If you have a mom or mother figure in your life whose love language is quality time over receiving gifts, then you've come to the right place. There's nothing wrong with spoiling her (or them) with traditional Mother's Day gifts. And we've got a few conventional gift ideas here for you too.

If you're looking for something creative, what better way to do that than gifting them with an experience?

Mother's Day is Sunday, May 12, 2024. We have rounded up the best Mother's Day gifts for making memories and for giving her some much-needed “me time.” Our Mother's Day gift guide below features 30+ creative ideas.

And if food is the way to her heart, then scope out our guide to Mother's Day Brunch in Orlando.

Orlando Mother's Day Gift Guide

For Relaxation

My Beer Spa

Orlando Beer Spa is a fun, unconventional spa experience centered around beer. Private rooms featuring spacious hot tubs filled with a unique “beer treatment”; a foamy, moisturizing, aromatic hop infusion full of antioxidants and minerals.

Relax and sip local brews from the unlimited self-serve taps located right next to the tub. Upgrade options include Prosecco and Sangria. This Mother's Day gift idea will help her relax for sure.

My Beer Spa

Mother's Day Horse Carriage Tour
May 12, 2024, 1:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Winter Garden Downtown Pavilion
20 minute tour, $125

MANDARA SPA AT WALT DISNEY WORLD SWAN AND DOLPHIN

Expect nothing less than the best at the Swan and Dolphin’s Mandara Spa. Escape to an exotic destination complete with a temple and interior gardens. Indulge in a 50-minute or 80-minute massage for ultimate bliss.

WORTH THE TRIP: ROCK SPA AT HARD ROCK HOTEL DAYTONA BEACH

A day at the spa is one thing. A day at the spa on the beach is another level! Book your date day getaway at the Rock Spa at Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach for total peace and calm. Winning the World Luxury Spa Award for “Unique Spa Experience” last year, Rock Spa combines the spa experience with a musical edge.

Couples Room Rock Spa Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach
Couples Room Rock Spa Hard Rock Hotel Daytona Beach (Dani Meyering)

More ideas: Orlando's Best Spas


Get crafty

What better activity to do together than making your own custom candle! Wash & Wick's Make Your Own Candle Kit ($49) includes everything you need to make four 6 ounce candles. You can choose from over 20 scents including Coffee, White Tea, and my personal favorite Lost At Sea.

Image credit: Wash & Wick

Autumn & Ro offers a variety of classes for the crafty mom in your life! Group classes, private parties, and one-on-one tutoring are available on jewelry making, painting, embroidery, and more. From craft to fine art, share some creative inspiration and a laugh or two. Beginners are always welcome. Materials and supplies are included in most classes.

Don't forget the flowers

From designer's choice bouquets and floral mugs to fun packages including flowers and sweet treats, local flower shop No. 1 Flowers has some truly unique options for Mother's Day. We especially love the Floral & Treat box, which comes with flowers and your choice of macarons, chocolate dipped strawberries or cookies.

Image credit: No. 1 Flowers

In Bloom Florist never disappoints when it comes to breathtaking bouquets, and their Mother's Day arrangements are no exception! There are three main bouquets to choose from ranging in price from $125 – $155. The floral shop has transitioned to contact-less curbside pickup and delivery so you can shower the moms in your life with gorgeous flowers while keeping everyone safe.

If she's more of a plant mom, Ouch.Plants. offers delivery of their adorable succulents and cacti! Find them on Facebook to see current selections and to place an order.

Get her something sweet

In addition to dozens of creamy, homemade flavors, Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream carries ice cream cakes, pies, and more you can pick up for mom! Or, pick up a pint of her favorite flavor to enjoy together at home.

Build your own sweet gift with Mother's Day cookies from Southern Home Bakery. And local favorite, Light on the Sugar bakery has a truly special Mother's Day treats box with unique macarons and eclairs. Pre-order is required.

Get her some me-time reading time

Concierge Book Box Service from Writer's Block Bookstore: The book experts at Writer's Block Bookstore have 4 options for mom ranging from $30 – $100. The box will contain a carefully curated book selected by the Writer's Block staff plus other goodies.

