15 Activities to Make Mother's Day Special in Singapore
Mother's Day is coming up, and if you're still racking your brain for something special to do this year, you'll be glad to hear that Singapore has plenty of options. From luxurious spa treatments at home to unique dining experiences, there's something for everyone!
Regardless of whether you're looking for a gift to show your appreciation or a day out with your loved one, make sure it's special and memorable this Mothers' Day. To help you get started, we've come up with 15 activities that will guarantee a great experience. Not only will these ideas make your mom happy; they'll also create lasting memories that you can look back on fondly!
Enjoy a Relaxing Spa With Mom
Nothing says pampering like a spa day. What better way to show your mom you appreciate her than to indulge in a relaxing experience together? From therapeutic massages and facials to luxurious body scrubs, there are plenty of spa treatments available in Singapore to make Mother's Day special.
You can also turn the experience into a bonding moment with special spa packages for two. Whether you're looking for a multi-hour journey of relaxation, or just a quick massage session, there's something for everyone. Plus, many spas offer additional perks like herbal teas, light snacks and access to their Jacuzzi or hot tubs.
Whatever activity you choose, your mom is sure to appreciate the gesture and enjoy some quality time with you. After all, this day is all about celebrating her!
Get Creative With a Pottery Workshop
What better way to spend time with mom than a pottery workshop together? Suggesting something outside the typical birthday and Mother's Day gifting ideas will make her day extra special. Not sure where to start? Head over to Create Your Own Pottery in Upper Thomson, which offers everything you need for a fun pottery-making experience, including tools and materials.
At the workshop, you can pick out a piece you'd like to make and set about shaping it. If you're feeling creative, why not try your hand at painting the finished work with glazes? The studio even has a range of unique glaze designs for those looking for something different! And when you're done, your masterpiece can be glazed and fired in the kiln to give it that glossy finish.
What's more, this activity makes for a great bonding experience with mom! Work side-by-side with her to create something truly unique – she'll love it!
Have a Shopping Day Out
Is your mom the kind who loves a day of retail therapy? If so, then you can't go wrong taking her to Orchard Road. This shopping paradise in Singapore is lined with big malls, like ION Orchard, Ngee Ann City and Takashimaya Shopping Centre—so you and your mom can spend the day browsing all the shops and boutiques.
If you really want to make it special, you could pick up a SHIORA Home Fragrance product for her. Not only do pure aromatherapy creations come in stylish, timeless designs that fit any home décor (perfect for giving as gifts!), but it is also use thoughtfully curated ingredients that come with calming aromas—which means your mom will love this thoughtful, relaxing surprise!
Indulge in Morning Tea or Ice Cream
Missing out on a good morning tea with mom? No worries, you can still do it for Mother's Day! Morning tea or ice cream is always a great way to spend time with Mom and make her day special.
You could bring mom to a local café for good morning tea and catch up. Bring along a gift of SHIORA Home Fragrance from your favourite range of aromatherapy products. It's the perfect way to let her know you're thinking of her.
Alternatively, pick up some locally-made ice cream and take mom for a stroll in the park to savour every bite together. Enjoy the natural aroma in the air while having your delightful treat with your loved one! Nothing is more relaxing than bonding with one another while embracing nature’s beauty.
Visit the Gardens by the Bay
One great idea is to visit the Gardens by the Bay! With its majestic structures and lush gardens, this is sure to be a memorable experience for both you and your mom. The Bay East Garden and the cloud forests, which has two climate-controlled domes filled with thousands of plants, are a must-see. There's also a children's garden with meandering paths, slides, playhouses and mazes that's perfect for kids of all ages.
Other fun things you can do include:
Take a walk around the artificial Supertree Groves and admire their shapes lit up at night
Marvel at the magnificent view from the OCBC Skyway, a suspended bridge set 22 metres off the ground
Snap some photos together in front of the stunning Flower Dome
Take a break in one of the garden restaurants and have lunch together
Enjoy entertainment shows in the outdoor theatre
Treat mom to some shopping at The Shoppes or have a relaxing stroll along the Marina Promenade
Light-Up the Night With a Boat Ride
Tired of the usual dinner-and-a-movie routine? Then why not head down to the Singapore River and grab a seat on one of the bumboat rides for some fresh air? You'll be able to unwind and relax with the sunset glistening off the water as the sights and sounds of this iconic river meander in harmony. If you're looking for something even more unique, there are even places in Singapore where you can take your mum on a light up night cruise! With loads of colourful lights filling up the night sky, it's sure to be an unforgettable experience that she'll remember forever.
