By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Dec 23, 2020 at 10:31 AM

Thoughtful gifts are always the best gifts, so pick something unique, local and maybe even on-of-a-kind for all the cool, supportive people on your "oh-so-nice list" this year. In no particular order, of course – just 100 awesome local products for your gift-giving pleasure.

OnMilwaukee also curated a few other specifc gift guides, including local gifts for foodies, gifts for cocktail lovers on your list and even local gifts for your pets.

Happy all the holidays, Milwaukee!

1. Gift card from a Milwaukee restaurant
2. Cool Pabst Theater gear #saveourstages
3. Usinger’s famous sausage
4. A bulb on the Hoan bridge
5. A coffee subscription from Valentine Coffee Roasters
6. Urban Ecology Center membership
7. A new Brew Crew lid at the Brewers team store
8. Dope fanny packs
9. Local arts, jewelry, clothing and home goods from Waxwing
10. Milwaukee neon from Glowmke


11. Custom lingerie from Madalyn Joy
12. A gift box of spices from Penzey's Spices
13. Used vinyl from Bull’s Eye Records
14. Jewelry and other handmade gifts from Bronzeville Collective 
15. A leather hip bag from Cival

16. Koss headphones 
17. Matcha from Rishi Tea
18. Cute ceramics from Beth Eaton Pottery


19. Great Lakes Distillery’s Dirty Helen Straight Bourbon Whiskey
20. A big jug or gift box from Kallas honey
21. "Tonic Fan Box" from Top Note Tonics
22. A Trophy guitar strap for the string-slinger 
23. Green and gold Buck head antlers 

24. Wisconsin advent calendars from Milwaukee Food Tours
25. Milwaukee Blacksmith e-gift cards for blacksmith classes or custom work
26. 414 Justice T-shirt or any 414 Milwaukee classic from Too Much Metal for One Hand
27. "This is Not A Plastic Cup" cup from Colectivo 
28. Nourish natural and locally-made hand sanitizer
29. Milwaukee Art Museum membership for 2021
30. "Mammalia" adult coloring book by local artist Nicholas Ystad


31. Ma Baensch herring
32. Henna art from artist Renee Bebeau
33. Milwaukee-opoly
34. Candle-making gift card from Glassnote Candle Bar

35. Candy at Winkie’s
36. Dog photo shoot for your pup or a friend's from Stephanie Bartz Photography
37. New "Milwaukee Walking" book of 31 urban, easy walking routes (Available at Boswell Book. Co.)
38. Milorganite T-shirt from Brew City
39. Historic Milwaukee neighborhood sweatshirts from Cream City Print Lounge
40. Bittercube Variety Pack 
41. A subscription to Lion's Tooth Bookshop in Bay View
42. Holiday bouquet from Urban Sense Flower Shop
43. Ugly sweater or adorbs ugly sweater beverage wrap from Miller Lite


44. Bags of coffee or merch from Vennture Brew Co.
45. Our own Lori Fredrich's "Milwaukee Food: A History of Cream City Cuisine"
46. CBD holiday gift baskets from Kind Oasis
47. Plants (with shipping available!) from Leewards Gardens
48. Chocolates from Burke Candy
49. Anything from HANmade Milwaukee
50. Custom masks from local makers
51. Giannis Antetokounmpo Bucks jersey

52. Vintage vinyl at Acme Records
53. Let's Eat MKE
54. Pints of Purple Door ice cream (shipping available)
55. Charlie Beren's "Keep 'er Movin'" T-shirt
56. "Milwaukee Frozen Custard" book by Kathleen McCann and our own Bobby Tanzilo
57. Milwaukee Home T-shirt
58. Milwaukee County Zoo membership

59. Gathering Place club membership
60. Vintage Old World Third Street print from Milwaukee Pretzel Co.
61. Gift items from Kujichagulia Prodiucer's Cooperative inside Sherman Phoenix
62. Jean’s Clay Studio’s contemporary stoneware pottery
63. How To Solve the Rubik's Cube lesson from CubingMKE (Covid-friendly)

64. Telescope from American Science and Surplus
65. Original art by Milwaukee artist Todd Mrozinski
66. A gift certificate for Milwaukee Public Market
67. A six-pack of cocoa cream puffs from Wisconsin State Fair (order by Dec. 6)

68. A hip, knit Admirals winter hat
69. Boots, bags or gift card from Milwaukee Boot Co. 
70. The charcoal detoxifying mask from Fern and Nettle
71. Flame Fire Cider from Tippecanoe Herbs
72. New, retro gifts from Fischberger's
73. Sustainable jewelry from Bavlnkabrand
74. A bottle of ready-to-pour Old Fashioneds or Manhattans from Soul Boxer 

75. Beef jerky from Held’s Market
76. Bottle of Milk & Honey 
77. Custom woodwork from Urban Craftsman
78. A new hat from Brass Rooster
79. Greenery and gifts from Mod Gen 
80. "Dinner in the Beer Garden" beer cookbook by Lucy Saunders
81. Gorgeous mosaic birds and more from artist Jessica Laub
82. A new pair of kicks from MODA3

83. Made-in-Milwaukee Beejou wraps 
84. Milwaukee Film membership
85. "Wisconsin Supper Clubs" book by Ron Faiola
86. A vintage piece from Dandy
87. A case of Sprecher root beer
88. Original holiday / greeting cards from Orange and Blue
89. FLOAT that stress away with a gift certificate
90. A Stag Barbershop shave
91. A mixed box of brews from Story Hill BKC
92. Ceramic ornaments from Janelle Gramling


93. Pet portraits from local artist Nina Schmidt
94. Refurbished bike from Milwaukee Bike Collective
95. Incense from URSA
96. Baby Yoda ornament from Uberdork Designs
97. Portable wine glasses from HaloVino 
98. The "Milwaukee" bar from Indulgence Chocolatiers
99. Chase My Creations' anti-racist T-shirts
100. John Gurda’s "The Making of Milwaukee" – now in its fourth updated edition (get it locally from Boswell Book Co.)