What’s on this Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is fast approaching and there's plenty to do across the Southern Downs. Picture: UNSPLASH

This Sunday is all about mum and if you’re yet to sort your Mother’s Day plans, then look no further.

Whether it’s shopping at the markets with mum to find her the perfect gift or splashing paint onto canvas with wine in hand, Warwick Stanthorpe Today has you covered with your full guide to Mother’s Day in the Southern Downs.

Mother’s Day giveaway

Head on down to Rose City Shoppingworld and spend $20 at any store for the chance to win an all-in-one food processor and additional cooking accessories for mum.

Customers have until Mother’s Day this Sunday to enter into the giveaway.

Lunch at Criterion Hotel

If you’re feeling hungry, reserve a table at Criterion Hotel to be served up an assortment of lunch and dinner specials.

Purchase any meal on Mother’s Day to enter into the pub’s special hamper giveaway.


Take mum along to the Market in the Mountains at Stanthorpe Showgrounds so she can pick out her own special handmade gift. The markets will open for four hours from 8am to midday.

Nibble, Paint and Sip

Treat mum to something more colourful and paint the Granite Belt’s stunning flora at Ridgemill Estate’s Nibble, Paint and Sip experience.

For $55 per person, local art teacher Patena Moesker will guide the painting while you and mum sip from your favourite bottle of wine (BYO) and a complimentary shared grazing board. Bookings are available from 10.30am and 1.30pm, and can be made online.

High Tea

Stanthorpe’s Blue Pot Pantry & Cafe will be offering a selection of decadent savories, scones and sweets at their Mother’s Day high tea. Every mum will be served a complimentary glass of sparkling wine upon arrival. Bookings can be made by calling the cafe.


The Stanthorpe RSL Services Club is promising a Mother’s Day that’s bigger and better than ever before. Join mum for a buffet lunch at the RSL and enter into the Mother’s Day raffle for a chance to score a $1500 stay at Crown Plaza on the Gold Coast.