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Mother's Day Canberra 2024: Fun Events, Restaurant Specials & Things to Do

Looking for something to do with mum? Celebrate with this edit of events happening in Canberra this Mother's Day.

Four Winds Vineyard

We all know mums love some one-on-one quality time so why not ditch gifting the standard robe and pyjamas and head out to do something fun this Mother's Day? Whether your mum is a fan of bottomless brunches or a cocktail with a view, we've catered to one and all. 

From festive feasts to wandering the markets, these day out ideas are guaranteed to pop a smile on mum's dial and there sure is nothing more wholesome than that! Read on for the best things to do in Canberra this Mother's Day...

QT Canberra

Tea & Treats at QT 

If mum is hanging out for some quality time with you, book two spots at QT's glamorous Mother's Day high tea. 

You can expect to dine on petite treats that range from truffled egg with cucumber on brioche, to chicken parfait tart with wine jam and fig, and spiced ginger cake with honey custard. Add on another $30 per person to score you and mum bottomless Dal Zotto 'Pucino' Prosecco, pink grapefruit spritz and a selection of tap beers. Even better, for an additional $39 you can even preorder mum a posie from GG's Flowers to take home. 

$80 per person, $60 per teenager (13-17, $40 per child (3-12) 

Sunday 12th May, 12pm, 12:30pm, 2pm and 2:30pm 

Capitol Bar & Grill, 1 London Circuit, Canberra

Haig Park Village Markets

Mumfest at Haig Park Village Markets

Spend Mother's Day out strolling this iconic outdoor market and maybe pick her up a few treats whilst you're at it. On top of the usual entertainment and fresh produce, there will also be a pamper palace with free mini-manis, free yoga, cocktail workshops, clothing, jewellery, blooms and more. 

Sunday 12th May, 8am to 2pm

Haig Park, Braddon, behind the Mandalay Bus

Lazy Su

Mum Cha at Lazy Su

Lazy Su lovers and Asian-fusion enthusiasts everywhere, this is a yum cha session you won’t want to miss. Book a spot for you and mum and enjoy the best that Braddon favourite Lazy Su has to offer. The scrummy set menu will score you a swathe of Lazy Su favourites and caters to vegetarian, vegan and gluten-intolerant diners, too. Add on 2 hours of bottomless bevvies for an extra $35.

$60 per person 

Sunday 12th May 

1/9 Lonsdale Street, Braddon


Treat Mum to Lunch at Canberra's Newest and Most Exciting Opening 

Compa may have only opened mere weeks ago but they're already raring to go for their first Mother's Day set menu. There will be a special menu for kiddos as well as separate set menus for 2 and 3+. Look forward to the likes of whole snowy river trout with preserved lemon and burnt caper butter, pasture-fed sirloin on the bone, cacio e pepe mac n cheese and Moran family farm salami. Yummo! 

$120 per person, a la carte for kids 

148 Bunda Street, Canberra 

Maison Balzac

Grab a Sweet Gift That Goes Beyond a Petrol Station Bunch of Flowers 

Mums deserve the world with all the fretting and fussing they do for us. It can be stressful shopping for a gift when you want to give your mum the everything. We've searched and scrolled to find the cutest options so you've got more qual time to spend with mum. Check our picks out here

The Marion

Mother’s Day at The Marion

What could be better than serene views out over Lake Burley Griffin to set the scene for your day with mum? The Marion will be serving their iconic high teas from 8am on both Saturday and Sunday. They will also be serving a la carte options should you prefer. 

Saturday 11th May and Sunday 12th May 

Barrine Drive, Regatta Point, Commonwealth Park

Four Winds Vineyard

Score a Complimentary Glass of Wine for Mum at Four Winds Vineyard 

Whisk mum off for a mini road trip and make your way over to Four Winds Vineyard Cellar Door to indulge in a few glasses of the good stuff. Mum wills score a complimentary glass of wine, too! Grab some snacks from the deli fridge to pick at or order a hot pizza made with fresh dough. 

Sunday 12th May, 11am to 5pm

9 Patemans Lane,  Murrumbateman

If you loved this edit of events on this Mother's Day in Canberra and are looking for more things to do around town, be sure to take a peep at our edits of the best markets in Canberra and our guide to what's on this week

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