We know the holiday shopping season looks different this year. We also know our local businesses and community members need our support.  They are an integral part of making our communities great, unique places to live. We hope our holiday guide helps you find meaningful ways to connect with local business and nonprofits, which in turn, builds a strong community.  Our holiday guide includes local recommendations in the communities in which build. We realize there are many other great local businesses in these communities and encourage you to explore online to find more! If you have a favorite, you’d like us include in the list, we’d love to hear from you!

Join us in committing to share joy and shop small this holiday season.

Click the region below to view a list of local business in the cities in which we build and support local.

 

SPOKANE WASHINGTON AREA, HOLIDAY GUIDE

Give to those in need this holiday season

 

 

 

 

 

  • 2nd Harvest – Bite 2 Go –  https://2-harvest.org/bite-2-go/
    • Second Harvest works closely with a growing number of community partners to fill the gap by providing Bite 2 Go food supplies over the weekend during the school year.
  •  American Childhood Cancer Organization Inland NW – https://www.acco.org/inlandnw/
    • American Childhood Cancer Organization Inland Northwest’s unique mission is to help each family cope with life during childhood cancer treatments and rebuild their lives after cancer from the experienced perspective of those who have been there before. Your donations will enhance the lives of children with cancer and their families.
  • Anna Ogden Hall –  https://www.uniongospelmission.org/
    • Women’s Recovery provides a safe, welcoming refuge and long-term treatment for women of all ages who are seeking to turn their lives in a new direction.
  •  Blessings Under The Bridge –  https://butb.org/
    • Providing hope to the homeless population of Spokane.
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Spokane County – https://www.bgcspokane.org/
    • Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place to learn and grow – all while having fun. Their mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who need us most to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.
  • Crosswalk Youth Shelter – https://www.voaspokane.org/crosswalk
    • Crosswalk is the only licensed emergency shelter serving runaway and homeless youth in Eastern Washington.
  • Down Syndrome Connections Northwest – https://dsconnectionsnw.org/
    • Down Syndrome Connections NW is a network of support, information and resources–Striving striving to improve the quality of life and providing a single point of connection for people with a Down Syndrome diagnosis, their families and the community at large.
  • Embrace Washington – https://embracewa.org/
    • Blessing the lives of children in foster care, one child at a time.
  • Feed Spokane – https://feedspokane.org/
    • Feed Spokane is a non-profit organization that brings together meal providers and community partners in the greater Spokane area to work together to serve free meals to those in need.
  • Ronald McDonald House – https://rmhcinlandnw.org/
    • The mission of the Ronald McDonald House is to provide a Home-Away-From-Home for families with ill children receiving medical services in Spokane and Coeur d’Alene.
  • Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery – https://www.vanessabehan.org/
    • Vanessa Behan provides safety for children, strengthens families and creates a healthier community in an environment of unconditional love.

Play at local venues

 

 

 

 

 

  • Mica Moon Zip Tours and Aerial Park – https://micamoon.com/
    • Conveniently located in Liberty Lake, Mica Moon Zip Tours is Spokane’s only true zip line canopy tour adventure. They also have a state of the art aerial trekking park.
  • Spark Central – https://spark-central.org/
    • Spark Central is a non-profit that ignites the creativity, innovation, and imagination necessary for people to forge the path to their best future. They break down barriers to creativity like cost, confidence, and access by offering transformative programs, access to innovative technology, and a welcoming community for people of all economic backgrounds.
  • Urban Art Co-op Pottery https://www.facebook.com/Urbanartcoop/
    • Community pottery studio where potter’s of all skill levels work side by side, learn from each other, and collaborate. Urban Art Co-op offers classes, memberships, and has annual pottery sales and events.
  • Wild Walls Climbing Gym – https://www.wildwalls.com/
    • Wild Walls is the premier indoor climbing gym and yoga studio in the Inland Northwest.
  • Wonderland Family Fun Center – https://wonderlandspokane.com/
    • Wonderland Family Fun Center is the perfect place for the entire family to spend a fun and relaxing day. Over 5 acres of fun! Mini-golf, laser tag & go-karts are some of the attractions at this complex with pizza & TV sports. Admission is FREE and the park is open year-round.

