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Celebrating Mother’s Day in Arlington

Mother’s Day 2021 won’t be completely back to normal, but you can still celebrate mom with a sweet and unique gift or experience. Many Arlington businesses are offering flowers, chocolates and other gifts tailored especially for moms. Treat your mom to a relaxing day at home, surprise her with thoughtful gifts, or spend the day together exploring one of Arlington’s beautiful gardens.

Pampering & Wellness

  • Paint Nail Bar in Rosslyn will be giving each mom a complimentary long stem rose with their service.
  • Elodie’s Naturals has partnered with Cindy Liebel Jewelry to create a unique self-care box for Mother’s Day.
Elodie's Naturals and Cindy Liebel Jewelry self care box

Sweet Treats

  • Artisan chocolatier, Kingsbury Chocolates, is offering a beautiful assortment of colorful bonbons available in 9-piece or 12-piece sizes.
  • The Village Sweet Bakery specializes in stunning personalized cookies for any occasion. For Mother’s Day, they will have decorated cookies, breakfast-in-bed treats, and a Royal Wedding Cake topped with dried rose pearls.
  • Shirlington’s Best Buns Bread Co. is offering pickup or delivery of its amazing baked goods.

Mother’s Day Meals

  • Oby Lee Winery & Creperie will host the annual Mother’s Day Crepe Brunch outdoors on their tropical lanai (covered veranda). If an in-person brunch isn’t your style, special order mom a gorgeous Letter Cake or Gourmet Chocolate Covered Strawberries from Oby Lee.
chocolate covered strawberries from Oby Lee
Oby Lee
  • New Italian restaurant and deli, Napoli Salumeria will offer Mother’s Day reservations. Or, impress mom by picking up and preparing their “ready to cook” four-course meal.
  • Local favorite, Lebanese Taverna will serve a Mother’s Day Bottomless Mezza Brunch for $39 per person.
  • Celebrate mom with the Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City with a lovely afternoon tea experience. Enjoy views of DC from the 18th floor and indulge in a glass of bubbly with spring sweets and savories.
Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
  • Essy’s Carriage House along Lee Highway is offering a full Mother’s Day menu that’s ready to go curbside or enjoyed in person.
  • Send Mom on a (virtual) trip to Spain with a special Mother’s Day dinner menu from SER Restaurant in Ballston.
  • Specialty wine & cheese spot, Cheesetique, has put together a delightful Mother’s Day Brunch at Home including add-ons to mix your own bellini and their popular “Mac n’ Cheesetique”.

Shops & Gifts

  • Le Village Marche makes it easy to shop for mom with an impeccable selection of beautiful gifts. The owner has also put together curated Mother’s Day gift boxes for a little something extra.
  • Show mom how special she is with a stunning bouquet from local florist, Company Flowers & Gifts Too.
Bon Air Memorial Rose Garden in Arlington, Virginia
Bon Air Rose Garden

Beautiful Gardens

  • Surprise mom with a visit to this hidden gem. Bon Air Rose Garden is an English-style rose garden with a spectacular range of 130 varieties of roses. Leisurely spend an afternoon wandering Bon Air Rose Garden’s carefully groomed walking paths, secluded benches and lovely trellises.
  • Pack a picnic and head to the peaceful grounds of the towering Netherlands Carillon. The grassy slopes and large trees provide many spots to settle down with a picnic lunch. Explore the grounds planted with thousands of flowers including bright colorful tulips.

Author: Olivia Jacobs