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
The Chilliwack Shop | 45925 Thunderbird Lane #103
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
GP Home Furniture and Appliances | 44680 Yale Road West
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
Project Climb | 45530 Vedder Mountain Road
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
Cheam Source for Sports | 9077 Young Road
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
Mt Waddington Outdoors | 5643 Vedder Road
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
Pacific Rivers Outfitters | 45530 Vedder Mountain Road
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
Smoking Gun Coffee | 46168 Yale Road #101
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
Amble Coffee | 45450 Petawawa Road
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
Sara Bellas Cafe & Bakery | 8465 Harvard Place
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
The Chilliwack Shop | 45925 Thunderbird Lane #103
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
Hofstede’s Country Barn | 45796 Luckakuck Way
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
Chestnut Springs Organic Bakery | 42300 Yarrow Central Road
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
Unika | 45575 Keith Wilson Road
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!
All Things Being Eco | 105-7388 Vedder Road
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
PikEco Refills | 2-9360 Mill Street
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
Pink & Blue Kidz Clothing | 45915 Wellington Avenue
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
The Chilliwack Shop | 45925 Thunderbird Lane
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 | 8249 Eagle Landing Parkway
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.
Stay tuned for next week’s gift guide coming soon…