Mother's Day is just around the corner, and with the weather warming up and outdoor markets abound, this weekend is all about pampering. Whether you’re celebrating, remembering, or a little bit of both, little Rhody has its fair share of ways to show appreciation for the mothers and mother figures in your life, from Sunday brunch and gardening gifts to getting out on the town for shopping and fun. Here’s just a handful of creative must-do’s.
New West End neighbor Bloom Collective is an artsy shopping destination that will also be serving up craft bevvies at their garden cocktail bar this weekend. Providence
Open Air Saturdays return to Westminster Street this weekend just in time for last-minute gifts or to celebrate by strolling downcity shops, the Trinity Beer Garden, and Dean Marketplace. Providence
High Street will be closed off for Westerly’s Sunday Funday, so you can bring Mom to enjoy lunch, cocktails, art exhibits, and plenty of shopping, all to the backdrop of live music.
Find vendors for the whole family at the Tiverton Mother’s Day Specialty Market on Saturday, with live music, face painting, seafood and snacks, and unique artisan wares.
Looking for gifts to show your appreciation? Yes! Gallery is stocked with “Best Mom” soy candles, peas in a pod pearl necklaces, and one-of-a-kind pieces for every style. Wickford
Pre-order Gourmet Treat Boxes with chocolate-dipped strawberries, fruit tarts, and other sweet treats or speciality cakes from Cakes by Eboni for delivery or pickup. East Providence
Fudge lovers will want to pay a visit to Confreda Farms, which introduced unique sangria fudge flavors with Mother’s Day in mind, plus local produce and groceries for a special meal. Hope
For bottomless mimosas and Mom’s choice of oysters, a Garden Frittata, and plenty of egg specials and more, Res American Bistro has a prix fixe brunch menu planned for the occasion. Providence
Chocolate-covered strawberries, macarons, DIY cookie kits, breakfast and brunch boxes, and more from Wright’s Dairy Farm will make the day extra sweet. North Smithfield
Along with floral arrangement orders for the big day, The Greenery is stocked with potted plants and eco-friendly gifts. Warren
Bring Mom to Jordan’s Jungle on Saturday and Sunday for 20 percent off your gardening goods and greenery and to peruse their new pottery room. Pawtucket
Little Bitte Artisanal Cocktails teams up with Bottego Bocconi to offer Mother’s Day Picnic Kits with sparkling bevvies and Italian-style snack boards. Providence & Portsmouth
DIY kits from Sassy Succulents includes all the materials, plants, and instructions the special woman in your life will need to pot succulents at home, all for free local delivery.
Reserve tickets in advance to pick your own colorful blooms at Wicked Tulip’s new flower fields or order stems for curbside pickup. Exeter
Recently reopened, Courtland Club brings back jazz night with A Very Jazzy Mother’s Day, featuring dinner, drinks, and music from the Leland Baker Trio. Providence
Granite Theatre presents their online production of Motherhood Out Loud, so the whole family can gather around the living room to stream it this weekend.
For moms looking into spooky outings, Providence Ghost Tour hosts their Good Spirits Tour benefiting family nonprofit Help Her Home.