Looking for a fun way to celebrate mom? Check out what’s going on in your area this weekend

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — After everything mom has done, treat her to something special this Mother’s Day to let her know how important she is.


Check out this list of local events, sure to make every mom happy:

Ride on a tethered hot air balloon or just watch the balloons from the ground. For the grand finale, at 9 p.m. there will be the fantastic hot air balloon glow and laser show where all the balloons will light up in unison with crowd participatory countdowns

Get ready to make a big splash this Mother’s Day as Adventure Landing’s Shipwreck Island Waterpark is offering free waterpark admission exclusively for mothers!

Catty Shack Ranch has a fantastic lineup of gifts that are sure to make you the cat’s meow and make this day extra special for moms everywhere. Tonight, starting at 6:00 pm, the gates swing open, inviting you to embark on a self-guided tour of this enchanting wildlife sanctuary. At 7:00 pm, witness the rescued lions and tigers come alive as they roar with excitement during feeding time.

Mother’s Day with this special evening of Art and Music at the beautiful St. John’s Cathedral! The free Mother’s Day Concert Featuring First Coast Wind Symphony and the Photography Artist Laird: Nature Transformed Celebrate. More musical performances by the First Coast Wind Symphony, featuring the winner of the 2023 Concerto Competition, and the swashbuckling music from Pirates of the Caribbean.

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