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Shop Local - Holiday Gift Guide for the Rochester Area

Spread the holiday cheer this year by purchasing gifts at local businesses

The elves have been hard at work compiling a list of Chamber businesses to ease your holiday gift shopping. Every purchase from these businesses brings both joy to the gifts recipient and the local business you are supporting! Let's help each other make this a great holiday season.

If you have any questions or would like to be apart of the Shop Local - Holiday Gift Guide, please email Sophia van Oss at

DISCLAIMER: Participation in the Shop Local – Holiday Gift Guide is available to members of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. The information and offers included below are those of the participating members. Any description and offer criteria, exemptions, and other details, are that of the participating member and questions should be directed to the business member. The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce is not responsible for any adjustments, discontinuation, or other changes to the information and offers included below. Content removal and updates is at the discretion of the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce. The Shop Local – Holiday Gift Guide will close on Friday, December 30th.


125 LIVE

We sell gift cards for classes, merchandise, memberships, personal training and more!


Ama La Vita

We carry women’s fashion, home decor, and gift items. We also carry dance items for all ages (toddler-adult).


Bloom Acai Cafe

Buy $25 gift card and get a $5 card as a bonus! At Bloom Acai Cafe, we serve up food that Mother Nature made… foods that have been around forever and deliver amazing health benefits. We believe in living life to the fullest, and to do that we need to fuel our body the right way.


Canadian Honker Restaurant

BUY $50 IN GIFT CARDS AND GET $10 FREE! Gift cards available in multiple values. Offer available Nov. 25 through Dec. 31st, 2022. Each $10 to be redeemed after Jan. 1st, 2023 .


Carroll's Corn

Carroll's Corn is a famous Rochester treat for locals and visitors alike. Please stop in and try our range of flavors or order online! We ship nationwide and offer a variety of bag sizes as well as decorative holiday tins that are sure to delight!


Charlies Eatery & Pub

Buy $50 worth of Charlie's Gift Certificates and receive a $10 complementary gift certificate - A present to yourself!


Chester’s Kitchen and Bar

Gift Cards available!


Chrissy’s Studio LLC

We are bringing music education to EVERYONE!! Building better kids and community while we learn! Music & Stories for the littles up to age 5, Piano starting at age 3, Ukulele starting at age 4, & Violin/Viola or Voice at age 7.


Custom Alarm

Keep an eye on those holiday packages and stay connected to what is happening at your front door with this special offer of $100 off a Video Doorbell from Custom Alarm, your local, professional, security solution provider! Get started today at


DeCook Landscaping /

The Plant Shack

We have holiday decor items as well as Christmas Trees, winter greenery and fresh wreaths!


eXp Realty -

Rochelle Markov

When gathering for holidays, people want to be at HOME. I am here to guide you to that HOME of your dreams! Buying, selling, or investment HOME? Contact me to find that HOME to suit your needs!


Grand Grill & Martini's

Enjoy home-style Midwestern cuisine made with fresh, local ingredients at the Grand Grill Restaurant. Enjoy signature dishes like Wisconsin cheese curds, burgers and flatbread pizzas. Top it off with warm apple pie or a drink from Martini's Bar. Gift cards are available all year in any denomination from your favorite smiling Grand Grill & Martini's staff member.

HyperSpace Starcade - Video Game Birthday Party

HyperSpace Starcade

Searching for party ideas for a birthday, company, festival, church or school event? Book online and then sit-back and relax at your event. We deliver high-tech fun to you and our game coaches will run it all! Featuring a video game truck, tactical laser tag and virtual reality parties. Give the gift of FUN new experiences and save $50! Book a reservation now using promo code: SAVE50


Jeremiah Program - Rochester

Jeremiah Program is a national non-profit that has a campus in Rochester. We work to disrupt generational poverty for single mothers and their children, two generations at a time. Our shop has JP swag like 2023 calendars, stickers, postcards, JP t-shirts, and water bottles.


Kinney Creek Brewery

Nothing says, "I appreciate you," like your favorite craft brewery gift card and merchandise! Join in on the fun with our gift card promotion for the month of December: Buy $50 worth of gift cards and receive a $10 gift card free! Check out our merchandise options for a Craft Brewers Bundle Gift - perfect for the beer or seltzer lovers in your life! See brewery for details.


Mezza9 Cafe & Dessert

Mezza9 Cafe & Bakery is a European-inspired dessert cafe serving up delicious Bootstrap coffee, matcha, macarons, and a variety of decadent cakes in Rochester, MN.


Nana Gogo Toybrary

Not sure what to get your niece, nephew or grandchildren this holiday season? Tired of giving them the same old gifts? This Holiday season give them the gift that keeps on giving - a toy library membership! As their developmental needs keep changing, a toy library membership will offer them exposure to hundreds of toys for the price of one! We'll even let you borrow before Christmas so you can gift wrap the first borrows! Remember, Christmas presents typically lose their charm in a couple of weeks - right in time for them to come borrow more!"


Neighborly Gifts - Restaurant Voucher Program

Give the gift of choice and keep dollars circulating in your neighborhood.⁣ With our new Restaurant Voucher Program, you can treat your team to lunch, dinner, or coffee and a pastry at their favorite participating local businesses. ⁣Gift recipients simply scan the card for the latest offerings, choose a restaurant or café, and then swipe the card at the time of purchase. ⁣Now serving communities in MN, WI, AZ, and FL.⁣


Neighborly Gifts - Customized Gift Boxes

At Neighborly Gifts we can help you build one-of-a-kind customized boxes to mark a special occasion like a retirement or employee recognition. Our customized gift boxes are curated with beautiful product arrangements that reflect the values of your organization and the individual tastes or preferences of your gift recipients. For more information email


People's Food Co-op

Shop the Co-op for all the food-lovers in your life! From unique craft spirits to housemade pies to gourmet snacks and candies, People's Food Co-op will cover all your bases in one easy stop. We also carry an exciting collection of cozy winterware and affordable household goodies. The Co-op is open to the public 7 days per week, 8a-9p. Free parking at 2nd Ave/6th Street.


