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The month of May brings spring flowers, some warmer weather, and lots of exciting things to do around Niagara. Mother’s Day is on Sunday, May 14 and if you’re still looking for ideas to help celebrate a special family member, friend, or person in your life, check out our recommendations below.

For the Creatives:

You and I Paint Inc. and Vieni Estates Wine & Spirits present an elegant and upscale wine-tasting and paint experience inside a 170-year-old climate-controlled barn. On May 13 from 12:30 – 3:00 PM, spend the afternoon with your special guest enjoying a guided paint session while overlooking the vineyard.

Sip on Vieni’s wine collection, by selecting one of the Rosso, Alleria, Bubbly flights of 4 wine samples. Your first flight of four is included in the ticket price. Wine by the glass and antipasto boards are also available for purchase. You will try your hand at painting a gorgeous vase of flowers which also makes a perfect gift for the home!

Photos by Vieni Estates Winery

For the Yogis:

Celebrate and show gratitude for the people in your life with a complimentary yoga class hosted by Lululemon Niagara. Held at White Oaks Conference Resort and Spa on May 13 from 9:30 – 10:30 AM, enjoy a Saturday morning flow class led by Linda Summers with live music by Serena & Nick from the Mandevilles. Saje Niagara will also be onsite to provide support and samples. All guests are encouraged to bring their own yoga mat and water bottle.

Photos by Lululemon Niagara

For the Spa-Goers:

Burning Springs Spa & Thermal Pools, located in the Marriott Fallsview Hotel, is situated in the original location of a spectacular natural spring. The spa features 3 outdoor Thermal Pools, a Himalayan Salt Sauna, and an outdoor fireside relaxation area which is also home to a gorgeous Finnish-inspired Sauna Cabin. Awarded one of the top 25 spas in Canada, superior service and a day of relaxation are guaranteed. Make it a weekend getaway by staying the night at the Marriott Fallsview Hotel enjoying the spectacular views of the Falls and luxurious amenities.

Photos by Burning Springs Spa

For the Community-Minded:

Support local by stopping by Lakeview Wine Co. on Saturday, May 13 for a Mother’s Day Handmade Market between 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. With over 60 handmade vendors, live music, a food truck, and plenty of prizes to be won including swag bags and a grand prize basket, you can sip while you shop while supporting local artisans and businesses.

Photos by Lakeview Wine Co.