Shop Local This Holiday Season!
A-Z Gift Ideas in Easton for Everyone On Your List
We couldn't fit all the gift ideas in last week, so we're spreading out the gift-giving inspiration over the next two weeks! Many businesses offer online ordering, curbside pick-up, shipping or local delivery. 

 Check out to check out our full list of shops, map of locations and to shop online for gift cards, ornaments, Easton Breakfast Club cards and Easton Farmers' Market tokens.

Have a suggestion for our gift guide? Email
"Bumbleberry Pie" by Lauren Kindle

Chances are they've been spending A LOT more time indoors lately. Help them spruce up the place with local art. Easton is home to many galleries and you can find all their details, locations and offerings at under "Galleries".  For instance, this Lauren Kindle painting not only speaks to my love of pie -- but is inspired by the delicious Bumbleberry Pie from local pie shop, Pie+Tart. (Psst ... this is your reminder to get those holiday pie orders in!)
Baking Baskets

Did you know Salvage Goods can help you put together gift baskets based on a theme or interest? This vintage baking basket features an enamel pan, tin pie plate, wood rolling pin, cookbook, apron and pie crimper for $55. Plus, check out the vintage holiday selection while you're there!

Curbside pick-up | Email ordering and shipping available

(24 S. Third St.) MORE
Cozy Hoodies & Beanies

Baby, it's cold outside! And these cozy winter hoodies, "Bee Kind" beanies and long-sleeve shirts from Easton Farmers' Market (America's oldest, continuously running outdoor market) are on my list!

Find them at the Easton Farmers' Market Holiday Edition (10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays now-Dec. 19, Scott Park, Free Parking | Masks required | Online Pre-Ordering Available) MORE
Dish Towels & Hot Cocoa Bombs

Visit Sweet Girlz hut at the Winter Village and you'll find the best dish towels to gift or keep for yourself. Be sure to grab one of Sweet Girlz new Hot Cocoa Bombs (milk or white chocolate - $6 each; Grinch, snowman, unicorn, Rudolph or cookies and cream - $7 each)

Online ordering | Curbside pick-up | Local delivery | Shipping
(Pick-up window at 40 N. Third St. or visit them at their Winter Village hut)

Easton Mugs & Steins

Find German-inspired hand-thrown stoneware steins and mugs at Christine's Bath & Gift Boutique. The pottery pieces are crafted in the USA and decorated, stamped and cobalted by Pennsylvanian artisans.

Curbside pick-up | Local delivery | Orders can be placed through social media

(24 N. Second St.) MORE
Fancy Face Masks from For The Girls 

For the Girls has lots of fancy face masks for the holidays! Plus, find comfy socks and cozy pj sets too!

Curbside pick-up available

(For the Girls, 11 N. Second St.) MORE
Gift Cards for Downtown Easton and Easton Public Market 

It's the one thing on everyone's lists - gift cards to use at their choice of favorite spots. The Downtown Easton card is accepted at 40+ restaurants, shops and attractions. The Easton Public Market card is accepted at any of the market's 14 vendors.

Available for purchase at the gift card kiosk in Easton Public Market (credit or debit) | Or order online in select denominations at | Ship to the buyer or recipient

(325 Northampton St.)
Hand-Painted Personalized Ornaments

SmARTivities offers personalized, hand-painted ornaments (name and year added at no additional charge). Visit them at the shop in Centre Square or at their Winter Village hut.

Online ordering | Curbside pick-up | Local delivery 

(60 Centre Square) MORE
Ice, Ice Baby

Mercantile Home has a whole range of gorgeous aprons to choose from, including these new ice-dyed aprons made by Ken Jones Jr. You'll also find embroidered and vintage aprons, and many more unique and beautiful items. Plus, you can even book a private shopping appointment and have the whole store to yourself.

Online ordering | Shipping | Local delivery | Curbside pick-up 
(140 Northampton St.) MORE

Find one-of-a-kind jewelry from local artisans at Connexions Gallery

(213 Northampton St.) MORE
Kolsch from ShawneeCraft Brewing Co.

For your buddy who's into local craft brews, head to Scratch at Easton Public Market to find a four-pack to gift. In addition to their beer menu, be one of the first to try their new hard seltzers (in flavors like Ginger & Lime, Naked and Black Raspberry & Lime). Scratch will also be selling glassware, hats, zip-up sweatshirts and flannel blankets for the holidays. Don't forget to grab a pizza while you're there!

Phone orders | Curbside Pick-up with ID

(325 Northampton St., 610-814-7774) MORE
A Lovely Mug for the Loose-leaf Tea Drinker

I spy with my little eye this teal Sumo ceramic mug with infuser. Snag this beauty at Learke, so the tea drinker in your life can add their loose-leaf blend of choice and top it with the lid to keep it hot while the tea steeps. Genius!

