San Diego Gift Guide: The Best Local San Diego Gifts To Give This Holiday

It’s that time of year again! Time to spend hours planning a gift for each person in your life, brave the crowded mall with all the shoving, stress, and competition to get the best gift. Because that is the meaning of the holidays, Right? …Wrong! It’s time to break the cycle and offer a gift that comes from the heart (and your gorgeous city)! Give something this year that gives back to this community with awesome local San Diego gift ideas this season. With all the personality San Diego has, you are bound to find something perfect for everyone on your ‘Nice List!’

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The Gift That Gives Back To Local Charities: It’s All About The Kids Foundation

It’s All About The Kids Foundation is a local San Diego charity that strives to bridge the gap of weekend food insecurity for impoverished youth in California. With your charitable donation, they provide fresh and non-perishable food items to homeless and struggling youth all over the state. If your loved one if the type of person who doesn’t want anything, give them the gift of giving!


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The Gift That Gives Them A Thousand Memories: Social Cycle Private Tour

Does your loved one have an upcoming birthday or celebration? Book them a San Diego tour on Social Cycle! Our private tours can take their group to Downtown, North Park, and more! Choose their favorite neighborhood or the one they’ve been dying to explore and give them a gift that they’ll never forget!

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The Gift That Supports Local Businesses: Dickinson Farms Gift Box

Dickinson Farms is a local San Diego heirloom fruit, vegetable, and herb farm in National City, CA. Not only does this farm have a story that will warm your heart (check it out here), their selection of fresh, organic produce and products will blow you away. If your loved one loves to cook, give them a Gift Box from Dickinson Farms. Each box is completely unique, but they ensure each box receives locally roasted coffee, homemade jams,  gift certificates to the farm, and more!

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The Gift That Gives Them Health: Barry’s Bootcamp

Whether your loved one is an exercise junkie or their New Year’s resolution for the past 5 years has been to “get in shape,” Barry’s Bootcamp is an awesome gift to give them!  Pro tip: stay tuned for their holiday sale early to mid-December. The only time during the year you can buy discounted classes!

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The Gift For The Adventure Junkie: Ikon Ski Pass

Does your loved one look forward to taking off each winter weekend to find the best snow? With 37 destinations, the Ikon Ski Pass will satisfy every snow craving they have. California mountains include Mammoth, Big Bear, Squaw Valley, and June. They’ll get unlimited days at 12-14 of the resorts on the pass, and 5-10 days everywhere else.

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The Gift That Supports Local Artists: Love & Aesthetics

Love & Aesthetics is a San Diego boutique that showcases products created by locals artists. Carefully curated, the collection of products you’ll find at Love & Aesthetics are seldom seen anywhere else. If your loved one appreciated talented artisans, from jewelry to fragrances to home decor, they’ll appreciate a gift from this beautiful boutique!