Mother's Day on Grand Lake
Not tethered to the bounds of any one culture, Mother’s Day is truly a universal holiday like no other. Setting aside an official day to honor mothers and maternal figures is a formal practice celebrated nearly everywhere in the world.
On Sunday, May 8, Grand Lakers will be expressing their love for Mom, and these local businesses made sure there’s no shortage of special dinners, discounts, and sales to help make this year a memory she’ll forever cherish.
The Mother’s Day Weekend Fun at Shangri-La begins Friday evening at Doc’s Bar & Grill with live entertainment by Kevin Price from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
If Mom is a golfer, there is a closest-to-the-pin competition all day Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in the simulator bay at The Anchor Activity Park. If her golf clubs don’t do her justice, there’s a great opportunity to get her fitted with a new set Saturday, May 7, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Shangri-La Golf Club “Demo Day” with Player Development Specialist Ryan Dalton demonstrating and fitting Ping, Callaway, and Titleist clubs. Email email@example.com to schedule a fitting time.
If pickleball is more her speed, there is a Co-Ed Pickleball Mixer on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at The Anchor Racquet Club – and a special Siete de Mayo (as opposed to Cinco de Mayo) “tequila time” celebration at the Racquet Club Saturday night from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. And how about horse racing? Don’t miss the Kentucky Derby watch party at The Anchor Sports Bar at 5 p.m. on Saturday, May 7.
On Mother’s Day, there are two fabulous Brunch Buffets to treat your favorite lady. At Doc’s Bar & Grill, the Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet ($35 per person - $15 for kids 12 and under) features a cold display, salad display, carving station, hot station (with 5 entrée choices), as well as a breakfast station from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Doc’s is always open to the public seven days a week for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
For Shangri-La Members and registered guests at the resort, The Summit Restaurant also offers a Mother’s Day brunch extravaganza from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. for $45 - $20 for kids 12 and under. The Summit Mother’s Day Brunch features an assortment of hors d’ oeuvres, five entrees, and a special kids’ menu for the youngsters in the family. The Brunch will also feature live entertainment by harpist Demaris Rector. The Summit Restaurant is also open to the public Sunday evening for dinner service.
River Bend Casino & Hotel
Treat Mom to a night out on the town this Mother’s Day, at River Bend Casino & Hotel. One of the area's finest casinos, River Bend is located just a few miles from Grand Lake. Stop by 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for fun, food, and fortune. While you're here, you'll be able to experience the thrill of winning when you play in our newly enhanced casino with the latest slots and table games.
From Noon to 8 p.m. on Mother’s Day, all moms can celebrate their special day with a $5 Free Play. If you’re feeling lucky, stick around for the Hot Seat drawings: Every 15 minutes from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. we’ll be drawing for $50 Free Play and $50 Twin Bridges Restaurant Dining Credit.
Speaking of Twin Bridges Restaurant; one of the area’s finest dining experiences will be hosting a special Mother’s Day Menu all day long, from 11 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
5 Cheese Italian Sausage Lasagna: A generous portion of our house-made lasagna. Layered wavy pasta, fresh basil marinara, rich ricotta cream sauce, house-made Italian sausage, topped with a provolone 5 cheese blend. Served with choice of 1 side. $14.99
Petite Rack of Lamb: 12oz. French rack of lamb grilled to perfection. Served with Loaded Crash Potatoes (Poached potato seared crispy on one side and topped with cheddar cheese, bacon, and chives. Served with choice of 2 sides. $17.99
Smothered Chicken: Grilled BBQ glazed chicken breast smothered with melted cheddar cheese and crispy bacon. Served with choice of 2 sides. $12.99
Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Crepes: Add 3 Crepes to any Entree. $9.99
Triple Layer Chocolate Cake: Complimentary with Lasagna, Lamb, or Chicken. $3.99
All Entrees are served with Soup or Salad and listed number of sides. Sides include: Mashed Potatoes, Baked Potato, Dirty Rice, Greens, Snap Peas, Asparagus.
Musuma Healthcare & Medical Spa
Treat Mom to a luxurious pampering experience at Grand Lake’s premier healthcare and medical spa. Musuma blends medical expertise and innovative technology in a classic spa-style setting.
For Mother’s Day Musuma is offering a special on their Hydrafacial Signature plus upgraded Dermaplane for $150. The special will be available the entire month of May. Musuma also has gift cards available in any custom amount.
Musuma Healthcare & Medical Spa is located at 2084 South Main St., Suite A-8, in Grove.
The Lighthouse Restaurant
The Lighthouse Restaurant is Grand Lake’s favorite fine dining destination, serving fresh seafood and hand-cut steaks. Located in the heart of Ketchum, The Lighthouse provides an unforgettable meal against a backdrop of warm and welcoming ambiance, plus no shortage of Grand Lake Charm!
