For those of you who have a long shopping list this holiday season, look no further! Columbia is home to endless options for everyone on your list! We’ve collected a few ideas for how you can spread joy throughout the season and thought it was only appropriate to share in Christmas carol form. And now, our 12 Columbia Gifts…
Twelve Bottles for Drinking
Stop by opens in a new windowTop Ten Wines in The District and get their expert help in selecting a case of wine! Whether you gift the whole case or use each bottle as a hostess gift at all the holiday parties you’ll attend, the staff at Top Ten Wines will assist you in assembling a delicious variety of wines from around the world.
Eleven Tickets for Concerts
opens in a new windowThe Blue Note is truly a Columbia landmark. Past performers have ranged from Johnny Cash to the Dave Matthews Band to Snoop Dogg and there’s always a great lineup on their opens in a new windowcalendar. With shows featuring They Might Be Giants, Calexico, Keller Williams and more coming up the the next few months, treat your friends with tickets for a night at The Blue Note.
Ten Classes of Yoga
Help someone in your life find their center with an Anytime Pass to opens in a new windowAlley Cat Yoga. The pass has no expiration and gets them into 10 classes, making it a thoughtful and very flexible gift. Who knows, maybe they’ll even invite you to join them.
Nine Stocking Stuffers
Have lots of stockings to stuff? Head to The District and stop by opens in a new windowThe Mustard Seed. Featuring jewelry, accessories and other handmade treasures from around the world, you’ll look like the best santa ever.
Eight Bites of Chocolate
A Columbia favorite for over 30 years, the opens in a new windowCandy Factory is now making artisan chocolates for their Prestige Collection. Pick up an 8-piece box for your favorite chocoholic and watch them marvel at the beauty (and taste!) of these treats.
Seven Super Shirts
Have lots of cousins you need to buy presents for? Are all those cousins Mizzou fans? Pick them up some black and gold gear at the opens in a new windowMizzou Bookstore, opens in a new windowTiger Spirit, opens in a new windowJock’s Nitch or opens in a new windowRally House. You can stock up and take care of those cousins in one easy stop.
Six Warm Cookies
Perfect for the neighbor, coworker, friend or any other loved one, opens in a new windowHot Box Cookies will deliver fresh delicious cookies right to their door. From traditional chocolate chip to snickerdoodles, the recipient of these treats will be sure to think warm thoughts of you as they devour these cookies. Don’t forget to order cold milk to go with them!
Fiiiiiiiive Perfume Oils
Need something for those favorite girls in your life? Head over to opens in a new windowMakes Scents and have them whip up a custom blend perfume oil for each one! Their experts have plenty of experience in combining scents ranging from cupcake to fig to peppermint to create a scent that truly reminds you of your girlfriends. And trust us, every time they use it, they’ll think of you.
Four Classy Cookbooks
For the cooks and kitchen lovers on your list, head to opens in a new windowTallulah’s. This beautiful kitchen and home store has an array of cookbooks for cocktails, cakes and anything in between. You can also pick up mixing bowls, utensils and other goodies to help make their newly found recipes come to life.
Three Music Events
A trio of tickets to the opens in a new windowUniversity Concert Series will be just as exciting in a stocking as it will be wrapped up under the tree. Give someone a ticket to three different events or send their whole family for a night out. Coming up in February, audiences can be delighted by DRUMline Live, Garth Fagan Dance Company, Shrek the Musical, Boyz II Men, Hair and more!
Two Pairs of Earrings
Stop into opens in a new windowPoppy to check out handmade jewelry from nationally acclaimed artists and pick up a stunning pair of earrings for your mom…and one for yourself.
And a Tent for the Entire Family
Enjoy dreams of warmer weather and promises of outdoor adventure with a tent the entire family can enjoy on your next camping journey. Pick up the perfect pop up at the opens in a new windowAlpine Shop and grab lots of other outdoor gear while you’re there!
We hope you’re ready to get out there and shop now, but we’ll have little gift guides leading all the way up through the holiday season. Keep checking back to discover new Columbia treasures!