Shop Small, Shop Local for the Holidays

Christmas is only a few weeks away! Don’t wait until the last minute to get your friends and family the perfect gift. Lebanon County has plenty of places to shop til’ you drop for the holidays. Whether you’re looking for something for your cat-crazed aunt or your foodie friend, you will surely find the perfect gift.

Black Swan Antiquities

With over 60 dealers under one roof, Black Swan Antiquities definitely has something for everyone. This large antique shop in Palmyra believes in the historical value and significance of aged items and antiques. Before you visit this shop, be sure to allow yourself plenty of time to browse! There are collectibles, antiques, and more around every corner.

Main Street Jewelry 

Nestled on Main Street in Myerstown, this quaint jewelry shop, Main Street Jewelry, offers a large selection of jewelry, watches, clothing, and handbags. With extensive collections from Vera Bradley, Timex, Brighton, and more, there is something here for mom, dad, or your significant other. 

vera bradley collection of polar bear themed items including a bath robe, handbag, wallet, slippers, and backpack.

Smith’s Candies

Nothing says ‘Happy Holidays’ like a box of chocolates! Give the sweet gift of candy this holiday season. Shop at Smith’s Candies for nostalgic old-fashioned candy like Mallo Cups and Peanut Logs to divine chocolates like Sea Salt Caramels and Mint Truffles. There are so many delicious treats to choose from! And while you’re there, don’t forget to get a little something for yourself. 

milk chocolate caramels

The Cottage at Quentin

If you’re looking for a brick and mortar version of Etsy, you need to visit The Cottage at Quentin! This adorable shop is packed with knick knacks and goods from over 40 local artists. Shop for unique signs, jewelry, furniture, candles, and so much more. Support local artists and small business by purchasing your holiday gifts in one shop. This store may be tiny, but we guarantee there’s something here for everyone. 

the interior of cottage at quentin

The Tweed Weasel

Shop for original and artful pieces at The Tweed Weasel. Their 3,000 square foot gallery offers folk art, antiques, garden art, clothing, and jewelry. Give the gift of holiday pillows, Christmas ornaments, wreaths, or centerpieces that will complete any home. Find the perfect primitive for the artist in your life!

homemade Christmas ornaments of a ballerina, a zebra, and a bird

The Aegean Table

Give the gift of a flavorful vacation to Greece… without the cost of a plane ticket! The Aegean Table is a specialty food store featuring a variety of oils, vinegars, olives, honey, baklava, and other delicious Greek foods. The Aegean Table is a one-stop shop for the foodie in your life who wants to take their dishes to the next level.

an assortment of greek food including olive oils, olives, baklava, cheese, and honey

Wrinkle and Boon

You may know Wrinkle and Boon for their delicious coffee, but did you know they also sell gifts? Browse their collection of mugs and bowls, stationary, decorative signs, candles, clothing, and accessories! Get your favorite coffee fan a new travel mug, and why not throw in a Wrinkle and Boon t-shirt.

decorative signs, a wrinkle and boon t-shirt, bowls, and mugs

Lebanon Picture Frame

If you’re looking for a unique gift idea, look no further than Lebanon Picture Frame! This shop is so much more than its name entails. Bring your favorite pieces of memorabilia or photos to LPF and they will create a custom frame to protect your item. Not only can you get just about anything framed here, you can also support local artists by purchasing paintings, pottery, pictures, and knick knacks.

a frame containing a dance card

Wertz Candies

This classic downtown Lebanon shop is a staple for Lebanon County residents with a sweet tooth. Treat your friends and family to the taste of Lebanon Valley with homemade Opera Fudge, creamy vanilla fudge coated in a smooth dark chocolate shell. Or choose from other homemade chocolates like Mocha Truffles, Chocolate Covered Shuey’s Pretzels, and Cherry Cordials. Don’t forget to purchase a tin of classic homemade caramel corn, a Wertz favorite! 

a hand placing a chocolate into a box

The Stubborn Dutchman 

Do you have a collector in your life? Find an obscure gift they will love at The Stubborn Dutchman. With over 50 indoor vendors, there are so many unique collectibles, primitives, and antiques to choose from. No matter who you are shopping for, you will definitely find something out-of-the-box for any collector. 

an assortment of antique kitchen items

Do you still need a few gift ideas for those that are hard to shop for? Gift your music-loving friends with a subscription to Gretna Music or Gretna Theatre for season tickets to the best entertainment in Lebanon County! Or gift a dining experience to some of the best local restaurants like Timeless Cafe, Batdorf Restaurant, or Porch Restaurant & Pub.

Where will you be shopping this holiday season? With so many small businesses in Lebanon County, there are gift ideas for every personality. Conquer every wish list by following our gift guides for inspiration!

Gift Guide for Foodies

Gift Guide for Home Decorators

Gift Guide for Fashionistas

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