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Mother’s Day Freebies 2024

Fun events and cheap or free stuff for Mother’s Day

When is Mother’s Day? If you’re asking yourself this question, Mothersday 2024 is on Sunday, May 12th this year.

Not sure what to do or what to get? Here’s a list of Mother’s Day gift ideas that say “Happy Mother’s Day!” without breaking the bank. 

Similarly, if your birthday is coming up, check out our Birthday Freebies list.

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Things To Do

Chattahoochee Nature Center – Free Admission For Mom

On Mother’s Day, moms can get in for free at the Chattahoochee Nature Center in Rosewell! Bring a picnic, and explore the Wildlife Walk and the Boardwalk Trail.

High Museum of Art – Free Admission For Everyone

The High Museum of Art’s Second Sunday falls on Mother’s Day. Everyone can get free entry and can enjoy the special events put on by the museum. 

Mother’s Day 2 Day Pop Up |  April 27th-28th, 1-5pm  – Free Admission

Need a gift for mom? Or looking to give her a shopping spree? Check out this two day Mother’s Day pop up on April 27th-28th.

Find more details here: Mother’s Day 2 Pop Up

Mother’s Day “Celebrating The Heart Of the Home”|  May 10th, 6-11pm  – Free Admission 

This is a special event celebrating all the amazing moms out there! Let’s show our appreciation for the heart of the home. They will have fun activities, delicious food, and heartwarming surprises in store for all the wonderful mothers. This takes place on Friday, May 10th. 

Find more details here: Mother’s Day “Celebrating the Heart of the Home”

Mother’s Day Music, Art, and Family Fun | May 11th, 12-2pm – Free Admission

This will be a delightful afternoon of classical and contemporary music performed by local musicians, including the Zinsou Chamber Ensemble. Guests will have an opportunity to create artistic Mother’s Day cards worthy of giving to their special Moms! Light refreshments will be served while available.

Find more details here: Mother’s Day Music, Art, and Family Fun

Mother’s Day Market Place Pop Up | May 3-5, 11am-8pm – Free admission

Treat your mom to a day of shopping, food, and fun at our in-person event. Discover unique gifts, handmade crafts, and delicious treats from local vendors. Show your mom how much you appreciate her with a special gift from our marketplace. Don’t miss this opportunity to celebrate Mother’s Day in a memorable way. 

Find more details here: Mother’s Day Market Place Pop Up

Colors and Convo: What is Mother’s Day Without My Mother? | May 11, 6-9pm – Free admission

Join Mommy’s Girl Official for a laid-back event where girls and women who’ve lost their moms can be together. They wanted to create a safe space where you can share your thoughts, get some love, or just let off some steam. No fancy stuff, just good company, and real talk. They’ve got snacks to munch on, tunes to vibe to, and even some painting if you’re feeling artsy. So, come as you are, bring your stories, and let’s make this Mother’s Day a little brighter together.

Find out more details here: What is Mother’s Day Without My Mother?

2024 Dunwoody Art Festival | May 11-12, 10am-5pm – Free Admission

The popular and award-winning Dunwoody Art Festival will bloom with fun on Dunwoody Village Parkway for the annual event on Mother’s Day weekend. The charming Parkway will showcase the wildly whimsical artist market that shoppers anticipate each spring. Artisans from around the country look forward to the large and welcoming neighbors and visitors as they exhibit their paintings, folk art, glasswork, metal art, photography, fiber, ceramics, culinary treats and so much more.

Find out more details here: 2024 Dunwood Art Festival

2024 Sweet Auburn Springfest | May 11-12, 11am-9pm – Free Admission

Enjoy this fun event put on by the Historic Sweet Auburn District! There will be tons of vendors to shop, food to try, and music to enjoy! 

Find out more details here: 2024 Sweet Auburn Springfest

Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival | May 11-12, 10am-5pm – Free Admission

Visitors will enjoy fine arts and crafts, a children’s area, and local food and beverage concessions including gourmet food trucks. Local acoustic musicians will enliven the atmosphere. This event is organized by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces and volunteer artists. Best of all, it’s entirely free to attend!

