Unique Gifts in the Mighty Peace

Look no further for the most unique and treasured gifts to share with loved ones this year than right here in the Mighty Peace.  From locally produced honey products and craft beer to imported merino sweaters from Ireland and gorgeous kimonos created here in Alberta, there is something for everyone on your list. Here is a taste of a few great local businesses to shop this holiday season.

The Green Goddess

The Green Goddess offers ethical, safe, and luxurious products for the special people in your life. Created right here in the Mighty Peace by Sarah Keates (aka. The Green Goddess), there’s a wide selection of products such as a fantastic skincare line, essential oils, personal hygiene products, teas, and handcrafted soaps. The Green Goddess products can be purchased at The Green Goddess Studio in Northern Sunrise Country, online or at various locations in the Mighty Peace.

Learn more at imathegreengoddess.com

Peace River Brewing and Peace River Distilling

Be sure to stop by Peace River Brewing for some holiday shopping – beer lovers and beyond will absolutely love to get a gift pack or some trendy swag from Peace River Brewing (PRB), also home to the newly launched Peace River Distilling (PRD). Their “Beer Lover Gift Pack” has eight tasty PRB craft beers and your choice of a PRB-branded glass, t-shirt or toque, and the “PRD Flask Set” includes a super cool PRD-branded flask perfect for those ice fishing trips along with three PRD liqueurs. They’ve also got a ton of hoodies, flannel shirts, hats, toques, sweat pants, socks, glasses, cups, flasks, and they even have PRB-branded dog accessories. Check out their merch at peaceriverbrewing.ca 

Heilan Beer House

There’s no shortage of gift ideas at Heilan Beer House in Fairview. Their Tasting Room is full of Heilan Beer House merchandise such as hoodies, hats, toques, travel mugs and koozies; all decked out with their signature hop head logo. Another great gift option for the beer lovers on your list is a glass or stainless steel Heilan growler filled with one of their tasty craft brews or a gift card that can be used in the Heilan restaurant or the Tasting Room.

Check out all they have to offer by visiting their facebook page here. 

Revitalized Salon and Spa

Revitalized Salon and Spa in Fairview not only offers a wide variety of hair products, they also feature locally made décor with a large selection of Christmas-themed items from 1/2 Nutt Creations, clay earrings by Bennett and Barley. A popular gift idea for anyone on your list is any item from their super popular Milkshake Hair Care Line and a gift card for services or products. Revitalized Salon and Spa services range from hair, massage, skin, nails, lashes, intuitive energy services, a yoga/pilates studio, and a boutique stocked with locally made products – making Revitalized a one-stop shop to care for the body, mind and spirit of anyone on your list this year.

Learn more here.

Grow North Gardens

Be sure to check out Grow North Gardens in Fairview for unique gift-giving ideas. This unique family-owned business is the perfect place to shop for the gardeners in your life. They’ve got beautiful houseplants, seed packs on special (which make great stocking stuffers) and gift cards.

The family business started in 2017 by selling bouquets and plants at the Grande Prairie Farmers Market but quickly grew after they caught the bug for this fulfilling career. In 2018 they built a 6000 square feet greenhouse to grow flowers and vegetables. Be sure to check watch out for info on their flower subscription (information comes out in February). Learn more at grownorthgardens.com. 

Peace River Museum and Archives

Did you know that the Peace River Museum stocks products from local artisans? Be sure to stop by and check out their selection of Peace River Clothing, local history books, and a wide variety of locally made items from people in the region. In addition, they have handmade jewlery, glass items, honey and candles. The museum is open Tuesday to Saturday from 10 am – 4 pm. 

Learn more here

Dads and Lads

Located on Mainstreet Peace River, Dad’s and Lad’s is a great place to find gifts for everyone on your list. They carry a large variety of high-quality clothing, boots, shoes and outerwear for children, women and men. They also have a ton of toques, gloves and cozy socks in stock that make great stocking stuffers. Also be sure to check out their popular Blundstone Boots – they’ve got several styles in store for children, women and men – a sure hit under the Christmas tree. 

