Family-style meals & going to the movies…at home!
Missing the typical Mother’s Day out and about with your matriarch? We have compiled a list to celebrate the special day in. Order a tasty brunch, turn on an at-home movie experience, and spoil her with self-care items to celebrate the special day. Stay home, stay safe, and celebrate your mother.
Read on to learn more about ideas for an at-home Mother’s Day.
Family-Style Take Out Meals
Enjoy a special family brunch or dinner from the comfort of your home and order from one of these delicious local restaurants.
3 Guys and a Stove knows the importance of celebrating Mother’s Day, and have cooked up a delicious menu specific for the day. Try their tasty waffles, French toast, or pancakes using Muskoka Maple Syrup. The Mother’s Day Curbside Pickup Breakfast will be served in a family style matter, with all items served in separate boxes, and portioned by the number of the people in each pick up order. This menu is available Sunday, May 9, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
The Blue Willow Tea Shop is offering a special Mother’s Day high tea to-go on May 8th and 9th, 2021 – scone to be a good one! You have to try their raspberry white chocolate scones, or their special egg salad and strawberry cream cheese tea sandwiches. Their three-tiered specialized Mother’s Day menu is great for the whole family. They are currently open for take-out orders.
Looking for a juicy burger or a rack of ribs? Check out the mouthwatering, Seasons Restaurant at Patterson Kaye Resort. Let their dynamic culinary team create the perfect meal to celebrate mom. You may want to grab a Kleenex to wipe up the drool before reading their tasty menu perfect for Mother’s Day.
Virtual Film Festivals
Missing the movie theatre? Enjoy your own at-home movie experience with your family by buying tickets to one of the virtual film festivals, offered by Algonquin Outfitters!
Check out the World Tour Paddling Film Festival to experience the very best in ocean and lake exploration. Get ready to witness exciting outdoor adventure films that embrace the rugged lifestyle of wilderness paddling. And this year, you get to choose from three different streams of paddling films: Andrenaline, Adventure, and Culture – and good news, they are all currently 50% off! So choose your favourite stream, make some popcorn, get cozy, and get ready for an awe-inspiring night, all from the comfort of your couch.
Prefer exploring solid land? Check out the Banff Mountain Film Festival, also hosted in partnership with Algonquin Outfitters, for some exciting, adrenaline-raising films from around the world. A few select films have been chosen from more than 400 entries to create a collection of the most inspiring action, environmental, and adventure films. Grab your favourite take out meal and curl up with your family for a night filled with outdoor adventure – without even leaving your house! Click here to find tickets to the Banff Mountain Film Festival.
…And don’t forget the candles and wine!Of course, complete the special day by pouring your mom a tasty glass of wine. Support local and check out one of these Muskoka businesses as you plan your family night – at home!
Although primarily a floral boutique, Kettering offers a variety of perfect Mother’s Day gifts, including candles, jewellery, and self-care products. Choose from their selection of candles to complete your spoil-mom day or impress your mom with a gorgeous flower display. Order online and then pick up your items curbside at the Huntsville storefront, or have your items delivered.
Finish off your at-home meal, by pouring mom a glass of delicious dessert wine from the Muskoka Lakes Farm & Winery. Try the Portage Dessert Wine, oak-aged and carefully crafted with delectable wild blueberries for a sweet end to her dinner. Or, sip on the Red Maple Dessert Wine, a tantalizing blend of tart cranberries and sweet maple syrup. Order from the Winery’s online store for delivery, or pick up your items curbside at the farm in Bala.
The Muskoka region, including the restaurants and local businesses discussed above, have taken several precautions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. Social distancing procedures must be followed. Masks are required for entry into all buildings and when social distancing is not possible. Frequent hand-washing is encouraged and everyone must self-isolate if experiencing any COVID-19 symptoms. For more information regarding COVID-19, please visit our COVID-19 Updates page.