Mother’s Day Events in Asheville

May 03, 2019 | Last Updated Mar 11, 2021
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If April’s showers bring May flowers, we are ready for them! May brings flowering trees, blossoming flowers, and plenty of sunshine, which makes it the perfect month to celebrate moms! Mother’s Day is May 12th, and we’ve gathered a list of places to take mom in the Asheville area.

Discounts for Mom

Biltmore is charging a discounted $25 admission for all moms when they are accompanied by another adult ticket purchaser on May 11 and 12. “A Vanderbilt House Party: The Gilded Age” clothing exhibit is still running through the end of the month, and features reproductions of clothes worn by the Vanderbilts and their guests during the grand parties at the house in the early 20th century. Biltmore Blooms, which highlights the spring flowers in the gardens across the estate, also continues through May 23.

Chimney Rock Park is offering free admission for mom when a regular-priced adult ticket is purchased with the coupon from their website.

Mom can zip line for free with a paid guest at Navitat Canopy Tours on Mother’s Day.

Feed Mom

Deerpark restaurant on the Biltmore estate is serving a grand buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Mother’s Day for $56 per adult.

Ivory Road Cafe & Kitchen is featuring a full afternoon tea service from the Asheville Tea Company, homemade baked goods, finger sandwiches, tea flights, and classical guitar music. Tea time is at either 1 or 4 p.m., and reservations are required.

Hickory Nut Gap Farm is hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., featuring an omelet station, kids pancake station, carving station with beef, chicken, and sausage, pastries, appetizers, and beverages. Adults are $25 and children are $6.

Roux in Biltmore Park is also hosting a Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet with slow-roasted prime rib, mac & cheese, shrimp & grits, a Huevos Rancheros station, and more. The cost is $38.95 for adults, $17.95 for ages 12-6, and free for kids 5 and under.

Dine with horses at the Tryon Equestrian Center’s Legends Club’s Grand Brunch Buffet. You can watch horse competitions while you dine from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $34.95 per adult and $15.95 for children. Reservations are required.

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