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100 ways to give the gift of Tucson

Photo by Erin M on Yelp, Why I Love Where I Live

Supporting small businesses is more important than ever, and this holiday season, we’ve taken out the guesswork in the gift-giving department. Tucson’s small business owners are right here and ready to fill your stockings with incredible products from handcrafted goods to custom designs and products made from locally sourced ingredients! We tapped members of the Yelp Tucson Elite Squad for their favorite local shops to compile this special Collection of 100 local businesses you can support this holiday season and beyond!

(TLDR? Just follow this Collection and get to shopping!)

Handcrafted Goods

HF Coors, Artemesia – Soaps, Salts and Scrubs, Velitas Candles

From homewares to beauty products, clothing and jewelry, Tucson has no shortage of talented artisans and makers. Yelp Elites love gifting products from these locals makers.

Artemesia- Soaps, Salts and Scrubs

Bhava Wellness

Black Broccoli

HF Coors

Kaelen Harwell Organic Day Spa

Kate’s Magik


Rustic Candle Company

Sonoran Rosie

South Sixth Bodega


Local Boutiques and Retailers

Creative Kind Shop, Why I Love Where I Live, Pop-Cycle

From custom gift boxes at Creative Kind to Tucson inspired art from Pop-Cycle, Yelp Elites recommend these thoughtfully curated shops that stock up on locally made items.



Creative Kind

El Be Boutique

Fletcher and Co

Laughlin Mercantile


Midtown Mercantile Merchants


Salon Salon

Sunline Design

Why I Love Where I Live

Gourmet Goods

Popped Artisan Popcorn, Monsoon Chocolate, Whiskey del Bac

Gift the taste of Tucson’s gastronomic roots with locally made goods inspired by regional flavors and ingredients that have earned Tucson the distinction as a UNESCO City of Gastronomy! Yelp Elites recommend these spots to source delicious goods from distilled spirits, to handcrafted chocolate, gourmet popcorn, and artisanal tamales!

Agave Pantry

Arizona Wine Collective

AZ Baking Company

Barrio Charro

Bisbee Olive Oil

Charron Vineyards

Flora’s Market Run

Graze and Provisions

Green Valley Pecan Company

Mile High MunCheese

Monsoon Chocolate

Popcorn Country

POPPED Artisan Popcorn

Ruby’s Divine Chocolates

The RumRunner

Time Market

Tucson Tamale Company


Whiskey del Bac

Art and Regional Gifts

DeGrazia Gallery Under the Sun gift shop, Native Seeds/SEARCH, Zocalo Village

Tucson is home to many unique art galleries, museums and shops that stock local art, ceramics, textiles and more. View our Collection for more ideas!

DeGrazia Gallery Under the Sun

Galeria Mitotera

La Zia Native Arts

Morning Star Traders

Native Seeds/SEARCH

Old Town Artisans Galleries

Petroglyphs Tucson

Southern Arizona Art Guild Gallery & Gifts

Zocalo Village

Experiences and Memberships

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, Sonoran Glass School, AZ Zipline Adventures

Support local organizations and give you family and friends access to unique places with memberships and annual passes.

Arizona Zipline Adventures

Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Children’s Museum Tucson

Fox Tucson Theatre

Let’s Sweat

Fit Boutique Studio

Museum of Contemporary Art

Reid Park Zoo

Sonoran Glass School

The Rialto Theatre

Tohono Chul Park

Tucson Botanical Gardens

Tucson Museum of Art

Plants and Succulents

Bloom Maven, Drutopia, Green Things

Plant mama’s and papa’s always appreciate a fine succulent, weird plant or dried floral arrangement. Yelp Elites recommend these local businesses for all things green!

B & B Cactus Farm

Bloom Maven


Eco Gro

Green Things

Mesquite Valley Growers Nursery

Thistle Tucson

Hobbies, kids and other gifts

Thankfully, Tucson is home to a wide variety of shops, boutiques, and other interesting places to pick up local flavor. Here are more hidden gems that Yelp Elites love to support.

Anthony’s Cigar Emporium

Antigone Books

Arizona Coins & Collectibles

Beauty Republic

Ben’s Bells

Blue Willow Gift Shop

Bravo Boutique Tucson

Dah Rock Shop


Embellish Home

Grandma’s Spinning Wheel

Heroes and Villains

Isle of Games

Mildred & Dildred

Mostly Books

Nak Masks

Open Lotus Meditation

Rosie’s Barkét


Silver Sea Jewelry and Gifts

Skinology Skin and Body Studio

Sky and Sand

Summit Hut

Tashiology Skincare

The Bra Spa

The Ninth House

The Seasoned Woman

The West

And that’s a wrap! Click here to view the complete Collection of 100 local businesses to support this holiday season. We’ve included a brief description of each one to help you on your gift search. Please note, the Collection is sorted in alphabetical order.