With Mother’s Day right around the corner, here’s a few ideas to take Mom out for that special treat or ideas to take mom out for a special fun activity. Get locations, times and prices.
Mother’s Day Brunch Ideas
Katya Vineyards – Sunday, May 12th, for something super special and unique on Mother’s Day, take Mom to Katya Vineyards. They are open 11 am – 3:30 pm by reservation only. They are planning a beautiful brunch with a special menu including bottomless mimosas, avocado strawberry toast, nori wrapped seared AAA Ahi Tuna, Belgian waffles and even a fillet mignon and more. This unique restaurant located near down own changes it’s menu weekly to provide the freshest food possible and information can be found by clicking HERE.
Katya Vineyards is located at 101 E Silver Springs Blvd, Suite 102, Ocala FL 34470 or by phone 352.528.2675
Mark’s Prime also offers a Mother’s Day special that is by reservation only. They will have their full menu as well as some specials yet to be determined. They offer a full menu of steaks and seafoods along with dishes such as spinach asiago chicken, wood grilled salmon and lobster fettucini. This Ocala staple is located downtown on the square and also has a location in Gainesville and offers complimentary valet parking. More information can be found at Mark’s website.
Mark’s Prime is located at 30 S Magnolia Ave, Ocala, FL 34471 you can phone them at 352-402-0097
Salted Brick – If you’re interested in the flavors of a wood fired oven, then Salted Brick at Ocala Preserve (Trilogy) may be the place to celebrate. They are offering a Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 11 am to 4 pm. Prices are a standard $39 per adult and $14 for kids 10 and under. Reservations are highly recommended. The menu will consist of favorites such as fruit and various salads, smoked salmon, prime rib, chicken alfredo and various desserts. They also take reservations on Open Table as well as at the restaurant. More info can be found at the Trilogy website.
Salted Brick is located at 4021 NW 53rd Avenue Road, Ocala, FL 34482 or reach them by phone at 352-509-5183
Hilton Ocala is offering a special Mother’s Day buffet from 11 am – 4 pm by reservation only. Price for adults is $51.95 and kids under 12 is $28.95. They have a large offering including Assorted Meat and Cheese Charcuterie, Vegetable Crudité with Assorted Dips, a seafood station, Prime Rib, Pineapple Glazed Mahi-Mahi, Harvest Vegetables, Basil Tortellini, and a dessert station with Carrot Cake, Petit Fours, Chocolate Mousse, and so much more. They are also offering a bottomless mimosa or sparkling wine for $6. More information can be found at the Hilton website.
The Hilton is located at 3600 Southwest 36th Avenue, Ocala, FL, 34474 or by phone at 352-390-1515
Craft Cuisine is also offering a special Mother’s Day brunch buffet from 11:30 am – 4 pm for $40 per adult and $20 per child. Ages 5 and under are free. They will be offering a combination of breakfast items, starters and sides, vegetable dishes, entrees and desserts including Carved Princess Cut Striploin Of Beef With Au Jus And Horseradish cream, Grouper With Basil Beurre Blanc And Tomatoes, and Herbed Rubbed Pork Loin With Peach Chutney. You can find more on their Mother’s Day brunch HERE and more about Craft Cuisine HERE.
Craft Cuisine is located at 2237 SW 19th Avenue Rd # 102 Ocala, Florida 34471 or by phone 352-237-7300
Eaton’s Beach will be hosting their annual Mother’s Day Buffet with a complimentary glass of champagne and special gift for mom. They will have live entertainment with Joe Hand and a balloon artist from 1 pm – 3 pm, and of course, wonderful views of Lake Weir. The cost is $25.99 per adult, $12.99 ages 6-10 and free for 5 and under. Their buffet line up includes Eaton’s Beach specialties of shrimp and grits, 3c’s mac & cheese, sweet fried chicken and a carving station, a dessert station, and more. Eaton’s Beach doesn’t take reservations but does offer call ahead seating.
Eaton’s Beach is located at 15790 SE 134th Avenue, Weirsdale, FL 32195 or by phone 352-259-2444
Mother’s Day Fun Activities
Picassos Palate offers a Mother’s day tea party from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm starting at $10 and up with tasty treats, hot tea and plenty of painting options. They are also offering a canvas painting special for moms and their little ones starting at 2 pm for $25-$30. All supplies are included to paint your masterpieces. You can find more information at their website here.
Picassos Palate is located at 106 SW 17th St, Ocala, FL 34471 or by phone 352-789-6670
The Florida Aquarium is offering free admission for mothers, along with a paid admission, to their aquarium for Mother’s Day. Free admission and tickets can be aquired at the aquarium ticket booth in person. The family can enjoy thousands of fish, sharks, turtles and other wetland residents as they visit the half a million gallons of sea water on display. You can learn more about the Florida Aquarium here.
The Florida Aquarium is located at 701 Channelside Drive, Tampa, Florida 3360 or by phone at 813-273-4000
Paddock Mall – If Mom likes to shop, Paddock Mall is offering their Mother’s Day Sip and Shop from 12 pm – 2 pm at the mall in Belk Court. They are offering free mimosas, mini make overs, giveaways and entertainment. Paddock Mall information can be found HERE.
Paddock Mall is located at 3100 SW College Rd., Ocala, FL 34474 or by phone 352-237-1223
Symphony Under the Stars presented by Fine Arts for Ocala. Another Mother’s Day favorite! The family can bring their own picnic meal and camp out to listen to the Ocala Symphony Orchestra followed by a fireworks display. Cost is $20 prepay or $25 at the gate for 18 and older, 17 and under is free. There will also be food vendors, a performance by Miranda MADison and other activities. Gates open at 4 pm at the Ocala Golf Club. Premium parking is available for $5, other parking is free. Flashlights are recommended for the walk back to the car. For more information please visit their website HERE.
Symphony Under the Stars takes place at 3130 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala, FL 34470 or call them 352-867-0355