Mother’s Day in Santa Barbara

They say the greatest love is a mother’s love, so each year on the second Sunday in May, we carve out a special day to acknowledge and appreciate all the wonderful moms in our lives.  Easy-going and energetic, Santa Barbara offers a stress-free escape, perfect for those hard-working moms who’ve earned a relaxing getaway or just need to push the reset button with a little sunshine and beach time. Whether you’re looking to vacation or staycation, when the time is right, we hope you’ll treat mom to a care-free getaway in Santa Barbara.

In the meantime, take time to celebrate mom this Mother’ Day with new, at-home memories in Santa Barbara style with thoughtful activities to make her feel loved and to brighten her day. 

*For the latest, up-to-date information about the current status of each event, please check each event website.

Food & Drink

At Home Brunch by Boathouse at Hendry’s Beach
Starting at $49, present mom with a brunch that has all the fixings. To be enjoyed at home, family-style, gather your loved ones together and add on mimosas, bloody Mary’s, or an Aperol spritz kit for added fun and flare. Learn More
Cost: Starting at $49, serving 4. Pre-order on Grubhub for delivery.

Convivo’s Mother’s Day Feast
Let Chef Peter take care of the cooking this Mother’s Day with a culinary feast from Convivo, designed specifically with mom in mind. The menu for four includes a strawberry and goat cheese salad with hazelnuts, Santa Ynez asparagus with house-cured & smoked salmon, citrus and green goddess, slow-roasted beef with mushroom jus, horseradish crema and potato gratin, and for dessert, crème Fraiche cheesecake with a hazelnut crust. As a bonus, each family meal includes a flower bouquet from the farmers’ market. Learn More
Cost: Starting at $65. All orders must be made one day before pickup. Deal not available through delivery partners. Pickup time is between 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday.

Mother’s Day Basket from Rosewood Miramar Beach
Celebrate mom with a delectable meal basket filled with custom goodies from Chef Massimo of Rosewood Miramar Beach. Choose between flavorful dishes like Prime Ribeye, Roasted Monterey Salmon, Pan Roasted Lemon Chicken, and Herb Crusted Kurobuta Pork. Each entree is accompanied by your choice of sides like Roasted Pickled Beet Salad, Braised Beluga Lentils, Crispy Quinoa, and more. To make each basket extra special, a local bottle of wine and flowers will be included, compliments of the Miramar team. Learn More
Cost: Varies by order. To order, please call (805) 252-3985 or order online at Grubhub. 

Mother’s Day with Slate Catering
Make Mother’s Day a memorable experience with bites and treats galore from Slate Catering. Offering grazing boxes, mimosa kits, flower bouquets, chocolate, and more take advantage of complimentary delivery in Santa Barbara, Goleta, Montecito, and Carpinteria on Sunday, May 10. Learn More
Cost: Varies by order. All pre-orders must be made online by Friday, May 8 at 10 p.m. 

Culinary Delights from The Ritz-Carlton, Bacara Santa Barbara
The culinary team at The Ritz-Carlton Bacara, Santa Barbara has prepared a selection of culinary delights that are sure to wow mom on her special day. Serving four people, sit down for a family meal with all the fixings including, cold vegetable and orzo salad, basil pesto baked salmon, roasted chicken, and lemon raspberry cheesecake. Make sure to plan this festive meal in advance. All orders must be made by 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 7.
Cost: $120 for four people. To order, please call (805) 968-0100 or email [email protected]

Santa Barbara Gift Baskets Mother’s Day Collection 
Treat mom to a taste of Santa Barbara’s finest with the help of Santa Barbara Gift Baskets. From snacks and gourmet treats to local libations, there’s nothing better than savoring the samples of Santa Barbara’s cuisine scene. Wrapped with style and love, Santa Barbara Gift Baskets is your one-stop-shop for creating memorable gifts that mom is sure to love. Learn More
Cost: Varies by order. Baskets range from $60-$150. 

Santa Barbara Wine Country, Delivered to You
Show your mom just how much you love her with a taste of Santa Barbara County wine country, delivered directly to you. Raise your glass and cheers mom –  our vintners are ready to shower her with wine of all varietals. Learn More

Something Special for Mom by Municipal Winemakers
Wine and flowers are the winning combination to make mom feel extra loved this Mother’s Day. Teaming up with Ella & Louie Flowers, send your mom a bouquet of fresh-cut flowers and a bottle of bubbles or rosé from the experts at Municipal Winemakers. Learn More
Cost: Varies by order. All orders must be made online and received by Thursday, May 7. 

