Mother's Day in Downtown Halifax

Mother's Day is just around the corner, and many businesses in Downtown Halifax are offering Mother's Day specials and promotions. Support local AND show your mom (or mother figure) some love this year.

Mother's Day Specials and Promotions

  • Argyle Fine Art

    Cards and artworks for Mom are available at Argyle Fine Art. 

    Recipe swap for artist Megan LeForte's new show "Slow Over" opens on Saturday, May 13 1:30 - 3:30 PM 

    Bring a written copy of your favourite recipes to take part in a Recipe Swap. 

    Graphic "invite" to bring recipe cards to Megan LeForte's show opening
    Graphic for Megan LeForte's Slow Oven Show at Argyle Fine Art
  • Another Shop Boutique

    Visit the Another Shop Mother’s Day gift guide for inspiration on what to get Mom this Mother's Day:


  • Barrio's

    Whether you are planning to host a Mother’s Day celebration or simply wanting to treat your mom like a Queen. Barrio's got your back, we have a deal for a royalty like your Mom! 👸👑

    For only $140 (tax included), pamper her with a good spread of the best Filo comfort food. You can choose four main dish from the choices below. Not ONE but FOUR - yes, you heard it right!

    • Crispy Pata 
    • Dinakdakan
    • BBQ Skewers 
    • Crispy Kare Kare 
    • Sisig 
    • Pancit Guisado

    Give us a call today at (902) 425-0131 to place your orders or dm us in our social media accounts before it’s gone.

  • Bishop's Landing

    View the Bishop's Landing Mother's Day gift guide online for more suggestions on what to get to show Mom some love:

    Gift ideas from: 

    • The Prow Gallery
    • URBN-ish
    • Pane e Circo 
    • Rum Runners Cake 
    • SUGAH 
    • Audrey Too 
    • Piece of Cake 
  • Café Lunette

    Celebrate la mère with decadent brunch fare

    On Sunday, May 14, celebrate mom with a memorable Parisian-inspired brunch in Queen’s Marque.

    Treat la mère to brunch specials like our Green Eggs & Ham Galette and Crêpe Suzette, or enjoy savoury specials like our Trout Amandine and Steak Minute. We also have a kids menu for those bringing their young ones!

    Please note: Our à la carte brunch menu will be available.

    Browse our Mother’s Day menu and join us for Sunday brunch from 9am–3pm.


    Brunch spread from Cafe Lunette (Salade, coffee, cookies, and a sandwich with fries)
  • Drift

    This Mother’s Day, venture into the heart of Queen’s Marque and enjoy a celebratory Sunday brunch or elegant evening meal. 

    Join us Sunday, May 14 and treat Mom to an East Coast-inspired brunch from 10:30am–3pm and wow her with our $24 Kippered Nova Scotia Valley Trout feature. Complete with two poached eggs, crispy potato rosti, horseradish & chive crème fraîche, asparagus, capers, and shaved radish, she’ll love every bite!

    Looking to surprise her with an evening feast? Available from 5pm, our $39 Mother’s Day Roast can’t be beat! Featuring an 8oz AAA beef strip loin, whipped PEI potatoes, roasted heirloom carrots, Brussels sprouts, Yorkshire pudding, horseradish cream, and red wine jus —it’s the perfect way to end Mom’s day on a high note. 

    Staying in? Both brunch and dinner features are available for takeout! Make Mom’s day extra special this year and order online or book your table today!

  • Grafton Street Dinner Theatre

    Looking for a special gift for Mom? We've got you!

    You can purchase a gift card over the phone to be used for any performance, or make reservations for Saturday's show.

    Call us at 902 425 1961

  • Halifax Bra Store


    Bring your Grandma, Mother or Daughter in for a free bra-fitting and she will receive a wonderful pair of underwear at no cost.

    Just for getting fitted...YES!

