• HOLIDAY gift guide - scroll down for gift ideas

  • AMAZING GIFTS

    So many amazing options, so little space

    Custom Gifts with Whimsy

    niceLena & Friends

    1235 Chicago Ave

    Personalize mugs, coasters, candles, jewelry, ornaments, and really, almost anything you can think of at Lena's

    The Perfect Card

    stumble & relish

    1310 Chicago Ave

    This store is full of fun, whimsical gifts, and you WILL find the perfect card for Mom

    DIY Art Kits

    Art Makers Outpost

    609 South Blvd

    At-home art kits are available to take and make the perfect card, jewelry, coasters, posters and more. All materials are recycled, so your creations are supporting sustainability too!

    Treat Your Pets!

    Follow Your Nose

    917 Chicago Ave

    Treats, clothing, accessories and more for your furry companions

    Housewares, Decor and More

    Ten Thousand Villages

    915 Chicago Ave

    When you purchase gifts from TTV, an artisan from an emerging country earns a fair wage

    Original Fine Art

    TremainART

    838 Custer St

    Check TremainART to see current offerings in stock

    Gifts for the Girly Girl

    Marie Parie Boutique

    508 Main St

    Half Paris chic, half rock n' roll, Marie Parie is full of frilly French fancies. Guaranteed to please.

    Vintage Gifts

    Secret Treasures Antiques & Collectibles

    605 Dempster St

    Cards and gifts from yesteryear at great prices

    SPACE Merch

    Evanston SPACE

    1245 Chicago Ave

    Candles, apparel, mugs, keychains and gift cards available from SPACE

    One of a Kind Handmade Pottery

    The Pot Shop

    1244 Chicago Ave

    Incredibly beautiful and extremely practical, all handmade here in Evanston

  • DELICIOUS TREATS

    Drinking and DIY Dining

    The Perfect Pair with a Big Meal

    Kombucha Brava

    717 Custer St

    This beverage is well known for its positive impact on gut health. What better time than the holidays to add kombucha to the menu?

    The Freshest Ingredients

    Village Farmstand

    810 Dempster St

    Grab ingredients fresh from local farms at this online farmers market.

    Cook Something Amazing

    Homestead Meats

    1305 Chicago Ave

    Holiday turkeys are just one of the things you can order for your family's huge meal.

    Holiday Pies and More

    Noir d'Ebene Chocolat et Patisserie

    1309 Chicago Ave

    Order your holiday pies for pickup the day before Thanksgiving or Christmas. And while you're there, shop for amazing edible gifts

    Herbs and More

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance)

    Incense, essential oils, herbs, and more

    Artisan Chocolates

    Belgian Chocolatier Piron

    509 Main St

    Delicious house-made chocolates in impeccable packages.

    CBD Treats

    Botanica Plant-based Health

    1306 Chicago Ave

    Chocolate, gummies, gift baskets and more.

    A Really Good Bottle of Wine

    The Wine Goddess

    702 Main St

    But seriously, a really good bottle of wine.

    A Really Good Beer

    Sketchbook Brewery

    821 Chicago Ave

    But seriously, a really good beer.

  • WEARABLES

    Cool Clothing and Gorgeous Jewelry

    Vintage and Modern Jewelry

    Cottage Jewelers

    530 Dempster St

    Buy a gorgeous piece, or sell something you're not wearing!

    Shop to Help the YWCA

    YWCA Crowded Closet

    824 Dempster St

    Proceeds from all sales at this adorable thrift shop support the mission of the YWCA Evanston-North Shore

    Jewelry for All Budgets

    Virag Jewelers

    703 Main St

    Jewelry from local artisans, and fine pieces too

    For the Girly Girl

    Marie Parie Boutique

    508 Main St

    Half Paris chic, half rock n' roll, Marie Parie is full of frilly French fancies. Guaranteed to please.

    Artisan Jewelry

    stumble & relish

    1310 Chicago Ave

    Artisan Jewelry for every style, sourced locally

    Fair Trade Gifts

    Ten Thousand Villages

    915 Chicago Ave

    When you purchase gifts from TTV, an artisan from an emerging country earns a fair wage

    Designer Thrift Apparel

    Classy Closet Consignment

    701 Washington St

    Great looks at even better prices

    All the Fun Jewelry

    niceLena & Friends

    1235 Chicago Ave

    Handmade jewelry in bright colors and fun designs

    Custom Designed Jewelry

    Christopher Duquet Fine Jewelry Design

    1244 Chicago Ave

    Choose a piece from a Duquet collection, or design your own!

  • SELF CARE

    Spa it Yourself!

    Mindful

    Self-Care

    In Fine Fettle Holistic Health Center & Wellness Boutique

    900 Chicago Ave, Suite 100 (Main St entrance)

    Incense, essential oils, herbs, and more

    Bespoke Self-Care

    The Alchemist's Wife

    917 Chicago Ave

    Perfumes, bath bombs, face and body lotions and grooming products for all genders

    Living Gifts

    Cultivate Urban Rainforest & Gallery

    704 Main Street

    Calling Plant Parents! Bring a sweet new plant into your life.

    Calming Incense,

    Gorgeous Apparel

    TIBETGift Chicago

    828 Dempster St

    The widest selection of incense and incense holders in the whole neighborhood, along with beautiful Tibetan jewelry.

    CBD Treats

    Botanica Plant-based Health

    1306 Chicago Ave

    Chocolate, gummies, gift baskets and more.

    Easy Listening

    Squeezebox Books & Music

    743 Main St

    Your first source for calming music. Second-hand vinyl, cards, books and gifts, all at extremely affordable prices

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