Black Friday deals are over but holiday gift shopping season is still in full swing. If you are looking for a last-minute gift for someone on your holiday list, look no further than the local business down the street. Gainesville has multiple mom-and-pop shops with unique gifts for the whole family.
Below are just a few Gainesville local shops to check out during your holiday shopping:
Haile Jewelry and Loans in the Haile Village Center is a trendy boutique pawn store specializing in high-end jewelry.
Tipple’s Brews is your one stop shop for the craft beer or fine wine connoisseur on your holiday list. Here you can find hand-selected wines by artisan winemakers from many regions worldwide, as well as a large selection of craft beers.
Don’t forget about your furry friends! Sweet Paws Bakery has the best pet treats in the area as well as a good selection of collars, leashes, toys and pet clothing.
Artisan’s Guild Gallery featuring hundreds of original pottery, textiles, glass, photography, woodworking pieces created by local artists. You can find something for everyone on your list here.
Thornebrook Village hosts a variety of local stores. Stop by All About Nature to find a blend of local and manufactured nature-themed gifts.
For the Gator fan in your family, stop by Ilene’s for Fashion, a boutique store with many Gator-themes gifts from apparel to jewelry and more.
Looking for something very crafty and unique? Head to Malgorzatas, an eclectic gallery of hand-woven and hand-dyed fashions and crafts from American artists.
McIntyre Stained Glass Studio & Art Gallery is where you want to go for home décor with beautiful, original stained glass art as well as other local art, photography, ceramics and more.
Book Gallery West is a locally owned new and used bookstore and gift shop. Browse a variety of hand painted holiday cards and stocking stuffer gifts.
Hear Again Music and Movies is located in downtown Gainesville, and it offers a large selection of music and movies for the entertainment lover on your list.
These are just a few local stores to browse as you shop this holiday season offering unique local gifts and none of the hassle of maneuvering a busy mall. Happy shopping and happy holidays!