Spoil mum and grandma this Mother’s Day. There are a variety of Mother’s Day events in Newcastle, Lake Macquarie & The Hunter to enjoy.
Charlestown Square Festival of Mum
Thursday 5 May – Sunday 8 May 2022 | Charlestown Square | Various times | Free | Details
Why you should go: Charlestown Square are celebrating mums from all walks of life. This one’s for the working mums, the stay-at-home mums, the step mums, and the soon-to-be mums. It’s for the foster mums, the fur-baby mums, and the mums of mums. From offers, experiences, competitions, and gifts – Charlestown Square are going bigger, brighter and bolder making this Mother’s Day more than just a celebration. Visit their website for more information.
Mini Makeovers & Free Gift for Mum at Wallsend Village
Friday 6 & Saturday 7 May 2022 | Centre Court, Wallsend Village | 10-1pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Join Simply Pharmacy for a mini makeover in Centre Court, Wallsend Village on Friday 6 May. Shopping for Mum? Spend $25 in specialty stores, take your receipts to the Mother’s Day Gift with Purchase desk in Centre Court on Saturday 7 May from 10-1pm and receive a FREE Aveeno hand cream from Simply Pharmacy.
Mother’s Day Terrarium Making Workshop at Jesmond Central
Saturday 7 May 2022 | Centre Court, Jesmond Central | 10am, 11am & 12pm | $5 | Details
Why you should go: This workshop is for participants aged 18+. All materials are supplied and you’ll get to take your terrarium home for Mum. Bookings essential.
Mini Makeovers & Free Gift for Mum at Jesmond Central
Saturday 7 May 2022 | Centre Court, Jesmond Central | 10-1pm | Free | Details
Why you should go: Join Simply Pharmacy for a mini makeover in Centre Court, Jesmond Central on Saturday 7 May. Shopping for Mum? Spend $25 in specialty stores, take your receipts to the Mother’s Day Gift with Purchase desk in Centre Court on Saturday 7 May from 10-1pm and receive a FREE Aveeno hand cream from Simply Pharmacy.
Mother’s Day at Hunter Region Botanic Gardens
Sunday 8 May 2022 | 2100 Pacific Hwy, Heatherbrae | 10-2pm | $10 adults, $5 children, $10 per family per car | Details
Why you should go: Celebrate Mother’s Day at Hunter Region Botanic Gardens. This year they welcome back live music from Jumpin’ Jukebox! They will also have a great variety of market stalls, guided tours and activities to celebrate the special women and Mother’s in our lives.
Mother’s Day Classic Newcastle
Sunday 8 May 2022 | 34 Tully Street, Carrington | 7.30-12pm | $34.95 (18+), $27.95 (concession inc 13+), $19.95 (3-12) | Details
Why you should go: In its 25th anniversary, The Mother’s Day Classic returns to Newcastle in 2022! Join in on Sunday 8 May 2022 at Throsby Creek and be part of one of Australia’s largest charity events and raise money for breast cancer research. Bring your family and grab some friends and make a morning of it!
Mother’s Day High Tea at City Hall
Sunday 8 May 2022 | Newcastle City Hall | 11.30 – 2.30pm | $95 (Adults), $35 (Under 12) | Details
Why you should go: Spoil mum with a decadent high tea experience at Newcastle’s iconic City Hall. Toast with Boé sparkling rosé on arrival before treating yourselves to a traditional and gourmet sweet and savoury high tea prepared by their Executive Chef. Finish with delectable desserts by Cakeboi accompanied by the finest selection of tea by The Tea Collective while you enjoy live acoustic entertainment by local songstress Georgie Winchester. Special kids menu also available.
Newcastle Food & Flower Market Mother’s Day High Tea
Sunday 8 May 2022 | 1 Rural Drive, Sandgate | 12.00 – 3.00pm | $99pp | Details
Why you should go: Spoil yourself or your mum at a Mother’s Day High Tea at the beautiful Newcastle Food and Flower Market. Includes a glass of Australian Sparkling on arrival and a delicious High Tea with Tea or Coffee.
Mother’s Day at Stanley Park
Sunday 8 May 2022 | 77 Fullerton Cove Rd, Fullerton Cove | $5 per car | Details
Why you should go: Every Mother’s Day Stanley Park open their property and welcome people to bring a picnic and buy scones/seafood/sausage sangers/popcorn and fairy floss/coffee from their vendors. The Barn will be open for those wishing to sit under cover. There is a $5 per vehicle charge which goes towards paying their wonderful helpers and talented musicians (The Pat Eyre Band).
Mother’s Day Paint and Sip Studios
Sunday 8 May 2022 | Paint & Sip Studios Cooks Hill | 2 – 4:30pm | $50 | Details
Why you should go: Try something new in 2022 and book a place at Paint and Sip Studios’ Mother’s Day class. This year the theme is ‘You are my Sunshine.’ The teacher will guide you through the entire process as you and your Mum spend some quality time together, with everything you’ll need provided in the studio.
Mother’s Day Bottomless Brunch x Pinot & Picasso
Sunday 8 May 2022 | 48 Watt Street, Newcastle | 11-2pm | $139 | Details
Why you should go: Celebrate Mothers Day with Pinot & Picasso, bottomless brunch style at 48 Watt St! The amazing venue at 48 Watt St is a unique inner city event space encapsulated in years of spectacular history. Join them this Mother’s Day for a collaborative artwork in that each canvas alone is beautiful, but together is whole. Ticket Includes: Pinot & Picasso admission, bottomless Prosecco, Mimosas, Juice or Soft Drink and 2 hours of amazing canapés.
Mother’s Day High Tea at Tocal Homestead
Sunday 8 May 2022 | 957 Tocal Road, Paterson | Time – Available on request | Cost – Available on request | Details
Why you should go: Spoil Mum on Mother’s Day with a high tea in the beautiful surrounds of Tocal Homestead. A decadent and substantial offering designed to be a memorable occassion. This special high tea service includes: An assortment of savoury morsels, sweet treats and fresh scones, your choice of “The Tea Collective Newcastle” pot of tea, bar service available on request. Tickets and further information available from Sprout Catering – 0410 409 746.
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