Local Holiday Gift Guide

Dec 4, 2022

The holiday season is upon us! Whether you're getting started on your seasonal shopping, or you're hunting down a final gift for that person who's impossible to shop for, we're here to help check those items off your list in true Santa fashion!

Holiday Shopping at the Royal Alberta Museum

The JUNOs Are Coming

In case you haven't heard, The JUNO Awards are coming to Edmonton in March 2023! Nickelback and Tate McRae will take the stage in their home province, and with Simu Liu hosting, you know this will be an event to remember. Bring your friends, family, or someone special for an iconic Canadian evening. Looking for a unique way to gift an experience this year? This is your ticket, literally!

Local Brews

Whiskeyjack Art House

Whiskeyjack Art House is an Indigenous owned and operated arts boutique that supports Indigenous arts, artisans, and cultural experiences, as well as local businesses! Walk through the gallery space which features visual stories of profound Indigenous art. For shopping, you can find:

  • Indigenous contemporary art
  • Indigenous traditional arts
  • Indigenous made jewelry and gifts
  • Indigenous and locally sourced products (tea, honey, jams, soaps, blankets)

Don't forget to grab a delicious bite from Pei Pei Chei Ow before you leave!

Holiday Markets

Hideout Distro

Hideout Distro is the perfect stop when looking for a local gift! Stocked up for the holiday season with special deals, it's never been a better time to pay this shop a visit. You'll even find the perfect stocking stuffers including candles and other home goods, accessories, bath and body care, and much more.

West Edmonton Mall

YEG Box Co.

For the gift giver who likes zero hassle, YEG Box Co. carefully chooses and curates collections of quality products from local artisans in the Edmonton area. This is the most convenient way to grab some local goodies for a special someone! Choose from a variety of collections including the Taste of YEG Box, the Sweet Box, and more. Plus, they are beautifully packaged – no gift wrapping necessary.

Antisocial Running Club

Give the Gift of Music

If you want to skip the big box stores, take a gander at the upcoming shows at the Winspear! Be your own symphonic Santa and compose the perfect gift filled with musical memories. The guide is organized into categories, making it that much easier to find the perfect gift for someone special, kids, stocking stuffers (under $50), and more!


Local Eats

Edmonton is a culinary hot spot in Canada, which makes dinner or a gift card to a local eatery an easy gift choice! Download the Explore Edmonton Downtown Dining Pass to discover the core's legendary local restaurants, the Explore Edmonton Old Strathcona Dining Pass to experience the bohemian spirit of Whyte Avenue, or the Explore Edmonton Brewery Pass for discounts to the best brewhouses in town!

The Famous Green Onion Cake

Tomato Wheels Lambrusco

Tomato Wheels Lambrusco was founded by Moirae Choquette, an Indigenous Entrepreneur on a mission to use business as a force for good. Moirae fell in love with Lambrusco while visiting Italy in 2015, and was drawn to its low alcohol content. Since the selection of Lambrusco in Canada was limited, Moirae decided to make her own! Every product and project at Tomato Wheels Lambrusco is guided by the company's mission to do good through business. Try a bottle for your holiday celebrations!

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