Shop at local shops this holiday

 

 

 

 

 

  • Atticus Coffee & Gifts – https://www.facebook.com/AtticusCoffee/
    • Atticus Coffee & Gifts makes espresso drinks, drip coffee, loose-leaf teas, and house-made granola. They also offer four different Parisian-style sandwiches as well as cookies and pastries from Cake Bakery and Boots Bakery in Spokane.
  • Aunties Bookstore – https://www.auntiesbooks.com/
    • Auntie’s Bookstore is an independent bookstore in downtown Spokane that sells both new and used books “to match any budget.”
  • Bloem: – https://www.bloomnation.com/florist/bloem-flowers-chocolates-paperie/
    • Bloem sells flowers, chocolates and gifts in downtown Spokane. They offer flower daily deliveries on flowers, chocolates, balloons and cards. They also carry Crane & Co. stationary and personalized invitations for weddings.
  • Bruttles Gourmet Candy – https://www.bruttles.com/
    • Bruttles is offering one-of-a-kind gourmet candy. Their recipe has been passed down and improved over the last 68 years. The result is a confection with a soft, flaky consistency and a rich, creamy peanut butter flavor.
  • The Corner Door Café & Books – http://www.cornerdoor.com/
    • The Corner Door is a combination independent book store and soda fountain (soups, sandwiches, milkshakes, sundaes, sodas, espresso), located in a circa 1925 corner-drugstore style building in Millwood and stocked with an unusual variety of books, puppets, CD’s and artwork.
  • Decorum Gifts – https://www.facebook.com/decorumgift/
    • A locally owned gift store carrying the perfect gift for every occasion. From the humorous to the heartfelt you will find it at Decorum.
  • Garland Resale Boutique – https://www.garlandresale.com/
    • A brand new resale boutique in the heart of downtown Spokane, located in the Symons building. They offer women’s resale clothing, accessories, and gift items. Dog and kid-friendly!
  • Hallett’s Chocolates and Coffee – https://www.hallettschocolates.com/
    • A family owned candy store started in Otis Orchards Washington. They sell 120 different chocolates and candies year round, as well as fruit candies seasonally.
  • Pottery Place Plus – https://www.potteryplaceplus.com/
    • An artist cooperative and mixed media art gallery that features fine arts and crafts made by Spokane artists. The gallery offers pottery, blown, fused and stained glass, fiber arts and a wide selection of jewelry along with handmade candles and bath products. They also sell photography. oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings.
  • Silver Element Jewelry – https://silverelementjewelry.com/
    • The home of hand-made symbolic silver jewelry including pendants, charms, rings, chains, and earrings.
  • The Bike Hub – https://www.thebikehub.com/
    • Spokane’s resident bike shop. They carry bikes from Trek, Giant, Santa Cruz, Ibis, Transition and FIT.
  • Trackside Studio Ceramic Art Gallery – http://www.tracksidestudio.net/
    • A working ceramic studio and an elegant sales gallery in downtown Spokane. They feature monthly ceramic exhibits.
  • Uncle’s Games – https://www.facebook.com/UnclesGamesSpokane/about/?ref=page_internal
    • Uncle’s has an amazing selection of board games for all ages and interest, the region’s largest selection of jigsaw puzzles, daily events and much more!
  • Whiz Kids – https://downtownspokane.org/directory/5483/whiz-kids/
    • They have puzzles and educational games for kids. Whiz Kids has a large selection to help make at-home learning fun for everyone.

Eat - options for local eateries

 

 

 

 

 

