Shop & Save on our Shopping Trails!

Rebecca Isbister Boutiques, Drink, Eat & Shop, East of Edmonton, Fashions, Gifts, Local Food, Northeast of Edmonton, Roadtrips, Shopping, Winter Adventures

Christmas is here, which means it’s that time to stock up on items your loved ones are looking for.

Our updated guide highlights the regions’ retailers, antique shops, and quilt shops.

Pick one of our three shopping trails – NortheastEast, or Southeast – and enjoy shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season.

Let’s fight inflation together by shopping and supporting local!


Moose Wood Acres in Thorhild County – foodies, you’ll want to make a stop here. With local  products ranging from honey, quality chicken, sausage and jerky, to house-made sauerkraut and mustard glaze, and MORE, you’ll find everything you could need for a delicious winter fest.

Nook in the Woods in Thorhild County – This country store is definitely worth the roadtrip!  You’ll enjoy a unique shopping experience while browsing through their huge selection of gifts, clothing, jewelry, food items, Watkins products, essential oils and so much more!

Loree’s Antique’s & Collectibles in St. Paul – With a variety of country antiques, you are sure to find a unique gift for someone on your list! They have household, glassware, lamps, crocks, and more.

St. Brides Trading Post in the St. Paul Region – specializing in a large supply of beads, drums, home tan and commercial hides, jewelry, accessories, and more. Some of their products are one-of-a-kind so don’t miss out!

Poacher’s Corner in Glendon – Poacher’s Corner is the #1 shopping destination in Glendon for all things outdoor. With a full range of hunting and fishing gear, camo clothing, archery supplies, MUCK boots and more the possibilities for gifts are endless. Stop by to find the perfect gift for the outdoor enthusiast in your life!

Sew Heavenly Quilting in Elk Point – Sew Heavenly Quilting offers a great selection of fabric, notions, and patterns, plus long arm quilting! Create your quilt for that special someone today!

Serben Farms in Smoky Lake – For the foodie on your list, be sure to check out Serben Farms! This 4th generation farm produces an array of products including beef, pork, chicken, lamb, eggs, vegetables, eggs and dairy, and honey. You are sure to find something your loved ones will love in the selection of flavoured jerky, gourmet sausages, smoked meat, burgers, and so many more options. They also carry a wide variety of locally made products such a cheese, perogies, soup, canning, and more.

Old Fashioned Bakery & Deli in Smoky Lake –  Who wouldn’t love some fresh baked goods for a gift this Christmas season!  The Old-Fashioned Bakery & Deli in Smoky Lake has you covered for all your baked good needs. They specialize in Traditional Ukrainian Baking and have everything from fresh baked donuts to fresh sandwiches!

Home Hardware in Smoky Lake – Smoky Lake Home Hardware has a great selection of gift items for you to browse. They also have all things Christmas from ornaments to lights to trees. Be sure to go and check out their selection.

Blue Horse Gallery & Studio in Smoky Lake  – When you’re looking to purchase gifts, think outside the box and check out this local studio. You’ll be amazed at the skill and talent people in our community have!

Metis Crossing Gift Shop in Smoky Lake –  showcasing the many arts, products, and services of the Métis people residing in Alberta, the retail gift shop that continues telling the story of Alberta Métis.

Downtown Lac La Biche – has a great assortment of local shops, fashions, home decor, gifts, and accessories for the holiday season. See our shopping guide for more details.

Straight & Arrow Boutique in Plamondon – This quaint little boutique is based out of their acreage home. The beautiful, rustic interior design provides that feeling of comfort and relaxation, while ladies browse for new clothing and accessories.

Dobbin’s Candy Store in Cold Lake – Craving that candy from your childhood? The assortment of nostalgic and retro candies is something everyone will want to go explore.  There are also locations in Wainwright and Lloydminster.

Bonnyville and Cold Lake Region – Follow Highway 28 through the heart of downtown Bonnyville for some favourites for Christmas shopping and in Downtown Cold Lake there is a wonderful variety of fashions and so much more to choose from. See our shopping guide for more details.

Journey North Cider Co. in Bonnyville – Head over to Journey North Cider Co. and check out their awesome gift baskets they have made up or grab a gift card for the people on your gift list. Their cider is made from locally grown products as well as fermented locally.


The Sherwood Park Bookworm – Do you like books? How about books that are half the cost of Amazon and Chapters? Find the titles on everyone’s wish lists AND support local. What’s also unique about The Bookwork is their trade in program. Simply bring in your gently used paperback books for a store credit you can use on future visits.

Strathcona County  While Strathcona County has many great shopping centres, you can learn about some of the best local shops here

E. T.’s Craft Shop in Willingdon – Featuring amazing products from local vendors including diamond paintings, craft supplies, giftware, and more! Be sure to check out this gem!

Trendy Petals in Lamont – Every occasion could use a beautiful bouquet of flowers. Trendy Petals offers fresh flowers, giftware, cards, and décor. Stop by and find the perfect gift for anyone in your life. Pickup and delivery options are available for all orders.

