Mother's Day Gift Guide

Celebrate Mom at the IRL

It’s time to figure out what you’re getting the mom in your life for Mother’s Day. Whether you’re looking to take mom out to eat, spruce up her style, go on an outdoor adventure, or have some drinks together, you can find it at the IRL. Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide with ideas for every type of mom.

Active Mom

Active Endeavors

They are Iowa’s premier store for outdoor gear. They carry the best apparel, footwear, and equipment brands.


They sell technical athletic clothing for yoga, running, working out, and most other sweaty pursuits.

Ekin Nutrition

Ekin Nutrition offers customized nutrition plans and sports nutrition. Get educated on the supplements that will benefit your goals and lifestyle!

The Gym

Get mom a membership plan to suit her busy schedule, with 24/7 access to ensure she can work out on her terms.

Giftables for Mom


Inside CIELO's storefront

You’ll find an assortment of beautiful clothing and jewelry, fun gifts, books, and self-care products. The products are a mix of CIELO‘s own comfort goods and a carefully edited collection of luxurious products.

Von Maur

Von Maur offers brand-name apparel, accessories, active wear, gifts, jewelry, and shoes for all ages.

Diamond Leaf Jewelers

Find the perfect gift for mom at Diamond Leaf Jeweler. Known for its award-winning custom design, Diamond Leaf Jewelers will help you find the perfect piece for the mom in your life.

AllSpice Culinarium

Shop kitchen essentials, including a selection of nearly 500 herbs, spices, blends, oils, balsamic vinegars, and specialty culinary products.

Fashionista Mom


Evereve offers modern and versatile clothing with just the right amount of edge, curated for their customers, and expert stylists are available to help you as you shop.


Anthropologie sources and crafts all of their products with care, ensuring that any treasure you find are unique, just like you.

Katsch Boutique

Katsch is a boutique offering women’s apparel, accessories, home decor and gifts. Big city style hand-picked with you in mind.

The Funky Zebra's Boutique

The Funky Zebras is a women’s clothing and accessory boutique offering a unique shopping experience. They have awesome clothing lines at reasonable prices.

Sweet Tooth Mom

Scratch Cupcakery

They boast a menu that features over 250 dazzling and delicious cupcake flavors. In addition to their specialty cupcakes, Scratch offers cookies, hot drinks, milkshakes, and more.

Cookies & Dreams

Everyday Cookies & Dreams bakes 12+ freshly baked ooey, gooey cookies in unique & classic flavors.

Drinks with Mom


They carry unique labels and hard-to-find wines from both small and large vineyards around the world. They also offer small plate items and gourmet chocolates.


Inspired by German brewing techniques, Backpocket offers a wide variety of regular and seasonal brews. Don’t sleep on their  award-winning brick oven pizzas either!


Their unique and delicious cocktails pair perfectly with their sharable snacks, delectable sandwiches and their take on some of your favorite classics.

Marquee Pizzeria

With a wood-fired oven from Modena, Italy, and an expansive bar with 20 beers on draft, over 15 wine options, and craft cocktails it’s the perfect atmosphere for dinner with mom.

Blue Agave Coralville

The hottest AND  coolest modern Mexican food experience is now in Coralville! Experience Blue Agave’s fresh margaritas and authentic Mexican cuisine.

Hokkaido Ramen House

Hokkaido offers authentic Japanese cuisine in a casual, pub-style atmosphere. Their menu will offer Ramen with house-made broth, boba teas and sushi rolls.

Iowa Athletic Club

Boasting the Coldest Beer in Town—guaranteed, the I.A.C. is the perfect spot to catch a game. Don’t forget to check out their craft cocktails and Tavern-style pizza.

Mom the Fan

Xtream Arena

The Xtream Arena regularly brings in new music performers, athletic competitions and tournaments, while also being the home venue for The Iowa Heartlanders hockey team and the Hawkeye volleyball team.

The Iowa Heartlanders Hockey Team Store

Before you catch a game at the Xtream Arena, stop by The Silo—your home for all things Iowa Heartlanders and Iowa Hawkeye Volleyball.

Adventures with Mom

X-Golf Coralville

The 28,000 square foot showroom features 90+ cars ranging from 1899 to the mid 1970’s, along with an early 20th century Skelly gas station.

Wetlands Park

Five acres of wetlands, traversed by elevated walkways, make this an ideal location for nature walks, bird watching, and photography.

Sculpture Walk

Each sculpture on the walk was uniquely crafted by Iowa artists and was inspired by a work from writers associated with the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.

Antique Car Museum

The 28,000 square foot showroom features 90+ cars ranging from 1899 to the mid 1970’s, along with an early 20th century Skelly gas station.