Support small businesses for the holidays.
By Summited by Visit Carson City
Since Black Friday seems to be all through December, there’s no better way to support small businesses this season. Get in the spirit and check out all the quirky and unique gifts items from Carson City. What’s more, there are ways to shop safely and responsibly while doing your part to assist local businesses in a time when they need it the most.
What’s more, there are ways to shop safely and responsibly while doing your part to assist local businesses in a time when they need it the most.
Artsy Fartsy Art Gallery
This shop represents more than 55 northern Nevada artists and 20 international artists and sells only signed original artwork. This fabulous gallery was named one of the top three art galleries in the state by Nevada Magazine for the last two years.
Protip: Shop safe and feel like a VIP. Private appointments can be set up by contacting the gallery at (775) 885-ARTS (2787). 405 N. Nevada Street, artsyfartsyartgallery.com
Aunt B’s Vintage and Aunt B’s #2
Located in a little blue Victorian cottage, Aunt B’s has loads of charm and a lovely selection of vintage and handmade goodies. Both locations feature all kinds of treasures from rustic to shabby chic. Protip: Browse their Facebook page ahead of time to check out photos of some of their featured items. You may uncover the perfect gift for someone’s collection!
The Purple Avocado
Trinkets and gifts are found in this historical 1863 built home, showcasing a purple sky ceiling. See why they have been voted Best Gift Shop in Carson City. Protip: Allow the team to be your personal shoppers. Contact them ahead of time by phone or via online form to check stock, special order an item, get help choosing a gift or order a gift certificate. 904 N. Curry Street | (775) 883-6233, thepurpleavocado.com
Fondly known as “Two Sisters,” Due Sorella is a wonderful collection of vintage, repurposed antiques in farmhouse and French styles. Protip: Follow them on Instagram to get inspiration for your holiday gift list. 202 N. Curry Street | (775) 841-6211, facebook.com/duesorelladesign
Made in Nevada
Let your laptop be your guide. This online marketplace is your gateway to the Silver State and perfect for the Battleborn fans on your list. Protip: Shopping here supports this nonprofit so the dollars stay right here in the state. And you won’t even need to leave your couch. shop.madeinnevada.org
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