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 CALBack to Top of List
At CASS Winery, enjoy a gorgeous bottomless-mimosa brunch buffet at their hilltop Barrel Room. Two 90-minute brunch seatings will be available at 10 AM and 12 PM for an assortment of tasty offerings. Find hand-carved prime rib of beef, 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).
At Rava Wines, enjoy a delicious brunch buffet prepared by Kelle Co. Catering. Wine and mimosas will be available for purchase. The brunch buffet will include a charcuterie station, omelet and egg station, breakfast sausage and bacon, French toast, a seafood display, prime rib and more!
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 orgnanic eggs with prosciutto cotto and warm hollandaise sauce, lasagna Bolognese, fettuccine con crema or focaccia prosciutto de parma. Tickets are $45 and $35 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 Chef Brian of Stein's Catering. Your first glass of wine is included with additional wine available for purchase. Tickets are $80 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 seatings at 10 AM and 12 PM, treat mom to a delightful meal consisting of lobster, short rib hash and pound cake. Each course is paired with a complimentary glass of Paris Valley Road estate wine. Tickets required.
Road trip up Highway 1 for a delicious Mother's Day meal from Robin's Restaurant in Cambria. They'll be offering a special menu featuring items like salmon benedict, Hearst Ranch grass-fed burgers and local wild mushroom enchiladas. Reservations highly recommended.
For farm-to-table fare, head to Linn’s Restaurant in Cambria. With brunch from 8 AM to 2 PM and lunch from 12 PM to 4 PM, Linn’s is a tried-and-true spot for a beautiful, delicious 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 Saturday, the 13th hit the bay with a Chablish 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.
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San Luis Obispo
For a mouthwatering meal, head to Granada Hotel & Bistro for their prix-fixe Mother's Day brunch. Start off with a thai chili bacon-wrapped date and choose a first course of coffee cake, strawberry and citrus salad or bagel and lox. As your second course choose between their famous Granada benedict, carne asada frittata or hazelnut-stuffed French toast- yum! Brunch is $50 per person. Secure your table today.
In fine weather, there’s no prettier patio than at Novo Restaurant & Lounge in downtown San Luis Obispo. On Mother’s Day, Novo opens an hour earlier to serve its famous brunch with a la carte menus made from local ingredients. From 9 AM to 2 PM, 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, French-California bistro Brasserie SLO serves a decadent brunch from 10:30 AM to 2:30 PM. Moms and their fans can dine on decadent dishes like blue corn & crispy slab bacon chilaquiles, lemon poppyseed waffles and croque monsieur. Opt in for bottomless mimosas, which include a bottle of Champagne and the fresh-pressed juice of Mom’s choice. But don’t wait to walk in: reservations are highly recommended.
Extra SLO treats: Don’t miss free drip coffee for moms at all Scout locations
In Grover Beach, hit up Pono Pacific Kitchen as they bring back their delicious Pacific-inspired brunch for Mother's Day! Enjoy white chocolate macadamia pancakes, blue crab cake benedict, short rib loco moco and more! Reservations available from 9 AM to 2 PM.
Treat your mom to a sweet time at Laetitia Vineyard & Winery in Arroyo Grande. Mom can expect a mimosa toast and roses, followed by a beautifully boxed brunch, live music and a special wine flight for all to enjoy. Adults have the choice between a savory egg tartelette or a portobello steak. Kids can enjoy a mini breakfast burrito with cheesy scrambled eggs, bacon and potato. All can enjoy cinnamon bun bread pudding with vanilla buttercream anglaise for dessert.
From 9 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 avocado eggs benedict, roasted prime rib, shrimp and grits and colorful seasonal salads, you'll get a taste of the local coastal cuisine. 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 black truffle and turkey croque madame. 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 CALBack to Top of List
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This year find all kinds of fun wine country experiences to enjoy with the special women in your life. Over in Santa Margarita enjoy a Sip & Savor Weekend Mother’s Day-style at Ancient Peaks Winery. For a sweet pairing head to Donati Family Vineyard in Templeton. On May 13th and 14th enjoy a cupcake pairing with Donati Wines to celebrate the occasion. Find more tasty pairings at Santellan Vineyards. Join them from May 12-15th for their sparkling wine flight paired with a trio of delectable cupcakes. Catch this great deal at just $20/person.
