Something for everyone!
Erin Rody
By Erin Rody

Staff Writer for Ontario's Sunset Country

Last Updated: August 8, 2019

Whether you've been too busy to shop or are just a last minute charlie, here are some great ideas for your last minute Christmas gifts! By shopping locally, you are helping local families as well as your community. 

Mukluks and Moccasins 

From now until Christmas, mukluks and moccasins at Bobby's Sport Shop in Vermilion Bay will be 20% off. It's a perfect gift for anyone (even yourself!).

Works of Art

Melissa Jean Art has 10% off any wood prints before Dec 26th and free gift wrapping on any wood prints picked up from her studio. If you're not in Kenora, Melissa also has some smaller pieces of art in various galleries in Calgary, Winnipeg, Ottawa, Quebec City, Montreal and Toronto. as well as at Image One Designs. The wood prints and other pieces are also available for viewing and purchase at Image One Designs. 

Melissa jean Art“Amid the Snow” 36x48” Available for purchase at Image One Designs, Kenora Ontario.

Christmas Decor

I'm pretty sure I want everything in this photo below. This is just a small selection of gift ideas available at the Kakbeka Falls IDA Pharmacy. Check out their Facebook page for their deals on their 12 days of Christmas. 

Kakabeka Falls IDA Gifts

Hallmark Keepsakes

Johnson's Pharmacy at 114 Main St in Kenora has a good selection of Hallmark Keepsakes left. Get them before they are gone! They also have an amazing selection of puzzles.

Hallmark Keepsakes available at Johnson's Pharmacy

12 Days of Christmas

Take advantage of the 12 Days of Christmas at Gill's Trading Post in Sioux Narrows. The last two days, you get to draw your discount ranging from 5-50% off!

Gill's Trading post 12 Days of Christmas


Who doesn't need a Yeti? Keep your Christmas drinks cold (or hot!) in a Yeti from The Great Bear on Highway 11 just east Fort Frances. 

Yeti Coolers and Ramblers

Bearpaw Boots

Redden's Store has a nice selection of Bearpaw boots to choose from. They also have a ton of items that would be great for stocking stuffers. Head out to the year-round store to get more ideas for your stockings. 

Hot Sauce

Spice up the holiday with 12oz bottles of Mexican Hot Sauce from Quesada in Kenora. The perfect stocking stuffer for only $8.

Hot sauce from Quesada

Laptop Bundle

Your loved ones will certainly appreciate this gift! Purchase an Acer Aspire A315 Laptop Bundle which includes a carrying case and wireless mouse for just $699.95 at Wilson's Business Solutions

Wilson's Acer Computer

Christmas Ornaments

Do you have a skier, skater, hockey player, snowmobiler or angler in your family? Check out these awesome ornaments from Seasons on Main Street in Kenora. The Seasons Gift and Lifestyle Shop also has an amazing selection of mukluks, PJs, scarves, and hats and mitts. 

For the man in your life

McTaggarts throughout the region has a wide variety of clothing and footwear that the whole family will love. The man in your life will love this outfit below.

Stocking Stuffers

There are lots of stocking stuffers coming in every day at Nibbler's Bay on Main Street in Kenora. The children will love them and adults will love the nostalgic treats! Christmas trays ready-made or custom orders are also available. Call 807-468-5396 to order your chocolate dipped strawberries! New holiday hours! Open on Christmas Eve till 2.

Nibbler's Bay Christmas trays and goodies.

If you'd still like more choices, visit our retail outlets and gift shops on

Have a great holiday season!