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2022 Gift Guide

2022 Gift Guide
2022 Gift Guide

Shop Local 2022: Your Chicago Holiday Market Guide

Head to holiday markets throughout the city to get your gift buying done in style.


The Ultimate Guide To Shopping Local In Chicago For The Holidays In 2022

Block Club's reporters reached out to more than 160 small businesses across the city to highlight their work — and encourage shoppers to stop by.


Shop Local 2022: Gift A Chicago Experience

Whether you're looking to try some of the best food in Chicago, tour the West Side or get a glimpse of the city's underbelly, we've got you covered for experiences as gifts.


Give Local 2022: How To Support Block Club This Holiday Season

We want to keep doing this work and to expand to more neighborhoods so we can tell more stories. Here's how you can help.


Shop Local 2022: A Lakeview And Lincoln Park Gift Guide

Businesses across Lakeview and Lincoln Park have been looking forward to the holidays and are ready to help anyone find the perfect gift.

Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted

Shop Local 2022: A West Loop And Downtown Gift Guide

Downtown shops are offering plants, books, skincare products and other treats for the people on your list.

West Loop

Shop Local 2022: A Lincoln Square, North Center, Albany Park, Irving Park And Ravenswood Gift Guide

From hand-poured candles to David Bowie-themed board games, shops in the Lincoln Square area are packed full of potential gifts.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Shop Local 2022: A Bronzeville, South Loop And Washington Park Gift Guide

From Yoda bongs to "Celfie" planters, find the perfect gift for the ones you love (or yourself!).

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Shop Local 2022: Submit Your Favorite Local Businesses To Block Club’s Gift Guide

Do you own a shop or want to boost a local business during the holidays? Submit its information to be featured in our reader-curated gift guide!


Shop Local 2022: An Austin, North Lawndale And Garfield Park Gift Guide

The West Side offers unique holiday gifts for everyone in the family, from cigar aficionados to nature lovers.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Shop Local 2022: A Logan Square, Humboldt Park And Avondale Gift Guide

Independently owned shops on the Northwest Side offer everything from rare vinyl records and vintage trinkets to insect dissection classes and house plants.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Shop Local 2022: An Uptown, Edgewater And Rogers Park Gift Guide

From turn-of-the-century art prints to locally made candles and West African drums, the Far North Side can meet all your holiday shopping needs.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Shop Local 2022: A Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore And South Chicago Gift Guide

Block Club rounded up several businesses in communities on the south lakefront to help residents shop local.

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Shop Local 2022: A Bridgeport, Chinatown And McKinley Park Gift Guide

Healing teas, classic DVDs and books by local authors are up for grabs this holiday season.

Bridgeport, Chinatown, McKinley Park

Give Local 2022: Chicago Mutual Aid Groups And Nonprofits Where You Can Give — Or Receive — Help Over The Holidays

Want to give, not get, this holiday season? Here are 40 nonprofits and mutual aid groups where you can donate your time, supplies or money to help other Chicagoans.


Shop Local 2022: An Englewood, Auburn Gresham And Chatham Gift Guide

Knocking gift-buying off your hefty to-do list can make these chilly times a breeze. We've rounded up South Side shops worth the shopping trip.

Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham

Shop Local 2022: A Portage Park, Jefferson Park, Norwood Park And Edgebrook Gift Guide

From handmade neighborhood signs to soap, scarves and kitchen essentials, check out these Far Northwest Side shops for gift ideas.

Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park

Shop Local 2022: A Beverly, Morgan Park And Mount Greenwood Gift Guide

You can grab locally made chocolates for the sweet-lover in your life — or nab a Brother Rice hat from The Plug to show off your neighborhood pride.

Beverly, Mt. Greenwood, Morgan Park

Shop Local 2022: A Roseland And Pullman Gift Guide

From sweet treats to fashionable menswear and other items, there's something for everyone on the Far South Side.

Roseland, Pullman

Shop Local 2022: A Pilsen, Little Village And Back Of The Yards Gift Guide

A wine club membership, coffee beans grown in Mexico and Back of the Yards-themed attire — this Southwest Side gift guide has something for everyone.

Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
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