The days are getting shorter, and the air is crisp, which only means it’s time to start planning for the holidays. Chilliwack is home to some of the most unique and fun stores with gifts available for every single person on your holiday list no matter what they’re into. Make Christmas easier than ever before with this year’s Christmas Gift Guide, and check out some fantastic finds right here in Chilliwack that you can give to your special someone to match their personality and show how well you know them!
For the Adventurer
Adventures come in all shapes and sizes – as do adventure-worthy Christmas presents. If you’re not sure what to buy the explorer in your life, look no further because we gotcha covered! Get them a gift as amazing as they are with these six venturesome Christmas gift ideas.
The Chilliwack Checklist Hoodie
Show off the places they love the most with all of the most iconic Chilliwack locations. This Checklist Hoodie includes a list of trails in Chilliwack on the back of the shirt with a design of our Cheam range, the Vedder Bridge, River, and Western Red Cedar Trees.
Available in both unisex & ladies from XS to XXXL
These travel and adventure-safe tumblers, mugs, bags, coolers, water bottles, and more are not only portable and easy to fit into any backpack but keep drinks hot or cold all day long and perfect for someone always on the go!
Single-Day Climbing Pass & Shoe Rental
While the weather outside is frightful, inside might just be the place to be! Gift them a fun rock-climbing experience for the day! Maybe it’s the start of a new hobby or already a favourite pastime however, this is a gift they will be sure to appreciate!
The Perfect Hiking Jacket
Make sure they stay warm – and stylish this season with a new hiking/outdoor jacket! From a lightweight and breathable base coat perfect for layering, or cozy fleece to keep them nice and toasty, Cheam Source for Sports has a jacket for all explorers.
ENO SuperSub Hammock
What’s better than laying in a hammock in the beautiful outdoors? Shave weight without sacrificing size or comfort, the ENO SuperSub Hammock is ideal for the ultralight enthusiast ready to get off the ground for an ultimate night’s sleep in the backcountry or for a day relaxing by the lake. It’s the ultimate gift for the true adventurer!
Fly Fishing Lesson
Looking for a unique gift that will be sure to give them excitement? Try gifting them a fly fishing lesson from Pacific Rivers Outfitters. They will be taken down to the Vedder River for a unique one-on-one lesson to learn the ins-and-outs of fly fishing.
For the Coffee Connoisseur
For a lot of us, coffee is more than just a way to start the day — it’s a lifestyle. Chances are you have at least one coffee-obsessed person in your life who deserves something special this holiday season. No matter how they enjoy their coffee, we’ve rounded up the best gifts for coffee lovers to brighten their morning!
Merch From Their Favourite Cafe
Stay cozy and comfy all winter long with Smoking Gun’s newest line of apparel, all while showing their love for local coffee! It’s a win-win in our books!
The Perfect Travel Mug
Life gets busy. Make sure they can bring their coffee wherever they go with Amble’s sleek and stylish travel mug. This Miir stainless steel travel tumbler can impressively keep its heat, and it fits comfortably in all cupholders, making it a perfect item for day-to-day adventures!
Fun & Gourmet Coffee Syrup
Bring their favourite Sarabella’s flavours home with their delicious and gourmet coffee syrup by Le Sirop de Monin to keep their love for coffee going strong all day long.
A New Coffee Mug
Show their love for the place they love the most with a Chilliwack Coffee Mug. Available in a variety of colours in this fun and sleek mug!
Locally Roasted Barking Iron Coffee Beans
What’s better than locally roasted coffee beans? Literally nothing, especially to your coffee-loving friends. Roasted and brewed right here in Chilliwack, and available at Hofstede’s Country Barn by the bag, Barking Iron sticks to old-fashioned values to give the best quality and satisfaction in every bean. All roasts are inspired by their families Barking Iron Ranch located in Lower Nicola Area, BC that one can almost smell the aroma of bunk house coffee amidst the scent of cattle as they roamed this valley, and the sigh of satisfaction as the last cup was had and the cowboy laid down to sleep under an open sky.
Gift Card to Their Favourite Coffee Shop
Why not treat them to a cup (or two) of coffee at their favourite coffee shop in town? A must-stop in Yarrow, Chestnut Springs offers a relaxing small-town atmosphere, exceptional baking, and delicious specialty coffees.
For the Environmentalist
Every gifter knows that amazing feeling of picking out the perfect gift for friends and family — but what if there’s a way to double that joy? Giving eco-friendly gifts is not only a great way to get something unique for that person in your life who has everything, but it’s also an option that will have you being kinder to the environment. Check out our list below for great gift ideas for those looking
A Trendy Thrifted Shacket
Gift your loved one, a unique and one-of-a-kind shacket to keep them warm all winter long! Not only is thrift shopping good for the planet, but spending the time picking out a special item will go a long way to show how much you care!
What if we told you that you could gift an item that could help to replant an entire forest and keep your loved one nice and warm? You can with the sustainable Canadian brand Tentree, which believes “big change starts small”. Available at All Things Being Eco,
Custom Gift Box
These custom-themed gift boxes from PickEco Refills are perfect for the eco-conscious! With tons of great options, like natural bar soap, and soy candles, you can gift a zero-waste item they will surely love.