Lilies & Wine from Margerum Wine Company
Bring mom a bundle of joy when you present her with a bouquet of lilies and a selection of wine from Margerum Wine Company. From bottles to cans, special wine bundles are sure to make mom smile. Learn More
Cost: $20 per bundle of lilies + desired wine selection.

Wine & Gift Basket from Grassini Family Vineyards
If you need the perfect assortment of treats for Mother’s Day, Grassini Family Vineyards is offering gift baskets including a bottle of Afiora Rosé, a bottle of Happy Canyon Sauvignon Blanc, a scented candle, and chocolates from Jessica Foster Confections. Learn More
Cost: $69 (originally $98). To order for curbside pickup or local delivery, please call (805) 897-3366.

Twenty-Four Blackbirds Chocolate
Moms with a sweet tooth can enjoy the rich-chocolate goodness from Twenty-Four Blackbirds this Mother’s Day. Featuring single-origin, handmade artisan chocolates select from an assortment of chocolate bars, truffles, and chocolate-covered espresso beans. Best of all, use the code “STOCKUP” at checkout to receive 15% off your order. Learn More

Jessica Foster Confections
Send mom into chocolate bliss with two divine chocolate-centric packages from Jessica Foster Confections. The first option includes dark chocolate butterflies filled with house-made caramelized peanut butter, savory marcona almond brittle, caramel-filled dark chocolate flowers, caramelized almonds, sea salt caramels, and a succulent. The second includes your choice of a large box of mint-infused truffle sticks or assorted truffles, savory marcona almond brittle, caramel-filled dark chocolate flowers, caramelized almonds, and a handmade paper flower. Is your mouth watering yet? Learn More
Cost: $80 per package. Additional options are available to order online. 

McConnell’s For Mom
Send mom extra-sweetness this Mother’s Day with at-home ice cream delivery, courtesy of McConnell’s Ice Cream. Stocked up with all of your favorite flavors, order online or arrange for curbside pick-up at your local scoop shop. Learn More
Cost: $12 per pint.

Mom-Gram from Dune Coffee Roasters
Perk up mom with Dune Coffee Roasters’ Mom-Gram, a care package that lets mom know just how loved she is. Start your weekend with a full kit that includes your choice of a Zap Zipper (1/2 gallon of your fave coffee beverage fully customizable with almond or oat milk, sweet or not, or matcha), a box of Jessica Foster Confections’ sea-salt caramel dark chocolates, and a gorgeous bouquet of flowers from Ella & Louie. To make this gift extra special, handwritten cards with your personal message will be included and written by Dune’s coffee mom. Learn More
Cost: $55 per care package. Free Local delivery from Carpinteria to Goleta on Friday, May 8 and Saturday, May 9.

Rest & Relaxation

Mother’s Day Gift Box from Belmond El Encanto
For mother’s looking to rest and relax, Belmond El Encanto has perfectly packaged a selection of special treats guaranteed to make mom feel rejuvenated. This Mother’s Day, give mom the gift of ultimate relaxation with a gift box including Belmond El Encanto’s branded bathrobe and reusable burlap tote bag, signature Himalayan salt body scrub and lotion scented with citrus, basil, and mint, two multiple-use Comfort Zone face masks, Belmond’s secret recipe for an at-home healthy elixir, and best of all, a $100 Spa Credit for future use. Learn More
Cost: $260. To order, please call 1 800 393-5315 or contact [email protected]

Mother’s Day Gift Set from FLOAT
Mom could use some at-home FLOAT time, wouldn’t you agree? From spa sets to beach essentials, customize your own Mother’s Day gift with luxurious products from FLOAT Luxury Spa. Visit @FloatLuxurySpa on Instagram to customize a gift for mom and receive front door/delivery services. The only thing mom will need to do is sit back and float into sublime relaxation. Learn More
Cost: Varies by item. Use code “THANKSMOM” to receive 15% off retail products. 

