Thursday November 2, 2023

Shop & Win! Win Your Holiday Gifts This Season

Original blog by Tourism Windsor Essex

The 5th Annual Holiday Gift Guide has arrived! This year’s guide is packed with over 300 unique and local gift ideas for all of your favourite people. As the holiday season ramps up we’ve got you covered with everything from jewelry to dog treats plus tasty recipes and festive events to keep you entertained right through New Year’s Eve.

We’re taking the guess work out of gift giving with a huge range of suggested gifts, and what could make it even better? How about winning your gifts! We have 50 Days of Giveaways lined up for your chance to win some of the gifts featured in the Holiday Gift Guide.

Here’s a sneak peek:

Aloraflora Jewelry – Permanent Jewelry Experience

Permanent jewelry is clasp-less, timeless, and a fun experience to do with friends! Grab your best friend and take your friendship bracelet to the next level. Browse the available chains, choose your favourite, then get it cut to your preferred size. It is permanently welded to your wrist using a small burst of energy from an arc welder! Final price of the bracelet depends on your choice of metal, with a variety of option including: 14k solid gold, 14k gold-filled and sterling silver. You can win a $75 gift certificate to be applied to the bracelet of your choice!

Nora Harvey Artist

Art is good for the soul and to gift a piece of art is a wonderful thing. What better way to add some art to your house or the house of a loved one than with an original oil painting on gallery wrapped canvas by Windsor artist Nora Harvey. The 18 x 24 in painting is titled Rhythm of the Waves and is valued at $450.

Halo Heats

Spice up your next meal or snack with a 3 pack of hot sauce from Halo Heats! Package includes Spicy Pickle, Spicy Mango Pineapple and Spicy Red Pepper.  With no added sugar and no vinegar, you know you’re getting the real deal from these award-winning sauces.

Woodworking Creations

Not only a useful serving dish but also a work of art on its own, win a box elder bowl from Woodworking Creations valued at $50. Beautifully handcrafted and a heritage piece to add to your home.

Rare Apparel

Be ready for every holiday party this season with the Not-So-Ugly Christmas Sweatshirt 2.0 from Rare Apparel – it makes ugly look good. Small symbols colliding festively to highlight our region. Try to spot all of the hidden meanings in the design. This sweatshirt is made in Canada and designed in Windsor. Be the talk of the Christmas party with this one!

Urban Surf

We may be just heading in to the holiday season and ushering in the cold winter months but what better time to think about the warm summer sun and a Sunset Stand Up Paddle Board Session from Urban Surf. It’s actually hard to put into words how amazing it is to be out on the lake paddling through the beautiful canals of Pike Creak and Lake St. Clair. Head out on the water with your family, friends or for a date night for an unforgettable experience. Win this gift and you will not leave disappointed!

Walkerville Brewery

Celebrate the season with a seasonal brew from Walkerville Brewery – the Caramel Macchiato Porter. Walkerville Brewery is a local microbrewery handcrafting unique beer styles in small batches using quality ingredients including the Caramel Macchiato Porter special for the holidays!

Fluff Pet Care

Your fur babies need presents too! Win a heart engraved pet ID tag – the perfect addition to your pets wardrobe. The ID tag features your pet’s name, as well as a simple heart design on the front. Various sizes are available for cats and dogs. You can also choose to add your phone number and information to the back of the tag.

River Rock Pottery

Win a serving bowl from River Rock Pottery for a unique bowl for anything from salads to snacks or display to even baking your favourite casserole or dessert! Each piece is handcrafted and

Sloane’s Woodworking

Elevate your serving style with a live edge walnut charcuterie board with rustic metal handles from Sloane’s Woodworking. Make it extra-special with laser personalization.

Gibson Gallery

Add a unique bracelet to take your outfit up a notch with a handmade blue lampwork 3 strand bracelet from Gibson Gallery. Browse the Gibson Gallery shop for more unique gift ideas during the holidays and throughout the year.

Wolfhead Distillery

Enjoy your very own Wolfhead tasting experience from the comfort of your home! The Wolfhead Distillery tasting kit comes with 8 Wolfhead spirits including River’s End Gin. This gift is a perfect way to explore award-winning Canadian spirits.


Be sure to enter to win daily in the 50 Days of Giveaways Contest – For 50 days (every single day between November 1st and December 20th) we’ll be giving away at least one gift per day! We’ll profile one of our feature gifts for the chance to WIN!

Click here to view the 2023 Holiday Gift Guide … and start shopping!






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