Mother’s Day Events Tampa Bay

Mother’s Day Events Tampa Bay


Day of Pampering
May 10, 9-11 a.m.
Moms are invited to enjoy brunch and pampering at Clearwater’s Greater Ridgecrest Y. Pampering provided by local health and beauty businesses in collaboration with Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and Judah First Ministries. Event is free and open to the community.

Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo
May 10-11, 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Moms get in free with purchase of child or adult ticket.

Florida Aquarium
May 10-11, various times
Treat mom to a sea of memories as she meets up with cute and playful otters and over 20,000 other amazing sea creatures at the Florida Aquarium. Mom can enjoy free admission with the purchase of a full paid admission.

Tampa Bay History Center
May 11, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Celebrate Mother’s Day with free admission for mom with the purchase of a paid admission.

Boing! Jump Center
May 11, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. 
Mom jumps free with child’s ticket.

Brunch at Maestro’s

May 11, 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
Make reservations for one of two seatings for a gourmet brunch at Maestro’s Restaurant (Straz Center) in downtown Tampa.

Busch Gardens Safari Lunch
May 11, 12:30 p.m.
Experience the Sesame Street Safari of Fun attraction along with a buffet lunch with Elmo and friends. Park admission not included.

Glazer Children’s Museum
May 11, 1-6 p.m.
Mom can enjoy a relaxing day in the Mother’s Day lounge while dad entertains the kids and explores the museum. Mom receives free admission.

Mom’s Special Night Out! – Sounds of Swing
May 10, 8-10 p.m.
Mom will enjoy this special concert dedicated to her featuring the Sounds of Swing. We’ll help by giving complimentary admission to moms! (Free tickets are limited and must be picked up at box office in advance of event date.)

Mayfaire by-the-Lake
May 10-11, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Begun as a crafts fair on the lawn of the Lakeland Public Library, MIDFLORIDA Mayfaire by-the-Lake has grown into one of Florida’s premier outdoor art festivals. Held on Mother’s Day weekend each year, Mayfaire is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Morton in downtown Lakeland, Florida. Mayfaire is one of the largest and oldest outdoor art festivals in Central Florida and is on Sunshine Artist magazine’s prestigious “Best 200 Art Shows” list. Come see why it has such a great reputation!

Mother’s Day Luncheon and Fashion Show
May 3 May 3, 2014- 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Brighter Tomorrows, INC. Invites you to a very special Mothers’ Day Luncheon and Fashion Show Featuring adult fashions from KIT’S WELL-DRESSED Children’s fashions selected from their favorite store. Palma Ceia Golf and Country

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About Angela Ardolino

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For more than 20 years Angela Ardolino has been serving families throughout the state of Florida, providing parents and guardians with smart, healthy and eco-friendly advice for sustainable living. As an entrepreneur, her businesses have provided support, guidance and resources to the stay-at-home CEOs, domestic engineers and full-time mothers and fathers who also work outside of the home.

She is the founder and editorial director for Tampa Bay Parenting Magazine, a valuable publication committed to enhancing the lives of families and providing information they can trust about raising responsible children and teens. As the Founder and Executive Director of the Children’s Theater Company in South Florida, she counseled, nurtured and changed the lives of thousands of children through the performing arts from Miami-Dade and Broward counties. Ardolino also presented parenting classes and workshops with a number of renowned organizations including Informed Families and the Miami-Dade County Department of Children and Families.

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