Tampa's Downtown

Mother's Day

Fine Food & Drink

Bizou Brasserie – Unwrap delicious delights at Bizou this Mother’s Day with a brunch buffet, filled with local flavors and the freshest ingredients, and $6 Bloody Marys and mimosas. Assemble the family for a complimentary photo on Le Méridien’s historic front steps that their social media guru will take and send to you. $36.95 per adult; $17 per child 5-17, and free for kids 4 and under.

First Watch – Buy $100 in gift certificates for the special moms in your life, and receive $20 First Watch Bonus Bucks for you, proving that motherhood is not a thankless job and what goes around comes around! First Watch is open on Mother’s Day too!
Spain Restaurant – Mother’s Day from Noon to 6pm, with a pre-fixe three-course menu that is authentically Spanish, and includes a glass of sangria or vino. Live flamenco guitar begins at 2pm. $35.00 per adult; children can order from the menu de ninos.
Rivers Edge at Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk – Mother’s Day from 11am to 5pm, with a chef’s buffet including their famed white truffle lobster mac!    $38.95 per adult, and children under 10 dine at half-price.
Sono Cafe – Celebrate mom from 11am to 3pm, with an artful brunch and kids’ menu, including Sono’s blueberry Meyer pancakes. Wake up and relax with coffees, bubbly drinks & bloodys! Entrée prices vary.
Waterside Grill at Tampa Marriott Waterside – Mother’s Day brunch runs from 11am to 4pm, with a chef’s buffet that includes their legendary Belgium waffles! $40 per adult, and $19 per child under 12.
Yacht Starship – Treat the special mom in your life to a brunch or dinner cruise aboard Yacht StarShip in Downtown Tampa. Sailing at brunch and dinnertime!  Brunch is priced at $49.95 per adult, and $29.95 per child; Dinner at $74.95 per adult, and $39.95 per child.

Free for Mom

Florida Aquarium is offering free admission for mom with one full paid admission on May 13 and 14. Spend the day among 20,000 species of plants and animals with sights above and below the surface.
Florida Museum of Photographic Art is offering free admission for all Moms – bring mom to see the Boomer List, 19 portraits of trail-blazing Boomers!
Glazer Children’s Museum has a Mother’s Day Lounge for special pampering just for Mom!
Henry B. Plant Museum is offering free admission for all Moms and to Upstairs/Downstairs at the museum.
Pirate Water Taxi’s Downtown Tampa and Zoo Express Routes are free for Moms all Mother’s Day weekend (May 13-14).
The Tampa Bay History Center will celebrate Mother’s Day with free admission for moms with one paid adult admission on Sunday, May 14, from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. To commemorate the day, the History Center will offer arts and crafts for kids in the Lykes Atrium and a 10% discount on select items in the Museum Store.
Tampa Museum of Art invites all Moms to tour all the museum’s exhibits for free on her special day! The Museum Store is your one stop shop for the perfect Mother’s Day gift, and there’s a 10% discount on all Mother’s Day Gifts.
Araliya Yoga, Barre & Motion Art invites all mothers to a complimentary yoga class on Mother’s Day at 4pm. Reserve your spot
Mother’s Day Jazz in the Park with David Sanborn at Curtis Hixon Park from 1pm – 7pm on Sunday, May 14.

Gift Ideas

Aesop at Oxford Exchange – Luxurious skincare
Caffe Fresco’s Marketplace – Blown Glass Candlesticks (Mother’s Day Cards Available)
City Bike –Bike Purses and for all your bike needs
Duckweed Urban Grocery – William Dean Chocolates  (Mother’s Day Cards Available)
Hayman Jewelry – Something that sparkles
Old Tampa Book Company – First editions, and author-signed books
Oxford Exchange – OE Private Label gifts
Tampa Bay Rays Pro Shop – A Custom Made Rays Jersey

Tampa Bay Sports  Store – Lightning jackets and hats!

Tampa Bay Sports  Store – Lightning jackets and hats!

Warby Parker – Sunglasses

Museum Shops – Gifts themed in art, history, and marine life – with many jewelry artists featured!

Museum Shops – Gifts themed in art, history, and marine life – with many jewelry artists featured!

If Mom is staying home this Mother’s Day, Downtown Tampa restaurants sell gift certificates that can be used any time!

Spa Gifts


Downtown Florists can send floral arrangements just about anywhere your mom lives, but need ample time to get them to your mom’s door prior by Mother’s Day. Order early!

The Gift of Fitness

Downtown YMCA – Gift certificates to come try the Y are available at all Downtown locations.

Harbour Island Athletic Club & Spa – Gift Certificates can also be used for spa services!

Orange Theory – Gift Certificates for the Orange Effect!

Viking Fitness – Gift Certificates take mom on the Viking Fitness Journey.

Yoga Downtown – Gift Certificates are available for classes, a month of membership, or more!