No matter what age you are, receiving a stocking full of goodies is always fun. The hardest part is when it comes to filling those stockings. Finding items that are unique, useful, and that will actually fit into a stocking is the challenging task.
Sometimes, the best gifts come in the smallest packages. When those gifts are coming from small businesses, it makes them even more special.
It’s no secret that small businesses have been hit hard this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. As cases continue to surge, our local businesses are relying on us as a community to step in. While thinking about your holiday shopping this season, be sure to take advantage of ways to shop and dine safely, including:
- Ordering Online
- Curbside Pickups
- Purchasing Gift Cards
- Ordering Takeout
Whether you’re shopping for your spouse, co-worker, friend, or family member, these top stocking stuffer ideas from local Fishers businesses will make your holiday shopping safe, fun, and enjoyable for everyone involved.
An added bonus if that all of these businesses are participating in the citywide Shop Fishers celebration with special deals and promotions throug the end of the year!
1. Gallery 116
8597 E 116th Street
Offers online ordering, delivery, & curbside pickup.
Gallery 116 is a hidden gem of a place located in downtown Fishers specializing in local art, jewelry, gifts, and apparel. Did your friend recently have a baby? Looking for that “punny” gift for your favorite co-worker? Does dad need new shop rags? – There is truly something for everyone’s stocking here!
Shop Fishers Deal: Enjoy 10% off your entire purchase online purchase and free shipping on online orders over $50. Deal ends December 31st!
10110 Brooks School Road
Offers online ordering, carryout & drive-thru.
This family-owned coffee craft house is one-of-a-kind. Geist Coffee Co. specializes in high quality espresso, coffee, sandwiches, and pastries. Grab a gift card or whole bean coffee to add to your favorite coffee lovers stocking and don’t forget to grab yourself a warm, cozy drink while you’re at it.
Shop Fishers Deal: 25% off all whole bean retail bags of coffee, while supplies last. Deal ends December 31!
11671 Lantern Road
Offers online ordering, carryout & curbside pickup.
Four Day Ray is a family-friendly restaurant located in the heart of the Nickel Plate District. From apparel, hats, and gift cards to drinkware, stickers, and dog toys… there’s something even your four-legged friends will enjoy from Four Day Ray.
Shop Fishers Deal: 15% off online purchases (not valid on gift cards or mug club memberships). 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). Deal ends December 31!
Offers online ordering & delivery.
Brooke Wyatt is a Fishers teen who started her own online boutique at the age of 16! Her boutique features clothing, jewelry, and other items at affordable prices. These hand-picked items make the perfect stocking stuffer, and every purchase gets this young female entrepreneur one step closer to reaching her goal of one day opening her own storefront!
Shop Fishers Deal: 25% off and free shipping with code: HOLIDAY. Deal ends December 31.
8100 E. 106th Street
Offers online ordering & curbside pickup.
High Frequency Arts is a one-stop-shop for all your art and related services. Their mission is to create meaningful experiences that engage people and enhance environments using creative displays and visual arts. They are a certified woman-owned business striving to employ and mentor emerging artists.
Be sure to check out their ‘Artisan Made Gifts & Accessories’ section on their website for tons of unique and creative stocking stuffer gift ideas!
Shop Fishers Deal: Sign-up for a complimentary 40-minute virtual art consultation session during Shop Fishers and/or receive 10% off the entire store and art gallery with a $100+ purchase online, curbside, or by visiting our studio and storefront. Use promo code: HOLIDAY10 for online purchases. Deal ends December 31!
I hope these gift ideas have inspired you to fill those stockings with love and a sense of community this holiday season.
To learn more about shopping at local small businesses as well as a full list of Shop Fishers details visit This Is Fishers. If you haven’t already done so, download the Play Fishers app for an interactive map of the area’s small businesses, a chance to win a prize pack, and more Shop Fishers details!
Be sure to show your support for our local entrepreneurs with all your shopping fun by using #ShopFishers, #ShopSmall, #EatLocal, and #ShopLocal this holiday season!
Have a safe and happy holiday season!
Amanda Merriweather has lived in Fishers for eight years with her family of six on the northwest side of the city. She is a stay-at-home mom and freelance writer who enjoys reading, blogging, crafting (her new favorite hobby is woodworking), as well as spending time with her family finding new trails, exploring new places, watching movies, and playing board games. You can find her at The Yard at Fishers District, local coffee shops and boutiques, and the Fishers library and parks with her kids. Her favorite aspect of Fishers is how family-oriented the city is, and how many family-friendly activities there are to enjoy throughout the year. Follow her on Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest, and on her blog.