Mother’s Day may only come once a year, but it’s always a good time to treat your mom to the city’s best boutique shopping, spa experiences and sweet treats. Delight the most important mothers in your life with a rejuvenating day of Portland-style pampering.
Nine ways to celebrate Mom in Portland
Mix and match from this all-star list of shopping, spas, snacks and mom-friendly treats.
Travel Portland April 24, 2015 (updated May 1, 2019)
Got an active mom? Challenge her with the annual Run Mama Run!, a family-friendly Mother’s Day-themed 10K run and 5K run/walk through beautiful Mt. Tabor Park. Any day of the year, Mt. Tabor’s forested trails and stunning views of downtown Portland make for a postcard-pretty way to spend the day together.
Friendly personal stylists at this chic Northeast Portland boutique help women of any age select perfect wardrobe additions. The locally owned shop is stocked with jackets, jeans and jewelry from tasteful brands like Prairie Underground and Maison Scotch.
What hard-working mother wouldn’t love a warm sage footbath, a cleansing clay mask and a tranquil steam-room session? Find those indulgences inside this Scandinavian-style spa, along with Swedish massage, holistic skincare and an authentic Finnish cedar sauna.
Each piece of brass and bronze jewelry is lovingly handcrafted at this trendsetting studio and boutique. The “you + me” line of bold bangles, geometric necklaces and mixed-metal rings are designed to complement and even interlock, making them an ideal memento for stylish mother-daughter duos.
Six-time James Beard Award finalist Cathy Whims celebrates the simple elegance of Italian cooking inside this rustically appointed eastside favorite. Share an artisan wood-fired pizza topped with pork meatballs and handmade mozzarella or plates of tomato butter rigatoni, flat iron steak and a signature radicchio Caesar.
Tours & Itineraries