As the Christmas season is upon us, we made a shopping guide to help you find the perfect gifts.
Highlighting some of the region’s retailers, antique shops, and quilt shops., we’ve designed three shopping trails to provide an enjoyable experience of shopping for the perfect gift this Christmas season. Pick one of our shopping trails – Northeast of Edmonton, East of Edmonton, or Southeast of Edmonton – and start your search for the perfect gift!
Look for unique gift ideas from retailers from soap, honey, flower arrangements, clothing, collectibles, notions, fabrics and so much more!
Support your Local Businesses. Local shops are offering:
- online ordering or by telephone
- delivery or shipping
- curbside pickup
- a real, uncrowded shopping experience if you go into the store
Are you unable to go to the store? Why not purchase a Gift Card or Gift Certificate. Shops can email, mail, or ship your gift to you.
Check out the blog to start planning your shopping trip!
Northeast of Edmonton
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!
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, jewellry, 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, jewellery, 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!
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.
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.
East of Edmonton
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.
E. T.’s Craft Shop in Willingdon- E.T.’s Craft Shop is an exclusive distributor of Heart’s Doughlite Ornaments. You can also find in-store and online E. T.’s Handcrafted bookmarks, diamond paintings, craft supplies, giftware, and more! Be sure to check out this gem!
Sentimental Salvage in Myrnam- Stop in at Sentimental Salvage for the DIYer in your life and grab them some DIY supplies or maybe a gift certificate for a private class to learn a new technique.
No Need to Nock in Marwayne- You can find great fashions, accessories, and unique giftware in this shop.
Nurture Organic Market in Marwayne- If you’re looking for something for the health food enthusiast on your list, head over to Nurture Organic Market. They carry health food, snacks, and vitamins as well as local artisan products, gifts & jewellery, and have a coffee bar to enjoy while you shop!
Country Blessings Salon & Gifts in Marwayne- This quaint country décor gift shop has a great selection of home décor and giftware, with the salon offering hair care and beauty products. They are committed to working with Canadian suppliers to provide their customers with the perfect gift for any occasion.
Strathcona County – While Strathcona County has many great shopping centres, you will want to take advantage of this… Shop Local Sherwood Park has a great promotion for the holiday season where you can enter to win over $3000 in gift cards from local businesses.
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!
Everything Tea in Vegreville- For the tea lover on your list be sure to stop at Everything Tea! They have a great selection of loose leaf tea, mugs, giftware, and so much more!
Vegtel Engraving in Vegreville- Visit Vegtel Engraving for unique gifts, souvenirs, jewellery, and much much more!
Tower Tack & Western Wear in Vegreville- With a great selection ranging from saddles, spurs, grooming supplies, boots, reins, headstalls, and everything in between, Tower Tack & Western Wear has you covered. If you can’t make it down to their store, shop online at their website.
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!
Lucille’s Antiques & Treasures in Vegreville- Go treasure hunting at Lucille’s Antiques & Treasures and enjoy a coffee while you browse for the perfect gift! They have antiques, collectibles, local crafts and art for you to search through.
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!
Vera’s Treasures in Fort Saskatchewan- Stop by Vera’s Treasures to browse through their wide selection of antiques, collectibles, and second-hand goods. There is something for everyone in this store!
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.
Night Owl Sweets and Treats in Vermilion- For those with a sweet tooth, this is the place to go! They offer sweet and savoury flavoured popcorn including caramel, blue raspberry, strawberry, sour cream and onion, dill, and salt and pepper. For traditional candy options, they have bonbons, sponge toffee, drink crystals, chocolate, gummies, and more! What great ideas for stocking stuffers!
Elevation in Vermilion- Head on over to Elevation to find some new clothing for the special lady in your life. They carry clothing for all sizes, all ages, and any lifestyle as well as jewellery, candles, books and journals and more. Or sign her up for their gift box subscription and she can enjoy a surprise a few times throughout the year!
Craig’s Cornerstone in Vermilion – A true shopping destination with Unique Boutiques under one roof!
- Vermilion Jewellers in Vermilion- Vermilion Jewellers carries a large selection of high-quality fashion accessories including necklaces, rings and watches, and even designer handbags! Who wouldn’t love some jewellery for Christmas!
- Fresh Apparel in Vermilion- Head over to Fresh Apparel for the men on your list for some fresh clothing gifts. They also have women’s clothing in-store.
- Uniquely U Styles in Vermilion- Uniquely U Styles carries women’s clothing in junior, petite, regular, and plus sizes. They have a selection of swimwear, jewellery, handbags, and more.
- Harbrook & Paisley in Vermilion- 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 in Vermilion- 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!
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.
Dawn Interiors in Lloydminster- If you’re looking for some unique creative ideas for someone on your list check out Dawn Interiors & Fashions. They carry brand name women’s clothing, kitchen and dinnerware, Bamboo towels, shower curtains, all-natural body products, essential oils, 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.
Southeast of Edmonton
Energy Crystals & Books in Wainwright- Head over to Energy Crystals & Books to buy that special someone their favourite book and enjoy their calming atmosphere. While you’re there, pick up some healing products such as crystals and essential oils or perhaps pick up a gift card for an Angel reading or some Reiki. Show your loved ones you care by giving them the gift of relaxation.
Busy B Bargains in Tofield- Busy B Bargains is a nonprofit 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!
Quilting Country in Tofield- For the quilter on your list, you can find quilting fabric, notions, backing, and more at this shop. Quilting Country offers locally made natural products including bath bombs, bath salts, body scrubs, lip balms, essential oils and bracelets that will all make perfect gifts! Stop in and see the beautiful quilt patterns they offer.
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 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 crystals, books, and other items for non-quilters such as Young Living. They currently are having a sale on notions for 20% off until December 19. They make great stocking stuffers!
The Iron Raven in Wainwright- Vintage décor, fine arts, and handicrafts are some of the things you can find at The Iron Raven. Whether you are looking for that gift for that special someone or treating yourself, The Iron Raven is sure to please.
Sole City Shoes in Camrose- Stop in at Sole City Shoes to find some new shoes for any of the people on your list. They carry many different brands of shoes as well as designer handbags and accessories.
Kaoz Kids in Camrose- For a wide selection of fashion for your kids and teens, from casual to dance and gently used, head to Kaoz Kids. If your kids need new pyjamas, browse their selection of Lazy One clothing. Or what child doesn’t love a helium balloon? Pick up one of their fun helium balloon bouquets. The store also has one of the largest selections of diamond paintings in Camrose to choose from. Any of these gift ideas would be great for the kids on your list.
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 your 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.
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.
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.
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Thank you for shopping local this Holiday Season!