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Six Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Sarasota Area

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Young Michael Saunders with her brother, Tom, and their Mother.

Moms undoubtedly deserve adoration any day of the year, but Mother’s Day is just around the corner on Sunday, May 14th, and what better time to truly express your love and appreciation? Although you can never go wrong with the classic breakfast in bed and a homemade card, we have rounded up some lovely ways to make Mother’s Day extra special in the Sarasota area:

Serenity at Selby | Sarasota
Sunday, May 14th
10:30 am – 1 pm
Magical views across Sarasota Bay provide the perfect backdrop for honoring mothers at Selby Gardens. An exquisite buffet provided by Michael’s On East will include wild mushroom ravioli and made-to-order omelets. After brunch, stroll the mangrove-lined boardwalk and admire the first botanical garden to exhibit Mark Chagall’s art work, The Color of Dreams. 

Reserve your brunch by visiting the Selby Gardens website. 

Prime Rib at Polo Grill & Bar | Lakewood Ranch
Sunday, May 14th
11 am – 3 pm
Loved by Lakewood Ranch residents, the Polo Grill & Bar presents a special Mother’s Day Brunch featuring a prime rib station, made-to-order mac and cheese bar and more! With the restaurant’s location on Main Street, there’s plenty of charming shops to browse after brunch. Reservations are encouraged, and online booking is available. 

Make a Splash at Mote Marine Aquarium | Sarasota
This Mother’s Day treat your mom to a fun-filled day at Mote Aquarium. All moms get free admission to Mote Aquarium with the purchase of their accompanied child’s ticket on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14. See sharks, manatees and sea turtles, along with more than 100 other species of marine life. The New Pass Grill is just a few minutes walk, so after sea-ing your fill of marine life, head over for a leisurely waterside lunch. Head over to the Mote Marine website for more details.

Brunch in The Neptune Room | Cortez/Bradenton
Sunday, May 14th
10 am – 2 pm
Make your way to the historic village of Cortez where The Seafood Shack Marina, Bar & Grill will be hosting a relaxed Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 14. The waterfront Neptune Room will set the scene for enjoying fried chicken, snow crab legs and housemade cinammon rolls. Reservations are required, and you can reserve your spot by calling 941.794.1235.

Secret Garden Brunch | Boca Grande
Treat mom to a memorable brunch in Boca Grande at the Third Street Cafe, where a secret garden provides a wonderful setting for celebrating mom’s special day. Visit their Facebook page to see menus and more, or give them a call at  941.964.0155.

A Seat at the Captain’s Table | Punta Gorda
Sunday, May 14th
Multiple seatings from 11 am – 6 pm 
Located in beautiful Punta Gorda, The Captain’s Table— in Fisherman’s Village Marina— is offering a delectable brunch menu featuring prime rib, blue crab tortellini, coconut-crusted grouper and pecan pie. Reservations are recommended— 941.637.1177. 

Let us know your plans for Mother’s Day in the comments!

Six Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in the Sarasota Area was last modified: May 8th, 2017 by Lucy Hope