Are there still have few things that need to be crossed off your holiday to-buy list? This year, it’s more important than ever that we all support our community. Luckily, with the gift-giving season just around the corner, lending a helping hand to our YYC entrepreneurs should be as easy as pie. You need it? They’ve got it! Here are 15 places where you can shop local this holiday season.
Calgary’s Coutukitch has a ton of super trendy handcrafted earrings, necklaces, rings, and charms practically made for gift-giving. Looking for something super special? Check out their custom-made pieces!
Did you know that the Calgary caffeine hotspot, Analog coffee, has a subscription box? Now you do! This year, get your loved one a gift that keeps on giving! Want something a little less committal? Try their tasting kits!
Made Local Marketplace in Westman village carries a ton of Alberta-made goods from coffee mugs to jewellery, art, candles, and more. Check them out online above, or in-store at the address below!
Where: 117 Mahogany Centre SE, Calgary or online
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This Christmas, give the gift of relaxation. Calgary’s Beehive carries soaps, bath bombs, lotions, bubble baths, and everything in between. Everything smells unreal, feels great, and will make you feel a sense of community! What could be better?
Where: 311 10th NW, Calgary, Alberta
If you live in Calgary, chances are, you’ve seen and loved a Local Laundry sweater. This cozy season wrap your friends and family in a locally made hoodie from a YYC proud brand and keep them warm even on the coldest winter days.
From seasonal scents to everyday nose pleasing favourites, Calgary’s Milk Jar Candle Co. has something for everyone and every room in the entire house. There really isn’t a better stocking stuffer than this one, folks.
Mom, dad, him, her, baby, and relaxation. Alberta Mystery Boxes are full of locally made products handpicked and sorted by category and experience then wrapped up and distributed under a cloak of surprise! Looking for a unique gift this season? This is a good place to start!
Give that special someone what they actually want this Christmas. A big box of wine! 2020 has been a stressful year, so why not give them a little something to take the edge off this holiday season.
When all of this is said and done, a Sunday afternoon trip to the spa will be just what your loved one needs to transition back into the swing of things. Release that COVID tension with a gift card to Calgary’s JC!
Where: 176 Mahogany Centre SE Suite 22, Calgary
Cover those ice-cold toesies with a pair of super cute socks from Calgary’s Friday Sock Co! Fill those stockings… with stockings! Stockception. Want something a little more long term? Check out their subscription boxes!
From dresses to shoes, tops, bottoms, and gift cards – Calgary’s Purr clothing is a dynamite spot to start when it comes to your most fashion-savvy friend or family member. Check them out instore or online!
Ah, COVID hair. With salons closed for the next few weeks, a gift card to Calgary’s Urban Texture will make for the perfect 2020 Christmas gift. Treat that shaggy someone to a much needed post-quarantine snip!
Where: #320 – 12024 Sarcee Trail NW, Calgary
Looking for something one-of-a-kind? What about something sustainably made? Check out ReWorks, YYC’s upcycle decor store, a snazzy little spot that specializes in uniquely made, good for the earth products!
We know, without a shadow of a doubt, that we’re not the only ones who plan on eating our feelings this holiday season! Don’t fill those stockings with just any ol’ chocolate! This Christmas, why not get some of the sweetest stuff from Calgary’s Cochu Chocolatier!
COVID and crafting go together better than peanut butter and jelly – so what better gift than Pinnovate’s DIY delivery Craft box! Check them out in-store and online at the link above!!
Where: 137 Mahogany Plaza SE, Calgary
Well, there you have it Calgary. 15 places where you can shop local this holiday season! We hope that helped you find that perfect something for that special someone! Enjoy, folks!