    With any purchase receive a ballot for two gift baskets to be drawn on Mother's Day (May 14,2023). VALUE 250$ each

  • Harbourstone Pour House

    Treat yourself to a Mom's Night Out with our delicious meal specials. Indulge in our mouth-watering Beef Tournedos, served with grilled asparagus, camembert sauce, and pressed new potatoes. And don't forget to satisfy your sweet tooth with our Tart Trio featuring chocolate truffle, tart raspberry, and lemon meringue.

    Or, join us for a delightful brunch with our Brunch Trio. Enjoy our scrumptious Petit Brioche French Toast with our Signature Vanilla Maple Syrup, Gin Cured Salmon Benedict with Bloody Mary Hollandaise, and Deep Spiced Bread Pudding with a roasted peach crema.

    Celebrate Mother's Day with a special meal for only $39 for dinner, and $28 for brunch. Treat yourself or bring along your fellow mom friends for a fun night out. Don't miss out, book now! Reservation link:

  • J.D. Shore Co.


    To celebrate all the amazing moms out there, J.D. Shore is giving away a fantastic gift basketfeaturing some wonderful local products to one lucky winner this Mother's Day (includes Rousseau Chocolatier chocolates and Java Blend Coffee and flowers). 

    Enter the giveaway on Instagram:

  • Layers Cupcakes

    Mother's Day Cupcake Box 

    MOMosa - vanilla orange cake infused with sparkling wine, filled with orange pastry cream and topped with MOMosa buttercream and a candied orange slice

    Chocolate ganache - chocolate cupcake dipped in chocolate ganache and Callebaut chocolate flake, dollop of ganache on top

    Caramel chocolate chip baked cheesecake - chocolate chip cake with a graham bottom, caramel swirled baked cheesecake center, piped with caramel cream cheese buttercream, topped with caramel and chocolate chips

    Coconut - coconut cake with cream cheese buttercream

    Strawberry rhubarb pie - strawberry cake with a pie crust bottom, filled with rhubarb curd and piped with strawberry buttercream, rhubarb curd dollop and a fondant flower

    Cinnamon bun - cinnamon swirl cake with cream cheese buttercream and a cinnamon dust

    Malted chocolate peanut butter milkshake - malted chocolate cake filled with peanut butter ganache, piped with peanut butter cream cheese buttercream and malted crème anglaise

    Lemon raspberry curd - lemon raspberry cake filled with lemon curd, piped with lemon cream cheese buttercream

    Hummingbird - spiced cake with banana and pineapples, piped with cinnamon cream cheese buttercream and topped with a fondant bird

    English toffee - chocolate cake with toffee bits, filled with toasted pecan caramel, dark chocolate buttercream and a piece of English toffee bark

    Cookies + cream - chocolate cupcake piped with cookies + cream buttercream and mini oreo on top

    Vanilla bean - vanilla bean cupcake piped with vanilla bean buttercream and dipped in sprinkles

  • Le French Fix

    Mother’s Day weekend means Nova 7 macarons are back! For you, for mom, for anyone!

  • Neptune Theatre

    Spring is now in full bloom and with Mother’s Day upon us Neptune has put together a beautiful prize pack to give mom her flowers and a night out on the town as well!

    Tickets are on-sale now!

    First Prize Winner takes home this incredible package:

    - Sunflower Painting by @catherinebstyles
    @guess flower watch
    - Tickets for 2 to @neptunetheatre’s Argyle Street Kitchen Party
    - $250 @murphyhospitalitygroup gift card (Gahan House, Barrington Steakhouse and Pickford & Black)
    - $500 @shophsc gift card
    - $100 @flowertrendsflorists gift card
    - 1 night stay at @thehalliburtonhotel
    Total prize package is valued at $3,550

    Second Prize Winner gets 50% of the pool amount raised in the 50/50.

