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Downtown Columbus Holiday Gift Guide

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City Center Mall may be no more, but Downtown Columbus is still chock-full of great gift ideas. From stocking stuffers to can’t-miss experiences, you’ll find something for everyone on your list, naughty or nice. Plus you'll feel extra-good about your gift giving when you support small businesses. Here are a few of our favorite gifts that even the trickiest people to shop for are sure to enjoy. No gift receipt needed. 


Nosh on High Downtown Columbus


Date Night Dinner

Treat someone to a date night in Downtown Columbus with a gift card for fine dining at Due Amici, Juniper, Nosh on High or The Keep. Not a fan of the fancy fare? There’s always The Walrus, Mikey’s Late Nice Slice, Dirty Frank's Hot Dog Palace and Condado.




One-of-a-kind Goods

There’s nothing cookie-cutter about the giftable goods at State and Third. From Ohio-proud apparel to home décor and from jewelry to skincare products, you won’t find an assortment of locally-designed, locally-created products like this anywhere else.


Downtown Columbus Holiday Gift Guide Winans Coffee

Chocolate, Coffee and Wine

Gifts any hostess would be happy to indulge in, Winans is your one-stop shop for the hard to buy for person in your life. These consumable goodies are perfect for someone who has everything or a to-the-max minimalist. Or swing in if you’re looking for something special to share at your own holiday shindig.


Downtown Columbus Holiday Gift Guide Hills Market

Custom Gift Basket

For the food enthusiast in your life, The Hills Market can hook you up with a custom gift basket stuffed with everything from vacuum sealed steaks and salmon to unique jams, sauces and cheeses. Even the most cultured taste buds will find something to love in these curated cornucopias.


Downtown Columbus Holiday Gift Guide Wolf's Ridge


When in doubt, beer isn’t a bad bet. And in Downtown Columbus, there’s a six pack to suit every style. Check out the Cinnamon Toast Brunch or Night Method from Wolf’s Ridge Brewing, Holiday Donut Cookie from Platform Beer Co. or Land Grant’s curiously-named Oatmeal Raisin Stout, Beard Crumbs. Pair it with some swag from the spot and you’re golden.


Downtown Columbus Holiday Gift Guide Square One Salon

Spa Day

There are plenty of ways in Downtown Columbus to gift self-care to someone special. Some of our favorites? A facial from Oasis Face Bar, manicure from Posh Nails or pretty much any kind of pampering from Square One Salon.


Downtown Columbus Holiday Gift Guide Spoonful Records


For the music enthusiasts, Spoonful Records has a huge selection of new and pre-loved hits to spin. And with discs starting at $3, even the budget-conscious can find something to love. 


Downtown Columbus COSI AMNH

A Trip to COSI

Spend some quality time with the kids in your life and be the coolest parent, aunt, uncle or grandparent around. The entertainment from this gift may only last a day, but once the initial excitement wears off, it won’t clutter up the toy box. Instead, you’ll have memories you’ll treasure forever. And with new exhibits like Unseen Oceans and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, even if you’ve been before, it’s never the same. 


Downtown Columbus Ohio Theatre

A Night to Remember

With a dozen of theaters and hundreds of performances in Downtown Columbus each year, tickets to their favorite band or show might just be the way to go. Check out happenings from the Columbus Symphony, BalletMet and Broadway in Columbus and the artists that will be lighting up stages at the Bluestone, Express Live and Nationwide Arena this winter.