If you’re lucky enough to be celebrating Mother’s Day week or weekend in the Myrtle Beach area, you’ve probably already given your mom a pretty good gift. Beyond family time at the beach, here is a list of some of the fun things going on this week to celebrate moms.

Mother's Day Event at Socastee Library
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
4 to 5 p.m.

Stop by the library before Mother’s Day weekend to decorate a flower pot for your mother or grandmother. All ages are welcome at this free event, and no registration is required. For more information, call (843) 215-4700. The Socastee Library is located at 141 707 Connector Road in Myrtle Beach.

Kids Thrive Tribe Mothers Day Celebration
Thursday, May 10, 2018
3:30 to 5 p.m.

Celebrate being a mom at Kindbelly restaurant in Myrtle Beach. Moms will receive some fun tips on skincare and makeup, and 10 mamas will even win a bag of free beauty products. A fun photo booth will also be on-site. All ages are welcome and no registration is required. Call (843) 712-1731 for more information. Kindbelly is located at 316 79th Avenue North in Myrtle Beach.

Mom’s Night Out at Barefoot Landing
Thursday, May 10, 2018
5 to 8 p.m.

Celebrate Mom's Night Out at Barefoot Landing! This special event will feature live music, special sales and promotions, light refreshments at participating merchants, a fun Mom’s Night Out photo booth, complimentary massages (located near Christmas Mouse store), and opportunities to win a number of giveaways. For more information, including a list of participating merchants, visit BFLanding.com.

Mother's Day Storytime
Saturday, May 12, 2018
11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

A special Mother’s Day storytime featuring Hoda Kotb’s new book, I’ve Loved You Since Forever, and Jimmy Fallon’s book Everything is Mama, will be held at Barnes & Noble in The Market Common in Myrtle Beach. Activities will follow storytime. All ages are welcome and registration is not required. Call (843) 238-2917 for more information.


Another popular way to celebrate moms this weekend is with Sunday brunch reservations. Several popular restaurants around the Grand Strand are hosting special buffet and brunch menus on May 13 that look so good, we wish it was Mother’s Day every weekend! Here are a few:

The Melting Pot
11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(843) 692-9003 for reservations

Special Mother’s Day brunch will feature Grand Cru® Surchoix, the 2016 World Champion Cheese. Enjoy Sherry Cherry, Bacon & Mushroom or the Original World Champ as part of our 4-Course Experience including Salad, Entree, and Dessert. (The chocolate fondue desserts are calling our names). The special brunch menu is priced at $39.95 per person, not including taxes or gratuities, and kids 12 and under can enjoy a kids’ entree for just $10.

The Original Benjamin’s
2 to 4 p.m.

Celebrate your mom this Mother’s Day at the Original Benjamin’s Calabash Seafood in Myrtle Beach and receive $5 off the adult buffet. Those interested need to mention their Facebook ad in order to get the special Mother’s Day deal, so be sure to check them out on Facebook at Facebook.com/TheOriginalBenjamins before going!

The Wicked Tuna
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Mother’s Day special at the Wicked Tuna will feature a number of entrees, carving station, salad station, sushi station, kids buffet and more. Wicked Tuna is one of our favorite waterfront spots, and serve some some of the freshest seafood around. Adults can eat for $29.99 per person, and kids under 12 are $10.99 each. Call (843) 651-9987 for reservations.

Sea Captain’s House
10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This popular oceanfront restaurant will be offering their lunch menu as well as a brunch buffet including shrimp and grits, french toast and more. They will also have an omelet station, carving station with both roast beef and ham, and salad station. Note: Two of our favorite dishes, the Crab Cakes Benedict and Eggs Benedict will be offered on the lunch menu but won’t be included in the buffet. The brunch buffet is $21.95 for adults, $10.95 for children under 12, and free for children under 3. Complimentary valet available.

Gulfstream Cafe
8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Brunch
3 to 10 p.m. Dinner

A special Mother’s Day brunch will be offered at $19.95 for adults and $9.95 for children. This waterfront restaurant will have a roast beef and ham carving station, omelet station, and buffet featuring popular entrees like mussels in garlic cream sauce over linguine, smoked salmon with capers and more. Reservations can be made online at Open Table.

Hook and Barrel
9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hook and Barrel, one of Myrtle Beach’s newest restaurants, will host a Mother’s Day buffet featuring a beef tenderloin carving station, peel and eat shrimp, oysters rockefeller, honey glazed ham, shrimp and grits and more. Special desserts will be provided by Croissants Bistro and Bakery. Adult buffet price is $38 per person and $12.99 for children under 12. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (843) 839-5888.

Brother Shuckers
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Brother Shuckers will open for the first time on a Sunday to celebrate this Mother’s Day. Their special brunch buffet will include quiche, cocktail shrimp, chicken francaise, mixed berry cobbler and more. Omelets, waffles and prime rib will be made to order. Their drink specials will include mimosas and bloody mary’s. Adult buffet rice is $27 per person and $11 for kids under age 12. Call (843) 903-7946 for reservations.