The last thing you want to worry about a week before the holiday season is what gifts you are going to get for the people on your list. It's a much better practice to get a jump-start on all your shopping, that way, you can spend more time relaxing and making memories with your friends and family. This year, we have the perfect excuse to get all your holiday shopping done early with the STC Holiday Shop Crawl, taking place on Saturday, November 25th and Sunday, November 26th. This weekend is filled with great deals from some amazing local businesses - continue reading below to find out for yourself.
Before we get started, it's important to note that there will be a grand prize giveaway awarded to one very lucky shopper at the end of the STC Holiday Shop Crawl! Entering into this giveaway is a breeze - start with downloading the FREE Travel St. Charles App here. Once downloaded, go to the "Challenges" Tab and locate the STC Holiday Shop Crawl Challenge. Now, once you make a purchase at one of the participating shops, you'll be able to scan the QR Code by the register at the shop using the app, in order to get an entry for the raffle! Every time you check-in to a stop on the Shop Crawl Challenge, the more entries you'll get! (You'll only get one entry per store per day, so make every purchase count!)
Photos Courtesy of House of Charlemagne
You're going to want to make sure that you get to House of Charlemagne early on Saturday, November 25th for two reasons: The first reason is that they have some fantastic home décor items that can help transform your living space into something you love. The second reason is that they will be giving away their signature scent room spray "Egyptian Amber" to the first 50 customer purchases!
Photos Courtesy of SG Too
Don't miss out on the opportunity to revamp your home with noteworthy pieces for everyone to admire. SG Too is offering a selection of beautiful furniture and vintage goods that are sure to add life to your living space. If you're aiming to make an impression on all your guests this season, make sure to stop by during the STC Shop Crawl and receive 10% off your purchase.
Photos Courtesy of The Pep Line
For all your interior design needs, let the experts at The Pep Line help give your home a brand-new makeover before hosting for the holidays. You can explore their holiday collection and curated gifts during the STC Holiday Shop Crawl, where they'll be offering 15%! On Saturday night, they will have extended hours until 7pm, and you can view the Electric Christmas Parade fireside with their courtyard with hot cocoa and sweets!
Photos Courtesy of Trend + Relic
Yes, it will take a lot of time to cover all the shops participating in the STC Holiday Shop Crawl, but you have to be certain to find time to stop at the award-winning Trend + Relic. You're sure to find an abundance of high quality furniture, jewelry, art, and more, from a variety of talented artisans. You'll also be able to warm up at their Hot Cocoa Bar and sweets table and you'll receive a free tote with every purchase you make (while supplies last). Last but not least, with every purchase, you'll be entered to win a Trend + Relic Gift basket!
Photos Courtesy of Mr. Marco's Jewelers
If you need a gift for someone this season (especially for that special someone) you can never go wrong with jewelry. This is the perfect weekend to splurge for that person in your life, as Mr. Marco's Jewelers will be offering 15% off all purchases! Plus, anyone who tags them in a post or follows them on social media will be entered to win a FREE Rhodium Dip service during the STC Holiday Shop Crawl!
Photos Courtesy of The Diamondaire
There's no better time to treat yourself, or make a grand gesture for your partner than the holiday season. Give the sparkly gift of jewelry this year, as the Diamondaire is offering 10% off any jewelry with a SPARKLE tag! Do you have some jewelry that is overdue for a touch-up? They are also offering a complimentary jewelry cleaning so your piece is sure to shine this wintertime.
Trust us when we tell you that everybody on your list will love the plant-based personal care products from Magnolia Soap & Bath Co. Not only do their soaps, candles, and more contain natural ingredients only, but the scents from their products are sure to impress any recipient. During the STC Holiday Shop Crawl Weekend, you'll get 20% off their products!
Photos Courtesy of MION Artisan Soap
MION Artisan Soap is a family-owned company that crafts handmade soaps and other natural skin and bath products. You (or the person you are giving a gift to) will love using their products knowing only clean ingredients are used in the making - no synthetic ingredients, parabens or preservatives! This STC Holiday Shop Crawl Weekend, they are taking 10% off your purchase. While you're there, be sure to view their Christmas Collection!
Photos Courtesy of Boutique Baby
Holiday shopping for little one's can be difficult. However, having a store in town like Boutique Baby makes it easy! Their experts can help you find the perfect gift for a child, having clothing, toys, accessories and more that have all been tested by the owner herself. Give the gift of coziness this year, and take advantage of 10% off all of their Bamboo sleepwear for the STC Holiday Shop Crawl!
