Dec15

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas: Shop Local in Dahlonega!

by Brianna Lawson Categories // Shopping

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas: Shop Local in Dahlonega!

Sometimes it’s a struggle to shop for Christmas gifts, but with more than 60 retail shops Dahlonega is the perfect place to create or shop for a unique gift for your loved ones this Christmas season. Check out these shops for last minute holiday gift ideas found right here in downtown Dahlonega!

Create your very own gift at:

Canvas and Cork

Canvas & Cork Give the gift of creativity and fine wine from Canvas & Cork! Canvas & Cork is an eclectic space filled with original art and local wines. Everything from recycled glass work, pottery, jewelry, and more are available for purchase; so, you’re sure to find the perfect gift for your loved ones! Canvas & Cork also offers gift certificates and host events where one can paint and sip!

Mug Me Mug Me is a fun pottery painting studio. Personalize your very own pottery (wood or canvas too) and place it under the tree this Christmas as a special gift for your Mom or best friend! Planning on popping the question to your significant other? Why not paint a mug that says “Marry Me?” and surprise them? It will be a keepsake you and your loved one will cherish forever!

Pick up a fun toy (for all ages) at:

Giggle Monkey

Giggle Monkey ToysSurprise your children, nieces, and nephews with a classic toy from Giggle Monkey Toys! At Giggle Monkey Toys, you will find quality games, puzzles, books and more for kids of all ages! Plus, if you visit the store you will likely be greeted by Izzy, the giggle pup!

Satisfy those taste buds with a gift from:

The Fudge Factory

The Fudge FactoryThe Fudge Factory, located on Dahlonega’s Historic Square, specializes in homemade confections. Know someone who has a BIG sweet tooth? We all do! So why not stop by the Fudge Factory and pick up some mouth-watering fudge, Dahlonega nuggets, pralines, or hand-dipped chocolates?

Outlaw Jerky and Trail GrubPick up some delicious, and healthy, snack foods from Outlaw Jerky and Trail Grub in Downtown Dahlonega! They offer specialty foods such as hot sauce, honey, jams, jellies, fruit butters, pet treats, and more! Everyone loves food as gifts, especially those that are healthier for you during a season of enticing food.

Paul Thomas Chocolates and GiftsThere’s nothing better than the gift of chocolate during the holidays. Watch as chocolates are made using the finest ingredients from scratch, including Dahlonega’s famous chocolate gold bar! You can also pick up and personalize a family gift basket!

Pick up some new apparel at:

JR Criders

Amy’s AtticHave a special lady in your life? We have the perfect place for you to find something she’ll love! Amy’s Attic offers unique women’s apparel, leather purses, faith-based jewelry and gifts, home décor, and so much more! Just ask one of the ladies for tips on finding the right gift for that special someone!

Dress Up BoutiqueDress Up Boutique is the perfect place to shop this holiday season for your loved ones as they have 16 locations with more than 65 trendy and affordable dresses and outfits. They stock up every week with new styles, so if you’re unsure of what to buy, pick up a gift card while you’re out!

Gloria’s Added TouchDowntown shops in Dahlonega offer you the opportunity to find a one-of-a-kind gift for your loved ones this Christmas. Gloria’s Added Touch carries the finest selection of brand name collectibles, décor, and gifts.

Grateful DaysPick up a unique locally made gift or clothing item from Grateful Days! Grateful days has both Made in Georgia and Handmade Local items. They’re always having a sale or offering beautiful items for a great deal, so you’re certain to find the perfect gift for your best friend!

The Humble CandleThe Humble Candle is a delightful store on the historic Dahlonega square that has gifts, clothing, and much more! They have many wonderful items in stock, so you’re definitely in the right place to find something nice for someone special.

Humble Pie BoutiqueTreat your loved ones to a unique gift from Humble Pie Boutique. Humble Pie Boutique is a cute, bohemian-style boutique with clothing and gifts for women, children, plus size, and more!

J.R. Crider’s Clothing & ApparelNeed some stocking stuffer ideas? J.R. Crider’s Clothing & Apparel doesn’t just offer clothing, but Blue Haven Bee Company and YETI products! YETI accessories include ramblers, shirts, hats, and more!

Surprise that special someone with a gift certificate for a day of relaxation:

Mtn Laurel Creek Inn and Spa

Dahlonega Spa ResortDahlonega Spa Resort offers a Mind, Body and Spirit package, the perfect holiday surprise for a loved one. Treat someone special with one of their spa treatments or yoga sessions (You’ll definitely be Mom’s favorite now!)

Forrest HillsForrest Hills is an amazing place! From horseback riding to massage packages, you may never want to leave! That’s why a gift certificate to Forrest Hills makes the perfect gift. With so much to do in one location, you’re bound to find something fun for your loved one!

Jolie Day SpaSometimes the stress of the holidays can take over, so why not surprise Mom with a spa day? Every Mom needs some time to relax after hosting and cooking for several family get-togethers. Jolie Day Spa offers a full service salon, massage therapy, customized facials, make-up, and more!

Mountain Laurel Creek Inn & SpaMountain Laurel Creek Inn & Spa is the perfect place to get away with your loved one during the busy holiday season! Mountain Laurel Creek Inn & Spa is a romantic and peaceful luxury Bed & Breakfast Inn and Day Spa with country charm in the heart of North Georgia’s wine country. A gift certificate here makes the perfect gift for just about anyone!

North Georgia Haircutters – Every lady loves being treated, so why not pick up a gift certificate to North Georgia Haircutters?! North Georgia Haircutters offers hair services as well as spa services and tanning!

About the Author

Brianna Lawson

Brianna Lawson

Brianna is the Communications Coordinator at the Dahlonega-Lumpkin County Chamber & Visitors Bureau. She uses her fine arts skills to develop and implement marketing campaigns, which draw visitors in to experience all that beautiful Dahlonega and Lumpkin County has to offer.

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