Mother’s Day is the time to cherish the special women in your life. Finding the perfect gift or an awesome activity to do with mom, grandma, or whoever you want to celebrate can be tricky. But it doesn’t have to be. Keep reading to discover local places throughout Onondaga County to make Mother’s Day the best it can be.


The Perfect Syracuse Gift Spot


Wildflowers Armory

Located in downtown Syracuse, Wildflowers Armory is a collective mercantile that offers multiple vendors who create handmade, homemade, and heartfelt creations. Shop here to find mom that perfect gift to remind her of home, her family, her furbaby, or really whatever you want. It’ll be a unique gift that she’ll love forever.


For all the hot mamas that live life on the spicy side, Sryacha’cuse is the perfect gift. Locally made in Onondaga County, this hot sauce can dress up any meal or be added to any recipe. Order a variety online so mom can try a few flavors or Syracha’cuse can be bought at these select stores; Recess Coffee, Syracuse, NY, Chuck Hafner's, North Syracuse, NY, 20 East, Cazenovia, NY, Shedlight Organics, Adams Center, NY, Rosamond Gifford Zoo Gift Shop, Syracuse, NY. Sorbello's Gift & Garden Center, Chittenango, NY, Nelson Farms, Cazenovia, NY.

Floridella Boutique

A charming boutique located downtown in Armory square offers trendy apparel, handbags, and accessories. Find mom the perfect gift to give her or take her out and have a shopping spree and remind your mom that she is a queen.

Cella V Boutique 

Located in Liverpool this boutique offers luxury items for affordable prices. Check out what they have in their spring collection or spoil mom and attend their Mother’s Day event, a brunch and shop on May 13th.

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.


Discover Syracuse Together

Take a Stroll and Grab a Bite

Take mom to see the beautiful roses at Thornden Park near Syracuse University. It’s a great place to walk, sit, take pictures and enjoy quality time. Afterward head over to Phoebe's for brunch. It’s a relaxing afternoon mom will be sure to love.

The Canal offers a wonderful path with entrance points throughout Onondaga County. Grab your walking shoes, bike, skates and enjoy the May weather.

Enjoy the Charlie Major Trail in Skaneateles, NY and then hit the shops, and the Skaneateles Bakery to remind mom just how sweet it is to have her in your life. 

Plant shopping at Crazy Daisies Flowers & Garden Cafe

With summer right around the corner we bet Mom is excited to fill the house and garden with the prettiest of plants. This Mother’s day take mom plant shopping at Crazy Daisies for a fun filled day of garden shopping in their greenhouse. Stay for a cocktail flight and some delicious shareable foods. Sunday May 14th from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Patrick Young will be playing music in the Garden Cafe. 

Sycamore Mother’s Day Garden Tour

Every year the Sycamore Garden in Marcellus invites mothers and their families for their annual garden tour. Surprise mom with tickets to experience a one-of-a-kind, outdoor garden tour! The Garden Tour is a not-to-be-missed spring event in Central New York. This self-guided event will allow you and the family to discover lawns and paths through 30+ acres of vibrant gardens, with amazing sights and surprises around every turn.



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