2024 Kalamazoo Area Mother’s Day Brunches, Events + Local Gifts, Listed

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Celebrating Mother’s Day in SWMI

I remember when both of my kids 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 was on repeat.

However someday, I know that “mama” will be replaced with “mom,” and it will be said much less often. These little moments often leave me conflicted about 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 snacks, toys, baths, and cleaning up something sticky (yes, something is always sticky).

In 2024, we are celebrating all Southwest Michigan moms this Mother’s Day with brunches, events and local gifts:

Mother's Day

When is Mother’s Day Celebrated?

We celebrate all of the moms and their sticky, bittersweet adventures annually on the second Sunday in May.

In 2024, Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12.

Finding the Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day

Gifts don’t have to be purchased for this special day: 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 our best restaurants in Kalamazoo.

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:

Mother’s Day Brunches

Kalamazoo restaurants are offering both meals in person and carryout options to go for Mother’s Day.

Which meals will Mom love to celebrate her special day? Dutch baby pancakes? Waffles? Fancy omelets with hash browns?

Local places offer meals for a variety of palettes and preferences. Be sure to call ahead to secure reservations.

Mother’s Day Events

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

Local Gifts

Local shops are ready to celebrate Mother’s Day with special treats and gifts.

Business owners: email our editor to get your shop/product added.

Celebrate with Bert's Bakery

4419 S Westnedge Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Order your Mother's Day cakes and desserts from Bert's Bakery!

Kalamazoo: (269) 492-9111
Comstock: (269) 349-2091

Celebrate with Carmen Gutierrez Private Chef Services

Make this Mother's Day one to remember with the magic of my private chef services. Because Mom deserves the world, and then some ♥️🌹


Celebrate with Cherri's Chocol'art

101 S Kalamazoo Mall Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Treat the special mama in your life to something delicious from Cherri’s Chocol’art.

We make it easy for you and have some wonderful gift box options for moms! Please call, message or check out our online store to place your orders!

We also have a pickup in store option on our website 💐🍓

Celebrate with Continental Pastries & Delicatessen

928 Columbia Ave W, Ste A Battle Creek, MI 49015
🌸Mother’s Day is just around the corner and it’s time to place your orders for our Mother’s Day heart cakes.

Heart shaped yellow cake with custard filling iced with whipped cream icing and topped with FRESH strawberries. These cakes have been a tradition for 47 years.

$27.95 and serve between 8-10

(269) 968-7136

Celebrate with Dessert First

220 Eleanor st Kalamazoo, MI 49007
What better way to show your love and appreciation than a beautiful cake on Mother's Day?

8-inch heart cake available for pre-order from Dessert First

Orders must be received by May 4, 2024

Celebrate with Do Something Lady

Make Mom a gift at an upcoming Do Something Lady workshop OR sign up for one together!

Gift certificates for workshops are also available for purchase on our website.

Celebrate with Jeannie Cleaning

Treat the special mom in your life to a sparkling clean home without lifting a finger. Get $50 off our deep cleaning service and let us add a little magic to your home this Mother's Day.

Call today or fill out our free quote form online!

Celebrate with Pop City Popcorn

346 S Kalamazoo Mall Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Give Mom the gift of popcorn! In addition to our normal lineup, we'll have our most requested flavor, Strawberry Cheesecake PLUS a newbie: Hint of Lime Kettle Corn (naturally flavored with freeze dried limes!).

Fan favorite Strawberry Cheesecake includes strawberry popcorn, freeze dried strawberries, and cheesecake ingredients coated in white chocolate.

Gift packaging also available.

Celebrate with Rosie's Floret

Order your mom flowers for Mother's Day (available for delivery)

$20 paper-wrapped bouquets also available for purchase at VerHage Fruit Farms & Cider Mill on Saturday, May 11th (9AM-4PM).

Celebrate with Schafer's Flowers

3274 Stadium Dr Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Mother's Day is just a month away. Make her day with flowers!

Celebrate with Schultz Sweets

6857 W Main St Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Surprise your favorite mom with a delicious cupcake with her face on it!
Now taking orders for custom cupcakes to celebrate all the moms and mother figures in your life!

Choose your cake flavor, fillings and colors to make a creation as unique as she is. Nothing says " I love you" like pre-planning (moms love that), so order soon! The deadline is May 8th!

Click the cupcake photo to order.

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.

Ambati Flowers
1830 S Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Floral Creations by Sharon
Portage, MI
Flowerfield Farmstead
50330 Mill St, Three Rivers, MI 49093
Ivory + Oak Floral
Martin, MI (local delivery)
Oopsy Daisy
105 S Main St, Vicksburg, Michigan 49097
Polderman’s Flower Shop, Greenhouse & Garden
8710 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002
Plainwell Flowers
113 S Main St Plainwell, MI 49080
Romence Gardens
9660 Shaver Rd, Portage, MI 49024
Rosie’s Floret
Mattawan, MI
Schafer’s Flowers
3274 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Schram’s Greenhouse
7313 S Westnedge Ave, Portage, MI 49002
Schuring Greenhouse
610 Schuring Rd, Portage, MI 49024
VanderSalm’s Flowershop & Garden Center
1120 S Burdick St, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Viavi Flower Farm
44536 Paw Paw Rd, Paw Paw, MI 49079
5020 Texas Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Wenke Greenhouses
5071 Market St, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
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