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Thank you, Mom: the great big list of Mother's Day events, gifts and treats in Burnaby

Show your love and appreciation for the mom figures in your life on May 14. Here's where to start.
Strawberry and vanilla cake from Mon Paris Patisserie in Burnaby is now available for pre-ordering.

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Take a moment to celebrate the love and selflessness of the motherly figures in your lives and pamper them with all the love and care this special Sunday, May 14.

We’ve rounded up some events, brunch and cocktail options, chocolate treats and gifts and bouquet options in Burnaby to mark this special day.

Mother's Day events in Burnaby

Pink Disco Party at Metrotown

Take your mothers on a trip (down memory lane) with the Pink Disco Party at Metrotown mall this Saturday, May 13. Let her bring her A-game for all things glitz and glamour. From 2 to 3:30 p.m. and 3:30 to 5 p.m., the full-glam Pink Disco Party on Saturday will feature live music, a fashion show, photo opportunities and a spread of food and beverage treats. It will have a build-your-own mimosa bar and a flower market providing complimentary custom bouquets by local Burnaby florist, The Heart Company, and it will also feature exclusive strawberry- and raspberry-infused coffee and tea lattes by Lions Bay Coffee Company.

Candle-making workshop

Zion Generation Ministries is hosting Sunday worship at the Church in Still Creek Avenue, where they will celebrate Mother’s Day with food, fellowship and a candle-making workshop. The church will provide all materials necessary for the workshop, but they are encouraging participants to bring their own candle containers (if they are suitable for heat) to this free event.

Reserve a spot on the Eventbrite website.

Mother's Day brunch and cocktails in Burnaby

Hart House Restaurant brunch

Treat the moms in your life with a brunch at one of the most beautiful restaurants in Burnaby. Voted one of Canada’s 100 most romantic restaurants in February by OpenTable and top brunch spot, the lakeside restaurant is a beautiful choice for Mother's Day brunch. Prepared by Chef Raul Copete Vazquez, the menu — featuring assorted charcuterie and cheese cornichons, Hart House caesar salad, mimosa salad, truffle mac & cheese, mini lemon meringue tarts, cheesecake, chocolate ganache bar and Santiago tart bites — will be priced at $74 per person (two-hour slots per table).

Table reservations can be made through OpenTable.

OEB Breakfast Co.

While OEB in Brentwood does not have a special brunch menu going on for Mother’s Day, they have a special Mom’osa, should anyone want to treat themselves or their mothers. Priced at $10 a Mom’osa, the mother’s day twist on the original mimosa is the perfect concoction of coconut rum, sparkling wine and pineapple juice, garnished with shaved coconut and fresh pineapple.

The made-in-paradise blend of tropical flavours will be a little slice of paradise in your hands, and patrons can try out the drink anytime between May 1 and 31 at any OEB location.

Mother's Day Treats in Burnaby

Mon Paris Patisserie

One of Burnaby’s favourite patisseries, carrying an exquisite line of pastries, chocolates and desserts, Mon Paris Patisserie will honour mothers this special day with their delicious limited-time creations:

  • The eye-pleasing Strawberry and Vanilla Cake — a round vanilla biscuit topped with vanilla mousse and fresh strawberry compote, decorated with vibrant yellow flower: the symbol of encouragement, the Black-Eyed Susan. 
  • Or you could opt for their elegant La Rose Cake — a lychee and grapefruit créameux complementing a rose and mascarpone mousse on top of a delicate biscuit, symbolizing love that blooms forever.
  • The patisserie is also offering a four-inch-tall handmade edible charming Chocolate Flowering Cactus that represents resilience and grace — crafted from premium Belgian milk chocolate and decorated with white-chocolate flowers. 

There are also an assortment of Mother’s Day Pastry Boxes ($26 five-pack, $36 eight-pack, $46 ten-pack) available for pickup. All treats must be ordered in advance  — online at, in person or by phone at 604-564-5665 — for pickup on May 12, 13 and 14.

La Foret

The popular café, which opened its second location at Royal Oak Avenue, is bringing a one-of-a-kind special Mother’s Day special cake — that will win your mothers’ hearts. The special Oreo Red Velvet cake screams of elegance, with the white cream exterior adorned with a light pastel pink flower on top. It will only be available, while supplies last, until midnight on Thursday, May 11. The order can be placed through their website for pickup on May 12 and 13 at their Royal Oak location.

Chez Christophe Chocolaterie Patisserie

Another hard-to-miss chocolatier in Burnaby that just celebrated its 10-year anniversary is collaborating with another local business, Lotus Flower Boutique, to create two limited edition products. 

The Mother's Day bundle (priced at $85) will feature everything your mom would love: limited edition Blueberry Lavender Mother's Day Cake, dried flower bouquet from Lotus Flower Boutique and white chocolate bark with dried edible flowers. The cake and floral chocolate bark (milk and white) can be purchased separately as well.

In addition to these, they have created a Pot of Love Mother's Day showpiece ($20), which is made of 42% milk chocolate with 63.6% dark and 25.9% white chocolate decor and filled with dragee (freeze-dried cranberry-coated 70% dark chocolate). 

Also included are two heart-shaped bonbons (matcha ganache with raspberry jelly coated in 34% white chocolate and jasmine ganache with honey jelly coated in 34% white chocolate).

Another Mother's Day special is the twisted pink croissant dough filled with strawberry pastry cream, called Croissant Fleur.

Due to limited quantities, people are encouraged to reserve their orders. Only available on May 12 and 13.

Mother's Day bouquets in Burnaby

Mon Paris Patisserie

It’s not just eye-pleasing desserts that this patisserie has this Mother’s Day. For $30, you can make it a one-stop-shop by purchasing their special Mother’s Day bouquet along with their melt-in-your-mouth desserts.

The Heart Company

There is no better way to say “thank you” than a colourful bouquet of flowers. This local Burnaby florist has been creating beautiful floral creations in Burnaby since 2014, and they're sure to have your back to hook you up with the freshest fragrant arrangements and show your appreciation for her this Mother's Day.

DoorDash deals

If all else fails and you’re still scrambling for gifts, DoorDash’s gifting feature can provide a helping hand. Delicious and personalized gifts are just a click away; for this Mother’s Day (now until May 14), the app will offer a 20 per cent discount (up to $25) on gifting orders of $30 or more.

So gift the mom-figure in your life all the love and care — after all, doesn’t she need all the pampering she can get?