Okanagan Mother’s Day Activity Guide 2023

This one is for the Moms! I am excited to share my annual Okanagan Mother’s Day Activity Guide, one of my favourite guides! This post is filled with fun activities and places to celebrate the moms in your life. Treat yourself or send this to your family to plan something special! Happy Mother’s Day! xo

Mother’s Day Dining

Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch

Craft Beer Market
May 14, 10 am
What: Crafts famous brunch buffet. Adults/ $34.95, Kids Under 12 $14.95
Where: 258 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

The Eldorado
When: May 14
What: Special features of lobster, snow crab legs, stationed carvery of striploin, and ham, as well as all the traditional breakfast offerings. Plus a little take away gift for all the mothers! $63/adult, $45/senior, $25/child under 12.
Where: Lakeside Dining Room, 500 Cook Road, Kelowna

Gallagher’s Canyon 
When: May 14, 10 am & 12:30 pm
What: Brunch menu with fresh pastries, assorted breakfast and lunch items, dessert and more! $45/adult; $40/senior; $18/kids (under 4 free)
Where: 4320 Gallagher’s Drive, West Kelowna

When: May 14, 10 am – 1  pm
What: All the delicious traditional breakfast offerings, as well as a build your own beverage station, this brunch is the perfect way to show your appreciation to the mothers in your life. Where: Gulfstream at Four Points, 5505 Airport Way, Kelowna

When: May 14, at 10 am to 2:30 pm
What: Full breakfast and lunch menu plus eggs benny and a few extra-delicious specials. Reservations welcome but not required.
Where: Hillcrest Farm Market, 700 Highway 33 East, Kelowna

When: May 13
What: A special menu featuring: Smoked Salmon Egg Benny; Coconut Chia Seed Pudding; Avocado Toast; Egg & Chorizo Shakshuka; Braised Short Rib and more
Where: 3762 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Meadow Vista Winery
When: May 14, 11:30 am
What: Wine Paired Three Course Brunch featuring a new Lavender Lemonade Cocktail and award-winning honey wines.
Where: 3975 June Springs Rd. Kelowna

The Range at Predator Ridge 
When: May 14, 9 am – 1 pm
What: Buffet style brunch featuring: omelette, carving and seafood stations, charcuterie & cheese, traditional breakfast offerings with eggs Benedict plus lunch options. Chef made desserts, pastries, crepes and fresh fruit and berries.
Where: Predator Ridge, 301 Village Centre Pl, Vernon

Mother’s Day Charcuterie & Dining

The Lookout at Gray Monk Estate Winery
May 14
What: A special dinner menu including a delectable three-course meal showcasing fresh local meats, wild seafood, seasonal produce, and decadent desserts. There is also a special children’s menu available.
Where: 1055 Camp Road, Lake Country

Sip and Surprise Mother’s Day To-Go Box from Phantom Creek Estates
When: Available for pick-up and free delivery from Osoyoos to Kelowna on May 14
What: Enjoy the elevated Afternoon Tea menu with the whole family at home! Smoked artic char, house made sourdough, fennel and orange duck salami, quiche tartlet, maracons, scones, pastries and more! Minimum two guests, each meal box also includes an offer for special pricing on two of estate wines and access to the limited quantity Sparkling Brut.
Where: Phantom Creek Estates

The Graze Company Mother’s Day Collection
What: Limited edition Mother’s Day graze boxes to choose from featuring brunch selections including Belgian waffles, mini croissants, homemade banana bread, yogurt parfaits, artisan preserve, selection of cheeses, fresh fruit, nuts and more!

Give them Brie Brunch Box
What: Brunch box including yogurt parfaits, macaron cookies, chocolate dipped waffles, fruit, smoked salmon and more.

TJs Grazing 
When: Order online 24 hours in advance, availability may be limited
What: A Mother’s Day Grazing Board and three box sizes to choose from. Locally sourced meats & cheese, fresh fruit, vegetables, dried fruit, nuts, sweets and more & a ‘Mom’ cookie.

Mother’s Day Tea


Mother’s Day High Tea & Wine at Mission Hill
When: May 14, 11 am, 1 pm & 3 pm
What: A carefully curated menu of locally sourced confections and savoury dishes made in-house to pair with three of Mission Hill wines, and of course, tea. $85/guest
Where: Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

Tea Over the Okanagan at Phantom Creek Estates 
When: May 14, 11 am & 1 pm
What: An elegant Afternoon Tea experience hosted in the Phantom Room (with incredible Okanagan views) featuring a tiered platter of sweet and savoury treats and a complimentary glass of sparkling wine.
Where: Phantom Creek Estates

When: May 13 & 14, 1.5 hour seatings from 11 am – 3 pm
What: Presented by Vintage Tea Parties and Ethereal Tea and Confections, an afternoon tea in the picturesque glass house at 99 Rows, including a gourmet 3 course afternoon tea menu with tea sandwiches, fresh scones, homemade preserves and delicious desserts. There is also a flower wall for taking photos and mimosas and macaron boxes will be available for purchase.
Where: 99 Rows Venue and Vine Cheesman Road Lake Country

Fairs & Markets

Mother's Day Gifts


Bloom Tulip Festival
When: May 4-27
What: A stunning field featuring over 20 different varieties of tulips. Cut flower sales; a u-pick field; food trucks; picnic area; and photo opportunities.
Where: 5050 Knob Hill Road in Spallumcheen.

