Still have family and friends to buy for this holiday season? Skip the mall or the internet and find them an unique gift they will love or get a gift card from one of the fabulous, locally-owned stores and businesses throughout the Champaign-Urbana area! Our friends over at Visit Champaign County released their Local Shopping Guide for this year's holidays. We thought it was so great we just had to share! Stop by these fantastic establishments OR swing by your own favorite local spot for EVERYONE on your list! Happy Shopping in Champaign/Urbana!


For the Artist

Art Coop

Cinema Gallery

Cracked Glass

Prairie Fire Glass


For the Athlete

Body N’ Sole

Champaign Park District’s Leonhard Center

Champaign Surplus

Neutral Cycle

Urbana Boulders

Urbana Park District’s Indoor Aquatic Center


For The Book Worm

G-Mart Comic Books

Jane Addams Book Shop

Orphan’s Treasure Box


For The Fashionista

Bluebird Boutique

Circles Boutique


Joseph Kuhn and Company

Rumours Hat Shoppe

Small Town Chic Boutique


For The Gourmand

Alto Vineyards

Curtis Orchard & Pumpkin Patch

Hopscotch Bakery + Market

Page Roasting Company

Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery

Wyldewood Cellars

Area Resturants


For the Illini Fan

GameDay Spirit

Illini Athletics

Illini Union Bookstore

The Illini Shop


For The Interior Designer

Furniture Lounge

Monticello Mercantile

Ms. Becky’s Country Primitive Gifts & Décor

Texture Home


For The Little Ones

Art Mart

Brainstorm Escapes

CU Adventures in Time & Space

Dr. G’s Brainworks

Dallas & Co.


Live Action Games

Spark Museum + Play Café


For The Musician

Exile on Main St.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Skins-N-Tins Drum Shop

The Upper Bout