Mother’s Day is just around the corner! There are plenty of places to treat your mom to delicious Boise-area food, shop for something special, or take in a Mother’s Day special event!

Here are some suggestions for places to go on Mother’s Day, grouped into three categories: brunch & dinner, shopping, and entertainment to make her day!

Unique Mother’s Day Experiences

Western Collective’s Mother’s Day Boozy Bouquet Bar

Western Collective

If you’re looking for a unique and fun way to celebrate Mother’s Day, then the Boozy Bouquet Bar is the perfect choice. This popular bar is back all weekend long (May 13-14), offering an opportunity to build a beautiful bouquet while enjoying a tasty Western Collective beverage. Whether you’re looking to treat your mom, grandma, or even yourself, this event is a great way to show appreciation.

Bouquets can be purchased in advance for $30 or on-site for $35, and there’s even an option to purchase pick-up bundles that include a bouquet and to-go beer or slush so that you can bring the party to her. With the Boozy Bouquet Bar, you can enjoy a unique and memorable Mother’s Day celebration that your mom will love. Pre-order at the button below.

Mother’s Day Weekend at The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot

The Melting Pot is offering a special Mother’s Day menu from May 12-14, featuring a 4-course experience menu on May 14th. The menu includes a selection of cheese fondue, salads, entrees, and chocolate fondue for dessert. The restaurant is also offering Mother’s Day Seasonal Floral bouquets, and Mother’s Day Balloon & Teddy Bear packages. Guests can choose from a variety of floral arrangements, including single roses, half a dozen roses, or a dozen roses in a vase. Reservations are required. Reserve now at the link below.

Win Cookies for a Year from Chip Cookies!

Chip Cookies

Chip Cookies, the beloved local cookie shop, is celebrating Mother’s Day in a special way this year. As a company founded by a mom following her dreams, they’re honoring all of the hardworking moms out there by hosting a giveaway where one lucky mom will receive a year of free Chip Cookies – that’s one box per month!

To enter, simply follow @chipcookieco on Instagram, look out for the giveaway in the week leading up to Mother’s Day, and tag your favorite moms in the comments. Don’t miss out on this sweet opportunity to show some love!

Candle Making Workshop

Asia Alora & Hudson Baking Co

With Mother’s Day just around the corner, this Candle Making Workshop is the perfect way to spend some quality time with mom or make her a special candle before Mother’s Day.

Taking place on May 13th, this workshop will guide participants through the entire candle-making process, from selecting the perfect scent to pouring the wax. Experienced candle-makers Asia Alora will be on hand to share tips and tricks, making it the perfect opportunity to learn a new skill. The workshop takes place at Hudson Baking Co. in Kuna. Hudson Baking Co. will provide delicious refreshments.

Reserve your spot now and give your mom a Mother’s Day gift that she won’t soon forget.

Mother’s Day Special Events

Mother’s Day DIY Metal Stamping Party

Payette Brewing

Try something new and participate in a “Jewelry n Sip” event. This is a similar concept to “Paint n Sip,” but with the opportunity to design one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry. You can choose from various shapes and sizes of metal blanks and stamps to create earrings, necklaces, keychains, dog tags, bottle openers, and more. This event is open to both men and women and is perfect for those who want to showcase their creativity and make a personalized gift for their mother.

As an added bonus, participants will receive a Buy One, Get One free BEER token, which can be redeemed at the bar. Simply visit Fluff Hardware before heading to the bar to receive your token. With only 25 seats available, don’t wait to sign up for this unique and exciting Mother’s Day event.

Franz Witte Mother’s Day Weekend

Franz Witte

Franz Witte is holding a Mother’s Day Weekend event on May 12th – 14th. The event includes shopping for new spring arrivals, trending garden items, and spring-themed gift shop collections.On Sunday, May 14th from 11AM to 4PM, free mimosas will be served while supplies last. The lineup includes music from Emily Tipton until 2:30 PM, and food and beverages from Latte’ Da Coffee and Holy Oly O’s Mini Donuts.

Mother’s Day Comedy Show

The Lounge at the End of the Universe

Celebrate Mother’s Day with the ultimate comedy experience put together by the moms of Creatively. This all-ages event promises to explore true stories and make you laugh until you cry. Additionally, moms will receive a free drink, and the bar will be open for those who want to purchase additional beverages (two-drink minimum on the show floor). The event takes place on May 14th at 2 pm, with doors opening at 1:15 pm. Come and join the fun, and make your Mother’s Day unforgettable with this unique comedy show.

Indian Creek Mother’s Day Market

Indian Creek Plaza – Caldwell, ID

On Saturday, May 13th from 10am to 4pm, Indian Creek Plaza will host an abundant outdoor market. Visitors can enjoy sipping on mimosas, listening to live music, and shopping around among the 50+ vendors. The event encourages people to bring their friends and celebrate sisterhood and friendship while finding the perfect gift for mom. Live music will be performed by Natalie Soma Band and Jordan Shaw.

