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Mother's Day Gift Guide

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It’s almost May 8th and you know what that means?!

Time to celebrate Mom!

It's so important to celebrate the women who bear the important title of ‘Mother’ and those who earn the title just the same – Grandmothers, aunts, sisters, mentors, friends and more. We hope you won’t forget this important day to celebrate your ma, mum, mama, mommy, materfamilias, stepmother, old lady, surrogate mother, birth mother, parent or procreator. 

Downtown Tempe has everything you need for the perfect Mother’s Day!

Retail Options

Here are a few retail stores that may have the perfect gift for that special woman in your life!

Rosebud's Bath Boutique

Handmade soaps, custom candles, lotions - now open at 516 S. Mill Avenue.

Cactus Sports

For the ASU mom who needs all the ASU swag. 

Lotions & Potions

For the mom who loves zen, custom scents, lotions and special potions.

Happy Healthy High Horny Herbs

Time to chill and get some unique gifts for mom.

Candy Addict

For the mom's with a sweet tooth, you can't beat this shop filled with nostalgic candy from the past and over 1,500 different varieties of candies.

The Shred Club

For the adventurous mom: rent a scooter or electric skateboard and spend the day cruising around Tempe Town Lake. 

The Henna Shoppe

Treat mom to custom henna body art and eyebrow threading.

Here is our complete retail listing. If you’re unsure if they are open, give them a call and see what they have to offer!

Let's Eat Out Options

What mother doesn’t like a good brunch or dinner for Mother’s Day? Correction: What mother doesn’t like her children to BUY her brunch or dinner for Mother’s Day? We all know she doesn’t want those burnt waffles. 

The Westin Tempe/Terra Tempe/Skysill Rooftop

It's the place to be on May 8!  Live painting in the lobby; a Mother's Day Brunch in Terra Tempe from 11 am - 4 pm featuring live music, a succulent to each mom during brunch, Passion Fruit Mimosas and Mother's Day Spritz' will keep mom all fuzzy & warm. Click HERE for brunch menu. Take mom to Skysill Rooftop Bar from 5 - 8 pm for a multi-piece band. 

Alter Ego at The Canopy Hotel

All-you-can-eat Mother's Day Brunch at Alter Ego from 10 am - 3 pm for $72 per person, complementary glass of sparkling wine. Book on Open Table or call 602-612-7871.

Mother's Day Tea at The Hackett House

Treat your mother, grandmother or yourself to an incredible Mother’s Day Tea on May 7 from 1 - 3 pm at the historic Hackett House. Held either in one of Hackett House’s historic Friendship Rooms or on our beautiful covered patio, you’ll find yourself enjoying a wonderful ritual from a more tranquil time. A special menu accompanies each themed tea along with fresh linens, china table service, servers in crisp white aprons.

Morning Squeeze

You can't beat brunch on the patio and if you’re old enough, you can get a bottle of champagne and some orange juice to make mom some mimosas on the side. Check out their Facebook for more details.

Daily Jam

Find your jam at Daily Jam: Red Velvet waffles or their famous Natie Bomb sandwich - you can't go wrong for mom. Check out their Facebook for more information.

Caffe Boa

Mom love to, we mean does she love wine? Treat her to lunch or dinner at Caffe Boa. They support "nudity in wine" and only offer natural and honest wines made in the vineyard by true farmers (and their food ain't bad either!). 

Foch Cafe & Bistro

All you can eat crepe bar on Sundays from 10 am - 2 pm make this the perfect spot for mom. Throw in a Bloody Mary and you become her favorite child all over again. 



From the DTA family to yours, we wish all the special women in your life a very Happy Mother’s Day! 



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