  • Bark Rescue Pub – http://barkrescuepub.com/
    • Bark guests can interact with rescue cats and dogs who live in a separate, but accessible area from the restaurant before, during or after their dining experience. All profits from adoptions, reservation fees, donations and a portion of some food and beverage sales go to support the work of The Spokane Humane Society.
  • Blissful Whisk – https://blissfulwhisk.com/
    • Located on Barker in Spokane Valley, The Blissful Whisk is a bakery and pastry shop offering a wide assortment of baked goods, beverages, custom cakes and more. Pre-order rolls and pies (available baked or take and bake) for your holiday meals.
  • Bottles Wine & Beer –  https://www.bottlesspokane.com/
    • Located off of Argonne in Spokane Valley, Bottles is go-to spot for the best selection of wine and beer from around the region, country, and world. This is a local favorite to enjoy a glass of wine or a cold beer or cider from one of the 24 rotating tap handles.
  • Domini Sandwiches – http://www.dominispokane.com/
    • Located in downtown Spokane, Domini Sandwiches is a family-owned business serving deli-style sandwiches (meat, cheese, bread and condiments) and their famous popcorn, soups, pickles, sodas, beer and wine.
  • Hay J’s Bistro – https://hayjsbistro.com/
    • The moment you walk through the doors at Hay J’s you are instantly transported from a run of the mill gas-station strip mall to a cozy, warm and artfully decorated fine dining establishment. Hay J’s is a culinary delight of artfully crafted perfection. Be sure to check out the neighboring, family owned businesses–Piccolo: wood fired pizza and Butcher Block: a one-stop shop for wine and beer, high quality cuts of beef, seafood, etc.
  • Liberty Lake Juice Company – https://libertylakejuice.com/
    • Liberty Lake Juice Company is a locally owned and operated fresh juice and smoothie bar in Liberty Lake. They serve raw fresh-pressed juices, superfood packed smoothies, Acai bowls, organic matcha green tea lattes, and organic superfood hot cocoa.
  • Maracas Mexican Grill South Hill – http://www.maracasmexicangrill.com/
    • Maracas Mexican Grill is a local family owned restaurant on Spokane’s South Hill Located on the Regal side of the 57th & Regal Albertson’s. We serve authentic Mexican flavors using only the freshest and finest ingredients. We are open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week.
  • Millwood Brewing Company – https://millwood-brewing-company.business.site/
    • Millwood Brewing Company is a community Brewery located in the heart of the Millwood District. Early 1900’s industrial, combined with quality craft beers, combined with a museum shrine of beer history, makes this micro brewery completely unique in the PNW.
  • Sonnenberg’s Market and Deli – https://www.sonnenbergsmarket.com/
    • With the store having been in business since 1891, Sonnenberg’s Market & Deli along with the help of their greatly appreciated employees, strive to provide old fashion customer service, quality product, and some of the lowest meat prices in the Spokane and surrounding area to our valued customers.
  • The Mason Jar in Cheney – http://themasonjar101.com/
    • The Mason Jar is a graduate student’s final project come-to-life–created to provide a commonality between the 50% college students and 50% farm community in Cheney. This quaint cafe focuses on sustainable, seasonal and local–and they are passionate about education. They hold various forums and events to help teach local about food ethics, economic policy, etc.
  • Trailbreaker Cider – https://www.trailbreakercider.com/
    • Trailbreaker Cider Tasting Room & Restaurant features plenty of indoor space with three different levels for seating along with a beautiful yard and outdoor area.Their products are made from 100% WA Grown Apples–using many varieties of apples to create ciders that are not too sweet.
  • Wisconsinburger – https://wisconsinburger.com/index.html
    • Wisconsinburger is a locally owned Spokane restaurant inspired by the mom-and-pop burger shops in Wisconsin. Their beef is locally sourced and ground fresh every morning to give you the best possible burger experience!

Relax in a local spa this holiday season

 

 

 

 

 

  • Be Loved Salon – https://www.belovedsalon.com/
    • Locally owned and operated Hair Salon, Spa, and Beauty Store–Be Loved is located in a unique and historic building on Atlantic just off of Division.
  • Brick House Massage & Coffee Bar – http://www.brickhousemassage.com/
    • Located on Sprague in the Valley, the Brick House spa allows you to step away from your stress and indulge in your favorite things. Featuring a Full-Service Coffee bar and fully-stocked Gift Shop with unique and fun items. You can schedule your favorite combination of massage therapy, body treatments, facials, waxing, manicures, pedicures.
  • The Fix Brow Bar and Skincare Studio https://www.thefixspokane.com/
    • The Fix is a studio in downtown Spokane that offers brow threading, dermalogica facials, full face waxing, makeup lessons, and wedding makeup. Their focus is on delivering meaningful results to guests and offering the best in education for at home care an in studio services.
  • Warm Hands Therapeutic Massage Clinic & Spa – https://www.massagebook.com/SPOKANE~Massage~WarmHands
    • At Warm Hands Therapeutic Massage Clinic, therapists are highly skilled and value providing quality and individualized bodywork above all else. They offer a peaceful setting for you to experience the massage you’ve always deserved in a warm, relaxing, and healing environment.

