Mothers 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 14, 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 Ryan Graham from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
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 ($25 per person - $12 for kids 12 and under). 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 2 p.m. for $15 per person - $7 for kids 12 and under.
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 $100 Gift Cards and a Floral arrangement.
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 Charcoal Laser Resurfacing Facial for $235. The special will be available for the entire month of May. Musuma also has gift cards available in any custom amount. If you purchase a $150 gift card between May 8 - 12, Mom will receive $40 off her favorite moisturizer.
Musuma Healthcare & Medical Spa is located at 2104 South Main St. 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 10-13. 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. (918) 782-3316
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, townhomes, cabins, and primary residences. She offers Daily, Weekly, Bi-Weekly, Monthly, and One Time packages.
For Mother’s Day Desiree’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.
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. (918) 791-0662
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, and 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. (918) 782-9508
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 9:00 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 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 has been deeply involved in the community of Vinita and has given countless hours and dollars to support various school, community, and charitable organizations.
Clanton’s Cafe 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.
Looking for the perfect escape for mom? The Casitas at Grand Lake understand that life can be stressful and even overwhelming at times due to hectic schedules that can leave us feeling disenchanted. We often don't take the time to re-energize and reconnect with what we truly value most. This is why The Casitas at Grand Lake is here to serve you and your need to revisit your core values to recapture and recharge your inner vitality.
451346 East 320 Road Afton, OK 74331
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 4 pm to 10 pm on Tuesdays, Noon to 11 pm on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from Noon to 1 a.m., and Noon to 11 pm on Sunday.
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.
Does the special lady in your life need some much-needed rest and relaxation? Treat her to a getaway at the beautiful Thousand Oaks Resort located at 446724 E 390 Road
Vinita, OK 74301. Thousand Oak Resort sits on a beautiful, 30-acre, oak-tree-lined property in Langley, Oklahoma a short drive away from Grand Lake. They have 16 cabins, a yurt, and an event center available to rent. There is plenty to do on-site as we have a gorgeous saltwater pool, volleyball and basketball courts, fire pits, a lounge and a game room. Call 918.937.9532 to book your reservation.
Harbors View Marina Ship Store is running a sale just in time for Mother’s Day. Buy one item and receive the second for 25% off (clearance items excluded).
451107 East 320 Rd Afton, OK 74331
Offering fine dining only minutes from the shores of Grand Lake, The Artichoke Restaurant and Bar serves outstanding steaks, chicken, and seafood in the cozy setting of a historic farmhouse that is more than a century old. The result is a relaxing, country atmosphere that achieves a high level of elegance. Open Tuesday through Thursday from 5:00 to 8:00 pm and Friday and Saturday from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm.
N of Langley on Hwy 82 Langley, OK 74350
Book mom a reservation and let her indulge in the serenity of Grand Lake the way it was meant to be enjoyed! With over 500 feet of shoreline, Groveport Resort offers a scenic little waterfront getaway stacked with amenities but secluded from the more crowded parts of the lake. Our cozy little nook off of Wolf Creek is the perfect destination for a quieter, more intimate vacation.
1563 110th Street Northwest Grove, OK 74344
Spend Mother’s Day on the lake with a boat rental from Honey Creek Landing. With both Half and Full Day options on our Tritoon rentals, you can enjoy all Grand Lake has to offer at your leisure. We also have daily Tube rentals available. Visit our website to reserve your rental or call us at (918)787-5563. Must be 21 years of age and have a valid driver's license.
2520 South Main St Grove, OK 74344