Mother's Day in The Town

Yes, we're still practicing social distancing in May, but that doesn't mean the strong women in your life can't feel special on Mother's Day! Here's a special update on how to show mom she's special the Town way.


Take Mom out on a Girls Trip

The Claremont Hotel & Spa is has a mid-week getaway special until the end of June! The package includes:

  • Overnight accommodations plus resort fee
  • A welcome bottle of sparkling wine
  • Breakfast at East Bay Provisions
  • Dinner at Limewood Bar & Restaurant
  • Private group yoga or fitness experience
  • Exclusive Spa Boutique shopping experience with 10% off all purchases

Meeting Planner Cheers at Claremont
PC: Claremont Club & Spa


Shop Local

Oakland Supply Co

Give the gift of Oakland-made goods by shopping at Oakland Supply Co. From jewelry, candles, cards, soaps, and other well-crafted pieces, Mom will definitely feel special. 

Shops on Lakeshore

Check out the following shops on Lakeshore Avenue that are offering goods and gift cards online, curbside pickup, and delivery: Urban Indigo, Bay-Made, Maribel, and Lakeshore Beauty!

Of course, treating her to yummy food, drinks, and sweets is not a bad idea either: Bardo Lounge & Supper Club, Shakewell, Proposition Chicken, Rico Rico Taco, Holy Land, Arizmendi, and Colonial Donuts

Oakland Supply Co. Earrings Photo

PC: Oakland Supply Co. 

Want more gift ideas, shop these other local Oakland small businesses!


Brunch Time

If mom is in the brunching mood, there are plenty of tasty options to choose from. Honor the tradition of spoiling Mom with brunch! A few restaurants offering amazing brunches include Daughter's Diner, Grand Lake Kitchen, and Lake Chalet Seafood Bar & Grill that are sure to delight your taste buds.

Lake Chalet Gondola Servizio

Looking for other food options? Check out these open restaurants


Take Her Out!

Visit the Jack London Square Farmer's Market or the Temescal Farmer's Market to browse some of the best of California's agricultural bounty along with more delicious specialty foods, fresh flowers & more. 

Man picking tomatoes at Oakland farmer's market

If mom is a nature or animal lover, bring her up to the Oakland Zoo, on a hike in the redwoods, or to one of the many cute plant shops!

Masked Family at Oakland Zoo

For more Oakland events for mom, visit our event calendar & Things To Do pages.