Find out more details here: Chastain Park Spring Arts Festival

Georgia Renaissance Festival | May 11-12, 10:30am-6pm – Starting at $30.55

The Georgia RenFest is one of the largest Renaissance Festivals in the Southeast. Spend a day in an enchanted land in a 32-acre village as 200 artisans, delicious food, and non-stop entertainment combine to make a day full of memories!

Find more details here: Georgia Renaissance Festival

Home by Dark Concert Series | May 11, 7:30pm – Free Admission

This beloved free music series returns for select Saturdays in 2024. Located on the East Lawn behind City Hall, bring a blanket and picnic to enjoy a night of stories, songs, and inspiration you’ll never forget.

Find more details here: Home by Dark Concert Series

Shakespeare in the Park | May 11-12, 2pm, 5pm, 3pm – Free Admission

Experience Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing,” reimagined for the modern age by director and adaptor Susanna Wilson. Enjoy an outdoor rendition of the play, evoking the charm of “Shakespeare in the Park.” Don’t forget to bring your blankets and lawn chairs; seating won’t be provided. Prepare for an immersive performance lasting approximately 100 minutes, with no intermission.

Find more details here: Shakespeare in the Park

Mother’s Day Weekend Jazz Concert | May 11th, 6-9pm – Free admission

Celebrate Mother’s Day Weekend with the City of Jonesboro at a Jazz concert featuring the renowned Tony Hightower. Joined by the talented Mount Zion High School Jazz Collective, it promises to be an evening of unforgettable music and community spirit. This free concert, presented in collaboration with the Atlanta Jazz Festival, offers the perfect opportunity to treat your mom to a special night of soulful tunes and great company. Bring along your picnic blankets, chairs, and loved ones, and come together to revel in the joy of music!

Find more details here: Mother’s Day Weekend Jazz Concert

Sip & Scent: A Mother’s Day Candle-Making Workshop | May 12, 3-4:30pm – Starting at $55

Embark on a one-of-a-kind journey blending the craft of candle-making with the atmosphere of a nearby distillery. Dive into the artistry of crafting luxurious soy and coconut wax blend candles, housed in elegant 10 oz crystal glass vessels. Select from a curated array of fragrance oils, including timeless scents like vanilla and eucalyptus, to personalize your creation. Indulge in signature cocktails expertly crafted by the Distillery of Modern Art as you immerse yourself in this unique experience.

Find more details here: Sip & Scent: A Mother’s Day Candle-Making Workshop

Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch at City Winery | May 12, 11am – Starting at $25

​​Introducing The PR Experience, a dynamic jazz duo featuring Trumpeter Nelson Render and Trombonist Marvin Pryor. With a combined performance history of over five decades, these accomplished musicians call Atlanta, Georgia their home base. Pryor, hailing from Clermont, Florida, spent his formative years between South Carolina and Connecticut before honing his musical talents at Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. Render, a Decatur, Georgia native, received his formal music education at Florida A&M University and Delaware State University. Together, they bring a wealth of expertise and passion to their craft.

Find more details here: Mother’s Day Jazz Brunch at City Winery

Things To Eat

Pretty in Pink & Pearls | Sat, May 11, 1-3pm – Starting at $35

Celebrate Mother’s Day in style at the Pretty in Pink & Pearls brunch event! Join them for an afternoon filled with delicious food, great company, and fun. Indulge in a delectable brunch spread and enjoy an afternoon of entertainment as they honor all the amazing moms. Remember to wear your best pink outfit and pearls to get into the spirit of the event! Spaces are limited, so be sure to reserve your spot early.

