Don't be that guy. You know, the one who waits until the very last minute to get gifts for everyone on your list this year? Plan ahead in Lehigh Valley. With all of the options to snag great deals and one-of-a-kind finds, there's just no excuse for procrastination.
We've rounded up some great gift ideas for all types of people that might be on your list this holiday season.
The outdoorsman. Searching for the latest gear for a nature lover? Look no further than Easton Outdoor Company. They are stocked with top-of-the-line apparel and more. You'll have a wide selection to choose from, no matter what specialty you're in search of. From climbing gear to running to camping, Easton Outdoor Company is ready to outfit your next adventure. You can also try Keystone Running Store for the avid runners in your life. For over 30 years, the staff has been fitting runners and walkers of all abilities in quality, comfortable footwear, and apparel to help them perform their best.
The beer lover. Lehigh Valley has become a great destination for beer lovers, and there's much more to give than just a case of their favorite variety. Many breweries offer merchandise that is only available in-house, including Fegley's Brew Works, Bonn Place Brewing Co., and Funk Brewing Co.. Beer snobs will appreciate sporting this merch!
The fashionista. Break away from the typical stores at the mall and pay a visit to a local boutique. In Easton, Belle Âme Eco-Boutique is where you'll find durable, adorable, affordable clothing for women. Over 90 percent of the materials used are up-cycled from around Lehigh Valley. So, this gift suits the environmentally conscious person on your list. For someone you think would give something new a try, look no farther than Lara Bly. Located in Bethlehem's SouthSide, Lara Bly designs is a fashion brand for women which embodies elegance, color, comfort, and interchangeable wearability. You can guarantee whoever receives a piece from here, will be show stopping.
The sports fan. No matter what sport you prefer, there's something do find in Lehigh Valley. Many of the venues are offering great specials and packages for the holiday season, so be sure to take advantage! The Lehigh Valley Phantoms have games throughout the holiday season, making the perfect outing for the whole family.
The foodie. Any aspiring home chef would be thrilled with a treat from Seasons Olive Oil & Taproom. Here, you can sample an array of olive oils and vinegars that will add a special touch to your holiday cooking. They've also got a meat & cheese counter with a tasty selection, so be sure to pick up some goodies there as well. Forget stringing the tree with popcorn, gift it to someone. Clusters Handcrafted Popcorn is simply delicious, and comes in a variety of flavors such as original Clusters Caramel Corn, Peanut Butter Blast, Cookie Explosion, and White Cheddar, just to name a few.
The spa goer. Know someone who could use a little relaxation? Treat them to a spa day at one of the fantastic locations in Lehigh Valley. We recommend Evolve Salon & Spa in Center Valley, Healing Hands Massage & Wellness Center in Bethlehem, and Qi Spa in Catasauqua. Nothing relieves the stress of the holiday season like a nice massage or facial.
The theatre lover. Pick up a pair of tickets to an upcoming show at the State Theatre Center for the Arts in Easton or the Civic Theatre in Allentown. If you're looking to plan for the summer months, don't forget that both the Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival and Summer Music Theatre at Muhlenberg College offer gift certificates.
The kids. Let loose and have some fun! Treat the younger ones to an afternoon at Easton’s Crayola Experience™, where kids can color outside the lines and create their next piece of artwork! For kids of any age, give the gift of reading with a neatly bound book from The Book & Puppet Company.
Now that you've got a few ideas, why wait another minute? Head on out and get that shopping list done today- but don't forget to check it twice!