10 Ways To Celebrate Mother’s Day 2016 In Tampa
Finding just the right place to take Mom for Mother’s Day here in Tampa can be quite a challenge. With hundreds of first-class restaurants, dozens of attractions, and the Florida Gulf Coast’s incomparable beaches and laid-back lifestyle, you’ll have a dizzying array of options. So we here at your preferred Honda dealer in Tampa, Tampa Honda, have done the legwork for you and come up with this handy guide to some of the top restaurants, attractions, special events, and fun things to do on Mother’s Day. All of these are sure to be a hit with Mom no matter which one you choose.
- The Great Mother’s Day Race Tampa 5K Run/Walk, May 8th at Lopez Park, 4810 N. Himes Ave., Tampa
It’s time for Mom to lace up her running shoes, have some fun, and some healthy exercise. You don’t have to be an athlete to participate and you can walk at a leisurely pace, even with a stroller. There are several different age categories. Participants receive a unique Dri-Fit T-shirt, snacks & drinks, and a chance to win medals. The event is chip-timed so Mom can see how fast she is.
- Neon Feather Festival, May 6th thru May 8th at 1401 E. 7th Ave., Ybor City
If you Mom likes to party and have fun, she won’t want to miss this extraordinary, high-energy event. There’ll be a giant pillow toss, 20,000 neon feathers, live neon body painting, live art, and a pulse-pounding mix of EDM acts, artists, and DJs.
- Mother’s VIP Cruises Aboard The Yacht StarShip, May 8th at 603 Channelside Drive, Tampa or 25 Causeway Blvd., Slip 55, Clearwater
Treat Mom to an indulgent brunch or dinner cruise aboard the spectacular StarShip yacht. She’ll enjoy a decadent brunch or dinner with freshly prepared cuisine and thirst-quenching libations with views of Tampa Bay or Clearwater Beach.
- Mother’s Day Banquet May 8th at the Hilton Garden Inn, 1700 E. 9th Ave. Tampa
Gaston’s Culinary Services presents a delightful Mother’s Day event at the Hilton Garden Inn located in the Ybor Historic District. Mom will enjoy a fantastic menu plus live jazz, photos by The Fine Art Photography Company, and dinner wines by Time for Wine.
- 21st Annual WaZoo BeerFest Saturday, May 7th at the Lowry Park Zoo, 1101 W. Sligh Ave., Tampa
The Lowry Zoo and J.J. Taylor Distributing Florida, Inc. team up for a fun-filled day where Mom can enjoy tasting more than 250 beers and beverages from 70 breweries around the world. There will also be a variety of delicious pub fare plus live entertainment. The VIP “Beastly Beer Club” offers exclusive beer and food pairings.
- Tampa Bay History Center Celebrates Moms, May 8th, 801 Old Water Street, Tampa
Moms get in free with one paid admission and there will be special arts & crafts for Moms and kids in the Lykes Atrium. Moms also receive a 15% discount in the Museum Store on select items.
- “The Maids” at the Shimberg Playhouse at the Stratz Center, through May 22nd
Take Mom out for an evening of exceptional theater with a haunting performance of Jean Genet’s first play. The Maids chronicles the sensational 1933 murder case of two sisters employed as maids who brutally kill their employer and adult daughter.
- The Soul Crooners 2 at the Stratz Center’s Jaeb Theater, May 5th – May 15th
Satisfy your Mom’s soulful side with a toe-tapping, and hand-clapping tribute to some of the most popular soul music ever recorded. The acclaimed Soul Crooners 2 bring to life the music of such legendary groups as the O’Jays, Earth Wind & Fire, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations, and many more.
- Ocean Prime Mother’s Day Brunch, May 8th
Widely considered to be one of Tampa’s trendiest and finest restaurants, Ocean Prime at the corner of West Shore Blvd. and Spruce Street offers a special Mother’s Day Brunch with a unique menu featuring blood orange mimosas, quiche, blueberry French toast, braised short ribs, crab & eggs, and blackened salmon salad.
- Mother’s Day Shopping Spree
What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day than by treating Mom to a shopping spree at one of Tampa’s premier shopping centers? International Plaza & Bay Street, Westshore Plaza, University Mall, Hyde Park Village, SoHo shopping & entertainment district, and The Shops at Wiregrass are just a few of the many fashionable shopping venues that dot our area. Why not buy Mom a gift card and let her shop to her heart’s content? After all, she’s worth it!
Give Mom What She REALLY Wants – A New Honda!
As we’ve seen, there are a myriad of ways you can celebrate Mother’s Day throughout Tampa and surrounding communities. But after the flowers have wilted and the Mother’s Day cards are put on the mantle, there’s one Mother’s Day gift that is the most memorable and best of all. And that’s a brand new 2016 Honda from Tampa Honda, home of the “Lifetime Warranty.”
You’ll be surprised at just how easy and affordable it is to put your Mom behind the wheel of a stylish, fuel-efficient, luxurious, and award-winning Honda with exceptional offers on our entire inventory of new 2016 Hondas for sale near Tampa. Take advantage of money-saving Honda factory incentives. Or save even more by shopping our selection of premium quality pre-owned vehicles for sale near Clearwater.
So do something extra special for Mom this Mother’s Day by putting a new Honda in her driveway. Bring Mom down to our Honda dealership near St. Petersburg today. Tampa Honda is conveniently located at 11000 North Florida Ave., Tampa FL 33612. To schedule a test drive, or for more information, please call 813-452-6475. For our Service Department, call 813-452-6474.
Happy Mother’s Day!