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Local Holiday Shopping Guide

*Last Updated 12/6/2018

Shopping local this Holiday season is a great way to give back to the community of Fresno and keep your neighbors employed. Here are some popular local shops to get all your Holiday shopping done this year!

Holiday Boutique

Holiday Boutique is a non-profit gift shop that donates all of it’s proceeds to Valley Children’s Hospital. They carry high-end lines of distinguished gifts. If they carry a brand you like to buy, they can special order any item free of charge. The shop is located at 1772 West Bullard Fresno, CA 93711.

Ooh La La

Ooh La La is an original boutique shop that first started in Clovis and has expanded to River Park Shopping Center. They sell girl’s and women’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and home decor. Check out the two locations!

Yoshi Now!

Yoshi Now! is a local thrift store that offers everything from retro to vintage. They have tons of clothing, furniture, and home decor to choose from. Check them out in Downtown Fresno –
648 Broadway St, Fresno.

Brass Unicorn

The Brass Unicorn offers a unique shopping experience because of the variety of items they hold. Some of the things they offer are books, metaphysical, self-help and healing, unique clothing, gifts, jewelry, herbs, candles. and essentials oils and perfumes. The shop is located at 1007 N Van Ness Ave, Fresno, CA 93728.

Gazebo Gardens

Gazebo Gardens is a full-service nursery that has been around since 1922. Browse the rows of plants and knick-knacks to find a loved one the perfect gift. They are located at 3204 N. Van Ness Blvd, Fresno.

Whities Pets

Have a pet lover in the family? Whities Pets is a great place to buy them what they need this year, whether it’s a new toy for their best friend or a gift card so they can get whatever they want. Whities Pets is located at 5215 N Blackstone Ave, Fresno.

Petunia’s Place

Petunia’s Place is a little bookshop located at 6027 North Palm Ave. Fresno. They sell books for children, youth, and recently adults. They are also happy to order any book that a customer is looking for. They also have author appearances.

Professor Toy

Professor Toy is an educational toy store that has thousands of safe, fun, and quality toys for growing minds. They also offer a monthly coupon that can be downloaded off their website. Professor Toy has two locations: one in Fresno at 7898 N. Blackstone Avenue and one in Visalia at 3448 S. Mooney Boulevard.

Crazy Squirrel Game Store

Crazy Squirrel Game Store is your one-stop shop for all your gaming needs. The store has an extensive selection of board, mini, card, and roleplaying games, and has almost two thousand square feet of dedicated play space. They have various events in the evening for gamers to come play some of their favorite games. Crazy Squirrel is located at 464 E Bullard Ave, Suite 105, Fresno.

Fresno Art Museum

You’ll now be able to buy local and regional art at the Fresno Art Museum. They will carry original artwork, handcrafted jewelry, and utilitarian objects such as lamps and soaps. There will also be a children’s section that will have projects, books, and materials for things to do around the museum. The store hours are from Tuesday-Sunday from 11am to 4pm. They are located at 2233 North First Street, Fresno.

Vineyard Farmers Market 17th Holiday Gift & Craft Show

The 17th Annual Holiday Gift & Craft Show has three dates left this season! This craft show features local artists and local growers. Types of gifts available include pottery, tie dye, handmade jewelry, hand knit clothing, watercolors, and landscape photography. The location is 100 West Shaw Ave, Fresno. Don’t miss one of the three remaining shows!

  • December 8th – 7am
  • December 15th – 7am
  • December 22nd – 7am

These are just of few of the local stores in Fresno. Be sure to do your research to find more!

About Kate Harris

Kate grew up in Santa Rosa, California and attended school at Point Loma Nazarene University in San Diego, where she studied Media Communications with an emphasis in Film Studies. She enjoys hiking, traveling, and playing soccer. She currently lives in Fresno with her husband and is the content writer for WorldLight Media.