Mother's Day is Sunday, May 14, 2023. Make sure mom and all the strong women in your life feel special this Mother's Day at these events and Mother's Day Brunches in Monterey! Give the gift of relaxation with a spa treatment, spoil mom with shopping or simply take her to enjoy a view of one of the beautiful beaches in Monterey County. Check out our roundup of things to do Mother's Day weekend in Monterey.

Mother's Day Old Fisherman's Wharf

Head to Old Fisherman's Wharf for fun and festive Mother's Day decorations, a free photo op with the Giant Rose-Framed Backdrop, Mother's Day specials for lunch and dinner and sweet treats from the Wharf's three candy shops. Gift certificates for Whale Watching, Fishing, Sailing and Glass Bottom Boat Trips offered by businesses on the Wharf also make wonderful Mother's Day gifts.

7 - 10 am breakfast, 10 am - 2pm brunch

Show Mom how much she means to you with a delicious and decadent brunch complete with  Bottomless Mimosas, Flan French Toast, Lox & Bagel and Crab Cake Eggs Benedict.

Rustique Wines exterior

12 - 4 pm

Find exclusive new wines, live music performances, delicious tacos, and a very special raffle in honor of Rusti Silacci, the woman & mother behind Rustiqué. 100% of the proceeds will be going to Mission Park Elementary – the school Rusti taught at for several years. Win a chance to attend California Roots Music and Arts Festival or Rebels and Renegades Music Festival, fun Mother’s Day baskets, Rustiquè merch, and more. FREE entry and all ages welcome.

Mother's Day at Quail Lodge in Carmel-by-the-Sea

11 am - 3 pm

For a truly memorable Mother's Day, there's no better way to celebrate than at Quail Lodge & Golf Club’s luxurious three-course, prix fixe brunch set amongst the pristine backdrop of Quail Lodge’s lush greenery, sunny skies and fresh air.

Stonepine Estate garden

Seating from 1 - 1:30 pm

Stonepine invites you to stroll the estate's twelve formal gardens, enjoy a game of croquet, and relax at the Waterfall Pavilion or at our Cutting Garden Belvedere before enjoying a brunch ft. menu items such as Citrus Salad,  Vegetarian Quiche and Carved Leg of Lamb with Mint Sauce. Reservation only. Price: $75 per person plus 20% service charge and 7.75% tax (Children under 12 - $37.50 per person).

10 am - 2:30 pm

Celebrate those special Mothers in your life and enjoy a thoughtfully prepared buffet of seasonal favorites and coastal specialties, including Smoked and Slow Roasted Tri Tip, Plaza Artichoke & Clam Chowder and a Donut Wall.

Mother's Day decorations Cannery Row Monterey

Stop by the plaza in front of Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurant to snap a photo with mom after enjoying Mother's Day brunch on Cannery Row!

10 am - 2 pm

Enjoy an elaborate Mother's Day Brunch buffet featuring a seafood display with snow crabs and chilled jumbo shrimp, award-winning clam chowder, heirloom tomato and burrata salad, fresh fruits and berries display, artisanal California meat and cheese with local jams, eggs benedict and crab cake station, carving station, mahi-mahi, chicken scaloppini, Kids Chef Table, limoncello tiramisu, monkey bread Danishes, almond-peach bread pudding and much more.

Spindrift Inn, Monterey hotels

Redeemable:  Tuesday, May 2 - Friday, June 30

Spoil Mom this May with a well-deserved getaway to Monterey and celebrate in style with a host of amenities at the newly renovated Spindrift Inn. Enjoy savings of 15% off and book now through June 30th.


Big Sur Lodge

Brunch starts at 12 pm, paint class starts at 1 pm

Treat Mom to a memorable brunch buffet and paint class amongst the redwoods of Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park overlooking the Big Sur River.

10 am - 2 pm

Treat Mom to a spectacular brunch the whole family will enjoy at the Portola Hotel & Spa. Brunch begins with a Complimentary Mimosa for Mom, and a decadent buffet with a variety of brunch favorites hosted in the De Anza Ballroom, and live music with Dave Conley on piano. Enjoy a lavish brunch buffet with California Cheeses and Cured Meats with Crusty Baguettes and Crackers, Wild King Salmon, Harris Ranch New York Strip, and much more.

WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca

Enjoy Buy One Get One general admission tickets on Sunday, May 14 in celebration of mom! This special is only available once per customer. Use the promo code MOMLUV to get your tickets!

11 am - 3 pm, 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Choose from a selection of starters, entrees and desserts including Dungeness Crab, Potato and Leek Soup, Filet Mignon and Butter Poached Lobster (GF) and Candy Cap Chocolate Cake. $69 per person. Reservations are recommended.

10 am - 2 pm

The grand buffet will offer an assortment of decadent dining options, including seafood displays, caviar displays, a slider station with additional meat and hot options, as well as dessert. Reservations are required by calling (831) 625-8524. 

11 am - 2pm

Call 831-375-4800 to reserve Mother's Day brunch at Intercontinental The Clement Monterey.

10 am - 3 pm, 5:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Salt Wood will offer a Mother's Day Brunch Prix Fixe with options like Lobster Benedict and Chicken & Waffles.  

7 am - 1 pm

Shearwater Tavern will feature an exclusive, à la carte Mother’s Day brunch.

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