Advertisement
spending

Mother's Day Freebies and Deals 2018

Mother's Day 2018 is on Sunday, May 13. Here's a round-up of food freebies and other affordable holiday deals for moms.

Mother's Day is right around the corner on Sunday, May 13. If you're still stumped for ideas on how to show the moms in your life how much you appreciate them, you’ve come to the right place.

Treating mom to dinner at her favorite restaurant is practically fail-proof. In fact, the National Restaurant Association projected that 92 million consumers dined out last year on Mother's Day. So we did some digging to find out which restaurants will be offering food freebies and specials this year. Keep in mind that if dining out on Mother's Day is the plan, you'll want to check with the restaurant in advance to see if a reservation is required, advises Julie Ramhold, a consumer analyst with DealNews.com. "Places will likely be super busy. It will make your life easier if you know what's going on ahead of time," she says.

Advertisement - Article continues below

We also found deals on floral arrangements and tech gadgets for moms. Read on to see where you can find them:

Mother's Day 2018 Food Freebies and Specials

Select Alamo Drafthouse Cinema theaters will be showing mom-friendly films such as "Mrs. Doubtfire " and "The Sound of Music. " Movie tickets come with a Mother's Day brunch with wine pairings and range in price from $27 to $70.

At Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar, moms eat free with the purchase of a full-priced entrée. The free meal must be of equal or lesser price value.

Carrabba's Italian Grill will be offering a special Mother's Day menu starting May 11 that includes family-style (serves 5) and single serving entrée options, as well as dessert.

Treat mom to LaMar's Donuts and Coffee and she'll receive a free red velvet cake donut or any donut with a hole and a small coffee.

It's Mother's Day with a twist. Take her to Medieval Times where moms get free admission with the purchase of full-priced adult ticket ($59.95). The themed dinner theater is offering upgrade packages for moms that include a queen's sash, a souvenir glass of champagne or mimosa and a framed photo for an extra $20.

Mimi's Café has a special three-course menu, which includes an appetizer, entrée and dessert that's available on Mother's Day starting at 11 a.m. Prices start at $18.99 for adults and $8.99 (with a drink) for kids.

Dine-in at Shoney's for a free slice of strawberry pie.

Take the family to Spaghetti Warehouse where mom will receive a voucher that's good for one free lasagna entrée on her next visit.

Moms get a free six-ounce cup of fro-yo at TCBY.

At Wienerschnitzel, moms eat free on May 13. Get a chili dog meal that comes with a small fry and small soda.

Other Mother's Day 2018 Deals

Is your mom a techie? Get $100 off on an Apple iPad Pro or $150 off on a Macbook Air by shopping the Best Buy Mother's Day tech gift guide.

Make her smile with a beautiful bouquet. Get $20 off when you purchase a floral arrangement from the special Mother's Day selection at FTD.com.

Place your Mother's Day flower order early at 1800Flowers.com and get 20% off using promo code "MOM." Flowers must be delivered between May 9-13.

For Procrastinators

If you're looking to snag a last-minute Mother's Day deal, be sure to follow some of your mom's favorite brands on social media, Ramhold suggests. Some restaurants and other establishments may run specials the day-of and will take to their Facebook or Twitter accounts to promote them.

Advertisement
Advertisement

Most Popular

Election 2020: Joe Biden's Tax Plans
taxes

Election 2020: Joe Biden's Tax Plans

With the economy in trouble, tax policy takes on added importance in the 2020 presidential election. So, let's take a look at what Joe Biden has said …
September 18, 2020
11 Dividend-Paying Stocks You Should Think Twice About
dividend stocks

11 Dividend-Paying Stocks You Should Think Twice About

Dividend-paying stocks often can be a store of safety, but 2020 has been difficult on income equities. These 11 picks look like shaky plays despite th…
September 21, 2020
Medicare Basics: 11 Things You Need to Know
Medicare

Medicare Basics: 11 Things You Need to Know

There's Medicare Part A, Part B, Part D, medigap plans, Medicare Advantage plans and so on. We sort out the confusion about signing up for Medicare --…
September 16, 2020

Recommended

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2020?
spending

When Is Amazon Prime Day 2020?

Circumstances beyond its control have forced Amazon to move its annual Christmas-in-July Amazon Prime Day blowout sale in 2020 to ... later. Is Oct. …
September 22, 2020
A Step-by-Step Guide to Being an Estate Executor
retirement

A Step-by-Step Guide to Being an Estate Executor

Whether you’re planning ahead for your own heirs or have been asked to serve as an executor of an estate for someone else, it pays to understand what …
September 17, 2020
18 Things You Can't Return to Amazon
Smart Buying

18 Things You Can't Return to Amazon

Before tossing these items into your virtual shopping cart, be sure to read Amazon's return policy first.
September 17, 2020
10 Things You'll Spend More on in Retirement
retirement

10 Things You'll Spend More on in Retirement

From reading materials to debt, the demands on your savings during your golden years might surprise you.
September 16, 2020