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Mother's Day in Orlando - Things To Do with Mom 2023

Updated: Apr 3

Mother’s Day is on the horizon and now is the perfect time to plan the perfect day, and the perfect way to spoil mom this year right here in Orlando.


The Best Thing's To Do for Mother's Day in Orlando

This year, Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14 and we’ve brought together the best options to help treat mom to a wonderful day, and there’s no better place than Orlando to celebrate Moms!


Once you've check out our guide to all the wonderful thing's to do with Mom this Mother's Day, check out our guide to treating Mom to a Mother's Day Brunch here in Orlando.


2023 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

Treat Mom To A Theme Park Special Event


This Mother’s Day, treat Mom to food and fun at two of our most popular theme park events: EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival at Walt Disney World Resort and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival.


Both celebrations are included with their respective park’s admission and are available on Mother’s Day.


2023 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival
Now - Sunday, July 5, 2023

The popular and fragrant, 2023 EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival features fresh cuisine, colorful gardens, playful topiaries and vibrant entertainment.


The popular Garden Rocks Concert Series is back in 2023, featuring favorite tunes at the America Gardens Theatre.


And of course, fresh flavors will be on the menu at Outdoor Kitchens and other food and beverage locations throughout the park, among other delights.


Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival
Now - Sunday, May 21, 2023

A world of taste awaits at the annual Busch Gardens Tampa Bay Food & Wine Festival with a delicious menu and drinks as dynamic and unique as the park's thrilling roller coaster collection.


Guests can sip & savor their way through flavorful eats and mouthwatering treats before finding their new favorite brew or cocktail.



Idea's For Mother's Day In Orlando


Scenic Boat Tour Winter Park


Scenic Boat Tour


Tour the Winter Park chain of lakes with mom this Mother’s Day weekend on a Scenic Boat Tour.


The boat tour offers hour-long, guided cruises through three of the seven lakes and two, narrow manmade canals on the tranquil Winter Park chain.


On any given tour, participants may observe large cranes swooping waterside to snag a large fish or a lazy alligator languishing on a nearby bank, enjoy swaying palms, towering cypress trees, lush ferns and a variety of flourishing sub-tropical flowers.


Breathtaking views of opulent private homes and exquisite estates sprawling along the shores are also a key feature of the scenic cruise.


Take Mom Shopping on Mother's Day in Orlando

Take Mom Shopping On Mother's Day

Who doesn't love to shop, this Mother's Day treat your Mom to a little (or a lot) of shopping here in Orlando!


Central Florida really is a shoppers paradise with something for every Mom, a very popular spot of course, is Disney Springs where you can shop, treat your Mom to brunch, and even treat her to show at Drawn to Life presented by Cirque du Soleil.


Obviously outlet shopping is very popular here in Orlando and we're lucky to have our fair share of outlets, including Orlando Premium Outlets which has two huge locations featuring over 360 stores all offering amazing savings including Orlando's only official Walt Disney World outlet stores, you can find Premium Outlets locates on International Drive and Vineland Avenue.

Another popular outlet location is the Lake Buena Vista Factory Stores featuring over 50 stores, with many brands you will not find anywhere else in Orlando.

Mall shopping continues to be ever popular here in Orlando with The Florida Mall a must visit, featuring over 270 retail stores, it's the areas largest shopping destination. The Mall at Millenia is a world class shopping destination boasting 150 of the finest stores, it's popular for upscale shopping here in Orlando.


Enjoy A Day At The Beach With Mom This Mother's Day

Enjoy A Day At The Beach With Mom This Mother's Day

Thanks to Orlando's central location in Florida, we are practically in the middle of both the historic east coast beaches and the stunning gulf coast beaches in the west coast of Central Florida.


So a perfect treat for Mom on Mother's Day is a day trip to the beach, relaxing, soaking up our famous Florida sunshine.


Check out our guide to the best Central Florida beaches, all with an hour to two hour drive from Orlando.


Treat Your Mom To A Spa Day In Orlando

Treat Your Mom To A Spa Day In Orlando

This Mother's Day, indulge your Mom in a relaxing spa day, where she can get soothed, refreshed, rubbed and scrubbed at some of the most amazing spas anywhere.

