Take a break after Thanksgiving and give yourself a day of rest before launching your holiday shopping. Head to the Delmar Loop on November 28 for Small Business Saturday! Lots of shops will be running special promotions and you might just catch sight of Jack Frost and Santa’s Elves! The Victorian Carolers Quartet will be serenading the Loop from noon until 4 p.m. as well.
Check out some of our favorite local places to stop and shop:
For the music lover in your life, there’s no better place to get a unique gift than Vintage Vinyl. Pick out some music they’ll love from old school records to brand new tracks. Or grab a gift certificate so they can peruse the stacks themselves!
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Subterranean Books carries classics, bestsellers, indie picks, plus local authors! Buying from your local bookstore means you’re not only supporting a small business, but also encouraging literacy. While you’re there, you can also pick up a T-shirt to go with your book. Our favorite is “Goodnight Moon” of course!
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If you’re looking for out-of-this-world presents, hit up the eclectic gift shop that the Riverfront Times named Best Gift Shop of 2015 – Phoenix Rising! Our top pick has to be “AstroNeil” keychain – he travels with you every step of the way.
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For one-of-a-kind pieces, head to Serendipity Gallery which features contemporary artists’ works. Purchasing paintings, jewelry, sculptures and more supports a local business and local artists. Plus, it’s a gift that can never be replicated!
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Sole & Blues
You can deck out your loved ones with quality pieces from Sole & Blues, a fashion staple on the Delmar Loop. Plus, we’ve heard the Lauren Double-Frame clutch wallets from Hobo International are a holiday staple! They look pretty stellar to us.
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Have someone in your life with eclectic style? Look no further than Loop Living Furniture to find their new favorite pillow, accent lamp or wall art. Plus, we hear floor models will be 20 to 50% off!
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Miss M’s Candy Boutique
Right down the block from us is Miss M’s Candy Boutique! Stop in to pick up a unique holiday gift basket. You won’t be able to resist getting something for yourself, too!
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Moonrise Gift Shop
Yes, we sell more than the incredible Moonrise Hotel bathrobes. We’ve got some out-of-this-world trinkets and cosmic tees featuring a cartoon-art rocket ship in blast-off mode or an aerial view of what St. Louis will look like in the space age future.
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On Small Business Saturday (and Sunday!), Craft Alliance will host its Biannual Student/Faculty Craft Sale. It’s the perfect opportunity to pick out a unique gift and support the arts! If you bring your receipt form the Student/Faculty sale, you can also receive 20% something in the Delmar Gallery Shop.
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Heading to a tacky holiday party? Stop by Avalon Exchange to find the perfect ugly Christmas sweater! Dig through their racks and racks of vintage clothing and you’re sure to find a gem.
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The Wizard’s Wagon
Buying for someone a bit on the geeky side? The Wizard’s Wagon has all the nerdy gifts they could want. Choose from board games, action figures, apparel, card games and more.
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There’s no better place to look for retro gifts than Rocket Fizz! Old time sodas, candy and trinkets are perfect for the kid (or kid at heart!) on your gift list. Rocket Fizz also carries gift baskets filled with candy and toys.
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The Silver Lady
This holiday season, deck your friends and family with unique sterling silver jewelry from The Silver Lady. They’ll love showing off their one-of-a-kind earrings, necklace, or rings all year long.
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