Meet the Neighbors: Mother’s Day Ideas

Meet the Neighbors: Mother’s Day Ideas
May 5, 2024 Lise Grato

It’s nearly time for Mother’s Day. Sunday, May 12 is just around the corner. Consider a reservation for Mother’s Day Brunch or Dinner to celebrate Mom’s day! Find something unique at one of our specialty shops! Here are just a few activities and shopping options in Downtown Albany to make her smile.




1st Friday / Wine Walk

Friday, May 3 – Downtown Albany

Start the celebration early! Join the Rotary Club of Albany’s Wine Walk. Enjoy wine and visit stores for 1st Friday sales, treats and music from 4-8 pm.


Mother’s Day at the Carousel

Sunday, May 12 – 503 1st Ave. W

Moms are what makes the world go round – and the ones who stand by us on our first carousel rides. On Mother’s Day, Albany Carousel is offering free rides to all mothers as well as a carnation for the first 100 moms to walk through to doors!



From cookies to fine dining, treat mom to Mother’s Day specials at our 30+ Downtown restaurants, cafes, bakeries, breweries and tap houses.




1st Hand Seconds Unique Boutique

411 2nd Ave. SW (541) 928-6909

Gently loved ladies’ clothing, accessories


Albany Farmers’ Market

City Hall Parking Lot (541) 740-1542

Produce, meat, plants, flowers, food


Albany Historic Carousel Gift Shop

503 1st Ave. W (541) 497-2934

Clothing, jewelry, plush, puzzles, souvenirs


Brigitte’s Place Fine Fabrics

325 1st Ave. W (541) 979-3121

Fashion fabrics, notions, sewing classes


Cronies Vintage & Antique Emporium

211 2nd Ave. SW         (541) 760-1941

Antiques, collectibles, jewelry, pottery, fine art


Emma Downtown

422 1st Ave. W         (541) 926-1717

Women’s clothing, shoes, baby, gifts, décor


The Frame House

434 1st Ave. W (541) 928-7676

Custom framing, stock frames, art supplies


Gallery Calapooia

222 1st Ave. W #100 (541) 971-5701

Local artist co-op, art, jewelry, cards, gifts


Jack N Jill Children’s Resale

236 Lyon St. SE (541) 928-5437

Children’s clothing, furniture, strollers, toys


Jordan Jewelers

202 1st Ave. W (541) 926-1907

Custom designs, fine jewelry, gifts


Merrime Bridal

211 1st Ave. W Ste. 101 (541) 791-7083

Special occasion, prom, jewelry, candles


No-D-Lay Shoe Shop

339 2nd Ave. SW (541) 928-7651

Boots, shoes, gear, disc golf, Hydro Flask


The Quilt Loft

405 1st Ave. W (541) 928-7242

Fabric, Longarm quilting, laser cut kits


Reds Boutique

222 1st Ave. W (712) 520-0160

Women’s clothing, accessories, jewelry


Sawmill Unfinished Furniture

224 Lyon St. SE (541) 928-6338

Unfinished & finished furniture, mattresses


Sid Stevens Jewelers

140 1st Ave. W (541) 967-8140

Custom designs, fine jewelry, diamonds


Sniffany’s Pet Boutique

222 1st Ave. W (541) 248-3722

Pet supplies, raw food, treats, photography


Spearit Beads & Co.

415 1st Ave. W (541) 791-4313

Beads, chains, custom jewelry, gifts


Stay Awhile Vintage Mercantile

425 1st Ave. W (541) 981-2373

Antiques, collectibles, toys, jewelry


Stoked 2 Sk8

250 Broadalbin St. SW #103 (541) 248-1593

Skateboards, parts, apparel, footwear


Urban Ag Supply

456 2nd Ave. SW (541) 497-2988

Organic garden materials, houseplants, gifts


Urban on 1st

313 1st Ave NW (541) 405-3038

Hand-selected gently used clothing & decor


Weathered Together Market

301 1st Ave. W (541) 791-7659

Gifts, homegoods, clothing, jewelry, snacks


Check the ADA’s Facebook page for posts with more great ideas for Mom.