Each May, we love to find special ways to honor our mothers and say thank you for their patience, love, and devotion. Boulder hosts a variety of Mother’s Day events guaranteed to make your mom, wife, or friend feel special and loved. Here are some of our top picks:
Events Around Boulder County
When: 5/12, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: Hotel Boulderado
Treat your mom to a fine dining experience at the historic Hotel Boulderado. This hotel provides an elegant atmosphere at the foot of the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Dine on pan-seared Rocky Mountain trout or chicken saltimbocca while sipping champagne in the shadow of the Flatirons.
When: 5/12, 9 am – start times vary
Where: Boulder Reservoir
Join Boulder moms for the 16th annual Mother’s Day Mermaid Run. This fun run event hosts a series of races that are the perfect event for the whole family and offers different distances and start times so everyone can participate.
When: 5/12, 10 am – 12 pm
Join mothers, nature lovers, and hiking enthusiasts at this Sunday morning event. Spend time enjoying Colorado’s shifting seasons and greeting spring’s new blooms. What better way to celebrate motherhood and mothers than a walk through nature greeting abundant new life?
Where: Oskar Blues Lyons
Take Mom to the charming town of Lyons and listen to live music, sip delicious craft beer, and enjoy the beauty of the Rocky Mountains. Follow the Fox will play a lively acoustic session at this beloved brewery so come out with the whole family for a relaxing Sunday.
When: 5/12 & 5/13, various times
Where: Hotel St Julien
This elegant Boulder establishment is always a favorite when celebrating life’s special events. Treat your mother to a decadent, delicious brunch or dinner at the St Julien. If Mom is vegan, take her out on Monday for a different kind of celebration, Jill’s Ooh La La Vegan Dinner.
When: appointments available
Where: The Dragontree Spa
Treat the special lady in your life to a lavish day of relaxation and pampering at Boulder’s luxurious Dragontree Spa. Gift her a spa package and she can enjoy a Swedish massage, French facial, and milk foot bath. This is a gift she is sure to love.
When: appointments available
Where: OPEX Element 6
A variation on the traditional massage, OPEX Element 6 offers 1-on-1 consultation when developing a bodywork treatment session. Give your mom the gift of permanent relaxation and book her an appointment. She can indulge in a massage and release tension through acupuncture or injection therapy.
Out of town or just want to send Mom something extra? Fiori Flowers crafts exquisite floral arrangements that are sure to delight. Piece, Love, and Chocolate will deliver rich truffles and custom cakes right to your special lady’s doorstep.
Mothers are real life superheroes hiding in plain sight. There’s no way to ever thank them enough for the sacrifices they made in raising us as children and inspiring us as adults. Make them feel even more special and loved this Mother’s Day at any of these Boulder events.