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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Delicious, farm-to-table dishes that are especially great for gluten-free diners.
Brasserie Ten Ten
Exceptional French cuisine in an elegant atmosphere.
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.
An exceptional spot, perched on a mountainside above Boulder.
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.
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.
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.
Divine Italian cuisine with views.
Create Southwestern fare with Zoloritas and more.