Mother’s Day is fast approaching, and Tampa is working hard to make sure there are plenty of opportunities to make Mom feel special. Here are a few ideas on how to make this Mother’s Day unforgettable!
Boing! - Let Mom be a kid again at Tampa’s Boing! trampoline center! This Sunday, May 12, Moms will jump free with a child’s paid admission. The jump center is open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. and is located at 622-624 Ware Blvd., Tampa.
Tampa Bay History Center - The Tampa Bay History Center will celebrate Mother’s Day with free admission for Moms with one paid admission on Sunday, May 12 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The history center features several galleries, interactive exhibits and exciting activities the whole family can enjoy. Treat Mom to a fun family day while learning about our city’s rich history! Located at 801 Old Water St. Tampa, FL.
Downtown Arts and Entertainment Pass - For only $30, take Mom on a special tour of downtown Tampa that includes:
- The Florida Museum of Photographic Art
- Henry B. Plant Museum at University of Tampa
- Tampa Bay History Center
- The Tampa Theatre
- Companion Ride on the TECO Line Streetcar
- Appetizers, salads, cocktails, coffee, desserts and more at downtown restaurants and cafes
Available for purchase at any of the above listed locations.
Mothers Day Dolphin Tour - Make Mother’s Day a family adventure she’ll never forget and take her on a dolphin tour with The Tampa Water Taxi Company! Tours are just $25 a person, with a 20% discount on groups of six or more. Make Mother’s Day a family adventure she’ll never forget with Tampa Water Taxi Company! Tours run from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and reservations are suggested. Call Captain Larry at 888-665-8687. Located at 200 N Ashley Dr., Tampa.
Henry B. Plant Museum - The Henry B. Plant Museum will open its doors free of charge to all Mothers this Sunday, May 12. Give Mom the grand tour of Henry B. Plant’s opulent Tampa Bay Hotel which hosted such famous guests as Teddy Roosevelt, Sarah Bernhardt, and Babe Ruth. Authentically restored and perfectly finished, this hotel turned museum takes you back in time for a one-of-a-kind historical experience. The museum is open Sunday from noon – 4 p.m and is located at 401 W. Kennedy Blvd. on the University of Tampa Campus.
The Florida Aquarium - This Mother’s Day weekend May 11-12, treat Mom to an undersea adventure at The Florida Aquarium, where she can meet over 20,000 amazing sea creatures for free with one paid admission! Open from 9:30 a.m. - 5.00 p.m. The aquarium is located at 701 Channelside Dr., Tampa.
Tampa’s Lowry Park Zoo - Is Mom an animal lover? Moms along with the whole family are invited to come see the wild world of Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo. With one paid child’s combo admission, Mom gets in free to see over 1500 animals in their diverse and lush habitats. Combo tickets are $24.95 plus $4 for DinoQuest2. Lowry Park Zoo is open 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. and is located at 1101 West Sligh Ave., Tampa.
Don’t Forget the Flowers!! - What Mother’s Day would be complete without a beautiful bouquet of fresh flowers? Surprise Mom on Mother’s day with a one-of-a-kind bouquet from Buds, Blooms & Beyond! Ask Mom about her favorite color, flower and candle scent to create a perfect bouquet!
Contact Buds, Blooms & Beyond at (813) 818-9600 to order.