Mother❜s Day in Melbourne: Best Mother❜s Day Events for 2022

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There really is no end of ways to treat the special women in your life in Melbourne this Mother's Day—and (spoiler alert), the vast majority of them involve indulging in some delicious food and drink. Consider our interest well and truly piqued! 

Here are some of the best things to do in Melbourne this Mother's Day (and a friendly reminder to kids/dads/husbands/mums/wives/partners reading this: make sure you get in early and BOOK for Sunday 8th May 2022!). 

The Best Mother's Day Events in Melbourne 2022

1. Mother's Day High Tea at Melbourne Museum

Mother's Day High Tea at Melbourne Museum
This unique, one-of-a-kind high tea at Melbourne Museum is the perfect way to spoil Mum this Mother's Day!

Spoil mum with an indulgent, one-of-a-kind High Tea at Melbourne Museum. Overlooking the lush green canopies of the Forest Gallery in Treetops, the whole family can enjoy a delicious High Tea menu complete with coffee, tea and sparkling wine, live acoustic music and a surprise gift for mum.

Where:     Melbourne Museum, 11 Nicholson St, Carlton 
When:      Sunday 8 May 2022, 10 - 12 pm or 1 - 3 pm
Cost:        $115 per adult, $45 per child

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2. Mother's Day Lunch Cruise on the Yarra River

Mother's Day Lunch Cruise on the Yarra River
Soak up the beauty of scenic Melbourne on this gorgeous river tour, complete with delicious lunch! 

The perfect pick for Melbourne mothers, spoil Mum with a relaxing 3-hour lunch or dinner cruise along the scenic Yarra River. The mouth-watering menu includes gems like a beef eye fillet and Moroccan salmon, a kids menu and mini desserts for afters—all to be washed down with a range of beers and wines (for the grownups, of course!). 

Where:     Departing from Southbank Promenade
When:      Sunday 8 May 2022, 12 pm - 3 pm and 7.30 to 10.30 pm 
Cost:        $115 per adult, $70 per child aged 13-17, $50 per child aged 2-12

3. Mother's Day Lunch at Ludlow

Ludlow Mother's Day
Treat her to a delicious lunch at Ludlow this Mother's Day.

Book in for a delicious Mother’s Day Lunch at Ludlow to kick off your Mother's Day celebrations this year. This Southbank gem is offering a special 3-course shared luncheon menu with a Four Pillars gin spritz on arrival for $89 per person. Kids menus are available for 12 years and under. Sold! 

Where:     Ludlow Bar & Dining, 6 Riverside Quay, Southbank
When:      Sunday 8 May 2022
Cost:        $89 per adult

4. Eureka 89 Mother's Day Lunch or Dinner

Eureka 89 Mother's Day Lunch
Treat Mum to a special experience in the sky this Mother's Day at Eureka 89.

Enjoy sprawling views of the city you love, with the people you love at Eureka 89 this Mother's Day! The menu is bursting with 3 courses of deliciousness for lunch and 4 for dinner (hello, cheese course!), as well as plenty of wines, cocktails, mocktails, spirits and beers. Bottoms up!

Where:     Level 89, Eureka Tower, 7 Riverside Quay, Southbank
When:      Sunday 8 May 2022, lunch 12.30 - 3 pm, dinner 6 - 9 pm
Cost:        Lunch: $160 per adult, $120 per child (13 to 17 years), $60 per child (12 and under)
                 Dinner: $180 per adult, $130 per child (13 to 17 years), $60 per child (12 and under)

5. Afternoon Tea at the Windsor

Afternoon Tea at the Windsor
Pinkies up, everyone! This afternoon tea is sure to knock Mum's socks off this Mother's Day.

The Windsor's Mother's Day Afternoon Tea has long been an esteemed tradition, and this year will be no different! Expect a special Mother's Day Afternoon Tea menu with spectacular desserts, tea sandwiches and our signature scones, accompanied by speciality teas and sparkling wine. This Mother’s Day, there will also be a gorgeous silk flower wall—the perfect backdrop for a celebratory photo with Mum and your family!

Where:     The Hotel Windsor, 111 Spring St, Melbourne
When:      Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 May 2022, lunch 2.30 - 4.30 pm, dinner 6 - 8 pm
Cost:        Saturday 7th: Adults: $128 per adult, inclusive of one glass of sparkling wine, Children: $88 per child
                 Sunday 8th: Adults: $175 per adult, inclusive of free-flow sparkling wine for 2 hours, Children: $98 per child

6. Mother's Day Paint and Sip

Paint and sip Melbourne
CaThe perfect afternoon out, this paint and sip class is the ideal Mother's Day gift.

Searching for Mother's Day gift ideas in Melbourne? This paint and sip class is simple and fun, with no experience necessary, beginners encouraged and plenty of fun with mum guaranteed!

You can join us for a session full of fun and enthusiasm along with great music while you gain artistic tuition from a professional artist. All painting materials are provided such as a canvas, easel, paints, brushes and an apron. Bring your favourite nibbles and drinks, we provide all glassware, bottle openers and ice for a wonderful evening. During this class, you will learn how to paint a pair-up painting of the lovebirds with mum—each person paints one side but you will work together and in the end.

Where:     81 Denmark St, Kew
When:      Sunday 8 May 2022, 2 - 4 pm
Cost:        $55 per person

7. Mother's Day Classic

Mother's Day Classic Melbourne
Give back and remember special women this year by taking part in the Mother's Day Classic Local. 

The Mother's Day Classic remembers those who have been affected by or who are living with breast cancer and raising money for breast cancer research and is the perfect Mother's Day activity. 

You can train for 5km, 10km, 20km or choose your own distance—and you can walk, jog or run, it’s completely up to you! There are so many locations to choose from—see the full list here.

Where:     Various locations across Melbourne and VIC
When:      8th May 2022
Cost:        From $43 per child and $57.45 per adult

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