Giving gifts is not only a way to show affection to others, but it can also help you lay the foundation to forge new relationships. With so many options – right here in Clark County – finding the perfect giving is not only easy but also an enjoyable venture. Whether it is for family, friends, or co-workers, our list can help you find the perfect holiday gift this season.
#1 Toys and Trinkets
If you are looking for that perfect holiday gift that will excite and engage children, then Kazoodles Toys and Lyon and Pearle are perfect! Kazoodles Toys is a locally-owned, independent toy store packed full of kid-powered toys, books, and games that help children develop age-related skills while learning and having fun. Lyon and Pearle, on the other hand, is where things get interesting with a unique line-up of clothes, toys, and gift boutiques for children. If you know any parents that you’d like to empower with creative tools, these locations are perfect!
#2 Sooth Wardrobe Woes
Believe Boutique in Vancouver, Washington offers unique styles and assorted sizes of women’s clothing and accessories that inspire, motivate, and empower. With such an amazing array of clothing and accessories, including clothing and jewelry from local artisans, it will be easy to find the perfect gift for someone special this holiday season. If you know someone who likes to stay on top of the latest fashion trends, Willows maintains a steady flow of new arrivals that can woo every fashion enthusiast. Lastly, if you are looking to add a vintage touch to your gift, Most Everything is where you will find clothing from every era.
#3 The Gift of Experience
If you’d like to give someone a real taste of Clark County by helping them explore our city and its traditions, there are many options that stand out. You can get them a gift card to spend a day at Live Laugh Love Art for a creative venture or NW Escape Experience to put their problem-solving skills to the test. Rated the number-one escape room in Vancouver, Washington, NW Escape Experience never ceases to amaze – no matter how many times you take their challenge. If you know someone who fancies a fun workshop, you can go for Kilnfolk which includes painting, pottery, local art exhibits, and more.
#4 Athena Day Spa
If you would like to pamper someone this holiday season, then an Athena Day Spa gift certificate will guarantee relaxation! Voted the Best Day Spa in Vancouver, Washington, Athena Day Spa offers massages and body treatments, facials and waxing, hair and nail services, retreats and spa packages, and float therapy where you can let your worries float away in a state-of-the-art float pod. Show your appreciation this holiday season with a gift of luxury and relaxation.
#5 Kiggins Theatre
Trying to buy that perfect holiday gift for the movie enthusiast in your life? Then you must check out Kiggins Theatre. Since 1936, Kiggins has entertained and wowed crowds, and it continues to showcase new and classic movies, as well as presenting comedy night, the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, History on Tap, Science on Tap, and Re-imagined Radio. Kiggins also sells movie trailers in 35mm so you can show them in your home or decorate your movie-nostalgia room. What a great gift and opportunity for all ages!
#6 Give a Gift of Music
Entertaining family and friends is a year-round occurrence, but during the holidays it is extra special when you give them a gift that resonates with their souls. If you know someone who is an avid music lover, head over to Everybody’s Music or 1709 Records for a gift they will treasure for years to come. From classic tunes to their avant-garde collection, you will find records from a variety of musical styles at fair prices here. Music is a universal language, which is why it makes for a perfect gift for the holiday season.
#7 Burnt Bridge Cellars
Wine, relaxation, and scenery add up to a great gift this season. Burnt Bridge Cellars, located in a renovated car-repair garage in the Uptown Village district in Vancouver, uses Washington’s best vineyards and hand-picked grapes, and hand-fills, hand-corks, and hand-labels each bottle! There are also Class Cooking lessons, Yoga classes, and Sip and Fold Origami classes. While the wine is amazing, the atmosphere and community feel are a gift that will continue to give.
#8 Erik Runyan Jewelers
With four generations of making exceptional jewelry, Erik Runyan Jewelers is a household name in Vancouver, Washington. The gift of jewelry is a special gesture, and Erik Runyan Jewelers makes the experience unforgettable. With beautiful décor, drink service, and exceptional staff, you will find the perfect gift for that special someone. Erik Runyan is a full-service jewelry store that focuses on custom jewelry, fine diamonds, engagement and wedding rings, engraving, appraisal services, vintage bridal rings, and more. Stop by Erik Runyan this holiday to give a gift of memories.
#9 A Gift That Keeps on Giving
We all know someone who likes to stay tip-top all year round so why not give them a gift that resonates with their beauty? A fresh eyebrow threading at D’s Hair & Beauty Supply can be a great way to show gratitude to someone special this season. On the flip side, if they prefer something exquisite, a custom fragrance from Love Potion Magickal Perfumerie can be the perfect gift.
#10 American Queen Voyages
If you really want to give a gift to someone this holiday that will be memorable and breathtaking, then you can set out with American Queen Voyages. Venture out for a 7-day or 9-day voyage along the Columbia River or Snake River to see amazing scenery around Portland or Spokane. You have never seen sights like this in the Pacific Northwest!
#11 Etsy: Vancouver, WA
Enjoying everything about Vancouver, Washington is easy, and giving a gift that will have your friends and family smiling just became easier with Vancouver-specific products! Etsy has hundreds of Vancouver clothing and items that scream the perfect holiday gift. Wall maps, stickers, artworks, patches, signage, sweatshirts, and a seemingly endless array of the ‘Couve memorabilia await the gift recipient!
#12 Grub and Brews
Vancouver’s craft beer scene attracts enthusiasts from all over the country, so why not use it as a way to make someone’s day special? Ghost Runners Brewery creates handcrafted ales and seasonal exclusives favored throughout Washington. Treat your special guest to amazing beer, great food, the satisfaction of community runs, and endless entertainment. If you are looking for a fun day out, 54°40′ Brewing Co. serves an array of excellent beers and ciders – perfect for anyone with a beer tooth!