There are many ways to celebrate mom in America’s Finest City. From a traditional brunch outing to a 5K or 10K run, here are some Mother’s Day events happening this weekend in San Diego.
Saturday, May 9:
Chula’s Mission “Once Upon and Apron”
Green Acre Campus Pointe Restaurant
10300 Campus Point Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
This event benefits girls who have lost their mothers. Lunch is provided, along with activity stations where mothers and daughters can design their own aprons, jewelry and cookies to take home. A panel of working mothers will be featured at this event, including NBC 7 meteorologist Jodi Kodesh, who will discuss the challenges and triumphs of juggling kids and a career. Proceeds from ticket sales go toward services provided by Chula’s Mission, including group counseling, mentoring and basic cooking classes.
Sunday, May 10:
Rancho Bernardo Inn Brunch and Petting Zoo
17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive
San Diego, CA 92128
6 a.m. – 10 p.m.
This grand buffet will boast carving stations and made-to-order omelettes, among other things, with three venues serving different options at varying price points. Mom can enjoy live music with her mimosa while the kids take part in pony rides and a petting zoo.
Coronado Historic Homes Tour
11 a.m. - 4p.m.
Take mom on a historic six-home tour in Coronado showcasing various styles and architecture throughout the city’s 125-year history. The tour is self-guided by the historical association will provide map brochures featuring details on each home’s unique history. Tickets can be purchased online ahead of time or on the day of the tour at the Coronado Museum located at 1100 Orange Ave.
San Diego Mother’s Day Run
$35 each online
7 a.m. – 10 a.m.
De Anza Cove
3000 N Mission Bay Dr.
San Diego, CA 92109
This 5K and 10K run organized by the Mission Valley Sunset Rotary Club is a great way to celebrate the day with your active mom. Kids under 10 can participate for free in the Little Tykes 100-Meter Dash. Last year, this run raised $9,000 for the San Diego Rescue Mission and its programs, including services for homeless women and children.