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Consider skipping major retailers for your holiday shopping and support Galveston's small businesses!
Galveston’s myriad of vintage boutique stores and unique local shops makes holiday shopping just as exciting as the more than 32 miles of beaches during the summer. Galveston is a fantastic place to find gifts for everyone or just a little something for yourself. To save you even more time, here are some signature island items to spark your shopping inspiration.
Below, you'll find a specially curated list of items from Galveston small businesses to help inspire your holiday gift-giving. Each business provided one unique item for this blog, but each has much more to offer. Visit as many of these local shops on your next visit to ensure you find those oh-so-perfect gifts.
Additionally, we will be continuously adding new items to the list, so check back frequently to see what other unique products Galveston businesses have to offer!
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Each basket includes two bottles of your choice (from the original vodka, original whiskey, or any moonshine flavor); a large bottle of bloody mary mixer; "Drink Local" Texas Tail Distillery T-Shirt; two cocktail mixers; stickers and wristbands. Upgrade to infused/aged liquors for an additional cost!
Price: $140.00 + tax
Location: Texas Tail Distillery, 2416 Postoffice St
This stainless steel bangle has authentic Galveston sand and your personal moon phase to mark your special moment on Galveston Island, TX.
Location: Patch Co., 2111 Strand St or online
Give the gift of handmade ceramic ornaments made in right here in Galveston by Jessica Gutierrez Studios.
Price: $6.00 - $45.00
Give the gift of Yaga's this Christmas! Purchase over $50 in gift cards and receive $10 Yaga Dollars. All are redeemable at the following: Yaga's Cafe, BLVD Seafood, Float Pool & Patio Bar, and Tsunami Exotic Tequila Emporium.
This Jellyfish lamp is designed to mirror free-swimming marine creatures. The domed shade is covered in real fossilized cocoa leaves, and each wrought iron tentacle grasps a single glass bead stinger.
Location: The Admiralty, 2221 Strand
55 Million-year-old fish fossils from the Green River Formation, Wyoming. Considered the best fish fossil reserve in the world, these fossils are truly stunning and make great gifts, in all price ranges.
Price: Starting at $30.00
Location: Fossil Galaxy, 2208 Postoffice St
A sturdy and warm sweatshirt bound to keep you warm in the colder months. A pre-shrunk, classic fit sweater that's made with air-jet spun yarn for a soft feel and reduced pilling.
Location: Online Only
A fishing rope that is designed by being cleaned and transformed into incredible pieces of artwork such as waves, palm trees and more. Each piece of art is then surrounded by a barn wood frame to enhance the beauty of the art.
Location: Magpie's Nest, 2002 Postoffice St
New school of black and white ceramic wall fish. Handmade in Galveston.
Location: Mock & More Gallery, 2215-B Postoffice St
This spilling wine necklace is available in sterling silver or 14kt gold with diamonds, rubies or white topaz.
Price: $99.00 -$999.00
Location: Island Silver, 2428 Mechanic St
Sterling silver spinner rings handmade in Thailand. Several different designs to choose from.
Location: The Naked Mermaid, 2113 Postoffice St
Lovingly picked “Vintage Costume Jewelry Gift Grab Bags”. A wrapped surprise for your gift-giving needs. Each one is valued at more than $10.
Location: Antique Pavillion, 2222 Postoffice St
Created from 55-gallon oil drums, hand chiseled by parents, who are taught a skill and given a job with a livable wage. Thus ensuring they can provide for their families.
Location: Bel Pri Jewelry and Gifts, 2226 Strand St
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