Shop Local with the University City Gift Guide

A one-stop-shop for the best holiday gifts to give this season for everyone on your list. What should you get for all the beloved but quirky, picky, fancy, practical or eccentric people in your life? We’ve curated the best gifts to help you check everyone off your list.

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Avalon Exchange

6392 Delmar Blvd

Resale clothing boutique featuring men’s and women’s clothing, shoes, and accessories.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
M-S 11:00 – 7:00
Sun 12:00 – 6:00
*Christmas Eve hours: 11 am-5 pm. Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

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Artisans In The Loop

6511 Delmar Blvd

Our gallery is designed to showcase the artists we represent though their artwork, allowing each piece to tell it’s unique story. We welcome and encourage our customers to spend time asking questions about the local and national artists and their creations. Our gallery is unique as we represent the artists, their experiences, and the handiworks they were driven to create.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Tue-Sun 11:00 – 5:00

*Open until 7pm on November 28th

Customers can look for additional special weekly sales through our social media.

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Baked T’s

6368 Delmar Blvd

Custom t-shirts, sweatshirts, face-masks and other wearables as well as custom printed gift items.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
M-F 12:00 – 7:00
Sat 11:00 – 7:00
Sun 12:00 – 5:00
*Closed on 11/26 & 11/27
*Closed on 12/25 & 12/26

Check their website and social media for Weekly Specials.

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Big River Running Company

606 North and South Rd

Big River Running is a locally owned, run specialty store catering to runners, walkers, fitness enthusiasts, those seeking comfort footwear or who simply live an active lifestyle. During the holiday season Big River Running is open for in-store shoe fittings and consultations with knowledgeable staff to pick the perfect gifts for the active people on your list.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
M-S 10:00 – 6:00
Sun 12:00 – 5:00
*Closing at 5pm Christmas Eve & New Years Eve
*Closed on Christmas & New Years

Nov. 27 – Dec. 31 | Socks – Buy 3 Pair, Get 1 Pair FREE (mix and match Balega and Feetures) Nov. 22 – Jan. 9 | Garmin Forerunner 45, 245, 245 Music are all $50 off
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Blick Art Materials

6300 Delmar Blvd

All the art stuff for the creatives in your life!

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Mon-Sat 10am – 6pm
Sun 12pm – 5pm

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CBD Kratom

6331 Delmar Blvd

CBD Kratom is committed to helping customers lead healthy and fulfilling lives by offering more than 450 CBD products grown naturally in Colorado and Oregon, and over 50 strains of pure Kratom sourced from Southeast Asia.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Mon-Sun 8am – 10pm

Black Friday Deals November 27-30, 2020 and Holiday Savings up to 25% December 1- December 24, 2020

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Componere Gallery

6509 Delmar Blvd

The Componere Gallery of Art and Fashion has an amazing array of affordable fine art and fashion all made by exceptional, world-class St. Louis Artists.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Mon-Fri 11am – 8pm
Sat 11am – 9pm
Sun 1pm – 5pm

Holiday Season Specials thru December 2020:
– Free Componere Candle with purchase of $100
– 20% off on all purchases
–Blowout Frame Sale with huge savings on new and used custom frames of all sizes! Perfect for Artists and collectors looking to frame their artwork economically.
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Cursed Bikes & Coffee

7401 Pershing Ave

Cursed Bikes & Coffee brings together coffee lovers and biking enthusiasts alike in one wholesome, unique space.

HOLIDAY HOURS:

Café Hours:
Mon-Fri: 6:30am – 4pm
Sat-Sun: 8am – 4pm

Bike Hours:
Mon-Fri: 10am – 6pm
Sat-Sun: 8am – 5pm

20% off toys being donated to Toys for Tots, free gift wrapping

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Eyeseeme African American Children’s Bookstore

6951 Olive Blvd

The store features African American & Multicultural books for children & adults. Also features a Book Box subscription service where books are delivered to your doorstep each month.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Sun & Mon CLOSED
Tue – Fri: 11:00am – 5:30pm
Saturday: 12pm – 5pm

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U City Farmers Market

6655 Delmar Blvd.

A farmers market featuring Farm Products, Local Foods and Hand-Crafted Goods. Great gifts for hearth and home.

