Mother’s Day is almost here, and you still haven’t bought your mom a present? Never fear, we’re here to provide you with some great suggestions for the perfect gift. Whether she likes a traditional bouquet or she prefers something more unique, there are plenty of options in town to provide you with the perfect present. This isn’t the time to play Scrooge – think of everything your mom has done for you!

Chocolates From Cacao Atlanta
1046 N. Highland Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 892-8202
www.cacaoatlanta.com 

If your mom loves chocolate, and you want something other than the standard chain store options, consider heading to Cacao in Virginia Highland. This store has so many indulgent treats that you may find it difficult to choose. You can create your own chocolates combining your mom’s favorite ingredients. Of course, they also have packaged boxes with lots of delicious treats. 

Membership To The High Museum
High Museum of Art
1280 Peachtree St. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
www.high.org

Getting your mom a membership to Atlanta’s biggest and most impressive museum guarantees her several opportunities to see fantastic exhibits and attend fun events throughout the year. The museum has reasonably priced memberships, and you can get a family membership that allows you to attend together. For moms who enjoy art, this is a great gift, and it will give you the chance to spend more time together. There’s also a fun gift shop on site if you are looking for smaller gift items for your mom. 

Passes To The Atlanta Botanical Garden – Gainesville
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1911 Sweetbay Dr.
Gainesville, GA 30501
(404) 876-5859
www.atlantabg.org/visit/gainesville

The Atlanta Botanical Garden’s Midtown location has long been one of the city’s greatest attractions, but this year they are opening a new location in Gainesville just in time for Mother’s Day. The new spot has been in the works for several years, and it would be a fun way to celebrate the day with your mom by checking out the grounds. The new location includes a visitor center, outdoor gardens, an amphitheater and a model train garden. If your mom likes to be in the know regarding Atlanta’s cultural events, it would be great to be one of the first visitors to this garden. 

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Tickets To Bruce Munro Light In The Garden
Atlanta Botanical Garden
1345 Piedmont Avenue NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30309
(404) 876-5859
www.atlantabg.org

Running May through October from 6 to 11 p.m. at the Midtown location of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, this event is sure to be one of the most popular exhibits of the summer. Just as the holiday lights are a huge draw for the garden, now there will be a summer light installation as well, by artist Bruce Munro. There will be more than 30,000 stems of lights in the Sforza Woods section of the garden alone! Your mom will love that you took the time to plan a fun event either for the two of you or for the whole family. 
 

Tickets To “Pippin” The Musical
Fox Theatre
660 Peachtree St. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 881-2100
www.foxtheatre.org

If your mom enjoys a big Broadway musical, consider getting tickets to see “Pippin” at the Fox Theatre. The Fox is such a beautiful place that it always feels like a special event. This production has circus elements that will make it a fun evening for you and your mom. The performances run through Mother’s Day weekend. 

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Keely Herrick is a freelance writer. Her work can be found on Examiner.com. “