Look Good, Feel Good
Looking good can be the confidence-boosting key to feeling like our best selves. Give the gift of feeling like a beauty or fashion guru this year! You can find it at any of these amazing businesses.
What you’ll find: top-quality aesthetician services, excellent skincare and make-up, hilarious stocking stuffers
What you’ll find: trendy fashion, closet staples, unique accessories
What you’ll find: high-quality vintage jewelry, divine fragrances, one-of-a-kind gifts
What you’ll find: size-inclusive clothing, cozy classics, fashionable footwear
What you’ll find: aesthetic kids clothes, thoughtful toys, new baby must-haves
The Perfect Piece
Do you have someone on your list who enjoys colorful art and getting creative? Look no further than these incredible shops.
What you’ll find: nerdy art prints, stocking-stuffer stickers, anime merch
What you’ll find: amazing art supplies, perfectly imperfect art prints, iconic wearables
Kickstart Their New Year’s Resolution
Have someone on your list who is planning a serious commitment to their fitness journey for the new year? Jump-start their membership to one of these.
What you’ll find: spin, weightlifting, and yoga classes
What you’ll find: barre classes, work-out essentials
Home Sweet Home
Shopping for a new homeowner, seasonal redecorator, or cozy maximalist on your list? You’re bound to find the perfect gift for them at any of these small businesses.
What you’ll find: curated pantry goods, homemade hot sauce, used books
What you’ll find: plants galore, the cutest planters, plant care essentials
What you’ll find: lush bouquets, locally made gifts, dried floral arrangements
What you’ll find: top-quality furniture, Scandinavian-inspired home goods
What you’ll find: cozy knits, hygge decor, Dala-horse everything
The Gift of Memories
If you prefer to gift experiences rather than actual presents, these three businesses just might have what you’re looking for.
What you’ll find: tarot card readings, palm readings, crystals
What you’ll find: VR gaming, tabletop games, throwback video games
What you’ll find: incredible photographers, love-filled photo sessions
Quality-Time Coffee Date
Perhaps your idea of a special holiday season is quality time, so why not invite that loved one to coffee at one of downtown Fargo’s one-of-a-kind coffee shops?
What you’ll find: decadent waffles, carefully crafted coffee, board games
What you’ll find: fabulous drink menu, delish food items, Heart Cakes
What you’ll find: iconic coffee, tasty matcha lattes, immaculate vibes
A Little Treat
What’s the fun of holiday shopping if you don’t treat yourself, too? Give yourself a little extra joy while you’re at it by stopping at one of these sweet stops.
What you’ll find: well-rounded spirit selection, local brews, wine for every palate
What you’ll find: fresh-baked cookies, ice cream sandwiches, to-go packs for later
What you’ll find: classic donuts, inventive new flavors, caramel rolls
What you’ll find: locally made ice cream, dairy-free alternatives, blow-your-mind flavor combos
What you’ll find: delicious boba teas, soothing hot tea