6 Unique Things to Do with Mom for Mother’s Day in Boulder

by Rachel Daly
What to Do with kids in boulder this weekend

Having a hard time deciding what to do for the mom in your life for Mother’s Day? I’ve put together a list of unique, fun things to do this Sunday for Mother’s Day in Boulder. Whether she is a foodie, the outdoorsy type, a yoga enthusiast, a runner, an artist, a warrior, or enjoys the ballet, there is something on this list to suit her!

Outdoorsy Mom? Foodie Mom? Take Mom on a Picnic with a Basket from Cured

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Photo Courtesy of Cured

Where: Cured, 1825 Pearl Street. Boulder, CO 80302

When: Drop in anytime weekdays 10:30 – 7, Saturday 9-6, Sunday 11-5

Phone: 720.389.8096

Cost: $40 – $100

There are so many beautiful places around Boulder to sit down and enjoy a picnic as well as the scenery. And this weekend’s weather could not be more perfect for a picnic! Cured has got you covered with a variety delicious picnic options. Prices range from $40 for a simple picnic to $100 for a more extravagant meal. Check out Cured’s picnic menu here.

Drama Mama? Take Mom to a Show – 2 Witches and a Prince at Boulder Theater

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Photo Courtesy of Boulder Ballet

Where: Boulder Theater, 2032 14th St. Boulder, CO 80302

When: Sunday at 11 AM & 2PM

Phone: (303)786-7030

Cost: $17 – $30/ticket

Take mom (and the whole family!) to see 2 Witches and a Prince presented by the Boulder Ballet at the Boulder Theater this weekend. Mom will enjoy the story of a hapless prince looking for his princess. Aided by the Good Witch but thwarted by the Bad Witch at every turn, he courts Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel, and Sleeping Beauty. The story features the usual collection of fairy tale characters: stepsisters, dwarves, dragons, gargoyles, bats, and fairies and at least one ball and a wedding celebration. Kid-friendly. Purchase your tickets here.

Warrior Mom? Take the Ninja Warrior Challenge with Mom at Warrior Playground

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Photo Courtesy of Athleta

Where: Warrior Playground, 2415 Wedgewood Avenue #B, Longmont, CO 80503

When: Saturday, May 13 2017 3:15 – 6PM

Phone: 862.324.1532

Cost: FREE

If the mom in your life is a fan of American Ninja Warrior or just plain badass, this event is for her! Ninja Warrior Challenge participants can expect a full lesson, followed by the opportunity to challenge yourself or your friends on the Warrior Playground, a full, competitive level obstacle course! The course will be followed up with some well-earned time for mingling and enjoying some food and refreshments on the awesome Warrior Playground Patio. The course and lesson are open to women (only) ages 12 and up! Plan to arrive prior to 3:45 in order to complete the registration process. Wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Participants who complete the lesson will be entered into a raffle for an Athleta Shop Card. This event is sponsored by Athleta.

Artsy Mom? Paint and Sip Mimosas with Mom at PoshSplat

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Photo Courtesy of PoshSplat Facebook Page

Where: PoshSplat, 2035 Broadway Street Boulder, CO 80302

When: Sunday, May 14 2017 at 2 – 4PM

Phone: (303) 442-POSH

Cost: $30/adult, $10/kid (2 kids allowed per paying adult)

Sunday’s family painting class at PoshSplat will feature “Mason Jar Flowers” – and mimosas! A Boulder favorite, PoshSplat is located off of the Pearl Street Mall, the heart of Boulder’s art community. You don’t need to know how to paint to walk out of Posh with a beautiful piece of art. PoshSplat provides the canvas, the brushes, the paint and the fun. Order your tickets here.

Runner Mom? Check Out the T9 Mermaid Run Boulder 5k, 10k with Mom at the Boulder Res

Mothers Day in Boulder

Photo Courtesy of Mermaid Run Facebook Page

Where: Boulder Reservoir, 5565 N 51st St., Boulder, CO 80301

When: Sunday, May 14 2017 – 10k at 9AM, 5k at 9:15 AM, Dash at 10:30AM

Phone: Title Nine (303) 996-0074

Cost: $15 – $100 (See website for details)

Does the mom in your life love to run? Title Nine and the Mermaid Series have teamed up to bring you a longstanding Mother’s Day tradition, the 15th Annual T9 Boulder Run. It’s a day to run, walk, skip or jog and celebrate with the entire family with a 5K and 10K option and a “dash” for kids. After the race, stay for the post-race party featuring great music and food. Mermaids receive a stylish race shirt, finisher medal, necklace, and post-race food. Pre-registration discounts available. Register here!

Yoga Mom? Mother’s Day Yoga with Sukhraj Kaur at Raj Yoga Boulder

Mothers Day in Boulder

Where: Raj Yoga Boulder, 2750 Glenwood Dr #1 Boulder, Colorado 80304

When: Sunday, May 14 2017 12 – 2 PM

Phone: (720) 287-3361

Cost: $25 Preregistration, $30 Day of / Under 18: $10 Preregistration, $15 Day of

Join Sukhraj Kaur at Raj Yoga Boulder for “MOTHER OF ALL CREATION,” combining Kundalini Yoga, Meditation and Gong for the entire family. To register, click here.


Happy Mother’s Day!

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