The act of gift giving has a reputation of being a stressful guessing game, putting pressure on the idea that an object becomes a reflection of love. If you are still looking for the perfect presents for your friends and family this holiday season, we’ve got you covered. From gifts for your significant other, children, hosts, or even yourself, there is something for everyone on your list.

Smoked Maple Brittle

Terroir Chocolate

This handcrafted, bean-to-bar chocolate is set off with the “crack” of maple toffee and forged from the finest Minnesota-harvested maple syrup, straight from the sugar shack up the road. Maple-smoked sea salt also infuses the bar with richness and depth. ($7.50)

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Frontier Wool Bed Blanket

Faribault Mill

Spread the warmth this holiday season and gift a new bed blanket to a loved one or yourself. With every bed blanket purchase, Faribault Mill will donate a blanket to a young person experiencing homelessness. (Starting at $395)

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Beach Bangles

Anne Waddell Jewelry

These handmade clipping bangles are available in a mix of silver, 14-karat yellow gold, and rose gold. Create your own unique stacked wrist to complement your personality and aesthetic. ($195-$1,500)

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Theater Latté Da

Matchmaker extraordinaire Dolly Levi is determined to make everyone’s lives richer and happier—including her own! Regina Marie Williams stars as Dolly in a bold re-imagining of this beloved comedy, Feb. 1 through March 19, at Theater Latté Da. (Tickets start at $35)

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Black Sheep Coal Fired Pizza

As simple as a Cheese & Sauce or as extravagant as an Oyster Mushroom or Rosemary & Garlic, Black Sheep has the perfect pizza for your unique taste buds. These wooden coins are the perfect stocking stuffer and can be used at any Black Sheep location. ($5)

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One Free Draft Beer

StormKing Brewpub + BarbeCue

StormKing’s mission is to create a space for everyone, bringing community together as our friendly neighborhood bar. Grab a coin (or three) for your family and friends, good for one
free draft beer. ($5-$9)

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A John Denver Christmas

Ames Center

America’s top John Denver tribute is an unforgettable and magical experience that will take you back to the ’70s when John Denver’s music spanned the radio dial. This enchanting holiday show features all the Denver hits and holiday classics. ($75/ticket or use code COUNTRY to unlock ½ price)

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Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Step into an enchanted world this holiday season as the Ordway proudly presents Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast.” The beloved Broadway musical stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning animated film will run Nov. 30 through Dec. 31. (Tickets start at $41)

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Stems & Vines Flowerscription

Stems & Vines Floral Boutique

Give the gift your loved one can enjoy month after month with a Stems & Vines Flowerscription! They will receive a fresh, seasonal arrangement on the same day each month, delivered right to their doorstep. The Stems & Vines flower subscription is the perfect gift. (Prices vary)

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The Classic Nutcracker

Ballet Minnesota

Enjoy Ballet Minnesota’s “The Classic Nutcracker,” a dazzling holiday family tradition. Experience the magic of the stage as you follow Clara, who encounters enchanted puppets, marching soldiers, and a sparkling Sugar Plum Fairy. ($5-$45)

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Minnesota Wooden Puzzle

Big Stick Studio

Looking for an exquisite gift for that one person who’s hard to buy for? This unique wooden puzzle contains Minnesota-themed pieces and creates the shape of our great state. The beautiful wooden box will complement any home or lake cabin. ($70)

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Puzzle Race

Big Stick Studio

This locally made Puzzle Race is the perfect gift to interact with the competitors in your life. The race includes two identically shaped 20-piece wooden puzzles. Who knows, maybe the winner gets to skip cleaning up? ($30)

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Salted Nut Roll

Remix: Popcorn & Delights

Give the gift of decadence with a rendition of the Minnesota-made salted nut roll, featuring velvety peanut butter white chocolate drizzled over crisp salted caramel corn, caramel-covered peanuts, and creamy vanilla popcorn. ($11.95)

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Happy Hour

Minny and Paul

This party in a box combines a classic festive design with old-fashioned favorites. It includes a craft shaker kit, zesty dill pickle pretzels, artisan cocktail cherries, and the finest orange bitters. A handwritten card is included! ($98)

