Locally produced – given with love! That’s what happens when you give a locally made & bought gift during the holidays. You’re giving something unique – something original – supporting local business, and helping build up entrepreneurs and keeping dollars in our own community!

Give the gift of experienceย 

Give the gift of an experience โ€“ something to do at home, on the water, in the shop, in the kitchen and more. Check out some select buyable experiences below, or visit our Experiences page for more ideas. Purchase it now for that special someone to use later! The perfect idea for the hard to buy for or the one who has everything!

Windsor’s source for knitting, crochet, and needlecraft supplies, as well as classes, expert advice, and gifts for yarn lovers.

The perfect date night or night out with friends. Have fun and make memories on the pottery wheel, no experience required.

Give the gift of flight and see the city from a bird’s eye view. This is a gift they won’t soon forget!

This DIY kit comes with everything needed to create a unique, one of a kind, porch leaner.

Experience the story of Canadian whisky โ€“ from its vibrant history to the craftsmanship and process behind making it. Sample award-winning whiskies.

Using unique materials and under the expert guidance one of Ford City’s true originals, this is the perfect gift for those not afraid of a little sawdust!

Give the gift of a sunset paddle, launching from Pelee Wings beautiful lakefront property.

Give the gift of tranquility with a 30-minute multi-dimensional listening experience before a sunrise paddle board or kayak to the lake.

Zip through streets and alleys around Windsor on an electric scooter, seeing how artists have used the urban landscape as their canvas.

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enter our “50 days of giveaways” contest

We are giving away over $3,500 in gifts! Scour the 2022 Holiday Gift Guide for your chance to win the daily Featured Gift! From November 1st to December 20th, we will feature at least one different gift idea each day with a corresponding icon that you can look for in the Holiday Gift Guide to win those gifts!

To view the rest of our 2022 Holiday Gift Guide, just click here to go back to the main page.

The 2022 Holiday Gift Guide is in partnership with the Windsor-Essex Small Business Centre and our W.E. Made It program created by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island, and partners participating in their programs. * Pictures are representative of the gifts highlighted and may be different than what is available in store. Prices and availability may vary.


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