Shop local this year
By: Amanda Ducheminsky
2523A 17 Ave SW
Geek out and seek out some super cool gifts at Phoenix Comics. They feature a wide range of comics, memorabilia, anime, magna, trading cards, model kits, and more. Comics also make excellent art work, and some of their stories can even help inspire the super hero in your life.
For the collector
3409A 26 Ave SW
Model Land is both a kid and an adult playground. Not only is it packed to the ceiling with every radio-powered vehicle ever made, it also features drones, rockets, games, model boats, movie figurines, books, science projects, decals, and more!
For the nostalgic
Art of Vintage
3009 23 Avenue SW
This store is a hidden treasure in itself. Their hand-picked items provide a variety of small to large unique pieces. Collections include: industrial salvage, advertising, rustic doors & windows, re-purposed furniture & décor, travel accessories, wedding & western items, crates & ladders, props, and even Christmas!
Missions Thrift Store
3423 26 Ave SW
Re-gifting and re-using is the norm at Missions Thrift Store. You never know what you might find within its walls, with shop proceeds going to global leadership and literacy programs. Their collection of unused Christmas cards, decorations, and ornaments also help make the holidays affordable and less wasteful.
For the daring
4 Cats Art Studio
3415 26 Ave SW
Why not give the gift of art this Christmas? Paint or sculpt a handmade gift, bring a friend to a workshop, or host your own party this season. Learn how to make works of art, cool houseware items, and a variety of trinkets like cards and ornaments just in time for Christmas! The studio offers gift cards for both its adult workshops and kids' programs.
2629 17 Ave SW
Give your sweetheart an unexpected private show with single pole, dance, and chair lessons. Passes make a great gift for ladies who want to bond, build confidence, and get a good workout together. The studio's range of fitness classes, including barre and aerial yoga, are also great for your “not-so-average” work-out gift.
Wellness Body and Spa
1904 31 St SW
Wellness Body and Spa offers a variety of pampering, rejuvenating, and deep healing treatments. Purchase a gift card for brow/lash enhancement, deep tissue massage, manicures/pedicures, as well as other nurturing/cleansing treatments such as Body Talk, Reiki and more.
For the care-giver
Hot Yoga on 17th
2749 17th Ave SW
The studio offers both beginner and advanced drop-in classes. Its fresh oxygenated air and 42 degree Celsius atmosphere is the perfect place to recharge. Hot, verses traditional yoga, also offers added detoxification and stress reducing benefits.
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Looking for a unique stocking stuffer? Try Luke’s Drug Mart, on 26th Ave, which offers a variety of natural body washes, beauty products, and scents. You can also get a great cup of coffee while you browse.
Hosting or buying for a vegan/vegetarian/gluten free friend? The Village Flatbread Co, off of 17th and 24a Street, makes incredible pizza and desserts that everyone will enjoy. They also off sell their famous vegan cheese, which makes for a great gift card option. Finally, finish off your dinner party, or last minute shopping trip, with a treat from J. Webb Wine Merchant, located next door to the flatbread shop.
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