We surveyed WCNY members to find out where to get unusual holiday gifts in Central New York, the Mohawk Valley and the Finger Lakes. We’re keeping a list (and checking it twice!) of fun places to visit. Check back for new member additions and use the form below to share your favorite place to find holiday gifts!
|Store Name||County||This is a great place to get gifts because:||Contact Info|
|Kandied Kernel||Onondaga||Kandied Kernel in Cicero, Liverpool or Fayetteville sells 15+ flavors of popcorn including Loaded Baked Potato, Honey Mustard, Birthday Kake, Peanut Butter Kup, Pickle Juice, Kreme Cheese, Kuse Mix, Karamel Korn, and plenty of others that will satisfy your taste buds.||Website|
|Sauders||Seneca||This Mennonite store offers great stocking stuffers and unique gifts. For bakers, just about every spice imaginable is available here in bulk packaging. Bring your grocery list to shop for the freshest in Amish meats.||2146 River Rd., Seneca Falls, NY 13148, 315-568-2673|
|Black Cat Gallery||Oswego||This charming cooperative shop features art from more than 35 local artisans. Black Cat Gallery believes in the small town spirit of Owego and hopes to strengthen the artistic community.||Website|
|Bee Man Candle Company||Madison||Bee Man carries 100 percent beeswax candles and bayberry wax candles. The candles are not scented and don't contain chemicals. You'll also find wildflower honey, varietal honey (honey made from single flower sources) including raspberry, buckwheat, and goldenrod among others, and retro candy including hot balls, old fashion cigarettes, wax lips, baby janes.||410 Canal St, Canastota, NY 13032, (315) 875-5382|
|American Crafts by Robbie Dein||Tompkins||For more than 45 years, owner Robbie Dein has been attending the finest juried craft shows of Handmade in America to bring his customers the joy, creativity, function, and humor that comes from distinctive artistic personalities. Find an eclectic collection of functional, decorative, and sculptural creations in a wide range of prices.||Website|