The Perfect Mother’s Day Gifts From Local Scottsdale-Phoenix Shops

With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it is time to choose a thoughtful gift for the mothers, grandmothers, aunts, and other maternal figures in your life. That is why we searched for amazing local shops here in the Scottsdale-Phoenix area to find high-quality products and services that are sure to bring smiles to their faces all while supporting local small businesses.

If you are still unsure about what to gift that special motherly figure in your life, here are our suggestions from sweet treats to decorative remembrances of this special occasion. We suggest moving fast as quantities may be limited or soon to sell out!


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The Flower Cart

A classic Mother’s Day gift, you can truly never go wrong with flowers. The Flower Cart was voted People’s Choice for Scottsdale and Arizona. As a family-owned and operated, full-service florist since 1968, it has become a community staple. They use the highest quality products available to exceed their customer’s expectations. From birthdays and anniversaries to Mother’s Day and other celebrations, they offer a 100% guarantee on all of their arrangements. As of now, they are doing no contact deliveries by leaving arrangements at doors, front offices, and hospital lobbies. Please call 480-945-3101 for more information.


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Zak’s Chocolate

Zak’s Chocolate is a local, award-winning small-batch craft chocolate factory and artisan chocolate shop. They are one of the few chocolate shops that make 100% of their own chocolate and they are situated right here in Scottsdale, Arizona! They are proud to use only ethically-sourced cocoa beans in order to bring out the amazing natural flavors of fine cacao varieties.

Zak’s Chocolate is offering special Mother’s Day selections such as their Blackberry Rum Runner made with locally crafted dark rum from Adventurous Stills and their Peach Bellini made with peach purée and a champagne reduction topped with a tulip design. They are currently open for curbside, no interaction pickup and they ship nationwide.


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Outrageous Olive Oils

Give the gift of everyday flavorful cooking with Outrageous Olive Oils & Vinegars! This family-owned local shop is situated in Old Town Scottsdale and strongly believes in eating healthier and cooking with better ingredients. They offer the freshest and finest olive oils and vinegars available that meet the Ultra Premium Standard, the highest quality in the world. Currently, they are offering Mother’s Day packages featuring their Mediterranean blend flavors. Their updated store hours for calls and order pickups are Tuesday through Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. All in-store pickup orders receive a surprise 60mL bottle in every order as well!


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Sphinx Date Ranch

Send a locally curated gift from Sphinx Date Co. Palm & Pantry this Mother’s Day! This local Scottsdale gift shop has introduced a fresh collection of time-honored farm and artisan sourced products to the Scottsdale community since 1928. They were founded when a hybrid date fruit variety was discovered here in Arizona. Its founders then planted a palm tree grove at the base of Camelback Mountain and named it Sphinx Date Ranch. Since the 1950s they’ve provided fresh date gifts and farm and artisan sourced local products. Their sweetly fantastic products are available to order directly online!


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Poisoned Pen

If a book sounds like the perfect gift for that special book worm in your life, Poisoned Pen is the way to go. This local independent book store was founded in 1989 and specializes in fiction and signed 1st editions. They have a great selection of books and are available for curbside pickup by phone in as well as online orders through their website.

This Mother’s Day, remember to support local independent shops in the Scottsdale-Phoenix area as we all go about celebrating this special occasion indoors. Let’s allow this limited availability of products to teach us ways in which we can celebrate each other with locally sourced gifts that are made with love by those in our community! Have another local shop in mind you would like to see on this list? Send us a message to have it featured in the blog!

Written by Sam Barraza
Sam Barraza is a Copywriter and Editor for Birch River Design Group, she specializes in SEO copywriting for digital assets and content creation, as well as proofreading, editing, and email marketing. Sam enjoys writing and reading fiction in her spare time - always with a strong coffee in hand.
Published on May 8, 2020
Filed Under: Shop Local