Mother’s Day is almost here; and if you’re stuck on ways to celebrate that special caregiver in your life; we’re here to help! From the classic box of chocolates and flowers combo to unique, locally made gifts, or fun experiences you can share together, you’ll find loads of options right here in the Harrison River Valley!
No matter mom’s interests or hobbies, you’re sure to find a gift she’ll adore. Here are some shops with a wonderful variety of gift options.
Blue Dandelion Gifts & Collectables Agassiz 1, 7026 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz
Blue Dandelion Gifts & Collectables Harrison 140 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
Casa Lifestyles 110, 196 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
Canwest Art Gallery 3, 160 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
Farmhouse Natural Cheeses 5634 McCallum Rd. Agassiz
Harrison Lavender, 3777 Wildwood Drive, Agassiz
Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory 328 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
Sasquatch Gifts & Souvenirs 101, 196 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
The Barn Beautique Unit B, 7243 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz
FLOWERS & FARM MARKETS
A vibrant, colourful bouquet or unique farm-market find will always brighten up mom’s day. Check out these locations:
Blue Clover Creations 6352 Golf Road, Agassiz
Holly Tree Florist & Gifts 7220 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz
Onos Greenhouses Flower Stand 1694 Tranmer Road, Agassiz
Deroche Farmers Market: Opens for the season on Saturday May 7th with 45 vendors and new extended hours of 10am – 3pm. Corner of BC Route 7 highway and N. Deroche Road.
Garden House 52905 Yale Road, Rosedale
DINE AL FRESCO
There’s something about dining outside that makes food taste even better, and with mom along, you know you’ll be in great company. Whether lakefront at a picnic table, or at your favourite patio, we’ve got tons of spots to dine al fresco. Harrison Corner Cafe is offering Mother’s Day Baskets, including a Breakfast in Bed Basket, Picnic Basket, and Mom-osa Basket for 2. See the details here and book yours by May 5th by emailing [email protected] or calling 604-491-4529 to pre-order.
Creekside Cheese and Creamery is offering three delicious options to share with mom: a Grazing Box, Creekside Cheese Sampler, and a Cheesy Gift Basket. See details here and pre-order on their website, or call the store during operating hours at 604-796-8485, or send a message through their social media channels. Creekside is also running a Mother’s Day Giveaway, enter here by May 6th!
Here are some suggestions for fabulous local restaurants that have lovely patios (please call ahead and reserve for Mother’s Day dining).
Black Forest Steak & Schnitzelhouse 180 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
Broken Whisk 7205 Pioneer Avenue, Agassiz
Milos Greek Taverna 234 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
Muddy Waters Café 328 Esplanade Avenue, Harrison
Old Settler Pub 222 Cedar Ave. Harrison
Sushi Kitami Japanese Restaurant, 318 Hot Springs Rd., Harrison
The River’s Edge Clubhouse 14282 Morris Valley Road, Harrison Mills
STEP BACK IN TIME DINING
Rowena’s Inn on the River is featuring their next Step Back in Time dining event on Saturday, May 7. Treat mom to a gourmet feast featuring a 4-course meal amidst the beautiful 1920s ambience of the historic inn. See the full menu here. To reserve your table, please email [email protected].
Spend time with mom on a picturesque two-hour Mother’s Day Cruise on Harrison Lake! Sit back and relax, enjoy the spectacular scenery, and enjoy a tasty lunch aboard Shoreline Tours’ 62 foot luxury boat as the friendly crew shares local history and fun facts about the area. Book your cruise here.
Rent an electric bike from Harrison Eco Tours and visit the farms, shops, and eateries along the Circle Farm Tour. Or, rent one of their kayaks and go for a paddle!
A hike is a great way to spend time with mom while getting your steps in for the day! Check out our Trail Guide and choose a trail to tackle together.
Happy Mother’s Day from all of us at Tourism Harrison. For more information on these, or other Harrison River Valley shops, events, and activities, stop by the Visitor Centre at 499 Hot Springs Road, or follow us on Facebook or Instagram. Be sure to tag your photos with #HarrisonRiverValley or #BreatheInTheWild to share your Harrison River Valley experiences with us!