Photo by Mike Maciaszek

Take a walk with us down Centre St. to find great gifts for your great mom this Mother’s Day! 

Something Sweet

For a gift as sweet as your mom is, Crescent Heights Village Bakeries are preparing some very special treats. 

Yamato Bakery has is featuring a mango durian mousse cake with mango topping. 

Sucre’s Mother’s Day cake is available for pre-order until Friday May 12. They also have a Mother’s Day croissant box for pre-orders only. It comes with four croissants for $22, including:

  • Raspberry Passionfruit
  • Earl Grey
  • Tiramisu
  • Strawberry Rose


Maxima Bakery is tucked into the Lambda Market and has some of the best roll cakes in town. Oh, and treat yourself to a bbq pork bun while you’re there! 

body, mind and spirit

Why not treat mom to some rest, relaxation and rejuvenation? Crescent Heights Village has a ton of choice when it comes to taking care of the woman who took care of you!

How about acupuncture or acupressure from TCM Tammy Wong at Tong Fook Tong

Panda Massage Plus has reiki practitioners to balance her energy and relax her mind. From May 1 to May 13, they’re also offering a special deal on dermal fillers. Buy two syringes, and you’ll receive a free service of your choice valued up to $600. You can choose from PRP, 24k Gold Skin Boosting, or Scar Cocktail Treatment. 

Three Peaks Clinic offers therapeutic massage, physiotherapy and other modalities to take out the pain in her neck (you know who you are). 

Centre Street Psychology is a safe, person-centred place where your mom can talk about all the ways you’ve stressed her out over the  years. 

Associate Chiropractic Clinic has been treating folks in Crescent Heights for decades. Your mom will be in great hands. 

let someone else cook

While we’re sure your mom would love your home-made pickle-and-chocolate pancakes you made when you were four, maybe treat her to something really yummy on Centre St. 

Santorini Taverna is a Calgary classic and serves some of the best Greek food in the city. 

Sorella Trattoria is Italian fine dining from the folks at Mercato and will really win some brownie points with mom. 

Rau Bistro is Calgary’s best Vietnamese. If you can’t afford to take her to Viet Nam, this is the next best thing!

Deepak’s Dhaba makes the best samosa’s in town. Their Dhal Makhani also made Avenue’s 30 Things to Eat in Calgary in 2023 this year! Oh, and Deepak’s offering a free drink for mom on Mother’s Day! 

A picnic on the ridge is a great way to spend some quality time with mom and the take-out options abound. Get your bubble tea at Truedan or Koi Fresh Fruits and Tea. Pick up a croffle at Chewgurt Yummy, grab some sushi at Tokyo Street Market or bahn mi at Soc Trang Viet Sub. Then there’s the amazing donairs at Aleppo Shawarma and Donair, tacos from Quesada, fried chicken at K-Town and so much more. Find a full list here. 

Go with a Classic

You can’t lose with a classic gift – there’s a reason they’re classics!

Besties Floral Cafe has you covered with fresh grab-and-go bouquets or special pre-orders. 

Crescent Liquor has Luc Belaire Rose, Gold and Luxe on special for just $24.6o!

Shopper’s Drug Mart has great savings on perfume this week.

all moms are beautiful

All moms are beautiful, but sometimes they need a reminder! Don’t worry, our beauty service providers are ready to make mom feel like a million bucks. 

Jemini Hair Artistry is offering 50% one treatment package or tiny tattoo when you book side-by-side appointments on May 13th!

Face & Co. are the local experts in skin care and are offering a special promo on facials – just $50 including a jelly mask during your treatment. 

Urban Thrift is THE consignment store to check out with mom. Why not treat her to a new (to her) outfit for summer?

It’s sandal season and Y Just Nails is prepped for mom’s pedicure. 

just for fun

Does your mom really know how to have a good time? Crescent Heights Village has got you covered!

Pulse Dance Studios can hook mom up with an unlimited monthly pass so she can try all sorts of street dance and find her groove. 

Gord’s Running Store has the gear mom needs to head outside for some running, walking or frolicking (it’s all the rage on Tik Tok).

If beers on the patio is more mom’s speed, Two Pillars Brewery has one of the best in town. A gift certificate lets her pick her favourite brew. 

Company of Rogues Actor’s Studio is new to the neighbourhood and has a ton of awesome acting classes your talented mom will love. 


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