Mother's Day

How to spoil Mom on her special day in Penticton

Tag(s): Living Here, Love Local

Mother’s Day is just around the corner (Sunday, May 12) and it’s important to thank and celebrate Moms and the Mother-figures in our lives for all they do. We’ve curated a collection of thoughtful ways you can show Mom she is truly appreciated. 

Brunch with Mom at Penticton Lakeside Resort 
Treat Mom to brunch with a view at Penticton Lakeside Resort’s annual Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet Sunday, May 12. Located in the expansive east ballroom, this delicious brunch will have seatings at 10 a.m. and noon. To purchase tickets, call 250-493-9751 or email

Poplar Grove Winery candle-making workshop
Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend with Poplar Grove and Citrus + Sage Co. for a candle-making workshop and glass of rosé as you discover the art of crafting scented natural coconut soy candles on Saturday, May 11 from 10-12. Call Poplar Grove to reserve a spot at 250-493-9463.

Steam train
Credit: Kettle Valley Rail

Take Mom for a train ride
Do something a little different for Mom on her special day. Hop on the Kettle Valley Steam Train and take in the Okanagan views, before capping it off with dinner in Penticton. For tickets, go to

Farmers market
Penticton Farmers' Market

Peruse Penticton Farmers’ Market 
Take Mom to the beloved Penticton Farmers’ Market on Saturday morning, open from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the 100-block of Main Street. Stroll the vendors and let her pick out something special. Follow a morning at the market with a nice sit-down lunch at one of the dozens of surrounding restaurants.

Credit: Oranj Express yoga

Rooftop yoga, brunch and mimosas 
This Mother’s Day, celebrate with Oranj Express Penticton for a yoga session on Match Eatery’s rooftop patio, followed by brunch and mimosas on Saturday, May 11 at 10 a.m. Mats provided. Every mother gets a gift bag. Limited tickets. Call to reserve your spot: 250-770-8313.

Blossom 8 Miler

For Moms who love to run
Peach City Runners Blossom 8 Miler and kids’ 1.5 km Fun Run takes place Mother’s Day, May 12, starting at 8:30 a.m. at Okanagan Lake Park. Start with a lap around the park and then through the scenic KVR trail and back to the park. Check out Penticton Pounders Running Club website to register. 

Treat Mom to a day at the spa
La Crème Skin Care & Boutique is offering a ‘mom’s tier two facial,’ a 75-minute indulgence in relaxation plus a special Mother’s Day bath and body gift bag. 

Get revved up 
Make this Mother’s Day unforgettable with some thrills and excitement for the whole family at the Penticton Speedway for the Malicious Monster Truck show on May 12 at 2 p.m.

Sahara Garden Art

Create plant art 
Create with Mom or for Mom on Saturday, May 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Sahara Garden Art on Martin Street. You can create a lady face (selfie) container or a container of your choice. Then pick your plants whether it be succulent, tropical or cactus. All the supplies are included to complete a unique arrangement. 

Say "cheese" with a family photo shoot 
Penticton musician and artist Ari Neufeld is pairing up with Poplar Grove Cheese to offer photos amongst the vines while enjoying charcuterie, craft mocktails and cheese from cheese makers Jen and Jen on May 12 between noon and 4 p.m. A 15-minute photo shoot is $35. Email cheese@poplargrovecheese or drop by.

Surprise her with flowers 
Why not say "thank you" with flowers? Check out our blog post showing a list of local places where you can pick up a bouquet or plant for that special someone.


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