This December it’s the best time to get in the holiday spirit! Even with the ho-hum of the season, we can find a reason to rejoice! If you’re still searching for those perfect gifts to put under the tree, we have you covered.
Each week leading up to Christmas, Detroitisit has shared a themed Holiday Gift Guide highlighting gift ideas for the whole family from local Detroit businesses. This week, we’re sharing all of the gift guides and ideas for you if you need to do any last minute shopping! No matter who you are shopping for, Detroitisit has ideas for you.
As you are gathering last minute gifts this week, don’t forget to shop local, shop safe, and support small businesses!
FOR THE FITNESS FANATIC
Finding the perfect gift for a fitness geared friend can be challenging. With the weather changing, outdoor workouts are less possible and Detroiters are looking to re-engage with gyms across the city. Gift a bundle of classes from Detroit gyms such as Citizen Yoga Detroit, Detroit Body Garage, Detroit Yoga Lab, Jabs Gym and The Vibe Ride. Click here for the full list and how to purchase gift cards and class packs.
FOR THE BEAUTY AND WELLNESS ENTHUSIAST
If you’re looking to encourage someone you love to invest time in themselves, their physical health, and their mental health, shop this list of the best Detroit businesses in the beauty and wellness realm. Purchase a gift card and or service to gift to a wellness lover that needs a little extra relaxation this season. Think manicure and pedicures from The Ten Nail or massages from Detroit Woodhouse Spas and click here for the complete list of ideas.
TO SUPPORT FEMALE BUSINESS OWNERS
From the ultimate lip kits to stocking stuffers to holiday décor, these strong women who own City Bird, Detroit is the New Black, El Dorado General Store, Good Neighbor, The Lip Bar, Peacock Room, and Source Booksellers have you covered. Click here to learn more about each business and shop these women-owned small businesses in Detroit this season.
FOR THE FOOD & RESTAURANT LOVER
Support local restaurants and businesses through these tough times as restaurants will be continued to be closed for indoor dining until January 15. Restaurants could use a little extra love right now and who wouldn’t want a gift card to buy a delicious meal from a local Detroit restaurant? Hint: think Bobcat Bonnies, Detroit Vegan Soul, Folk, Grey Ghost, Norma G’s, Marrow Detroit, San Morello, and Takoi.
Consider purchasing a gift card from one or a couple of these Detroit restaurants who offer a wide array of options from delivery, curbside pickup, outdoor dining – some even have the option to dine in an igloo! Click here for the restaurant gift guide. Please check all websites for dining options and support local restaurants now!
With the Christmas holiday a few days away, you might be scrambling for small, stocking suffer items. To make your job easier, shop local and get creative with stocking stuffer ideas from Detroit businesses. Look to Detroit brands like Bees in the D, Carhartt, City Bird, Detroit Is The New Black, Detroit vs. Everybody, Detroit City Distillery, Made in Detroit, and more for the best stocker stuffer ideas because any gift, big or small, has the opportunity to make someone’s day. These stocking stuffer gift ideas will make everyone happy on Christmas morning, no matter who you are shopping for! Click here for the Detroitisit stocking stuff gift guide.
FOR THE DESIGN AND ART ADMIRER
If you’re looking to buy for someone in your life that loves art and design, look no further than local Detroit museums, shops, and items including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Artists Market, Objects of Re:Socialization Book from Next:Space, Post Detroit Shop and MOCAD. Click here for the Detroitisit Design & Art gift guide.
FOR YOUR PET (OR FELLOW PET OWNER)
If you’re shopping for a pet-owner, or your own pet, shop City Bark in Detroit for all of your holiday gift needs for pets! From a new bed to holiday-themed dog toys and accessories, City Bark has everything you need to keep your furry friends happy, festive, and entertained this holiday. The store handpicks every item on the shelves and is constantly on the search for new products while making sure everything continues to meet our standards. Shop the holiday section, among traditional products which include toys, collars, accessories, and more. Click here for the full list.