5 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Stockton, California | Visit Stockton

5 Fantastic Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day in Stockton, California

From mothers to wives to grandmothers and everything in between, it’s a day to celebrate the mother figures that have made an impact on your life.

Looking for fun ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with your family? If you’re looking for unique things to do in Stockton, California, read further for these unique ideas. Here are five ways to mark the day, but be sure get some flowers, too. After all, she is your mother!

1. Do Brunch, of course!

Of course, Mother’s first meal of the day should not be anything less than scrumptious!

Make reservations at one of Stockton’s delicious brunch destinations. Here’s just a count of a few local favorites, but if you are looking to kick it up a notch, be certain to make your reservation early!

Whether you prefer an abundant buffet or opt for table service versus going through that line, make your reservations sooner than later, spots fill quickly – availability of times may vary.

2. Get her pampered.

Treat mom to a day at the spa. She’ll love you forever and ever and ever!

3. Go to the movies.

What better way to bond with mom than enjoying some popcorn and watching a new film on the big screen? A Mother’s Day family outing or girl’s night out, dinner and a movie is a nice way to reduce a little stress from Mom’s life and treat her to something special.

4. Plant some flowers.

Find some extra space in your flower beds and create a Mother’s Day garden together. Visit one of these Stockton nurseries, pick Mom’s favorite flowers or vegetables, and then have a planting party at home! Best of all, some of these nurseries offer a special series of talks and garden events monthly - see below and call for details.

5. Go on an Ice Cream date!

And while flowers and cards are the norm, most people don’t think about an ice cream outing. After all, who gave you your first ice cream on an ice cream date? Mom!

Spend quality time and you’ll get bonus points for treating her to her favorite dessert. Here’s the scoop on local’s top places to eat ice cream, but if you’re in the mood for something different, try these places:

  • House of Ice Cream in Downtown Stockton offers something mom is sure to appreciate. Order one of their Crazy Milkshakes or an ice cream sandwiches to share, where you can get any ice cream flavor in stock sandwiched in between two delicious donuts.
  • Tocumbo Ice Cream specializes in Mexican-style ice cream. Peppered throughout Stockton, the atmosphere is different from your standard ice cream parlor, the roster of flavors include cheese, mamey, and even tequila. You will surely surprise mom here, as the offerings are extremely delicious!
  • Just a short drive south on Interstate 5 is a huge warehouse, Ghirardelli Factory Outlet & Ice Cream Shop serve an extraordinary selection of ice cream desserts and drinks, plus their famous Ghiradelli sundae! Mother will get a sugar coma after her visit and look forward to the next!

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