Learn more here

Riverside Ranch Decor

At Riverside Ranch and Décor, you’ll be greeted by the smell of Christmas as you walk into the store, and speaking of scents, did you know they even have their own signature candle scent? In addition to the large selection of gorgeous home décor, they’ve got something for everyone on your list. For the men in your life, they have pocketknives and some beautiful decanters and rock glasses. For the boys, they have skating towels, sports ornaments, and projector lights, and for the girls, there’s cute bedroom décor, soaps, and adorable jewelry sets. This place is a haven for great stocking stuffers – from soaps to chocolate suckers and everything in between. Whether you are looking for some Christmas decorating inspiration or unique gift ideas, check them out – you won’t be disappointed. 

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The Old Bistro

The Old Bistro in Fairview is a great place to find unique and beautiful handmade gifts this holiday season. Proudly supporting local artists and authors, they have handmade cutting boards, paintings, earrings, macrame wall hangings, and a huge selection of unique pottery. They also carry a wide variety of personal care products made by Misty Meadows Apothecary whose soaps, lotions and bath salts are absolutely heavenly. They also carry the Schneiders popcorn snack makers and seasonings, which make amazing gifts for anyone on your Christmas list this year.

Learn more here

Raediance Florist and Gift Shop

Raediance Florist and Gift Shop is a must-see in the town of Grimshaw for your Christmas shopping this year. In addition to their large variety of beautiful Christmas arrangements (custom orders are welcome), plants and décor, they offer a wide variety of items such as essential oils, candles, home décor, crystals, greeting cards, accessories, women’s kimonos, baby products, and wall hangings. They also carry Rocky Mountain Chocolates and some other yummy sweet treats and have a section for the men in your life that includes wall art, boxers, soaps and NHL products. They pride themselves on carrying and supporting local Albertan and Canadian brands. Shop in-store or online at raedianceflorist.ca.

Whirlwind Acres

Treat the special people in your life with a super cool experience right here in the mighty peace – a gift card for a dog sledding adventure with Siberian Husky Sled Dogs at Whirlwind Acres, located just outside of Berwyn. Choose a tailored experience or purchase a gift certificate for “Renny’s Adventure” a 1.5 km ride, “Ashur’s Way” a 2 km ride and “Nova’s Journey, a 5 km sled dog ride. This great gift idea also includes time to warm up around the Whirlwind Acres bonfire enjoying their yummy hot chocolate and tasty s’mores. This unique experience provides a full day of entertainment and will bring smiles this winter season.

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Paradis Valley Honey

BEE sure to check out Paradis Valley Honey this holiday season for some great and unique gift-giving ideas. They have a wide variety of products like their delicious pure honey in different sizes, bath and body products made from their locally produced honey, handmade journals, and several handcrafted items created by local artisans. Their top sellers include their Raw Honey Soaps and the popular Well-BEEing Hemp Lotions.

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Hair Chic N Boutique

There is a little something for everyone at Hair Chic N Boutique in the Town of Fairview. There are unique gifts, decor and food items. Or you can treat a loved one to a gift card for the Massage Chair, Hydromassage Chair or Infrared Sauna. They also offer Gel Nails, Nail Art, Lash Extensions, Teeth whitening and Waxing.

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Fairview Fine Arts Centre

If you are looking for something made in the Mighty Peace you need to head to the Fairview Fine Arts Centre. There is unique, photos, paintings, quilts, pottery and more.

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Amicis Gardens

Located just north of Manning, Amicis Gardens is a beautiful gift shop with a large selection of stunning and unique home décor, ladies’ accessories, sweet treats, kitchen gadgets, antiques, and gorgeous handmade items. Be sure to check out their luxurious Barefoot Venus skin and bath product line (based out of Kelowna) and the women’s Auclair Finger Mitts, which are made from sheepskin with thermalite lining to keep the hands warm all winter. They also have super soft, non-itch authentic handmade sweaters and socks made with merino wool in Ireland, 31 flavors of Moosefudge Factory chocolates (made in Saskatachewan) and a wide range of beautiful colors of Country Chic Craft Paint Collection (from British Columbia).

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