Shop Local this Mother’s Day with Brunches, Meals to Go, Gifts, Treats + Kalamazoo Florists

Mother's Day Flowers

Celebrating Mom on Her Special Day

I remember when both of my kids each said “mama” for the first time. As those two little syllables blended together, my heart melted with my new, official title. As each grew older, the calls for “mama” grew in frequency, leaving me a bit weary at the end of the day after my name being on repeat.

However someday, I know that “mama” will be replaced with “mom,” and it will be said much less often. These little moments are bittersweet personified and often leave me conflicted with watching my kids grow up versus missing their younger, diapered versions.

Being a mom is a big job. One full of seemingly endless requests for mama, snacks, toys, baths, and cleaning up something sticky (yes, something is always sticky).

Each May, we celebrate all of the moms and their sticky, bittersweet adventures on Mother’s Day. In 2021, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 9.

Finding the Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day

Gifts don’t have to be purchased to make mom feel special: a bouquet of dandelions, handwritten cards, or this fun printable will make her day memorable.

But for those seeking a traditional purchased gift, Southwest Michigan has oodles of fun options. Flowers, desserts and gift baskets are just a few options in Kalamazoo. And if you’re hungry, there is no shortage of meals from local restaurants.

Time spent together is also a perfect gift for mom: we’ve rounded up some special events for Mother’s Day too.

Read on for all of the local options for Mother’s Day this year in Kalamazoo:

The Montessori School

The Montessori School offers a quality, holistic Montessori education that fosters a love of learning and addresses the academic, social, and emotional needs of each child. We strive to inspire children to be caring participants in their community and world.

Montessori School

Primary Campus
750 Howard Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Elementary Campus
710 Howard Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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(269) 349-3248

Mother’s Day in Kalamazoo

Mother’s Day Brunches + Carry Out Options

Kalamazoo restaurants are offering both meals in person and carry out options to go for Mother’s Day:

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DINE IN OR CARRY OUT: Fieldstone Grill

FIeldstone Grill Mother's Day Menu
Available for Dine in or Carry Out (also offer separate Take and Bake Meals)

Open 11AM - 7PM on Mother's Day

DINE IN OR CARRY OUT: Kitchen House

Join us on Mother's Day!
11:30 - 4:00
Again this year, Kitchen House will be partnering with Green Goddess Farms and Urban Nest Mi to make Kitchen House your 1 STOP SHOP for Mother's Day for dine-in or carry-out!
Add a beautiful bouquet for $45 or a "Pamper Mom" gift bag for $40. Or both!
Make your reservation, add these gifts, and be done!

DINE IN OR CARRY OUT: Old Burdick's Bar & Grill (Downtown)

Reservations for dine-in are highly encouraged due to capacity.

To make a reservation for Mother's Day, please call 269.343.0032 or reserve online at opentable.com.

Place Takeout Order of our Mother's Day Brunch or Dinner Features:
Call 269.343.0032

DINE IN OR CARRY OUT: Twin Urban Winery

Our first Sunday Brunch is here!
If you have been in our tasting room you will know that we only allow 16 people per sitting. Tables are 6ft plus apart and we do not combine tables.
Temperature check and hand sanitizing is a must upon entry.
Air purifier runs continuously.
$40 per person.
Reservation required

DINE IN: Fisher Lake Inn

Mother's Day Special
- Fresh sockeye salmon with an alaskan crab stuffing finished with a lemon basil cream sauce
- Full menu also available

Hours May 9: 12 PM - 5 PM
Call for Reservations

DINE IN: Full City Cafe

Full City Mother's Day Brunch:
- Omelet feature with locally grown asparagus and prosciutto
- Strawberry and Brioche French Toast

No reservations; there will be a virtual waiting list
Open May 9 from 8 AM - 2 PM

DINE IN: The Rock at Big Fish Lake

Mother's Day Dinner at The Rock at Big Fish Lake

Accepting Reservations starting April 22 (reservations can also be accepted through Facebook)

Mother's Day Hours: Sunday, May 9, 11 AM - 8 PM

MEALS TO GO: Barretts SmokeHouse

Mother's Day NY Strip Steak Package $85.99

Includes: 4 (10-12oz) Fresh New York Strip Steaks, Side Steak Seasoning, 2# Tray Redskin Potatoes w/ Pesto & Kale Seasoning, Fresh Salad Bowl (Romaine, Spinach, Smoked Cheddar Cheese, Cherry Tomatoes, & Croutons), 12ct Rolls, & 9" Raspberry Cream Pie or Chocolate Cream Pie From Yoder's Country Market

Mother's Day Ham Dinner Package $59.99

Includes: Half Traditional Bone-In Ham (7-9#), 2# Tray Green Bean Casserole, 2# Tray Cheesy Potato Casserole, 16oz Bowl Homemade Coleslaw, 12ct Rolls, & 9" Raspberry Cream Pie or Chocolate Cream Pie From Yoder's Country Market

MEALS TO GO: Fieldstone Grill

Take & Bake Meals from Fieldstone Grill (Serves 4)
Pickup Saturday or Sunday

All meals include three side dishes, bread and butter and strawberry shortcake.

