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11 Heartwarming Ways to Celebrate Mother’s Day 2024 in Cowichan

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner! Show your appreciation for Mom by treating her to a special day filled with quality time and heartwarming activities in Cowichan. From indulging in locally made goodies to wine tastings or serene spa retreats, Cowichan offers an array of things to do to make this Mother’s Day truly special.

Here are 11 unforgettable ways to celebrate Mother’s Day 2024 in Cowichan this year.

1. Wild Coast Perfumery

Locally-made, natural perfumes for Mom

Treat Mom to the enchanting scents of Wild Coast Perfumery. Their locally made, natural perfumes are crafted with care and inspired by Vancouver Island’s lush landscapes for a sensory journey Mom will adore.

2. Merridale Cidery & Distillery Mother’s Day Brunch

Farm-to-table brunch buffet

Indulge in a special Mother’s Day brunch at Merridale Cidery & Distillery. Mom can savour delightful farm-to-table dishes paired with exquisite cocktails, ciders or spirits handcrafted on the farm. Be sure to check out their Special Gift packages! Order your gift when you make your reservation. Your gift package will be at your table when you arrive, packaged in a paper Merridale bag with a ribbon.

3. Miller + Co.’s Upcoming Mother’s Day Market

“To Mom with love…”

Celebrate Mom at Miller + Co.’s upcoming Mother’s Day Market, featuring local artisans and vendors offering unique gifts and treasures. Pick up Mom a fresh, beautiful bouquet of local flowers for their farm stand. Look for an adorable “photo opportunity moment” to snap a memorable picture with mom and a mobile coffee truck so you can purchase a warm beverage while perusing the locally made goods at their farm/studio.

4. Chocolate Pearl

Handmade chocolates and sweet treats in Duncan

Delight Mom’s sweet tooth with handmade, artisanal chocolate confections and sweet treats from Chocolate Pearl in Duncan. Made with love and locally sourced ingredients, be sure to inquire if Chocolatier, Cheryl Painter Yonge has whipped up any new featured products!

5. By the Bay Lavender Store

Open Weds-Sat 11am-5pm & Sun, 12-4pm

Surround Mom with the soothing scent of lavender at By the Bay Lavender Store. Located in the heart of downtown Chemainus, this store offers ultimate relaxation and anti-aging inventions. Browse their collection of lavender products, from essential oils to bath salts to over 50 botanical products for skincare, home use, and decoration.

6. Swordfern Boutique

Eco-friendly, locally sourced, and all-organic goods

Discover eco-friendly treasures at Swordfern Boutique in Lake Cowichan, where Mom can shop for sustainable clothing, kitchenware, beauty products, and more. Each item is carefully curated to reflect Swordfern Boutique’s commitment to environmental stewardship and supporting the local Cowichan community.


West Coast Nordic Spa in Shawnigan Lake

Pamper Mom with a rejuvenating spa day at Nyübu West Coast Nordic Spa. Located in scenic Shawnigan Lake, this tranquil oasis offers a range of spa treatments and relaxation experiences to help Mom unwind and recharge.

8. Take Mom on a Local Wine-Tasting

Experience the Unique Flavours of Cowichan’s Wine Region

Raise a glass to Mom with a local wine-tasting tour of Cowichan’s renowned wineries. Did you know Cowichan is home to one of the largest wine regions in BC and has the longest history of winemaking with grapes on the island? From crisp whites to robust reds enjoyed at a rustic heritage farm to chateau-style estates, there’s something for every palate to enjoy as you explore Cowichan’s vibrant wine scene.

9. Westholme Tea Company

Tea Shop & Gallery Hours: Open Wed-Sun 11am-4pm

Treat Mom to a delightful afternoon tea experience at Westholme Tea Company. Here, she can sample a variety of artisanal teas and indulge in delectable treats in a charming setting. Although their Tea Tours start on May 26, 2024, you can pre-book your experience to be celebrated with Mom later this summer.

10. Golfing in Cowichan

Beautiful backdrops—from ocean and mountains to lakes and forests

Tee off with Mom at one of Cowichan’s many scenic golf courses. With beautiful backdrops, from ocean and mountains to lakes and forests, Cowichan’s golf courses feature challenging layouts, impeccable course conditions, and top-notch facilities. Whether Mom is a seasoned golfer or a beginner, she will love spending quality time on the green.

11. Malahat Skywalk

Moms Visit FREE on Mother’s Day

Take Mom on an adventure at Malahat Skywalk, where she can soak in the panoramic views of Saanich Inlet and the surrounding landscape from the elevated walkway. With breathtaking vistas and one free ticket for Mom with the purchase of one other ticket, it’s the perfect way to spend the day with Mom.

Grab your Mother’s Day Bouquets from a Local Flower Farm

Support local flower farms and brighten Mom’s day with vibrant bouquets grown right here in the heart of Cowichan.

Dancing Dandelion Farms

Duncan’s Farmers Market

Oldson Farm

Long Acre Homestead

We gratefully acknowledge that Tourism Cowichan is within the unceded and traditional territory of the Quw’utsun, Malahat, Ts’uubaa-asatx, Halalt, Penelakut, Stz’uminus, Lyackson, Pauquachin, Ditidaht & Pacheedaht Peoples.⁠

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