A Guide to Mother’s Day in Downtown Jacksonville

Author: Allie Frey, Downtown Vision Summer Marketing Intern

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the special women in our lives than by treating them to a day filled with love and unforgettable experiences in #DTJax!

Mother’s Day Brunch at Bread and Board

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Taking your mom out to a delicious brunch at Bread and Board  is a great way to start off her Mother’s Day on the right track. With a complimentary mimosa and Gerbera Daisy, you can ensure that she will feel pampered and loved. To save a spot on her special day, make your reservations by 10 a.m. on May 11th. 

Floral Arrangement Class at Bread and Board

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What could be a more perfect way to spoil your mom than making her a custom bouquet that you know she will love? Creating a floral arrangement tailored just for her is the perfect way to put a smile on her face. With different floral endeavors you can choose from you can be sure to include everyone to make sure your mom is left feeling loved and appreciated. Join Bread and Board and book your reservations by May 9th!

Downtown Sunset Cruise with St. Johns River Taxi and Tours

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Finish off your Mother’s Day on a delightful note with a sunset cruise with St. Johns River Taxi and Tours. Bring your entire family to enjoy live music from Darren Ronan, while watching the beautiful  Jacksonville sunset. Don’t forget to bring her favorite snacks to make it the perfect evening! 

Stroll the Gardens at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens

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Looking for a scenic way to spend some quality time with your mom on Mother’s day? Stroll the gardens at the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens or take a relaxing day with your mom and do  Tai Chi and a Sound Bath experience. With lots of rich history, greenery, and many different activities to participate in, there is something for everyone to enjoy! 

Check Out MOSH’s Newest Exhibit

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Want a unique way to celebrate Mother’s Day this year? Check out the Museum of Science and History and their new exhibit Ice Dinosaurs: The Lost World of the Alaskan Arctic. The exhibit features newly discovered dinosaurs and will be both fun and educational for you and your mom! You don’t want to miss out on this unforgettable experience!

Pick Up a New Perfume or Vintage Blouse at Wolf & Cub

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Wolf & Cub is the perfect place to get your mom the most intriguing gift for Mother’s Day. Wolf & Cub  is a shop in #DTJax that is full of independently produced products. They just released a beautiful French collection that every mom will love. Be sure to stop in and see what you can find. There is always something in there for everyone! 

Send Mom a Bouquet from J. Lea Florals

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Sending your mom flowers on Mother’s Day is a staple. Don’t send her flowers from just anywhere, send her flowers from J. Lea Florals. She makes certain that she connects with her clients on a personal level and ensures that they all fall in love with her arrangements. She is guaranteed to make your mother’s floral dreams become a reality! 

Grab a Sweet Treat from Sweet Pete’s

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Put a sweet ending to your moms Mother’s Day by grabbing a sweet treat from Sweet Pete’s – the largest candy store in the southeast. You can also join the chocolate making experience by booking candy making classes or a chocolate factory tour. Give her a memorable day full of sweetness and fun! 

Looking for more Mother’s Day fun? Check out our Events Calendar or explore the Downtown Map, and be sure to tag us or use #DTJax for a chance to be featured on our page!