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Celebrating Colorado Moms 💐💕

Spring has sprung, the sun is shining, and Mother’s Day is here! From special yoga classes to afternoon tea, there are so many ways to celebrate mom on her special day in our colorful state. Here are some favorite, fun, and novel ideas to celebrate all the moms this year in Colorado.


Afternoon Tea at the Brown Palace

No visit to this beautiful and historic hotel is complete without experiencing afternoon tea at The Brown Palace. Complete with herbal teas, scones, and finger sandwiches, the tea room provides guests the opportunity to witness the unique longstanding tradition that is afternoon tea in Denver. Offered daily from 12-4 p.m., this is something your mother will love for Mother’s Day. With Devonshire cream shipped directly from England and the soft sounds of a harpist or pianist floating in the the air, this is truly a unique, luxury experience.

Visit Denver’s Best Restaurants on a Food Tour

If your mom is a foodie, she’ll love the Downtown Food Tour with Delicious Denver Food Tours. This walking city tour visits six of Denver’s best restaurants for curated tastings and behind-the-scenes access to chefs and restaurant owners. Opt for the food tour on its own or add on drink pairings, and you’ll enjoy three cocktails paired with your tastings. This is a great way to discover new local restaurants and spend an afternoon eating delicious dishes.

Book a Massage at the Oxford Club & Spa

Relax at the spa inside Denver’s most historic hotel. The Oxford Hotel, located right by Union Station in the heart of lower downtown, offers 50 and 90-minute spa treatments for those mother daughter pairs who like to pamper themselves. Soothe your mind and body with a deep tissue or stone massage. You won’t regret booking this luxury experience for Mother’s Day this year!

Sip Craft Cocktails on a Boozy Tour through Downtown Denver

The mother daughter pair that likes a stiff drink will love this boozy walking tour through lodo. The Cocktails & Tastes Tour, offered by Delicious Denver Food Tours, highlights the best mixologists and restaurants in Denver with five cocktail tastes and four paired bites.

Guests walk from restaurant to restaurant enjoying curated sips and bites on this two-hour roving cocktail adventure. Your local foodie guide won’t just treat you to great drinks and food. You’ll also learn fun facts about the city, our prohibition days and the rich history of food and drink in Denver.

Take a Mother Daughter Cooking Class

Gourmet cooks and foodies should head over to Stir Cooking School in the Highlands for a hands-on and interactive cooking class. Classes run 2-3 hours and are perfect for novices to experienced cooks. From Spanish tapas to Italian delights, there’s a class for everyone on their calendar. Visit on Mother’s Day this year, and you can join the Mother’s Day British Brunch Class covering recipes like triple chocolate dried cherry scone with whipped butter, savory bread pudding with sausage, kale and cheddar cheese, Waldorf chicken salad tea sandwiches, classic eggs benedict with Canadian bacon and hollandaise.

Stretch It Out at Mother’s Day Yoga

On Mother’s Day morning, yogis should head to Nui Mana Yoga’s Mother’s Day yoga class at the Kentucky Inn in the Wash Park Neighborhood. Enjoy a morning of relaxation and bonding at this family-friend event (children are welcome). All moms will be treated to a complimentary mimosa or Bloody Mary following the class, and kids can enjoy a free Shirley Temple or Roy Rodgers.

Enjoy Brunch at Punch Bowl Social

Brunch on Mother’s Day is always a great idea. Step it up this year with a special brunch experience at the Punch Bowl Social in downtown Denver. This event will showcase an elaborate brunch presentation, mimosa bar and live jazz entertainment from Gio "Bard Zero" Barabadze. Bonus! Made By Mi Floral Arrangements will be on site where you can purchase a one-of-a-kind beautiful bouquets. Choose from a range of options and pick the perfect arrangement for mom!

WHEN: May 4, 11–12, 18 & 26, 2024 WHERE: The Scarf Studio

This Mother’s Day, celebrate the special women in your life in an unforgettable way. The Scarf Studio and Happy Bakeshop, two beloved local businesses, have joined forces to present a special ‘Celebrate Mom’ event throughout the month of May, offering a delightful fusion of cupcakes and creativity. This unique celebration promises to dazzle moms and grandmas alike. The Scarf Studio will host the May series of ‘Celebrate Mom’ workshops, where participants will unleash their creativity on paper templates, which will then be transformed into scarves to proudly wear. And you don’t have to be an artist to join in on the fun!

