Gardner Village Blog 10 Gift Ideas Guaranteed to Make Mom's Day
Wednesday May 5 2021

Every day feels like Mother’s Day at Gardner Village. Not only is the place to enjoy quality time as a family, it’s also Mom’s destination for all of her favorite things. From fashion and home items to beautiful flowers and tasty treats, this is your one stop for a huge assortment of gifts. Prefer to gift an experience? We have you covered there, too, including a special Mother's Day breakfast at Archibald's Restaurant on Saturday, May 8, 2021, from 9 am-2 pm. Read on for several gift ideas and experiences sure to make Mother’s day.

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From the traditional to the less expected, there’s something for every kind of mama out there. Let’s get the gifting wheels turning with a little window shopping.



It’s a classic that never goes out of style — flowers! And the fresh and artificial options at Simply Flowers offer you brilliant options. Stop by and see what they have available or call and schedule an order for pickup or delivery.

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Simply Flowers


What are brilliant blooms without a candy sidecar. Round out your gift with something sweet from Chocolate Covered Wagon. From their freshly pulled salt water taffy and handmade caramels to their brilliant assortment of chocolates and other divine ideas, you’re sure to satisfy even the sweetest of sweet tooths.

 Chocolate Covered Wagon


Treat Mom to some overdue rest and relaxation with a soothing gift from Layers Bedding. With throws and quilts in nearly every color, it’s easy to pick Mom’s favorite shade. Add a candle to the ambiance and watch as your special lady exhales at the site of your comforting gift.

 Layers Bedding


Stock Mom’s closet with new fashion finds at Plum Dandy and Shopaholics. You’ll find head-to-toe treats, no matter Mom’s style. Beyond the cute clothes, you can complete Mom’s look with a handbag, shoes, jewelry, hats, and more!

Shopaholics and Plum Dandy 


Gardner Village makes gifting an activity easy. And magical! Take a look:



Mom is often the one behind the camera. Change that up with a gift she’ll adore — photos with her sweetheart(s)! Camera Shy can help you out with this heartfelt idea. Call to schedule an in-studio session or opt for an outdoor shoot throughout The Village.

Camera Shy 

image credit: Camera Shy


All aboard! The Train Shoppe has a new way to take in the sights... The Gardner Village Express! Moms with younger children will enjoy this ticket to memories. Ride the trackless train on Fridays and Saturdays from 11am to 6pm, through May 14, 2021. Weather permitting, the train will then run daily (Mon.-Sat.) from 11am to 6pm, from May 15 through the fall. Tickets are just $4/person. Enjoy the ride! 

 The Train Shoppe


Did you know Gardner Village has not one but TWO unforgettable magic/dining destinations? The ambiance at each is almost as impressive as their A-list headliners. Visit the websites for The Prestigue: Parlour of Magic and Mystique Dining to find what’s on the menu and schedule your divine time.

 Mystique Dining


If anyone has what it takes to crack the codes in the various escape rooms at A Great Escape, it’s Mom. She’s wise and always seems ten steps ahead. Put that skill to excellent use at a fun outing you can do as a family.

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Whether YOU are the amazing mama reading these words, looking for something fun and different to do with your family, or you are on the hunt for a gift your mom will cherish, you’re sure to find what you’re looking for at Gardner Village. 

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Happy Mother's Day to all of the brilliant, hard working, loving moms out there. Thank you for filling The Village with such warmth each time you visit. We love having you here! 

We've only just begun. See more ideas for Mom at Gardner Village here. 

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