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There is still time to find the perfect holiday gift for everyone on your list! 

For the dad who insists (every year) that he just needs socks

Alpine Shop: Go ahead and get him the socks but throw in something more fun like a new pocket knife, hammock, or Yeti tumbler. information about the holiday baskets offered by Barred Owl ButcherBarred Owl Butcher: The gift your dad didn’t realize he wanted – a holiday basket from Barred Owl. Quantities are limited, email brandy@barredowlbutcher.com or call 573-442-9323 to reserve yours (ask for Brandy or Meaghan).

For the mom who ‘already has everything she wants’

Top Ten Wines: Top Ten Wines has 2500+ different wines… that’s a lot of options. Let the team help you pick out the perfect bottle for your mom, or if you’re feeling especially generous, you can treat her to PV’s Picks Wine of the Month Club. [Top Ten also has a large whiskey and gin selection if your mom isn’t a wine-drinker.]

holiday gifts and home decor The Southern Rose: This local boutique has a huge selection of cute gifts including holiday shirts, ornaments, jewelry, home decor, accessories, and more. We guarantee you’ll be able to find the perfect gift for mom here.

For the one who introduces you to new music

The Blue Note: Check out the list of upcoming events and get a pair of concert tickets for that friend of yours who loves discovering new artists.

band on stage with crowd watching with words 'The Roots N BLues N BBQ Festival'Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival: Pre-sale tickets are available now for the weekend for only $130! The festival includes over 30 artists performing throughout the weekend along with a variety of delicious food vendors. Last year’s musicians included John Prine, Emmylou Harris, Leon Bridges, Band of Horses, and Gary Clark, Jr.

For the college student

to-do notepad Poppy: A new planner or weekly to-do notepad might be a lifesaver for the student in your life.

True/False Film Fest: Every student should experience True/False at least once! Simple passes are on sale for $100 and allow the passholder to reserve up to 10 tickets for films Friday-Sunday. [True/False is coming up March 1-4, 2018]

Lucky’s Market: Give the gift of groceries to your college student – pick up a gift card in-store or have one mailed out by calling the home office at 303-530-0782, extension 147.

For the child who is technically a pet

Lizzi & Rocco’s Natural Pet Market: Choose from a huge selection of cat and dog food, toys, treats, accessories, and more.

Hanukkah decorated dog treatsTreats Unleashed: Get a sweater or holiday gift bag for your pup! Treats Unleashed has adorable freshly-baked treats and holiday collars, perfect for family photos.

For the one who is always eating

9 small jelly jar pies from Peggy Jean's PiesPeggy Jean’s Pies: Peggy Jean’s does this cool thing where they will SHIP PIES TO YOU. The pies come in cute little jars, and they are just as delicious as a standard-size pie. Of course, you can also order a normal pie to pick up from the shop.

GoPo: This gourmet popcorn is available at Plume, and offers flavors like Snapped Ched, Cookies N Cream, 1/2 Caramel, Everything Tiger, Slowburn Kettle, and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt.

For your grandparents

Give your grandparents a special gift made by you at The Canvas on Broadway or Confetti Craft Co. The Canvas has several holiday paintings coming up, and they walk you through each step (perfect for those of us who aren’t artists). Confetti Craft Co. gives you the option of unique projects like wooden coasters, string art, a dog leash, and a mason jar planter.

For your boss

Holiday Decor at The Candy FactoryThe Candy Factory: The Candy Factory has everything from mugs and holiday to decor to fudge and, of course, candy! You’ll be able to find your boss a small, easy gift here.

Kent’s Floral Gallery: Kent’s has a beautiful selection of holiday flower arrangements and simple red poinsettias.

For the one you can’t talk to before they’ve had coffee

gift pack from Fretboard Coffee with 12 oz coffee, shirt, sticker and bagFretboard Coffee: Get the ‘Caffeine Addict Gift Pack,’ which includes a 12 oz. bag of coffee (your choice) and a Fretboard t-shirt.

Lakota Coffee: Lakota has a ton of gift ideas that would be perfect for your coffee-loving friend including tumblers, coffee of the month clubs, chocolate-covered espresso beans, and coffee brewers and samplers.

Still stuck? Here are a few more ideas:

Boone County History and Culture Center: Hundreds of book titles on local and state history, historical figures, culture, nature and adventure, along with postcards and Boone County Bank commemorative holiday ornaments

Logboat Brewing Co.: Merch and beer!

Ragtag Cinema: Gift card

holiday doughnuts from Harold'sHarold’s Doughnuts: A doughnut sweatshirt or doughnuts, obviously

Boone Olive Oil Co.: Olive oil and vinegar sampler

Office of Cultural Affairs: City of Columbia commemorative poster (scroll through the gallery for all of the options)

wooden ornament in the shape of missouri with a heart carved out where Columbia is with words underneath 'Columbia Missouri'Convention & Visitors Bureau: Columbia ornament made by Nestled Pines Woodworking – come by our office at 300 S. Providence if you’re interested in buying one! They are $8 plus tax.


Happy Holidays from the Columbia Convention & Visitors Bureau! 

