Where to shop for gifts heading into the holidays

From flowers and sweet treats to books, mugs and dish towels with those funny sayings on them, Spokane County’s got some incredible gift options for everyone on your list as we head into the holiday season. Many people are finding it’s more important than ever to shop local, and stores are doing their part in turn to keep customers safe. Some locations provide delivery throughout the county or virtual shopping that enables you to simply pick up your order at the curb.


Remember how Boo Radley, the character in To Kill a Mockingbird, collected little knick-knacks and hid them in a tree? Boo Radley’s in downtown Spokane is kind of like that. Walk in to discover a selection of toys and quirky gifts for the young and young at heart right in the heart of downtown. 232 N. Howard St., facebook.com/BooRads, 456-7479


A store full of art and gifts made by local artists, year-round? Yes, please. From Here gives you the chance to buy prints, mugs, cards, jewelry and many other one-of-a-kind gifts while supporting Spokane-area artists at the first retail store run by arts organization Terrain. 808 W. Main St., Suite 251, terrainspokane.com/fromhere, 808-2943


Whether you want to pop into the store to pick out some gifts on your own, or go online to buy a beautiful gift basket put together by staff, Simply Northwest offers a variety of options for your gift-giving needs. Many local gift baskets are available, featuring everything from Washington wine and huckleberries to novelty mugs and sweets. You can even pay to have your gift delivered to many parts of Spokane County. 11806 E. Sprague Ave., Spokane Valley, simplynorthwest.com, 927-8206


With an extensive online presence, the Great PNW is perfect for those shoppers who want to support a local Spokane business while shopping remotely. The brand’s apparel features hip designs for those who are in love with the Pacific Northwest. Many designs are inspired by popular PNW outdoor passions, from hiking in the beautiful mountains and forests to fishing and road trips. thegreatpnw.com, info@thegreatpnw.com

Ritters Garden & Gifts

With indoor and outdoor garden options year-round, this local Spokane store can meet your green thumb needs. Apart from plant and garden supplies and a beautiful selection of plants, the shop in North Spokane also offers gift baskets, a selection of home decor, and tasty spreads, dips and treats. Virtual shopping is available for those who require curbside assistance. 10120 N. Division St., 4ritter.com, 467-5258

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