Here are 10 local businesses that offer unique giveaways


Support your home state and local artisans and local businesses by spending this holiday season shopping locally for everyone on your list at these 10 locally beloved stores and stores.

Francoise

The local boutique was named after the owner’s grandmother and opened in 2006. Each year since, the boutique has been voted “best boutique” by Phoenix New Times. They have something for everyone on your list with costume jewelry, clothing, and Arizona gifts.

Change hands

Change Hands is a local bookstore with two valley locations and is one of the most popular local businesses. As well as choosing from almost all kinds of books, they also offer a variety of novelty merchandise and gifts. They have pottery handmade by local Arizona artisans, kitchen accessories, journals and notepads, winds and more. These items are perfect if you are looking for a white elephant gift for a reunion with friends and family or a holiday party at work!

Sporty

Struggling to find the perfect gift for someone who seems to have it all? No one will ever say no to comfort. Sportiqe is a comfort-focused clothing brand that has been worn by celebrities and professional athletes like David Beckham, LeBron James and Beyoncé. Choose the most comfortable hoodie, t-shirt or jogging pants that catches your eye.

Frank Lloyd Wright store

Frank Lloyd Wright was a famous architect who built his winter home in Scottsdale, now known as Taliesin West. If you’re looking to give a friend a housewarming gift or know someone who loves design, anything in the Frank Lloyd Wright store would be perfect. Among the items they offer are a tiled clock, blankets, glass trays, stained glass rain chains and more.

Arizona Animal Welfare League

The oldest and largest destruction-free shelter in the state currently sells a “Rescue Brew” that you can purchase here. It comes in three different mixes, and buying each bag is equivalent to life-saving vaccines for a homeless pet. If you need a good book to go with your cup of coffee, be sure to take this book, which is a guide to living with your dog in the Phoenix subway. All proceeds will go to the AAWL.

Prickly Pear Paper

Whether you’re looking for a craft card to send to out-of-state parents or a new journal to start the New Year, Prickly Pear Paper is the source for your stationery needs. Husband and wife duo Lauren and Mark design beautiful cards using century-old typography in their studio in Barnon in Gilbert, AZ.

Manor

Is there a “sneakerhead” in your family? Manor. is a specialty shoe store located in the Uptown neighborhood of Phoenix that offers more than unique shoes. Manor. offers a clothing line that looks and feels distinctly Arizonan.

Senita athletics

Many envision their workout regimen with the New Year just around the corner, whether it’s starting a new goal to get in shape, or just wanting to work out those holiday meals. Senita Athletics is a local clothing brand that creates sportswear for women, by women that combine comfort and functional design.

Imperial Outpost Games

For over 15 years, Imperial Outpost Games has been the friendly local game store for tabletop players in the North Valley. The store offers all types of board games, miniature models, and resources for popular role-playing games like Dungeons & Dragons.

Sidewalk surfer

Since 1977, Sidewalk Surfer has been selling skateboard decks and shoes and is one of the local businesses with the most loyal fan base. With its own line of shirts worthy of the store’s 1970s heritage, Sidewalk Surfer is still one of the best local skate shops to find the right gift for the skater or skateboarder in your life.


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