11 Places to Find the Perfect Gift in KC

Working on the perfect gift for everyone on your list? Kansas City can help. Whether you’re shopping online or making the journey to some of the city’s favorite districts, get inspired and get started here.

Made in Kansas City

Made in KC

With outposts across the city, including Briarcliff, Lee's Summit, Downtown KC and many more, immerse yourself in goods from dozens of local creators.

Crown Center

Shoppers at Halls Kansas City

Between its many shops, Crown Center offers family-friendly dining and entertainment for all tastes—plus the ever-popular Crown Center Ice Terrace.

Country Club Plaza

Country Club Plaza

Browse storefronts featuring everything from popular fashion brands to stunning local chocolates, all nestled beneath the twinkling Plaza Lights. Get started with a Plaza shopping guide.

Shop Local KC

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With storefronts in Crown Center, Brookside and Leawood, Shop Local KC is a permanent extension of the wildly successful Strawberry Swing Indie Craft Fair, popping up in Crown Center Square each weekend between Thanksgiving and Christmas.

Merry Market

Merry Market

Taking place in the heart of the historic City Market, Merry Market brings 75+ local retailers together for four weekends across November and December in partnership with Art Garden KC.


Pryde's Kitchen & Necessities

Undoubtedly an ideal source for ultra-local holiday finds, the tucked-away shops in Midtown and Westport contain everything from fresh coffee beans to quirky home goods and vintage vinyl. Plus, check out the brand new Westport Christmas Market.

KC's Black-Owned Businesses

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The area’s Black-owned businesses offer excellent options for everything from vegan dining to best-selling books. Get started at the Black Pantry or browse @kcblackowned on Instagram for dozens of recommendations.

Legends Outlets

Legends Outlets

In addition to dozens of shopping options, nightly light shows and seasonal celebrations make this Kansas City, Kansas, district a perfect holiday destination.

Breweries and Distilleries

J Rieger Holiday Bottle

Festive labels for the season, fresh merch or a six-pack of a favorite brew—the novel ways to experience and gift some of Kansas City’s finest establishments are endless.

Sports teams

Kids at a Royals Game

From perennial standards—the Royals, Chiefs and Sporting KC—to new additions like the Kansas City Monarchs and the KC Current, every Kansas City sports fan is game to make a bit of space for some new gear.

Museum Stores

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Don’t miss Kansas City’s museum stores for thoughtful items that fit every interest, whether it’s the National WWI Museum and Memorial for the history buff, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum for the sports diehard or The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art for the discerning eye.


Access more holiday resources to find all the ways you can celebrate the season in Kansas City, from stunning displays to shopping hotspots.

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