HOLIDAY HOURS:

December 5 & 12: 9am – 1pm

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Millbrook Pharmacy

7010 Pershing Ave

We are a locally owned, independent store full of handpicked gifts, toys, and more. We offer personalized service and can help you pick out the perfect gifts and stocking stuffers this holiday season!

HOLIDAY HOURS:
M-F 9am – 7pm
Sat 9am – 6pm
Sun 10am – 4pm
*Closed Thanksgiving, Open Black Friday, Open Christmas Eve from 9-4 pm, Closed Christmas, Open New Years Eve from 9-4 pm, Closed New Years Day

20% off toys being donated to Toys for Tots, free gift wrapping

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Mound City Shelled Nut Co.

7831 Olive Blvd

Mound City, established in 1917, has been roasting St. Louis’ finest nuts for more than a century. High quality means our nuts and freshly ground butters are pure, all-natural & roasted to order.Make sure you try our delicious dried fruits, taste our candies, and shop for gifts at our store! All of our nuts are Kosher, and offer an assortment of Parve/Dairy.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 4:30pm
Saturday 10am – 2pm

Sign up for their email list and get free shipping on orders over $75.00!

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Paperdolls Boutique

7700 Delmar Blvd

Paperdolls Boutique is a clothing & accessories boutique for women of all ages. We offer hand-picked, unique, & on-trend pieces.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Monday-Saturday 10:30 am – 6:00pm
Sunday 11am – 5pm

Holiday “Deck the Dolls” sale 12/7-12/13. Spend under $100: 15% off, $100+: 20% off, $250+: 25% off, $500+: 30% off

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Pitaya

6632 Delmar Blvd

Fun, fashion-forward boutique with new arrivals weekly!

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Sunday: 11am – 6pm
Wed – Sat: 11am – 7pm

Spend over $25, get free shipping for online purchases!

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Seafood City Inc.

8020 Olive Blvd

Grocery Stores that sell fresh seafoods, vegetables, meats and various snacks and goods in St. Louis.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Mon-Sun 9am – 8pm

Weekly promotion-11/20 – 11/26;

Gift Cards Promotion-11/25 – 01/01/21

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Sunshine Daydream

6303 Delmar Blvd

Since 1993, Sunshine Daydream has provided thousands of customers with the things you look for in a store, but can never find. A leading provider of vintage-wear, accessories, music merchandise, candles, tapestries, tie-dyes, incense, and so much more! We specialize in Grateful Dead merchandise, Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Sublime, Beatles, Pink Floyd and Bob Marley. Tapestries, posters, Stickers, Vapor products and a full tobacco area with Cigars and hand blown glass.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Mon-Sat 10am – 9pm
Sun 11am – 8pm
*extended hours in December

Come celebrate the Holidaze with Sunshine Daydream! Our Annual Holidaze Smoker’s Gift Sets are in stock and only $24.99! $67 Value! Our Happy Holidaze tie dyes are BACK! Limited Quantities are available!

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Soul Oh

6273 Delmar Blvd.

Crystals, soaps, macrame & copper jewelry, candles, tarot, reiki, yoga items, and more! Don’t feel like shopping? Give us a call and we’ll put together the perfect gift for you 314-390-9009.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Monday CLOSED
Tue-Thur 12pm – 5:45pm
Sat 12pm – 9pm
Sun 12pm – 5pm

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Subterranean Books

6275 Delmar Blvd

HOLIDAY HOURS:
EXTENDED BROWSING HOURS
Friday, Nov 27 & Saturday, Nov 28
Limited Capacity Walk-in Browsing Hours Extended to 11 am – 7 pm

Curbside pick-ups 11-7 every day
Deliveries and shipping available
Walk-in browsing 11-5 every day

Our Book a Month Subscription Service makes the perfect gift!

