7 Places to Find the Perfect Gifts This Holiday Season

These local businesses have the perfect gifts, stocking suffers, hostess gifts, and tokens of appreciation to have you covered for gift-giving this holiday season.

The holiday season is upon us, and many family and friends are on the road heading home for the holidays. Travelling during one of the busiest time of year can be stressful, so we are here to help. There’s no need to shop before you travel; with all the wonderful merchants and shops in the city, we’ve compiled a list of go-to gifts for local-loving friends and families alike to make the holiday a breeze.

For the Chocolate Lover


Sweet Greetings & The Loons Nest

Visit Sweet Greetings & The Loons Nest and The Coffee Bar at 477 Queen Street East in downtown Sault Ste. Marie. This locally owned and operated boutique is a full-service coffee bar and boutique, but also the only Godiva retailer in the city. Choose from a wide selection of the finest chocolate and wrap to perfection. Pop in and see Jennifer and her staff. Their warm, welcoming and helpful staff will help you find the perfect gift. 

For the Love of Skiing


Searchmont Ski Resort

Searchmont Ski Resort is the area's go-to destination for skiing and snowboarding. Check their prices for tickets and pases here. The resort has also been busy making major upgrades to their restaurant and bar.

Craft Beer


OutSpoken Brewing

Locally owned and operated OutSpoken Brewing boasts to be a small brewery with a big voice. The dispensary is open Wednesday, Thursday, Friday or Saturday between 12 pm and 9 pm and Sunday 1 pm - 6 pm,  located at 350 Queen Street East.  Pick up a gift certificate, growler, or some cans of your favourite brew and surprise your loved one with this local treat!

What you'll find (just to name a few):

Split Shot Extra Pale Ale
Rabbit's Foot India Pale Ale
Anvil Red Ale
Deadfall Lagered Ale

FOR THE seLF-CARE enthusiast


OC Hair Bath & Body Co.

Pamper your friends and family with a gift from OC Hair Bath & Body Co. This local gem makes fresh and natural skin care with a mission to provide the most natural and effective products. With a large variety of products, there’s no shortage of gift or stocking stuffer ideas. Shaving and beard, oils, makeup, body, face, hair, bath and shower, and more!

For the Foodie


Serving up Walter's Craft Caesar Mix at Embers Grill & Steakhouse

The Sault Restaurant and Menu Guide provides a list of all the restaurants in the city, as well as their menus to make purchasing a gift certificate or planning a special meal out over the holidays a breeze.

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Tourism Sault Ste. Marie (TSSM) was formed to bring the local tourism industry together to promote the city and assist in developing its economy.

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