Holiday Guide


This holiday season, skip the lines and find the perfect present for everyone on your list! From unique gifts to craft goods, these gifts are sure to add a personal touch. We've thought of a few ideas to help you get gifting at Milwaukee area shops and business to make the holidays merry and bright!


Make spirits bright this holiday season with a selection of artisanal wine, locally brewed beer, or craft liquor. Find the perfect pairing for a holiday feast, curated cocktail kits, and some coffee to keep you the life of the party.

Valentine Coffee Roasters

5918 W. Vliet St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53208

Story Hill BKC – Bottle Shop

5100 W. Bluemound Rd.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53208


4828 W. Lisbon Ave.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53210

Vino Third Ward

219 E. Erie St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53202


Looking for something to bring to a holiday party this year? We’ve curated a selection of some of Milwaukee’s finest merchants and retailers sure to please the whole party! 

Frannie's Market

W61 N486 Washington Ave.  -  Cedarburg, WI 53012

Ultimate Confections

800 N. 68th St.  -  Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213

Lush Popcorn

Sherman Phoenix Marketplace
3536 W. Fond Du Lac Ave.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53216

Milwaukee Public Market

400 N. Water St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53202


For the person on your list who’s got it all, get them something they’ll never forget! With these experienced-based gifts from tours to custom prints, the memories will last a lifetime. 

Bay View Printing Co.

2702 S. Howell Ave.  - Milwaukee, WI 53207

Glorioso's Appetito | Sage Harvest

1020 E. Brady St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53202


2474 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53207

City Tours MKE

Book your tour online!


Find incredible gifts for kids of all ages at one of these shops! Offering everything from zany, creativity-stoking activities to classic board games, these shops will help you find the perfect present for all the kids on your list. 

Ruckus & Glee

805 N. 68th St.  -  Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Rooted MKE

5312 W. Vliet St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53208

Gift of Wings, Inc. Kite Store

Veterans Park at Milwaukee's Lakefront
1300 N. Lincoln Memorial Dr.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53202

A Brush Box

Check out and order online!


Give the gift of relaxation this holiday season! Wellness gifts that ignite the senses will help your loved ones relax at the end of this long year.

Canni + The Lanai

810 S. 5th St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53204

Hot Spell Sauna

636 S. 6th St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53204

HoneyBee Sage Wellness & Apothecary

9141 W. Lisbon Ave.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53222

Glassnote Candle Bar

524 S. 2nd St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53204


Gifts for All

Find gifts for the whole family at any of these local makers shops. From Milwaukee-inspired threads to something for your furry friends, we’ve got it all! 



207 E. Buffalo St., STE #318  -  Milwaukee, WI 53202

Broadway Paper

191 N. Broadway  -  Milwaukee, WI 53202

Bronzeville Collective MKE

339 W. North Ave.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53212

Urban Milwaukee: The Store

755 N. Milwaukee St.  -  Milwaukee, WI 53202
Article originally published on 11/17/2022