Explore one-of-a-kind gifts this holiday season while supporting local businesses
Berkeley, California (Tuesday, December 07, 2021) - You can buy local in Berkeley from a variety of merchants at a gift fair this week, use an online gift guide to find other shops or buy a gift card that can be used to support Berkeley businesses.
At the December 9 gift fair, you'll be able to buy items made or offered by Berkeleyans ranging from:
- Specialty foods from vendors like Scenic Made and Donkey & Goat
- Home décor by Uchi Furniture
- Clothing from Island Gurl or Studio Anai
- Lots more
What you wear, how you exercise and how you furnish your home can all be from Berkeley.
Visit the Berkeley Holidays Gift Guide to find other vendors, use Berkeley Bucks to buy gift cards that can be used at participating local vendors year-round and use Visit Berkeley to find local holiday events and activities!
Shop local at the holiday gift fair Dec. 9
For those who want to experience the holiday spirit in-person, the Berkeley Holiday Gift Fair is back for the third time! Will you buy stained-glass art from Healing Essence, coffee or tea from Uncommon Grounds, jewelry from Laurel Burch Studios, yoga classes from Love & Live Wellness or wine from Donkey & Goat? You don't have to decide now-come down and browse the merry tables.
Berkeley Holiday Gift Fair
UC Theatre, 2036 University Ave
Thursday, Dec. 9
4:00 - 7:00 pm
There will be more than 25 local businesses, as well as, a complimentary gift-wrapping station, refreshments, and a raffle to win five Berkeley Bucks gift cards ($50 each)!
Other ways you can join in holiday festivities and shop local
The Berkeley Bucks gift card, which you can also buy at the Gift Fair, can be used anytime at more than 85 participating Berkeley shops, restaurants, personal service businesses and entertainment venues.
Help support Berkeley when you celebrate the holidays. Shop local at the Gift Fair, use the Berkeley Gift Guide to find other vendors and buy Berkeley Bucks!