Mothers all over the world deserve a special day! Mother’s Day was first celebrated in USA in 1908. A lady named Anna Jarvis had recently lost her own mother and wanted to honour her, so she convinced President Woodrow Wilson to instate an official Mother’s Day. The celebrations spread across the world and was first celebrated in Sweden in 1919. It is not an official holiday in Sweden but is still celebrated by many families. And of course there are many reasons to celebrate the mothers in our lives! Here are our top tips for gifts and activities!
The best gifts create memories for life! Here she can choose from scenic archipelago boat trips, dining cruises with the best views in Stockholm or excursions to one of the must-see destinations in Stockholm, such as Artipelag, Vaxholm or one of the many royal palaces. There are many things to choose from and we´re sure she’ll find her favourite.
Gather the family and treat her to a special dinner. Restaurant Ulla Winbladh located on Djurgården offers a special three course Mother’s Day dinner with luxury canapes, poached sole with a champagne and herb sauce, asparagus and buttered new potatoes with a passionfruit Pavlova to finish. They also have the option of take out if you would rather enjoy dinner at home!
Treat her to a delicious cake with combination of sweet pancakes and a sharp, creamy lemony filling that is sure to be a hit with the whole family! Make a mini version for a luxury breakfast treat, as a dessert after brunch or to enjoy with an afternoon tea.
Take her to Rålambshovs Park for a game of boule! An activity with easy rules where everyone can join in! Take the opportunity to celebrate with a brunch in the bistro located next to the courts. Brunch is served table side and is open 10:30 – 15:00 on Sundays. Make sure you make reservations for both brunch and boule courts in advance!