Gallery of Gifts in Lamont – If you are looking for a gift that is focused on nature, learning, gardening, or art then Gallery of Gifts is the place to go. They carry custom photo cards and resources for gardening, as well as local foods, flowers and seeds, and farm raised beef. Check out their mason jar gifts for a unique way to gift these things!

Home Hardware in Lamont – Home Hardware in Lamont has an excellent selection of gift ideas. They carry a great election of giftware, small appliances, tools, and all your Christmas decoration needs.

No Need to Nock in Marwayne – You can find great fashions, accessories, and unique giftware.

Ceramic Cottage in Vegreville – Ceramic Cottage is Canada’s oldest and largest manufacturer of Ukrainian ceramic gifts and porcelain dinnerware. They also offer all things pysanky, including writing supplies, linens, clothing, wooden ornaments, matryoshka dolls, candles, jewellery, and more! Come and check out their selection!

Vegtel Engraving in Vegreville – Visit Vegtel Engraving for unique gifts, souvenirs, jewellery, and much, much more!

Vegreville Drug Mart in Vegreville – For a large selection of gifts, souvenirs, and travel supplies head over to Vegreville Drug Mart. They have all kinds of ornaments, wall pictures, coffee mugs, slippers, and more.  You’re sure to find something for the special people in your life!

Ziegler’s Fashion & The Quilt Rack in Vegreville – For the fashionista in your life head over to Ziegler’s Fashions & The Quilt Rack and find the perfect outfit. Or for the quilter in your life, check out their huge selection of fabrics and quilting supplies or have them make a quilt for you!

Farmstead Market & More in Kitscoty – Take a drive down to Kitscoty and check out this neat store! They have a huge variety of different items that are made by local artisans.

Kountry Knits & Sewing Centre in Fort Saskatchewan – You’ll find a wide range of quality yarn, fabrics, notions, and specialty threads at Kountry Knits & Sewing Centre for any quilting gifts you need. They also offer sewing classes that would make a great gift!

The Chicken Coop in Mundare – Inside this lovely store there is one room full of quirky and unique gifts and another room bursting with all things for quilting. With 1600 bolts of fabric, notions, and patterns you are sure to find something for the quilting enthusiast in your life.

881 Confectionery in Mannville – 881 Confectionery is a cozy convenience store with everything you need for unique gifts. Their unique selection of candy would make great stocking stuffers for the candy lover on your list.

Village Treasures in Mannville – Village Treasures carries over 4,500 bolts of fabric including batiks, cotton, flannel, and flannelettes that would make any quilter smile. They also offer quilting classes that would make a great gift as well.

Storch Knives in Mannville – The products at Storch Knives are hand-crafted cutlery and specialty knives of exacting workmanship. All blades are tested for edge geometry and edge holding and are meticulously sharpened according to their intended use. If you are looking for a special gift that is made with lifelong quality this, is it!

Burnt Rock Adventure Co. in Vermilion – For the outdoor adventurist on your list, head over to Burnt Rock Adventure Co. They carry skateboards, bikes, paddle sport products, cross country skis, camping, apparel, and footwear.

Old School Cheesery in Vermilion – Would you like some cheese? Of course, everyone loves cheese. And there’s something for everyone, with everything from old school cheeses, to specialties like the Bourdon, or fine cheeses like Bébé Lune (Brie). Pick up their Milk Whey Vodka for a unique addition to your festivities.

Craig’s Cornerstone in Vermilion –  A true shopping destination with Unique Boutiques under one roof!

  • Sage ApparelHead over to Sage Apparel for the men on your list for some fresh clothing gifts. They also have women’s clothing in-store.
  • Harbrook & Paisley – Head over to Harbrook & Paisley to pick up some shoes for the shoe lover on your list. They carry both men’s and women’s styles.
  • Mack Clothing for Kids – For all the little ones on your list head over to Mack’s Clothing for Kids to pick up some new clothes for their Christmas gifts. They carry baby sizes 0-24 months, children’s size 2-16 years, masks, outerwear, and more!
  • Uniquely U Styles – Uniquely U Styles carries women’s clothing in junior, petite, regular, and plus sizes. They have a selection of swimwear, jewellery, handbags, and more.
  • Upper-Level Pottery & Art Gallery  – Upper-Level Pottery is home to 40+ local artists bringing a large variety of different forms of art all under one roof.
  • Vermilion Jewellers –  Have you had your eye on something special? Vermilion Jewellers is Closing out of business, which means their high-quality fashion accessories are on great specials.
  • Underground Local Treasures in Vermilion – This is a neat little gift shop full of handmade goodies by people local to Canada! They carry over 30 vendors and keeps adding to that. Go and take a look and see what kind of find!

Dobbin’s Candy Store in Lloydminster – Craving that candy from your childhood? The assortment of nostalgic and retro candies is something everyone will want to go explore.  There are also locations in Wainwright and Cold Lake.

Olive & Birch in Lloydminster – Olive & Branch is the place to go for home décor & drapery, giftware, and jewellery needs and wants. Be sure to check them out to take care of some of the gifts you need this holiday season.

