Downtown Sarasota is at the heart of all Mother’s Day celebrations. Join downtown merchants May 3-9, 2021 to commemorate the unsung heroes in our lives— Mom’s! This 7-Day feel-good community event is dedicated to all Mothers. Anyone can nominate an awe-inspiring Mother! Let’s pay an ode to motherhood and recognize all the selfless efforts made by mothers in our community.
Participants are expected to partake in this touching campaign which is close to their hearts, allowing them the ideal opportunity and platform to express their love and care for a Sarasota Mom, amidst these heartening festivities. As part of the 7-day celebration, Sarasota Downtown Merchants will be the leading driver to a plethora of exciting campaigns – every day is a different theme, starting Monday, May 3, 2021.
Day 1: Monday, May 3rd- Mom’s a Hero!
Do you know of a local Mom who is a hero? Nominate her! Here’s how to enter – Share your “this Mom is a Hero” story to Facebook or Instagram and tag Zemil Jewelers @ZemilJewelers using #2021SarasotaHero on Monday, May 3rd. On Tuesday, May 4th at noon, Zemil Jewelers will host a Facetime live event sharing some of the stories received. One lucky Sarasota Hero will win a $200 gift certificate to Zemil Jewelers.
Day 2: Tuesday, May 4th- Mother in Need!
Nominate a local mother in need to receive a make-over compliments of Ana Molinari Salon, Spa Boutique! Here’s how to enter – Share a photo of the Mom you’d like nominate and tag @AnaMolinariSalonSpaBoutique on Facebook or tag @AnaMolinariSalonSpa on Instagram using hashtag #2021SarasotaMakeover. On Wednesday, May 5th at Noon, one lucky winner will be chosen via a Facetime Live event at Ana Molinari Salon.
Day 3: Wednesday, May 5th- Mom’s Most Used Phrases
What’s your Mom’s catch phrase? Hey us Moms can be pretty funny sometimes – submit and share your mother’s most used phrases and one lucky mom will Win lunch for two at Mattison’s City Grille downtown. Here’s how to enter – Share your mother’s most used phrases and tag @MattisonsCityGrille on Facebook or @MattisonsRestaurantGroup on Instagram using #2021MomPhrases! On Thursday, May 6th, Mattison’s City Grille will host a Facetime Live event sharing some awesomely amazing responses and choose one lucky Mom as the winner!
Day 4: Thursday, May 6th- Mom’s Cool in Shades!
Nominate your ‘Cool Mom’ by submitting a picture of her in ‘shades’ and tag @SotoOptical on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to win a $200 gift certificate towards a pair of Costa, RayBan or Maui Jim shades at the award-winning Soto’s Optical Boutique! Use hashtag #2021SarasotaCoolMom. Soto’s will select a lucky winner on Friday, May 7th at noon via a Facetime Live event.
Day 5: On Friday May 7th – Mom’s A Fashionista!
Show us your mom’s fashion game for a chance to win a gift certificate to downtown’s leading boutique, Darci. To enter, post a photo of your Mom’s Fashion from the past & another picture of her Fashion today! Tag @Darcisrq on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #2021SarasotaTrendyMoms. Darci’s will choose one random winner to receive a $100 gift certificate to her boutique on Saturday, May 8th.
Day 6: Saturday, May 8th – Take Mom Shopping, Downtown!
We all know that Downtown Sarasota is the hub of great shopping! One “Secret Store Owner” who had their store tagged during your visit will giveaway a $100 gift card. To enter, take mom shopping downtown on Saturday, May 8th and tag her shopping at her favorite store. Tag the right one & you could win! Use hashtag #2021mothersdayshopping
Day 7: Sunday, May 9th- Take Mom Out To Eat!
Downtown Sarasota is a foodie’s haven. To enter, take Mom Out to Eat, Downtown and tag @DestinationDowntownSarasota on Facebook or @destinationsarasota on Instagram with a photo at any downtown restaurant of her enjoying brunch, lunch or dinner using hashtag #2021mothersday. One Lucky Mom will win lunch for two ($40 gift certificate) to Patrick’s 1481.