Last minute Mother’s Day ideas


In case you’ve put off Mother’s Day planning until the last minute and were just going to go with a lame e-card, here is your emergency planning guide. There’s a plethora of brunch options, and some less than traditional events like tea on the Titanic. Here are some of our favorite picks to ensure your mom has fun and you have a stress free holiday.

Saturday, May 9


Payard Patisserie Mother's Day Tea: Looking for a way to tell Mom how sweet she is? Try showering her with sweets -- chocolate to be specific. Award-winning pastry Chef François Payard will host an hourlong cooking demonstration at Payard Patisserie that includes an incredible chocolate tasting and tea.

Sunday, May 10

Mother's Day at LBS at Red Rock: Mom doesn't want a frou-frou brunch on Mother's Day when she can sink her teeth into a big juicy burger! LBS at Red Rock has a plethora of burgers to choose from including their mother's day special, the Chicken Florentine Burger, topped with creamed spinach, gruyere cheese, smoked bacon, oven roasted tomato and bibb lettuce on a Swiss cheese caramelized onion ciabatta roll.


Mariachi Brunch at Ricardo's: Put a Mexican spin on Mother's Day with a Mariachi Brunch at Ricardo's. Enjoy a wide assortment of homemade Mexican favorites like enchiladas, made-to-order tacos and a variety of salsa bar items.

Mother's Day brunch at Simon: Simon at Palms Place will offer a Mother's Day brunch like no other. In addition to an amazing regular brunch menu, Simon will be offering lobster Benedict on toasted brioche with lobster hollandaise, Anson Mills graham pancakes with sour cherry compote and a carving station of Prime Beef Tenderloin with red wine and horseradish sauce.

Mother's Day brunch at Medici Café: The Ritz Carlton presents Mother's Day brunch at Medici Cafe featuring an omelet station, seafood bar and even a mozzarella action station where guests can sample various cheeses in different flavored olive oils.

Mother's Day brunch and dinner at The Caramel Room: The Caramel Room at the Rampart Casino is offering a Mother's Day brunch menu featuring crab and asparagus omelets, crusted cinnamon swirled French toast and marinated lamb chops. Their special dinner menu will feature chilled asparagus soup, crispy skin striped bass and steak au poivre.


Mother's Day at Texas de Brasil: Maybe mom wants meat on a stick for Mother's Day? Texas de Brazil in Town Square will be offering their 50-item gourmet salad area, sizzling meats and a full dessert menu.

ElevenSpa package and brunch at The Grape: Get your mother the total package on Mother's Day-mothers who book a Mother's Day spa package at ElevenSpa can get 25% off Mother's Day brunch at The Grape.


Mother's Day High Tea at the Titanic Exhibit: Put a different twist on Mother's Day and celebrate high tea at Titanic: Artifact Exhibition at the Luxor. Relive an age gone by where members of high society donned their finest clothes for extravagant tea parties. Served from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m., guests can enjoy high tea at Fusia and then roam the Titanic exhibit.

Marche Bacchus' Mother's Day brunch: Is mom a wine lover? If so, Marche Bacchus French Bistro & Wine Market offers a four-course Mother's Day brunch including a a chicken, bacon, onion and mushroom quiche, smoked salmon, halibut and scallops in brie cream and a Grand Marnier flourless chocolate cake laced with Grand Marnier for dessert. Reservations are recommended and can be made at 702.804.8008.


Mother's Day at Station and Fiesta Casinos: Let mom enjoy the luxe life on Mother's Day. For ladies ages 21 and up, all Station and Feista Casinos will be presenting a glass of champagne and chocolate chip cookies to all ladies from a server in a tux.


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