I Shop Local - Your Personal Invite

Our Community

Our community has amazing retail stores and online stores run by people who are passionate about bringing you exclusive products and personalized service.

Our community has talented artists and crafters pouring their hearts into beautiful creations for you and the people in your life.

Our community has ingenious products that are designed and some manufactured locally.

Our community is filled with people who want to bring you a memorable experience through their service.

Our community is better when we support one another.

For those reasons and more, you are cordially invited to wear your love for local on your sleeve and to shop locally this holiday season. Embrace ~  I Shop Local.

Get Involved

1. Choose to purchase at least two gifts locally. Three. Four. All. Of course, more is better.

2. When celebrating with family and friends, choose to dine locally. Or warm up at a local coffee house.

3. Share your love for local on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+….. and encourage others to choose to shop local this holiday season.

4.  Steal one of the lovely holiday ornaments or badges and add it to your blog or organization’s website. You can link it back here if you like. Or use it to simply adorn your digital home.

(Thank you Sarah from CHILDish for the décor.)



Need help finding local gifts in Edmonton?

We can help. CityandDale.com and CityandBaby.com will have multiple gift ideas for your loved ones that are available at local merchants. Links to the posts will be added below.

{Local Gift Guide – it’s coming}

{Local Gift Guide – on the way}

{Local Gift Guide – just around the corner}

Make sure to also visit Live Local to find listings on where to Shop, Eat, Dine and Play locally. Then pop over to Yelp Edmonton and take their "Yelp Shops Local Pledge".

And we’re sure you have some great local gift ideas too. Post them below in the comments along with who the gift would be perfect for. This makes it easier for others on the hunt for the perfect gift.  Note: self-serving comments are not as flattering as those shared by a heartfelt fans.

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