Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we want to help you make it special. From sweet treats to artistic endeavors to shopping fun, these Sandy Springs businesses are sure to have something you and the mother in your life will love.
For The Mom Who Has a Sweet ToothBack to Top of List
There's nothing better than celebrating with some delectable, confectionary treats!
Susansnaps makes gourmet gingersnaps that they sell in a variety of flavors and package sizes. Flavors include classic ginger, cocoa, citrus, coconut, and peanut butter. Make sure to check out their seasonal flavors too; they always have something perfect for anytime of the year. Plus, the cookies can even be shipped nationwide if mom happens to be far away!
Zambawango sells healthy, low-carb, keto, sugar-free, and gluten-free treats that are perfect if mom takes nutrition seriously. Offerings include cakes, cookies, and brownies, that can be shipped nationwide. They are even offering a special cake for Mother’s Day.
Sugar Shane's offers some of the most unique and equally delicious cookies you've ever seen. The y have a rotating menu of different cookie combos that are out-of-this-world, and like Susansnaps, these cookies can be shipped anywhere in the US!
Into cold treats? Check out Kwality Ice Cream. They carry over 36 gourmet ice creams and specialize in cassata, kulfi, and eggless ice cream cakes. Sub-Zero Nitrogen Ice Cream is another tasty dessert spot that has some of the freshest ice cream around. You choose the flavor base and mix-ins, and then they make their ice cream by blasting it with -321 degrees of liquid nitrogen to freeze it instantly!
Maybe a classic baked pie is more your thing? Check out Buttermilk Sky Pie for a scrumptious slice that has that nostalgic homemade feel that's perfect for Mother's Day.
For The Mom Who Loves BrunchBack to Top of List
Sandy Springs has several great brunch spots that you have t to try. Go grab a meal at Tupelo Honey Café, Sandy Springs Diner, Egg Harbor Café, J. Christopher’s or Flying Biscuit Café. All offer something a little different, and they're all equally delicious!
For something a little more upscale, try Southern Bistro or Ray’s on The River. They both are perfect for a sit-down brunch with the whole family. One of the more popular spots in Sandy Springs is The Select. It's even on OpenTable's "100 Most Popular Brunch Spots in America" list, so you'll definitely have to go see what all the hype is a about. Our favorite brunch dishes are their short rib hash and eggs benedict!
Savor Bar and Kitchen located in the Westin Atlanta Perimeter North is hosting a Mother's Day brunch buffet, featuring a seafood bar, a carving station, a breakfast feast including an omelet station, mimosas, and more! The lunch is $55 per person, and parking will be complimentary. This is the perfect opportunity to treat the mom in your life to a scrumptious meal, and you can sign up for that here.
For The Mom Who's A ShopaholicBack to Top of List
Whether you are looking for the perfect gift or mom is an avid shopper, Sandy Springs has the perfect store for you.
Looking for clothes? There are some awesome boutiques that offer a wide variety of curated pieces that mom's sure to love! Apricot Lane, The Blake, and Veronica's Attic are all great choices for a shopping spree. If you happen to be celebrating a new mother, head over to J. Will's Children's Shoppe for some great children's clothing!
For contemporary home decor options, try out Kudzu and Company. They're a family-owned business that offers high-end furniture, custom upholstery, lighting, home accents, and gifts to meet a variety of interests and aesthetics. They also have a selection of antiques and vintage items to complement their more modern selection.
If your mother happens to be a wine connoisseur, Beer and Wine Craft sells a wide range of home-brewing and wine-vinifying supplies at affordable prices. They also offer wine-making classes where you learn all there is to know about the process of crafting your own premium wine!
Pair that bottle of wine you make with an expertly crafted charcuterie board from none other than Charcuterie Chick! They offer a selection of different sizes and styles of boards in small, medium, and large. They also sell kits to put together your own board. Make sure to pre-order from their website at least 48 hours in advance to ensure yours will be ready on time!
For The Mom With A Creative SideBack to Top of List
Sandy Springs is home to plenty of locations where you can express your inner artist! Book a session at Splatter Studio for an interactive painting experience that you'll love. They give you the canvas, and then you decide the rest! Splatter, throw, or even shoot paint to create your own masterpiece.
The Sipping Plant offers guided classes that walk you step-by-step through building a terrarium! It's an absolute blast putting together your own little ecosystem in a bowl, and you walk away with a very cool piece of decor! Be sure to BYOB to enjoy the "sipping' part of the experience.
Painting with a Twist is another spot where you can enjoy an adult beverage while you paint. Register for one of their multiple Mother's Day events, and make some art alongside your mom!
Art & Soul Studio offers a few different art-related parties, including pottery painting, jewelry making, and canvas painting (either instructional or non-instructional). Make sure to call as far in advance as you can to ensure you can get a time!
Pontoon Brewing is hosting an art market on Mother's Day that will have over 50 local vendors selling their unique wares. They'll have 18 beers on draft to choose from, free parking, and their spacious, dog and family-friendly taproom will be open.
For The Outdoorsy MomBack to Top of List
Sandy Springs is home to over 22 miles of Chattahoochee River shoreline and over 20 nature preserves and city parks.
The High Country Paddle Shack has officially opened for the summer, and we couldn't be more excited! Take mom out on a stand-up paddle board at Morgan Falls Overlook Park for a fun day in the sun! You can book a time right now to ensure you get a board.
You can also rent a single or double ducky from the Nantahala Outdoor Center at Powers Island, which you can take down the Chattahoochee. It's around a 3.5-mile trip from Powers Island to the take-out at Paces Mill, so be ready!
Not a water person? No problem, there are plenty of hikes to enjoy in Sandy Springs. The East Palisades - Indian Trail Unit is a semi-challenging hike that's well worth the effort. Along the trail, you can find a beautiful overlook of the Chattahoochee and even a bamboo forest! Check out this map for details on where to find them.
Big Trees Forest Preserve is much easier in terms of hiking difficulty, and it offers a serene landscape that makes for a very calming stroll under a canopy of trees.
Want to plan a picnic? Try out Morgan Falls Overlook Park, which has first-come, first-serve, pavilions, as well as a decent amount of grassy area to have a picnic spread!
For The Mom Who Loves A Night OutBack to Top of List
What better way to cap off a great Mother's Day than a fun time out on the town?
For dinner, you have nearly every type of restaurant at your disposal. Something fancy? Give Kaiser's Chophouse a shot. Want some Italian? Try out Tre Vele or Cibo e Beve. Delicious, yet affordable? Kid Cashew Wood Fired Grill has you covered. Browse everything Sandy Springs has to offer here.
You can never go wrong with a movie, and you definitely can't go wrong at The Springs Cinema and Taphouse. They offer heated reclining seats, a fully stocked bar, and a restaurant-style kitchen. They are also hosting a Mamma Mia! Movie Party on Mother's Day at 4pm. So grab your tickets, and sing along!
Is mom a fan of musical theater? City Springs Theatre Company just started their production of the world-famous "Cats", and tickets for all showtimes are available now. They have an 8pm showtime the day before Mother's Day if you want to celebrate a tad early, and a 2pm showtime on Mother's Day.
Finally, Pontoon Brewing and Mutation Brewing both offer lively taprooms with fun atmospheres. Even if Mom isn't the biggest beer fan, she'll still have a blast
It's always important to spend time with our loved ones (especially on holidays dedicated to celebrating them)! Hopefully now you have got some inspiration to make mom's special day, well, even more special. Happy Mother's Day from the Visit Sandy Springs team!