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A Downtown Guide: Curate the Perfect Mother's Day Experience Downtown

Downtown Olympia has got you Covered with all the Stops to Curate the Perfect Mother's Day Experience

Whether it's a brunch with custom cocktails, a unique locally made piece of art, locally sourced bouquet or ingredients to create a homecooked meal for Mom, Downtown Olympia has got you covered with all the stops to curate the perfect Mother's Day experience.

Mother's Day Meals

 Chelsea Farms Oyster Bar is offering a Mother's Day brunch with items including Peel n' Eat Shrimp & Grits and a Lobster Roll Special! Make reservations now! Stop by Three Magnets Brewing Co. or order one of their Mother's Day Weekend Meal kits for brunch at home! A limited amount of kits are available, so place your order now here. Want brunch with a view? Make a reservation at Budd Bay Cafe. Try one of Cascadia Grill's weekend specials, then stop next door for a sweet treat at Juju's Iced Cream & Frozen Custard.

Sit on the patio at Well 80 Brewhouse or try a custom craft cocktail at Octapas Cafe. Is Mom a fan of Italian food? Mercato Ristorante, Basilico Ristorante or Pizzeria la Gitana can help.

The Olympia Farmers Market crafters have a variety of options for a unique and locally made gift for Mom. The Market is open Thursday, May 6 - Sunday, May 9 (Mother's Day!) from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. for you to purchase produce and meat to make a perfect homemade meal for Mom and some vendors will have fresh flowers for a Mother's Day bouquet!

More Mother's Day Gift Ideas! 

We encourage you to support local downtown retailers while searching for a perfect gift for Mom! Is she a bookworm? Browsers Books has an incredible selection for book lovers, Childhood's End Gallery has unique jewelry, gifts and art and The Popinjay offers an assortment of high-quality gifts including their beautiful Firefly mosaic jewelry.

Drees knows gifts and exactly what moms love and has put together a fabulous selection of Mother's Day Gift baskets including the Oui! Mer-Sea! (pictured above)~ A fresh scent combining citrus, lily, jasmine, sandalwood. Includes Candle with coaster, soothing sea salts, bar soap, hand soap, and delicious caramels. Wrapped in their chic French blue and red Eiffel towel. A touch of Paris for your fabulous mom for Mother’s Day! Email them at or call 360-357-7177. View all custom basket selections available on their Facebook page.

Archibald Sisters offers unique cards and gifts Compass RoseHot ToddyRadiance Herbs and Massage and Belleza Ropa can all help you select the perfect gift for the Mothers on your list!

Buck's Spice Shop has unique custom spice blends and Encore Chocolates + Encore Chocolates & Sweets has a fine selection of gourmet chocolates and premium bulk teas. Is Mom a plant lover? Select a new houseplant from Underhill Plants.

Is mom is a Do-it-Yourself person? How about the gift of a DIY course from Arbutus Folk School or take advantage of the Mother's Day Special at The Painted Plate Olympia ~ Friday 5/7- Sunday 5/9! Treat Mom to an amazing experience: painting with her favorite people! Each includes a select piece of pottery & a delicious drink/treat! Call now to save your spot! (360) 705-2103.

Happy Mother's Day! 

*Photo Courtesy Drees 

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