Mother’s Day Market at the RCA
When: May 13, 10 am – 4 pm
What: Celebrate mom at the Craft Culture Market! Explore a selection of locally made products from a curated selection of over 60 vendors.
Where: Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna

East Kelowna Market 
When: May 13, 11 am – 4 pm
What: Enjoy a day filled with 50+ vendors, local musicians, family activity area and more!
Where: East Kelowna Community Hall, 2704 East Kelowna Rd., Kelowna

Cheese and Meet Artisan Food and Beverage Festival
When: May 13, 3 pm – 9 pm
What: Taste your way through international and local meats and cheeses while pairing them with wine, and beer.
Where: The Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Kelowna Farmer’s Market 
When: May 13, 8 am – 1 pm
What: Shop products from local crafters and artisans and purchase farm and produce and specialty foods.
Where: Corner of Dilworth and Springfield, Kelowna

Fintry Mother’s Day Spring Fair
When: May 14, 10 am – 4 pm
What: A selection of performers and musicians and games and activities. Exhibitors and vendors will have displays showcasing plants and shrubs, gardening, food, house maintenance and arts and crafts. The North Westside Firefighters bring their heavy equipment onto the lawn for display and practice. Food truck vendors onsite. Entry by donation.
Where: Fintry Manor House & Estate, 7655 Fintry Delta Rd, Kelowna

Mother’s Day Yoga

Yoga in the Labyrinth at Sperling Vineyards
When: May 13, 3- 4:30 pm
What: Welcome champagne followed by a Vinyasa style yoga class led by Buddha Beats Yoga
Where: Sperling Vineyards, 1405 Pioneer Road, Kelowna

Restorative Yoga in a Salt Cave with Guided Meditation
When: May 14, 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
What: Room & Pillar Salt Cave & Wellness Spa100-1546 Harvey Avenue Kelowna
Where: Relax, meditate and breathe in the healing salt air while listening to meditative music and being surrounded by floor to ceiling Himalayan salt, while Buddha beats yoga will guide you through a wonderful gentle yoga class.

Yoga Retreat with Happy Day Yoga  
When: May 13, 10 am – 2 pm
What: Two yoga classes, a delicious lunch, a wine tasting and a guided meditation
Where: Kitsch Wines, 3330 Neid Road, Kelowna

Okanagan Wineries

Okanagan wineries


Arrowleaf Cellars
A beautiful spot for a Mother’s Day picnic!
Mother’s Day Cream Puff Weekend event with house-made cream puffs.

Bench 1775 Winery
Mother’s Day brunch

Cedar Creek Winery
Wine-paired lunch and dinner options at Home Block restaurant.

Ex Nihilo Vineyards
Farm to table menu items paired with wines at Chaos bistro.

French Door Estate Winery
Mother’s Day market & tastings

Haywire Winery
Bubbles, small bites, a complimentary dessert for Moms and live music in the vineyard

Kitsch Wines
Mother’s Day Yoga Retreat by Happy Day Yoga 10 am – 2 pm
Tastings & charcuterie boxes for a picnic on-site

Meadow Vista Honey Wines
Wine Paired Three Course Brunch
Selection of Mother’s Day themed gift boxes

O’Rourke’s Peak Cellars
Lunch & dinner at Garden Bistro
Fleurich Floral Workshop

Phantom Creek
‘Tea Over the Okanagan’ experience with high tea and bubbles
Mother’s Day Take Away box paired with wine

Priest Creek Winery
Sip South East Kelowna Passport Event
Wine Tastings, Food Truck and live music, plus a special gift for all Moms

Summerhill Winery 
Lunch & dinner at the Bistro

The View Winery
Private Picnic Experience

Volcanic Hills
Wine tasting and plant workshop featuring Kokedama, a style of Japanese bonsai

50thParallel Winery
Brunch & dinner at Block One restaurant

South East Kelowna Passport Event

Mother’s Day Weekend Passport Event 
When: May 13 & 14
What: Sip South Easte Kelowna wineries, cideries and distilleries are hosting their annual passport event! Set off on a self-guided tour of local wineries, distilleries and cideries – all ready to share their Mother’s Day-inspired offerings. If you visit at least 5 of the participating venues you’ll be entered into the draw to win prizes. Pick up your passport at any of the locations. Participating locations: Forbidden Spirits; Kitsch Wines; Meadow Vista Honey Wines; Nagging Doubt; Priest Creek; Soma Craft Cidery; Spearhead Winery’ The Vibrant Vine; The View and Wards Cidery

Additional Mother’s Day Activities

Buckerfields Hanging Baskets
When: May 13
What: Kids 16 & under can plant a hanging basket for Mom for $5. Reservations required
Where: Buckerfields Kelowna, 1889 Springfield Rd

Family Sundays at the Art Gallery
When: May 14
What: Make Japanese Origami Flowers for Mother’s Day!
Where: Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street

ABRA Cadabra Mother’s Day Show
When: May 14, 2:30 pm – 7:30 pm
What: A live band, powerful vocals, dancers, multi-media & costumes, this is an interactive family-friendly stage show featuring ABBA hits!
Where: Kelowna Community Theatre

Is something missing from this list? Please send me an email or leave a comment! I create these lists to support local businesses and help make planning special holidays and events easier.  Thank you so much for following along.

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