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Shop Locally in Boulder This Holiday Season

Hanukkah, Christmas, and a whole host of other special occasions are just about here. Fortunately for us, Boulder has a plethora of gift-giving options throughout town. Shop locally to support our bustling city and give a gift that is sustainable and memorable. Here are some great Boulder-specific stores to secure your locally-sourced holiday gift this 2019. 


This charming Pearl Street store sells beautiful attire and accessories. Pick up a handmade hostess gift for the friend who has one of everything. Ornate jewelry, felt hats, unique sunglasses, and more await the holiday shopper at this beloved spot. 

Mountain Standard 

For the adventurer in your life, stop by Mountain Standard to stock up on quality outdoor wear. The flagship location on Pearl Street sells men’s and women’s clothing, and each item is made with the utmost attention to detail. This holiday season, Mountain Standard has a special collection of gifts that make the perfect stocking stuffers. 

The Peppercorn

Give a gift that the receiver is sure to use day in and day out. The Peppercorn is an awesome kitchen supply store known for always having the best cook and bakeware. From Le Creuset to Williams Sonoma, this high-end store has something for even the most choosey culinary enthusiasts. 


Stop by this high-end clothing store’s second location on Walnut Street to find the perfect piece of designer wear for the most fashion conscious family and friends on your holiday list. MAX has long offered Boulder residents access to trendy name brand attire that looks as good as it feels. 

Boulder Book Store

From books about the history of our awesome city to the newest mystery novels, Boulder Book Store has it all. Quirky stocking stuffers abound on end caps throughout the store while children’s books, travel literature, and coffee table reads line the walls. You’ll be hard pressed not to leave with a basket full of beautifully bound books and fun tchotchkes. 

University Bicycles

Give the gift that keeps on giving with a University Bicycles gift card. Bike fans can bring their favorite ride in for a tune up, step-up their go-to road riding kit, or rent a fat bike to try out during the next epic snow day. The bike lover on your list will be grateful for the opportunity to peruse the aisles of this esteemed Boulder cyclery with a little extra spending money. 

Farfel’s Farm & Rescue

Situated on the west end of Pearl, this pet shop is one of a kind. From political toys to holistic health care, there’s something for every animal lover or animal in your life. Your purchase will  support the rescue portion of this operation and will ensure Colorado’s orphaned animals are well taken care of. 

Boulder Cycle Sport

This locally-loved bike shop has killer end-of-the-season deals. Surprise the cyclist in your life with a brand new bicycle that is built to go the distance. Not only does Boulder Cycle Sport sell the finest road, mountain, and cruiser bikes, but it also offers a “try before you buy” program. Has your partner-in-crime had their eye on a brand new electric bike? Reserve one for a post-holiday ride and Boulder Cycle Sport will apply the rental fee to the cost of the bike, should you decide to buy.  

Cedar & Hyde Mercantile 

This high-end clothing store specializes in quality textiles, fine footwear, and home furnishings. Its atmosphere is that of a wooded forest and its goods are just as cozy and inviting. Treat the loved ones in your life to a beautiful sweater, plush throw, or stylish handbag. 

This holiday season, shop sustainably and support the local economy by perusing the aisles of these Boulder businesses. From carefully curated boutiques to outdoor recreation stores, our city has a gift for everyone on your list. 

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