A well-thought-out gift can bring so much joy to the recipient that they won’t soon forget. Looking for the best-hidden spots to celebrate someone special in Vancouver? Niche spot is still open for your gifting pleasure.
1. Season’s Bakery
The family-owned bakery on Commercial Drive, Vancouver-Seasons Bakery is offering a special Mother’s Day Perfect Sunday Gift Box made in a collaboration with a Vancouver-based and Mother-owned Le Meadow’s Pantry and Perennial Gatherings floral shop.
2879 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
2. The Wild Bunch
The Wild Bunch storefront may be closed, but their delivery is very much open weekly within Vancouver and greater Vancouver. Their bouquets are thoughtful, locally sourced and seek rare and unusual items.
Address: 1525 West 6th Ave
3. Gardenia Flowers
Mother’s Day is coming up, after all! Gardenia Flowers has a gorgeous variety of bouquets for every occasion. At present, they are offering delivery to Vancouver, Burnaby and Richmond, a delivery fee not confirmed but if it outside the above area, it will be “quite high.”
5636 Dunbar St Vancouver
4. Celsia Floral
Famous for its whimsical, colourful flowers while mixing vintage and modern ideas, Celsia is open for business for pickup and delivery options. In addition to bouquets, Celsia has plants, floral kits and more.
1930 Arbutus Street Vancouver, BC V6J 3X7
A little bit of something for everyone – from lifestyle, home, beauty, and more. A great gift shop option, as everything is ordered and delivered online. No need for visits!
3408 Cambie St. Vancouver
604 874 9770
Putting the ‘ooh LaLa into gift gifting!’ This local Commercial drive jaunt offers a wide variety of funky gifts. You can do your shopping online too.
1748 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
This local favourite is tucked into the streets of iconic Granville Island. There are plenty of locally focused gifts, home items, clothes and their famous aspect – where you can design your own items (hat, shirt, backpack) as you wish! They do have free shipping on orders over $99.00 and $3.00 shipping on select items. They offer curbside pickup, as well as in-store visitors.
1648 Duranleau Street Vancouver
8. Bird on a Wire Creations
At Bird on a Wire, they promise limitless possibilities where you will be sure to snatch up a one-of-a-kind gift. There is something for everyone – calendars, food, cards, gardening, and much more. They also offer gift cards for their various artists’ classes and workshops.
2950 West Broadway @ Bayswater Street
9. Temper Chocolate and Pastry
Wow, mom with a box of artisan chocolates paired with Moet Champagne, Caramel Salty Balls Confection, cheesecake and more!
2409 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
10. Saul Good
Saul Good is the online spot to purchase local, handcrafted gift baskets for any occasion including local chocolate, foodie, housewarming and much more. The gifts are sourced locally and will bring a big smile to the recipient!
210-128 West Hastings St, Vancouver
The finest, one-stop-shop for luxury cigars, tobacco and fine gifts such as shaving and groom products, pocket watches, fragrances and much more curated with products from Vancouver and around the globe. The shop is offering curbside pickup at the time and you can place your order online first.
063 Mainland Street, Vancouver
12. Goodge Place
Established in 1964, Goodge Place offers extraordinary gifts, homeware, books, flowers, plants and cards that are characterized in Italian excellent.
1523 W 8th Ave Vancouver
604 714 1133
13. Gastown Soapworks
Give the gift of artisan soaps, bath bombs, scrubs and more – the best way to destress and relax! Their shop is open with limited hours and is offering free local pickup and free shipping for online orders over a certain amount.
1-306 Water St, Vancouver
14. Window Community Shop
A social enterprise arts and crafts showcase from Vancouver’s east side. There are loads of great gifts such as hoodies, tote bags, that you can purchase online.
11 West Hastings Street Vancouver
15. Vancouver Gift Baskets
Congratulate, celebrate, and send a message of goodwill and love with the assistance of Vancouver Gift Baskets. Every gift basket is personally made and individually curated with locally sourced treasures, Canadian artisan treats, international gourmet foods, confectionery and high-quality wines. You can order from their online shop.
16. Bulging Gift Baskets Vancouver
Bulging Gift Baskets is focussed on local goodness and loves celebrating it and sharing the good talents! Their gift baskets consist of goodies from local farmers, chefs, independent shop owners, and artisans! You can shop for your loved ones from the comfort of your home with their online shop.