    Tickets on sale now at

    Draw takes place on Friday, May 12, 2023

  • Pane e Circo


    Spoil Mamma with this decadent Brunch Basket, complete with an assortment of handcrafted treats she’ll love 

    • Ham & Asparagus Frittata
    • Heirloom Tomato Caprese w Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella
    • Salumi Board + Fresh Baguette
    • Mother’s Day Pastry Collection
    • Bouquet of Fresh Tulips

    Add on our Mom-osa Bundle with Prosecco & fresh squeezed OJ 

    Pre-Order for pick up at our Bishop’s Landing Shop on Sunday, May 14th:

  • Peace By Chocolate

    Buy the Peace By Chocolate Mother's Day Chocolates here:


  • Peacock Wine Bar

    Make Mom feel special this Mother’s Day with a visit to our cozy, waterfront hideaway! Join us for dinner on Sunday, May 14 and indulge in Chef Moira’s special Mother’s Day features designed to make Mom’s taste buds sing.

    From 4–10pm, enjoy our crisp and colourful endive and green leaf salad with focaccia almond crumble for $14 or treat Mom to a plate of rigatoni with vodka sauce and housemade stracciatella for $32. Allow us to recommend a perfectly paired glass or bottle of wine to complement your meal and you’ll be in the running for the most memorable Mother’s Day yet!

    Candlelit dinner table with several plated dishes at Peacock Wine Bar
  • Piatto Pizzeria and Enoteca

    This Mother's Day, treat mom to our limited-edition Mamma Mia pizza and pairs perfectly with our two celebratory cocktails —a Strawberry Aperol Spritz and Blueberry Limencello Mimosa to toast the day.


    Piatto's graphic for mother's Day "One Day Only The 'Mamma Mia' Book Your Table Today!"
  • Reitmans (Scotia Square)

    Get 25% off (almost) everything at Reitmans from May 8 - 18. 

  • Salt +Ash


    Catch a wave of love and gratitude this Mother’s Day with delicious coastal fare. Join us on SundayMay 14th, from 11am–3pm for a feast of fresh and flavourful dishes that will flood mom with all the love!

    Choose between a variety of brunch specials like our Leek Tart + Eggs and Abundant Acres Veggie Pizza or dive straight into our French Toast with fixings of smoked ricotta and chamomile honey. Opt in to spread the love with Momma’s Smorgasbord, perfect for sharing.

    Please note: Our à la carte brunch menu will be offered and limited seating is available. 

    View our featured brunch dishes and book your table:

  • Scanway Catering

    Mother's Day Menu

    SALAD - Spinach, kale, frisee, and arugula salad with fresh berries, candied pecans ad balsamic maple vinaigrette 

    SOUP - Creamy roasted tomato and bell pepper with freshly made focaccia croutons


    • Surf and Turf ($89) Juicy AAA Alberta 6oz tenderloin & Digby scallops with shrimp, comes with sauteed mushrooms and green pepper creamy demi 
    • Spinach stuffed Chicken Breast ($69) Spinach, goat cheese, basil and pine nut stuffing
    • Rack of Lamb ($77) Meat cooked to perfection seasoned with garlic, herbs and mint jus 

    All entrees come with charbroiled apsargus, zucchini, peppers & broccoli., roast potato duo - sweet and baby potato with honey, paprika and rosemary, grilled focaccia, whipped chickpea, sour cream and roasted pepper red pepper spread. 

    DESSERT - Triple chocolate mousse timbale with fresh berries 


    For every meal purchased get a FREE half a dozen Scanway’s famous florentines

    Pick up at Scanway on Saturday May 13th between 3PM and 6PM

    Orders must be placed by Friday May 12th before 4PM



    • (902) 425-0386
  • Seaport Social

    Mother's Day

    Sunday, May 14

    11am - 3pm

    Bring the whole family and celebrate your mom with our amazing Mother's Day Brunch.


