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DOWNTOWN DARTMOUTH 

ALL TOGETHER MERRY AND BRIGHT


Downtown Dartmouth is THE place FOR UNIQUE GIFTS & EXPERIENCES 

GIFTS FOR THE DARTMOUTH LOVER

We’ve curated a fun selection of Dartmouth-themed gifts at avariety of price points from several downtown Dartmouth businesses.  Shop early at the indicated businesses, asthese gifts will be popular and tend to sell out.


Dartmouth Christmas Sweatshirt- https://locallove.retales.ca/


Framed Dartmouth sign - https://keptshop.ca/products/hometown-antique-sign?_pos=1...


Ceramic Ferry ornament - availableat The Dart Gallery


Dartmouth toque - https://the-trainyard-general-store.shoplightspeed.com/...


Goose Cookie Cutter - https://the-trainyard-general-store.shoplightspeed.com/...


Harbour Ring - available atGrund Designer Goldsmith Inc. 


Dartmouth Zipper Tote -https://locallove.retales.ca/


Woody The Talking Tree PewterOrnament - https://the-trainyard-general-store.shoplightspeed.com/...


Dartmouth Ferry Keychain - https://keptshop.ca/collections/made-on-the-east-coast


Dartmouth T-shirt - availableat The New Scotland Yard Emporium in store

GIFTS FOR LITTLE GOSLINGS

Here's a selection of gifts for little ones on your list this holiday season.
Downtown Dartmouth is THE place to find unique gifts. You'll get personalized service from friendly business owners, and most shops offer contactless pick up and home delivery.
Every item featured in this gift guide is available online AND in-store (while supplies last.)

Who's Awesome, You're Awesome Zipper Pouch: https://indulgencenaughtyshop.com/.../whos-awesome-zipper...

GIFTS THAT GIVE BACK

Looking for the most thoughtful gift of all this holiday season?Every gift on this downtown Dartmouth gift guide benefits a local charity or social enterprise.
When you give gifts from this gift guide, it's like giving 3 gifts in one: the community organization, your local business owner and your loved one.

Here are the links for the gifts in this guide:

Kincrew Music hoodie in white or black $50 with proceeds to mental health organizations - buy in person at EastCoast Kicks or online here: https://www.facebook.com/commerce/products/4811359598906555/

Hats for the Homeless Toque $35 buy in person at The Trainyard General Store or online here: https://the-trainyard-general-store.shoplightspeed.com/my-home-apparel-toque.html

Kept Shop Candles $14 small and $30 large. Made by local social enterprise All-Ways-Us

SAXX Men's underwear with proceeds to Movember. $34 Buy in person at Custom Curves, one of the only suppliers in Eastern Canada.

Anchored Coffee's Hearts Out coffee with proceeds to Black and Indigenous led organizations $20 Buy in person at Two If By Sea Cafe or online: https://anchoredcoffee.com/products/hearts-out-initiative

Sweet Chili & Orange Shampoo Bar $8 proceeds to MacPhee Centre, Hope for Wildlife & The North Grove

Hook Line and Sinker Embroidery Kits - $30. Hook, Line & Tinker donates 5% of profits, along with DIY kits and workshops to Adsum House and other local organizations supporting women & children experiencing homelessness.

I Love NS sweatshirt. $50 Proceeds benefit BLM Solidarity Fund NS Buy in-person at Power Promotional Concepts or online here: https://locallove.retales.ca/product/sweatshirt-i-%e2%99%a5-ns-adult/

GIFTS FOR THE CRAFT BEER & CIDER LOVER

GIFTS FOR THE CRAFT BEER & CIDER LOVER

 

Celtic Corner crystal beverage glass

Purchase in-person or by phone at Celtic Corner

 

New Scotland Brewing Alderney Dry beer

https://newscotlandbrewing.ca/products/alderney-dry-session-lager-zwickelbier

 

New Scotland Brewing Company T-shirt

https://newscotlandbrewing.ca/products/100-organic-new-scotland-t-shirt-in-black

 

Brightwood Brewery Portland Street Porter

https://www.brightwoodbrewery.com/shop/portland-street-porter-55abv

 

Brightwood Brewery Tote Bag

https://www.brightwoodbrewery.com/shop/brightwood-tote-bag

 

Lake City Cider Darkside Rose Cider

https://lakecitycider.ca/collections/online-shop/products/bottled-lake-city-cider-darkside-rose

Lake City Cider Slouch Toque

https://lakecitycider.ca/collections/online-shop/products/slouch-toques

 

North Brewing Company Pleasant Disposition IPA

https://www.northbrewing.ca/northproducts/pleasant-disposition

 

North Brewing Company Enamel Camping mug

https://www.northbrewing.ca/northproducts/enamel-camping-mug

COSY QUARANTINE

MacAusland Wool Lap Blanket from Kept Shop

https://keptshop.ca/products/macausland-woolen-lap-blanket?_pos=3&_sid=f2169d664&_ss=r

 

Glerups slippers from Nature Folk Wellness Studio

https://www.naturefolk.ca/lifestyle/p/glerups-black-slip-on

 

Silk pillowcase from Interlude Spa

https://interlude.com/products/product/silk-pillowcase/

 

Ticket To Ride Game from Tic Tac Go

https://tic-tac-go-escape-room-and-game.shoplightspeed.com/ticket-to-ride-europe.html

