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Champagne or a balloon ride will get her spirits high
The Craft Extravaganza This Mother's Day craft fair will be held over 3 days, from 8 to 10 May 2015, so there is ample time to get up to Mt Tambourine over the weekend. It will be open from 10am to 4pm daily. This popular Mother's Day event will have crafts and other goods, all locally made from the best craft artisans. There will be no imported or plastic junk for sale.
The first day is always busy with attendees, keen to find bargains or the best selection of crafts available. All products for sale will be proudly handmade crafts by 50 local and South East Queensland crafts-persons. This will be a good opportunity for visitors to the area to take home some authentic Australian goods for gifts on their return home.
The craft fair at Mt Tambourine is a popular annual event for Mother's Day. Image courtesy of the fair website, www.tamborinemtncc.org.au
The Show will raise funds for the Tamborine Mountain Rural Fire Brigade. The venue has ample free parking and is wheelchair-friendly. Refreshments will be on sale during the event.
The address is the Community Centre at 1 Knoll Road, North Tamborine. Phone enquiries to 07 5545 2822, or 0407 738 799.
A prawn salad may be just what Mum would like for lunch. Image by adoproducciones on pixabay.com.
Mothers Day Luncheon A special Mother's Day luncheon will be held at the Currumbin RSL's Waterside Events room. The sumptuous buffet spread will include tempting seafood selections. Live entertainment will be provided roving magician "Upstage". There will be a complimentary glass of bubbles for Mum! In addition, with each glass of 'Mumm' bubbles purchased at the luncheon, you get an entry into a draw to win a magnum of 'Mumm Champagne'! The price per adult is $69 for the buffet lunch.
If you miss out on a booking for the lunch, you can always try the award winning Alley's Restaurant at Currumbin RSL, where their regular a la carte menu will be available on Mother's Day.
A hot air balloon ride would be something special this Mothers Day. Ideal for visitors to the region. Image courtesy hotair.com.au
Mother's Day Hot Air Balloon Festival. Here is something different for your Mum she will long remember. How about a hot air balloon ride? A coach can come and pick you up from your accommodation in the Gold Coast and take you up into the hinterland. Costs include a host of extras, such as a hot champagne breakfast at Canungra Valley Vineyard. The vineyard will also be having a breakfast for people to watch the balloon festival. If you book a table for the family, you will all be able to watch the balloons take off.
For more information on hot air balloons in Gold Coast, Brisbane and Cairns see here.
Hotel Afternoon Teas. Top hotel venues will be holding special afternoon high teas for Mums and their family. A selection I have found are here:
A champagne breakfast or an afternoon tea with more bubbles, whatever you do Mum will love it. Image by skitterphoto on pixabay.com
The Watermark Hotel from 2.30pm – 5pm at $39 for Adults; Children aged 5-12 years are $19.50; and under 5's are free.
This will be a decadent high tea buffet, including sweet and savoury delights, scones, French macarons, a Lindt chocolate fountain, and more. Tea, coffee and juice included.
The Sofietel at Broadbeach is having 2 sessions of high tea at 11:30am or 2:00pm.
Enjoy a glass of French bubbles on arrival, and live entertainment. Includes a selection of the following delectable delights: sumptuous lemon tarts, delicious finger sandwiches, magnifique opera slices, macarons and more.
$60.00 per adult, $39.50 per child aged 5-17 years
The Hilton Hotel at Surfers Paradise will hold their Mother's Day High Tea at Salt Grill from 12pm - 3pm. Treat your mum to a delectable high tea, featuring bite-sized savouries and delicious sweets, accompanied by a complimentary glass of sparkling wine on arrival! $65 per person.
Most likely, all the top hotels will put on something for Mother's Day. Reservations are essential for these high end high teas, so contact the hotels directly.