Treat Mom to the gourmet meal she deserves. The week prior to Mother’s Day, May 4-7, The Lighthouse will be serving a Mother’s Day special of Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops with choice of potato, a side of the vegetable of the day, and soup or salad for $20 a plate.
The Lighthouse is located at 104 E Ketchum Ave, in Ketchum. The Lighthouse is open from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., every Wednesday through Saturday.
Desiree’s Classy Cleaning Service
Give Mom the day off! Let Desiree’s Classy Cleaning Service take some stress and worry off her plate by giving her home an immaculate and professional look. Desiree has offered professional cleaning services for over eight years to vacation homes, condos, town homes, cabins, and primary residences. She offers Daily, Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly, and One Time packages.
For Mother’s DayDesiree’s Classy Cleaning Services has gift cards available and will be offering gifts for cleanings booked for Mother’s Day.
Book your cleaning from Desiree’s Classy Cleaning Service by calling (620) 313-0616.
Mulligan’s at Patricia Island Country Club
Located at Patricia Island Country Club, Mulligan’s is more than a restaurant, it’s an experience! Score a hole-in-one with Mom by treating her to a special Mother’s Day Brunch at the Patricia Island Country Club restaurant.
Mulligan’s offers the sort of fine dining experience Grand Lake is famous for: A classy but affable environment that just seems to say, “Come on in and enjoy a bite to eat with some friends!” A scratch kitchen, Mulligan’s boasts the most diverse menu on the lake.
From its light-hearted, golf-themed menus to its classy ambience, Mulligan’s has something to offer patrons of every age. As Patricia Island Country Club’s signature dining establishment, Mulligans complements the fantastic golfing experience with menu selections sure to satisfy even the most discerning taste buds.
Mulligan’s at Patricia Island Country Club is located at 4980 Clubhouse Road, in Grove. Mulligan’s runs a brunch every day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., but is planning something extra special for Mother’s Day. Mulligans is a member private club, but is open to the public every Sunday.
Honey Creek BBQ
If Mom likes BBQ, then head to the south end of Grove and Honey Creek Bridge for a flavor that’ll knock her socks off. Honey Creek BBQ offers a signature barbecue menu that features savory, slow-cooked beef, chicken, and pork. A local favorite, Honey Creek BBQ’s hefty sandwiches come with your choice of any of your favorite smoked meats. Choose from pulled pork, brisket, bologna, chicken, sausage, hot links, and more. Each tender cut is slow-cooked to perfection and will melt in your mouth, but the secret recipe used for the barbecue sauce is what seals in a tasty smoky flavor that can't be found anywhere else!
Located at 61991 E 315 Rd in Grove.
Award-winning breakfasts, mouth-watering lunch plates, and a classic All-American diner experience. That’s what Mom could be in for this year if you bring her down to Stuff’ns Cafe.
In April 2022, Best Things Oklahoma featured Stuff’ns Cafe on its “9 Best Omelets in Oklahoma'' list. Open at 7 a.m. seven days a week, Stuff’ns homestyle breakfast menu includes all of Mom’s favorites: Biscuits and sausage gravy, French toast, eggs any way you like them, pancakes, hashbrowns, breakfast combos, and bacon, bacon, and more bacon!
Or let Mom sleep in and bring her by for a savory lunch or dinner where she can choose from our yummy selection of burgers, sandwiches, salads, or basket meals. We run a daily lunch special, and also serve hand-dipped ice cream, shakes and malts, old-fashioned root beer floats; plus our delicious homemade pies, cakes, cobblers, and cinnamon rolls are always a treat!
Located at 205 Ketchum Ave, in Ketchum.
If mom has been hinting that she’s craving a Mexican vacation for her special day but your wallet won’t cover a trip south of the border, take her to El Cabrito Mexican Restaurant in Vinita. Fresh ingredients and authentic Mexican meals at moderate prices help set El Cabrito ahead of the field. Vinita's choice for unforgettable authentic Mexican cuisine, El Cabrito’s offers a full-service cantina, tasty margaritas, outstanding service, and a family-festive atmosphere.
El Cabrito Mexican Restaurant is located at 137 West Euclid Ave., in Vinita.
Hours: Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
A family tradition in Vinita since 1927, Clanton's Cafe Is the oldest continually owned family restaurant on Route 66 in the state of Oklahoma. Generations of Clanton's have prepared meals for their neighbors. The Clanton's family have been deeply involved in the community of Vinita and have given countless hours and dollars to support various school, community, and charitable organizations.
Clanton’s Café will be closed on Mother’s Day (the restaurant is closed every Sunday), so the staff can celebrate their own mothers. However, the classic family restaurant on Route 66 invites you to bring Mom in this week to treat her to some good ol’ down-home cooking just like she would make if it wasn’t her special day.
Mom will be delighted with any of the home-style meals served at Clanton’s Cafe, including: Chicken-fried steak, chicken and dressing, home-style pot roast, or our hearty hamburgers.
