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Mary O'Rourke, owner of Baskets On Occasion, has been satisfying the gift basket needs of individuals and corporate clients since 1995. A local based company in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area, she prides herself on the quality and design of our baskets and on our ability to provide for the unique needs of each individual customer.

Mary started her basket business part time while working as a Registered Nurse & before the internet was ever in existence. Once the internet was up, her website took off nationwide. Her business has been featured in local newspapers, magazines, and it has won awards in design competitions offered thru various gift basket conventions. She also has studied floral design and has done bouquets and centerpieces for weddings and conferences over the years. She has done baskets for major corporations as well for individuals. What sets her basket company apart from others is her top quality of designs, customer service & great website. She was listed in the Star Tribune as having the best and largest selection of Minnesota gift baskets.

EFFECTIVE JAN. 1st, 2016 Baskets On Occasion has MOVED to a NEW Location: CliffView Plaza Mall 2520 Horizon Drive, Burnsville MN 55337

EFFECTIVE JAN. 1st, 2015, Baskets On Occasion has MOVED to a NEW LOCATION. ADDRESS: 4580 Scott Trail STE: 125 Eagan MN 55122. SHOWROOM/RETAIL DIVISION OPEN by APPOINTMENT ONLY. We are located in a Business OFFICE Setting, TWO BLOCKS EAST of CEDAR AVE at the NE Corner of SCOTT TRAIL & Cliff ROAD.

EFFECTIVE JAN. 1st.2014, Baskets On Occasion has MOVED to a store. NEW Address: Cedar Cliff Shopping Center. 2127 Cliff Rd. Ste#F Eagan MN 55122. 1 Block East of Cedar Ave. at the NE Corner of Nicols & Cliff Rd. Thank you.

PRESS RELEASE: July 2007 "Baskets On Occasion was listed in the top 100 Gift Basket Companies in the U.S. for 2007" by Rave Reviews Magazine

Update: Baskets On Occasion, Inc. was one of the finalists in Northern Dakota County Chamber of Commerce 2003 Business Excellence Award on May 20, 2003. We were honored to be nominated for this prestigous award. Thank you!

*PRESS RELEASE* August 11, 2004 Mary O'Rourke, with Baskets On Occasion, in Eagan, MN, recently won top honors for her creative Design Expertise at the Gift basket Industry's Convention of the year!

The Basket Connection Convention & Trade Show, which was held at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center in Grapevine, Texas is an annual industry show. Third place honors in the design Competition were presented to Mary O'Rourke, for her winning entry in the Budget Baskets Catagory, "Low On Cost, High On Appeal". **********

*PRESS RELEASE* December 3, 2006. Baskets On Occasion was featured in the Star Tribune Sunday newspaper article "The Wish List". They were listed as being having one of the largest selections of Minnesota themed gift baskets including the MN state shape basket and the famous "Chocolate Walleye on a stick".*****************

Customer Service

Phone: 651-994-8392

Address: Studio.Corporate Office
Baskets On Occasion, Inc.
CliffView Plaza
2520 Horizon Drive
Burnsville MN 55337

Three convenient ways to order your Gift Basket Today!
  • By Phone: (651) 994-8392, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.Monday-Friday, Central Standard time.
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Weekend orders: Baskets ordered after 3:00 p.m. Central Standard Time on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday will be shipped per UPS on Monday.

Shipping Information
Nationwide Shipping Available. INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING NOT available.

All gift baskets are shipped from St. Paul, Minnesota by UPS. UPS DOES NOT ship to P.O. Boxes. Shipping options include ground, overnight air, second day air and third day select. PLEASE NOTE: Day one of shipping DOES NOT include the day UPS picks up the package with the exception of Overnight Air in which the package will be delivered the next day. It starts the following day and does NOT include weekend days; only Monday thru Friday business days. If your package is picked up on a Friday, DAY ONE starts the following Monday. If you want your package shipped Second Day Air or Third Day Select you start counting DAY ONE the FOLLOWING DAY after UPS picks up the package. PLEASE CALL FOR PACKAGES GOING TO ALASKA AND HAWAII. PLEASE NOTE: All DISCOUNTS APPLY TO BASKET ORDERS ONLY; DOES NOT INCLUDE SHIPPING & HANDLING FEES.
Click on this US Transit map to view GROUND TRACK approximate delivery date.

Delivery times range from 2-7 business days. You can check on how many days it will take for your gift to arrive by clicking on this link to UPS:
(original zip code is 55122)

UPS will not guarantee transit time for packages going to residential addresses, therefore Baskets On Occasion cannot guarantee transit time either.

If there is a mistake in shipping information or the recipient has a new address and the package is shipped back to Baskets On Occasion, the customer will have to pay additional shipping charges for re-shipping it.

Shipping Charges
UPS Shipping per Basket Order:

*Shipping rates include handling fee.
* Hand delivery available MONDAY thru FRIDAY in Minneapolis/St. Paul area. SATURDAY HAND DELIVERY AVAILABLE ONLY IN EAGAN, MINNESOTA. Rates START at $6.00 in Eagan, MN and go up depending on the designated zip code. PLEASE call for hand delivery rates.

Sales Tax
For orders originating in Minnesota, a 7.125% Minnesota sales tax will be added to all applicable gifts and gift baskets.

All gift baskets containing food are not returnable. We cannot resell food that has been returned to us due to possible tampering of the food once it has left our facility.

Due to state health laws, we cannot accept any returns on gift basket for credit or exchange unless the items have been damaged in transit. If you ever receive a basket damaged in shipment, please notify us immediately so that we may rectify the situation for you. You must retain all packing materials for inspection by the carrier. We will not replace items due to damage unless we are notified upon receipt of the basket and all packing materials have been retained for inspection by the carrier. Any verified damaged items will be replaced only. We will not issue credit card refunds for damaged items.

Baskets On Occasion reserves the right to substitute items of equal or greater value at no extra charge; this includes warm weather conditions.