What's more, you can make your time spent with mom even more special by treating her to some of SHIORA Home Fragrance's natural and pure aromatherapy creations. Whether it's a candlelight dinner or a romantic night ride, no celebration is complete without a touch of subtle, luxurious aroma helping set the ambience for this special event. Make Mother’s Day a unique and memorable affair for your mum by gifting her something that she won't forget!
Plan a Picnic Lunch Under the Trees
Spend some quality time with mom with a picnic lunch under the trees for a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. Pack some of your mom's favourite snacks, sandwiches, and salads in your picnic basket and head to one of Singapore's beautiful parks. Spend some time chatting with your mom while snacking, or take her on an afternoon stroll to explore nature together.
To make your picnic really special, consider adding a SHIORA Home Fragrance product to your basket. Their range of natural and pure aromatherapy creations can bring you sensory enjoyment, relaxation and even more special memories with your mom. With fragrances made from thoughtfully curated ingredients for you in mind, it would make the perfect addition to any picnic!
Take a Yoga Class Together
One of the best ways to show your appreciation for your mom is to get active together. Take a yoga class with your mom and bond over the physical activity. It will be a great way to relax and practise mindfulness together.
Yoga has many benefits — it helps you focus on the present, ease stress and anxiety, increases strength and flexibility, and so much more. Plus, it’s a great way to spend quality time with your mom while also doing something beneficial for both of you.
This unique limited edition experience is the perfect way to make Mom feel taken care of and appreciated this Mother’s Day. So grab your mat and sign up for an invigorating yoga class today!
Tour the Art Galleries in Singapore
Are you and your mom up for an artistic engagement? Exploring art galleries in Singapore is sure to make your Mother's Day special. From cutting-edge exhibitions to pieces from established talents, there's something new to see and admire at each gallery. Here are some of the art galleries that you can check out:
National Gallery Singapore – Located in the heart of the Civic District, this is one of the largest visual arts institutions dedicated to modern and contemporary Southeast Asian art in the world.
The Arts House – This building has been a cultural hotspot in Singapore since it first opened its doors back in 1827, and now it regularly plays host to visual arts exhibitions, performing arts shows and creative events.
Yavuz Gallery – This gallery is renowned for featuring Southern Asian modern and contemporary art from South Korean talents, as well as hosting a wide range of international exhibitions that showcase works from up-and-coming artists who've caught local curators' eyes.
Red Mill Gallery – Located near one of Singapore's oldest Chinese cemeteries, Red Mill Gallery specialises in traditional Chinese paintings created by master artists throughout the region.
For an extra special treat (for both you and your mom!), why not take home a piece of artwork that you both appreciate? SHIORA Home Fragrance has carefully crafted natural home fragrances that will add warmth and ambience to any room - perfect as a gift for your Mother's Day festivities!
Have a Private Dining Experience
A private dining experience is a great way to make Mother's Day special. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner or just a nice dinner out with the family, having your own private space where you can share intimate conversations or laugh and joke is a great way to create lifelong memories.
The best part? Because these events are typically held in luxurious properties, you get to enjoy the same elegance and atmosphere as if you were in a luxury hotel or restaurant. And by booking your own private space, you won’t have to worry about being disturbed by other diners.
Benefits of Booking a Private Dining Experience for Mother's Day
Booking a private dining experience for Mother's Day comes with several benefits:
Enjoy Quality Time: Enjoy some quality time together with your guests without any disturbance from external sources.
Tailor-made Menus: Have the opportunity to customise the menu according to mom’s preference and dietary needs, as well as enjoy different course options like starters, mains, desserts and more.
Luxury Stays: Enjoy luxurious stays in Singapore with exquisite amenities that come with it.
Personalised Service: Get personalised service from waiters who cater exclusively to your table – you won’t have to worry about long waiting times or slow service here!
Lasting Memories: Enjoy this special occasion surrounded by your family and friends and create lasting memories that will stay with you forever!
Visit the Zoo or Wildlife Park
If your mom loves animals, then visiting the zoo or wildlife park near you is guaranteed to be a great way to make Mother's Day special in Singapore. Not only will you have the chance to see a variety of beautiful animals, but you'll also get to spend quality time with your mom.