New Christmas Outfit
Secondhand is the better choice, not only for the planet but for your wallet (a double in our books!!). Pink and Blue sell only high-quality preloved apparel of all your favourite brands.
Wood Chilliwack Ornament
These natural, and eco-friendly ornaments are hand-made by a family-owned and operated business here in Chilliwack, they are the perfect edition to your Christmas tree this year!
Cute & Trendy Kid’s Clothes
Once Upon A Child buys and sells gently used kids’ clothing, shoes, toys, and baby gear, that helps reduce landfill waste! With a ton of great products, and books galore, you’ll find a few great gifting items that will make you feel good about your purchase.
For the Homebody
You know what they say – There’s no place like home! From cozy gifts that warm up their space as cold weather rolls around, to fun self-care items, and everything else in between, we put together your gift list for friends and family perfect for the true homebody. Here are seven great ideas to give those who love their time spent at home (or heck, even for yourself, because we all need to treat ourselves every once in a while!!).
Nothing spruces up a room like a new house plant! Luckily, Minter Gardens have tons of classic Bonsai trees, and more to do just the trick!
A New Book
What’s better than cozying on up with a good book on a long winter’s night? The Bookman can help that dream come true! Located in Downtown Chilliwack they offer a great selection of all different types of genres and interests to pick the perfect book for your loved one. Not sure what book to get? The friendly staff are there to help with all of their staff recommendations!
A soft and stylish blanket can not only double as something to keep you cozy but can make any room pop! Available in multiple different colours and patterns, this gift will be sure to put a smile across their face.
Fun District 1881 Socks
Whether they’re into dancing on the kitchen floor home alone or looking for a pop of fun peeking outside of their boots, they can stay cozy (and stylish) all winter long with these fun District 1881 patterned socks!
Luxury Bath Products
Let’s face it… the holiday season can be stressful and tiring. Treat them to a night of relaxing bliss with a few luxurious scents, lotions, bath products, and more for a much-needed night of self-care.
New Set of Wine Glasses
You don’t need to go out to have fun! Grab a new set of classic wine glasses for the next girls’ night-in to sip, swirl and cheer through the holiday season.
This luxurious steel candle never melts – providing a beautiful clean burning ambiance to your home. Re-light it thousands of times, anywhere around the house to give that cozy and sophisticated feel they are looking for.
For the Trend-Setter
We all have that friend—the one who has all the best recommendations and a psychic-like ability to know what’s going to be cool before everyone else. And since they’re a tastemaker, their gift has to go above and beyond the standard picks. These unique gifts are bound to make the cut. Check out our seven gift ideas for those looking to make a sparkle this holiday season!
We all know Shackets have become a staple in everyone’s wardrobe, but these ones available at Magnolia and Oaks’ come with a cozy sherpa hood and fun plaid pattern sure to keep them warm and turn heads while walking down the street.
Jenny Bird Jewellery
These minimalist contemporary designs and lightweight statement pieces are coveted by IT girls and celeb stylists, and are perfect for someone who wants to stand out!
Cute Fanny Pack
Fanny Packs are THE item this year. Get them a bold colour for a new stylish way to carry all of their essentials. The KNW Fanny Packs are made from recycled material and are the perfect hands-free bag for all your adventures! Wear it around the waist, across the body, or over the shoulder while you carry your everyday goods, litter cleanup supplies, or hiking essentials!
A new purse is sometimes all it needs to spruce up an outfit. Luckily Button Box Boutique offers a variety of styles from bold and daring patterns to sleek and classic bags.
District 1881 Sampler Glass Set
This fun sampler glass set is perfect for their next get-together with friends! With a beautiful wooden holder, and 4 sampler glasses with a District 1881 sleek design they can have the most stylish glasses around.
Trendy New Boots
Spunky boots for winter are an absolute must. Fraser and Co offers an amazing curated collection of vintage apparel from modern slow-fashion brands, that allows you to find a unique item that many people don’t have! They have ALOHAS Brand Lug Boots in stock that are a must-add to any trendsetter’s closet!
Hunni’s is known for some of the most stylish clothes around. Pick out an outfit or dress as bold and daring as you would like. From a fun pattern, bold colours, or a sparkly sequin dress, Hunni’s has something perfect for your loved one.
Last Minute Stocking Stuffers
Christmas will be here before we know it, make sure you have everything you need with this last-minute (but just as amazing and thoughtful) stocking stuffers for everyone on your holiday shopping list!
Face Masks by URB Apothecary
Hair Clips & Scrunchies
Book Trivia Games
Reusable Christmas Bags & Wrappers
Vintage Vinyl Record
Luxury Bath Salts
Fun Chilliwack Stickers
Self-Care Gift Set
Fun Socks by Friday Sock Co.
Tentree Baseball Cap
Green Biscuit Hockey Puck
Cozy & Soft Socks
Holiday Coffee Blend
Basic Repair Kit
Cute Winter Gloves
Fly Fishing Assembly Kit
Luxury Bath Products
Beaded Gemstone Bracelet
Gluten-Free Brownie Mix
What’s been added to your list? We hoped this helped make Christmas shopping easier than ever before by shopping locally with these fantastic finds around Chilliwack!