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The Silver Lady

6364 Delmar Blvd

Inspired Sterling Silver jewelry hand selected from artists all over the world. Gift cards available! Rocks/Fossils/Minerals & Jewelry Repair.
Celebrating 34 Years in the Loop

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Tue-Sat 11am – 5pm

Special Events Black Friday/Small Biz Sat

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Unbounded Goods

8420 Delmar Blvd.

We have a small retail shop that supports over 12+ vendors locally and still growing. The purpose of our shop is to support other small businesses in our community while kicking back to a different charity every month. Every month we donate 10% of all proceeds to a different organization whose cause we feel passionate about. Help us spread the positivity and love our community needs so desperately in this time.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Online ONLY

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Vintage Vinyl

6610 Delmar Blvd.

Ranked in USA Today as one of the “10 Best Record Stores in the USA”. A St. Louis staple of 40 years for music fans of all spectrums.

HOLIDAY HOURS:
Mon-Sun 11am – 6pm

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University City Retail Shops
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Baked T's
6368 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Edible Arrangements
8151 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Stein Framing
8141 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
University Gardens
8130 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Cursed Bikes & Coffee
7401 Pershing Ave, University City, MO, 63130, US
Millbrook Pharmacy
7010 Pershing Ave., University City, MO, 63130, US
Firestone
7361 Forsyth Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Half Price Books Records, Magazines
630 N McKnight Rd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Walgreens
8390 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63124, US
Big River Running Company
606 North & South Rd., University City, MO, 63130
Paperdolls
7700 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Artisans in the Loop
6511 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Avalon Exchange
6392 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Babes Boutique
6378 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Blick Art Materials
6300 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
CBD Kratom
6331 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Componere Gallery
6509 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Craft Alliance
6640 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
DK & Co.
6370 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Flamenco Flowers
6346 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Maine Chic Clothing
6360 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
U City Farmers Market
6655 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Milano Hookah Lounge
6608 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Pitaya
6273 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Copper Hinge
6513 Delmar Blvd, University City, MO, 63130, US
Rocket Fizz
6372 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Subterranean Books
6271 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Sunshine Daydream
6303 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
T-Mobile
6662 Delmar Blvd., #E, University City, MO, 63130, US
The Silver Lady
6364 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
This!
6354 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Tivoli Theatre
6350 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Vintage Vinyl
6610 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Phillips 66
7498 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Kismet Pharmacy
941 Midland Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Ten 04 Snack Shop
1004 Sutter Ave., University City, MO, 63130, US
7 Eleven Store
8159 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Phillips 66
8431 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Advance Auto Parts
6901 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
AdVentures Screen-Printing
7055 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
All Seasons Linen Rental
8321 B Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
AIT 3 Wireless | Boost Mobile
7844 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Autzone Store
7340 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Beijing Herbs & Arts
8625 Olive Blvd, University City, MO, 63132, US
Beyers Lumber Co
8684 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Bob's Seafood
8660 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
BP Amoco
6700 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Car-X Muffler & Brake
7720 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
China Town Market
8150 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Cintas
6200 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Circle K
7449 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Coco Beauty Supply
6906 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Dollar General Store
7900 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Dollar Tree Store
7575 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
East Seoul Oriental Grocery
8619 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
EyeSeeMe Bookstore
6951 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Family Dollar Store
7318 Olive Blvd, Suite B, University City, MO, 63130, US
German Upholstery
8414 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Goodwill
7531 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Hollywood Beauty Supplies #4
7733 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
K.C. Beauty Supply
7880 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
M & A Quick Stop
6800 Olive Blvd. #A, University City, MO, 63130, US
Max Beauty Source
8356 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Metro PCS
6843 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Missouri Medical Supply
8523 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Mr. Nice Guy
8506 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Mound City Nut Company
7831 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Olive Supermarket
8041 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Pete's Shur Sav - Market
7434 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Rosenbloom Monument Co
7511 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Metro PCS
8609 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Schnucks Market
6920 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Seafood City
8020 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
SKIF International
8100 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
St Louis Trophy & Engraving Co.
8223 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
U City Convenience Mart
8507 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
U. City Sign and Banner
7009 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
U Haul
7270 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Walgreens
7501 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Worldwide International Foods
8430 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63132, US
Lonnie's Resale Shop
7025 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Man & Women's World Salon
7821 Olive Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Sneaker Perfection
6265 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130, US
Recycled Cycles & Service
7375 Shaftesbury Ave., University City, MO, 63130
JANE Dispensary
6662 Delmar Blvd., University City, MO, 63130