SocialMiami Mother’s Day Guide

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and SocialMiami has compiled a fabulous list of events for that special lady in your life. So invite your mom, step-mom, grandma, a motherly mentor, a loving aunt, or an important friend to celebrate Mother’s Day. And to all the mothers out there, SocialMiami wishes you a very happy Mother’s Day!


Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Turnberry Isle Miami is offering a sumptuous brunch menu for Mother’s Day that is sure to provide Mom with the ultimate dining experience on her special day. Enjoy a complimentary mimosa while feasting on a gourmet buffet of fresh shellfish, cured meats, artisanal cheese, warm pastries, house-made granola and much more. Select from a choice of entrées which include an array of decadent dishes such as Foi Gras French Toast with Vanilla and Huckleberry Maple Syrup, Maine Lobster Pot Pie with truffle cream and seasonal vegetables, and Michael Mina’s Barbecue Smoked Brisket served with Anson Mills white cheddar grits. For a true celebration, Bourbon Steak will also be serving its signature Bloody Mary with Nueske’s bacon and shrimp cocktail ($18). The Mother’s Day Brunch is $69 per person. Reservations are required, as space is limited.

Bourbon Steak at Turnberry Isle Miami
19999 West Country Club Drive, Aventura


Through Sunday, May 10

Shop Southland Mall for a special gift for Mother’s Day. Spend $150 or more on the same day, now until May 10, and receive a free $20 mall gift card for Mom! Just bring your receipts to the Guest Services Kiosk located by DSW to redeem your free gift. Gift cards available while supplies last – some restrictions apply.

Southland Mall Guest Services Kiosk
20505 South Dixie Highway, Miami


Sunday, May 10 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Treat Mom to a lovely afternoon at the historic Vizcaya Museum & Gardens. A traditional High Tea, presented by A. Joy Wallace Catering, Design & Special Events, will be served on the Museum’s North Terrace. Enjoy freshly baked scones with clotted cream and jam, three gourmet spreads with assorted breads, a glass of Champagne or a Mimosa – and a rose for every Mom! Seatings on the hour, beginning at 1 p.m. Cost is $50 per person whicb includes $18 Museum admission so plan time to tour the Museum and its beautifully landscaped gardens. Reservations, please.

Vizcaya Museum & Gardens Cafe & Shop
3251 South Miami Avenue, Miami
305-856-8189 (Reservations)


Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Spend a fun and casual day with Mom and the whole family at the Wynwood Green & Art Market hosted by the Bakehouse Art Complex. For Mother’s Day the Market will feature a Jazz Brunch with a special performance by Mark Small and Tal Cohen and the Bakehouse staff at the griddle cooking up pancakes, waffles, coffee from Mad Chiller and mimosas by El Carajo. Browse the amazing local foods, beverages, and artisan handcrafts at the Market, and create hands-on artworks with the kid. Entrance to the Market is free; Brunch tickets are $20 for non-members, $10 for members and free for Upper Crust and above members of Bakehouse Art Complex.

Bakehouse Art Complex
561 N.W. 32nd Street, wynwood Art District


Saturday, May 9 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

St. Regis Bal Harbour’s Executive Pastry Chef Antonio Bachour will lead moms and families on an interactive, behind-the-scenes pastry class. Learn tips and tricks from this award-winning chef and depart with a St. Regis Chef’s apron and Antonio’s latest pastry cookbook, Bachour Simply Beautiful. $150 for adults and $75 for children. Space is limited; reservations required.

The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


Sunday, May 10 at 7:30 p.m.

The Alhambra Orchestra will present a special Mother’s Day concert entitled Tour de Musique. This concert concludes Alhambra Orchestra’s 25th anniversary season with a program that spans the European contient and ends in America, traversing four centuries along the way. Miami’s community orchestra will perform Tchaikovsky’s “Second Symphony,” built on Russian folk themes, as the featured major work. Flute soloist Carol Naveira-Nicholson, a longtime member of the Miami Symphony and Alhambra Orchestra, will perform Bach’s “Orchestral Suite No. 2 in B minor.” The wind section will perform English composer Gustav Holst’s “Suite No. 1,” and also on the program is an original piece by local clarinetist and composer Javier Albornoz, a masters’ degree student at the University of Miami. Admision is free, and the school offers free parking.

Ransom-Everglades School
3575 Main Highway, Coconut Grove


Sunday, May 10 from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

Treat Mom to an exquisite 3-course Mother’s Day Brunch overlooking the Atlantic Ocean at J&G Grill. Dine on a refined menu created by Chef Dagan Stocks, followed by unlimited dessert selections from award-winning pastry chef Antonio Bachour. $75 for adults and $35 for children 12 and under.

J&G Grill at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Take Mom to a place of quiet serenity for some quality time at the Traymore Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO. A unique Mother’s Day Brunch celebrates this special day for Moms with a large helping of tranquil serenity to share with the one you love. Executive Chef Jonathan Lane will showcase an exquisite brunch buffet featuring house made patisserie, yogurts, seasonal Florida fruits, assorted quiches, chilled shrimp, cheeses and salads, including fresh tomato and asparagus salads. An exclusive selection of menu items straight from the South Florida farmyards, will accompany the elaborate buffet, as an additional à la carte selection to choose from. For those with a healthy appetite, à la carte menu items include: Seafood Cobb Salad, Crab Cake “BLT” Sandwich, Pan Roasted Hogg Fish, Potato Crusted Faroe Island Salmon and “Pot Roast” Short Ribs. A set price of $60 (plus tax and gratuity) includes the brunch buffet and one à la carte menu item; for children 12 and under, the cost is $30. For an extra $20 per person, enjoy unlimited sparkling wine, Mimosas, Bellinis or Bloody Marys. Discounted valet parking is available for restaurant guests.

