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Celebrate Mother’s Day Virtually with Help from Downtown

Monday, May 4, 2020

Celebrate the loving women who impacted your life this Mother’s Day with unique gifts, a take-home brunch, and online events.


Mother’s Day Boxes | Fresh Nostalgia Boutique

Get your mom a unique gift with Fresh Nostalgia’s Curated Mother’s Day Style Boxes!

Products available include scarves, candles, hair accessories, rollerball perfumes, tees, soap, clutch/crossbody bags, home décor, jewelry, and more. Customers can order boxes that have already been curated or work directly with owner Beth Buenaventura for a completely customized curated box.

Ordering details: For those wanting to ship their orders, all boxes must be ordered by Thursday, May 7, 2020. For last-minute pickups, Fresh Nostalgia is offering pickups both Saturday, May 9, and Sunday, May 10. All pickups will need to be coordinated directly. Shipping is free for all boxes.

Pittsburgh Gift Box | love, Pittsburgh

Help mom have the Best Day Ever with a curated mix of locally-made products to indulge in much-deserved personal care. love, Pittsburgh works with unique local makers to curate special gift boxes featuring products from around the area for a totally special way to say “Happy Mother’s Day.”

Locally-Made Products | PG&H

Shop from various locally-made and designed products, and find the perfect Mother’s Day gift with PG&H! Available products include jewelry, candles, wellness products, dinnerware, home décor, and more, all from local makers and artists.

Mother’s Day Flower Delivery | Oliver Flower Shop

Shop Oliver Flower Shop’s many fresh and fragrant arrangements to make this Mother’s Day extra special.

Buy a Gift Card with a 25% Bonus | Gift Card Give Back

Support local small businesses and earn an extra 25% bonus when you purchase a gift card for mom from the Gift Card Gift Back. Shop from over 80 retailers, restaurants, and services while supporting your favorite businesses.

Find a full list of the Downtown retailers that you can shop from online or from a distance here.

Send a Special Meal to Home

Mother’s Day Brunch | Social House at the Pittsburgh Food Hall

While many restaurants are practicing safe social distancing, that doesn’t mean Mother’s Day brunch has to be canceled. Social House is offering an exclusive Mother’s Day brunch menu that will be available for pickup at the Pittsburgh Food Hall. 

Visit their Facebook for updates. 

Mother’s Day Brunch | The Warren

The Warren will be serving brunch all day from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. every Sunday.

Looking for other options? Take a look at our Downtown Delivers Restaurant directory for a full list of Downtown restaurants that are offering takeout or delivery. 

Online Events

Liberty Magic @ Home | Friday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m.

Experience unbelievable close-up magic this Mother’s Day weekend with Liberty Magic @ Home. Tune in together this Friday night at 7:30 p.m. on the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust’s YouTube or Facebook. You never know who might appear.

Harris Theater @ Home | Various Dates and Times

Turn your living room into a cinema with the Harris Theater @ Home. Choose from independent, international, and documentary films to watch.

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