Escape the ordinary and create lasting memories with your mom in Milledgeville, Georgia this Mother's Day weekend! This charming town offers a delightful getaway filled with unforgettable food, unique shopping experiences, and stunning architecture. Explore Milledgeville's vibrant downtown and soak up the small-town charm. From mouthwatering brunches to relaxing spa treatments, there is something for every mom to enjoy. 

Saturday, May 11th, 2024

Glow Salon Balloon Arch

Mother’s Day Flower Bar @ Glow Boutique - Saturday, May 11th @ 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Indulge in Glow Boutique’s exclusive flower bar event and treat your mom to a day filled with beauty and love. Unleash your creativity and design a custom bouquet while sipping on refreshments. To top it all off, enjoy special discounts on select items at the boutique, allowing you to find the perfect finishing touch for your beautiful bouquet or an additional thoughtful gift for Mom.

Doodles Desserts

Children’s Trolley Tour: Mommy & Me Tea Party - Saturday, May 11th @ 11:30 a.m. 

Make sweet memories at the Children’s Trolley Tour: Mommy & Me Tea Party. Take a ride on Milly the Trolley to Doodle’s Cupcake Bakery for a storytime, cupcake decorating, dress-up, and a tea party with food and drinks. Ideal for children ages 3-7, it’s a day filled with laughter and creativity. Tickets are $25 per person. Call the Visitor’s Center at (478) 452-4687 to reserve your spot.

Charmed Window

Give the gift of some much-needed R&R

Spoil your mom at Charmed Spa and Salon with a pampering package that includes rejuvenating facials, manicures, and pedicures. Top it off with a luxurious blowout, leaving her feeling confident and radiant.  For a truly restorative experience, Serenity Wellness Spa offers a peaceful retreat. Indulge her in a therapeutic massage, acupuncture, or reflexology session, allowing her to melt away stress and return home feeling revitalized.

Can’t make it Saturday, May 11th? Visit each salon’s website or call to purchase a voucher for your mom to use during open hours on her next visit!

Lockerly Arboretum's Rose Hill in spring

Tour Rose Hill - Saturday, May 11th @ 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

For a scenic escape, take a short drive to Lockerly Arboretum and be immersed in the beautiful grounds and vibrant blooms. Take a stroll among the thriving and diverse plant life and bask in the impressive stature of Rose Hill, a Greek Revival-style home proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Guided tours of Rose Hill are available on Saturdays for $5 per person and begin every hour, on the hour. The last tour begins at 3:00 p.m. 

Aubri Lanes

A dinner to remember - Saturday, May 11th @ 5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Treat Mom to a delicious early Mother's Day dinner at Aubri Lanes at the Club, known for its refined Southern fare with a contemporary twist. Overlooking the golf course and Lake Sinclair, this casual chic restaurant serves as the perfect backdrop for their delectable dishes. Locals rave about the innovative Southern Gentleman Rolls, the rich She Crab Bisque, and the fall-off-the-bone Beef Short Rib. Don't forget to save room for the heavenly White Chocolate Bread Pudding – the perfect ending to a delightful meal. Call Aubri Lane’s at (478) 654-8339 to make a reservation. 

Sunday, May 12th, 2024

Brunch at Local Yolkal

Brunch @ The Local Yolkal

Treat your mom to a delightful Mother's Day brunch at The Local Yolkal! This downtown favorite boasts a vibrant atmosphere to complement its delicious menu. Indulge in decadent stuffed French toast or a hearty western omelet, both sure to satisfy any craving. Don't miss out on their award-winning eggs benedict, available in a variety of unique flavors. Top it all off with a bubbly mimosa for the perfect finishing touch to an unforgettable Mother's Day celebration.

Girls with Bags at Firefly

Take her shopping at Firefly Boutique - Sunday, May 12th from 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day with a trip to Firefly Boutique, a downtown destination for all things stylish. Whether you're searching for the perfect last-minute gift or treating her to a shopping spree, Firefly Boutique offers a curated selection of clothing, shoes, accessories, and gifts. Browse premier brands like Free People, Kut From The Kloth, and Shu Shop, and discover something special that reflects your mom's unique style. It's the perfect way to celebrate Mom and make her feel truly pampered.

The Reel Grill Interior

Mother’s Day Lunch @ The Reel Grill - Sunday, May 12th from 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Indulge in casual elegance at The Reel Grill during their special Mother’s Day hours. Savor their signature Dynamite Shrimp and Grits or the melt-in-your-mouth Bourbon Salmon with creamy garlic mashed potatoes. Sip on the Sinclair Sunset Tini while soaking up the upscale atmosphere of this downtown spot. Call The Reel Grill at (478) 288-5306 to make your reservation. 

Historic Walking Tour homes

Explore Milledgeville’s Historic Downtown

Milledgeville has an abundance of beautiful architecture and historical landmarks to explore. Stop by the Visitor’s Center and grab a Historic Walking Tour brochure for a self-guided look at over 40 beautifully preserved structures within Milledgeville’s historic downtown. Admire the architectural styles, learn about the historic buildings, and read about the stories held within the walls. Mom will enjoy the sights, but creating lasting memories together is the true gift of Mother's Day.

Inn on North Jefferson

Need a place to stay? Check out the town’s many unique accommodations. Whether you seek a serene lakeside oasis, a luxurious stay in a historic home, or the modern comfort of a hotel, Milledgeville offers the perfect home away from home for your memorable Mother's Day weekend getaway.

Milledgeville awaits to make this Mother's Day unforgettable. With our warm hospitality, delightful experiences, and stunning scenery, Milledgeville is the perfect destination to spoil mom and create memories that will last a lifetime. Book your trip today and celebrate Mom in the heart of Georgia's charm! For more help planning your stay, request a Visitor’s Guide.