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Twin Cities Holiday Shopping Guide - InteGrand

Small Business-Holiday Shopping


The holidays are here again, which means you are probably in a mad dash to get all of your shopping done before Ole’ Saint Nick arrives. For the team at InteGrand, the holidays are a time for us to give back to our community and honor the customers who allow us to stay in business year after year. Since we are a locally owned business, we encourage all to visit the local holiday shopping festivals and establishments we have here in the Twin Cities. Read below to find out about some of the best shopping opportunities available to you in our area this holiday season.


The Linden Hills Holiday Market


With over 60 vendors who are selling food, crafts and home décor, the Linden Hills Holiday Market is a great event to attend. Each Sunday until December 17th of this year, this festival will be going on in the Sunnyside Gardens area. You will marvel at all of the great items they have available and will love the low prices many of the vendors charge. If you are looking for a way to start the holiday shopping season with a bang, then Linden Hills Holiday Market is a great option.


Holidazzle in Loring Park


One of the newest Minneapolis holiday shopping traditions is Holidazzle in Loring Park. This event features a number of local artisans and craftsmen selling their creations. There is also a skating rink, tons of local entertainers and even holiday movies at this event. Are you bringing your children to Holidazzle with you? If so, they can enjoy visiting Santa and a number of other great surprises. This event will be going on from Thursday to Sunday until December 23rd, so be sure to stop by.


The 50th and France Winter Market


If you are looking for great stocking stuffers and hostess gifts, then you need to schedule a visit to the 50th and France Winter Market. Until December 16th, this market will be offering a number of crafts, games and delicious treats to attendees. Each week, this market will have a different theme. This is a perfect event for families because there will be games, cookies and stories for the children who attend. Looking for a unique event the whole family can enjoy? Schedule your visit to the 50th and France Winter Market today!


Hub For the Holidays European Christmas Market


Are you in the market for great gifts and a number of European-inspired drinks and treats? The European Christmas Market at the Union Depot is a must-see for any lover of the holiday season. This open-air Austrian inspired market has just about anything you need. Local vendors are set up selling everything from food to gifts for a great price. This event will be going on until December 10th.


The Handmade Holiday Market


Come down to the Handmade Holiday Market to try out local foods, beers and crafts made by the locals of this great area. This event is hosted by the Minneapolis Craft Market and has a variety of unique gifts that you can take advantage of. Until December 16th, you can visit this market which is located just outside the Lakes and Legends Brewing Company. What are you waiting for? Come out and have a cup of holiday cheer while you peruse all of the great crafts and décor the craftsman at this event can offer.


Crafts at Canteen


While most people love the coffee and treats the team at Canteen provide, they fail to realize that they host a great holiday festival each year. For the third year in a row, Crafts at Canteen is working with working with locals to provide the best holiday gifts and accessories of the season. On December 8th, this event will take place, so be sure you are there. While looking at the great items on display, you can take advantage of the delectable dishes and one of a kind beverages being offered.


Be Sure to Visit Burlap & Brass


If you are looking for a local shopping establishment that offers unique and affordable items, then Burlap & Brass is the place you need to be. Their shop is located on the corner of 50th and France just passed the Agra Culture shop. They have a great selection of items like tableware, vintage toys, jewelry and much much more. When looking for a great gift for a loved one that is unique, this establishment is where you need to go.


Shop in the City


Did you know that one of the Twin Cities favorite shopping venues, Shop in the City, has a new location? For many years, this original boutique has offered the residents of the Twin Cities great deals on a variety of unique gifts. Their unbelievable selection of one of a kind items is why most people come back to shop with them time and time again.


I Like You Too


The team at I Like You Too pride themselves on being one of the most popular indie gift shops in the Twin Cities. This establishment provides a variety of local artists the opportunity to sell their creations to the general public. If you are looking for one of a kind stocking stuffers, then you need to visit I Like You Too today! Their team is passionate about providing customers with the best shopping experience out there and work hard to keep their selection varied and appealing.


Flaunt Accessories


Originally, Flaunt Accessories was a fashion truck that eventually got a brick and mortar location to better serve their customers. Their store is filled with everything from jewelry to apparel and knit accessories. The items they have are both very appealing and extremely affordable, which makes this a must for holiday shopping enthusiasts.


Local businesses, like InteGrand thrive on sales from people in our community. Using these local establishments to fulfill your gift buying needs this holiday season is essential to their long-term success.


December 6, 2017 | holiday