2022 Local Shopping Guide for Mother's Day

By Debra Flanagan, Macaroni KID Chicago Northside April 20, 2022

Shop locally for Mother's Day

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Feel Good Market
To celebrate Chicago coming back to life, bunnilife has curated a unique Feel Good Market at Hotel Zachary. Guests will be able to shop from over 10 local pop-up shops including bunnilife, Denim Lounge in Motion, Bellicks Cookies, Hat Headz, Oasis Face Bar, and many more. Vendors range from activewear, vintage designer denim, accessories, jewelry, skincare, art, gourmet food, home goods and more! Along with shopping, guests will have the chance to enjoy sound bites during The Bar at Hotel Zachary's Bubbles & Beats where they will be able to sip on sparkling cocktails and elevated champagne selections while jamming to some of the city's top talent!
April 28, 2022 5pm-9pm
Hotel Zachary
3630 N. Clark St. 

Central Street Evanston Ready, Set, Spring!
Come out to shop, dine, and enjoy special Mother's Day promotions. Central Street is the perfect place to find a unique gift, order a bouquet, and enjoy brunch, lunch or dinner. Extra special fun for the whole family! Stop by The Branch at 2026 Central from Noon to 3pm for a free photo booth experience and leave with a flipbook keepsake.
April 30, 2022

Mother's Day Gift Market
Shop from neighborhood retailers and artisans, including fresh flowers, sweets and baked goods, beauty products, original artwork and more.
April 30, 2022 11am-4pm
Ainslie Arts Plaza

Mother's Day Celebration in the Biergarten
Grab Mom and your favorite Dovetail Brewery beer for an early Mother's Day celebration in the biergarten! Sip while you shop the creations by local artists and makers on
May 1, 2022 1pm-5pm
1800 W Belle Plaine Ave.

Mom's Night Out
An evening shopping event to celebrate moms before Mother's Day featuring special discounts and giveaways at local stores.
May 4, 2022 
Businesses along Roscoe and Southport Ave.

Mother's Day Pop-Up Event
Find the perfect Mother's Day gift for that special mom in your life at the Kendra Scott pop-up event hosted at Hotel Zachary. Guests will be able to shop Mother's Day favorites such as necklaces, earrings, rings, watches and much more. Guests will also have the chance to enter a giveaway for a chance to win Kendra Scott gifts!  After you find that special gift, join The Bar at Hotel Zachary's Bubbles + Beats for a delicious and satisfying mix of some of the city's top musical talent and cocktails. Guests can make a reservation on Resy, linked here.
May 5, 2022 6pm-8pm
Hotel Zachary
3630 N. Clark St. 

Downtown Evanston Spring Sip 'N Shop
Put some pep in your step to stroll around downtown Evanston visiting local shops and enjoying tastes of wine and other treats. Participating businesses will have special Mother's Day promotions only available to Sip 'N Stroll attendees. While you are out, stop by Fountain Square for a unique Flower Power installation - perfect for a group photo - and take in the lovely floral designs in the windows at local businesses. Grab your friends, mom, sister, whoever to tag along and enjoy dinner out at a nearby restaurant. Check-in at Gearhead Outfitters to pick up a wristband, map and start your stroll.
May 7, 2022 3pm-6pm
Check-in 1600 Sherman Ave.

Building Blocks Toy Store - Hand-cut Silhouettes by Cassidy Alexander
A treasure to last forever! $29 per Silhouette. There are two options for special Mother's Day Silhouette orders: in person or remote sitting through May 7.
In Person Sitting Lakeview: Sunday, May 1st
3306 N. Lincoln Ave.

The Flower Hustler
The Flower Hustler provides fresh, premium flowers in modern designed vased arrangements, hand tied bouquets, and potted indoor plants for Chicagoland delivery or pick up. All gift orders include signature luxe gift packaging & card enclosure.

Turning Leaf Photography -  Photo Sessions
Designed to fit every need for every family in every season

A Little Photo Studio - Mini Studio Photo Session or Cyanotype Print Bouquets
Gift a mini photo session of mom and her kiddos
2868 N. Lincoln Ave.