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    Mother's Day Ideas




  • Mother’s Day Ideas, Activities and Dining Options in South Georgian Bay
    Sunday, May 14th, 2017


    Planning on spending Mother’s Day in South Georgian Bay? Whether you plan on spending a week, weekend or a day, there is always something to do in the area. We’ve created a list of places your mom will love to see or do on this special day meant just for moms.

    Hungry? Save your mom the hassle & stress of cooking, and treat her to one of South Georgian Bay’s many delicious eateries:


    Mother’s Day brunch is available at the Lakeside Seafood & Grill (May 14th only).

    Lunch at one of restaurants featured in the Food Network show, You Gotta Eat Here: The Iron Skillet, TheSmoke, The Dam Pub or Pie Wood Fired Pizza Joint.

    Enjoy casual fine dining in downtown Collingwood at The Huron Club, Reef N Beef Steakhouse or San Diego Restaurant.

    Does mom have a sweet-tooth? Enjoy ice cream or milkshakes at The Chipper as you stroll along the shore of Georgian Bay in Sunset Point Park.

    Here are some fun ideas to keep your mom happy and smiling all day long:


    Dust off your hiking shoes and visit the Scenic Caves Nature Tours.  Take advantage of the Mother’s Day Special.

    Walk one of the many local trails in the area. Take a stroll and bird watch at the Clearview Eco Park. Pick up a local map at our visitor information centre.

    Visit one of the scenic lookouts and get a selfie with mom, or visit of  the nearby waterfalls. Book a waterfall & wine tour with SummerBound.

    Visit Coffin Ridge or Georgian Hills Vineyard for a wine tasting. Get your coupon for a free tasting at Georgian Hills Vineyard.

    Spoil your mom with a sightseeing tour from up in the sky with Big Blue Air or Genesis Flight Centre.  Here's a coupon for 10% OFF a helicopter tour.

    Is mom an adrenaline junky? Book an extreme off-road tour in an H1 Hummer with Xtreme Hummer Adventures. Make sure to buckle up!

    Paddle on the Beaver or Nottawasaga River with Free Spirit Tours.

    Relax for the day at the baths at the Scandinave Spa or pamper your mom with a spa service at one of our local spas.

    Browse the local shops in one of our quaint harbour towns of Collingwood, Meaford, Thornbury or Clarksburg.  While in Thornbury, browse the exhibits at The Loft Gallery, then sample the ciders at Thornbury Cidery.

    Rent a bike with Ride On Bikes in Meaford and cycle the Georgian Trail.

    Stop for a coffee at Shale Rock Coffee House and go on a scenic drive.  Pick up one of our See & Do Visitor Guides for scenic driving routes.

    Take part in a free brewery tour at Creemore Springs Brewery.

    Book a lane at Georgian Bowl.

    Is your mom a golfer? Treat her to a round of golf at one our local golf courses. See the Mother’s Day special at Duntroon Highlands.

    Events on Mother's Day Weekend:


    May 13th - Major Treble at The Meaford Hall
    May 13th - Author Series at Coffin Ridge.
    May 13th - Trivia Challenge in Stayner
    May 13th - Yappy Hour at Side Launch Brewery
    May 13th - Collingwood Spring Market place
    May 13th - Creemore’s Bird Day
    May 13th - Half the Road film screening at Simcoe Street Theatre
    May 13th - The Beatle’s Tribute band, The Caverners at the Collingwood Legion
    May 16-20th - Sexy Laundry at Theatre Collingwood

    Click here for complete event listings and details.

    Mother's Day Gifts Ideas:


    Bonnie Dorgelo Jewellery & Paintings – Let mom shine in her new hand-made silver, semi-precious stones & Swarovski crystal jewellery, all designed by the one and only Bonnie Dorgelo.

    The boutique at The Barn Co-op is a 1 stop shop for any environmentally conscious mom. Find designer jewellery, handmade pottery, ethically made clothes, organic cosmetics & personal care products.

    The Painterie
    features sustainably designed, high quality, previously loved furniture; sure to wow any mom.

    Blue Mountain Tea Company offers a wide variety of organic, herbal, wellness, single estate, fermented and blended teas to soothe, heal and inspire.  Use this coupon at Blue Mountain Tea Company.

    Country Affair Candles offers handcrafted scented candles, with a variety of different scents you are sure to find the perfect match for any mom.  Here's a 10% OFF coupon.

    Leishman Pottery
    features the Georgian Bay Pine, iconic Spruce on the Rocks and Canadian Wildlife Series on mugs, serving pieces and dish sets.

    Dags & Willow Fine Cheese & Gourmet Shop boasts the largest collection of artisan cheeses in the Collingwood area and is stock full of great giftware and gift boxes.

    The Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts gallery features local artists, small gift shop with an assortment of jewellery and other small trinkets.

    Find a gift perfect for that outdoorsy mom, Georgian Triangle Outdoors carries fishing, hunting and camping gear, home & cottage decor, and more.