Celebrate Mom with these fantastic local events!

May 6, 2022

Show mom you care with this Amtrak fare! Our Friends and Family discount is the perfect family-friendly way to travel on Mother's Day. Let Amtrak San Joaquins be your chauffeur. Have everyone relax, enjoy spacious seating and free Wifi, and relish in a smooth ride. With the addition of Amtrak San Joaquins Thruway buses providing connections to Napa, Santa Barbara, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. 

Take advantage of the Friends and Family Discount by entering Promo Code V302 when booking your ticket online! 

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Sacramento Mother’s Day Brunch

731 16th St, Sacramento, CA| Saturday May 7 - Sunday May 8, 2022  | 11:00 AM PDT - 4:00 PM PDT 

What could be a better activity on Mother’s Day weekend than brunch? Enjoy a relaxing weekend activity at St. T Collaboratives hosted by Queen Mother Alaina Mensah. Prepared by Chef John Stuart, Moms can relax and enjoy unlimited mimosas, chicken piccata, chicken and waffles, and much more. This event sells out fast! So be sure to purchase tickets even for the little ones. Tickets start at $45. Please check out Queen Mother Alaina Mensah’s Eventbrite Page to find out more information about the event. 

Directions: Once San Joaquin riders arrive at the Sacramento Valley Station, they can take a quick 7-minute Lyft or Uber to the St. T Collaboratives located near the Historic Governors Mansion. 

Mother's Day Sacramento Kidical Mass Ride

McKinley Park Picnic Area, Located near the corner of 33rd Street and Park Way, Sacramento, CA 95816 | Sunday, May 8th, 2022 | 9:00 AM PDT - 1:00 PM PDT 

Enjoy McKinley Park's beauty with this family-friendly Kidical Mass Bike ride. Bring your grandma and your mom, and start Mother’s day off right! With May being Bike Month, what better way to enjoy the day than with this six-mile pedal through East Sacramento, stopping at each pack on the route to relax and enjoy some quality time for twenty minutes. Have fun by decorating your bike with anything you’d like including flowers! Bring water, your hamlet, any additional protective gear, and a smile! This event is free and open to the public and is hosted by the Sacramento Area Bike Advocates (SABA). For more information about this event and register, please visit the SABA Eventbrite Page

Directions: Once San Joaquins riders arrive at the Sacramento Valley Station, they can unload their bikes and take a scenic 16-minute ride throughout the heart of Midtown Sacramento. Mckinley Park is a straight shot down F or H street if applicable riders can also take a quick 12-minute Lyft or Uber ride to Mckinley Park.

 

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Mother’s Day Brunch at the Kings Card Club

6111 West Lane Suite 103, Stockton, CA 95210 | Sunday May 8, 2022 | 9:00 AM PDT - 2:00 PM PDT 

Stockton’s King Card Club is telling you to treat mom this Mother’s Day! Let mom enjoy a savory cuisine with this special brunch menu consisting of eggs benedict, strawberry stuffed french toast, Nutella stuffed french toast, and New York strip steak. Then, let mom relax with coffee and mimosas during this relaxing Sunday morning. Call (209) 267-4567 to book your reservation and choose option 2 to transfer over to the Restaurant & Bar. Please visit the Kings Card Club event page to learn more about the event and menu. 

Directions: Once San Joaquins riders arrive at the San Joaquin Street Station, they can take a quick 16-minute Lyft or Uber ride to the Kings Card Club. 

Mother’s Day Paddle

Headwaters Kayak & SUP Rentals, 1101 W Turner Rd, Lodi, CA | Sunday May 8, 2022 | 8:30 AM PDT  – 10:00 AM PDT 

Enjoy the calm waters of Lodi Lake and the Mokelumne River with this fun Mother's Day activity. The Mother's Day paddle encourages you to bring your kayak and have fun in the sun! Paddle up and down the river and lake with your kayak as you enjoy the start of your Sunday. Be sure to bring snacks, breakfast treats, and drinks. The Mother's Day Paddle kicks off at 8:30 AM, be sure to be there by 8:00 AM to participate. The paddle excursion is two hours and will be a way to enjoy the scenery and nature along the banks. Tickets for children ten and under start at $10. If you bring your own equipment, tickets are $25. If you need to rent equipment, tickets are $55. To learn more about the Lodi Mother's Day Paddle, check out Headwaters Boathouse Facebook Page.

Directions: San Joaquins riders arriving at the Lodi station can take a quick 7-minute Lyft or Uber to Lodi Lake and Headwaters Boathouse.  

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Mother's Day Murder Mystery

707 W 22nd St, Merced, CA| Sunday, May 8, 2022 | 1:30 PM PDT 

This interactive Mother’s Day Tea and Murder Mystery event puts your detective skills to the test. Join the Merced Women’s Club as they put this Mother’s Day fundraiser to support the Merced Women’s Club historical building fund. Tickets for this event start at $30. If you are interested in joining the murder mystery fund, contact Mary Lennon for more information.  

