Local Bozeman Gift Ideas
How long is your gift list this year? While you’re looking for great deals on Black Friday or Cyber Monday, don’t forget about Small Business Saturday. Here is a list of our favorite local gift ideas. There’s a little something for everyone.
Snow Day Games at 216 North 7th Avenue, 577-2902 – Video games are on nearly everyone’s list this year and Snow Day is a locally owned and run shop that buys and sells used video games and movies. Will you find a classic title that will bring back hours of nostalgic fun?
Rockhart Clothing – Started by an MSU Graphic Design student, Rockhart Clothing features amazing video game inspired art on t-shirts, belts, necklaces, shot glasses and more. If you have someone on your list who enjoys video games and being trendy they will love anything from Rockhart Clothing
MT Gardens at Bear Canyon exit # 313 – Selling everything from hot-house kits to potting benches and rustic tables MT Gardens is a great place to get presents for anyone with a bit of a green thumb or a love for custom furniture that won’t break the bank.
Simply Montana at the Gallatin Valley Mall, 624-0149 – Simply Montana is a store dedicated to items made exclusively in Montana. Everything in the store from the chocolates to the beanies, coffee and picture frames make for great gifts to any out-of-staters.
Derek DeYoung Art – Derek DeYoung’s art is inspired by the majestically beautiful fish of our great state of Montana. Derek and his wife are a couple of fly fishing enthusiasts living in Livingston. If you’re looking for a gift that will excite your fly fishing friends this is a perfect choice. The art is offered on traditional canvases, pint glasses, phone cases, mugs, t-shirts and more.
2threads – 2threads features unique and hand made children’s apparel and is based here in Bozeman! You’ll love their cute animal designs and fun colors.
Alpacas of Montana at 8255 Cottonwood Road, 579-4055 – This Montana company offers tons of products hand knit from Alpaca fiber. Because Alpacas are naturally hyper allergenic the items make for a perfectly warm gift for anyone this winter.
Tart at 111 South Grand Avenue in the Emerson, 582-0416 – Tart is a locally owned shop which hosts over 60 Montana “tartist’s” items. While strolling through the store I was blown away by the variety of items. There is a great selection of cute Montana clothes, jewelry, belt buckles, journals, and much more. There is also a Tart art gallery with loads of interesting pieces of art to purchase.
I know this holiday season it will be impossible to avoid buying the video games, movies, electronics and other big business purchases but for the gifts you want to mean something, why not shop local?