Shop Local for the Holidays
This holiday season (and throughout the coming year) shop local, shop with people you know, buy from the self employed. Remember, the big box stores don’t do a little “jig” when they make a sale. Make someone “jig” this year!
10000 Research Blvd, #130, Ranch Road 620 S, Ste F-400
Impress your foodie friends with Con Olio’s olive oil and balsamic vinegar set. With no additives, chemicals or preservatives, the set makes the perfect hostess gift or delicious addition to your own holiday gathering. Just add bread and cheese for the ultimate dipping experience!The gift set includes one 375ml Bottle of Olive Oil, one 375ml Bottle of Balsamic Vinegar, Ceramic Dipping Dish, two Weighted Pour Spouts, Local Spice Tin, Pine Gift Crate and finished with a bow! Available online at ConOlio.com or in the stores at the Arboretum or Bee Cave location.
Maggie Louise Confections
1017 East 6th St.
These days, so many of us call Texas home. We may have started here, ended up here, or been here the whole time. In all cases, we love celebrating the holidays Texas-style. Our Home for the Holidays Chocolate Box tells the story of this homecoming moment, taking a trip to Texas with premium chocolate boots, cacti, ornaments, and more. Share a gourmet chocolate Texas experience this holiday season.
The Austin Chronicle
The Austin Chronicle is an independent, locally owned and operated alternative newsweekly that reflects the heart and soul of Austin, Texas. Founded in 1981 and committed to a progressive point of view, the Chronicle addresses the community's political and environmental concerns, expresses Austin's rich cultural scene, and provides in-depth coverage of the Capital City's live music and entertainment venues, performing arts centers, restaurants, recreational activities, and outdoor excursions.The Chronicle sponsors annual events like the South by Southwest Festival, the annual Austin Music Awards, and The Austin Chronicle Hot Sauce Festival, the largest in the world. Special annual issues include "Best of Austin," the First Plates Restaurant Awards, and the Austin Music Awards.If it's important to Austin, it's in the Chronicle.
2521 Rutland Dr., #150
Shop RESTART CBD this holiday season for all your CBD needs. We offer a wide array of high quality full spectrum and PURE CBD isolate products ranging from topicals, sublinguals, CBD flower capsules, edibles, vape, and pet products. Organically sourced, minimal ingredients, and rated one of the top CBD shops in Texas. Family and female owned and operated. Visit us in person (2521 Rutland Drive, #150 A - corner of Burnet and Rutland) or online 24/7 at restartcbd.com.
The County Line
6500 W. Bee Caves Road & 5204 RR 2222
Can't decide on the perfect gift? County Line's Gift Box is the perfect sampling of all things Texas. Includes Legendary BBQ Sauce, Texas Chili Kit, Our Secret Rib Rub, Bloody Mary Seasoning, Cold Drink Koozie and Talking Cowboy CD (vol. 1&2). Add a County Line Gift Card and it's the perfect holiday treat. $20 per box at either Austin County Line location. Or want to send some BBQ to a homesick Texan far away? Just go to www.airribs.com and we’ll ship County Line’s legendary BBQ right to their doorstep.
SASS Dressings & Sauces
Way to Dress for the Party!Gluten-free Garlic Gravy - Heat 1 C SASS Sesame Garlic in a pan on low heat. Gradually sprinkle 1/3 C oat flour (Easy! Oatmeal in the blender!) into pan, stirring constantly with a whisk. While stirring, slowly add 2 cups chicken or veggie stock and bring to a gentle boil. Turn heat down to simmer till thick. Primo Party Salad - Toss together chopped romaine and arugula, dried cranberries, slivered almonds, grated Asiago cheese and SASS Sesame Garlic. Enjoy!Or just bring SASS for a host/hostess gift. They’ll love it!
Freestyle Language Center
801 Rio Grande St.
Connecting people through language: reach your language learning goals in Spanish, French, or Italian with our engaged community of adult learners! Our innovative & effective model takes learners of all levels (from complete beginner to advanced) to proficiency and fluency! Learn language as it's truly spoken with our interactive and culturally-rich methodology. Add our student favorites: Saturday 'Cafes', field trips, & dynamic events in ATX to take language out of the classroom - an essential part of your learning journey! Meet us at our Open House January 9th! RSVP and learn more at freestylelanguagecenter.com.
Amy’s Ice Creams
Amy's Ice Creams handcrafts a delightful Holiday Gift Collection each winter. Inspired by the most popular ice cream flavors, headlining with Mexican Vanilla Marshmallows, Callebaut Hot Cocoa, Belgian Chocolate Peppermint Bark, Hot Fudge, and Pecan Praline toppings with the return of the beloved Big Kid S'mores Kits. These make great stocking stuffers and even better White Elephant gifts. Bring a taste of Amy's home for the holidays. Available at all locations or online at shop.amysicecreams.com. Take 10% Off of your online order with the coupon code "jingle10" at check out.
Kome Sushi Kitchen
5301 Airport Blvd.
Need a gift for a foodie on your list? Try a Komé Group gift card! Our cards can be used at any of our stores: Komé, Daruma Ramen, Sa-Tén Coffee and Eats, and Ni-Komé Sushi and Ramen in Fareground at One Eleven food hall. Available online or in stores!
Aus-Tex Printing & Mailing
2431 Forbes Drive
Let our Aus-Tex staff help you with your 2020 Holiday Cards selection! It's not too late to get a 10% discount off the catalog prices on any promotional products that are ordered before November 27, 2019. Call 512-476-7581 or come see us at 2431 Forbes Drive in Austin, Texas 78754.
2307 Manor Rd.
Surprise your loved ones with a unique gift for the holidays – tickets to The Muttcracker (SWEET!) A VORTEX annual tradition, this year’s performance of The Muttcracker features 5 rescue circus dogs, live music, world-class juggling, circus acts by La Famiglia Gentile, and a talking macaw. This hour long, family-friendly show runs through January 6th with early 4:30 and 6:30pm showtimes. Babies, toddlers, and the young at heart are all welcome! Tickets at VortexRep.org
Looking for a last-minute sweet treat for your corporate or personal holiday party? Looking for a unique stocking stuffer? Fancy Fluff and The Churro Burro are here to help! We offer gourmet cotton candy and or churro pop-up catering for all special events as well as pre-made cotton candy. We have holiday-inspired cotton candy flavors and dipping sauces for our churros. To get a personalized quote - reach out to Jessica at: firstname.lastname@example.org or call us: 512-815-3161or visit us at: fancyfluffatx.com or churroburroatx.com.
4516 N. Lamar Blvd. (in The Triangle) and 9901 N. Capital of Texas Hwy. (in Gateway)
InStep has everything you need for those on your holiday shopping list. Whether you are shopping for a Birkenstock lover, fun sock aficionado, or purse collector, we've got you covered! And if you're not sure about what to get, a gift card always fits! Stop by either one of our locations, shop online at www.instepaustin.com, or give us a call at 512-476-5110.
Austin Pets Alive!
1156 W. Cesar Chavez St.
Celebrate this holiday season with a limited-edition sponsorship opportunity with Austin Pets Alive!. You can help pets in need and display your business name on an APA! kennel! When you participate in a holiday kennel sponsorship, you’re not only supporting APA!, but you also receive a paper ornament to commemorate your support or hang in your office. This holiday season, give the gift of life by supporting Austin’s animals.