Mother’s Day is a holiday that celebrates motherhood and maternal bonds. Its history can be traced back to ancient civilizations, where mother goddesses were worshiped in various cultures.

Today, Mother’s Day is celebrated in many countries around the world, usually on the second Sunday in May, and is a day to honor and appreciate mothers and encouraging figures for their love and sacrifices.  La Jolla Village is the perfect place to celebrate the moms or any supportive person in your life. Check out this list of our Mother’s Day Happenings:

1. Mother’s Day Brunch at THE LOT La Jolla! May 14th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Treat a special someone to an amazing day with a delicious Sunday Brunch buffet. Indulge in a variety of delicious offerings, carved meats, salads, assorted pastries, and more. Show your appreciation for the most important person in your life! The Mother’s Day Sunday brunch buffet is priced at Adults $70 / Children $35*. Pricing for children 12 years and under. Both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are NOT included.

2. Mother’s Day Brunch at Eddie V’s! May 14th from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Take someone special out for fine brunch dining at Eddie V’s right here on La Jolla’s main street, Prospect! They are offering a special menu for their Mother’s Day brunch, make reservations today! Adult fees will be $55, while for children it will be $16.

3. Mother’s Day Brunch at George’s at the Cove! May 14th from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

George’s typically does not serve brunch on a day-to-day basis, but they will on Mother’s Day! Book a reservation now and enjoy delicious brunch items to choose from along with a stunning ocean view!

4. Spring Tea at La Valencia’s Mediterranean Room! May 12th @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am

If you are looking to celebrate a few days before, La Valencia Hotel will be hosting its award-winning tea service in its restaurant the Mediterranean Room. The restaurant will be serving a variety of different teas paired up with small dishes such as scones, quiche, tea sandwiches, and other mini pastries. Booking a seat will be $89 per adult and $65 per child.

5. Mornings at the Museum: Emotional Wellness by the MCASD! May 13th from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Relax before Mother’s Day with a feel-good morning filled with wellness, art, and self-discovery. Join MCASD for yoga, sound bath, meditation, energy healing, and more! Doors open at 8:45 AM with class #1 beginning at 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM and class #2 beginning at 10:45 AM – 12:00 PM. The cost will range between $25 – $60.

6. New Century Chamber Orchestra! May 12 at 7:30 pm

The Conrad has a weekend of incredible of music to celebrate all of the special women in your life. On May 12 enjoy the New Century Chamber Orchestra, one of only a handful of conductorless chamber ensembles in the world.  Based in San Francisco, the New Century Chamber Orchestra will be performing beloved masterworks from the orchestra repertoire! Prices range from $31 to $75 with military and student discounts available! Call the Box Office at 858-459-3728 to learn more.

7. Mother’s Day at La Valencia! May 14th from 10:00 am – 7:00 pm

La Valencia will also be hosting a Mother’s Day dining event with a special menu specifically for Mother’s Day. La Valencia will be serving a number of items including hamachi tartare, lamb shank, glazed cod, and more finished with your choice of chocolate pistachio torte or “pineapple upside down”. Booking a seat will be $129 per adult and $45 per child.

8. Celebrate Mom by attending a Mother’s Day pop-up show! May 13th from noon until 8:00 pm.

The Athenaeum the day before Mother’s Day on the 13th will be hosting a pop-up show honoring the wisdom that our mother’s share with us through art ranging from all different cultures. This event is also a dedication to how important bilingual communication is, especially from mother to child. Sign up today!

La Jolla is the ideal destination to celebrate Mother’s Day with your loved ones, there’s something for everyone in our charming village!

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