Prime Rib (150)
Salmon Cavatappi (100)
Vegetable Lasagna (75)
Chicken Cacciatore (75)
Mushroom Stuffed Pork Loin (110)

MEALS TO GO: Old Burdick's Bar & Grill (Downtown)

Cooking for the family will be a breeze this Mother's with the help of our Take & Bake Meal Kits!

Pre-Order ends May 7 at Noon.

Pickup available May 8 from 11am - 9pm at the Radisson Circle Drive

MEALS TO GO: The Ample Pantry

Mother's Day Meal from Ample Pantry ($28/person)
- Creamy Lemon Parmesan Chicken
- Orzo Pasta
- Fresh Pasta
- Spring Salad with Vinaigrette
- Croissant Roll
- Lemon Tart with Fresh Berries

Pick up or delivery on Saturday, May 8

Mother’s Day Events

Spend time with mom over Mother’s Day weekend at some of these local events:

Local Events for Mom

May 8, 2021

Mom & Me Outdoor Event

KalamazooKitty.com | 581 Romence Rd, Portage, MI 49024

Come join us for our 1st outdoor event in our new location! With a cafe onsite and a market outside with decor and furniture, you will have more options than ever for finding a great gift for mom!


Mother’s Day Market

VerHage Fruit Farms & Cider Mill | 8619 Ml Ave W, Kalamazoo, MI 49009

Please join us for a family friendly vintage inspired, flea-market style, up-scale shopping event! Its not just a market its an experience!


Mother’s Day Extravaganza + Grand Opening

The Aroma Labs | 352 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Come visit The Aroma Labs in their new home on the mall! Enjoy snacks, refreshments, giveaways and music. A photographer will be on-site to grab some photos with mom too.

May 9, 2021

Moms Bowl Free

Revel and Roll West | 4500 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Join us at Revel & Roll West on Sunday, May 9th where you will receive FREE BOWLING for just being an awesome mom! Get 2 free games with the purchase of shoe rental. For the rest of the crew, $5 games and $3.99 shoe rental.


Mother’s Day at Art Bayou

Art Bayou | 3306 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008

Treat your mom to a relaxing pottery painting session! Space is very limited; please reserve your seat by calling the studio 269-375-2600 with your $25 deposit that will go towards your project, or use the Book It tab under the Art Bayou banner or rsvp on our website. www.artbayoustudio.com.


Moms Golf for Free

Craig’s Cruisers | 651 Chicago Dr, Holland, MI 49423

Mom’s play Mini-Golf for FREE with the purchase of a child’s Mini-Golf.


Opening Day: Portage Farmers Market

The City of Portage | 7900 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002

The Portage Farmers Market will begin its 2021 Season in May! The market occurs every Sunday from 10 AM – 2 PM in City Hall Parking Lot from May 9 – October 24. Admission is FREE.

Local Flowers + Plants

The Kalamazoo area is bursting with floral options from Mother Nature.

Whether you’re looking for a traditional bouquet or fun potted plant or tree, we’ve rounded up a big list of local florists and garden centers.

Kalamazoo Florists + Garden Centers

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Photo: Flowerfield Farmstead

Local Gifts

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Baked with Art Sugar Cookies

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Two Cookie Gift Options for Mother's Day

1) "Paint Your Own" cookies--the $10 Mother's Day gift box perfect for little gift-givers!

2) Flower and heart cookies: $12 for blank hearts, +$1 for personalized hearts with names, initials, or phrases!

Order by May 5 (use linked Google Form to order)

Bee Joyful Shop

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Pick up a Bee Joyful Box for mom: hand-curated, plastic-free box of awesome local products for mom.

Includes solid perfume, vegan candle, lemon poppyseed bar soap, dark chocolate bar, strawberry lip balm and lemongrass vanilla lotion bar.

BittyCakes

South Haven Mother's Day Gifts

BittyCakes offers a variety of sweets for Mother's Day (check website for full menu). Items are individually wrapped, sealed and bowed.

1) Mother's Day Donuts DIY Cookie Kit
2) "Best Mom" Fondant Covered Cookie Set
3) Vanilla CakePops
4) Mother's Day Gift Box

Pick up is Saturday, May 8th in South Haven

Colors & Cocktails: The Mobile Art Party

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Spoil mom with self-care items made locally or by women-owned companies including wine mixes, bath bombs, sheet face masks, wine glasses, cards, candles, and so much more.

Colors & Cocktails also offers DIY projects to do as a family or on your own.

Locations: Downtown (240 S Kalamazoo Mall) or our sister shops at Therapy Boutique & Marketplace or KalamazooKitty.com!