In Orlando’s International Drive area you can experience many upscale resort spas, for example at Hilton Orlando you can indulge with locally inspired therapies at Eforea Spa while The Spa at Hyatt Regency Orlando offers a refined oasis in the heart of Orlando’s main tourism area. Also, The Ritz-Carlton Spa Orlando, Grande Lakes provides bespoke treatments using herbs grown in The Ritz-Carlton Orlando's s very own garden! The Spa at Rosen Shingle Creek offers restorative treatments that draw on Florida’s indigenous flora.

Universal Orlando Resort hosts the world famous Mandara Spa at Loews Portofino Bay Hotel, while at Walt Disney World check out Senses, A Disney Spa, designed to delight the senses. Another fabulous spa awaits at Four Seasons Resort Orlando and for the ultimate indulgence, the Waldorf Waldorf Astoria Orlando Spa boasts a treatment using gold-enriched creams and precious stones.


Enjoy The Great Outdoors & Activities For Mother's Day

Enjoy The Great Outdoors & Activities For Mother's Day

Orlando offers a whole world of unique outdoor activities, and recreational options for Mom to enjoy this Mother's Day in Orlando.


For those seeking adventure on their trip then you can ride an airboat through the swamps in search of gators at both, Wild Florida or Boggy Creek Airboat Rides, or soar above the trees on zip lines and tarzan ropes at Orlando Tree Trek Adventure Park!

On International Drive you can experience flying at iFly Indoor Skydiving where you can feel the adrenaline rush of flying in a fun, safe environment.

Andretti Indoor Karting & Games offer adrenaline fueled indoor karting fun for the whole family while Topgolf features fun and competitive golf games for all ages, climate-controlled playing "bays" similar to a bowling lane.

Looking for something a little more laid back? Enjoy a Swan Paddle Boat ride around Lake Eola or take a leisurely stroll in one of the many beautiful gardens and parks Orlando has to offer.


From trail hiking to kayaking, leisurely walks, full on workouts or a nice spot to enjoy yoga, the parks here in Central Florida allows you to enjoy lush subtropical landscapes, mystical springs, and inviting green spaces. perfect!


Celebrate Mom at ICON Park this Mother's Day

Celebrate Mom at ICON Park

ICON Park is the perfect place to treat Mom to an extra special Monther's Day this year, the free to enter entertainment destination has plenty of fun adventures for the whole family to celebrate Mom.


ICON Park offers more than 50 amazing restaurants, funky bars, boutique shops, and can’t-miss attractions, all anchored by The Wheel, a jaw-dropping observation wheel that stands 400 feet – 40 stories – in the air.


Visit other attractions including SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Orlando and Museum of Illusions Orlando.


ICON Park also offers a diverse mix of restaurants for lunch, and a unique collection of shopping and dining kiosks and explore each location as you stroll under the festoon lights along the brick promenade.



Mother's Day Special Events In Orlando


Celebrate Mom at Island H20

Celebrate Mom at Island H20
May 6 - May 28

The perfect Island Getaway for mom? A day in Private Domain at Island H20 Water Park!


Moms can experience a relaxing getaway complete with a massage, specialty mom-osas, and more.


STAR 94.5's 2nd Annual Mother's Day Celebration Concert

STAR 94.5's 2nd Annual Mother's Day Celebration Concert
Friday, May 12, 2023

Join STAR 94.5's 2nd Annual Mother's Day Celebration Concert at Majestic Life Church, featuring Hezekiah Walker with special guest Martha Munizzi!

Bring the entire family to celebrate that woman that you are proud to call MOM!

It'll be a night she will never forget, with a live performance by 5-time Grammy Award-winner Hezekiah Walker, plus Grammy award-winner Martha Munizzi

Act fast - this WILL sell out!



Celebration of Motherhood 2023
Friday, May 12, 2023

The Celebration of Motherhood is Healthy Start's annual fundraising event featuring a guest speaker at Harry P, Leu Gardens.


