5 Tips for Planning a Memorable Mother’s Day in San Diego

Celebrating Mother’s Day in San Diego this year? From brunch on the water to locally-sourced gifts and outdoor fun, there are plenty of fun Mother’s Day activities in San Diego to spoil the mom in your life. Step-up Mother’s Day planning this year with these 5 tips guaranteed to bring a big smile to her face.

1. Mother’s Day Tote Bag Giveaway Padres Theme Game

The Padres invite you to give thanks to Mom at the Mother’s Day Celebration presented by Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women & Newborns! Get the family together and head out to Petco Park on Sunday, May 19 as they honor the moms who do so much for their families . Your Theme Game Package includes a limited-edition Padres-themed expandable tote bag and a ticket to the Pirates vs. Padres game. Visit the Padres website for game information and tickets.

2. Mother’s Day Brunch Cruises

Cruise into Mother’s Day with Brunch Aboard the Hornblower! Mom will love the free-flowing champagne, live jazz music and a lavish buffet. You can also opt for a three-course dinner at your own private table complete with gorgeous views of San Diego. Visit Hornblower for event details and a menu preview.

Not ready to set sail? Hornblower also offers its Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch on-land at The Abbey on Fifth. The stunning 1910 landmark is San Diego’s only remaining Classic Revival structure. Enjoy a complimentary glass of champagne to start the day, then an elaborate seasonal buffet, decadent desserts and live jazz by Republic of Music. Visit Hornblower for event details and to make reservations.

3. Staycation + Spa Treatment at La Pensione Hotel in Little Italy

Did you know that we have have an on-site spa in our boutique hotel? Located on the 4th floor of the, La Pensione Spa is a private, two-table spa treatment room where guests may enjoy a comprehensive menu of relaxing spa treatments and therapies. Customized individual and couples spa packages are available.

Book your room now for the best rate, and schedule spa treatments in advance then get ready to celebrate mom all weekend-long.

4. Let the Love for Mom Bloom at The Flower Fields Carlsbad

The Flower Fields are still in bloom! Visit the Flower Fields on the final day of the season for Mom’s special day. The stage will be filled throughout the day with the colorful dancing of the Rancho Buena Vista high School’s Ballet Folklorico. Mother’s Day Celebration hours are 9 am to 6 pm on Sunday, May 12.

5. Shop Local: Little Italy-Inspired Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Support local San Diego business and treat mom to a gift she’ll love. Little Italy is home to many boutique shops and markets, full of unique gifts to make mom feel special. Verde is just a few doors down from our boutique hotel and offers a socially responsible conscious shopping experience. Explore the selection of high-quality jewelry, scarves, handbags, decor and more.

Don’t forget about Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market! Visit the neighborhood market every Saturday 8 am to 2pm on West Date between Kettner and Front. The market goes year-round and is rain-or-shine, so there’s no excuse to miss this opportunity to find mom a gift as unique as she is. Shop the fresh flowers, local gifts, sweet treats and more fun, locally-sourced gifts which will be sure to please.

Does mom have a sweet tooth? Visit iDessert in Little Italy for the most beautiful selection of freshly-made and pre-packaged desserts that mom will love. Customize your own dessert, crepe, sundae or milkshake. The ingredients are carefully chosen, natural and fresh. Desserts can also be Dairy or Gluten Free!

Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 12, 2019 which is coming up fast. Be sure to make plans early. Your mom deserves the very best. Show her how much you care with a special San Diego-style Mother’s Day weekend.