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Mother’s Day in Vancouver: Last Minute Ideas

Mother’s Day in Vancouver: Last Minute Ideas

Are you looking for last-minute Mother’s Day ideas in the Vancouver Lower Mainland? It’s never too late to grab something for mom! We have a list of events ranging from free to $7, places to brunch, and where to buy delicious cakes, flowers, and more.

Events Happening This Weekend in and Around the Lower Mainland

Got Craft

A woman in glasses has canvas bag over her shoulder that reads Got Craft. She is browsing a shelf of artwork.
Photo credit: Got Craft

Ceramics, clothing, baby goods, and treats – Got Craft has it all. Browse or shop this incredible selection of locally made curated goods. You can feel good about shopping small and supporting local artists, plus there is free swag to be won if you line up early.

May 7th & 8th

Ticket Entry: $5

3250 Commercial Dr, Vancouver

>> Got Craft

Community Block Park Series by The Greater Vancouver Food Truck Festival

People line up on a blue sky day in front of a bright red and yellow food truck selling poutine.
Photo credit: City of Coquitlam

Food is always a great way to come together. Have a snack and buy mom a locally grown bouquet; with more than 20 food trucks, live music, and a local marketplace, it will be a great time.

May 7th & 8th
11am- 7pm

Ticket Entry: Free.

1299 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

>> Community Block Park

The Glades Woodland Garden

A side view of a beautiful lush garden with pink and purple flowered trees.
A beautiful Photo credit: City of Surrey

Stroll through the 6-meter tall rhododendrons with a warm cup of coffee at The Glades Woodland Garden. There will be live music, a coffee truck, and more. Bring an umbrella, don’t let the weather stop you from enjoying this beautiful garden.

May 7th & 8th
10am- 4pm

Ticket Entry: $7

561 172 St, Surrey

>> The Glades Woodland Garden

Mother’s Day Brunch & Market

A group of women sit on a blanket covered in climbing plants while sipping wine.
Photo credit: Lulu Island Winery

Head over to Lulu Island Winery for live jazz music and an onsite curated market of jewelry, tea, home goods, and more. Tickets for brunch boxes and bottle engraving packages can be purchased ahead of time.

Sunday May, 8th
10:30 AM – 2:00 PM PDT

Ticket Entry: Free

See Also

16880 Westminster Highway, Richmond

>> Mother’s Day Brunch & Market

Flowers, Treats & Gifts


An arrangement of orange and yellow flowers
Photo Credit: Perennial Gatherings Instagram

April showers bring May flowers, and we’ve had a lot of showers lately. Grab mom a beautiful bouquet from any one of these gorgeous urban Vancouver florists. Click on the link below to see some of our favourites.

>> Gorgeous Urban Vancouver Florists

Sweet Treats

A cream coloured cake is topped with chocolate and cookie chunks.
Photo Credit: Remi Patisserie

Yes, it’s ok to treat yourself! Skip the flowers and gifts to indulge with a cake. Orders can be made by phone or online and picked up in-store. While you are there, grab some of their local artisan bath supplies so mom (or you) can have a soak at the end of the day.
See some of our favourite places to order cakes here. We’ve made it easy and included the address and phone numbers; call ahead and check that they have ready-made cakes available.

>> VM Top Cake Picks

A Culinary Experience

An aerial shot of a table and you can see people reaching for food and plates.
Photo Credit: Maenam

Mom deserves a night off. Whether it’s you and mom, or you’re booking for your mother or mother-in-law, a culinary experience at Maenam is the perfect gift. Be sure to place orders or make reservations at least 24hrs in advance!
Visit more of our Mother’s Day gift ideas here.

>> 18 Local Gift Picks 18 Local Gift Picks for Mom

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