In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Celebrating Mother’s Day 2018

Mother’s Day is just around the corner (next Sunday, May 13 in fact!). Are you looking for something to do to celebrate that special “Mom” in your life?  Here’s a quick list of things to do in and around southern Arizona.


[Note: Participation and pricing may vary by location and franchise. Be sure to call your preferred location to confirm details.]

Baskin Robbins: The Floral Stripe Cake is perfect for Mother’s Day, and it’s $3 off in stores with a printable coupon and online with this code. Minimum $15 cake purchase is required. Go here for details and coupon.

Boston Market: purchase a whole rotisserie chicken for $2.99 with purchase of any family meal (valid May 1 – 31).

Cold Stone Creamery: Cold Stone Creamery has special occasion cakes that are a great fit for Mother’s Day. Options include the Rich & Dreamy Ice Cream Cake (available for a limited time) and the Strawberry Passion Ice Cream Cake.

Cracker Barrel: Celebrate with Momma’s Pancake Breakfast for Mom. The breakfast includes three buttermilk pancakes, two eggs and bacon or sausage. Check location for price.

Einstein Bros. Bagels: Heart-shaped bagels are available for Mother’s Day (May 13). Available in chocolate chip, cranberry and plain. Pre-ordering is highly recommended.

Kneaders Bakery & Cafe is offering complimentary Chunky Cinnamon French Toast to all mothers on Saturday, May 12, so families can start pampering mom a day early!  (And also, most locations are closed on Sundays.) Breakfast is served from 7-11 a.m. on Saturday.  For the closest Kneaders location visit:    *offer valid with an additional entree purchase*

Macaroni Grill: A special brunch menu is available Saturday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday (Mother’s Day) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Plus, a special Prix Fixe two-course menu will be available May 11 through 13 ($25 per person). See details.

Mimi’s Cafe: Mimi’s will be serving a three-course menu on Mother’s Day from 11 a.m. to close. Prices start at $18.99 for adults, and kids’ meals are $8.99. Menu includes starters, main courses and choice of dessert. Reservations recommended, and you can make yours here.

WienerschnitzelMothers everywhere can get a free Chili Dog Meal – consisting of a famous Chili Dog, small fries and a small soda – on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 13. There is a catch, to get the meal participants must show proof of ‘Mom-bership”, including bringing their children in, presenting a family photo, or sharing a favorite family story or memory with store employees.  No additional purchase necessary.



Old Tucson: Free admission for girls and women: May 12 – 13 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 201 South Kinney Road.
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Mother’s Day at Reid Park Zoo
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