Stuck on what to get all the people on your holiday gift list? LongIsland.com can help! We’ve curated some great gift ideas. Whether you need a gift for your parents, children, spouse, coworker, or your picky friend who seems to have everything, we have you covered. So get your list together and start shopping – online and right here on Long Island!
HEALTH, BEAUTY & FASHION
A beautiful fragrance is a thoughtful and personal gift. It is the type of item someone doesn’t often purchase for themselves, so it is always appreciated and will make the recipient feel special.
If you don’t know someone’s favorite fragrance, it can be hard to know where to begin shopping since there are so many options. Make FragranceNet.com your first destination. It carries all the highest quality fragrances – more than 17,000 genuine, brand name fragrances, as well as skincare, makeup, haircare, aromatherapy and candles all at discount prices.
Find fragrances by Calvin Klein, Giorgio Armani, Davidoff, Burberry, and many other top names. Shop for women’s perfumes, men’s colognes, gift sets, and more. FragranceNet.com gift certificates are also available. Free shipping U.S. orders over $59.
Fortunoff Fine Jewelry
1500 Old Country Road, Westbury
Surprise someone special with something that sparkles from Fortunoff Fine Jewelry, New York’s go-to source for fine jewelry since 1957. From elegant necklaces, bracelets, and earrings to unique engagement rings (ready to pop the question this holiday?) you’ll find a large selection of quality jewelry at prices to suit every budget. Fortunoff has a no worries return policy and will gladly exchange or refund your purchase within 30 days of the receipt date.
Whether you visit the store in Westbury or shop online in your pajamas at FortunoffJewelry.com, you can speak with a personal shopper to help you find the RIGHT gift.
The Goddess Within
2154 Merrick Road, Merrick
Treat someone to some uninterrupted “me time” and pure pampering at The Goddess Within offering facials, eyebrow microblading, permanent makeup, lash extensions and so much more. The spa has several facials to choose from with different focuses including anti-aging and anti-acne. Purchase a gift card and let your recipient select the facial that is right for them.
HOME & GARDEN
100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury
Hicks Nurseries in Wesbury is New York’s Christmas authority and a magical wonderland. It’s Long Island’s largest Christmas store and a beautiful place to get your shopping done while experiencing the joys of the holidays.
Give a holiday collectible that will become a treasured family heirloom to be passed down through generations. Hicks carries hand-crafted figurines and ornaments such as Annalee® Figures, Byers’ Choice Carolers® and Christopher Radko® Ornaments. You’ll also find a large selection of Christmas Villages from Department 56®.
Have a gardening enthusiast on your holiday gift list? Help them enhance their green thumb with gardening supplies from Hicks, or give them a stunning indoor plant or a unique statement-making flower pot.
Fun Stuff Toys
3639 Merrick Road, Seaford
LEGOs are always a popular toy on children’s wish lists and you’ll find lots of awesome sets at Fun Stuff Toys in Seaford. Fun Stuff Toys has been a premier Long Island toy store for 30 years. Stop by or shop online for LEGOs, dolls, arts & crafts, games, and more. You can even create a wish list online to send to family and friends.
Some of the hottest LEGO sets this year include:
- Harry PotterTM Advent Calendar and Star WarsTM Advent Calendar (Buy these now in time for the Christmas countdown this holiday season!)
- Stark Jet and the Drone Attack
- Movie Maker
- Duplo Family House
FOOD, DRINKS, & ENTERTAINMENT
Dine with a purpose. The Foodie Card is the perfect gift for your foodie friends and family. They will receive 10% off for all dine-in restaurants (including liquor) all year long at participating restaurants in the tri state area. Even better? For each card purchased a full day of meals is donated to someone in need through The Foodie Card’s partnership with Island Harvest. Use code LICOM and save $10!
Queens Theatre Gift Card or Membership
Flushing Meadows Corona Park
14 United Nations Ave S, Corona
Give the gift of the performing arts! Queens Theatre is the premier performing arts venue in Queens and located minutes away from the Nassau border in Corona. The Theatre presents world-class theatre, music and dance as well as family shows and programming that reflects the diversity of the New York metropolitan area.
Gift cards can be purchased in any amount. Some upcoming performances include:
- Chicken and Biscuits
- Fifth Annual Latin Dance Fiesta
- Trinity Irish Dance Company
- Hiplet Ballerinas
- Alice in Wonderland
Visit the Queens Theatre website for more information.
Queens Theatre memberships also make great gifts! For just $50, a membership entitles the recipient to 20% off ticket prices, waived box office fees, pre-show drink tickets, and other benefits.
Custom Wine Bottles
Sip & Say
2067 Merrick Rd, Merrick
At Sip & Say, you can purchase a bottle of wine or spirits and have it engraved with a message or a photo for free. Makes a wonderful and affordable personalized gift for just about anyone. Most engravings can be done while you wait.
Season Passes and Memberships
If you know someone loves a certain event, museum or activity, why not get them a season pass or membership? Here are some ideas:
Long Island Children’s Museum Premium Membership
The Long Island Children’s Museum in Garden City is a learning space devoted to the busy work of play. It features 14 interactive exhibits plus live theater, art spaces and daily activities to provide hours of discovery for children of all ages.
A Premium membership which costs $200, includes free admission all year long, free guests, free theater passes, and more. There are lower membership levels to choose from as well.
Adventureland Season Pass
Thrill seekers will appreciate an Adventureland Season Pass. Holiday special $134.99 if you purchase online before January 1. An Adventureland Season Pass unlocks 100 days of unlimited rides and fun at Long Island’s most renowned amusement park.
Long Island Ducks Season Passes
Cheer on Long Island’s own minor league baseball team! Discounts up to 23% off the box office price and an EZ payment plan
Puzzle Break LI Gift Certificate
Puzzle Break Long Island
180 Michael Drive, Syosset
Give the person who has everything an opportunity to be trapped in a room for 60 minutes and a chance to escape. Does he or she have what it takes? A Puzzle Break LI Gift Certificate is a fun and unique gift that will have your recipient solving clues, decoding locks, while having a lot of fun and making memories. Gift certificates can be purchased online.
M & V Limousines Ltd and Hampton Luxury Liner
Need a unique family gift or want to celebrate as a group? A private wine tour is a lovely gift for any group who loves wine and would appreciate the beauty of Long Island’s gorgeous East End. M & V Limousines Ltd and Hampton Luxury offers several Wine Tasting Tour Packages for the North Fork of Long Island that include transportation and wine tastings at select Long Island wineries. Visit the website for more information.