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Spiced Cherry and Orange Concentrate

Sweet Haven Tonics

Sweet Haven Tonics makes craft cocktails simple. This tonic’s depth of flavor brought by the spiced ginger and warming cinnamon makes it an instant classic. Mix with vodka for a cozy cosmopolitan, or watch it transform whiskey into the perfect old fashioned in seconds! ($10)

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Gift Certificate

Ordway Center for the Performing Arts

Looking for a great gift for the performing arts fan in your life? Give the gift of a world-class live theater experience that they’ll never forget with an Ordway gift certificate.

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Habanero Express

The Salsa Collaborative

This sauce is a habanero-powered steam engine! While punchy and bright, Habanero Express is a great, “everything” sauce to keep on hand. ($10) 

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Gift Card

The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts

Need a last-minute gift idea? Give the gift of dance! The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts offers digital gift cards, in any dollar amount, to be redeemed for any performance. Any unused amount can be kept for future use.

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First City of Lights

Visit Bemidji

Celebrate the 25th year of Bemidji’s First City of Lights celebration—one of Minnesota’s largest illuminated displays. Featuring over a half million lights spread throughout the park and Bemidji’s historic downtown, you’re invited to ring in the spirit of the season in Bemidji.

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Crystal Energy Jewelry

Moxie Malas

Moxie Malas is crystal energy and aromatherapy jewelry created as a wearable affi rmation of the energy within. Each piece has a story to tell and is handmade in Minnesota with genuine stones and crystals. ($20-$36)

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RIVSALT Stainless Steel Grater

Serge + Jane

RIVSALT is all about design, communication, and experience. This stylish gift pack includes a stainless steel grater, natural wood stand, and Himalayan salt rock. Grating your own salt
elevates the dining, cocktail, and baking experiences, and the beautiful design complements any dining table. ($30)

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The North Star Automatic

Wolf Creek Watch Co.

The North Star Automatic from Wolf Creek Watch Co. is a wonderful gift this holiday season for the watch enthusiast in your life. Available online or at Security Jewelers in Duluth, Minnesota. ($1,275)

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Holiday Show Tickets!

Stages Theatre Company

“Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” returns to Stages Theatre Company, Nov. 18 through Dec. 27. This timeless tale of misfits, flying reindeer, and an abominable snow monster is tons of holly jolly fun for the whole family. ($18-$25)

Gift Certificate

Give the gift of theater with a gift certificate for Stages Theatre Company. Gift certificates are available for show tickets, workshops, and classes.

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Superfood Grain Free Granola

International Gourmet, Inc.

International Gourmet’s versatile plant-based, gluten-free, grainfree, and sugar-free snack is perfect as a breakfast cereal, salad, or fruit topping, adding a delicious nutritious crunch and a superfood boost to any meal. ($9)

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Gift Certificate

Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast

There’s no better gift than giving the ultimate North Shore experience to someone you love. Whether it’s a cozy winter retreat or a cool place to stay in the heat of the summer, guests can be keeper for an evening at the Lighthouse Bed & Breakfast at the Two Harbors Light Station, the oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the North Shore.

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Wisdom Gaming Studios Gift Card

Wisdom Gaming Studios

Wisdom Gaming Studios gift cards are the perfect gift for the gamer in your life. Use on tasty food and drinks, gaming pod rentals, and apparel and gifts!

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“Who Brought the Humbug?”

The Cowles Center for Dance & the Performing Arts

Rhythm Street Movement is back for the holidays! This fun, funky, and hilarious show pairs live music with amazing tap dance for a unique mix of comedy, drama, and mystery that’s sure to be a memorable evening for the whole family. (Tickets start at $35)

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Opera for 2

Minnesota Opera

Treat your friends and family to a night at the opera with steep discounts on 2 seats to either The Daughter of the Regiment or Don Giovanni at the Ordway. To gift an unforgettable night, visit the Opera for 2 page. (Packages start at just $75)

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