Mother's Day


Mother’s Day in the Mother City: Here’s what’s happening

Cape Town is home to a variety of beautiful locations, thus providing the perfect setting to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Mother's Day


It’s never easy to find the perfect way to honour your mom on Mother’s Day. However, if you are in Cape Town why not partake in a virtual race, picnic on a wine farm or enjoy a proper high tea?

Run for Mom

Run for Mom is a virtual race taking place on Mother’s Day to celebrate all the moms who love being active.

The participants in this race can choose to run or walk any distance or route they prefer. The distance options include 2km, 5km and 10km.

This virtual race is the first of its kind in South Africa and is open to any family who registers at

Each mom will receive their very own Run for Mom T-shirt, a gold medal, as well as a certificate.

As this is a virtual race, the family teams may choose their own location and time for their race.

Time: Any time after 07:00

Mother’s Day Picnic at Boschendal

Boschendal Wine Estate in Franschhoek will be hosting a Mother’s Day picnic accompanied by live music.

The picnic baskets include freshly baked baguettes, freshly grown garden vegetables, roast chicken, and a chocolate cheesecake. They will be a vegetarian option as well as children’s picnic basket option.

Location: Boschendal Wine Estate, R310 Pniel Road Groot, Franschhoek

Time: 12:00 – 17:00

President Hotel Chocolate Extravaganza High Tea

The President Hotel in Cape Town is hosting a Chocolate Extravaganza High Tea to celebrate Mother’s Day.

The high tea will feature live entertainment, Chocolates by Tomes as a gift for mom, as well as a welcoming drink.

On the menu for this high tea will be a spread including chocolate-raspberry macarons, lemon-thyme mini cakes, pistachio-chocolate cheesecake, honeycomb namalaka, rooibos and vanilla panna cotta, classic vanilla Scones, peppermint chocolate clotted cream and dark chocolate fondue pots.

There will also be savoury options, including corn and peppadew scones, roast beetroot and gorgonzola tart, classic egg mayonnaise sandwich on 100% rye, potato puffs, chicken liver and black cherry parfait.

Location: The President Hotel, 4 Alexander Road, Bantry Bay, Cape Town

Time: 14:00 – 17:00

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