Photos Courtesy of Dick Pond Athletics
Immediately following the holiday season is the start of the new year. That also means the start of new years resolutions. With one of the more popular resolutions being to start being more active, it's only fitting that Dick Pond Athletics is participating to help you reach your goals! During the STC Holiday Shop Crawl with their sales: buy three pairs of socks get the fourth pair free, marked down prices on select Garmin watches, and get 20% off on apparel!
Photos Courtesy of Double Take Consignment
Located right in the heart of St. Charles is where you'll find Double Take Consignment, and they have every gift you could need for the fashionista in your life, providing the highest quality consignment products. Aside from stylish clothes, they also offers toys, books, and more that kids will absolutely love. You can find fantastic deals here, and this weekend, you'll get 10% off your purchase and a raffle for a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards to their store!
Photos Courtesy of Jeans & A Cute Top Shop
Itching to show off to your guests but don't have the right outfit to wear this holiday season? There's no need to worry - Jeans & A Cute Top Shop has got you covered! That weekend, you can get 20% off your ENTIRE purchase, and on top of that, you can hear some incredible music, too! Jack Macklin will be there on Saturday from 11pm-2pm, playing that next jazzy tune that you won't be able to get out of your head.
Photos Courtesy of Circa Vintage Gallery
The STC Holiday Shop Crawl is going to be two days full of nonstop shopping, so it only makes sense that you'll need a Shop Crawl Survival Bag. Luckily, Circa Vintage Gallery is giving them out free with every purchase, and with all the vintage one-of-a-kind finds in their shop, you won't have a tough time finding a piece that you'll love.
You never know what you'll stumble upon when you walk inside the doors of Industrial Treasures. This vintage store is completely filled to the brim with home décor, furniture, and collectibles! They will be having a special toy event with antique, vintage, and new toys during the STC Holiday Shop Crawl, and they'll be serving cookies, too! They are also a Toys for Tots collection site, so be sure to bring something donate!
Inside of Industrial Treasures is Magpie Gemstones. This year, they are getting in on the fun of the STC Holiday Shop Crawl by offering 10% off your purchase!
One way to make a lasting impression on your holiday guests is to serve delectable snacks on a charcuterie board from Campbell Creations! These one-of-a-kind handmade charcuterie boards are not only great for entertaining, but they also work as a piece of art. During the STC Holiday Shop Crawl, they will have a sale table with discounted items just in time for the holidays, and owner Shawn Campbell will be showing shoppers how to make salami roses for free!
Photos Courtesy of Brigette Burgman of Nomadic Soul Photography
Located at the St. Charles History Museum, the Curious Fox Gift Shop is the place to go for all your St. Charles souvenirs! Throughout the STC Holiday Shop Crawl, get 25% Pride of the Fox water bottles, and enjoy a complimentary cup of apple cider and a free activity for kids! Every purchase you make goes to support the St. Charles History Museum and their mission to collect, preserve, and present St. Charles History.
Find your very favorite tunes during the STC Holiday Shop Crawl and make your way over to Hoarder's Trading Post. Here, you'll discover all your favorite albums, plus all the necessary players so that your music sounds as good as can be! Don't miss out on revamping your discography before your holiday parties, as they will be offering 15% off your total order when you go and shop!
Photos Courtesy of Rocket Fizz
What's the holiday season without some holiday treats? For the largest selection of unique candies and craft sodas, make a stop at Rocket Fizz! From November 24th through November 26th, customers will get to spin a prize wheel for a GUARANTEED prize! This is the perfect stop to get those items for everyone's stockings, with treats that are nostalgic, unique, and most of all, fun!
Photos Courtesy of Brigette Burgman of Nomadic Soul Photography
The perfect stop on the STC Holiday Shop Crawl to pick up a holiday gift for the bookworm in your life - Townhouse Books. They carry holiday titles for all ages, and on Saturday, November 25th, they will be hosting a raffle for a $100 gift certificate! After you're done, you can grab a sandwich and a cup of made-from-scratch soup at Townhouse Cafe!
The STC Holiday Shop Crawl takes place during the 2023 St. Charles Holiday Homecoming - a two day event that kicks off the holiday season. This is the perfect chance to get all your shopping done, while experiencing all the festive activities that will take place including a free holiday movie at the Arcada Theatre, festive Photo Opps, and much more! To find details for this event, please click here.