3 Local Holiday Gift Ideas from Local First Arizona

Buy Local Month 2015 LFA Gift Cards Photo It happens every year. The holidays sneak up on us, and before we know it, we hardly have enough time to decide what gifts to purchase for our loved ones. Instead of running to the nearest big box store to buy something that was likely made cheaply and in another country, why not give something that they'll actually appreciate and use?

We've got three holiday gift ideas that will surely make any of your loved ones happy. The best part is that each of these gifts offers completely customizable opportunities. Plus, each is instantly redeemable, so no matter how late you procrastinate, you can still be prepared! Here are our three holiday gift ideas from Local First Arizona:

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Localist Membership: At just $20 per year, the Localist membership is an extremely affordable way to share your passion for Arizona with a loved one. As a Localist, you will receive special invitations and access to unique opportunities throughout the year, all while supporting local businesses along the way. Examples of past Localist experiences include a behind the scenes tour at the Desert Botanical Garden’s Luminarias exhibit; private wine tasting at Cibo in Phoenix; beer education event at Borderlands Brewing in Tucson; a walking and tasting tour of downtown Gilbert; and an exclusive rooftop party at Phoenix’s Clarendon hotel. Buy a membership for yourself and your friend so you can experience life as a Localist together! Get more information at purchase memberships at http://localfirstaz.com/localist/


Devour Phoenix eGift Card: The Devour Phoenix eGift Card equals access to over 30 of the best local restaurant locations in the Valley. The Devour Phoenix eGift Card can be purchased online and can be printed, emailed as a gift, or redeemed from a mobile phone. The Devour eGift Cards are available for purchase at $10, $25, $50, or $100 values. This gift card offers a great opportunity to introduce those new to Phoenix’s innovative and award-winning dining scene, or please your favorite foodie friend. A corporate buyer program is also available for companies looking for holiday gift ideas for their employees. Learn more and purchase gift cards at https://devourphoenix.instagift.com/.

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Downtown Tucson eGift Card: Good at any participating Downtown business, the Downtown Tucson eGift Card allows you to treat all of Downtown as one experience, so rather than choosing between the many gift-worthy businesses in Downtown, you can buy an eGift Card for your loved ones and let them enjoy. Over 70 businesses are accepting the eGift Card, meaning you can have lunch at Proper, go shopping at Hydra, then get a drink at Hotel Congress, all using the same gift card. The full list of all participating businesses can be found at downtowntucson.org/gift-card. Learn more and purchase gift cards at https://downtowntucson.instagift.com/.  

Want more local holiday gift ideas? Check out our Buy Local Month page for all sorts of great gift guides, resources, discounts and offers. Don't forget to post your local finds on social media with the tag #GiftLocalAZ!