Mother’s Day Pop-Up Market

Barbarian Brewing

Barbarian Brewing and Sizzlin’ Stone Pizza are hosting a pop-up market during Mother’s Day weekend, featuring 16 local vendors offering handmade food, treats, flowers, jewelry, artwork, and more. Whether visitors are looking to grab a gift for their mom, bring their mom down to shop, or just treat themselves, the event promises to be a fun-filled day of celebration.

Brunch & Dinner

Huck House Brunchette

Chandlers Prime Steaks & Fine Seafood

Chandlers will open early at 2 pm and offers a special three-course prix fixe menu in addition to the full menu. To add to the celebration, live music will be played throughout the evening. For convenience, complimentary valet parking is provided. Across the breezeway from Chandlers, in the Latitude Room, there will also be a clothing pop-up featuring new and gently worn designer ladies’ clothing, shoes, and accessories from 12-4 pm.

Moreover, Chandlers believes that all moms should be celebrated, so they are donating proceeds from Mother’s Day to benefit the Women & Children’s Alliance.

Rembrandt’s

Rembrandt’s is a charming, highly-recommended brunch spot, especially for occasions like Mother’s Day. Housed in a beautiful church building in downtown Eagle with a fantastic patio, Rembrandt’s offers a substantial breakfast and brunch menu with a variety of options, including breakfast burritos, quesadillas, bowls, sandwiches, six different types of benedicts, mimosa, and a full bar.

Huck House Brunchette

The Huck House Brunchette is a great spot for moms as it offers a relaxing and Instagram-worthy atmosphere, along with a menu that caters to all dietary preferences, including vegan and gluten-free options. Huck House also features impressive mimosa menu, which includes unique flavors like hibiscus flower and watermelon-agave fresca, as well as a Tiffany-blue mimosa with a “diamond” salt rim. Additionally, the Huck House Brunchette has a welcoming and family-friendly vibe that makes it a perfect spot for a Mother’s Day brunch or a weekend family outing.

Goldy’s

A beloved breakfast and lunch spot in downtown Boise, Goldy’s is known for its scratch-made food and friendly service. The brunch menu includes items like Eggs Benedict, biscuits and gravy, and French toast. The restaurant also offers a variety of lunch options like sandwiches, salads, and soups.

Bacon

For the bacon-loving Mom, Bacon offers signature bacon shots and five different types of bacon to choose from. Bacon serves up creative takes on classic breakfast and brunch dishes, such as Brioche French toast with candied peanut butter and bananas, Benny Hill Benedict with chipotle hollandaise, and The Hash with sliced steak, southern gravy, mushrooms, and chipotle onions.

And for biscuits and gravy lovers, the restaurant has an entire section dedicated to this Southern favorite, including the Monroe, which features locally-sourced sausage from Snake River Farms served with sausage patties, fried eggs, gravy, and biscuits in a tower.

Fork

Fork is a popular locally-owned farm-to-table restaurant in downtown Boise, Fork serves creative American cuisine made with fresh, seasonal ingredients sourced from local farmers and ranchers.

The restaurant’s outdoor patio is one of the best in downtown and is full of lively bustle from spring through fall, making it the perfect place for a celebratory brunch with your mom.

Red Feather

Red Feather Lounge in Boise is an excellent choice for Mother’s Day brunch with its elegant ambiance. Their drink menu is also impressive, featuring unique and delicious cocktails, mocktails, and a vast selection of beers and wines. With a friendly and attentive staff, and a beautiful outdoor patio, Red Feather Lounge is sure to provide an unforgettable Mother’s Day brunch experience.

Shopping For Mom

SHIFT Boutique

Chandlers will open early at 2 pm and offers a special three-course prix fixe menu in addition to the full menu. To add to the celebration, live music will be played throughout the evening. For convenience, complimentary valet parking is provided. Across the breezeway from Chandlers, in the Latitude Room, there will also be a clothing pop-up featuring new and gently worn designer ladies’ clothing, shoes, and accessories from 12-4 pm.

Moreover, Chandlers believes that all moms should be celebrated, so they are donating proceeds from Mother’s Day to benefit the Women & Children’s Alliance.

Wildflower Floral

A full-service florist in Boise, Wildflower Floral specializes in creating beautiful custom reminiscent of natural flowers and plants in our state. If you’re looking to wow your mom with unique arrangement, this is the place.

Banana Ink

A locally-owned clothing and gift store in downtown Boise, Banana Ink features a variety of Idaho-themed apparel, accessories, and home goods. The store also offers custom printing and design services. Perfect for the Idaho-loving mom!

VOXN Clothing

A women’s clothing store in downtown Boise, VOXN Clothing offers a variety of trendy, high-quality clothing and accessories. The store features brands like Free People, BB Dakota, and Levi’s, and offers personal styling services.

SALT by Pepper

This contemporary high-end women’s fashion boutique offers hand-crafted pieces, elevated style, and a community of passionate women who love fashion. SALT’s philosophy is that clothes should reflect the wearer’s personality, which is why the boutique provides resources and space for shoppers to curate and expand their style profiles. The pieces at SALT are not only stylish but also comfortable, edgy, and unique to Boise, making them perfect for any mom who loves to stand out from the crowd.