Things to do on Mother’s Day in Adelaide 2023

We've rounded up all of the lovely and interesting things you could treat your mum to for Mother's Day in Adelaide.

Mother’s Day is a special day set aside each year to celebrate and appreciate the love and support that our mothers, grandmothers and mother-in-laws have given us throughout our lives.

If you’re looking for ideas to make this day extra special for your mum in Adelaide, you’re in luck! We’ve rounded up all of the lovely and interesting things you could treat your mum to for Mother’s Day in Adelaide.

From High Tea to picnics, there is something on list for every mum.

Mother’s Day Breakfast

Adelaide’s Finest Supermarkets, Frewville & Pasadena

Offer your mum a deliciously relaxing start to her day by treating her to a breakfast at Mr Nick’s at Frewville and Pasadena. 

Their super-popular breakfast menu from Frewville is now also available at Pasadena and Mother’s Day is a great occasion to check out the menu which is based on local, seasonal produce with every single ingredient sourced in store, just steps from the kitchen.  

Both cafes will be serving up Mother’s Day Mimosa cocktails to add some sparkle to mum’s morning.


Mother’s Day High Tea at Hilton Adelaide

Coal Cellar + Grill, Adelaide

Spoil Mum this Mother’s Day at Hilton Adelaide.

Indulge in a unique High Tea experience with a delectable selection of sweet and savoury items prepared by our very own in-house patisserie.

Includes a selection of exquisite Dilmah teas and a glass of sparkling wine on arrival (or upgrade to a glass of Pommery Champagne for $10 per person).

Bookings are essential and can be made between 12:30pm – 2:30pm.


Mother’s Day Classic

Pinky Flat, North Adelaide

Start your Mother’s Day with purpose and get active for breast cancer research.

Don your pinkest activewear and head down to Pinky Flat for a 4km or 7km walk or run bright and early Mother’s Day morning. Each registration includes a headscarf, race bib and tribute card, available for collection at the registration marquee. You’ll also receive a commemorative medallion, handed over with pride when you cross the finish line.


Mother’s Day at the Marion Hotel

Marion Hotel, Mitchell Park

The Marion Hotel has got you covered this Mother’s Day! 


Spoil mum or the special woman in your life with a decadent brunch overlooking the Secret Garden. Relax and enjoy a lazy morning with a range of sweet and savoury goodies and live acoustic entertainment.

If you’re after a bit of Mother’s Day fun, you can also turn this into a boozy brunch! For only $15 extra per person, you can enjoy sipping on bottomless mimosas.

10am, 10:30am or 11am

G & Tea

The Marion Hotel’s G & Tea is back and better than ever, bringing with it a delicious afternoon tea featuring sweet and savoury treats and a refreshing gin spritz. Enjoy all this while relaxing in the Secret Garden with live acoustic tunes and the perfect backdrop for a selfie with mum! Adult tickets include a 78 Degrees Gin Spritz on arrival, unlimited filtered coffee, T2 teas & juice.

3pm – 5pm


Breakfast and a movie at the Torrens Arms

Torrens Arms, Kingswood

How does a movie date with mum sound?

The Torrens Arms, conveniently located across from Wallis Cinemas Mitcham, is offering $10 movie tickets with any main meal purchased. A special Mother’s Day breakfast menu will be on offer from 8am to 11:30am, while lunch & dinner will be available for all-day dining from 11:30am – 9:30pm (movie tickets are also on offer with lunch and dinner too).

Enjoy a delicious meal and treat mum to an iconic cinema choc-top for dessert afterwards.

See the set breakfast menu here

8am – 11:30am


Mother’s Day High Tea & Jazz at CIELO

CIELO, Adelaide

Treat mum to a decadent afternoon of delicious food, wine, tea and jazz.

Cielo Tearoom + Patisserie is hosting a special Mother’s Day edition of their famous High Tea on Saturday, 13 May.

In the elegant surroundings of Adelaide Arcade, a stylish menu of sweet and savoury treats, local wine, and organic teas will be served while The Very Modern Jazz Band performs classic jazz tunes.

The Mother’s Day High Tea at Cielo includes:

  • 2 Tier stand mixed with Savoury & Sweet
  • Cheese Board featuring some of South Australia’s best Cheeses & Local Fruits & Accompaniments
  • 1x Glass on Arrival of Gegika Wines Speciality
  • Unlimited Tea by Fresia & Cassia
  • 2 hours of Bolero by The very modern Jazz Band



Mother’s Day High Tea

Sophie’s Hill Vineyard, Meadows

Indulge your Mum this Mother’s Day with a luxurious High Tea, complete with sweeping views of our Sophie’s Hill Vineyard and the beautiful Adelaide Hills.

Enjoy a glass of Popsie Sparkling Blanc de Blancs on arrival, followed by a beautifully curated tiered stand of sweet and savoury delicacies by Mirra, served to your table.

Vegetarian and Gluten Free options available at an additional charge.



South Australia’s History Festival

Various locations, South Australia

Is mum a bit of a history buff? With over 500 events over the month of May, I am sure you can find one on Mother’s Day weekend to suit her interests.

With events on at the State Library of South Australia, Adelaide Town Hall, Carclew House, Old Government House and more. Alternatively, pick a self-guided walking tour around Adelaide and learn something new together, like the Adelaide Time Machine App.

Check out the full program online and find something to suit your mum.


Mother’s Day Buffet de Brunch

Garcon Bleu, Adelaide

This Mother’s Day, treat your mum to a well-deserved Sofitel experience.

Join them in Garcon Bleu for a magnifique brunch featuring an array of patisseries, charcuterie and fromage, house-made specialties and freshly-made crepes, plus bottomless cocktails, cold-pressed juices and tea and coffee.

Enjoy live acoustic entertainment from a local artist plus all mothers will receive a special gift to take home.

12:30pm – 2:30pm


Picnic at Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens

Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens, Crafers

Immerse mum in the spectacular colour, rich aromas and amazing diversity at Mount Lofty Botanic Gardens this Mother’s Day.

If your mum is a nature lover, pack the picnic basket and rug and take mum out for the day to the Botanic Gardens. Don’t forget your walking shoes and after you enjoy your picnic, you’ll be ready to explore! The Botanic Gardens are truly stunning this time of year and a picnic and a leisurely stroll amongst the trees is perfect for a quality time loving mum.

8:30am – 5pm


Adelaide Crows vs St Kilda

Adelaide Oval, Adelaide

Take your Adelaide Crow loving mum to Adelaide Oval for the footy this Mother’s Day. And let’s hope for a Crows win, so mum has a happy Mother’s Day.



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