Mission is home to some of the most unique and fun stores with gifts available for every single person on your holiday list no matter what they're into. Check out the following list as a sample of some of the fantastic finds you can find to match their personality and to give a gift that shows you really know them! The added bonus? You get to feel good about your purchases knowing that you shopped local this year.
Looking for the person who has everything can often be a feat, but these few places below will have you finding something perfect and likely something they may have never even seen!
For the one who loves a little sass with their home decor, or for one who enjoys local art and shiny things- this is the place for them! Filled to the brim with fun finds, Goldenball Mercantile in Downtown Mission will not disappoint and you may just struggle to pick only one thing! This place is the newest on the block and is definitely worth checking out.
A famous Downtown Mission staple, Pressland General is filled with fun local gifts and apparel made right in store! Check out their outdoors gear, books, and great selection of cards. They're popular for a reason!
Also located in Downtown Mission (can we say easy shopping trip?) The Magenta Rose House, is a quaint and charming house built in 1938 and is filled with beautiful antiques, neat giftware, rare home décor, original artwork, unique jewelry, and more! There is also a resident cat that roams so make sure to say hi!
Silk Degrees offers a treasure trove of gifts, home décor, ladies' fashion and baby goods all under one roof. Every corner is filled with lovingly thoughtful gift ideas with staff that will make sure you find just the right piece!
Cameron James Men's Wear
Sprucing up your look is never a bad idea. Whether it's pre or post holiday, Cameron James Men's Wear has your favourite men's looks ready with the most knowledgable staff to help you pick your items out. As the newest store on the block, we're sure your gift recipient will enjoy spoiling themselves and checking out the new digs at this charming establishment.
Is your gift recipients into sport fishing or hunting? Belle's Sports has top-of-the-line products for the recreational outdoorsperson.
Know someone who loves to cycle? Mission has wonderful cycle shops which will be able to service you with any road, mountain, BMX, electric, or hybrid bike needs and gifts.
Don’t forget to stop by the Mission Visitor Information Centre for official Fraser Valley Mountain Bike Association trail guides so that they may find their new favourite trail! A perfect stocking stuffer.
Also available is Backroads Mapbooks, Mission branded Carhartt Toques, and more!
Give a gift that gives back with a pre-paid Leisure Pass to the Mission Leisure Centre! The pass includes access to pre-registration for fitness classes, fitness room reservation time slots, as well as pool drop in sessions and water fitness classes. The perfect gift for families! All done in one pass.
Mission’s athletics don’t stop there, get your favorite athlete a membership at any one of Mission's—
- Gyms: The Fitness Lab, Goodlife, Anytime, Proformance Fitness
- Yoga Studios: Oxygen Yoga and Fitness, Studio FITRx
- CrossFit Centres: CrossFit VMA Mission BC, CrossFit Vedder Mountain
The Selvaraja family are local gems, having owned and managed this modern and luxury jewelry store in Mission for over 40 years. You are sure to find the perfect sparkly gift with wonderful service!
The Gold Bin is a literal gold mine in Downtown Mission for finding unique and artistic pieces from jewelry, to gifts and accessories. Find something unique and one-of-kind here for your gift recipient!
Someone special in your life deserving of some relaxation? Why not get them a spa package? We know they’ll be relaxed and recharged after.
Mackie’s Natural Spa is an uplifting and welcoming spa with fabulous service and great ingredients that your gift recipient totally deserves, and will feel amazing afterwards!
Head to Natural Reflextions Day Spa where they believe that well-being encompasses the mind, the body and the spirit. Your gift recipient will be happy when you provide them with a relaxing atmosphere in which to care for the body and soothe the spirit.
Maybe a manicure or a fresh set of lashes is more up that special someone’s alley? You can pick up a gift card to any number of Mission’s esthetics establishments by visiting their websites here: Lush Studio, PD Nails, Prominence Nails, Mission Nails, Crystal Nails, Beautiful U and more!
How about gifts for the kids in your life? Mission is happy to have a variety of fun and educational gift options for every child!
