There are so many stores and businesses in Reno/Sparks where you can shop local and buy gifts for others…or for yourself. Maybe you’ve waited until the last minute and need a present even before one-day shipping could deliver it. Maybe you want to support local businesses. Maybe you like the tactile experience of shopping in person. No matter your motivation, when you shop local, you support entrepreneurs and small businesses in Reno/Sparks and the area’s economy.

Shop Local: Get The Map

If you’re stumped on where to shop local in Reno/Sparks, check out the City of Reno’s Buy Local Stores map and listings, which includes almost 150 places in Reno and Sparks, from shops to restaurants to services, and has the perfect gift you’re looking for. Information submitted by business owners populate the map and list.

Shop Local: Gifts For Artists

With an expansive selection of artisan pieces, unique items, hand-made jewelry, and books, you’ll be sure to find a gift for the artist in your life at the Museum Shop at the Nevada Museum of Art. Don’t forget to grab a hand-made card to go with it!

Shop Local: Gifts for Kids

Kelekia Toys & Gifts in the Mayberry Landing shopping center near Caughlin Ranch carries a wide variety of toys that encourage learning, friendship, exploration, and imaginative play for all ages.

Shop Local: Gifts For Pets

Natural Paws in the Raley’s shopping center in Galena carries a wide variety of pet food lines, treats, toys and more that will please even the pickiest pet palate.

Shop Local: Gifts For Foodies

Nothing To It! Culinary Center near Southwest Reno is the place to find a gift for the person who loves to eat, make, and learn about food. From cooking classes to a Napa Valley style gourmet deli to a kitchen store with a wide variety of ingredients, appliances, and accessories, Nothing To It! has it all.

Shop Local: Gifts for Nevada Lovers

For a massive selection of Nevada-made products, including art, jewelry, music, books, inventions, clothing, food, gifts, and crafts, check out Buy Nevada First, located in the Reno Town Mall.

Shop Local: Gifts for Shoe Lovers

At the aptly named Shoe store in the SouthCreek shopping center, you’ll find an eclectic range of shoe styles for women, men, and children in addition to clothing, accessories, and jewelry.

Shop Local: Gifts For Him

The Tinder Box in the Redfield Promenade in Southwest Reno sells a variety of gifts from lighters to walking sticks, shaving brushes to straight razors, flasks to beer steins, and hookahs to imported cigarettes and cigars.

No matter whom you’re looking to find a gift for, you can find it in Reno and Sparks when you shop local.

At Dickson Realty, our team of local experts knows the best places to shop local. To learn more about local businesses and shops in the Reno/Sparks region, contact one of our Realtors today.