Mothers are special; they sacrifice so much for their families and often put their own needs last. Knoxville has plenty of great options if you’re looking for a way to show your mom how much you appreciate her on Mother’s Day!

There is a lot to do, from taking her out for a day of pampering at a local spa to signing her up for a cooking or gardening class, to treating her to a day of shopping at her favorite store.

A little thoughtfulness goes a long way in showing your mom how much you care. Keep reading for a few of our favorite ways to treat her this year.

Activities you can do this Mother’s Day.

There are many ways to show your mom how much you appreciate her, but sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect way to do so. If you’re stuck on what to do for Mother’s Day this year, look no further than Knoxville! Here are some great ideas for treating your mom in this charming Tennessee city!

Mother’s Day at Painting with a Twist painting with mom

It’s time to gift your mom some quality time on Mother’s Day this year! At painting with a Twist, celebrate this time with a little wine, paint, and much fun. They offer something for everyone, from creating a painting together, or letting her enjoy it alone or with friends, as their studio will make your mom feel special. 

So what will she paint on? Well, there’s a variety! But canvas is the most common and beautiful medium they use for painting. It also provides a timeless look to handmade paintings. 

Moreover, they also offer gifts such as at-home paint kits on mother’s day. It will be a blast painting as the kit includes video and written instructions to create her favorite painting at home. So, try  Painting with a Twist for a great gift! 

Lunch cruise 

Another way to make your mom feel special is to visit the beautiful lunch cruise down the Tennessee River. It includes a great buffet and different entertainment options from the captain or local entertainers. They are offering a 1.5 hours cruise with different rates and better discount offers. Visit the lunch cruise to book! 

Pure Luxe Spa relaxing facial

Now for some excellent spa services! Every mom loves to visit a spa, but making it a bit premium can enhance the experience. Whether your mom loves a hot stone massage or a signature facial, Pure Luxe Spa offers exclusive packages to make it amazing. Get her a Swedish Massage, Signature Facial, and Luxe Manicure & Pedicure for a true experience!

Downtown Knoxville’s Top Gift Picks for Mom

Shop the best gifts in downtown with Downtown Top gifts for Mom. These gifts are thoughtful, unique, and incredibly special. Some of the options we love:

Get a gift basket featuring Christmas soaps, bath bombs, and other scented candles from Knoxville Soap and Candle and a gift shop that carries treasures selected by the owner. There are 100 scents to choose from, helping you get the one your mom will love the most. 

  • Does your mom love to cook? Then, Tree and Vine is a great option. These flavored balsamics and olive oils will spice up every salad and dinner table. They offer multiple flavor options to help you choose the best one. 

Brunch at Chesapeake’s Knoxville

A brunch at Chesapeake’s Knoxville is a great experience for you and your mom to connect. The place is conveniently located with a heated patio for outdoor seating and spacious parking, with a raw bar and other breakfast favorites. Take your mom this Mother’s day to Chesapeake’s and make her feel the luckiest. 

Oliver Royale 

For dinner, celebrate Mother’s day at Oliver Royale. They offer a three-course meal designed by Chef Hoagland. It offers all the regular favorites and different new items to try. 

Gift her a book

Does your mom love to read? Then find her a book at Union Ave Books!

The friendly folks will recommend titles based on her interests. They also have recipe books, candles, and chocolates with different gift items to add beauty to your gift. 

K Brew mom and baby at kbrew coffee shop

No Mother’s Day would be complete without coffee! Drop by any of our four locations for a delicious cappuccino and bagel, lounge in our hammocks or patio, and enjoy good conversation with your mom. 

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate the women who have done so much for us. There are so many great options in Knoxville to show your mother your appreciation for her. To all the Mom’s out there, happy Mother’s Day!