Mother’s Day is coming up on Sunday, May 9, 2021, but there’s no need to worry if you still haven’t planned anything special for your mom – we’ve got you covered! Treat your mom to one of these experiential gifts & create a new memory she’ll cherish forever right here in Bryan-College Station, Texas!
Pack up all your mom’s favorite snacks in a picnic basket, grab a blanket, and head out to Lake Walk for a waterside outing & some quality time! Most restaurants offer super convenient takeout options these days, so it’s easier than ever to plan a great picnic. Click here to learn more about Lake Walk.
Tap into your creative side with a “mom and me” tumbler creation session at Twisted Tumblers! Put your own artistic touches into a custom cup or insulated wine glass. Book your session today: twistedtumblersllc.com
If you have an artsy mom who you think would enjoy unleashing her inner Bob Ross, then this is the perfect gift experience! DEGALLERY’s artists will lead your whole family step-by-step on an artistic journey as you paint a beautiful scene like the one pictured above. This is really two gifts in one, since you can let your mom keep the paintings as a cherished keepsake for years to come. Book your class now: https://degallery.us/adults-schedule/step-by-step-schedule/
We’re making Mother’s Day a little rosier this year with the help of two incredible Bryan businesses, Sparrow Lane and Petal Patch! Beginning at 5:00PM on Friday, May 7th (First Friday!), Destination Bryan will provide a free Petal Patch floral arrangement to the first 30 customers to make a purchase at Sparrow Lane.
Whether you need a last minute gift for a mother figure in your life, or you’re a mom looking to treat yourself, you can’t pass up this opportunity for free flowers! Learn more about First Friday here.
With high-end boutiques like Old Bryan Marketplace and antique malls like Corner of Time, a shopping spree in Downtown Bryan is the ultimate experiential gift, because then your mom gets to pick out exactly what she wants! Start planning your mom’s Downtown shopping spree here: https://www.downtownbryan.com/shop-1
Messina Hof Winery & Resort, located right here in Bryan, was recently named the Top Texas Winery at the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo’s International Wine Competition! The Tasting Room is the original building on the estate and used to be the Ursuline Academy, an all-girls school. Many original elements from the academy were preserved when constructing the Tasting Room guests enjoy today. The Tasting Room showcases an immense wine selection suitable for any palate. Among these award-winning wines, there is a reserve selection of ultra-premium and library wines you cannot get anywhere else.
Make Reservations For Brunch
You seriously cannot go wrong by treating your mom to nice Mother’s Day brunch! Let’s be honest, it’s a treat for yourself, too. From Tex-Mex favorites like La Carretta Mexican Grill, to honey butter chicken biscuits and kolaches at Babe’s Doughnut & Coffee Shop, to cafe classics at The Village or southern fare with a twist at Campfire, there’s a brunch spot for everyone in Bryan. Be sure you also check out Ronin’s farm-fresh Sunday brunch, 3rd On Main’s diner-style dishes, the southern soul food favorites at Shannon’s Cafe, and some of the best bites & brews in Aggieland at Blackwater Draw Brewing Co.!
Chris is the Destination Marketing Manager for Destination Bryan. Originally from North Texas, Chris has called Bryan-College Station home since 2014. Chris is a proud graduate of Texas A&M University’s Recreation, Park & Tourism Science program. When he’s not telling you about the restaurant he tried this weekend that was “SO good,” he’s probably talking about his dog or taking photos of a Brazos Valley sunset.