Mother’s Day takes place this Sunday. As always, we will have a large list of San Francisco / Bay Area events including gift ideas, Mother’s Day specials, places to get brunch, and more.
Below is a list of several events and you can keep up with any new additions on our Mother’s Day Calendar here.
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Related Events and Info:
- Calendar: Our Mother’s Day Events Calendar
- May: Our May Events Calendar
- Music: 2015 Golden Gate Park Band Concert Series Schedule | Free, Sundays, April-October
- Locally Made: SFMade Week | Beer & Wine Trail, Pop-Up Shops, Free Factory Tours, & More
- Portland: PDX Pipeline’s Portland Mother’s Day Events Calendar
- Seattle: Seattle Pipeline’s Mother’s Day Events Calendar
2015 Bay Area Mother’s Day Events, Brunch, Gift Ideas:
All Weekend: Free San Francisco Walking Tours | Golden Gate Park, Castro, Chinatown, Excelsior, City Hall, Fisherman’s Wharf, & More
City Guides is a non-profit organization with more than 200 trained volunteers who lead FREE history and architectural walking tours in San Francisco. Walk along the streets, sidewalks, and byways of America’s most beautiful – and fascinating – city! More info.
May 8-10: San Jose – Cinderella @ San Jose Center For Performing Arts | Ballet, Evening & Matinee Performances
A delightful mix of classic storybook elements: a beautiful fairy godmother, a pumpkin turned into a fine coach, an elaborate palace ball, and one glittering, lost glass slipper. In keeping with ballet tradition, the men of our company dance the coveted roles of the ugly stepsisters with cross-dressing humor adding to the romance, comedy, and magic for all ages, from one to 101. More info.
May 9: San Jose – Mural Unveiling & BBQ @ New Seasons Market Evergreen | Artwork, Food & Drink, Mother’s Day Gifts, 11AM-2PM
The grand opening tile art project that community kids and kids-at-heart painted will be revealed on Saturday! Your permanently installed juice bar makeover involves over 200 tiles individually painted by New Seasons Evergreen customers. After the unveiling ceremony we invite you to celebrate with complimentary hot dogs and chips. It’s a family affair and everyone’s welcome. More info.
May 9: Oakland – Jack of All Trades Mother’s Day Weekend Market @ Jack London Square | Free, 11AM-5PM
Free & Pet friendly market includes 85+ local vendors, DIY workshops, food, local music, beers, and more. More info.
May 9-10: Central Valley – Silicon Valley Artists’ Open Studios | Free, Meet Artists, View Works & Studios, 11AM-5PM
Silicon Valley Open Studios is an opportunity to experience a wide variety of art and talk with local artists in the comfort of their own studios. Participating artists work in a variety of visual media including painting, watercolors, mixed media, jewelry, photography, sculpture and pottery. More info.
May 10: Mother’s Day Cruises | Brunch & Dinner Cruises, Buffets, Champagne, Live Music, Bay Views
From our Mother’s Day brunch cruises with free-flowing champagne and lavish buffets to our four course dinner cruise with live entertainment and breathtaking San Francisco Bay views – you can treat your Mom to a Mother’s Day gift she won’t forget with Hornblower!More info.
May 10: Mother’s Day Brunch Cruise | Buffet, Drinks, Live Music, Dancing, Bay Views, 12:30-3:45PM
Take mom out for a Champagne Brunch. Cruise on San Francisco Bay while enjoying amazing White Glove Service, Gourmet Brunch, Dancing, and Spectacular Views. Our DJ will provide all your dining and dancing music aboard our Luxury Yacht. More info.
May 10: The Golden Gate Park Band In Concert @ Spreckles Temple Of Music, Golden Gate Park | Musical Inspiration Of Latin America, Free, 1-2:30PM
This free concert in the park features Latin American cultural music & includes costumed guest performers: singers, dancers, & speakers who will enlighten & entertain. More info.
May 10: Mother’s Day – Free Day @ Exploratorium Pier 15 | Museum, Exhibits, Folk Dancing, Paper Flower Construction, 10AM-5PM
Happy Mother’s Day! All mothers—and especially Mamás Latinas—and their families are invited to a free day of fun at the Exploratorium. Fun for all ages, indulge your curiosity and ask your own questions as you play with the exhibits, and discover new ways to understand how our world works. More info.
May 10: Grove On The Road @ Noe Valley Town Square | Free, Live Music, 11AM-3PM
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Grove on the Road at Noe Valley Town Square. Enjoy admission-free performances by local artists, interactive arts workshops for all ages, and more! More info.
May 10: San Francisco Sunday Streets in The Mission | Free, Closed Streets, Music, Activities, & More
Sunday Streets closes stretches of city streets to automobile traffic, and opens them to people for several hours on a various Sundays throughout the year, so participants can enjoy a large, temporary, public space where they can bike, walk, run, dance, do yoga, or do any other physical activity. Non-profit and health organizations offer free activities and share information about their services during the event. More info.
May 10: Off the Grid: Picnic at the Presidio @ Main Post Lawn | March 1-Nov 1, Great Views of the Bay, Food Carts, Drinks, Music (more info)
May 10: Lindy in the Park @ Golden Gate Park | Free Swing Dance Party, Year-Round, 11AM-2PM (more info)
May 10: Skatin’ Place @ 6th Avenue & Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park | Free, Family-Friendly Roller Skating, 12-5PM (more info)
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