17. Edible Arrangements
Give the gift of seasonal treats such as fresh fruit produce, delicious strawberry dipped chocolates, caramel apples and much more. Most items you can shop and deliver online, some you can pick up in-store, as a curbside safe pickup.
2779 Arbutus St, Vancouver
18. Sweet Obsession
This local favourite for the freshest and tastiest treats will reopen for three days for Mothers Days with only advance orders being taken and it will be curbside pickup only. There is a limited menu for this event including Mocha Torte, Lemon mousse cake, hedgehog cakes and more. Yum!
2611 W.16th Ave, Vancouver
19. Sweet E Darlings Deserts
Dazzling the people of Vancouver since 2005, at Sweet E’s you can enjoy contemporary cakes, cookies, and bite-sized treats that are as delightful to look at, as they are to enjoy. As of present, you can still indulge, but their shop is closed so you will have to do a curbside pickup.
2032 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver
20. Fairy Cakes
Those with food restrictions can rejoice with Fairy Cakes! All of their treats are suitable for vegans, and those with sensitives/allergies to lactose, eggs, peanuts and/or nuts. No more restrictions to indulgence. Fairy Cakes is closed, but still open for delivery and pickup, which will be done afar, respecting social distancing. Delivery is done between 4 – 7 pm.
3586 Fraser St, Vancouver
21. Sweet Noms Bakery
Your one-stop shops for fabulous cakes! You can even completely customize the cake of your dreams, as long as you give 2-week notice! You can order online.
260 E 5th Ave, Vancouver
22. Beaucoup Bakery
Beaucoup Bakery is a staple for Vancouverites, and now you can still get their special goodies despite them being closed. They are offering takeout and delivery – they also offer pre-orders with 24-hour notice. No event should go uncelebrated with a wonderful tasty treat.
2150 Fir Street, Vancouver
604 732 4222
For a taste of real luxury, Laduree is offering macaroons, cakes, pastries, candies, chocolates, teas and a whole lot more. Their gift sets are personal and stunning including a macaron keychain fit for the queen or king in your life.
1141 Robson Street, Vancouver
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24. Thomas Haas Chocolates
For all your sweet needs, Thomas Haas has a bit of everything from caramel, chocolate, cakes, cake toppers, gift cards and more. They are open but restricting people to 3 inside and out and have set parameters once inside.
2539 West Broadway, Vancouver
25. Jenny Bakes
Since opening its doors in 2012, Jenny Bakes strives to be one of the best artisan bakeries in Vancouver by using organic, local high quality, ingredients. Jenny Bakes can bake surprising and beautiful cakes for all occasions. At present, there are a limited number of orders and is only available for delivery.
26. Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Rocky Mountain Chocolates have prepared different packs of mouth-watering chocolates, including their new Mom Bark – a milk chocolate bar with white chocolate and edible rose petals. Free delivery for those within 10km of their shop.
Contact Details: 1017 Robson St Vancouver
We can’t travel, but what if your mothers favorite place in the world is Paris? Then, Laduree has you sorted with its limited-edition Mother Days macaron box inspired by spring flowers – it is $28 for 6 and $55 from 12. There is also a selection of dainty cakes, pastries and brunch offering you can pick and choose from to add to the order. Preorders are now open for deliveries.
1141 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
28. East Van Roasters
Flowers, cakes, chocolate, and COFFEE! Surprise mom with all four from the East Van Roasters online shop, which are available to be delivered or for pickup. What’s more, your gift will help to support the Portland Hotel Society, which works to remove barriers for women in the community.
Contact Details: 319 Carrall Street, Vancouver
At Olive + Wild, you can expect curated items created by local artists, international design and exceptional gifts. The shop focussed on gifts and homeware which promise to be unique, edgy, classic and thoughtful. They remain open and offer free in-store pickup, so have a browse on their website for their offerings.
4391 Main Street, Vancouver
30. Pallet Coffee Roasters
Best Mom Ever! Coffee bean blend and packages which include delicious pies and chocolates and breakfast boxes are all available from beloved Pallet Coffee Roasted this Mother Day.