Events & Activities

Virtual Wine Tasting with Jamie Slone Wines
Treat mom to a taste of Jamie Slone Wines, with virtual wine tasting led by the experts themselves. This Mother’s Day weekend, Jamie and Kym Slone are offering private, 60-minute Zoom wine tasting classes that allow you to bring the tasting room experience to mom, in the comfort of your own home. Bond over your love of chardonnay, savor a pinot noir, or discover a new favorite blend. Let us raise our glasses and cheers to mom. Learn More
Cost: Varies by wine order. 

Mother’s Day with Painted Cabernet
This year, celebrate Mother’s Day with a hands-on activity with mom or make her a one-of-a-kind painted creation. On May 10 at 1 p.m., join The Painted Cabernet for a live Zoom class where they will be making and demonstrating how to create your own  ‘Flowers and Dots’ planter boxes. Painting kits are delivered to you within 20 miles of the studio location. Learn More
Cost:$38 per seat. 

Floral Delivery Services

Alpha Floral
From spring tulips to roses, ikebana creations and more, Alpha Floral will put together the perfect arrangement. The team is making home deliveries using non-contact methods, wearing gloves at all times and notifying recipients that the flowers have been left at their door via phone. Learn more
Cost: Varies by order.

Goodland Florist
Goodland Florist is a full-service floral, plant, and gift shop. Looking to take care of all of your emotional and sentimental needs, Goodland Florist uses the freshest, locally-grown, high-quality blooms, and goods within their arrangements, gourmet baskets, plants, and gifts. To order, call the shop or place your orders online. Learn more
Cost: Varies by order.

Kaleidoscope Flowers
Family-owned Kaleidoscope Flowers, creates beautiful floral arrangements and offers blooming plants, garden baskets, fruit baskets, and other gifts. Call the shop or place your orders online.  Learn more
Cost: Varies by order.

Riley’s Flowers
Riley’s Flowers has one of the largest selections of cut roses in Santa Barbara along with a selection of fresh, hand-picked, local flowers and offers same-day delivery. Be sure to browse the website for specials including a Mother’s Day basket filled with an assortment of springtime treats. Learn more
Cost: Varies by order.

Floral Arrangements by Tyler Speier
Honor our mom and strong females in our community while supporting foster youth, flower growers, and creatives who are currently out of work. Event planner and florist extraordinaire, Tyler Speier, will be offering bouquet deliveries on Saturday, May 9th, in the Santa Barbara area to your mom, grandma, or any other friend in your life. Flowers will be delivered in a sanitized vase, ready to display in your home. Not only will you make mom feel good, but a portion of the proceeds will benefit foster youth in Santa Barbara and creatives in Santa Barbara who are currently out of work. In addition, each arrangement will be made by using local, colorful, spring blooms. Learn more
Cost: Smaller centerpiece arrangements will be $49, larger centerpieces are $99. Pre-order only. Direct message @tylerspeier on Instagram to order.

Local Gifts

Folio Press & Paperie
Find the perfect Mother’s Day card thanks to Folio Press and Paperie. Whether you’re looking for just the right words to say “I love you,” or wait to pair a locally-made card with the perfect gift, these in-house printed cards know just how to express your eternal love for mom. Learn More
Cost: $3-$6 per card.

DIY Mother’s Day Cards by Paseo Nuevo Shopping Center
Follow @Shoppaseonuevo on Instagram to learn how you can make your own Mother’s Day card at home from local artist Danielle Renee. With just a few supplies, you can create a one-of-a-kind card that’s just for mom and filled with love. Learn More

Mothers Day Grab Bag by Jules by the Sea
Whether she’s near or far, show mom you’re thinking of her with a locally-made gift from Jules by the Sea. Offering an assortment of jewelry, artwork, and skincare favorites, your mom will treasure any one of these beach-inspired items. For a limited time, Jules by the Sea is also offering 40% off Mystery Grab Bags. Each will be unique and loaded with goodies. Learn More
Cost: Starting at $30 per Mystery Grab Bags. All other items vary by order. 

Care Packages for Mom with Diani Boutique
Mothers near and far will swoon over these care packages perfectly designed and selected by Diani Boutique. From cookie boxes to gardening kits, mom will fill with glee knowing that you’re thinking of her. If you’re looking to pick and choose a special item for mom, Diani boutique has outfits, accessories, wellness products, and more that will fit any mom’s interests. Learn More
Cost: Varies by order. Baskets range from $40-$230.