From bouquets to balloons, local ideas for socially distant celebrations delivered straight to your door

ORLANDO, Fla. — Graduations and Mother’s Day gift giving may look different this year, but in a time when many are not able to celebrate in person, local Orlando businesses are delivering party-worthy presents direct to Central Florida doorsteps.

You may not be able to hand-deliver a bouquet of flowers to your mom, but Dahlia’s Flower Truck will leave one on your doorstep for her. Graduation celebrations might all be canceled, but Paper Goat Post leave a party’s worth of balloons tied to your front door handle.

Channel 9 complied a list of local business delivering party-worthy parcels direct to your door whether you want to celebrate a major milestone or just making it through another week:


Dahlias Flower Truck

Dahlias Flower Truck is offering Central Floridians a way to brighten a loved one’s day (or your own) with a bouquet of fresh flowers delivered straight to your door.

Follow the flower truck on Instagram for delivery and pickup options in Orange and Seminole counties.

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Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream

The ice cream truck may not be making its regular rounds in your neighborhood right now, but Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream’s signature little pink truck is making house calls delivering preordered ice cream sales to your home.

Prepaid and contactless pickup and delivery options are available in Orange and Seminole counties.

Follow Kelly’s on Instagram and Facebook for the latest information on how to order.

Order forms for this weeks delivery and pick up’s go live today at noon. Below is our menu & delivery/pick-up schedule for the week. ORDER FORM HERE: (goes live at noon)

Posted by Kelly's Homemade Ice Cream on Sunday, April 26, 2020

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Paper Goat Post

What says celebration more than balloons? Paper Goat Post is doing balloon drops for all occasions across the Orlando area.

Personalized Mother’s Day balloons? Check. Balloons shaped like a graduation cap? Check. A random multicolored selection just for fun? Check.

Check out the shop’s website and social media accounts for details.

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East End Market

Gideon’s Cookies. Need we say more? Who wouldn’t want the gift of a half-pound cookie delivered to their doorstop?

Well now you can have the cookie delivered along with a selection of bread, cheese, wine and more right to your door.

East End Market’s variety of vendors have teamed up to deliver their wares across Orange County each week. Click here to find out when deliveries are available in your neighborhood.

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Posted by East End Market on Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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2 Smart Cookies

If you’re looking for cookies that send a message all on their own, 2 Smart Cookies is delivering intricately Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Day-themed cookies to doorstops across Central Florida.

Click here for details on how to order.

🎉Mother’s Day and Teacher Appreciation Cookies are here!!! We’re so excited to offer you our traditional royal icing...

Posted by 2 smart cookies on Monday, April 27, 2020

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Infusion Tea

We may never say this again in history, but toilet paper may be the most valuable gift you can give these day. And Infusion Tea in College Park has your back, ready to TP you or your loved one’s house in an all-new way.

The teahouse is dropping off locally or mailing nationally packages with two rolls of toilet paper and a bag of loose-leaf tea as part of their Tea-P’d campaign.

Send some love! Tea-p your favorite teachers and let them know how much you appreciate them.

Posted by Infusion Tea on Friday, April 24, 2020

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Spell it out

Local companies Orlando Birthday Gram and The Celebrate Everything Co. are helping locals send super-sized greetings bigger than any that would fit in a card.

Both companies will spell your well wishes out on the lawns of your loved ones whether its for a birthday, anniversary or holiday.

Click here for more information about Orlando Birthday Gram and here for details on The Celebrate Everything Co.

We L♥️VE OUR #HEALTHCAREHEROES & Tomasino’s Pizza 🍕 !!!!

Posted by The Celebrate Everything Company on Saturday, April 18, 2020

Happy 6th Birthday Wyatt! Theme: Monster Trucks

Posted by Orlando Birthday Gram on Friday, April 17, 2020

Gifts that do good

Through A Spoon Full of Hope, Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida’s multi-product food retail line, proceeds from each purchase goes back into Second Harvest’s no-cost, 16-week Culinary Training Program for adults in transition. Families can soothe mom’s soul with a special gift basket designed with her in mind – Mom’s Nourishment Gift Box ($29), which includes Wildflower Honey for Good, coupled with shortbread Cookies for Good and tea, to help her to kick back, relax and savor every sip and bite. Another option gives families another fun activity to enjoy while the stay-at-home orders are still in place: Mommy & Me Cookie Decorating Kit ($19.99). It’s filled with six shortbread Cookies for Good and with all the necessary toppings to decorate cookies for her special day. Click here for instructions on how to order. All orders must be placed by Wednesday, May 6 for delivery in time for Mother’s Day.

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.