 

Zozoville “Selfie” 1000 piece puzzle from Tic Tac Go

https://tic-tac-go-escape-room-and-game.shoplightspeed.com/pz-1000-zozoville-selfie.html

 

Pasta dinner and T-shirt gift box from Maria’s Pantry

https://www.mariaspantry.ca/Pasta-&-Sugo-Gift-Box-p258942438

 

Pottery mug The Dart Gallery

https://www.thedartgallery.com/holiday-shopping-guide/blue-mug

 

Hemp seed 3-in-1 massage oil candle from Indulgence Intimate Apparel

https://indulgencenaughtyshop.com/collections/massage-products/products/erotic-massage-candle-in-sunsational

 

New Scotland Clothing cabin socks

https://newscotlandclothing.ca/products/the-cabin-wool-boot-sock-classic-lion-in-navy-stripe?_pos=1&_sid=e452c4a37&_ss=r

 

Local Driftwood Christmas Tree from Kept Shop

Just restocked!  Link to be posted ASAP

GIFT FOR THE GOOSE AND GANDER

SAXX pyjama pantsCustom Curves

Available in store by phone or in-person. Contactless pick-up available.

More patterns available


Robe and Chemise - Custom Curves

Wide range of sizes available. Shop by phone or in-person. Contactless pick-up available.


Sassy local soy candlehttps://indulgencenaughtyshop.com/.../i-like-your-butt...


Infrared sauna sessionhttps://www.naturefolk.ca/services

Packages available too.


Tension tamer massage - Rhea Ferrolino RMT (45 minute neck, shoulder and back treatment with soothing Arnica Oil $70

Available by appointment at https://massagebyrhea.com/


Pom Pom Toquehttps://newscotlandclothing.ca/.../classic-lion-pom-pom...

More products available.


Throw Throw Burrito Game https://tic-tac-go-escape-room-and-game.shoplightspeed.co...

More games and puzzles available.


3-month flower subscription - KoKo Mod Floral Design

(6 and 12 month subscriptions available too)

REALLY ORIGINAL GIFTS

100% silk mask from Interlude Spa

https://interlude.com/products/product/silk-face-masks/

 

Sauna Package from Nature Folk Wellness Studio

https://www.naturefolk.ca/services

 

Custom Sneaker Cleaning from Classic Soles

https://classicsoles.ca/cleaning/

 

Personalized Colour Analysis by Colours Esthetics

https://coloursdartmouth.com/

 

Peppermint Foot Treatment by Rhea Ferrolino RMT

https://massagebyrhea.com/

 

Root Beer Jelly from Trainyard General Store

https://the-trainyard-general-store.shoplightspeed.com/big-cove-foods-root-beer-jelly.html

 

Mask ornament from The Dart Gallery

https://www.thedartgallery.com/holiday-shopping-guide/6hj2ilr3gqqwvkkykdvvsrm1egyy8k

 

Happy Caps Grow Your Own Mushroom Kit from Kings Wharf Market

https://kingswharfmarket.ca/HappyCap-Mushroom-Kit-p219574775

 

Toilet Paper Earrings from Vivacious Vixen Apparel

https://www.vivaciousvixenapparel.com/collections/jewlery/products/pearl-toilet-paper-earrings

Mayor's Local Stuff Stocking Challenge


hOLIDAY EVENTS IN DOWNTOWN DARTMOUTH


TD Lights in the Park at Sullivan’s Pond: Ongoing

Christkindlmarket at Alderney Landing: December 4-6 

Animated Window Display at 122 Portland Street: December 5 to 20 

Dartmouth Dazzles Holiday Light Show: December 5-25 (no shows on December 6)


Lights in the Park at Sullivan’s Pond 

A delightful canopy of twinkly spheres and trees wrapped in colourful lights have been installed in the park. Stroll, roll or drive by this enchanting display.

Christkindlmarket at Alderney Landing

A festive Dartmouth family tradition continues with local artisan crafts, gifts, and seasonal food and drinks -  all online. Details here.

Animated Window Display at 122 Portland Street

Whimsical figures move merrily in a three-window show called “Flying Home for the Holidays.” Created by artist Chris Little.

Dartmouth Dazzles Holiday Light Show

A dazzling new holiday projection show on the old post office on Queen Street.  Show runs 3 min minutes and plays every 8 minutes from 5:30 to 9 p.m.  


thank you to All our supporters for making the holidays special in downtown Dartmouth.

WATCH DDTV HOLIDAY EDITION

DDTV showcases gift ideas and holiday tips from Downtown Dartmouth shop owners.

Tune in LIVE or watch anytime on Facebook and IGTV


DDTV SCHEDULE:

Monday, November 16 – Kept Shop at 11 a.m. - Holiday decor and gift ideas

Wednesday, November 18 – Trust Hair Design at 1 p.m. - Holiday hair tips and gift ideas

Tuesday, November 24 – The Dart Gallery at 1 p.m. - Art you can give, wear and enjoy

Monday, November 30 – Trainyard General Store at 1 p.m. - Gifts that give back

Tuesday, December 8 - Elements by Drala at 1 p.m. - Gifts for meditation and more




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  • info@downtowndartmouth.ca

  • 163 Portland Street Dartmouth, NS B2Y 1J2

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