Prinvest Advisors

How are you preparing for retirement? Are you saving enough money? Do you have a financial plan to best meet your financial goals? Have you switched jobs recently? These are just a few great questions to ask yourself. This holiday season, give yourself the best gift of all, a free/no obligation portfolio review. I want to help you pursue your 2023 financial goals and beyond. Contact me today to schedule an appointment!


Real Deals

Our shoppe is bursting at the seams with beautiful Christmas and holiday décor for EVERY style. Warm up with cozy finds in our boutique: new sweaters, Christmas graphic tees, denim, beanies, gloves and boots!


Red Cow

Holiday Gift Cards on sale online November 15th - December 30th. Buy a $50 gift card, get a $10 bonus card FREE. Buy a $100 gift card, get a $25 bonus card FREE. Bonus cards valid 1/1/2023 - 5/31/2023 at any Red Cow or Red Rabbit location. Order online starting November 15th at!


Renning's Flowers

Come visit us in store or online for your holiday shopping this season! We are known for our long-lasting fresh flowers, vibrant plants, and excellent customer service. Our store will be stocked with beautiful poinsettias, festive floral arrangements, and unique gift items. We can help you send holiday wishes across town or across the country with our network of florists.


Rochester Farmers Market

Locally sourced foods and handmade artisan crafts! Saturdays from 9am-12pm!


Rochester Public Library Foundation

Shop while helping your library through our online Holiday Shopping Auction! Browse gifts from local businesses! Items include: 4-night Boundary Waters Adventure, Quilt, Autographed books, CSA produce, Wild Tickets, Theater Tickets, Gift Cards to Counterpoint, Ye Olde Butcher’s, Taco Jed, Sargents, Victoria's & more. Please support these businesses year-round. Your help allows us to fund books, materials, & programs … like Wi-Fi enabled laptops for check out, giving those who cannot afford technology an opportunity to connect.


Rochester Symphony

Family Ticket Package to the Symphony: Share the joy of music with family or friends (includes 2 adult tickets and 2 youth tickets) for just $75. Choose any concert from our 2022/2023 season. Join us to see how Rochester Symphony brings great music to life! Find the full season schedule at


Salute Wine Bar and More

You are formally invited to stop by Salute Wine Bar and More to sample our tasty new menu and enjoy delectable cocktails and craft beers from the bar located downtown at Rochester Marriott Mayo Clinic Area. Our on-site restaurant features a full wine list. Join us any time of day for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Happy Hour. We have gift cards available in any monetary value. Ask us if we can host your Holiday Party!


Scooter's Coffee

We offer gift cards - Buy $25 get $5 free! We also have tumblers, coffee mugs, different flavored K-Cups, ground coffee and coffee beans! All fun gift ideas!


Shorewood Senior Campus

Give your parent the gift of safe, social and stress-free senior living. Shorewood Senior Campus offers apartment-style living with independent and assisted living. We offer daily tours. Join our waiting list and receive a cozy sherpa blanket.


SPARK, the Children's Museum of Rochester, Inc.

Give the gift of a SPARK Membership, an experience a family can enjoy all year long with unlimited play, learning, creativity, and fun. SPARK is the children's museum of Rochester located in the Apache Mall.



Gloves, Socks, Hats, Mittens, Apparel and more! Our staff will help you pick out the perfect gift for that active person in your life. We have pre-wrapped gift sets, great deals all season long, and we're also offering $5 back to spend in store when you purchase a $50 gift card. With all that we have to offer, the question is: why haven't you stopped in yet?


Tommy's Express

For the week of Black Friday we have an awesome BOGO on our gift cards, an awesome offer with some fantastic value! We love showing support for our community so take advantage of this limited time offer and show your loved ones how you appreciate them and their hard work with a clean, shiny, and dry car!



VAL-U-BLINDS is a independent local family owned business. Stop into our showroom or call for your FREE in home consultation and receive up to 40% OFF and FREE installation through the end of the year! We also have gift certificates to lock in our 40% discount through next year! Call now: 507-287-8258. Voted #1 best window treatment store in Rochester!



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Virgil's Auto Repair & Towing

Virgil's Auto Repair & Towing servicing Rochester and the following area for 70 years is happy to offer these Holiday Seasons Specials: get a FREE mount and balance with purchase of four tires, $100 OFF full brakes purchased and installed at Virgil's, $50 OFF brake front or rear set purchased and installed at Virgil's, FREE 1 hour diagnosis ($120 value). Each coupon is not valid with any other offers, discounts or coupons. Must present with coupon (show this site). Expires December 31, 2022.


Wildwood Sports Bar & Grill

Get wild with your gift-giving! From gift packs with our unique house spices to the gift of lunch, dinner, or happy hour - we'll make your holiday shopping easy. These gifts are available at our Byron and Rochester locations from November 25-December 20, 2022. We'll see you there!

Zen Fusion

Zen Fusion

Gift cards from Zen Fusion make an excellent Holiday gift for anyone young or old. Purchase $25 get $5, $50 and get $10 or $100 and get $20 during our holiday special!

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