This holiday season, you don’t have to look far for the perfect gift for friends and family. Check out the local businesses right in your own backyard to make this year’s celebrations extra special.
We have put together this special Holiday Shopping Guide to help inspire you to shop local for your holiday gifts. While this list is by no means exhaustive, we hope it sparks some inspiration to support your local community and find some great gifts.
Poinsettias at Sunshine Flowers
Celebrate the season with the “Flor de Noche Buena,” or the Christmas Eve Flower. These beautiful flowers are the perfect gift for plant lovers and anyone who loves this time of year. Sunshine Flowers also has delicious produce for any holiday feast and beautiful succulents to make your holiday brighter.
Find them at 4509 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103.
Christmas at Strasser Hardware
Deck the halls with decorations from Strasser Hardware or surprise your favorite fixer-upper with a brand new set of tools. Strasser’s has everything you need for people that love to do-it-themselves.
Find them at 910 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103.
Delicious local dining
Whether you want to surprise that special someone with a night out or give a gift certificate to the person on your list who already has everything, you can’t go wrong with Rosedale’s local restaurants. Here are a few places we think will satisfy any tastes:
- 1889 Pizza Napoletana, 2876 W. 47th Ave.
- Dagwood’s Café, 1117 Southwest Blvd.
- Joe’s Kansas City Barbecue, 3002 W. 47th Ave.
- Rosedale Barbeque, 600 Southwest Blvd.
- Sabor y Sol, 542 Southwest Blvd.
- Taqueria Mexico, 3300 Rainbow Blvd.
- Taco Republic, 500 County Line Rd.
- Topp’d Pizza, 3934 Rainbow Blvd.
- Vietnam Café, 2200 W. 39th Ave.
Rainbow Pet Hospital
Rainbow Pet Hospital has several great gifts for any pet lovers in your life. In addition to their selection of treats, collars, and kitty toys, Rainbow Pet Hospital also sells artwork. These locally made pieces of art are a unique gift that also supports Rainbow’s orphaned animals.
Find them at 4468 Rainbow Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103.
Boulevard Tire & Service
Give the gift that keeps on giving: a serviced car that won’t fail you during the winter weather. From new tires to tackle the road to oil changes and wheel alignments, Boulevard Tire has everything you need to keep you moving. Currently Boulevard Tire is also running a $69.99 winterization special. Give them a call at (913) 262-0111 to learn more.
Find them at 722 Southwest Blvd., Kansas City, KS 66103.