Image credit: Writer's Block Bookstore

Foodie-Approved Experiences

We all have that one person in our life who is always down to try a new restaurant or stay in and cook something from scratch. Luckily, we have just the thing for the passionate foodie in your life!

And if you want to do something a little cheesy for the foodie loving mom in your life then order a Charcuterie Bouquet from SIMPLY CHEESE.
Call to pre-order: (321) 972-6186.

Take them to a Fancy Restaurant

If you are a local, you know we have an amazing food scene here in Orlando. There are so many options to satisfy even the pickiest eater. There are also tons of restaurants to take her for a memorable night.

Here's a list of some of our favorites:

For a more extensive list, check out our blog on the most romantic restaurants in Orlando to help her feel special on Mother's Day.

Book a Hands-On Cooking Class

What's more rewarding than cooking a delicious meal for yourself? Orlando has so many cooking class options to put your culinary skills to the test. These classes will teach you the basics and provide you with recipes that will surely impress your guests.

Check out our post on where to take a cooking class for a list of the best ones to gift your loved one this Mother's Day.


Mom's Night Out Ideas

Everyone loves a night out, especially mom and even more so when someone else has done all of the planning. This section of our Mother's Day gift ideas is all about giving your mom or mother figure a night out on the town!

Here's a list of some ideas we know they'll love:

Cirque du Soleil Disney Springs Theater is a large white tent-shaped building. It stands at the end of West Side at Disney Springs. In this photo it is in the background with the edge of the City Works restaurant show on the left side of the photo and an illuminated palm tree on the right side of the photo. The pavement is wet as this photo was taken on a rainy night.
Cirque du Soleil Disney Springs Theater – Dani Meyering

Mother's Day Gift Ideas to Enjoy All Year

What's the gift that keeps on giving? Annual memberships! Gift your loved one with a membership to one of their favorite parks, museums, or gardens. It's something they'll get to enjoy for more than just one day.

Leu Gardens

One of our favorite local gardens is just minutes away from Downtown Orlando. This 50-acre botanical oasis is designed to inspire visitors to appreciate and understand plants. If your loved one has a green thumb or just loves spending time in nature, they would likely appreciate an annual pass to this beautiful garden. Members get additional perks, like guest passes, free admission to the monthly outdoor movie night series, and discounted prices for garden events and workshops.

Orlando Science Center

The scientist in your life will love an annual membership to the Orlando Science Center. This science museum is for all ages and features cool exhibits, live programming, theaters, events, and so much more.

Orlando Museum of Art

If you know an art connoisseur who is difficult to shop for, a membership to the Orlando Museum of Art is the perfect gift. They'll get to experience engaging temporary exhibitions, community connecting events, and inspiring educational programming all year long!

Bok Tower Gardens

This beautiful garden is located in Lake Wales and has 250 acres you can explore. It's the perfect gift for those who love the outdoors. This gift will provide your family or friend with a year's worth of beautiful music and picturesque gardens.

Memberships also come with reciprocal benefits at gardens all around the country. Check out the membership options here.

Bok Tower Gardens | Photo by Stephanie Patterson

READ MORE: Annual Passes in Orlando, Besides the Theme Parks


Gift Ideas For Someone Who Needs a Vacation

Living in a tourist destination has its perks. Because so many people visit Orlando, there are tons of options for a staycation. It's the perfect gift for someone who wants to get away without actually going away.

Unique Overnights

Here are a few of Central Florida's most unique places to staycation:

Enchanted Oaks Farm
Enchanted Oaks Farm – Dani Meyering

Resort Day Pass

Treat your significant other to a day spent poolside at one of Orlando's fabulous resort pools. ResortPass allows you to book day passes for resorts in Orlando and beyond, granting you access to utilize the pool and certain amenities without booking an overnight stay. Some passes also include additional discounts on spa services, dining, and more. Check out the options here.


Unique Experiences for Animal Lovers

Orlando is home to so much wildlife. While zoos and aquariums provide all day fun, many animal encounters will make for the perfect gift for the animal lover in your circle.

Here is a list of the ones we highly recommend:

Image credit: Wild Florida

Mother's Day Gifts for the Fun Seeker

If your loved one is always up for a good time, gift them with one! There are tons of fun things to do around the city that will get your adrenaline pumping.

Here are a few ideas to get you started: