Mother’s Day is a time-honored tradition when we celebrate and cherish the amazing women and maternal figures in our lives. Finding unique ways to spoil Mom and make her feel special in Syracuse, NY doesn’t have to be a challenge. Keep reading to discover local places throughout Onondaga County to make Mother’s Day the best it can be for your mom, sister, grandma, or any maternal figure in your life.



Sycamore Mother’s Day Garden Tour

This annual event invites families of all ages and backgrounds to celebrate Mother’s Day with a self-guided garden tour at Sycamore Hills Garden in Marcellus, NY. Tickets are on sale now, so act quickly because this event always sells out. With over 30 acres of vibrant gardens, curated paths, and meticulously maintained lawns, you can pack a picnic and find a cozy spot to enjoy the day. If you prefer not to pack your lunch this year, the event will feature local food trucks offering a variety of options. Please note that pets are not permitted at this event.


Crazy Daisies Mom and Me Workshop

Just ahead of Mother’s Day, join one of four events at Crazy Daisies Flower Cafe with Mom to celebrate all she does for you. Their 'Mom and Me Flower Pot Workshop' is designed to create beautiful flower pots that welcome the spring and summer weather. The workshop provides a tutorial on arranging your flowers and selecting the best ones. You'll have the opportunity to be among the first to pick flowers, giving you endless combinations. Whether you're new to gardening or an experienced gardener, you'll surely enjoy your time in their greenhouses. The workshops are scheduled for May 7th and 8th, with two sessions on each day: 5:30-7:30 pm and 6:00-8:00 pm.


Downtown Mother's Day Market

On Saturday, May 11th, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, make your way to the City Hall Commons Atrium at 201 E. Washington St. for a day of shopping, food, and fun. Explore unique crafts, indulge in delicious treats, and find one-of-a-kind gifts from local vendors. Whether you're searching for a special gift for Mom or simply want to enjoy a pleasant Saturday with her, this event is perfect for you. Don't miss out on this opportunity to support small businesses and immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of our downtown community.


Mother’s Day Kids Yoga

Connect with your children or special little ones during this Mother’s Day yoga class at Syracuse Studios - Deitz Lofts on May 12th from 11:30 am to 12:45 pm. This class is designed to be fun-filled, with a focus on playful poses, simple breath work, partner poses, and relaxing savasana together.


Shop With Mom in Mind


Wildflowers Armory

Nestled in downtown Syracuse, Wildflowers Armory is a collective mercantile housing multiple vendors who craft handmade, homemade, and heartfelt creations. Explore here to discover the perfect gift for Mom, whether it's a reminder of home, family, her beloved pet, or anything else. You'll find a unique gift she'll cherish forever.



For all the fiery mamas who savor life on the spicy side, Sryacha’cuse is the perfect gift. Locally made in Onondaga County, this hot sauce can elevate any meal or enhance any recipe. Order a variety online so Mom can sample different flavors. Alternatively, check out these select stores for in-person purchases: Recess Coffee in Syracuse, NY; Chuck Hafner's in North Syracuse, NY; 20 East in Cazenovia, NY; Shedlight Organics in Adams Center, NY; Rosamond Gifford Zoo Gift Shop in Syracuse, NY; Sorbello's Gift & Garden Center in Chittenango, NY; and Nelson Farms in Cazenovia, NY.


Floridella Boutique & La Veranda Boutique

Two charming boutiques located downtown in Armory square on S. Franklin Street offers trendy apparel, handbags, accessories, and clean skin care products. Find mom the perfect gift to give her or take her out and have a shopping spree and remind her that she is a queen.


Metro Home Style

Shop a carefully edited selection of gifts, accessories and specialty items, including many fair-trade and made in USA gifts. After you find the perfect gift for mom, gift wrap is always complimentary, whether you shop in-store, buy online pickup in store, or take advantage of convenient curbside pickup. Enjoy shopping in a relaxed, organized atmosphere where your pets are welcome.


Room to Improve

Located in Minoa, New York - Room to Improve is all things home decor and gift shop that’s family owned and operated. They are the perfect mix of new American-made and vintage products. They’re located in the Station 217 building off of Main Street in Minoa, New York. 


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