Check out our compilation of the best local gifts to give to your loved ones this holiday season! Remember to shop local to support your local community and economy. We’ll be adding new gift ideas each week!
Bay Springs Farm Alpacas
542 New England Rd., Cape May
(609) 884-0563, www.bayspringsalpacas.com
Alpaca capes with attached fringed scarves are made from 100% alpaca in Peru, and the edges are bordered with hand-crocheted alpaca. Soft, luxurious and warm, alpaca capes always make a statement. Whatever your size, whatever your shape, you will look great in your alpaca cape! Unlined is $185, and lined with satin is $199.
Franklin Player Piano
Spring Mill Pianos
1601 Shore Rd., Palermo
This Franklin player piano is finished in a beautiful dark cabinet. A perfect gift for the music lover in your family, this piano looks great and plays by itself! It can be delivered in time for the holidays for just $1,995 including rolls, bench and delivery!
Voluspa Crushed Candy Cane Candle
Petals Floral Design & Gifts
202 E. Rio Grande Ave., Wildwood
(609) 523-9500, www.petalswildwood.com
Fill your loved one’s home with the elegant scent of crisp peppermint combined with warm buttery fresh baked cookies. The candy cane-inspired COCOWAX is hand-poured into a festive tin, featuring red and white striped detailing and a swirl texture. The long-lasting candle is available in two sizes, with two or three wicks. It’s an excellent gift choice to make an impact both visually and fragrantly!
Cape May Pandora Beads
Henry’s Landmark Jewelers
407 Washington Street Mall, Cape May
(609) 884-0334, henryscm.com
This holiday season, give your loved one a unique addition to their Pandora bracelet and a piece of their favorite beach with Henry’s beautiful Cape May Pandora beads! These beads are hand-finished sterling silver and available only at Henry’s. Choose your favorite: Cape May Sunset Bead, Cape May Lighthouse Charm and Cape May Lighthouse Bead.
Ivory Ella Shirts
Winterwood Gift & Christmas Shoppe
3137 Rt. 9 S., Rio Grande, (609) 465-3641
526 Washington St., Cape May, (609) 884-8949
Cute and fun holiday-designed Ivory Ella shirts are now available at Winterwood! Ivory Ella’s global mission is to eliminate the endangered elephant crisis and inspire the next generation to take action. Elephants are one of the most beloved creatures in the world and their contribution to the environment is critical. Check out these good clothes for a good cause – saving the elephants!
American Deli & Pizza
1803 Bayshore Rd., Villas
(609) 889-9300, americandeliandpizza.com
Treat that special someone to comfort food with an attitude! American Deli & Pizza has gift certificates available so you can give the gift of pizza, stromboli, calzones, panzerotti, hot and cold sandwiches, wings, homemade soups and salads, dinners and so much more!
Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Engine & More
Holly Beach Train Depot
4712 Pacific Ave., Wildwood
(609) 522-2379, www.hollybeachtraindepot.com
This year Holly Beach Train Depot is making a custom Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines Engine. It will be pulling all of the custom run cars they have made over the last few years. Order yours now, as they will be sold out by the time they arrive for Christmas! The shop also has houses and buildings pre-lit with Christmas lights, as well as Christmas trolleys and boy cars. In stock the shop has custom billboards for the South Jersey seashore resorts. Reminder – the shop carries brick paper and grass mats!
Hawk Haven Gift Card
Hawk Haven Vineyard & Winery
600 S. Railroad Ave., Rio Grande
(609) 846-7347, www.hawkhavenvineyard.com
Not sure what to get the wine lover in your life? Stop by Hawk Haven Winery, open daily year-round, for a gift card and let them do the choosing! They can use it for one of Hawk Haven’s educational wine tastings, a Vineyard & Winery Tour, wine by the glass and bottle, or something to eat from the Barrel Room Kitchen menu. Hawk Haven also offers a selection of gift items, including corkscrews, t-shirts and wine accessories.
Garden Greenhouse & Nursery
1919 Rt. 9 N., Clermont
(609) 624-1350 ext. 2, www.gardengreenhouse.net
Garden Greenhouse carries a hand-selected variety of holiday poinsettias. They offer an array of beautiful colors and sizes to consciously accommodate all customers. Poinsettias are a must-have staple to adorn your home for the Christmas season!
Season Passes, Ticket Cards, Water Park Passes & More
Morey’s Piers & Beachfront Water Parks
3501 Boardwalk, Wildwood
The clock’s ticking on Morey’s Piers annual sale going on now through Jan. 4, 2019! With savings up to 40% these are the best deals of the year. Save $85 on Wild Passes valid for admission to the amusement piers and water parks (it pays for itself in as little as 4 visits). Pier and Water Park 10 packs make great holiday gifts and are great for splitting up and sharing. NEW for 2019, the family-friendly coaster, Runaway Tram, is coming to kickstart Morey’s 50th season celebrations. So don’t run away from these savings, stock up on ticket cards to ride with all your friends and family this summer! On sale now, 75 tickets for just $45* (plus valuable coupons). *Plus applicable taxes.
Kevin Murphy Hair Products
Tint Color Bar
204 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House
(609) 388-7222, www.tintcolorbar.com
Tint Color Bar’s goal is to provide the highest quality service while meeting your specific hair care needs. The highly trained stylists will go above and beyond to make you feel relaxed, confident and beautiful using Kevin Murphy’s sulfate-free, paraben-free, cruelty-free hair products. Tint Color Bar also carries Kevin Murphy products in the salon for purchase!
Monthly Subscription Box
Mama’s Junk Co.
204 Hand Ave., Cape May Court House
(609) 465-7900, www.mamasjunkco.com
Join Mama’s Junk’s Monthly Subscription Box for only $39.95 per month. Each box is filled with best sellers and personal favorites! Give your box as a gift or enjoy it for yourself. Plus as a member you receive an exclusive 25% off every purchase made in-store or online. Cancel or skip a month at any time! Learn more at mamasjunkco.com.
Cape May Distillery
371 Rt. 47 S., Cape May Court House
(609) 305-4853, www.capemay-distillery.com
Cape May Distillery’s Spiced Rum is exclusively available for purchase in the tasting room. The newest addition to the distillery’s specialty rums is barrel aged with a hint of clover, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg with smoky tones from the barrel aging process. Spiced Rum can be enjoyed in hot and cold cocktails to spice up your holiday gathering or gift exchange. Happy Holidays!
20-inch Wheeled Bikes & Accessories
Algie’s Place Bikes
6207 New Jersey Ave., Wildwood Crest
(609) 729-5669, www.algiesplace.com
Algie’s Place Bikes is doing their best to revive the tradition of a new bike under the tree. All in-stock 20-inch wheeled bikes are 20% off. Non-sale bikes receive a Christmas bonus of $50 worth of extras to dress up that new ride. And if you’ve bought a new bike online, you can have it shipped directly to Algie’s Place Bikes and then let the elves do a professional build and hide it ‘til Christmas. Peace and joy to all.
Artisan Meats & Sausages
1215 Bayshore Rd., Villas
(609) 886-5121, www.gaissmarket.com
When planning the perfect holiday gathering, Gaiss’ Market is the “go-to” spot for your table. Whether it’s Gaiss’ award-winning hickory smoked ham or kielbasa, Christmas sausage, prime rib roasts, all-natural turkey, crown roasts or tenderloins, you can rely on Gaiss’ for the perfect centerpiece for your feast. Complete your meal with our delicious homemade salads, fresh baked pies and breads.
Cape Veterinary Hospital
305 Swainton Goshen Rd., Cape May Court House
Give the gift certificate of love this season to your friends and family for their four-legged family members!