Holiday Shopping Guide
Our Favorite Local Things!
Our local businesses are open in person and have everything you need for a jolly holiday in stock. They can also take orders over the phone and provide curb side pick up! Shopping locally will not only ensure you get some great gifts, but it will also help our business owners have a happy holiday season as well.

Who wouldn't love to receive a hand painted ornament for the holidays? Make your loved ones something special at Clay Cafe Studios. Paint some in the studio or pick up an Ornaments to-Go kit to help keep the everyone busy busy while also creating memories. Gift cards are also available.

Falls Church Arts' Make Me Happy exhibit will be open from December 18 to January 30, featuring all media. All works of art are intended to elicit joy, bring a smile, and lift the spirit. This exhibit will be open in-person, and to view online. All entries are available for purchase!

Original art is a wonderful gift for the recipient, and also for the local artist!

Goldfish Swim School-Falls Church is currently selling holiday gift packages! Packages are on sale now through December 28th. Visit their website or call them at 703-348-3261 for more information. Give the gift of water safety this year!

How cute are these bundtinis? Buy them by the dozen! Stop by Nothing Bundt Cakes to check out their array of gift items and decorations, tea towels, holiday kitchen items, and so much more!

And, while you are there, you may as well pick up a Bundt cake or two!

Galleria Florist can help you take your holiday decorating up a notch or ten!

Visit them online to see beautiful wreaths, holiday centerpieces, unique garlands, and striking arrangements as well as live plants, floral arranging classes, and other gift items.

Dogwood Tavern's egg-cellent holiday party offering is made with the finest bourbon, rum & brandy. Aged for 30 days in-house, it's the perfect mix of smooth & boozy. Pre-order yours today!

Tis the season for giving...and receiving! Purchase $100 in Dogwood Tavern gift cards & get a complimentary $20 gift card. Use it as a holiday gift to your favorite person, or keep it for yourself!

There may not be many parties to attend, but a bottle of wine, for those 21 and older, always makes a great gift. Not sure what kind of wine they like? A gift card would be greatly appreciated and it could be spent on wine, beer, or gift items! And, if you haven't checked out their outdoor patio, you must!

Holiday notions and fabrics are now in stock at TINT! Create a gift to give, or give the gift of creativity with supplies or gift cards.

Tint also offers classes and knitting/sewing supplies to keep you busy through the holidays and right into 2022!

How much fun is this inflatable fort?! A fan is all you need to blow it up and entertain kids for hours!

Doodlehopper has this item available along with a huge selection of toys, books, and gift items perfect for the young and old kids in your life! And Mad Libs, don't forget to grab some Mad Libs!

Everyone's favorite hostess has written a book! Mrs. B will encourage and strengthen your child's manners through this fun and easy read for all ages. The captivating illustrations and inspiring words will surely become a staple in your household. Whether you are reading for pleasure or just trying to count all of her honey bees throughout the book, you will certainly want to have this in your collection for years to come. 
So go ahead, give a page a turn - you will be surprised what you can learn! Purchase using the link above.

Did you know Falls Church has its very own toy library? Check out the Toy Nest and its memberships that will give kids access to different toys on a regular basis. What a great gift membership would be for any family with young kids!

It's a gift that really will keep giving!

Gift cards to Lemon Lane make super adorable great gifts! Lemon Lane's gift cards are redeemable in-store or online for any parent in your life.

In addition to the gently used kids consignment items, Lemon Lane has an array of gift items available that are suitable for kids, aunts, uncles, and grandparents alike! 

So cute!
Body Dynamics, Inc.

Could you or someone you know benefit from moving more? How about a Body Dynamics class or series of classes? Body Dynamics offers physical therapy, personal training, massage, and health and wellness classes and programs. It's good for your mental health too!

New to You has expanded its product line to include gift items! Check out these adorable holiday soaps, lotions, and more! So cute, so practical! The store still has the same beautifully curated designer clothing, vintage glassware, mid-century modern homegoods, and fine jewelry.

If you have bird or nature lovers in your life, this Wren House Kit would make a great family friendly and fun gift. It is fun for humans to put together and a great way to help out our bird population stay safe and cozy this winter!

Brown's has a variety of bird houses and supplies along with wagons, sleds, gardening supplies, home repair and other items.

And fruitcake - Brown's has fruitcake!!!

If you have a beer lover in your life, you need to pick up a Growler and gift card from one or both of these craft beer venues!

Both also make great spots to rest, relax, enjoy a beverage, and grab a bite when you need a break from shopping! They both also have outside seating available.
Not for anyone under 21, of course!

Is there someone special in your life who deserves to feel really, really appreciated?

Dominion Jewelers is the place to go for gorgeous jewelry designs and stunning custom pieces. You can't go wrong with necklaces, pendants, earrings, rings, or any of their stunning pieces! You can browse online or make an appointment.

Begin your holidays with The Christmas Angel,  a tale about an elderly spinster and her heartwarming transformation into the Christmas spirit. Our award-winning creative team put their signature stamp on what is sure to become another classic Christmas show! Special Chamber discount $10 off tickets Friday December 10 and Friday December 17 with code Chamber. 

For a unique gift giving experience, look no further with a gift of live theater and classes with a Creative Cauldron gift certificate. 

Mind Over Mat Pilates offers mat and suspension training Pilates classes. Classes are held in person and via Zoom and are offered evenings and weekends. During the months of December and January, new customers can purchase a 5 class pass for $60. Visit MOMPilates to register. Note: Must be fully vaccinated to attend in person classes.

An organized home is cleaner, healthier, and leads to lower stress levels. Lavender will help you sort, purge, declutter, and organize to make any space more functional. Give the gift of organization to anyone, or yourself! Gift Certificates are available.

Remember how amazing your partner looked at the Chamber's 2019 Gala? Or at the 2018 Gala? A luncheon? Brenda has photos from Chamber events over the last couple of years still online and available for purchase! Brenda also offers gift cards for family photo shoots or head shots that can be redeemed later in the year. You can't stop time but you can capture it in a photo!!!
More Gifting Ideas!
Beauty and Pampering - Make sure you or your loved ones are ready for festive celebrations by giving them a gift card to use!

Fitness - How about giving gift cards to help friends and loved ones stay or get fit this holiday season? Below are our fitness members not mentioned above.

Thanks for taking a look at some of our favorite local things! Please shop, dine, eat, create, play, and enjoy locally when you can!
Business Leaders - Do you have a holiday offer not mentioned here? Email Cathy to be included in our next edition and feel free to add it to our post in our Live Local Falls Church Facebook Group.

Locals: Check out our Live Local Falls Church Facebook Group for updates offers, specials, and information about local businesses and organizations. If you are looking for specific businesses or types of business, visit our website directory!