A thoughtful gift can bring so much joy to the recipient that they won’t soon forget. Looking for the best hidden places to celebrate someone special in Vancouver? A niche is always open for your pleasure to offer.
1. Seasonal bakery
Commercial Drive’s family-owned bakery, Vancouver-Seasons Bakery, has a special Mother’s Day Perfect Sunday gift box made in collaboration with Vancouver-based flower shop The Meadow’s Pantry and Perennial Gatherings owned by the mother.
2879 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
2. The wild group
The Wild Bunch storefront may be closed, but their delivery is very open every week in Vancouver and Greater Vancouver. Their bouquets are thoughtful, of local origin and seek rare and unusual objects.
Address: 1525 West 6th Ave
3. Gardenia flowers
Mother’s Day is approaching, after all! Gardenia Flowers has a wonderful variety of bouquets for every occasion. At the moment they offer delivery to Vancouver, Burnaby and Richmond, delivery charges not confirmed, but if they are outside the above area it will be “quite high”.
5636 Dunbar Street Vancouver
4. Celsia flowers
Famous for its whimsical and colorful flowers while mixing vintage and modern ideas, Celsia is open to business for pickup and delivery options. In addition to bouquets, Celsia offers plants, flower kits and more.
1930 Arbutus Street Vancouver, BC V6J 3X7
A bit of something for everyone – lifestyle, home, beauty and more. A great gift shop option, as everything is ordered and delivered online. No need for visits!
3408 Cambie Street Vancouver
604 874 9770
Put the “ooh LaLa in the gifts!” This local business getaway offers a wide variety of awesome freebies. You can also shop online.
1748 Commercial Drive, Vancouver
This local favorite is tucked away on the streets of iconic Granville Island. There are plenty of local gifts, household items, clothing and their famous looks – where you can design your own items (hat, shirt, backpack) however you like! They have free shipping on orders over $ 99.00 and $ 3.00 on certain 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 grab a unique gift. There is something for everyone: calendars, food, cards, gardening and more. They also offer gift cards for their various courses and artist workshops.
2950 West Broadway @ Bayswater Street
9. Temper chocolate and pastry
Wow, mom with a box of artisan chocolates accompanied by Moët champagne, salted caramel scoops, cheesecake and more!
2409 Marine Drive, West Vancouver
10. Saul Good
Saul Good is the place online to shop for local and artisanal gift baskets for all occasions, including local chocolate, foodies, housewarming and more. The gifts are locally sourced and will bring a big smile to the recipient!
210-128 West Hastings St, Vancouver
The best one-stop-shop for luxury cigars, tobacco and fine gifts such as shaving and toiletries, pocket watches, perfumes and more with products from Vancouver and around the world. The store offers curbside pickup at this time and you can place your order online first.
063 Mainland Street, Vancouver
12. Place du Bonheur
Founded in 1964, Goodge Place offers extraordinary gifts, housewares, books, flowers, plants and cards which are characterized by excellent Italian.
1523 West 8th Ave Vancouver
604 714 1133
13. The Gastown soap factory
Give the gift of homemade soaps, bath bombs, scrubs and more – the best way to relax and unwind! Their shop is open with limited hours and offers free local pickup and free delivery for online orders over a certain amount.
1-306 Water Street, Vancouver
14. Community Window Shop
A social enterprise arts and crafts showcase on the east side of Vancouver. There are plenty of great gifts, such as hoodies, tote bags, that you can buy online.
11 Hastings Street West Vancouver
15. Vancouver Gift Baskets
Congratulate, celebrate and send a message of goodwill and love with the help of Vancouver Gift Baskets. Each gift basket is personally made and individually curated with locally sourced treasures, Canadian artisan treats, international gourmet foods, high quality confectionery and wines. You can order from their online store.
16. Vancouver domed gift baskets
Bulging Gift Baskets focuses on local goodness and loves to celebrate it and share good talent! Their gift baskets consist of goodies from farmers, chefs, independent traders and local artisans! You can shop for your loved ones from the comfort of your home with their online store.
