Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and here at Forte, we want to make sure your mum has the best day ever. Lucky for you (and your mum), the region is fuelled with awesome events and great places to take mum so we narrowed down a few of our top picks.
Mother’s Day High Tea at The Village Door
Treat mum this Mother’s Day to a wonderful high tea at The Village Door Café. Starting with a complimentary cup of delicious coffee, tea or a glass of sparkling wine, there will then be an assortment of Croatian delicacies and delectable hot, sweet and savoury. You will be in for an afternoon of beautiful food, drinks, laughs and conversation — a perfect gift for mum and the whole family. Limited spots are available, and booking is essential, so make sure you contact them today and make Mother’s Day a special one.
When: May 12, 3-5:30pm.
Where: The Village Door, 156 Pakington St, Geelong West
How Much: $45
Mother’s Day Classic
The Mother’s Day Classic is an annual fun run and walk raising funds and awareness for breast cancer research. Their aim is to deliver a fun, healthy and inspirational community event that brings the community together on Mother’s Day to support and remember those touched by breast cancer. So grab your family, friends, work colleagues or neighbours and head on down to this year’s MDC Geelong. Walk or run either our short or long course and enjoy views of the Geelong Waterfront and Eastern Gardens as you help raise money for vital breast cancer research.
When: May 12, from 6:30 am
Where: Eastern Beach Reserve, 95 Eastern Beach Reserve.
How Much: Prices range from $25 – $50
Mother’s Day Luncheon at The Pier
If you’re looking for fun for the whole family this Mother’s Day, look no further. The Pier is hosting a Mother’s Day luncheon, featuring a buffet style carvery with acoustic music and a kid’s corner with a face painter and balloon maker. And to top it off, $5 from every ticket will be donated to Geelong Mums.
When: May 12th, booking times begin at 12 – 4pm
Where: The Pier Geelong, Cunningham Pier
How Much: Adults – $65, children under 12 – $25, children under 2 – free
High Tea at Bear and Scoobs
Bear and Scoobs are hosting their own High Tea, complete with a delightful selection of home-made scones, sausage rolls and a traditional High Tea including barista coffee & tea and a piccolo of sparkling wine or sparkling water – I know which one I’m choosing..
When: May 12th, 3-5pm.
Where: Bear and Scoobs, 1/18 Thompsons Road, North Geelong
How Much: $50, with a select profit going towards the cancer council.
Mother’s Day at Mt Duneed
This year Mt Duneed Estate is hosting a Mother’s Day weekend! Give mum a wonderful winery experience with their brand-new café menu, delicious food and drink specials, with complimentary wine tasting and live music all weekend. There are no set menus or forced booking times – let Mum have her day her way!
When: May 11 & 12, 11-5pm
Where: Mt Duneed Estate, 65 Pettavel Rd, Waurn Ponds
Pitch Please at Piano Bar
If your mum loves all things drag then treat her to a night out at Piano Bar’s “Pitch Please evening.
Featuring three fabulous drag shows, plus music from their very own piano man – Joss Russell taking your requests in between shows, keeping your toes tapping and the laughter flowing. Following the third show, DJ Malibu Stacey takes over the tunes so you can dance the night away! Bookings are essential.
When: May 12th, 5:30 – 11pm
Where: Piano Bar, 26 Malop Street, Geelong
How Much: $10
Mother’s Day Luncheon at Terindah Estate
Spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day and head on down to Terindah Estate for a three-course luncheon accompanied with live music by Kieran.T.
When: May 12, 12pm – 4pm
Where: Terindah Estate, 90 McAdams Lane, Bellarine
How Much: Adults – $75, Children – $20
Lash 78 at Amped
Want to do something different for Mother’s Day this year? AMPED have the brilliantly talented sisters from LASH 78 joining them for Mother’s Day. So make sure your Mother’s don’t miss out on this great day at AMPED and book now if you want a meal beforehand. Mum will love it.
When: May 12, 3 – 6pm
Where: AMPED, 71 Yarra Street, Geelong
Written by Chloe Cicero