5 Amazing Ways to Spend Mother’s Day in the Eastman

Mother's Day is May 13th and we've put together an amazing collection of ways you can celebrate here in Eastern Manitoba. 

#1 Hit the Trails on Horseback

Get ready to holler ‘giddy-up’ and let loose your inner cowgirl or cowboy! Exploring the Eastern Manitoba trails by horseback is one of the most rewarding ways to spend the day in our awe-inspiring, scenic backyard. With four horseback riding facilities to choose from, you’ll be able to plan the perfect day!

 Falcon Beach Ranch – Falcon Lake 

Birds Hill Park Ranch – Birds Hill 

Horseback River Trails – Outterburne

Ridge Creek Ranch – Lac du Bonnet 

Eagle Ridge Ranch and Wellness Centre – Stuartburn

#2 Plant Your Landscape with Colour

Eastern Manitoba is home to so many wonderful and amazing garden centres. Not only do they carry the most vibrant and amazingly colourful floral embellishments; they each have friendly and knowledgeable staff that are willing to share their green thumb with you. Spend the day amongst the lush colours at our local garden centres and grow the bond with your mother all summer long.

Schriemer's Greenhouses & Garden Centre Ltd – Springfield 

C & S Country Gardens – Lorette

Green Oak Gardens – Beausejour

Vandermeer Garden Centre – Ile-des-Chenes 

Giz’s Garden Centre – New Bothwell 

Glenlea Greenhouses – St. Agathe 

Chevrefils Greenhouse – St. Georges 

Margie’s Greenhouse – Lac du Bonnet 

Fryfogel Flowers – Dugald 

Golden Plains Greenhouse – Kleefeld

Rainbow Mill Gardens – Vivian

Sunshine Greenhouse – Steinbach 

#3 Make Some Furry New Friends

You are never too old to get out and enjoy spending time with the loveable cuties that can be found at our regional petting farms and camps. Featuring lambs, sheep, goats, calves, miniature horses, rabbits, chickens and more, you’re bound to make some great family memories. You’ll also enjoy learning about agriculture and food production and the important tole farm animals have in producing our food.

Dear Meadow Farms – RM of Springfield 

10 Acre Woods – Anola

Kismet Creek Farm – Steinbach 

#4 Discover the Mouth Watering Hidden Gems of the Eastman

Eastern Manitoba has so many wonderful food destinations to choose from it was difficult to keep our list of favorites short. From authentic Ukrainian and German Cuisine to the best crème brûlée and poutines you are sure to find a menu that is perfect for the entire family.

Sophie’s Restaurant and Deli – Hadashville 

Benjamin’s Bistro – Traverse Bay

Lazy Tuesday’s – Seddons Corner – 

Oma’s Schnitzel Stube – St. Pierre Jolys 

The Poutine Trail Manitoba – Various Communities 

#5 Take the Scenic Route Along the MOM’s Way Historic Highway

Make your own adventure as you travel along Highway 12 from Ste Anne to Middlebro. This Historic east-west route joins Lake Superior to the western prairies. MOM's Way is the name for a series of highways in the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Manitoba and the U.S. state of Minnesota. The name "MOM" is an acronym for Manitoba, Ontario, and Minnesota.For centuries, First Nations people and the fur trades, "coureurs de bois", paddled the historic boundary waters of this route joining Lake Superior to the western prairies. Today you can explore the beauty and wonder of the original route. Boasting beautiful prairie sunsets and lake-filled forests, the route will take you through interesting cities and villages including Ste Anne, Steinbach, Zhoda, Piney, and Middlebro. 

RM of Hanover 


RM of Piney 

Buffalo Point First Nation