NORTH IDAHO, HOLIDAY GUIDE

Give to those in need this holiday season

 

 

 

 

 

  • Boys and Girls Club of Kootenai County – http://www.northidahobgc.org/
    • Our mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.
  • Children’s Village – https://www.thechildrensvillage.org/
    • A licensed residential care facility for children located in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, we are dedicated to providing a safe haven and restoring hope for children who have been abused, neglected, or are in severe family crisis.
  • Newby-ginnings – www.newbyginnings.org
    • With support from and in partnership with the community, Newby-ginnings of North Idaho, Inc., a non-profit organization, will provide, with honor, respect and integrity, essential items, resources and referrals to area Active Military, Veterans, and Gold Star Families in need of such services.
  • Tesh – https://teshinc.com/
    • Offering choices and opportunities to people of all ages with disabilities or other challenges who are seeking greater independence, self-sufficiency, and participation in their community.  Since 1976 Tesh has been providing Rehabilitative Services in areas of Child Development, Independent Living, and Employment & Training.
  • The Guardians Foundation – https://www.theguardiansfoundation.org/
    • Utilizing resources within our communities, we reach out to veterans and their families to bring comfort, offer hope, and provide immediate assistance using fluid and effective methods. With an empathetic and passionate staff, we take ownership of, and strive to resolve, core issues facing our honored veterans.

Play at local venues

 

 

 

 

 

  • Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruises – www.cdacruises.com
    • Lake Coeur d’Alene Cruises offers a great way to enjoy the lake with family and friends. There are many cruise options to choose from including daily scenic cruises, charter cruises, and holiday cruises. There are also private event options for weddings, family reunions, business functions and more.
  • Pinot’s Palette – https://www.pinotspalette.com/cda
    • Coeur D’alene Paint & Sip Studio, Pinot’s Palette is offering take home paint kits, virtual events, and in studio classes.
  • Timberline Adventures – http://www.ziptimberline.com/
    • Timberline Adventures is Coeur d’Alene’s first and only zipline adventure! If you’re looking for world-class, brag-worthy, bucket list excitement, Timberline Adventures is truly an experience you’ll never forget! Soar through Coeur d’Alene’s #1 rated outdoor adventure with 7-World Class Ziplines, 2 Breathtaking Sky Bridges and 2 thrilling Auto-Belays. Go for epic and cap your experience with our brand new Treehouse suspended 30 Feet in the air.
  • Triple Play Family Fun Park – http://www.3play.com/
    • As an award-winning Family Entertainment Center in the Coeur d’Alene and Spokane area, Triple Play Family Fun Park offers endless fun for the entire family. Triple Play strives to maximize every guest’s experience with exceptional service, newly remodeled facilities, and great attractions. Our facility is the only one of its combination west of the Mississippi! Guests can race, splash, climb, putt, ride, bowl, indulge and, when that becomes too much, cross the sky bridge to the hotel and relax in a unique room or suite.

Shop at local shops this holiday

 

 

 

 

 

  • CDA Idaho Clothing Company – https://cdaidaho.com/
    • CDA IDAHO Clothing Company is a locally owned and operated small business that started as a locally minded shirt company that really captured the coolness of where we live. Our designs are inspired by the natural beauty and community of Coeur d’Alene and Idaho, and it’s been our goal to come up with designs that cater to locals first. We’ve been blessed with a loyal following from this great community we live in.
  • Super Silver – http://www.facebook.com/supersilvercda
    • If you love Silver, you’ll love our store! We have thousands of Sterling Silver rings, semi-precious stones, chains, earrings, pendants, toe rings, anklets, hoops & much more.
  • 208 Tees- 208tees.com
    • Locally owned and operated, 208 Tees designs and creates every shirt and 208-inspired product with love. Great quality, unique designs, and all of our products always ship for free from beautiful North Idaho.

Eat - options for local eateries

 

 

 

 

 