WHEN: May 7–12, 2024 WHERE: Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities

Shop for functional, hand-crafted pottery for a one-of-a-kind Mother's Day gift! Works offered in this annual show include dinnerware, jewelry and sculpture. There will be hundreds of pieces available and prices to fit any budget. Presented by the Arvada Center's nationally recognized faculty of ceramic artists and advanced students. Proceeds benefit the participating artists and the Arvada Center Ceramics Studio.

WHEN: May 8–Oct. 16, 2024; Wednesdays and Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

WHERE: Civic Center Park

Civic Center Park transforms into a lunchtime extravaganza with Denver's best food and fashion trucks and live music. It's your chance to savor a variety of cuisines while supporting our city's small local business scene and the Civic Center Conservancy's mission to restore and enhance Civic Center Park, Denver's only National Historic Landmark.

Colorado Springs

Mother’s Day High Tea At The Miramont Castle

WHEN: Friday, May 10th, Saturday, May 11th, and Sunday, May 12th, 2024. Seatings at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 2:30 pm each day, depending on availability.

WHERE: Miramont Castle, 9 Capitol Hill Avenue Manitou Springs CO 80829-1618

Price: $55/adult (12 and older) and $35/child (11 and under)

Perhaps your mother would prefer a High Tea instead of Brunch. If so, take her to Miramont Castle for an elegant 4-course High Tea! Indulge in warm scones, fancy sandwiches, and beautifully decorated desserts. Plus, enjoy two flavors of tea to share and savor with your loved ones.

Brunch On The Royal Gorge Railroad

WHEN: May 11th or 12th, 2024 for the annual Mother’s Day Brunch Train.

Depart at 12:30 PM for a 2-hour First Class dining journey with a three-course gourmet brunch. Choose from four fabulous entrees served in our elegant dining car.

Fort Collins

The Emporium an American Brasserie

Located in the Elizabeth Hotel, this New American café/bistro offers a Mother’s Day brunch from 8:00am-2:00pm.  See the menu and reserve your table here!

Ginger and Baker

Most of us have fallen in love with Ginger and Baker. This Historic Old Mill Bakery and Café not only offers amazing food but some of the best ambience for Mother’s Day. Mother’s Day brunch runs from 9:00am to 3:00pm. See the menu and reserve your table here!

Silver Grill Café

The best cinnamon rolls in town equals one happy mama. Silver Grill Café is also giving away a pamper me gift basket from the Old Town Shops valued at $300. Check out the menu and submit your entry for the gift basket here.

Enjoy a cocktail and cheesecake at Blurred Words, 1205 W Elizabeth St., Unit I

When: Saturday starting at 4 p.m.

Blurred Words, a new 1920s-themed bookstore and speakeasy bar, is hosting Mom's Night Out on Saturday from 4-11:45 p.m. All moms will get a free mini cheesecake with the purchase of a drink (while supplies last).

Garden tea party and plant potting at Fossil Creek Nursery, 7029 S. College Ave.

WHEN: Saturday at 5 p.m

Enjoy some tea from Happy Lucky's Tea House while potting your own annual arrangement with guidance from an instructor on which plants go best together based on looks, water and sunlight requirements. The event is BYOP (bring your own pot), but pots can also be purchased before the event starts.

Colorado Mountains

Mother's Day- Wine Tasting & Candle Making with Frida Kahlo Wine

Spoil your mum at ReadyPaintFire! Immerse your senses together on Mother's Day: Explore Frida Kahlo Wine for your taste-buds and our fragrances for your nose. Learn a little about an incredible female artist, drink a little vino and blend your own fragrance. Spoil mum and indulge yourself. Viva la Mama!

Mother’s Day Brunch

WHEN: Sunday, May 12th, 10-2pm at Adventures Decanted in Winter Park

Join us for Mother's Day Brunch with a custom, seasonal brunch menu and wine pairings curated by Executive Chef Liana Claire Aghajanian and sommelier Shelby Peterson!Menu will be priced a la carte. Each mom will receive a complimentary mimosa to celebrate! Reservations strongly recommended. To reserve your seats, click here. We look forward to seeing there! 


Michelle Schwinghammer is a REALTOR®, Certified Negotiation Expert® and Certified Pricing Strategy Advisor® who helps people move forward in Colorado. She currently serves as a Director for the Colorado Association of REALTORS and is honored to also be an expert contributor for the Denver Metro Association of REALTORS's Market Trends Committee.

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