'Tis the season for giving, and the hunt for the perfect gifts has begun!
In Aurora's abundant shopping havens, the quest for thoughtful presents can be quite an adventure. Worry not, for Visit Aurora is your trusty companion on this festive journey, making gift-hunting a breeze!
Where: Southlands, 6205 S. Main St, Aurora, CO 80016
Clearly, our hearts beat for all things Colorado, and what could be more fitting than commemorating the Mile High spirit by gifting a fellow Colorado native or a friend who shares our deep affection for this stunning state? Even if you're sending your thoughtful gesture across state lines, The LOCAL offers an impeccable glimpse into the vibrant 303 vibes of Colorado life. With an extensive collection of local arts and crafts, cuisine, and handcrafted treasures such as jewelry and candles, The LOCAL ensures an abundantly stocked inventory, making certain you discover the quintessential Colorado-inspired gift.
Buff City Soap
Where: Southlands, 6155 S. Main St, Aurora, CO 80016
In search of delightful stocking stuffers? Venture over to Buff City Soap and immerse yourself in a world of handcrafted artisan soap, bath bombs, body butter, shower oils, beard products, and a treasure trove of other luxurious finds. Buff City Soap is your one-stop shop for extraordinary gifts, perfect not only for your cherished ones but also for those moments when you crave some self-indulgent care and pampering. Buff City Soap offers you the gift of extra TLC during this festive season and provides a moment of relaxation after busy holiday shopping! Treat yourself to the ultimate in self-care!
Tattered Cover Kids
Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St, Aurora, CO 80010
Are you trying to get your kids off the devices? Gift them a great book! The Tattered Cover Kids bookstore was the first children-centered store at Stanley Marketplace, and it’s a fantastic place to shop for all genres this holiday season.
Urban Air Adventure Park
Where: 15400 E. Briarwood Cir, Aurora, CO 80016
Give the Gift of Adventure! Thrilling fun Awaits at Urban Air Aurora and Lava Island! Head over to Urban Air Aurora and Lava Island and snag a gift card that guarantees endless bouncy fun for both kids and kids at heart. Urban Air offers pulse-pounding experiences with performance trampolines, warrior courses, go-kart tracks, and climbing walls. Meanwhile, Lava Island boasts a trapeze tower, a trampoline park, and the ultimate playground area. Your loved ones will cherish this gift, promising a whirlwind of fun and high-flying excitement. So, what's stopping you? It's time to gift the joy of unforgettable moments and exhilarating bounces!
Monkey Paw Toys
Where: Located in Buckingham Village Shopping Center, 1555 S. Havana St, Aurora, CO 80012
While Santa prepares his toy-packed sleigh, the holiday season beckons enthusiasts, collectors, toy hunters, and the geek-at-heart to embrace the joy of giving. At Monkey Paw Toys, the ultimate haven for collectibles, you can bestow the gift of nostalgia with cherished toys that have captured our hearts, including iconic treasures from Star Wars, Marvel Legends, GI Joe, and so much more. Whether you're seeking rare and unique gems or shopping for a close friend who appreciates the extraordinary, Monkey Paw Toys delivers an extensive selection of action figures, video games, vintage and retro consoles, and collector cards. Happy shopping!
Where: Located in The Gardens On Havana, 10650 E Garden Dr., Aurora, CO 80012
Looking for some small stocking stuffers? Rocket Fizz on Havana Street is the perfect place for those with a sweet tooth. With over 1000 unique candies, you’re guaranteed to find something sweet (or sour) for the ones you love.
Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora, CO 80010
Treat all of the young scientists in your life to specialty gifts from Mindcraft Makerspace. This shop, located in Stanley Marketplace, was designed to build a creative community to bring together the latest technologies and knowledgeable experts. Shop endless educational toys, puzzles, and more.
Where: Stanley Marketplace, 2501 Dallas St., Aurora, CO 80010
If you know an eco-friendly individual, they would love a gift from Zero Market in Stanley Marketplace. As Colorado’s first zero-waste shop, Zero Market focuses on helping people find a more convenient way to live waste-free for a more sustainable future. Find everything from essential household products to kid’s items and gift sets.
The Spotted Leaf
Where: 17895 E. Bellwood Dr, Aurora, CO 80015
If you've got friends and family members with a major green thumb, make a beeline for The Spotted Leaf, your locally-owned haven for all things botanical. It's not just any plant nursery; it's Aurora's ultimate destination for green enthusiasts. Peruse their bountiful selection, brimming with stunning common and rare plant varieties, alongside an array of exquisite pots and planters that are sure to set any plant parent's heart aflutter!
Wine Experience Cafe
Where: Southlands, 6240 South Main St., Aurora, CO 80016
You are guaranteed to find the best ‘adult friendly’ gift at Wine Experience Cafe at Southlands! Shop all things wine, beer, and spirit to find the perfect flavor for any occasion. Cheers to happy sipping!
Gaia and Mile High Jewelers
Where: Town Center at Aurora, 14200 E. Alameda Ave, Aurora, CO 80012
Add the locally-owned Gaia to the top of your gift-giving destinations! Gaia is a haven for handcrafted jewelry, and personalized creations, and even offers jewelry-making classes. With a touch of sparkle and a lot of fun, Gaia is your perfect go-to for a truly special gift. For the jewelry connoisseurs who revel in the glitz and glamor of the holiday season, another gem awaits at the Town Center at Aurora: Mile High Jewelers! This exquisite shop specializes in a dazzling array of custom jewelry, pendants, chains, and watches, ensuring your gift captures the essence of your beloved like no other. Elevate your holiday shopping by giving the gift of glitter and gold from Gaia and Mile High Jewelers!
Visit Aurora is here to help you navigate all things holiday season! If you’re looking for more things to do in Aurora this month, visit our events page.