With Mother’s Day just around the corner on Sunday 12 May, it’s time to start planning how to make this year truly special for your mum. 

And what better way to celebrate than by supporting your local businesses? Here are some fantastic ideas to pamper your mum while also supporting your community.

Shop local for a thoughtful gift

Explore one of our 53 charming local shopping precincts to discover the perfect Mother’s Day present or opt for a gift voucher so she can indulge in her own treat.

Hungry for more? Book local dining experiences

Treat your mum to a delightful meal at one of Boroondara’s many charming dining spots. Whether it’s a cosy café for brunch or a fancy restaurant for dinner, there’s something for every taste.

Explore the abundance of options for breakfast, lunch, dinner​ or afternoon tea, all within reach of your neighbourhood.

Explore our many shopping centres and villages.

Cook up a storm with fresh and local ingredients

Create a culinary masterpiece for the mum in your life using the finest local produce available.

Visit Camberwell Fresh Food Market for an array of fresh delights. The market is open on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (select traders).

Make memories with local experiences

Treat your mum to a unique experience courtesy of Boroondara Arts. From captivating performances to enriching workshops, there’s something to delight every mum.

Visit the Town Hall Gallery at Hawthorn Arts Centre to admire captivating artworks at current exhibitions on show, including:

For details on these and other Boroondara Arts events, visit our Boroondara Arts pages

This Mother’s Day, let’s show our appreciation for mum while also supporting the vibrant tapestry of our local community. Happy Mother's Day!