Mother‚Ěús Day Events in Sydney 2023

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There are plenty of things to do with Mum and no end of ways to treat her in Sydney this Mother's Day—and (spoiler alert), the vast majority of them involve indulging in some delicious food and drink. Interest = piqued! 

Here are some of the best things to do this Mother's Day in Sydney come Sunday 14 May 2023, (and a friendly reminder to kids and fellow parents reading this: make sure you get in early and BOOK!).

Mother's Day Events in Sydney 2023

1. Mother's Day at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Mother's Day at the Four Seasons
So much fun awaits at the Four Seasons Hotel Sydney this Mother's Day! 

Mode Kitchen & Bar, the signature restaurant at Four Seasons Hotel Sydney, is hosting a luxurious and exclusive Mother's Day Lunch this year, which is sure to be a hit with the whole family and one of the most popular ways to spend Mother's Day in Sydney.

The three-course set menu is brimming with antipasto buffet goodness to start, plus indulgent mains and mouthwatering sweet treats to finish. Plus, all mothers will receive a complimentary wrapped gift from Camilla (valued at $70) to remember the occasion. Get booking, folks! Tables are sure to fill up quickly. If you want to turn the weekend into a staycation, Four Seasons is the ultimate destination.

Where:    Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George Street, Sydney
When:     Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:       $120 per person

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2. Mother's Day High Tea at Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel

Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney Mother's Day High Tea
Decadence and deliciousness await at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney this Mother's Day, with a sumptuous high tea for the whole family to enjoy.

Get ready to make this Mother's Day unforgettable, with a High Tea at the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel. Guests can choose from traditional, vegan, and gluten-free options while celebrating in style in the heart of the city. The venue, Lady Fair Fax at Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney, is set in the stunning heritage-listed Fairfax Building—the original and iconic home of the Sydney Morning Herald. It's the perfect place to take a break and spoil Mum this year, so make sure you get in early and book your table

Where:      Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney
When:       Sunday 14 May 2023, 1 pm - 4 pm
Cost:         $85 per adult, $40 per child

3. Mother's Day Retreat at Billabong Retreat

The perfect day of relaxation for Mum.

This Mother's Day, surprise your loved ones with a rejuvenating Day Retreat at the picturesque Billabong Retreat, a serene oasis just a short drive from Sydney. Gift a day of relaxation, self-care, and memorable experiences surrounded by lush greenery and tranquil landscapes.

The Day Retreat includes a yoga class, a wholesome vegetarian lunch, and a choice of relaxing spa treatments such as facials, reiki or massage. Bookings essential and Gift Vouchers are available! 

Where:   Billabong Retreat, 41 McClymonts Road, Maraylya
When:    Mother's Day, Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:     Starting at $250 per person

4. Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney Mother's Day High Tea

Indulge mum this Mother's Day with a high tea at Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney.

Spoil Mum rotten this Mother’s Day in Sydney with high tea at the Amora Hotel Jamison.

The indulgent experience includes a generous spread of freshly baked scones, finger sandwiches, sweet treats, bubbles, tea and more - a treat the whole family will adore! If you want to turn your high tea into something even more special, why not go the extra mile and treat Mum to a five-star night away?

Where:      Amora Hotel Jamison Sydney, 11 Jamison Street Sydney
When:       Sunday 14 May 2023
Cost:         $79 - $98 per adult, $55 per child (5-12 years); Under fives eat free

5. High Tea at Novotel Sydney Darling Square 

Novotel Sydney Darling Square
Live music, a gift and the ultimate high tea experience await at Novotel Sydney Darling Square this Mother's Day.


This Mother's Day, the Novotel Sydney Darling Square will showcase the ultimate High Tea experience at its Pier Street Grill. The fabulous family experience includes a glass of Veuve Ambal Sparkling on arrival for all mums, a delicious menu of savoury morsels and canapes, and sweet treats like petit fours and buttermilk fruit scones, all with free-flowing tea and coffee, plus live acoustic music and a copy of the Two Good Co. cookbook per booking (the perfect extra gift)all within a stone's throw of beautiful Darling Harbour.

Your mum will also have the opportunity to win an overnight staycation at Novotel Sydney Darling Square including breakfast and tickets to Sydney’s Chinese Gardens. 

Where:     Novotel Sydney Darling Square, 17 Little Pier St, Darling Harbour 
When:      Sunday, 14 May 2023 | 12.30 - 2.30 pm
Cost:        $89 per person, $49 for kids, children under 5 FREE

6. Mother's Day High Tea Buffet at Novotel Parramatta

Novotel Parramatta Mother's Day in Sydney
Delectable treats are the order of the day at Novotel Parramatta's Mother's Day High Tea.

Give Mum what she deserves and book a spot at the Novotel Parramatta's ballroom for their decadent high tea buffet menu on Mother's Day this year. The delicious line-up includes all of the usual high tea suspects including raspberry-clotted scones and an array of irresistible cakes with the option of a child-friendly menu too. It's one of the easiest and most delicious ways to give back to Mum this Mother's Day in Sydney!

Where:     Novotel Parramatta, 350 Church St, Paramatta
When:      11 am - 1 pm, Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:        $68 per person, $49 per child (aged 12 and below)

7. High Tea at Lounge 32, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney

Lounge 32 George street
Reserve your spot now for an afternoon of pure indulgence with your beloved mum.

