The holidays are a reminder of the people and traditions we love. As the pandemic has emphasized the comforts of home and the importance of community, our hand-picked gift ideas reflect both.

Our gift guide has some new additions this year. You’ve told us some of the best gifts are not tangible things but experiences you can share with friends and family. We’ve added a whole page of experience gifts you can send to loved ones or do together, at holiday time or at your leisure in the new year. And since it remains vital to support our local community, we’ve added a section of gifts that give back, so you can support meaningful causes while checking off your list. As always, we’ve highlighted local shops, makers and businesses in the Puget Sound region. 

We hope you find the perfect gift for those you love, and that these ideas, like the season, bring comfort and joy.

Happy shopping

Some of the best gifts are not tangible things but experiences. Create memories with these local experience gifts you can do together.

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Make your gift mean more. These gifts give back, donating a portion of proceeds to charity so you can support meaningful causes while checking off your list.

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Give the gift of comfort and style this Christmas and Hanukkah, as we continue to spend more time at home, and also invite people back in.

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Whether she needs some relaxing self-care, a little luxury or just something cozy to wear, these gifts show her some love.

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Whether he’s the man who has everything or seems to want for nothing, there’s a gift on this list sure to make his holiday bright.

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Let them eat cake (and drink great coffee and make a perfect meal) with gifts for your favorite foodie from our local bounty.

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Little faces lit up Christmas morning, racing to the tree – these picks for kids have lasting appeal and an emphasis on Seattle makers.

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Thrill the gardeners and plant parents on your list this Christmas and Hanukkah with gifts that will get them digging in the dirt.

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Mud Bay Felt Cat Cave Cat Bed

Pets are family, too, so don’t leave them out of the gift-giving fun this holiday season. Here are our top picks for your furry friends.

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Support Seattle-area artisans and shops with thoughtful handcrafted gift ideas that reflect what we love about this place we call home.

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The latest, greatest electronics and gadgets for staying connected — and zoning out.

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Teens are notoriously hard to shop for, but these surprises are sure to please and may even (dare we say?) impress.

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Locally designed board games and video games bring the family together, while new albums and books offer time to relax.

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Whether they’re into pickleball, paddleboarding, camping or just supporting the home teams, these gifts bring cheer.

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