Plus, if you want to go the extra mile, you could even buy her a souvenir from the zoo or wildlife park! Imagine buying her a stuffed animal or a mini figure with the animal they saw together as a memory of their special day.
At the zoo and wildlife park, there are plenty of activities that both you and your mom can do together:
Take pictures of various animals and create a mini photo album
Have an exciting adventure by being up close and personal with some of the animals
Learn about each animals' habitat and diet by reading information boards
Buy an original artwork made by local artists at the souvenir gift shops
Take part in interactive activities like talks and shows at scheduled intervals
Attend an Outdoor Show or Concert
Slip on your dancing shoes and dazzle your mom with a night out! Whether you’re up for a concert or an open-air theatre show, there’s something for every music enthusiast right here in Singapore. The Esplanade Outdoor Theatre regularly hosts shows, like the Esplanade Jalan Jalan concerts, which showcase different styles of music—from Chinese and Indian to traditional Malay—that she won’t experience anywhere else. If you’re craving more of a modern feel, try hitting a gig at Zouk or Timbre for the ultimate night out.
No matter the type of show you choose, it’s always best to bring along some scented candles for that extra bit of ambiance. SHIORA Home Fragrance has a range of beautiful scents that come in convenient travel sizes, so that your outdoor show experience is complete!
Try an Escape Room Adventure
A great way to bond with your mom and make Mother's Day special is by having an unforgettable experience together. Test your puzzle-solving and detective skills with an escape room adventure. It's a fun and thrilling way to spend an hour or two with your mom that you both can look back on for years to come.
Most escape rooms offer several different game scenarios ranging from easy to difficult — perfect for any family's level of expertise. If you're too intimidated by the real thing, there are some virtual escape rooms that you can explore together at home.
How you make it extra special? Celebrate Mother’s Day with a dedicated SHIORA Home Fragrance aroma oil diffuser that she can take home and enjoy as a reminder of your time spent together solving the puzzles. Pick one of our calming scents like Martian Bergamot or Venus Rain to bring her into an ultimate relaxation mode when she’s back home.
Have Fun at an Amusement Park
Treating mom to a fun day at an amusement park is a great way to make this Mother's Day extra special! There's so much choice when it comes to amusement parks around Singapore, and you can easily find something that all the family will enjoy.
Universal Studios Singapore
This theme park, located at Resorts World Sentosa on the southern tip of Sentosa Island, has thrilling rides, movie-themed attractions and entertainment shows that are suitable for the whole family. With seven distinct zones and shows like Transformers The Ride and Battlestar Galactica: Human vs. Cylon rollercoaster, it’s hard to choose just one section of this park!
Adventure Cove Waterpark
This Sentosa Island water themed attraction is definitely worth a visit. You and your mom can float together along Adventure River, or even zip line across the river in front of the majestic scenery of coral reef and ancient ruins! Other activities include snorkelling with 20,000 fish or even extreme rafting on the 42m-tall Riptide Rocket for a fun filled day with your mom.
Just remember to plan ahead as some of these activities require you to book beforehand. And don't forget SHIORA Home Fragrance products as gifts, so that every time mom takes out her favourite scent from your selection she will be reminded of you!
Wander Through Nature Trails
With over 50 nature trails and parks located across Singapore, spending a day in the outdoors is an easy and budget-friendly way to make Mother's Day special for Mom. With plenty of natural beauty, you can take a leisurely stroll through the park, admire the trees and plants, and take in some fresh air.
Before you take up one of the nature trails around Singapore, be sure to check out the maps online so that you know where you're going and how long it will take. It's a great way to get active while enjoying some quality time with Mom.
If you want to add some extra special touches to your outdoor excursion, pick up a SHIORA Home Fragrance Essential Oil Diffuser with your favourite scent of essential oil before heading out. Diffusing essential oils can help transform any outdoor experience into an aromatic journey that will uplift her senses and make your day even more meaningful. So whether it’s lavender or jasmine – SHIORA has something for everyone!
With so many creative & fun activities for you to choose from, it will be a breeze to plan an amazing Mother's Day celebration for your Moms! Not only do these activities provide amazing experiences and quality time, they can also be great opportunities to spend time bonding with each other.
To make the day even more special, why not show your love and appreciation to your Moms with something special and memorable. SHIORA Home Fragrance provides a wide range of luxurious fragrances to help the special ladies in your life to relax, rejuvenate and revitalise. Be sure to check out what SHIORA has to offer, and make this Mother's Day one to remember!