Mother’s Day 2019: Where to Celebrate With Mum in Manly?

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Sunday, the 12th of May 2019, is Mother’s Day and if you’re still unsure where to take your mum to celebrate, there are actually a few interesting things happening at Manly Harbour Village. This list below should get you sorted.

Spend Mother’s Day in the Park

Take mum for an early morning walk on this beautiful day at the Esplanade and then settle down for a picnic with the whole family at Bayside Park, where Mother’s Day in the Park 2019 is happening from 9:00 a.m.to 3:00 p.m.

You can pack her favourite food or buy from the stalls at the nearby Sunday Creative Markets. While the children play on the grass, you and mum can watch the local school bands perform.


Here is the musical line-up for this event:

  • 9:00 a.m. Meeka Ireland
  • 9: 30 a.m. FAD Bayside
  • 10:00 a.m. The Swingalicious Big Band
  • 11:00 a.m. Notesmasters Music Studio Presents
  • 11:30 a.m. Queensland Irish Association Pipe Band
  • 12:15 p.m. Cody Miller
  • 12:45 p.m. Bella Cooke
  • 1:15 p.m. Momentum Choir
  • 1:45 p.m. Brianna Frost
  • 2:00 p.m. Claiming it Anyway Band

Don’t forget to shop for a token for mum at one of the stalls! The stores are open beginning 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.



Treat Mum to a Fancy Meal

If mum’s not up for a picnic in the park, however, you can treat her to a fancy meal at cafes and restaurants around Manly. These establishments have prepared a special Mother’s Day meal to mark the occasion.


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Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron
578 Royale Esplanade

Gourmet Breakfast Buffet from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. for $20 (adults) $10 (children)

Lunch or dinner with a special limited menu
12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
The Manly Hotel
54 Cambridge Parade

Breakfast Buffet from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Afternoon live music at Sails Bistro and Beergarden

Sails Bistro food special: roast of the day with vegetable and gravy for $18. Get a chance to win a Mother’s Day Pamper Pack!
The Manly Deck Bar & Restaurant
1/45 Cambridge Parade

All-day live music

Special Mother’s Day breakfast for $18
The Moreton Bay Trailer Boat Club
34 Fairlead Crescent
Mother’s Day Buffet Breakfast

These restaurants below, on the other hand, are also preparing something special and off the menu for Mother’s Day. Just ask the wait staff or call ahead to find out what delectable dish they will be serving.

It’s highly recommended, however, that you reserve a table in advance since these establishments are likely going to be packed with guests.

Make Mother’s Day count and plan ahead so that you’ll have the most unforgettable, enjoyable and relaxing Sunday with that special woman in your life!