We all know the moment. The panic that sets in when you have no idea what gift to give, time is running out, and those expedited shipping costs are staring you in the face.

But don’t worry, I’ve put together a last minute gift guide with ideas for everyone on your list! Fishers’ citywide Shop Fishers celebration is underway, which means there are some big deals happening at small businesses around our community. This past year has been tough on all of us, and our small businesses need our support now more than ever. Make your holiday gift giving a celebration of all things local and of the businesses who make Fishers unique. You can shop safely by taking advantage of reduced contact services like online ordering, curbside pickup, and home delivery.

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Gifts for the Busy Bee Stuck at Home, the Art Lover, or the Family Looking for Things to Do This Winter

  • Your giftee can make their own Christmas ornament, painted wooden sign, or ceramic project with Hammer & Stain of Central Indiana’s unique take-home kits. Order online and get 15% off with promo code SHOPFISHERS2020. You can pick up your order curbside at the studio on Lantern Road.
  • This DIY string art kit from Gallery 116 will keep your loved one busy indoors on those cold winter days. Enjoy 10% off and free shipping on your online orders over $50. You can pick up your order curbside or get it delivered right to your door.
  • New to the Hub & Spoke building on 106th Street, High Frequency Arts features an array of artisan made gifts, including artful jigsaw puzzles sure to stump the most experienced puzzle pro. With its challenging spiral pattern, this Fire and Ice Puzzle will provide hours of indoor fun this season. Save 10% off your $100+ online purchase with promo code HOLIDAY10 and pick up your gift curbside.
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Gifts for the Fitness Enthusiast, Someone Who Needs Some Stress Relief, or the Person With a Fitness Goal this New Year

  • Is someone on your list looking to get into shape this New Year? Gift them live, virtual personal training sessions from Fit Chicks! Through December 23 you can buy 10 personal training sessions and get 5 for free, along with the 3-Day Diet Detox. Fit Chicks! also offers private and semi-private training sessions at their location off Olio Road.
  • Help your loved one unwind and destress from the comfort of home with live, virtual yoga classes from Honor Yoga. For Shop Fishers, Honor Yoga is offering 5 classes for only $50. It’s the perfect gift for yogis and beginners alike!
  • Have a runner on your gift list? Help to stock up their running gear at JackRabbit Fishers and save 15% off your purchase this month (some exclusions apply). Pick them up a new pair of running shoes, a running belt, armband, headphones, cushion socks, cold weather running apparel, and more. Shop online and pick up your order curbside, or have you gift shipped directly.
  • Invite your giftee to pedal their stress away at CycleBar Fishers. This month during Shop Fishers CycleBar is offering 30% off packages of 10 and 20 classes, and 30% off the Unlimited Monthly Rides Membership with online code SHOPSMALL30OFF. CycleBar Fishers also has discounts on gift cards and 30% off workout gear from their boutique, featuring brands like Lululemon, Beyond Yoga, and Onzie.
  • The Hot Room Fishers is offering 25% off retail in their boutique all month long, so you can gift your yogi a new Manduka yoga mat, towel, water bottle, apparel, and more. Curbside pickup is available.
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Gifts For the Foodie, Busy Family, or the Person Who Hates to Cook

So many great local restaurants are offering gift card specials right now, so you can snag a gift card and a little treat for yourself! Many restaurants are offering special services like curbside pickup, so your giftee doesn’t have to leave the warmth of their car to grab their favorite local eats. Here are some of the great gift card specials happening this month:

Get $25 gift card value for $20; $50 gift card value for $40; $75 gift card value for $60; $100 gift card value for $75; $250 gift card value for $200; and a $500 gift card value for $400. Gift cards are valid for bowling reservations, arcade play, food and drink (dine-in, carryout or curbside service) purchases within Pinheads and Alley’s Alehouse.

10570 E. 96th Street
Offers online ordering, carryout & curbside pickup
Get a $5 bonus certificate for every $25 in gift certificates purchased from Nov.28-Dec. 31.

11671 Lantern Road
Offers online ordering, carryout & curbside pickup
15% off online purchases at shop.fourdayray.com (discount not valid on gift cards or mug club memberships). Also, get a $15 Bonus Card with every $25 Gift Card purchase (bonus card includes $5 off to Another Broken Egg Café, LouVino, and Four Day Ray).

8760 E. 116th Street
Offers carryout
20% off gift cards and Handel’s coins. Not valid with other offers.   

11069 Allisonville Road 
Offers online ordering, carryout & curbside pickup
Get a $5 bonus card for every $25 in gift cards purchased.

11640 Brooks School Road, Suite 100
Offers online ordering, carryout & curbside pickup
Get $5 bonus for every $25 in gift card purchases. Valid in-store only, but purchases can be made from your car via curbside pickup. Call store when you arrive to coordinate.

8235 E. 116th Street
Offers online ordering, carryout, curbside pickup & delivery
Buy a $50 Pure Eatery gift card and get a $10 bonus card! Gift cards must be purchased in-person but can be purchased and picked-up curbside. Call restaurant when you arrive to coordinate.

9705 Fishers District Drive, Suite 760
Offers online ordering, carryout & curbside pickup
Buy a $50 gift card and get a $10 bonus card.

9713 District North Drive, Suite 1220
Offers online ordering, carryout & curbside pickup
Purchase a $25 gift card and receive a $5 gift card. Gift cards are available for online purchase.

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For the Person Who Already Has Everything

There’s always that person! Here are some unique ideas sure to surprise them.

  • Local husband and wife duo Kathleen and Josh are the artists behind SeWise Design. Shop online for their unique (and funny) ornaments, holiday décor, jewelry, and more. Get 15% off this month with code FISHER15.
  • Face masks are the perfect 2020 stocking stuffer. Check out the variety of masks offered by Lla Lla Designs (waive shipping fee for curbside pickup with code LOCAL), this tie-dye mask from Dottie Couture Boutique, or these buffalo plaid ones from Shop Gina Celeste (15% off your purchase of $75+ with code THANKYOU).
  • Get a one-of-a-kind artwork from a local Fishers artist through the Fishers Arts Council. Check out the current exhibition at The Art Gallery at City Hall online at the Fishers Arts Council website and pick out the perfect work for your giftee. My personal favorite is this piece, Violet Pool, by Ingrid Blount.
  • Your loved one can show off their civic pride with a t-shirt, hat, or hoodie from the new online Fishers Apparel Store. One of the t-shirt designs was created by Fishers resident, Breanne Rose, who won the City’s first-ever apparel design contest this fall.
  • Pick up locally made items and Hoosier favorites at the Conner Prairie Museum Store. Shop for pottery and textiles made onsite at Conner Prairie, old-fashioned candy, toys, games, and more.
  • Your giftee may have everything, but nobody can resist another throw pillow, blanket, or candle to cozy up their home this winter. Shop for home décor at Shine Design Home and save 15% off your purchase all month long.

Check out the full list of Shop Fishers specials here, and share how you are supporting local by using #ShopFishers on social media!