Shop Small, Gift Big: Your Ultimate Downtown Cary Gift Guide
Holiday gifting is upon us and there's no better time to shop local. That's why we've curated a list of handpicked gift ideas that capture the essence of downtown Cary's diverse offerings. Whether you're seeking the perfect present for the plant enthusiast, the crafter, or the home décor aficionado, you'll be sure to find something they'll love.
For the Green Thumb
Give the gift of life this holiday season! Beyond their aesthetic appeal, plants bring nature indoors and promote stress relief. They also symbolize a fresh start in the coming new year. It's the perfect gift for both hobbyists and first time plant owners. City Garden Design is your one-stop shop for house plants, succulents, air plants, moss art, and more. Stop by the shop to get expert guidance when making your purchase.
For the Decor and Gift Shop Lover
Gather Goods is a gift shop filled with gorgeous items for the home, self, and garden that are primarily made by local artisans. They sell home and garden goods, holistic bath and body products, food gifts, candles, jewelry, and everything in-between. Not sure what to get? You can even purchase a gift card.
Home for Entertaining is here to make the holidays less stressful with the cutest hosting items, including festive plates, candles, and cookbooks. Drop by their retail space to find stylish decor and take a look at their upcoming event calendar to find cooking classes and other fun offerings to participate in this holiday season.
It's always a good day in Cary! Check out this gift shop filled with Cary merchandise, artwork, ornaments, and so much more. Good Day Cary is the place to go for proud Cary residents looking to show off their town.
Have someone in your life who lives for a vintage find? You need to check out Vintage Vogue. The owner, Theresa, hand picks her jewelry and collectibles whilst on her trips to NYC. P.S. her store is particularly well known for a wide assortment of vintage Santas that hit the shelves this time of year.
For the Wellness Guru
Who doesn't love a massage? The NOW recently opened up in downtown Cary and they offer three Swedish inspired services, plus a wide range of enhancements, including Deep Tissue, Scalp Renewal, Herbal Heat Therapy, Gua Sha, Prenatal Glow, Gliding Cupping, Hemp Calm Balm and Fresh Eyes. Give your loved one a gift card to relax and unwind this holiday season. Plus, get $20 back for every $100 gift card you purchase now through December.
Natural Esthetics prides themselves on clean and vegan solutions to skin care and beauty. They primarily use products that are naturally sourced and organic, which makes it a great gift choice. Purchase a gift card for a loved one or check out their retail products, including lash and brow enhancers, skin care, and more.
For the Crafter
Consider Crafts Made by You your go-to destination for crafting supplies in downtown Cary. From heat press transfers to glitter, they've got you covered. They even host events such as Cricut classes and Paint your Pet workshops.
Have any knitters in your circle? Warm ‘N Fuzzy is your go-to place for all varieties of yarn, plus you can even give the gift of a class (knitting, crocheting, and weaving.)
For the Wine Lover
Chatham Street Wine Market is downtown Cary's neighborhood wine shop, selling wines from around the world with a focus on bottles that are affordably priced, organically grown, and from small family-run estates. Drop by the shop for recommendations and find the perfect gift for the wine lovers in your life.
For the Remote Worker
Gift 1-month of coworking at Cary Founded for just $50 with this exclusive holiday special (normally $200)! Snag the deal here. This gift is perfect for close friends or family who work remotely and are looking to mix things up. The deal is valid for any month once we open and won't expire until 2025.
As you navigate the streets of Downtown Cary in search of the perfect gifts, remember that each purchase supports local businesses and contributes to the vibrancy of our community. This holiday season, let your gifts tell a story and showcase the character of Cary. Shop small, gift big, and spread the joy. Happy holidays!