    Adults $79.50

    Children 6-12 years $39.25

    Children 5 years and under free

    *Prices includes tax and gratuity



    Roasted Cauliflower Bisque

    Selection of Fresh Salads

    Fresh Baked Rolls, Loaves, Baguette





    Salmon, Mackerel, Shrimp

    Selection of Sushi & California Rolls



    Made just for you





    Beef Striploin Red Wine Jus, Yorkshire Pudding

    Brown Sugar & Dijon Crusted Pork Loin

    Roasted Leg of Lamb, Mint Jus

    Swordfish Puttanesca

    Forged Mushroom Tagliatelle 



    Mac & Cheese

    Chicken Fingers, French Fries

    Pepperoni & Hawaiian Pizza

    Cookies & Brownies



    A selection of Chef Irina's Decadent Desserts

    Cakes, Tarts & Pies


    Reservations are required 902-496-7985 or


    Beautiful pink-coloured pastries
  • The Carleton

    Songs For Moms Cabaret Brunch

    LMC Productions presents (in support of Neptune YPCo) Songs For Moms, a Mother’s Day musical theatre cabaret brunch hosted by Laura Caswell, at The Carleton, on Sunday, May 14th. Doors open at noon with show time at 1:30 PM. Tickets are only $15 + HST.

    This 90 minute cabaret concert is a great way to show your mom, grandma, sister, wife or any special parental figure in your life that you love them. Hosted by and starring local musical theatre artist Laura Caswell and featuring some of Halifax’s top emerging talent, this show is certain to entertain, wow, and make you shout “Brava!”. A perfect combination of Broadway Belting and Bacon!

    Money raised will be donated to the Neptune Theatre School Bursaries and Scholarships fund.

    Songs For Moms Cabaret Brunch graphic with cartoon food and drink, surrounded by text on a pink background
  • The Westin Nova Scotian

    Mother's Day Brunch

    Sunday, May 14, 2023


    $79.50 per adult, $39.75 children 6-12
    (includes 15% HST and gratuity)

    Free for children 5 & under
    Reservations Required. Call 902-496-7985

    Treat Mom to a decadent brunch buffet!

    • Feast on a selection of gourmet soup & salads.
    • Fresh baked breads, seafood and breakfast selections.
    • Customize your omelet.
    • Enjoy a roast striploin, leg of lamb, pork loin or swordfish puttanesca and all of the accompaniments!
    • For your sweet tooth, we have a selection of delectable desserts made by Chef Irina.
    • For the children, a special buffet just for them.

    We have something for everyone!

  • The Wooden Monkey


    Do you think your mother deserves the best? Us too. Treat her this mothers day to a wonderful meal at the Wooden Monkey! Check out our featured brunch menus for our Halifax and Dartmouth locations that will be available 11:30-4:00 this Sunday May 14th. As always our regular menu will be available alongside these featured menus!

    Don’t forget to make a reservation to avoid disappointment. Book online or call (902) 444-3844


    Brunch Menu 

    Tomato Costini with Brie & Thyme (G,D) - $15 - roasted tomato topped with brie, fresh thyme leaves & honey gastrique 

    Traditional Breakfast (GFO, DFO) - $17 - free-range eggs scrabled with asiago cheese, smoked bacon, homefries & house-made artichoke focaccia 

    Caramelized French Toast (G, D) - $20 - cinnamon caramelized brioche coated in popcorn pieces topped with mascarpone & locally sourced blueberries 

    East Coast Tofu Scramble (V, GCO) - $24 - hearty tofu seasoned and scrambled with onions & peppers, served with rosemary red skin potatoes and house-made artichoke focaccia 


    Mother's Day Menu 


    • Haddock & Mussel Chowder - $12 (cup) $18 (bowl) - sweet potato, leeks, basil, haddock, mussels with a coconut cream broth 

    Main Course 

    • Stack of Buttermilk Pancakes - $17 - house made pancakes with maple syrup and berry compote 
    • Eggs Benedict - $19 - free range eggs over English muffin, roast potatoes choice of bacon, smoked salmon or spinach and mushroom 
    • Mimosa - $9 - prosecco (3 oz) topped with OJ


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