Mother’s Day Guide: 9 things to do to celebrate Mom in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Mother’s Day is this weekend.


If you like to treat mom to an experience, we found different events for the special person in your life.

Here are nine things that you can do to celebrate Mom:

Take her out to eat

Treat Mom to a nice breakfast, lunch or dinner. Click here for the restaurants with deals and freebies on Mother’s Day.

See flora and fauna at Leu Gardens

Stroll among 50-acre gardens, butterflies and flowers at the Harry P. Leu Gardens. Moms can visit the park for free. Click here for more information.

Learn a piece of history

Spend quality time with your mom at the Orange County Regional History Center. The museum will offer free admission for mothers and caregivers from noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. They must be accompanied by a loved one, but it can be any age.

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Take a Mother’s Day Carriage Tour

Ride in a carriage around the streets of Winter Garden with Mom. The Mother’s Day Carriage Tour will run every 20 minutes on Sunday. Click here for more information about the experience.

Discounted tickets at Orlando Auto Museum

Look at vintage cars and save money with buy-one-get-one-free tickets at the Orlando Auto Museum at Dezerland Action Park on Sunday. Mothers and grandmothers will also receive a complimentary rose from the Sou Luv flower truck.

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Say hello to animals

Moms can greet their favorite furry friends at the Brevard Zoo with free admission, and a child pays regular admission. Click here for more details.

Have fun at Elev8 in Sanford

Moms eat free at the PI8 Bar & Grill all day Sunday. Guests can visit the attraction, Elev8, and the restaurant at Seminole County Towne Center.

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Meals for Moms in Osceola County

The Osceola Council on Aging will host Meals for Moms in honor of Mother’s Day. Community members can sponsor a mom to receive a free meal for those who cannot afford it. Click here for event information.

Mamas and Mimosas

Live music, a flower cart and a brunch menu are just some of the activities at the Mamas and Mimosas in Lake County. You can make a free bouquet, and the bar will serve drink cocktails, with the first mimosa free for Mom. The event will be Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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