The holiday season is here and of course, that means giving gifts. So if you’re still struggling to figure out what to get for your friends, SO, or family, we’ve got you covered. And of course, we’re going to keep things as local and Seattle centric as possible. So with that in mind, here are 14 local Seattle spots to get great gifts!


This shop is pretty much to die for. So if you know someone who is into all the finer things in life, this is the place to shop for them. They offer boutique fragrances, fine jewelry, home goods, and much more. Plus this has to be one of the most beautiful shops in Seattle.

Where: 615 N 35th St
Options: In-store & Online

Chukar Cherries

Chukar Cherries are truly a Washington classic. And during the holidays their Pike Place Market booth is normally booming. So if you have a sweet tooth in your life, you should definitely get them a few packs of these delicious chocolate-covered cherries.

Where: 1529B Pike Pl
Options: Online, In-store & Curbside pickup


Now we all have friends or people in our lives who are super into thrifting and vintage. So we think a gift card or item from a local vintage shop is a great way to treat these friends. After all, you’ll get them something they truly love and you’ll also be supporting local businesses. And we even made a list for you which you can find above.

Flora and Henri

This shop has gifts for the whole family, especially family members who are aesthetically minded. You can find items ranging from home goods to clothing to children’s games and toys. So if you want the perfect elevated gift, this is your one-stop-shop.

Where: 401 1st Ave S
Options: Online, By Appointment & In-store


The iconic votive candle that every single Seattleite seems to have. Well if you know someone who doesn’t have one, you might as well give them one. Plus you can snag a limited edition votive holder by local artist Jeffry Mitchell right now.

Where: Multiple locations
Options: In-store & Online

A book

You can never go wrong with buying someone a book. After all, books can teach us a lot and transport us to places we could have never imagined. And as Seattle is such a big book city, supporting a local bookshop is one of the best things you can do this holiday season. We compiled a list of some of our favorite book stores which you can see by clicking above.

Baby & Company

Baby & Co is perfect for the fashion-forward person in your life. They carry an amazing selection of independent and slow fashion designers. So you’ll find unique pieces that will make a truly unforgettable gift. And if you don’t know what to pick, you can always grab a gift card.

Where: 1936 1st Ave
Options: In-store & Online

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Wall of Sound

Chances are that at least one of your friends has a record player. And if they’re really into music, Wall of Sound is a great place to shop. Because you can find both new and vintage records as well as some extremely unique genres of music. So give the gift of music and support one of Seattle’s OG record stores.

Where: 1205 E Pike St Unit #1C
Options: In-store & Online

Les Amis

This Fremont shop has you covered when it comes to fine gifts. They have clothing, jewelry, and all sorts of other amazing gifts. So if you’re looking for a very special gift for an SO or best friend, Les Amis definitely has you covered.

Where: 3420 Evanston Avenue N
Options: In-store & By phone


This amazing Capitol Hill shop has great gifts for everyone. You can find unique men’s and women’s clothing, plants, home goods, and more. And right now you can shop privately by making an appointment!

Where: 1525 Melrose Ave
Options: Online & By appointment


You can’t separate Seattle and coffee. So whether you want to get someone a gift card, merch, or coffee beans you can’t go wrong with supporting a local coffee shop. And if you don’t know where to start, we made a list of some of our favorites which you can find above.

Fran’s Chocolate

This list wouldn’t be complete without Fran’s. Getting someone a box of chocolates from Fran’s is a sure win. And we guarantee you’ll leave with at least a few for yourself. So don’t skip this Seattle classic, after all, they have so many different options to choose from.

Where: Multiple locations
Options: In-store & Online

SAL Subscription

This is a super unique gift that will give the recipient access to some amazing literary talks. So if you have a bookworm in your life that lives in Seattle, a SAL Subscription is an excellent gift. And you have a few different options to choose from depending on your budget.

DeLaurenti Food & Wine

Finally, we have to add this Pike Place classic. DeLaurenti has all things Italian and some amazing imported foods, wines, and chocolates. So if you have a foodie in your life, you can go wrong with a few items from this amazing shop.

Where: 1435 1st Ave
Options: In-store & Online

That’s what we have when it comes to local Seattle gifts. As always, we recommend supporting local and small businesses. Because you’ll help keep Seattle authentic and also give some of the best gifts. With that in mind, be aware that shop hours and availability may change due to the pandemic so be sure to check the shop’s website and/or social before heading out.JTNDZGl2JTIwaWQlM0QlMjJtb2JpbGUtYWQtb25seSUyMiUzRSUwQSUzQyUyMS0tJTIwU2VhdHRsZSUyMC0lMjBNb2JpbGUlMjAtLSUzRSUwQSUzQ2lucyUyMGNsYXNzJTNEJTIyYWRzYnlnb29nbGUlMjIlMEElMjAlMjAlMjAlMjAlMjBzdHlsZSUzRCUyMmRpc3BsYXklM0FibG9jayUzQndpZHRoJTNBMzIwcHglM0JoZWlnaHQlM0E1MHB4JTNCJTIyJTBBJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwJTIwZGF0YS1hZC1jbGllbnQlM0QlMjJjYS1wdWItNTUyMTg1Njk1NTQ5NzQ1NiUyMiUwQSUyMCUyMCUyMCUyMCUyMGRhdGEtYWQtc2xvdCUzRCUyMjE2MjcxNzI5NDclMjIlM0UlM0MlMkZpbnMlM0UlMEElM0MlMkZkaXYlM0U=