Shorely Special: Celebrating mom on the Eastern Shore this Mother’s Day

Moms. They held us together through 2020. They are a source of encouragement, an inspiration, and a friend. Whether you are celebrating with your mom, mother-in-law, grandmother, mother figure, or a mom friend, the Eastern Shore is the place to be for creating a special trip. Check out some of our local businesses that are offering specials on everything from flowers to overnight stays. When you’re done, grab your mom, bring your cutest walking shoes, and get ready to celebrate!

* Please note: We are adding events and specials as we find the information, so be sure to check back for updates!

*The following businesses are hosting specials for Mother’s Day weekend. If you are looking for businesses that are open Mother’s Day weekend (not all businesses will be open both Saturday and Sunday), scroll down for our (ever being updated) list! We are adding businesses as we find out their opening and availability.


Because what is Mother’s Day without the flowers?

Magpies Garden – Pre-order your Mother’s Day flowers by May 5th to get your mom the perfect bouquet!

Seagrass Studios – Call or Message to Book Your Private Workshop of 4+

Island Roots – Call to order your perfect bouquet!


What’s better than a slow morning with fancy food?

Lower Shore

Ambrogia Caffé & Enoteca – will be hosting a special brunch for Mother’s Day from 11am to 2pm. $50 per person (tax and gratuity not included.) The first spritz for Mom is on them!

See the menu here.

The Oyster Farm at King’s Creek – Give your mom a day off from cooking and treat her to a delicious brunch with us on Mother’s Day! Sunday, May 9th from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Be sure to call 757.331.8660 to make a reservation as seating is limited and you don’t want to miss out! We hope to see you there.

See the menu here.

Middle Shore

Maurice –  stop by for Bellinis and Bubbles for Brunch with $5 Mimosas

Lunch & Dinner

Mother’s Day Lunch and Dinner

Treat mom to a special meal!

Middle Shore

Market Street Grill – Offering a special Mother’s Day menu, featuring a complimentary ½ lb of shrimp with the purchase of any two entrees priced $16.99 or more!

Check out the menu here.

Chatham Flower Farm – will be hosting Love N Rosemary for an Art, Flowers, and Food: Chef’s Tasting Dinner on May 8th at 6pm for Mother’s Day. Limited availability! Contact Kate Meyer ( for tickets or call 5085245405.

Maurice – Offering specials of the 2 Pound Porterhouse as well as obscenely stuffed whole lobster for dinner only!

The Island House – The annual Mother’s Day buffet will be from 11-5 on Mother’s Day. It is full of great things like fried shrimp, sausage egg bake, carved top round of beef, clam fritters, homemade baked macaroni & cheese, fresh cut fruit, a pasta bar, house-made smoked salmon and an Island Creamery ice cream bar for dessert – just to name a few!
The price is $32.99 for adults and $15.99 for kids 12 and under. We would love to see you!

Upper Shore

Bill’s Prime Seafood & Steaks – Offering Mother’s Day specials, including items like Prime Surf and Turf and Strawberry Shortcake. They are accepting reservations, with limited seating. Take out, curbside, and delivery are also being offered.

See the menu here.

The Village Restaurant – Will be open from 1-5 with the special being grilled ham with fried crab cake and fried oysters. 

Treats & Sweets

Treats and Sweets

Lower Shore

The Bakery on Mason – Moms love carrot cake! The Bakery on Mason will have 6″ triple-layer carrot cakes for Mother’s Day. Preorder from The Bakery and pick up May 8 or 9.

Coastal Baking Co. – Give your mom a sweet gift with a bouquet of flower cupcakes, Lemon Chess pie, Blueberry Cream Crumble Pie, and a selection of muffins! This Mother’s Day sampler pack is available for pre-order and the bakery will be open on Mother’s Day from 8am to 2pm.

Cape Charles Candy Co. – Mother’s Day fudge box and truffles that you can mix and match. Order online or in store!

Chatham Vineyards – Offering a free glass of wine for all mothers! Call for details. 757-678-5588

Quail Cove Farms, INC – Free ice cream for moms on Saturday, May 8th.

Middle Shore

Corner Bakery – offering specialty cakes, petit fours, cupcake (flower) bouquets along with their selection of usual pasty items.

Upper Shore

Sandy Pony Donuts – Mother’s Day is right around the corner and you know what that means… It’s giveaway time! Sandy Pony Donuts is partnering with Rachel Alvarez Art for three sweet giveaways. Check out their page, @sandyponydonuts

Poseidon’s Pantry – Pick up Portable Cheese Plates for an al fresco date with mom! Available all weekend.


Mother’s Day Gifts

Lower Shore

Moonrise Jewelry – Offering 15% off of their gorgeous Cape Charles collection!

Peach Street Books – Discover several special titles that celebrate mom!

Paloma Wellness – Give mom the gift of healing with a Paloma Wellness gift card.

Periwinkles Consignment Boutique – Give your fashionable mom the perfect shopping experience with a gift card! Closed Sunday, May 9th, but open the rest of the week.

Middle Shore

North Street Market – Making custom baskets to fit any budget. Also offering fabulous groupings of Chatham Vineyards Church Creek Rose, brie, and crackers to make a classy gift for your classy mom!

Wachapreague Inn – 10% off all sales in their gift shop over Mother’s Day weekend! (Friday through Sunday)

Dawn – Offering Mother’s Day gift baskets!

Copper Creations – On Saturday, May 8th, everything will be 20% off. Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there!

Upper Shore

Hollyhocks on Main – offering a free gift with purchase Saturday and Sunday, May 8th and 9th to celebrate Mother’s Day.

Michael’s Jewelry Inc – Entire store 40% off and extra 10% off at checkout, May 5th through May 8th.

Mother’s Day Getaways

Lower Shore

Bay Haven Inn of Cape Charles – Grab a Mother’s Day gift certificate. Buy now and mom (or grandma) picks the dates for her escape! With every $500 gift purchased recipient will receive chocolate covered strawberries upon arrival. (Mention ESVA when you purchase)

Middle Shore

Wachapreague Inn – 10% off over night stays on Mother’s Day weekend, Friday through Sunday!

Upper Shore

Island Resort Inn – Stay two nights and get the third night free. Call the hotel directly to book!

Things to Do

Middle Shore

Burnham Guides – starting Sunday Fun Paddles on Mother’s Day. It is free to anyone with their own kayak, or $20 to rent a kayak or SUP. 3-5 p.m. and the Mallard’s At The Wharf deck will be open for drinks and dining afterward. (Burnham Guides Paddling Adventures, 2 King St., Onancock Wharf)

Other businesses that will be open – definitely check them out! Some have specials coming up, so be sure to keep checking for updates!

Lower Shore

The Great Machipongo Clam Shack

The Northampton Hotel

Periwinkles Boutique

The Lemon Tree Gallery

Middle Shore

The Blarney Stone

Mallards At The Wharf

Shore Produce – Friday, May 7th.

Blue Crow Antique Mall

The Charlotte Hotel & Restaurant

Upper Shore

Refuge Inn

The Ropewalk

The Island Creamery

In a Cat’s Eye

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