Not sure what to do for Mother’s Day? Not a problem! Check out these great Mother’s Day events taking place around the Bay Area and do something special for the mothers in your life.
Marvelous Mothers at Great Explorations Children’s Museum
May 7, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Walk through Great Explorations and make Mom feel like royalty by making her a crown, necklace, or bouquet. All activities are included with the cost of admission. Mothers get in free with one paid child admission. Greatex.org; 1925 4th St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33704
The Great Mother’s Day 5K Race at Al Lopez Park
May 8, 8 a.m.
Want to make Mom proud and get the family moving? Register your family online to take part in a 5K run/walk focused on health and wellness. greatmothersdayrace.com/tampa/; 4810 N Himes Ave, Tampa, FL 33614
Mother’s Day at the Florida Aquarium
May 7-8, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Make a sea of Mother’s Day memories at the Florida Aquarium! Introduce Mom to the playful otters and other 20,000 sea creatures the aquarium has to offer. Moms enjoy free admission with the purchase of one full paid admission. Tickets must be purchased onsite at the ticket booth. flaquarium.org; 701 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602
Mother’s Day at the Tampa Bay History Center
May 8, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Spend Mother’s Day learning about Tampa Bay’s unique history. Moms get in free with one paid adult admission. The History Center will offer arts and crafts in the Lykes Atrium and a 15 percent discount in the museum store on select items. tampabayhistorycenter.org; 801 Old Water St, Tampa, FL 33602
Mother’s Day Concert at Curtis Hixon Waterfront Park
May 8, 7:30 p.m.
Come out to the park for a waterfront picnic and listen to the Florida Orchestra perform music as stunning as the rousing fireworks finale at the end of the show. Admission is free, but guests are encouraged to bring canned goods for Tampa Bay Harvest’s annual food drive. floridaorchestra.org; 600 N Ashley Dr, Tampa, FL 33602