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West Side Holiday Shopping Guide

West Side Holiday Shopping Guide

Hate the mall this time of year?  If you can brave the cold, and if it isn’t raining too hard, West 4th Avenue has so many stores to make a huge dent in your shopping list. Here is your guide to holiday shopping on West 4th.

For the Traveller

For the person in your life who loves to travel, check out Wanderlust, The Traveller’s Store. From travel accessories to luggage to guidebooks and maps, this store is fun to browse through when the travel bug bites. For your travel-hungry loved ones, this stop will surely result in some excellent gifts.

Wanderlust, The Traveller’s Store | Twitter | Facebook
1929 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

For the Chef

For the person in your life who cooks you food that you can’t resist, stop by Call the Kettle Black. Not only will you find those standard gift ideas on every cook’s wish list, but you may even pick up some unusual or unique stocking stuffers as well for that hard to shop for friend or relative.

Call the Kettle Black | Twitter | Facebook
2294 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

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For the Fitness Enthusiast

For the person in your life who is all about fitness, pick up a gift card at Semperviva Yoga. This is also a great gift for loved ones who want to get healthier or more fit in the new year. With locations all over Vancouver’s West Side, they have classes that agree with even the busiest of schedules.

Semperviva Yoga | Twitter | Facebook
2201 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

For the Punctuality-Challenged

For the person in your life who is always late, remedy that problem by getting them a new watch at Watch It. This store carries sunglasses, wallets and other accessories in addition to watches in a wide variety of brands and at various price points.

Watch It | Twitter | Facebook
2169 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

For People Who Love Your Kids

For the person in your life who proudly displays your kid’s artwork on their fridge, desk or dining room table, take your little ones to Cowboys and Angels. They can paint their own ceramics for a one-of-a-kind gift. The store also sells toys and has a portrait studio. So much potential for holiday multi-tasking!

Cowboys and Angels | Twitter |Facebook
2003 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

A Holiday Gift That Helps

For the little person in your life who smiles from ear to ear during a good puppet show, pop into Craftworks and pick out a charming handmade smile-maker. From puppets and felt board stories to ornaments and advent calendars, this unique store has so much to offer. All products are hand sewn by adults with disabilities. Through participation in the Craftworks program they experience personal growth and earn supplemental income. How wonderful to help someone along with your holiday shopping!

Craftworks Society | Twitter | Facebook
2208 West 4th Avenue, Vancouver

What about you – where are your favourite holiday shopping spots, on the West Side or anywhere in Metro Vancouver?

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  • Don’t ‘fur’get the pups on your list!

    Check out Three Dog Bakery in Point Grey Village (west10th and Sasamat) for lots of great gift ideas….personalized stocking cookies are most ‘pup’ular!

    location in Port Moody as well.

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