Show mom how much you love her by finding exactly what she wants or needs this Mother's Day. Whether your mom loves the outdoors or gourmet food, there are plenty of great places to show her how much she matters.
20th Annual EIF REVLON Run/Walk For Women
Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum
3939 S. Figueroa St.
Los Angeles, CA 90037
There's no better way to spend quality time with the most important woman in your life than by taking a long walk together. The Revlon Run/Walk and Health Expo raises critical funds for women's cancer research, counseling and outreach programs. This successful annual event always grows in popularity. More than 30,000 men, women and children have come to love spending Mother's Day weekend supporting the women in their lives in the most heartfelt way. Make it a memorable day, not just for the two of you, but for the hundreds and thousands of mothers who will benefit from the research you both helped to fund.
Los Angeles Tours
Newport Beach, CA
For just the right amount of adventure, escape, food and family time, make the most of LA's blue skies and shiny ocean waves by taking the whole family on a two-hour hornblower yacht cruise. This brunch buffet offers limitless champagne or sparkling cider, as well as live entertainment outside of the naturally gorgeous ocean and coastal scenes. With waffles, fresh fruit, pastries and seafood pasta available aboard this cruise, the whole family is sure to enjoy their favorites. Early brunch boards at 9:30 a.m., returning by noon. Late brunch boards at 1:30 p.m., returning by 4 p.m.
Montage Hotel and Resort
225 N. Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
May 11 to 12
Various complimentary beauty treatments are available at this upscale resort on Mother's Day. The affordable "Mother, Manicure and Mimosa" package includes access to the Montage's rooftop pool and fitness center. The pricier "Mother's Day of Indulgence" offers a full day of relaxation including a one-hour massage, a one-hour facial, manicure and pedicure and poolside lunch. Reservations can also be made for this resort's regular services and traditions, such as the ornate afternoon tea offered Fridays through Sunday.
1313 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
At the Disneyland Resort, mothers and daughters can truly be treated like queens and princesses. With several gourmet restaurants both within the park and at the various Resort hotels, families can choose from several brunches. The Disneyland Hotel hosts the largest annual event with a Royal Buffet featuring omelets and carving stations and an impressive chocolate fountain. A more affordable brunch is located at the Grand Californian Hotel's Storyteller's Café featuring a rustic menu of biscuits and gravy, waffles and smoked salmon. For those looking to spend the day at one of the parks, the legendary Blue Bayou offers a special Mother's Day menu of gourmet prepared sea bass and crab legs.
Napa Valley Grille
1100 Glendon Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90024
Executive chef Taylor Boudreaux spares no ingredient on this year's delectable Mother's Day special buffet. This three-course meal pleases the palate from gazpacho soup, a seafood display of oysters, shrimp and halibut, to the main course featuring an omelet station, Grand Marnier-infused French toast brioche and prime sirloin carving station. There are also dessert options that include artisan cheese and artisan tarts. Bottomless mimosas are also available for an additional fee. For the full menu, visit the website here.
Danielle Farve is a freelance writer covering all things Los Angeles. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.
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