages like craft beer, bloody marys and other cocktails available for purchase. 


Mimosas from Granada Hotel & BistroPhoto credit: Granada Hotel & Bistro

San Luis Obispo

For a mouthwatering meal, head to Granada Hotel & Bistro for their prix-fixe Mother's Day brunch. Start off with a deviled egg topped with beet root pure, lemon, chives and capers. Choose a first course of salad, smoked fish or yogurt parfait. As your second course, choose between tuna tataki, brioche pain perdu, crispy pork belly or grilled cheese and tomato bisque- yum! Secure your table today. 

Celebrate mom with a festive brunch experience at Piadina (located within the boutique Hotel SLO). With a buffet full of mouth-watering favorites and decadent classics including avocado louie, morning bun french toast, duck confit and stawberry shortcake bar, the whole family can indulge in the special celebration.  

In fine weather, there’s no prettier patio than at Novo Restaurant & Lounge in downtown San Luis Obispo. Enjoy a flavorful, creative meal framed by the twisting oaks above the patio and flowing creek below. Just be sure to make your reservation early, as Novo serves 500-600 people on Mother’s Day.

Luna Red in SLO will also be offering a decadent brunch. Sit out on their vibrant patio and enjoy dishes like duck confit benedict, beignets and chicken n' waffles. 

Of course, the Madonna Inn always has a hearty dinner planned at the Gold Rush Steakhouse for you and your mom. But if you have your heart set on a special Mother’s Day breakfast or brunch, the breakfast specials at the Copper Cafe are tough to beat. Can’t do either? Bring Mom over any time to the Copper Cafe for a slice of pink champagne cake and a glass of sparkling wine. These treats will be sure to make any mom feel special.

Also in downtown San Luis Obispo, California coastal The Oak Grill serves a decadent brunch from 8 AM to 3 PM. Moms and their fans can dine on smoked salmon bagels and homemade eggs benedict. Opt in for coffee, cold pressed juices or a cocktail of mom's choice. But don’t wait to walk in: reservations are highly recommended.


South Coast

From 7 AM to 2 PM, Pequín Coastal Cocina at Vespera Resort on The Beach will offer a menu of favorites to create a special Mother’s Day Brunch for all the special women in your life. With selections highlighting their quality ingredients such as lemon mascarpone pancakes, crab cake eggs benedict and dungeness crab BLT indulge in spring flavors.  Don't forget the specialty-crafted cocktails as well! 

Does Mom like gastropubs, SLO CAL wines and craft beer? The a la carte brunch menu at Mason Bar & Grill in the Village of Arroyo Grande includes fan favorites like brioche French toast and fried chicken and biscuit and gravy. Plus, choose from 20 rotating taps of craft beer and one of the most generous by-the-glass wine lists in all of SLO CAL. Reservations recommended.

Mother's Day Wine Tasting Experiences in SLO CAL

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Mother daughter wine tastingPhoto credit: Hearst Ranch Winery

This year find all kinds of fun wine country experiences to enjoy with the special women in your life. Over in Santa Margarita treat mom to an exclusive vineyard tasting experience at Ancient Peaks Winery. Looking for a more laid back affair, enjoy bubbles and berries at their tasting room. $25 per person, but complimentary for mom! 

Bring your mom to Derby Wine Estates for a chocolate pairing to accompany your wine flight and complementary welcome sparkling splash. Pairing added on to your tasting for $16, chocolates from Mama Ganache Artisan Chocolates

Stop by Biddle Ranch tasting room for their Mother's Day white wine flight - including sparkling wine and library chardonnay. Classic tasting flights and wine by the glass and bottle are also available. Reservations high recommended. 

Indulge in a high-end wine country experience at Robert Hall Winery with an afternoon treat of sparkling wine and cheese. Receive a complementary cheeseboard with purchase of a bottle of sparkling granache blanc on Mother's Day. 

At Rava Wines, enjoy wine by the glass and bottle or wine tasting flights with your Mom. Live music on the outdoor stage and food available for purchase from Wandering Eats food truck. Reservations recommended. 

Live Music and mimosas could be just what you and mom need this spring. Head to Castoro Cellars to see a free concert by Dante Marsh and The Vibe Setters. From 1-4 PM enjoy Castoro Wine and food from Hungry Mother food truck (all available for purchase).

For more wine goodness, head to Barton Family Wines to celebrate the most important ladies in your life. Enjoy estate wine, bloody marys, brunch menu items, permanent bracelets and live music from 11:30 AM to 3:30 PM. 