Who said learning can’t also be fun? We know that if you stop in at Learn & Play Kids that you’ll find what you’re looking for. This store has an amazing variety of kid’s toys which has us doing a little shopping for ourselves too.
The Candy Shack is not your average candy store. Add some extra excitement to your gift-giving this holiday season with international, interactive, and straight-up interesting candies. The owners of the Candy Shack do the hard work for you by curating these rare finds and even put in the work to make custom candy baskets on request!
Little readers in your house? Totally BOOK•ish is the place to be! Head to the back of the store to find their children's section with books made for even the smallest of readers.
Bonus idea: Every kid wants a pony, right? Maybe not, but the idea of a new pet will likely come up at one point or another. Appease their excitement and save yourself some trouble by sponsoring a pet instead! Visit the Fraser Valley Human Society or SAINTS (Senior Animals in Need Today Society) to learn about how.
For the artist in your life, consider giving the gift of a pre-paid workshop at Gallery 202. With mixed media and clay workshops, as well as paint nights and drop-in ceramics sessions your creative gift recipient will be happy to partake in some artsy fun!
For the creative crafter, head over to Cherry Lane Scrapbook Shoppe and browse their aisles for the latest in scrapbooking materials. Sparkly stickers? Marvelous markers? Make it the main gift or add it to your stockings.
Want the full art experience? Why not plan a day trip to the Mission Art Gallery with the art-lover in your life? You may even find a piece of art to take home!
Have a music lover in your life? Step to the beat of their favourite drum with the coolest collection of records, vintage goods, and music memorabilia.
Don’t forget to stop in at Trendy or What Knot for top-notch yarn and yarn-related tools. You can give the gift of a crochet or knitting class, or pick up handmade artisan items like scarves, hats, and blankets. There’s something for everyone!
We all have that friend or family member that is always looking on point. Celebrate them and their love for beauty by grabbing a local beauty product (who doesn't want a cute scrunchie?!) at many of Mission's wonderful salons. Better yet- treat them to a day out with a gift card to their favourite beauty salon. Check out a sample of places below!
Filled with local goods and top quality salon products, ManeGoals Studio (formerly Hillis on Mane) is your place for booking beauty appointments and finding a thing or two extra for someone special in your life. Claimed for their wicked hair and good vibes, you'll know your gift recipient will love their mane.
Combining beauty and fashion, Mon Cheri boutique is a gem located in Downtown Mission. Stocking many designer brand names with local artisan beauty products, Mon Cheri is your place for styles and accessories for any occasion.
Looking for a fresh fade for the holidays? Or know of someone who values a good haircut or beard trim. Outlaws has gift certificates and services available for both pre and post holiday season.
Don't let it stop there! There are so many great barbers, salons, and beauty businesses in Mission. There's endless possibilities!
Mission has an abundance of delicious restaurants with flavours from around the world. Take your gift recipient on a satisfying experience they'll never forget. Want to up the ante? Take them on a flavours around the world tour and get multiple gift cards from different restaurants so they can wine and dine their way through 2023! See below for some sample flavours below:
Can't make it to Mexico? No need when Corona's Mexican Restaurant located at the Junction Shopping Centre has it for you! Give the gift of Mexico with a gift card here.
Know someone who loves walking Heritage Park? Why not consider a gift card from the Blackberry Kitchen that can be used for coffee at the Blackberry Canteen! Elevate their walk with this kind and thoughtful gift.
This spot is a popular spot for all ages, especially those who are looking for the perfect 'gram shot! Want to really be the gift winner this year? Gift a Rocko's Gift Card and an instant camera for the best selfie opportunity!
Give the gift of a delicious New Years Eve experience at Scratch Restaurant. Book a reservation for your gift recipient and they are sure to be ecstatic for a full flavoured meal.
Phew! While this list is extensive, it is not even close to everything! There are so many gems, places, and experiences for your gift recipient to receive. You are sure to have a happy recipient with any gift from Mission. Still looking for ideas? Perhaps a walk through Downtown Mission, or The Junction Shopping Centre will spark some gift happiness! There is so much more to explore.