Online ordering | Shipping

(65 N. Fourth St.) MORE
Moravian Stained Glass Stars

Moravian stained glass stars are a beautiful gift to give and you'll find them at the Sigal Museum. Package them with beeswax candlesticks and some local Easton teas or honey (also available in the gift shop). You'll also find old-fashioned toys and stocking stuffers, local history books and an assortment of Easton items from Easton flags to Leonard Buscemi's new "Easton Area Trivia" book.

Did you know? Sigal Museum has free Grab & Go bags featuring family crafts you can pick up while you're there which might be a good thing to have on hand for Christmas vacation!

Curbside pick-up | Local delivery

(342 Northampton St., 610-253-1222) MORE
Ninja Chopsticks

Little ninjas need these ninja chopsticks from Mister Lee's Noodles to master their noodle twirling ($3). And when you stop by Easton Public Market to pick them up, you can also order a delicious bowl of ramen for you. Win - win. 

Online ordering | Curbside pick-up | Outdoor dining
(325 Northampton St.) MORE

Bonus: Ramen fans in your life will also love slurping from the beautiful noodle bowls from Token249 ($14-$17). Visit their new website to check out all their gift items - candles, pencils, jewelry, bath scrubs, games and ornaments.

Online ordering | Curbside Pick-up | Shipping

(249 Northampton St.) MORE

This year our collectible Easton ornament features The Carmelcorn Shop. Pick up one for your tree or send to a loved one who remembers the fresh popcorn, roasted nuts and chocolates at the shop. Grab a box of chocolates or nostalgia candy while you're there!

Order by email or phone for curbside pick-up 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thurs.-Sat. | Online ordering and delivery for Easton ornaments
(62 Centre Square) MORE
Polish & Mani Sets

From mani or pedi sets, to Make Your Own Polish kits, you'll find plenty to gift at Taylor Made Polish (and a few things you'll need too!) Find small batch, vegan and organic cosmetics, including; face masks, lip scrubs, lip balm and lots more.

Online ordering | Shipping

(60 N. Fourth St.) MORE
Quadrant's Giant Gourmet Dipped Apples

Find hand-dipped giant gourmet caramel apples at Quadrant Book Mart & Coffee House or at Quadrant's hut in the Winter Village. Pair it with a bag of ground coffee and a Quadrant gift certificate.

(Quadrant is open 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thurs.-Sun. for carryout or find them Friday-Sunday at the Winter Village)

Rack Upon Rack of Books Galore!

The book lovers on your list will love the selection at Book & Puppet Co. Find books, toys, games and more.

Online ordering | Shipping | Curbside Pick-up | Outdoor sales on Saturdays

(22 Centre Square) MORE
Sugar Plum Fairy Kits

These Sugar Plum Fairy Dress Up Kits (now only $15, originally $25) from DC Dancewear would be perfect for your little one to wear as you watch the State Theatre's livestream of "The Great Russian Nutcracker."

Moscow Ballet's famous performance will be streamed beginning at 8 p.m. Dec. 19, and you can watch the show at home! Tickets cost $50 ($65 for a streamed Meet & Greet) and $25 from each ticket will go to the State Theatre's "Your Seat Is Waiting" fundraising campaign. Patrons will have access to the on-demand stream through Jan. 1, 2021. MORE

DC Dancewear: Shipping | Online ordering for select products | Curbside Pick-up | MORE
Trek Pedal Assist E-Bikes

Your favorite cyclist will watch the hills melt away with a new Trek Pedal Assist Electric Bicycle from Genesis Bicycles! These bikes make a great gift for the commuter looking to ditch the car, the recreational rider looking to ride farther and faster than ever or a casual rider who needs a boost on those big hills. All of Genesis' bikes feature a reliable Bosch motor and battery system with four levels of assist (up to 20 or 28 mph).

Online ordering | Curbside pick-up

(610-253-1140) MORE
Undeniably Cool Skate Decks

If someone on your list is into skateboarding, head to Five & Dime for skate decks, wheels, accessories, hoodies, shirts and hats.

Online ordering | Shipping or pick up in store

(140C Northampton St.) MORE
Vintage Jerseys & More

Find vintage jerseys, tees, and more at 2nd Base Vintage this holiday season. Not sure which jersey they'd like best? Try a gift card.

Online ordering 

(432 Northampton St.) MORE
Whoville Trees

All the whos down in Whoville will love the holiday arrangements that Kraft & Co. is creating. Check out the wreaths, arrangements and whimsy-inspired "Whoville" trees. Limited quantities available.

Local delivery | Online sales only | Curbside pick-up
(230 Ferry St.) MORE
XO Pillow

X is a challenge but have no fear - this XO pillow for Greene Marketplace can send a little love to those near or far.

Online orders | Curbside pick-up

(441 Northampton St.) MORE 
Young Artists Craft Kits!

