November 16, 2020 | Story by: Shelby Rochowiak
As leaves fall and temperatures drop, we inch closer and closer to the holiday season. As you begin holiday shopping, take time to check out Livingston County’s local businesses. Local finds often make the most unique and memorable gifts. Now more than ever, it is important to spread pride about where we come from.
Give these businesses your support this holiday season, and spread the word by tagging #LoveLivCo when you post about your holiday finds. You may have your photo featured on our social media!
The World-Renowned Zukey Lake Tavern T-shirt
You can’t truly call yourself a Livingston County local, until you are the proud owner of a Zukey Lake Tavern T-shirt. Available in any color imaginable, these shirts are a symbol of LoveLivCo pride.
It is an amazing feeling when you are traveling in a different state or country and spot someone sporting a colorful Zukey Lake Tavern shirt. Follow their Facebook page to see photos of people wearing the shirt in other countries while traveling.
Pair a shirt with a gift card, and you have the perfect gift for a loved one!
Travel mugs, Coffee Beans, Gift Cards and more at Black Iron Coffee Roasters
Black Iron Coffee Roasters, located in downtown Howell, is the perfect stop to warm-up and caffeinate while holiday shopping. Help warm up a loved one’s chilly morning with a gift card to grab their favorite holiday drink at Black Iron.
Visit them in-store or online to see their variety of coffee mugs, coffee beans, winter apparel, and more!
The Fuel is the perfect stop for treats for your favorite health enthusiasts! Bring your favorite health nut a guilt-free plant-based cinnamon roll, or a zesty bag of seasoned kale chips.
In addition to healthy snacks, gift your loved ones a healthy state of mind by purchasing them yoga classes at The Space. Visit their website, The Shop for other calming finds like essential oil rollers, jewelry, bath soaks, incense sticks, and more!
Support Michigan Artists at Finding Roots
A must-see in downtown Howell, Finding Roots is filled with handmade gifts that are unlike anything found at big box stores. Get lost in the small, intricate details carved in the jewelry, or discover medicinal salves that will bring peace and relaxation to your loved ones.
Find gifts unlike any other at Finding Roots, and take comfort in knowing that everything bought from here was made locally.
(E-gift cards and curbside pickup are available here so patrons can shop safely)
Find cannoli kits, cookie decorating kits, and gift boxes filled with sweet treats at M Street Bakery
Trick-or-treat yourself to cookies – the single best part of the holiday season. Grab a kit from M Street Bakery to create sweet, photo-worthy creations at home! Not only will these treats make the best gifts, but also the best memories.
Cookies, caramel apples, cupcakes, or pumpkin rolls not your thing? Find metal reusable straws, travel tumblers, T-shirts, and more online!
Enroll your favorite craft beer connoisseur in the mug club at Brewery Becker
Holiday cheer and cold beer, welcome to the best time of the year!
Create a custom label or gift a seasonal wine like Frost Bite or Red Frost at Howell’s Main Street Winery
Stop by the Howell Main Street Winery to sample their seasonal wines and crispy thin-crust pizzas. Take a bottle home and gift it to a friend! Gift certificates are also available.
Celebrating an upcoming event? Wine batches are perfect for weddings, birthday parties, corporate events, retirement parties, anniversaries, and any other event worthy of celebration! A batch of wine includes 28 bottles of wine with customizable labels. Make sure to order well in advance though, as a batch of wine takes approximately 12 weeks to make.
Keep Your Money Where Your Heart Is!
Join Ann Arbor SPARK, Greater Brighton Area Chamber, Howell Area Chamber of Commerce, Hartland Area Chamber of Commerce, and the Livingston County Convention & Visitors Bureau to drive dollars into the Livingston County community. Support the Livingston County Small Business Assistance Fund by purchasing #LoveLivCo T-shirts and swag, or by making a donation (100% of the proceeds are dedicated solely for Livingston County small businesses).
We want to see your #LoveLivCo gifts! Tag us for a chance to be featured on our website.
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