This Mother’s Day, why not get together with your mom squad, you know, the people who know you best—your friends, your sisters, your mom, even your mother-in-law—and toast how wonderful it is to be a mother. If spending time with your squad is how you celebrate Mother’s Day, here are some unique places around the Front Range to have a toast and the best company a mom could ask for.
2920 Brewery Lane, Littleton, 1-84-GOT-BRECK
For those who like to sip the suds, a brewery tour at Breckenridge Brewery is in order. For only $3 per person (with $1 going to charity), guests can sip beer while learning about the production and bottling process at this national brew house. The 90-minute tour takes guests through the mash tun, up above the fermentation station and into the barrel aging room before finishing in the giant packaging hall. Guests receive a welcome beer to start and can sample additional beers afterward. Held four times a day Thursday through Monday, guests do need to sign up online in advance, however, non-drinkers and kids are welcome for no charge. Afterwards, head over to Farm House restaurant to cap off the day with an Americana-style meal.
2001 Blake St., Denver, 303-292-0200
Hanging out at the ballpark all afternoon isn’t just for the boys. The Colorado Rockies take on the Milwaukee Brewers this weekend and on Mother’s Day, and the first 10,000 fans will receive a special bracelet with Colorado Rockies logo charm. While at the game enjoy a variety of food and beverages including a choice of beers on the 52 taps at Coors Light Silver Bullet Bar and some purple cocktails from Jack Daniel’s Terrace Bar both on the Rooftop Terrace. Ticket holders have access to The SandLot Brewery and Pub on Blake Street, the home of Blue Moon, which is also celebrating its 25th anniversary. Game time Sunday is 1:10 p.m.
5285 Joliet St., Denver, 303-307-1515
Before Mother’s Day, hang with your gang at Denver’s Leopold Bros Distillery for a special Martini making cocktail class on Friday, May 11. Part of the distillery’s monthly cocktail classes, guests will learn to create three drinks based on the iconic Martini. Guests will also enjoy a welcome cocktail, a complimentary cocktail glass, and tasty small bites, and learn the cocktail’s history as an expert bartender explains how to craft the perfect Martini. Afterward enjoy a distillery tour. Any purchases made in the tasting room that evening receive the distillery’s Friends & Family discount. These classes fill up quickly. Cost is $63.30 per person and class starts at 6 p.m.
300 Main St., Longmont, 303-834-9384
Located downstairs inside Longmont’s famous opera house built by William Henry Dickens (a relative of author Charles Dickens) this Sunday’s Mother Day brunch features a special food menu in a Victorian atmosphere. For Mother’s Day sip unlimited Champagne for adults for an additional $45 or enjoy classic $3 Bloody Marys and Mimosas. Brunch will also run until 3 p.m. on Mother’s Day instead of the usual 2 p.m.
1138 Flagstaff Rd., Boulder, 303-442-4640
After a leisurely drive up a winding mountain road to 6,000 feet above sea level, guests arrive at the picturesque Flagstaff House, a storied restaurant high on the hills above Boulder. Not just a scenic place, this is one of Colorado’s best fine dining establishments with an emphasis on wine; 16,000 bottles to be exact. So if your crew has some aspiring sommeliers, this is the place to test those skills. Flagstaff House has been on Wine Spectator’s Grand Award wine list since 1983 and you can view the full wine list online, a list that includes over 30 vintages of Dom Perignon. For those where prefer cocktails, the bar just debuted its spring cocktail menu. Mother’s Day includes both a special brunch and dinner seating. Call 303-442-4640 for reservations.
3225 Broadmoor Valley Rd., Colorado Springs, 719-538-4000
While neighbor The Broadmoor gets all the press, Cheyenne Mountain Resort also has some pretty spectacular things to offer, such as a Pete Dye-designed golf course, Alluvia Spa and Wellness Retreat, and fabulous dining. For Mother’s Day take in a special brunch at Mountain View Restaurant with Bottomless Mimosas and a Bloody Mary Bar. For those who prefer drinks only, Elevations Lounge features floor-to-ceiling windows so you can enjoy the view of Cheyenne Mountain while sipping hand-crafted cocktails and noshing elevated pub dishes.
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