Local Guide To Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Need help finding ways to celebrate or find the perfect gift for the mother in your life? Look no further. Check out our local culinary-inspired gift ideas they can enjoy around the province!

Restaurant Reservations

Does the mother in your life enjoy eating out? Celebrate Mother’s Day by booking a reservation with one or more of our members. Sit back, relax and enjoy quality time and delicious locally made food.

Find the perfect place to eat by visiting the Eat & Drink page on our website.


Does the mom in your life need a getaway? Why not gift a local staycation!

Find the perfect place for her by checking out these Taste of Nova Scotia locations: the Inn at Grand Pre Wines, Amherst Shore Country InnArgyler Lodge and Restaurant, Blomidon Inn, Digby Pines Golf Resort & SpaFox Harb’r ResortGlenora Inn and DistilleryInn on the LakeInverary ResortLane’s Privateer InnLiscombe Lodge, Oak Island ResortPictou Lodge Beach ResortQuarterdeck Beachside Villas & GrillChanterelle Country InnCastle Rock Country InnOld Orchard Inn and SpaThe Flying Apron Inn and Cookery, or White Point Beach Resort.

Gift Cards for a Tour or Experience

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Gift cards are universal gifts perfect for any occasion. If the mother in your life enjoys a culinary adventure, this Mother’s Day, consider purchasing a gift card to a Nova Scotia culinary tour or experience to be used throughout the year from Grape EscapesGo North Tours, Wine & Beer Tours of Nova Scotia, or the Magic Winery Bus.

Local Treats

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Who doesn’t love locally made sweet treats? Check out Mother’s Day specials from: Delectable Desserts, Sable Shortbread, Mrs. MacGregor’s Shortbread, Gourmandises Avenue Chocolatier, Schoolhouse Gluten-Free Gourmet, Petite Patrie Chocolate, Rum Runners Cake Factory, Lunenburg Rum Cakes, and Chapel Cove Chocolate.

Nova Scotia Wine

Nova Scotia has an abundance of beautiful wineries that produce delicious wine. If your mom is a wine lover, treat her to a bottle of local wine or book her a wine tour with one of the many wineries in the province including Avondale Sky Winery, Benjamin Bridge, Blomidon Estate Winery, Casa Nova Fine Beverages, Gaspereau Vineyards, Grand Pre Wines, Jost Vineyards, L’Acadie Vineyards, Lightfoot & Wolfville, Luckett Vineyards, Mercator Vineyards, Petite Riviere Vineyards, Planters Ridge Winery, Sainte-Famille Wines, Muwin Estate Wines, and Lunenburg County Winery.

But wait! Is your mother actually a Nova Scotia beer, spirits, or cider fan? We have tons of additional beverage options in Nova Scotia! To view some of the many locations, visit our website.

Taste of Nova Scotia Gift Boxes

Want to support several local businesses this Mother’s Day? Order a Taste of Nova Scotia gift box! With several different boxes to choose from, featuring a plethora of Taste of Nova Scotia members, we have a box for every mom. Order online and we’ll ship the box straight to her door. Check out our gift shop to browse all our gift box options.

Home-cooked Meal

Opting to celebrate at home? Why not prepare your mom a delicious meal with some of the many recipes on our website! From drinks, appetizers, meals and desserts, we have all the recipes you need for a delicious full-course, locally-inspired Mother’s Day meal. Find the perfect recipes on our website.

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