Holiday Shopping on 17th Ave

It’s hard to believe that the holiday shopping season has begun, and the struggle is real when trying to come up with creative gift ideas outside cliché ugly Christmas sweaters or the generic mall gift card. Instead of getting stuck thinking of “things” to get our loved ones, we’ve put together unique experiences along the Ave, a perfect gift to give to those who basically have everything.

Ready for Adventure 
Get transported to ancient Egypt, into space, or on a lost ship in an Exit Escape Room. One of the Ave’s latest attractions, give the gift of real-life gaming that’s equal parts challenging and fun. Round up your squad, work through various puzzles to escape one of the above destinations, and have a bevvy to celebrate (or not) upstairs at Browns Social House.
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Fitness Fun
The holidays are filled with celebratory drinks, sweets, and other indulgences, so the gift of sweat is perfect for anyone. Book a class at the newly opened Rumble Boxing Studio for a hard hitting, sweat dripping, beat bumping experience. This club-inspired boutique boxing studio is perfect for those on your list who love to move and love trying something new. Pair it with the Meal Box at Freshii, and you’ve helped them get a head start on their New Year’s resolutions. The Meal Box is a one-stop shop to a full day of healthy eating that includes breakfast, lunch, dinner and two snacks.
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Rest & Relaxation 
There are always those who need a little pampering and Esmé Floral & Beauty Bar is the perfect way to experience a little luxury with the comforts of home, right along the Ave. Your guest will be treated to a beautiful space, and welcomed by a team that makes you feel like you’ve them known forever. Round out this luxurious package and wrap your loved one with a little cashmere from Kit and Ace. Whether it be a cozy pair of mittens or a plush shawl, gift the warmth (and undeniable softness) of the holidays.
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Bring the Experience Home
If those you’re gifting can’t make it to the Ave, bring the experience to them. Infuse their air with the scents of the season and create a soothing atmosphere by diffusing 100% natural essential oils. A Saje holiday diffuser gift set is a sure hit for any hostess. Or, pick up a bottle of unique wine or craft spirits from Vine Arts to keep the party going. Wrap up any holiday celebrations with ice cream bars or scoops of premium ice cream from Made by Marcus. We probably wouldn’t recommend leaving these ice cream sandwiches out for Santa, so even though the thought was nice, don’t feel guilty about devouring your own. You have our permission.
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3 Responses to “Holiday Shopping on 17th Ave”
  1. Carole Benner -

    Love Rubaiyat.

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    • Ken Goosen -

      Yup. We love their Christmas ornaments. They are so classy and timeless. We were lucky enough to win a selection of their finest oh maybe 20 years ago at the La Nuit Cartier Auction, that Alberta Ballet had back then. The decorations are a huge family favourite year after year.

  2. Davene Michie -

    Alta Moda -Ricardo gives the best hair cut and style ever!

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