Home Hardware in Lloydminster – Home Hardware in Lloydminster is stocked full of great gift ideas! For all the little people on your list they have toys, Happy Hippo Bath products, Melissa & Doug play sets, brain teaser toys, and the list goes on.  For everyone else on your shopping list they carry Kuma outdoor gear, blankets, puzzles, and more!

The Country Store in Lloydminster – This store is in one of the oldest homes in Lloydminster and specializes in country décor, antique furniture, and treasures from the past. It will not disappoint, so head on over to this farmhouse-inspired general store to find something special.


Dobbins Candy Store in Wainwright – Craving that candy from your childhood? The assortment of nostalgic and retro candies is something everyone will want to go explore.  There are also locations in Lloydminster and Cold Lake.

Gibson’s Home Hardware in Wainwright – You’ll find a fantastic selection of gift items here! From home décor to candles to blankets and toys they have it all at Gibson’s Home Hardware.

Busy B Bargains in Tofield – Busy B Bargains is a non-profit that operates two thrift shops and recycling shops, carrying furniture, household items, clothing, collectibles, books, and toys. You are sure to find something for someone on your gift list here!

Java Blossom Flowers in Viking – Java Blossom Flowers in Viking has a selection of giftware, home décor, bath products, chocolates, coffee, and handmade cards. Get a beautiful flower arrangement made up or send the gift of coffee to your special someone.

Long Branch Trading Company in Irma – Find imaginative and irresistible gifts at this gift shop and café for the hard to buy for the person on your list. They carry 50 varieties of tea and the best coffee in town!

Irma Home and Garden in Irma –  This shop is located right off Highway 14, making it an easy stop for finding some great gifts! They carry an impressive collection of home and garden décor. With over 5000 sq. ft. of display you are sure to find the perfect gift here!

Like It Never Was in Irma – If you’re looking for a nostalgic piece for that special someone head over to Like It Never Was. With unique home décor items, antiques, collectibles, and more you’ll find something special for anyone on your list. They currently are having a renovation sale so be sure to get in to find that deal!

Creative Klutter in Irma – You will find a beautiful selection of fabric, flannels, fleece, battings, backings and all your quilting needs at Creative Klutter. They also carry books, and other items for non-quilters such as Young Living.

Lakehouse Naturals Soap Company in Camrose – Over at Lakehouse Natural Soap Company, they make handcrafted soap, bath bombs, soaps, and essential oils for all the bath enthusiasts on your list. Kids will love the fizzing from their bath bombs or adults will love the beautiful smelling soaps and oils. Be sure to stop in!

Twig Boutique in Camrose – For all the ladies on our list, head over to Twig Boutique, for all their fashion wants. They carry dresses, blouses, shoes, accessories, and more to shop for the perfect bohemian style and popular trends.

The Sweeterie in Camrose – Sprinkle joy with an order of cakes, cupcakes, macarons, cookies, cheesecake, edible cookie dough, or any of the of other sweet treats from this delicious shop.

Buckskin’s Emporium in Camrose – A country store that has a little something for everyone. Buckskin’s Emporium carries a vast array of unique merchandise. Christmas is a special time at this shop so be sure to check it out!

The Lady Bug Pick Nic in Daysland – The Lady Bug Pick Nic carries a large selection of old and new options for home décor, gifts, collectibles, and antiques. With a variety of antiques and collectibles available, who knows what you’ll find for gifts!

The Rusty Daisy in Daysland – Stepping through the teal door you will see a wide variety of giftware, floral arrangements, and so much more. Pick an item from their giftware and pair it with some flowers for an easy but beautiful gift.

Coutt’s Home Hardware in Forestburg – With excellent customer service and a friendly environment, Coutt’s Home Hardware is ready to show you what they have to offer for your Christmas gifts. They have toys, small appliances, housewares, and a large amount of other gift ideas.

Budding Ideas Flowers & Gifts in Killam – You’ll find a large selection of beautiful fresh flowers, gifts, and décor,  prints in stunning frames, fashionable purses and handbags, scarves, bath and body projects, scented candles, sweets, treats, and more!  There is sure to be something for the special people on your list in this store!

Town & Country Guardian Drugs in Killam – Stop in at Town & Country Guardian Drugs to browse their huge selection of fabulous products. With over 11,000 sq. ft. of shopping space this store is sure to have a few gifts for you to buy.

Crafty Creations Quilt Gallery in Killam – At Crafty Creations Quilt Gallery they carry a large variety of fabrics, notions, kits, and more to help your special quilter start their next project. Or sign them up for one of the unique classes that they teach!

Rustic Stars in Hardisty –  For the crafter on your list be sure to stop in at Rustic Stars. They carry canvases, paint, brushes, modge podge, stickers, paper, and more. Get creative and make a special homemade gift with one of their custom stencils.

Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin –  Have you eye on something unique? The museum gift shop has a great selection of popular local items. Find  Admission is not required for shopping and online shopping is also available.

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Happy Shopping!

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