The holiday season is upon us. This year more than ever, shopping at local businesses for the special people on your list will go a long way in supporting your community through the festive season.  Here are some unique local retailers around Calgary to check out for your holiday shopping.

Ski Cellar Snowboard - North

Shop Ski Cellar Snowboard - North (911 Bowridge Drive NW), only 1.6 kilometres, or a 5-minute drive, from Trinity Hills. They feature an exceptional selection of skis and snowboards, equipment, accessories and outerwear from the best-loved brands in the business including Burton, Oakley, K2, Spyder, Head and many more. 

The Highland Shoppe

If you've got a hard-to-shop-for Scotsman or Scotswoman on your list, you'll be glad to know The Highland Shoppe (390 Piita Rise SW) is here for you. Fans of The Outlander series will adore the Outlander Accessories. The shoppe is situated just over a kilometre from Trinity Hills and is home to some of the finest Celtic jewelry and Celtic giftware, anywhere!

The Cookbook Co. Cooks

Anyone who loves to cook, or loves to eat, will love a gift from The Cookbook Co. Cooks retail store (722 11 Ave. SW). Find everything from fine kitchenware and cookbooks, to quality olive oil, gourmet chocolates and more. If you don't know what to choose, consider a delicious and beautiful gift basket. You can create your own or let their expert staff craft a custom basket for the foodie on your list.

Liz & Lottie

Find something for everyone on your list at Liz & Lottie (537 Riverfront Ave. SE). This elegant and affordable gift and accessories shop in East Village offers everything from jewelry to games to baby clothes and unique housewares. They offer free curbside pickup on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 am to 2 pm and Saturdays from 10 am to 12 pm. If you don't feel like heading out, they also offer $8 flat rate shipping in Calgary or free shipping on orders of over $150.

We hope these local retailers help you create a magical and meaningful holiday. Trinity Hills is dedicated to creating a true community and urban village within Calgary. The first of our retail tenants are now open, with a variety of shops and services on the way!

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