ONX Wines Estate Vineyard in Templeton is also offering music among the vines. Enjoy “coastal folk” tunes and amazing ONX wines while taking in the views of the vineyard. A ticket includes a glass of wine, a small gift for mom and access to live music.

Mother's Day Events & Activities in SLO CAL

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boquet of flowers
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Mother's Day Weekend Floral Arranging Workshop

Join CASS Winery in Paso Robles on May 11th for an afternoon floral design workshop to create something sweet for mom! All attendees will be greeted with a splash of wine as well as cheese plate to snack on while they learn to make their arrangements. The class will focus on seasonal blooms and how to incorporate native California florals into an arrangement. All attendees will leave with their own arrangement to take home. 


Cookie Adventure at the Charles Paddock Zoo

For family fun, head to the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero for the Cookie Adventure. From 10 AM to 2 PM explore the zoo’s unique inhabitants while enjoying a variety of cookies from local bakers. (The Cookie Adventure is included in regular zoo admission).


Mother's Day Water Color Paint & Sip Workshop 

Join Art Social 805 for a fun and creative time from 1-3 PM. Your ticket includes water color pallet, brush, paper, bubbles and snacks plus a special gift. 


Lavender U-Pick at Hambly Farms

Grab mom and the kids and head to Hambly Farms in San Miguel for a delightful U-Pick experience for the whole family! Enjoy the sweet scent of lavender in the air while strolling through the planted rows of dreamy lavender varieties. Harvest your own lavender and even plan a picturesque picnic among the wide open spaces. Hambly Farms will help you select a morning or sunset farmer-led U-pick session allowing plenty of time to explore the grounds and enjoy your packed lunch. Book your visit today! 


North Coast

Mother's Day Seaweed Workshop with Kelpful

Go onboard a 42' yacht in Morro Bay for a Kepful workshop. Your ticket includes: champagne, light brunch, mixing your own seaweed seasoning, mixing your own seaweed bath salt and a pampering kelp face mask! Space is limited, tickets required. 


Time in the Garden at Cambria Nursery and Florist

On May 10th - 12th take Mom to the Cambria Nursery and Florist to enjoy a stroll through the gardens, surprise her with a beautiful bouquet and participate in one of the special workshops. 


San Luis Obispo

Faerie Festival at The SLO Botanical Garden

Gather your family and enjoy some free family fun at SLO Botanical Garden Faerie Festival! Admission to the garden, as well as all children's activities, will be free. Kids can enjoy crafts, special snacks, facepainting and musical performances while being dressed in their favorite wings and flower crowns. Costumers encouraged! Note, this event is free, but there is a $3 entry fee to enter El Chorro Regional Park. 

BONUS: Elevate your celebration with Albert's Florist in San Luis Obispo. Did you know that pink is the official color of Mother's Day? Pick up an elegant bouquet to brighten mom's day. 

ladies at a candle-making class with The Mayan Collective

South Coast

SLO CAL Crafted Makers Market

Find the perfect gift for mom while exploring SLO CAL Crafted artisan wares oceanside in Pismo Beach. The market featuring locally made goods will be held on the Starlight Lawn as Vespera Resort from 10 AM - 2 PM. 


Two in One Workshop with Mayan Collective

Get your group together and head to Greenhouse Coffee Co in Arroyo Grande on May 11th from 3:30 - 5:30 pm. Your ticket includes an open coffee bar, flower arranging and candle-making fun with The Mayan Collective. Join the motherhood fiesta! Create a one-of-a-kind flower arrangement and candle (using top-notch ingredients) to take home.


Mother’s Day Pacific Breeze Concert in Pismo Beach

After your Mother's Day Brunch, Head to the Dinosaur Caves Park for some live music from the Damon Castillo Band. From 1-4 PM, kick back with the fam for a free and fun time for all!


Mother’s Day Tea Party in Arroyo Grande

Tea with Mom? Sign us up. The Heritage House in Arroyo Grande will be hosting its annual Mother’s Day Tea Party from 1:30 - 4:30 PM on Sunday. Expect a wide variety of tea, lemonade, tea sandwiches, scones and desserts to enjoy. Crafts, live music and other activities will also be available to keep you and mom entertained. Tickets are $40 for two people and $15 for each additional guest.


Herb Wreath Workshop at Neighbors General Store

Join Alex Creswell, Neighbors General Store shop owner and Ellen from TeLANDer Farm on May 19th for an afternoon filled with inspiring conversation, light bites and a special workshop where you can create your own herb wreath with herbs grown nearby! This is the perfect place to spend an afternoon with mom or create a wreath as a special belated Mother’s Day gift. Plus, you get to use the herbs back home in cooking applications to make infused oils and vinegars, teas and tasty meals!