Halifax Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Find the best local Nova Scotian gifts (and events) for all the mother figures in your life!
Halifax Mother's Day Gift Guide 2022

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and we’re so excited to celebrate our amazing mothers and mother figures in our lives!

While we should celebrate these women all day and every day, this one day is extra special! Here are some of our top gift ideas and events from local Halifax-based businesses.

Check out our Mother’s Day Gift Guide that will be sure to make your mom smile this holiday!

Wearable Gifts

House of Moda is designer Ozlem M. Manness’s flagship store in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The store contains a beautiful mix of dainty silver jewelry, unique statement pieces, and clothing. 

Get your mom a unique and beautiful piece she’ll never want to take off!

Pick something sparkly for mom.

Love & Locket offers handmade, small batch jewelry, and second hand clothing online and at local markets across Nova Scotia. They are committed to carrying a range of clothing sizes for all body types and offer an eco-friendly approach to shopping for something beautiful! 

P.S. They’re currently offering free shipping on jewelry and scrunchies within Canada! 

Browse for your perfect gift here.

Located in the Historical Hydrostone, 11 Street Boutique is a locally-owned and operated store that features a curated selection of women’s clothing and accessories. Their focus is to provide their clientele with a mix of unique and transitional pieces to enhance their wardrobe. 

Find a special piece for your mom here

Delicious Eats & Treats

Better in Boxes Inc. offers luxury grazing theme boxes that are carefully curated and filled with quality local products, homemade dips, baked goods, and decadent chocolates.

Their Fleurs de Villes Mother’s Day brunch box includes Homemade Cranberry and Rose Scones, Heart-Shaped Breakfast Tarts, Rose Petal Jam, Homemade Belgian Waffles, cheeses, cured meats and more. Yum!  

Price: $60

Website: www.betterinboxes.com

You can never go wrong with chocolate, especially when it’s as beautiful as The Mom Box from local artisan confectioner  Rousseau Chocolatier

Each Mom Box is hand painted by local artist Katherine Mac Gillivray to bring forth both visual and edible art to your special lady this Mother’s Day.

Price: $28

Website: www.rousseauchocolatier.ca

This Mother’s Day, Morris East is serving up a special prix-fixe brunch and a la carte dinner menu with features.

P.S. Prosecco Happy Hour will also be available from 3-6!

Where: Quinpool & Bedford locations

Experiences

An image of Tess the Still - a 500 gallon hybrid pot still located at Compass Distillers.

Join a distiller for an in-person, exclusive look at the Compass Distillers spirit crafting process. You and your mom can go behind the scenes to learn the grain to glass process – from milling and mashing to fermenting and distillation. You’ll also get the chance to savour a custom-tasting of four award-winning spirits. 

Price: $17 per person

Where: 2533 Agricola St

Website: https://www.compassdistillers.ca/tours

What better way to celebrate your best friend, your biggest fan, and your greatest supporter than to give her the gift she deserves. Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Interlude Spa with some of their wonderful Mother’s Day packages. They offer a wide variety of full day & half day packages that are perfect for her special day!

Price: From $100

Where: Dartmouth & Halifax locations

Website: https://interlude.com/mothers-day/

Broadway Brunch: Mother's Day Edition!

A poster for Broadway Brunch: Mother's Day Edition 2022

Broadway Brunch is back at The Carleton for another jam-packed afternoon of show tunes and delicious offerings. In this Mother’s Day Edition, the cast is dedicating its show to all the mothers out there. Featuring songs from HairsprayMamma Mia, and more – this celebration of Moms and Broadway will warm your heart. 

Price: $20 + tax

When: Sunday, May 8th at 1 p.m.

Where: 1685 Argyle St

Website: https://www.thecarleton.ca/events/broadway-brunch-mothers-day-edition/

Florals

One of the most beautiful flower shops in Halifax, The Flower Shop is offering stunning bouquets for Mother’s Day starting at $60! They are also offering Olive Trees ($45), Dried Lavender Bunches ($25), and a Bi-Weekly Subscription ($200) among many other sweet gift ideas. 

Where: 1705 Barrington St

Website: www.theflowershophalifax.ca

An image of The Cara by Props Floral Design.

Props Floral Design is a creative and spontaneous flower shop in the Hydrostone Market that is known for their non-standard, beautiful bouquets. There are so many options to choose! If your mom enjoys hands-on activities, they are also offering a Springtime Floral Arrangement Workshop on May 12th.

Where: 5533 Young St

Website: www.propsfloraldesign.com

Blossom Shops is a full-service local florist that is family-owned and operated. They serve the Lower Sackville, Halifax, Windsor, Dartmouth, and Bedford areas and have tons of beautiful, bright arrangements to choose from this Mother’s Day!

Where: 1949 Upper Water St

Website: https://www.blossomshops.ca/

Self-Care Gifts

An image of The Champagne Party Gift Box by Curated For You.
An image of The Unwind Gift Box by Curated For You.

Local Halifax biz, Curated For You, specializes in creating modern and customizable gifts for every occasion. Their Mother’s Day Collection has the sweetest gift boxes, stationary, and more! Some of our favourites are The Champagne Party Gift Box ($155), the Mother’s Day Coupons – Love Token Box ($21), and The Unwind Gift Box ($75).  

More reasons to love: they’re women-owned and ship Canada-wide! 

Website: www.curatedforyou.ca

Sunday Light and Lifestyle creates sustainable and high-quality products that make a house a home. Each of their candles are made with 100% pure soy wax making them natural, renewable and free from phthalates. 

Price: $21

Website: www.sundaylightandlifestyle.com

Happy Shopping, Halifax! Please let us know if we are missing any of your favourite locally made goods for this 2022 Halifax Mother’s Day Gift Guide! 

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