CONTACT US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS:

Stop by 300 S. Providence Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM
Call 573-874-CITY (2489)
Tweet us @VisitColumbiaMO

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Are you struggling to finish up your holiday shopping? No worries, we’ve got your back.

For the fan

calling all fans: Mizzou holiday gifts

This, of course, could mean any kind of fan but around here we’re partial to the Tigers. You can find the gifts above at The Mizzou Store and Alumni Hall. Rally House not only carries Mizzou gear but also STL Cardinals and Blues, and KC Chiefs and Royals gear. Check out these St. Louis Blues opens in a new windowjerseys ($80-170) and Kansas City Royals opens in a new windowcanvas chairs ($24.99 each).

opens in a new windowRally House, 808 E. Broadway
opens in a new windowThe Mizzou Store, 911 E. Rollins 
opens in a new windowAlumni Hall, 215 N. Stadium

For the drinker

DRINK AND BE MERRY

Coffee, wine, AND beer drinkers – we have it all! Do you have a friend who loves (or maybe NEEDS) coffee? The Kaldi’s Coffee opens in a new window12 month subscription ($200) is perfect. 3 month and 6 month options are also available. For flavored coffees, check out the opens in a new windowHoliday Coffee Sampler ($29.95) from Lakota Coffee. If you’re shopping for a wine-lover, opens in a new windowLes Bourgeois has several options to choose from, including Riverboat Red, Pink Fox, and Solay. Give a Flat Branch Pub & Brewing gift certificate or find Columbia’s opens in a new windowBur Oak Brewery Beer at Hyvee, Schnucks, Macadoodles, and Lucky’s.

opens in a new windowKaldi’s Coffee, 29 S. 9th St.
opens in a new windowLakota Coffee, 24 S. 9th St.
opens in a new windowLes Bourgeois, 14020 W. Hwy BB, Rocheport
opens in a new windowFlat Branch Pub, 115 S. 5th St.
opens in a new windowBur Oak Brewery, 8250 E. Trade Center Dr.

For the fashionista

FASHIONISTA

All you have to do for your fashionista (guys included!) is hit The District –

opens in a new windowElly’s Couture, 914 E. Broadway

opens in a new windowMuse Clothing, 22 S. 9th St.

opens in a new windowSwank Boutique, 913 E. Broadway

For a personalized gift

personalized

Shopping for others is fun, but you know what else is? Making your own gifts! Paint a piece of pottery at The Mud Room or a canvas painting at The Canvas and Paint the Town. Pick out the perfect t-shirt or create your own at ACME.

opens in a new windowThe Mud Room, 1103 Walnut St.
opens in a new windowThe Canvas, 706 E. Broadway
opens in a new windowPaint the Town, 2703 E. Broadway
opens in a new windowACME, 15 S. 9th St.

 For your parents

parents

Does your dad always ask for socks, too? It’s probably because he really does want them. Choose from a great selection at Dungarees ($6-20) or The Alpine Shop ($7-27). For mom, stop by Tiger Garden on the Mizzou campus to pick out  a painted poinsettia or other holiday decorations (check out the opens in a new windowpaw print poinsettias, a holiday favorite!). Other ideas: 2015 Roots N Blues opens in a new windowtickets ($89-495), a Peggy Jean’s opens in a new windowpie ($6-25), a Hoot Design Co. Watercolor opens in a new windowMap of Columbia from Poppy ($30), or a gift card for Tallulah’s to pick out kitchen gadgets and goodies.

opens in a new windowDungarees, 500 E. Broadway
opens in a new windowAlpine Shop, 1102 E. Broadway
opens in a new windowTiger Garden, 2-34 Agriculture Building, University of Missouri
opens in a new windowPeggy Jean’s Pies, 3601 Buttonwood Dr.
opens in a new windowPoppy, 920 E. Broadway
opens in a new windowTallulah’s, 812, E. Broadway

For the food lover

Foodie

We have so many options in CoMo for foodie gifts but to get you started, here are a few ideas:

opens in a new windowBoone Olive Oil Co., 20 S. 9th St.
opens in a new windowSpicewine Ironworks, 1333 Business Loop 70 E.
opens in a new windowI.B. Nuts and Fruit Too, 4603 John Garry Dr.
opens in a new windowSparky’s, 21 S. 9th St.
opens in a new windowShakespeare’s, 225 S. 9th St.
opens in a new windowRoot Cellar, 1023 E. Walnut
opens in a new windowAddison’s, 709 Cherry St.

For the kids

For the Kids

Kids of all shapes and sizes, that is. We wouldn’t leave out your furry friends!

opens in a new windowMustard Seed Fair Trade, 25 S. 9th St.
opens in a new windowCalhoun’s, 911 E. Broadway
opens in a new windowGoing Bonkers, 3812 Buttonwood Dr.
opens in a new windowLizzi & Rocco’s Natural Pet Market, 503 E. Nifong
opens in a new windowTreats Unleashed, 1400 Forum Blvd.

Finds under $20

20 or less

Still need ideas? Here’s a list of gifts under $20:

With these ideas, we hope you can check everyone off your list and discover a new favorite place to find holiday gifts in CoMo! Show us your purchases on Instagram by tagging your photos with #CoMoGiftGuide.

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