Directions: Once San Joaquins riders arrive at the Merced Station, they can take a quick half-mile walk to the Merced Women’s Club building. Head northwest on West 24th Street toward K Street, turn left onto K Street, turn right onto West 24th Street, turn left onto M Street /Veterans Blvd, and turn right onto West 22nd St. Riders can also take a very quick 2-minute Lyft or Uber ride to the Merced Women’s Club. 

Mother’s Day Brunch at Tioga Sequoia Brewing Co.

745 Fulton St, Fresno, CA 93721 | Sunday, May 8  | 12:00pm-6:00pm

Treat Mom to a relaxing brunch at the beer garden this year with curated Mother's Day flights, Mom-osa's ft. fresh OJ, and Low Dome (a blood orange citrus wheat beer). Strike some poses in a free photo booth, get your groove on with DJ Mr. Leonard, and enjoy local food trucks and vendors. Learn more here.

Directions: Once San Joaquins riders arrive at the Fresno Station, they can enjoy their Sunday morning with a 20-minute walk or take a quick 4-minute Lyft or Uber ride. 

 

Mothers day composition. Happy mothers day note and bouquet of yellow flowers. Studio shot on pink background. Flat lay.
Mothers day composition. Happy mothers day note and bouquet of yellow flowers. Studio shot on pink background. Flat lay.
Happy mothers day card with tulips on wooden background
Happy mothers day card with tulips on wooden background

Mother’s Day Brunch at Engelmann Cellars

3275 N. Rolinda Ave, Fresno, CA 93723 | Sunday, May 8  | 11:00am-2:00pm

Take an afternoon to drink in the ambiance of this boutique winery nestled in the rolling countryside. Brunch includes a mimosa at the door, a delicious six-station brunch buffet, live music by Two Man Crew, and plenty of great Engelmann Cellars and Elainea Vineyards wine and frose. Get tickets here.

Directions: Once San Joaquins riders arrive at the Fresno Station, they can take a short 20-minute Lyft or Uber ride to Engelmann Cellars. 

Mother’s Day 2022 Pancake Breakfast

1337 Canal Boulevard Point Richmond, CA 94804 | May 8th | 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Treat your Mom to brunch on the Red Oak Victory, a historic World War II ship, for Mother’s Day! Eat freshly made pancakes, sausage, bacon, and scrambled eggs. Mimosas are available for adults 21+ for an extra fee. Breakfast will be accompanied by live music from The Sites Show. In addition, the ship's original 1944 radio room will be in operation to send free Radiograms to friends and family around the world! 

Tickets for breakfast are only $15 for adults and $5 for children eight and under and can be purchased here. Breakfast service begins at 9:00 AM and ends at 1:00 PM. After breakfast, enjoy a ship tour or just sit, chat with new friends, and enjoy the view. 

Directions: From the Amtrak Richmond Station, hop onto AC Transit line 72M. Remain on the bus for eight stops and hop off at the Garrard Blvd & Canal Blvd stop. Head northeast on S Garrard Blvd, and make a sharp right onto Canal Blvd. Continue straight, and your destination will be to your right.

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Pink carnation flowers in zinc bucket with happy mothers day letter on wood heart

Oakland

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happy mothers day text sign on stylish craft present with greeting card and tulips on white wooden rustic background. flat lay with flowers and gift with space for text. greeting card

Mother’s Day Bay Cruise

2nd Broadway, Oakland CA 94607 | May 8th | 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Enhance your Mother's Day experience this year and enjoy a Mother's Day Bay Cruise! First, enjoy the spectacular views of the San Francisco Bay Area as you and Mom savor tasty appetizers. Then, dance your evening away on the Bay with DJ music & entertainment. Passengers will begin loading at 3 pm sharp behind Planks next to Scott Seafood Restaurant in Jack London Square. The cruise starts at 3:30 PM and goes to 5:30 PM. Tickets for the event are $60 per person and can be purchased here.

Directions: From Amtrak Oakland Station, enjoy a short 8-minute walk to Jack London Square. Head northwest on 2nd St, turn left onto Franklin St, Turn right onto Water St, and continue straight until you see Jack London Square on your left.

Mother’s Day Brunch

101 Broadway Oakland, CA 94607 | May 8th | 11:00 AM

Celebrate Mother's Day Brunch at Overland Station in Jack London Square! Begin your celebration with a mimosa, a classic pink squirrel, or the minty grasshopper from the bar. A full-service waffle bar awaits you while your main course is being prepared! First, enjoy hot waffles with your choice of maple syrup, berry compote, whip cream, bananas, or fresh strawberries. Then leave some room for the three-course brunch meal that awaits! Along with all the tasty food, listen to some Latin grooves with music from Mio Flores Timbalero Group. Dancing while dining is encouraged! Tickets start at $25 - $75 and can be purchased here.

Directions: From the Amtrak Oakland Station, head northwest on 2nd St toward Alice St, and walk four blocks down until you reach Broadway. Turn left on Broadway, and your destination will be on your right.

Colourful Tulips Flowerbeds and Stone Path in an Spring Formal Garden, retro toned
Colourful Tulips Flowerbeds and Stone Path in an Spring Formal Garden, retro toned

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