10 Great Michigan Christmas Gift Ideas
Don't spend all holiday season racking your brain on what to get your family and friends! Give the gift of local this season by buying a Michigan made product. Not only are you supporting our local economy, but you are also giving a unique gift to a loved one. In the list below, check out 15 great Michigan Christmas gift ideas.
For the traveler in your family, pick up Michigan Mitt Maps™. Included in the package are coloring pages, re-positional decals, a Just Bea™ cartoon, games & puzzles, special savings & more.
Happy Trails Michigan™ is the company that makes the Michigan Mitt Maps™. They are located in Dearborn. You can pick up this awesome gift for just $11.99 at select Meijer and ACO Hardware stores.
If you are looking for a gift for a young child, check out Uncle Goose's ABC Blocks. This set of 28 blocks is crafted from sustainable Michigan basswood, then embossed and printed with a colorful range of non-toxic inks.
Uncle Goose is the company that makes these ABC Blocks, they are located right here in Grand Rapids, Michigan. You can grab this educational gift for $40 from their website.
For the teen girl in your family, pick up some of Keeki Pure and Simple's Neon Nail Polish. Their nontoxic nail polish is 100% biodegradable, with a vegan, gluten-free formula.
Keeki Pure and Simple is located in Comstock Park and you can pick up this fun gift for $40.99 on their website.
Show your Tiger spirit with a Justin Verlander Fathead. This graphic of Tiger phenom Justin Verlander is 2'W x 2'10"H, but also comes in life size!
Fathead is the creator of these wall clings and they are located in Detroit, Michigan. You can pick up this wall cling for $39.99 from their website or from select stores statewide.
Show off your school spirit with the SpartansTM officially licensed Mini Collegiate Set. You can also swap out the logo, for whatever team suites you best. The break-away rim is built Spartan-tough with 5/16" solid steel and has a die spring that can handle your toughest dunks.
Just In Tyme Sports is the creator of this awesome gift. You can pick one up for $50.99 from their website.
For the beer aficionado in your family, why not pick up a Michigan Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener? Stop scuffing up your counter tops when you open up your beer and use a Michigan made bottle opener. Made from Pine Wood and handcrafted for your taste, this Drink Local - Michigan sign is perfect for your bar, home, or local business.
The beer bottle opener is made by Drink Local Products, they are located in Grand Rapids. You can pick up one of these for $40 on Etsy.
Show off your Michigan Pride and pick up a locally made T-Shirt with one of several Michigan slogans. This version comes with the saying "Bi-Peninsular & Proud" and comes in a variety of colors.
Michigan Awesome is a company out of Grand Rapids and they produce a huge variety of apparel. You can pick up this T-Shirt for $22 from their website.
Here is a great book for the cook in your life. The Wild Caught and Close to Home cookbook celebrates the Great Lakes whitefish with recipes, cooking techniques and chef insights. It is a 64-page book with 55 awesome Whitefish recipes.
The Ann Arbor born Michigan Sea Grant sells the book on their website for $16.95.
OK, we are back to another Tigers gift... But they just played in the World Series, so they deserve some love. Pick this up for the Tigers fan in your family. The gift basket includes: Powder-coated steel English "D" Keychain, 7 oz. bag of Germack fresh roasted peanuts in a Detroit Tigers themed bag, Bottle of Vernors, 11 oz. bag of Germack Pistachios, Caramel corn from the Detroit Popcorn Company, and 10 oz. Jar of Sanders Hot Fudge Topping.
You can grab these Tigers themed snacks from Gift Baskets From Michigan out of White Pigeon for only $64.
Sure, it's not Lafayette Coney, but it will do. (Bring on the arguments, I prefer Lafayette out of any Detroit Coney.) The kit includes their own special recipe chili sauce, two dozen natural casing hot dogs with buns, along with freshly diced onions and tasty yellow mustard.
You can pick up this Detroit original from their website for $39.95.