Your mom does all she can if you throughout the year! It's time to thank her for everything that she does. Mother's Day is this Sunday! Looking for a special way to celebrate the special woman in your life? There are incredible, unique events planned throughout the Wilmington Area especially moms! Check out our recommendations for this Mother's Day weekend!  



Wilmington Wine & Food Festival

Dates: Friday, May 12th - Sunday, May 14th

Time: See schedule of events HERE

Location: Bellamy Mansion Museum (503 Market Street, Wilmington)

Treat mom to the best food and wine the state of North Carolina has to offer at the 5th annual Wilmington Wine & Food Festival. Enjoy special dining events, food and wine samplings, live music, and so much more on the beautiful grounds of the Bellamy Mansion. All benefits from this great event go to local charities! Purchase tickets HERE.


Mother Sweetheart Afternoon Tea

Date: Saturday, May 13th

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Location: Greenlands Farm (668 Midway Road Southeast, Bolivia)

Cost: $20 per adult | $10 per child (ages 11 & under)

Bring your favorite tea cup and your mom for a special afternoon tea at Greenlands Farm cafe. Dine on delicious tea treats as you sip. Purchase tickets HERE.


Mother's Day Breakfast

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 am (breakfast)

Location: NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher (900 Loggerhead Road, Kure Beach)

Cost: $18 per adult | $16 per child (ages 3-12) | $5 per children age 2

Give mom a day she will never forget at the aquarium. Along with a special breakfast, the event includes a garden tour, pollinator program, and more. Each mom will leave with a milkweed plant for her home garden! Admission to the aquarium is included. Reserve HERE.


A Mother's Day Brunch

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location: Aubriana's Restaurant (115 South Front Street, Wilmington)

Cost: Varies per dish

Aubriana's is known throughout Wilmington for their special annual brunch! Call (910) 763-7773 for reservations.


Mother's Day Cruise

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Times: 11:00 am, 12:00 pm, 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm, 3:00 pm, & 6:30 pm

Location: Blockade Runner Beach Resort’s Dock (275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach)

Cost: $20 per person | Moms ride FREE with 2 person reservation!

Enjoy a relaxing cruise with a stunning view courtesy of Wrightsville Beach Scenic Cruises. Mom will receive a complimentary beverage on the journey. Purchase tickets HERE.


Mother’s Day Oceanfront Buffet

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Time: 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Blockade Runner Beach Resort (275 Waynick Boulevard, Wrightsville Beach)

Cost: $48 per adult | $18 per child (ages 3-13) | FREE for children ages 3 & under

Dine on a delectable buffet as you admire the resort's beautiful gardens and view of the ocean. The buffet has something for everyone regardless of dietary restrictions! Call (910) 256-2251 for reservations.


Mother's Day Brunch with Nina Repeta Jazz Trio

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location: TheatreNOW (19 South 10th Street, Wilmington)

Cost: $25 per adult (Brunch) | $14 per child (ages 12 & under) | $10 per person (Show ONLY)

Listen to spectacular live music by the Nina Repeta Jazz Trio as you enjoy your 3-course brunch. Purchase Tickets HERE.


A Dozen Roses: Honoring Our Mothers

Date: Sunday, May 14th

Time: 4:00 pm

Location: CFCC Wilson Center (703 North Third Street, Wilmington)

Cost: $16 per adult | $9 per child (ages 17 & under)

Come to The Wilmington Choral Society's final show of the season with this special Mother's Day concert. Purchase Tickets HERE.


Chris Baynes & Associates wishes all the mothers in the Wilmington area a very happy Mother’s Day!