Mother’s Day is right around the corner and what better way to celebrate the motherly figures in your life than in the city! We have selected Toronto’s best events ranging from flower workshops to pop-up markets around the city. There is no need to look further with our event compilation for both you and your loved ones.

Le Dolci Mother’s Day Classes

Treat a mother figure in your life to a sweet surprise with Le Dolci Bakery! Get together and learn how to bake cinnamon buns, doughnuts, scones, and plenty more with your loved ones. Regardless of skill level, this will be such a fun opportunity to bond over desserts and even have a sweet treat afterwards. More info. 

When: May 9-12

Where: Le Dolci 


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Mother’s Day Pop-Up Market Stackt Market

Take a visit to STACKT Market with a weekend filled with over 30 vendors, candle-making workshops, paint-n-sip classes, complimentary massages and much more! There will also be an exclusive Drag Brunch with performers Madee Lovegood, Sanjina DaBish Queen, Just Peachy, Paris Matik and Jay Jay Kings! The entire weekend will focus on uplifting women and motherly figures so come by for a visit. This is the ultimate Mother’s Day experience with the city’s free outdoor market. More info.

When: May 10-12

Where: STACKT Market

Dog Mom’s Day

Make a stop at the Yonge Eglinton Centre for a Pop-Up Dog Photo Studio on National Dog Mom’s Day to celebrate all pet owners who do the most for their pets! Courtesy of Fetching Studios, guests will finally have the chance to get high-quality images of their pets on a first come, first served basis. More info.

When: May 11

Where: Yonge Eglinton Centre


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Rest and Restore – You Ok Mama?

Get your mothers and maternal figures to an afternoon of collective wellness with yoga, sound healing, and conversation with Rest and Restore. This retreat opens up the floor to meet new people and release tension with one another. Through an evening of relaxing activities, attendees can immerse themselves and find themselves in deep relaxation and inner peace. More info.

When: May 11

Where: The Villiji

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Mother’s Day Brunch at the AGO Bistro 

Alongside your potential bouquet for your mothers, wow her with a fixed brunch at the Art Gallery of Ontario and a visit to their new exhibition Making Her Mark! This inclusive event celebrates the women in your life and uplifts artists all in one go. More info.

When: May 11-12

Where: Art Gallery of Ontario


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Kensington Market Tour 

Treat your motherly figures to a delightful journey through the vibrant streets of Kensington Market to indulge in diverse delights from across the globe. Take the opportunity to travel your taste buds straight from the heart of Toronto. This adventure may be filled with love, laughter, and of course, delicious food. There will be a guided tour on the history of the neighbourhood and tours can be adjusted to accommodate any dietary restrictions as well! More info.

When: May 11-12

Where: Kensington Market

Grey Gardens at Hot Docs

Tune in for this documentary classic that spawned a generation of quirky cosplays and countless pop culture references for this special Mother’s Day screening. Meet Big and Little Edie Beale, a mother and daughter duo who manage to thrive together. This 1976 film by Albery and David Maysles has shaped an empathetic and intimate portrait of a larger-than-life mother-daughter pair. More info.

When: May 12

Where: Hot Docs Cinema

Mother’s Day Mamma Mia Sing Along at Hot Docs

Put the mamma in Mamma Mia for Mother’s Day and celebrate your motherly figures with this sing-along! Enjoy this joy-filled film the way it was intended and scream your lungs out to the iconic songs all throughout. Dance in the aisles and give your motherly figures a hug to celebrate all mother-daughter duos. More info.

When: May 12

Where: Hot Docs Cinema


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Opera Revue at Reid’s Distillery

There is nothing more memorable than bringing your mom to a fun operatic cabaret in a relaxed lounge setting. Whether you are a seasoned opera fan or simply looking for a new way to spend Mother’s Day, this event is a treat for all. Take advantage of the opera, art song, and musical theatre programs with an open mind! More info.

When: May 12

Where: Reid’s Distillery

Mother’s Day Flower Workshop 

Why buy a premade bouquet when you can create your very own flower arrangements with your motherly figures! Come by the Sheraton Centre and take a class from florist Petales De Fleurs where she will create custom flower arrangements. This experience includes a bouquet for you to bring home and enjoy with your loved ones. More info.

When: May 12

Where: Sheraton Centre


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Motherless Day

For those who do not have a motherly figure, spend the day with each other at Paris Paris! It’s a pity party that you may actually want to attend. Spend the day with people who will not pretend to know exactly how you feel, even if they do. Grab your ticket while there are still seats at the table to laugh, cry, and fill up on great food. More info.

When: May 12

Where: Paris Paris

Mother’s Day Flower Arranging Workshop at Hotel X

Whether you are making a stop at Hotel X  for the Mother’s Day brunch at Valerie or Roses Social, this special flower arranging workshop is the perfect addition to your day of celebration. Choose your favourite stems from delicate roses to lively tulips, and let our expert florists guide you through the art of arranging. Tickets include a complimentary Aperol Spritz, photo ops, and a selection of flowers! More info.

When: May 12

Where: Hotel X


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Sweat and Tonic 

It is not every day that you can join Sweat and Tonic for a high-tea-inspired experience at the Tonic House with your motherly figures! Make a stop for finger sandwiches, salmon blini, chocolate-covered strawberries, amongst others at this limited event! More info.

When: May 12

Where: Sweat and Tonic (Front/Spadina)

Heart Succulent Workshop (Morning)  

Switch it up from traditional bouquets this Mother’s Day and gift your loved ones with a special succulent arrangement in a workshop led by Molly Shannon. In addition to learning about succulent care and design, participants will enjoy tea and handmade floral cookies by a local baker. You will be walked through the process of creating a heart-shaped planter with mini succulent plants with all materials provided! More info.

When: May 12

Where: Toronto Botanical Garden

Mother’s Day Candle Workshop

Join Blue Mango for a spectacular candle-making workshop to create two of your very own scented candles and room spray. This is the perfect event to spend time with your family members and tap into your creative side while enjoying some non-alcoholic beverages. More info.

When: May 12

Where: 520 Ellesmere Road