Events | Celebrate Mother’s Day in Orange County

Where to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Orange County


Brunch aboard a Hornblower Yacht

Treat Mom like royalty this year with indulgent brunches, spa getaways and afternoon tea. Find the best places to celebrate Mother’s Day in Orange County in our roundup.

The Resort at Pelican Hill
Whether you would like to treat Mom to a weekend tea with a classical harpist and ocean view, a poolside meal or ballroom brunch, or spa suite retreat complete with lunch and prosecco, you can find luxe choices at The Resort at Pelican Hill. 22701 Pelican Hill Road South, Newport Coast.

St. Regis Monarch Beach
This Mother’s Day, families looking to spoil Mom can leave the pampering and cooking to the St. Regis Monarch Beach. Treat mom to brunch at Motif or Stonehill Tavern and paper Mom with the Perfectly Polished Mom package at Spa Gaucin, featuring coastal stone manicures and pedicures for two, champagne and a St. Regis Monarch Beach signature Mediterranean scented candle. One Monarch Beach Resort, Dana Point, 949.234.3900.

SOCIAL Costa Mesa
Celebrate over a special brunch that features live music, unique craft cocktails, and Orange County’s best southern-style brunch plates. Highlights include SOCIAL’s Wagyu Chicken Fried Steak, Croque Madame, and their delectable Eggs Benedict. As a special treat, all moms will receive a complimentary glass of champagne or dessert when they order an entrée. 512 W 19th St. Costa Mesa.

Fig & Olive Newport Beach
Treat Mom to a seasonal three-course prix fixe brunch or dinner of French Riviera-inspired cuisine. Brunch highlights include Maine lobster bisque, French omelet and Riviera salmon; while dinner offers zucchini blossom and goat cheese ravioli, fig and Gorgonzola risotto and octopus a la gallega. 401 Newport Center Dr., Suite 151, Newport Beach.

21 Oceanfront
Celebrate the holiday over a prix-fixe brunch that includes highlights like bay shrimp Louie salad, thick cut French toast with Granny Smith apples, steak frites and more including a mimosa or champagne Kir. 2100 West Oceanfront, Newport Beach, 949.673.2100.

Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine
Treat Mom to a special Mother’s Day brunch with a three-course meal with selections including artichoke and goat cheese frittata; poached shrimp salad with avocado, papaya, corn, blood orange, pumpkin seed and watermelon radish; wild Alaskan salmon marinated in Moroccan spices and served with black rice, pea tendrils and lemon confit; filet mignon with truffle and cabernet sauce, smoked cheddar potato croquette, wilted spinach and mushrooms and lemon cheesecake with hazelnut crust and mint-infused local strawberries. Each mom will receive a gift from Andrei’s. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. $45 adults; $14 children (two-course meal); $12 endless sparkling wine. 2607 Main St., Irvine, 949.387.8887.

Laguna Cliffs Marriott
Celebrate Mother’s Day at Vue Restaurant where you’ll have an ocean view alongside their champagne buffet brunch. Indulge in omelets made to order; a salad station; jumbo shrimp cocktail; a prime rib carving station; seared salmon with tomato artichoke ragout; dessert station and more. 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $69.95 adults; $24.95 children 6-12. 25135 Park Lantern, Dana Point, 949.487.7516.

Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach
Treat Mom to an extravagant coastal champagne brunch featuring a live jazz trio. The selections are endless with dishes such as chilled gazpacho; seasoned jumbo shrimp; stone crab claws; fresh shucked oysters; local halibut ceviche and crispy tostados; buttermilk pancakes off the griddle with white chocolate whipped cream; sundried tomato and pea risotto; carved prime rib; chocolate fountain; warm seasonal fruit cobbler and a kid’s corner with mini corn dogs, chicken fingers and white cheddar mac & cheese. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. $85 adults; $75 seniors 65+; $28 kids 6-12; free kids 5 and under. 21500 Pacific Coast Hwy., Huntington Beach, 714.845.4627.

Hornblower Cruises & Events
Take Mom on a Mother’s Day champagne brunch cruise. Whisk her onboard a Hornblower yacht to enjoy spectacular views, a gourmet brunch buffet, live entertainment and free flowing champagne. Each mom will take home a complimentary flower.  9:30 a..m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. $73.95 adults; $44.37 children 4-12. 2431 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach, 949.646.0155.