Clanton’s Café is located at 349 East Illinois Ave, in Vinita. It is open Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m., and is closed Saturday and Sunday.
Mooney’s Sunset Bar & Grill
Don’t let the sun go down on Mom’s special day without a trip to Mooney’s Sunset Bar and Grill in Disney. Boasting “the best sunset view on Grand Lake”, Mooney’s is a lakefront bar and grill located on South Grand Lake, whose cocktails are nearly as famous as the views.
With both a full-service bar and the best burgers on the lake, Mooney’s is a great place to treat mom to a delicious cocktail and a hot burger while she watches the sunset. In addition to the bar area and the grill’s indoor seating, Mooney’s Sunset Bar and Grill has outdoor seating available on its spacious waterfront patio overlooking Grand Lake.
If your Mother’s Day plans involve spending the day on the lake with Mom, seven courtesy slips are available to allow you easy access to the bar and grill. Mooney’s has also established itself as one of Grand Lake’s best destinations for catching live music.
Mooney’s Sunset Bar and Grill is located at 330 Lake Front St., in Disney. It’s open from Noon to 10 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesday, Thursdays, and Sundays; Friday and Saturday from Noon to 1 a.m.; and closed on Tuesdays.
Monkey Island Pub
If Mom needs the chance to unwind a bit, then treat her to a night on the town she won’t forget! Monkey Island Pub is the home of Grand Lake’s most vibrant nightlife. The legendary pub is popular with locals and weekenders alike, with its welcoming atmosphere, Irish flair, and plenty of entertainment options. Pool, shuffleboard, a great jukebox, and three flat screens complement the dance floor; plus Karaoke every Saturday night, frequent live bands, and themed costume party events.
Monkey Island Pub is located at 55950 East 290 Road, Monkey Island. The Pub is open from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m., every Tuesday through Saturday.
Illusions Day Spa
Pamper Mom this Mother’s Day with a gift certificate from Illusions Day Spa, in Grove. A premier day spa and beauty salon, Illusions Day Spa specializes in hair, nails, skin care, and massage. From haircuts and hair color to facials, spray tans and body scrubs; a wide variety of beauty and spa services are available at Illusions Day Spa. A gift certificate allows Mom to choose the perfect service to meet her needs, on her time schedule.
The friendly, professional staff at Illusions Day Spa believes beauty starts from within. Their mission is to rejuvenate, revitalize, and renew the spirit and allow both the inner and outer beauty to shine. What a great way to celebrate Mom!
Illusions Day Spa also carries a selection of beauty care products, so pick up a product or two to give to her along with a gift certificate. You’re sure to make her day!
Illusions Day Spa is located at 27 West 3rd St., in Grove. It is open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Jones Hardware & Supply
If Mom takes pride in her garden, then Jones Hardware & Supply has you covered for a unique and thoughtful gift from their Garden Center. Besides a vast selection of gardening supplies, they’ve got a bountiful collection of geraniums, ferns, tomatoes, peppers, peony, trees, and too many more to list! Plus beautiful pots, hanging baskets, and bird-feeders galore!
Even if Mom doesn’t have a green thumb, nothing brightens a day like a fresh floral bouquet! Jones Hardware & Supply also has a wide selection of non-Garden themed gifts available, including a whole wall full of locally and regionally made jams, jellies, honeys, and more!
Jones Hardware & Supply is located at 400 W Ketchum Ave, in Ketchum. Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.
Time After Time Antique Mall
Take the guesswork out of figuring out a gift and come down to Time After Time Antique Mall. We’ve got such a wide selection of one-of-a-kind products, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for Mom!
Conveniently located at the intersection of Highways 59 and 125, between Fairland and Grove, Time After Time is your one-stop shop for the most unique collection of forgotten or overlooked treasures in the Grand Lake area. Our booths are constantly being updated, so there's never any shortage of new product coming in. Whether you're on the hunt for some classic antique decor, or just browsing for something out of the ordinary to surprise Mom with: We have everything from modern to vintage furniture and home decor; to antiques, boutiques, tools, books, electronics, records, and much more! Enhance your shopping experience by popping over to our Coffee Shop and getting a fresh brewed drink to help you peruse our selections.
Southern Darlin’s Boutique
With almost 30 vendors and 2,000 square feet of vintage home decor, unique gifts, and southern apparel; Southern Darlin’s Boutique is Mother’s Day headquarters. At Southern Darlin's Boutique, you are greeted with a friendly smile and some good old fashion southern hospitality, with your choice of free sweet tea or ice lemonade. This classy little boutique is busting with creatively unique items that cannot be found anywhere else. From handcrafted jewelry and custom shabby chic furniture, their talented vendors will wow you with their skills and dazzle you with their decorative ideas!
Located at 1666 N 3rd St., Suite 2 in Langley, Southern Darlin’s Boutique is open from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.