Best Local: Holiday Shopping in Chicago

Hit These Best Local Spots in Chicago and the Suburbs for Unique Holiday Gifts

Courtesy of Cheeky Chicago

Courtesy of Cheeky Chicago

‘Tis the season for family, friends… and shopping. Get in the giving spirit by visiting Best Local shops and fairs this holiday season to pick up the perfect unique gifts for your loved ones. From handmade to hard-to-find, you’ll snag pleasing presents at these festive spots.

Courtesy of Time Out Chicago

Courtesy of Time Out Chicago

On Dec. 14-15 from 10am-5pm, stop in the Randolph Street Holiday Market (1340 W. Washington Blvd) in the West Loop. This three-level fair boasts more than 100 vendors selling vintage, antique, indie and global goods, plus gourmet food—all from Best Local businesses! A 13-minute ride on the 2 bus from Presidential Towers.

Courtesy of Room 363

Courtesy of Room 363

Check out the one-of-a-kind Best Local Room 363 (232 S Washington St.) in Naperville. Yelpers have noted this shop makes you feel like “you’re shopping in someone’s house” with its boutiquey and thrifty vibe. Browse unique gifts, home décor, vintage accessories, artisan items and more. An 8-minute drive from Lincoln at the Parks in Naperville!

Courtesy of Yelp

Courtesy of Yelp

Best Local Enzee Boutique (140 N York St.) in Elmhurst is the perfect gift stop for the ladies in your life. This shop has more than 100 lines of jewelry, plus trendy women’s wear, including evening dresses. You can even create custom jewelry! A 10-minute drive from Elm Creek Apartments in Elmhurst.