Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and it's time to start preparing! Need help planning what to do for Mom's special day? We're here to help! Check out these fun ways to celebrate Mother's Day in Mobile:


We all know mom’s love to shop! Could there be a better gift than a shopping spree at her favorite local stores? Treat her to an impressive selection of antique shops, boutiques and galleries!

Urban Emporium — Let mom pick from an array of local, independent retailers featuring clothing, home accents, gifts, gourmet food and more!

Holiday Place — A one-stop-shop for all of mom’s upscale shopping!

Sophiella Gallery — Want her to see your love every day? Sophiella Gallery is downtown Mobile's contemporary fine art gallery, showcasing established and emerging artists from the Gulf Coast and beyond.

ellenJAY — A sweet treat is the way to every mom’s heart! Head over to ellenJAY for a customized cake or sugar cookie to celebrate mom’s day and don't forget to pick up a variety of other mini treats for the rest of the family!


It’s your time to be the chef and give mom a break … aka choose one of her favorite restaurants and take her out on the town!

Lunch With a View — We all know beautiful views and breezy outdoor dining will win over mom’s heart every time … surprise her with a panoramic view of downtown Mobile and Mobile Bay with brunch at Dauphin’s or enjoy fresh gulf seafood along the causeway at Felix's, BLUEGILL or the Original Oyster House!

Breakfast Downtown — Sweet pancakes, scrambled eggs, crispy bacon and a yummy Bloody Mary is the perfect way to surprise mom! What's her favorite breakfast spot? Spot of Tea, The Ruby Slipper or Bob's Downtown Diner ... whatever you choose, we know she'll love it.


We all know mom could use a break! She’s always on the go and rarely takes time for rest and relaxation—give her a gift she can only use on herself!

The Spa at The Battle House — Let mom relax, rejuvenate and be pampered with her choice of a massage or body and skin care services.

The Spa at The Grand Hotel — Gift the rest and relaxation mom has been waiting for with 20,000 square feet of elegant tranquility and a place of pampering and renewing!


Enjoy a day or weekend in Mobile making fun memories while you celebrate your wonderful mom!

Get Outside — With so many options, it may be hard to decide how to spend a day in Mobile's great outdoors. From kayaks, canoes and airboats to gardens, parks and trails, there are numerous ways to roam our wilderness.

See the Sights — Whether by foot, bike, van, trolley or scooter,  we've got your sightseeing options covered. From historic architectural tours to heritage trails to food tours; and everything in between, it's a great way to enjoy Mobile!  

Explore a Museum — Art, Mardi Gras or history … Mobile has a museum for you and your mom! Get ready for an exciting, entertaining and educational time at one of our many museums!