Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town

With Mother’s Day right around the corner – Sunday, 8 May 2022 to be exact – its time to pull out all the stops and show your mom and all the special women in your life just how much they mean to you.

Here are some of the top things to do on Mother’s Day in Cape Town that will not only put a big smile on the wonderful woman or women in your life’s face, but treat them to a day of well-deserved pampering, relaxation, enjoyment, and love.

Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms, mom like figures, and mammas-to-be!

#Inspirational Ladies Morning at De Grendel

  • When: Friday, 6 May 2022
  • Where: De Grendel Wine and Restaurant, De Grendel Wine Estate, Plattekloof Road, Panorama, Cape Town
  • Time: 9:30am – 12pm
  • Cost: R595 per person
  • Contact details: RSVP to [email protected] | 021 558 6280 | Please specify any allergies or dietary requirements
  • Each guest will receive a small goodie bag at the end of the event to take home.

Treat your Mom for Mother’s Day or invite a friend to a relaxing morning of bubbles, a canapé brunch and creative table décor inspiration at the De Grendel Tasting Room.

Nicci from Aspen Flower Co, along with The Ostentatious Oyster, Amanda Jayne Candles, and STUDIO by Isobel Sippel, will inspire you with tips and tricks to creating the perfect table setting for your guests. Enjoy the experience with fresh oysters from The Knysna Oyster Company paired with De Grendel bubbly.

#Mother’s Day Chocolate Making Workshop in Noordhoek

  • When: Saturday, 7 May 2022
  • Where: Zylvermyn Village, Noordhoek, Cape Town
  • Time: 11am – 4pm
  • Cost: R450 per person with take home chocolates valued at over R300
  • Event by: Chocolate Truffles and Gifts

Learn and create a beautiful Chocolate gift for Mother’s Day with Chocolate Truffles and Gifts. Make truffles, medallions, dipped nougat, dipped fudge, chocolate bark, and other gourmet chocolate bites. Afternoon tea and refreshments will also be served.

#Eden of Love this Mother’s Day

  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Where: Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, 100 Beach Road, Granger Bay, Cape Town
  • Time: From 1pm
  • Cost: R455 per person & includes a glass of Graham Beck, and live entertainment by Amy Tjasink | Children between 5 – 12 years receive a 50% discount | Children under 5 eat for free
  • Contact details: Contact Radisson Blu on 021 441 3000 or [email protected] make a booking | Booking is essential

You are invited to spend Mother’s Day with Radisson Blu at Tobago’s and delight in an elegant buffet of starters, mains, and desserts paired with breathtaking ocean views.

#Mother’s Day Sunday lunch @ Royal Cape Yacht Club

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: Royal Cape Yacht Club
  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Where: Royal Cape Yacht Club, Duncan Road, Table Bay Harbour, Cape Town
  • Time: 12pm – 3pm
  • Cost: R220 per person
  • Contact details / Booking: 021 421 1354 | [email protected] | Booking is essential

Treat your mom to a lovely Sunday lunch or High Tea at the Royal Cape Yacht Club this Mother’s Day. Guests will also be able to enjoy live music by Plumsong from 12pm.

High Tea menu:

Savoury snacks include:

  • Brie, fig, and bacon Phyllo cigars
  • Greek Spanakopita
  • Blue cheese and fig Palmiers
  • Cucumber & Herbed cream cheese sandwiches
  • Quinoa, corn & edamame bean salad cups
  • Smoked salmon, wild rocket and cream cheese croissants
  • Smoked snoek and Monterey jack tarts
  • Smoked Salmon Mousse crostini

Sweet snacks include:

  • Chocolate cupcakes with Amarula icing
  • Banana and white chocolate spring rolls
  • Peppermint crisp tart
  • Chocolate Almond squares
  • Scones with cheese & preserves

#Motherhood Rising | Seaforth Beach, Simonstown | Secret Sunrise

  • When: Saturday, 7 May 2022
  • Where: Seaforth Beach, Simonstown, Cape Town
  • Time: 7am – 8am (Please arrive at 6:45am to receive your headsets, event starts at 7:00am sharp)
  • Contact details: [email protected]
  • Age restriction: Family friendly
  • Theme: Motherhood Rising
  • Tickets: Click here to get your tickets
  • What to bring: Wear comfy clothes to move in and bring water

Entrance Fee:

  • R150 General
  • R50 kiddies (under 12)
  • *Additional #ShareTheJoy Donations which go towards The UP are welcomed and deeply appreciated.