Find more details here: Pretty in Pink & Pearls

Caribbean Mother’s Day Brunch | May 12, 12-6pm – Free

Jamrock Jerk Center in Atlanta, Georgia, serves fresh and authentic Caribbean food, grilled chicken, fresh fish, fresh homemade juices, and much more. Get an authentic taste of the Caribbean right here in Atlanta. A few of the entrees they serve include Curry Chicken, Stew Oxtails, and Curry Goat.

Find more details here: MOTHERS DAYS BRUNCH

Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch Tucker Brewing | May 12, 12:30-2:30pm – Free beer for Mom

Join Tucker Brewing for a special Mother’s Day event with brunch, great beer and a live Gospel music sung by J Kyle Reynolds! This event costs only $20 and includes an all-star breakfast made to order by our Waffle House Food Truck, live gospel music from 12:30pm-2:30pm and a beer of Mom’s choice!

Find more details here: Mother’s Day Gospel Brunch Tucker Brewing

Mother’s Day Brunch & Green Box Seasons 52 | May 12, 9am-2pm – Discounted

Join 52 Seasons for their Mother’s Day brunch! They will have a range of options from drinks to entrees. If you’re not feeling the dining-in experience, you can also bring it home to your mom. 

Find more details here: Mother’s Day Brunch & Green Box Seasons 52

Mother’s Day Brunch at Zoo Atlanta | May 12, 9:30-11:30am & 1-3pm – Starting at $75

Indulge Mom with a lavish Mother’s Day brunch buffet in the opulent Michael & Thalia Carlos Ballroom, nestled within the historic Savanna Hall and boasting breathtaking vistas of the African Savanna. Your reserved table, offering panoramic views, can be tailored to accommodate your family of up to 10 guests, or opt for a more intimate setting with just Mom at a smaller table. Before or after your brunch experience, delight in same-day admission to the Zoo included as part of your reservation.

Find more details here: Mother’s Day Brunch at Zoo Atlanta

Things to Gift

Framebridge for Mother’s Day | Sat, Apr 27, 11am-3pm – Free Portrait 

Framebridge has partnered with local photographer, Noah Heinrich, for a complimentary digital family portrait when you purchase a Framebridge frame. These take only a few minutes and are the perfect Mother’s Day gift and family memory to be cherished on your wall.

Find more details here: Framebridge for Mother’s Day

Ink+Alloy Mother’s Day Factory Store Sale | Apr 19-20 10am-5pm – Discounts

Stop by the INK+ALLOY factory store to shop $5 $10 $15 $20 accessories! Come to the store any time on Saturday to get your photo taken solo, with your furry friend, or with your kiddos.


Amazon – Discounts

There are tons of deals running now for Mother’s Day, and they change daily. We’ve recently seen up to half off on Echo smart speakers. You can also shop by category — like Pet Mom, Foodie Mom, Grandma, New Moms, etc. Check out the deals!

Find out more details here: Amazon – Mother’s Day Discounts

Groupon – Discounts

Shop for flowers, spa certificates, experiences, and other gifts on Groupon’s Mother’s Day sale page. In some cases, you can get an extra discount with the code PROMO at checkout.

Find out more details here: Groupon – Mother’s Day Discounts

Lowe’s – Free Plant

Offering a free flowering plant when you sign up for MyLowe’s Rewards.

Find out more details here: MyLowe’s Rewards

Michael’s – Free Mother’s Day Card

Bring the family to the FREE Saturday MakeBreak craft activity, at participating locations from 10am to 12pm Craft kits are available while supplies last.

Find out more details here: Michael’s Saturday MakeBreak craft activity

Olive Garden – Discounted

Bring Olive Garden home to mom with their Mother’s Day Ready-To-Bake-Bundle

Find out more details here: Olive Garden Mother’s Day Ready-To-Bake-Bundle

Einstein Bros Bagels – Free Mother’s Day Download

If you’re looking for a free last-minute gift for mom, Einstein Bros Bagels has you covered! They have free printable coupons for moms including alone time, room cleaning, and breakfast in bed.

Find out more details here: Einstein Bros Bagels Mother’s Day Download