Double Batched Bakery

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day DIY Cupcake Kit:
- 9 Ready to decorate cupcakes
- 3 Tubes of frosting
- Sprinkles

Kits are $35 each
Orders accepted now through May 2nd
Pick Up May 7 & 8 at Schultz's Treat Street 3023 Oakland Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Order online today at www.doublebatchedbakery.com

Island City Coffee House

Plainwell Mother's Day Gifts

Island City Coffee House + Plainwell Flowers bring you the ultimate Treat Box & Bouquet for that truly amazing mom in your life!

Reserve yours today for a Saturday (5/8) or Sunday (5/9) pick-up the week of Mother’s Day.
The Treat Box & Bouquet is $55!!! (Includes a decorative box, bow, amazing treats and a gorgeous bouquet)

**due to high demand pastries and flowers can not be customized (what you see in the photo is what you will receive)**

Jeannie Cleaning

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day Gift Basket:
– $150 Jeannie Cleaning session (3 hours)
– $100 Vadala Salon & Spa gift certificate
– $100 Melissa Gregersen Photography gift certificate
– 1 Farmhouse Fresh body lotion
– 1 Bottle of wine from Scout & Cellar (white, red, or bubbly)
– 1 “Wish” wine glass
– 1 package of Cherri’s Chocol’art truffles
– 1 Kymora aromatherapy candle

Total value of $450 for only $250! You can also WIN this basket on kzookids.com through entering a giveaway (if you win, Jeannie Cleaning will refund your purchase). Enter their giveaway here: https://kzookids.com/jeannie-cleaning-mothers-day-giveaway/

Menchie's Frozen Yogurt

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Order your Mother’s Day gift at @menchieskalamazoo .

Just call us at (269) 459-6377 to order. $34.99.

Pop City Popcorn

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Pop City Popcorn just moved back into their renovated space!

Here's what will be in this Mother's Day Gift Box:
- 1 favor sized bag of Strawberry Cheesecake Popcorn
- 1 4oz bag of praline almonds
- 2 Chocolate Dipped Oreos

We will wrap the box, add a pretty bow, and even include a personalized card if you'd like.
Total cost $15.00: Available for shipping or in-store pickup.
Shipping costs additional.

Rosie's Floret

Mattawan Mother's Day Gifts

Blooming Bouquet Club: Send Mom a Bouquet Subscription!

Pick your delivery day and sign-up for deliveries weekly, bi-weekly or monthly.

Bouquets start at $30. Delivery is FREE with 4+ deliveries ($5 otherwise).

Sweet Bees Gluten Free Bakery

Paw Paw Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day Succulent Cupcakes
Order 6 gluten and dairy-free chocolate or vanilla cupcakes with succulents and desert flowers for $20.

Simply scan the code in the photo to order or click here https://orders.cake.net/11261922
**Don't worry about selecting the right pickup time when ordering, pickups will be Saturday, May 8th from 11 am - 2 pm.

Sweet Dreams Sleepovers

Vicksburg Mother's Day Gifts

Contact us to host a styled indoor or outdoor picnic to make mom feel loved on her special day.

We deliver, style, and pick up - no stress!

Optional: Add a Charcuterie board or pastry box to your picnic!

Taste of Heaven

Portage Mother's Day Gifts

Introducing the “Sweet Mother of Mine”gift box!

Because moms dig drizzle, sweeten her special day with this tasty box of goodies!! Loads of chocolate drizzled caramel corn PLUS chocolate and caramel-covered crispy rice treats AND a delicious sandwich cookie on a stick!

$35 includes shipping!! Shipping begins on May 3rd! Order today!

The Cheese Lady

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day Menu from The Cheese Lady
- Tea Treat Box $6.50: 3 teas, some honey + a little treat!

- Mimosa Kit $15.00: Notte Bianca + French soda

- Dessert Kit $20.00: Dessert wine from Tempo Vino, some Cranberry Wensleydale + chocolate!

- Mom’s Gift Box $30.00: 3 of our most popular cheeses + accompaniments. Add a great bottle of wine or our Mimosa Kit!

- Brunch Kit $40.00: A large quiche from the Bakewell Co., pasta salad, bread + cookies

The Cookie Crafter

Otsego Mother's Day Gifts

Mother's Day Cookies from The Cookie Crafter

🍪 Vanilla Cookies Heat Sealed/individually wrapped to guarantee freshness
🏡 Pick up: 408 South Farmer Street, Otsego

💰 PayPal, Venmo, Credit/Debit Accepted
❌📦 ❌Sorry, I cannot Ship!
Pricing from $3.50-$22

The Victorian Bakery

Kalamazoo Mother's Day Gifts

Afternoon Tea Box from The Victorian Bakery
- Egg salad and cucumber sandwiches
- Scone with jam and cream
- Lemon sponge cake
- Eclair
- Tea

Title Boxing Club Kalamazoo

Portage Mother's Day Gifts

Order your gift for mom: Get an unlimited month membership, a cute bag, gloves and hand wraps for only $75! (A $165 Value)

See club for details. Limited quantities available- restrictions apply
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