Central Michigan Holiday Gift Guide

November 9th, 2018

As the mittens come out of the closet and the fireplaces come back to life, it can only mean the Holiday season is quickly approaching. From unique stores, boutiques, eateries and more, shoppers have abundant options to spread holiday cheer this season. With shops and stores to make even Ebeneezer Scrooge jump with glee, this list is sure to have something for all your gifting needs.

Art Reach of Mid Michigan
Art Reach of Mid Michigan is a shoppers heaven. The Art Reach Store offers unique works from over 150 Michigan artists, as well as wholesale goods. Shop pottery, jewelry, clothing, handbags, candles, children’s toys, scarves, wood works, basketry, crochet items and more!

Shop the Art Reach Holiday Collection, November 10 – December 24, 2018. Art Reach will host live holiday music Thursday evenings from Nov. 29 – Dec. 20.

Shutters & Chandeliers
Did someone you know recently get married, by a home or decided to embark on the never ending project of good home “feng shui”? Shutters & Chandeliers in Downtown Mt. Pleasant is your home decor personal assistant! This new shop features rustic, European and wine country inspired decor, perfect for housewarming gifts, man caves, parlors and more!

Main Frame Gallery
This gallery, hidden in the hub of Downtown shops, is a MUST when searching for unique, personalized gifts. Main Frame Gallery is home to extraordinary works of art, sculptures and pottery, handmade jewelry and more! If you fall in love with a few pieces of art (guilty), Main Frame offers custom, in-shop framing.

Mitchell’s Gourmet Deli & Market
WARNING! You may be on a holiday gift mission, but you WILL leave with one or two items for yourself. This is the spot for all things delicious! Mitchell Made gift baskets are perfect for those friends and family members with a sweet tooth.The baskets can be filled with whatever your heart desires; Cake Pops, Caramel Puff Corn (aka Mitchell’s Crack), Oh Boys!, Betterfingers, Cashew Caramel Clusters and more! Note: all these items make GREAT stocking stuffers.


The Mt. Pleasant area has all the goods, making gift (card) shopping easy! Below includes the best places for gift cards and a few other stores for ALL giftees:

Lunch Lovers: Max & Emily’s Eatery
Family Dinner: Pisanello’s Pizza
Dinner for two: Mountain Town Station
Girls Night: Midori Sushi & Martini Lounge
Dine & Drinks with friends: Brass Cafe
Coffee Lovers: Pleasant City Coffee & Ponder Coffee Company 
Healthy Lifestyle: Pure Vitality Juice Bar & Spa
Fire Up Chips! Rallying-callers: CMU Bookstore
Shop-aholics: Le Fleur Boutique & Trillium Fine Clothing
Antique Lovers: Gray’s Furniture & Serenity’s Treasures (inside GraySky Gallery) Nov. – Dec., Saturday & Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Michigan-made, Holiday Art: Roz’s Diner

Use this guide to make holiday shopping in the Mt. Pleasant area easy! Happy Holidays! 

Check out what’s happening in the Mt. Pleasant area this holiday season on our calendar of events. Learn more about winter events and activities in Downtown Mt. Pleasant with our latest blog take over: What’s Happening in Downtown Mt. Pleasant by Halie Hardwick. 

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