Celebrate Mother's Day with a breathtaking afternoon tea experience at Lounge 32! For the first time, the exclusive venue opens its doors to outside guests, offering an endless buffet and mesmerising city views from the 32nd floor of The Four Seasons in The Rocks. Indulge in a lavish spread with your mum on the 14 of May. Don't miss this unforgettable Mother's Day treat – reserve your spot now for an afternoon of pure indulgence with your beloved mum.

Where:     Lounge 32, Four Seasons Hotel, 199 George Street, Sydney 
When:      Seating times between 11.30 am to 3.30 pm, 14 May 2023
Cost:        $101.03 per person. Bookings required.

8. Aria Restaurant Mother's Day Lunch

Mother's Day events in Sydney
Nothing says "Happy Mother's Day!" quite like a meal at one of Sydney's most iconic restaurants.

Treat Mum to an unforgettable lunch overlooking stunning views of the Sydney harbour at Aria.

The iconic harbourside gem is offering a five-course bespoke menu ($260pp) with a glass of champagne on arrival. A children’s set menu ($70pp) for those 12 years or under will be available, so you can really get the whole family involved!

Where:     1 Macquarie St, Sydney
When:      Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:        $70 per child, $260 per adult

9. Mother's Day Harbour Cruise

Mother's Day Harbour Cruise
Soak up the beauty of the city on this memorable Mother's Day cruise.

Spoil mum in an extra-special and memorable way on Sydney Harbour with a buffet lunch and drinks, plus a professional DJ dropping the beats on this three-hour Lunch Cruise!

Tickets include delicious seated and served canape menu items plus drinks, and the DJ promises to play all of Mum's favourite tunes!

Where:     King Street Wharf No 9 Darling Harbour
When:      12-3 pm, Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:        $119 per adult, $59 per child

10. Mother's Day at Chiswick

Mother's Day events in Sydney
Drool! The Mother's Day menu at the gorgeous Chiswick promises a very special day for all this year.

Spoil your beautiful mum with a Mother’s Day lunch or dinner in the heart of leafy Woollahra at the beautiful Chiswick.

Head Chef Taylor Cullen has created a specially designed menu for $175pp including a mixture of much-loved favourites and fun new dishes, and of course, there will be a cocktail available on arrival! A children’s menu for $50pp will also be on offer for children 12 years and under. 

Where:     65 Ocean Street, Woollahra
When:      Sunday,14 May 2023
Cost:        $175 per adult, $50 per child

11. Mother's Day Classic

Mother's Day Classic
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 raises money for breast cancer research.

It's the perfect Mother's Day event in Sydney where you can feel the buzz of the event village, entertainment, music, and food stalls!

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 Sydney and NSW
When:      Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:        From $42 per child and $76 per adult

12. Mother's Day Feast at North Bondi Fish

Mother's Day events in Sydney
Ocean views and a seafood feast...sign us up for Mother's Day at North Bondi Fish!

This year at North Bondi Fish, their delicious a la carte menu will be available, plus a special three-course set menu at $125 per person, which features the freshest sashimi, lobster ravioli and plenty more. 

DJs will be in-house to spin the freshest beats from 2 to 5 pm, followed by live music from 5:30 pm until 8:30 pm. The Mother's Day event in Sydney of her dreams! 

Where:     North Bondi Fish, 120 Ramsgate Avenue, North Bondi
When:      Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:        $125 per adult, $40 per child aged 12 and under

13. Manly Spirits Mother's Day Gin High Tea

Mother's Day events in Sydney
Treat Mum this Mother's Day with a Manly Spirits bottomless gin high tea!

The ultimate event for gin-loving mamas (*raises hand*), the Manly Spirits High Tea promises a memorable Mother's Day in Sydney she's sure to love.

Tickets include two hours of free-flowing gin and tonic highballs of the Manly Spirits core range; Lilly Pilly Pink Gin, Coastal Citrus Gin and Australian Dry Gin paired with premium Fever-Tree tonic water and garnishes. Non-alcoholic options are available of course, and there will be plenty of savoury goodies, scones with jam and cream and three desserts on offer.

A Mother's Day raffle will bring even more fun, making this an unmissable Mother's Day event in Sydney!

Where:     Manly Spirits Co. Distillery, 4A/9-13 Winbourne Road, Brookvale
When:      12-2 pm, Sunday, 14 May 2023
Cost:        $80 per ticket

14. Mother's Day Bottomless Bubbles

Mother's Day events in Sydney
Mother's Day Bottomless Bubbles at Crowne Plaza Darling Harbour.

And another high tea offering for the mums out there who love their bubbles!

The Mother's Day Bottomless Sparkling High Tea is just the sort of decadent Mother's Day event in Sydney for champs lovers, as you'll be dining on bottomless bubbles for a full two hours! Located within the Crowne Plaza Darling Harbour, the Bottomless Bubbles High Tea also includes the chef's favourite sweet and savoury canapes to accompany a selection of premium tea and bottomless bubbles - bottoms up!

Where:     Crowne Plaza Darling Harbour
When:      14 May 2023 from 1-3 pm
Cost:        $95.55 per adult; $42.60 per child four years and over.

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