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2016 Mother's Day Guide - Flowers, Brunch & More

May 06, 2016 02:52PM ● By Melanie Heisinger
Mother's Day is right around the corner, May 8th. Whether you are looking for a great place to go to brunch, where to go for a great spa day, or where to buy the perfect bouquet, we've got you covered. We've compiled a list of useful tips to help you have the best Mother's Day yet. 

The Perfect Bouquet

Always a classic gesture of appreciation, getting flowers is always a great way to start Mother's Day. Instead of going to the local supermarket and buying a simple bouquet there, here are a few local places that you can find some unique and lovely bouquets. 

Fresno Village Florists

Fresno Village Florist offers beautiful bouquets for a reasonable price. For Mother's Day, they are offering a unique Flower Basket, breaking the standard bouquet mold. Their Country Basket Blooms is overflowing with beauty and blossoms. Hot pink spray roses, light pink alstroemeria, snapdragons and miniature carnations, dark pink Sweet William, purple matsumoto asters, large monte cassino asters, statice and pittosporum fill a pretty picnic-like basket. You've got this gift handled! 

For more information about other unique bouquets, visit their website here

Flowers & More

Flowers & More - Fresno, CA is a great local spot with a wide variety of bouquet selections. 
Their Lavendar and Pink Bubble Bowl is sure to bring a smile to mom's face. When you order custom designs, they will be produced as closely as possible to the picture. Their professional staff of floral designers are always eager to discuss any special design or product requests. Flowers & More also delivers! 

For more information about Flowers & More, visit their website 

Chocolates & Posies

Chocolates and Posies is a Clovis-based shop that not only has lovely bouquets to purchase, but is also a full service gift and home goods shop. Their 3 long-lasting carnations bouquet design is in a glass vase, accented with ribbons and signature critter. They offer a wide variety of colors of your preference, or you can let their designers choose for you.

For more information about their other services and bouquets, visit their website 

Places to Wine and Dine

Brunch on Mother's Day is another staple to mark this day of appreciation, however, mixing it up is also a great way to make this day special. Here is a list of delicious local spots that are offering a great menus. 

Elbow Room

Elbow Room is celebrating Mother's Day this year with an early-bird brunch, beginning at 9am.
Elbow Room Mothers Day Brunch - start May 08 2016 0900AM

Mother's Day Brunch

Try our new delicious spin on a traditional Brunch menu made special for Mother's day this Sunday from 9AM to 2:30PM. For Reservations CALL: 559-227-1234 Read More » 

Kings River Winery

Kings River Winery is offering a special and delicious Mother's Day Lunch, starting at 12pm

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Mother's Day Lunch at Kings Winery

Celebrate your mom at Kings River Winery! Moms will be greeted on arrival with a fresh flower and can spend the afternoon enjoying a fresh lunch buffet surrounded by our beautiful vineyar... Read More » 


Campagnia is offering a special Mother's Day Dinner this year, a great alternative to brunch. However, if brunch os your style, they also offer an award-winning brunch every Sunday.   
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Campagnia's Mother’s Day Dinner Buffet

Sunday, May 8th | 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Reserve your table today. Call 433-3300. Adults: $29.99 Kids 12 and under: $15.99 Read More » 


Other Things to Do and Enjoy

Whether you want to pamper your mom with a luxurious spa package, or do something unique and fun together, we have got you covered. The list below has a few local places that would be fun to explore. 

Estancia Day Spa and Hair Salon

Estancia is offering a special Mother's Day Spa package. This package includes a 55 minute Massage, Mini Signature Facial, Paraffin Hand Dip, and a Spa Pedicure or Scalp Massage. 

Visit their website for more information on their packages and specials. 

Visalia's Kentucky Derby Party

Celebrate Mother's Day a day early with these next to events, starting with the Kentucky Derby Party at the Visalia Country Club, starting at 1pm!

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Visalia's Kentucky Derby Party

Join us for some southern hospitality and fast horses. Enjoy delicious hors d’oeuvres, liberating libations, Kentucky bluegrass, horse racing on big screens, and much more. Be sure to w... Read More » 

Star Palace

What better way to celebrate mom than by taking her to a show that's all about appreciating her? The Star Palace is offering a Saturday night show, beginning at 6pm
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Mother’s Day Dinner and Show


Fresno Ideaworks

Looking for a unique way to spend your Sunday? Skip brunch and bring mom to this glass blowing class and learn how to make a glass-blown heart! The class begins at 10am. 

Glass Blowing Happy Mothers Day Heart Workshop - start May 08 2016 1000AM

Glass Blowing: Happy Mothers Day Heart Workshop

I love you mom, let's make a heart together. Happy Mothers Day heart workshop. Under the guidance of a hot-shop instructor, you will be able to select and add color to a hot glass bubb... Read More » 

What are your Mother's Day plans? If there is an event going on for Mother's Day that we should include, feel free to tell us about is by contacting us. 

Happy Mother's Day!