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    Mother's Day Weekend in Boulder

    Impress Mom by being completely prepared (gasp!) for Mother's Day this year — with a weekend full of fun activities she'll love. We've got your guide to the best Mother's Day brunches in Boulder and events to make sure the whole family has a great day (or entire weekend) in Boulder.

    Please check back in early spring 2020 for updated dates.

    Special Events  |  Brunch

    Mother's Day Brunch and Dinner at St Julien Hotel and Spa

    Sunday, May 12, 2019, 2-4pm, and May 13, 2019, 5:30pm
    Come enjoy a gourmet brunch at the elegant restaurant inside the St Julien Hotel & Spa. There are two seatings: 10 to 10:30am and 12:30-1pm. Adults are $86.95 and children (ages 4-12) are $34.95. Call Jill's at 720-406-7399 to reserve. There will also be a vegan Mother's Day dinner on Monday, May 13, 2019. Their vegan four-course dinner provides vegans and vegetarians with a delicious dining option. A complimentary glass of wine is included in the price of the meal. $29.95 per person. Seatings 5:30-8:30pm. 

    Mother's Day Brunch at Hotel Boulderado

    Sunday, May 12, 2019, 9:30am-3:30pm
    Treat the mothers in your life to a special Mother's Day brunch buffet at the historic and dazzling Hotel Boulderado. Prices are $65 per adult, $25 for youth 4-10 and 3 and under are free. Reservations recommended: 303-440-2882. 

    Mother’s Day Brunch and Afternoon Tea at Chautauqua Dining Hall

    Sunday, May 12, 2019
    Come dine at the foot of the Flatirons on the lovely porch or inside the historic  Chautauqua Dining Hall for Mother's Day brunch. Or join them in the afternoon for tea at includes a classic, three-tiered assortment of sweet and savory pastries, scones, tea sandwiches, sweet cakes and a pot of premium loose leaf tea. Reservations are required. 

    Chautauqua Dining Hall with Flatirons

    Boulder Farmers Market

    Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8am-2pm
    Named the No. 1 Farmers’ Market in the country by readers of USA Today, the Boulder Farmers’ Market is a fun place to start a Saturday. Established in 1986 by a handful of local farmers looking to sell farm-fresh produce directly to the public, the market is now the largest in Colorado. It is a growers-only market, and shoppers can enjoy seasonal produce, eggs, cheeses, meats, herbs, flowers, wines and gourmet food products. Plus, the market enjoys a lovely setting next to shady Central Park and the Boulder Creek, at the doorsteps of the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art (BMoCA) and the Boulder Dushanbe Teahouse

    Sunflowers at Boulder Farmers' Market

    Upslope Get Down

    Saturday, May 11, 2019, 2-10pm
    The sixth annual Upslope Get Down is a free music fest with Upslope beer, food trucks, games, art, kids' zone, vendors, and more at the brewery's Flatiron Park location. It's a day full of live music on three stages. 

    Adult Coloring at Settembre Cellars

    Sunday, May 12, 2019, 1-6pm
    Grab a coloring page, some colored pencils, a glass of Colorado wine and completely relax for an afternoon at the lovely Settembre Cellars tasting room!

    Family Paint at PoshSplat

    Sunday, May 12, 2019, 9-11am
    A special family day at PoshSplat provides step-by-step instruction by a local artist. The whole family can paint a picture that is uniquely theirs. No experience, set up or clean up necessary.

    Traditional Irish Music at License No. 1

    Sunday, May 12, 2019, 7:30pm
    Every Sunday evening at the Hotel Boulderado's speakeasy, License No. 1, features an open session for those who play Irish music. Fans of Irish music are welcome to listen, chat, eat and have a pint.

    MediaLive at BMoCA + Kids Art Stop

    All weekend
    Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art presents the 7th annual MediaLive, a new media festival bringing together art, technology and digital culture, runs April 25-May 27, 2019. Enjoy media installations as well as live performances, workshops, and events by contemporary artists and thinkers working internationally in media art. Plus, on Saturday mornings, the museum's Art Stop program lets your kiddos take part in free, hands-on art making on the front porch of the museum (10am-1pm).

    BMOCA Art Stop for Kids

    The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night

    Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings
    Boulder Ensemble Theater Company presents this Tony-award-winning play at the Dairy Arts Center. Fifteen-year-old Christopher Boone has an extraordinary mind, but is less well equipped to deal with the challenges of everyday life. When falsely accused of killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to find the true culprit. His journey across London leads to an earth-shattering discovery that will change his life forever. Tickets here.

    Museum of Boulder’s Dinosaurs: Land of Fire and Ice

    All weekend, 10am-5pm
    Explore touchable dinosaurs, go on an adventure in their prehistoric habitats and investigate dinosaur fossils. The exhibit was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum. Displays are in both English and Spanish, and the exhibit is designed for children ages 3 to 10. 

    Mother's Day Brunch Options

    The following Boulder restaurants are offering brunch on Mother's Day. It's recommended you call the restaurants for reservations.

    Blooming Beets
    Delicious, farm-to-table dishes that are especially great for gluten-free diners.

    Brasserie Ten Ten
    Exceptional French cuisine in an elegant atmosphere.

    Boulder Cork
    Cheery, friendly ambiance with always-delish cuisine.

    Chautauqua Dining Hall
    A classic brunch spot with a wraparound porch at the foot of the Flatirons.

    The Greenbriar Inn
    A special, prix fixe champagne (or Bloody Mary) buffet brunch.

    Flagstaff House
    An exceptional spot, perched on a mountainside above Boulder.

    Hotel Boulderado
    A special way to spend brunch in a stunning and historic setting.

    Jill's at St Julien Hotel & Spa
    A prix fixe feast in this elegant downtown hotel.

    The Mediterranean
    Festive brunch specials and a lively courtyard with a trickling fountain.

    French Provencal cuisine and a lovely patio with hanging flower pots.

    The North End at 4580
    Special a la carte brunch menu on the flower-filled patio.

    The Post
    Delicious fare and mimosa for mom. 

    River and Woods
    Comfort food taken to the next level, with a leafy courtyard, too.

    An inspiring patio and interior with farm-fresh cuisine. 

    Delicious New Mexican fare created by a "Top Chef" champion.

    Shine Restaurant & Potion Bar
    Bottomless fairymosas (a mimosa made with their Fairy Bubbles potion).

    Spruce Farm & Fish
    A gourmet brunch selection in this historic spot. 

    Via Perla
    Divine Italian cuisine with views.

    Zolo Grill
    Create Southwestern fare with Zoloritas and more.