Are you trying to find things to do in Burnaby for Mothers Day?

Celebrate moms on Sunday, May 14 by showing your appreciation and having some fun. Check out our list of ideas that will make your Mother’s Day in Burnaby 2017 amazing!

This year there are lots of things to do in Burnaby for Mothers Day. For example, you can attend a local community event, visit one of the many Burnaby parks, or dine at a nice brunch.

Whether you’re thinking about a big party or a quiet family gathering, we have a list of fun ideas that were especially created for Mother’s Day in Burnaby 2017.

Outdoor Things to Do in Burnaby for Mothers DayBurnaby Mothers Day 2017

This Mother’s Day in Burnaby 2017, there are countless community events available. Local organizations and helpful volunteers have organized these various activities for families (big or small) to attend.

Participate in numerous sports like swimming, softball, kickball, and soccer… or enjoy watching from the sidelines!

Mums for Moms

At the Eileen Dailly Pool, there will be a Mother’s Day event going on from 2pm all the way up until 10pm. Between 2:00 and 5:00, come on down to take advantage of a full array of water-based activities. From waterslides and pools to a children’s play area with bubble benches, arches, and a splash zone, the pool is the place to be!

From 5:00pm-10:00pm, there will be a family swim followed by a mums planter-decorating activity. These activities are both free, but you must register with Mums for Moms.

Softball and Cali-Kickball Challenge

Over at the Summit Youth Centre is an activity for moms whose ideal Mother’s Day in Burnaby 2017 is a day of cheering on her kids!

If your mom is the ultimate cheerleader, bring her down at 1:00pm for this free event, complete with a barbecue.

Soccer With Mom

Maybe your mom prefers to get on out there and show off her own competitive spirit instead. If so, bring her down to the Burnaby Lake Sports Complex for an afternoon of competition.

This is another free event, that kicks off at noon and lasts through 2:00pm. It is open to moms and kids between the ages of 6-12.

Tough Mother Obstacle @ Cameron Centre

The Tough Mother is an event for competitive and active families. Located at the Cameron Centre, this obstacle course pits your family against each other in a frantic and challenging race.

The race goes from 11:00am until noon, finishing with a family photo taken in front of the new living sculpture, “Ivy”. You must register for this event, so head down to your local recreation centre or call (604) 294-4452.

Parks to Visit on Mother’s Day in Burnaby 2017

Mother's Day in Burnaby 2017

No matter how big or small your family is, outdoor parks can be the best places to celebrate milestones with family members.

Little ones can run around and play at their own convenience, while teenagers and adults can relax and soak in some sun.

Just remember that if you have a larger group, you’re going to want to call ahead or go online to reserve space. Plan ahead and make Mother’s Day in Burnaby 2017 an event to remember!

Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park

This park is located along the Fraser River at the foot of Byrne Road. With 14 picnic tables and space for up to 200 people, it can accommodate even the largest of groups.

It also includes two outdoor volleyball courts and trails for the active members of the family. Additionally, it has playgrounds for the little ones and a lovely view of the river.

Barnet Marine Park

A little bit smaller than Fraser Park, but this site also includes 14 picnic tables. It has space for up to 100 people and is perfect for smaller gatherings. Barnet Marine Park has great views and lots of open spaces for families of all ages.

Confederation Park

Another huge picnic spot, Confederation Park includes 33 picnic tables and a ton of amenities.

Enjoying playing with your family at the bocce or tennis courts. Try a lively round of lawn bowling. In addition, there are hiking trails and a playground for the kids! This park also includes electricity, which isn’t included at some of the others.

Central Park

This park includes 40 picnic tables divided up into two sites. One can hold 200 people the other can fit 100 people.

This site features pitch and putt golf, tennis courts, an outdoor pool, trails, and volleyball courts! So whether your family wants to run around, play on the playground, or just relax on the grass, this park is ideal for plenty of things to do in Burnaby for Mothers Day.

Century Garden

For a peaceful and serene Mother’s Day, bring your mom down to the Century Garden right next to the Burnaby Art Gallery.

What’s better than a bouquet of lovely flowers? A whole garden of them, of course! Give your mother the chance to walk through rows of seasonal blooming flowers like rhododendrons, azaleas, and pansies.

Brunch Ideas for Burnaby Mothers Day 2017

Things to Do in Burnaby for Mothers Day

A great, traditional way to show appreciation for the people you love is to take them out to eat a nice meal.

If you’d prefer to sit down and have a quiet meal, rather than hanging out in the sun, you’re in luck! There are a bunch of local restaurants to choose from… Take a look at our top picks for your Burnaby Mothers Day 2017.

Hart House

Located inside an historic building on Deer Lake Avenue, the Hart House buffet ran approximately $40 last year and was one of the most popular brunches in town. Details for this year’s event are still forthcoming, but it’s sure to be one of the best eats around!

Reflect Social Dining + Lounge

This brunch will be at the Crystal Ballroom at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown. This one is a little bit outside Burnaby itself, the drive will be well-worth it once you get a load of the eggs Benedict station, the chocolate fountain, and the full menu of delicious brunch items. Seatings are at 10:30am and 1:00pm. Don’t forget to make reservations at 604-639-3756!

EBO Restaurant

The EBO restaurant is located at the Delta Burnaby Hotel & Conference Centre. Their Mother’s Day offerings will include an omelet station, seafood, roasted lamb, and various other brunch favorites. On top of that, kids under 6 eat free! Make your reservations today at 604-453-0788.


Tivoli’s is located at the Executive Hotel and Conference Centre. The brunch menu for Mother’s Day will include a dizzying assortment of over 40 items, a carving station, hot entrees, salad and fruit, and dessert. Call 604-297-4290 to make reservations.


There you have it! We hope you enjoy some of these things to do in Burnaby for Mothers Day! Being a mom is a lot of hard work, so take some time to celebrate!

For more fun ideas check out our great list of Burnaby Parks & Recreation or this article about fun things to do while Living in Burnaby.