Join Secret Sunrise Cape Town for a gentle start to your day with your precious bundles, bumps & babes – celebrating the rising sun, with music through headsets, and movement on a beachside dance floor, integrating mind, body, and soul.

Click here for more details and information on the Motherhood Rising | Seaforth Beach, Simonstown | Secret Sunrise event or visit the Secret Sunrise website.

#Jo Malone London Floral Box Event

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
  • When: 6 May – 7 May 2022
  • Where: Woolworths Somerset Mall
  • Time: From 12pm
  • Cost: R250
  • Tickets: Click here to get your ticket / tickets

Here’s to a Mother’s Day as fabulous as they are. Let Jo Malone (London Stylist) teach you how to layer fragrances and make a personalised scent, while you customize your beautifully crafted dry bloom box. Your ticket will secure your seat and will be redeemable against your Jo Malone London purchase.

#Canal Walk’s Momologues

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: Canal Walk
  • When: 6 May – 7 May 2022
  • Where: Auditorium, Canal Walk Shopping Centre, Century Boulevard, Century City, Cape Town
  • Time: Workshop 1: Friday 6 May 3pm – 4.30pm | Workshop 2: Saturday 7 May 10am – 11.30pm | Both workshops cover the same topic
  • Cost: R150 (includes drinks, snacks & goodie bag)
  • Ticket: Click here to get your ticket / tickets
  • Click here for more information on this amazing Mother’s Day event

This Mother’s Day Canal Walk wants to celebrate mothers, grandmothers, and all you special mother figures by inspiring you to find and unlock your ‘happiness’ super-power, amongst all your other magical powers.

Join them for a 90-minute inspirational and interactive workshop with transformation coach Karen Burt where you will have the opportunity to have real life conversations with likeminded women in an intimate setting. You’ll gain useful tips on overcoming any struggles you may have with emotions, feelings, anxiety, stress, and self-sabotage and leave feeling lighter.

Put your own happiness on top of your priority list once in a while – you deserve it!

Enjoy delicious coffee / tea, juice, and freshly baked treats from Café Magnifico and receive a goody bag with fabulous goodies. Attendees can also partake in a free De Lux Laser LED facial demo, the opportunity to check out MAC Cosmetics’ best sellers during the breaks, and stand in line to win a  R1000 Canal Walk gift card.

#Capegate Mother’s Day High Tea Event – Mom & Me

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: CapeGate
  • When: Saturday, 7 May 2022
  • Where: Centre Court, Capegate Shopping Centre, Cape Town
  • Time: 11am
  • Cost: R150
  • Click here for more information on this amazing Mother’s Day event

Treat the women in your life to a morning of spoils at the Capegate Mother’s Day High Tea, which takes place on Saturday, 7 May at the Capegate Shopping Centre, Centre court.

Guests will enjoy a delicious high tea filled with all the wonderful spoils they deserve! This extra-special event will be hosted by the bubbly model and influencer Junette Syster and will feature a beauty tutorial, skincare & wellness as well as winter fashion & style tips by Tara Courtene.

Meet celeb and much-loved television and radio personality Jamie Domburg as she shares an uplifting and motivational Mother’s Day talk. Let’s not forget about a sponsored goodie bag, valued at R800!

#Mother’s Day Lunch: 2 Course Spoils & Glass of MCC

  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Where: The Sanctuary at Kloof Street Hotel, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Time: 11am – 4pm
  • Cost: R275
  • Ticket / Booking: Click here to get your ticket / tickets
  • Contact details: 021 300 0707 | [email protected]
  • Click here for more information on this amazing Mother’s Day event

Enjoy an indulgent 2-course Mother’s Day Lunch at The Sanctuary Restaurant. Guests will also be treated to an amarula chocolate and a glass of bubbly Pongracz MCC on arrival.

Click here to check out the full menu.

#Mother’s Day at H13 Restaurant

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: The Hyde Hotel
  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Where: The Hyde Hotel, H13 Restaurant, Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Time: 12pm – 3pm
  • Cost: Children: R145 | Adults: R349
  • Contact details: 021 434 0205 | [email protected] |
  • Click here to find out more about this Mother’s Day celebration.

Spoil your mom and celebrate Mother’s Day at H13 Restaurant at The Hyde Hotel and Hyde & Seek.

The perfect place for Mom to sit back and relax while the little ones have fun in their secure kiddies play area. Click here to get your tickets now through webtickets.

