Our downtown businesses have a lot to offer. Here are some highlights of what to expect when you visit.
Fresh Holiday Treats
Dyer Sweets has all kinds of cupcakes and confectionery goodies. They also have several gift ideas specific to every holiday from local vendors in their “Gift Emporium”.
From calming scents to organic ingredients, find the perfect wellness products at Green Valley Health and Herbs.
All the decor you need is at Elmira Home Hardware. They have an amazing selection of home accents, tools and paint – perfect for the DIYer.
Quality Hair Products
Maintain curly or colour-treated hair with a variety of products available at Guys and Dolls Salon & Spa, including DevaCurl which is a reputable brand for curly hair. Or opt for a gift card.
Top off your outerwear look with a large selection of sunglasses and glass frames from the best quality brands at Elmira Eyewear, like Ray-Ban and Oakley.
O&V Tasting Room specializes in a wide variety of infused extra virgin olive oils and balsamic vinegar, but they also have an area dedicated to gourmet products like pastas, tomato sauces, hot sauces, soups and more. You can even find Reid’s Chocolates, and locally sourced products, like soaps, bitters and tea towels.
Therapy for Your Feet
Foot Foundation prides itself in offering the most comfortable shoes and insoles to keep your feet happy all day long. They have different styles available for both men and women.
There’s no better time to get all those wedding and baby photos printed and framed. Brian’s Foto Source has various sizes to choose from, as well as a great selection of albums to suit your style to celebrate newborns, anniversaries and more. There are also some specialty Canadian-themed mugs available to throw in with a framed family photo.
Whether you’re looking to create some new outfits or pillow covers, you’ll find a great selection at Elegant Fabrics. There are different colours and styles of lace, thread, buttons and zippers, as well as some ready-made dresses available.
You’d be surprised at how much you can find at The Bargain Shop. You’ll find a large selection of toys, especially ones that don’t seem to be available elsewhere. They also have greeting cards, small gift sets and clothes for the whole family.
Whether you’re a fan of anime or Marvel, you’ll find figurines or bobble-heads available for all your favourite characters through Dragonhill Games‘ vast Funko Pop collection. For the board game lovers, they also have a huge selection of games to choose from, as well as some other neat gift ideas.
Casual and Dress Shoes
From ankle boots to dapper dress shoes, you’ll find some amazing boots and dress shoes available at Brubacher Shoes. There are also beautiful purses and clutches to choose from made of genuine leather and a few wallets.
Kitchen Kuttings has an amazing selection of gourmet food all handmade, meats and cheeses in their deli section, and fresh sandwiches and coffee that’s ready to go. Try their popular cheeseballs!
Furniture and Home Accents
Find that signature furniture piece you’ve always been looking for at Chervin Furniture & Design. A lot of their products are made in Canada and are of high-quality materials. There are also various accents like pillows, lamps, wall art and candles that will complete the overall look of your space.
From handmade mugs from Maggie’s Mudroom to specialty coffee makers and canisters, you’ll find some great gift ideas at Local Renaissance. They also sell coffee beans from a local coffee roaster, Smile Tiger, as well as Pluck Tea.
If you’re looking for jewellery that’s different or can be personalized, visit Hartman Jewellers. This Picasso-inspired pendant is just an example of the neat items you’ll find there. Alternatively, you can choose initials, a high heel or snowflake. The store also has watches, bracelets, earrings and rings for both men and women.
Rescue Your Hair
Treatment of coloured hair can be challenging unless you have the right products. Carousel Salon & Spa has a variety of products to choose from with top brands like Olaplex and Maroccan Oil. While you’re there, you may as well get a your hair styled.
Never Enough Thyme has an assortment of dessert bars, cookies and confectionery treats to last you throughout the holiday season. Everything is made in-house using with fresh, local ingredients. For those nights you don’t feel like cooking, pick up a variety of ready-made meals.
Holiday Gift Guide
Check out some gift ideas on our guide. Most items are still available at our local stores.