The countdown has begun! Whether you’re shopping with the holidays in mind or are on the hunt for your new favourite buy, there are so many local finds and hidden gems to discover in Newmarket. We’ll be featuring some amazing treats from across town right here, so check back in throughout the month to see everything we add to your perfect shopping list!
From stocking stuffers to the perfect white elephant gifts, check out gifts that won’t break the bank and give you bang for your buck!
These ballerina tree ornaments from Gabi’s Boutique are on pointe!
Conjure up visions of sugar plum fairies every holiday and collect all of the dancers,
and of course a nutcracker or two! Gabie’s Boutique carries dancewear year round, but the holidays are when these little dancers come out to play.
There’s nothing like giving the gift of self-care and relaxation during the holidays.
These eucalyptus peppermint shower steamers from Earth Market will transform your bathroom into a spa with gentle and invigorating aromatherapy. They make the perfect stocking stuffer for anyone looking to wind down during the busy holiday season (and no one would blame you for slipping some into your own stocking either).
In a Pickle
The Christmas Tree Pickle is the perfect holiday tradition to start in your home this year. Or in someone else’s!
ADM Design is bringing the German tradition to Newmarket, where you can find this gorgeous and slightly hilarious tree ornament to hide in the branches. You might need to pick up another gift from this list as a reward for whoever finds the elusive pickle.
The Holiday Cup
Coffee aficionados rejoice!
My Indie Coffee is bringing a little something for everyone with their sampler bags this holiday season! If you know someone who loves nothing more than fresh, locally roasted coffee beans in your cup during cold, winter mornings, My Indie Coffee is the perfect gift. With several flavours to choose from, you might as well pick up a couple of bags!
They also have delightful treats for non-coffee drinkers as well, like their delicious hot chocolate reindeer!
For the Foodies
High quality olive oil is underrated.
Until you’ve tried Olive Oil Co.’s delicious and expertly paired olive oils and vinegars, you’re missing out! If you know a cooking lover or a novice, these olive oil and vinegar gift sets are perfect for elevating any meal with the perfect blend of flavours.
Want gifts that WOW this year? Look no further.
A Puzzling Treat
This 500 piece jigsaw puzzle from Little Rae Goods is like gifting a piece of art!
With a gorgeous design of The Nutcracker Ballet and gold foil accents decorating this puzzle, every painstaking second solving it will be a spectacle for the eyes!
Give the gift of nostalgia and great tunes.
Neon Flamingo is the place to shop for the audiophiles in your life- they carry everything from new records to old classics to rare, limited-edition vinyls. Find the four vinyl versions of Taylor Swift’s 10th studio album “Midnights,” Harry Styles’ “‘Harry’s House”’ translucent yellow album, Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind,’ and more all in one place. And best of all? They match – and oftentimes beat – Amazon prices on vinyls and CDs!
Locally handcrafted, fine French chocolate in a variety of elegant and indulgent flavours. Need I say more?
At Cocoa40, you can customize your perfect box of chocolates by choosing the box size and flavours for each person on your list. From holiday favourites like eggnog, gingerbread, and hot cocoa, to bright, fruity treats like rosehip hibiscus, honey lavendar, and mango passion, Cocoa40 has it all.
An experience can be worth 1000 gifts. Find heartwarming gifts and experiences to share with loved ones!
For the fantasy and adventure enthusiast in your life, delve into the world of Dungeons and Dragons for gift inspiration.
Goblets and Goblins is an amazing hangout spot to enjoy awesome board games, but their specialty is definitely D&D. From D&D tournaments to summer camps, they are your one-stop shop for all things Dungeons and Dragons. Get their D&D guides for anyone you know who wants to mix things up in their usual rotation of characters!
Oh, and they also have a great selection of Magic the Gathering cards for anyone looking for some!
For anyone looking to grow their artistic passion, NewMakeIt is here to help!
NewMakeIt is the perfect workshop for the builder, crafter, or artist looking for a place to start their new passion projects. Get your studio-seeking friends and family a membership to this creative space to watch them thrive!