With Mother’s Day just around the corner, you may be looking for inspiration on how to celebrate during this pandemic. With many COVID-19 safe opportunities, local Missionites know how to spoil mom no matter the circumstances. Read below for our list of Mother’s Day experiences (for the moms whom are local) and Mother’s Day gifts (for the moms whom need love sent to them).
GIFT: Magnolias on Main
A Mother’s Day staple, flowers are always there to celebrate mom. As spring weather creates more creative and blossoming flowers- show mom you love her with an aboslutely gorgeous bouquet from Magnolia's on Main.
Wanting something to add? There is a wide selection of chocolates, home décor and gifts so make sure to take a minute to stop and peruse all of the fun items to add to your bouquet gift.
Make a day and head to Fraser River Heritage Park and create a bountiful harvest picnic with many items to enjoy (including ice cream, hot drinks, and treats!) from the Blackberry Kitchen Canteen. Spend the day with your mom wandering the park and taking in the panoramic valley views as you munch and nibble on locally sourced west coast cuisine. It’s a perfect way to relax close to home.
EXPERIENCE: Cedar Ridge Golf Course
For a tee-riffic mom, enjoy the bright outdoors in a fun and exciting game of golf at Cedar Ridge Golf Course. Perfect for beginners and seasoned golfers alike, this is sure to be fun for the whole family. Just wanting to hit some balls? Enjoy a shorter experience and test your skills at the Cedar Ridge Driving Range. The Ridge Grill also offers patio seating for an easy itinerary of fun. This is sure to be the best Mother’s Day by par.
GIFT: Mission Arts Council
Find a gift for your mom as extraordinary as her. Local artists and artisans fill the Mission Arts Council’s gift case with a variety of one-of-a-kind items for purchase and sure to put a smile on your mom’s face. Receive extra brownie points for supporting local artists!
GIFT: Totally BOOK-ish
Send mom some literature love from Totally BOOK-ish. Even better, buy one for her and one for yourself to start your own mini book club and to stay connected while apart. Not sure what she might be interested in or who her favourite author is? Not to worry as if she has shopped at Totally BOOK-ish the lovely staff can tell you suggestions based on her previous purchases (it’s all in their computer systems!)
Online Store | Local Pick Up Available
EXPERIENCE: Mackie Naturals
For more of a relaxing day, pamper your mom to a special facial, massage or manicure at Mackie’s Natural Spa, or go for the Mother’s Day special with a 2-hour spa package and a beautiful free flower bouquet. Mackie’s Natural Spa is an uplifting and welcoming spa with fabulous service and great ingredients that your mom totally deserves, and will feel amazing afterwards!
Stay on the spiritual side this Mother’s Day by treating your mom to stunning crystals, card readings, energy healing and transformative workshops to leave her feeling rejuvenated. The Natural World Crystals offer a variety of services and gifts helping her to reunite with previous passions, connections freedom and joy within ourselves. Workshops aren’t for her? No worries, they also offer beautiful jewelry and unique trinkets that would be perfect for her this Spring.
Online Store | Local Pick Up Available
EXPERIENCE: Energy, Wisdom, and Tea Lounge
Designed to nurture the mind, body, and soul, this tea shop and bookstore gives you the chance to gift Mom a trip to unwind with an organic tea or fresh pour-over coffee while taking in the beautiful surroundings or relaxing with a good read. With a quaint grassed patio area and kind, fun local owners you’ll feel just like you’re in your friend’s backyard.
GIFT: Silk Degrees
Find the perfect gift for you mom at Silk Degrees this Mother’s Day. They offer a wide variety of home décor, unique clothing, scarves jewelry, handbags and more for every one’s personal taste. You’ll be sure to find something there that your mother will adore!
EXPERIENCE: The Powerhouse at Stave Falls
Take mom back in time as you explore this National Historic Site of Canada with the 100-year-old Powerhouse at Stave Falls. Through historical displays, electricity demonstrations, and many interactive exhibits this attraction is a total hair-raiser and perfect for the entire family!
Now that you have all the makings of a wonderful Mother's Day, whether it be gifts or experiences, Mission is the place to be to celebrate mom as she so deserves!