Shop Local This Holiday Season. Shop Kent.

If you’re like me and are starting your Christmas* shopping a little late, we’ve got lots of great last-minute gift ideas for you, compliments of iLoveKent readers. Shop local this holiday season. Shop Kent. Suggestions appear in alphabetical order by category. Click the links for locations and hours. (updated 12/15/16, 2:49 PM)

For the Kiddos

Kent Gift Guide: Claire's
Claire’s at Kent Station

American Colleges of Mixed Martial Arts: karate lessons for kids and adults

Claire’s: fashion accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, stocking stuffers and more

Kent Teaching and Toys: books, toys, games and learning tools

For Him

Airways Brewing Co.: gift certificates, apparel, accessories, growlers and more

Kent Gift Guide: Gamestop
Gamestop on East Hill and Kent Station

Game Stop (2 Kent locations): gaming systems, games, gaming accessories, gift bundles and more

Games Workshop: boxed games, models, virtual gift vouchers

Home Depot: tools, gadgets, appliances, light fixtures, holiday decorations and much more

McLendon Hardware: power tools, building materials, paint & home supplies and more

Reds Wine Bar: wine or gift cards

Simply Mac: Apple products, accessories, training and repairs

Tractor Supply Co.: agricultural & livestock supplies, tools, workwear, outerwear & boots and more

For Her

Bath & Body Works: fragrances, candles, bath sets, lotions, soaps, air fresheners and more

Kent Gift Guide: Bonaci Jewelers
Bonaci Jewelers

Bonaci Fine Jewelers: jewelry and gifts

Chico’s: women’s clothing, jewelry and accessories

Fig & Feather: seasonal merchandise, home accessories, soaps and lotions, mirrors, scarves, jewelry, baby items, teas, soups and more

Hand & Stone Massage and Facial Spa: massages, facials, skin treatments, hand therapy, subscriptions and more

Kelly’s Gift Boutique: locally made gift items, wine glasses, holiday decorations, hair and nail accessories and more

Lemon Drop Skincare and Massage: gift cards for massages, facials, skin treatments and more

Melissa’s Antiques and Fancy Things: collectibles, antiques, vintage items

Nails by Design: manicures

Peridot Nail Salon: manicures and pedicures

Reds Wine Bar: wine or gift cards

Room Service Designs: home furnishings, decor, fashion accessories and gifts

Threads and Things Consignment Boutique: women’s apparel and accessories

For Anyone

AMC Kent Station 14: movie gift cards

American Colleges of Mixed Martial Arts: karate lessons for kids and adults

Costco (Covington): clothes, toys, appliances, housewares, gift baskets, wine, jewelry, electronics and more.

Kent Gift Guide: Dilettante

Dilettante Mocha Cafe: premium gourmet chocolates, chocolate-covered nuts and pretzels, coffee, holiday gift towers and other sweet treats

Fred Meyer: baby and kids’ clothing and toys; clothing for men and women; fashion accessories; electronics (some locations only); books; cosmetics; beer, wine and spirits; fruit baskets; fine jewelry; outwear and shoes; and more

Jerry’s Rock and Gem: books, fossils, rock tools, jewelry equipment and more

Kent Historical Museum: an annual membership for individuals, families, organizations and businesses

Moore Than Rocks: polished gemstones, amethyst, Himalayan salt, rough minerals, handcrafted goods, petrified wood, jewelry and more

Pie Lab: sweet treats and holiday desserts

Road Runner Sports: athletic apparel, shoes and accessories for the whole family

Ross Dress for Less: clothing for men, women and children; shoes; fashion accessories; housewares; bedding; luggage; and more

Rusty Raven Art Studio: unique artwork including jewelry, sculptures, paintings, mixed media and more

Seattle Thunderbirds: holiday ticket packages and Seattle T-Birds gear

See’s Candies Shop: specialty chocolates, brittle & toffee, lollypops, stocking suffers and more

Sidetrack Distillery: locally-made spirits including nocino, bete, raspberry liqueur, blueberry liqueur and more (check website for holiday hours)

Staples: electronics, electronics accessories, office gifts, gift cards, stationery and more

Sweet Themes Bakery: sweet treats for everyone on your gift list

Target: clothes, books, toys, electronics, housewares, stocking stuffers and more

TJ Maxx: clothes for men, women and children; housewares; fashion accessories; stocking stuffers; holiday gifts and more

Trader Joes: food gifts, specialty foods, gift baskets, holiday treats, wine, etc.

Treasures: one-of-a-kind and vintage gifts including collectibles, home furnishings, jewelry, dishes, glassware and more

For Fluffy and Fido

Green Dog Grooming: dog toys, treats, beds and Seahawks gear and more

Ideal Pet Shop: pet toys, treats, beds, accessories, clothing and more

Mud Bay Kent: dog and cat treats, toys, beds, pet accessories, outer wear and more

Petco: all of the above and more

Reber Ranch (2 Kent locations): pet supplies, toys, treats and accessories; backyard bird shop; products for birds, cats, dogs, horses, livestock and small animals, and poultry


*We understand that not everyone celebrates Christmas, but many celebrate the holiday season and/or the Winter Solstice. We do not wish to offend anyone with our occasional use of the term Christmas.

Dana Neuts

I am a full-time freelance writer, editor, marketing pro and the publisher of

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