#Mother’s Day Yoga Hike

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: Yoga with Estie
  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Where: Boulders Beach Hotel, Simonstown, Cape Town
  • Time: 8:30am – 11:30am
  • Ticket: Click here to get your ticket / tickets
  • Event by: Yoga with Estie
  • Contact details: [email protected] | 079 831 5641

On Sunday the 8th of May, Yoga with Estie is celebrating Mother’s Day with a Yoga Hike in and around Simonstown. The hike is led by the wonderful Ingrid Peens. Ingrid is an adventurous SA tour guide, passionate about the mountains and exploration. She will be guiding guests on a 90-minute hike on the slopes above Boulders Beach (with expansive views of False Bay and beautiful fynbos) and sharing her knowledge of the surroundings with everyone.

The yoga class is led by Estie. She will share the practice of yoga in a simple and comfortable way. The Classic sequence of postures that are practiced will allow everyone to awaken their senses by bringing total awareness to their body and breath. You will be practicing both grounding and relaxation.

This class is like a deep tissue massage for your body.

Enjoy a wonderful cup of tea after the yoga class as you end a lovely morning.

**Take note:

  • An intermediate level of fitness is required for the hike.
  • Please bring a bottle of water, a hat, sunblock, hiking shoes, windbreaker or a warm jacket.
  • If you have a yoga mat, please bring it along.

#Mother’s Day MHOP! Breakfast Cruise

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: The Mirage
  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Boarding: 8:30am
  • Departure: 9:00am
  • Duration: 2 Hours
  • Where: The Mirage, Pierhead, V&A Waterfront, Cape Town
  • Cost: Adults: R450 | Children under 12: R350
  • Contact details: 071 428 1126 | [email protected]
  • Age restriction: Family friendly
  • Tickets: Click here to get your ticket / tickets

Enjoy a scrumptious breakfast onboard the Mirage with their SPECIAL MOTHER’S DAY ADDITION MHOP cruise.

There is a reason they say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Onboard the Mirage they ensure you do breakfast right. Locally sourced ingredients meet worldly inspiration out on the Atlantic seaboard. Enjoy premium coffee, Mimosa’s, and breakfast cocktails – allowing you to start your day in style on South Africa’s biggest and most luxurious yacht.

Click here to find out more about the Mother’s Day MHOP! Breakfast Cruise.

#Mother’s Day Market

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: Riverside College
  • When: Saturday, 7 May 2022
  • Where: Riverside College Rugby Field, Cnr Carmine Dr & Cellars Rd, Burgundy Estate, Cape Town
  • Time: 9am – 2pm
  • Setting: Indoor stalls (bedouin tent) & Outdoor space (open air)
  • Event by: Riverside College
  • Contact details: 021 802 2001 | [email protected] | [email protected]

Enjoy a wonderful Mother’s Day market hosted in the secure environment of Riverside College in Burgundy Estate.

The market will be showcasing an estimated 80 stallholders in bedouin tents. You can expect an incredible array of vendors selling a variety of items ranging from toys to clothing to homeware and personal gifts.

The aim of the market is to provide a safe space for quality traders and visitors to interact.

Families and friends will enjoy a relaxed setting in which to shop for Mother’s Day gifts and other items of interest.

#Mother’s Day Live Music at Col’Cacchio Willowbridge

Top Things To Do On Mother’s Day In Cape Town
Photo credit: Col’Cacchio
  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Where: Col’Cacchio Willowbridge, Shop 39, Willowbridge Centre, Carl Cronje Drive, Tygervalley, Cape Town
  • Time: 12:30pm
  • Contact details / Booking: 063 664 0177

Celebrate Mother’s day at Col’Cacchio Willowbridge with live music by Kai Liam Connor and a delicious Brutal Fruit for mom – compliments of Col’Cacchio Willowbridge.

Kai is a singer/guitarist who has been playing music and writing songs since his childhood years. His strong male vocals along with his acoustic guitar skills have carried him into being one of the most popular acts in Cape Town.

#Mother’s Day @ Johnny Fox’s Pub & Restaurant

  • When: Sunday, 8 May 2022
  • Where: Johnny Fox’s Pub & Restaurant, Shop 21, Bothasig Mall, Taffelberg Road, Cape Town
  • Time: 12pm – 5pm
  • Contact details / Booking: 021 558 0686 | [email protected] | Booking is essential

Book your table now for a wonderful Mother’s Day lunch at Johnny Fox’s Pub & Restaurant and you could win a Tanqueray Gin Hamper for your mom.

In addition to a lovely meal, diners will enjoy live music with Kenny Lind from 1pm.

A special Mother’s Day menu as well as the full restaurant menu will be available.