Go Local for Mother's Day in Northern Arizona

Mother's Day is coming up this Sunday, May 14th.  Have you made a decision on how to celebrate your mom? Check out this list of Mother's Day gift ideas and adventures that are sure to surprise her with something special - while supporting independent businesses and keeping your money close to home all at the same time.  From fresh flowers and chocolate bouquets, to paintings, brunch options, and even a relaxing yoga event, you are sure to find the perfect gift for your amazing mom right here in Northern Arizona for Mother's Day....and everyday.


Flowers:

Sweetie Blooms - Flagstaff
An Old Town Flower Shoppe - Cottonwood
BolsheVita - Jerome

ORGANIC candy bouquets featuring Wei of Chocolate's dark chocolate, 70% cacao, and an assortment of GoOrganic hard candies

ORGANIC candy bouquets featuring Wei of Chocolate's dark chocolate, 70% cacao, and an assortment of GoOrganic hard candies

Handcrafted Posey de Pelo wearable, silk flowers for your hair, lapel, hat, scarf, or just about anywhere

Handcrafted Posey de Pelo wearable, silk flowers for your hair, lapel, hat, scarf, or just about anywhere

Personalized arrangements with native plants, succulents,and of course an array of mom's favorite flowers

Personalized arrangements with native plants, succulents,and of course an array of mom's favorite flowers


The work of Sue Dranchak. Colorful, desert inspired pieces now at Old Town Frame Company in Cottonwood.

The work of Sue Dranchak. Colorful, desert inspired pieces now at Old Town Frame Company in Cottonwood.


Jewelry and Clothing: 

Christy Fisher and Synergy Artwear - Cottonwood
Rainbow's End - Cottonwood and Flagstaff
Firefly - Jerome
Threads Local - Payson

"Kick Az" shirts available in Payson or the online store, threadslocal.com

"Kick Az" shirts available in Payson or the online store, threadslocal.com

Hand-printed jersey, patch work wearable art & recycled glass jewelry christyfisher.com

Hand-printed jersey, patch work wearable art & recycled glass jewelry christyfisher.com


Home Decor:

Book Nest Mercantile - Flagstaff
Pura Vida Gallery - Jerome
Ruby Road Resale - Camp Verde
Lefebvre's Boutique - Prescott

Curios, candles, frames, unique treasures, and more at the Book Nest Mercantile in Flagstaff

Curios, candles, frames, unique treasures, and more at the Book Nest Mercantile in Flagstaff

Elegant hand crafted art, lamps, glass, jewelry and wearables at Pura Vida Gallery in Jerome

Elegant hand crafted art, lamps, glass, jewelry and wearables at Pura Vida Gallery in Jerome


Mother's Day Weekend Events: 

A great line up of events are scheduled for Mother's Day weekend in Northern Arizona that require little planning.

Verde Valley Wine Festival - Clarkdale Town Park
Prescott Fine Art and Wine Festival - Prescott Courthouse Square
Yoga + Brunch - Page Springs Cellars - Cornville


Adventures for Mother's Day: 

Maybe your mom has more of an adventurous spirit.  Well, you are in luck.  There is plenty to do and see in Northern Arizona.  Join her or send her on one or more of these exciting adventures.

Verde Canyon Railroad - Enjoy postcard perfect scenery and a leisurely four hour roundtrip train ride from Clarkdale to Perkinsville. Reservations here
Self Propelled Bike Tours - Ride Bikes in magical Sedona - Reservations here
Clarkdale Kayak Company - Cool off and kayak the Verde River in Clarkdale - Reservations here
Arizona Offroad Tours - Take an ATV off-road tour through National Forest and view vistas, scenic trails, and wildlife  in Camp Verde - Reservations here
Sedona's New Day Spa - A unique menu of Desert Nature Body Treatments and Native American inspired Spa Rituals, restorative facials and a full nail service - Reservations here


Brunch, Lunch and Dinner Options: 

There are so many options for an incredible meal in Northern Arizona. New hot spots are popping up across the region.  Outdoor patios, live music, and exquisite menus make for popular destinations and a perfect atmosphere to share a meal with your family and friends and to celebrate your amazing mom.

Bruzzi Vineyard -  Enjoy Mother's Day brunch in Young - Reservations here
Mogollon Moose Bakery - Payson
JT Bistro - Camp Verde
The Mine Cafe - Jerome
Crema Craft Kitchen and Bar - Cottonwood
Old County Inn - Pine
Toasted Owl - Flagstaff

Eggs Benedict served all day at Crema Craft Kitchen and Bar in Old Town Cottonwood.

Eggs Benedict served all day at Crema Craft Kitchen and Bar in Old Town Cottonwood.


Enjoy additional recommendations in Flagstaff

The Flagstaff Downtown Business Alliance put together this blog with some additional suggestions and recommendations for Mother's Day. Check it out here.