Indulge in a high-end wine country experience at Robert Hall Winery with an Afternoon Tea Party with Sparkling Tea and Caviar. Hang out in the courtyard from 1-3 PM and enjoy music and snacks. Your experience includes a bottle of 2021 Sparkling Grenache Blanc, caviar hors d’oeuvres, tea sandwiches for two, a pitcher of floral iced tea, and a small bouquet as a gift for Mom.
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, mimosas and food from Hungry Mother food truck (all available for purchase).
For more sparkling goodness, head to Barton Family Wines to celebrate the most important ladies in your life. Enjoy mimosas, bloody marys, brunch menu items and live music from 11 AM to 5 PM. Items are available until sold out.
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 CALBack to Top of List
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Mother's Day Weekend Floral Arranging Workshop
Join CASS Winery in Paso Robles on May 13th for an early afternoon floral design workshop to create something sweet for mom! All attendees will be greeted with a glass of wine as well as cheese and charcuterie 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. Tickets are $65 and $52 for wine club members.
Cookie Adventure at the Charles Paddock Zoo
For family fun, head to the Charles Paddock Zoo in Atascadero for the Cookie Adventure. From 11 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).
POE POM Mother's Day Makers Market
This annual Mother’s Day Market in Atascadero brings together local vendors who all offer a selection of unique gifts mom is sure to love. Enjoy fresh air and good company on Saturday, the 13th from 10 AM to 3 PM. Be sure to pick up some famous lasagna to take home and enjoy later.
Mother's Day Paint & Sip at Penman Springs Vineyard
Join Art Social 805 at Penman Springs Vineyard for a fun and creative time from 1-3 PM. Your ticket to the Paint & Sip includes all your painting materials plus your first glass of your favorite Penman wine.
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!
Tropical Tea Time in the Garden at Cambria Nursery and Florist
On May 14th at 11 AM take Mom to the Cambria Nursery and Florist to enjoy tropical teas and other specialty beverages while soaking in the Cambria sunshine. Tickets include unlimited drinks from their drink bar, elegant three-tier platters of treats and a pot of tea for your group to enjoy. The menu will feature traditional tea treats, herbaceous scones, crustless quiches, delicate pastries and more. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased in advance, so get your tickets now!
BONUS: Purchase Mother's Day Flower Arrangements for Mom! The skilled florists at the Cambria Nursery and Florist are creating stunning arrangements featuring exotic blooms and vibrant greenery for Mother's Day. Place your orders by May 5 to receive FREE local delivery in SLO CAL!
San Luis Obispo
Faerie Festival at The SLO Botanical Garden
Gather your family and enjoy some free family fun at the first-ever 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 and musical performances while being dressed in their favorite wings and flower crowns (crowns also available for purchase on-site). Kids can also learn from faerie fanatic and celebrated children’s author, Sharon Lovejoy, while there.
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Mother’s Day Candle Making at The Mayan Collective
Get your group together and head to The Mayan Collective for some candle-making fun. Choose the 1-hour Mother’s Day Celebration at the Pismo Beach location or the 2-hour Mother’s Day party at their Arroyo Grande Village location. Both appointment options come with a small charcuterie box and a drink. Book your appointments today to pour your own candles using their premium ingredients!
Mother's Day at DiaFeliz Spa
Treat mom to the utmost relaxing experience at The Cliffs. DiaFeliz Spa is offering moms great deals with special additions. On Sunday, the 14th, all treatments (excluding nail treatments) will include a floral foot soak, a mimosa, a chocolate-covered strawberry and a free gift! Book your treatments now!
Bonus: Receive a $25 dining credit when booking a room at The Cliffs during the entire month of May!
Mother’s Day 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 PM on Sunday. Expect a wide variety of tea, lemonade, tea sandwiches, scones and desserts to enjoy. Crafts, a raffle and other activities will also be available to keep you and mom entertained. Tickets are $30 for two people and $10 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 13th 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 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!