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The Local Phoenix Gifting Guide

The Local Phoenix Gifting Guide

The holidays are coming up quickly! Want to tackle your list at local businesses this year? Here is our small business gift guide, which can help make Phoenix gift giving easy and fun.

From desert-inspired gifts to wellness studio services, this local gift guide will give you ideas for everyone on your list. Feel good about gifting this year and shop small with us!

For The Desert Lover

Have a desert lover in your life? Or maybe you’re trying to persuade a friend to move to the valley? Whatever it is, these local spots are sure to have a little something for everyone -- from desert-inspired souvenirs to paintings by local AZ artists.

Practical Art Boutique

We’re starting this local gift guide off right with Practical Art Boutique, a beloved retail and gallery space in central Phoenix. They feature 100% local Arizona artisans and makers with goods ranging from home accessories to handmade jewelry.

phoenix gift guide, practical art

 
Gather PHX

A thoughtful, all-local gift and wellness shop located inside The Churchill complex. We love how they collaborate with local artists and makers to highlight the art scene in Phoenix. Shop their online store to find gifts influenced by the desert landscape, like local honey, AZ-made beauty products, ornaments and more.


From LoNo


We pride ourselves in carrying goods from local AZ makers and brands alike. Shop our Local AZ Collection and discover desert-inspired perfumes, canvas prints, and handcrafted bath products.

local phoenix gifts - Local Nomad


For The Wellness Guru

Did someone immediately pop into your head when you read this title? Well then, we’ve got them covered! Give your loved ones the gift of mindfulness with these local gifts, from apothecary to the valley’s best wellness services.

Mount Sunny

A beautiful studio for acupuncture, cupping, and herbal medicine in the valley. Have someone on your list that could use some healing this holiday season? Purchase one of their gift cards to pre-pay for a service of their choice or shop their Body Balancing Blends, branded clothing, and accessories.


Kinfolk Optimal Living


Kinfolk Optimal Living is a Vitalistic Chiros wellness center in Scottsdale that focuses on the “combination of deep mind body understanding, current neuroscience and heart centered intentionality”. Gift one of their Adjustment Services or an herbal tea blend.

phoenix gift guide -- wellness gifts


From LoNo


We love our Wellness Collection at Local Nomad. Shop apothecary elixirs, herbalism guides, and mushroom tinctures (for the fungi lovers in your life). We carry small batch, quality goods from local brands.


For The Plant Enthusiast

We all could use a few more green babies in our space. Here is a guide to some of the best places to shop for plants and accessories in the Phoenix valley. Plants make great, low-maintenance gifts that everyone is sure to be happy to receive.

Pueblo

We love Pueblo because they go way beyond just plants! This curated nursery and houseplant shop is located in Downtown Phoenix and carries a great selection of plants, as well as gifts. Shop their seasonal collection of unique planters, books, candles and more.

local phoenix gifts - plants at Pueblo


Dig it Gardens


Dig it Gardens is a neighborhood destination for diverse plants (outdoor and indoor!), unique pottery, and knowledgeable “plant people”. They are known for their extensive selection of plants both native and exotic to the desert.

dig it gardens


From LoNo


What better to compliment your plant gift than a handcrafted planter… and maybe a card to go with it? Here are a few of our favorite plant-forward goods to give to your green-thumbed friends.


For The Foodie

We all have that one person on our holiday gifting list that is always raving about the latest dish, restaurant, superfood, etc. Here are some local Phoenix gifts that are sure to impress the foodie friends or family members in your life.

Urban Cookies

This locally-owned bakeshop in Downtown Phoenix has extraordinary cookies, cupcakes and gourmet pastries. Heading to a friend’s house for the holidays? Gift a box of treats to your host. They also have great gluten free and vegan options so everyone can indulge!

Phoenix gifts, Urban Cookies


Sauvage Bottle Shop


Holiday gifting is better when wine is involved; we didn’t make the rules! Head to Sauvage, a local bottle shop with an amazing natural wine selection located in Churchill. They have orange wines, organic port wines, sparkling rosé, and everything in between.

Sauvage, phoenix gifting guide


From LoNo


We may not be a food-centric shop, but we do have some amazing options for those foodies on your list. Browse our Pantry Collection for small-batch olive oils, gourmet chile salts, and local coffee beans.

Pantry collection, local AZ gift guide

 

Want more local gifting inspiration? Our local’s guide to Phoenix is essentially an all-inclusive collection of our team’s favorite places to shop, dine, drink and explore in the desert.

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