By: Ariel Taranski
The holiday season in Memphis is here! If you’re doing last-minute shopping, you may be a little too late for the delivery cut-offs. In good news, Memphis has plenty of local stores where you can get your gifts on time. Plus, you’ll be supporting small business owners and promoting all the amazing spots that the 901 has to offer. Here’s a roundup of some popular gifting categories, and a bunch of places that will have just what you need.
Need something special for that homebody in your life? There are plenty of shops are filled with unique products to give their space a new vibe. From candles and prints to pottery and plants, here are a couple of shops and artists to check out this season.
If you need a gift for a plant parent or two, you may think you’ve got it easy. However, think a bit beyond the big-box greenhouse and try a local plant shop, florist, or nursery! There are tons around the city that put a Memphis-twist on all things green.
Now’s a great time to thank the fashion-forward folks on your lists. No matter if they’re into colorful prints or minimalist staples, there are luxury and budget-friendly local shops to shop with this holiday season in Memphis.
You can’t do your Christmas shopping in Memphis without getting something for the whole family! Got a tiny tot on your list? Be sure to check out this stores for some seriously cute kids’ clothes!
We know you’ve probably got a bookworm or two on your list. If you’re keeping up with their Goodreads list, why not grab something they’re looking forward to reading? No list on hand? Stop by any of these local stores to pick up something they’re sure to love.
Arts, Decor, and Crafts
That artsy person you’re shopping for would definitely love a new piece or two for their space. Or, perhaps, they need a couple of new art supplies to add to their collection! These spots have got everything you need and more.
Tea and Coffee
Chances are someone in your life has sent you way too many coffee reels and TikToks. Get them off their phone and into a real life coffee shop or some products from one of Memphis’s local coffee roasters!
So you’ve got someone on your list who prefers to wear their art as opposed to hanging it up on their walls. No worries, there are plenty of local jewelry makers and artists who have got you covered. Check them out!
Treats and Baked Goods
The holidays are all about the baked goods and there are no shortage of options in the 901. From cookies and cupcakes to whole pies and cakes, there are tons of bakeries that have delicious menu items. You should totally treat yourself with something too!
Misc. Ornaments and Gifts
Okay, so you’ve made it through the list and still haven’t found the perfect thing? Check out these shops for something extra special!