17. Edible arrangements
Give the gift of seasonal treats such as fresh fruit, delicious strawberry dipped chocolates, caramel apples and more. Most of the items you can purchase and deliver online, some can be safely picked up in store.
2779 Arbutus Street, Vancouver
18. Sweet obsession
This local favorite for the freshest and tastiest treats will reopen for three days for Mother’s Day, with only advance orders taken and it will be a curb-only pickup. There is a limited menu for this event, including Moka Torte, lemon mousse cake, hedgehog cakes and more. Yum!
2611 W. 16th Ave, Vancouver
19. Sweet E Darlings Desserts
Dazzling Vancouverites since 2005, at Sweet E’s you can enjoy contemporary cakes, cookies and bites that are as eye-catching as they are savoring. For now, you can still treat yourself, but their store is closed so you will need to do curbside pickup.
2032 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver
20. Fairy cakes
Those with dietary restrictions can rejoice with Fairy Cakes! All of their treats are suitable for vegans and those sensitive / allergic to lactose, eggs, peanuts and / or nuts. No more restrictions on indulgence. Fairy Cakes is closed, but still open for delivery and pickup, which will be done remotely, respecting social distancing. Delivery is between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
3586 Fraser Street, Vancouver
21. Sweet Names Bakery
Your one-stop shops for fabulous cakes! You can even fully customize the cake of your dreams, as long as you give 2 weeks notice! You can order online.
260 E 5th Ave, Vancouver
22. Lot Bakery
Much Bakery is a staple for Vancouverites, and now you can still get their special treats despite being closed. They offer take out and delivery – they also offer pre-orders with 24 hours notice. No event should be celebrated with a wonderful tasty treat.
2150 Fir Street, Vancouver
604 732 4222
To taste true luxury, Ladurée offers macaroons, cakes, pastries, candies, chocolates, teas and much more. Their gift boxes are personal and stunning, including a macaron keychain fit for the queen or king in your life.
1141 Robson Street, Vancouver
24. Thomas Haas Chocolates
For all your sweet needs, Thomas Haas has a bit of everything, from caramel, chocolate, cakes, cake decorations, gift cards and more. They are open but limit 3 people inside and outside and have set settings once inside.
2539 West Broadway, Vancouver
25. Jenny bakes
Since opening its doors in 2012, Jenny Bakes has strived to be one of Vancouver’s best artisan bakeries using high quality organic and local ingredients. Jenny Bakes can bake surprising and beautiful cakes for any occasion. At this time, the number of orders is limited and is only available for delivery.
26. Rocky Mountain Chocolate
Rocky Mountain Chocolates have prepared various mouth-watering chocolate packs including their new Mom Bark – a milk chocolate bar with white chocolate and edible rose petals. Free delivery for those less than 10km from their store.
Contact details: 1017 Robson Street Vancouver
We can’t travel, but what if your mother’s favorite place in the world was Paris? Then Ladurée has sorted you out with their limited edition Mother’s Day macaroon box inspired by spring flowers – it’s $ 28 for 6 and $ 55 from 12. There’s also a selection of delicious cakes, pastries and brunch you can choose from to add to order. Pre-orders are now open for deliveries.
1141 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC
28. East Van Roasters
Flowers, cakes, chocolate and COFFEE! Surprise mom with the four from the East Van Roasters online store, which are available for delivery or take out. Plus, your donation will help support the Portland Hotel Society, which works to break down barriers for women in the community.
Contact details: 319 Carrall Street, Vancouver
29. Olive + Wild
At Olive + Wild, you can expect items handpicked by local artists, international design, and exceptional giveaways. The boutique focused on gifts and housewares that promise to be unique, bold, classic and thoughtful. They stay open and offer free in-store pickup, so browse their website for their deals.
4391 Main Street, Vancouver
30. Pallet roasters
Best mom ever! The blend of coffee beans and packages including delicious pies and chocolates and breakfast boxes are all available from the beloved Pallet Coffee Roasted this Mother’s Day.
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