Traymore Restaurant and Bar at Metropolitan by COMO
2445 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach


Sunday, May 10 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Celebrate Mothers and enjoy a modern take on the timeless tradition of Afternoon Tea at The St. Regis Bar, with specialty pastry selections, decadent desserts and champagnes by-the-glass. $59 per person.

The St. Regis Bar & Wine Vault
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


Sunday, May 10 at 10:30 a.m.

The whole family will enjoy Deering Estate’s Mother’s Day Brunch with its array of appetizing dishes and desserts. Tour the grand Stone House and historic Richmond Cottage and take in the lush natural beauty and grandeur of the Estate. It will be a day to delight every Mom! Cost is $70 for adults and $45 for children 5 to 12 years. Reservations are a must.

Deering Estate at Cutler
16701 S.W. 72nd Avenue, Palmetto Bay


Sunday, May 10 from noon to 3:30 p.m.

La Mar at Mandarin Oriental, Miami, will offer a sumptuous Peruvian brunch for you to enjoy with your family. It includes unlimited champagne and brunch cocktails with savory entrees, such as Egg-topped Lomo Saltado and Grouper Chorrillana with Bacon Mashed Yuca. You will also delight in an elaborate seafood station with cebiches, causas, tiraditos, and Peruvian-style sushi rolls, along with an Anticucho Grill station providing grilled skewers, empanadas, sliders and whole fish. Select a decadent dessert from the carousel to complete your Mother’s Day festivities. All mothers will receive a sweet surprise gift to take home. Cost is $85 for adults and $55 for children, aged 6 to 12. Children under 6 are complimentary. Reservations are suggested.

La Mar at Mandarin Oriental, Miami
500 Brickell Key Drive, Downtown Miami


Through the month of May

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami will feature and array of rejuvenating Mother’s Day packages to pamper her with relaxing treatments. Your mother is sure to enjoy Mom’s Escape, a customizable package of pampering offered to indulge her from head to toe. She selects a choice of massage and also receives a mini facial and Oriental Scalp Massage. Mom’s Escape can be purchased for $250 plus gratuity for services in the Spa or $285 plus gratuity for services in a waterfront VIP Spa Suite. Other Spa packages are available, including one especially for moms-to-be and one for Mothers & Daughters to relax and reconnect. Call to learn more.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Miami
500 Brickell Key Drive, Downtown Miami


Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Show Mom how much you appreciate her with the perfect brunch at one of Miami’s most authentic Irish restaurants. She will enjoy classic breakfast cuisine, including scrambled eggs, French toast and, of course, scrumptious Irish breakfast meats. The buffet will include a selection of fresh fruit and salads, poached salmon, made-to-order omelets and O’Brien potatoes. Entrees included are pasta with a delicious cream sauce, blended rice, seasonal vegetables, roast pork and beef. Finish off the meal with key lime pie, cheesecake, tiramisu, brownies, cookies and fresh berries. Brunch buffet is $35 for adults and $15.50 for kids 12 and under. Add bottomless Mimosas, Bloody Molly’s and Mary’s for an additional $15. Reservations are encouraged.

John Martin’s Irish Pub & Restaurant
253 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables


Available May 10 to 31

Treat the special lady in your life to a day of indulgence at Remède Spa. A spa specialist will restore her vitality from face to toe with Diamonds and Gold. Paired with this indulgent spa experience is lunch and a glass of champagne. The day includes: 60 Minute Blue Diamond Facial, a traditional Hungarian facial that firms and brightens and accelerates the oxygenation of the skin to re-energize and life; and a 24-Karat Gold Hand & Foot Treatment with Aromatherapy & Healing Stones, an invigorating treatment that features exfoliation with a golden sugar scrub and a soothing massage with an oil redolent of ylang-ylang and enriched with gold particles – guaranteed to leave the hands and feet soothed, hydrated and radiant. A leisurely lunch from The St. Regis Bar’s curated menu of the finest sushi, sashimi and Asian-inspired dishes to enjoy while relaxing in Remede’s tranquil indoor/outdoor relaxation room. The package is $635.

Remède Spa at The St. Regis Bal Harbour Resort
9703 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour


Sunday, May 10 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Spend Mother’s Day in style this year at Thompson Miami Beach. Start your day at Seagrape for a wonderful Mother’s Day brunch and enjoy sweet and savory specialties, including Chef Michelle Bernstein’s famed chicken, artisanal charcuterie and cheese, a raw bar and a specialty cocktail for Mom. Brunch costs $75 for adults and $30 for children under 12. After brunch, continue Mother’s Day festivities with some premier Rosé at Thompson’s exclusive poolside Côte de Rosé soiree from 2 p.m. to sunset. The hotel’s pool area is transformed into a Rosé garden oasis where you can sip fine Rosé and mingle into the sunset listening to house sounds from DJ ES. P and Niko Javan. A wide array of rosé wines will be available with the option of a Rosé specialty cocktail, a Rosé specialty sangria pitcher or a bottle of Rosé.

Thompson Miami Beach
4041 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
786-605-4043 (Reservations)

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