  • Belle’s Brunch House in Hayden, Idaho
    • We serve Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner as well as beer, wine and fresh local coffee!
  • Capones Pub & Grill – https://caponespub.com/
    • North Idaho’s Best Sports Bar. We have more taps than tables and the best food around. Seen on Diners, Drive-ins and Dives. With four North Idaho locations: CDA Pub, Post Falls Pub, Hayden Pub, and Ponderosa Springs Golf Course.
  • Cedars Floating Restaurant – https://cedarsfloatingrestaurant.com/
    • The Cedars Floating Restaurant is Idaho’s premier floating restaurant, featuring the freshest fish available daily and locally sourced Choice Beef. The Cedars, founded in 1965, floats at the confluence of Lake Coeur d’Alene and the Spokane River and is renowned for providing quality food, drinks, and service.
  • Fisherman’s Market & Grill – http://fishermansmarketcda.com/
    • Fisherman’s Market and Grill – Simple: Fresh food in a beautiful place. It just doesn’t have to be that complicated; source the freshest seafood, create traditional, homestyle meals alongside dynamic award-winning sushi, and have it served by friendly people next to a full service fish market–all in the pristine Inland Northwest.
  • Harlow’s Diner – https://www.facebook.com/Harlows-Diner-2330353173958365/
    • Homemade local diner open for breakfast and brunch in Rathdrum, Idaho.
  • Kokopelli Coffee – https://www.facebook.com/Kokopelli-Coffee-170865929599857/
    • Excellent, local drive-thru coffee shop in Post Falls just off of Highway 41 on Poleline Ave.
  • Le Peep Cafe – https://lepeep.com/
    • Locally owned restaurant with friendly service and a focus on food. At le peep we care about freshness, and quality, and take pride in the fact that our food is prepared fresh daily. We don’t do this to be different, we do it to be better! Taste what makes us great!
  • Local Deli –  https://ilovelocaldeli.com/
    • Dedicated to providing their customers with a variety of healthy and fresh food options. At the Local Deli, every meal is made to order, exactly how you want it! They offer sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, and catering services for weddings, office meetings, and special events. Their food and amazing service is sure to make everyone happy! They have two locations: one in Hayden and one in Rathdrum, Idaho.
  • Nadine’s Mexican Restaurant –  https://www.nadinesmexicankitchen.com/
    • Nadine’s Mexican Kitchen in Rathdrum, Idaho, is proud to be located in the heart of our downtown. Our menu is inspired by our love of traditional Mexican food and comfort food. All of our delicious flavors are made in-house with our entire heart. We invite you to come enjoy all that our menu has to offer and our exceptional staff so your experience at Nadine’s Mexican Kitchen brings you back, again and again. Nadine’s has garnered local acclaim for North Idaho’s Best Mexican Cuisine for our large portions, fresh ingredients and full-flavored dishes. We promise you will never leave hungry.
  • Penny’s Pit Gourmet Burgers – https://www.facebook.com/Pennyspitburgers/
    • Family owned and operated since 2013 focusing solely on consistency and quality. We are a lunch time establishment. Our beef is all locally sourced from Twin Lakes Farm & Ranch (all natural, grass fed, non-GMO). Flame grilled fresh burgers are our signature crowd pleaser. Family friendly with a full menu including our very own kids’ menu options for the littles. Stop by and visit us, you will be kindly surprised.
  • Westwood Brewing Company – https://westwoodbrewing.com/
    • Serving delicious pub food, artfully crafted by our chef and located in a historical building from the 1800s with tons of character. Our kitchen hours are 11am – 9pm, 7 days a week. Come in and let us serve you!

Relax in a local spa this holiday season

 

 

 

 

 

  • Highlands Day Spa, Boutique & Nail Salon –  https://www.facebook.com/highlandsdayspanails/
    • The Highlands Day Spa is a rejuvenating beauty and wellness spa, offering massage and reflexology, facial and body treatments, manicures and pedicures. The Highlands Day Spa is located on the beautiful Highlands Golf Course atop the Highlands Bench in Post Falls, Idaho. We offer a full range of health and beauty treatments and amenities, which help create a refreshing retreat from your daily routine. Our massage therapists, body, skin, hair and nail technicians are happy to pamper you with massages, facials, herbal wraps, manicure, pedicures and more…in one of the most beautiful day spas in Idaho.
  • Spa Ssakwa’q’n – Coeur d’Alene Casino – http://www.cdacasino.com/spa
    • Spa Ssakwa’q’n is one of the largest spas in the region and provides an affordable, luxurious experience. Celebrate the seasons in our expansive and soothing spa space of stone, cedar and natural light. Located a short 30-minute drive from Coeur d’Alene, Spa Ssakwa’q’n offers premier spa services, 7 days a week. We offer a variety of unique facials, massages, and body treatments to best serve your relaxation needs. We’re one of only a couple of Vichy treatment rooms in the Inland Northwest. Our trained and experienced staff are here to help you extinguish stress and relax your mind.

 

We realize there are many other great local businesses in these cities, we encourage you to explore this comprehensive resource for small businesses throughout the INW: https://livelocalinw.com/