It’s the most wonderful time of the year – a time of seeing family, eating good food, and cozying up by the fire with a warm drink. It’s also a time for putting others first and giving generously. This year when you head out to do your holiday shopping to give to those you love, put your local Lubbock businesses on the forefront of the places to stop and shop.

Not sure where to begin? No worries! We’ve got your ultimate guide of the Lubbock places where you can find the perfect gift for mom, the kids, and everyone in between. When you shop local, you are boosting your Lubbock economy and supporting your neighbors + when you download Towny (the FREE app making it easy to choose local) you get rewarded for doing so!

So get out, shop local, and have a happy holiday season.

For Him

 Texas Tech clothing and gear from Signature Stag

Texas Tech clothing and gear from Signature Stag

  1. The dapper man in your life deserves a dapper gift. Shop Signature Stag Fine Menswear for quality apparel, fine accessories, grooming products, and more for the man you love. Is your guy a Red Raiders fan? Signature Stag is the place to find trendy game day wear and gear to show off his team spirit. Give pops, big brother, or your son the gift of style this holiday season.

  2. Got any hunters in the fam? Gift them the latest and greatest in guns and knives from the incredible selection at Sharp Shooters Safe & Gun. Sharp Shooters is one of the largest gun and knife dealers in West Texas with more than 3,800 handguns, rifles, and shotguns in stock. The highly knowledgeable staff will help you locate the best resources for your hunting or defense needs.

  3. Know a guy who loves to golf? Score a hole-in-one with the golfer in your life when you purchase a high-quality yet affordable golf car from Caprock Golf Cars. If you’re not sure where to begin when it comes to shopping for golf carts, the friendly and helpful Caprock staff are eager to give you a hand.

For Her

 Spicy tuna tower from O’Hana Japanese Steakhouse

Spicy tuna tower from O’Hana Japanese Steakhouse

  1. Take the woman in your life to get her nails done at Fancy Nails in Lubbock. You’ll be giving her the gift of relaxation, beauty, and quality time all in one. Fancy Nails provides classic manicures, pedicures, acrylics, and other services she’s sure to love.

  2. If you know a woman who loves to decorate and fill her space with the latest interior trends, a gift certificate to Ramsower's Furniture is the perfect holiday gift. She’ll have the chance to pick out brand new sofas, chairs, bedding, and other furniture and accessories to give her home the look and feel that fits her style.

  3. Make the lovely lady in your life feel appreciated with unique sushi rolls, delicious noodle bowls, and oh-so-fun hibachi entrees. Where can you give someone this special treat? At Lubbock’s O’Hana Japanese Steakhouse! Take her out for a holiday date night, or grab a gift card so she can stop by anytime.

For Friends

 (Bath gift sets from Accessory Touch)

(Bath gift sets from Accessory Touch)

  1. Find cute + fun stocking stuffers for your girlfriends when you shop at Accessory Touch. This local boutique has fantastic gift ideas like bath sets, sweaters, face masks, fuzzy loungewear, and other treats. Gift shopping is a total breeze (and super fun!) at Accessory Touch.   

  2. Give your friends the gift of quality time by taking them out for a scrumptious meal. After all what better gift can you give than yourself! Head out to eat at Blue Sky by Texas Tech or Blue Sky Texas 98th Street for burgers, onion rings, shakes, and other yummy eats. In addition to serving up delicious food, Blue Sky is a downright fun place to hang out with the outdoor patio, friendly staff, and happy hour drink specials. P.S. – If you don’t have time to take your pals out to eat, you can grab them a Blue Sky gift card.

  3. If you’ve got a friend who’s overwhelmed with prepping for the holiday season, give them the gift of a clean home with services from Ace Cleaning Solutions. When you call on Ace Cleaning, you get professional cleaning and a customer satisfaction guarantee. With a clean home, your friends can kick back, relax, and focus on holiday festivities.

For Kids

 Performance snow googles from Troy’s Ski Lubbock

Performance snow googles from Troy’s Ski Lubbock

  1. If you’re taking the fam for a ski trip or snowboarding adventure this winter, make sure everyone has the gear they need. This holiday season, gift your kids with ski and snowboarding equipment and apparel from Troy's Ski Lubbock. This locally-owned ski shop has the best in gear, and also the best in expertise to help you purchase exactly what your kids need to be comfortable and prepared when they hit the slopes.

  2. Take the kids out for a delicious breakfast at the Lubbock restaurant voted “Best Breakfast 2018” – Lubbock Breakfast House. You’ll be giving the gift a of a full tummy + a happy heart when you visit Lubbock Breakfast House. They’ve got a HUGE breakfast menu with dishes like stuffed waffles, eggs Benedict, fruity pancake combos, and soooo much more. Don’t have kids of your own but want to give a gift to your friends with kids? Get them a gift card so the whole family can enjoy a meal.   

  3. Got kids who love gaming? Gift them a custom gaming unit from Consumer Technology Solutions. Or, wish them a happy holiday by having any of their computers or other gadgets repaired. Kids love their technology and they’ll love YOU for keeping their gadgets in good shape.

For Grandparents

 (Cigars from Smokers Haven)

(Cigars from Smokers Haven)

  1. Show your grandparents how much you care this holiday season by giving them the gift of quality time. Head over to Jazz for delicious and authentic Cajun cuisine like seafood gumbo, shrimp étouffée, and blackened catfish. Your grandparents will love the tasty food and enjoy time spent with the fam in this cozy and welcoming atmosphere.

  2. Do you have grandparents who enjoy an old-school smoke? Get them a gift from Smokers Haven – the local, family-owned cigar shop selling fine pipes, tobacco, and premium smoking accessories. Smokers Haven is one of the largest and best stocked walk-in humidors in West Texas + they’ve got a welcoming sitting area where you can bring in your grandparents for a relaxing smoke.

  3. As our grandparents get older, tasks like washing the car become increasingly difficult. This holiday season, take a load off your loved ones’ hands with car washing and detailing from Monkey Splash. A clean car = the gift of peace of mind and a happy driver.

  4. A furry friend can bring peace, joy, and even stress relief to the elderly. Consider giving a puppy, kitten, or other small animal to your grandparents as a holiday gift. Pets Plus sells lovable animals as well as the food, toys, and other accessories to keep those animals happy. If grandma or grandpa already have a dearly loved pet, shop at Pets Plus to get them a treat for Fluffy or Fido.

You can find all of these local Lubbock treasures on Towny – the app that makes it easy to choose local! Happy holidays!