Mother's Day Mommy and Me Yoga in the Garden at Mead Botanicals Garden

Mother's Day Mommy and Me Yoga in the Garden
Saturday, May 13, 2023

Your invited for a special yoga class in the midst of beautiful Mead Botanical Garden to help celebrate mom's with their kids!


Whimsy's Mother's Day Market

Whimsy's Mother's Day Market
Saturday, May 13, 2023

Join Whimsy's for theirr 2nd Annual Mother's Day Market at Sunsational Farms, Umatilla.


They will be celebrating the women in our lives with over 90 small business vendors, a mommy & me photoshoot, make & take crafts, games, food trucks, music and more!


Leu Gardens Celebrates Moms

Leu Gardens Celebrates Moms
Sunday, May 14, 2023

Enjoy this special day with your mom in the beautiful 50-acre gardens at Leu Gardens.


Stroll the winding pathways and discover all the various gardens including our amazing butterfly garden! Moms receive free admission on this very special day.


Mother’s Day at Orange County Regional History Center

Mother’s Day at Orange County Regional History Center
Sunday, May 14, 2023

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate all the important women or caregivers in our life.


It might be your mom, your grandma or anyone who has played an important role.


On Mother’s Day, the History Center offers free admission to any caregiver accompanied by their loved one (of any age)!


Mother's Day at Bok Tower Gardens

Mother's Day at Bok Tower Gardens
Sunday, May 14, 2023

Why stop at a flower bouquet when you can give Mom an entire garden at Bok Tower Gardens?


Free admission will be offered to all mothers in celebration of Mother’s Day. Families are encouraged to give the living bouquet of landscape gardens created by Frederick Law Olmsted Jr. to the special mothers in their lives.



Mother's Day Pop Up Market at Audubon Park Church
Sunday, May 14, 2023

Enjoy Audubon Park Church's Mother's Day Pop Up Market!


Mother' Day Carriage Tours in Winter Garden

Mother's Day Carriage Tours in Winter Garden
Sunday, May 14, 2023

Soul Haven Ranch presents Mother's Day Carriage Tours in downtown Winter Garden.


Mother's Day Improv Show at SAK Comedy Lab

Mother's Day Improv Show at SAK Comedy Lab
Sunday, May 14, 2023

It's a tradition every Mother's Day to treat Mom to a special SAK show!


Best of all, moms get FREE admission! Come see their top professional performers improvise a comedy show for Mom and the whole family.


Two teams of performers will compete using audience suggestions and volunteers to inspire comedy made up right on the spot. This is a popular show, so make sure to purchase tickets in advance.


Special Promo: $30 includes Mom's admission + a custom picture/message inclusion in their Mother's Day slide presentation that plays after intermission in our theater!

She Sells: Mothers Day at The Abbey

She Sells: Mothers Day at The Abbey
Sunday, May 14, 2023

At She Sells. to mother is a verb. To nurture with care and affection, and She Sells is celebrating mothas in every form at their Mother's Day Market.


So grab your mother and your brother and your friend and your teacher and your soulmate and your dog and all the other beings who've mothered you and bring them to The Abbey.


Shop 30+ local female and LGBTQ+ vendors, artists, makers and creatives! Grab a drink or 2 at the bar and brunch from our featured food trucks!


Mother's Day Block Printmaking at Art & History Museums of Maitland

Mother's Day Block Printmaking at
Art & History Museums of Maitland
Sunday, May 14, 2023

During this workshop your instructor will teach you the fundamentals of block printing with linoleum on silk fabric.


All tools and materials needed to complete the project will be provided. This is a beginner class and is open to all experience levels.


Mother's Day at Brevard Zoo

Mother's Day at Brevard Zoo
Sunday, May 14, 2023

Moms will be treated to FREE admission to Brevard Zoo in Melbourne on Mother’s Day.


Moms must be accompanied by a paying child of any age. Tickets can be purchased online or in person.


Plus at Treetop Trek, moms will be able to enjoy 505% off of a course of their choosing,

excluding Chutes and Ladders, on Mother’s Day.


Tickets can be booked online or in person on the day.


Mother's Day in Orlando - Things To Do with Mom 2023

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