Cure winter boredom with craft kits for the kiddos.

The Crayola Experience at Home - Holiday Passport Edition offers interactive video content with nine activities and a step-by-step snowman painting tutorial. The self-paced adventure comes with all the supplies needed and 3+ hours of fun. ($24.99 per kit, ships anywhere in the U.S. for $8 shipping, 10% discount if you purchase 4 or more) MORE

fiZZy Bath Bombs

Z's a tough one, ok? (If you find one, email me.)
Anyway, after a long day of holiday shopping, you're going to want to relax and what better way to do that than with a bath bomb fizzy? Find these at Just Around the Corner.

Online ordering | Shipping

(5A N. Bank St.) MORE
Volunteers add holiday greens as part of the coordinated holiday decorating program in 2020.
Easton Wins Two PA Townie Awards 

We've got some fun news to share: Easton Main Street Initiative, a program of the Greater Easton Development Partnership, won two Townie Awards from the Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) this year! The annual awards recognize implementation of projects, programs and events that support PDC's community revitalization mission. In 2020, only 12 winners are chosen from nearly 200 organizations across the state for work completed in 2019.

EMSI won for Organizational Excellence in Organization Development: Easton's Community Communications, which recognized our team for efforts to keep business owners informed through quarterly roundtables and the Business Bugler, maintaining community partnerships and communicating with neighbors and visitors through our weekly e-updates, 7 Things to Do This Week, direct mail pieces and our texting program.

The second award honored efforts from the team and volunteers for Promotions & Marketing - Retail Promotions: Creative Holiday. This award recognized EMSI's coordinated holiday decorating program (now in its second year!), a social media campaign featuring holiday 'Staff Picks', Cash Mobs, Cookie Crawl, and a multi-faceted holiday marketing campaign.
Holiday Happenings
Share the Joy Contest

This holiday season, when you shop locally in Downtown Easton, your shopping trip just might earn you a $300 Downtown Easton gift card!

For the next two weekends, save your receipts (print or emailed) and bring them to the Info Hut at the Winter Village in Historic Easton. If you show receipts from three Downtown Easton businesses, you can enter a drawing to win a $100 Downtown Easton gift card! Winners will be drawn on Dec. 13 and Dec. 20 for the $100 gift cards. Then on Dec. 24, we'll do a final drawing from all the entries to see who will win our grand prize: a $300 Downtown Easton gift card!

Find something for everyone on your list as you visit the more than 30 boutiques and shops in Downtown Easton. Get shopping inspiration and plan your trip by visiting Shop small. Win big!

Details: Purchases from restaurants or Winter Village vendors are not eligible. Only purchases from Downtown Easton brick-and-mortar shops will be accepted for the contest. Receipts must be dated from Dec. 11, 2020-Dec. 24, 2020. Print and electronic receipts will be accepted. Winners will be notified by phone. Contest ends on Dec. 24, 2020.
Easton Farmers' Market - Holiday Edition 

Find fa-la-la-la fresh offerings this Saturday at the Easton Farmers' Market Holiday Edition. 

Check out the vendors and pre-order your faves here.

Masks required | Free parking 

(10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays now-Dec. 19, Scott Park)
Experience the Winter Village in Historic Easton

Due to the popularity of the Winter Village, and to help support our hut vendors and downtown retailers, new days of have operation have been added for the week of Christmas!

Monday (12/21), Tuesday (12/22), and Wednesday (12/23):
- Winter Village vendor huts will be open noon to 6 p.m. 
- Ice skating will be open noon to 4:30 p.m.

Thursday (12/24)
- Winter Village vendor huts only will be open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Christmas Eve (No ice skating)

So head to Downtown Easton for your holiday shopping at the Centre Square huts and the more than 30 downtown small business retailers. Pick up one of our Map & Guides and a Winter Village event sheet at the Information Hut to find your way to all of them. Visit the Info Hut to vote for the most festive hut in our People's Choice decor contest. A sign located near the Info Hut has a QR code that lets you use your phone to pick your favorite!

Thank you to the 2020 Winter Village in Historic Easton hut sponsors: Northampton County; Fidelity Bank; Deiter Bros.; Square One Markets; Kressler, Wolff & Miller Insurance Agency; RMG Insurance; USA Architects; The Morning Call and W Graphics.

Face masks and social distancing required for all visitors.

(Noon-8 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, and noon-6 p.m. Sundays, Now -Dec. 27; Extended hours for the week of Christmas: noon-6 p.m. Dec. 21-23 [Mon.-Wed.] with the skating rink open noon-4:30 p.m.; and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Dec. 24 [Thurs. - huts only], no skatingMORE
Free Metered Parking 

Don't forget! Free, on-street metered parking is offered on Saturdays and Sundays.

Both downtown parking garages are a $1 flat fee AFTER 5 p.m. daily.
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