Lover of exploring, family, food and fun! Find me on instagram: @australianrecipesbythebay
Support a local business this Mother's Day
Can you believe it is almost May? This year is flying by so fast! Last year seemed to go by so slowly, as COVID-19 impacted the country and the world. Last May, we were all worried about the rise of the pandemic and Mother's Day events were cancelled all around the city.
This year, however, it is time to get out and celebrate the Mother figure in our lives! Spoil her rotten and also support local businesses that have been doing it tough over the last year. Scroll down and check out these popular 10 events, below. Book in early before they sell out!
1/ Hunter Valley Gardens will be having two special options for Mother's Day - a picnic hamper to enjoy in the gardens or a 3 course lunch overlooking the Oriental Garden. Walk around the gardens and enjoy music by The Pretty Amazing Jono between 10am – 2pm. See here for pricing options.
2/ Lizottes Restaurant will be hosting a Mother's Day Lunch & Dinner with Wendy Matthews! Book a table and enjoy the show with a meal, or book a bar table upstairs and watch the show only. See here for pricing options and details.
3/ Wallsend Diggers will be hosting a Mother's Day Luncheon with alternate mains (chicken/ Barramundi) and a dessert plate to share. The cost is $45 for members, $55 for non-members and $25 for a Kids Meal option. See here for details.
4/ Mother's Day High Tea at Newcastle City Hall will include a Mimosa on arrival, tasty treats to choose from, psychic readings, activities for the kids and of course, a High Tea! This is a special, one-off event with whimsical 'Alice in Wonderland' styling. The cost is $75 for adults and $25 for children. See here for details.
5/ NOAH's on the Beach will be having a Mother's Day Lunch, overlooking Newcastle Beach. Enjoy a 3 course meal and a flower and chocolates for every mum. Tickets cost $92.50 for adults and $32.50 for children. Book early - places are filling up fast! See here for details.
6/ Newcastle Food & Flower Markets in Sandgate will be hosting a High Tea, at a cost of $89 per adult. See here for details.
7/ Paymasters restaurant on the Hunter River have a special Mother's Day menu, with 2 or 3 course options. See here for details.
8/ Harrigan's Hunter Valley is a family-friendly Irish pub and this Mother's Day they will have face painters for the kids between 12pm - 3pm and live music between 1pm - 4pm. Enjoy a long lunch in the Hunter Valley! See here for details.
9/ Mecure Charlestown have created a unique idea - a pick-up High Tea! Pre-order a High Tea and take it home to surprise Mum, or have a picnic in her favourite Newcastle scenic spot! The High Tea costs $79 for 2 people. Drive by and pick it up! See here for details.
10/ Bimbadgen Estate in the Hunter Valley will be having free wine tastings for Mum at the Cellar Door and a complimentary beverage with their meal at both Esca and the Pizzeria. See here for details.
Get out and about this Mother's Day and support a local Newcastle or Hunter region business! Happy Mother's Day Mums!